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The 2001–02 Divizia A was the eighty-fourth season of Divizia A, the top-level football league of Romania.

Divizia A
Season2001–02
ChampionsDinamo Bucureşti[1]
RelegatedPetrolul Ploieşti
UM Timişoara
Champions LeagueDinamo Bucureşti
UEFA CupNaţional Bucureşti
Rapid Bucureşti
Intertoto CupGloria Bistriţa
Matches played240
Goals scored607 (2.53 per match)
Top goalscorerCătălin Cursaru (17)
Biggest home winRapid 6–0 UMT
Biggest away winBacău 1–5 Naţional
Argeş 0–4 Naţional
Argeş 0–4 Steaua
Highest scoringFarul 5–3 Universitatea
Longest winning runRapid, Naţional, Steaua, Bacău, Dinamo, Argeş, Oţelul (4)
Longest unbeaten runDinamo (16)
Longest losing runFarul (6)

Contents

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Dinamo București (C) 30 17 9 4 63 33 +30 60 2002–03 UEFA Champions League Second qualifying round
2 Național București 30 16 10 4 44 20 +24 58 2002–03 UEFA Cup Qualifying round
3 Rapid București 30 15 6 9 50 31 +19 50[a][b]
4 Steaua București 30 15 5 10 47 31 +16 50[a]
5 Oțelul Galați 30 14 7 9 34 24 +10 49
6 Bacău 30 14 4 12 43 40 +3 46
7 Universitatea Craiova 30 12 8 10 40 35 +5 44
8 Ceahlăul Piatra Neamț 30 13 4 13 35 37 −2 43
9 Gloria Bistrița 30 13 2 15 29 41 −12 41 2002 UEFA Intertoto Cup First round
10 Argeș Pitești 30 11 7 12 36 39 −3 40
11 Brașov 30 10 9 11 33 34 −1 39
12 Astra Ploiești 30 9 10 11 29 28 +1 37
13 Sportul Studențesc București 30 9 7 14 40 53 −13 34 Qualification for Relegation playoffs
14 Farul Constanța 30 8 8 14 32 44 −12 32
15 Petrolul Ploiești (R) 30 5 10 15 30 48 −18 25 Relegation to Divizia B
16 UM Timișoara (R) 30 3 6 21 24 71 −47 15
Source: LT ‹See Tfd›(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 RAP 3-0 STE; STE 2-1 RAP
  2. ^ Rapid București had 1 point deducted for walking off in round 13.

Positions by roundEdit

Team ╲ Round123456789101112131415161718192021222324252627282930
Argeș Pitești1112141515151515151514141415131213121110991011109881110
Astra Ploiești585589810111112121212121312131313121211811810111212
Bacău1213812121311121085557101198787555666666
Brașov7411778989710108101110119121213131313121211121011
Ceahlăul Piatra Neamț139121414141413141213111198977875677911121098
Universitatea Craiova166109567810986555566688910877777
Dinamo București431254443222111111111111222221
Farul Constanța8141513131276668696678109911111212131313141414
Gloria Bistrița161178333355797878101110111010897109989
Oțelul Galați951061010129796710119665544444355545
Petrolul Ploiești141013111111131413141113131614141515141415151515151515151515
Național București10159366554443222322332222111112
Rapid București222111111111334443223333443453
Sportul Studențesc București374947101112131515151315151414151514141414141414131313
Steaua București613422222334443234456766534334
UMT Timișoara151616161616161616161616161416161616161616161616161616161616
Source: LT ‹See Tfd›(in Romanian)

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away ARG AST BAC BRA CEA UCR DIN FAR GBI OȚE PET NAT RAP SPO STE UMT
Argeș Pitești 2–0 3–3 1–0 1–0 1–0 1–2 1–1 3–0 1–0 1–1 0–4 1–0 5–1 0–4 4–1
Astra Ploiești 1–0 1–0 3–0 3–0 2–2 1–1 1–0 1–0 0–0 2–1 0–1 1–2 0–0 1–1 1–0
Bacău 2–0 2–1 2–0 1–1 0–0 4–2 3–0 2–0 1–0 2–0 1–5 1–0 2–2 0–1 1–0
Brașov 2–0 1–0 1–0 2–0 1–1 1–1 0–0 0–0 1–0 4–1 1–1 3–0 2–0 3–2 6–1
Ceahlăul Piatra Neamț 2–0 1–1 2–0 1–0 0–1 1–2 1–0 4–1 2–1 1–3 1–1 1–0 2–1 0–1 5–1
Universitatea Craiova 1–0 1–0 3–0 0–0 0–1 0–2 3–0 4–0 1–0 0–2 2–1 2–2 3–0 2–0 0–0
Dinamo București 2–1 1–1 4–2 4–0 3–1 2–0 1–1 1–0 2–2 4–1 0–0 3–2 5–1 2–0 5–1
Farul Constanța 1–0 3–2 2–3 1–1 1–2 5–3 2–2 1–0 0–2 2–1 0–3 1–3 0–0 0–2 3–0
Gloria Bistrița 2–0 2–1 2–0 1–0 2–0 1–2 1–2 2–1 1–0 1–0 1–0 0–1 4–1 2–1 3–1
Oțelul Galați 2–1 0–0 2–1 3–0 0–0 2–1 2–1 0–0 1–0 0–0 2–0 2–0 4–2 1–0 2–1
Petrolul Ploiești 1–1 1–0 0–1 2–2 3–0 2–0 1–2 1–1 0–1 1–2 0–0 0–2 1–1 1–1 0–2
Național București 1–2 2–1 2–1 1–0 3–1 1–1 1–0 2–0 2–0 1–1 2–2 1–0 1–1 3–2 3–0
Rapid București 1–1 1–1 1–0 1–1 1–3 3–2 2–2 2–1 5–0 2–1 4–1 0–0 1–0 3–0 6–0
Sportul Studențesc București 3–3 1–2 1–3 1–0 3–1 2–3 1–0 0–3 2–0 2–1 3–0 0–1 0–1 3–1 3–0
Steaua București 0–1 1–0 2–1 4–0 1–0 4–1 2–2 3–0 1–1 2–0 4–1 0–0 2–1 1–2 1–0
UMT Timișoara 1–1 1–1 2–4 2–1 0–1 1–1 0–3 0–2 4–1 0–1 2–2 0–1 0–3 3–3 0–3
Source: LT ‹See Tfd›(in Romanian)
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Promotion / Relegation Play-offEdit

The teams placed on the 13th and 14th place in the Divizia A faced the 2nd placed teams from both groups of the Divizia B. Sportul Studenţesc and Farul Constanţa won the relegation play-offs, thus, they've kept their places in the Liga I, while Cimentul Fieni and FC Baia Mare will still play in Liga II in the 2002–03 season.[2]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Cimentul Fieni 1–5 Sportul Studenţesc 0–3 1–2
Farul Constanţa 1–0 FC Baia Mare 1–0 0–0

Top goalscorersEdit

ReferencesEdit