1995 Torneo Descentralizado

  (Redirected from Primera División Peruana 1995)

The 1995 Torneo Descentralizado was the 80th season of Peruvian football. A total of 16 teams competed in the tournament. The season began on March 4 and concluded on December 27 with the victory of Universitario de Deportes over Alianza Lima for the second berth to the 1996 Copa Libertadores. Sporting Cristal successfully defended its national title after finishing 12 points ahead of Alianza Lima and Universitario.

Torneo Descentralizado
Season1995
ChampionsSporting Cristal
12th Primera División title
RelegatedUnión Huaral
León de Huánuco
Copa LibertadoresSporting Cristal
Universitario
Copa CONMEBOLAlianza Lima
Top goalscorerJulinho (23)
1994
1996

Changes from 1994Edit

  • Torneo Apertura was removed; Torneo Descentralizado immediately began and played on a home-and-away basis between the 16 clubs.
  • The Octagonal was played at the end of the season with the 8 best-placed teams of the first phase.
  • In the Octagonal, the 8 clubs played a further 14 rounds to determine the national champion and the berths to the Copa Libertadores and Copa CONMEBOL.

TeamsEdit

Team City Stadium Capacity
Alianza Atlético Sullana Campeones del 36 8,000
Alianza Lima Lima Alejandro Villanueva 35,000
Atlético Torino Talara Campeonísimo 8,000
Aurich–Cañaña Chiclayo Elías Aguirre 24,500
Ciclista Lima Lima Nacional 45,750
Cienciano Cusco Garcilaso 42,056
Deportivo Municipal Lima Nacional 45,750
Deportivo Sipesa Chimbote Manuel Gómez Arellano 25,000
León de Huánuco Huánuco Heraclio Tapia 15,000
Melgar Arequipa Mariano Melgar 20,000
San Agustín Lima Nacional 45,750
Sport Boys Callao Telmo Carbajo 5,000
Sporting Cristal Lima San Martín de Porres 18,000
Unión Huaral Huaral Julio Lores Colan 10,000
Unión Minas Cerro de Pasco Daniel Alcides Carrión 8,000
Universitario Lima Nacional 45,750

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Sporting Cristal (C) 44 29 9 6 98 32 +66 96 Qualification to the 1996 Copa Libertadores group stage
2 Universitario 44 25 9 10 70 37 +33 84[a]
3 Alianza Lima 44 26 6 12 70 32 +38 84[a] Qualification to the 1996 Copa CONMEBOL first round
4 Cienciano 44 21 8 15 58 55 +3 71
5 Deportivo Sipesa 44 18 14 12 71 39 +32 68
6 Deportivo Municipal 44 17 11 16 64 62 +2 62
7 Melgar 44 17 11 16 52 57 −5 62
8 San Agustín 44 14 11 19 53 72 −19 53
9 Sport Boys 30 10 9 11 31 31 0 39
10 Alianza Atlético 30 10 5 15 35 52 −17 35
11 Aurich–Cañaña 30 7 11 12 39 46 −7 32
12 Unión Minas 30 9 5 16 37 51 −14 32
13 Ciclista Lima 30 7 11 12 30 44 −14 32
14 Atlético Torino 30 6 7 17 16 45 −29 25
15 Unión Huaral 30 5 8 17 27 50 −23 23 Relegation to the 1996 Segunda División
16 León de Huánuco 30 2 9 19 15 57 −42 15 Relegation to the 1996 Copa Perú
Source: RSSSF
(C) Champion.
Notes:
  1. ^ a b Universitario and Alianza Lima–tied on points–played on extra match to determine the runners-up of the season.

Extra matchEdit

Alianza Lima0 – 1Universitario
Martínez   85'

Universitario qualified for the 1996 Copa Libertadores.

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