2011–12 PFC Levski Sofia season

The 2011–12 season is Levski Sofia's 90th season in the First League. This article shows player statistics and all matches (official and friendly) that the club has played during the 2011–12 season.

Levski Sofia
2011–12 season
ChairmanTodor Batkov
ManagerBulgaria Georgi Ivanov (until 7 November 2011)
Bulgaria Nikolay Kostov (until 26 March 2012)
Bulgaria Georgi Ivanov (until 4 April 2012)
Bulgaria Yasen Petrov (until end of season)
A GroupMed 3.png Third place
Bulgarian CupQuarterfinals
UEFA Europa LeagueThird Round
Top goalscorerLeague: Ivan Tsvetkov (11 goals)
All: Ivan Tsvetkov (14 goals)
Highest home attendance20 000 vs CSKA Sofia (29 April 2012)
Lowest home attendance0 vs Lokomotiv Plovdiv (6 November 2011)

TransfersEdit

Summer transfersEdit

See List of Bulgarian football transfers summer 2011

Winter transfersEdit

See List of Bulgarian football transfers winter 2011–12

SquadEdit

As of July 6, 2011 Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Pos. Nation Player
2 DF   NED Dustley Mulder
3 MF   NED Serginho Greene
4 DF   BUL Stefan Stanchev
5 DF   BUL Ivo Ivanov
6 DF   BUL Orlin Starokin
7 MF   BUL Daniel Dimov
8 FW   ESP Toni Calvo
10 MF   BUL Hristo Yovov
11 FW   BUL Simeon Raykov
12 FW   BRA Juninho (on loan from Slavia Sofia)
14 MF   BUL Radoslav Tsonev
15 FW   BUL Stivan Petkov
16 FW   POR Cristovão
No. Pos. Nation Player
17 FW   BUL Daniel Mladenov
18 MF   BUL Borislav Tsonev
19 FW   BUL Ivan Tsvetkov
20 DF   BUL Aleksandar Bashliev
22 MF   MKD Darko Tasevski
23 GK   BUL Plamen Iliev (Captain)
24 GK   BUL Bozhidar Mitrev
25 DF   MLI Souleymane Diamoutene
26 DF   BUL Hristo Popadiyn
28 DF   POR Nuno Pinto
30 FW   BUL Antonio Vutov
45 MF   BUL Vladimir Gadzhev (Vice Captain)
55 DF   BUL Yordan Miliev

StatisticsEdit

No. Pos. Name League Bulgarian Cup Europa League Total Discipline
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals    
2 DF   Dustley Mulder 24 0 3 0 2 0 27 0 6 0
3 MF   Serginho Greene 18+1 0 2+1 0 2 0 24 1 5 1
4 DF   Stefan Stanchev 2+3 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 2 1
5 DF   Ivo Ivanov 10+1 0 2 0 0 0 13 0 3 1
6 DF   Orlin Starokin 22+3 1 2 0 2 0 29 0 2 1
7 MF   Daniel Dimov 9+4 2 2 1 0+1 0 16 4 6 1
8 FW   Toni Calvo 17+1 6 2+1 1 0+1 0 22 6 9 1
10 MF   Hristo Yovov 19+5 8 2 0 2 0 28 8 4 2
11 MF   Simeon Raykov 12+7 4 0 0 0+2 0 21 4 1 0
12 FW   Jose Carlos Junior 11+2 6 1 0 0 0 14 6 2 1
14 MF   Radoslav Tsonev 0 0 0+1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
15 FW   Stivan Petkov 0+1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
15 MF   Nikola Yanachkov 0+1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
16 FW   Cristovão 12 3 1 0 0 0 13 3 2 1
18 MF   Borislav Tsonev 0 0 0+1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
17 FW   Daniel Mladenov 4+9 1 1 0 2 0 16 2 4 0
19 FW   Ivan Tsvetkov 12+15 11 2+1 3 2 0 31 14 3 0
20 DF   Aleksandar Bashliev 3+2 0 0+1 0 0 0 6 0 1 0
21 FW   Tsvetelin Tonev 0+1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
22 MF   Darko Tasevski 16+3 2 2 0 1 0 21 2 2 0
23 GK   Plamen Iliev 29 0 2 0 2 0 32 0 3 0
24 GK   Bozhidar Mitrev 0+1 0 1+1 0 0 0 3 0 1 0
25 DF   Souleymane Diamoutene 11 1 1 0 0 0 12 1 1 0
28 DF   Nuno Pinto 11 0 1 0 0 0 12 0 3 0
30 FW   Antonio Vutov 1+4 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 1 0
45 MF   Vladimir Gadzhev 26 4 2 0 2 1 30 4 10 0
55 DF   Yordan Miliev 19+1 0 2 0 2 0 24 0 6 0
Players sold or loaned out after the start of the season:
9 FW   Sjoerd Ars 9+4 6 0 0 1+1 2 15 8 1 0
14 DF   Marko Vidović 2+1 0 1 0 0 0 4 0 1 0
16 MF   Marian Ognyanov 1+4 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0
21 MF   Todor Hristov 3+3 1 0+1 0 0+1 0 8 1 1 0
30 MF   Lachezar Baltanov 1+7 0 0+1 0 0 0 9 0 0 0
33 DF   Fredrik Risp 3 0 0 0 2 0 5 0 1 0
85 GK   Kiril Akalski 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

