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2012–13 Argentine Primera División season

The 2012–13 Primera División season was the 122nd season of top-flight professional football in Argentina. It started on August 3, 2012 and ended on June 29, 2013. Twenty teams competed in the league, eighteen returning from the 2011–12 season and two promoted from the Primera B Nacional Championship (Championship winners River Plate and runners-up Quilmes). The two promoted clubs avoided relegation.

Primera División
Season2012–13
ChampionsTorneo Inicial:
Vélez Sarsfield (9th title)
Torneo Final:
Newell's Old Boys
(6th title)
Super Champions:
Vélez Sarsfield (10th title)
RelegatedSan Martín (SJ)
Independiente
Unión
2013 Copa LibertadoresVélez Sarsfield
Newell's Old Boys
Boca Juniors
Tigre (via 2012 Copa Sudamericana)
2013 Copa SudamericanaLanús
River Plate
Racing
Belgrano
San Lorenzo
Vélez Sarsfield
2014 Copa LibertadoresNewell's Old Boys
Vélez Sarsfield
Matches played381
Goals scored854 (2.24 per match)
Top goalscorerTorneo Inicial:
Facundo Ferreyra
Ignacio Scocco
(13 goals each)
Torneo Final:
Emanuel Gigliotti
Ignacio Scocco
(11 goals each)
Biggest home winSan Martín (SJ) 6–1 Boca Juniors (Apr. 13, 2013)
River Plate 5–0 Godoy Cruz (Oct. 7, 2012)
Newell's Old Boys 5–0 Unión (Jun. 10, 2013)
Biggest away winArsenal 1–5 Vélez Sarsfield (Nov. 3, 2012)
Arsenal 0–4 River Plate (Sep. 30, 2012)
Highest scoringAtlético de Rafaela 5–3 Argentinos Juniors (Sep. 29, 2012) (8 goals)
Longest winning runLanús -7 matches- (Oct. 5 - Nov. 19, 2012)
Longest unbeaten runNewell's Old Boys - 15 matches- (Aug. 4 - Nov. 15, 2012)
Lanús -15 matches- (Dec. 8, 2012 - May 20, 2013)
Longest losing runArgentinos Juniors -6 matches- (Nov. 24, 2012 - Feb. 22, 2013)

In the first half of the season Vélez Sarsfield became champion of the 2012 Torneo Inicial "Eva Perón", winning the “Evita Capitana” League Cup. In the second one Newell's Old Boys clinched the 2013 Torneo Final "Eva Perón", winning the “Juana Azurduy” League Cup.

In the Superfinal Vélez Sarsfield were crowned Argentina’s Super champions after a 1-0 victory over Newell’s Old Boys in Mendoza. This was the first overall league championship play-off in Argentina since 1991 when Newell’s defeated Boca Juniors on penalties.

Independiente was relegated, for first time, to the Primera B Nacional Championship. The other relegated teams were San Martín (SJ) and Unión.

Format changesEdit

The champion of the Torneo Inicial and Torneo Final met in a season ending championship final to determine the super champion. The format for each tournament remained the same as in previous seasons.

Relegation was also changed for the season. Instead of two teams facing direct relegation to the Primera B Nacional, three teams were directly relegated. The promotion/relegation playoffs were eliminated.

TeamsEdit

The teams ending the 2011–12 season in the bottom two places of the relegation table were Banfield and Olimpo. They played in the 2012–13 Primera B Nacional Championship. At the same time the 2011–12 Primera B Nacional Championship winners River Plate and runners-up Quilmes were directly promoted at the end of the season. San Lorenzo and San Martín (SJ) remained in the Primera División winning their Relegation/promotion playoffs to Instituto and Rosario Central.

