2011–12 Liga I

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Liga I
Season 2011–12
Champions CFR Cluj
Relegated Târgu Mureş
Voinţa Sibiu
Sportul Studenţesc Bucureşti
Mioveni
Champions League CFR Cluj
Vaslui
Europa League Dinamo Bucureşti
Steaua Bucureşti
Rapid Bucureşti
Matches played 305
Goals scored 748 (2.45 per match)
Top goalscorer Wesley Lopes (27)
Biggest home win CFR 6–1 Sportul
Biggest away win Gaz Metan 0–5 Dinamo
Mioveni 0–5 Vaslui
Ceahlăul 0–5 Dinamo
CFR 0–5 Rapid
Mioveni 0–5 CFR
Highest scoring Rapid 5–3 Gaz Metan
Longest winning run Vaslui (9)[1]
Longest unbeaten run Rapid (12)[1]
Longest losing run Mioveni (10)[1]
Highest attendance Steaua 3–2 Dinamo (47,698)
Average attendance 4,855[2]

The 2011–12 Liga I was the ninety-fourth season of Liga I, the top-level football league of Romania. It began on 22 July 2011 and ended on 19 May 2012.[3] The defending champions are Oţelul Galaţi.

Since Romania dropped from eighth to fourteenth place in the UEFA association coefficient rankings at the end of the 2010–11 season,[4] the league has lost its UEFA Europa League playoff round berth. Further, the champions will not directly be entered into the group stage of the UEFA Champions League any more, but rather have to begin in the third qualification round.

Teams[edit]

The league was originally expected to comprise eighteen teams, fourteen teams from the 2010–11 season and four teams eligible for promotion from the 2010–11 Liga II. However, the exact composition of the league was further affected by the licensing controversies, see below.

Four teams from the 2010–11 season were relegated to their respective 2011–12 Liga II division; these teams are Universitatea Craiova, Unirea Urziceni, Victoria Brăneşti and Sportul Studenţesc. Unirea Urziceni were relegated just two seasons after they won the 2008–09 Liga I. It was the fastest relegation of a former champion, Unirea being also the 2009–10 Liga I runners-up.[5] After the relegation, the team was disbanded.[6] Universitatea Craiova was relegated for the second time in club history, ending a five-year tenure in the highest football league of Romania. After the relegation, the team was temporary excluded by FRF from all internal competitions.[7] Victoria and Sportul was supposed to make their immediate return to the second level, but Sportul remained in Liga I after the relegation of Timişoara and Gloria Bistriţa on licencing problems, see below.

The teams promoted from 2010–11 Liga II are Seria I winners Ceahlăul Piatra Neamţ, Seria II winners Petrolul Ploieşti and Seria I runners-up Concordia Chiajna. Ceahlăul Piatra Neamţ is returning to the first division after one year, Petrolul Ploieşti after seven years, while Concordia Chiajna promoted for the first time in Liga I. After Seria II runners-up Bihor Oradea were denied a Liga I licence (see below), Mioveni, third placed in Liga II respective series, was promoted instead.

Stadia and locations[edit]

Club City Stadium Capacity
Astra Ploiești Ploieşti Astra 10,000
Braşov Braşov Silviu Ploeşteanu 8,800
Ceahlăul Piatra Neamţ Piatra Neamţ Ceahlăul 18,000
CFR Cluj Cluj-Napoca Dr. Constantin Rădulescu 24,000
Concordia Chiajna Chiajna Concordia 5,000
Dinamo Bucureşti Bucharest Dinamo 15,300
Gaz Metan Mediaş Mediaş Stadionul Gaz Metan 8,500
Mioveni Mioveni Dacia 10,000
Oţelul Galaţi Galaţi Oţelul 13,932
Pandurii Târgu Jiu Târgu Jiu Tudor Vladimirescu 9,200
Petrolul Ploieşti Ploieşti Ilie Oană 15,500
Rapid Bucureşti Bucharest Giuleşti-Valentin Stănescu 19,100
Sportul Studenţesc Bucharest Regie 10,020
Steaua Bucureşti Bucharest Steaua 28,365
Târgu Mureş Târgu Mureş Trans-Sil 8,500
Universitatea Cluj Cluj-Napoca Cluj Arena 30,201
Vaslui Vaslui Municipal (Vaslui) 9,240[8]
Voinţa Sibiu Sibiu Municipal (Sibiu) 14,000