GoalscorersEdit

Players League Cup Europa League Total
  Ivan Tsvetkov 11 3 0 14
  Sjoerd Ars 6 0 2 8
  Hristo Yovov 8 0 0 8
  Juninho 6 0 0 6
  Vladimir Gadzhev 6 0 1 7
  Toni Calvo 6 0 1 7
  Darko Tasevski 4 0 0 4
  Simeon Raykov 4 0 0 4
  Daniel Dimov 3 0 0 3
  Cristovão 3 0 0 3
  Daniel Mladenov 2 0 0 2
  Orlin Starokin 1 0 0 1
  Souleymane Diamoutene 1 0 0 1

AssistsEdit

Player League Cup Europa League Total
  Vladimir Gadzhev 4 2 0 6
  Juninho 6 0 0 6
  Daniel Mladenov 4 0 1 5
  Nuno Pinto 5 0 0 5
  Simeon Raykov 3 0 1 4
  Ivan Tsvetkov 4 0 0 4
  Darko Tasevski 3 0 0 3
  Hristo Yovov 2 0 0 2
  Cristovão 1 0 1 2
  Toni Calvo 1 0 0 1
  Sjoerd Ars 1 0 0 1
  Orlin Starokin 1 0 0 1
  Todor Hristov 1 0 0 1
  Stefan Stanchev 1 0 0 1
  Dustley Mulder 1 0 0 1

CardsEdit

Player     Total
  Vladimir Gadzhev 10 0 10
  Toni Calvo 9 1 10
  Yordan Miliev 7 0 7
  Daniel Dimov 6 1 7
  Dustley Mulder 6 0 6
  Serginho Greene 4 1 5
  Hristo Yovov 3 2 5
  Ivo Ivanov 3 1 4
  Ivan Tsvetkov 3 0 3
  Daniel Mladenov 3 0 3
  Juninho 2 1 3
  Orlin Starokin 2 1 3
  Cristovão 3 0 3
  Plamen Iliev 3 0 3
  Nuno Pinto 3 0 3
  Darko Tasevski 2 0 2
  Stefan Stanchev 1 1 2
  Bozhidar Mitrev 1 0 1
  Fredrik Risp 1 0 1
  Marko Vidović 1 0 1
  Simeon Raykov 1 0 1
  Aleksandar Bashliev 1 0 1
  Sjoerd Ars 1 0 1
  Souleymane Diamoutene 1 0 1
  Antonio Vutov 1 0 1

Pre-season and friendliesEdit

SummerEdit


2 July 2011 Loko Sofia 0 – 1 Levski Sofia Sofia
18:00 EET Report Tsvetkov   48' Stadium: Lokomotiv
Attendance: 4 000
Referee: Nikolay Yordanov






19 July 2011 Levski Sofia   1 – 1   Ashdod Enzesfeld-Lindabrunn
19:00 EET Raykov   68' Report Mizrahi   30'

2 September 2011 Slavia Sofia 1 – 2 Levski Sofia Sofia
17:00 EET Junior   33' Report Filipov   21' (o.g.)
Hristov   59'
Stadium: Ovcha Kupel
Attendance: 300
Referee: Georgi Dimitrov

7 October 2011 Septemvri Simitli 1 – 2 Levski Sofia Simitli
16:00 EET Stoyanov   34' Report Ars   4'
Hristov   43'
Stadium: Struma
Referee: Ivaylo Ganchev

