Champions Barcelona matched La Liga’s record tally of 100 points in a season and achieved a club-best total of 115 goals in sweeping aside Malaga 4-1 at the Nou Camp in their final game on Saturday.
In his first campaign, Barca coach Tito Vilanova equalled Real Madrid’s points haul set under Jose Mourinho and beat predecessor Pep Guardiola’s club record of 114 goals in a season, both set last year.
French defender Eric Abidal was given a rousing reception as he went on as a 75th-minute substitute to play his last minutes for Barca after the club said on Thursday they would not be renewing his contract.
Barca finished top having scored in all 38 games and were 15 points ahead of second-placed Real who signed off with a 4-2 home win over Osasuna. “With everything that has happened to us it has been a very good season,” Vilanova told a news conference. “If people aren’t happy with this, we are moving into new times.”
Atletico Madrid’s Diego Costa scored twice in a 3-1 win at Real Zaragoza as the King’s Cup winners finished third with 76 points. Real Sociedad snatched fourth place, and the Champions League playoff slot, from Valencia.
Celta Vigo dodged relegation by winning 1-0 at home to Espanyol, condemning Real Mallorca, Galician rivals Deportivo and Real Zaragoza to the drop.