2019 1. divisjon

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The 2019 1. divisjon (referred to as OBOS-ligaen for sponsorship reasons) was a Norwegian second-tier football league season.

1. divisjon
Season2019
ChampionsAalesund
PromotedAalesund
Sandefjord
RelegatedNotodden
Skeid
Tromsdalen
Matches played240
Goals scored722 (3.01 per match)
Top goalscorerPontus Engblom
(19 goals)
Biggest home winKFUM Oslo 5–0 Jerv
(5 May 2019)
Aalesund 5–0 Tromsdalen
(16 May 2019)
Biggest away winTromsdalen 0–8 Ull/Kisa
(14 April 2019)
Highest scoringRaufoss 6–4 Tromsdalen
(2 June 2019)
Longest winning run9 games
Aalesund
Longest unbeaten run18 games
Aalesund
Longest winless run16 games
Tromsdalen
Longest losing run7 games
Tromsdalen
2018
2020

Aalesund set a new record for most points in a 1. divisjon season with 79. They surpassed Start's record of 74 points from the 2004 season in the penultimate round.[1]

Season summaryEdit

On 20 October, Aalesund secured both promotion and league title with three games to spare by winning 1–0 away over Tromsdalen.[2] The same day, Tromsdalen were the first team to be relegated as their defeat was coinciding with a victory for Strømmen. On 2 November, Sandefjord secured promotion to the first tier with one match to spare after their 1–0 win over Jerv at Komplett Arena.[3] On the same day, Skeid were the second team to be relegated as their draw against Notodden meant that survival was out of reach before the ultimate round.

TeamsEdit

In the 2018 1. divisjon, Viking and Mjøndalen were promoted to the 2019 Eliteserien, while Åsane, Florø and Levanger were relegated to the 2019 2. divisjon.

Start and Sandefjord were relegated from the 2018 Eliteserien, while Raufoss, Skeid and KFUM Oslo were promoted from the 2018 2. divisjon.

Locations of the teams in the 2019 1. divisjon

Stadia and personnelEdit

Team Location Arena Capacity Manager
Aalesund Ålesund Color Line Stadion 10,778   Lars Bohinen
HamKam Hamar Briskeby Arena 7,800   Gaute Helstrup
Jerv Grimstad Levermyr Stadion 3,300   Arne Sandstø
KFUM Oslo Oslo KFUM Arena 1,500   Jørgen Isnes
Kongsvinger Kongsvinger Gjemselund Stadion 5,824   Vitor Gazimba
Nest-Sotra Sotra Ågotnes Stadion 1,200   Steffen Landro
Notodden Notodden Idrettsparken 4,000   Kenneth Dokken
Raufoss Raufoss Nammo Stadion 1,800   Christian Johnsen
Sandefjord Sandefjord Komplett Arena 6,582   Martí Cifuentes
Sandnes Ulf Sandnes Sandnes Stadion 4,969   Bengt Sæternes
Skeid Oslo Nordre Åsen1 2,000   Tom Nordlie
Sogndal Sogndal Fosshaugane Campus 5,622   Eirik Bakke
Start Kristiansand Sør Arena 14,448   Jóhannes Harðarson
Strømmen Strømmen Strømmen Stadion2 1,850   Ole Martin Nesselquist
Tromsdalen Tromsdalen TUIL Arena 1,695   Jonathan Hill
Ull/Kisa Jessheim Jessheim Stadion 3,500   Trond Fredriksen
  • 1Skeid played their home games at Intility Arena from 25 May 2019.[4]
  • 2Strømmen played their last home game at Jessheim Stadion due to nonapproved floodlights at Strømmen Stadion.[5]

Managerial changesEdit

Team Outgoing manager Manner of departure Date of vacancy Table Incoming manager Date of appointment Table
HamKam   Kevin Knappen Contract expired 11 November 2018 Pre-season   Gaute Helstrup 29 November 2018[6] Pre-season
Strømmen   Espen Olsen Contract expired 11 November 2018[7] Pre-season   Ole Martin Nesselquist 29 November 2018[8] Pre-season
Ull/Kisa   Vegard Skogheim Contract expired 11 November 2018[9] Pre-season   Trond Fredriksen 7 December 2018[10] Pre-season
Kongsvinger   Mark Dempsey Resigned 13 November 2018[11] Pre-season   Vitor Gazimba 16 January 2019[12] Pre-season
Tromsdalen   Gaute Helstrup Signed by HamKam 29 November 2018[13] Pre-season   Jonathan Hill 10 January 2019[14] Pre-season
Start   Kjetil Rekdal Mutual agreement 2 April 2019 15th   Jóhannes Harðarson
(interim, later permanent)
2 April 2019 15th