Stadia and locationsEdit

Locations of the 2012−13 Primera División teams outside Greater Buenos Aires.
Club City Stadium Capacity
All Boys Buenos Aires Islas Malvinas 21,000
Argentinos Juniors Buenos Aires Diego Armando Maradona 24,800
Arsenal Sarandí Julio H. Grondona 16,300
Atlético de Rafaela Rafaela Nuevo Monumental 16,000
Belgrano Córdoba Mario Alberto Kempes 57,000
Boca Juniors Buenos Aires Alberto J. Armando 49,000
Colón Santa Fe Brigadier General Estanislao López 32,500
Estudiantes (LP) La Plata Estadio Ciudad de La Plata 53,000
Godoy Cruz Godoy Cruz Malvinas Argentinas 40,268
Independiente Avellaneda Libertadores de América 30,000
Lanús Lanús Ciudad de Lanús - Néstor Díaz Pérez 46,619
Newell's Old Boys Rosario Marcelo Bielsa 38,095
Quilmes Quilmes Centenario 30,200
Racing Avellaneda Presidente Juan Domingo Perón 55,389
River Plate Buenos Aires Monumental Antonio Vespucio Liberti 64,624
San Lorenzo Buenos Aires Pedro Bidegain 39,494
San Martín (SJ) San Juan Ingeniero Hilario Sánchez 25,286
Tigre Victoria José Dellagiovanna 26,282
Unión Santa Fe 15 de Abril 22,852
Vélez Sarsfield Buenos Aires José Amalfitani 45,540

StatisticsEdit

Club Manager Most goals
scored
Goals Most minutes
played 1
Minutes
(Matches)
All Boys   José Romero   Iván Borghello 9   Nicolás Cambiasso 3420
(38)
Argentinos Juniors   Ricardo Caruso Lombardi   Juan Luis Anangonó 5   Ariel Garcé 2764
(31)
Arsenal   Gustavo Alfaro   Darío Benedetto 7   Cristian Campestrini 3330
(37)
  Lisandro López
Atlético de Rafaela   Jorge Burruchaga   César Carignano 5   Guillermo Sara 3240
(36)
  Federico González
  Jonathan López
Belgrano   Ricardo Zielinski   Lucas Melano 5   Guillermo Farré 3310
(37)
  Jorge Velázquez
Boca Juniors   Carlos Bianchi   Santiago Silva 11   Santiago Silva 2441
(28)
Colón   Pablo Morant   Emanuel Gigliotti 21   Diego Pozo 3016
(34)
Estudiantes (LP)   Mauricio Pellegrino   Duván Zapata 13   Leandro Desábato 3003
(34)
Godoy Cruz   Martín Palermo   Mauro Obolo 10   Mauro Obolo 3319
(38)
Independiente   Miguel Ángel Brindisi   Ernesto Farías 5   Claudio Morel Rodríguez 2483
(29)
Lanús   Guillermo Barros Schelotto   Silvio Romero 13   Agustín Marchesín 3330
(37)
Newell's Old Boys   Gerardo Martino   Ignacio Scocco 24   Nahuel Guzmán 2970
(33)
  Santiago Vergini
Quilmes   Omar De Felippe   Martín Cauteruccio 14   Emanuel Trípodi 3330
(37)
Racing   Luis Zubeldía   Luciano Vietto 13   Matías Cahais 3314
(37)
River Plate   Ramón Díaz   Manuel Lanzini 8   Marcelo Barovero 3033
(34)
San Lorenzo   Juan Antonio Pizzi   Denis Stracqualursi 8   Pablo Alvarado 3143
(35)
San Martín (SJ)   Rubén Forestello   Humberto Osorio Botello 11   Emmanuel Más 3330
(37)
Tigre   Néstor Gorosito   Rubén Botta 5   Mariano Echeverría 3060
(34)
  Matías Pérez García
Unión   Facundo Sava   Andrés Franzoia 8   Nicolás Correa 3330
(37)
Vélez Sarsfield   Ricardo Gareca   Facundo Ferreyra 16   Sebastián Domínguez 2880
(32)
1.^ Superfinal is not included

