2016–17 Czech First League

The 2016–17 Czech First League, known as the ePojisteni.cz liga for sponsorship reasons, was the 24th season of the Czech Republic's top-tier football league. Slavia Prague won the league, while defending champions Viktoria Plzeň finished in second place. The season began on 29 July 2016 and ended on 27 May 2017.

Czech First League
Season2016–17
Dates29 July 2016 – 27 May 2017
ChampionsSlavia Prague
RelegatedHradec Králové
FK Příbram
Champions LeagueSlavia Prague
Viktoria Plzeň
Europa LeagueFastav Zlín
Sparta Prague
Mladá Boleslav
Matches played240
Goals scored597 (2.49 per match)
Top goalscorerMilan Škoda
David Lafata
(15 goals)
Biggest home winJablonec 5–0 Jihlava
Biggest away winPříbram 1–8 Slavia
Highest scoringPříbram 1–8 Slavia
All statistics correct as of 28 May 2017.

TeamsEdit

Stadiums and locationsEdit

Club Location Stadium Capacity 2015–16
Bohemians 1905 Prague Ďolíček 5,000 9th
Dukla Prague Prague Stadion Juliska 8,150 10th
Hradec Králové Hradec Králové Všesportovní stadion 7,220 FNL, 2nd (promoted)
FK Jablonec Jablonec nad Nisou Stadion Střelnice 6,280 7th
Karviná Karviná Městský stadion 4,833 FNL, 1st (promoted)
FK Mladá Boleslav Mladá Boleslav Městský stadion (Mladá Boleslav) 5,000 4th
1. FK Příbram Příbram Na Litavce 9,100 14th
Slavia Prague Prague Eden Arena 20,800 5th
1. FC Slovácko Uherské Hradiště Městský fotbalový stadion Miroslava Valenty 8,121 8th
Slovan Liberec Liberec Stadion u Nisy 9,900 3rd
Sparta Prague Prague Generali Arena 19,416 2nd
FK Teplice Teplice Na Stínadlech 18,221 12th
Viktoria Plzeň Plzeň Stadion města Plzně 11,722 1st
Vysočina Jihlava Jihlava Stadion v Jiráskově ulici 4,075 11th
Zbrojovka Brno Brno Městský stadion (Brno) 12,550 6th
FC Fastav Zlín Zlín Letná Stadion 6,375 13th

Personnel and kitsEdit

Club Manager Captain Kit manufacturer Sponsors
Bohemians   Miroslav Koubek   Josef Jindřišek Adidas Remal
Dukla   Jaroslav Hynek   Marek Hanousek Adidas Carbounion
Hradec Králové   Milan Frimmel   Pavel Černý Jako
Jablonec   Zdeněk Klucký   Tomáš Hübschman Nike TipGames
ČPP
Karviná   Jozef Weber   Pavel Eismann Adidas
Mladá Bloleslav   Leoš Kalvoda   Lukáš Magera Adidas Škoda
Příbram   Petr Rada   Nike Energon Dobříš
TipGames
Slavia   Jaroslav Šilhavý   Jan Bořil Umbro CEFC China
Slovácko   Stanislav Levý   Nike Z-Group
SynotTip
Liberec   Jindřich Trpišovský   Lukáš Pokorný Nike Preciosa
Sparta   Zdeněk Svoboda   David Lafata Nike SynotTip
Teplice   Daniel Šmejkal   Štěpán Vachoušek Umbro AGC Glass
Speciální Stavby Most
Plzeň   Roman Pivarník   Roman Hubník Puma Doosan
Jihlava   Michal Bílek   Lukáš Vaculík Adidas PSJ
Brno   Svatopluk Habanec   Pavel Zavadil Nike FlatStore
Zlín   Bohumil Páník   Tomáš Poznar Adidas Lukrom

