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Primera División de México Clausura 2003

Primera División de México (Mexico First Division) Clausura 2003 is a Mexican Association football tournament - one of two short tournaments that take up the entire year to determine the champion(s) of Mexican football. It began on Saturday, January 11, 2003, and ran until May 17, when the regular season ended. Cuernavaca stole Celaya's place, which disappeared. Monterrey defeated Morelia; their second championship.

Primera División de México
Season2002−03
ChampionsMonterrey (2nd title)
RelegatedCuernavaca
Champions' CupMonterrey
Top goalscorerJosé Saturnino Cardozo (22 goals)

OverviewEdit

Location of the Primera División Clausura 2003 teams
Team City Stadium
América Mexico City Azteca
Atlante Ciudad Nezahualcóyotl, State of Mexico Neza 86
Atlas Guadalajara, Jalisco Jalisco
Chiapas Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas Víctor Manuel Reyna
Cruz Azul Mexico City Azul
Cuernavaca Cuernavaca, Morelos Mariano Matamoros
Guadalajara Guadalajara, Jalisco Jalisco
Morelia Morelia, Michoacán Morelos
Monterrey Monterrey, Nuevo León Tecnológico
Necaxa Mexico City Azteca
Pachuca Pachuca, Hidalgo Hidalgo
Puebla Puebla, Puebla Cuauhtémoc
Querétaro Querétaro, Querétaro Corregidora
San Luis San Luis Potosí, S.L.P. Alfonso Lastras
Santos Laguna Torreón, Coahuila Corona
Tecos Zapopan, Jalisco Tres de Marzo
Toluca Toluca, State of Mexico Nemesio Díez
UANL San Nicolás de los Garza, Nuevo León Universitario
UNAM Mexico City Olímpico Universitario
Veracruz Veracruz, Veracruz Luis "Pirata" Fuente


Final Standings (groups)Edit

Group 1

Club Pld W D L GF GA +/- Points
1. Toluca 19 10 3 6 40 30 +10 33
2. Atlas 19 8 8 3 29 20 +9 32
3. América 19 8 5 6 29 20 +9 29
4. Cuernavaca 19 6 5 8 24 27 -3 23
5. Puebla 19 4 4 11 15 31 -16 16

Group 2

Club Pld W D L GF GA +/- Points
1. Monterrey 19 9 7 3 31 22 +9 34
2. UANL 19 10 4 5 25 22 +3 34
3. Pachuca 19 4 9 6 21 23 -2 21
4. UNAM 19 4 8 7 25 35 -10 20
5. Tecos 19 1 4 14 15 37 -22 7

Group 3

Club Pld W D L GF GA +/- Points
1. Morelia 19 10 5 4 34 20 +14 35
2. Cruz Azul 19 5 9 5 24 24 0 24
3. Necaxa 19 6 5 8 25 24 +1 23
4. San Luis 19 5 5 9 25 38 -13 20
5. Chiapas 19 5 4 10 15 26 -11 19

Group 4

Club Pld W D L GF GA +/- Points
1. Atlante 19 10 4 5 39 26 +13 34
2. Veracruz 19 9 5 5 23 18 +5 32
3. Guadalajara 19 8 7 4 32 24 +8 31
4. Santos 19 9 3 7 30 24 +6 30
5. Querétaro 19 3 8 8 13 23 -10 17
Teams directly qualified to the Liguilla
Teams qualified for the Repechaje

