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This page details football records in Spain. Unless otherwise stated, records are taken from Primera División or La Liga. This page also include records from the Spanish domestic cup competition or Copa del Rey.

Contents

League

Records in this section refer to La Liga from its founding in 1929 through to the present.

Titles

  • Most league titles: 32, Real Madrid (1931–32, 1932–33, 1953–54, 1954–55, 1956–57, 1957–58, 1960–61, 1961–62, 1962–63, 1963–64, 1964–65, 1966–67, 1967–68, 1968–69, 1971–72, 1974–75, 1975–76, 1977–78, 1978–79, 1979–80, 1985–86, 1986–87, 1987–88, 1988–89, 1989–90, 1994–95, 1996–97, 2000–01, 2002–03, 2006–07, 2007–08, 2011–12)
  • Most consecutive league titles: 5, Real Madrid (twice): (1960–61, 1961–62, 1962–63, 1963–64, 1964–65) & (1985–86, 1986–87, 1987–88, 1988–89, 1989–90)
  • Top flight appearances

  • Most appearances: 86, joint record (up to 2016–17)
  • Athletic Bilbao (1929–present)
  • Barcelona (1929–present)
  • Real Madrid (1929–present)
  • Wins

  • Most wins overall: 1618, Real Madrid
  • Most wins in a season: 32, Real Madrid (2011–12), Barcelona (2012–13)
  • Most home wins in a season: 18, joint record:
  • Real Madrid (1987–88) and (2009–10)
  • Barcelona (2009–10) and (2012–13)
  • Most away wins in a season: 16, Real Madrid (2011–12)
  • Most consecutive wins: 16, Barcelona (2010–11), Real Madrid (2016–17)
  • Most consecutive home wins: 39, Barcelona (16 February 1958 to 6 November 1960)
  • Most consecutive away wins: 12, Barcelona (1 May 2010 to 12 February 2011)
  • Fewest wins in a season: 2, joint record:
  • Sporting Gijón (1997–98) final record P38 W2 D7 L29
  • Logroñés (1994–95) final record P38 W2 D9 L27
  • Celta Vigo (1943–44) final record P26 W2 D5 L19
  • Real Betis (1942–43) final record P26 W2 D6 L18
  • 100% home win record in a season:
  • Athletic Bilbao (9 games; 1933–34)
  • Athletic Bilbao (11 games; 1935–36)
  • Barcelona (13 games; 1948–49)
  • Barcelona (15 games; 1952–53)
  • Sevilla (15 games; 1956–57)
  • Barcelona (15 games; 1958–59)
  • Barcelona (15 games; 1959–60)
  • Real Madrid (15 games; 1959–60)
  • Real Madrid (15 games; 1962–63)
  • Real Madrid (17 games; 1985–86)
  • Longest win streaks from the start of a season: 9, Real Madrid ( 1968–69 )
  • Draws

  • Most draws overall: 627, Athletic Bilbao
  • Most draws in a season: 18, Deportivo La Coruña (2015–16)
  • Most consecutive draws: 9, Burgos, (30 April 1978 to 28 October 1978)
  • Losses

  • Most losses overall: 1058, Espanyol
  • Most losses in a season: 29, Sporting Gijón (1997–98)
  • Most consecutive losses in a season: 11, Las Palmas (13 December 1959 to 28 February 1960)
  • Most consecutive losses home: 9 Córdoba (24 January 2015 to ongoing)
  • Most consecutive losses away: 25, Hércules (11 September 1955 to 26 February 1967)
  • Fewest losses in a season: 0, (18 games season) joint record:
  • Athletic Bilbao, (1929–30; final record P18 W12 D6 L0)
  • Real Madrid, (1931–32; final record P18 W10 D8 L0)
  • Fewest losses in a season under current league format (38 games): 1, joint record:
  • Real Madrid (1988–89; final record P38 W25 D12 L1)
  • Barcelona (2009–10; final record P38 W31 D6 L1)
  • Points

