2010 Armenian Premier League

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Armenian Premier League
2010 Arm League Logo.jpg
Season 2010
Champions Pyunik
13th title
Relegated none
Champions League Pyunik
Europa League Mika
Banants
Ulisses
Matches played 112
Goals scored 316 (2.82 per match)
Top goalscorer Gevorg Ghazaryan and Marcos Pizzelli (16 goals)
Biggest home win Mika 6–1 Shirak
(12 June)
Banants 6-1 Impulse
(6 August)
Biggest away win Gandzasar 1–6 Pyunik
(1 May)
Highest scoring Banants 5–2 Impulse
(3 April)
Gandzasar 1–6 Pyunik
(1 May)
Mika 6-1 Shirak
(12 June)
Banants 6-1 Impulse
(6 August)
Longest winning run Banants (11 games)
(1 May–6 August)
Longest unbeaten run 15 games by 2 teams
Pyunik
(3 July–14 November)
Banants
(3 April–6 August)
Longest winless run Shirak (13 games)
(5 June–27 September)
Longest losing run 9 games by 2 teams
Kilikia
(11 September–14 November)
Shirak
(5 June–21 August)
2009
2011

The 2010 Armenian Premier League season was the nineteenth since its establishment. The season began in March 2010 and ended in November 2010. FC Pyunik were the defending champions, having won their twelfth championship last season.

Participating teams[edit]

Ararat Yerevan finished in last place last season and were relegated to the Armenian First League. Taking their place this year is Impulse Dilijan, who finished first in the 2009 Armenian First League.

Location of teams in the 2010 Armenian Premier League
Club Location Stadium Capacity
Banants Yerevan Republican Stadium 14,403
Gandzasar Kapan Gandzasar Stadium 3,500
Impulse Dilijan Dilijan City Stadium 2,200
Kilikia Yerevan Hrazdan Stadium 54,208
Mika Yerevan Mika Stadium 7,250
Pyunik Yerevan Republican Stadium 14,403
Shirak Gyumri Gyumri City Stadium 2,844
Ulisses Yerevan Hrazdan Stadium 54,208

League table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Pyunik (C) 28 20 5 3 73 22 +51 65 2011–12 UEFA Champions League Second qualifying round
2 Banants 28 20 4 4 58 24 +34 64 2011–12 UEFA Europa League First qualifying round
3 Ulisses 28 17 4 7 44 23 +21 55
4 Mika 28 14 4 10 47 31 +16 46 2011–12 UEFA Europa League Second qualifying round 1
5 Impulse 28 10 7 11 29 43 −14 37
6 Gandzasar 28 8 3 17 24 45 −21 27
7 Kilikia 28 4 3 21 19 60 −41 15 Team disbanded after the season 3
8 Shirak 28 2 4 22 22 68 −46 10

Source: [1]
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
1Winners of 2011 Armenian Cup.
2Executive committee of the Football Federation of Armenia decided to allow Shirak to participate in the Premier League next season despite the fact that FC Shirak took the last place in the tournament and was supposed to leave it.[1]
3Kilikia decided not to participate in 2011 Armenian Premier League competition, citing financial difficultes as a reason.[2]
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.

Results[edit]

The league was played in four stages. The teams have played four times with each other, twice at home and twice away, for a total of 28 matches per team.

First half of season[edit]

Home \ Away[1] BAN GAN IMP KIL MIK PYU SHI ULI
Banants 3–0 5–2 2–0 2–0 1–1 5–1 2–0
Gandzasar 1–2 1–2 3–0 1–1 1–6 1–0 0–1
Impulse 0–1 1–0 0–32 2–2 0–0 2–1 0–3
Kilikia 0–3 3–1 0–1 1–1 0–3 3–1 1–3
Mika 4–0 2–0 1–0 2–0 0–2 6–1 0–1
Pyunik 2–3 0–1 3–0 4–2 4–2 4–1 1–0
Shirak 0–3 0–1 0–1 4–1 0–1 0–3 0–2
Ulisses 2–2 1–0 2–0 2–0 0–0 3–1 4–0
Source: ffa.am
^ The home team is listed in the left-hand column.
2This match was originally a 2–3 win for Kilikia, but was later awarded to Kilikia 0–3 because Impulse fielded an ineligible player.[3]
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Second half of season[edit]

Home \ Away[1] BAN GAN IMP KIL MIK PYU SHI ULI
Banants 5–0 6–1 1–0 2–1 2–2 1–1 0–2
Gandzasar 0–1 1–0 3–02 0–1 0–3 3–3 0–3
Impulse 0–1 1–1 2–0 2–1 1–1 2–2 2–1
Kilikia 1–2 0–2 0–0 1–4 0–1 2–1 0–3
Mika 0–1 1–0 2–0 4–1 1–3 5–1 2–3
Pyunik 1–0 3–0 3–3 5–0 2–0 5–0 5–1
Shirak 1–2 0–2 1–2 2–0 0–1 0–4 0–1
Ulisses 1–0 2–1 1–2 0–0 1–2 0–1 1–1
Source: ffa.am
^ The home team is listed in the left-hand column.
2The match was awarded as won 3–0 for Gandzasar because Kilikia did not show up for the match.[4]
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Top goalscorers[edit]

Including matches played on November 14, 2010; Source: ffa.am

Rank Scorer Team Goals
1 Armenia Gevorg Ghazaryan Pyunik 16
Armenia Marcos Pizzelli Pyunik 16
3 Brazil Eduardo Du Bala Banants 11
4 Brazil Ednei Mika 10
5 Armenia Samvel Melkonyan Banants 9
Armenia Mkrtich Nalbandyan Shirak 9
7 Ivory Coast Boti Goa Mika 8
Armenia Artur Kocharyan Gandzasar 8
9 Nigeria Ortega Deniran Banants 7
Armenia Hovhannes Goharyan Pyunik 7

See also[edit]

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