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The 2013 Úrvalsdeild karla (English: Men's Premier League), also known as the Pepsi-deild for sponsorship reasons, is the 102nd season of top-flight Icelandic football. Twelve teams will contest the league; the defending champions are FH, who won their sixth league title in 2012.

Úrvalsdeild
Season2013
ChampionsKR (26th title)
RelegatedÍA
Víkingur Ó.
UEFA Champions LeagueKR
UEFA Europa LeagueFram (via Icelandic Cup)
FH
Stjarnan
Matches played132
Goals scored412 (3.12 per match)
Top goalscorer13 goals:
Atli Viðar Björnsson (FH)
Viðar Örn Kjartansson (Fylkir)
Gary John Martin (KR)
Biggest home winValur 4–0 Keflavík
FH 4–0 Stjarnan
Biggest away winÍA 0–5 Víkingur Ó.
Víkingur Ó. 0–5 Valur
Highest scoring10 goals:
Valur 6–4 ÍA
Longest winning run7 matches:
KR
(28 July – 16 September)
Longest unbeaten run12 matches:
Breiðablik
(28 May – 25 August)
Longest winless run11 matches:
Fylkir
(6 May – 15 July)
Longest losing run6 matches:
ÍA
(26 May – 3 July)
Highest attendance3,034
ÍBV 1–2 FH
(3 August)[1]
Lowest attendance315
Víkingur Ó. 0–5 Valur
(28 September)[2]
Average attendance1,057
2012
2014

The fixtures for the 2013 campaign were released by the KSÍ on 10 November 2012,[3] while the season is scheduled to run from 5 May until 28 September.[4]

Contents

TeamsEdit

The 2013 Úrvalsdeild will be contested by twelve clubs, ten of which played in the division the previous season. The changes from the 2012 campaign are:

Club informationEdit

Team Location Stadium Turf 2012 season
Breiðablik Kópavogur Kópavogsvöllur Natural 2nd
FH Hafnarfjörður Kaplakrikavöllur Natural 1st
Fram Reykjavík Laugardalsvöllur Natural 10th
Fylkir Reykjavík Fylkisvöllur Natural 7th
ÍA Akranes Akranesvöllur Natural 6th
ÍBV Vestmannaeyjar Hásteinsvöllur Natural 3rd
Keflavík Keflavík Keflavíkurvöllur Natural 9th
KR Reykjavík KR-völlur Natural 4th
Stjarnan Garðabær Stjörnuvöllur Artificial 5th
Valur Reykjavík Hlíðarendi Natural 8th
Víkingur Ó. Ólafsvík Ólafsvíkurvöllur Natural 1. deild, 2nd
Þór A. Akureyri Þórsvöllur Natural 1. deild, 1st

Iceland MapEdit

Location of teams in the 2013 Úrvalsdeild

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 KR (C, Q) 22 17 1 4 50 27 +23 52 2014–15 UEFA Champions League Second qualifying round
2 FH (Q) 22 14 5 3 47 22 +25 47 2014–15 UEFA Europa League First qualifying round
3 Stjarnan (Q) 22 13 4 5 34 25 +9 43
4 Breiðablik 22 11 6 5 37 27 +10 39
5 Valur 22 8 9 5 45 31 +14 33
6 ÍBV 22 8 5 9 26 28 −2 29
7 Fylkir 22 7 5 10 33 33 0 26
8 Keflavík 22 7 3 12 33 47 −14 24
9 Þór A. 22 6 6 10 31 44 −13 24
10 Fram (Q) 22 6 4 12 26 37 −11 22 2014–15 UEFA Europa League First qualifying round[a]
11 Víkingur Ólafsvík (R) 22 3 8 11 21 35 −14 17 Relegation to 2014 1. deild karla
12 ÍA (R) 22 3 2 17 29 56 −27 11
Updated to match(es) played on 28 September 2013. Source: [5]
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(C) Champion; (Q) Qualified to the phase indicated; (R) Relegated.
Notes:

ResultsEdit

Each team plays every opponent once home and away for a total of 22 matches per club, and 132 matches altogether.

Home \ Away BRE FRA FYL FH ÍA ÍBV KEF KR STJ VAL VÓL ÞÓR
Breiðablik 1–2 1–4 0–1 4–1 3–1 3–2 3–0 2–1 1–0 2–0 4–1
Fram 1–1 1–1 0–2 1–0 0–1 2–3 2–1 0–1 0–4 3–4 4–1
Fylkir 0–1 3–0 0–1 1–1 0–1 3–0 2–3 0–1 1–2 2–1 1–4
FH 0–0 2–1 2–1 2–0 1–1 2–1 2–4 4–0 3–3 2–2 1–0
ÍA 2–2 2–0 1–3 2–6 2–1 2–3 3–1 1–3 1–3 0–5 1–2
ÍBV 4–1 1–0 3–1 1–2 1–0 1–1 0–2 1–0 0–2 1–1 1–2
Keflavík 1–2 1–2 2–2 0–4 5–4 4–2 0–2 0–2 2–0 2–0 1–3
KR 1–1 2–1 4–1 3–1 4–2 3–1 3–0 2–1 3–1 2–1 3–0
Stjarnan 3–2 3–2 1–2 2–1 1–0 1–0 1–0 3–1 1–1 3–2 3–1
Valur 1–1 1–1 1–3 1–1 6–4 1–1 4–0 1–2 1–1 0–0 2–2
Víkingur Ólafsvík 0–0 1–2 0–0 0–4 1–0 0–0 1–3 0–1 1–1 0–5 1–1
Þór A. 1–2 1–1 2–2 0–3 1–0 1–3 2–2 1–3 1–1 3–5 1–0
Updated to match(es) played on 28 September 2013. Source: [4]
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Top goalscorersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "ÍBV 1–2 FH". KSÍ.is. 3 August 2013. Retrieved 23 August 2013.
  2. ^ "Víkingur Ó. 0–5 Valur". KSÍ.is. 28 September 2013. Retrieved 29 September 2013.
  3. ^ Elvar Geir Magnússon (10 November 2012). "Töfluröðun í Pepsi-deild karla: FH-ingar byrja gegn Keflavík" (in Icelandic). Fótbolti.net. Retrieved 26 November 2012.
  4. ^ a b "2013 Pespi-deild karla fixtures, results and league standings". KSÍ.is. Retrieved 11 May 2013.
  5. ^ "2013 Pepsi-deild karla complete league table". KSÍ.is. Retrieved 26 November 2012.
  6. ^ "Markahæstu menn Pepsi-deild karla". KSÍ.is. Retrieved 28 September 2013.