2010 Armenian Premier League

The 2010 Armenian Premier League season was the nineteenth since its establishment. The season began in March 2010 and ended in November 2010. FC Pyunik were the defending champions, having won their twelfth championship last season.

Armenian Premier League
2010 Arm League Logo.jpg
Season2010
ChampionsPyunik
13th title
Relegatednone
Champions LeaguePyunik
Europa LeagueMika
Banants
Ulisses
Matches played112
Goals scored316 (2.82 per match)
Top goalscorerGevorg Ghazaryan and Marcos Pizzelli (16 goals)
Biggest home winMika 6–1 Shirak
(12 June)
Banants 6-1 Impuls
(6 August)
Biggest away winGandzasar 1–6 Pyunik
(1 May)
Highest scoringBanants 5–2 Impuls
(3 April)
Gandzasar 1–6 Pyunik
(1 May)
Mika 6-1 Shirak
(12 June)
Banants 6-1 Impuls
(6 August)
Longest winning runBanants (11 games)
(1 May–6 August)
Longest unbeaten run15 games by 2 teams
Pyunik
(3 July–14 November)
Banants
(3 April–6 August)
Longest winless runShirak (13 games)
(5 June–27 September)
Longest losing run9 games by 2 teams
Kilikia
(11 September–14 November)
Shirak
(5 June–21 August)
2009
2011

Participating teamsEdit

Ararat Yerevan finished in last place last season and were relegated to the Armenian First League. Taking their place this year is Impuls FC Dilijan, who finished first in the 2009 Armenian First League.

Location of teams in the 2010 Armenian Premier League
Club Location Stadium Capacity
Banants Yerevan Republican Stadium 14,403
Gandzasar Kapan Gandzasar Stadium 3,500
Impuls Dilijan Dilijan City Stadium 2,200
Kilikia Yerevan Hrazdan Stadium 54,208
Mika Yerevan Mika Stadium 7,250
Pyunik Yerevan Republican Stadium 14,403
Shirak Gyumri Gyumri City Stadium 2,844
Ulisses Yerevan Hrazdan Stadium 54,208

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Pyunik (C) 28 20 5 3 73 22 +51 65 Qualification for the Champions League second qualifying round
2 Banants 28 20 4 4 58 24 +34 64 Qualification for the Europa League first qualifying round
3 Ulisses 28 17 4 7 44 23 +21 55
4 Mika 28 14 4 10 47 31 +16 46 Qualification for the Europa League second qualifying round[a]
5 Impulse 28 10 7 11 29 43 −14 37
6 Gandzasar Kapan 28 8 3 17 24 45 −21 27
7 Kilikia 28 4 3 21 19 60 −41 15 Team disbanded after the season[b]
8 Shirak[c] 28 2 4 22 22 68 −46 10
Source: [1]
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(C) Champion
Notes:
  1. ^ Winners of 2011 Armenian Cup.
  2. ^ Kilikia decided not to participate in 2011 Armenian Premier League competition, citing financial difficulties as a reason.[1]
  3. ^ Executive committee of the Football Federation of Armenia decided to allow Shirak to participate in the Premier League next season despite the fact that FC Shirak took the last place in the tournament and was supposed to leave it.[2]

ResultsEdit

The league was played in four stages. The teams have played four times with each other, twice at home and twice away, for a total of 28 matches per team.

Top goalscorersEdit

Including matches played on November 14, 2010; Source: ffa.am

Rank Scorer Team Goals
1   Gevorg Ghazaryan Pyunik 16
  Marcos Pizzelli Pyunik 16
3   Eduardo Du Bala Banants 11
4   Ednei Mika 10
5   Samvel Melkonyan Banants 9
  Mkrtich Nalbandyan Shirak 9
7   Boti Goa Mika 8
  Artur Kocharyan Gandzasar 8
9   Ortega Deniran Banants 7
  Hovhannes Goharyan Pyunik 7

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