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1939 Argentine Primera División

The 1939 Argentine Primera División was the 48th season of top-flight football in Argentina. The season began on March 19 and ended on December 2. There were 18 teams in the tournament that was won by Independiente achieving its 4th league title.[1]

Primera División
Season1939
ChampionsIndependiente (4th title)
PromotedArgentino (Q)
Newell's Old Boys
Rosario Central
RelegatedArgentino (Q)
1939 Copa AldaoIndependiente
Top goalscorerParaguay Arsenio Erico (Independiente) (40 goals)
1938
1940

A total of three teams joined the division: Argentino de Quilmes (promoted last year) and two clubs from regional Liga Rosarina, Rosario Central and Newell's Old Boys.

Paraguayan forward Arsenio Erico became topscorer for the 3rd. consecutive time, with 40 goals.

League standingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Independiente 34 27 2 5 103 37 +66 56
2 River Plate 34 23 4 7 100 43 +57 50
3 Huracán 34 23 4 7 97 56 +41 50
4 Newell's Old Boys 34 17 9 8 77 44 +33 43
5 San Lorenzo 34 19 4 11 85 55 +30 42
6 Boca Juniors 34 17 6 11 64 40 +24 40
7 Racing 34 16 6 12 75 54 +21 38
8 Chacarita Juniors 34 14 6 14 61 54 +7 34
8 Estudiantes (LP) 34 14 6 14 71 65 +6 34
8 Vélez Sársfield 34 14 6 14 56 66 −10 34
11 Rosario Central 34 14 5 15 59 68 −9 33
12 Lanús 34 14 2 18 91 85 +6 30
12 Tigre 34 13 4 17 56 79 −23 30
14 Platense 34 11 7 16 65 72 −7 29
15 Gimnasia y Esgrima (LP) 34 10 8 16 50 82 −32 28
16 Atlanta 34 8 6 20 56 93 −37 22
17 Ferro Carril Oeste 34 4 7 23 52 112 −60 15
18 Argentino de Quilmes 34 0 4 30 35 148 −113 4

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Argentina 1939 by Osvaldo Gorgazzi at RSSSF.com