1898 Argentine Primera División

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Primera División
Season 1898
Champions Lomas AC
Relegated (none)
Matches played 43
Top goalscorer T.F. Allen (Lanús AC)
(11 goals)
Biggest home win Belgrano AC 7-1 Palermo AC
Biggest away win Palermo AC 0-8 Lanús AC
1897
1899

The 1898 Primera División season was won by Lomas AC, achieving its 5th Argentine championship in 6 seasons. The runner up was Lobos.[1] Flores AC and Belgrano AC "B" left the championship, being replaced by Lobos AC -which returned to the Association- and new team United Banks.[2]

Primera división[edit]

Final standings[edit]

Pos Team Pts G W D L Gf Ga Gd
1 Lomas AC 20 12 8 4 0 20 4 +16
2 Lobos 20 12 9 2 1 21 6 +15
3 Belgrano AC 17 12 8 1 3 24 10 +14
4 Lanús Athletic 13 12 6 1 5 29 12 +17
5 United Banks 10 12 4 2 6 16 20 -4
6 Palermo Athletic 4 12 2 0 10 10 47 -37
7 Banfield 0 12 0 0 12 3 24 -21

Championship playoff[edit]

Lomas AC and Lobos finished first with 20 points each so they had to play a match to define a champion. After the first game was declared nule by the Association attending to a request by Lobos, a second match was played, winning Lomas the title.[2]

28 August 1898
Lomas AC 1-0 [3] Lobos


11 September 1898
Lomas AC 2-1 Lobos

References[edit]

  1. ^ Final tables in Argentina: 1890s at RSSSF
  2. ^ a b Argentina 1898 at Historia y Fútbol
  3. ^ Match annulled by the Association, which stated a new game had to be played.