1972 Campeonato Ecuatoriano de Fútbol Serie A

The 1972 Campeonato Ecuatoriano de Fútbol Serie A, the first division of Ecuadorian football (soccer), was played by 16 teams. The champion was Emelec.

Ecuadorian Serie A
Season1972
ChampionsEmelec
1971
1973

First StageEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 El Nacional 14 7 4 3 33 19 +14 18 Qualified to the Liguilla Final
2 Barcelona 14 7 3 4 24 15 +9 17
3 Emelec 14 5 7 2 17 12 +5 17
4 Macará 14 5 4 5 24 25 −1 14
5 América de Quito 14 4 5 5 15 17 −2 13
6 L.D.U. Quito 14 4 5 5 18 23 −5 13
7 Universidad Católica 14 5 2 7 17 18 −1 12 Relegated to the Serie B
8 Olmedo 14 2 4 8 20 39 −19 8
Home \ Away CDA BSC EN CSE LDQ MAC CDO UC
América de Quito 1–0 0–0 1–0 1–0 1–3 2–2 0–1
Barcelona 2–1 2–0 2–2 3–0 2–1 3–1 4–1
El Nacional 2–2 3–1 3–0 3–1 5–2 8–3 1–0
Emelec 0–0 0–0 3–1 1–1 0–0 4–1 1–0
L.D.U. Quito 1–1 2–2 1–4 1–1 3–2 3–1 3–2
Macará 2–1 0–2 1–0 2–2 0–1 4–2 3–2
Olmedo 1–3 1–0 3–3 0–1 1–1 3–3 1–0
Universidad Católica 3–1 2–1 0–0 0–2 1–0 1–1 4–0
Source: RSSSF - 1972 Serie A
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Second stageEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Emelec 14 7 6 1 28 14 +14 20 Qualified to the Liguilla Final
2 Barcelona 14 7 3 4 26 15 +11 17
3 Deportivo Quito 14 6 5 3 23 23 0 17
4 El Nacional 14 5 4 5 14 16 −2 14
5 L.D.U. Portoviejo 14 3 6 5 18 19 −1 12
6 América de Quito 14 4 3 7 13 18 −5 11
7 L.D.U. Quito 14 3 5 6 18 24 −6 11 Qualified to the Relegation Play-off
8 Macará 14 3 4 7 14 25 −11 10
Home \ Away CDA BSC SDQ EN CSE LDP LDQ MAC
América de Quito 1–0 1–1 0–1 0–0 1–1 2–0 0–1
Barcelona 3–1 6–0 3–0 1–3 1–1 2–0 3–2
Deportivo Quito 1–2 1–0 2–1 0–0 3–1 2–2 2–1
El Nacional 1–0 1–1 1–3 0–2 1–0 1–2 3–0
Emelec 3–1 2–4 2–2 0–0 0–0 2–0 7–2
L.D.U. Portoviejo 0–1 1–1 2–1 2–2 2–3 1–1 1–0
L.D.U. Quito 4–2 0–1 3–3 0–1 1–3 4–3 0–0
Macará 2–1 2–0 1–2 1–1 1–1 0–3 1–1
Source: RSSSF - 1972 Serie A
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Liguilla FinalEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Emelec 4 2 1 1 9 5 +4 5 Champions
2 El Nacional 4 1 2 1 8 6 +2 4 Runners-up
3 Barcelona 4 1 1 2 6 12 −6 3
Home \ Away BSC EN CSE
Barcelona 3–3 2–1
El Nacional 3–0 2–2
Emelec 5–1 1–0
Source: RSSSF - 1972 Serie A
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Relegation play-offEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Universidad Católica 3 2 1 0 5 2 +3 5 Promoted to the 1973 Serie A
2 L.D.U. Quito 3 0 1 2 2 5 −3 1 Relegated to the Segunda Categoría

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