1966 in Argentine football

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Football in Argentina
Season 1966
1965 1967

1966 saw Racing Club win the league title, it would be their last national title for 35 years. Argentina played in the 1966 FIFA World Cup, reaching the quarter-finals.

League table[edit]

Position Team Points Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Difference
1 Racing Club 61 38 24 13 1 70 24 46
2 River Plate 56 38 22 12 4 66 26 40
3 Boca Juniors 48 38 17 14 7 51 32 19
4 San Lorenzo 46 38 17 12 9 48 34 14
5 Vélez Sársfield 46 38 15 16 7 49 38 11
6 Independiente 44 38 14 16 8 54 34 20
7 Estudiantes de La Plata 41 38 12 17 9 44 37 7
8 Gimnasia de La Plata 39 38 13 13 12 49 41 8
9 Argentinos Juniors 39 38 14 11 13 40 44 -4
10 Atlanta 38 38 10 18 10 45 39 6
11 Newell's Old Boys 38 38 14 10 14 45 51 -6
12 Rosario Central 37 38 10 17 11 31 30 1
13 Banfield 37 38 13 11 14 45 48 -3
14 Lanús 31 38 9 13 16 43 55 -12
15 Huracán 29 38 10 9 19 41 62 -21
16 Colón de Santa Fe 27 38 8 11 19 30 53 -23
17 Platense 27 38 6 15 17 25 51 -26
18 Ferro Carril Oeste 27 38 9 9 20 37 64 -27
19 Quilmes 26 38 8 10 20 39 59 -20
20 Chacarita Juniors 23 38 5 13 20 36 66 -30

Relegation[edit]

There was no relegation after the decision to suspend relegation in proparation for the new Nacional and Metropolitano system.

Copa Libertadores[edit]

  • Two teams qualified for Copa Libertadores 1967, Racing Club as champions and River Plate as runners-up

Copa Libertadores 1966[edit]

Argentina national team[edit]

World Cup

References[edit]