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion, qualification or relegation
1 Aalesund (C, P) 30 25 4 1 67 25 +42 79 Promotion to Eliteserien
2 Sandefjord (P) 30 19 8 3 53 30 +23 65
3 Start (O, P) 30 19 5 6 54 31 +23 62 Qualification for the promotion play-offs
4 KFUM Oslo 30 13 9 8 58 42 +16 48
5 Kongsvinger 30 14 4 12 38 36 +2 46
6 Sogndal 30 13 6 11 51 39 +12 45
7 Nest-Sotra 30 14 6 10 43 31 +12 44[a]
8 Ull/Kisa 30 11 6 13 47 47 0 39
9 Sandnes Ulf 30 11 5 14 46 49 −3 38
10 HamKam 30 11 5 14 43 47 −4 38
11 Raufoss 30 12 2 16 47 59 −12 38
12 Jerv 30 8 9 13 34 54 −20 33
13 Strømmen 30 7 10 13 32 46 −14 30[b]
14 Notodden (R) 30 6 7 17 35 53 −18 25 Qualification for the relegation play-offs
15 Skeid (R) 30 4 10 16 38 54 −16 22 Relegation to 2. divisjon
16 Tromsdalen (R) 30 3 4 23 36 79 −43 13
Source: nifs.no (in Norwegian), Soccerway
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Goals scored; 4) Head-to-head points; 5) Head-to-head goal difference; 6) Head-to-head away goals scored (only if between two teams); 7) Head-to-head goals scored; 8) Play-off (only used to decide champions or relegation).
(C) Champion; (O) Play-off winner; (P) Promoted; (R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. ^ Nest-Sotra have been deducted a total of 4 points due to financial difficulties. They were deducted 1 point in May[15] and 3 points in October.[16]
  2. ^ Strømmen have been deducted 1 point.[15]

Positions by roundEdit

Team ╲ Round123456789101112131415161718192021222324252627282930
Aalesund323111111111111111111111111111
Sandefjord312332222322222223233332222222
Start1164795333234333332322223333333
KFUM Oslo1115141184854453665544444444444644
Kongsvinger388568586646556777777667677575
Sogndal713791213111313111081098666656556866756
Nest-Sotra161491310111311111212118810998888885555467
Ull/Kisa73147374777777910101191010121212111099108
Sandnes Ulf710106117978999910788910111110991012121089
HamKam1161212131212101010111212121111111212121211101012910111110
Raufoss29117464655654444555657787888911
Jerv145229699881011111212121011999111191111121212
Strømmen101113141415151515141414151514141414141515141514141413131313
Notodden111215151514141414151515141415151515151313131313131314141414
Skeid35610510101212131313131313131313131414151415151515151515
Tromsdalen151616161616161616161616161616161616161616161616161616161616
Promotion to Eliteserien
Promotion play-offs
Relegation play-offs
Relegation to 2. divisjon
Source: nifs.no

Play-offsEdit

Promotion play-offsEdit

The 3rd to 6th placed teams took part in the promotion play-offs; these were single leg knockout matches. In the first round, the 5th placed team played at home against the 6th placed team. The winner of the first round then met the 4th placed team on away ground in the second round. The winner of the second round then met the 3rd placed team on away ground. The winner of the third round advanced to play the 14th placed team in Eliteserien over two legs in the Eliteserien play-offs for a spot in the top-flight next season.

First roundEdit

Kongsvinger1–0Sogndal
Report

Second roundEdit

KFUM Oslo2–0Kongsvinger
Report
Attendance: 1,311

Third roundEdit

Start1–0KFUM Oslo
Report
Attendance: 2,615
Referee: Rohit Saggi

Relegation play-offsEdit

The 14th placed team took part in a two-legged play-off against the winners of the 2. divisjon play-offs to decide who would play in the 2020 1. divisjon.

Notodden1–3Åsane
Report
Attendance: 468
Åsane2–2Notodden
Report
Attendance: 802

Åsane won 5–3 on aggregate.

