2005 Uruguayan Primera División

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The Primera División Uruguaya 2005 started on March 5, 2005 and ended on July 12, 2005.

The league was a single round-robin tournament and not relegation and promotion from Segunda División Uruguay. But along with Apertura 2005 of 2005-06 season, the whole schedule of 2005 would count in a final table, the bottom three would direct relegated. The winners qualified for Copa Libertadores 2006.

Final classification[edit]

Team Pts GP W D L GF GA +/- Comments
1. Nacional 41 17 12 5 0 39 16 +23 Play-offs
2. Defensor 41 17 12 5 0 33 13 +20
3. Peñarol 35 17 10 5 2 28 19 +9
4. Danubio 28 17 8 4 5 23 16 +7
5. Rocha 25 17 6 7 4 27 21 +6
6. Liverpool 25 17 7 4 6 26 25 +1
7. Rentistas 24 17 6 6 5 30 25 +5
8. Miramar Misiones 23 17 7 2 8 33 29 +4
9. Wanderers 23 17 6 5 6 30 33 -3
10. River Plate 22 17 6 4 7 34 32 +2
11. Cerrito 21 17 5 6 6 21 19 +2
12. Tacuarembó 21 17 5 6 6 17 18 -1
13. Fénix 19 17 5 4 8 19 26 -7
14. Paysandú 14 17 3 5 9 23 34 -11
15. Rampla Juniors 14 17 3 5 9 19 31 -12
16. Plaza Colonia 14 17 3 5 9 8 27 -19
17. Cerro 13 17 3 4 10 20 30 -10
18. Deportivo Colonia 13 17 3 4 10 15 31 -16

Championship playoffs[edit]

Defensor Sporting refused to play the playoff due to Nacional winning their last match by a contested penalty in 7th minute of injury time. Nacional was awarded the championship on 6 July 2005.

Primera División
2005 Champion
Nacional
40th Title

Topscorers[edit]

Pos  Name Team Goals
1 Pablo Granoche Miramar Misiones 16
2 Elías Ferreira Rentistas 14
3 Sergio Blanco Wanderers 12
4 Osvaldo Canobbio River Plate 11
5 Martín Ligüera Nacional 10
6 Sebastián Taborda Defensor 9
7 José Pedro Cardozo Rocha 8
Richard Porta River Plate 8
Ignacio Risso Danubio 8
Sebastián Abreu Nacional 8
Hugo Costela Defensor 8
Leonardo Medina Liverpool 8

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