2019–20 TFF First League

The 2019–20 TFF First League was the 19th season since the league was established in 2001 and 57th season of the second-level football league of Turkey since its establishment in 1963–64. The season began on 16 August 2019 and the regular season will be ended on 2 May 2020.[2] Fixtures for the 2019–20 season were announced on 18 July 2019.[3] On 12 March 2020, The Ministry of Youth and Sports announced matches will be played behind closed doors in the stadiums until the end of April due to the coronavirus pandemic.[4] On 19 March 2020, the league was suspended.[5] The league resumed behind closed doors on 19 June until 19 July 2020. The semi-finals were played on 22 and 26 July, then the final was played on 30 July 2020.

TFF First League
Season2019–20
Dates16 August 2019 – 19 July 2020[1]
ChampionsHatayspor
PromotedHatayspor
BB Erzurumspor
Fatih Karagümrük
Matches played311
Goals scored786 (2.53 per match)
Top goalscorerMarco Paixão (22 goals)
Biggest home winÜmraniyespor 4–0 Altınordu
(26 October 2019)
İstanbulspor 4–0 Fatih Karagümrük
(29 November 2019)
Biggest away winBalıkesirspor 1–6 Adana Demirspor
(20 January 2020)
Balıkesirspor 0–5 İstanbulspor
(16 February 2020)
Balıkesirspor 0–5 Fatih Karagümrük
(2 July 2020)
Highest scoringAkhisarspor 4–3 İstanbulspor
(7 December 2019)
Balıkesirspor 1–6 Adana Demirspor
(20 January 2020)
Akhisarspor 3–4 Fatih Karagümrük
(18 July 2020)
Osmanlıspor 4–3 Balıkesirspor
(19 July 2020)
Longest winning runHatayspor
(5 matches)
Longest unbeaten runFatih Karagümrük
(14 matches)
Longest winless runBoluspor
(16 matches)
Longest losing runEskişehirspor
Giresunspor
(5 matches)
All statistics correct as of 30 July 2020.

TeamsEdit

Stadiums and locationsEdit

Team Home city Stadium Capacity
Adana Demirspor Adana (Yüreğir) Adana 5 Ocak Stadium 14,805
Adanaspor Adana (Çukurova) Adana 5 Ocak Stadium 14,805
Akhisarspor Manisa (Akhisar) Spor Toto Akhisar Stadium 12,139
Altay İzmir (Gaziemir) İzmir Atatürk Stadium 51,295
Altınordu İzmir (Karabağlar) Doğanlar Stadium 12,500
Balıkesirspor Balıkesir Balıkesir Atatürk Stadium 15,800
BB Erzurumspor Erzurum Kazım Karabekir Stadium 23,277
Boluspor Bolu Bolu Atatürk Stadium 8,456
Bursaspor Bursa Büyüksehir Belediyesi Stadium 43,361
Eskişehirspor Eskişehir New Eskişehir Stadium 34,930
Fatih Karagümrük Istanbul (Fatih) Vefa Stadium 12,500
Giresunspor Giresun Giresun Atatürk Stadium 12,191
Hatayspor Hatay Antakya Atatürk Stadium 6,015
İstanbulspor Istanbul (Büyükçekmece) Necmi Kadıoğlu Stadium 4,491
Keçiörengücü Ankara (Keçiören) Ankara Aktepe Stadium 4,883
Menemenspor İzmir (Menemen) Menemen İlçe Stadium 2,500
Osmanlıspor Ankara (Sincan) Osmanlı Stadium 20,000
Ümraniyespor Istanbul (Ümraniye) Ümraniye Belediyesi Şehir Stadium 1,601

