1969 Torneo Descentralizado

The 1969 Torneo Descentralizado was the 53rd season of the highest division of Peruvian football. Despite being relegated at the end of the 1968 season, Carlos A. Mannucci returned to the first division through the 1969 Copa Perú.

Torneo Descentralizado
Season1969
ChampionsUniversitario
13th Primera División title
RelegatedKDT Nacional
1970 Copa LibertadoresUniversitario
Defensor Arica
1970 Copa Ganadores de CopaDeportivo Municipal
1968
1970

The format of the season changed from the previous season. The season was divided into two phases. In the first phase, the fourteen teams played each other once. In the second phase, the teams were divided into two groups. Teams in first to sixth place were grouped into a championship group while teams in seventh to fourteenth place were grouped into a relegation group. All teams carried their records from the first phase into the second phase.

Universitario was crowned champion. Centro Iqueño and KDT Nacional were relegated.

TeamsEdit

Team City
Alianza Lima Lima
Atlético Grau Piura
Carlos A. Mannucci Trujillo
Centro Iqueño Lima
Defensor Arica Lima
Defensor Lima Lima
Deportivo Municipal Lima
Juan Aurich Chiclayo
KDT Nacional Lima
Porvenir Miraflores Lima
Octavio Espinosa Ica
Sport Boys Lima
Sporting Cristal Lima
Universitario Lima

Torneo AperturaEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Atlético Grau 13 10 1 2 25 13 +12 21
2 Universitario 13 8 3 2 25 15 +10 19
3 Juan Aurich 13 6 6 1 23 16 +7 18
4 Sporting Cristal 13 7 1 5 19 16 +3 15
5 Deportivo Municipal 13 7 1 5 23 20 +3 15
6 Defensor Arica 13 5 4 4 22 16 +6 14
7 Porvenir Miraflores 13 5 3 5 20 22 −2 13
8 Carlos A. Mannucci 13 4 5 4 24 27 −3 13
9 Octavio Espinosa 13 4 2 7 17 22 −5 10
10 Defensor Lima 13 4 2 7 16 23 −7 10
11 Alianza Lima 13 4 2 7 17 25 −8 10
12 Sport Boys 13 4 1 8 25 26 −1 9
13 KDT Nacional 13 3 3 7 14 19 −5 9
14 Centro Iqueño 13 2 2 9 11 21 −10 6

First phaseEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Deportivo Municipal 13 8 4 1 30 16 +14 20 Final group
2 Universitario 13 7 4 2 27 17 +10 18
3 Defensor Arica 13 6 5 2 18 8 +10 17
4 Alianza Lima 13 4 7 2 21 13 +8 15
5 Juan Aurich 13 5 4 4 20 16 +4 14
6 Atlético Grau 13 5 3 5 14 13 +1 13
7 Octavio Espinosa 13 3 7 3 13 13 0 13 Relegation group
8 Sport Boys 13 5 3 5 17 19 −2 13
9 Defensor Lima 13 3 7 3 17 19 −2 13
10 Carlos A. Mannucci 13 4 4 5 12 12 0 12
11 Porvenir Miraflores 13 5 2 6 21 28 −7 12
12 Sporting Cristal 13 3 5 5 13 17 −4 11
13 Centro Iqueño 13 2 4 7 12 24 −12 8
14 KDT Nacional 13 1 1 11 8 28 −20 3

Second phaseEdit

Final groupEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Universitario 18 9 7 2 35 23 +12 25 1970 Copa Libertadores
2 Defensor Arica 18 7 8 3 26 15 +11 22
3 Deportivo Municipal 18 8 6 4 38 28 +10 22 1970 Copa Ganadores de Copa
4 Alianza Lima 18 6 9 3 31 20 +11 21
5 Juan Aurich 18 7 7 4 27 20 +7 21
6 Atlético Grau 18 5 6 7 20 24 −4 16

Second place play-offEdit

Relegation groupEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Relegation
7 Defensor Lima 20 8 7 5 34 32 +2 23
8 Sport Boys 20 9 4 7 30 30 0 22
9 Sporting Cristal 20 7 7 6 28 22 +6 21
10 Carlos A. Mannucci 20 7 6 7 24 23 +1 20
11 Octavio Espinosa 20 5 9 6 23 25 −2 19
12 Porvenir Miraflores 20 7 3 10 35 47 −12 17
13 Centro Iqueño 20 3 7 10 19 33 −14 13 1970 Segunda División
14 KDT Nacional 20 1 4 15 12 40 −28 6

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