1959 Argentine Primera División

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Statistics of Primera División Argentina in season 1959.

Overview[edit]

There were 16 teams in the tournament, and San Lorenzo de Almagro won the championship.

League standings[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 San Lorenzo (C) 30 21 3 6 75 42 +33 45 1960 Copa Libertadores first round
2 Racing Club 30 17 4 9 80 48 +32 38
3 Independiente 30 11 11 8 44 37 +7 33
4 Ferro Carril Oeste 30 10 13 7 47 41 +6 33
5 River Plate 30 14 4 12 49 45 +4 32
6 Newell's Old Boys 30 12 8 10 35 36 −1 32
7 Atlanta 30 9 14 7 34 35 −1 32
8 Boca Juniors 30 12 6 12 51 44 +7 30
9 Huracán 30 9 12 9 46 57 −11 30
10 Estudiantes 30 10 8 12 52 62 −10 28
11 Lanús 30 10 7 13 54 59 −5 27
12 Vélez Sarsfield 30 6 14 10 43 46 −3 26
13 Argentinos Juniors 30 7 11 12 46 45 +1 25
14 Gimnasia y Esgrima (LP) 30 9 7 14 49 62 −13 25
15 Rosario Central 30 8 7 15 38 50 −12 23
16 Central Córdoba 30 7 7 16 32 66 −34 21

Relegation table[edit]

Pos Team 1957 1958 1959 Total Average Relegation
San Lorenzo 38 38 45 121 40,33
Racing Club 36 41 38 115 38,33
River Plate 46 35 32 113 37,67
Boca Juniors 34 38 30 102 34,00
Ferro Carril Oeste - - 33 33 33,00
Independiente 31 33 33 97 32,33
Vélez Sarsfield 34 34 26 94 31,33
Atlanta 24 36 32 92 30,67
Estudiantes 33 31 28 92 30,67
10º Huracán 33 27 30 90 30,00
11º Rosario Central 27 35 23 85 28,33
12º Newell's Old Boys 31 17 32 80 26,67
13º Argentinos Juniors 28 25 25 78 26,00
14º Lanús 22 25 27 74 24,67
15º Gimnasia y Esgrima (LP) 23 24 25 72 24,00
16º Central Córdoba (R) - 27 21 48 24,00 Relegated to the Second Division


  • Note: To define the team relegation, they were considered the matches that contested the last two in the table of averages against the top five in the standings. Gimnasia y Esgrima La Plata took advantage of Central Córdoba and Central Cordoba been relegated.

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