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The 1996–97 Serie A title was won by Juventus, under head coach Marcello Lippi. Cagliari, Perugia, Hellas Verona and Reggiana were relegated.

Serie A
Season1996–97
ChampionsJuventus
24th title
RelegatedCagliari (relegation playoff)
Perugia
Verona
Reggiana
Champions LeagueJuventus
Parma
Cup Winners' CupVicenza
UEFA CupInternazionale
Lazio
Udinese
Sampdoria
Matches played306
Goals scored810 (2.65 per match)
Top goalscorerFilippo Inzaghi
(24 goals)

Contents

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Juventus (C) 34 17 14 3 51 24 +27 65 UEFA Champions League Group stage
2 Parma 34 18 9 7 41 26 +15 63 UEFA Champions League Second qualifying round
3 Internazionale 34 15 14 5 51 35 +16 59 UEFA Cup
4 Lazio 34 15 10 9 54 37 +17 55
5 Udinese 34 15 9 10 53 41 +12 54
6 Sampdoria 34 14 11 9 60 46 +14 53
7 Bologna 34 13 10 11 50 44 +6 49
8 Vicenza 34 12 11 11 43 38 +5 47 Cup Winners' Cup First round
9 Fiorentina 34 10 15 9 46 41 +5 45
10 Atalanta 34 11 11 12 44 46 −2 44
11 Milan 34 11 10 13 43 45 −2 43
12 Roma 34 10 11 13 46 47 −1 41[a]
13 Napoli 34 9 14 11 38 45 −7 41[a]
14 Piacenza 34 7 16 11 29 45 −16 37[b] Relegation tie-breaker
15 Cagliari (R) 34 9 10 15 45 55 −10 37[b] Relegation tie-breaker
16 Perugia (R) 34 10 7 17 48 62 −14 37[c] Serie B 1997-98
17 Hellas Verona (R) 34 6 9 19 38 64 −26 27
18 Reggiana (R) 34 2 13 19 28 67 −39 19
Source: Almanacco Illustrato del Calcio - La Storia 1898-2004, Panini Edizioni, Modena, September 2005
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. ^ a b ROM 1–0 NAP; NAP 1–0 ROM
  2. ^ a b CAG: 7 pts; PIA: 5 pts; PER: 4 pts
  3. ^ CAG: Perugia relegated for direct matches.

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away[1] ATA BOL CAG FIO INT JUV LAZ MIL NAP PAR PER PIA REA ROM SAM UDI HEL VIC
Atalanta 1–1 4–1 2–2 1–1 1–1 2–1 0–2 2–2 1–2 2–2 4–0 1–0 0–4 4–0 1–0 1–0 3–1
Bologna 3–1 3–0 0–2 2–2 0–1 1–0 1–2 2–1 0–1 0–0 1–1 3–2 3–2 2–1 0–0 6–1 0–0
Cagliari 2–0 2–2 4–1 1–2 0–0 0–0 1–1 1–1 0–1 2–1 1–0 1–1 2–1 3–4 1–2 3–2 2–1
Fiorentina 0–0 3–2 2–0 0–0 1–1 0–0 1–0 3–0 1–0 4–1 1–1 3–0 2–1 1–1 2–3 2–0 2–4
Internazionale 2–0 0–2 2–2 2–2 0–0 1–1 3–1 3–2 3–1 1–0 2–0 3–1 3–1 3–4 1–1 2–1 0–1
Juventus 0–0 1–0 2–1 1–0 2–0 2–2 0–0 1–1 1–1 2–1 4–1 3–1 3–0 0–0 0–3 3–2 2–0
Lazio 3–2 1–2 2–1 1–0 2–2 0–2 3–0 3–2 2–1 4–1 2–0 6–1 0–0 1–1 0–1 4–1 0–2
Milan 1–1 2–0 0–1 2–0 1–1 1–6 2–2 3–1 0–1 3–0 0–0 3–1 1–1 2–3 2–1 4–1 1–0
Napoli 0–1 3–2 1–1 2–2 1–2 0–0 1–0 0–0 2–1 4–2 1–1 1–0 1–0 1–1 1–1 1–0 1–0
Parma 0–0 1–0 3–2 0–0 1–0 1–0 2–0 1–1 3–0 1–2 1–0 3–2 0–0 3–0 0–2 1–0 3–0
Perugia 3–1 5–1 3–2 1–1 0–0 1–2 1–2 1–0 1–1 1–2 1–1 1–3 2–0 1–0 2–1 3–1 1–1
Piacenza 3–1 1–1 1–1 1–1 0–3 1–1 1–3 3–2 1–0 0–0 2–1 3–0 0–0 2–2 0–0 2–0 1–0
Reggiana 0–3 1–3 0–3 0–0 1–1 1–1 0–2 0–3 1–1 0–0 1–4 0–0 1–1 1–1 0–0 2–2 0–0
Roma 0–2 1–1 3–1 3–3 1–1 1–1 1–1 3–0 1–0 0–1 4–1 3–1 2–2 1–4 0–3 4–3 2–0
Sampdoria 2–0 1–2 4–1 1–1 1–2 0–1 1–0 2–1 0–1 1–1 5–2 3–0 3–0 1–2 4–0 0–0 2–1
Udinese 2–0 2–2 1–0 2–0 0–1 1–4 2–3 1–1 2–2 3–1 2–1 4–0 2–1 1–0 4–5 3–0 1–1
Hellas Verona 1–1 0–2 2–2 2–1 0–1 0–2 1–1 3–1 2–0 1–2 2–0 0–0 2–4 2–1 1–1 3–2 2–2
Vicenza 4–1 2–0 2–0 3–2 1–1 2–1 0–2 2–0 2–2 1–1 4–1 1–1 2–0 0–2 1–1 2–0 0–0

Source: lega-calcio.it (in Italian)
^ The home team is listed in the left-hand column.
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.
For coming matches, an a indicates there is an article about the match.

Relegation tie-breakerEdit

Cagliari1–3Piacenza
Tovalieri   65' Luiso   5'90+1'
Berretta   38' (o.g.)

Cagliari relegated to 1997-98 Serie B.

Top goalscorersEdit

Number of teams by regionEdit

References and sourcesEdit

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

External linksEdit

FootnotesEdit