La Liga | Spain - an overview

The Primera División is the top flight of professional football in Spain. The official title is the “Campeonato Nacional de Liga de Primera División”, but is widely and more commonly known as La Liga. There are 20 teams fighting for the right to play in one of Europe’s most watched football league. Players from around the world test their skills against some of the biggest names in football. La Liga boasts some of the most successful clubs in the world too, with Real Madrid and Barcelona having netted 18 Champions League trophies and 7 FIFA Club World Cup trophies between them. There is no promotion from La Liga A, but the top four teams qualify for the UEFA Champions League. Fifth place qualifies for the Europa League. Two further Europa League places are determined by domestic cup competitions, Copa del Rey and the Supercopa de España.

Upcoming matches

Participating teams

Athletic Bilbao, Atlético Madrid, CA Osasuna, CD Alavés, CD Leganés, CF Valencia, CF Villarreal, Celta de Vigo, Espanyol Barcelona, FC Barcelona, FC Sevilla, Getafe CF, Girona FC, Granada CF, RCD Mallorca, Rayo Vallecano de Madrid, Real Betis Sevilla, Real Madrid, Real Sociedad, Real Valladolid CF, SD Eibar, SD Huesca, UD Levante

Related stadiums

Anoeta - Real Sociedad, Bahçeşehir Okulları Stadium, Camp Nou - FC Barcelona, Coliseum Alfonso Pérez - Getafe CF, Estadi Ciutat de València - UD Levante, Estadi Cornellà-El Prat - Espanyol Barcelona, Estadi de Mestalla - CF Valencia, Estadio Benito Villamarín - Real Betis Sevilla, Estadio El Madrigal - CF Villarreal, Estadio El Sadar - CA Osasuna, Estadio Mendizorroza - CD Alavés, Estadio Municipal de Balaídos - Celta de Vigo, Estadio Municipal de Butarque - CD Leganés, Estadio Nuevo José Zorrilla - Real Valladolid CF, Estadio Nuevo Los Cármenes - Granada CF, Estadio Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán - FC Sevilla, Estadio Santiago Bernabéu - Real Madrid, Iberostar Stadium - RCD Mallorca, Ipurua Municipal Stadium - SD Eibar, San Mamés - Athletic Bilbao, Stade Jean-Bouin, Vicente Calderón - Atlético Madrid