2005–06 Croatian First Football League

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The 2005–06 Croatian First Football League (officially known as the Prva HNL Ožujsko for sponsorship reasons) was the fifteenth season of the Croatian First Football League, the national championship for men's association football teams in Croatia, since its establishment in 1992. The season started on 20 July 2005 and ended on 13 May 2006. Hajduk Split were the defending champions, having won their eighteenth championship title the previous season. Dinamo Zagreb won the title, after a win against Osijek on 6 May 2006, which started his eleventh year dominance.

Prva HNL Ožujsko
Season2005–06
ChampionsDinamo Zagreb
8th Croatian title
12th domestic title
RelegatedInter Zaprešić
Champions LeagueDinamo Zagreb
UEFA CupRijeka
Varteks (via Cup)
Intertoto CupOsijek
Matches played192
Goals scored513 (2.67 per match)
Top goalscorerIvan Bošnjak (22)
Biggest home winHajduk S. 6–0 Osijek
Biggest away winInter Z. 0–6 Dinamo Z.
Highest scoring6–0 two matches
5–1 three matches
Average attendance3,349

TeamsEdit

Stadia and personnelEdit

Team Manager1 Location Stadium Capacity
Cibalia   Goran Meštrović Vinkovci Stadion HNK Cibalia 10,000
Dinamo Zagreb   Josip Kuže Zagreb Stadion Maksimir 37,168
Hajduk Split   Luka Bonačić Split Stadion Poljud 35,000
Inter Zaprešić   Đuro Bago Šibenik Stadion ŠRC Zaprešić 5,000
Kamen Ingrad   Ivica Matković Velika Stadion Kamen Ingrad 8,000
Međimurje   Stanko Mršić Čakovec Stadion SRC Mladost 8,000
Osijek   Ivo Šušak Osijek Stadion Gradski vrt 19,500
Pula Staro Češko   Krunoslav Jurčić Pula Stadion Veruda 3,000
Rijeka   Dragan Skočić Rijeka Stadion Kantrida 10,275
Slaven Belupo   Elvis Scoria Koprivnica Gradski stadion u Koprivnici 4,000
Varteks   Zlatko Dalić Varaždin Stadion Varteks 10,800
NK Zagreb   Miloš Rus Zagreb Stadion Kranjčevićeva 8,850
  • 1 On final match day of the season, played on 13 May 2006.

First stageEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Dinamo Zagreb 22 18 2 2 61 11 +50 56 Qualification to championship group
2 Rijeka 22 14 3 5 42 28 +14 45
3 Osijek 22 10 4 8 25 32 −7 34
4 Varteks 22 10 1 11 34 35 −1 31
5 Hajduk Split 22 7 8 7 28 21 +7 29
6 Kamen Ingrad 22 8 5 9 26 30 −4 29
7 Pula Staro Češko 22 8 4 10 29 26 +3 28 Qualification to relegation group
8 NK Zagreb 22 8 3 11 19 27 −8 27
9 Cibalia 22 7 5 10 24 35 −11 26
10 Slaven Belupo 22 5 7 10 29 38 −9 22
11 Inter Zaprešić 22 6 4 12 17 34 −17 22
12 Međimurje 22 5 6 11 26 43 −17 21
Source: RSSSF.org
Rules for classification: 1st points; 2nd head-to-head points; 3rd head-to-head goal difference; 4th head-to-head away goals scored

