2016–17 Serbian SuperLiga

The 2016–17 Serbian SuperLiga was the eleventh season of the Serbian SuperLiga since its establishment. Red Star are the defending champions. The fixtures were announced on 15 June 2016.[2] Red Star Belgrade drew the highest average home attendance of the league (9,056).[3]

SuperLiga
Season2016–17
ChampionsPartizan
8th SuperLiga Title
27th domestic title
RelegatedMetalac, Novi Pazar
Europa LeagueRed Star, Vojvodina, Mladost
Matches played296
Goals scored718 (2.43 per match)
Top goalscorerUroš Đurđević, Leonardo (24)
Biggest home winRed Star 5–0 Radnik Surdulica
Vojvodina 5–0 Spartak
Partizan 5–0 Mladost
Biggest away winNovi Pazar 0–5 Čukarički
Highest scoringSpartak 2–5 Novi Pazar
Čukarički 3–4 Red Star
Longest winning runPartizan 13 games
Longest unbeaten runPartizan 31 games
Longest losing runBorac, Novi Pazar 8 games
Highest attendance41,132[1] (Crvena zvezda versus Partizan)
Average attendance2,301

TeamsEdit

The league consisted of 16 teams: fourteen teams from the 2015–16 Serbian SuperLiga and two new teams from the 2015–16 Serbian First League. Napredak Kruševac, the 2015–16 First League champion, joined the top level two years after being relegated. Runners-up Bačka joined SuperLiga for the first time in history.

Stadiums and locationsEdit

Location of teams in the 2016–17 Serbian SuperLiga
Club City Stadium Capacity
Bačka Bačka Palanka Stadion Slavko Maletin Vava 5,500
Borac Čačak Čačak Stadium 8,000
Čukarički Belgrade Čukarički Stadium 4,070
Javor Ivanjica Ivanjica Stadium 4,000
Metalac Gornji Milanovac Metalac Stadium 4,400
Mladost Lučani Mladost Stadium 8,000
Napredak Kruševac Kruševac Mladost Stadium 10,331
Novi Pazar Novi Pazar City Stadium 13,000
Partizan Belgrade Partizan Stadium 32,710
Rad Belgrade King Peter I Stadium 6,000
Radnički Niš Čair Stadium 18,151
Radnik Surdulica Surdulica City Stadium 3,312
Red Star Belgrade Rajko Mitić Stadium 55,538
Spartak Subotica City Stadium 13,000
Vojvodina Novi Sad Karađorđe Stadium 15,000
Voždovac Belgrade Shopping Center Stadium 5,200

Note: Because Bačka's Stadion Slavko Maletin Vava and Spartak's City Stadium do not satisfy FSS standards for the SuperLiga games they will host their home games at Vojvodina's Karađorđe Stadium.[4]

Bačka 1901 Borac Čačak Čukarički Javor Ivanjica
Stadion Slavko Miletin Vava Čačak Stadium Čukarički Stadium Ivanjica Stadium
Capacity: 5,500 Capacity: 8,000 Capacity: 4,070 Capacity: 4,000
     
Metalac G.M. Mladost Lučani Napredak Kruševac Novi Pazar
Metalac Stadium Mladost Stadium Mladost Stadium City Stadium
Capacity: 4,400 Capacity: 8,000 Capacity: 10,331 Capacity: 13,000
       
Partizan Rad Radnički Niš Radnik Surdulica
Partizan Stadium King Peter I Stadium Čair Stadium Surdulica City Stadium
Capacity: 32,710 Capacity: 6,000 Capacity: 18,151 Capacity: 3,312
   
Red Star Belgrade Spartak Subotica Vojvodina Voždovac
Rajko Mitić Stadium City Stadium Karađorđe Stadium Shopping Center Stadium
Capacity: 55,538 Capacity: 13,000 Capacity: 15,000 Capacity: 5,200
     

Personnel and kitsEdit

Note: Flags indicate national team as has been defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players and Managers may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