Managerial changesEdit

Team Outgoing manager Manner of departure Date of vacancy Replaced by Date of appointment Position in table
Pre-season changes
Lanús   Gabriel Schürrer Sacked June 18, 2012   Guillermo Barros Schelotto June 20, 2012[1] N/A
Estudiantes (LP)   Martín Zuccarelli 1 Replaced June 24, 2012   Diego Cagna June 29, 2012[2] N/A
Torneo Inicial changes
Independiente   Cristian Díaz Resigned August 25, 2012   Américo Gallego August 27, 2012[3] 17th
Unión   Frank Kudelka Resigned August 31, 2012   Nery Pumpido September 4, 2012[4] 19th
San Martín (SJ)   Facundo Sava Sacked September 3, 2012[5]   Gabriel Perrone 2 September 7, 2012[6] 20th
San Lorenzo   Ricardo Caruso Lombardi Mutual agreement October 9, 2012   Juan Antonio Pizzi October 13, 2012[7] 18th
Tigre   Rodolfo Arruabarrena Resigned October 21, 2012   Néstor Gorosito October 22, 2012[8] 19th
Argentinos Juniors   Leonardo Astrada Resigned November 4, 2012[9]   Gabriel Schürrer 3 November 15, 2012[10] 17th
Atlético de Rafaela   Rubén Forestello Sacked November 18, 2012[11]   Jorge Burruchaga 4 December 5, 2012[12] 15th
Godoy Cruz   Omar Asad Resigned November 19, 2012[13]   Martín Palermo 5 November 26, 2012[14] 14th
River Plate   Matías Almeyda Sacked November 27, 2012[15]   Ramón Díaz 6 November 29, 2012[16] 9th
Inter-tournament changes
Unión   Nery Pumpido Resigned December 8, 2012   Facundo Sava December 16, 2012[17] N/A
Boca Juniors   Julio César Falcioni End of contract December 10, 2012   Carlos Bianchi December 17, 2012[18] N/A
Torneo Final changes
Argentinos Juniors   Gabriel Schürrer Resigned February 22, 2013[19]   Ricardo Caruso Lombardi 7 March 14, 2013[20] 20th
San Martín (SJ)   Gabriel Perrone Resigned March 10, 2013[21]   Rubén Forestello 8 March 17, 2013[22] 17th
Colón   Roberto Sensini Resigned March 16, 2013   Pablo Morant 9 March 17, 2013[23] 20th
Estudiantes (LP)   Diego Cagna Resigned March 30, 2013[24]   Mauricio Pellegrino 10 April 5, 2013[25] 19th
Independiente   Américo Gallego Mutual agreement April 14, 2013   Miguel Ángel Brindisi April 16, 2013[26] 16th
  • Pre-season changes
1.^ Interim manager.
  • Torneo Inicial
2.^   Marcelo Vivas was interim manager in the 6th match.
3.^   Carlos Mayor was interim manager in the 14th and 15th matches.
4.^   Víctor Bottaniz was interim manager in the 17th and 18th matches.
5.^   Daniel Oldrá was interim manager in the 17th match.
6.^   Gustavo Zapata was interim manager in the 18th match.
  • Torneo Final
7.^   Fabián De Sarasqueta was interim manager in the 4th and 5th matches.
8.^   Marcelo Vivas was interim manager in the 6th match.
9.^ Interim manager.
10.^   Martín Zuccarelli was interim manager in the 8th and 9th matches.

Torneo InicialEdit

The Torneo Inicial was the first tournament of the season. It began on August 3, 2012 and ended on February 13, 2013.

StandingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Vélez Sarsfield (C) 19 13 2 4 31 12 +19 41 2013 Copa Libertadores Second Stage
2 Newell's Old Boys 19 9 9 1 23 11 +12 36
3 Belgrano 19 10 6 3 22 13 +9 36
4 Lanús 19 10 4 5 23 10 +13 34
5 Racing 19 9 6 4 26 12 +14 33
6 Boca Juniors 19 9 6 4 25 20 +5 33
7 Arsenal 19 9 4 6 19 22 −3 31
8 River Plate 19 7 8 4 28 16 +12 29
9 Estudiantes (LP) 19 8 4 7 19 16 +3 28
10 Colón 19 6 8 5 26 24 +2 26
11 San Lorenzo 19 6 8 5 20 20 0 26
12 All Boys 19 5 6 8 19 27 −8 21
13 Atlético de Rafaela 19 5 5 9 20 28 −8 20
14 Godoy Cruz 19 5 5 9 13 24 −11 20
15 Quilmes 19 3 10 6 16 23 −7 19
16 Argentinos Juniors 19 4 7 8 19 29 −10 19
17 San Martín (SJ) 19 4 5 10 21 27 −6 17
18 Independiente 19 3 8 8 16 24 −8 17
19 Tigre 19 1 10 8 16 27 −11 13
20 Unión 19 0 7 12 16 33 −17 7
Source:[citation needed]
(C) Champion.
 Primera División
2012 Torneo Inicial Champion 
Vélez Sarsfield
9th title

