2007–08 Luxembourg National Division

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The 2007-08 season of the Luxembourg National Division ran from August 2007 to 31 May 2008. F91 Dudelange won their fourth consecutive title.

Teams[edit]

Locations of participating teams across Luxembourg.
Club Town 2006-07 Season
FC Avenir Beggen Beggen Division of Honour, 2nd
FC Differdange 03 Differdange 3rd
F91 Dudelange Dudelange 1st
FC Etzella Ettelbruck Ettelbruck 2nd
CS Grevenmacher Grevenmacher 6th
Jeunesse Esch Esch-sur-Alzette 9th
UN Käerjéng 97 Bascharage 8th
CS Pétange Pétange 10th
FC Progrès Niedercorn Niederkorn 7th
Racing FC Union Luxembourg Luxembourg City 4th
FC RM Hamm Benfica Luxembourg City Division of Honour, 1st
FC Swift Hesperange Hesperange 5th
FC Victoria Rosport Rosport 12th
FC Wiltz 71 Wiltz 11th

Format[edit]

As in 2006–07, the 2007-08 season involved involve only a round-robin amongst the fourteen teams. Thus, each team played 26 games over the course of the calendar.

The bottom two teams were relegated automatically; these teams were CS Pétange and FC Victoria Rosport. The third-bottom (twelfth-placed) team was required to take part in a play-off with the third-placed team from the Division of Honour for the place in the National Division the following season. In the event, FC Wiltz 71 finished third-bottom, and lost the play-off to FC Sporting Steinfort.

European qualification[edit]

Luxembourg was assigned one spot in the first qualifying round of the UEFA Champions League, for the league champions, F91 Dudelange. It has also been assigned two spots in the first qualifying round of the UEFA Cup, for the runners-up, Racing FC Union Luxembourg, and the Luxembourg Cup winners. If, as happened two seasons previously, the league champions and runners-up had both reach the cup final, the second UEFA Cup spot would have gone to the team placed third in the league. However, in the event, neither of the top two clubs reached the semi-finals, and the cup-winners spot went to CS Grevenmacher. Jeunesse Esch have not applied to play in the UEFA Intertoto Cup 2008, so Etzella Ettelbruck have qualified in Jeunesse's place.

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Final standings[edit]

Pos Team P W D L F A GD Pts
1 F91 Dudelange 26 23 2 1 74 12 +62 71
2 Racing FC Union Luxembourg 26 14 8 4 50 28 +22 50
3 Jeunesse Esch 26 13 6 7 51 39 +12 45
4 FC Etzella Ettelbruck 26 13 5 8 54 48 +6 44
5 FC Avenir Beggen 26 11 4 11 41 38 +3 37
6 CS Grevenmacher 26 10 6 10 45 36 +9 36
7 FC Differdange 03 26 11 2 13 43 43 0 35
8 FC RM Hamm Benfica 26 9 5 12 32 48 -16 32
9 FC Swift Hesperange 26 8 7 11 36 44 -8 31
10 UN Käerjéng 97 26 8 6 12 30 40 -10 30
11 FC Progrès Niedercorn 26 7 7 12 31 46 -15 28
12 FC Wiltz 71 26 6 7 13 33 48 -15 25
13 FC Victoria Rosport 26 6 6 14 29 56 -27 24
14 CS Pétange 26 4 7 15 27 50 -23 19
UEFA Champions League First Qualifying Round
UEFA Cup First Qualifying Round
UEFA Intertoto Cup First Round
Relegation play-off
Relegation

P = Matches played; W = Matches won; D = Matches drawn; L = Matches lost; GF = Goals for; GA = Goals against; GD = Goal difference; Pts = Points

Relegation play-off[edit]

National Division Score Division of Honour Date Venue
FC Wiltz 71 0-2 FC Sporting Steinfort 31 May 2008 Stade Achille Hammerel, Luxembourg City

As a result of their victory, FC Sporting Steinfort were promoted to the National Division for the 2008-09 season, and FC Wiltz 71 relegated to the Division of Honour.