1993 Torneo Descentralizado

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Torneo Descentralizado
Season 1993
Champions Universitario
11th Descentralizado title
14th professional title
21st Primera División title
Relegated Unión Huaral
Universidad Técnica de Cajamarca
Copa Libertadores Universitario
Alianza Lima
Copa CONMEBOL Sporting Cristal
Top goalscorer Waldir Sáenz (19)
1992
1994

The 1993 Torneo Descentralizado was the 78th season of the top category of Peruvian football (soccer). A total of 16 teams competed in the tournament. Universitario de Deportes conquered its twenty-first Primera División.

Changes from 1992[edit]

  • Due to the 1993 Copa América, a minor tournament (1993 Torneo Intermedio) was played in the middle of the year between the 16 clubs. The winner would qualify for the 1994 Copa CONMEBOL.
  • The end-of-season Liguilla would feature 4 teams, instead of 6.
  • A preliminary round prior to the Liguilla would be played with the teams that placed 3 to 8 to determine the 3 teams that join the second-placed team in the Liguilla.
  • The third-to-last team in the Torneo Descentralizado plays a relegation playoff against Copa Perú runner-up.

Teams[edit]

Team City Stadium Capacity
Alianza Atlético Sullana Campeones del 36 8,000
Alianza Lima Lima Alejandro Villanueva 35,000
Carlos A. Mannucci Trujillo Mansiche 24,000
Cienciano Cusco Garcilaso 42,056
Defensor Lima Lima Nacional 45,750
Deportivo Municipal Lima Nacional 45,750
León de Huánuco Huánuco Heraclio Tapia 15,000
Melgar Arequipa Mariano Melgar 20,000
San Agustín Lima Nacional 45,750
Sipesa Chimbote Manuel Rivera Sanchez 25,000
Sport Boys Callao Miguel Grau 18,000
Sporting Cristal Lima San Martín de Porres 15,000
Unión Huaral Huaral Julio Lores Colan 10,000
Unión Minas Cerro de Pasco Daniel Alcides Carrión 8,000
Universidad Técnica de Cajamarca Cajamarca Héroes de San Ramón 18,000
Universitario de Deportes Lima Nacional 45,750

Torneo Descentralizado[edit]

The Torneo Descentralizado was played with as a double round-robin tournament. Universitario de Deportes as champions qualified for the 1994 Copa Libertadores. Alianza Lima advanced to the end-of-season Liguilla and received a bonus point for placing second. The teams that placed 3 to 8 advanced to a preliminary round.

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Universitario (C) 30 19 7 4 46 18 +28 45 1994 Copa Libertadores
2 Alianza Lima 30 17 7 6 70 36 +34 41 Liguilla with 1 bonus point
3 Sport Boys 30 16 9 5 58 32 +26 41 Pre-Liguilla
4 Melgar 30 16 6 8 55 40 +15 38
5 Sporting Cristal 30 16 5 9 68 33 +35 37
6 Deportivo Municipal 30 13 8 9 43 31 +12 34
7 Sipesa 30 12 8 10 39 29 +10 32
8 Carlos A. Mannucci 30 12 6 12 36 40 −4 30
9 Cienciano 30 10 9 11 27 36 −9 29
10 San Agustín 30 9 8 13 31 50 −19 26
11 León de Huánuco 30 6 12 12 29 40 −11 24
12 Unión Minas 30 6 10 14 23 50 −27 22
13 Alianza Atlético 30 6 10 14 35 64 −29 22
14 Defensor Lima 30 7 7 16 46 56 −10 21 Relegation play-off
15 Unión Huaral 30 5 9 16 45 65 −20 19 1995 Segunda División
16 Universidad Técnica de Cajamarca 30 7 5 18 34 65 −31 19 1995 Copa Perú

Relegation play-off[edit]

1994
Defensor Lima 3 – 3 (AET)
(7–6 PSO)
Aurora

Defensor Lima remains in the First Division.

Pre-Liguilla[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Carlos A. Mannucci Peru 3–4 Peru Sport Boys 2–1 1–3
Sipesa Peru 5–3 Peru Melgar 3–1 2–2
Deportivo Municipal Peru 2–3 Peru Sporting Cristal 0–1 2–2

Liguilla[edit]

Alianza Lima started the Liguilla with a bonus point. Alianza Lima and Sporting Cristal tied for first placed, forcing a playoff match to determine the second Peruvian club in the 1994 Copa Libertadores. Although Sporting Cristal lost the playoff match, they qualified for the 1994 Copa CONMEBOL after Deportivo Municipal declined to play in it.

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Alianza Lima 3 2 0 1 6 3 +3 4 1994 Copa Libertadores
2 Sporting Cristal 3 2 1 0 9 1 +8 5 1994 Copa CONMEBOL
3 Sport Boys 3 1 0 2 4 12 −8 2
4 Sipesa 3 0 1 2 4 7 −3 2
Round 1 Round 2 Round 3
Team #1 Score Team #2 Team #1 Score Team #2 Team #1 Score Team #2
Sporting Cristal 7–0 Sport Boys Alianza Lima 1–2 Sporting Cristal Alianza Lima 2–0 Sport Boys
Alianza Lima 3–1 Sipesa Sport Boys 4–3 Sipesa Sporting Cristal 0–0 Sipesa

Liguilla play-off[edit]

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