The 2011–12 Slovenian PrvaLiga was the 21st season of the Slovenian PrvaLiga, the top-tier football league in Slovenia. The season began on 16 July 2011 and ended on 26 May 2012, with a winter break in effect between 4 December 2011 and 2 March 2012. Maribor were the defending champions, having won their ninth title the previous season.
Celje (cup finalists)
|Goals scored||491 (2.73 per match)|
|Best Player||Dare Vršič|
|Top goalscorer||Dare Vršič|
|Biggest home win||Maribor 8–0 Triglav|
|Biggest away win||Nafta 0–6 Olimpija|
|Highest scoring||Maribor 8–0 Triglav|
|Longest winning run||7 games|
|Longest unbeaten run||14 games|
|Longest winless run||18 games|
|Longest losing run||7 games|
Maribor 2–2 Olimpija
Triglav 1–1 Nafta
Primorje were directly relegated at the end of the 2010–11 season to the Slovenian Second League after the last-place finish. They were replaced by the 2010–11 Slovenian Second League fourth-placed team, Mura 05, who participated in the competition for the first time in their history. Mura 05 received and accepted an invitation to join the league after Aluminij, Interblock and Dravinja – who finished in the top three places – all declined promotion due to financial reasons.
With both Nafta and Mura 05 participating in the 2011–12 edition, Prekmurje region had two teams in the top division for the first time since the 1999–2000 season.
Stadia and locationsEdit
|Club||City / Town||Stadium||Capacity1||Kit maker|
|Domžale||Domžale||Domžale Sports Park||3,100||Kelme|
|Gorica||Nova Gorica||Nova Gorica Sports Park||3,100||Joma|
|Mura 05||Murska Sobota||Fazanerija City Stadium||3,782||Nike|
|Nafta||Lendava||Lendava Sports Park||2,000||Zeus|
|Triglav||Kranj||Stanko Mlakar||2,060||Royal Sport|
1Seating capacity only. Some stadiums (e.g. Mura 05, Nafta, Rudar) also have standing areas.
|Pos||Team||Pld||W||D||L||GF||GA||GD||Pts||Qualification or relegation|
|1||Maribor (C)||36||26||7||3||88||35||+53||85||Qualification to Champions League second qualifying round|
|2||Olimpija||36||19||8||9||60||38||+22||65||Qualification to Europa League first qualifying round|
|8||Celje||36||9||10||17||44||56||−12||37||Qualification to Europa League first qualifying round[a]|
|9||Triglav Kranj||36||9||6||21||22||67||−45||33||Qualification to relegation play-offs|
|10||Nafta (R)||36||5||10||21||34||71||−37||25||Relegation to Slovenian Second League|
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated
- ^ Celje lost to Maribor in the final of 2011–12 Slovenian Football Cup competition; since Maribor have qualified for the Champions League, Celje will enter the first qualifying round of UEFA Europa League.
Positions by roundEdit
The ninth-placed team played a two-legged relegation play-off against the runners-up of the 2011–12 Slovenian Second League. Although Triglav lost the two-legged play-off against Dob, they retained their place in the PrvaLiga as Dob declined promotion due to financial reasons.
|Report (in Slovene)|
|Report (in Slovene)||
Every team plays four times against their opponents, twice at home and twice on the road, for a total of 36 matches.
|Rank||Club||Total attendance||Matches played||Average|
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- ^ Slovenian PrvaLiga
- Official website of the PrvaLiga (in Slovene)