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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

TeamsEdit

Bologna, Hellas Verona, Perugia and Reggiana had been promoted from Serie B.

Number of teams by regionEdit

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 Qualification for the 1997-98 UEFA Champions League group stage
2 Parma 34 18 9 7 41 26 +15 63 Qualification for the 1997-98 UEFA Champions League Second qualifying round
3 Internazionale 34 15 14 5 51 35 +16 59 Qualification for the 1997-98 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 Qualification for the 1997-98 UEFA Cup Winners Cup[a]
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[b]
13 Napoli 34 9 14 11 38 45 −7 41
14 Piacenza 34 7 16 11 29 45 −16 37[c]
15 Cagliari (R) 34 9 10 15 45 55 −10 37[d] Relegation to 1997-98 Serie B
16 Perugia 34 10 7 17 48 62 −14 37[e]
17 Hellas Verona (R) 34 6 9 19 38 64 −26 27
18 Reggiana 34 2 13 19 28 67 −39 19
Source: 1996-97 Serie A
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head points; 3) Head-to-head goal difference; 4) Goal difference; 5) Goals scored; 6) Draw. (Note: Head-to-head record is used only after all the matches between the teams in question have been played).[1]
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. ^ Vicenza qualified for the UEFA Cup Winners Cup first round by winning the 1996–97 Coppa Italia.
  2. ^ Roma finished ahead of Napoli on Goal difference: Roma -1, Napoli -7.
  3. ^ winner of relegation tie-breaker 3-1 vs Cagliari. (15 June 1997)
  4. ^ Positions determined by head-to-head points: Cagliari: 7 pts; Piacenza: 5 pts; Perugia: 4 pts. Loser of relegation tie-breaker 1-3 vs Piacenza. (15 June 1997). Relegated to 1997-98 Serie B
  5. ^ relegated for direct matches.

Positions by roundEdit

Team \ Round 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34
Juventus 9 5 2 1 5 1 1 3 3 4 3 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Parma 2 4 1 4 3 6 11 12 10 11 14 14 14 11 9 6 4 6 6 6 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
Internazionale 7 3 3 3 1 3 2 1 1 3 2 3 5 4 3 2 3 4 5 4 4 3 3 4 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
Lazio 11 17 16 14 13 13 14 14 13 13 12 10 9 10 7 9 12 12 11 12 12 9 10 9 6 6 6 5 5 4 4 4 4 4
Udinese 13 11 9 7 8 9 13 8 11 12 11 13 11 12 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 12 12 12 7 7 8 7 5 7 6 5
Sampdoria 12 9 6 10 10 8 10 4 6 6 6 9 8 4 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 4 4 3 4 5 4 4 4 6 7 5 5 6
Bologna 6 2 7 5 4 7 12 6 4 2 4 4 4 5 8 11 8 5 3 3 5 5 6 5 5 4 5 6 6 5 6 6 7 7
Vicenza 3 8 4 9 7 5 3 2 2 1 1 2 2 2 2 4 4 3 4 7 7 8 8 8 11 10 9 8 7 8 8 8 8 8
Fiorentina 14 14 10 13 12 11 7 7 9 10 10 6 10 8 5 5 6 9 9 11 10 12 9 11 10 9 8 9 9 10 11 11 9 9
Atalanta 16 15 17 17 17 18 15 16 15 15 15 15 15 13 12 12 9 6 7 5 8 7 7 6 9 11 11 10 10 11 12 12 12 10
Milan 1 6 5 2 6 2 4 5 8 8 9 7 3 7 9 6 7 10 12 9 11 11 12 10 7 8 12 11 11 9 9 9 10 11
Roma 4 1 8 6 2 4 6 6 7 7 7 8 6 9 11 8 11 11 10 8 6 6 5 7 8 7 10 12 12 12 10 10 11 12
Napoli 18 12 11 8 9 14 9 10 5 5 5 5 7 3 6 10 10 8 8 10 9 10 11 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13
Piacenza 15 16 14 11 14 12 8 13 14 14 13 11 13 15 15 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 15 14 15 15 16 14
Cagliari 5 7 12 12 15 16 15 15 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 17 16 16 16 15 16 16 15 15 14 15 14 14 15 15
Perugia 8 10 13 15 11 10 5 9 12 9 8 12 12 14 14 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 16 15 15 16 16 16 16 16 16 14 16
Hellas Verona 17 18 18 18 18 15 16 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 16 17 17 18 17 18 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 17
Reggiana 10 13 15 16 16 17 18 18 18 18 18 18 18 18 18 18 18 18 18 18 18 18 17 18 17 18 18 18 18 18 18 18 18 18

Source: Serie A
Note: UEFA Cup Winners' Cup spot (in purple) being non-related with a position in Serie A, does not appear until the winner is assured to not win Serie A, thus if wins Serie A has a spot in the UEFA Champions League, then 1996–97 Coppa Italia runners-up earns a spot in the 1997–98 UEFA Cup Winners' Cup.

Leader
UEFA Champions League Group stage
UEFA Champions League Second Qualifying round
1997–98 UEFA Cup Winners' Cup First round
1997–98 UEFA Cup First round
Relegation to 1997–98 Serie B

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away 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
Updated to match(es) played on unknown. Source: lega-calcio.it ‹See Tfd›(in Italian)
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Relegation tie-breakerEdit

Cagliari1–3Piacenza
Tovalieri   65' Report Luiso   5'
Berretta   38' (o.g.)
Luiso   91'
Attendance: 25 000
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
13 Napoli 34 9 14 11 38 45 −7 41
14 Piacenza 34 7 16 11 29 45 −16 37[a]
15 Cagliari (R) 34 9 10 15 45 55 −10 37[b] Relegation to 1997-98 Serie B
16 Perugia 34 10 7 17 48 62 −14 37[c]
17 Hellas Verona (R) 34 6 9 19 38 64 −26 27
Source: 1996-97 Serie A
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head points; 3) Head-to-head goal difference; 4) Goal difference; 5) Goals scored; 6) Draw. (Note: Head-to-head record is used only after all the matches between the teams in question have been played).[2]
(R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. ^ winner of relegation tie-breaker 3-1 vs Cagliari. (15 June 1997)
  2. ^ Positions determined by head-to-head points: Cagliari: 7 pts; Piacenza: 5 pts; Perugia: 4 pts. Loser of relegation tie-breaker 1-3 vs Piacenza. (15 June 1997). Relegated to 1997-98 Serie B
  3. ^ relegated for direct matches.

Cagliari relegated to 1997-98 Serie B.

Top goalscorersEdit

References and sourcesEdit

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

External linksEdit

FootnotesEdit

  1. ^ Almanacco Illustrato del Calcio - La Storia 1898-2004, Panini Edizioni, Modena, September 2005"Norme organizzative interne della F.I.G.C. - Art. 51.6" (PDF) (in Italian). Italian Football Federation. 12 September 2018. Retrieved 11 November 2018.
  2. ^ Almanacco Illustrato del Calcio - La Storia 1898-2004, Panini Edizioni, Modena, September 2005"Norme organizzative interne della F.I.G.C. - Art. 51.6" (PDF) (in Italian). Italian Football Federation. 12 September 2018. Retrieved 11 November 2018.