2017 Liga Dominicana de Fútbol

The 2017 Liga Dominicana de Fútbol season (known as the LDF Banco Popular for sponsorship reasons) is the third season of professional football in the Dominican Republic. Club Barcelona Atlético are the reigning champions, having won their first title last year.

Liga Dominicana de Fútbol
Season2017
ChampionsAtlántico FC
Matches played90
Goals scored231 (2.57 per match)
Top goalscorerArmando Maita
2016
2018

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 Cibao FC 18 11 4 3 34 17 +17 37 Championship Round
2 Club Atlético Pantoja 18 12 1 5 34 16 +18 37
3 Club Barcelona Atlético 18 9 5 4 21 16 +5 32
4 Atlántico FC 18 9 4 5 22 15 +7 31
5 Moca FC 18 9 4 5 25 15 +10 31
6 Atlético San Cristóbal 18 7 4 7 23 24 −1 25
7 Atlético Vega Real 18 5 5 8 19 17 +2 20
8 Bauger FC 18 6 2 10 22 24 −2 20
9 Universidad O&M F.C. 18 6 1 11 20 30 −10 19
10 Delfines del Este FC 18 0 2 16 11 57 −46 2
Source:[citation needed]
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) fewer games lost; 3) Head-to-head points; 4) Head-to-head goal difference; 5) Head-to-head goals scored; 6) goal difference; 7) goals scored

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away ATL ASC AVR BAU CIB CAP CBA DDE MOC UO&M
Atlántico FC 1–0 1–0 1–1 1–0 1–2 0–1 0–1 3–1 1–0
Atlético San Cristóbal 0–0 2–0 0–4 2–3 2–3 3–2 3–1 0–2 0–1
Atlético Vega Real 0–0 0–1 0–1 2–0 0–1 2–0 5–2 1–1 1–0
Bauger FC 1–3 1–1 0–3 1–2 0–2 0–1 2–0 0–1 2–1
Cibao FC 3–1 1–0 2–1 2–1 3–1 2–2 4–0 2–2 1–0
Club Atlético Pantoja 2–0 1–2 1–0 2–0 2–1 1–2 6–0 0–1 1–2
Club Barcelona Atlético 1–2 1–1 0–0 0–1 0–0 1–1 1–0 2–1 2–0
Delfines del Este FC 0–3 1–3 1–1 0–5 1–7 0–5 0–1 1–2 1–2
Moca FC 1–2 0–0 2–1 3–1 0–0 0–1 0–1 2–0 2–0
Universidad O&M F.C. 0–2 2–3 2–2 2–1 1–0 1–2 2–3 4–2 0–4
Source: Soccerway
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Championship roundEdit

SemifinalsEdit

First legEdit


Second legEdit

Club Atlético Pantoja wins 5–1 on aggregate


0–0 on aggregate. Atlántico FC won 4–2 on penalties.

FinalEdit

Club Atlético Pantoja1–1Atlántico FC
Penalties
3–4
Referee: Aníbal López (Venezuela)

AwardsEdit

Top scorersEdit

Name Team Goals
  Armando Maita Club Atlético Pantoja 11
  Mauro Gómez Atlántico FC 10
  Woodensky Cherenfant Cibao FC 9
  Chedelin Francoeur Moca FC 8
  Charles Herold Jr. Cibao FC 8
  Héctor García Bauger FC 7
  Berthame Dine Atlético Vega Real 6
  Jonathan Faña Moca FC 6
  Luis Espinal Club Atlético Pantoja 6
  Jesús Meza Club Barcelona Atlético 5
  Pablo Marisi Atlántico FC 5
  Edwin Martinez Bauger FC 5
  Sam Colson Cibao FC 4
  Eduardo Centeno Club Barcelona Atlético 4

Player of the weekEdit

Week Player Team
Week 1   Luis Lluberes Bauger FC
Week 2   Anderson Arias Universidad O&M F.C.
Week 3   Gerald Gedna-Fritz Atletico Vega Real
Week 4   Mauro Gomez Atlantico FC
Week 5  Luis Espinal Club Atlético Pantoja
Week 6   Armando Maita Club Atlético Pantoja
Week 7   Eduardo Centero Club Atlético Pantoja
Week 8   Leandro Silva Club Atlético Pantoja
Week 9   Devis Gutiérrez Universidad O&M F.C.
Week 10   Adrián Rodríguez Moca FC
Week 11   Javier Toyo Club Barcelona Atlético
Week 12   César García Peralta Cibao FC
Week 13   Berthame Dine Atlético Vega Real
Week 14   Chadelin Francoeur Moca FC
Week 15   Edwin Martinez Bauger FC
Week 16   Juan Pablo Dominguez Cibao FC
Week 17   Ronaldo Vásquez Club Atlético Pantoja
Week 18   Roberto Peraza Bauger FC

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