2016–17 Croatian Third Football League

The 2016–17 Treća HNL season is the 26th since its establishment.

The league consists of three regional groups, Istok (East), Jug (South) and Zapad (West).

Overview before the seasonEdit

50 teams will join the league, including two relegated from the 2015–16 Druga HNL and five promoted from the lower leagues.

Relegated from 2015–16 Druga HNL
  • Segesta (Druga HNL→Treća HNL West)
  • Zadar (Druga HNL→Treća HNL South)
Promoted from 2015–16 Treća HNL
  • Novigrad (Treća HNL West→Druga HNL)
  • Solin (Treća HNL South→Druga HNL)
Relegated from 2015–16 Treća HNL
  • Mladost Antin (Treća HNL East→Inter-county league of East)
  • Podravina (Treća HNL East→Inter-county league of North−Group Čakovec-Varždin)
  • Špansko (Treća HNL West→Inter-county league of Center)
  • Zagora (Treća HNL South→First League of Šibenik-Knin county)
  • Mosor (Treća HNL South→First League of Split-Dalmatia county)
Promoted from 2015–16 Inter-county leagues and County leagues

GroupEdit

EastEdit

Treća HNL East
Season2016–17
Matches played144
Goals scored347 (2.41 per match)
Top goalscorer11 goals
Josip Špoljarić (Osijek II)
Nenad Erić (Međimurje)
Ivan Jakešević (Slavonija)
Biggest home winVaraždin 6−1 Bjelovar
Vukovar '91 5−0 Slavonija
Belišće 5−0 Đakovo Croatia
Biggest away winĐakovo Croatia 1−5 Osijek II
Highest scoringVaraždin 6−1 Bjelovar
Višnjevac 2−5 Osijek II
All statistics correct as of 22 March 2017.

Stadia and locationsEdit

Team Home city Stadium Capacity
Bedem Ivankovo Ivankovo Grac 1,000
Belišće Belišće Gradski stadion 5,000
Bjelovar Bjelovar Gradski stadion 4,000
BSK Bijelo Brdo Igralište BSK-a 1,000
Đakovo Croatia Đakovo Stadion na Pazarištu 3,000
Koprivnica Koprivnica Gradski stadion 3,500
Marsonia Slavonski Brod Stadion uz Savu 8,000
Međimurje Čakovec SRC Mladost 6,000
Mladost Ždralovi Ždralovi Igralište NK Mladosti 1,000
Oriolik Oriovac Igralište NK Oriolika 1,500
Osijek II Osijek Igralište u Donjem gradu 1,000
Slavija Pleternica Stadion Stjepan Zdenko Šivo 700
Slavonija Požega Stadion kraj Orljave 4,000
Varaždin Varaždin Stadion Anđelko Herjavec 9,099
Višnjevac Višnjevac Stadion NK Višnjevca 1,500
Vukovar '91 Vukovar Gradski stadion 6,000

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Međimurje 30 20 4 6 56 25 +31 64 Promotion to 2017–18 Druga HNL
2 Varaždin 30 18 6 6 53 27 +26 60
3 Osijek II 29 15 7 7 58 31 +27 52
4 Bedem Ivankovo 29 15 5 9 49 35 +14 50
5 BSK 29 14 4 11 55 39 +16 46
6 Marsonia 29 13 7 9 38 31 +7 46
7 Slavonija 29 12 8 9 45 43 +2 44
8 Mladost Ždralovi 29 12 7 10 27 27 0 43
9 Slavija 29 11 8 10 45 32 +13 41
10 Oriolik 29 10 8 11 30 30 0 38
11 Bjelovar 29 11 4 14 34 47 −13 37
12 Đakovo Croatia 29 10 5 14 33 50 −17 35
13 Vukovar '91 29 9 5 15 34 49 −15 32
14 Belišće 29 8 6 15 37 41 −4 30
15 Koprivnica 29 7 5 17 25 48 −23 26 Relegation to 2017–18 Inter-county league
16 Višnjevac (-1) 29 3 3 23 17 82 −65 12
Updated to match(es) played on 22 March 2017. Source: Croatian Football Federation (in Croatian)
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head points; 3) Head-to-head goal difference; 4) Head-to-head goals scored (at away if two teams tied); 5) Goal difference; 6) Goals scored; 7) Play-off
(Note: Criteria 2-4 and 7 is only used if deciding Champion, or teams for relegation and in that case criteria 6 will not be used).[1]

