1973–74 DDR-Oberliga

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DDR-Oberliga
Season 1973–74
Champions 1. FC Magdeburg
Relegated BSG Chemie Leipzig
BSG Energie Cottbus
European Cup 1. FC Magdeburg
European Cup Winners' Cup FC Carl Zeiss Jena
UEFA Cup Dynamo Dresden
FC Vorwärts Frankfurt
Matches played 182
Goals scored 534 (2.93 per match)
Top goalscorer Hans-Bert Matoul (20)[1]
Total attendance 2,161,000[2]
Average attendance 11,876[2]

The 1973–74 DDR-Oberliga was the 25th season of the DDR-Oberliga, the first tier of league football in East Germany.

The league was contested by fourteen teams. 1. FC Magdeburg won the championship, the club's second of three East German championships.[3][4] During the season Magdeburg also won the 1973–74 European Cup Winners' Cup.[5]

Hans-Bert Matoul of 1. FC Lokomotive Leipzig was the league's top scorer with 20 goals,[6] while Bernd Bransch of FC Carl Zeiss Jena won the seasons East German Footballer of the year award.[7]

On the strength of the 1973–74 title Magdeburg qualified for the 1974–75 European Cup where the club was knocked out by Bundesliga champions FC Bayern Munich in the second round. It was the second time the East and West German champions were drawn against each other in an UEFA competition, Bayern having eliminated Dynamo Dresden in the previous season in the same competition. Second-placed club FC Carl Zeiss Jena qualified for the 1974–75 European Cup Winners' Cup as the seasons FDGB-Pokal winners and was knocked out by Benfica in the second round. Third-placed Dynamo Dresden qualified for the 1974–75 UEFA Cup where it was knocked out in the third round by Hamburger SV while fourth-placed FC Vorwärts Frankfurt lost to Juventus in the first round.[8]

Table[edit]

The 1973–74 season saw two newly promoted clubs BSG Stahl Riesa and BSG Energie Cottbus.[9][10]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 1. FC Magdeburg (C) 26 16 7 3 50 27 +23 39 1974–75 European Cup
2 FC Carl Zeiss Jena 26 16 4 6 55 26 +29 36 1974–75 European Cup Winners' Cup
3 Dynamo Dresden 26 15 5 6 55 40 +15 35 1974–75 UEFA Cup
4 FC Vorwärts Frankfurt 26 13 8 5 48 27 +21 34
5 1. FC Lokomotive Leipzig 26 11 8 7 49 35 +14 30
6 Berliner FC Dynamo 26 12 3 11 42 41 +1 27
7 Hansa Rostock 26 10 5 11 37 35 +2 25
8 BSG Sachsenring Zwickau 26 10 5 11 37 41 −4 25
9 FC Karl-Marx-Stadt 26 7 9 10 42 46 −4 23
10 BSG Wismut Aue 26 7 8 11 29 38 −9 22
11 BSG Stahl Riesa 26 7 9 10 25 42 −17 0211
12 FC Rot-Weiß Erfurt 24 5 9 10 27 29 −2 19
13 BSG Chemie Leipzig (R) 26 3 9 14 22 39 −17 15 Relegation to DDR-Liga
14 BSG Energie Cottbus (R) 26 1 8 17 16 58 −42 10

Source: RSSSF
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
1Stahl Riesa had 2 points deducted for improper training camp
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.

References[edit]

  1. ^ fuwo, page: 93
  2. ^ a b fuwo, page: 23
  3. ^ "East Germany - List of Champions". rsssf.com. Retrieved 26 January 2016. 
  4. ^ "DDR-Meister" [East German champions]. dfb.de (in German). German Football Association. Retrieved 26 January 2016. 
  5. ^ "European Competitions 1973-74". rsssf.com. Archived from the original on 6 October 2009. Retrieved 26 January 2016. 
  6. ^ "DDDR » Oberliga » Torschützenkönige" [DDR-Oberliga top scorers]. Weltfussball.de (in German). Retrieved 25 January 2016. 
  7. ^ fuwo, page: 92
  8. ^ "European Competitions 1974-75". rsssf.com. Retrieved 26 January 2016. 
  9. ^ "East Germany 1946-1990". rsssf.com. Retrieved 26 January 2016. 
  10. ^ "DDR » Oberliga 1973–74" [DDR-Oberliga 1973–74]. Weltfussball.de (in German). Retrieved 26 January 2016. 

Sources[edit]

  • "Das war unser Fußball im Osten" [This was our football in the East]. Fußball-Woche (fuwo) (in German). Berlin: Axel-Springer-Verlag. 1991. 

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