  • Most points overall in the top flight: 4,293, Real Madrid
  • Most points in a season overall: 100 (87.72% of points), Real Madrid (2011–12) and Barcelona (2012–13)
  • Most points in a season home: 55, Barcelona.
  • Most points in a season away: 50, Real Madrid (2011–12)
  • Most points in a season opening half: 55, Barcelona (2012–13)
  • Most points in a season closing half: 52, Real Madrid (2009–10)
  • Most points in a season (2 points for a win, 18 games): 30, Athletic Bilbao (1929–30)
  • Most points in a season (2 points for a win, 22 games): 34, Betis Balompié (1934–35)
  • Most points in a season (2 points for a win, 26 games): 40, Valencia (1941–42) and (1943–44)
  • Most points in a season (2 points for a win, 30 games): 52, Real Madrid (1960–61)
  • Most points in a season (2 points for a win, 34 games): 56, Real Madrid (1985–86)
  • Most points in a season (2 points for a win, 38 games): 62, Real Madrid (1987–88), (1988–89) and (1989–90)
  • Most points in a season (2 points for a win, 44 games): 66, Real Madrid (1986–87)
  • Most points in a season (3 points for a win, 42 games): 92, Real Madrid (1996–97)
  • Most points in a season (3 points for a win, 38 games): 100, Real Madrid (2011–12) and Barcelona (2012–13)
  • Fewest points in a season (2 points for a win): 9, Celta Vigo (1942–43) final record P26 W2 D5 L19
  • Fewest points in a season (3 points for a win): 13, Sporting Gijón (1997–98) final record P38 W2 D7 L29
  • Games without a loss

  • Most consecutive league games without a loss: 38, Real Sociedad, (29 April 1979 to 11 May 1980)
  • Most consecutive league games without a loss home: 121, Real Madrid (17 February 1957 to 7 March 1965)
  • Most consecutive league games without a loss away: 23, Barcelona (14 February 2010 to 30 April 2011)
  • Games without a win

  • Most consecutive league games without a win: 24, Sporting Gijón (22 June 1997 to 8 February 1998)
  • Most consecutive league games without a win away: 72, Hércules (8 December 1940 to 12 March 1967)
  • Games without scoring

  • Most consecutive league games without scoring: 8, joint record:
  • Sabadell (27 September 1987 to 6 December 1987)
  • Castellón (28 October 1990 to 6 January 1991)
  • Most consecutive league games without scoring Home: 7, Athletic Bilbao (6 January 1996 to 7 April 1996)
  • Most consecutive league games without scoring away: 12, Deportivo (17 January 1965 to 4 December 1966)
  • Most consecutive league games without scoring away in a single season: 11 Hércules (17 November 2010 to 3 April 2011)
  • Games without conceding a goal

  • Most consecutive league games without conceding a goal: 13, Atlético Madrid (2 December 1990 to 17 March 1991)
  • Most consecutive league games without conceding a goal home: 12, Barcelona (23 April 2011 to 15 January 2012)
  • Most consecutive league games without conceding a goal away: 7, Barcelona (1 November 1986 to 7 February 1987)
  • Most games without conceding a goal in a season: 26, Deportivo (1993–94)
  • Appearances

  • Most career league appearances: 622, Andoni Zubizarreta
  • Most career league appearances at one club: 550, Raúl
  • Most career league appearances by a player born outside of Spain: 466, Donato
  • Oldest player: Ricardo, 41 years, 5 month and 2 days (for Osasuna v. Real Madrid, 1 June 2013)
  • Oldest player under exceptional circumstances: Harry Lowe, 48 years 7 months and 12 days (for Real Sociedad v. Valencia, 24 March 1935) (Real Sociedad's manager played due to a player down to illness, the team did not bring any substitutes to the away game for financial reasons.)
  • Youngest player: Sansón, 15 years, 8 months and 11 days (for Celta Vigo v. Sevilla, 31 December 1939)
  • Team

