1955–56 Mexican Primera División season

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Primera División de México
Season 1955-56
Champions León (4th Title)
Relegated Zamora
Matches played 183
Goals scored 574 (3.14 per match)

Statistics of Primera División de México in season 1955-56.

Overview[edit]

Atlas (Segunda División 1954-55 Champion), Zamora and Cuautla (second and third place in a promotional tournament in Segunda División) were promoted to Primera División, to increase the number of teams to 14 clubs.

The season was contested by 14 teams, and León won the championship.

Zamora was relegated to Segunda División.

League standings[edit]

Pos Club P W D L GF GA Pts Result
1 León 26 15 7 4 50 24 37 Playoff
2 Oro 26 17 3 6 49 32 37 Playoff
3 Atlante 26 13 6 7 53 37 32
4 Toluca 26 11 9 6 49 31 31
5 Necaxa 26 12 7 7 44 35 31
6 Tampico 26 12 7 7 39 32 31
7 Zacatepec 26 11 5 10 40 36 27
8 América 26 10 4 12 51 47 24
9 Irapuato 26 8 6 12 35 43 22
10 Guadalajara 26 5 11 10 33 35 21
11 Cuautla 26 6 9 11 28 46 21
12 Atlas 26 8 4 14 41 54 20
13 Puebla 26 6 4 16 33 64 16
14 Zamora 26 2 10 14 23 51 14 Relegated

Championship Playoff[edit]

March 25, 1956
León 4-2 Oro
Mateo de la Tijera Goal
Marcos Aurelio Goal
1955-56 winners:
León
4th Title

References[edit]