2008–09 Slovak Superliga

The 2008–09 Slovak Superliga (known as the Slovak Corgoň Liga for sponsorship reasons) was the 16th season of first-tier football league in Slovakia, since its establishment in 1993. This season started on 19 July 2008 and ended on 30 May 2009. FC Artmedia Petržalka were the defending champions.

Corgoň Liga
Season2008–09
Dates19 July 2008 – 30 May 2009
ChampionsSlovan Bratislava
5th title
RelegatedViOn Zlaté Moravce
Champions LeagueSlovan Bratislava
Europa LeagueŽilina
Spartak Trnava
Košice
Matches played198
Goals scored516 (2.61 per match)
Top goalscorerSlovakia Pavol Masaryk (14)
Biggest home winSlovan 6:0 Zlaté Moravce
Slovan 6:0 D.Streda
Biggest away winZ.Moravce 0:5 Petržalka
Highest scoringKošice 5:5 Prešov
Average attendanceDecrease 3,009

TeamsEdit

Promotion and relegationEdit

FK AS Trenčín were relegated after concluding the last season in 12th and last place. They were replaced by the champions of the 2007–08 1. Liga, 1. FC Tatran Prešov. Also DAC Dunajská Streda, who were Western Group champions of the 2007–08 2. Liga, merged with FC Senec and took their place in Superliga.

Stadiums and locationsEdit

Team Home city Stadium Capacity
Artmedia Petržalka Petržalka Štadión Petržalka 7,500
Dukla Banská Bystrica Banská Bystrica SNP Stadium 10,000
DAC 1904 Dunajská Streda Dunajská Streda Mestský štadión - DAC Dunajská Streda 16,410
FC ViOn Zlaté Moravce Zlaté Moravce Štadión FC ViOn 3,787
FC Nitra Nitra Štadión pod Zoborom 11,384
MFK Košice Košice Lokomotíva Stadium 9,000
MFK Ružomberok Ružomberok Štadión MFK Ružomberok 4,817
MŠK Žilina Žilina Štadión pod Dubňom 11,181
Slovan Bratislava Bratislava Tehelné pole 30,085
Spartak Trnava Trnava Štadión Antona Malatinského 18,448
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 Slovan Bratislava (C) 33 21 7 5 69 25 +44 70 Qualification for Champions League second qualifying round
2 Žilina 33 18 8 7 56 26 +30 62 Qualification for Europa League second qualifying round
3 Spartak Trnava 33 15 10 8 45 38 +7 55 Qualification for Europa League first qualifying round
4 Košice 33 14 10 9 48 42 +6 52 Qualification for Europa League third qualifying round[a]
5 Ružomberok 33 12 11 10 48 34 +14 47
6 Artmedia Petržalka 33 12 11 10 50 38 +12 47
7 Tatran Prešov 33 10 11 12 40 50 −10 41
8 ZTS Dubnica 33 10 7 16 43 49 −6 37
9 DAC Dunajská Streda 33 9 9 15 32 59 −27 36
10 Dukla Banská Bystrica 33 9 8 16 30 39 −9 35
11 Nitra 33 9 8 16 34 53 −19 35
12 ViOn Zlaté Moravce (R) 33 5 8 20 21 63 −42 23 Relegation to 1. Liga
Source: kicker.de (in German)
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated
Notes:
  1. ^ Košice won the 2008–09 Slovak Cup and qualified for the third qualifying round of the UEFA Europa League.

ResultsEdit

The schedule consists of three rounds. The pairings of the first round were set according to the 2007-08 final standings. Every team played each opponent once for a total of 11 games per team. The remaining two rounds consist of a conventional home and away round-robin schedule.

