Primera División de Fútbol Profesional Apertura 2001

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The Primera División de Fútbol Profesional Apertura 2001 season (officially "Torneo Apertura 2001"), started on August 26, 2001, and finished on December 23, 2001.

This season saw Alianza F.C. win its 8th league title after a 2-1 victory over C.D. Luis Ángel Firpo in the final.

This was the first season that saw promotion/relegation used on a once a year basis, rather than every six months as had been a custom in previous years. This meant that teams could now only be promoted/relegated once a year, after both the Apertura and Clausura seasons had ended. At which time, the teams promoted/relegated would be decided by comparing accumulated points on aggregate over both Apertura and Clausura seasons. At this point, the bottom team would automatically be relegated to the Segunda División de Fútbol Salvadoreño, while the winner of that division would be brought up to take their spot.

Promotion and relegation[edit]

Promoted from Segunda División de Fútbol Salvadoreño as of August 26, 2001.

League standings[edit]

Place Team Played Won Draw Lost Goals
Scored
Goals
Conceded
+/- Points
1. Alianza F.C. 18 12 4 2 42 23 +19 40
2. C.D. Luis Ángel Firpo 18 9 6 3 36 21 +15 33
3. C.D. Águila 18 9 5 4 49 26 +23 32
4. C.D. Municipal Limeño 18 8 6 4 28 21 +7 30
5. C.D. FAS 18 7 8 3 30 15 +15 29
6. A.D. Isidro Metapán 18 7 5 6 29 27 +2 26
7. C.D. Atlético Balboa 18 5 3 10 19 32 -13 18
8. C.D. Dragón 18 4 3 11 18 34 -16 15
9. ADET 18 4 2 12 22 49 -27 14
10. Atlético Marte 18 1 6 11 16 41 -25 9
Qualified to finals

Semifinals 1st Leg[edit]


Semifinals 2nd Leg[edit]


Final[edit]

Champion[edit]

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Alianza F.C.
8th title

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