2012–13 Montenegrin First League

The 2012–13 Montenegrin First League was the seventh season of the top-tier football in Montenegro. The season began on 11 August 2012 and ended on 1 June 2013. The mid-season winter break began on 2 December 2012 and ended on 7 March 2013. FK Budućnost Podgorica are the defending champions.

Montenegrin First League
Season2012–13
Dates11 August 2012 – 1 June 2013
ChampionsSutjeska
1st title
RelegatedJedinstvo
Europa LeagueČelik
Rudar
Mladost
Matches played198
Goals scored485 (2.45 per match)
Top goalscorerAdmir Adrović
Žarko Korać
(both 15 goals)
Biggest home winGrbalj 4–0 Rudar
(17 November 2012)
Biggest away winLovćen 1–6 Sutjeska
(1 December 2012)
Highest scoringZeta 3–4 Petrovac
(26 August 2012)
Lovćen 1–6 Sutjeska
(1 December 2012)
Čelik 4–3 Zeta
(6 April 2013)
Rudar 3–4 Budućnost
(4 May 2013)
Longest winning run6 games
Sutjeska
Longest unbeaten run15 games
Budućnost
Longest losing run9 games
Mornar

TeamsEdit

Last season, Bokelj, Berane, and Dečić were relegated to the Montenegrin Second League. Montenegrin Cup winners FK Čelik Nikšić were promoted along with Mornar and Jedinstvo Bijelo Polje.

Stadiums and locationsEdit

Location of the 2012–13 Montenegrin First League teams

All figures for stadiums include seating capacity only, as many stadiums in Montenegro have stands without chairs which would otherwise be the actual number of people able to attend football matches not regulated by UEFA or FIFA.

Team City Stadium Capacity Coach
Budućnost Podgorica Stadion Pod Goricom 12,000[1]   Radislav Dragićević
Čelik Nikšić Stadion Željezare 1,000   Slavoljub Bubanja
Grbalj Radanovići Stadion Donja Sutvara 1,000   Aleksandar Nedović
Jedinstvo Bijelo Polje City Stadium 5,000   Sreten Avramović
Lovćen Cetinje Stadion Obilića Poljana 1,000   Mojaš Radonjić
Mladost Podgorica Stadion Cvijetni Brijeg 1,000   Miodrag Vukotić
Mogren Budva Stadion Lugovi 2,000   Branislav Milačić
Mornar Bar Stadion Topolica 1,000   Obren Sarić
Petrovac Petrovac Stadion Pod Malim Brdom 530[2]   Milorad Malovrazić
Rudar Pljevlja Gradski stadion Pljevlja 10,000   Nikola Rakojević
Sutjeska Nikšić Gradski stadion kraj Bistrice 10,800[3]   Dragan Radojičić
Zeta Golubovci Stadion Trešnjica 4,000   Mladen Vukićević

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Sutjeska (C) 33 20 5 8 50 31 +19 65 Qualification for the Champions League second qualifying round
2 Budućnost 33 17 9 7 57 38 +19 60 Excluded from European competitions[a]
3 Čelik 33 15 8 10 41 35 +6 53 Qualification for the Europa League first qualifying round[a]
4 Grbalj 33 13 12 8 41 21 +20 51 Excluded from European competitions[a]
5 Rudar 33 15 6 12 42 40 +2 51 Qualification for the Europa League first qualifying round[a]
6 Mladost 33 9 12 12 39 48 −9 39
7 Petrovac 33 8 14 11 36 42 −6 38
8 Zeta 33 8 13 12 43 45 −2 37
9 Lovćen 33 11 4 18 36 52 −16 37
10 Mogren[b] (O) 33 10 7 16 33 42 −9 36 Qualification for the relegation play-offs
11 Mornar (O) 33 9 9 15 36 47 −11 36
12 Jedinstvo (R) 33 9 9 15 31 45 −14 36 Relegation to the Second League
Source: Soccerway
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head points; 3) Head-to-head goal difference; 4) Head-to-head goals scored; 5) Head-to-head away goals scored; 6) Goal difference; 7) Goals scored; 8) Draw.
(C) Champion; (O) Play-off winner; (R) Relegated
Notes:
  1. ^ a b c d Budućnost won the 2012–13 Montenegrin Cup, so the other UEFA Europa League spots initially shifted down. Budućnost and Grbalj were excluded from participating in UEFA club competitions for the next season after FSCG denied them an UEFA license.[4]
  2. ^ Mogren were deducted 1 point.

ResultsEdit

The schedule consisted of three rounds. During the first two rounds, each team played each other once home and away for a total of 22 matches. The pairings of the third round were then set according to the standings after the first two rounds, giving every team a third game against each opponent for a total of 33 games per team.

