2004 Categoría Primera A season

The 2004 Categoría Primera A season is the 57th season of Colombia's top-flight football league.

Campeonato AperturaEdit

The Campeonato Apertura (officially the 2004 Copa Mustang I for sponsorship reasons) was the first tournament of the season. It began on February 1 and ended on May 16.

First stageEdit

StandingsEdit

Pos Team Pts GP W D L GF GA Dif
1. América de Cali 37 18 12 1 5 30 17 +13
2. Deportivo Cali 34 18 10 4 4 23 15 +8
3. Atlético Nacional 33 18 10 3 5 30 23 +7
4. Once Caldas 31 18 9 4 5 23 14 +9
5. Atlético Junior 30 18 8 6 4 26 16 +10
6. Independiente Medellín 29 18 8 5 5 20 19 +1
7. Deportivo Pasto 27 18 8 3 7 18 19 -1
8. Chicó FC 27 18 7 6 5 25 24 +1
9. Deportes Pereira 26 18 7 5 6 21 18 +3
10. Millonarios 26 18 7 5 6 23 22 +1
11. Deportes Tolima 26 18 6 8 4 20 17 +3
12. Atlético Bucaramanga 21 18 5 6 7 22 25 -3
13. Independiente Santa Fe 20 18 4 8 6 18 22 -4
14. Cortuluá 19 18 5 4 9 27 32 -5
15. Atlético Huila 16 18 4 4 10 19 29 -10
16. Deportes Quindío 15 18 3 6 9 11 23 -12
17. Envigado FC 14 18 2 8 8 19 26 -7
18. Unión Magdalena 10 18 2 4 12 15 29 -14

Pts=Puntos; GP=Games Played; W=Wins; D=Draw; L=Lost; GF=Goals Favored; GA=Goals Allowed; DIF=Difference

Classified for Semifinal Group Stage.
Eliminated

SemifinalsEdit

The second phase of the 2005-I tournament consisted of two groups of 4 teams semifinals. This was disputed by the best eight teams from the first phase of the tournament. the winners of each group will face on the finals to define a champion.

Group AEdit

R Team Pts GP W D L GF GA Dif
1. Atlético Nacional 10 6 3 1 2 12 8 +4
2. Deportivo Pasto 10 6 3 1 2 9 6 +3
3. América de Cali 7 6 2 1 3 7 10 -3
4. Atlético Junior 6 6 1 3 2 4 8 -4
Fixture 1 - May 19, 2004
Home Score Away
América de Cali 1 - 1 Junior
Pasto 2 - 1 Atlético Nacional
Fixture 2 - May 23, 2004
Home Score Away
Junior 1 - 1 Pasto
Atlético Nacional 4 - 3 América de Cali
Fixture 3 - June 9, 2004
Home Score Away
Pasto 4 - 0 América de Cali
Junior 0 - 4 Atlético Nacional
Fixture 4 - June 13, 2004
Home Score Away
Atlético Nacional 1 - 1 Junior
América de Cali 2 - 0 Pasto
Fixture 5 - June 16, 2004
Home Score Away
Atlético Nacional 1 - 2 Pasto
Junior 0 - 1 América de Cali
Fixture 6 - June 20, 2004
Home Score Away
América de Cali 0 - 1 Atlético Nacional
Pasto 0 - 1 Junior

Group BEdit

R Pos Team Pts GP W D L GF GA Dif
(6) 1. Independiente Medellín 10 6 3 1 2 15 8 +7
(2) 2. Once Caldas 9 6 3 0 3 7 11 -4
(8) 3. Deportivo Cali 8 6 2 2 2 9 11 -2
(4) 4. Chicó FC 7 6 2 1 3 9 10 -1
Fixture 1 - May 19, 2005
Home Score Away
Medellín 4 - 0 Once Caldas
Chico FC 0 - 1 Deportivo Cali
Fixture 2 - May 23, 2004
Home Score Away
Deportivo Cali 0 - 3 Medellín
Once Caldas 1 - 0 Chico FC
FIxture 3 - June 5, 2004
Home Score Away
Deportivo Cali 3 - 1 Once Caldas
Medellín 1 - 2 Chico FC
Fixture 4 - June 13, 2004
Home Score Away
Once Caldas 2 - 0 Cali
Chico FC 3 - 2 Medellín
Fixture 5 - June 16, 2004
Home Score Away
Once Caldas 0 - 2 Medellín
Deportivo Cali 2 - 2 Chico FC
Fixture 6 - June 20, 2004
Home Score Away
Medellín 3 - 3 Deportivo Cali
Chico FC 2 - 3 Once Caldas

