1997–98 RCD Mallorca season

Real Club Deportivo Mallorca 1997–98 football season
Real Club Deportivo Mallorca
1997–98 season
PresidentBartolomé Beltran
ManagerArgentina Héctor Cúper
StadiumLluis Sitjar
La Liga5th
Copa del ReyRunners-up
(in Cup Winners' Cup)
Top goalscorerLeague: Gabriel Amato (13)
All: Gabriel Amato (14)
Home colours
← 1996–97

In the 1997–98 season Real Club Deportivo Mallorca competed in La Liga and Copa del Rey.

Summary

The club with the President Bartolome Beltran appointed on 10 July 1997, Argentinian head coach Héctor Cúper from Lanús as its new manager,[1] winning the spot ahead of Portuguese José Mourinho.[2] After winning the relegation playoff defeating Rayo Vallecano and Cuper secured, Beltran announced several transfers in for the La Liga newcomer team: Brazilian attacking midfielder Palhinha (1994 FIFA World Cup Champion) arrived from Cruzeiro, Brazilian right back Ivan Rocha and Argentinian striker Gabriel Amato from Hércules CF. On 15 August 1997 Argentinian goalkeeper Carlos Roa and right winger Oscar Mena were transferred in from Lanús.[3]

Also, Beltran negotiated six transfers from Valencia CF[4] due to these players were discarded by Argentinian coach Jorge Valdano: left back Enrique Romero, defensive midfielder Vicente Engonga, Galvez, striker Moya, central back Iván Campo and midfielder Xabier Eskurza. Two more incorporations attacking midfielder Juan Carlos Valeron from UD Las Palmas[5] and left winger Jovan Stankovic from CD Logroñés,[6] both players arrived to the club after the few chances of play in their former teams.

Squad

Squad at end of season[7]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Pos. Nation Player
1 GK Spain ESP Kike Burgos
2 MF Argentina ARG Oscar Mena
3 DF Brazil BRA Ivan Rocha
4 DF Spain ESP Barbero
5 DF Spain ESP Marcelino
6 DF Spain ESP Paco
7 DF Spain ESP Lluís Carreras
8 FW Spain ESP Gabriel Moya
9 FW Argentina ARG Gabriel Amato
10 MF Brazil BRA Palhinha
10 FW Spain ESP Santiago Ezquerro
11 MF Federal Republic of Yugoslavia YUG Jovan Stanković
12 DF Spain ESP Iván Campo
No. Pos. Nation Player
13 GK Argentina ARG Carlos Roa
14 MF Spain ESP Javier Olaizola
15 MF Spain ESP Paco Soler
16 FW Spain ESP José Gálvez
18 DF Spain ESP Xabier Eskurza
19 MF Spain ESP Juan Carlos Valeron
20 MF Spain ESP Monchu
21 FW Spain ESP Enrique Romero
23 MF Spain ESP Vicente Engonga
24 GK Spain ESP Xabier
26 DF Spain ESP Fernando Niño
DF Spain ESP David Castedo

Transfers

Out
Pos. Name To Type
AM Palhinha Flamengo

Left club during season

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Pos. Nation Player
10 MF Brazil BRA Palhinha (to Flamengo)

Arrived club during season

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Pos. Nation Player
10 FW Spain ESP Santiago Ezquerro (loan from Atlético Madrid)
3 DF Brazil BRA Ivan Rocha (loan from Atlético Madrid)

Competitions

La Liga

League table

Pos Team
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Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
3 Real Sociedad 38 16 15 7 60 37 +23 63[a] Qualification for the UEFA Cup first round
4 Real Madrid 38 17 12 9 63 45 +18 63[a] Qualification for the Champions League group stage[b]
5 Mallorca 38 16 12 10 55 39 +16 60[c] Qualification for the Cup Winners' Cup first round[d]
6 Celta de Vigo 38 17 9 12 54 47 +7 60[c] Qualification for the UEFA Cup first round
7 Atlético Madrid 38 16 12 10 79 56 +23 60[c]
Source: LFP
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) head-to-head goals scored; 5) goal difference; 6) number of goals scored.
Notes:
  1. ^ a b RMA 2–0 RSO; RSO 4–2 RMA
  2. ^ Real Madrid was qualified directly for the 1998–99 UEFA Champions League as holders.
  3. ^ a b c MLL: 9 pts; CEL: 5 pts; ATM: 2 pts
  4. ^ Since Barcelona, winners of 1997–98 Copa del Rey, was qualified for the 1998–99 UEFA Champions League, losing cup finalists RCD Mallorca earned a spot in the first round of the 1998–99 UEFA Cup Winners' Cup.

