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1994 Torneo Descentralizado

The 1994 Torneo Descentralizado was the 79th season of the top category of Peruvian football (soccer). A total of 16 teams competed. The national champion was Sporting Cristal, beginning a run of three consecutive titles.

Torneo Descentralizado
Season1994
ChampionsSporting Cristal
11th Primera División title
RelegatedCarlos A. Mannucci
Defensor Lima
Copa LibertadoresSporting Cristal
Alianza Lima
Copa CONMEBOLCiclista Lima
Top goalscorerFlavio Maestri (25)
1993
1995

Changes from 1993Edit

  • The Torneo Intermedio was replaced by the Torneo Apertura which qualified its champion to the 1995 Copa CONMEBOL and awarded the club two points for the Torneo Descentralizado.
  • The third-to-last club vs. Copa Perú runner-up relegation playoff was removed.

TeamsEdit

Torneo AperturaEdit

The tournament was played prior to the main Torneo Descentralizado. The group winners advanced to the playoff final. Its champion qualified for the 1995 Copa CONMEBOL.

Group AEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Sporting Cristal 7 5 0 2 23 5 +18 10 Final
2 León de Huánuco 7 4 2 1 11 8 +3 10
3 Alianza Lima 7 3 3 1 15 11 +4 9
4 Deportivo Sipesa 7 3 3 1 9 9 0 9
5 Cienciano 7 1 4 2 8 11 −3 6
6 Aurich-Cañaña 7 2 2 3 9 14 −5 6
7 San Agustín 7 0 3 4 7 15 −8 3
8 Defensor Lima 7 0 3 4 6 15 −9 3

Group BEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Ciclista Lima 7 5 2 0 20 8 +12 12 Final
2 Sport Boys 7 4 1 2 14 8 +6 9
3 Deportivo Municipal 7 3 2 2 8 7 +1 8
4 Melgar 7 3 1 3 15 10 +5 7
5 Carlos A. Mannucci 7 2 3 2 9 8 +1 7
6 Unión Minas 7 1 4 2 4 12 −8 6
7 Alianza Atlético 7 1 2 4 11 20 −9 4
8 Universitario 7 1 1 5 11 19 −8 3

FinalEdit


Sporting Cristal Torneo Apertura champion; receive 2 bonus points for Torneo Descentralizado and qualified for 1995 Copa CONMEBOL. Later declines berth for Copa Libertadores berth. Runner-up Ciclista Lima competes in the Copa CONMEBOL instead.

Torneo DescentralizadoEdit

Sporting Cristal received 2 bonus points as Torneo Apertura champions. Sporting Cristal declined their Copa CONMEBOL berth after qualifying for the Copa Libertadores at the end of the Torneo Descentralizado.

StandingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Sporting Cristal (C) 30 24 3 3 86 19 +67 51 1995 Copa Libertadores
2 Universitario 30 19 4 7 43 20 +23 42 Liguilla with 1 bonus point
3 Alianza Lima 30 16 8 6 56 29 +27 40 Pre-Liguilla
4 León de Huánuco 30 17 4 9 43 36 +7 38
5 Deportivo Sipesa 30 12 9 9 38 30 +8 33
6 Deportivo Municipal 30 13 6 11 40 37 +3 32
7 Ciclista Lima 30 13 6 11 54 54 0 32
8 Melgar 30 12 7 11 41 42 −1 31
9 Aurich-Cañaña 30 12 6 12 36 36 0 30
10 Unión Minas 30 10 8 12 32 42 −10 28
11 Sport Boys 30 11 2 17 34 43 −9 24
12 San Agustín 30 8 8 14 36 48 −12 24
13 Cienciano 30 7 7 16 23 41 −18 21
14 Alianza Atlético 30 8 5 17 38 59 −21 21
15 Carlos A. Mannucci 30 6 8 16 24 45 −21 20 1995 Copa Perú
16 Defensor Lima 30 2 9 19 25 68 −43 13 1995 Segunda División
Source:[citation needed]
(C) Champion.

Pre-LiguillaEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Melgar   1–2   Alianza Lima 1–0 0–2
León de Huánuco   2–2   Ciclista Lima 0–0 2–2
Deportivo Sipesa   2–2   Deportivo Municipal 1–1 1–1

LiguillaEdit

All matches were played in Lima. Universitario started with 1 bonus point for finishing second in the Torneo Descentralizado.

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Alianza Lima 3 2 1 0 5 2 +3 5 1995 Copa Libertadores
2 Deportivo Sipesa 3 1 2 0 4 3 +1 4
3 León de Huánuco 3 1 0 2 6 8 −2 2
4 Universitario 3 0 1 2 4 6 −2 2
Round 1 Round 2 Round 3
Team #1 Score Team #2 Team #1 Score Team #2 Team #1 Score Team #2
Alianza Lima 3–1 León de Huánuco Alianza Lima 2–1 Universitario Alianza Lima 0–0 Deportivo Sipesa
Universitario 1–1 Deportivo Sipesa León de Huánuco 2–3 Deportivo Sipesa Universitario 2–3 León de Huánuco

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