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Segunda División

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Relegation to
Segunda División B

Most championships
Real Murcia (9 titles)

Promotion to
La Liga


Levels on pyramid

Level on pyramid

Current champions
Alavés (4th title)

Number of teams

Date founded

Domestic cup
Copa del Rey

International cup(s)
UEFA Europa League (via winning Copa del Rey)

Current champion
Deportivo Alavés (4th title)


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The Segunda División, officially known as La Liga 2 and as La Liga 1|2|3 for sponsorship reasons, is the second professional association football division of the Spanish football league system. Administrated by the Liga de Fútbol Profesional (LFP), it is contested by 22 teams, with the top two teams plus the winner of a play-off promoted to La Liga and replaced by the three lowest-placed teams in that division.



This championship was created in 1929 by the Royal Spanish Football Federation. Since 1984 it has been organized by the Liga de Fútbol Profesional (LFP).

From 2006, the LFP had a ten-year sponsorship agreement with the banking group BBVA. Initially rebranded as Liga BBVA, the Segunda División was renamed Liga Adelante two years later, after the BBVA sponsorship was extended to the Primera División, which received the Liga BBVA name. Another banking group, Banco Santander, took over the sponsorship of both divisions in 2016, upon which the Segunda División was renamed La Liga 1|2|3.

Since the 2010–11 season, a play-off has been played between teams in positions 3 through 6, to determine which team is promoted to La Liga with the top two in the league table.

League format

As of 2010-11 the league contains 22 teams that play each other home and away for a 42 match season. Each year three teams are promoted to La Liga. The top two teams earn an automatic promotion. The third team to be promoted is the winner of a play-off between the next four best qualified teams in positions 3 through 6 (reserve teams are not eligible for promotion). The play-offs comprise two-legged semi-finals followed by a two-legged final. The bottom four are relegated to Segunda División B.

All-time standings

The All-Time Segunda Table is an overall record of all match results, points, and goals of every team that has played in La Segunda since its inception in 1929. The table that follows is accurate as of the end of the 2015–16 season.

League or status at 2015–16:

Champions and promotions

Italics: shared titles
*Championships won by Málaga CF and CD Málaga

Media coverage

  • GOL broadcasts four LaLiga2 matches free of charge per week, while Movistar+ broadcasts the best match of the competition on Sundays. For some Balkan countries (Macedonia, Croatia, Serbia, Montenegro and Bosnia and Herzegovina), the competition is broadcast through Sportklub. In Hungary the rights belong to Sport 1 and Sport 2 channels. ESPN broadcasts three matches per week in Spanish-speaking South America and Brazil.
  • References

    Segunda División Wikipedia