First and second roundEdit

Home \ Away BUD ČEL GRB JED LOV MLA MOR MOG PET RUD SUT ZET
Budućnost 1–1 1–0 0–0 3–1 1–0 4–1 0–2 4–1 1–4 2–0 3–3
Čelik 0–0 0–3 2–0 1–1 3–0 3–0 0–0 0–2 1–0 3–0 2–2
Grbalj 1–2 2–0 2–1 1–0 1–1 2–0 0–0 0–0 4–0 0–0 2–0
Jedinstvo 0–5 0–1 0–0 3–0 0–0 1–3 1–2 2–0 0–2 0–1 0–0
Lovćen 1–2 0–3 0–0 0–1 2–3 1–2 1–0 1–1 0–1 1–6 2–0
Mladost 1–1 0–1 0–0 3–3 0–0 2–1 3–1 2–0 2–0 1–2 1–1
Mornar 1–4 0–0 1–0 0–0 1–2 0–0 0–1 1–2 0–2 0–0 2–1
Mogren 1–2 1–2 0–0 0–1 3–1 0–3 2–1 3–1 0–0 0–2 1–1
Petrovac 1–1 0–0 0–0 0–3 2–1 3–1 0–0 0–0 1–2 1–2 0–0
Rudar 0–0 1–3 1–0 1–1 3–0 1–0 3–2 1–0 0–2 0–1 1–1
Sutjeska 1–0 1–0 1–0 3–0 2–0 2–1 2–1 0–2 2–1 2–0 2–1
Zeta 1–3 3–1 1–0 2–1 2–0 0–0 0–1 1–0 3–4 1–3 1–0
Source: Football Association of Montenegro (in Montenegrin)
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Third roundEdit

Key numbers for pairing determination (number marks position after 22 games):

Rounds
23rd 24th 25th 26th 27th 28th 29th 30th 31st 32nd 33rd
1 – 12
2 – 11
3 – 10
4 – 9
5 – 8
6 – 7
1 – 2
8 – 6
9 – 5
10 – 4
11 – 3
12 – 7
2 – 12
3 – 1
4 – 11
5 – 10
6 – 9
7 – 8
1 – 4
2 – 3
9 – 7
10 – 6
11 – 5
12 – 8
3 – 12
4 – 2
5 – 1
6 – 11
7 – 10
8 – 9
1 – 6
2 – 5
3 – 4
10 – 8
11 – 7
12 – 9
4 – 12
5 – 3
6 – 2
7 – 1
8 – 11
9 – 10
1 – 8
2 – 7
3 – 6
4 – 5
11 – 9
12 – 10
5 – 12
6 – 4
7 – 3
8 – 2
9 – 1
10 – 11
1 – 10
2 – 9
3 – 8
4 – 7
5 – 6
12 – 11
6 – 12
7 – 5
8 – 4
9 – 3
10 – 2
11 – 1
Home \ Away BUD ČEL GRB JED LOV MLA MOR MOG PET RUD SUT ZET
Budućnost 1–0 1–4 0–3 0–1 1–2 1–1
Čelik 1–2 1–3 1–0 1–1 1–0 4–3
Grbalj 2–3 4–1 3–0 4–1 1–1 1–1
Jedinstvo 2–3 1–1 2–1 2–0 1–1
Lovćen 2–0 2–0 2–1 0–1 3–2
Mladost 1–2 0–5 3–3 3–1 1–1 2–0
Mornar 4–1 3–0 2–1 1–1 1–1
Mogren 0–1 0–1 1–0 3–2 1–4
Petrovac 2–0 1–1 0–1 2–2 1–2
Rudar 3–4 0–2 1–2 3–1 3–2 2–1
Sutjeska 1–3 4–1 2–1 2–3 1–1 2–0
Zeta 0–0 5–0 0–0 2–2 0–2
Source: Football Association of Montenegro (in Montenegrin)
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Relegation play-offsEdit

The 10th-placed team (against the 3rd-placed team of the Second League) and the 11th-placed team (against the runners-up of the Second League) will both compete in two-legged relegation play-offs after the end of the season.

SummaryEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Zabjelo 2–9 Mogren 1–6 1–3
Bokelj 1–2 Mornar 1–0 0–2

MatchesEdit

Zabjelo1–6Mogren
  • Rašović   31'
Report (page 37)
Attendance: 2,000
Mogren3–1Zabjelo
Report (page 37)
  • Nenadović   68'
Attendance: 300
Referee: Dražen Petrić

Mogren won 9–2 on aggregate.


Bokelj1–0Mornar
  • Nikezić   45'
Report (page 37)
Attendance: 1,000
Referee: Željko Radunović
Mornar2–0Bokelj
Report (page 37)
Attendance: 2,000
Referee: Jovan Kaluđerović

Mornar won 2–1 on aggregate.

Top scorersEdit

Rank Scorer Club Goals
1   Admir Adrović Budućnost 15
2   Žarko Korać Zeta 14
3   Stevan Račić Čelik 12
  Marko Šćepanović Mladost
5   Danilo Ćulafić Mornar 11
  Milan Đurišić Lovćen
  Darko Karadžić Sutjeska
  Nikola Vujović Mogren
9   Nikola Ašćerić Grbalj 9
  Đorđe Šušnjar Sutjeska

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ [1] UEFA Multimedia PDF file
  2. ^ "OFK Petrovac zvanicna stranica (Serbian) – Stadion pod Malim Brdom". Archived from the original on 24 October 2012. Retrieved 19 August 2012.
  3. ^ World Stadiums – Countries – Europe – Montenegro
  4. ^ "Saopštenje Komisije za žalbe za licenciranje FSCG – 03.06.2013". UEFA. 3 June 2013. Archived from the original on 8 June 2013. Retrieved 4 June 2013.

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