2016 Liga Dominicana de Fútbol season

The 2016 Liga Dominicana de Fútbol season (known as the LDF Banco Popular for sponsorship reasons) is the 2nd season of professional football in the Dominican Republic. Club Atlético Pantoja are the reigning champions, having won their first title last year.

Liga Dominicana de Fútbol
Season2016
ChampionsBarcelona Atlético
Matches played90
Goals scored210 (2.33 per match)
Top goalscorerAnderson Arias
Biggest home winUniversidad O&M 6–2 Bauger
Biggest away winDelfines del Este 1–4 Atlético San Cristóbal
Universidad O&M 0–3 Atlético Vega Real
Delfines del Este 1–4 Cibao
Universidad O&M 0–3 Atlético San Cristóbal
Highest scoringUniversidad O&M 6–2 Bauger
2015
2017
All statistics correct as of 12 June 2016.

Stadia and locationsEdit

Each team will play 18 matches in the regular season, the 4 teams with most points qualify to the playoffs. The champion will be decided in a single-legged final.

Team Location Stadium Capacity
Atlántico FC Puerto Plata Estadio Leonel Plácido 2,000
Atlético San Cristóbal San Cristóbal Estadio Panamericano 2,800
Atlético Vega Real La Vega Estadio Olímpico 7,000
Bauger FC Santo Domingo Estadio Olímpico Félix Sánchez 27,000
Cibao FC Santiago Estadio Cibao FC 5,000
Club Atlético Pantoja Santo Domingo Estadio Olímpico Félix Sánchez 27,000
Club Barcelona Atlético Santo Domingo Este Estadio Parque del Este 3,000
Delfines del Este FC La Romana Estadio Municipal La Romana
Moca FC Moca Estadio Complejo Deportivo Moca 86 7,000
Universidad O&M F.C. Santo Domingo Estadio Olímpico Félix Sánchez 27,000

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Club Barcelona Atlético 18 11 5 2 23 11 +12 38 Championship Round
2 Cibao FC 18 11 2 5 30 17 +13 35
3 Club Atlético Pantoja 18 9 5 4 22 13 +9 32
4 Atlético San Cristóbal 18 7 7 4 31 22 +9 28
5 Atlético Vega Real 18 7 4 7 25 22 +3 25
6 Atlántico FC 18 7 4 7 15 17 −2 25
7 Moca FC 18 5 6 7 17 18 −1 21
8 Universidad O&M F.C. 18 6 2 10 18 25 −7 20
9 Bauger FC 18 5 3 10 17 23 −6 18
10 Delfines del Este FC 18 2 2 14 12 42 −30 8
Updated to match(es) played on 12 June 2016. Source: Soccerway
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) fewer games lost; 3) goal difference; 4) goals scored

Championship roundEdit

SemifinalsEdit

First legEdit


Second legEdit

Cibao FC wins 2–1 on aggregate


Club Barcelona Atlético wins 4–1 on aggregate

FinalEdit

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away ATL ASC AVR BAU CIB CAP CBA DDE MOC UO&M
Atlántico FC 2–1 2–0 2–1 1–0 1–0 0–1 0–1 1–2 1–0
Atlético San Cristóbal 2–3 2–1 0–0 3–0 0–0 0–2 3–3 1–0 3–1
Atlético Vega Real 1–1 1–1 1–0 1–2 0–1 1–1 3–1 3–2 2–0
Bauger FC 1–0 0–1 1–1 0–1 0–2 0–0 4–0 0–1 2–0
Cibao FC 3–0 3–3 2–1 3–0 2–1 1–0 5–0 1–0 1–0
Club Atlético Pantoja 1–0 2–2 1–2 2–1 1–0 0–1 3–0 0–0 2–1
Club Barcelona Atlético 0–0 2–1 3–2 2–1 1–0 1–1 3–0 2–1 1–0
Delfines del Este FC 0–0 1–4 1–0 1–3 1–4 1–2 0–1 0–1 0–1
Moca FC 2–0 1–1 1–2 0–1 1–1 1–1 2–2 2–1 0–0
Universidad O&M F.C. 1–1 0–3 0–3 6–2 3–1 0–2 1–0 3–1 1–0
Source: Soccerway
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Top goalscorersEdit

Rank Player Club Goals
1   Anderson Arias Barcelona Atlético 11
2   Berthame Dine Atlético Vega Real 10
3   Domingo Peralta Cibao FC 9
4   Darly Batista Atlético Pantoja 7
5   Jonathan Faña Cibao 6
  Luis Espinal Atlético Pantoja 6
  Jorge Alonso Atlético San Cristóbal 6
  Bony Pierre Bauger FC 6
  Kensy Guerrero Atlético San Cristóbal 6
  Marcel Hernández Moca FC 6
11   Pablo Cabrera Atlético Pantoja 5
  Jose Felix Gutierrez Universidad O&M FC 5
13   Patrick Soko Cibao FC 4
  Luciano Copetti Bauger FC 4
  Herlyn Cuica Moca FC 4
  Charles Herold Jr. Cibao FC 4
  Wuiswell Isea Atlántico FC 4
  Kens Germain Delfines del Este FC 4

Hat-tricksEdit

Date Player Goals Local Result Visiting Week
10 April 2016   Darly Batista 3' 13' 16' Club Atlético Pantoja 3–0 Delfines del Este FC Jornada 4[1]
30 July 2016   Domingo Peralta 16' 42' 72' Cibao FC 5–0 Delfines del Este FC Jornada 18
14 August 2016   Enson Rodríguez 40' 44' 48' Club Barcelona Atlético 3–0 Atlético San Cristóbal Semifinals Second leg

AwardsEdit

Player of the weekEdit

Week Player Team
Week 1   Berthame Dine Atlético Vega Real
Week 2   Luciano Copetti Bauger FC
Week 3   Anderson Arias Club Barcelona Atlético
Weeka 4   Darly Batista Club Atlético Pantoja
Week 5   Anderson Arias Club Barcelona Atlético
Week 6   Dennis Agyekum Atlético San Cristóbal
Week 7   Wilman Modesta Club Barcelona Atlético
Week 8   Jonathan Faña Cibao FC
Week 9   Pablo Cabrera Club Atlético Pantoja
Week 10   Ramon Excellente Delfines del Este FC
Week 11   Alexander Rodríguez Cibao FC
Week 12   Marcel Hernandez Moca FC
Week 13   Ergy Berkin Universidad O&M FC
Week 14   Jorge Alonso Martín Atlético San Cristóbal
Week 15   Cristian Casseres Atlantico FC
Week 16  
Week 17   Jorge Alonso Martín Club Atlético San Cristóbal
Week 18   Domingo Peralta Cibao FC

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