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Closest La Liga Title Races

Perhaps one of the most exciting La Liga finishes, saw Real Madrid lose to Tenrife on the final matchday. Barcelona on the other hand won their match against Athletic Bilbao and went to clinch the title by 1 point.

1. 2006/07 – Real Madrid v/s FC Barcelona
Who won?
Real Madrid won the league on their final matchday.

How?
Both teams went into their final match level on points (73). Barcelona thrashed Gimnàstic 5–1 and Real came from a goal down to beat Mallorca 3-1. With the teams tied on points (76), Real Madrid were crowned champions because of a better head-to-head record against Barcelona.

2. 2002/03 – Real Madrid v/s Real Sociedad
Who won?
Real Madrid

How?
The league title was decided on the last day, with Real Madrid securing a win against Athletic Bilbao to edge out Real Sociedad by 2 points.

3. 1993/94 – FC Barcelona v/s Deportivo La Coruna
Who Won?
Barcelona won the title on a superior head-to-head record

How?
In last day drama, Barcelona beat Sevilla 5-2. The title would be secured if Deportivo la Coruna failed to Valencia. In the last minutes of the match, Deportivo were awarded a penalty, which they missed and eventually managed only a 0-0 draw, handing the title to the Catalans.

4. 1992/93 – FC Barcelona v/s Real Madrid
Who won?
Barcelona.

How?
The situation was very similar to this year’s La Liga. Barcelona went into the final matchday one point ahead of Real Madrid. Both team won their respective matches and Barcelona took home the league title

5. 1991/92 – FC Barcelona v/s Real Madrid v/s Atletico Madrid

Who won?
FC Barcelona

How?
Perhaps one of the most exciting La Liga finishes, saw Real Madrid lose to Tenrife on the final matchday. Barcelona on the other hand won their match against Athletic Bilbao and went to clinch the title by 1 point.

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