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1981 Argentine Primera División

Top 3 1981 Argentine Primera División related articles

Primera División
Season1981
ChampionsBoca Juniors (Metropolitano)
River Plate (Nacional)
1980
1982

The 1981 Primera División season was the 90th season of top-flight football in Argentina. Boca Juniors won the Metropolitano (20th title) while River Plate (21st title) won the Nacional championship.

Colón and San Lorenzo were relegated.[1]

1981 Argentine Primera División Intro articles: 3

Metropolitano championship

Metropolitano
Season1981
ChampionsBoca Juniors (20th title)
PromotedInstituto (C)
Sarmiento (J)
RelegatedColón
San Lorenzo
1982 Copa LibertadoresBoca Juniors
Top goalscorer Raúl Chaparro (20 goals)
1980
1982
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Boca Juniors 34 20 10 4 60 27 +33 50
2 Ferro Carril Oeste 34 18 13 3 50 20 +30 49
3 Newell's Old Boys 34 14 11 9 58 44 +14 39
3 River Plate 34 14 11 9 62 50 +12 39
5 Racing 34 12 14 8 46 30 +16 38
6 Independiente 34 14 9 11 43 35 +8 37
7 Rosario Central 34 9 16 9 36 39 −3 34
8 Huracán 34 12 9 13 41 50 −9 33
9 Instituto 34 13 6 15 56 54 +2 32
9 Unión 34 11 10 13 39 37 +2 32
11 Vélez Sársfield 34 8 15 11 39 48 −9 31
11 Platense 34 10 11 13 39 49 −10 31
13 Sarmiento 34 9 12 13 46 52 −6 30
13 Estudiantes (LP) 34 11 8 15 35 43 −8 30
15 Talleres (C) 34 10 9 15 36 45 −9 29
15 Argentinos Juniors 34 9 11 14 44 57 −13 29
17 San Lorenzo 34 9 10 15 31 48 −17 28
18 Colón 34 6 9 19 26 59 −33 21
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Nacional championship

Nacional
Season1981
ChampionsRiver Plate (21st title)
1982 Copa LibertadoresRiver Plate
Top goalscorer Carlos Bianchi (15 goals)
1980
1982

Group A

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Rosario Central 14 7 4 3 32 20 +12 18
2 Gimnasia y Esgrima (J) 14 6 4 4 19 16 +3 16
3 Argentinos Juniors 14 4 7 3 15 15 0 15
4 Huracán 14 5 4 5 20 20 0 14
4 Belgrano 14 5 4 5 16 16 0 14
4 Gimnasia y Esgrima (M) 14 4 6 4 15 16 −1 14
7 Racing 14 2 6 6 12 22 −10 10
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Group B

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Ferro Carril Oeste 14 10 2 2 24 11 +13 22
2 River Plate 14 7 5 2 26 12 +14 19
2 Loma Negra 14 7 5 2 15 10 +5 19
4 Talleres (C) 14 2 6 6 9 16 −7 10
4 Guaraní Antonio Franco 14 3 4 7 16 24 −8 10
6 San Martín (T) 14 3 3 8 17 24 −7 9
6 Sarmiento 14 3 3 8 10 20 −10 9
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Group C

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Independiente 14 9 3 2 29 10 +19 21
2 Vélez Sársfield 14 8 1 5 26 14 +12 17
3 Racing (C) 14 8 3 3 27 16 +11 19
4 Newell's Old Boys 14 4 4 6 23 24 −1 12
4 Platense 14 3 6 5 7 15 −8 12
6 Gimnasia y Tiro 14 1 5 8 9 26 −17 7
6 Huracán (SR) 14 1 5 8 14 34 −20 7
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Group D

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Boca Juniors 14 8 3 3 28 12 +16 19
2 Instituto 14 6 4 4 18 14 +4 16
2 Estudiantes (LP) 14 5 6 3 16 13 +3 16
4 San Lorenzo 14 4 6 4 14 15 −1 14
4 Atlético Tucumán 14 6 2 6 14 17 −3 14
6 Unión 14 2 6 6 13 15 −2 10
7 San Lorenzo 14 3 3 8 13 30 −17 9
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Quarterfinals

Club - Club 1st leg 2nd leg
Rosario Central - River Plate 1–2 0–0
Ferro Carril Oeste - Gimnasia y Esgrima (J) 1–0 1–0
Instituto - Independiente 1–2 0–0
Boca Juniors - Vélez Sársfield 2–1 1–3

Semifinals

Club - Club 1st leg 2nd leg
Independiente - River Plate 1–1 0–0
Vélez Sársfield - Ferro Carril Oeste 1–2 1–1

River Plate advanced on away goals rule

Final

Club - Club 1st leg 2nd leg
River Plate - Ferro Carril Oeste 1–0 1–0

River Plate won 2–0 on aggregate.

1st leg

2nd leg

Ferro Carril Oeste0–1River Plate
Report Kempes  58'
Attendance: 22,371
Referee: Teodoro Nitti

1981 Argentine Primera División Metropolitano championship articles: 24

References

  1. ^ Argentina 1981 on RSSSF.com