Positions by round

Source: kicker.de (in German)

Matches

Mallorca v Valencia CF
31 August 1997 1 Mallorca 2-1 Valencia CF Palma de Mallorca
Amato 4'
Cáceres 86' (own goal)
OlaizolaYellow card
Moya Yellow card
Eskurza Yellow card 87' Yellow-red card
Report 54'Djukic
Yellow card Juanfran
Yellow card Saïb
Yellow card 89' Yellow-red cardDjukic
Stadium: Estadio Lluis Sitjar
Referee: Megia Davila
Deportivo La Coruña v Mallorca
7 September 1997 2 Deportivo La Coruña 1-1 Mallorca A Coruña
Iván Campo 44' (own goal)
Ramis Yellow card
Naybet Yellow card
Nando Yellow card
Report 43'Moya
Yellow card Iván Campo
Yellow card Olaizola
Yellow card Stankovic
Stadium: Estadio Riazor
Referee: Perez Burrull
Mallorca v Sporting Gijón
15 September 1997 3 Mallorca 6-2 Sporting Gijón Palma de Mallorca
Stadium: Estadio Lluis Sitjar
CD Tenerife v Mallorca
28 September 1997 4 CD Tenerife 1-4 Mallorca Santa Cruz de Tenerife
Report Stadium: Estadio Heliodoro Rodriguez
SD Compostela v Mallorca
5 October 1997 5 SD Compostela 2-2 Mallorca Santiago de Compostela
Report
Mallorca v FC Barcelona
14 October 1997 6 Mallorca 0-1 FC Barcelona Palma de Mallorca
Report Stadium: Estadio Lluis Sitjar
Racing de Santander v Mallorca
19 October 1997 7 Racing de Santander 0-1 Mallorca Santander
Report Stadium: Estadio El Sardinero
Mallorca v Real Madrid
27 October 1997 8 Mallorca 0-0 Real Madrid Palma de Mallorca
Report Stadium: Estadio Lluis Sitjar
Real Valladolid v Mallorca
1 November 1997 9 Real Valladolid 0-0 Mallorca Valladolid
Report Stadium: Estadio José Zorrilla
Celta de Vigo v Mallorca
12 November 1997 11 Celta de Vigo 1-0 Mallorca Vigo
Report Stadium: Estadio Balaídos
Mallorca v Real Oviedo
16 November 1997 12 Mallorca 1-1 Real Oviedo Palma de Mallorca
Report Stadium: Estadio Lluis Sitjar
CP Mérida v Mallorca
26 September 1998 13 CP Mérida 0-0 Mallorca Mérida
Report
Mallorca v Real Zaragoza
30 November 1997 14 Mallorca 0-2 Real Zaragoza Palma de Mallorca
Report Stadium: Estadio Lluis Sitjar
RCD Espanyol v Mallorca
6 December 1997 15 RCD Espanyol 1-0 Mallorca Barcelona
Report Stadium: Montjuic
Mallorca v Real Betis
13 December 1997 16 Mallorca 1-2 Real Betis Palma de Mallorca
Report Stadium: Estadio Lluis Sitjar
Atlético de Madrid v Mallorca
17 December 1997 17 Atlético de Madrid 2-3 Mallorca Madrid
Report Stadium: Estadio Vicente Calderón
Mallorca v UD Salamanca
22 December 1997 18 Mallorca 1-0 UD Salamanca Palma de Mallorca
Report Stadium: Estadio Lluis Sitjar
Real Sociedad v Mallorca
4 January 1998 19 Real Sociedad 1-0 Mallorca San Sebastián
Report Stadium: Estadio Anoeta
Valencia CF v Mallorca
12 January 1998 20 Valencia CF 0-0 Mallorca Valencia
Report Stadium: Estadio Mestalla
Mallorca v Deportivo La Coruña
18 January 1998 21 Mallorca 0-0 Deportivo La Coruña Palma de Mallorca
Report Stadium: Estadio Lluis Sitjar
Sporting Gijón v Mallorca
25 January 1998 22 Sporting Gijón 1-3 Mallorca Gijón
Report Stadium: El Molinon
Mallorca v CD Tenerife
31 January 1998 23 Mallorca 5-1 CD Tenerife Palma de Mallorca
Report Stadium: Estadio Lluis Sitjar
Mallorca v SD Compostela
7 February 1998 24 Mallorca 2-1 SD Compostela Palma de Mallorca
Report Stadium: Estadio Lluis Sitjar
FC Barcelona v RCD Mallorca
15 February 1998 25 FC Barcelona 0-0 RCD Mallorca Barcelona
Report Stadium: Camp Nou
Mallorca v Racing de Santander
22 February 1998 15 Mallorca 2-1 Racing de Santander Palma de Mallorca
Report Stadium: Estadio Lluis Sitjar
Real Madrid v Mallorca
28 February 1998 27 Real Madrid 2-0 Mallorca Madrid
Report Stadium: Estadio Santiago Bernabéu
Mallorca v Real Valladolid
8 March 1998 28 Mallorca 1-1 Real Valladolid Palma de Mallorca
Report Stadium: Estadio Lluis Sitjar
Athletic de Bilbao v Mallorca
16 March 1998 29 Athletic de Bilbao 3-1 Mallorca Bilbao
Report Stadium: Estadio San Mames
Mallorca v Celta de Vigo
22 March 1998 30 Mallorca 4-2 Celta de Vigo Palma de Mallorca
Report Stadium: Estadio Lluis Sitjar
Real Oviedo v Mallorca
29 March 1998 31 Real Oviedo 0-1 Mallorca Oviedo
Report Stadium: Estadio Carlos Tartiere
Mallorca v CP Mérida
5 April 1998 32 Mallorca 1-0 CP Mérida Palma de Mallorca
Report Stadium: Estadio Lluis Sitjar
Real Zaragoza v Mallorca
12 April 1998 33 Real Zaragoza 2-3 Mallorca Zaragoza
Report Stadium: Estadio La Romareda
Mallorca v RCD Espanyol
19 April 1998 34 Mallorca 2-2 RCD Espanyol Palma de Mallorca
Report Stadium: Estadio Lluis Sitjar
Real Betis v Mallorca
25 April 1998 35 Real Betis 2-1 Mallorca Sevilla
Report Stadium: Estadio Benito Villamarin
Mallorca v Atlético de Madrid
3 May 1998 36 Mallorca 2-1 Atlético de Madrid Palma de Mallorca
Report Stadium: Estadio Lluis Sitjar
UD Salamanca v Mallorca
10 May 1998 37 UD Salamanca 1-1 Mallorca Salamanca
Report Stadium: Helmantico
Mallorca v Real Sociedad
15 May 1998 38 Mallorca 0-1 Real Sociedad Palma de Mallorca
Biagini 68' (pen) Report Stadium: Estadio Lluis Sitjar

