1996–97 Venezuelan Primera División season

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Venezuelan Primera División
Season 1996–97
Champions Caracas (4th title)

The 1996–97 season of the Venezuelan Primera División, the top category of Venezuelan football, was played by 12 teams. The national champions were Caracas.

Torneo Apertura[edit]

Standings[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Minervén 22 13 4 5 33 15 +18 43
2 Atlético Zulia 22 13 4 5 31 20 +11 43
3 Deportivo Táchira 22 12 5 5 35 19 +16 41
4 Caracas 22 11 5 6 28 20 +8 38
5 Mineros 22 11 5 6 31 24 +7 38
6 Estudiantes 22 9 4 9 21 23 −2 31
7 Trujillanos 22 7 9 6 25 20 +5 30
8 Deportivo Italia 22 8 4 10 28 32 −4 28
9 Llaneros 22 5 7 10 22 32 −10 22
10 El Vigía 22 5 6 11 17 26 −9 21
11 Valencia 22 4 6 12 15 29 −14 18
12 Nacional Táchira 22 3 3 16 15 40 −25 12

Apertura Playoff[edit]

Minervén 1–0 Atlético Zulia
Atlético Zulia 1–0 Minervén
Penalties
4–2

Torneo Clausura[edit]

Standings[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Caracas 18 11 3 4 36 18 +18 36
2 Deportivo Táchira 18 10 5 3 32 18 +14 35
3 Estudiantes 18 8 5 5 21 14 +7 29
4 Trujillanos 18 6 7 5 19 17 +2 25
5 Mineros 18 7 4 7 30 29 +1 25
6 Atlético Zulia 18 5 9 4 28 28 0 24
7 Minervén 18 6 5 7 20 19 +1 23
8 Deportivo Italia 18 6 5 7 20 28 −8 23
9 Llaneros 18 4 9 5 23 25 −2 21
10 El Vigía 18 0 2 16 7 40 −33 2

Championship Playoff[edit]

Atlético Zulia 1–3 Caracas
Caracas 5–0 Atlético Zulia

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