2006–07 Superleague Greece

This was the inaugural Superleague Greece season. Olympiacos clinched the inaugural title on April 22 with their victory over Kerkyra, for their third straight title and 10th in the last 11 years.

Superleague Greece
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Season2006–07
ChampionsOlympiacos
35th Greek title
RelegatedEgaleo
Ionikos
Kerkyra
Champions LeagueOlympiacos
AEK Athens
UEFA CupLarissa (via domestic cup)
Aris
Panathinaikos
Panionios
Intertoto CupOFI
Matches played240
Goals scored558 (2.33 per match)
Top goalscorerNikos Liberopoulos (18)
Biggest home winAEK Athens 5–0 Larissa
Olympiacos 5–0 Apollon Kalamarias
Biggest away winIonikos 1–5 AEK Athens
Highest scoringIonikos 3–5 Olympiacos

For the next season, Ionikos, Kerkyra and Egaleo have been relegated to B' Ethniki given that they have finished in the lowest three spots of the table. Asteras Tripoli, Levadiakos and Veria will be promoted from B' Ethniki for 2007-08.

AE Larissa has won the 2007 Greek Cup with a 2-1 victory over Panathinaikos in the final held in Panthessaliko Stadium in Volos.

TeamsEdit

Stadia and personnelEdit

Team Manager1 Location Stadium Capacity
AEK Athens   Lorenzo Serra Ferrer Athens Athens Olympic Stadium 71,030
Apollon Kalamarias   Makis Katsavakis Thessaloniki Kalamaria Stadium 6,500
Aris   Quique Hernández Thessaloniki Kleanthis Vikelidis Stadium 23,220
Atromitos   Dragan Kokotović Peristeri Peristeri Stadium 9,035
Egaleo   Stelios Poulos Athens Stavros Mavrothalassitis Stadium 8,217
Ergotelis   Nikos Karageorgiou Heraklion Pankritio Stadium 26,400
Ionikos   Augusto Inácio Piraeus Neapoli Stadium 4,999
Iraklis   Ivan Jovanović Thessaloniki Kaftanzoglio Stadium 27,770
Kerkyra   Babis Tennes Corfu Kerkyra Stadium 2,685
Larissa   Giorgos Donis Larissa Alcazar Stadium 13,108
OFI   Reiner Maurer Heraklion Pankritio Stadium 26,400
Olympiacos   Takis Lemonis Piraeus Karaiskakis Stadium 33,334
Panathinaikos   Víctor Muñoz Athens Athens Olympic Stadium 71,030
Panionios   Ewald Lienen Nea Smyrni Nea Smyrni Stadium 11,756
PAOK   Georgios Paraschos Thessaloniki Toumba Stadium 28,803
Xanthi   Nikos Kehagias Xanthi Skoda Xanthi Arena 7,442
  • 1 On final match day of the season, played on 13 May 2007.

Final league tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Olympiacos (C) 30 22 5 3 62 23 +39 71 2007–08 UEFA Champions League Group stage
2 AEK Athens 30 18 8 4 60 27 +33 62 2007–08 UEFA Champions League Third qualifying round
3 Panathinaikos 30 16 6 8 47 28 +19 54 2007–08 UEFA Cup First round
4 Aris 30 11 13 6 32 26 +6 46
5 Panionios 30 12 9 9 33 31 +2 45[a]
6 PAOK 30 13 6 11 32 29 +3 45[a]
7 OFI 30 12 6 12 41 45 −4 42 2007 UEFA Intertoto Cup Third round[b]
8 Atromitos 30 10 10 10 40 44 −4 40
9 Ergotelis 30 11 6 13 30 32 −2 39
10 Larissa 30 9 9 12 30 38 −8 36 2007–08 UEFA Cup First round[c]
11 Xanthi 30 8 12 10 24 22 +2 36
12 Apollon Kalamarias 30 9 8 13 27 36 −9 35[d]
13 Iraklis Thessaloniki 30 10 5 15 25 34 −9 35[d]
14 Kerkyra (R) 30 8 11 11 34 36 −2 35[d] Relegation to Beta Ethniki
15 Egaleo (R) 30 7 7 16 27 45 −18 28
16 Ionikos[e] (R) 30 2 3 25 14 62 −48 4
Source: Galanis Sports Data
Rules for classification: 1st points; 2nd head-to-head points; 3rd head-to-head goal difference; 4th decision match.
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. ^ a b Head-to-head record: PAOK–Panionios 1–1, Panionios–PAOK 3–1.
  2. ^ PAOK turned down entry to the Intertoto Cup allowing OFI Crete to accept the bid from Greece.
  3. ^ Larissa qualified for one of the four UEFA Cup spots based on their victory in the Greek Cup.
  4. ^ a b c Head-to-head record: Apollon Kalamarias: 9 pts, Iraklis Thessaloniki: 4 pts, Kerkyra: 4 pts. Iraklis Thessaloniki ahead of Kerkyra on head-to-head goal difference.
  5. ^ Ionikos had 3 points deducted for an attack by the club's Chairman on the Referee in Round 6, and 2 points deducted for incidents in Round 14.


