2000–01 in Argentine football

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Football in Argentina
Season 2000–01
1999–2000 Argentina 2001–02

Torneo Apertura ("Opening" Tournament)[edit]

Position Team Points Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Difference
1 Boca Juniors 41 19 12 5 2 35 19 16
2 River Plate 37 19 10 7 2 41 24 17
3 Gimnasia La Plata 37 19 11 4 4 36 29 7
4 Talleres de Córdoba 36 19 11 3 5 31 21 10
5 San Lorenzo 34 19 10 4 5 33 18 15
6 Vélez Sársfield 29 19 7 8 4 26 20 6
7 Estudiantes La Plata 29 19 7 8 4 22 17 5
8 Huracán 27 19 6 9 4 26 21 5
9 Chacarita Juniors 27 19 8 3 8 19 24 -5
10 Colón de Santa Fe 26 19 7 5 7 29 23 6
11 Unión de Santa Fe 26 19 6 8 5 23 21 2
12 Rosario Central 24 19 6 6 7 28 31 -3
13 Newell's Old Boys 24 19 5 9 5 18 23 -5
14 Independiente 23 19 6 5 8 24 23 1
15 Lanús 21 19 5 6 8 24 26 -2
16 Belgrano de Córdoba 17 19 3 8 8 22 31 -9
17 Argentinos Juniors 14 19 2 8 9 18 28 -10
18 Almagro 13 19 2 7 10 18 31 -13
19 Los Andes 12 19 3 3 13 21 46 -25
20 Racing Club 11 19 1 8 10 12 30 -18

Top scorers[edit]

Position Player Team Goals
1 Juan Pablo Ángel River Plate 13
2 Martín Palermo Boca Juniors 11
2 Bernardo Romeo San Lorenzo 11
4 Ariel Pereyra Gimnasia La Plata 10
4 Luis Rueda Talleres de Córdoba 10
4 Ernesto Farías Estudiantes La Plata 10
4 Daniel Tilger Unión de Santa Fe 10

Relegation[edit]

There is no relegation after the Apertura. For the relegation results of this tournament see below

Torneo Clausura ("Closing" Tournament)[edit]

Position Team Points Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Difference
1 San Lorenzo 47 19 15 2 2 43 17 26
2 River Plate 41 19 13 2 4 48 27 21
3 Boca Juniors 30 19 8 6 5 29 26 3
4 Argentinos Juniors 29 19 8 5 6 27 22 5
5 Racing Club 29 19 7 8 4 21 20 1
6 Chacarita Juniors 29 19 8 5 6 21 25 -4
7 Huracán 28 19 8 4 7 28 28 0
8 Vélez Sársfield 27 19 7 6 6 25 24 1
9 Estudiantes La Plata 27 19 7 6 6 23 24 -1
10 Almagro 26 19 7 5 7 27 27 0
11 Talleres de Córdoba 25 19 7 4 8 23 23 0
12 Newell's Old Boys 24 19 7 3 9 27 28 -1
13 Colón de Santa Fe 23 19 6 5 8 21 27 -6
14 Lanús 22 19 6 4 9 28 30 -2
15 Unión de Santa Fe 20 19 5 5 9 32 36 -4
16 Belgrano de Córdoba 20 19 5 5 9 18 26 -8
17 Independiente 19 19 5 4 10 18 21 -3
18 Gimnasia La Plata 18 19 4 6 9 22 28 -6
19 Los Andes 18 19 5 6 8 24 32 -8
20 Rosario Central 17 19 4 5 10 24 38 -14
  • Los Andes had 3 points deducted.

Top scorers[edit]

Position Player Team Goals
1 Bernardo Romeo San Lorenzo 15
2 Martín Cardetti River Plate 13
3 Javier Saviola River Plate 11
4 Hugo Brizuela Chacarita Juniors 10

Relegation[edit]

Team Average Points Played 1999-00 2000-01 2001-02
Boca Juniors 2.052 234 114 89 74 71
River Plate 1.947 222 114 58 86 78
San Lorenzo 1.815 211 114 61 69 81
Gimnasia de La Plata 1.456 166 114 62 49 55
Huracán 1.447 166 76 N/A N/A 55
Rosario Central 1.438 164 114 47 66 41
Talleres de Córdoba 1.429 163 114 44 58 61
Vélez Sársfield 1.429 163 114 46 61 56
Newell's Old Boys 1.359 155 114 52 55 48
Independiente 1.350 154 114 51 61 42
Colón de Santa Fe 1.342 153 114 49 55 49
Chacarita Juniors 1.328 101 76 N/A 45 56
Unión de Santa Fe 1.315 150 114 54 50 46
Lanús 1.236 141 114 50 48 43
Estudiantes La Plata 1.228 140 114 45 39 56
Racing Club 1.228 140 114 55 45 40
Argentinos Juniors 1.149 131 114 49 39 43
Belgrano de Córdoba 1.052 120 114 44 39 37
Almagro 1.026 39 38 N/A N/A 39
Los Andes 0.789 30 38 N/A N/A 30

"Promoción" Playoff[edit]

Date Home Away Result
June 13, 2001 Quilmes Belgrano de Córdoba 1-0
June 16, 2001 Belgrano de Córdoba Quilmes 1-0

The teams draw 1-1 therefore Belgrano de Córdoba stay in the Argentine First Division. Quilmes remains in Argentine Nacional B.

Date Home Away Result
June 13, 2001 Instituto de Córdoba Argentinos Juniors 0-0
June 16, 2001 Argentinos Juniors Instituto de Córdoba 3-0

The teams draw 1-1 thereforeArgentinos Juniors stay in Argentine First Division. Instituto de Córdoba remains in Argentine Nacional B.

Lower leagues[edit]

Level Tournament Champion
2nd Primera B Nacional Banfield
3rd Primera B Metropolitana Defensores de Belgrano
3rd (Interior) Torneo Argentino A Huracán de Tres Arroyos
4th Primera C Metropolitana Ituzaingó
5th Primera D Metropolitana Acassuso

Argentine clubs in international competitions[edit]

Team Intercontinental 2000 Copa Mercosur 2000 Copa Libertadores 2001
Boca Juniors Champions QF Champions
Rosario Central N/A QF SF
River Plate N/A SF QF
San Lorenzo N/A Group stage Group stage
Vélez Sársfield N/A Group stage Group stage
Independiente N/A Group stage did not qualify

National team[edit]

This section covers the Argentina national team's matches from 1 August 2000 to 31 July 2001.

  Win   Draw   Loss

Friendly matches[edit]

2002 World Cup qualifiers[edit]

References[edit]