Managerial changesEdit

Team Outgoing manager Manner of
departure
Date of vacancy Position in table Incoming manager Date of
appointment
Mladá Boleslav   Karel Jarolím Mutual consent 1st   Leoš Kalvoda
Příbram   Martin Pulpit Sacked 22 August 2016 16th   Petr Rada 22 August 2016
Slavia Prague   Dušan Uhrin Jr. 29 August 2016 10th   Jaroslav Šilhavý 5 September 2016
Dukla Prague   Jaroslav Šilhavý Mutual consent 5 September 2016 13th   Jaroslav Hynek 15 September 2016
Jihlava   Michal Hipp Become assistant 14 September 2016 15th   Michal Bílek 14 September 2016
Sparta Prague   Zdeněk Ščasný Sacked 26 September 2016 4th   Zdeněk Svoboda 24 November 2016
Jablonec   Zdenko Frťala Sacked 15 October 2016 11th   Zdeněk Klucký 5 December 2016
Mladá Boleslav   Leoš Kalvoda Mutual consent 16 December 2016 5th   Martin Svědík 1 January 2017
Sparta Prague   Zdeněk Svoboda Become assistant 21 December 2016 3rd   Tomáš Požár 21 December 2016
Příbram   Petr Rada Resigned 7 January 2017 16th   Kamil Tobiáš 7 January 2017

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Slavia Prague (C) 30 20 9 1 65 22 +43 69 Qualification for the Champions League third qualifying round
2 Viktoria Plzeň 30 20 7 3 47 21 +26 67
3 Sparta Prague 30 16 9 5 47 26 +21 57 Qualification for the Europa League third qualifying round
4 Mladá Boleslav 30 13 10 7 47 37 +10 49 Qualification for the Europa League second qualifying round
5 Teplice 30 13 9 8 38 25 +13 48
6 Fastav Zlín 30 11 8 11 34 35 −1 41 Qualification for the Europa League group stage[a]
7 Dukla Prague 30 11 7 12 39 35 +4 40
8 Jablonec 30 9 12 9 43 38 +5 39[b]
9 Slovan Liberec 30 10 9 11 31 28 +3 39[b]
10 Karviná 30 9 7 14 39 49 −10 34
11 Zbrojovka Brno 30 6 14 10 32 45 −13 32[c]
12 Slovácko 30 6 14 10 29 38 −9 32[c]
13 Bohemians 1905 30 7 7 16 22 39 −17 28
14 Vysočina Jihlava 30 6 9 15 26 47 −21 27[d]
15 Hradec Králové (R) 30 8 3 19 29 51 −22 27[d] Relegation to the FNL
16 Příbram (R) 30 6 4 20 29 61 −32 22
Source: Fortuna liga, Soccerway
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head points; 3) Head-to-head goal difference; 4) Head-to-head goals scored; 5) Goal difference; 6) Goals scored; 7) Play-off (only if deciding champion, UEFA competitions, or relegation); 8) Draw.[1]
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated
Notes:
  1. ^ Fastav Zlín qualified for the Europa League group stage by winning the 2016–17 Czech Cup.
  2. ^ a b Head-to-head record: Slovan 1–1 Jablonec, Jablonec 4–0 Slovan.
  3. ^ a b Head-to-head record: Zbrojovka 1–0 Slovácko, Slovácko 0–0 Zbrojovka .
  4. ^ a b Head-to-head record: Hradec 1–0 Jihlava, Jihlava 3–1 Hradec.

