1998–99 in Argentine football

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In 1998-1999 Boca Juniors were the winners of both league championships in Argentine football.

Torneo Apertura ("Opening" Tournament)[edit]

Position Team Points Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Difference
1 Boca Juniors 45 19 13 6 0 45 18 27
2 Gimnasia La Plata 36 19 10 6 3 31 23 8
3 Racing Club 33 19 9 6 4 39 29 10
4 Lanús 30 19 8 6 5 20 20 0
5 Colón de Santa Fe 26 19 7 5 7 28 27 1
6 San Lorenzo 25 19 6 7 6 40 35 5
7 Argentinos Juniors 25 19 5 10 4 31 27 4
8 Newell's Old Boys 25 19 6 7 6 22 21 1
9 Unión de Santa Fe 25 19 6 7 6 32 34 -2
10 Rosario Central 25 19 6 7 6 26 28 -2
11 Vélez Sársfield 24 19 6 6 7 26 26 0
12 Estudiantes de La Plata 24 19 6 6 7 22 23 -1
13 Talleres de Córdoba 24 19 7 3 9 28 33 -5
14 Gimnasia de Jujuy 22 19 4 10 5 31 30 -1
15 River Plate 22 19 5 7 7 27 27 0
16 Independiente 22 19 5 5 9 26 26 0
17 Ferro Carril Oeste 20 19 5 5 9 24 31 -7
18 Huracán 20 19 5 5 9 29 42 -13
19 Belgrano de Córdoba 19 19 4 7 8 22 31 -9
20 Platense 13 19 3 4 12 21 39 -18

Top Scorers[edit]

Position Player Team Goals
1 Martín Palermo Boca Juniors 20
2 Hugo Brizuela Argentinos Juniors 13
3 Jorge Quinteros Argentinos Juniors 10

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 Boca Juniors 44 19 13 5 1 35 11 24
2 River Plate 37 19 11 4 4 37 19 18
3 San Lorenzo 36 19 10 6 3 33 19 14
4 Rosario Central 32 19 9 5 5 24 20 4
5 Independiente 29 19 8 5 6 32 26 6
6 Unión de Santa Fe 29 19 8 5 6 29 27 2
7 Newell's Old Boys 27 19 7 6 6 30 22 8
8 Gimnasia La Plata 26 19 7 5 7 28 32 -4
9 Belgrano de Córdoba 25 19 6 7 6 20 20 0
10 Gimnasia de Jujuy 25 19 7 4 8 28 37 -9
11 Argentinos Juniors 24 19 6 6 7 20 23 -3
12 Colón de Santa Fe 23[1] 19 6 8 5 28 22 6
13 Vélez Sársfield 22 19 5 7 7 21 24 -3
14 Racing Club 22 19 6 4 9 20 32 -12
15 Estudiantes de La Plata 21 19 4 9 6 18 18 0
16 Talleres 20 19 4 8 7 23 26 -3
17 Lanús 20 19 5 5 9 23 28 -5
18 Platense 17 19 4 5 10 16 30 -14
19 Ferro Carril Oeste 15 19 2 9 8 8 18 -10
20 Huracán 12 19 2 6 11 15 35 -20

Top Scorers[edit]

Position Player Team Goals
1 José Luis Calderón Independiente 17
2 Bernardo Romeo San Lorenzo 13
3 Martín Palermo Boca Juniors 12
4 Mario Lobo Gimnasia La Plata 10

Relegation[edit]

Relegation table[edit]

Team Average Points Played 1996-97 1997-98 1998-99
River Plate 1.929 220 114 87 74 58
Boca Juniors 1.859 212 114 50 73 89
Gimnasia de La Plata 1.587 181 114 50 69 62
San Lorenzo 1.578 180 114 57 62 61
Vélez Sársfield 1.570 179 114 55 78 46
Independiente 1.561 178 114 71 56 51
Lanús 1.543 176 114 61 65 50
Rosario Central 1.412 161 114 49 57 47
Argentinos Juniors 1.394 106 76 N/A 57 49
Newell's Old Boys 1.360 155 114 61 42 52
Racing Club 1.360 155 114 59 41 55
Colón de Santa Fe 1.298 148 114 61 38 49
Estudiantes La Plata 1.210 138 114 39 49 45
Gimnasia de Jujuy 1.210 138 114 39 52 47
Talleres de Córdoba 1.158 44 38 N/A N/A 44
Belgrano de Córdoba 1.158 44 38 N/A N/A 44
Unión de Santa Fe 1.149 131 114 44 33 54
Ferro Carril Oeste 1.140 130 114 46 39 35
Platense 1.105 126 114 47 49 30
Huracán 0.850 97 114 38 27 32

Argentine clubs in international competitions[edit]

Team CONMEBOL 1998 Copa Mercosur 1998 Copa Libertadores 1999
Rosario Central Runner up did not qualify did not qualify
River Plate N/A QF SF
San Lorenzo N/A SF did not qualify
Vélez Sársfield N/A QF QF
Boca Juniors N/A QF did not qualify
Racing Club N/A QF did not qualify
Independiente N/A Group stage did not qualify
Gimnasia de La Plata 1st round did not qualify did not qualify

National team[edit]

This section covers Argentina's matches from August 1, 1998 to July 31, 1999.

      Win       Draw       Loss

Friendly matches[edit]

1999 Copa América[edit]

Main article: 1999 Copa América

References[edit]

  1. ^ 3 points deducted

External links[edit]