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Hatayspor (C, P) 34 19 9 6 48 28 +20 66 Promotion to the Süper Lig
2 BB Erzurumspor (P) 34 18 8 8 41 25 +16 62
3 Adana Demirspor 34 17 10 7 68 44 +24 61 Qualification for the Süper Lig Playoffs
4 Akhisarspor 34 16 9 9 46 39 +7 57
5 Fatih Karagümrük (P) 34 15 11 8 53 39 +14 56
6 Bursaspor[a] 34 17 8 9 49 41 +8 56
7 Altay 34 14 12 8 45 37 +8 54
8 Keçiörengücü 34 13 11 10 33 28 +5 50
9 Menemenspor 34 11 11 12 42 46 −4 44[b]
10 Giresunspor 34 12 8 14 40 47 −7 44[b]
11 Ümraniyespor 34 12 8 14 48 51 −3 44[b]
12 İstanbulspor 34 9 13 12 45 43 +2 40
13 Balıkesirspor 34 9 11 14 36 48 −12 38
14 Altınordu 34 8 13 13 37 44 −7 37
15 Boluspor 34 6 15 13 30 41 −11 33
16 Osmanlıspor[c] 34 8 9 17 41 53 −12 30
17 Adanaspor 34 3 12 19 31 53 −22 21
18 Eskişehirspor[d] 34 7 6 21 34 60 −26 12
Source: TFF
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head points; 3) Head-to-head goal difference; 4) Head-to-head goals scored; 5) Goal difference; 6) Goals scored
(C) Champion; (P) Promoted.
Notes:
  1. ^ Bursaspor have been deducted 3 points.
  2. ^ a b c Head-to-head points: Menemenspor 7, Giresunspor 6, Ümraniyespor 4
  3. ^ Osmanlıspor have been deducted 3 points.
  4. ^ Eskişehirspor have been deducted 15 points.

Positions by roundEdit

The table lists the positions of teams after each week of matches. In order to preserve chronological evolvements, any postponed matches are not included to the round at which they were originally scheduled, but added to the full round they were played immediately afterwards.

Team ╲ Round12345678910111213141516171819202122232425262728293031323334
Hatayspor7223742121111111111111111111111111
BB Erzurumspor8138131012101085642324222222222222223222
Adana Demirspor3458358111011111013111311885444433354332333
Akhisarspor67107214254535233546876977545655544
Fatih Karagümrük1334495336278871011121111119656766776665
Bursaspor159426211877853467633333344433544456
Altay14151168116468101110121091099658565677467777
Keçiörengücü105655776997966853545857991010101099988
Menemenspor4111215151513121210967752478109710111212121211111111119
Giresunspor1717171717171617151513121110111212111096101212109988810101010
Ümraniyespor21111315123245467677121188888991088911
İstanbulspor91214101210991112121312131213131313131313131313131313131313121212
Balıkesirspor161013996374348999891012121012111011111111121212131313
Altınordu13161512141415151717171616141414141414141414141414141414141414141414
Boluspor11141616161617161414141414161616161717171818171616161515151515151515
Osmanlıspor5891411812141313151515151515151515161515151515151616161616161616
Adanaspor126711131314131616161717171717171616151616161717171717171717171717
Eskişehirspor18181818181818181818181818181818181818181717181818181818181818181818
Champion, Promotion to Süper Lig
Promotion to Süper Lig
Play-off
Source: TFF

