2013–14 Moldovan National Division

The 2013–14 Moldovan National Division (Moldovan: Divizia Națională) is the 23rd season of top-tier football in Moldova. The competition began in July 2013 and ended in May 2014.

Moldovan National Division
Season2013–14
ChampionsFC Sheriff Tiraspol
RelegatedFC Speranța Crihana Veche, FC Rapid Ghidighici
Matches played183
Goals scored544 (2.97 per match)
Top goalscorerHenrique Luvannor
(26 goals)
Biggest home winSheriff 8-0 Academia
Biggest away winAcademia 0-7 Sheriff
Highest scoringDacia 7-1 Academia
Sheriff 8-0 Academia
Longest winning runSheriff Tiraspol
(9 games)
Longest unbeaten runSheriff Tiraspol
FC Tiraspol
(19 games)
Longest losing runSperanța Crihana Veche
(19 games)
Highest attendanceZimbru Chișinău 4.500
Lowest attendanceDacia Chișinău 0
Average attendanceZimbru Chișinău 2.350

TeamsEdit

Stadia and locationsEdit

 
 
 
Chișinău
 
Tiraspol
 
Chișinău teams:
Academia
Dacia
Veris
Zimbru
Location of teams in National Division 2013–14

Personnel and sponsorshipEdit

Team Home city Head coach Captain Kit manufacturer Shirt sponsor
Academia Chișinău   Vitalie Mostovoi   Radu Gînsari Macron -
Costuleni Costuleni   Marian Pană   Mihail Moraru Joma Cavio
Dacia Chișinău   Igor Negrescu   Eugen Matiughin Puma -
Dinamo-Auto Tiraspol   Dumitru Arabadji   Eugen Hmaruc Umbro Ipotecniy
Milsami Orhei   Ștefan Stoica   Gheorghe Boghiu Joma Dufremol
Olimpia Bălți   Igor Ursachi   Artem Kozlov Acerbis Simtravel
Rapid Ghidighici   Vladimir Lyutyi   Vitalie Plămădeală Legea -
Sheriff Tiraspol   Veaceslav Rusnac   Miral Samardžić Adidas IDC
Speranța Crihana Veche   Serghei Dubrovin   Eugen Gorceac Jako -
Tiraspol Tiraspol   Vlad Goian   Alexandru Popovici Adidas Tirotex
Veris Chișinău   Dănuț Oprea   Viorel Frunză Joma Moldcell
Zimbru Chișinău   Sergiu Cleșcenco   Nicolae Calancea Puma Obolon
Club Location Stadium Capacity
Academia Chișinău Chișinău Stadionul CPSN 1,000
FC Costuleni Costuleni CSR Orhei 2,539
Rapid Ghidighici Ghidighici Ghidighici Stadium 1,500
Dacia Chișinău Chișinău Stadionul Moldova (Speia) 8,550
Dinamo-Auto Tiraspol Tiraspol Dinamo-Auto Stadium 3,525
Milsami Orhei Orhei CSR Orhei 2,539
Olimpia Bălți Bălți Olimpia Bălți Stadium 5,953
Speranța Crihana Veche Crihana Veche Ghidighici Stadium 1,500
Sheriff Tiraspol Tiraspol Sheriff Stadium 13,460
FC Tiraspol Tiraspol Sheriff Stadium 13,460
Veris Chișinău Chișinău Stadionul CPSN 1,000
Zimbru Chișinău Chișinău Zimbru Stadium 10,600