Personnel and kits[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as has been defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

Team Head coach Captain Kit manufacturer[citation needed] Shirt sponsor[citation needed]
Astra Ploiești Rednic, MirceaMircea Rednic Takayuki Seto adidas InterAgro
Braşov Badea, IonuţIonuţ Badea Cristian Munteanu Puma Roman
Ceahlăul Piatra Neamţ Enache, CostelCostel Enache Andrei Dumitraș Garman Giga TV
CFR Cluj Andone, IoanIoan Andone Cadú Joma EnergoBit
Concordia Chiajna Reghecampf, LaurențiuLaurențiu Reghecampf Vlad Munteanu Joma Alexandrion
Dinamo Bucureşti Bonetti, DarioDario Bonetti Ionel Dănciulescu Nike Orange
Gaz Metan Mediaş Pustai, CristianCristian Pustai Cristian Todea Joma Romgaz
Mioveni Stancu, ConstantinConstantin Stancu Mihai Olteanu adidas Consiliul Local Mioveni
Oţelul Galaţi Munteanu, DorinelDorinel Munteanu Sergiu Costin Masita ArcelorMittal
Pandurii Târgu Jiu Grigoraş, PetrePetre Grigoraş Mihai Pintilii Umbro USMO
Petrolul Ploieşti Mulţescu, GheorgheGheorghe Mulţescu Sony Mustivar adidas Consiliul Local Ploieşti
Rapid Bucureşti Lucescu, RăzvanRăzvan Lucescu Marcos António Puma SuperBet
Sportul Studenţesc Isăilă, DanielDaniel Isăilă Costin Curelea Puma CitySmart
Steaua Bucureşti Stoichiţă, MihaiMihai Stoichiţă Alexandru Bourceanu Nike
Târgu Mureş Sabău, IoanIoan Sabău László Sepsi Joma Primăria Târgu Mureş
Universitatea Cluj Niculescu, ClaudiuClaudiu Niculescu Łukasz Szukała Nike Romprest
Vaslui Inácio, AugustoAugusto Inácio Wesley1 adidas
Voinţa Sibiu Pelici, AlexandruAlexandru Pelici Nicolae Grigore Joma Primăria Sibiu
  • 1Gabriel Cânu was previously Vaslui's captain, but since he got injured at the beginning of the season, Wesley was handed the captaincy in Cânu's absence.

Managerial changes[edit]

