2016 Latvian First League

The 2016 Latvian First League (referred to as the komanda.lv Pirmā līga for sponsorship reasons) started on 2 April 2016 and ended on 11 November 2016.

komanda.lv Pirmā līga
Season2016
ChampionsSK Babīte
PromotedSK Babīte
RelegatedJFK Saldus
Top goalscorerDzmitry Kuzmin (47)
(Tukums 2000 TSS)
Biggest home winSmiltene/BJSS 13–0 Jēkabpils/JSC
(22 October 2016)
Biggest away winJFK Saldus 0–11 Auda
(4 June 2016)
JFK Saldus 0–11 Valmiera Glass FK/BSS
(20 August 2016)
Highest scoringSmiltene/BJSS 13–0 Jēkabpils/JSC
(22 October 2016)
2015
2017

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 SK Babīte (P, C) 28 26 0 2 102 25 +77 78 Promotion to Higher League
2 AFA Olaine/SK Super Nova 28 20 2 6 74 21 +53 62 Qualification for promotion/relegation play-offs
3 FK Auda 28 20 1 7 79 42 +37 61
4 Valmiera Glass FK/BSS 28 19 0 9 81 29 +52 57
5 Rēzeknes FA/BJSS 28 18 1 9 103 47 +56 55
6 FK Tukums 2000 TSS 28 16 2 10 100 59 +41 50
7 FK Smiltene/BJSS 28 15 3 10 74 47 +27 48
8 Skonto FC[a] (R) 28 16 2 10 71 40 +31 42 The club went bankrupt and left in December 2016.
9 RTU FC 28 13 3 12 59 46 +13 42
10 FK Staiceles Bebri 28 10 2 16 48 73 −25 32
11 JDFS Alberts 28 9 2 17 32 61 −29 29
12 FK Ogre 28 7 1 20 37 70 −33 22
13 Preiļu BJSS 28 5 1 22 28 92 −64 16
14 FK Jēkabpils/JSC 28 4 2 22 32 138 −106 14
15 JFK Saldus (R) 28 1 0 27 13 143 −130 3 Relegation to Second League
Source: rsssf.com
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(C) Champion; (P) Promoted; (R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. ^ Skonto FC had 8 points deducted for various financial reasons.

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