2016–17 First Professional Football League (Bulgaria)

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First Professional Football League
Season2016–17
ChampionsLudogorets Razgrad
6th title
RelegatedNeftochimic Burgas
Montana
Lokomotiv Gorna Oryahovitsa
Champions LeagueLudogorets Razgrad
Europa LeagueBotev Plovdiv
Dunav Ruse
Levski Sofia
Matches played240
Goals scored616 (2.57 per match)
Top goalscorerClaudiu Keșerü (22)

The 2016–17 First Professional Football League (Bulgarian: Първа професионална футболна лига 2016/17, Parva profesionalna futbolna liga 2016/17) was the 93rd season of top division football in Bulgaria. It was played from 29 July 2016 to 4 June 2017. Ludogorets Razgrad won the tournament. The top scorer was Claudiu Keșerü, with 22 goals.

Regular season[change | change source]

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Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Ludogorets Razgrad 26 21 4 1 69 19 +50 67 Championship round
2 Levski Sofia 26 15 6 5 38 17 +21 51
3 CSKA Sofia 26 13 7 6 35 16 +19 46
4 Cherno More Varna 26 12 7 7 30 24 +6 43
5 Lokomotiv Plovdiv 26 10 9 7 35 30 +5 39
6 Dunav Ruse 26 10 8 8 32 31 +1 38
7 Botev Plovdiv 26 10 5 11 36 42 −6 35 Relegation round
8 Beroe Stara Zagora 26 10 5 11 27 28 −1 35
9 Pirin Blagoevgrad 26 10 4 12 30 36 −6 34
10 Vereya 26 8 6 12 22 36 −14 30
11 Slavia Sofia 26 8 4 14 30 45 −15 28
12 Neftochimic Burgas 26 7 5 14 27 37 −10 26
13 Lokomotiv Gorna Oryahovitsa 26 5 7 14 22 39 −17 22
14 Montana 26 3 3 20 16 49 −33 12

Championship round[change | change source]

Points and goals will carry over in full from the regular season.

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Ludogorets Razgrad (C) 36 25 8 3 87 28 +59 83 Champions League second qualifying round
2 CSKA Sofia 36 19 10 7 51 21 +30 67
3 Levski Sofia 36 18 9 9 50 31 +19 63 European play-off final
4 Dunav Ruse 36 15 10 11 46 44 +2 55 Europa League first qualifying round
5 Lokomotiv Plovdiv 36 14 10 12 50 52 −2 52
6 Cherno More Varna 36 13 8 15 39 45 −6 47

Relegation round[change | change source]

Points and goals will carry over in full from the regular season.

Group A[change | change source]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Vereya 32 13 6 13 31 40 −9 45 European play-off quarter-finals
2 Botev Plovdiv 32 13 5 14 51 50 +1 44 Europa League first qualifying round
3 Slavia Sofia 32 11 4 17 37 55 −18 37 Relegation play-offs
4 Montana (R) 32 4 3 25 24 66 −42 15

Group B[change | change source]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Beroe Stara Zagora 32 12 8 12 35 33 +2 44 European play-off quarter-finals
2 Pirin Blagoevgrad 32 12 7 13 41 44 −3 43
3 Neftochimic Burgas (R) 32 8 7 17 33 47 −14 31 Relegation play-offs
4 Lokomotiv Gorna Oryahovitsa (R) 32 7 9 16 32 51 −19 30

Statistics[change | change source]

Top goalscorers[change | change source]

22 goals

17 goals

14 goals

13 goals

11 goals

References[change | change source]

  1. "Summary - First League - Bulgaria - Results, fixtures, tables and news". Soccerway. Retrieved 17 November 2017.

Other websites[change | change source]