2015–16 Liga I

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2015–16 Liga I
Final positions
ChampionsAstra Giurgiu (1st title)
Tournament statistics
Matches played268
Goals scored659 (2.46 per match)
Top scorer(s)Romania Ioan Hora (19 goals)

The 2016–17 Liga I was the 98th season of Liga I, which is the top division football league in Romania. The season began on 10 July 2015 and ended in May 2016. It was won by Astra Giurgiu.

Teams[change | change source]

Results[change | change source]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Astra Giurgiu 26 14 9 3 42 29 +13 51 Qualification to Championship round
2 Dinamo București 26 13 9 4 36 24 +12 48
3 Pandurii Târgu Jiu 26 13 8 5 35 26 +9 47
4 Viitorul Constanța 26 13 7 6 49 30 +19 46
5 Steaua București 26 12 8 6 35 25 +10 44
6 Târgu Mureș 26 9 11 6 27 21 +6 38
7 Municipal Studențesc Iași 26 9 10 7 22 25 −3 37 Qualification to Relegation round
8 Universitatea Craiova 26 8 7 11 26 27 −1 31
9 CFR Cluj 26 9 10 7 31 25 +6 27
10 Botoșani 26 6 8 12 30 35 −5 26
11 Poli Timișoara 26 5 10 11 24 35 −11 25
12 Voluntari 26 5 9 12 28 42 −14 24
13 Concordia Chiajna 26 3 8 15 22 46 −24 17
14 Petrolul Ploiești 26 2 8 16 17 34 −17 8

* CFR Cluj and Petrolul Ploiești were both subtracted points for failing to comply with licensing requirements.

Championship round[change | change source]

Teams start the Championship round with their points from the Regular season halved, rounded upwards, and no other records carried over from the Regular season.[1]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Astra Giurgiu (C) 10 7 1 2 20 9 +11 48 Qualification to Champions League third qualifying round
2 Steaua București 10 6 3 1 18 8 +10 43
3 Pandurii Târgu Jiu 10 3 6 1 12 7 +5 39 Qualification to Europa League third qualifying round
4 Dinamo București 10 2 6 2 12 15 −3 36
5 Viitorul Constanța 10 1 3 6 14 21 −7 29 Qualification to Europa League third qualifying round
6 Târgu Mureș 10 0 3 7 8 24 −16 22

* Dinamo București, failed to obtain a UEFA licence in 2014,[2][3]

Relegation round[change | change source]

Teams start the Relegation round with their points from the Regular season halved, rounded upwards, and no other records carried over from the Regular season.

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
7 Municipal Studențesc Iași 14 5 5 4 17 15 +2 39 Qualification to Europa League second qualifying round
8 Universitatea Craiova 14 7 2 5 19 17 +2 39
9 Botoșani 14 7 4 3 29 19 +10 38
10 CFR Cluj 14 6 4 4 25 13 +12 36
11 Concordia Chiajna 14 7 5 2 19 13 +6 35
12 Voluntari 14 5 2 7 19 20 −1 29 Qualification to Relegation play-offs
13 Poli Timișoara 14 1 4 9 14 36 −22 20 Relegation to Liga II
14 Petrolul Ploiești 14 4 2 8 9 18 −9 18

Play-offs[change | change source]

First round[change | change source]

UTA Arad, from the Liga II, qualifies to the second round.

Second round[change | change source]

Voluntari wins second round and stays in the Liga I.

Other websites[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Liga I 2015/2016 - Regulamentul playoff/playout". RomaniaTV. Retrieved 21 February 2016.
  2. "TAS-ul, ultima variantă pentru ca Dinamo să poată juca în cupele europene" (in Romanian). DigiSport. 19 April 2016. Retrieved 16 May 2016.
  3. "FRF a explicat de ce Dinamo nu a primit licenţa pentru Europa" (in Romanian). DigiSport. 25 April 2016. Retrieved 16 May 2016.