1898 in Argentine football

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Football in Argentina
Season 1898
Men's football
Primera División Lomas
1897 Argentina 1899

1898 in Argentine football saw Lomas win its 5th Primera División championship within 6 seasons. The runner-up was Lobos.[1] Flores and Belgrano A.C. "B" left the championship, being replaced by Lobos which returned to the Association.

A new team, United Banks, debuted in the league.[2]

Primera división[edit]

Final standings[edit]

Pos Team Pts G W D L Gf Ga Gd
1 Lomas 20 12 8 4 0 20 4 +16
2 Lobos 20 12 9 2 1 21 6 +15
3 Belgrano A.C. 17 12 8 1 3 24 10 +14
4 Lanús A.C. 13 12 6 1 5 29 12 +17
5 United Banks 10 12 4 2 6 16 20 -4
6 Palermo A.C. 4 12 2 0 10 10 47 -37
7 Banfield 0 12 0 0 12 3 24 -21

Championship playoff[edit]

Lomas and Lobos finished first with 20 points each so they had to play a match to define a champion. After the first game was declared nule by the Association attending to a request by Lobos, a second match was played, winning Lomas the title.[2]

Lomas 1-0 Lobos

Lomas 2-1 Lobos

References[edit]

  1. ^ Final tables in Argentina: 1890s at RSSSF
  2. ^ a b Argentina 1898 at Historia y Fútbol
  3. ^ Match annulled by the Association, which stated a new game had to be played.