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away BED BEL BJE BSK ĐAK KOP MAR MEĐ MLŽ ORI OSI SLA SLO VAR VIŠ VUK
Bedem Ivankovo 2–1 3–1 4–1 1–0 3–0 1–2 1–1 4–0 2–0
Belišće 1–0 0–1 5–0 1–1 1–1 0–0 0–1 2–0 3–1
Bjelovar 2–0 2–0 2–1 2–1 0–0 3–2 0–2 0–1 0–0
BSK Bijelo Brdo 2–3 3–1 2–0 2–1 1–0 2–1 5–2 0–1 0–0
Đakovo-Croatia 2–1 0–0 1–2 0–1 2–0 1–0 1–5 2–0 2–1
Koprivnica 2–1 2–0 1–1 0–1 0–1 0–1 2–1 1–2 1–0
Marsonia 3–2 1–0 4–1 3–2 0–1 0–1 3–1 0–3 1–2
Međimurje 2–1 2–1 3–0 2–1 1–1 1–2 0–0 5–2 1–1
Mladost Ždralovi 0–0 0–0 1–0 1–0 1–0 1–0 2–1
Oriolik 2–0 0–0 2–0 2–3 0–0 1–0 2–0 1–1
Osijek 0–0 2–1 1–1 2–0 2–0 2–0 1–1 1–2
Slavija Pleternica 4–1 1–1 0–0 0–2 1–0 1–3 3–0
Slavonija 2–0 2–1 1–1 1–1 3–2 2–1 4–0
Varaždin 3–0 2–0 6–1 1–3 1–1 2–0 1–0 1–0
Višnjevac 0–2 0–0 1–0 1–2 0–3 2–5 1–0
Vukovar 91' 0–0 1–0 0–2 2–0 1–0 1–0 3–4 2–0
Updated to match(es) played on 27 November 2016. Source: soccerway.com
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

SouthEdit

Treća HNL South
Season2016–17
Matches played153
Goals scored425 (2.78 per match)
Top goalscorer12 goals
Vlatko Blažević(Zadar)
Biggest home winHajduk II 8−0 Val
Biggest away winJadran LP 0−5 OŠK Otok
Highest scoringHajduk II 8−0 Val
All statistics correct as of 29 November 2016.

Stadia and locationsEdit

Team Home city Stadium Capacity
BŠK Zmaj Blato Zlinje 3,000
Croatia Zmijavci Zmijavci ŠRC Marijan Šuto Mrma 1,000
GOŠK Dubrovnik 1919 Dubrovnik Lapad 3,000
Hajduk II Split Poljud 34,448
Hrvace Hrvace Gradski stadion 3,075
Jadran LP Ploče Igralište NK Jadrana 2,000
Junak Sinj Gradski stadion 3,096
Kamen Ivanbegovina Ivanbegovina Igralište NK Kamena 1,000
Neretva Metković Igralište iza Vage 2,000
Neretvanac Opuzen Podvornica 2,500
Omiš Omiš Stadion Anđelko Marušić-Ferata 5,000
Orkan Dugi Rat ŠRC Dalmacija 3,000
OŠK Otok Otok Igralište NK Otok 450
Primorac B/M Biograd na Moru Gradski stadion Kazimir i Silvio 1,500
Primorac 1929 Stobreč Igralište u Blatu 3,600
Val Kaštel Stari Vukovar 2,000
Zadar Zadar Stanovi 5,860
Zmaj Makarska Makarska Gradski sportski centar 5,000

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Hajduk II 33 22 5 6 82 28 +54 71 Promotion to 2017–18 Druga HNL
2 Hrvace 32 17 9 6 56 23 +33 60
3 Croatia Zmijavci 33 17 6 10 51 30 +21 57
4 Neretvanac 33 15 6 12 57 56 +1 51
5 Zadar 33 13 10 10 50 37 +13 49
6 Primorac B/M 32 14 4 14 52 44 +8 46
7 Junak 32 13 7 12 34 29 +5 46
8 GOŠK Dubrovnik 1919 33 13 7 13 40 42 −2 46
9 Jadran LP 33 14 4 15 36 49 −13 46
10 Kamen Ivanbegovina 32 13 6 13 42 53 −11 45
11 Zmaj Makarska 33 13 4 16 53 50 +3 43
12 OŠK Otok 33 12 6 15 41 49 −8 42
13 Val 33 12 6 15 34 53 −19 42
14 Primorac 1929 32 11 6 15 35 54 −19 39
15 Neretva 27 11 5 11 36 36 0 38 Relegation to 2017–18 County league
16 BŠK Zmaj 33 9 8 16 50 63 −13 35
17 Omiš 33 9 6 18 35 53 −18 33
18 Orkan 32 7 7 18 36 61 −25 28
Updated to match(es) played on 29 November 2016. Source: Croatian Football Federation (in Croatian)
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head points; 3) Head-to-head goal difference; 4) Head-to-head goals scored (at away if two teams tied); 5) Goal difference; 6) Goals scored; 7) Play-off
(Note: Criteria 2-4 and 7 is only used if deciding Champion, or teams for relegation and in that case criteria 6 will not be used).[1]

