1966 in Argentine football

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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]