1940 Argentine Primera División

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Primera División
Season 1940
Champions Boca Juniors (10° title)
Promoted Banfield
Relegated Vélez Sársfield
Chacarita Juniors
1940 Copa Aldao Boca Juniors
Top goalscorer Paraguay D. Benítez C. (Boca Juniors)
Spain Isidro Lángara (S. Lorenzo) (33 goals each)
1939
1941

The 1940 Argentine Primera División was the 49° season of top-flight football in Argentina. The season began on April 7 and ended on December 22.[1]

With 18 teams competing in the tournament, Boca Juniors achieved its 10° league title. Banfield returned to Primera while were relegated.

League standings[edit]

Pos Club P W D L GF GA Pts
1 Boca Juniors 34 24 7 3 87 36 55
2 Independiente 34 20 7 7 90 49 47
3 River Plate 34 17 8 9 92 54 42
3 Huracán 34 19 4 11 80 62 42
5 Racing 34 18 5 11 84 67 41
6 Estudiantes (LP) 34 18 3 13 80 72 39
7 Gimnasia y Esgrima (LP) 34 17 4 13 77 86 38
8 Newell's Old Boys 34 14 9 11 70 61 37
9 San Lorenzo 34 11 8 15 62 65 30
10 Banfield 34 11 7 16 67 65 29
10 Tigre 34 13 3 18 75 86 29
10 Platense 34 12 5 17 51 68 29
13 Rosario Central 34 11 5 18 60 75 27
13 Lanús 34 12 3 19 75 97 27
13 Ferro Carril Oeste 34 10 7 17 58 76 27
16 Atlanta 34 11 4 19 58 87 26
17 Vélez Sársfield 34 11 3 20 51 83 25
18 Chacarita Juniors 34 8 6 20 38 66 22

References[edit]

  1. ^ Argentina 1940 by Osvaldo Gorgazzi at RSSSF.com