1966–67 Serie A

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Serie A
Juventus FC 1966-67.jpg
1966–67 Juventus team
Season1966–67
ChampionsJuventus
13th title
RelegatedLazio
Foggia
Venezia
Lecco
European CupJuventus
Cup Winners' CupMilan
Inter-Cities Fairs CupBologna
Napoli
Fiorentina
Matches played306
Goals scored613 (2 per match)
Top goalscorerLuigi Riva
(18 goals)

The 1966–67 Serie A season was won by Juventus, it was their second scudetto of the 1960s. The season was closely contested and went down to the final day of the season; Internazionale were left needing just a draw or having Juventus not beat Lazio to win the title. However, Inter lost 1-0 on the final day to Mantova thanks to a goal from one of their former players, Beniamino Di Giacomo. Juventus on the other hand beat Lazio 2-1 to take their 13th title.

Teams[edit]

Venezia, Lecco and Mantova had been promoted from Serie B.

Events[edit]

A transitional relegation place was added to reduce the league to 16 clubs.

Final classification[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Juventus (C) 34 18 13 3 44 19 +25 49 Qualification to European Cup
2 Internazionale 34 19 10 5 59 22 +37 48
3 Bologna 34 18 9 7 48 27 +21 45 Chosen for Inter-Cities Fairs Cup
4 Napoli 34 17 10 7 46 23 +23 44
5 Fiorentina 34 15 13 6 53 29 +24 43
6 Cagliari 34 13 14 7 35 17 +18 40
7 Torino 34 10 18 6 33 26 +7 38
8 Milan 34 11 15 8 36 32 +4 37 Qualification to Cup Winners' Cup
9 Mantova 34 6 22 6 22 23 −1 34
10 Roma 34 11 11 12 35 39 −4 33
11 Atalanta 34 9 13 12 28 43 −15 31
12 SPAL 34 8 13 13 28 36 −8 29
13 Vicenza 34 7 14 13 26 39 −13 28
13 Brescia 34 7 14 13 22 40 −18 28
15 Lazio (R) 34 6 15 13 20 35 −15 27 Relegation to Serie B
16 Foggia (R) 34 7 10 17 28 49 −21 24
17 Venezia (R) 34 4 9 21 29 57 −28 17
17 Lecco (R) 34 3 11 20 21 57 −36 17
Source: Panini
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated

Results[edit]

Home \ Away ATA BOL BRE CAG FIO FOG INT JUV LRV LAZ LCO MAN MIL NAP ROM SPA TOR VEN
Atalanta 1–0 2–1 1–0 0–0 2–0 0–5 0–2 0–0 3–0 1–0 0–0 0–0 1–1 2–4 0–1 1–1 1–0
Bologna 2–1 2–0 1–1 1–1 5–0 3–2 2–0 2–0 1–0 2–0 1–1 2–0 1–0 2–0 2–0 2–1 0–0
Brescia 0–0 0–2 1–2 0–0 0–0 0–3 1–1 0–0 1–0 2–0 1–1 0–0 1–0 3–3 0–0 0–1 3–2
Cagliari 3–1 4–0 2–0 1–0 0–0 1–1 0–0 0–0 1–0 3–1 0–0 0–0 0–0 2–1 1–1 2–0 4–0
Fiorentina 1–1 1–1 7–1 1–0 0–1 1–2 1–2 3–0 5–1 2–0 0–0 1–0 1–1 2–2 0–0 1–0 2–0
Foggia 4–1 0–1 0–1 0–0 1–2 0–4 0–0 2–2 2–1 4–1 2–1 0–2 1–1 2–2 0–0 0–0 3–0
Internazionale 2–0 2–1 1–0 2–1 1–1 3–0 1–1 2–0 0–0 1–1 1–1 4–0 1–1 0–0 2–1 1–2 2–1
Juventus 0–0 2–1 0–0 1–0 4–1 3–0 1–0 2–0 2–1 3–0 1–1 1–1 2–0 2–0 2–1 0–0 2–1
Vicenza 1–2 0–0 1–1 0–2 3–1 3–1 0–5 0–1 0–0 3–0 2–2 1–1 2–1 0–1 1–0 0–1 2–1
Lazio 1–3 2–1 0–2 0–1 0–0 2–1 1–0 0–0 0–0 2–0 1–0 0–0 0–0 0–1 1–1 0–0 1–1
Lecco 0–0 1–2 1–0 0–2 0–3 3–0 0–2 1–3 0–0 0–1 0–0 1–1 0–3 2–2 1–1 0–0 2–1
Mantova 0–0 1–1 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–1 1–0 1–1 2–0 0–0 1–1 1–0 0–2 1–0 1–0 0–0 2–1
Milan 0–0 1–1 0–1 2–1 0–2 3–1 0–1 3–1 2–0 2–2 1–1 2–2 1–0 3–1 2–0 1–1 2–1
Napoli 3–0 2–1 1–1 1–0 1–2 3–2 0–0 0–1 1–0 1–0 4–1 1–0 3–2 2–0 1–0 2–1 4–0
Roma 3–2 0–2 1–0 0–0 0–1 0–0 0–0 1–0 1–1 0–0 2–1 1–1 0–1 0–2 1–0 4–0 1–0
SPAL 1–0 1–0 1–1 0–0 1–2 1–0 1–3 1–1 1–1 4–1 2–1 1–1 1–1 1–4 1–0 0–0 3–2
Torino 6–1 1–1 3–0 1–0 2–2 1–0 0–2 0–0 1–1 1–1 1–1 2–0 0–0 0–0 3–1 2–1 0–0
Venezia 1–1 1–2 3–0 1–1 2–6 1–0 2–3 0–2 0–2 1–1 2–0 0–0 1–2 0–0 1–2 1–0 1–1
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[edit]

Rank Player Club Goals
1 Italy Luigi Riva Cagliari 18
2 Italy Sandro Mazzola Internazionale 17
3 Sweden Kurt Hamrin Fiorentina 15
Brazil Italy José Altafini Napoli
5 Italy Mario Brugnera Fiorentina 13
6 Italy Gianni Rivera Milan 12
7 Italy Giampaolo Menichelli Juventus 11
8 Spain Joaquín Peiró Roma 10
Italy Ezio Pascutti Bologna
10 Italy Roberto Boninsegna Cagliari 9
Italy Gigi Meroni Torino
Italy Angelo Domenghini Internazionale
Italy Renato Cappellini Internazionale
Germany Helmut Haller Bologna

References and sources[edit]

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

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