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1973–74 Serie A

Sports season

Serie A
1973–74 Lazio team
Season1973 (1973)–74
ChampionsLazio
1st title
RelegatedFoggia
Genoa
Hellas Verona
Cup Winners' CupBologna
UEFA CupJuventus
Napoli
Internazionale
Torino
Matches played240
Goals scored497 (2.07 per match)
Top goalscorerGiorgio Chinaglia
(24 goals)

The 1973–74 Serie A season was won by Lazio.

Overview of "S.S. Lazio" article

Teams

Genoa, Cesena and Foggia had been promoted from Serie B.

1973–74 Serie A Teams articles: 4

Scandal

It was the second time, after the first one in 1955, that a corruption case effectively changed the classification of the Serie A. Hellas Verona were relegated, while Sampdoria, that themselves were touched by a minor alleged scandal, remained in Serie A.

1973–74 Serie A Scandal articles: 2

Final classification

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Lazio (C) 30 18 7 5 45 23 +22 43 Not admitted to Europe
2 Juventus 30 16 9 5 50 26 +24 41 Qualification to UEFA Cup
3 Napoli 30 12 12 6 35 28 +7 36
4 Internazionale 30 12 11 7 47 33 +14 35
5 Torino 30 10 14 6 27 24 +3 34
6 Fiorentina 30 10 13 7 32 26 +6 33
7 Milan 30 11 8 11 34 36 −2 30
8 Roma 30 10 9 11 29 28 +1 29
9 Bologna 30 6 17 7 35 36 −1 29 Qualification to Cup Winners' Cup
10 Cagliari 30 7 14 9 25 32 −7 28
11 Cesena 30 6 15 9 25 28 −3 27
12 Vicenza 30 7 12 11 22 37 −15 26
13 Sampdoria[a] 30 5 13 12 27 34 −7 20
14 Foggia[b] (R) 30 6 12 12 20 34 −14 18 Relegation to Serie B
15 Genoa (R) 30 4 9 17 16 37 −21 17
16 Hellas Verona[c] (D, R) 30 8 9 13 28 35 −7 25
Source: Panini
(C) Champion; (D) Disqualified; (R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. ^ 3 points deducted for alleged bribery.
  2. ^ 6 points deducted for bribery.
  3. ^ Demoted in the last place for bribery by the Federation.

Results

Home \ Away BOL CAG CES FIO FOG GEN INT JUV LRV LAZ MIL NAP ROM SAM TOR HEL
Bologna 3–1 1–1 1–1 0–0 2–0 3–0 0–0 4–0 2–2 3–2 2–2 0–0 2–1 2–2 1–2
Cagliari 0–0 0–0 1–0 1–0 0–1 1–1 2–1 2–0 0–1 0–1 0–0 1–1 2–1 1–1 1–1
Cesena 3–0 1–1 0–0 2–0 1–1 0–1 0–2 2–2 0–0 1–0 1–1 1–1 2–1 0–0 1–0
Fiorentina 1–1 4–1 0–0 0–1 0–0 1–0 2–0 0–1 1–1 3–2 1–1 1–0 1–1 3–1 2–1
Foggia 1–1 1–1 1–1 2–1 1–0 1–2 0–0 2–1 0–1 0–0 1–0 1–0 2–2 1–1 1–1
Genoa 1–1 1–1 1–2 0–1 2–1 1–1 0–1 1–1 1–2 0–1 1–2 2–1 0–2 0–2 1–0
Internazionale 1–1 0–1 3–1 1–1 5–1 0–0 0–2 2–0 3–1 2–1 2–2 2–0 2–1 3–0 0–0
Juventus 1–1 1–1 2–2 3–1 2–1 3–0 2–0 0–0 3–1 2–0 4–1 2–1 2–0 1–1 5–1
Vicenza 2–1 1–1 0–0 2–1 1–0 1–1 1–0 0–3 0–3 1–1 2–1 0–1 0–0 0–0 1–1
Lazio 4–0 2–0 2–0 0–0 1–0 1–0 1–1 3–1 3–0 1–0 1–0 2–1 1–0 0–1 4–2
Milan 1–1 2–2 1–0 1–1 1–0 2–0 1–5 2–2 1–2 0–0 0–0 2–0 2–1 1–0 2–1
Napoli 2–0 1–0 1–0 2–1 1–1 1–0 2–1 2–0 2–1 3–3 1–2 1–1 1–0 1–1 2–0
Roma 2–1 2–0 1–0 0–0 3–0 2–0 3–3 3–2 0–0 1–2 1–2 0–1 2–1 0–0 1–0
Sampdoria 0–0 1–1 1–1 1–2 0–0 1–1 1–1 1–2 2–1 1–0 3–2 0–0 0–0 1–1 2–1
Torino 2–0 1–2 2–1 0–1 0–0 1–0 2–2 0–1 1–0 2–1 1–0 1–1 1–0 1–1 0–0
Hellas Verona 1–1 2–0 2–1 1–1 3–0 2–0 1–3 0–0 1–1 0–1 2–1 1–0 0–1 1–0 0–1
Source: Almanacco Illustrato del Calcio - La Storia 1898-2004, Panini Edizioni, Modena, September 2005 (in Italian)
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Top goalscorers

Rank Player Club Goals
1 Giorgio Chinaglia Lazio 24
2 Roberto Boninsegna Internazionale 23
3 Sergio Clerici Napoli 17
4 Pietro Anastasi Juventus 16
5 Luigi Riva Cagliari 15
6 Paolo Pulici Torino 14
7 Giuseppe Savoldi Bologna 12
Antonello Cuccureddu Juventus
9 Luciano Chiarugi Milan 11
10 Renzo Garlaschelli Lazio 10

References and sources

  • Almanacco Illustrato del Calcio - La Storia 1898-2004, Panini Edizioni, Modena, September 2005

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