2016–17 Luxembourg National Division

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Luxembourg National Division
Season2016–17
ChampionsF91 Dudelange
RelegatedRumelange
UN Käerjéng 97
Jeunesse Canach
Champions LeagueF91 Dudelange
Europa LeagueDifferdange 03
Fola Esch
Progrès Niederkorn
Matches played182
Goals scored605 (3.32 per match)
All statistics correct as of 21 May 2017.

The 2016–17 Luxembourg National Division was the 103rd season of football in Luxembourg. The season started on 6 August 2016 and ended on 21 May 2017.[1]

Teams[edit]

The following 3 clubs left the National Division before the season -

The following 3 clubs joined the National Division before the season -

Team Venue Capacity
FC Differdange 03 Stade Parc des Sports 2,400
F91 Dudelange Stade Jos Nosbaum 2,558
Fola Esch Stade Émile Mayrisch 3,826
FC Jeunesse Canach Stade Rue de Lenningen 1,000
Jeunesse Esch Stade de la Frontière 5,400
US Mondorf-les-Bains Stade John Grün 3,600
FC Progrès Niederkorn Stade Jos Haupert 2,800
Racing FC Union Luxembourg Stade Achille Hammerel 5,814
FC RM Hamm Benfica Terrain de Football Cents 2,800
US Rumelange Stade Municipal 2,950
UN Käerjeng 97 Terrain Jos Bloes 2,500
FC UNA Strassen Complexe Sportif Jean Wirtz 2,000
Union Titus Pétange Stade Municipal de Pétange 2,400
Victoria Rosport VictoriArena 1,000

Source: Soccerway[2]

League table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 F91 Dudelange (C) 26 20 5 1 68 14 +54 65 Qualification for the Champions League second qualifying round
2 Differdange 03 26 20 5 1 65 21 +44 65 Qualification for the Europa League first qualifying round[a]
3 Fola Esch 26 16 8 2 69 34 +35 56
4 Progrès Niederkorn 26 13 5 8 57 38 +19 44
5 UNA Strassen 26 11 4 11 39 47 −8 37
6 Union Titus Pétange 26 10 5 11 38 33 +5 35
7 Mondorf-les-Bains 26 9 3 14 29 45 −16 30
8 Jeunesse Esch 26 7 8 11 38 49 −11 29
9 Victoria Rosport 26 8 4 14 38 54 −16 28
10 Racing FC 26 8 3 15 38 52 −14 27
11 RM Hamm Benfica 26 7 5 14 29 47 −18 26
12 Jeunesse Canach (R) 26 5 8 13 30 54 −24 23 Qualification for the relegation play-offs
13 Rumelange (R) 26 5 8 13 29 53 −24 23 Relegation to the Luxembourg Division of Honour
14 UN Käerjéng 97 (R) 26 7 1 18 37 63 −26 22
Source: UEFA, Soccerway
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Matches won; 4) Head-to-head points; 5) Head-to-head goal difference; 6) Head-to-head goals scored; 7) Play-off.[3]
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. ^ Since the winners of the 2016–17 Luxembourg Cup, F91 Dudelange, qualified for European competition based on league position, the spot awarded to the cup winners (Europa League first qualifying round) was passed to the fourth-placed team.

Results[edit]

Each team plays every other team in the league twice, home-and-away, for a total of 26 matches played each.

Home \ Away DIF DUD FOL JEC JES MON PRO RAC RMH RUM KÄE UNA PÉT VIC
Differdange 03 0–0 2–0 5–1 3–1 6–0 2–0 3–2 1–0 2–0 6–2 4–1 1–0 6–2
F91 Dudelange 0–1 5–2 6–1 5–1 1–0 4–0 4–0 3–0 3–2 1–0 3–0 3–0 3–0
Fola Esch 1–1 2–2 2–2 2–2 1–0 1–1 4–1 3–2 7–1 4–2 5–0 3–1 3–1
Jeunesse Canach 0–1 0–2 3–4 1–1 1–1 0–5 3–2 4–1 3–1 2–0 1–3 0–4 0–2
Jeunesse Esch 1–0 0–3 0–3 2–2 1–3 0–2 1–2 1–1 3–0 3–1 1–1 2–1 2–2
Mondorf-les-Bains 0–3 1–1 1–3 3–0 1–0 2–0 2–1 1–2 0–0 2–1 0–3 0–2 2–1
Progrès Niederkorn 1–2 1–2 2–2 2–2 1–1 1–2 2–1 4–1 4–0 0–2 5–1 0–2 3–1
Racing FC 0–2 1–2 0–2 1–0 1–2 3–1 4–5 2–1 1–1 3–0 1–0 0–4 1–2
RM Hamm Benfica 1–3 0–3 1–1 2–0 1–3 2–0 0–3 2–3 0–0 1–2 1–1 0–1 2–1
Rumelange 0–0 0–3 1–3 1–1 3–2 5–2 1–3 1–1 0–0 2–1 0–2 0–0 3–1
UN Käerjéng 97 3–5 1–1 0–4 3–1 1–4 1–0 2–4 0–3 6–0 4–3 0–2 0–3 2–3
UNA Strassen 4–4 0–3 1–3 0–2 1–1 3–1 1–3 3–0 0–5 2–0 2–0 3–1 0–2
Pétange 0–1 1–1 1–1 0–0 6–2 2–1 0–3 1–1 1–2 1–2 3–1 0–3 2–0
Victoria Rosport 1–1 0–4 1–3 0–0 2–1 1–3 2–2 4–3 0–1 4–2 1–2 1–2 3–1
Source: UEFA, Soccerway
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Relegation play-offs[edit]

A play-off (on neutral ground) was played between the twelfth-placed team in the 2016–17 Luxembourg National Division and the third-placed team in the 2016–17 Luxembourg Division of Honour for one place in the 2017–18 Luxembourg National Division.[1]

Jeunesse Canach2–2 (a.e.t.)US Hostert
Sy Seck Goal 8'20' Report Stump Goal 12'
Rougeaux Goal 51'
Penalties
2–4
Stade John Grün, Mondorf-les-Bains
Attendance: 1,579
Referee: Frank Bourgnon

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Division: Season Rules". scoresway. Archived from the original on 11 September 2016. Retrieved 20 July 2016.
  2. ^ "Soccerway Luxembourg National Division". uk.soccerway.com. Retrieved 25 November 2016.
  3. ^ "National Division 2016/2017 - Season rules". Scoresway. Archived from the original on 26 February 2018. Retrieved 20 July 2016.

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