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away ALL ARJ ARS ATR BEL BOC COL EST GCR IND LAN NOB QUI RAC RIV SLO SMJ TIG USF VEL
All Boys 0–1 0–1 1–0 1–1 2–1 1–1 0–0 2–2 3–1 0–2
Argentinos Juniors 1–1 2–1 2–1 0–1 1–3 0–2 1–2 1–1 0–0 3–3
Arsenal 2–2 0–2 1–0 2–0 3–0 1–0 0–4 1–0 1–5
Atlético de Rafaela 2–1 5–3 0–0 1–3 2–0 1–2 1–1 0–0 3–0 0–3
Belgrano 0–0 3–1 1–0 1–0 0–2 0–0 1–0 0–0 1–0 1–0
Boca Juniors 3–1 2–1 0–0 2–1 2–1 0–0 3–1 3–1 1–1 2–0
Colón 3–1 2–2 0–0 1–1 1–0 1–2 0–1 1–1 2–0
Estudiantes (LP) 0–1 2–1 3–1 1–2 2–0 2–1 0–2 2–0 0–0
Godoy Cruz 1–1 2–0 1–0 2–1 1–1 0–0 0–1 0–0 1–0
Independiente 1–1 0–2 2–0 1–2 2–2 0–2 1–1 2–2 1–1 0–0
Lanús 1–0 2–0 0–0 2–0 0–1 1–1 0–0 2–1 4–1 2–0
Newell's Old Boys 1–2 2–1 3–0 1–0 0–0 0–0 1–0 2–0 1–0
Quilmes 0–1 1–2 1–1 3–0 2–2 0–0 1–0 0–0 2–1 0–1
Racing 3–1 0–0 1–1 0–1 2–0 0–0 4–0 4–0 3–1
River Plate 0–0 1–2 2–2 5–0 1–0 3–3 0–1 0–0 2–0
San Lorenzo 4–0 0–0 1–0 2–1 0–1 2–1 2–2 2–1 1–2
San Martín (SJ) 2–1 4–0 1–2 1–1 0–1 0–0 4–0 0–2 2–2 0–3
Tigre 0–1 2–2 1–2 2–0 0–0 1–1 2–3 1–1 0–1
Unión 0–0 1–2 2–2 0–1 1–2 2–2 1–1 2–2 1–2 1–1
Vélez Sarsfield 3–0 2–1 0–1 2–4 2–1 0–2 1–0 2–0 2–0
Source: Programación de Primera División Torneo Inicial 2012/2013
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Top goalscorersEdit

Rank Name Nationality Club Goals
1 Facundo Ferreyra   Argentine Vélez Sársfield 13
Ignacio Scocco   Argentine Newell's Old Boys 13
3 Emanuel Gigliotti   Argentine Colón 10
4 Martín Cauteruccio   Uruguayan Quilmes 7
Lucas Pratto   Argentine Vélez Sársfield 7
Denis Stracqualursi   Argentine San Lorenzo 7
7 Iván Borghello   Argentine All Boys 6
Rodrigo Mora   Uruguayan River Plate 6
Humberto Osorio Botello   Colombian San Martín (SJ) 6
Santiago Silva   Uruguayan Boca Juniors 6
Duván Zapata   Colombian Estudiantes (LP) 6

Torneo FinalEdit

The Torneo Final was the second and final tournament of the season. It began on February 8 and ended on June 23, 2013.

StandingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Newell's Old Boys (C) 19 12 2 5 40 21 +19 38 2014 Copa Libertadores Second Stage
2 River Plate 19 10 5 4 28 22 +6 35
3 Lanús 19 8 9 2 26 14 +12 33
4 San Lorenzo 19 8 8 3 26 16 +10 32
5 Quilmes 19 8 7 4 28 22 +6 31
6 Racing 19 8 5 6 24 17 +7 29
7 Godoy Cruz 19 7 8 4 23 16 +7 29
8 Arsenal 19 8 5 6 25 22 +3 29
9 San Martín (SJ) 19 7 5 7 31 28 +3 26
10 Belgrano 19 4 11 4 14 13 +1 23
11 Atlético de Rafaela 19 5 8 6 21 23 −2 23
12 Independiente 19 5 7 7 16 17 −1 22
13 Tigre 19 6 3 10 22 30 −8 21
14 Vélez Sarsfield 19 4 8 7 18 20 −2 20
15 Estudiantes (LP) 19 4 8 7 15 19 −4 20
16 All Boys 19 5 5 9 15 24 −9 20
17 Colón 19 5 5 9 20 30 −10 20
18 Argentinos Juniors 19 4 6 9 13 21 −8 18
19 Boca Juniors 19 3 9 7 13 29 −16 18
20 Unión 19 3 8 8 17 31 −14 17
Source:[citation needed]
(C) Champion.
 Primera División
2013 Torneo Final Champion 
Newell's Old Boys
6th title

