1939 Argentine Primera División

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Primera División
Season 1939
Champions Independiente (4° title)
Promoted Argentino (Q)
Newell's Old Boys
Rosario Central
Relegated Argentino (Q)
1939 Copa Aldao Independiente
Top goalscorer Paraguay Arsenio Erico (Independiente) (40 goals)
1938
1940

The 1939 Argentine Primera División was the 48° season of top-flight football in Argentina. The season began on March 19 and ended on December 2. There were 18 teams in the tournament that was won by Independiente achieving its 4° league title.[1]

A total of three teams joined the division: Argentino de Quilmes (promoted last year) and two clubs from regional Liga Rosarina, Rosario Central and Newell's Old Boys.

Paraguayan forward Arsenio Erico became topscorer for the 3rd. consecutive time, with 40 goals.

League standings[edit]

Pos Club P W D L GF GA Pts
1 Independiente 34 27 2 5 103 37 56
2 River Plate 34 23 4 7 100 43 50
3 Huracán 34 23 4 7 97 56 50
4 Newell's Old Boys 34 17 9 8 77 44 43
5 San Lorenzo 34 19 4 11 85 55 42
6 Boca Juniors 34 17 6 11 64 40 40
7 Racing 34 16 6 12 75 54 38
8 Chacarita Juniors 34 14 6 14 61 54 34
8 Estudiantes (LP) 34 14 6 14 71 65 34
8 Vélez Sársfield 34 14 6 14 56 66 34
11 Rosario Central 34 14 5 15 59 68 33
12 Lanús 34 14 2 18 91 85 30
12 Tigre 34 13 4 17 56 79 30
14 Platense 34 11 7 16 65 72 29
15 Gimnasia y Esgrima (LP) 34 10 8 16 50 82 28
16 Atlanta 34 8 6 20 56 93 22
17 Ferro Carril Oeste 34 4 7 23 52 112 15
18 Argentino de Quilmes 34 0 4 30 35 148 4

References[edit]

  1. ^ Argentina 1939 by Osvaldo Gorgazzi at RSSSF.com