  • Most league goals scored in a season: 121, [ Barcelona .|Real Madrid]] (2011–12)
  • Most home league goals scored in a season: 78, [Barcelona
  • Most away league goals scored in a season: 53, Real Madrid (2014–15)
  • Fewest league goals scored in a season: 15, Logroñés (1994–95)
  • Fewest home league goals scored in a season: 8, Granada (1969–70)
  • Fewest away league goals scored in a season: 2, Deportivo (1964–65)
  • Most league goals conceded in a season: 134, Lleida (1950–51)
  • Fewest league goals conceded in a season: 15, Real Madrid (1931–32)
  • Fewest league goals conceded home in a season: 2, joint record:
  • Córdoba (1964–65)
  • Pontevedra (1968–69)
  • Best conceded goal quota in a season:
  • 0.474 goals per game, Deportivo (1993–94), Atlético Madrid (2015-2016) (Real Madrid's record of 15 goals was in an 18 game season and gives a quota of 0.833, Deportivo and Atletico Madrid's tallies (of 18) are from 38-game seasons)
  • Best goal difference in a season: +89, [Barcelona
  • Worst goal difference in a season: –93, Lleida (1950–51)
  • Most consecutive games scoring: 64, Barcelona (4 February 2012 to 19 October 2013)
  • Most consecutive games scoring home: 88, Barcelona (10 February 1952 to 19 January 1958)
  • Most consecutive games scoring away: 32, Barcelona (11 February 2012 to 19 October 2013)
  • Most goals on one day: 59 goals in 8 games, (17 September 1950)
  • Fewest goals on one day: 8 goals in 8 games, (18 March 1973)
  • Individual

  • Most career league goals: 335, Lionel Messi
  • Most league goals in a season (38 games): 50, Lionel Messi (2011–12)
  • Most league home goals in a season (38 games, 19 home games): 35, Lionel Messi (2011–12)0
  • Most league away goals in a season (38 games, 19 away games): 24, Lionel Messi (2012–13)
  • Most league home goals (176 games): 180, Lionel Messi
  • Most league matches scored in a season (38 games): 27, Lionel Messi (2012–13), Cristiano Ronaldo (2011–12)
  • Most league home matches scored in a season (38 games): 16, Lionel Messi (2011–12)
  • Most league away matches scored in a season (38 games): 15, Lionel Messi (2012–13)
  • Most opponents scored against in a season: 19, joint record:
  • Ronaldo for Barcelona (1996–97) (42 games)
  • Cristiano Ronaldo for Real Madrid (2011–12) (38 games)
  • Lionel Messi for Barcelona (2012–13) (38 games)
  • Most goals in a game: 7, joint record:
  • Agustín Sauto Arana (for Athletic Bilbao v. Barcelona, 8 February 1931)
  • László Kubala (for Barcelona v. Sporting Gijón, 10 February 1952)
  • Most consecutive league appearances scored in: 21, Lionel Messi (33 goals from matchday 11 to matchday 34, season 2012–13)
  • Most consecutive home league matches scored in: 18, Mariano Martín (37 goals from matchday 22 season 1941-42 to matchday 6 season 1943-44)
  • Most consecutive away league matches scored in: 13, Lionel Messi (20 goals from matchday 8 to matchday 33, season 2012–13)
  • Most hat-tricks in La Liga history: 32, Cristiano Ronaldo
  • Most league hat-tricks in a season: 8, joint record:
  • Lionel Messi (2011–12)
  • Cristiano Ronaldo (2014–15)
  • Fastest hat-trick in La Liga: Bebeto for Deportivo La Coruña vs Albacete in 1995
  • Most consecutive hat-tricks in one season: 3, Isidro Lángara (for Oviedo (1934–35)
  • Most goals from penalties in La Liga history: 56, joint record:
  • Cristiano Ronaldo
  • Hugo Sánchez
  • Fastest to 20 league goals in a single season: 12 games, Cristiano Ronaldo (2014–15)
  • Youngest goalscorer: Fabrice Olinga, 16 years and 98 days (for Málaga v. Celta Vigo, 18 August 2012)
  • Fastest 50 league goals: 37 games, Isidro Lángara (for Oviedo (matchday 19, 07/04/1935, season 1934–35)
  • Fastest 100 league goals: 82 games, Isidro Lángara (for Oviedo (matchday 2, 28 September 1947, season 1947–48)
  • Fastest 150 league goals: 140 games, Cristiano Ronaldo (matchday 5, 22 September 2013, season 2013–14)|date=April 2014
  • Fastest 200 league goals: Cristiano Ronaldo
  • Fastest 250 league goals: Cristiano Ronaldo
  • Most braces (2 goals in one match) scored in La Liga history: 93, Lionel Messi
  • Most wins at La Liga Best Player award: 6, Lionel Messi
  • Most wins at La Liga Best Forward award: 7, Lionel Messi
  • Most wins at La Liga Best Latin-American Player award (Trofeo EFE): 5, Lionel Messi
  • Player to score 4 goals (super hat-tricks) in 2 consecutive matches in La Liga history in a single season: 2, Luis Suárez (matchdays 34 and 35, season 2015-16)
  • Players to be involved in 7 goals in a single match in La Liga history: Agustín Sauto Arana (for Atletic Bilbao vs Barcelona, 8 February, 1931) Luis Suárez, (matchday 34, 20 April 2016, season 2015-16)
  • Goalkeepers' records