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away ALL ARJ ARS ATR BEL BOC COL EST GCR IND LAN NOB QUI RAC RIV SLO SMJ TIG USF VEL
All Boys 2–1 2–0 0–0 1–1 2–0 2–1 0–1 0–3 1–1
Argentinos Juniors 1–0 1–2 0–0 1–3 1–0 1–2 1–3 2–0 0–1
Arsenal 4–0 0–0 1–0 1–0 2–0 1–2 1–0 1–3 3–2 3–2
Atlético de Rafaela 1–1 0–2 1–2 2–0 0–3 3–0 0–0 2–1 1–0
Belgrano 0–1 1–1 0–0 2–1 0–0 3–0 1–2 0–2 1–0
Boca Juniors 1–1 1–0 0–0 1–0 0–0 3–2 1–1 1–3 1–1
Colón 2–0 1–0 2–2 3–3 1–1 0–3 0–1 1–1 3–2 2–1
Estudiantes (LP) 0–0 1–1 1–0 0–0 2–0 2–4 0–1 1–1 1–3 1–0
Godoy Cruz 0–0 3–0 0–0 1–1 3–0 0–1 1–2 0–1 2–1 3–1
Independiente 3–1 1–1 0–0 0–1 1–3 2–0 0–1 3–1 1–1
Lanús 2–1 2–1 1–1 0–0 4–0 0–0 2–2 5–1 1–0
Newell's Old Boys 0–1 2–0 4–0 1–2 3–1 0–3 4–3 1–0 3–1 5–0
Quilmes 2–1 3–3 1–0 0–0 0–0 1–1 1–0 1–2 0–0
Racing 2–0 1–1 2–0 1–1 1–1 0–0 0–2 2–0 3–0 0–0
River Plate 2–0 1–1 3–0 2–1 1–0 2–1 1–1 3–1 3–2 0–0
San Lorenzo 1–1 0–0 3–0 1–1 2–2 0–1 1–4 2–0 0–1 4–2
San Martín (SJ) 2–1 6–1 2–0 2–3 3–1 1–1 0–3 0–0 3–1
Tigre 2–1 1–0 1–3 0–0 0–0 0–2 0–0 2–3 1–3 1–2
Unión 1–1 0–0 1–1 1–1 1–0 0–0 0–3 2–2 1–1
Vélez Sarsfield 0–0 2–2 2–1 1–1 0–1 1–3 2–0 1–1 3–0 1–2
Source:[citation needed]
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Top goalscorersEdit

Rank Name Nationality Club Goals
1 Emanuel Gigliotti   Argentine Colón 11
Ignacio Scocco   Argentine Newell's Old Boys 11
3 Silvio Romero   Argentine Lanús 9
4 Luciano Vietto   Argentine Racing 8
5 Martín Cauteruccio   Uruguayan Quilmes 7
Ezequiel Rescaldani   Argentine Vélez Sarsfield 7
Duván Zapata   Colombian Estudiantes (LP) 7
8 Andrés Franzoia   Argentine Unión 6
Mauro Obolo   Argentine Godoy Cruz 6
Claudio Riaño   Argentine San Martín (SJ) 6

SuperfinalEdit

The 2012-13 Superfinal was played on 29 June 2013 between Vélez Sarsfield, winners of the 2012 Torneo Inicial, and Newell's Old Boys, winners of the 2013 Torneo Final. The match was played at the neutral venue of the Estadio Malvinas Argentinas in Mendoza.

Vélez Sarsfield were crowned Super champions after a 1-0 victory over Newell's Old Boys.[27] The Association recognised that title as a Primera División (league) championship.[28]

As super champions of the 2012-13 season Vélez Sarsfield was qualified for the 2013 Supercopa Argentina, 2013 Copa Sudamericana and 2014 Copa Libertadores.

