2004–05 First League of Serbia and Montenegro

The 2004–05 First League of Serbia and Montenegro (officially known as the Meridian PrvaLiga for sponsorship reasons) was the third season of the Serbia and Montenegro's top-level football league since its establishment. It was contested by 16 teams, and FK Partizan won the championship.

First League of Serbia and Montenegro
Season2004–05
ChampionsPartizan
19th domestic title
RelegatedRadnički Beograd
Čukarički
Sutjeska
Hajduk Beograd
Champions LeaguePartizan
UEFA CupRed Star
Zeta
OFK Beograd
Intertoto CupBudućnost
Smederevo
Matches played240
Goals scored624 (2.6 per match)
Top goalscorerMarko Pantelić (21)

TeamsEdit

Budućnost Banatski Dvor, Napredak Kruševac and Radnički Obrenovac were relegated to the 2004–05 Serbian First League while Kom was relegated to the 2004–05 Montenegrin First League after the last season for finishing last.

The relegated teams were replaced by 2003–04 Second League of Serbia and Montenegro east, west, south and north champions Radnički Beograd, Hajduk Beograd, Budućnost Podgorica and Čukarički Stankom.

Club City Stadium Capacity
Partizan Belgrade Partizan Stadium 32,710
Red Star Belgrade Red Star Stadium 55,538
Vojvodina Novi Sad Karađorđe Stadium 17,204
Zemun Zemun, Belgrade Zemun Stadium 10,000
Hajduk Kula Kula Stadion Hajduk 6,000
Obilić Belgrade FK Obilić Stadium 4,500
Železnik Belgrade Železnik Stadium 8,000
OFK Beograd Karaburma, Belgrade Omladinski Stadium 20,000
Smederevo Smederevo Smederevo City Stadium 17,200
Sutjeska Nikšić Gradski stadion (Nikšić) 10,800
Zeta Golubovci Stadion Trešnjica 7,000
Borac Čačak Čačak Stadium 6,000
Radnički Jugopetrol Novi Beograd Stadion FK Radnički 5,000
Hajduk Beograd Belgrade Stadion Hajduk Lion 4,500
Čukarički Stankom Belgrade Stadion Čukarički 7,000
Budućnost Podgorica Podgorica City Stadium 17,000

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Partizan (C) 30 25 5 0 81 20 +61 80 Qualification for Champions League second qualifying round
2 Red Star Belgrade 30 23 5 2 66 18 +48 74 Qualification for UEFA Cup second qualifying round
3 Zeta 30 18 5 7 52 30 +22 59
4 OFK Beograd 30 16 2 12 51 36 +15 50
5 Zemun 30 12 7 11 31 34 −3 43 Ineligible for 2005–06 European competitions
6 Budućnost Podgorica 30 12 5 13 37 37 0 41 Qualification for Intertoto Cup first round
7 Hajduk Kula 30 10 9 11 34 37 −3 39
8 Vojvodina 30 10 8 12 31 37 −6 38
9 Železnik 30 11 5 14 38 45 −7 38
10 Smederevo 30 9 10 11 28 36 −8 37 Qualification for Intertoto Cup first round
11 Obilić 30 10 6 14 35 47 −12 36
12 Radnički Beograd (R) 30 10 5 15 33 38 −5 35 Relegation to Serbian League[a]
13 Borac Čačak 30 9 7 14 34 44 −10 34 Spared from relegation[a]
14 Čukarički (R) 30 8 8 14 32 41 −9 32 Relegation to Serbian First League
15 Sutjeska (R) 30 5 7 18 21 48 −27 22 Relegation to Montenegrin First League
16 Hajduk Beograd (R) 30 2 6 22 20 76 −56 12 Relegation to Serbian League[b]
Source: RSSSF.org
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated
Notes:
  1. ^ a b Radnički Beograd had withdrawn from the competition due to financial problems. Therefore Borac Čačak is stayed in league.
  2. ^ Hajduk Beograd were relegated to Serbian League due to financial problems.