Final Standings (general)Edit

Club Pld W D L GF GA +/- Points
1. Morelia 19 10 5 4 34 20 +14 35
2. Atlante 19 10 4 5 39 26 +13 34
3. Monterrey 19 9 7 3 31 22 +9 34
4. UANL 19 10 4 5 25 22 +3 34
5. Toluca 19 10 3 6 40 30 +10 33
6. Atlas 19 8 8 3 29 20 +9 32
7. Veracruz 19 9 5 5 23 18 +5 32
8. Guadalajara 19 8 7 4 32 24 +8 31
9. Santos 19 9 3 7 30 24 +6 30
10. América 19 8 5 6 29 20 +9 29
11. Cruz Azul 19 5 9 5 24 24 0 24
12. Necaxa 19 6 5 8 25 24 +1 23
13. Cuernavaca 19 6 5 8 24 27 -3 23
14. Pachuca 19 4 9 6 21 23 -2 21
15. UNAM 19 4 8 7 25 35 -10 20
16. San Luis 19 5 5 9 25 38 -13 20
17. Chiapas 19 5 4 10 15 26 -11 19
18. Querétaro 19 3 8 8 13 23 -10 17
19. Puebla 19 4 4 11 15 31 -16 16
20. Tecos 19 1 4 14 15 37 -22 7

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away AME ATE ATS CHI CAZ CUE GDL MTY MOR NEC PAC PUE QRO SNL SAN TEC TOL UNL UNM VER
América 1–0 4–4 1–3 2–0 1–2 1–1 0–1 0–1 0–1 1–1
Atlante 2–4 5–1 1–1 4–1 2–1 3–1 3–1 3–2 3–1
Atlas 1–0 0–0 1–0 0–1 1–0 2–0 1–1 2–0 1–1 3–0
Chiapas 0–1 0–1 1–2 0–0 0–0 0–0 3–1 1–0 1–1 1–2
Cruz Azul 1–3 1–1 0–1 1–1 0–0 4–0 2–2 1–3 2–0
Cuernavaca 1–1 0–0 1–1 2–2 2–3 2–4 2–3 3–0 2–0
Guadalajara 2–3 1–3 2–0 1–1 3–1 2–1 1–0 3–2 1–1
Monterrey 2–2 0–1 1–0 4–2 2–1 3–2 0–0 3–1 3–0 2–1
Morelia 1–2 0–0 1–1 3–1 1–1 2–1 4–0 1–1 2–0 2–1
Necaxa 0–2 4–0 2–2 3–0 1–0 0–1 3–0 1–2 0–0
Pachuca 2–1 0–0 0–0 2–0 3–1 2–2 0–1 1–1 1–1
Puebla 3–2 0–1 1–6 1–0 1–1 0–2 0–1 2–2 3–1 0–1
Querétaro 1–1 1–0 2–2 0–1 1–2 0–2 1–1 1–0 0–2 0–0
San Luis 0–4 2–2 0–2 2–4 1–0 1–1 2–3 2–0 0–3
Santos 1–0 3–0 1–2 1–2 2–0 1–1 2–0 3–1 4–1
Tecos 0–5 0–0 0–2 1–2 1–1 0–0 1–2 3–0 1–2
Toluca 3–0 2–3 1–3 4–1 3–2 3–1 4–0 4–3 3–1 5–1
UANL 2–1 0–0 3–0 1–0 2–1 1–0 2–2 1–0 2–2
UNAM 2–1 3–1 1–3 2–3 0–1 4–4 1–1 1–0 2–2 2–1
Veracruz 0–2 2–2 2–0 1–0 0–2 1–1 1–0 1–0 4–1 0–0
Updated to match(es) played on 17 May 2003. Source: RSSSF
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Top scorersEdit

Goals scored throughout the entire tournament including Repechaje, Quarterfinals, Semifinals and Finals.

Pos. Nat. Player Team Goals
1   José Saturnino Cardozo Toluca 22
2   Sebastián González Atlante 16
3   Reinaldo Navia Morelia 14
4   Omar Bravo Guadalajara 12
5   Guillermo Franco Monterrey 11
  Jared Borgetti Santos 11
  Adolfo Bautista Morelia 11
8   Juan Carlos Cacho Cruz Azul 10
  Luis Gabriel Rey Atlante 10
  Kléber Boas Tigres 10

PlayoffsEdit

Reclassification RoundEdit

Repechaje
8 Guadalajara (s.) 1 4 5
11 Cruz Azul 4 1 5
Qualifiers
8 Guadalajara
 
Cruz Azul4-1Guadalajara
Cacho   7'85'
Corona   9'
Palencia   37' (pen)
Report Bravo   26'
Referee: Marco Antonio Rodríguez
Guadalajara4-1Cruz Azul
Sánchez   13'
Bravo   39' (pen) 
Johnny García   44'
Jair García   60'
Report Palencia   10'pen'
Attendance: 40,000
Referee: José Abramo Lira