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Sheriff Tiraspol (C) 33 28 3 2 98 16 +82 87 Qualification for the Champions League second qualifying round
2 Tiraspol 33 21 9 3 60 27 +33 72 Qualification for the Europa League first qualifying round
3 Veris Chișinău 33 21 8 4 74 25 +49 71
4 Zimbru Chișinău 33 18 7 8 56 24 +32 61[a] Qualification for the Europa League first qualifying round[b]
5 Dacia Chișinău 33 18 7 8 68 29 +39 61[a]
6 Milsami Orhei 33 17 5 11 54 32 +22 56
7 Costuleni 33 16 4 13 43 33 +10 52
8 Dinamo-Auto Tiraspol 33 9 4 20 37 72 −35 31
9 Rapid Ghidighici[c] (R) 33 6 4 23 27 75 −48 20 Team withdrew and were relegated to Division "B"
10 Academia Chișinău 33 5 4 24 26 88 −62 19
11 Olimpia Bălți 33 5 3 25 26 77 −51 18 Spared from relegation
12 Speranța Crihana Veche[d] (R) 33 4 2 27 20 91 −71 11 Relegation to Division "A"
Source: Moldovan Football Federation (in Romanian)
Rules for classification: 1st points; 2nd head-to-head points; 3rd head-to-head goal difference; 4th head-to-head goals scored; 5th goal difference; 6th number of goals scored; 7th Fair Play competition[3]
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated
Notes:
  1. ^ a b ZIM: 7pts; DAC: 1pt
  2. ^ Zimbru Chișinău have qualified for the first qualifying round of the 2014–15 UEFA Europa League as winners of the 2013–14 Moldovan Cup.
  3. ^ Rapid Ghidighici were deducted two points because of debts owed to players Ovidiu Mendizov[1] and Vladimir Livșiț.[2]
  4. ^ Speranța Crihana Veche were deducted three points[citation needed]

Positions by roundEdit

The following table represents the teams position after each round in the competition.

Team ╲ Round123456789101112131415161718192021222324252627282930313233
Sheriff Tiraspol585421111111111111111111111111111
Tiraspol832112222245433222222222222222222
Veris Chișinău224253333432244433334444444333333
Costuleni91110797565564322344455665677667777
Dacia Chișinău796645754323555567543333333444555
Milsami Orhei113534446777676775666557566776666
Zimbru Chișinău641366888656767656777776755555444
Rapid Ghidighici458978677888898888899999999999999
Dinamo-Auto Tiraspol3678101010109999989999988888888888888
Olimpia Bălți111011111111111111111111101010101010101010101010101010101011101111
Speranța Crihana Veche127910899910101010111111111111111111121212121212121212121212
Academia Chișinău101212121212121212121212121212121212121212111111111111111110111010
Source: Kicker.de (in German)
  = Leader;   = 2nd place;   = 3rd place;   = Relegation

ResultsEdit

The schedule consists of three rounds. During the first two rounds, each team plays each other once home and away for a total of 22 matches. The pairings of the third round will then be 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 ACA COS DAC DIN MIL OLI RAP SHE SCV TIR VER ZIM
Academia Chișinău 0–2 1–2 0–2 0–0 1–1 0–2 0–7 4–2 1–2 0–3 0–3
Costuleni 0–0 0–0 3–0 0–2 5–1 3–0 0–1 1–2 3–1 2–3 1–1
Dacia Chișinău 7–1 0–2 2–0 1–0 2–0 1–1 1–3 7–0 0–0 3–1 1–1
Dinamo-Auto Tiraspol 6–0 0–1 1–2 1–2 2–1 2–1 0–6 3–0 1–3 0–6 0–2
Milsami Orhei 3–0 0–1 1–4 1–0 4–1 3–1 0–2 6–0 0–1 2–0 4–2
Olimpia Bălți 3–1 0–1 1–4 0–1 0–1 3–1 0–5 1–1 0–3 0–3 0–3
Rapid Ghidighici 3–1 2–1 2–4 2–1 1–1 1–1 2–3 4–2 0–3[a] 0–3[a] 0–1
Sheriff Tiraspol 8–0 4–1 1–0 3–0 1–0 3–0 2–0 1–0 1–2 3–0 2–2
Speranța Crihana Veche 1–3 0–1 0–1 1–1 2–3 0–2 0–2 0–5 0–3 0–6 1–0
Tiraspol 2–0 2–1 3–3 1–1 2–1 1–0 1–1 0–3 5–0 0–0 1–0
Veris Chișinău 6–0 1–1 0–0 5–0 0–0 3–0 3–1 2–1 1–0 3–3 1–1
Zimbru Chișinău 3–0 0–1 2–1 0–0 0–0 4–1 3–0[a] 1–1 5–0 1–2 1–0
Source: Football Association of Moldova
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.
Notes:
  1. ^ a b c Rapid Ghidighici lost its matches against FC Tiraspol, FC Veris and FC Zimbru with 0–3, due to its retirement from championship.

