1991–92 in Argentine football

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Football in Argentina
Season 1991–92
1990–91 1992–93

The 1991–1992 season in Argentina saw River Plate win the Apertura championship and Newell's Old Boys win the Clausura championship. In the international competitions Newell's were runners up in the Copa Libertadores and River Plate were runners up in the Supercopa Sudamericana.

Torneo Apertura ("Opening" Tournament)[edit]

Position Team Points Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Difference
1 River Plate 31 19 14 3 2 33 11 22
2 Boca Juniors 24 19 7 10 2 22 15 7
3 San Lorenzo 22 19 4 14 1 20 14 6
4 Vélez Sársfield 21 19 8 5 6 27 18 9
5 Gimnasia de La Plata 21 19 7 7 5 16 17 -1
6 Deportivo Mandiyú 20 19 7 6 6 22 20 2
7 Platense 20 19 5 10 4 16 14 2
8 Talleres de Córdoba 20 19 7 6 6 19 21 -2
9 Argentinos Juniors 19 19 4 11 4 18 18 0
10 Ferro Carril Oeste 19 19 6 7 6 16 16 0
11 Independiente 19 19 6 7 6 20 21 -1
12 Huracán 19 19 5 9 5 18 21 -3
13 Racing Club 18 19 4 10 5 14 14 0
14 Deportivo Español 18 19 6 6 7 23 25 -2
15 Belgrano de Córdoba 17 19 3 11 5 15 17 -2
16 Rosario Central 17 19 4 9 6 17 21 -4
17 Estudiantes de La Plata 16 19 4 8 7 14 21 -7
18 Newell's Old Boys 15 19 3 9 7 14 16 -2
19 Unión de Santa Fe 14 19 3 8 8 13 21 -8
20 Quilmes 10 19 1 8 10 9 25 -16
Teams highlighted in light blue qualified for the Octagonal tournament.

Top Scorers[edit]

Position Player Team Goals
1 Ramón Díaz River Plate 14
2 Esteban González Vélez Sársfield 11

Relegation[edit]

There is no relegation after the Apertura. For the relegation results of this tournament see below

Torneo Clausura ("Closing" Tournament)[edit]

Position Team Points Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Difference
1 Newell's Old Boys 29 19 11 7 1 27 8 19
2 Vélez Sársfield 27 19 10 7 2 29 16 13
3 Deportivo Español 27 19 9 9 1 24 11 13
4 Boca Juniors 26 19 10 6 3 20 11 9
5 Club Atlético River Plate 24 19 8 8 3 31 22 9
6 Platense 22 19 8 6 5 23 16 7
7 Racing Club 21 19 5 11 3 12 9 3
8 Gimnasia de La Plata 20 19 6 8 5 25 20 5
9 Huracán 19 19 5 9 5 18 19 -1
10 Belgrano de Córdoba 18 19 6 6 7 18 18 0
11 Ferro Carril Oeste 18 19 5 8 6 13 14 -1
12 Independiente 17 19 4 9 6 16 16 0
13 Talleres de Córdoba 17 19 4 9 6 14 17 -3
14 Rosario Central 17 19 8 1 10 19 24 -5
15 Argentinos Juniors 16 19 5 6 8 16 19 -3
16 Unión de Santa Fe 13 19 2 9 8 11 18 -7
17 Estudiantes de La Plata 13 19 2 9 8 14 26 -12
18 Deportivo Mandiyú 13 19 3 7 9 16 30 -14
19 San Lorenzo 12 19 3 6 10 11 25 -14
20 Quilmes 9[1] 19 4 3 12 14 32 -18
Teams highlighted in light blue qualified for the Octagonal tournament.

Top Scorers[edit]

Position Player Team Goals
1 Diego Latorre Boca Juniors 9
2 Darío Scotto Platense 9

Relegation[edit]

Team Average Points Played 1989-90 1990-91 1991-1992
River Plate 1.342 153 114 53 45 55
Boca Juniors 1.263 144 114 43 51 50
Vélez Sársfield 1.184 135 114 42 45 48
Newell's Old Boys 1.123 128 114 36 48 44
Independiente 1.070 122 114 46 40 36
Racing Club 1.035 118 114 39 40 39
Huracán 1.026 78 76 N/A 40 38
Rosario Central 1.018 116 114 43 39 34
Ferro Carril Oeste 1.000 114 114 39 38 37
San Lorenzo 1.000 114 114 35 45 34
Gimnasia de La Plata 0.991 113 114 39 33 41
Platense 0.991 113 114 36 35 42
Argentinos Juniors 0.956 109 114 38 36 35
Deportivo Mandiyú 0.939 107 114 36 38 33
Belgrano de Córdoba 0.921 35 38 N/A N/A 35
Deportivo Español 0.912 104 114 31 28 45
Estudiantes de La Plata 0.895 102 114 34 39 29
Talleres de Córdoba 0.895 102 114 36 29 37
Unión de Santa Fe 0.825 94 114 36 31 27
Quilmes 0.500 19 38 N/A N/A 19

Qualification for Copa Libertadores 1993[edit]

Champions qualification playoff[edit]

1st Leg 2nd leg 3rd leg Aggregate
River Plate Newell's Old Boys 0-0 1-0 3-2 4-2
River Plate qualify for Copa Libertadores 1993

Octagonal tournament[edit]

Teams highlighted in light blue qualified for the Octagonal tournament.

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                   
July 10 - El Palacio        
 Deportivo Español  1
July 18 - José Amalfitani
 Racing Club  0  
 Boca Juniors  0
July 12 - El Palacio
     Gimnasia La Plata  1  
 Boca Juniors  2
July 26 - Monumental
 San Lorenzo  0  
 Velez Sarsfield  3
July 12 - El Doble Visera    
   Gimnasia La Plata  0
 Platense  0
July 19 - Ricardo Etcheverry
 Gimnasia La Plata  1  
 Velez Sarsfield(Pens)  1 (4)
July 12 - Ricardo Etcheverry
     Deportivo Español  1 (2)  
 Velez Sarsfield  1 (4)
 Huracán  0  
 
Velez Sarsfield to play Newell's Old Boys in the Libertadores playoff.

Playoff final[edit]

Final
   
August 2 - Gigante de Arroyito
 Newell's Old Boys  1
 Velez Sarsfield  0
Newell's Old Boys qualify for Copa Libertadores 1993.

Argentine clubs in international competitions[edit]

Team Supercopa 1991 1992 Copa Libertadores
Newell's Old Boys N/A Runner up
River Plate Runner up did not qualify
San Lorenzo N/A QF
Independiente QF did not qualify
Argentinos Juniors Round 1 did not qualify
Boca Juniors Round 1 did not qualify
Estudiantes de La Plata Round 1 did not qualify
Racing Club Round 1 did not qualify

References[edit]

  1. ^ Quilmes had 2 points deducted