2010–11 Swiss Challenge League
|Goals scored||743 (3.1 per match)|
|Top goalscorer||Michael Rodriguez (18)|
|Biggest home win||Biel-Bienne 7–0 Kriens|
|Biggest away win||Lugano 0–6 Servette|
|Highest scoring||Biel-Bienne 7–1 Aarau
Aarau 5–3 Biel-Bienne
Servette 6-2 Schaffhausen
The 2010–11 Swiss Challenge League was the eighth season of the Swiss Challenge League, the second tier of the Swiss football league pyramid. It began on 23 July 2010 and ended on 25 May 2011. The champions of this season, FC Lausanne-Sport, earned promotion to the 2011–12 Super League. The runners-up Servette won the promotion/relegation playoff against the 9th-placed team of the 2010–11 Super League, AC Bellinzona. The bottom two teams, FC Schaffhausen and Yverdon-Sport FC, were relegated to the 1. Liga.
2009–10 Challenge League champions FC Thun were promoted to the 2010–11 Super League. They were replaced by FC Aarau, who were relegated after finishing the 2009–10 Super League in last place. 2009–10 Challenge League runners-up FC Lugano had to compete in a promotion/relegation playoff against 9th-placed Super League team AC Bellinzona and eventually retained their league spot after losing 1–2 on aggregate.
FC Le Mont as 15th-placed team and last-placed FC Gossau were relegated after the 2009–10 season. They were replaced by FC Chiasso and SR Delémont, who emerged victorious from the eight-team 1. Liga promotion playoff.
||Promotion or relegation
|1||Lausanne-Sport (C) (P)||30||20||5||5||67||28||+39||65||Promotion to 2011–12 Swiss Super League|
|2||Servette (O) (P)||30||19||5||6||75||27||+48||62||Qualification to promotion/relegation playoffs|
|4||Vaduz||30||19||3||8||59||41||+18||60||2011–12 UEFA Europa League Second qualifying round 1|
|15||Schaffhausen (R)||30||7||5||18||36||53||−17||26||Relegation to 2011–12 Swiss 1. Liga|
Source: Swiss Football League
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
1 Vaduz as winners of the 2010–11 Liechtenstein Cup qualified for the second qualifying round of the 2011–12 UEFA Europa League.
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.
|Home ╲ Away||AAR||BB||CHI||DEL||KRI||LS||LOC||LUG||SHA||SER||SN||VAD||WIL||WIN||WOH||YS|
Including matches played on 21 May 2011; Source: Swiss Football League
- 18 goals
- Michaël Rodriguez (SR Delémont)
- 17 goals
- 16 goals
- 15 goals
- 14 goals
- 13 goals
- 12 goals
- 11 goals
- Dzengis Cavusevic (FC Wil 1900)
- Sabiá (FC Vaduz)
- Moreno Merenda (FC Vaduz)
- Alain Schultz (FC Wohlen)
- Aco Stojkov (FC Aarau)
- Official site (in German)