1997–98 Divizia A

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The 1997–98 Divizia A was the eightieth season of Divizia A, the top-level football league of Romania.

Divizia A
Season1997–98
ChampionsSteaua București[1]
RelegatedChindia Târgovişte
Sportul Studenţesc
Jiul Petroşani
Champions LeagueSteaua București
Cup Winners' CupRapid București
UEFA CupArgeş Piteşti
Oţelul Galaţi
Intertoto CupNaţional București
Matches played306
Goals scored891 (2.91 per match)
Top goalscorerVasile Oană, Constantin Barbu (21)
Biggest home winOţelul 7–0 Jiul
Craiova 7–0 Jiul
Biggest away winReşiţa 1–6 Rapid
Jiul 0–5 Argeş
Jiul 0–5 Gloria
Highest scoringBacău 5–3 Argeş
Dinamo 6– 2 Bacău
Dinamo 5–3 Farul
Dinamo 7–1 Jiul
Jiul 2–6 Rapid
Longest winning runArgeş (8)
Longest unbeaten runRapid (13)
Longest losing runSportul (10)

TeamsEdit

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Steaua București (C) 34 25 5 4 83 36 +47 80 Qualification to Champions League second qualifying round
2 Rapid București 34 24 6 4 70 24 +46 78 Qualification to Cup Winners' Cup qualifying round
3 Argeș Pitești 34 20 5 9 56 38 +18 65 Qualification to UEFA Cup first qualifying round
4 Oțelul Galați 34 20 4 10 54 28 +26 64
5 Național București 34 18 6 10 57 40 +17 60 Qualification to Intertoto Cup first round
6 Dinamo București 34 17 3 14 66 50 +16 54
7 Reșița 34 15 6 13 55 49 +6 51
8 Universitatea Craiova 34 15 4 15 65 46 +19 49[a]
9 Ceahlăul Piatra Neamț 34 14 7 13 46 49 −3 49[a]
10 Bacău 34 12 9 13 41 42 −1 45
11 Gloria Bistrița 34 13 5 16 56 63 −7 44
12 Farul Constanța 34 13 4 17 36 52 −16 43
13 Universitatea Cluj 34 11 7 16 42 40 +2 40[b]
14 Petrolul Ploiești 34 11 7 16 41 45 −4 40[b]
15 Foresta Suceava 34 10 9 15 32 41 −9 39
16 Chindia Târgoviște (R) 34 10 8 16 40 67 −27 38 Relegation to Divizia B
17 Sportul Studențesc București (R) 34 5 4 25 32 65 −33 19
18 Jiul Petroşani (R) 34 3 1 30 19 116 −97 10
Source: LT (in Romanian)
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) head-to-head goals scored; 5) goal difference; 6) number of goals scored.
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated
Notes:
  1. ^ a b CRA 4-1 CEA; CEA 3-2 CRA
  2. ^ a b UCL 2-0 PET; PET 2-1 UCL

Positions by roundEdit

Team ╲ Round12345678910111213141516171819202122232425262728293031323334
Argeș Pitești5443211115555556555555555554333333
Bacău81179111112121315161616171717171717161416151514121313121212111210
Reșița3556677778767887887666777777877887
Ceahlăul Piatra Neamț1012151012129911913101011101010101099899991091099999
Universitatea Craiova61068766666688765678889888888788778
Dinamo București12161214988887876678766777666666666666
Farul Constanța151416121415151616141214131314141211121312121210101091091011121112
Foresta Fălticeni1315131610101011911111312121313151514141515141415151214131414151615
Gloria Bistrița18107891110121010911101112131213121313131111111111141110101011
Jiul Petroşani18181818181818181818181818181818181818181818181818181818181818181818
Oțelul Galați2111123321112121322333333345544444
Petrolul Ploiești161314111313141310129129999999101011111313131412111313131314
Național București4222442252434444444444444433455555
Rapid București11685555544343212133222222222111212
Sportul Studențesc București17171717171717151413141114141515141415171717171717171717171717171717
Steaua București7334334433221333211111111111222121
Chindia Târgoviște97913151616171717171717161616161616151614161616161616151616161516
Universitatea Cluj1491115161413141516151515151211111311111110101212141515161515141413
Source: LT (in Romanian)