Copa del Rey

Second round

CF Sóller v Mallorca
8 October 1997 CF Sóller 1-1 Mallorca Sóller
Report Stadium: Camp d'en Maiol
Mallorca v CF Sóller
29 October 1997 Mallorca 6-0 CF Sóller Palma de Mallorca
Report Stadium: Lluis Sitjar

Third round

UD Las Palmas v Mallorca
2 December 1997 UD Las Palmas 3-2 Mallorca Las Palmas
Report Stadium: Gran Canaria
Mallorca v UD Las Palmas
7 January 1998 Mallorca 2-1 UD Las Palmas Palma de Mallorca
Report Stadium: Lluis Sitjar

Eightfinals

Mallorca v Celta Vigo
14 January 1998 Mallorca 1–0Celta VigoPalma
21:15 CET Marcelino 84' Report (in Spanish) Stadium: Lluís Sitjar
Attendance: 10,357
Referee: Iturralde González
Celta Vigo v Mallorca
21 January 1998 Celta Vigo2–1 Mallorca Vigo
21:00 CET Mostovoi 42'
Moisés 52' (pen.)
Report (in Spanish) Ezquerro 77' Stadium: Balaídos
Attendance: 23,000
Referee: Brito Arceo Canary Islands

Quarterfinals

Athletic Bilbao v Mallorca
3 February 1998 Athletic Bilbao2–1 Mallorca Bilbao
21:30 CET Urzaiz 6'
Alkiza 50'
Report (in Spanish) Monchu 21' Stadium: San Mamés
Attendance: 36,000
Referee: Gracia Redondo
Mallorca v Athletic Bilbao
10 February 1998 Mallorca 1–0Athletic BilbaoPalma
22:00 CET Stanković 67' Report (in Spanish) Stadium: Lluís Sitjar
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Ansuátegui Roca

Semifinals

Alavés v Mallorca
19 February 1998 Alavés1–2 Mallorca Vitoria-Gasteiz
22:00 CET Gómez 49' Report (in Spanish) Ezquerro 45+1'
Stanković 82'
Stadium: Mendizorrotza
Attendance: 9,000
Referee: Brito Arceo
Mallorca v Alavés
25 February 1998 Mallorca 1–0AlavésPalma
21:30 CET Gálvez 89' Report (in Spanish) Stadium: Lluís Sitjar
Attendance: 22,382
Referee: Fernández Marín