Aggregate tied 5-5. Guadalajara won the series as best-seeded team



Championship PlayoffsEdit

  Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                                         
1 Morelia 1 4 5  
8 Guadalajara 1 2 3  
  1 Morelia 0 2 2  
  7 Veracruz 1 0 1  
2 Atlante 1 0 1
7 Veracruz 1 1 2  
  1 Morelia 1 0 1
  3 Monterrey 3 0 3
3 Monterrey 1 3 5  
6 Atlas 1 2 4  
  3 Monterrey 4 1 5
  4 UANL 1 2 3  
4 UANL 2 2 4
5 Toluca 2 1 3  


Quarter-finalsEdit

Guadalajara1-1Morelia
Mora   25' Report Saavedra   6'
Attendance: 55,000
Referee: Diego Cámara Chablé
Morelia4-2Guadalajara
Bautista   14'
Palacios   43'
Navia   82'
Íñiguez   89'
Report Mora   19' 
Medina   83'
Attendance: 35,000
Referee: Marco Antonio Rodríguez

Morelia won 5-3 on aggregate.


Veracruz1-1Atlante
Gutiérrez   67' Report Rey   33'
Referee: Jorge Eduardo Gasso Flores
Atlante0-1Veracruz
Report Hernández   51'
Attendance: 16,000
Referee: José Abramo Lira

Veracruz won 1-2 on aggregate.


Atlas1-1Monterrey
J. Rodríguez   54' Report I. Rodríguez   33'
Attendance: 40,000
Referee: Manuel Glower Guerra
Monterrey3-2Atlas
Franco   16'33' 
Huitrón   71'
Report García   47' 
Rodríguez   61'
Referee: Armando Archundia Téllez

Monterrey won 4-3 on aggregate.


Toluca1-2UANL
Valdéz   50' Report Kléber   70'88'
Attendance: 25,000
Referee: Germán Arredondo Ramírez
UANL2-2Toluca
Alex Mineiro   10' 
Kléber   24'
Report Cardozo   68'
Franco   71'
Attendance: 42,000
Referee: Felipe Ramos Rizo

UANL won 4-3 on aggregate.



Semi-finalsEdit

Veracruz1-0Morelia
Rodríguez   28' Report
Attendance: 36,000
Referee: Felipe Ramos Rizo
Morelia2-0Veracruz
Bautista   10'66' Report
Attendance: 40,000
Referee: Armando Archundia Téllez

Morelia won 2-1 on aggregate.


UANL1-4Monterrey
Kléber   29' Report Franco   39'51'
Arellano   76'
Avilán   88'
Attendance: 40,000
Referee: Diego Cámara Chablé
Monterrey1-2UANL
Alex   14' Report de Nigris   78'
Alex Mineiro   86'
Referee: Marco Antonio Rodríguez

Monterrey won 5-3 on aggregate.



FinalEdit

Monterrey3-1Morelia
Erviti   1'
Franco   46'
Castro   57' (pen)
Report Bautista   89'
Attendance: 36,000
Referee: Felipe Ramos Rizo
Morelia0-0Monterrey
Report
Attendance: 43,500
Referee: Marco Antonio Rodríguez

Monterrey won 1-3 on aggregate.



Clausura 2003 winners:
Monterrey
2nd Title

RelegationEdit

Pos. Team Pts. Pld. Ave.
16. San Luis 44 38 1.1579
17. Tecos 119 108 1.1019
18. Chiapas 116 108 1.0741
19. Puebla 115 108 1.0648
20. Cuernavaca[note 1] 114 108 1.0556

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Cuernavaca inherited the points and games of Celaya.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Colibríes, una historia sui géneris en Primera División" (in Spanish). Mediotiempo. 17 May 2013. Retrieved 19 April 2019.

External linksEdit