1968 Torneo Descentralizado

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Torneo Descentralizado
Season 1968
Champions Sporting Cristal
3rd Primera División title
Relegated Carlos A. Mannucci
Mariscal Sucre
1969 Copa Libertadores Sporting Cristal
Juan Aurich
1967
1969

The 1968 Torneo Descentralizado was the 52nd season of the highest division of Peruvian football. Carlos A. Mannucci of Trujillo made its debut in the first division in this season.

Sporting Cristal and Juan Aurich were tied on points at the end of the season. An extra match was played to determine first place and consequently the champion of the season. Sporting Cristal won the play-off and became national champions.

At the bottom of the league, Centro Iqueño and Mariscal Sucre tied on points, sharing thirteenth and fourteenth place. They also played an extra match to determine the team to face relegation. Centro Iqueño won the relegation play-off and Mariscal Sucre were relegated from the division. Carlos A. Mannucci were relegated as the worst placed team outside of Lima and Callao.

Teams[edit]

Team City
Alianza Lima Lima
Atlético Grau Piura
Carlos A. Mannucci Trujillo
Centro Iqueño Lima
Defensor Arica Lima
Defensor Lima Lima
Juan Aurich Chiclayo
KDT Nacional Lima
Mariscal Sucre Lima
Porvenir Miraflores Lima
Octavio Espinoza Ica
Sport Boys Callao
Sporting Cristal Lima
Universitario Lima

League table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Sporting Cristal 26 15 7 4 35 15 +20 37 1969 Copa Libertadores
2 Juan Aurich 26 16 5 5 49 29 +20 37
3 Alianza Lima 26 15 6 5 54 29 +25 36
4 Universitario 26 14 6 6 59 26 +33 34
5 Octavio Espinoza 26 12 6 8 36 38 −2 30
6 Defensor Lima 26 9 10 7 35 32 +3 28
7 Atlético Grau 26 9 8 9 35 31 +4 26
8 Sport Boys 26 9 7 10 44 36 +8 25
9 Carlos A. Mannucci 26 8 9 9 30 36 −6 25 1969 Copa Perú
10 Defensor Arica 26 5 11 10 31 44 −13 21
11 KDT Nacional 26 6 7 13 28 42 −14 19
12 Porvenir Miraflores 26 6 6 14 27 43 −16 18
13 Centro Iqueño 26 5 4 17 24 56 −32 14
14 Mariscal Sucre 26 4 6 16 24 54 −30 14 1969 Segunda División

First place play-off[edit]

Thirteenth/fourteenth place play-off[edit]

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