WinterEdit


16 January 2012 Levski Sofia   9 – 0   Ayia Napa F.C. Ayia Napa
15:00 EET Calvo   12'35'
Tsvetkov   26'
Tasevski   30'
R. Tsonev   53'
Ars   55'
Hristov   72'
Vutov   82' (pen.)
B. Tsonev   84' (pen.)
Report Referee: Georgi Donkov

22 January 2012 Levski Sofia   1 – 1   Rubin Kazan Antalya
17:00 EET Toni Calvo   41' Report Uridia   53'

26 January 2012 Levski Sofia   1 – 2   Tavriya Antalya
17:30 EET Tasevski   85' (pen.) Report Feschuk   75'   90'

29 January 2012 Levski Sofia   1 – 2   Steaua Antalya
EET Tsvetkov   38' Report Tănase   40' (pen.)
Rusescu   75' (pen.)

5 February 2012 Levski Sofia   1 – 1   Zorya Antalya
EET Tsvetkov   76' Report Idahor   60'


11 February 2012 Levski Sofia   1 – 2   BATE Borisov Antalya
EET Tsvetkov   80' Report Rudzik   32'
Maycon   47'


26 February 2012 Septemvri Simitli 0 – 4 Levski Sofia Sandanski
13:30 EET Report Tsvetkov   20' (pen.)   32'
Jose Junior   23'
Tsonev   87'
Stadium: Sandanski Stadium

CompetitionsEdit

A GroupEdit

TableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Ludogorets Razgrad (C) 30 22 4 4 73 16 +57 70 Qualification for Champions League second qualifying round
2 CSKA Sofia 30 22 3 5 60 19 +41 69 Qualification for Europa League second qualifying round
3 Levski Sofia 30 20 2 8 61 28 +33 62
4 Chernomorets Burgas 30 17 9 4 57 23 +34 60
5 Litex Lovech 30 17 8 5 57 28 +29 59
Source: Soccerway
Rules for classification: 1st points; 2nd head-to-head points; 3rd head-to-head goal difference; 4th head-to-head goals scored; 5th head-to-head away goals scored; 6th goal difference; 7th goals scored
(C) Champion.

Results summaryEdit

Overall Home Away
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts W D L GF GA GD W D L GF GA GD
30 20 2 8 61 28  +33 62 12 1 2 34 12  +22 8 1 6 27 16  +11

Results by roundEdit

Round123456789101112131415161718192021222324252627282930
GroundHAHHAHAHAHAHAHAHAAAHAHAHAHAHAH
ResultWLWWWWLWLWLWWWWWWWWLLLDDWWLWWW
Position477564544455444433334555446533
Source:[citation needed]
A = Away; H = Home; W = Win; D = Draw; L = Loss

Fixtures and resultsEdit


8 August 2011 Round 1 Levski Sofia 1 – 0 Slavia Sofia Sofia
20:00 (EET) Tsvetkov   26' Report Stadium: Georgi Asparuhov
Attendance: 2,030
Referee: Ivaylo Stoyanov (Petrich)

13 August 2011 Round 2 Cherno More 3 – 1 Levski Sofia Varna
18:00 (EET) Kapitanov   36'
Palomino   51'
Petkov   90+3'
Report Tsvetkov   70' Stadium: Ticha
Attendance: 8,780
Referee: Tasko Taskov (Sofia)

21 August 2011 Round 3 Levski Sofia 1 – 0 Montana Sofia
18:00 (EET) Ars   10' (pen.) Report Stadium: Georgi Asparuhov
Attendance: 710
Referee: Ivan Kirilov (Varna)

27 August 2011 Round 4 Levski Sofia 3 – 0 Botev Vratsa Sofia
20:00 (EET) Gadzhev   30'
Ars   45'
Raykov   45+1'
Report Stadium: Georgi Asparuhov
Attendance: 1,150
Referee: Nikola Popov (Sofia)

11 September 2011 Round 5 Minyor Pernik 0 – 1 Levski Sofia Pernik
17:00 (EET) Report Mladenov   67' Stadium: Minyor Stadium
Attendance: 3,900
Referee: Stanislav Todorov (Shumen)

17 September 2011 Round 6 Levski Sofia 3 – 2 Litex Lovech Sofia
20:30 (EET) Tasevski   12'
Raykov   43'
Gadzhev   74'
Report Djermanovic   55'
Josse   71'
Stadium: Georgi Asparuhov
Attendance: 6,430
Referee: Ivaylo Stoyanov (Petrich)