Team Outgoing manager Manner of departure Date of vacancy Position in table Replaced by Date of appointment
CFR Cluj Alin Minteuan End of contract 22 May 2011 Off-season Jorge Costa 1 June 2011[9]
Steaua Bucureşti Gabriel Caramarin End of tenure as caretaker 26 May 2011 Ronny Levy 10 June 2011[10]
Rapid Bucureşti Marian Rada End of tenure as caretaker 4 June 2011 Răzvan Lucescu 4 June 2011[11]
Dinamo Bucureşti Ioan Andone Resigned 8 June 2011[12] Liviu Ciobotariu 13 June 2011[13]
Braşov António Conceição Resigned 14 July 2011[14] Daniel Isăilă 14 July 2011[14]
Astra Ploieşti Tibor Selymes Sacked 1 August 2011[15] 15 Marius Şumudică 3 August 2011[16]
Braşov Daniel Isăilă End of tenure as caretaker 9 August 2011 10 José Murcia 9 August 2011[17]
Mioveni Ionuţ Popa Resigned 22 August 2011[18] 18 Ilie Stan 22 August 2011[18]
Braşov José Murcia Resigned 29 August 2011[19] 11 Daniel Isăilă 29 August 2011[19]
Mioveni Ilie Stan Resigned 18 September 2011[20] 17 Constantin Stancu 19 September 2011[21]
Târgu Mureş Ioan Sabău Resigned 26 September 2011[22] 16 Tibor Selymes 27 September 2011[23]
Steaua Bucureşti Levy, RonnyRonny Levy Resigned 30 September 2011[24] 9 Ilie Stan 30 September 2011[25]
Mioveni Constantin Stancu End of tenure as caretaker 4 October 2011 17 Mihai Stoichiţă 4 October 2011[26]
Sportul Studenţesc Gheorghe Mulţescu Resigned 15 October 2011[27] 15 Daniel Timofte 17 October 2011[28]
Astra Ploieşti Marius Şumudică Resigned 30 October 2011[29] 8 Tibor Selymes 3 November 2011[30]
Târgu Mureş Tibor Selymes Sacked 1 November 2011[31] 17 Maurizio Trombetta 4 November 2011[32]
Braşov Daniel Isăilă End of tenure as caretaker 1 November 2011 12 Marius Şumudică 1 November 2011[33]
Sportul Studenţesc Daniel Timofte End of tenure as caretaker 4 November 2011[34] 15 Daniel Isăilă 4 November 2011[34]
Mioveni Mihai Stoichiţă Resigned 14 November 2011[35] 18 Mihai Stoica 16 November 2011[36]
Mioveni Mihai Stoica Resigned 1 December2011[37] 18 Marian Pană 4 December 2011[38]
Concordia Chiajna Laurenţiu Diniţă Resigned 17 December 2011[39] 17 Laurențiu Reghecampf 18 December 2011[40]
Astra Ploiești Tibor Selymes Sacked 18 December 2011[41] 9 Toni Conceição 6 January 2012[42]
Târgu Mureş Maurizio Trombetta Sacked 21 January 2012[43] 15 Marius Lăcătuş 21 January 2012[43]
Universitatea Cluj Ionuţ Badea Sacked 14 March 2012[44] 8 Claudiu Niculescu 14 March 2012[44]
Târgu Mureş Marius Lăcătuş Resigned 19 March 2012[45] 16 Ioan Sabău 19 March 2012[45]
Astra Ploieşti Toni Conceição Sacked 26 March 2012[46] 11 Mircea Rednic 29 March 2012[47]
Steaua București Ilie Stan Resigned 27 March 2012[48] 4 Mihai Stoichiţă 27 March 2012[48]
Petrolul Ploiești Valeriu Răchită Resigned 28 March 2012[49] 17 Gheorghe Mulţescu 28 March 2012[49]
CFR Cluj Jorge Costa Sacked 8 April 2012[50] 1 Ioan Andone 8 April 2012[50]
Dinamo București Liviu Ciobotariu Resigned 10 April 2012[51] 2 Dario Bonetti 10 April 2012[51]
Braşov Marius Şumudică Sacked 16 April 2012[52] 11 Ionuţ Badea 16 April 2012[52]
Mioveni Marian Pană Sacked 4 May 2012[53] 18 Constantin Stancu 4 May 2012[53]

Season events[edit]

Licencing controversies[edit]

The start of the 2011–12 season was affected by multiple licencing controversies involving Timişoara, Gloria Bistriţa and Bihor Oradea.

On 30 May 2011, the Romanian Football Federation denied licences to four 2010–11 Liga I teams, Timişoara, Gloria Bistriţa, Universitatea Craiova and Victoria Brăneşti, while a fifth team, Unirea Urziceni, did not apply for a licence.[54] Of these five teams, Timişoara and Gloria Bistriţa had achieved qualification for the 2011–12 season on competitional grounds. A final decision by the Executive Committee of the FRF on the matter, particularly on the question to which league both teams will be incorporated, was scheduled for 2 June 2011, but eventually postponed to 20 June 2011. As a direct consequence from the licence denial, Timişoara were not allowed to participate in the 2011–12 UEFA Champions League.