Rounds 1–22 resultsEdit

Home \ Away DIN RIJ VAR OSI HAJ KAM PUL SLA CIB ZAG MEĐ INT
Dinamo Zagreb 5–1 1–0 3–1 0–0 5–0 1–0 4–1 1–0 4–1 3–0 0–0
Rijeka 0–1 3–1 4–1 1–0 3–1 2–2 4–2 4–1 0–0 4–1 0–0
Varteks 2–5 1–4 0–1 0–1 1–3 2–0 2–2 4–0 3–1 3–2 2–0
Osijek 1–0 0–1 2–0 1–1 1–0 1–0 4–2 1–1 1–0 1–1 1–0
Hajduk Split 0–1 0–1 3–0 6–0 1–2 1–1 1–1 1–1 3–1 1–0 3–2
Kamen Ingrad 1–5 0–1 0–1 2–0 2–1 2–1 0–0 2–0 1–2 2–2 0–1
Pula Staro Češko 2–1 3–0 0–2 2–2 2–0 1–2 1–0 2–3 2–0 4–0 3–0
Slaven Belupo 0–2 1–3 4–3 3–1 0–0 1–1 1–1 4–2 1–0 1–1 3–0
Cibalia 0–4 4–0 1–0 3–1 1–0 1–1 0–2 1–0 1–1 0–2 1–0
NK Zagreb 0–4 2–0 0–1 0–1 1–2 2–1 2–0 3–1 1–0 1–0 1–0
Međimurje 1–5 2–4 1–4 1–0 1–1 0–3 2–0 2–0 3–3 0–0 1–2
Inter Zaprešić 0–6 0–2 1–2 2–3 2–2 0–0 2–0 2–1 1–0 1–0 1–3
Source: RSSSF.org
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Championship groupEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Dinamo Zagreb (C) 32 24 4 4 78 21 +57 76 Qualification to Champions League second qualifying round
2 Rijeka 32 20 5 7 61 36 +25 65 Qualification to UEFA Cup first qualifying round
3 Varteks 32 15 2 15 51 48 +3 47
4 Osijek 32 13 5 14 31 48 −17 44 Qualification to Intertoto Cup second round
5 Hajduk Split 32 10 10 12 40 35 +5 40
6 Kamen Ingrad 32 11 5 16 33 47 −14 38
Source: RSSSF.org
Rules for classification: 1st points; 2nd head-to-head points; 3rd head-to-head goal difference; 4th head-to-head away goals scored
(C) Champion

Rounds 23–32 resultsEdit

Home \ Away DIN HAJ KAM OSI RIJ VAR
Dinamo Zagreb 1–0 2–0 1–0 1–2 2–1
Hajduk Split 1–0 4–1 3–0 0–4 2–2
Kamen Ingrad 1–3 1–0 1–2 1–0 0–1
Osijek 0–0 2–1 1–0 0–2 0–2
Rijeka 2–2 1–1 3–0 3–1 2–1
Varteks 3–5 2–0 1–2 3–0 1–0
Source: RSSSF.org
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Relegation groupEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Relegation
7 Pula Staro Češko 32 13 6 13 44 36 +8 45
8 Slaven Belupo 32 10 11 11 46 48 −2 41
9 Cibalia 32 9 10 13 33 47 −14 37
10 NK Zagreb 32 11 4 17 26 43 −17 37
11 Međimurje (O) 32 9 9 14 40 51 −11 36 Qualification to relegation play-off
12 Inter Zaprešić (R) 32 8 7 17 30 53 −23 31 Relegation to Croatian Second Football League
Source: RSSSF.org
Rules for classification: 1st points; 2nd head-to-head points; 3rd head-to-head goal difference; 4th head-to-head away goals scored
(O) Play-off winner; (R) Relegated

Rounds 23–32 resultsEdit

Home \ Away CIB INT MEĐ PUL SLA ZAG
Cibalia 1–1 0–0 0–0 1–1 2–1
Inter Zaprešić 4–3 0–1 1–4 1–2 1–0
Međimurje 4–0 2–2 2–0 3–4 2–0
Pula Staro Češko 0–2 2–1 1–0 2–0 4–1
Slaven Belupo 1–0 1–1 0–0 2–2 3–0
NK Zagreb 0–0 3–1 1–0 1–0 0–3
Source: RSSSF.org
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Relegation play-offEdit

Playoff wasn't needed after the second-placed Croatian Second Football League team, Belišće, failed to secure a license to compete in Prva HNL. Therefore, Međimurje automatically kept their first-league status for the 2006–07 season.

Top goalscorersEdit

Rank Player Club Goals
1   Ivan Bošnjak Dinamo Zagreb 22
2   Eduardo da Silva Dinamo Zagreb 21
3   Davor Vugrinec Rijeka 15
4   Leon Benko Varteks 14
  Ahmad Sharbini Rijeka
6   Srđan Lakić Kamen Ingrad 13
7   Igor Mostarlić Međimurje 12
8   Ivan Jolić Varteks 11
  Stiven Rivić Pula Staro Češko
10.   Niko Kranjčar Hajduk Split 10
  Dino Kresinger Međimurje

See alsoEdit

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