2013–14 Swiss Super League

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Swiss Super League
Season 2013–14
Champions Basel
17th title
Relegated Lausanne
Champions League Basel
Grasshoppers
Europa League Zürich
Young Boys
Luzern
Matches played 180
Goals scored 520 (2.89 per match)
Top goalscorer Shkelzen Gashi
(19 goals)
Biggest home win Basel 5–0 Aarau]
(16 March 2014)
Grasshoppers 5–0 Young Boys
(4 May 2014)
Biggest away win Grasshoppers 0–5 Thun
(16 April 2014)
Highest scoring Young Boys 5–3 Lausanne
(16 February 2014)
Highest attendance 34,172[1]
Basel 1–1 Grasshoppers
(27 April 2014)
Lowest attendance 1,050[1]
Lausanne 1–3 Thun
(8 May 2014)
Average attendance 10,772[2]

The 2013–14 Swiss Super League, also known as Raiffeisen Super League for sponsoring purposes,[3] was the 117th season of top-tier football in Switzerland. It began on 13 July 2013 and ended on 18 May 2014.[4] Basel successfully defended their title for a record fifth time in a row.

A total of 10 teams competed in the league. The 9 best teams from the 2012–13 season and the 2012–13 Swiss Challenge League champion FC Aarau.

Teams[edit]

Stadia and locations[edit]

Location of the 2013–14 Swiss Super League teams
Club Location Stadium Capacity
Aarau Aarau Stadion Brügglifeld 9,249
Basel Basel St. Jakob-Park 38,512
Grasshopper Zürich Letzigrund 23,605
Lausanne-Sport Lausanne Stade Olympique de la Pontaise 15,850
Luzern Lucerne Swissporarena 17,500
Sion Sion Stade Tourbillon 16,500
St. Gallen St. Gallen AFG Arena 19,694
Thun Thun Arena Thun 10,000
Young Boys Bern Stade de Suisse 31,783
Zürich Zürich Letzigrund 23,605

Personnel and kits[edit]

Team Manager Captain Kit manufacturer Shirt sponsor
Aarau Switzerland René Weiler Switzerland Sandro Burki Nike Zehnder Group AG
Basel Switzerland Murat Yakin Switzerland Marco Streller adidas Novartis
Grasshopper Germany Michael Skibbe Switzerland Vero Salatić Puma FROMM/adt innova
Lausanne-Sport France Henri Atamaniuk Spain Gabri adidas Banque cantonale vaudoise
Luzern Switzerland Carlos Bernegger Switzerland Florian Stahel adidas Otto's
Sion France Laurent Roussey Hungary Vilmos Vanczák Erreà Les Fils Maye SA
St. Gallen Luxembourg Jeff Saibene Switzerland Philippe Montandon Jako St. Galler Kantonalbank
Thun Switzerland Urs Fischer Switzerland Roland Bättig Erima Panorama Center/Sky Work
Young Boys Switzerland Uli Forte Switzerland Christoph Spycher Jako Laureus Foundation Switzerland
Zürich Switzerland Urs Meier Switzerland Philippe Koch Nike Netstream AG

League table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Basel (C) 36 19 15 2 70 34 +36 72 2014–15 UEFA Champions League group stage
2 Grasshopper 36 19 8 9 67 43 +24 65 2014–15 UEFA Champions League Third qualifying round
3 Young Boys 36 17 8 11 59 50 +9 59 2014–15 UEFA Europa League Third qualifying round
4 Luzern 36 15 6 15 48 54 −6 51 2014–15 UEFA Europa League Second qualifying round
5 Zürich 36 14 8 14 51 52 −1 50 2014–15 UEFA Europa League play-off round 1
6 Thun 36 13 9 14 57 53 +4 48
7 St. Gallen 36 11 12 13 37 47 −10 45
8 Sion 36 12 7 17 38 45 −7 43
9 Aarau 36 12 6 18 55 71 −16 42
10 Lausanne-Sport (R) 36 7 4 25 38 71 −33 25 Relegation to the 2014–15 Swiss Challenge League

Source: Swiss Super League (German)
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
1 Zürich won the 2013–14 Swiss Cup, so therefore qualified for the Play-off round of the 2014–15 UEFA Europa League.
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.

Results[edit]

Season statistics[edit]

As of 21 May 2014