On 6 June 2011, the FRF announced that Bihor Oradea, runners-up in the 2010–11 Liga II Seria II and therefore having earned promotion, did not meet requirements for a Liga I licence.[55]

On 11 June 2011, a FRF communique stated that the Executive committee doesn't have the power to change the Licencing Commission decisions.[56] However, on 20 June, the FRF Executive Committee decided that for the next three years the licences won't matter for Liga I promotion. Therefore, Timişoara, Gloria Bistriţa and Bihor Oradea could play in the 2011–12 Liga I season.[57] The decision was reverted in the same day, after an intervention of FRF president, Mircea Sandu. The only chance for the three teams to play in the next season would be a favorable decision from Court of Arbitration for Sport for their appeals.[58]

On 22 June 2011, FRF announced that Sportul Studenţesc will retain their Liga I place and Mioveni will promote instead of Bihor Oradea. FRF decided also that a play-off round will be played between Săgeata Năvodari and Voinţa Sibiu for the last remaining place in Liga 1.[59] On 2 July, in Săgeata Năvodari, the first match of the play-off was a goalless draw. Voinţa Sibiu promoted for the first time in history in Liga I after a 2–0 victory in the second match of the play-off.

On 8 July, Court of Arbitration for Sport announced that the appeals from Timişoara, Bihor and Bistriţa will be heard in an expedited manner in order to have a decision before the start of the season.[60] On 18 July, CAS announced that the appeals were dismissed. The challenged decisions taken by the competent authorities in Romania and by UEFA were confirmed in their entirety.[61]

Home ground dilemmas[edit]

Two of the most supported teams, Steaua Bucureşti and Rapid Bucureşti started the season without a contract with their traditional home grounds, Ghencea and Giuleşti.

The Ministry of National Defense, owner of Ghencea, denounced the contract with Steaua for unpaid debts. A new agreement is expected to be signed.[62] Meanwhile, because Steaua's home ground was suspended for the first two stages because of the incidents in the 2010–11 Romanian Cup final and the 2011 Romanian Supercup, the team played the first two home matches at Constanţa and Ploieşti. Further matches was played in Ploieşti and Buzău. Numerous other stadiums were considered by the Steaua owner George Becali for a new home: the new National Arena,[63] CFR Cluj stadium,[64] Buzău[65] and Astra stadium.[66] Ghencea owners invited Steaua to return to Ghencea, but only after the debts (around 560.000 euro) will be fully paid.[67] However, Steaua played further matches on Astra and Buzău stadiums and National Arena. George Becali declared at the begging of November that the team will settle on the National Arena until the end of 2011.[68]

Rapid played the first game match on Regie, because they were suspended for the incidents created by fans during the last match of the 2010–11 Liga I.[69] Because of debts towards CS Rapid Bucureşti, owners of Giuleşti, they were still unable to use their traditional home stadium. CS Rapid Bucureşti agreed to sign a new contract if a part of the debts were paid until the coming match of the fourth stage against Concordia Chiajna.[70] The match was eventually played on the Nicolae Dobrin Stadium in Piteşti. Before the sixth stage, Rapid president Dinu Gheorghe announced there isn't yet an agreement and thus the match with FC Braşov will be played on Regie.[71] On 12 September, a temporary accord was signed between the two parts, meaning that Rapid will return to their traditionally home ground for at least two matches.[72] On 11 October 2011, was signed a contract for the entire season.[73]

Investigations and arrests[edit]

On 25 September 2011, Vasile Avram, the president of Romanian Referees Commission (CCA), has been arrested on suspicion of taking bribes from a businessman close to Târgu Mureş.[74] Further information revealed that in the same investigation are involved the presidents of other two clubs, Dinamo Bucureşti and Vaslui,[75] and the heads of Romanian Football Federation, Mircea Sandu, and Romanian Professional Football League, Dumitru Dragomir.[76] It's still unclear how the 2011–12 Liga 1 season will be affected by these investigations. Vasile Avram was released after 58 days of arrest with some restrictions, but the process will continue.[77] However, he was already replaced as the president of CCA with Ion Crăciunescu.[78]