Personnel and kits
Team Head coach Captain Kit manufacturer Front shirt sponsor
FK Bačka Bačka Palanka   Zoran Govedarica   Veseljko Trivunović Dmag AD Podunavlje
FK Borac Čačak   Milorad Kosanović   Zoran Kostić NAAI Škoda Auto
FK Čukarički   Nenad Lalatović   Igor Matić adidas ADOC
FK Javor Ivanjica   Srđan Blagojević   Milovan Milović Miteks Matis doo
FK Metalac Gornji Milanovac   Nenad Vanić   Aleksandar Ivanović Image Sport Metalac Group
FK Mladost Lučani   Nenad Milovanović   Ivan Milošević Miteks Miteks
FK Napredak Kruševac   Vuk Rašović   Jovan Markoski Puma
FK Novi Pazar   Neško Milovanović   Irfan Vusljanin Nike Dragolovcanin
FK Partizan Beograd   Marko Nikolić   Saša Ilić Nike mt:s
FK Rad   Nebojša Petrović   Nikola Maraš NAAI Rubikon
FK Radnički Niš   Milan Rastavac   Aleksandar Jovanović Hummel International Niška pivara
FK Radnik Surdulica   Simo Krunić   Vladan Pavlović Jako
Red Star Belgrade   Boško Đurovski   Aleksandar Luković Puma Gazprom
FK Spartak Subotica   Andrey Chernyshov   Vladimir Torbica Legea Ždrepčeva krv
FK Vojvodina Novi Sad   Dragan Ivanović   Nino Pekarić Umbro Energotehnika Južna Bačka
FK Voždovac   Ilija Stolica   Miloš Pavlović NAAI Stadion SC

Nike, Inc. is the official ball supplier for Serbian SuperLiga.

Managerial changesEdit

Team Outgoing Manner Exit date Position in table Incoming Incoming date Ref.
Announced on Departed on Announced on Arrived on

TransfersEdit

For the list of transfers involving SuperLiga clubs during 2016–17 season, please see: List of Serbian football transfers summer 2016 and List of Serbian football transfers winter 2016–17.

Regular seasonEdit

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Red Star Belgrade 30 25 4 1 75 25 +50 79 Qualification for the Championship round
2 Partizan 30 23 4 3 59 17 +42 73
3 Vojvodina 30 18 5 7 51 26 +25 59
4 Napredak Kruševac 30 15 7 8 35 23 +12 52
5 Mladost Lučani 30 14 6 10 35 29 +6 48
6 Radnički Niš 30 12 8 10 37 36 +1 44
7 Voždovac 30 13 4 13 35 38 −3 43
8 Javor Ivanjica 30 11 9 10 32 37 −5 42
9 Čukarički 30 11 7 12 40 42 −2 40 Qualification for the Relegation round
10 Spartak Subotica 30 10 8 12 38 47 −9 38
11 Rad 30 9 8 13 26 37 −11 35
12 Bačka B.P. 30 8 3 19 17 37 −20 27
13 Metalac G.M. 30 6 9 15 20 34 −14 27
14 Radnik Surdulica 30 6 7 17 24 42 −18 25
15 Novi Pazar 30 5 5 20 22 53 −31 20
16 Borac Čačak 30 4 6 20 22 45 −23 18
Source: UEFA, 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 (if two teams tied); 6) Goal difference; 7) Goals scored; 8) Fairplay ranking; 9) Draw.[5]

ResultsEdit

Each of the 16 competitors in the SuperLiga hosts every other team once in the regular season, for a total of 30 matches.

