RED & WHITE HISTORY

81st anniversary of our second league

On March 2, 1941, after beating Real Oviedo 3-0 at the Vallecas Stadium, we won our second league title.

On March 2, 1941, we won the second league title in our history. The Red & White team, under the name of Atlético-Aviación, carried out a brilliant campaign that made them win the trophy for the second time in a row for the first time.

That afternoon, Atlético-Aviación received Real Oviedo at the Vallecas Stadium in the last league matchday, to which they arrived as leaders, with 31 points in their locker, the same as their immediate pursuers, Atlético de Bilbao, a situation that forced them to get the victory to certify the title. Under the orders of the historic Ricardo Zamora, who arrived on the Red & White bench on matchday 11 as a replacement for Lafuente. Tabales; Mesa, Aparicio; Gabilondo, Germán, Machín; Manín, Arencibia, Pruden, Campos and Vázquez took to the pitch in search of the win. After a dazzling start, where Manín opened the scoreboard after only 6 minutes, our team dominated the game knowing the importance of it, extending its advantage through Manín again in the 36th minute and with the goal scored by Campos in the 47th minute, ending the game 3-0 and winning the title.

Our team won the title after a dream second round, in which they remained undefeated and they added 8 wins and 3 draws in the 11 matches played that kept them in the fight for the league throughout the championship. Atlético Aviación ended the season with amazing numbers in the 22 games played: 70 goals scored, being the best scoring team tied with Sevilla, and with 36 goals against, being the second least scored team only behind Atlético de Bilbao, who conceded 24.

The Red & White striker Pruden finished the season as top scorer with 33 goals, being the first player in our history to achieve that recognition.  

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