 Superleague Greece 2006–07
Champions 
 
Olympiacos
35th Title

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away AEK APL ARI ATR EGA ERG ION IRT KER LAR OFI OLY PAT PIO PAOK XAN
AEK Athens 1–0 3–1 3–0 5–2 3–1 2–0 3–0 1–0 5–0 3–1 3–3 1–4 4–0 0–0 0–0
Apollon Kalamarias 1–2 1–1 1–0 0–1 0–0 1–0 2–1 1–0 1–2 0–0 1–2 1–1 1–1 3–1 2–0
Aris 1–3 3–2 1–2 3–1 2–0 1–0 1–0 0–0 1–1 3–1 2–3 1–0 2–0 0–0 1–0
Atromitos 1–1 1–1 1–1 1–1 2–2 1–0 2–2 4–2 2–2 2–1 1–0 0–4 0–1 2–1 3–3
Egaleo 1–2 2–0 0–0 0–0 2–0 3–1 0–1 2–1 1–2 1–2 1–1 1–4 0–2 0–2 1–0
Ergotelis 0–0 0–1 0–1 1–0 3–0 1–1 2–1 1–1 2–0 2–0 1–2 0–1 2–1 0–0 3–1
Ionikos 1–5 1–0 0–1 1–4 1–1 0–1 0–3 0–0 1–2 0–2 3–5 0–4 1–1 0–2 0–2
Iraklis Thessaloniki 1–1 0–1 0–0 2–3 2–1 0–1 1–0 1–0 1–0 2–3 0–1 0–1 0–0 1–0 1–0
Kerkyra 0–1 2–1 1–1 1–0 3–0 5–1 2–0 0–0 0–0 1–0 0–2 3–1 1–0 0–0 0–0
Larissa 0–1 0–1 1–1 2–1 2–2 2–1 3–0 0–1 2–2 1–2 0–0 1–1 1–0 1–2 1–0
OFI 1–1 2–0 1–0 4–1 1–0 1–3 2–1 1–0 3–4 0–0 1–2 3–3 3–1 1–0 0–2
Olympiacos 1–0 5–0 0–0 4–1 3–2 1–0 3–0 2–0 3–1 4–0 4–1 0–1 1–0 2–0 2–1
Panathinaikos 1–2 3–2 0–0 1–2 1–0 0–1 0–2 3–0 2–2 1–0 2–2 1–0 2–0 2–1 1–0
Panionios 3–1 3–1 0–0 0–0 0–0 2–0 2–0 2–1 3–1 2–1 1–0 0–3 0–1 3–1 0–2
PAOK 2–0 1–0 0–3 2–0 1–0 3–1 3–0 3–1 1–0 1–3 1–0 2–3 2–1 1–1 1–0
Xanthi 0–0 0–0 1–1 1–0 0–0 0–0 2–0 1–2 1–1 1–0 4–1 0–0 0–0 1–1 1–0
Source:[citation needed]
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Top scorersEdit

Source: Galanis Sports Data

Rank Player Club Goals
1   Nikos Lyberopoulos AEK Athens 18
2   Rivaldo Olympiacos 17
3   Dimitris Salpingidis Panathinaikos 14
  Marcin Mięciel PAOK
5   Nery Castillo Olympiacos 12
  Dimitris Papadopoulos Panathinaikos
  Goran Drulić OFI Crete
8   Sergio Koke Aris 10
9   Alban Bushi Apollon Kalamarias 9
  Júlio César AEK Athens

European CompetitionEdit

UEFA Champions LeagueEdit

  • AEK
    • Third Qualifying Round v.   Hearts—2-1, 3-0 (AEK advances 5-1 on aggregate)
    • Group Stage v.   A.C. Milan 0-3, 1-0
    • Group Stage v.   Anderlecht—1-1, 2-2
    • Group Stage v.   Lille—1-3, 1-0
      • AEK gained 8 points at the group stage and entered the UEFA Cup (Round of 32)
  • Olympiacos
    • Group Stage v.   Valencia—2-4, 0-2
    • Group Stage v.   Shakhtar Donetsk—2-2, 1-1
    • Group Stage v.   Roma—0-1, 1-1
      • Olympiacos gained 3 points and was eliminated from European competitions

UEFA CupEdit

UEFA Intertoto CupEdit

  • Larissa
    • Third Round v.   Kayserispor—0-0, 0-2 (Kayserispor advances 2-0 on aggregate)

See alsoEdit

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