2007–08 Primera B Nacional

The 2007–08 Argentine Primera B Nacional was the 22nd season of second division professional of football in Argentina. A total of 20 teams competed; the champion and runner-up were promoted to Argentine Primera División.

Primera B Nacional
Season2007–08
ChampionsSan Martín (T)
(1st divisional title)
PromotedSan Martín (T)
Godoy Cruz
RelegatedAlmirante Brown
Ben Hur
Matches played380
Goals scored891 (2.34 per match)
Top goalscorerCristian Milla
Leandro Zarate 20 goals

Club informationEdit

Club City Stadium
Aldosivi Mar del Plata José María Minella
Almagro José Ingenieros Tres de Febrero
Almirante Brown Isidro Casanova Fragata Presidente Sarmiento
Atlético de Rafaela Rafaela Nuevo Monumental
Belgrano Córdoba El Gigante de Alberdi
Ben Hur Rafaela Parque Barrio Ilolay
CAI Comodoro Rivadavia Municipal de Comodoro Rivadavia
Chacarita Juniors Villa Maipú Chacarita Juniors
Defensa y Justicia Florencio Varela Norberto "Tito" Tomaghello
Ferro Carril Oeste Caballito Arq. Ricardo Etcheverry
Godoy Cruz Mendoza Malvinas Argentinas
Independiente Rivadavia Mendoza Bautista Gargantini
Instituto Córdoba Presidente Perón
Nueva Chicago Mataderos Nueva Chicago
Platense Florida Ciudad de Vicente López
Quilmes Quilmes Centenario
San Martín San Miguel de Tucumán La Ciudadela
Talleres Córdoba Estadio La Boutique
Tiro Federal Rosario Fortín de Ludueña
Unión Santa Fe 15 de Abril

StandingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or qualification
1 San Martín (T) (C, P) 38 18 12 8 48 28 +20 66 2008–09 Primera División
2 Godoy Cruz (P) 38 19 8 11 54 42 +12 65
3 Unión 38 15 11 12 52 42 +10 56 Promotion Playoff Matches
4 Belgrano 38 15 11 12 53 47 +6 56
5 Chacarita Juniors 38 15 11 12 46 45 +1 56
6 Quilmes 38 14 13 11 43 35 +8 55
7 Tiro Federal 38 14 12 12 44 36 +8 54
8 Atlético de Rafaela 38 14 11 13 47 42 +5 53
9 CAI 38 14 9 15 49 52 −3 51
10 Ferro Carril Oeste 38 13 12 13 40 44 −4 51
11 Aldosivi 38 13 9 16 50 45 +5 48
12 Independiente Rivadavia 38 13 8 17 49 51 −2 47
13 Talleres (C) 38 13 7 18 46 63 −17 46
14 Almagro 38 12 10 16 41 50 −9 43[a]
15 Instituto 38 9 16 13 32 46 −14 43
16 Defensa y Justicia 38 11 10 17 32 49 −17 43
17 Platense 38 9 15 14 46 54 −8 42
18 Almirante Brown 38 15 14 9 41 25 +16 41[b]
19 Ben Hur 38 9 11 18 31 46 −15 38
20 Nueva Chicago 38 12 16 10 47 44 +3 34[c]
Updated to match(es) played on June 22, 2008. Source: AFA
Rules for classification: 1st points; 2nd goal difference; 3rd goals scored; 4th head-to-head points; 5th head-to-head goal difference; 6th head-to-head goals scored. This does not apply to determining the champion. If two or more teams had been tied in point at the end of the tournament, a playoff would have been held at a neutral venue within 72 hours for the championship
(C) Champion; (P) Promoted.
Notes:
  1. ^ 3 points deducted for violence acts
  2. ^ 18 points deducted for violence acts
  3. ^ 18 points deducted for violence acts

Promotion/Relegation Playoff Legs Primera División-Primera B NacionalEdit

The 3rd and 4th placed of the table played with the 18th and the 17th placed of the Relegation Table of 2007–08 Primera División.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Relegation/promotion playoff 1
Belgrano 1–2 Racing 1–1 0–1
Relegation/promotion playoff 2
Unión 1–2 Gimnasia y Esgrima (J) 1–1 0–1

RelegationEdit

Pos
Team 2005–06
Pts
2006–07
Pts
2007–08
Pts
Total
Pts
Total
Pld
Avg
Situation Affiliation
1 Godoy Cruz 63 65 128 76 1.684 Indirect
2 Belgrano 62 56 118 76 1.553 Indirect
3 Chacarita Juniors 60 61 56 177 114 1.553 Direct
4 Atlético de Rafaela 53 68 53 174 114 1.526 Indirect
5 Quilmes 55 55 38 1.447 Direct
6 San Martín (T) 44 66 110 76 1.447 Indirect
7 Unión 46 57 56 159 114 1.395 Direct
8 Platense 61 42 103 76 1.355 Direct
9 Defensa y Justicia 51 57 43 151 114 1.325 Direct
10 Almagro 52 49 43 144 114 1.263 Direct
11 Aldosivi 48 45 48 141 114 1.237 Indirect
12 Independiente Rivadavia 47 47 38 1.237 Indirect
13 CAI 44 45 51 140 114 1.228 Indirect
14 Tiro Federal 39 54 93 76 1.224 Indirect
15 Ferro Carril Oeste 43 39 51 133 114 1.167 Direct
16 Nueva Chicago 54 34 88 76 1.158 Relegation Playoff Matches Direct
17 Instituto 43 43 86 76 1.132 Indirect
18 Talleres (C) 55 26 46 127 114 1.114 Relegation Playoff Matches Indirect
19 Ben Hur 50 36 38 124 114 1.088 Torneo Argentino A Direct
20 Almirante Brown 41 41 38 1.079 Primera B Metropolitana Indirect

Note: Clubs with indirect affiliation with AFA are relegated to the Torneo Argentino A, while clubs directly affiliated face relegation to Primera B Metropolitana. Clubs with direct affiliation are all from Greater Buenos Aires, with the exception of Newell's, Rosario Central, Central Córdoba and Argentino de Rosario, all from Rosario, and Unión and Colón from Santa Fe.

Relegation Playoff LegsEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Relegation/promotion playoff 1 (Direct affiliation vs. Primera B Metropolitana)
Los Andes 3–0 Nueva Chicago 1–0 2–0
Relegation/promotion playoff 2 (Indirect affiliation vs. Torneo Argentino A)
Racing (C) 2–3 Talleres (C) 1–2 1–1

Season statisticsEdit

Top scorersEdit

Rank Player Club Goals
1   Cristian Milla Chacarita Juniors 19
  Leandro Zarate Unión
3   Leandro Armani Tiro Federal 16
4   Luis Salmerón Ferro Carril Oeste 15
5   Iván Borghello Talleres (C) 13
  Héctor Cuevas
  Daniel Vega Platense

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit

  • "Argentina Second Level 2007/08". rsssf.com. Retrieved 2014-05-20.