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away BŠK CRO GOŠ HAJ HRV JAD JUN KAM NEA NEC OMI ORK OŠK PBM PRI VAL ZAD ZMA
BŠK Zmaj 1–4 3–3 3–0 0–1 4–0 1–1 2–0 2–0
Croatia Zmijavci 0–1 2–1 1–0 2–2 0–2 1–1 5–0 4–0 3–0
GOŠK 3–1 0–2 0–0 2–1 2–2 2–1 2–0 0–0 0–0
Hajduk II 1–2 4–0 0–1 2–0 3–0 4–2 8–0 3–1
Hrvace 4–3 3–2 1–1 0–1 3–3 1–0 2–0 6–0 0–0
Jadran LP 3–0 2–1 1–1 2–3 2–1 0–2 1–2 0–3 0–5
Junak 3–0 2–0 2–4 0–0 2–1 0–1 1–0 0–0 1–0
Kamen Ivanbegovina 1–0 2–2 0–0 2–0 2–0 2–0 1–2 2–0
Neretva 1–0 0–2 3–2 1–1 1–3 3–1 3–2 2–1
Neretvanac 3–2 1–3 2–2 1–0 3–0 2–0 3–1 1–0 1–2
Omiš 2–4 0–1 1–2 2–0 2–1 2–1 0–0 3–0 1–1
Orkan 0–3 0–0 0–1 2–0 3–0 2–2 4–1 3–3
OŠK Otok 2–0 1–0 3–2 2–1 2–3 2–0 2–2 2–0
Primorac B/M 2–0 0–1 2–0 1–0 0–2 2–1 3–1 5–1
Primorac 1929 2–2 0–4 0–1 2–1 3–0 1–1 1–0 3–0 2–0
Val 0–0 1–0 4–1 1–0 3–1 1–1 2–1 2–1
Zadar 2–0 1–0 0–0 1–0 6–0 1–1 4–0 2–0 1–1
Zmaj Makarska 2–0 1–1 1–2 3–1 1–2 1–1 2–3 1–1
Updated to match(es) played on 29 November 2016. Source: soccerway.com
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

WestEdit

Treća HNL West
Season2016–17
ChampionsNK Vinogradar
PromotedNK Kustošija
Matches played120
Goals scored334 (2.78 per match)
Top goalscorer10 goals Goran Ljubojević (Vinogradar)
Biggest home winKrk 4−0 Segesta
Maksimir 5−1 Zagorec
Vrapče 5-1 Opatija
Biggest away winJadran Poreč 0−5 Vinogradar
Highest scoringKustošija 4−3 Opatija
All statistics correct as of 5 June 2017.

Stadia and locationsEdit

Location of teams in 2016–17 Treća HNL West
Team Home city Stadium Capacity
Dubrava Zagreb ŠRC Grana-Klaka 2,000
Dugo Selo Dugo Selo Gradski stadion 2,000
HAŠK Zagreb ŠRC Pešćenica 3,000
Jadran Poreč Poreč Veli Jože 2,000
Krk Krk SRC Josip Uravić Pepi 500
Kustošija Zagreb Igralište Kustošije 2,550
Maksimir Zagreb Oboj 247
Opatija Opatija Stadion NK Opatije 2,000
Samobor Samobor SC NK Samobor 5,000
Segesta Sisak Gradski stadion 8,000
Stupnik Gornji Stupnik SRC Stupnik 1,000
Trnje Zagreb Stadion Trnja 1,000
Vinogradar Jastrebarsko Mladina 2,000
Vrapče Zagreb Igralište Vrapča 1,000
Vrbovec Vrbovec Gradski stadion kraj Sajmišta 4,000
Zagorec Krapina ŠRC Podgora 2,000