Also, in October 2011 National Anticorruption Directorate (DNA) started the investigation of the members of Romanian Football Federation Execute Committee, accusing them of abuse in the Universitatea Craiova temporary exclusion of all competition after last season relegation. Following the exclusion, all the Craiova's players was declared free of contract.[79]

League table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
Head-to-head
1 CFR Cluj (C) 34 21 8 5 63 31 +32 71 2012–13 UEFA Champions League Third qualifying round
2 Vaslui 34 22 4 8 58 29 +29 70
3 Steaua București 34 19 9 6 47 26 +21 66 2012–13 UEFA Europa League Third qualifying round
4 Rapid București 34 18 10 6 54 29 +25 64 2012–13 UEFA Europa League Second qualifying round
5 Dinamo București 34 18 8 8 57 32 +25 62 2012–13 UEFA Europa League Play-off round 1
6 Oțelul Galați 34 15 7 12 34 29 +5 52
7 Pandurii Târgu Jiu 34 12 11 11 47 40 +7 47 PAN 1–0 UCL
UCL 0–1 PAN
8 Universitatea Cluj 34 11 14 9 46 37 +9 47
9 Concordia Chiajna 34 13 6 15 42 52 −10 45 CON 2–1 BRA
BRA 2–3 CON
10 Brașov 34 13 6 15 39 34 +5 45
11 Ceahlăul Piatra Neamț 34 11 9 14 36 46 −10 42
12 Astra Ploiești 34 11 8 15 36 43 −7 41 AST 2–0 GAZ
GAZ 0–0 AST
13 Gaz Metan Mediaș 34 11 8 15 39 54 −15 41
14 Petrolul Ploiești 34 10 9 15 42 45 −3 39
15 Târgu Mureș (R) 34 8 11 15 33 47 −14 35 Relegation to the 2012–13 Liga II
16 Voința Sibiu (R) 34 8 8 18 24 45 −21 32
17 Sportul Studențesc București (R) 34 6 12 16 33 55 −22 30
18 Mioveni (R) 34 2 6 26 20 77 −57 12

Updated to games played on 21 May 2012.
Source: LPF (Romanian)
Rules for classification: 1st points; 2nd overall goals difference; 3rd overall goals scored (until the end of the season).
1 Dinamo Bucureşti won the 2011–12 Cupa României so it qualifies for the 2012–13 UEFA Europa League play-off round.
(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.

Positions by round[edit]

