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1971 Argentine Primera División

The 1971 Primera División season was the 80th season of top-flight football in Argentina, with Independiente (10th title) winning the Metropolitano and Rosario Central (1st title) winning the Nacional championship.

Primera División
Season1971
ChampionsIndependiente (Metropolitano)
Rosario Central (Nacional)
1970
1972

Los Andes and Platense were relegated.[1]

Metropolitano ChampionshipEdit

Metropolitano
Season1971
ChampionsIndependiente (10th title)
PromotedFerro C. Oeste
RelegatedLos Andes
Platense
Top goalscorer  Carlos Bianchi (36 goals)
1970
1972
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Independiente 36 20 10 6 57 26 +31 50
2 Vélez Sársfield 36 20 9 7 77 42 +35 49
3 Chacarita Juniors 36 17 12 7 49 35 +14 46
4 Newell's Old Boys 36 18 8 10 74 47 +27 44
4 San Lorenzo 36 18 8 10 75 52 +23 44
6 River Plate 36 14 11 11 60 52 +8 39
7 Ferro Carril Oeste 36 15 8 13 49 49 0 38
8 Boca Juniors 36 16 4 16 59 52 +7 36
9 Huracán 36 12 11 13 46 54 −8 35
10 Rosario Central 36 11 12 13 48 51 −3 34
10 Racing 36 10 14 12 56 64 −8 34
10 Gimnasia y Esgrima (LP) 36 10 14 12 51 62 −11 34
13 Estudiantes (LP) 36 11 10 15 41 55 −14 32
14 Colón 36 10 11 15 58 73 −15 31
15 Atlanta 36 11 8 17 45 57 −12 30
16 Argentinos Juniors 36 9 11 16 43 56 −13 29
16 Banfield 36 6 17 13 36 54 −18 29
18 Los Andes 36 9 9 18 38 57 −19 27
19 Platense 36 6 11 19 42 66 −24 23

Nacional ChampionshipEdit

Nacional
Season1971
ChampionsRosario Central (1st title)
1972 Copa LibertadoresRosario Central
Independiente
Top goalscorer  José Luñiz
  Alfredo Oberti
(10 goals each)
1970
1972

Group AEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Independiente 14 10 4 0 31 13 +18 24
2 Newell's Old Boys 14 9 5 0 37 10 +27 23
3 Belgrano 14 9 3 2 28 13 +15 21
3 River Plate 14 8 5 1 26 13 +13 21
5 Argentinos Juniors 14 7 1 6 22 22 0 15
6 Ferro Carril Oeste 14 4 6 4 22 20 +2 14
7 Banfield 14 4 5 5 23 22 +1 13
7 Kimberley 14 4 5 5 22 21 +1 13
9 San Martín (M) 14 3 6 5 20 20 0 12
10 Gimnasia y Esgrima (LP) 14 3 3 8 22 30 −8 9
10 Huracán 14 3 3 8 19 27 −8 9
12 Juventud Antoniana 14 3 2 9 23 30 −7 8
12 Don Orione 14 4 0 10 16 34 −18 8
14 Huracán (CR) 14 1 1 12 11 55 −44 3

Group BEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Rosario Central 14 9 3 2 27 13 +14 21
2 San Lorenzo 14 8 4 2 37 19 +18 20
2 Boca Juniors 14 8 4 2 34 17 +17 20
4 Gimnasia y Esgrima (M) 14 7 5 2 28 21 +7 19
5 Atlanta 14 6 4 4 25 17 +8 16
5 Vélez Sársfield 14 5 6 3 21 20 +1 16
7 Estudiantes (LP) 14 4 4 6 22 19 +3 12
7 Racing 14 4 4 6 20 21 −1 12
7 Chacarita Juniors 14 5 2 7 16 20 −4 12
7 Colón 14 3 6 5 21 26 −5 12
7 San Martín (T) 14 4 4 6 22 30 −8 12
12 Guaraní Antonio Franco 14 3 4 7 18 26 −8 10
13 Central Córdoba (SdE) 14 3 3 8 17 33 −16 9
14 Huracán (IW) 14 2 4 8 7 25 −18 8

SemifinalsEdit

FinalEdit

Rosario Central2–1San Lorenzo
Gramajo   17'
Colman   23'
Report Scotta   5'
Attendance: 31,915
Referee:   Oscar Veiró

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Argentina 1971 on RSSSF.com