1978–79 Serie A

The 1978–79 Serie A season was won by Milan. Notably, Perugia were the first team during the round-robin era to go through the season undefeated, although due to their number of drawn matches, they finished second in the league.

Serie A
Season1978 (1978)–79
ChampionsMilan
10th title Stella 10 Scudetti.svg
RelegatedVicenza
Atalanta
Hellas Verona
European CupMilan
Cup Winners' CupJuventus
UEFA CupPerugia
Internazionale
Napoli
Torino
Matches played240
Goals scored455 (1.9 per match)
Top goalscorerBruno Giordano
(19 goals)

TeamsEdit

Ascoli, Catanzaro and Avellino had been promoted from Serie B.

Final classificationEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Milan (C) 30 17 10 3 46 19 +27 44 Qualification to European Cup first round
2 Perugia 30 11 19 0 34 16 +18 41 Qualification to UEFA Cup first round
3 Juventus 30 12 13 5 40 23 +17 37 Qualification to Cup Winners' Cup first round
4 Internazionale 30 10 16 4 38 24 +14 36 Qualification to UEFA Cup first round
5 Torino 30 11 14 5 35 23 +12 36
6 Napoli 30 9 14 7 23 21 +2 32
7 Fiorentina 30 10 12 8 26 26 0 32
8 Lazio 30 9 11 10 35 40 −5 29
9 Catanzaro 30 6 16 8 23 30 −7 28
10 Ascoli 30 7 12 11 26 31 −5 26
11 Avellino 30 6 14 10 19 26 −7 26
12 Roma 30 8 10 12 24 32 −8 26
13 Bologna 30 4 16 10 23 30 −7 24
14 Vicenza (R) 30 5 14 11 29 42 −13 24 Relegation to Serie B
15 Atalanta (R) 30 6 12 12 20 33 −13 24
16 Hellas Verona (R) 30 2 11 17 14 39 −25 15
Source: Panini
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated.

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away ASC ATA AVE BOL CAT FIO INT JUV LRV LAZ MIL NAP PER ROM TOR VER
Ascoli 1–0 2–0 2–2 1–1 2–1 1–2 1–0 0–0 0–0 0–1 0–0 0–0 0–0 3–0 1–0
Atalanta 3–2 0–0 0–0 0–2 0–0 0–1 0–1 2–0 0–0 1–3 2–1 0–2 2–0 0–1 1–0
Avellino 3–1 0–0 0–0 0–0 1–1 1–0 0–0 2–1 1–3 1–0 1–1 0–1 0–0 1–1 2–0
Bologna 0–0 1–0 0–0 1–1 0–0 0–1 0–0 5–2 2–1 0–1 1–1 2–2 1–2 1–1 1–0
Catanzaro 1–1 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 1–1 0–0 2–0 3–1 1–3 0–0 1–1 1–0 2–1 1–1
Fiorentina 1–0 0–1 1–0 1–0 1–1 1–2 0–1 0–0 3–0 2–3 2–1 1–1 2–0 0–0 1–0
Internazionale 1–1 2–2 2–0 0–0 0–0 1–2 2–1 0–0 4–0 2–2 2–0 1–1 1–2 0–0 4–0
Juventus 1–0 3–0 3–3 1–1 3–1 1–1 1–1 1–2 2–1 1–0 1–0 1–2 4–1 1–1 6–2
Vicenza 1–1 1–1 2–1 2–2 2–0 0–1 0–1 1–1 4–1 2–3 0–0 1–1 1–0 2–2 0–0
Lazio 3–1 1–1 0–0 1–0 3–1 4–0 1–1 2–2 4–3 1–1 1–2 0–0 0–0 0–0 1–0
Milan 0–0 1–1 1–0 0–0 4–0 4–1 1–0 0–0 0–0 2–0 0–1 1–1 1–0 1–0 2–1
Napoli 2–1 2–0 3–0 2–1 1–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 2–2 0–2 1–1 1–1 1–0 0–1 1–0
Perugia 2–0 2–0 0–0 3–1 1–0 1–0 2–2 0–0 2–0 2–0 1–1 2–0 1–1 0–0 1–1
Roma 1–0 2–2 2–1 2–0 1–3 1–1 1–1 1–0 3–0 1–2 0–3 0–0 0–0 0–2 2–0
Torino 3–1 3–0 1–0 3–1 3–0 1–1 3–3 0–1 4–0 2–2 0–3 0–0 0–0 1–0 0–0
Hellas Verona 2–3 1–1 0–1 1–0 0–0 0–1 0–0 0–3 0–0 2–0 1–3 0–0 1–1 1–1 0–1
Source:[citation needed]
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Top goalscorersEdit

Rank Player Club Goals
1   Bruno Giordano Lazio 19
2   Paolo Rossi Vicenza 15
3   Alberto Bigon Milan 12
4   Alessandro Altobelli Internazionale 11
  Carlo Muraro Internazionale
6   Massimo Palanca Catanzaro 10
  Paolo Pulici Torino
8   Roberto Bettega Juventus 9
  Aldo Maldera Milan
  Roberto Pruzzo Roma
  Giuseppe Savoldi Napoli
  Walter Speggiorin Perugia
  Francesco Graziani Torino

References and sourcesEdit

  • Almanacco Illustrato del Calcio - La Storia 1898-2004, Panini Edizioni, Modena, September 2005

External linksEdit