2018 1. deild karla

The 2018 1. deild karla (English: Men's First Division) is the 64th season of second-tier Icelandic football. Twelve teams contest in the league. The season began on 5 May and will conclude on 22 September.[1]

1. deild karla
Season2018
ChampionsÍA
PromotedÍA
HK
RelegatedSelfoss
ÍR
Matches played132
Goals scored418 (3.17 per match)
Top goalscorer22 goals
Viktor Jónsson, Þróttur R.
2017
2019
All statistics correct as of 29 September 2018.

TeamsEdit

The league is contested by twelve clubs. Eight remained in the division from the 2017 season, while four new clubs joined the 1. deild karla:

Club informationEdit

Team Manager Location Stadium 2017 season
Fram   Kristján Árnason Reykjavík Laugardalsvöllur 9th
Haukar   Kristján Ómar Björnsson Hafnarfjörður Ásvellir 7th
HK   Brynjar Björn Gunnarsson Kópavogur Kórinn 4th
ÍA   Jóhannes Karl Guðjónsson Akranes Norðurálsvöllurinn Úrvalsdeild, 12th
ÍR   Brynjar Þór Gestsson Reykjavík Hertz-völlurinn 10th
Leiknir R.   Kristófer Sigurgeirsson Reykjavík Leiknisvöllur 5th
Magni   Páll Viðar Gíslason Grenivík Grenivíkurvöllur 2. deild, 2nd
Njarðvík   Rafn Markús Vilbergsson Reykjanesbær Njarðtaksvöllurinn 2. deild, 1st
Selfoss   Gunnar Rafn Borgþórsson Selfoss JÁVERK-völlurinn 8th
Víkingur Ó.   Sigurgeir Snorrason Ólafsvík Ólafsvíkurvöllur Úrvalsdeild, 11th
Þór   Lárus Sigurðsson Akureyri Þórsvöllur 6th
Þróttur R.   Bjarni Örlygsson Reykjavík Eimskipsvöllurinn 3rd

Managerial changesEdit

Team Outgoing manager Manner of
departure
Date of vacancy Position in table Incoming manager Date of
appointment
Haukar   Stefán Gíslason Resigned 23 September 2017[2] Pre-season   Kristján Ómar Björnsson 23 September 2017[3]
ÍR   Arnar Þór Valsson 4 October 2017[4] Pre-season   Brynjar Þór Gestsson 4 October 2017[5]
ÍA   Jón Þór Hauksson 11 October 2017[6] Pre-season   Jóhannes Karl Guðjónsson 12 October 2017[7]
HK   Jóhannes Karl Guðjónsson 12 October 2017[8] Pre-season   Brynjar Björn Gunnarsson 18 October 2017[9]

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 ÍA (C, P) 22 14 6 2 42 16 +26 48 Promotion to 2019 Úrvalsdeild
2 HK (P) 22 14 6 2 38 13 +25 48
3 Þór 22 13 4 5 46 37 +9 43
4 Víkingur Ó. 22 12 6 4 38 22 +16 42
5 Þróttur R. 22 11 3 8 52 40 +12 36
6 Njarðvík 22 7 6 9 24 34 −10 27
7 Leiknir R. 22 7 4 11 23 29 −6 25
8 Haukar 22 7 4 11 33 45 −12 25
9 Fram 22 6 6 10 37 38 −1 24
10 Magni 22 6 1 15 27 48 −21 19
11 ÍR (R) 22 5 3 14 23 48 −25 18 Relegation to 2019 2. deild karla
12 Selfoss (R) 22 4 3 15 35 48 −13 15
Updated to match(es) played on 22 September 2018. Source: ksí.is
Rules for classification: 1) Points won; 2) Total goal difference; 3) Total goals scored; 4) Points in head-to-head matches; 5) Goal difference in h-t-h matches; 6) Goals scored in h-t-h matches; 7) Away goals in h-t-h matches; 8) Draw.[10]
(C) Champion; (P) Promoted; (R) Relegated.

Results gridEdit

Each team plays every opponent once home and away for a total of 22 matches per club, and 132 matches altogether.

