1979 Mestaruussarja

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Mestaruussarja
Season 1979
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1978
1980
Finnish football
1979

Mestaruussarja (Tier 1)
Ykkönen (Tier 2)
Kakkonen (Tier 3)
Kolmonen (Tier 4)
Nelonen (Tier 5)
Suomen Cup 1979

Statistics of Mestaruussarja in the 1979 season.

Overview[edit]

Preliminary Stage is performed in 12 teams, and higher 8 teams go into Championship Group. Lower 4 teams fought in Promotion/Relegation Group with higher 4 teams of Ykkönen.

OPS Oulu won the championship.

Preliminary stage[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA Pts
1 OPS Oulu 22 11 10 1 39 15 32
2 KuPS Kuopio 22 12 5 5 38 25 29
3 HJK Helsinki 22 10 7 5 34 24 27
4 Reipas Lahti 22 10 5 7 33 36 25
5 KPT Kuopio 22 10 4 8 31 23 24
6 TPS Turku 22 9 5 8 36 27 23
7 Haka Valkeakoski 22 9 4 9 48 42 22
8 KTP Kotka 22 8 4 10 27 44 20
9 KPV Kokkola 22 5 7 10 25 27 17
10 Ilves Tampere 22 6 4 12 31 41 16
11 Pyrkivä Turku 22 5 6 11 17 31 16
12 MiPK Mikkeli 22 4 5 13 23 47 13

Championship group[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA Pts
1 OPS Oulu (C) 29 15 11 3 53 25 41
2 KuPS Kuopio 29 17 6 6 58 33 40
3 HJK Helsinki 29 14 7 8 48 36 35
4 KPT Kuopio 29 13 7 9 47 33 33
5 Reipas Lahti 29 12 8 9 46 49 32
6 Haka Valkeakoski 29 11 7 11 58 52 29
7 TPS Turku 29 9 8 12 46 43 26
8 KTP Kotka 29 9 4 16 33 68 22

Promotion/Relegation Group[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA Pts
1 Ilves Tampere 7 4 3 0 16 5 14 (3)
2 OTP Oulu (P) 7 5 0 2 18 11 13 (3)
3 KPV Kokkola 7 2 3 2 9 11 11 (4)
4 Sepsi-78 (P) 7 2 4 1 8 5 10 (2)
5 Pyrkivä Turku (R) 7 2 3 2 9 8 9 (2)
6 MP Mikkeli 7 2 0 5 7 11 8 (4)
7 MiPK Mikkeli (R) 7 2 2 3 7 14 7 (1)
8 GrIFK Kauniainen 7 1 1 5 11 20 4 (1)

The teams obtained bonus points on the basis of their preliminary stage position. Those points are given in parentheses.

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