Team \ Round 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34
CFR Cluj 2 2 3 7 5 3 2 2 4 4 2 2 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 2 2 1 1
Vaslui 18 14 9 13 9 7 8 7 5 6 7 6 7 5 8 5 4 7 5 5 5 5 3 3 5 5 4 3 3 2 1 1 2 2
Steaua București 8 4 2 4 3 6 7 9 8 8 8 7 5 8 6 4 6 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 3 3 5 5 5 4 3 3 3 3
Rapid București 1 9 3 2 2 2 4 3 3 2 3 3 2 2 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 5 5 4 4 3 2 2 3 4 5 4 4
Dinamo București 6 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 3 4 5 5 4 5 5
Oțelul Galați 12 12 8 5 8 14 10 10 11 9 9 9 8 6 7 8 7 5 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 7 6 8 6 6 6 6 6
Pandurii Târgu Jiu 8 5 12 6 6 4 3 5 6 5 4 4 6 9 5 7 5 6 7 7 7 7 7 8 8 8 8 8 7 8 8 8 8 7
Universitatea Cluj 6 3 5 3 4 5 5 4 2 3 5 5 4 4 4 6 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 7 7 7 6 7 6 7 7 7 7 8
Concordia Chiajna 12 12 17 17 18 18 18 18 18 18 18 16 16 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 16 16 16 15 15 14 13 12 13 11 9 10 9
Brașov 3 10 6 7 11 12 9 11 10 12 12 12 14 12 13 11 12 12 10 10 11 10 9 9 11 11 12 11 13 12 9 12 9 10
Ceahlăul Piatra Neamț 8 11 15 11 14 9 11 12 12 13 13 11 11 10 10 10 10 10 11 11 12 12 10 11 10 10 10 12 11 9 10 13 14 11
Astra Ploiești 17 15 13 10 10 10 6 6 7 7 6 8 9 7 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 11 10 9 9 9 9 9 10 12 10 11 12
Gaz Metan Mediaș 12 18 14 9 13 8 12 8 9 10 10 10 10 11 12 13 11 11 12 12 10 11 12 12 12 12 11 10 10 11 13 14 12 13
Petrolul Ploiești 3 7 11 13 7 11 13 13 13 11 11 13 12 13 11 12 13 13 14 15 15 17 17 17 16 16 16 15 15 14 14 11 13 14
Târgu Mureș 15 15 16 15 15 15 15 16 14 14 15 17 17 15 14 14 15 15 16 16 16 15 14 15 14 14 13 14 14 15 15 15 15 15
Voința Sibiu 8 7 7 12 12 13 14 14 15 16 14 14 13 14 15 15 14 14 13 13 14 14 13 14 13 13 15 16 16 16 16 16 16 16
Sportul Studențesc București 3 5 10 16 16 16 17 17 16 15 16 15 15 16 16 16 16 16 15 14 13 13 15 13 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 17
Mioveni 15 17 18 18 17 17 16 15 17 17 17 18 18 18 18 18 18 18 18 18 18 18 18 18 18 18 18 18 18 18 18 18 18 18

Last updated: 21 May 2012
Source: kicker.de (German)

Leaders; 2nd place; 3rd place;


Results[edit]

Home \ Away[1] AST BRA CEA CFR CON DIN GAZ MIO OȚE PAN PET RAP SPO STE TMU UCL VAS VOI
Astra Ploiești 1–4 0–0 0–1 0–2 0–0 2–0 3–1 3–1 2–0 1–1 0–1 2–2 2–1 0–2 0–0 1–0 0–1
Brașov 2–0 1–1 1–2 2–3 2–0 2–12 4–0 0–2 2–1 1–0 1–0 1–0 1–2 2–1 1–1 1–2 3–0
Ceahlăul Piatra Neamț 1–2 1–0 0–2 0–0 0–5 2–0 2–0 0–2 1–1 2–1 1–2 1–2 1–0 1–1 1–1 1–3 2–1
CFR Cluj 2–0 1–0 2–1 2–4 2–3 0–2 3–0 2–0 2–0 1–1 0–5 6–1 1–1 1–0 3–1 2–0 2–1
Concordia Chiajna 0–1 2–1 2–0 0–4 1–3 0–0 3–1 1–0 3–1 0–2 1–0 1–2 0–2 4–1 0–0 0–3 2–0
Dinamo București 3–0 0–0 3–2 0–1 2–0 2–013 4–1 2–1 2–0 1–3 0–0 1–3 1–3 1–03 2–2 0–1 1–0
Gaz Metan Mediaș 0–0 1–1 3–1 1–1 1–0 0–5 1–1 1–0 3–2 0–1 2–2 3–1 3–0 2–1 2–5 1–1 3–0
CS Mioveni 0–1 0–1 1–2 0–5 1–3 0–1 4–2 1–2 0–2 0–0 1–2 2–1 0–1 0–0 0–1 0–5 1–2
Oțelul Galați 1–1 1–0 0–0 0–4 0–0 1–1 1–0 0–0 2–1 1–0 2–0 1–0 1–2 0–0 2–0 1–2 3–0
Pandurii Târgu Jiu 1–2 2–1 1–1 2–0 5–2 2–2 1–0 5–1 0–1 1–0 3–0 1–1 1–1 2–0 1–0 1–2 0–0
Petrolul Ploiești 3–1 2–0 0–14 1–1 3–4 1–5 4–0 3–1 2–14 0–0 0–14 0–3 0–314 0–1 2–2 1–2 4–1
Rapid București 3–2 1–111 1–2 1–1 2–08 0–0 5–3 4–0 1–0 2–2 2–0 2–0 1–1 1–1 1–1 3–05 3–0
Sportul Studențesc București 0–4 2–1 1–1 1–1 2–2 0–2 1–2 0–0 0–2 0–0 1–1 0–2 0–0 1–1 2–4 1–0 2–2
Steaua București 2–1 1–013 1–0 1–113 2–113 3–213 0–0 4–06 2–112 1–29 2–1 0–013 4–1 2–09 2–17 0–1 1–013
Târgu Mureș 2–2 0–0 4–3 0–2 3–0 0–1 1–0 2–0 1–2 3–3 1–2 0–2 2–1 1–0 1–1 2–3 0–0
Universitatea Cluj 3–1 1–0 1–010 2–3 1–110 0–0 3–0 2–2 1–1 0–1 3–210 2–010 1–1 0–1 3–1 0–1 3–1
Vaslui 2–1 0–1 1–2 1–1 4–0 3–1 4–0 3–0 1–0 3–2 0–0 2–3 1–0 0–0 4–0 1–0 2–0
Voința Sibiu 1–0 2–1 1–2 0–1 1–0 0–1 0–2 3–1 0–1 0–0 1–1 0–1 1–0 1–1 1–1 0–0 3–0

