2010–11 Swiss Super League

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Swiss Super League
Season 2010–11
Champions Basel
Relegated Bellinzona
St. Gallen
Champions League Basel
Zürich
Europa League Sion
Young Boys
Thun
Matches played 180
Goals scored 537 (2.98 per match)
Top goalscorer Alexander Frei (27 goals)
Biggest home win Zürich 5–0 Bellinzona
Biggest away win Luzern 0–5 Zürich
Highest scoring Luzern 6–2 Bellinzona

The 2010–11 Swiss Super League was the 114th season of top-tier football in Switzerland. It began on 17 July 2010 and ended on 25 May 2011.[1] The league comprised ten teams.

FC Basel successfully defended their league title, maintaining a one-point edge over runners-up FC Zürich at the end of the season. It was the 14th league title overall for the club.

Teams[edit]

FC Aarau were relegated after finishing in last place of the table after the 2009–10 season. They were replaced by 2009–10 Challenge League champions FC Thun.

Ninth-placed AC Bellinzona and Challenge League runners-up FC Lugano competed in a two-legged relegation play-off after the end of the 2009–10 season. Bellinzona won 2–1 on aggregate and thus retained their Super League spot.

Stadia and locations[edit]

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Location of teams in the 2010–11 Swiss Super League
Club Location Stadium Capacity
FC Basel Basel St. Jakob-Park 38,512
AC Bellinzona Bellinzona Stadio Comunale Bellinzona 8,740
Grasshopper Club Zürich Zürich Letzigrund 23,605
FC Luzern Emmenbrücke Stadion Gersag 8,700
Neuchâtel Xamax Neuchâtel Stade de la Maladière 12,000
FC Sion Sion Stade Tourbillon 16,500
FC St. Gallen St. Gallen AFG Arena 19,694
FC Thun Thun Stadion Lachen 10,350
BSC Young Boys Bern Wankdorf 31,783
FC Zürich Zürich Letzigrund 23,605

League table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Basel (C) 36 21 10 5 76 44 +32 73 2011–12 UEFA Champions League Group stage 1
2 Zürich 36 21 9 6 74 44 +30 72 2011–12 UEFA Champions League Third qualifying round
3 Young Boys 36 15 12 9 65 50 +15 57 2011–12 UEFA Europa League Third qualifying round
4 Sion 36 15 9 12 47 36 +11 54 2011–12 UEFA Europa League Play-off round 2
5 Thun 36 11 16 9 48 43 +5 49 2011–12 UEFA Europa League Second qualifying round
6 Luzern 36 13 9 14 62 57 +5 48
7 Grasshopper 36 10 11 15 45 54 −9 41
8 Neuchâtel Xamax 36 8 8 20 44 67 −23 32
9 Bellinzona (R) 36 7 11 18 42 75 −33 32 Relegation play-offs
10 St. Gallen (R) 36 8 7 21 34 67 −33 31 Relegation to the 2011–12 Challenge League

Updated to games played on 25 May 2011.
Source: Super League
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
1Due to the winners of 2010-11 UEFA Champions League, Barcelona, having qualified for the 2011-12 UEFA Champions League group phase via their domestic leagues and the subsequent vacation of the title holder spot, Basel as Swiss champions were moved up from the third qualification round into the group stage.
2By winning the 2010–11 Swiss Cup. The team was later disqualified from the Europa League after Celtic F.C.'s successful protest over the team's use of ineligible players.
(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.

Relegation play-offs[edit]

Bellinzona as 9th-placed Super League team played a two-legged play-off against 2010–11 Challenge League runners-up Servette.

28 May 2011
16:45 CEST
Bellinzona 1 – 0 Servette
Pergl Goal 88' Report (German)
Stadio Comunale Bellinzona
Attendance: 4,800
Referee: Alain Bieri

31 May 2011
19:15 CEST
Servette 3 - 1 Bellinzona
de Azevedo Goal 11'
Baumann Goal 45' Goal 56'
Report (German) Lustrinelli Goal 69'
Stade de Genève
Attendance: 23,338
Referee: Hänni Nikolaj

Results[edit]

Teams played each other four times over the course of the season, twice at home and twice away, for a total of 36 matches per team.

First half of season[edit]

Home \ Away[1] BAS BEL GCZ LUZ NX SIO STG THU YB ZÜR
Basel 3–1 2–2 1–4 4–1 1–1 3–0 1–3 3–1 3–2
Bellinzona 1–0 1–1 0–3 3–3 0–2 1–3 2–2 2–1 1–2
Grasshopper 2–1 2–3 0–3 1–1 0–4 2–0 0–0 1–2 1–2
Luzern 1–1 6–2 3–2 4–2 2–3 4–0 1–1 2–0 1–1
Neuchâtel Xamax 1–2 1–2 1–1 2–1 0–3 0–1 2–3 2–4 3–4
Sion 1–2 1–1 2–0 4–1 1–2 0–2 1–1 2–0 1–1
St. Gallen 1–3 3–2 1–2 1–2 0–2 1–1 2–1 1–2 0–3
Thun 1–1 0–0 2–2 1–1 1–2 1–0 3–0 1–1 1–3
Young Boys 2–2 1–1 1–0 1–1 0–1 2–1 1–1 2–2 1–0
Zürich 1–4 2–2 2–0 2–2 3–1 1–1 3–1 0–0 2–2

Source: Swiss Football League
^ The home team is listed in the left-hand column.
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Second half of season[edit]

Home \ Away[1] BAS BEL GCZ LUZ NX SIO STG THU YB ZÜR
Basel 2–0 2–2 3–0 1–0 1–0 3–0 5–1 2–1 3–1
Bellinzona 0–4 2–0 2–0 1–1 2–2 1–3 1–1 1–5 0–1
Grasshopper 1–2 2–2 2–1 3–1 2–0 1–3 0–0 3–2 3–1
Luzern 0–1 3–2 1–0 2–1 0–1 1–1 0–1 1–1 0–5
Neuchâtel Xamax 2–2 1–2 0–0 2–1 1–0 2–1 1–4 1–2 1–2
Sion 3–0 1–0 2–0 3–2 0–0 2–0 1–0 0–2 0–2
St. Gallen 0–0 1–0 1–4 0–4 1–1 0–1 0–1 0–2 2–2
Thun 2–3 3–1 0–1 3–3 1–0 3–1 0–0 1–1 2–3
Young Boys 3–3 4–0 2–2 3–1 3–2 1–1 4–2 0–1 4–2
Zürich 2–2 5–0 1–0 2–0 3–0 2–0 3–1 1–0 2–1

Updated to games played on 25 May 2011.
Source: Swiss Football League
^ The home team is listed in the left-hand column.
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Top goalscorers[edit]

Source:Swiss Football League

Rank Player Club Goals
1 Switzerland Alexander Frei Basel 27
2 Cameroon Henri Bienvenu Young Boys 16
3 Switzerland Mauro Lustrinelli Bellinzona 14
4 Switzerland Hakan Yakin Luzern 12
5 France Alexandre Alphonse Zürich 10
Ivory Coast Giovanni Sio Sion 10
Switzerland Admir Mehmedi Zürich 10
Switzerland Marco Streller Basel 10
Switzerland Innocent Emeghara Grasshopper 10
10 Portugal Nelson Ferreira Luzern 9
Argentina Ezequiel Scarione Thun 9
Zambia Emmanuel Mayuka Young Boys 9
Tunisia Amine Chermiti Zürich 9

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Super League - Results and fixtures". Soccerway. Retrieved 26 April 2011. 

External links[edit]