  • Most Penalties Saved: 19, Diego Alves for UD Almería and Valencia CF
  • Most clean sheets in a season: 26, Francisco Liaño (for Deportivo, 1993–94)
  • Best conceded goal quota in a season:
  • 1 - 0.474 goals per game (18 goals in 38 matches), Francisco Liaño (for Deportivo, 1993–94), Jan Oblak (for Atlético Madrid, 2015-16)
  • 2 - 0.5 goals per game (16 goals in 32 matches), Víctor Valdés (for Barcelona, 2010–11)
  • 3 - 0,51 goals per game (19 goals in 37 matches), Claudio Bravo (for Barcelona, 2014–15)
  • Most clean sheets: 233, Andoni Zubizarreta (66 for Athletic Bilbao, 123 for Barcelona and 44 for Valencia, 1981–1998)
  • Best unbeaten start : 754 mins by Claudio Bravo (for Barcelona, in 2014-15)
  • Longest goalkeeping run without conceding a goal: 1,275 minutes, Abel Resino (for Atlético Madrid, 1990–91)
  • Scorelines

  • Record win: Athletic Bilbao 12–1 Barcelona (8 February 1931)
  • Record away win: 0–8, on four occasions:
  • Las Palmas 0–8 Barcelona (25 October 1959)
  • Almería 0–8 Barcelona (20 November 2010)
  • Córdoba 0–8 Barcelona (2 May 2015)
  • Deportivo 0–8 Barcelona (20 April 2016)
  • Most goals in a game: 14, Athletic Bilbao 9–5 Racing Santander (5 February 1933)
  • Highest scoring draw: 6–6, Atlético Madrid v. Athletic Bilbao (29 January 1950)
  • Disciplinary

  • Most red cards in a single match: 6,
  • Espanyol (3) v. Barcelona (3) (13 December 2003) (2 Direct red cards and 4 double yellow cards)
  • Most red cards in a career (individual): 18, joint record:
  • Xavier Aguado (Real Zaragoza)
  • Pablo Alfaro (Real Zaragoza, Racing Santander and Sevilla) Pablo Alfaro also received 9 red cards while playing in second division for a total of 27 red cards, this is the record for all Spanish professional divisions
  • Most goals in a La Liga season (at least 100 goals)

  • Most goals in a season besides Real Madrid and Barcelona: 88 in 30 appearances by Athletic Bilbao in 1950–51 La Liga.
  • Most goals in a season – all competitions (at least 150 goals)

  • First team to score at least 100 goals in a season: Valencia in 1941–42 (111 in 34 appearances).
  • It should be noted though that a number of teams managed to score over 100 goals in a season during the 1930s when the national league and cup were played alongside the regional leagues. Most prolific among those was the Athletic Bilbao team of the early 1930s scoring 126 goals in 1929–30, 137 goals in 1930–31, 127 goals in 1931–32, 127 goals in 1932–33 and 115 goals in 1933–34, others include Real Oviedo scoring 114 goals in 1933–34 and 110 goals in 1935–36.
  • Most goals in a season besides Real Madrid and Barcelona: 119 in 60 appearances by Sevilla in 2014–15 season.
  • Most championships won

  • 12, Francisco Gento (all with Real Madrid)
  • Top 30 goalscorers, all-time

    As of matches played 12 March 2017

    Players in Bold are still active.

    Top 5 goalscorers, still active (Primera División only)

    As of matches played 12 March 2017

    Most hat-tricks in the League (at least 10)

    Three or more goals in a single match

    Updated November 19, 2016

    Players in bold are still active

    Most goals in a La Liga season (at least 30 goals)

    As of May 14, 2016

    Bold player name denotes current season.

    Most goals in a season — all competitions (at least 40 goals)

    As of May 28, 2016

    Bold player name denotes current season.