Home \ Away BBP BOR ČUK JAV MET MLA NAP NPZ PAR RAD RNI RSU RSB SPA VOJ VŽD
Bačka BP 1–0 3–1 0–1 1–0 1–0 1–3 1–0 0–0 2–0 1–2 0–2 0–3 1–3 0–1 2–1
Borac Čačak 1–0 2–3 1–1 1–2 0–1 0–1 2–1 0–2 0–1 0–0 1–0 0–1 3–3 0–1 1–2
Čukarički 1–0 1–1 2–1 2–1 1–1 1–0 2–0 1–3 1–1 4–1 0–0 3–4 2–4 1–3 2–1
Javor Ivanjica 2–0 2–0 0–0 1–0 1–1 1–0 1–1 0–2 1–1 2–0 1–0 2–4 2–3 2–1 0–1
Metalac G.M. 0–1 1–0 0–3 1–1 2–0 2–0 0–0 0–1 1–2 1–2 3–1 1–2 0–0 0–3 0–2
Mladost Lučani 1–0 3–0 2–0 1–0 1–1 1–0 0–1 0–2 2–1 1–0 2–0 2–4 4–1 2–0 0–1
Napredak Kruševac 2–0 3–1 2–1 3–1 1–0 0–0 3–0 2–1 2–0 1–2 2–1 0–1 1–0 0–0 0–0
Novi Pazar 1–1 0–2 1–0 1–2 0–0 1–2 0–1 1–3 0–2 1–0 1–0 1–4 2–4 1–2 0–1
Partizan 1–0 2–1 1–0 2–0 3–0 3–1 3–2 4–0 4–0 1–1 2–1 1–0 2–0 1–3 4–0
Rad 2–1 2–0 1–1 1–1 1–1 1–2 0–1 2–0 0–1 1–1 1–0 0–4 2–0 0–0 0–2
Radnički Niš 1–0 3–3 2–1 0–1 1–1 2–0 1–1 2–2 0–2 3–0 1–0 0–3 0–1 1–0 2–0
Radnik Surdulica 1–0 1–1 1–1 2–2 0–1 1–1 0–1 3–1 1–3 1–0 1–2 1–2 2–1 0–0 3–1
Red Star Belgrade 2–0 2–0 3–1 3–0 3–1 2–2 2–2 2–0 1–1 2–1 2–1 5–0 2–1 4–1 3–0
Spartak Subotica 0–0 1–0 0–1 1–1 0–0 1–0 1–1 2–5 2–1 0–1 3–1 1–1 1–1 1–4 0–2
Vojvodina 1–0 2–1 2–0 4–0 1–0 0–1 2–0 3–0 0–0 3–2 1–1 2–0 2–3 5–0 3–1
Voždovac 4–0 2–0 1–3 1–2 0–0 2–1 0–0 2–0 0–3 0–0 1–4 3–0 0–1 0–3[6] 4–1
Source: [7]
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Play-offsEdit

Championship roundEdit

The top eight teams advance from the regular season. Points from the regular season are halved with half points rounded up. Teams play each other once.[8]

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Partizan (C) 37 30 4 3 78 22 +56 58 Qualification for the Champions League second qualifying round
2 Red Star Belgrade 37 30 4 3 93 33 +60 55 Qualification for the Europa League first qualifying round[a]
3 Vojvodina 37 22 6 9 58 31 +27 43
4 Mladost Lučani 37 18 6 13 46 44 +2 36
5 Radnički Niš 37 15 9 13 47 46 +1 32
6 Napredak Kruševac 37 16 8 13 44 36 +8 30
7 Voždovac 37 14 6 17 41 51 −10 27
8 Javor Ivanjica 37 11 10 16 34 50 −16 22
Source: UEFA, Soccereway
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 1) Points in regular season; 2) Head-to-head points in regular season; 3) Head-to-head goal difference in regular season; 4) Head-to-head goals scored in regular season; 5) Head-to-head away goals scored in regular season (if two teams tied); 6) Goal difference; 7) Goals scored; 8) Fairplay ranking; 9) Play-off (if two teams tied and need to decide champion or teams for UEFA competitions); 10) Draw.[9]
(C) Champion
Notes:
  1. ^ Since the winners of the 2016–17 Serbian Cup, Partizan, qualified for European competition based on league position, the spot awarded to the cup winners (Europa League first qualifying round) was passed to the fourth-placed team.

Relegation roundEdit

The bottom eight teams from the regular season play in the relegation round. Points from the regular season are halved with half points rounded up. Teams play each other once.[8]

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Relegation
9 Čukarički 37 15 7 15 54 49 +5 32
10 Spartak Subotica 37 14 9 14 47 55 −8 32
11 Rad 37 11 9 17 29 45 −16 25
12 Radnik Surdulica 37 9 10 18 35 48 −13 25
13 Bačka B.P. 37 11 3 23 27 46 −19 23
14 Borac Čačak 37 8 7 22 29 51 −22 22
15 Metalac G.M. (R) 37 8 10 19 27 43 −16 21 Relegation to the Serbian First League
16 Novi Pazar (R) 37 7 6 24 29 68 −39 17
Source: UEFA, Soccerway
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 1) Points in regular season; 2) Head-to-head points in regular season; 3) Head-to-head goal difference in regular season; 4) Head-to-head goals scored in regular season; 5) Head-to-head away goals scored in regular season (if two teams tied); 6) Goal difference; 7) Goals scored; 8) Fairplay ranking; 9) Play-off (if two teams tied and need to decide relegsation); 10) Draw.[10]
(R) Relegated

Individual statisticsEdit