1959–60 Serie B


The Serie B 1959–60 was the twenty-eighth tournament of this competition played in Italy since its creation.

Serie B
Season1959–60
ChampionsTorino
1st title

Teams


Mantova and Catanzaro had been promoted from Serie C, while Triestina and Torino had been relegated from Serie A.

Events


Consequently to the reform of the professional football in Italy following the Belfast Disaster, the first-ever elimination of the Italy football team into the World Cup Qualifiers, both a third promotion and relegation was introduced.

Final classification


Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GR Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Torino (P, C) 38 16 19 3 44 21 2.095 51 Promotion to Serie A
2 Lecco (P) 38 17 16 5 51 28 1.821 50
3 Catania (P) 38 14 19 5 55 38 1.447 47
4 Triestina 38 15 16 7 49 32 1.531 46
5 Reggiana 38 14 11 13 51 50 1.020 39
5 Ozo Mantova 38 15 9 14 42 38 1.105 39
7 Brescia 38 11 16 11 35 38 0.921 38
8 Verona 38 12 13 13 49 45 1.089 37
8 Como 38 14 9 15 51 48 1.063 37
8 Catanzaro 38 11 15 12 41 40 1.025 37
8 Marzotto 38 12 13 13 37 40 0.925 37
8 Messina 38 15 7 16 35 38 0.921 37
13 Novara 38 13 9 16 38 40 0.950 35
14 Sambenedettese 38 11 12 15 38 47 0.809 34
14 Parma 38 9 16 13 38 50 0.760 34
16 Simmenthal-Monza 38 12 10 16 26 36 0.722 34 Relegation tie-breaker
17 Venezia 38 9 15 14 34 42 0.810 33
18 Taranto (R) 38 12 9 17 33 48 0.688 33 Serie C after tie-breaker
19 Modena (R) 38 9 14 15 38 51 0.745 32 Relegation to Serie C
20 Cagliari (R) 38 8 15 15 36 54 0.667 31
Source: Panini
(C) Champion; (P) Promoted; (R) Relegated

Results


Home \ Away BRE CAG CTN CTZ COM LCO MAR MES MOD NOV OZO PAR REA SBN SMN TAR TOR TRI VEN HEL
Brescia 1–0 4–2 1–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 1–0 2–1 0–1 1–2 1–0 2–2 0–0 1–0 3–0 0–2 1–0 1–1 1–1
Cagliari 2–2 0–1 5–2 1–5 2–3 1–1 1–0 1–1 0–0 2–1 2–0 2–2 1–1 2–1 0–1 0–0 0–1 1–1 2–1
Catania 2–0 0–0 1–0 2–1 2–2 2–0 2–0 1–1 3–1 3–0 2–2 3–2 1–0 1–1 2–0 0–0 1–1 4–1 4–0
Catanzaro 2–0 1–1 1–0 1–1 2–0 0–0 2–0 2–0 2–1 1–0 1–1 2–1 1–1 2–0 2–0 0–1 1–1 1–1 0–0
Como 4–0 3–0 1–1 3–2 0–1 1–1 2–1 1–1 2–2 0–1 1–1 3–1 3–0 2–1 1–1 2–1 0–1 1–0 0–1
Lecco 2–0 0–0 2–2 2–2 3–2 1–0 1–0 2–1 2–0 1–1 1–1 3–1 3–0 3–0 2–0 0–0 1–1 3–0 3–1
Marzotto 0–0 2–0 3–1 4–2 1–1 0–0 0–2 0–0 0–2 1–1 2–1 0–1 3–1 1–2 3–0 0–0 1–0 1–1 1–4
Messina 0–0 3–0 0–0 0–0 0–1 2–1 1–0 1–0 2–0 1–0 1–1 1–0 1–0 6–1 1–0 1–2 0–1 0–0 2–0
Modena 0–2 2–1 0–0 1–1 3–0 1–0 0–1 0–2 1–0 0–1 4–0 2–2 3–1 1–1 1–0 0–0 1–4 3–0 0–0
Novara 1–3 1–1 3–1 1–0 1–2 0–0 1–2 0–0 4–1 2–1 1–1 1–0 2–0 0–1 2–0 3–0 1–1 1–0 1–2
Ozo Mantova 1–1 2–1 0–0 0–1 2–1 1–2 2–1 3–0 4–1 0–0 2–2 0–2 1–0 1–1 2–0 1–1 1–0 3–0 2–0
Parma 1–0 1–1 1–1 1–0 2–0 0–0 3–1 2–0 2–2 1–0 1–1 0–1 1–1 0–0 1–0 0–2 2–2 1–0 2–0
Reggiana 0–0 2–0 1–1 1–0 1–2 0–2 1–0 3–1 2–2 2–1 2–0 3–1 5–3 1–0 2–0 1–1 4–1 0–0 1–1
Sambenedettese 2–1 1–1 1–1 2–1 1–0 0–0 1–3 4–1 3–0 0–0 2–0 2–2 0–0 1–0 3–0 0–0 1–0 2–0 1–0
Simm.-Monza 2–1 2–3 1–1 0–0 2–4 1–2 0–1 3–1 1–1 1–2 2–1 2–1 3–0 2–0 4–1 1–1 1–1 3–1 2–0
Taranto 0–0 0–1 2–3 1–1 3–1 1–0 2–1 1–2 2–0 1–0 2–0 2–1 2–1 2–0 2–1 0–0 1–1 4–0 2–2
Torino 1–1 5–0 1–1 3–2 1–0 1–1 0–0 0–0 3–1 1–0 0–1 2–0 3–2 1–1 1–0 4–0 1–1 1–0 2–0
Triestina 4–2 1–0 2–2 0–0 1–0 1–1 1–1 2–0 3–0 2–0 1–0 4–1 1–1 2–0 4–1 0–0 0–1 0–2 2–1
Venezia 1–1 0–0 0–0 3–1 3–0 1–0 0–1 0–2 0–0 4–0 0–2 4–0 2–0 4–2 1–1 0–0 0–0 0–0 1–1
Hellas Verona 1–1 3–1 3–1 2–2 3–0 1–1 4–0 4–0 1–2 0–2 2–1 1–0 4–0 1–0 1–1 0–0 1–1 1–1 1–2
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.

Relegation tie-breaker


Team 1  Score  Team 2
Simmenthal-Monza 0-0 Taranto
Simmenthal-Monza 2-0 Venezia
Taranto 2-4 Venezia

Taranto relegated to Serie C.

References and sources


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