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away AAL HAM JER KFU KIL NSO NOT RAU SAN ULF SKE SOG IKS SIF TUI UKI
Aalesund 5–2 4–0 2–1 1–0 2–0 3–1 3–1 3–1 3–1 4–2 3–1 2–1 3–1 5–0 1–0
HamKam 1–2 2–2 4–4 2–0 3–2 1–2 1–2 1–0 2–3 2–1 0–0 4–0 1–2 2–1 2–0
Jerv 0–0 1–0 2–2 0–2 0–1 3–1 1–0 0–2 0–0 5–1 1–1 1–7 1–1 1–0 2–0
KFUM Oslo 2–4 2–0 5–0 0–1 2–1 4–1 2–1 3–3 3–0 2–1 1–0 1–2 1–0 1–1 5–1
Kongsvinger 1–1 2–1 1–1 0–0 1–0 1–0 1–0 2–3 1–2 0–2 3–0 4–2 3–2 3–2 1–2
Nest-Sotra 0–1 2–0 4–1 2–2 3–0 2–1 1–2 1–1 3–0 2–1 1–0 0–1 1–1 2–0 2–0
Notodden 0–1 1–2 1–1 1–1 2–0 2–3 0–1 0–2 0–4 1–1 1–3 0–2 3–0 3–3 0–0
Raufoss 2–1 1–2 4–2 1–0 0–0 2–1 1–4 0–2 2–5 4–5 1–1 1–2 1–0 6–4 4–2
Sandefjord 1–1 2–0 1–0 1–0 1–0 2–1 3–0 1–0 3–1 1–0 0–3 0–0 2–0 1–0 3–2
Sandnes Ulf 1–2 0–2 2–3 2–3 1–2 0–0 1–0 3–1 2–4 3–2 0–1 2–0 0–31 3–2 2–0
Skeid 0–1 1–0 0–0 1–1 0–2 1–2 2–2 2–3 2–2 0–0 2–2 1–1 1–1 3–0 1–2
Sogndal 2–3 3–0 4–0 4–2 2–1 0–1 4–1 1–3 1–1 1–1 4–2 0–1 4–2 5–2 3–0
Start 0–1 4–1 3–2 0–0 3–1 2–0 0–3 2–1 2–2 3–2 2–0 1–0 4–0 2–0 2–1
Strømmen 1–2 0–0 3–1 0–3 2–0 0–2 1–1 2–1 2–3 0–0 1–1 2–0 0–0 0–4 1–1
Tromsdalen 0–1 2–5 1–3 2–3 1–3 2–2 0–2 3–0 3–3 1–4 1–0 0–1 1–3 0–2 0–8
Ull/Kisa 2–2 0–0 1–0 4–2 0–2 1–1 3–1 5–1 0–2 2–1 3–2 3–0 0–2 2–2 2–0
Source: Football Association of Norway (in Norwegian)
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.
  • 1Due to a frozen pitch at Sandnes Stadion, the game was cancelled and the result was set to 0–3.[17]

Season statisticsEdit

As of 9 November 2019[18]

AttendancesEdit

Pos Team Total High Low Average Change
1 Start 78,832 7,150 4,566 5,255 +10.1%1
2 Aalesund 61,482 5,495 3,465 4,099 −14.8%
3 Sandefjord 37,199 5,174 1,809 2,480 −20.9%1
4 Sogndal 26,756 2,411 1,473 1,784 −14.6%
5 HamKam 24,270 3,142 644 1,618 −4.3%
6 Kongsvinger 21,339 2,689 1,107 1,423 −7.1%
7 Jerv 19,881 2,105 938 1,325 +6.0%
8 Sandnes Ulf 18,280 1,500 1,211 1,306 −21.7%
9 Raufoss 16,676 2,157 493 1,112 +42.6%2
10 Ull/Kisa 14,154 1,728 517 944 +27.9%
11 KFUM Oslo 13,513 1,701 505 901 +463.1%2
12 Skeid 9,003 1,405 274 600 +71.9%2
13 Notodden 7,580 1,000 343 505 −24.2%
14 Strømmen 5,560 556 205 371 −9.5%
15 Nest-Sotra 4,778 602 184 319 +1.3%
16 Tromsdalen 2,610 300 50 174 −55.0%
League total 342,775 7,150 50 1,434 −15.5%

Updated to games played on 9 November 2019
Source: nifs.no
Notes:
1: Team played last season in Eliteserien.
2: Team played last season in 2. divisjon.

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