    Goalkeeping

    Top 5 longest goalkeeping runs without conceding a goal, all-time (Primera División only)

    Most appearances

    Top 10 most appearances, all-time (Primera División)

    May 16, 2016

    Players in bold are still active

    Top 5 most appearances, still active (Primera División)

    Updated August 28, 2016

    Coaches

    Coaches with most matches managed

    Updated 20 October 2014

    Coaches in bold are still active in Primera Division

    Copa del Rey

    Records in this section refers to Copa del Rey from its founding in 1902 through to the present.

  • Most wins: 28, Barcelona (1910, 1912, 1913, 1920, 1922, 1925, 1926, 1928, 1942, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1957, 1959, 1963, 1968, 1971, 1978, 1981, 1983, 1988, 1990, 1997, 1998, 2009, 2012, 2015, 2016)
  • Most consecutive wins: 4, joint record:
  • Athletic Bilbao (1930, 1931, 1932, 1933)
  • Real Madrid (1905, 1906, 1907, 1908)
  • Most finals played: 39: Real Madrid (1903, 1905, 1906, 1907, 1908, 1916, 1917, 1918, 1924, 1929, 1930, 1933, 1934, 1936, 1940, 1943, 1946, 1947, 1958, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1968, 1970, 1974, 1975, 1979, 1980, 1982, 1983, 1989, 1990, 1992, 1993, 2002, 2004, 2011, 2013, 2014)
  • Most finals without winning: 4, Celta Vigo (1908, 1948, 1994, 2001)
  • Most finals without losing: 2, Deportivo (1995, 2002)
  • Biggest win in a final: joint record
  • Athletic Bilbao 5–0 Espanyol (1915)
  • Real Madrid 6–1 Castilla (1980)
  • Most goals in a final: 8, Sevilla 6–2 Racing de Ferrol (1939)
  • Most goals by a losing side: 3, joint record:
  • Athletic Bilbao losing 4–3 against Barcelona 1942
  • Valencia losing 4–3 against Barcelona 1971
  • Most consecutive rounds won: 19, Athletic Bilbao (6 April 1930 to 20 April 1934)
  • Biggest home win: Real Murcia 14 – 0 Cieza Promesas (First Round, 10 September 1991–92 Copa del Rey)
  • Biggest away win: CD Don Benito 0 – 13 Celta Vigo (First Round, 10 April 1932 Copa del Rey). The game was played at Celta Vigo Balaídos stadium
  • Biggest winning scoreline: Celta Vigo 22 - 0 Don Benito (First Round 1932 Copa del Rey)
  • Longest penalty shootout: 28, Joint Record:
  • Real Ávila 12 – 13 Real Burgos (29 September 1986–87 Copa del Rey)
  • Córdoba 12 – 13 Deportivo (11 September 2012–13 Copa del Rey)
  • Individual

  • Most wins: 7, Agustín Gaínza (Athletic Bilbao) (1943, 1944, 1945, 1950, 1955, 1956, 1958)
  • Most appearances: 104, Andoni Zubizarreta (Athletic Bilbao), (Barcelona) and (Valencia CF)
  • Most appearances at one club: 99, Agustín Gaínza (Athletic Bilbao)
  • Most appearances in a final: 9, Agustín Gaínza (Athletic Bilbao) (1943, 1944, 1945, 1949, 1950, 1953, 1955, 1956, 1958)
  • Most goals scored: 81, Telmo Zarra (Athletic Bilbao)
  • Most goals scored in one game: 8, Agustín Gaínza (Athletic Bilbao) 12-1 against Celta Vigo 18 May 1947
  • Most goals scored in one season: 21, Josep Samitier (Barcelona) 1928
  • Most goals scored in a final: 4, Telmo Zarra (Athletic Bilbao) 1950
  • Most goals scored in finals: 8, Telmo Zarra (Athletic Bilbao)
  • Most finals scored in: 5, Telmo Zarra (Athletic Bilbao) (1942, 1943, 1944, 1945, 1950)
  • Most consecutive finals scored in: 4, Telmo Zarra (Athletic Bilbao) (1942, 1943, 1944, 1945)
  • Most successful clubs overall (official titles, 1903–present)

    The following table includes official Spanish, European and worldwide competitions organized respectively by RFEF, UEFA and FIFA since 1903.

    Performance by club

    (Sorted by overall titles. Use sorting button to change criteria.)

    The figures in bold represent the most times this competition has been won by a Spanish team.

    References

    Football records in Spain Wikipedia


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