1995 Torneo Descentralizado

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Torneo Descentralizado
Season 1995
Champions Sporting Cristal
12th Primera División title
Relegated Unión Huaral
León de Huánuco
Copa Libertadores Sporting Cristal
Universitario
Copa CONMEBOL Alianza Lima
Top goalscorer Julinho (23)
1994
1996

The 1995 Torneo Descentralizado was the 80th season of Peruvian football. A total of 16 teams competed in the tournament. The season began on March 4 and concluded on December 27 with the victory of Universitario de Deportes over Alianza Lima for the second berth to the 1996 Copa Libertadores. Sporting Cristal successfully defended its national title after finishing 12 points ahead of Alianza Lima and Universitario.

Changes from 1994[edit]

  • Torneo Apertura was removed; Torneo Descentralizado immediately began and played on a home-and-away basis between the 16 clubs.
  • The Octogonal was played at the end of the season with the 8 best-placed teams of the first phase.
  • In the Octogonal, the 8 clubs played a further 14 rounds to determine the national champion and the berths to the Copa Libertadores and Copa CONMEBOL.

Teams[edit]

Team City Stadium Capacity
Alianza Atlético Sullana Campeones del 36 8,000
Alianza Lima Lima Alejandro Villanueva 35,000
Aurich–Cañaña Chiclayo Elías Aguirre 24,500
Ciclista Lima Lima Nacional 45,750
Cienciano Cusco Garcilaso 42,056
León de Huánuco Huánuco Heraclio Tapia 15,000
Melgar Arequipa Mariano Melgar 20,000
Municipal Lima Nacional 45,750
San Agustín Lima Nacional 45,750
Sipesa Chimbote Manuel Gómez Arellano 25,000
Sport Boys Callao Telmo Carbajo 5,000
Sporting Cristal Lima San Martín de Porres 18,000
Torino Talara Campeonísimo 8,000
Unión Huaral Huaral Julio Lores Colan 10,000
Unión Minas Cerro de Pasco Daniel Alcides Carrión 8,000
Universitario de Deportes Lima Nacional 45,750

League table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Sporting Cristal (C) 44 29 9 6 98 32 +66 96 Qualification to the Copa Libertadores group stage
2 Universitario 44 25 9 10 70 37 +33 84[a]
3 Alianza Lima 44 26 6 12 70 32 +38 84[a] Qualification to the Copa CONMEBOL first round
4 Cienciano 44 21 8 15 58 55 +3 71
5 Sipesa 44 18 14 12 71 39 +32 68
6 Deportivo Municipal 44 17 11 16 64 62 +2 62
7 Melgar 44 17 11 16 52 57 −5 62
8 San Agustín 44 14 11 19 53 72 −19 53
9 Sport Boys 30 10 9 11 31 31 0 39
10 Alianza Atlético 30 10 5 15 35 52 −17 35
11 Aurich-Cañaña 30 7 11 12 39 46 −7 32
12 Unión Minas 30 9 5 16 37 51 −14 32
13 Ciclista Lima 30 7 11 12 30 44 −14 32
14 Atlético Torino 30 6 7 17 16 45 −29 25
15 Unión Huaral 30 5 8 17 27 50 −23 23 Relegation to the Segunda División
16 León de Huánuco 30 2 9 19 15 57 −42 15 Relegation to the Copa Perú
Source: RSSSF
(C) Champion.
Notes:
  1. ^ a b Universitario and Alianza Lima–tied on points–played on extra match to determine the runners-up of the season.

Extra match[edit]

27 December 1995
Alianza Lima 0 – 1 Universitario
Martínez Goal 85'

Universitario qualified for the 1996 Copa Libertadores.

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