1970–71 Mexican Primera División season

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Primera División de México
Season 1970-71
Champions America (2nd Title)
Relegated Atlas
Champions' Cup America
Toluca
Matches played 311
Goals scored 717 (2.31 per match)

Statistics of Primera División de México in season 1970-71.

Overview[edit]

Zacatepec was promoted to Primera División (Segunda División 1969-70 Champion)

Puebla was also promoted to Primera División (winner of promotional tournament between Unión de Curtidores, Nacional and Naucalpan) to increase the number of teams to 18.

The season was contested by 18 teams, and America won the championship.

Atlas was relegated to Segunda División.

After this season Necaxa was sold and changed its name to Atlético Español.

Cruz Azul moves to Mexico City.

Group stage[edit]

Group 1[edit]

Pos Club P W D L GF GA Pts Result
1 Toluca 34 14 15 5 38 21 43 Playoff
2 Jalisco 34 12 14 8 35 29 38
3 Zacatepec 34 14 10 10 39 37 38
4 Cruz Azul 34 11 15 8 39 39 37
5 UNAM 34 10 15 9 43 38 35
6 Necaxa 34 10 11 13 44 39 31
7 Irapuato 34 8 13 13 34 53 29
8 Laguna 34 10 8 16 37 47 28
9 Atlas 34 5 12 17 32 48 22 Relegation Playoff

Group 2[edit]

Pos Club P W D L GF GA Pts Result
1 América 34 17 10 7 56 33 44 Playoff
2 Monterrey 34 15 10 9 46 37 40
3 León 34 14 10 10 50 41 38
4 Atlante 34 9 16 9 33 31 34
5 Veracruz 34 12 9 13 39 40 33
6 Puebla 34 11 10 13 43 49 32
7 Torreón 34 11 9 14 27 35 31
8 Guadalajara 34 11 8 15 34 44 30
9 Pachuca 34 11 7 16 38 46 29 Relegation Playoff

Results[edit]

AME ATT ATL CRA GDL IRA JAL LAG LEO MTY NEC PAC PUE TOL TOR UNI VER ZAC
América 2-0 2-1 3-0 5-2 2-0 2-1 2-1 1-1 2-3 2-1 1-1 2-0 1-0 5-0 0-0 4-1 2-4
Atlante 3-1 0-0 0-0 3-0 0-0 1-2 1-2 1-1 1-1 1-1 1-0 1-2 0-0 1-0 2-2 2-2 2-1
Atlas 0-1 0-1 2-2 1-2 1-1 0-1 1-0 2-1 2-1 1-1 2-3 2-4 1-1 0-0 2-3 0-0 1-1
Cruz Azul 1-1 0-0 1-1 2-1 0-1 0-0 1-0 0-1 1-1 0-4 1-0 4-1 0-0 3-1 1-1 0-2 0-0
Guadalajara 1-2 0-0 2-1 1-1 2-0 0-1 1-0 1-2 1-0 1-3 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-0 1-1 0-1 1-2
Irapuato 1-2 2-2 1-0 4-4 3-2 1-0 1-1 1-1 1-3 0-0 2-1 3-3 1-3 0-0 2-1 2-0 0-0
Jalisco 1-0 1-1 0-3 1-1 2-0 0-0 5-1 0-0 2-0 0-0 1-0 1-1 1-0 0-1 3-1 2-1 1-1
Laguna 0-2 2-2 4-1 2-2 1-2 2-0 0-0 2-0 0-1 0-0 3-1 3-1 0-1 1-0 1-1 1-0 3-1
León 1-1 1-2 3-2 1-4 1-2 2-2 1-1 4-0 0-0 0-3 5-1 4-1 2-0 3-0 2-0 2-1 2-1
Monterrey 2-1 1-0 0-1 0-2 3-2 1-0 0-0 1-0 4-1 1-1 0-2 2-0 1-1 2-0 1-1 4-1 4-0
Necaxa 1-0 1-0 3-1 1-1 1-3 7-0 0-2 1-1 0-2 2-2 2-1 1-3 0-2 0-0 1-3 2-0 0-1
Pachuca 2-1 1-0 0-0 3-1 0-1 1-2 1-1 4-1 2-1 4-0 0-3 1-1 0-0 1-0 1-2 2-2 1-0
Puebla 0-2 0-0 2-0 2-0 0-1 3-2 2-0 1-1 0-1 2-0 2-1 3-1 3-0 1-2 1-1 1-1 1-1
Toluca 0-0 2-0 0-0 0-1 3-0 4-1 1-1 3-2 2-0 1-1 2-0 1-0 1-1 3-0 2-1 1-0 1-0
Torreón 1-1 1-0 2-1 0-1 1-1 1-0 0-1 3-0 1-1 1-2 2-0 3-1 2-0 0-0 2-0 1-1 1-0
UNAM 2-2 1-1 0-0 2-0 1-0 0-0 3-0 1-0 1-1 2-2 2-2 0-1 3-0 2-2 1-0 3-0 0-1
Veracruz 0-0 0-1 4-2 1-2 1-0 1-0 3-2 1-0 0-1 0-1 2-1 4-1 3-0 1-1 0-0 3-1 2-0
Zacatepec 1-1 1-3 1-0 1-2 2-2 3-0 2-2 2-1 2-1 2-1 1-0 1-0 2-1 0-0 3-1 1-0 0-0

Relegation Playoffs[edit]

Aggregate score tied so a 3rd match will be played

Pachuca won on aggregate 5-3. Atlas was relegated to Segunda Division

Final[edit]

August 1, 1971
12:00
América 2–0 Toluca
Carlos Reinoso Goal 13'
Horacio López Salgado Goal 75'
[1]
Estadio Azteca, Mexico City
Attendance: 105,000+
Referee: Abel Aguilar

America won on aggregate 2-0


1970-71 winners:
América
2nd Title

References[edit]