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away BOR BUD ČUK HJB HAJ OBI OFK PAR RNB RSB SME SUT VOJ ŽEL ZEM ZET
Borac Čačak 0–2 1–1 2–0 0–2 0–0 0–2 1–3 1–1 0–2 1–0 5–2 3–0 1–0 0–0 0–2
Budućnost Podgorica 1–2 0–0 4–0 1–1 3–1 1–0 0–2 1–0 1–3 0–1 1–0 3–1 0–0 0–1 1–0
Čukarički 3–2 3–1 5–0 1–3 2–1 1–1 2–2 0–2 0–1 1–1 3–0 1–1 0–2 2–1 0–1
Hajduk Beograd 1–2 2–3 0–3 2–3 1–2 2–3 0–3 0–3 0–4 0–0 3–2 0–1 0–0 2–0 1–2
Hajduk Kula 1–1 0–1 1–0 1–1 0–0 0–0 0–1 2–1 0–1 0–0 0–0 2–0 3–0 0–1 3–2
Obilić 3–2 4–2 1–0 1–0 1–3 2–0 0–4 1–1 0–1 1–0 1–1 1–0 2–0 0–2 3–1
OFK Beograd 2–0 1–0 2–0 6–0 4–1 2–1 0–2 3–2 0–1 3–0 2–0 2–0 1–0 4–0 0–1
Partizan 1–1 1–0 3–1 7–0 5–0 4–1 3–2 1–0 0–0 4–1 3–0 1–0 4–1 3–1 3–2
Radnički Beograd 1–0 2–1 3–0 2–0 2–2 1–0 1–2 1–2 0–1 0–2 0–1 1–1 1–0 0–0 3–0
Red Star 0–1 1–2 5–0 5–0 2–1 4–1 4–2 1–1 4–0 1–1 3–0 3–0 3–1 1–0 2–1
Smederevo 1–4 2–1 0–0 1–1 3–1 1–1 3–0 1–3 3–0 0–2 1–1 1–0 0–2 1–0 0–2
Sutjeska 3–1 0–1 1–2 0–0 0–2 0–0 3–2 1–4 0–1 1–2 1–1 1–1 1–0 1–0 0–2
Vojvodina 1–0 2–1 1–0 1–1 1–1 4–2 0–1 1–3 2–1 1–3 2–0 3–0 2–0 1–0 2–2
Železnik 1–0 2–2 1–0 4–2 2–1 0–0 3–2 1–2 1–2 3–5 0–0 5–0 2–2 1–0 1–3
Zemun 2–2 5–3 0–0 2–1 1–0 2–0 3–2 0–5 3–1 0–0 2–0 1–0 0–0 1–1 2–1
Zeta 4–0 0–0 2–0 5–2 3–0 2–1 2–0 1–1 2–0 1–1 2–2 2–1 1–0 1–0 2–1
Source: Soccerway
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Winning squadEdit

Champions: FK Partizan
Goalkeepers Defenders Midfielders Forwards

12   Nemanja Jovšić (1/0)
25   Ivica Kralj (24/0)
27   Đorđe Pantić (7/0)

02   Milivoje Ćirković (9/0)
04   Zoran Mirković (23/2)
05   Branimir Bajić (4/0)
13   Kim Chi-Woo (8/0)
14   Nenad Đorđević (27/2)
16   Ifeanyi Emeghara (24/0)
20   Milovan Milović (15/1)
24   Nemanja Rnić (17/2)
03   Dragoljub Jeremić (2/0)*

01   Simon Vukčević (26/10)
07   Nenad Brnović (25/6)
10   Dragan Ćirić (13/3)
11   Miroslav Radović (19/3)
18   Branimir Petrović (18/1)
21   Ivan Tomić (24/0)
22   Saša Ilić (22/16)
28   Albert Nađ (20/2)
43   Milan Srećo (1/0)
44   Stefan Babović (9/1)
47   Milan Smiljanić (2/0)
17   Branislav Atanacković (2/0)*

08   Pierre Boya (22/3)
09   Srđan Radonjić (17/10)
15   Obiora Odita (12/6)
34   Nikola Grubješić (23/11)
23   Bojan Brnović (1/0)*
50   Nenad Marinković (1/0)*

Note: * Played only in the first part of the championship.

Top goalscorersEdit

Rank Player Club Goals
1   Marko Pantelić Red Star
21
2   Saša Ilić Partizan 16
  Boban Stojanović Borac Čačak
4   Nikola Žigić Red Star
15
5   Nikola Grubješić Partizan 12
  Nikola Trajković Zeta
  Milan Purović Budućnost Podgorica
8   Dražen Milić Zeta
11
9   Srđan Radonjić Partizan 10
  Simon Vukčević Partizan
  Milanko Rašković Zeta
  Dušan Đokić Obilić/Železnik

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