Updated to games played on 21 May 2012.
Source: LPF (Romanian)
^ The home team is listed in the left-hand column.
2 Match was played at Stadionul Trans-Sil, Târgu Mureş because FC Braşov home ground was suspended for incidents in the 2010–11 Romanian Cup against Steaua.[69]
3 Match was played at Stadionul Astra, Ploieşti because Dinamo home ground was suspended for incidents in the 2010–11 Romanian Cup final.[69]
4 Match was played at Stadionul Municipal, Buzău because Petrolul home ground was in construction at that time.[69]
5 Match was played at Stadionul Regie, Bucharest because Rapid home ground was suspended for incidents in the last match of the 2010–11 Liga I.[69]
6 Match was played at Stadionul Farul, Constanţa because Steaua home ground was suspended for incidents in the 2010–11 Romanian Cup final.[80]
7 Match was played at Stadionul Astra, Ploieşti because Steaua home ground was suspended for incidents in the 2010–11 Romanian Supercup.[69]
8 Match was played at Stadionul Nicolae Dobrin, Piteşti[81]
9 Match was played at Stadionul Astra, Ploieşti[82]
10 Match was played at Stadionul Gaz Metan, Mediaş because U Cluj home ground was in construction at that time.[83]
11 Match was played at Stadionul Regie, Bucharest[84]
12 Match was played at Stadionul Municipal[85]
13 Match was played at National Arena[86]
14 Match awarded to Steaua (0–3) after it was suspended in the 45+10-minute at the score of 0–2 for incidents with Petrolul supporters.[87]
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Statistics[edit]

Top goalscorers[edit]

Rank Player Club Goals
1 Brazil Wesley Vaslui 27
2 Romania Marius Niculae Dinamo București 19
3 Romania Ionel Dănciulescu Dinamo București 13
Romania Raul Rusescu Steaua București
Romania Ovidiu Herea Rapid București
6 Greece Pantelis Kapetanos CFR Cluj 12
Tunisia Hamza Younés Petrolul Ploiești
8 Romania Daniel Oprița Petrolul Ploiești 11
9 Nigeria Kehinde Fatai Astra Ploiești 10
Senegal Modou Sougou CFR Cluj
Bosnia and Herzegovina Bojan Golubović Ceahlăul Piatra Neamț

Source: Liga1.ro (Romanian)

Scoring[edit]

Discipline[edit]

Penalties[edit]

Miscellaneous[edit]

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