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away B05 DUK HRK JAB KAR MLA PŘI SLA SLK LIB SPA TEP VPL JIH ZBR ZLN
Bohemians 1905 1–2 0–3 2–0 2–0 1–3 1–0 1–3 0–0 2–1 0–2 0–1 0–1 1–0 3–0 0–2
Dukla Prague 4–1 3–0 1–0 0–0 1–2 3–1 1–2 2–3 0–0 0–2 0–1 0–1 4–1 4–2 1–0
Hradec Králové 1–0 0–2 1–2 3–4 0–0 2–0 0–3 2–1 0–1 1–2 0–2 0–1 1–0 0–0 0–2
Jablonec 0–0 1–1 2–1 5–3 1–2 2–4 0–0 2–2 3–0 3–1 0–0 2–2 5–0 1–2 2–0
Karviná 3–0 2–1 4–2 0–2 1–1 2–0 1–2 0–1 0–0 1–1 1–4 2–3 3–0 1–1 1–0
Mladá Boleslav 1–1 1–0 2–0 0–0 1–2 2–2 1–2 3–0 3–0 1–0 1–1 0–0 3–1 3–3 1–2
Příbram 1–0 3–1 1–0 2–4 4–2 0–1 1–8 0–1 0–1 1–2 3–2 0–3 0–0 2–3 0–2
Slavia Prague 1–1 2–2 4–0 1–1 1–0 2–1 3–0 1–0 1–0 1–1 2–0 2–1 2–0 4–0 2–2
Slovácko 2–0 2–2 1–3 0–0 1–1 2–1 1–0 0–2 0–1 1–1 1–1 1–1 1–1 0–0 1–3
Slovan Liberec 4–1 3–1 2–0 1–1 2–0 4–0 2–1 1–1 2–2 0–0 2–0 1–2 1–1 0–0 0–0
Sparta Prague 1–0 1–0 3–2 3–0 3–0 2–2 4–0 0–2 3–2 1–0 2–1 2–0 3–0 3–2 0–0
Teplice 1–0 0–1 0–1 1–0 1–0 1–2 3–0 2–2 2–2 3–1 0–0 0–1 1–0 1–1 2–0
Viktoria Plzeň 1–1 2–0 4–1 3–1 2–0 3–3 1–0 3–1 2–0 1–0 1–0 2–2 2–0 2–0 0–2
Vysočina Jihlava 0–2 1–1 3–1 1–1 2–4 2–1 1–1 1–1 0–0 1–0 1–0 0–2 1–2 3–0 1–3
Zbrojovka Brno 0–0 0–0 1–1 2–0 1–1 2–3 2–2 1–4 1–0 1–0 3–3 0–0 0–1 1–1 2–0
Zlín 1–1 0–1 1–3 2–2 3–0 1–2 2–0 0–4 1–1 2–1 1–1 0–2 0–0 0–3 2–1
Source: Fortuna liga
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.
For upcoming matches, an "a" indicates there is an article about the rivalry between the two participants.

Top scorersEdit

Rank Player Club Goals[2][3]
1   Milan Škoda Slavia Prague 15
  David Lafata Sparta Prague
3   Muris Mešanović Slavia Prague 12
4   Michal Krmenčík Viktoria Plzeň 10
  Michal Škoda Zbrojovka Brno
6   Jan Chramosta Mladá Boleslav 9
  Dāvis Ikaunieks Vysočina Jihlava
8   Tomáš Pilík Příbram 8
  Golgol Mebrahtu Mladá Boleslav
  Marek Bakoš Viktoria Plzeň
  Martin Doležal Jablonec
  Martin Fillo Teplice

AttendancesEdit

These are the average attendances of all the top division teams.

Pos Team Total High Low Average Change
1 Slavia Prague 174,373 19,084 5,043 11,625 +30.9%
2 Viktoria Plzeň 150,606 11,651 8,812 10,040 −5.5%
3 Sparta Prague 150,216 18,397 7,109 10,014 +2.6%
4 Teplice 72,943 14,782 2,088 4,863 +6.0%
5 Zbrojovka Brno 68,552 9,223 2,918 4,570 −4.8%
6 Slovan Liberec 67,269 8,880 1,992 4,485 −7.9%
7 Bohemians 1905 65,659 5,000 3,504 4,373 −5.5%
8 Zlín 65,071 5,981 2,336 4,338 +1.0%
9 Slovácko 62,935 6,082 3,322 4,196 −10.6%
10 Karviná 58,083 4,833 2,912 3,872 +199.2%
11 Mladá Boleslav 50,242 5,000 1,280 3,346 +1.2%
12 Vysočina Jihlava 43,712 4,500 2,033 2,914 −7.6%
13 Jablonec 38,114 4,255 1,440 2,539 −10.2%
14 Příbram 37,179 5,962 1,118 2,478 −16.8%
15 Hradec Králové 33,786 4,561 1,146 2,324 +67.9%
16 Dukla Prague 32,983 6,243 542 2,199 −17.1%
League total 1,171,723 19,084 542 4,882 −3.9%

Updated to games played on 2 July 2017
Source: World Football and European Football Statistics and fotbal.idnes.cz
Notes:

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Czech Liga 2016/2017 - Season rules". Scoresway. Archived from the original on 28 April 2018. Retrieved 24 July 2016.
  2. ^ "Czech first league: Top Scorers - World Match Centre - FIFA.com". Archived from the original on May 16, 2014. Retrieved 7 April 2016.
  3. ^ "Czech first league: Top Scorers". Retrieved 24 April 2017.

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