1996–97 Nemzeti Bajnokság I

The 1996–97 Nemzeti Bajnokság I, also known as NB I, was the 95th season of top-tier football in Hungary. The season started on 10 August 1996 and ended on 28 May 1997.

Nemzeti Bajnokság I
Season1996–97
ChampionsMTK Budapest
RelegatedTiszakécske
Békéscsaba
Stadler
Champions LeagueMTK Budapest
UEFA CupÚjpest
Ferencváros
Cup Winners' CupBudapesti VSC
Intertoto CupVasas
Matches played306
Goals scored842 (2.75 per match)
Top goalscorerBéla Illés (23)
Biggest home winCsepel 9–1 Békéscsaba
Biggest away winIII. Kerület 2–7 MTK
Highest scoringIII. Kerület 2–7 MTK
Csepel 9–1 Békéscsaba

OverviewEdit

It was contested by 18 teams, and MTK Hungária FC won the championship.

League standingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 MTK Hungária (C) 34 26 7 1 87 25 +62 85 Qualification for Champions League first qualifying round
2 Újpest 34 23 7 4 75 35 +40 76 Qualification for UEFA Cup first qualifying round
3 Ferencváros 34 22 8 4 69 37 +32 74
4 Vasas 34 19 7 8 50 33 +17 64 Qualification for Intertoto Cup group stage
5 Debrecen 34 14 10 10 55 38 +17 52
6 BVSC 34 14 7 13 43 36 +7 49 Qualification for Cup Winners' Cup qualifying round
7 Kispest Honvéd 34 12 9 13 42 44 −2 45
8 Videoton 34 10 12 12 45 44 +1 42
9 Győr 34 10 12 12 44 51 −7 42
10 Haladás 34 10 10 14 39 42 −3 40
11 Vác 34 10 10 14 40 48 −8 40
12 Siófok 34 10 10 14 36 53 −17 40
13 Zalaegerszeg 34 11 7 16 34 51 −17 40
14 Békéscsaba 34 10 6 18 37 62 −25 36
15 III. Kerület (R) 34 8 11 15 45 55 −10 35 Qualification for relegation play-offs
16 Stadler (O) 34 7 7 20 27 50 −23 28
17 Pécs (R) 34 6 8 20 31 68 −37 26 Relegation to Nemzeti Bajnokság II
18 Csepel (R) 34 5 10 19 43 70 −27 25
Source: rsssf.com
(C) Champion; (O) Play-off winner; (R) Relegated

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away BÉK BVS CSE DEB FTC GYŐ HAL KER HON MTK PÉC SIÓ STA VAS VÁC VID UTE ZTE
Békéscsaba 0–1 2–1 0–3 0–1 5–0 1–3 2–1 2–2 0–0 3–0 1–1 1–2 3–3 3–2 0–0 1–3 3–1
BVSC 1–0 2–1 2–0 1–2 3–1 3–2 1–2 0–1 0–2 1–0 4–1 4–1 0–1 0–1 0–0 1–2 2–0
Csepel 9–1 1–1 0–0 1–1 1–2 2–1 2–1 0–1 0–3 0–1 1–0 2–2 2–3 1–1 1–1 1–4 1–2
Debrecen 4–0 1–4 3–0 2–2 0–0 3–1 4–0 0–0 1–4 3–1 2–0 3–1 2–1 1–2 2–2 0–1 1–0
Ferencváros 4–0 2–1 4–2 3–1 3–2 2–0 1–0 5–2 1–1 2–1 3–2 1–0 1–0 3–1 2–2 3–1 5–0
Győr 1–2 2–1 5–0 3–1 1–1 1–2 2–2 2–1 0–3 2–1 1–1 2–0 2–3 0–0 2–2 1–1 1–0
Haladás 2–0 2–1 1–1 0–2 1–0 1–1 1–1 2–1 0–0 6–0 2–3 1–0 0–1 1–1 0–0 1–2 0–0
III. Kerület 1–0 0–0 5–3 0–0 4–3 0–0 2–3 1–2 2–7 3–1 3–0 0–0 2–0 1–2 0–0 1–1 2–1
Kispest Honvéd 0–1 1–1 3–0 1–1 0–2 1–1 2–0 2–0 2–2 3–1 4–0 2–1 1–1 1–1 3–0 0–2 0–1
MTK Hungária 3–1 0–1 5–2 1–0 3–0 4–0 2–2 2–1 2–0 6–0 0–0 5–3 2–0 3–0 2–0 2–1 1–0
Pécs 0–1 1–2 1–1 1–1 1–2 2–2 1–0 2–2 1–1 1–3 2–0 2–0 3–3 2–0 1–1 1–2 1–0
Siófok 0–0 1–1 0–1 0–0 2–3 1–0 4–1 2–1 1–0 0–3 1–1 1–1 3–1 0–0 2–1 0–2 0–2
Stadler 1–2 2–1 1–1 1–3 0–0 0–1 0–0 1–0 2–0 1–2 1–0 1–2 0–3 2–0 0–1 1–3 1–0
Vasas 1–0 2–0 1–0 1–0 1–1 2–0 1–0 1–0 3–0 1–2 1–0 2–0 2–1 0–0 1–0 2–3 0–0
Vác 2–0 0–1 3–3 0–2 1–1 3–1 0–1 3–2 2–0 1–4 5–0 2–2 2–0 0–1 1–0 0–1 1–1
Videoton 1–0 2–0 1–0 3–2 0–2 1–2 2–1 2–2 2–3 1–3 5–0 2–3 2–0 2–2 6–2 1–3 1–0
Újpest 4–1 0–0 6–1 2–2 1–2 2–2 1–1 3–2 3–0 0–2 3–1 4–1 0–0 2–1 3–1 2–1 5–0
Zalaegerszeg 4–2 2–2 2–1 1–5 2–1 2–1 1–0 1–1 1–2 3–3 2–0 1–2 1–0 1–4 1–0 0–0 1–2
Source: rsssf.com
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Relegation play-offsEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
III. Kerület (I) 1–2 Diósgyőr (II) 1–0 0–2
Dunaferr (II) 3–4 Stadler (I) 2–2 1–2

Statistical leadersEdit

Top goalscorersEdit

Rank Scorer Club Goals
1   Béla Illés MTK Hungária 23
2   Tamás Sándor Debreceni VSC-Epona 20
3   Zoltán Kovács Újpesti TE 18
4   Nicolae Ilea Debreceni VSC-Epona 16
5   Ihor Nichenko Ferencvárosi TC 15
6   Tibor Fodor Újpest FC 14
  Ferenc Horváth Ferencvárosi TC 14
  Krisztián Kenesei MTK Hungária 14
9   Károly Szanyó Újpesti TE 12
10   Mihály Tóth Kispest Honvéd FC 11

ReferencesEdit