2016–17 Liga I

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Liga I
Season2016–17
ChampionsViitorul Constanța
1st title
RelegatedPandurii Târgu Jiu
Târgu Mureș
Champions LeagueViitorul Constanța
Steaua Bucureşti
Europa LeagueDinamo București
Universitatea Craiova
Astra Giurgiu
Matches played268
Goals scored613 (2.29 per match)
Top goalscorerAzdren Llullaku (16)
Average attendance4,178

The 2016–17 Liga I was the 99th season of Liga I, which is the top division football league in Romania. The season began on 23 July 2016 and ended in May 2017. Viitorul Constanța won the tournament.

Teams[change | change source]

Results[change | change source]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Viitorul Constanța 26 16 3 7 39 22 +17 51 Qualification to Championship round
2 Steaua Bucureşti 26 13 8 5 34 22 +12 47
3 Astra Giurgiu 26 13 5 8 32 28 +4 44
4 Cluj 26 14 7 5 42 23 +19 43
5 Universitatea Craiova 26 13 4 9 36 26 +10 43
6 Dinamo București 26 12 5 9 40 33 +7 41
7 Gaz Metan Mediaș 26 10 9 7 36 27 +9 39 Qualification to Relegation round
8 Botoșani 26 9 5 12 30 31 −1 32
9 Voluntari 26 8 6 12 30 37 −7 30
10 Municipal Studențesc Iași 26 8 5 13 28 31 −3 29
11 Concordia Chiajna 26 6 7 13 17 32 −15 25
12 Pandurii Târgu Jiu 26 6 7 13 24 42 −18 19
13 Poli Timișoara 26 7 7 12 25 42 −17 14
14 Târgu Mureș 26 5 6 15 20 37 −17 12

* Rapid București, CFR Cluj and Târgu Mureș were all subtracted points for failing to comply with licensing requirements.[1]

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.[2]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Viitorul Constanța (C) 10 5 3 2 12 8 +4 44 Qualification to Champions League third qualifying round
2 Steaua București 10 6 2 2 15 7 +8 44
3 Dinamo București 10 5 4 1 15 8 +7 40 Qualification to Europa League third qualifying round
4 Cluj 10 3 2 5 8 14 −6 33
5 Universitatea Craiova 10 2 3 5 8 14 −6 31 Qualification to Europa League third qualifying round
6 Astra Giurgiu 10 1 2 7 10 17 −7 27 Qualification for the Europa League second qualifying round

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 7 7 0 16 5 +11 43
8 Gaz Metan Mediaș 14 4 7 3 17 11 +6 39
9 Voluntari 14 6 4 4 17 16 +1 37
10 Botoșani 14 4 5 5 15 12 +3 33
11 Concordia Chiajna 14 4 4 6 14 18 −4 29
12 Poli Timișoara 14 5 5 4 16 14 +2 27 Qualification to Relegation play-offs
13 Pandurii Târgu Jiu 14 4 5 5 12 18 −6 27 Relegation to Liga II
14 Târgu Mureș 14 1 5 8 5 18 −13 14

Play-offs[change | change source]

ACS Poli Timișoara wins play-offs and stays in the Liga I.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Comisia de Apel a decis cu câte puncte vor fi penalizate CFR, Rapid şi ASA". 12 May 2016. Retrieved 28 May 2016.
  2. "Liga I 2015/2016 - Regulamentul playoff/playout". RomaniaTV. Retrieved 21 February 2016.

Other websites[change | change source]