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away ARG BAC RES CEA UCR DIN FAR FOR GBI JIU OȚE PET NAT RAP SPO STE CHI UCL
Argeș Pitești 4–0 2–1 1–0 1–0 2–1 2–0 2–1 3–0 1–0 1–1 2–0 0–0 0–3 0–0 3–2 2–1 0–2
Bacău 5–3 0–1 2–0 0–1 3–0 1–0 0–0 0–0 3–0 0–1 2–0 2–2 1–0 1–0 1–1 1–1 2–0
Reșița 2–1 1–1 5–1 2–1 0–0 2–1 2–0 3–1 4–1 3–0 2–0 1–0 1–6 2–1 0–2 6–1 2–0
Ceahlăul Piatra Neamț 2–0 1–0 1–0 3–2 2–1 1–0 2–1 2–0 6–1 0–0 0–0 1–3 2–1 3–1 1–2 2–2 1–0
Universitatea Craiova 1–2 0–2 1–1 4–1 2–1 4–1 2–0 4–0 7–0 0–2 2–1 5–1 2–2 1–0 1–2 4–0 2–0
Dinamo București 2–0 6–2 1–1 2–0 3–0 5–3 2–0 4–3 7–1 2–0 3–0 4–2 0–2 2–0 1–3 4–1 2–1
Farul Constanța 1–1 0–3 1–1 1–0 2–1 2–1 1–0 4–2 3–0 1–0 1–0 1–0 0–1 3–1 2–2 1–0 1–3
Foresta Fălticeni 1–2 2–0 2–1 1–1 0–1 3–1 0–2 3–0 1–0 1–0 1–0 0–0 1–1 4–2 0–2 2–0 0–0
Gloria Bistrița 3–2 3–1 4–1 2–1 2–0 3–2 4–1 0–0 3–0 0–3 2–1 3–1 2–3 3–0 0–1 1–1 2–2
Jiul Petroşani 0–5 3–2 1–1 1–4 2–5 2–5 1–0 0–3 0–5 0–2 0–2 1–2 2–6 1–0 0–2 0–1 0–4
Oțelul Galați 1–0 1–2 3–1 2–0 1–1 1–0 1–0 3–0 3–0 7–0 2–0 3–2 1–0 4–0 0–2 2–1 3–0
Petrolul Ploiești 2–3 2–2 2–1 3–0 2–1 1–2 1–2 1–1 4–1 2–0 1–1 1–1 1–1 2–1 1–2 4–1 2–1
Național București 0–0 2–0 2–0 5–1 3–2 1–1 2–0 3–0 2–0 3–0 2–0 1–0 1–2 2–1 1–4 5–1 1–0
Rapid București 1–2 2–1 1–0 0–0 2–1 2–0 3–0 3–0 2–1 5–0 1–0 2–1 2–1 1–0 1–1 3–0 2–0
Sportul Studențesc București 0–2 3–0 1–4 0–0 1–3 1–0 4–0 2–2 2–3 3–1 0–1 1–2 0–1 0–4 1–1 4–1 0–1
Steaua București 3–1 1–0 5–1 3–1 2–1 5–0 1–0 3–1 5–2 5–1 1–3 0–1 2–4 2–2 4–1 5–0 2–1
Chindia Târgoviște 2–4 1–1 2–1 0–3 2–1 1–0 1–1 1–0 1–1 4–0 4–2 1–1 2–0 0–2 2–1 1–2 2–0
Universitatea Cluj 0–2 0–0 3–1 3–3 2–2 0–1 3–0 1–1 1–0 3–0 2–0 2–0 0–1 0–1 4–0 2–3 1–1
Source: LT (in Romanian)
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Top goalscorersEdit

Position[2] Player Club Goals
1 Vasile Oană Gloria Bistriţa 21
Constantin Barbu Argeş Piteşti
3 Cătălin Munteanu Steaua București 17
4 Ionel Dănciulescu Steaua București 14
Valentin Ștefan Oțelul Galați
Ionuț Luțu Universitatea Craiova
7 Lucian Marinescu Rapid București 13

Champion squadEdit

Steaua București[3]

Goalkeepers: Zoltan Ritli (30 / 0); Daniel Gherasim (3 / 0); Eugen Nae (1 / 0).
Defenders: Laurențiu Reghecampf (30 / 1); Valeriu Răchită (27 / 3); Marius Baciu (13 / 2); Tiberiu Csik (20 / 1); Erik Lincar (16 / 0); Adrian Matei (28 / 3); Iulian Miu (29 / 1); Roland Nagy (4 / 0).
Midfielders: Marius Coporan (11 / 0); Mugurel Cornățeanu (6 / 0); Lavi Hrib (22 / 1); Marius Sebastian Luca (8 / 3); Damian Militaru (27 / 2); Cătălin Munteanu (33 / 17); Narcis Răducan (16 / 1); Laurențiu Roșu (14 / 3); Iosif Rotariu (26 / 7); Dennis Șerban (24 / 4).
Forwards: Cristian Ciocoiu (28 / 10); Ionel Dănciulescu (25 / 14); Marius Lăcătuș (31 / 8).
(league appearances and goals listed in brackets)

Manager: Mihai Stoichiță.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1997–98 Divizia A
  2. ^ "Top Scorers". www.romaniansoccer.ro (in Romanian). Retrieved 13 May 2021.
  3. ^ "Romania National Champions". RomanianSoccer. Retrieved 13 May 2021.