1959 Peruvian Primera División

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The 1959 season of the Primera División Peruana, the top category of Peruvian football, was played by 10 teams. The national champions were Universitario. At the end of the regular season (home and away matches) teams were split in 2 groups of 5 teams: top 5 played for the title and bottom 5 played for the relegation. Teams carried their regular season records and played an additional round (4 further matches). Sporting Cristal won a play-off against Ciclista Lima to determine 5th place in the first stage.

Results[edit]

Standings[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Universitario 22 15 3 4 51 30 +21 33
2 Sport Boys 22 12 4 6 40 23 +17 28
3 Centro Iqueño 22 11 5 6 43 36 +7 27
4 Deportivo Municipal 22 7 8 7 36 37 −1 22
5 Sporting Cristal 22 7 6 9 37 39 −2 20
6 Ciclista Lima 22 7 6 9 46 45 +1 20
7 Mariscal Castilla 22 6 7 9 36 41 −5 19
8 Atlético Chalaco 22 8 3 11 38 49 −11 19
9 Alianza Lima 22 7 4 11 38 42 −4 18
10 Unión América 22 5 4 13 21 44 −23 14 1960 Segunda División

UNIVERSITARIO
1959 National Champions - 8th title

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