DetailsEdit

 
 
 
 
 
 
Vélez Sarsfield
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Newell's Old Boys
GK 13   Sebastián Sosa   70'
DF 5   Fabián Cubero (c)   9'   27'
DF 2   Fernando Tobio
DF 6   Sebastián Domínguez (c)
DF 3   Emiliano Papa   45'
MF 24   Iván Bella   29'
MF 17   Franco Razzotti   90+1'
MF 8   Fernando Gago   71'
MF 10   Federico Insúa   76'
FW 12   Lucas Pratto   67'
FW 14   Facundo Ferreyra
Substitutes:
GK 1   Germán Montoya
DF 30   Juan Sabia
DF 4   Gino Peruzzi   29'
MF 18   Francisco Cerro   71'
MF 21   Agustín Allione
MF 29   Lucas Romero   67'
FW 9   Ezequiel Rescaldani
Manager:
  Ricardo Gareca

GK 1   Nahuel Guzmán
DF 4   Marcos Cáceres
DF 27   Santiago Vergini   5'
DF 20   Gabriel Heinze
DF 15   Milton Casco
MF 8   Pablo Pérez   9'   71'
MF 7   Lucas Bernardi (c)
MF 14   Rinaldo Cruzado   63'   63'
FW 11   Maxi Rodríguez
FW 32   Ignacio Scocco
FW 16   Víctor Figueroa
Substitutes:
GK 22   Sebastián Peratta
DF 6   Víctor López
MF 5   Diego Mateo
MF 28   Martín Tonso   63'
MF 18   Horacio Orzán
FW 37   Maximiliano Urruti   71'
FW 39   Fabián Muñoz
Manager:
  Gerardo Martino

Assistant referees:
Diego Bonfá
Iván Núñez
Fourth official:
Mauro Vigliano

Match rules

  • 90 minutes.
  • 30 minutes of extra time if necessary.
  • Penalty shoot-out if scores still level.
  • Seven named substitutes.
  • Maximum of three substitutions.


 Primera División
2012–13 Superfinal Champion 
Vélez Sarsfield
10th title

RelegationEdit

Pos
Team 2010–11
Pts
2011–12
Pts
2012–13
Pts
Total
Pts
Total
Pld
Avg
Relegation
1 Vélez Sarsfield 82 64 61 207 114 1.816
2 River Plate 64 64 38 1.684
3 Lanús 63 55 67 185 114 1.623
4 Boca Juniors 53 76 51 180 114 1.579
5 Arsenal 57 62 60 179 114 1.57
6 Belgrano 55 59 114 76 1.5
7 Estudiantes (LP) 69 50 48 167 114 1.465
8 Newell's Old Boys 42 48 74 164 114 1.439
9 Racing 52 50 62 164 114 1.439
10 Colón 47 60 46 153 114 1.342
11 Godoy Cruz 63 38 49 150 114 1.316
12 Quilmes 50 50 38 1.316
13 San Lorenzo 47 44 58 149 114 1.307
14 Tigre 50 63 34 147 114 1.289
15 All Boys 51 54 41 146 114 1.281
16 Argentinos Juniors 54 49 37 140 114 1.228
17 Atlético de Rafaela 50 43 93 76 1.224
18 San Martín (SJ) (R) 48 43 91 76 1.197 Primera B Nacional
19 Independiente (R) 43 47 39 129 114 1.132
20 Unión (R) 50 24 74 76 0.974


Source:[29]

