1959 Primera División de Chile

The 1959 Campeonato Nacional de Fútbol Profesional, was the 27th season of top-flight football in Chile. Universidad de Chile won their second title following a 2–1 win against Colo-Colo in the championship play-off on 11 November 1959,[1] also qualifying to the 1960 Copa de Campeones.

Campeonato Nacional de Fútbol Profesional
Dates18 April 1959 – 11 November 1959
ChampionsUniversidad de Chile (2nd title)
RelegatedDeportes La Serena
Copa de CampeonesUniversidad de Chile
Matches played183
Goals scored620 (3.39 per match)
Top goalscorerJosé Ríos
(22 goals)
Biggest home winSantiago Wanderers 7–1 Palestino
(19 April)
Highest attendance46,495 Universidad de Chile 4–3 Universidad Católica
(24 October)
Total attendance1,297,806
Average attendance7,091
1958
1960

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away AUD COL EVE FEB DLS MAG OHI PAL RAN SLU UES UCA UCH SWA
Audax 0–0 1–1 2–1 0–1 1–3 3–4 2–3 1–2 0–1 0–0 0–1 0–4 3–0
Colo-Colo 2–0 2–1 2–1 3–3 1–0 4–1 2–1 2–0 2–1 2–0 1–0 2–2 3–0
Everton 1–3 1–2 0–1 5–0 4–1 3–1 4–1 2–1 3–0 1–2 1–2 1–1 0–0
Ferrobádminton 1–1 1–4 3–1 3–1 1–2 1–1 2–3 2–0 2–2 2–2 2–1 0–3 0–0
La Serena 1–2 1–4 1–1 1–4 4–0 2–2 0–4 1–2 3–2 2–3 1–2 0–2 2–5
Magallanes 0–1 3–1 3–4 1–3 1–4 3–4 1–0 1–1 1–0 1–0 5–1 1–3 2–4
O'Higgins 0–0 4–4 1–0 2–2 2–2 4–1 3–1 4–2 2–0 3–0 1–3 2–0 2–1
Palestino 1–3 0–1 4–0 1–3 2–3 0–2 0–2 3–2 4–1 2–1 1–2 2–4 0–1
Rangers 4–3 2–2 2–2 2–0 1–1 2–0 1–1 1–6 1–2 1–1 0–1 1–3 2–2
San Luis 2–0 0–5 4–3 1–1 4–1 2–1 1–2 4–6 0–0 1–1 1–1 1–0 1–2
U. Española 1–2 1–1 2–1 4–2 3–1 0–3 1–1 1–0 2–1 0–1 2–2 1–0 1–1
U. Católica 5–4 4–2 1–2 1–2 1–4 1–3 0–1 1–1 1–2 3–2 0–2 3–3 3–3
U. de Chile 1–1 3–2 2–2 1–1 2–1 0–1 4–1 2–1 3–2 5–4 5–0 4–3 2–0
S. Wanderers 1–0 2–1 1–0 1–1 1–0 3–2 3–0 7–1 1–1 1–1 2–1 3–2 1–2
Source:[citation needed]
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Universidad de Chile 26 16 6 4 61 34 +27 38 Qualified to the Championship Play-off
2 Colo-Colo 26 16 6 4 57 32 +25 38
3 Santiago Wanderers 26 13 8 5 46 33 +13 34
4 O'Higgins 26 13 8 5 51 42 +9 34
5 Ferrobádminton 26 9 9 8 42 40 +2 27
6 Unión Española 26 9 8 9 32 38 −6 26
7 Magallanes 26 11 1 14 42 49 −7 23
8 Universidad Católica 26 9 5 12 45 53 −8 23
9 Everton 26 8 6 12 44 42 +2 22
10 San Luis 26 8 6 12 39 50 −11 22
11 Rangers 26 6 9 11 36 47 −11 21
12 Audax Italiano 26 7 6 13 33 41 −8 20
13 Palestino 26 9 1 16 48 55 −7 19
14 Deportes La Serena 26 6 5 15 41 61 −20 17 Relegated to 1960 Segunda División de Chile

Championship Play-offEdit

Colo-Colo1 – 2Universidad de Chile
Soto   70'   39' Álvarez
  50' Sánchez
Attendance: 40,744
Referee: J. Praddaude


 Primera División de Chile
1959 Champion 
 
Universidad de Chile
2nd title

TopscorerEdit

Name Team Goals
  José Ríos O'Higgins 22

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "El partido donde nació la rivalidad entre Colo Colo y la U". Chile.as.com. Retrieved 4 March 2018.

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