1972–73 Mexican Primera División season

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Primera División de México
Season 1972-73
Champions Cruz Azul (4th Title)
Relegated Pachuca
Matches played 321
Goals scored 837 (2.61 per match)

Statistics of Primera División de México in season 1972-73.

Overview[edit]

Atlas was promoted to Primera División.

It was contested by 18 teams, and Cruz Azul won the championship.

Pachuca was relegated to Segunda División.

Group stage[edit]

Group 1[edit]

Pos Club P W D L GF GA Pts Result
1 Cruz Azul 34 19 8 7 60 37 46 Playoffs
2 Atlético Español 34 12 12 10 43 43 36 Playoffs
3 UNAM 34 14 7 13 37 32 35
4 Puebla 34 12 9 13 46 46 33
5 Guadalajara 34 10 12 12 38 39 32
6 Monterrey 34 10 12 12 31 38 32
7 Veracruz 34 10 12 12 41 51 32
8 Zacatepec 34 8 12 14 41 50 28 Relegation Playoffs
9 Pachuca 34 9 6 19 40 68 24 Relegation Playoffs

Group 2[edit]

Pos Club P W D L GF GA Pts Result
1 León 34 18 8 8 59 34 44 Playoffs
2 Atlas 34 18 8 8 63 38 44 Playoffs
3 América 34 13 16 5 52 33 42
4 Toluca 34 13 13 8 51 39 39
5 Atlante 34 9 14 11 40 47 32
6 Jalisco 34 12 7 15 45 57 31
7 San Luis 34 9 11 14 49 57 29
8 Torreón 34 9 9 16 37 54 27 Relegation Playoffs
9 Laguna 34 8 10 16 36 46 26 Relegation Playoffs

Results[edit]

AME ATT ATL ATE CRA GDL JAL LAG LEO MTY PAC PUE SNL TOL TOR UNM VER ZAC
América 3-2 2-1 1-1 0-0 1-0 2-1 1-0 1-1 1-1 4-0 2-2 1-2 0-0 2-0 0-0 5-1 3-0
Atlante 0-0 1-1 1-1 1-0 2-0 2-1 0-0 0-2 2-2 1-1 2-2 5-2 2-2 2-2 1-2 2-0 2-1
Atlas 3-1 3-2 0-1 1-2 2-1 3-3 3-2 1-0 1-3 5-1 0-0 4-0 4-1 2-1 1-1 4-1 2-0
Atlético Español 0-4 2-1 1-3 2-3 0-0 0-2 2-1 0-0 0-0 4-4 2-3 1-0 0-0 3-0 2-0 1-1 2-1
Cruz Azul 2-2 0-1 2-0 1-2 3-1 1-0 2-1 1-1 3-1 2-1 3-2 4-0 2-4 1-0 2-1 3-0 1-1
Guadalajara 0-0 0-0 1-0 1-1 1-3 2-2 2-1 2-2 1-0 1-1 6-0 1-2 0-2 3-0 2-1 1-1 0-0
Jalisco 3-2 2-0 0-4 2-1 0-2 1-2 0-3 0-1 1-1 3-2 3-2 1-0 3-2 0-4 0-2 0-1 2-2
Laguna 0-0 0-0 0-2 1-2 2-3 2-1 3-1 0-1 0-0 0-0 2-0 2-1 2-1 2-0 1-1 0-3 0-2
León 1-2 4-0 0-1 2-0 2-2 1-0 3-1 2-3 2-1 3-0 2-0 1-0 3-2 2-0 1-0 6-1 5-3
Monterrey 1-1 0-1 1-1 1-0 2-1 0-0 2-1 1-0 2-1 1-0 3-2 1-1 2-2 2-1 0-2 0-0 1-0
Pachuca 1-2 2-2 1-2 1-0 1-4 0-2 2-4 3-2 1-0 3-0 2-1 1-1 3-1 3-0 0-1 1-1 2-1
Puebla 3-2 0-1 0-0 2-3 2-1 4-2 0-1 2-1 1-0 1-0 3-0 3-1 0-1 2-1 0-1 3-0 2-2
San Luis 0-0 0-0 2-3 2-2 1-1 3-0 1-1 4-0 2-4 2-2 2-0 1-1 2-2 2-0 3-0 1-2 4-1
Toluca 2-2 2-1 1-1 2-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-0 1-1 1-0 3-0 2-0 1-0 4-0 0-1 4-2 0-1
Torreón 0-0 3-2 2-1 0-2 1-2 2-1 2-3 2-2 4-1 1-0 2-0 0-0 3-3 0-3 2-1 0-0 1-0
UNAM 1-2 2-0 1-1 1-0 1-0 0-0 1-2 2-2 0-2 3-0 0-2 3-0 1-2 0-1 2-2 1-0 2-0
Veracruz 3-2 1-1 1-0 1-2 1-1 1-2 1-1 1-1 1-1 1-0 1-0 0-1 6-1 4-2 0-0 1-0 2-3
Zacatepec 1-1 4-0 2-3 1-1 1-2 1-2 1-0 0-0 1-1 1-0 4-2 1-1 2-1 1-1 1-1 0-2 1-1

Relegation Playoff[edit]

Bracket[edit]

Semifinals Final
                   
15 Laguna (agg 4-1) 1 0 3
17 Zacatepec 0 1 0
17 Zacatepec 0 1 1
18 Pachuca 0 0 0
16 Torreón 0 3 3
18 Pachuca 0 1 1

Semifinal[edit]

Aggregate tied. 3rd match will be played.

Laguna won 4-1 on aggregate.


Torreón won 3-1 on aggregate.

Relegation Final[edit]

Aggregate tied. A replay will be played

Zacatepec won 1-0 in aggregate. Pachuca was relegated to Segunda Division.

Championship Playoff[edit]

Bracket[edit]

Semifinals Final
                   
1 Cruz Azul 3 1 4
3 Atlas 2 0 2
1 Cruz Azul 1 0 2
2 León 1 0 1
2 León 0 3 1 (6)
4 Atlético Español 0 3 1 (5)

Semifinal[edit]

Cruz Azul won 4-2 on aggregate.


Aggregate tied. 3rd match will be played.

Aggregate 4-4. León won in penalties 6-5.

Final[edit]

June 12, 1973
León 1-1 Cruz Azul
Rafael Albrecht Goal Report Fernando Bustos Goal

June 17, 1973
Cruz Azul 0-0 León
Report
Estadio Azteca, Mexico City
Referee: Javier Galindo

Aggregate 1-1. 3rd match will be played.

June 19, 1973
Cruz Azul 2-1 (a.e.t.) León
Kaliman Guzman Goal
Jorge Davino Goal 115' (o.g.)
Report Roberto Salomone Goal 26'
Estadio Cuauhtémoc, Puebla
Attendance: 35,000

Cruz Azul won 3-2 on aggregate.


1972-73 winners:
Cruz Azul
4th Title

References[edit]