25 September 2011 Round 7 Ludogorets 2 – 1 Levski Sofia Razgrad
17:00 (EET) Ivanov   11'
Gargorov   52'
Report Gadzhev   29' Stadium: Ludogorets Arena
Attendance: 6,190
Referee: Georgi Yordanov (Gabrovo)

2 October 2011 Round 8 Levski Sofia 4 – 0 Lokomotiv Sofia Sofia
18:00 (EET) Yovov   6'30'
Ars   18'
Tasevski   37'
Report Stadium: Georgi Asparuhov
Attendance: 1,630
Referee: Anton Genov (Sofia)

16 October 2011 Round 9 Chernomorets Burgas 2 – 0 Levski Sofia Burgas
18:00 (EET) Jugu   68'
Anicet   71'
Report Stadium: Lazur
Attendance: 5,000
Referee: Nikolay Yordanov (Sofia)

21 October 2011 Round 10 Levski Sofia 3 – 2 Kaliakra Kavarna Sofia
18:00 (EET) Toni Calvo   3'
Mladenov   25'
Gadzhev   53'
Report Sadula   18'
Hronec   88'
Stadium: Georgi Asparuhov
Attendance: 550
Referee: Vihren Manev (Sofia)

28 October 2011 Round 11 CSKA Sofia 1 – 0 Levski Sofia Sofia
17:45 (EET) Zicu   26' Report Stadium: Vasil Levski
Attendance: 8,970
Referee: Tasko Taskov (Sofia)

6 November 2011 Round 12 Levski Sofia 3 – 2 Lokomotiv Plovdiv Sofia
16:30 (EET) Tsvetkov   16'
Ars   76'77'
Report de Carvalho   29'
Miliev   41' (o.g.)
Stadium: Georgi Asparuhov
Attendance: 0
Referee: Georgi Yordanov (Gabrovo)

13 November 2011 Round 13 Beroe 1 – 2 Levski Sofia Stara Zagora
16:00 (EET) Zlatinov   89' Report Yovov   32'   61' Stadium: Beroe
Attendance: 7,000
Referee: Stanislav Todorov (Shumen)

19 November 2011 Round 14 Levski Sofia 2 – 1 Vidima-Rakovski Sofia
16:30 (EET) Tasevski   1'
Ars   50'
Report Kakalov   20' Stadium: Georgi Asparuhov
Attendance: 1,100
Referee: Georgi Dimitrov (Sofia)

27 November 2011 Round 15 Svetkavitsa 0 – 1 Levski Sofia Targovishte
13:30 (EET) Report Dimov   60' Stadium: Dimitar Burkov
Attendance: 4,000
Referee: Nikola Popov

21 March 2012 Round 16 Slavia Sofia 0 – 3 Levski Sofia Sofia
(EET) Report Tsvetkov   28' (pen.)
Tasevski   63'
Toni Calvo   78'
Stadium: Slavia
Attendance: 4,500
Referee: Georgi Kabakov

4 March 2012 Round 17 Levski Sofia 2 – 1 Cherno More Sofia
13:30 (EET) Tsvetkov   43'
Cristovão   75'
Report Atanasov   85' Stadium: Georgi Asparuhov
Attendance: 6,820
Referee: Stefan Spasov

11 March 2012 Round 18 Montana 0 – 3 Levski Sofia Montana
14:30 (EET) Report Juninho   55'
Tsvetkov   63'84'
Stadium: Ogosta
Attendance: 4,960
Referee: Hristo Ristoskov

18 March 2012 Round 19 Botev Vratsa 0 – 2 Levski Sofia Vratsa
15:30 (EET) Report Starokin   55'
Gadzhev   58'
Stadium: Hristo Botev
Attendance: 6,730
Referee: Martin Bogdev

25 March 2012 Round 20 Levski Sofia 0 – 1 Minyor Pernik Sofia
13:30 (EET) Report Vasilev   58' Stadium: Georgi Asparuhov
Attendance: 3,830
Referee: Tasko Taskov

29 March 2012 Round 21 Litex Lovech 1 – 0 Levski Sofia Lovech
17:45 (EET) Yanev   32' Report Stadium: Lovech Stadium
Attendance: 5,970
Referee: Stanislav Todorov

2 April 2012 Round 22 Levski Sofia 0 – 1 Ludogorets Sofia
21:00 (EET) Report Stoyanov   37' Stadium: Georgi Asparuhov
Attendance: 10,000
Referee: Nikolay Yordanov

