Questions tagged [la-liga]

Questions about La Liga, the top division of Spanish football league system. Should be used with questions about events taking place in and around La Liga, as well as with questions concerning the records and the regulations of the tournament.

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Why does Messi's 50th goal count as a record?

Last night, Messi scored his 50th goal of the season. Why is it considered a new goal-scoring record? Dixie Dean scored 60 goals for Everton in the FA First Division alone (he had 67 in total) in ...
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What is the most number of times two teams met in a season?

Inspired by this question, what is the record for the maximum number of times two teams have actually faced off in one season? Since league formats vary across countries and continents, I have ...
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Why is the rule of match suspension in Spanish league different?

I have heard that the suspension rule in Spanish league is different from rest of the places and tournaments. In all the leagues and tournaments I have watched it is 2 yellow cards or 1 red card for ...
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Foreign player rule in La Liga

Recently, when FC Barcelona signed Arthur from Brazil, reports regarding another new signing Yerry Mina being sent on loan due to some foreign player restrictions surfaced. What is this rule and do ...
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Spanish Football Calendar

I've booked tickets to watch FC Barcelona play Athletic Club Bilbao, currently scheduled for Sunday 18th March, 2018. Since the date and time won't generally be confirmed until about 2 weeks prior to ...
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Suspension across Spanish competitions?

In the Spanish competition (La Liga), a player will be suspended after collecting five yellow cards. What happens if this player collects his fifth yellow card of a season, but in a cup match (Copa ...
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Which football matches had the highest combined number of goals?

I would like to know football match with highest number goals scored for both teams combined in both international football, and the top European leagues like the English Premier League, La Liga etc.
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Why Atlético Madrid has to play in the Europa league and not in the Champions league the next year if they were in the top 3 past year in la liga?

According to this article Atlético Madrid has to play in the Europa league next year. But Atlético Madrid finished last liga championship - La liga 2016-17 in the "top 3 qualification spots for ...
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Highest goal-difference for non-title winning side in top 5 European leagues?

Tottenham Hotspur's goal difference of +60 in 2016/17 season is the highest in Premier League history for a non-title winning side. Opta Stats What is the highest goal difference for non-title ...
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Longest distance to goal for top 5 European league?

Stoke City goalkeeper Asmir Begovic's 91.9 metres (301ft 6in) goal against Southampton is the longest goal scored in the Premier League. So, what is the longest goal scored in other top European ...
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Record for player hitting the woodwork most number of times in a season in top European leagues?

Robin van Persie hitting the woodwork 10 times in a Premier League 2011/12 is the biggest one that I have found so far for Premier League. Is this the record for Premier League, and what is the record ...
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Which team have scored most injury-time(after 90 minute mark) goals in history of La Liga, Serie A and Bundesliga?

I know that Arsenal have scored 100 times (highest) in second half injury time in Premier League history. But I'm interested to know which are the other teams that have scored most injury-time goals ...
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Where will FC Barcelona play if Catalonia gets independence? [closed]

So what will happen to clubs like Espanyol and Barcelona if Catalonia gets independence? Will they continue in La Liga or play in another league? Are there any official announcements regarding this ...
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Where can I get data for individual player statistics in European football?

I am doing a research paper on European football, and I am looking for individual player statistics. For example, numbers on detailed stats like shots, shots on target, passes, tackles, blocks, ...
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Was Neymars transfer completely void even after committing to play until 2021?

Is $262 million transfer completely void ? Neymar had last year extended his contract until 2021 so is it really possible to break the contract. If 'Yes' then why is there a contract in the first ...
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Dimensions of soccer pitch [duplicate]

I have seen that soccer fields vary in size. However, I believe there must be an agreed upon dimension for professional fields (Premier League, La Liga, MLS, etc.) What are these dimensions?? Either ...