Third roundEdit

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

23rd round 24th round 25th round 26th round 27th round 28th round
1 – 12 12 – 7 2 – 12 12 – 8 3 – 12 12 – 9
2 – 11 8 – 6 3 – 1 9 – 7 4 – 2 10 – 8
3 – 10 9 – 5 4 – 11 10 – 6 5 – 1 11 – 7
4 – 9 10 – 4 5 – 10 11 – 5 6 – 11 1 – 6
5 – 8 11 – 3 6 – 9 1 – 4 7 – 10 2 – 5
6 – 7 1 – 2 7 – 8 2 – 3 8 – 9 3 – 4
29th round 30th round 31st round 32nd round 33rd round
4 – 12 12 – 10 5 – 12 12 – 11 6 – 12
5 – 3 11 – 9 6 – 4 1 – 10 7 – 5
6 – 2 1 – 8 7 – 3 2 – 9 8 – 4
7 – 1 2 – 7 8 – 2 3 – 8 9 – 3
8 – 11 3 – 6 9 – 1 4 – 7 10 – 2
9 – 10 4 – 5 10 – 11 5 – 6 11 – 1
Home \ Away ACA COS DAC DIN MIL OLI RAP SHE SCV TIR VER ZIM
Academia Chișinău 2–2 0–3 1–0 3–0[a] 0–2 1–2
Costuleni 1–0 2–1 1–2 3–0[a] 0–2 1–2
Dacia Chișinău 4–0 2–0 3–0[a] 2–3 0–1 0–2
Dinamo-Auto Tiraspol 2–1 0–6 4–1 3–0[a] 1–4 0–1
Milsami Orhei 6–1 1–0 3–0[a] 3–1 0–0 2–3 0–2
Olimpia Bălți 1–2 0–3 3–0[a] 0–5 3–2
Rapid Ghidighici 0–3[a] 0–3[a] 0–3[a] 0–3[a] 0–3[a]
Sheriff Tiraspol 4–1 2–0 3–0[a] 1–0 0–0 2–1
Speranța Crihana Veche 1–5 0–1 0–1 3–0[a] 0–6
Tiraspol 1–0 0–0 4–1 2–1 3–0[a] 2–0 2–1
Veris Chișinău 2–0 3–1 3–0 3–0[a] 3–0 3–3 1–0
Zimbru Chișinău 1–0 2–0 4–1 3–0[a] 2–0
Source: Football Association of Moldova
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.
Notes:
  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p Rapid Ghidighici lost all its matches with 0–3, due to its retirement from championship.

Top goalscorersEdit

Updated to matches played on 21 May 2014.[4]
Rank Player Club Goals
1    Henrique Luvannor Sheriff Tiraspol 26
2   Viorel Frunză Veris Chișinău 18
3   Miloš Krkotić Dacia Chișinău 14
4   Ismail Isa Sheriff Tiraspol 13
  Gheorghe Boghiu Milsami 13
  Sergey Tsyganov Zimbru Chișinău 13
7   Jhulliam Bonfim Sheriff Tiraspol 12
8   Denis Calincov Rapid Ghidighici (2) & Academia Chișinău (8) 10
9   Victor Gonța Costuleni(3) & Veris Chișinău (6) 9
  Juninho Potiguar Sheriff Tiraspol 9
8 goals (4 players)
7 goals (7 players)
6 goals (8 players)
5 goals (10 players)
4 goals (13 players)
3 goals (16 players)
2 goals (24 players)
1 goal (70 players)

Hat-tricksEdit

Key
4 Player scored four goals
5 Player scored five goals
Player Home Away Result Date
  Viorel Frunză Dinamo-Auto Tiraspol Veris Chișinău 0–6 14 September 2013
  Miloš Krkotić Dacia Chișinău Academia Chișinău 7–1 21 September 2013
  Jhulliam Bonfim Speranța Crihana Sheriff Tiraspol 0–5 25 September 2013
  Viorel Frunză Academia Chișinău Veris Chișinău 0–3 8 November 2013
  Gheorghe Boghiu Milsami Orhei Zimbru Chișinău 4–2 9 November 2013
   Henrique Luvannor Sheriff Tiraspol Academia Chișinău 8–0 4 December 2013
  Jhulliam Bonfim4 Sheriff Tiraspol Academia Chișinău 8–0 4 December 2013
  Viorel Frunză Veris Chișinău Olimpia 3–0 21 March 2014
  Denis Calincov4 Speranța Crihana Academia Chișinău 1–5 16 May 2014
  Radivoje Golubović Dinamo-Auto Tiraspol Dacia Chișinău 0–6 21 May 2014