First roundEdit

Key numbers for pairing determination (number marks position in final standings 2007-08):

1st round 2nd round 3rd round 4th round 5th round 6th round
1 - 12 1 - 2 2 - 12 1 - 4 3 - 12 1 - 6
2 - 11 8 - 6 3 - 1 2 - 3 4 - 2 2 - 5
3 - 10 9 - 5 4 - 11 9 - 7 5 - 1 3 - 4
4 - 9 10 - 4 5 - 10 10 - 6 6 - 11 10 - 8
5 - 8 11 - 3 6 - 9 11 - 5 7 - 10 11 - 7
6 - 7 12 - 7 7 - 8 12 - 8 8 - 9 12 - 9
7th round 8th round 9th round 10th round 11th round
4 - 12 1 - 8 5 - 12 1 - 10 6 - 12
5 - 3 2 - 7 6 - 4 2 - 9 7 - 5
6 - 2 3 - 6 7 - 3 3 - 8 8 - 4
7 - 1 4 - 5 8 - 2 4 - 7 9 - 3
8 - 11 11 - 9 9 - 1 5 - 6 10 - 2
9 - 10 12 - 10 10 - 11 12 - 11 11 - 1
Home \ Away ART BB DUB DAC KOŠ NIT PRE RUŽ SLO TRN ZLM ŽIL
Artmedia Petržalka 1–1 0–0 2–3 1–0 1–1 0–2
Dukla Banská Bystrica 1–0 0–1 0–1 0–0 1–0
ZTS Dubnica 2–1 2–2 1–2 2–0 1–3
DAC Dunajská Streda 2–1 1–3 3–0 1–0 2–0
Košice 3–1 5–5 1–0 2–1 2–1 0–0
Nitra 1–2 1–2 2–1 2–1 1–0 1–5
Prešov 2–0 1–4 1–0 3–2 1–0
Ružomberok 2–0 1–0 2–2 3–0 1–1
Slovan Bratislava 4–1 0–0 2–1 2–0 2–0 4–1
Spartak Trnava 2–1 0–0 2–0 1–1 2–0 0–0
ViOn Zlaté Moravce 0–5 0–0 1–1 1–1 1–0
Žilina 3–1 5–0 5–1 1–1 1–0 3–0
Source: kicker.de (in German)
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Second and third roundEdit

Home \ Away ART BB DUB DAC KOŠ NIT PRE RUŽ SLO TRN ZLM ŽIL
Artmedia Petržalka 1–1 3–0 3–0 3–2 1–1 3–0 2–2 1–1 0–0 5–0 0–0
Dukla Banská Bystrica 0–1 3–0 0–0 0–0 2–1 2–1 0–2 2–3 1–2 2–1 1–1
ZTS Dubnica 0–0 2–0 3–0 3–1 4–1 0–0 1–1 0–1 0–1 1–1 2–0
DAC Dunajská Streda 0–4 1–3 1–0 2–1 1–0 2–1 3–2 0–4 1–4 1–2 0–0
Košice 1–2 0–0 2–1 1–1 0–0 1–1 2–1 0–0 2–1 2–0 3–0
Nitra 1–1 2–1 2–1 3–0 4–1 0–0 2–1 0–1 1–1 1–2 0–2
Prešov 1–0 2–1 2–3 2–1 1–2 1–1 2–2 1–2 0–0 2–1 1–0
Ružomberok 3–0 1–0 2–2 0–0 0–0 1–1 3–0 5–1 1–0 1–0 0–1
Slovan Bratislava 2–0 5–0 3–1 6–0 1–2 3–1 1–1 2–0 1–2 6–0 2–0
Spartak Trnava 4–2 2–0 0–2 1–1 2–1 3–1 0–3 0–4 1–1 3–1 1–1
ViOn Zlaté Moravce 0–3 1–5 2–0 1–1 2–2 1–0 1–1 0–3 0–3 0–1 0–2
Žilina 3–1 1–0 5–2 5–1 2–1 2–0 2–2 2–0 0–1 5–1 2–1
Source: kicker.de (in German)
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Top scorersEdit

Source: [1]

Rank Player Club Goals
1   Pavol Masaryk Slovan Bratislava 15
2   Ján Novák MFK Košice 12
3   Juraj Halenár Slovan Bratislava/Petržalka 11
  Leonard Kweuke DAC Dunajská Streda
  Miloš Lačný MFK Ružomberok
  Adauto MŠK Žilina
7   Tomáš Oravec Petržalka 10
8   Róbert Rák FC Nitra 9
  Emil Rilke MŠK Žilina
  Jakub Sylvestr Slovan Bratislava/Petržalka
  Ján Kozák Slovan Bratislava/Petržalka
    Mouhamadou Seye MFK Dubnica

See alsoEdit

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