8 April 2012 Round 23 Lokomotiv Sofia 1 – 1 Levski Sofia Sofia
16:00 (EET) Peev   32' Report Juninho   79' Stadium: Slavia
Attendance: 1,000
Referee: Radan Miryanov

18 April 2012 Round 24 Levski Sofia 2 – 2 Chernomorets Burgas Sofia
21:00 (EET) Calvo   28'
Yovov   55'
Report Boli   21'
Chahechouhe   82'
Stadium: Georgi Asparuhov
Attendance: 2,000
Referee: Aleksandar Kostadinov

23 April 2012 Round 25 Kaliakra Kavarna 1 – 4 Levski Sofia Kavarna
19:00 (EET) Zakov   15' Report Calvo   2'   77' (pen.)
Yovov   54'74'
Stadium: Kavarna Stadium
Attendance: 1,000
Referee: Stefan Spasov

29 April 2012 Round 26 Levski Sofia 1 – 0 CSKA Sofia Sofia
17:45 (EET) Cristovão   49' Report Stadium: Vasil Levski
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Nikolay Yordanov

6 May 2012 Round 27 Lokomotiv Plovdiv 3 – 2 Levski Sofia Plovdiv
17:45 (EET) de Carvalho   29'
Todorov   40'
Zlatinski   62' (pen.)
Report Yovov   14'
Raykov   18'
Stadium: Lokomotiv Stadium (Plovdiv)
Attendance: 12,000
Referee: Tasko Taskov

11 May 2012 Round 28 Levski Sofia 2 – 0 Beroe Sofia
19:00 (EET) Tsvetkov   34'
Juninho   90'
Report Stadium: Georgi Asparuhov
Attendance: 1,500
Referee: Radoslav Stanev

19 May 2012 Round 29 Vidima-Rakovski 1 – 6 Levski Sofia Sevlievo
16:30 (EET) Rusev   25' (pen.) Report Juninho   9'11'43'
Calvo   13'
Dimov   18'
Raykov   76'
Stadium: Rakovski Stadium
Attendance: 1,000
Referee: Nikola Popov

23 May 2012 Round 30 Levski Sofia 7 – 0 Svetkavitsa Sofia
16:00 (EET) Gadzhev   18'
Calvo   41'
Tsvetkov   44'74'84'
Ramos   62'
Diamoutene   64'
Report Stadium: Georgi Asparuhov
Attendance: 1,000
Referee: Radan Miryanov

Bulgarian CupEdit

Second roundEdit

23 November 2011 Bansko 0 – 1 Levski Bansko
13:30 EEST Report Tsvetkov   32' Stadium: St Petar Stadium
Attendance: 3,000
Referee: Ahmed Ahmed (Burgas)

Levski advanced to Third Round.

Third roundEdit

3 December 2011 Etar 1924 0 – 3 Levski Veliko Turnovo
EEST Report Tsvetkov   49'90+3'
Dimov   78'
Stadium: Ivaylo Stadium
Attendance: 6,750

Levski advanced to Quarterfinals

QuarterfinalEdit

14 March 2012 Lokomotiv Plovdiv 2 – 1 (a.e.t.) Levski Sofia Plovdiv
EEST Venkov   90+3'
Lazarov   92'
Report Toni Calvo   21' Stadium: Lokomotiv
Attendance: 6,340
Referee: Ivaylo Stoyanov

Levski is eliminated from the competition.

Europa LeagueEdit

Third qualifying roundEdit

28 July 2011 Leg 1 Levski   2 – 1   Spartak Trnava Sofia, Bulgaria
19:45 CEST Gadzhev   89'
Ars   90+2'
Report Tomaček   80' (pen.) Stadium: Georgi Asparuhov
Attendance: 11,900
Referee: Sergiy Boiko (Ukraine)

4 August 2011 Leg 2 Spartak Trnava   2 – 1
(3−3 agg.)
(5 – 4 p)
  Levski Trnava, Slovakia
19:00 CEST Tomaček   52'59' (pen.) Report Ars   11' Stadium: Antona Malatinského
Attendance: 12,169
Referee: Ken Henry Johnsen (Norway)
Penalties
Karhan  
Hanzel  
Procházka  
Tomaček  
Kaščák  
  Yovov
  Ars
  Gadzhev
  Calvo
  Raykov

Levski is eliminated from the competition.

ReferencesEdit

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