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La Liga
Liga BBVA.svg
Season 2015–16
Relegated Rayo Vallecano
Getafe
Levante
Champions League Barcelona
Real Madrid
Atlético Madrid
Villarreal
Europa League Athletic Bilbao
Celta de Vigo
Sevilla
Matches played 380
Goals scored 1041 (2.74 per match)
Top goalscorer Luis Suárez
(40 goals)
Biggest home win Real Madrid 10–2 Rayo Vallecano
(20 December 2015)
Biggest away win Deportivo La Coruña 0–8 Barcelona
(20 April 2016)
Highest scoring Real Madrid 10–2 Rayo Vallecano
(20 December 2015)
Longest winning run 12 games
Barcelona
Real Madrid
Longest unbeaten run 23 games
Barcelona
Longest winless run 13 games
Deportivo La Coruña
Getafe
Longest losing run 7 games
Getafe
Highest attendance 98,902
Barcelona 1–2 Real Madrid
(2 April 2016)
Lowest attendance 4,215
Eibar 5–1 Granada
(18 January 2016)
Average attendance 27,658
2016–17 →
All statistics correct as of 14 May 2016.

The 2015–16 La Liga season (known as the Liga BBVA for sponsorship reasons) is the 85th since its establishment. Barcelona are the defending champions. The season started on 22 August 2015 and will conclude on 15 May 2016.

League table

Standings

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Barcelona (C) 38 29 4 5 112 29 +83 91 Qualification to Champions League group stage
2 Real Madrid 38 28 6 4 110 34 +76 90
3 Atlético Madrid 38 28 4 6 63 18 +45 88
4 Villarreal 38 18 10 10 44 33 +11 64 Qualification to Champions League play-offs
5 Athletic Bilbao 38 18 8 12 58 45 +13 62 Qualification to Europa League group stage
6 Celta de Vigo 38 17 9 12 50 58 -8 60
7 Sevilla 38 14 10 14 51 50 +1 52 Qualification to Champions League group stage
(As winner of the 2015-16 Europa League)
8 Málaga 38 12 12 14 38 35 +3 48
9 Real Sociedad 38 13 9 16 45 48 -3 48
10 Real Betis 38 11 12 15 31 50 -19 45
11 Las Palmas 38 12 8 18 45 53 -8 44
12 Valencia 38 11 11 16 46 48 -2 44
13 Espanyol 38 12 7 19 36 72 -36 43
14 Eibar 38 11 10 17 47 57 -10 43
15 Deportivo La Coruña 38 8 18 12 45 62 -17 42
16 Granada 38 10 9 19 46 68 -22 39
17 Sporting Gijón 38 10 9 19 38 62 -24 39
18 Rayo Vallecano 38 9 11 18 49 72 -23 38 Relegation to Segunda División
19 Getafe 38 9 9 20 36 65 -29 36
20 Levante (R) 38 8 8 22 36 67 -31 32

Results

Statistics

Top goalscorers

Luis Suarez FCB 2014
Barcelona's Luis Suárez won the Pichichi Trophy, scoring 40 goals in the season.
Rank Player Team Goals
1 Uruguay Luis Suárez Barcelona 40
2 Portugal Cristiano Ronaldo Real Madrid 35
3 Argentina Lionel Messi Barcelona 26
4 France Karim Benzema Real Madrid 24
Brazil Neymar Barcelona
6 France Antoine Griezmann Atlético Madrid 22
7 Spain Aritz Aduriz Athletic Bilbao 20
8 Wales Gareth Bale Real Madrid 19
9 Spain Rubén Castro Real Betis 18
10 Spain Borja Bastón Eibar 17
Spain Lucas Pérez Deportivo La Coruña

Top assists

Rank Player Team Assists
1 Argentina Lionel Messi Barcelona 16
Uruguay Luis Suárez Barcelona
3 Spain Koke Atlético Madrid 14
Brazil Neymar Barcelona
4 Portugal Cristiano Ronaldo Real Madrid 11
Wales Gareth Bale Real Madrid
6 Spain Roberto Soldado Villarreal 10
7 Spain Marco Asensio Espanyol 9
Germany Toni Kroos Real Madrid
Spain Jonathan Viera Las Palmas
11 Colombia James Rodríguez Real Madrid 8
Spain Lucas Pérez Deportivo La Coruña

Zamora Trophy

Rank Name Club Goals
Against
Matches Average
1 Slovenia Jan Oblak Atlético de Madrid 18 37 0.49
2 Chile Claudio Bravo Barcelona 22 32 0.69
3 France Alphonse Areola Villarreal 26 32 0.81
4 Costa Rica Keylor Navas Real Madrid 28 33 0.85
5 Spain Gorka Iraizoz Athletic Bilbao 36 35 1.03

Hat-tricks

Player For Against Result Date
Portugal Cristiano Ronaldo5 Real Madrid Espanyol 6–0 (A) 12 September 2015
Spain Imanol Agirretxe Real Sociedad Granada 3–0 (A) 22 September 2015
Brazil Charles Málaga Real Sociedad 3–1 (H) 3 October 2015
Brazil Neymar4 Barcelona Rayo Vallecano 5–2 (H) 17 October 2015
France Kévin Gameiro Sevilla Getafe 5–0 (H) 24 October 2015
Uruguay Luis Suárez Barcelona Eibar 3–1 (H) 25 October 2015
Spain Aritz Aduriz Athletic Bilbao Rayo Vallecano 3–0 (A) 29 November 2015
Paraguay Antonio Sanabria Sporting Gijón Las Palmas 3–1 (H) 6 December 2015
Wales Gareth Bale4 Real Madrid Rayo Vallecano 10–2 (H) 20 December 2015
France Karim Benzema Real Madrid Rayo Vallecano 10–2 (H) 20 December 2015
Argentina Lionel Messi Barcelona Granada 4–0 (H) 9 January 2016
Wales Gareth Bale Real Madrid Deportivo La Coruña 5–0 (H) 9 January 2016
Uruguay Luis Suárez Barcelona Athletic Bilbao 6–0 (H) 17 January 2016
Paraguay Antonio Sanabria Sporting Gijón Real Sociedad 5–1 (H) 22 January 2016
Portugal Cristiano Ronaldo Real Madrid Espanyol 6–0 (H) 31 January 2016
Uruguay Luis Suárez Barcelona Celta de Vigo 6–1 (H) 14 February 2016
Spain Aritz Aduriz Athletic Bilbao Deportivo La Coruña 4–1 (H) 2 March 2016
Argentina Lionel Messi Barcelona Rayo Vallecano 5–1 (A) 3 March 2016
Portugal Cristiano Ronaldo4 Real Madrid Celta de Vigo 7–1 (H) 5 March 2016
Uruguay Luis Suárez4 Barcelona Deportivo La Coruña 8–0 (A) 20 April 2016
Spain Paco Alcácer Valencia Eibar 4–0 (H) 20 April 2016
Morocco Youssef El-Arabi Granada Levante 5–1 (H) 21 April 2016
Uruguay Luis Suárez4 Barcelona Sporting Gijón 6–0 (H) 23 April 2016
Uruguay Luis Suárez Barcelona Granada 3–0 (A) 14 May 2016

4 Player scored four goals
5 Player scored five goals
(H) - Home ; (A) - Away

Discipline

  • Most yellow cards (club): 131
    • Granada
  • Most yellow cards (player): 16
    • Rubén Pérez (Granada)
    • Recio (Málaga)
  • Most red cards (club): 6
    • Rayo Vallecano
  • Most red cards (player): 1
    • 31 players
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