2001–02 Slovak Superliga

The 2001–02 Slovak Superliga (known as the Mars superliga for sponsorship reasons) was the ninth season of first-tier football league in Slovakia, since its establishment in 1993. This season started on 14 July 2001 and ended on 8 June 2002. AŠK Inter Slovnaft Bratislava are the defending champions.

Mars superliga
Season2001–02
Dates14 July 2001 – 8 June 2002
ChampionsMŠK Žilina
RelegatedTatran Prešov
Champions LeagueMŠK Žilina
UEFA CupMatador Púchov
Koba Senec
Intertoto CupOzeta Dukla Trenčín
Matches played180
Goals scored453 (2.52 per match)
Top goalscorerMarek Mintál
(21 goals)
Biggest home winŽilina 6:0 Prešov
Biggest away winKošice 0:4 Žilina
Košice 0:4 Dubnica
Košice 0:4 Žilina
Highest scoringPetržalka 6:3 Slovan
Average attendanceDecrease 3,448

TeamsEdit

A total of 10 teams was contested in the league, including 9 sides from the 2000–01 season and one promoted from the 2. liga.

Relegation for FC Spartak Trnava to the 2001–02 2. Liga was confirmed on 8 June 2001. The one relegated team were replaced by ZTS Dubnica nad Váhom.

Stadiums and locationsEdit

Location of teams in 2001–02 Mars superliga
Team Home city Stadium Capacity
1. FC Košice Košice Lokomotíva Stadium 9,000
Artmedia Petržalka Petržalka Štadión Petržalka 7,500
Inter Slovnaft Bratislava Bratislava Štadión Pasienky 12,000
Matador Púchov Púchov Mestský štadión 6,614
MFK SCP Ružomberok Ružomberok Štadión MFK Ružomberok 4,817
MŠK Žilina Žilina Štadión pod Dubňom 11,181
Ozeta Dukla Trenčín Trenčín Štadión na Sihoti 4,500
Slovan Bratislava Bratislava Tehelné pole 30,085
Tatran Prešov Prešov Tatran Štadión 14,000
ZTS Dubnica nad Váhom Dubnica Štadión Zimný 5,450

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Žilina (C) 36 21 6 9 62 39 +23 69 2002–03 UEFA Champions League Second qualifying round
2 Matador Púchov 36 18 8 10 48 33 +15 62 2002–03 UEFA Cup Qualifying round
3 Inter Bratislava 36 16 8 12 53 39 +14 56
4 Ružomberok 36 15 9 12 49 41 +8 54
5 Ozeta Dukla Trenčín 36 15 9 12 45 43 +2 54 2002 UEFA Intertoto Cup First round
6 Slovan Bratislava 36 14 9 13 42 39 +3 51
7 Artmedia Petržalka 36 11 14 11 51 45 +6 47
8 ZTS Dubnica 36 9 11 16 38 48 −10 38
9 1. FC Košice 36 6 13 17 30 62 −32 31
10 Tatran Prešov (R) 36 8 7 21 35 66 −31 31 Relegation to 2002–03 2. Liga
Source: RSSSF.com
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated.

Koba Senec from Second Division qualify for 2002–03 UEFA Cup as winner of 2001–02 Slovak Cup.

Season statisticsEdit

Top scorersEdit

Rank Player Club Goals[1]
1   Marek Mintál Žilina 21
2   Ľuboš Perniš Matador Púchov 15
3   Róbert Vittek Slovan Bratislava 14
4   Henrich Benčík Artmedia Petržalka 12
5   Miroslav Nemec Žilina 10
6   Ľubomír Reiter Žilina 9
  Tomáš Oravec SCP Ružomberok
  Miroslav Drobňák Inter Bratislava
  Martin Fabuš Ozeta Dukla Trenčín
  Mário Breška Matador Púchov

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Top goalscorers". Retrieved 8 July 2014.

External linksEdit