Home \ Away FRA HAU HKÓ ÍA ÍÞR LER MAG NJA SEL VÓL ÞÓR ÞRÓ
Fram 3–1 1–4 0–1 1–2 3–0 3–1 0–0 2–2 1–2 3–3 2–2
Haukar 2–1 2–0 1–3 1–1 0–2 3–1 1–2 5–3 0–1 2–2 2–5
HK 1–0 3–0 0–0 3–0 2–1 3–0 1–0 3–1 1–1 4–1 0–1
ÍA 2–0 3–1 0–0 3–0 1–0 5–0 2–2 2–0 1–1 5–0 1–1
ÍR 2–3 0–4 1–1 0–2 1–0 2–3 1–2 3–2 0–2 0–1 1–3
Leiknir R. 2–2 0–0 0–2 0–0 3–1 3–1 2–3 1–1 1–2 0–1 2–1
Magni 2–1 2–1 0–1 2–3 0–1 0–1 2–0 3–1 1–0 1–2 1–4
Njarðvík 2–2 1–2 0–2 1–2 1–1 1–0 2–1 2–1 1–1 0–1 1–1
Selfoss 1–3 5–0 1–2 1–3 0–2 1–2 2–1 4–1 2–1 3–5 0–1
Víkingur Ó. 2–1 2–2 0–0 2–1 2–1 3–0 4–1 1–2 1–1 2–0 3–4
Þór 3–2 4–1 2–2 0–1 5–2 3–1 1–1 3–0 2–1 0–2 3–1
Þróttur R. 1–3 1–2 1–3 4–1 6–1 0–2 5–3 3–0 3–2 1–3 3–4
Updated to match(es) played on 22 September 2018. Source: ksí.is
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Top goalscorersEdit

As of matches played on 22 september 2018[11]
Rank Player Club Goals
1   Viktor Jónsson Þróttur R. 22
2   Guðmundur Magnússon Fram 18
3   Álvaro Calleja Þór 16
4   Kwame Quee Víkingur Ó. 11
5   Brynjar Jónasson HK 10
  Sólon Breki Leifsson Leiknir R.
  Gonzalo Zamorano Víkingur Ó.
  Stefán Teitur Þórðarson ÍA
9   Arnar Aðalgeirsson Haukar 9
  Sævar Atli Magnússon Leiknir R.
  Gunnar Örvar Stefánsson Magni
12   Daði Bergsson Þróttur R. 7
  Bjarni Gunnarsson HK
  Hrvoje Tokić Selfoss
15   Nacho Gil Þór 6

ReferencesEdit

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  2. ^ "Stefán Gísla hættir með Hauka eftir tímabil". Fótbolti.net. 18 September 2017. Retrieved 29 January 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "Kristján Ómar tekur við Haukum (Staðfest)". Fótbolti.net. 18 September 2017. Retrieved 29 January 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ "Binni Gests ráðinn þjálfari ÍR (Staðfest)". Fótbolti.net. 4 October 2017. Retrieved 29 January 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ "Binni Gests ráðinn þjálfari ÍR (Staðfest)". Fótbolti.net. 4 October 2017. Retrieved 29 January 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ "Jón Þór ekki áfram með ÍA - Jói Kalli að taka við?". Fótbolti.net. 11 October 2017. Retrieved 29 January 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  7. ^ "Jói Kalli tekur við ÍA (Staðfest) - Siggi Jóns aðstoðar". Fótbolti.net. 12 October 2017. Retrieved 29 January 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  8. ^ "Jói Kalli tekur við ÍA (Staðfest) - Siggi Jóns aðstoðar". Fótbolti.net. 12 October 2017. Retrieved 29 January 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  9. ^ "Brynjar Björn tekur við HK (Staðfest)". Fótbolti.net. 18 October 2017. Retrieved 29 January 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  10. ^ "1. deild karla 2018 - Season rules". Scoresway. Retrieved 29 January 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  11. ^ "Markahæstu menn". www.ksi.is. Knattspyrnusamband Íslands. Retrieved 29 January 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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