International qualificationEdit

2013 Copa LibertadoresEdit

Qualification for the 2013 Copa Libertadores tournament was awarded to the winners of the 2011/12 Clausura and 2012/13 Torneo Inicial tournaments. A third place was awarded to the Argentine side that proceeded furthest in the 2012 Copa Sudamericana tournament. Two more places were available to the teams who gain most points in the 2012 Argentine tournaments, and a league table showing those combined points is given below.[30]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Vélez Sarsfield 38 22 8 8 57 27 +30 74 2013 Copa Libertadores Second Stage[a]
2 Arsenal 38 20 9 9 49 37 +12 69
3 Newell's Old Boys 38 18 14 6 49 30 +19 68 2013 Copa Libertadores Second Stage
4 Boca Juniors 38 18 12 8 55 40 +15 66
5 Lanús 38 17 9 12 42 28 +14 60
6 Belgrano 38 16 12 10 39 33 +6 60
7 Colón 38 13 16 9 50 42 +8 55
8 Estudiantes (LP) 38 15 10 13 42 40 +2 55
9 All Boys 38 14 12 12 40 40 0 54
10 Racing 38 14 10 14 45 39 +6 52
11 San Lorenzo 38 12 15 11 42 42 0 51
12 Tigre 38 11 16 11 45 42 +3 49 2013 Copa Libertadores First Stage[b]
13 Argentinos Juniors 38 11 13 14 36 44 −8 46
14 Atlético de Rafaela 38 11 11 16 46 55 −9 44
15 San Martín (SJ) 38 10 9 19 42 56 −14 39
16 Independiente 38 8 13 17 38 52 −14 37
17 Godoy Cruz 38 7 13 18 24 49 −25 34
18 Unión 38 5 17 16 37 52 −15 32
19 River Plate 19 7 8 4 28 16 +12 29
20 Quilmes 19 3 10 6 16 23 −7 19
Source:[citation needed]
Notes:
  1. ^ Arsenal and Vélez Sársfield are qualified for the 2013 Copa Libertadores as the 2011/12 Clausura and 2012/13 Torneo Inicial champions respectively.
  2. ^ Tigre is qualified for the 2013 Copa Libertadores as the best Argentine team in the 2012 Copa Sudamericana.

2013 Copa SudamericanaEdit

Qualification for the 2013 Copa Sudamericana tournament was awarded to the winners of the 2012–13 Argentine Primera División and the 5 best non-finalists (if not qualified for 2013 Copa Libertadores second stage or relegated) according to the aggregate table of the 2012–13 Torneo Inicial and Torneo Final.[31][32]

This aggregate table could also be used for award places for the 2014 Copa Libertadores.[31]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Newell's Old Boys 38 21 11 6 63 32 +31 74 2013 Copa Libertadores Second Stage
2 Lanús (Q) 38 18 13 7 49 24 +25 67 2013 Copa Sudamericana Second Stage
3 River Plate (Q) 38 17 13 8 56 38 +18 64
4 Racing (Q) 38 17 11 10 50 29 +21 62
5 Vélez Sarsfield (Q) 38 17 10 11 49 32 +17 61 2013 Copa Libertadores Second Stage and 2013 Copa Sudamericana Second Stage[a]
6 Arsenal 38 17 9 12 44 44 0 60 2013 Copa Libertadores Second Stage
7 Belgrano (Q) 38 14 17 7 36 26 +10 59 2013 Copa Sudamericana Second Stage
8 San Lorenzo (Q) 38 14 16 8 46 36 +10 58
9 Boca Juniors 38 12 15 11 38 49 −11 51 2013 Copa Libertadores Second Stage
10 Quilmes 38 11 17 10 44 45 −1 50
11 Godoy Cruz 38 12 13 13 36 40 −4 49
12 Estudiantes (LP) 38 12 12 14 34 35 −1 48
13 Colón 38 11 13 14 46 54 −8 46
14 San Martín (SJ) 38 11 10 17 52 55 −3 43
15 Atlético de Rafaela 38 10 13 15 41 51 −10 43
16 All Boys 38 10 11 17 34 51 −17 41
17 Independiente 38 8 15 15 32 41 −9 39
18 Argentinos Juniors 38 8 13 17 32 50 −18 37
19 Tigre 38 7 13 18 38 57 −19 34 2013 Copa Libertadores Second Stage
20 Unión 38 3 15 20 33 64 −31 24
Source:[citation needed]
Rules for classification: 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.
(Q) Qualified to the phase indicated.
Notes:
  1. ^ Vélez Sarsfield is qualified for the 2013 Copa Sudamericana as the 2012–13 Primera División super champion.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Guillermo Barros Schelotto es el nuevo técnico de Lanús". Diario Panorama (in Spanish). June 20, 2012.
  2. ^ "Cagna es el nuevo técnico de Estudiantes". Vavel (in Spanish). June 29, 2012.
  3. ^ "Américo Gallego es el nuevo DT de Independiente". Canchallena (in Spanish). August 27, 2012.
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