Final

Barcelona v Mallorca
29 April 1998 Barcelona 1–1 (a.e.t.)
(5–4 p)
Mallorca Valencia
21:00 CET Rivaldo 66' Report Stanković 6' Stadium: Mestalla
Attendance: 54,000
Referee: Arturo Daudén Ibáñez
Penalties
Rivaldo soccer ball with red X
Giovanni soccer ball with check mark
Celades soccer ball with red X
Pizzi soccer ball with check mark
Roger soccer ball with check mark
Figo soccer ball with red X
Óscar soccer ball with check mark
Reiziger soccer ball with check mark
soccer ball with red X Rocha
soccer ball with check mark Soler
soccer ball with red X Campo
soccer ball with check mark Olaizola
soccer ball with check mark Roa
soccer ball with red X Stanković
soccer ball with check mark Amato
soccer ball with red X Eskurza

Statistics

Players Statistics

No. Pos Nat Player Total 1997–98 La Liga 1997–98 Copa del Rey
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
13 GK Argentina ARG Roa 31 -28 25 -22 6 -6
14 MF Spain ESP Olaizola 45 0 37 0 7+1 0
5 DF Spain ESP Marcelino 46 3 36 2 10 1
12 DF Spain ESP Campo 43 1 33 1 10 0
21 DF Spain ESP Romero 47 3 38 3 9 0
2 MF Argentina ARG Mena 46 9 35 7 7+4 2
23 MF Spain ESP Engonga 41 0 34 0 5+2 0
19 MF Spain ESP Valeron 47 4 32+4 3 9+2 1
11 MF Federal Republic of Yugoslavia YUG Stankovic 44 9 31+4 4 7+2 5
9 FW Argentina ARG Amato 46 14 32+3 13 8+3 1
8 FW Spain ESP Moya 25 3 16+7 3 1+1 0
1 GK Spain ESP Kike 19 -22 13+1 -17 5 -5
3 DF Brazil BRA Rocha 11 0 4+3 0 0+4 0
4 DF Spain ESP Barbero 4 0 1 0 3 0
6 DF Spain ESP Paco Sanz 1 0 0 0 1 0
7 DF Spain ESP Carreras 17 1 7+5 1 2+3 0
10 MF Brazil BRA Palhinha 11 0 5+4 0 2 0
10 FW Spain ESP Ezquerro 20 8 7+7 6 3+3 2
15 MF Spain ESP Paco Soler 30 1 5+17 1 5+3 0
16 FW Spain ESP Jose Galvez 32 9 13+12 5 5+2 4
18 DF Spain ESP Eskurza 30 1 8+16 0 5+1 1
20 MF Spain ESP Monchu 22 5 5+12 4 5 1
24 GK Spain ESP Xabier 0 0 0 0
26 DF Spain ESP Fernando Niño
3 DF Spain ESP David Castedo 5 1 1+1 0 3 1
MF Spain ESP Maldonado 1 0 0 0 1 0
MF Spain ESP Martí 1 0 0 0 1 0
  • Source:[citation needed]

See also

References

  1. ^ M. Alzamora (20 December 2018). "El Mallorca de Beltran" (in Spanish). ultimahora.es. Retrieved 2 July 2020.
  2. ^ "El Mallorca vivió su mejor época con Asensio" (in Spanish). elmundo.es. Retrieved 2 July 2020.
  3. ^ "Mallorca Transferred Roa and Mena In from Lanús". elpais.com. 17 August 1997. Retrieved 10 January 2021.
  4. ^ "Sweet Revenge" (in Spanish). elpais.com. 17 October 1997. Retrieved 2 January 2021.
  5. ^ "Valeron Signed an Anthology Goal". diariodemallorca.es. 13 April 1998. Retrieved 10 January 2021.
  6. ^ "When Mallorca Finished Florentino" (in Spanish). abc.es. 27 October 2012. Retrieved 10 January 2021.
  7. ^ "FootballSquads - Mallorca - 1997/98". www.footballsquads.co.uk.
  8. ^ Since FC Barcelona, finalists of 1997–98 Copa del Rey, classified for the 1998–99 UEFA Champions League on 1997–98 La Liga round 33, cup finalists RCD Mallorca earned a spot in the first round of the 1998–99 UEFA Cup Winners' Cup.
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