2005 Uruguayan Primera División

The Primera División Uruguaya 2005 started on 5 March 2005 and ended on 12 July 2005.

The league was a single round-robin tournament and not relegation and promotion from Segunda División Uruguay. But along with Apertura 2005 of 2005–06 season, the whole schedule of 2005 would count in a final table, the bottom three would direct relegated. The winners qualified for 2006 Copa Libertadores.

Final classificationEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Nacional 17 12 5 0 39 16 +23 41 Play-offs
2 Defensor 17 12 5 0 33 13 +20 41
3 Peñarol 17 10 5 2 28 19 +9 35
4 Danubio 17 8 4 5 23 16 +7 28
5 Rocha 17 6 7 4 27 21 +6 25
6 Liverpool 17 7 4 6 26 25 +1 25
7 Rentistas 17 6 6 5 30 25 +5 24
8 Miramar Misiones 17 7 2 8 33 29 +4 23
9 Wanderers 17 6 5 6 30 33 −3 23
10 River Plate 17 6 4 7 34 32 +2 22
11 Cerrito 17 5 6 6 21 19 +2 21
12 Tacuarembó 17 5 6 6 17 18 −1 21
13 Fénix 17 5 4 8 19 26 −7 19
14 Paysandú 17 3 5 9 23 34 −11 14
15 Rampla Juniors 17 3 5 9 19 31 −12 14
16 Plaza Colonia 17 3 5 9 8 27 −19 14
17 Cerro 17 3 4 10 20 30 −10 13
18 Deportivo Colonia 17 3 4 10 15 31 −16 13
Source: RSSSF

Championship playoffsEdit

Defensor Sporting refused to play the playoff due to Nacional winning their last match by a contested penalty in 7th minute of injury time. Nacional was awarded the championship on 6 July 2005.


 Primera División
2005 Champion 
Nacional
40th title

TopscorersEdit

Pos Name Team Goals
1 Pablo Granoche Miramar Misiones 16
2 Elías Ferreira Rentistas 14
3 Sergio Blanco Wanderers 12
4 Osvaldo Canobbio River Plate 11
5 Martín Ligüera Nacional 10
6 Sebastián Taborda Defensor 9
7 José Pedro Cardozo Rocha 8
Richard Porta River Plate 8
Ignacio Risso Danubio 8
Sebastián Abreu Nacional 8
Hugo Costela Defensor 8
Leonardo Medina Liverpool 8

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