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away ADS ADA AKH ALT ATO BAL BBE BOL BUR ESK FKG GRS HAT İST KÖG MBS OSM ÜMR
Adana Demirspor 4–1 2–3 2–2 4–2 2–0 1–0 2–2 4–1 2–3 1–1 4–2 1–1 3–0 0–0 0–1 2–1 4–2
Adanaspor 0–0 0–0 3–3 0–0 1–1 0–0 0–0 2–3 3–2 2–0 1–1 1–2 2–2 1–1 1–3 2–1 0–1
Akhisarspor 1–1 1–0 2–1 0–0 3–1 0–0 0–0 0–1 2–1 0–2 2–0 3–1 4–3 3–4 2–2 3–2 1–0
Altay 1–0 3–1 3–1 1–0 1–0 0–1 2–1 2–1 1–1 0–1 0–0 2–1 1–0 0–0 0–2 3–0 1–3
Altınordu 2–2 1–0 2–0 0–3 1–1 2–1 2–0 0–0 4–1 1–2 3–1 2–2 1–1 1–2 1–0 2–2 1–2
Balıkesirspor 1–6 3–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 2–1 3–2 1–3 2–0 0–5 2–0 0–1 0–5 2–2 0–1 1–1 2–0
BB Erzurumspor 1–2 2–1 0–0 1–3 1–0 1–0 1–0 2–1 1–0 1–3 2–0 3–1 2–2 1–0 2–0 2–0 4–1
Boluspor 0–0 2–1 0–1 0–2 0–0 1–1 1–1 1–1 1–1 0–2 2–0 1–0 1–2 3–1 2–2 0–2 1–1
Bursaspor 2–1 1–0 2–1 2–2 1–0 0–0 1–0 1–1 0–1 2–1 2–3 2–1 1–1 1–0 2–2 3–1 2–1
Eskişehirspor 1–4 0–0 1–2 2–2 3–0 1–2 1–2 0–3 0–2 1–3 0–2 0–1 0–3 1–1 3–0 3–2 3–1
Fatih Karagümrük 2–2 3–0 2–3 2–2 3–3 0–0 0–1 3–1 3–1 2–0 2–1 1–1 1–0 0–2 1–1 2–0 2–3
Giresunspor 1–0 3–1 1–0 1–2 1–1 0–3 0–2 2–0 0–1 3–1 1–1 2–2 2–1 1–0 0–2 2–1 2–1
Hatayspor 2–1 1–0 2–3 3–2 1–0 2–0 0–0 3–0 3–1 1–0 0–0 1–1 1–0 1–0 2–0 1–0 2–0
İstanbulspor 0–2 1–0 0–1 2–2 0–2 2–2 1–1 0–0 1–2 1–0 4–0 2–1 2–2 1–1 1–2 1–0 2–1
Keçiörengücü 1–3 2–0 1–0 2–0 2–1 1–0 1–0 0–1 1–0 0–1 3–0 0–0 0–1 0–0 2–1 1–0 1–1
Menemenspor 2–3 4–2 0–1 1–1 1–1 1–0 0–0 1–1 2–1 3–1 0–1 0–3 0–4 2–2 1–1 1–2 3–0[a]
Osmanlıspor 2–3 2–2 2–1 0–0 2–1 4–3 1–3 2–1 2–4 1–1 1–1 1–1 0–1 1–1 0–0 2–0 3–2
Ümraniyespor 2–3 2–1 2–2 1–0 4–0 0–3 1–2 1–1 1–1 3–0 1–1 4–1 0–0 2–1 2–0 1–1 1–0
Source: TFF (in Turkish)
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.
For upcoming matches, an "a" indicates there is an article about the rivalry between the two participants.
Notes:
  1. ^ Match awarded.

Promotion PlayoffsEdit

SemifinalsEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Bursaspor 1–4 Adana Demirspor 0–0 1–4
Fatih Karagümrük 4–3 Akhisarspor 3–3 1–0

FinalEdit

Team 1  Score  Team 2
Adana Demirspor 1–1 (5–6 p) Fatih Karagümrük

StatisticsEdit

Top goalscorersEdit

As of matches played 19 July 2020[6]
Top goalscorers
Rank Player Team Goals
1   Marco Paixão Altay 22
2   Raul Rusescu Giresunspor 12
3   Emircan Altıntaş Ümraniyespor 11
  Erkan Zengin Adana Demirspor
  Mertan Caner Öztürk Osmanlıspor
6   Burhan Eşer Akhisarspor 10
  Ghislain Gimbert Ümraniyespor
  Mehmet Akyüz Adana Demirspor
  Samed Kaya Menemenspor
  Yevhen Seleznyov Bursaspor

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Süper Lig ne zaman başlayacak 2019-2020 sezonu". milliyet.com.tr (in Turkish). 3 May 2019. Retrieved 7 June 2019.
  2. ^ "Profesyonel liglerde 2019-2020 sezonu başlangıç tarihleri belli oldu". tff.org (in Turkish). 3 May 2019. Archived from the original on 8 May 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "TFF 1. Lig fikstürü çekildi". tff.org (in Turkish). 18 July 2019. Archived from the original on 12 August 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ "Türkiye'de o tarihe kadar tüm spor müsabakaları seyircisiz oynanacak" (in Turkish). Hürriyet. 12 March 2020. Retrieved 12 March 2020.
  5. ^ "Süper Lig'de maçlar ertelendi!" (in Turkish). Hürriyet. 19 March 2020. Retrieved 19 March 2020.
  6. ^ "TFF 1. Lig Gol Krallığı". TFF. Retrieved 7 July 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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