Clean sheetsEdit

As of 30 May 2014
Rank Player Club Clean sheets
1   Dumitru Stajila Sheriff Tiraspol 17
2   Adrian Pătraş Costuleni 11
3   Georgi Georgiev FC Tiraspol 10
  Eugen Matiughin Dacia Chișinău 10
5   Sergiu Diaconu Veris Chișinău 8
  Artiom Gaiduchevici Veris Chișinău 8
7   Andrian Negai Milsami 7
8   Sergiu Juric Veris Chișinău (2) & Sheriff Tiraspol (4) 6
9   Nicolae Calancea Zimbru Chișinău 5
  Denis Rusu Zimbru Chișinău 5
  Gheorghe Bantîş Milsami 5

DisciplinaryEdit

As of 30 May 2014
Rank Player Club         Points
1   Vadim Cemirtan Costuleni 8 0 1 11
  Adil Rhaili Milsami Orhei 9 1 0 11
3   Petru Ojog Costuleni 10 0 0 10
  Victor Mudrac Olimpia Bălți (7) & Dinamo-Auto Tiraspol (3) 10 0 0 10
4   Alexandru Scripcenco Sheriff Tiraspol (4) & Costuleni (5) 3 0 2 9
  Serghei Gheorghiev Tiraspol (2) & Dinamo-Auto Tiraspol (7) 7 1 0 9
  Eugen Celeadnic Speranța Crihana Veche 9 0 0 9
  Dumitru Seul Veris Chișinău 9 0 0 9
9   Constantin Țurcan Dinamo-Auto Tiraspol 3 1 1 8
  Stanislav Luca Rapid Ghidighici (4) & Costuleni (3) 8 0 0 8
  Gheorghe Anton Zimbru Chișinău 8 0 0 8
  Viorel Frunză Veris Chișinău 8 0 0 8
  Ibrahima Camara Dacia Chișinău 8 0 0 8

Fair-Play AwardEdit

As of 30 May 2014
Rank Club         Point's Worst Disciplinary Player
1 Tiraspol 37 0 0 37   Georgi Karaneychev (6 point's)
2 Sheriff Tiraspol 44 1 1 49   Vadim Paireli (7 point's)
3 Veris Chișinău 58 2 0 62   Dumitru Seul (9 point's)
4 Olimpia Bălți 58 1 1 63   Victor Mudrac,   Alexandru Grab (7 point's)
5 Milsami Orhei 56 2 3 69   Adil Rhaili (11 point's)
6 Dinamo-Auto Tiraspol 56 4 3 73   Constantin Țurcan (8 point's)
7 Zimbru Chișinău 72 1 0 74   Gheorghe Anton (8 point's)
8 Dacia Chișinău 74 1 1 79   Ibrahima Camara (8 point's)
9 Speranța Crihana Veche 73 1 2 81   Eugen Celeadnic (9 point's)
10 Academia Chișinău 69 2 3 82   Ion Burlacu (7 point's)
11 Costuleni 70 2 4 86   Vadim Cemirtan (11 point's)
DSQ Rapid Ghidighici 34 1 2 42   Iurie Levandovschi (6 point's)

We have allocated points to each yellow (1 point), two yellow (2 points) and red card (3 points) for ranking purposes. Please note that this does not represent any official rankings.

AttendancesEdit

As of 30 May 2014
Pos Team Total High Low Average Change
1 Zimbru Chișinău 16,350 4,500 200 2,350 n/a
2 Olimpia Bălți 13,500 2,300 300 1,300 n/a
3 Sheriff Tiraspol 11,561 1,611 150 881 n/a
4 Milsami Orhei 11,000 1,500 200 850 n/a
5 Veris Chișinău 5,950 1,000 50 525 n/a
6 Dacia Chișinău 5,500 1,000 0 500 n/a
7 Costuleni 4,950 800 100 450 n/a
8 Tiraspol 4,830 600 150 375 n/a
9 Academia Chișinău 3,000 500 50 275 n/a
10 Rapid Ghidighici 2,850 1,000 100 550 n/a
11 Speranța Crihana Veche 2,850 500 50 275 n/a
12 Dinamo-Auto Tiraspol 2,410 450 50 250 n/a
League total 84,851 4,500 0 2,250 n/a

Source:[citation needed]

ReferencesEdit

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