FinalsEdit

Date City Home Score Away
June 24 Medellín Independiente Medellín 2 - 1 Atlético Nacional
June 27 Medellín Atlético Nacional 0 - 0 Independiente Medellín
Independiente Medellín is the champion for winning 2 - 1 on global score
Champion
Independiente Medellín

Fourth Title

Campeonato FinalizaciónEdit

The Campeonato Finalización (officially the 2004 Copa Mustang II for sponsorship reasons) was the second tournament of the season. It began on August 1 and ended on December 19.

First phaseEdit

StandingsEdit

Pos Team Pts GP W D L GF GA Dif
1. América 42 18 13 3 2 32 14 +18
2. Atlético Bucaramanga 34 18 10 4 4 23 16 +7
3. Deportes Tolima 33 18 10 3 5 27 20 +7
4. Deportivo Cali 30 18 9 3 6 24 17 +7
5. Atlético Nacional 30 18 9 3 6 24 18 +6
6. Independiente Medellín 29 18 8 5 5 24 13 +9
7. Once Caldas 28 18 8 4 6 30 19 +11
8. Atlético Junior 28 18 7 7 4 26 21 +5
9. Envigado FC 26 18 7 5 6 26 20 +6
10. Santa Fe 25 18 7 4 7 25 24 +1
11. Deportes Quindío 25 18 7 4 7 21 29 -8
12. Tulua 22 18 6 4 8 14 19 -5
13. Atlético Huila 18 18 5 3 10 21 25 -4
14. Chicó FC 18 18 4 6 8 15 24 -9
15. Unión Magdalena 17 18 5 2 11 11 27 -16
16. Deportivo Pasto 17 18 3 8 7 10 16 -6
17. Millonarios 13 18 3 4 11 14 29 -15
18. Deportes Pereira 13 18 3 4 11 9 25 -16

Pts=Puntos; GP=Games Played; W=Wins; D=Draw; L=Lost; GF=Goals Favored; GA=Goals Allowed; DIF=Difference

Classified for Semifinal Group Stage.
Eliminated

SemifinalsEdit

The second phase of the 2005-I tournament consisted of two groups of 4 teams semifinals. This was disputed by the best eight teams from the first phase of the tournament. the winners of each group will face on the finals to define a champion.

Group AEdit

R Team Pts GP W D L GF GA Dif
1. Atlético Nacional 11 6 3 2 1 6 3 +3
2. América de Cali 8 6 2 2 2 10 8 +2
3. Deportes Tolima 7 6 2 1 3 9 9 0
4. Once Caldas 7 6 2 1 3 5 10 -5

Group BEdit

R Team Pts GP W D L GF GA Dif
1. Atlético Junior 13 6 4 1 1 11 5 +6
2. Deportivo Cali 8 6 2 2 2 6 6 0
3. Independiente Medellín 8 6 2 2 2 9 10 -1
4. Atlético Bucaramanga 4 6 1 1 4 5 10 -5

FinalsEdit

Date City Home Score Away
December 15 Barranquilla Atlético Junior 3 - 0 Atlético Nacional
December 19 Medellín Atlético Nacional 5 - 2 Atlético Junior
Atlético Junior is the champion for winning 4 - 5 on P.K.
 

 
Champion
Atlético Junior

Fifth Title

Relegated and promoted team(s)Edit

Categories Relegated team(s) Promoted team(s)
FPC
Primera B
Cortuluá Real Cartagena

External linksEdit