2014–15 Venezuelan Primera División season

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Liga Movistar
Season 2014–15
Champions Deportivo Táchira (8th Title)
2015

The 2014-15 Primera División season is the 33rd professional season of Venezuela's top-flight football league.

Teams[edit]

Eighteen teams participated this season, sixteen of whom remain from the previous season. Atlético El Vigía and Yaracuyanos were relegated after accumulating the least amount of points in the 2013–14 season aggregate table. They will be replaced by Metropolitanos and Portuguesa, the 2013–14 Segunda División winner and runner-up, respectively.

Team City Stadium
Aragua Maracay Olímpico Hermanos Ghersi Páez
Atlético Venezuela Caracas Brígido Iriarte
Carabobo Valencia Misael Delgado
Caracas Caracas Olímpico de la UCV
Deportivo Anzoátegui Puerto La Cruz José Antonio Anzoátegui
Deportivo Lara Barquisimeto Metropolitano de Barquisimeto
Deportivo Petare Caracas Olímpico de la UCV
Deportivo Táchira San Cristóbal Polideportivo de Pueblo Nuevo
Estudiantes Mérida Metropolitano de Mérida
La Guaira Caracas Brígido Iriarte
Metropolitanos Caracas Brígido Iriarte
Mineros Ciudad Guayana Polideportivo Cachamay
Llaneros Guanare Rafael Calles Pinto
Portuguesa Acarigua General José Antonio Paez
Trujillanos Valera Luis Loreto Lira
Tucanes Puerto Ayacucho Antonio José de Sucre
Zamora Barinas Agustín Tovar
Zulia Maracaibo José "Pachencho" Romero

Torneo Apertura[edit]

The Torneo Apertura will be the first tournament of the season. It began in August 2014 and ended in December 2014.

Standings[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Trujillanos 17 11 3 3 27 15 +12 36 Serie Final and the 2016 Copa Libertadores Second Stage
2 La Guaira 17 10 5 2 25 13 +12 35
3 Caracas 17 9 4 4 33 16 +17 31
4 Aragua 17 9 4 4 30 22 +8 31
5 Deportivo Anzoátegui 17 8 3 6 28 15 +13 27
6 Mineros 17 6 7 4 20 16 +4 25
7 Tucanes 17 7 4 6 16 19 −3 25
8 Deportivo Lara 17 5 9 3 25 18 +7 24
9 Carabobo 17 5 9 3 21 20 +1 24
10 Estudiantes 17 6 6 5 20 21 −1 24
11 Deportivo Táchira 17 6 5 6 24 16 +8 23
12 Zamora 17 5 7 5 19 19 0 22
13 Atlético Venezuela 17 4 6 7 14 20 −6 18
14 Metropolitanos 17 3 6 8 16 29 −13 15
15 Deportivo Petare 17 2 9 6 8 17 −9 12
16 Llaneros 17 3 3 11 12 30 −18 12
17 Zulia 17 2 5 10 12 27 −15 11
18 Portuguesa 17 1 7 9 11 28 −17 10
Source:

Torneo Clausura[edit]

The Torneo Clausura will be the second tournament of the season. It began in February 2015 and ended in May 2015.

Standings[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Deportivo Táchira 17 13 2 2 39 16 +23 41 Serie Final and the 2016 Copa Libertadores Second Stage
2 Caracas 17 12 3 2 23 11 +12 39
3 Zamora 17 11 3 3 29 14 +15 36
4 Deportivo Anzoátegui 17 9 4 4 31 23 +8 31
5 Deportivo Lara 17 7 7 3 22 18 +4 28
6 Mineros 17 7 4 6 23 23 0 25
7 La Guaira 17 7 3 7 22 19 +3 24
8 Aragua 17 6 4 7 25 25 0 22
9 Atlético Venezuela 17 5 6 6 17 15 +2 21
10 Zulia 17 6 3 8 14 18 −4 21
11 Trujillanos 17 5 5 7 15 20 −5 20
12 Metropolitanos 17 5 4 8 21 26 −5 19
13 Deportivo Petare 17 4 4 9 7 14 −7 16
14 Tucanes 17 3 7 7 6 22 −16 16
15 Carabobo 17 4 3 10 20 26 −6 15
16 Llaneros 17 4 2 11 24 32 −8 14
17 Estudiantes 17 6 4 7 18 21 −3 13
18 Portuguesa 17 3 4 10 17 30 −13 13
Source:

Aggregate table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Caracas 34 21 7 6 56 27 +29 70 2016 Copa Libertadores First Stage
2 Deportivo Táchira 34 19 7 8 64 33 +31 64 2016 Copa Libertadores Second Stage
3 La Guaira 34 17 8 9 48 33 +15 59 2015 Copa Sudamericana First Stage
4 Deportivo Anzoátegui 34 17 7 10 59 38 +21 58
5 Zamora 34 16 10 8 48 33 +15 58 Qualified to the Serie Sudamericana
6 Trujillanos 34 16 8 10 42 35 +7 56 2016 Copa Libertadores Second Stage
7 Aragua 34 15 8 11 55 47 +8 53 Qualified to the Serie Sudamericana
8 Deportivo Lara 34 12 16 6 47 36 +11 52
9 Mineros 34 13 11 10 43 39 +4 50
10 Tucanes 34 10 11 13 22 41 −19 41
11 Atlético Venezuela 34 9 12 13 31 35 −4 39
12 Carabobo 34 9 12 13 41 46 −5 39
13 Estudiantes 34 12 10 12 38 42 −4 46
14 Metropolitanos 34 8 10 16 37 55 −18 34
15 Zulia 34 8 8 18 26 45 −19 32
16 Deportivo Petare 34 6 13 15 15 31 −16 31
17 Llaneros 34 7 5 22 36 62 −26 26
18 Portuguesa 34 4 11 19 28 58 −30 23
Source:
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.

Serie Final[edit]

Deportivo Táchira and Trujillanos qualified to the Serie Final, which was contested on a home and away basis.

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Deportivo Táchira 2 1 1 0 1 0 +1 4
2 Trujillanos 2 0 1 1 0 1 −1 1
Source:
Rules for classification: 1st points; 2nd goals scored; 3rd away goals; 4th penalty shoot-out.

Serie Sudamericana[edit]

Other than the teams which already qualify for the Copa Libertadores (Apertura and Clausura champions and the best-placed team in the aggregate table) and the Copa Sudamericana (Copa Venezuela champion and the second best-placed team in the aggregate table), the eight best-placed teams in the aggregate table will contest in the Serie Sudamericana for the remaining two berths to the Copa Sudamericana, which qualify the two winners to the First Stage.

In the first round, the matchups are:

  • Match A (1 vs. 8)
  • Match B (2 vs. 7)
  • Match C (3 vs. 6)
  • Match D (4 vs. 5)

In the second round, the matchups are:

  • Winner A vs. Winner C
  • Winner B vs. Winner D

For the two second round winners, the team with the better record in the aggregate table will receive the Venezuela 3 berth, while the other team will receive the Venezuela 4 berth.

First round[edit]

Match A[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Zamora 2 2 0 0 6 3 +3 6 Second Round
2 Estudiantes 2 0 0 2 3 6 −3 0
Source:
Rules for classification: 1st points; 2nd goals scored; 3rd away goals; 4th penalty shoot-out.

Match B[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Mineros 2 1 1 0 3 0 +3 4 Second Round
2 Tucanes 2 0 1 1 0 3 −3 1
Source:
Rules for classification: 1st points; 2nd goals scored; 3rd away goals; 4th penalty shoot-out.

Match C[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Carabobo 2 1 1 0 1 0 +1 4 Second Round
2 Aragua 2 0 1 1 0 1 −1 1
Source:
Rules for classification: 1st points; 2nd goals scored; 3rd away goals; 4th penalty shoot-out.

Match D[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Deportivo Lara 2 1 0 1 2 1 +1 3 Second Round
2 Atlético Venezuela 2 1 0 1 1 2 −1 3
Source:
Rules for classification: 1st points; 2nd goals scored; 3rd away goals; 4th penalty shoot-out.

Second round[edit]

Winner A vs. Winner B[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Zamora 2 2 0 0 6 4 +2 6 2015 Copa Sudamericana First Stage
2 Mineros 2 0 0 2 4 6 −2 0
Source:
Rules for classification: 1st points; 2nd goals scored; 3rd away goals; 4th penalty shoot-out.

Winner C vs. Winner D[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Carabobo 2 1 0 1 1 1 0 3 2015 Copa Sudamericana First Stage
2 Deportivo Lara 2 1 0 1 1 1 0 3
Source:
Rules for classification: 1st points; 2nd goals scored; 3rd away goals; 4th penalty shoot-out.

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