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Vinogradar 30 20 6 4 69 19 +50 66 Promotion to 2017–18 Druga HNL
2 Kustošija 30 16 6 8 59 35 +24 54
3 Trnje 30 16 6 8 44 24 +20 54
4 Krk 30 15 5 10 47 36 +11 50
5 Opatija 30 14 7 9 58 51 +7 49
6 Vrapče 30 12 8 10 49 38 +11 44
7 Jadran Poreč 30 12 7 11 50 53 −3 43
8 HAŠK 30 12 5 13 51 49 +2 41
9 Dubrava 30 11 8 11 38 46 −8 41
10 Maksimir 30 9 9 12 35 40 −5 36
11 Segesta 30 8 12 10 45 53 −8 36
12 Vrbovec 30 9 6 15 45 54 −9 33
13 Dugo Selo 30 9 6 15 33 51 −18 33
14 Zagorec 30 9 5 16 37 59 −22 32 Relegation to 2017–18 Inter-county league
15 Samobor 30 6 10 14 29 37 −8 28
16 Stupnik 30 5 8 17 47 91 −44 23
Updated to match(es) played on 25 April 2017. Source: Croatian Football Federation (in Croatian)
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head points; 3) Head-to-head goal difference; 4) Head-to-head goals scored (at away if two teams tied); 5) Goal difference; 6) Goals scored; 7) Play-off
(Note: Criteria 2-4 and 7 is only used if deciding Champion, or teams for relegation and in that case criteria 6 will not be used).[1]

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away DUB DUG HAŠ JAD KRK KUS MAK OPA SAM SEG STU TRN VIN VRA VRB ZAG
Dubrava 3–0 3–3 0–0 2–0 2–1 1–5 2–4 3–2 1–1 2–1 0–0 2–1 2–3 0–0 3–0
Dugo Selo 1–2 1–0 2–1 0–1 0–1 1–1 1–3 2–1 3–2 3–1 1–0 0–4 2–2 1–0 2–0
HAŠK 1–2 2–1 0–3 1–4 2–1 1–0 3–5 1–1 2–2 1–1 1–0 0–3 0–1 4–0 3–3
Jadran 0–0 0–1 2–1 2–1 3–2 3–0 3–3 1–0 2–2 7–5 2–4 0–5 1–1 3–2 3–0
Krk 2–0 1–0 1–0 0–0 2–1 1–0 2–2 2–3 4–0 2–3 2–2 0–0 2–1 1–4 1–2
Kustošija 2–1 5–0 1–2 5–1 1–3 1–0 4–3 1–1 0–2 2–2 1–0 0–0 2–1 3–1 4–2
Maksimir 0–1 1–1 0–4 3–2 2–0 0–2 2–4 2–1 0–1 3–1 2–2 0–2 1–0 0–0 5–1
Opatija 2–0 2–3 2–1 0–1 0–2 2–1 0–1 1–1 1–1 6–3 2–1 0–0 3–2 1–0 2–1
Samobor 3–0 0–0 1–2 1–0 0–1 0–1 1–1 0–2 3–3 0–0 0–0 0–1 2–3 2–0 1–0
Segesta 1–1 3–2 1–3 3–1 2–1 0–2 0–0 2–2 0–0 2–2 1–3 1–1 3–1 2–2 4–2
Stupnik 2–2 2–2 4–2 3–2 1–5 0–3 3–3 3–2 3–3 0–2 0–6 1–4 2–0 1–5 0–1
Trnje 2–0 1–0 3–0 1–2 1–0 0–0 2–0 1–0 2–0 2–1 1–0 0–2 0–2 4–0 2–0
Vinogradar 4–0 4–0 3–1 4–0 1–1 1–4 2–0 3–0 1–0 4–0 6–2 0–2 2–1 6–2 1–0
Vrapče 2–1 2–1 0–4 2–1 3–0 1–1 0–0 5–1 2–0 1–0 9–0 0–1 0–0 1–1 0–2
Vrbovec 3–1 3–2 0–3 0–2 1–2 2–2 0–1 1–2 1–2 4–1 1–0 4–0 1–4 1–1 4–1
Zagorec 0–1 2–0 0–3 2–1 1–3 1–5 2–2 1–1 1–0 3–2 4–1 1–1 1–0 2–2 1–2
Updated to match(es) played on 26 November 2016. Source: soccerway.com
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Propozicije natjecanja za prvenstvo Treće Hvatske nogometne lige za natjecateljsku godinu 2016./2017" (pdf) (in Croatian). Croatian Football Federation. 16 August 2016. Retrieved 18 August 2016.