SPANISH FOOTBALL DERBY
Primera division - where twenty teams compete with each other. The games are played according to the classical scheme: home and away game. Days: Friday, Saturday, Sunday.
Segunda is the next strongest division, where 24 teams contest the right to make it to the elite group. According to the results of the season, the teams that won prizes get into the Example, and the last four are eliminated in the class below.
Read the tables and the upcoming calendar of events: www.laliga.com
FOOTBALL RIVALRIES IN SPAIN
- Basque rivalry - Athletic Bilbao - Real Sociedad (San Sebastian), Alaves (Vitoria-Gasteiz) - Eibar - Osasuna (Pamplona)
- Valencia - Levante - represents one city. Fun fact. The coat of arms of both teams adorns the silhouette of the bat - a nickname of the first. The second is called frogs, although the club was founded ten years earlier.
- Barcelona's inter-cattle club is Barsa-Espanyol. The legendary Johan Cruyff spent 5 wonderful years for the "blue pomegranate", his son Jordy defended the colors of his geographical neighbors. Interesting twists and turns of fate.
- District showdown: the south opposes the north - Seville - Betis. The stadiums of Ramon Sanchez Pishuan and Benito Villamarin divide - 3 km.
- Galician duel - Selta (Vigo) - Deportivo (La Coruña), Andalusian - Malaga - Granada
- Capital Battles - Real-Atlético
- Islanders clash - Tenerife - Las Palmas
El Classico - El Derbi Espanol, Madrid and Catalonia, the Royal Super Club and the world's most titled, Real vs.Barcelona.
The history of personal encounters passed the mark 240 and began in 1902 - a competition long in the century. Fantastic figures!
Of course, the struggle continues both on the field and beyond. Grands are trying to affect the
ego of the opponent in any way possible. For example: luring players, offering them multi-
million dollar contracts. The defectors were German Bernd Schuester, Danish Michael Laudrup,
native of Gijon - Luis Enrique, Portuguese Luis Figo - deserved a special "love" of fans. "The
Divine Ricardo Zamora, Croatian Robert Prosinechka, Carpathian Maradona George Hadji,
Brazilian Ronaldo, Javier Saviola, Julen Lopetegi, Cameroonian Eto'o - wore the form of creamy
or Blaugrana, but at different times, transiting through other sports clubs.