Record amount of points halfway through La Liga

Record amount of points halfway through La Liga

The victory away to Málaga allow Barça to close out the first half of the season with a record 55 out of 57 points

FC Barcelona’s first half of the season was almost picture perfect. With this Sunday’s win over Málaga, Tito Vilanova’s men closed out the first half of the domestic competition with 55 out of 57 possible points, a new all-time high record in the history of the La Liga. The previous record was set in the 2010/11 season (52 points). In their first 19 matches of the season, Blaugrana have scored 64 goals and conceded 20 .

History on Barça’s side

Sitting at the top of the table halfway through La Liga usually brings good news at the end of the season. Barça have won the Liga title 11 of the 18 times they reached the halfway point of the season as league leaders. The most recent titles came in the 2008/09, 2009/10 and 2010/11 seasons.

Here’s a look at Barça’s record after finishing in the top spot after the first 19 matches of La Liga:

LigaLiga ChampionsLeaders at the halfway point
1958/59FC BarcelonaFC Barcelona
1963/64Real MadridFC Barcelona
1970/71ValenciaFC Barcelona
1972/73At. MadridFC Barcelona
1973/74FC BarcelonaFC Barcelona
1976/77At. MadridFC Barcelona
1981/82R.SociedadFC Barcelona
1984/85FC BarcelonaFC Barcelona
1986/87Real MadridFC Barcelona
1990/91FC BarcelonaFC Barcelona
1997/98FC BarcelonaFC Barcelona
1998/99FC BarcelonaFC Barcelona
2004/05FC BarcelonaFC Barcelona
2005/06FC BarcelonaFC Barcelona
2006/07Real MadridFC Barcelona
2008/09FC BarcelonaFC Barcelona
2009/10FC BarcelonaFC Barcelona
2010/11FC BarcelonaFC Barcelona

 

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