1995–96 in Argentine football

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Football in Argentina
Season 1995–96
1994–95 Argentina 1996–97

1995-1996 was the first season in which the Argentine Primera implemented the 3 points for a win system. Vélez Sársfield were double champions, winning both the Apertura and Clausura tournaments. In international club football River Plate won the Copa Libertadores 1996 and Rosario Central won Copa CONMEBOL 1995.

Torneo Apertura ("Opening" Tournament)[edit]

Position Team Points Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Difference
1 Vélez Sársfield 41 19 13 2 4 29 13 16
2 Racing Club 35 19 10 5 4 35 24 11
3 Lanús 35 19 10 5 4 25 16 9
4 Boca Juniors 35 19 9 8 2 23 16 7
5 San Lorenzo 32 19 9 5 5 35 24 11
6 Huracán 32 19 9 5 5 25 22 3
7 River Plate 29 19 7 8 4 21 20 1
8 Gimnasia de Jujuy 28 19 8 4 7 28 30 -2
9 Estudiantes de La Plata 25 19 6 7 6 29 23 6
10 Rosario Central 24 19 5 9 5 18 20 -2
11 Platense 23 19 5 8 6 25 24 1
12 Newell's Old Boys 23 19 5 8 6 26 32 -6
13 Colón de Santa Fe 21 19 5 6 8 22 20 2
14 Independiente 21 19 4 9 6 15 18 -3
15 Gimnasia La Plata 21 19 5 6 8 14 25 -11
16 Argentinos Juniors 19 19 5 4 10 18 22 -4
17 Ferro Carril Oeste 17 19 3 8 8 21 29 -8
18 Deportivo Español 17 19 3 8 8 18 26 -8
19 Banfield 14 19 2 8 9 17 29 -12
20 Belgrano de Córdoba 13 19 2 7 10 12 23 -11

Top Scorers[edit]

Position Player Team Goals
1 José Luis Calderón Estudiantes de La Plata 13
2 Claudio Biaggio San Lorenzo 10
2 Rubén Capria Racing Club 10

Torneo Clausura ("Closing" Tournament)[edit]

Position Team Points Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Difference
1 Vélez Sársfield 40 19 11 7 1 40 18 22
2 Gimnasia La Plata 39 19 12 3 4 44 21 23
3 Lanús 34 19 10 4 5 35 24 11
4 Estudiantes de La Plata 34 19 9 7 3 33 22 11
5 Boca Juniors 33 19 10 3 6 30 26 4
6 Rosario Central 30 19 8 6 5 33 23 10
7 Huracán 29 19 7 8 4 32 29 3
8 Racing Club 29 19 8 5 6 26 25 1
9 Colón de Santa Fe 26 19 7 5 7 20 21 -1
10 Ferro Carril Oeste 26 19 6 8 5 16 20 -4
11 Deportivo Español 24 19 5 9 5 19 19 0
12 Independiente 23 19 5 8 6 22 26 -4
13 Belgrano de Córdoba 22 19 6 4 9 23 26 -3
14 River Plate 21 19 6 3 10 32 33 -1
15 Platense 21 19 6 3 10 23 29 -6
16 Gimnasia de Jujuy 21 19 6 3 10 22 37 -15
17 Newell's Old Boys 18 19 3 9 7 20 28 -8
18 Banfield 17 19 4 5 10 20 25 -5
19 San Lorenzo 16 19 4 4 11 15 29 -14
20 Argentinos Juniors 13 19 3 4 12 12 36 -24

Top Scorers[edit]

Position Player Team Goals
1 Ariel López Lanús 12
2 Martín Palermo Estudiantes 11
3 Claudio Caniggia Boca Juniors 10
3 Adrian Coria Platense 10
3 Alberto Márcico Gimnasia La Plata 10

Argentine clubs in international competitions[edit]

Team Recopa 1995 Supercopa 1995 CONMEBOL 1995 Copa Libertadores 1996
River Plate N/A SF N/A Champions
Rosario Central N/A N/A Champions did not qualify
Independiente Runner up Champions did not qualify did not qualify
San Lorenzo N/A N/A N/A QF
Gimnasia La Plata N/A N/A Round 1 did not qualify
Argentinos Juniors N/A Round 1 did not qualify did not qualify
Boca Juniors N/A Round 1 did not qualify did not qualify
Estudiantes N/A Round 1 did not qualify did not qualify
Racing Club N/A Round 1 did not qualify did not qualify
Vélez Sársfield N/A Round 1 did not qualify did not qualify

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