2002–03 Nationalliga A

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Nationalliga A
Season 2002–03
Champions Grasshopper Club
27th title
Relegated Luzern
SR Delémont
Champions League Grasshopper Club
UEFA Cup FC Basel
Neuchâtel Xamax
Young Boys
Top goalscorer Milaim Rama (15)
Fonseca Leandro (15)

Statistics of Nationalliga A (French: Ligue Nationale A, Italian: Lega Nazionale A) in the 2002–03 football season.

Nationalliga A[edit]

Overview[edit]

The Qualification Round to the League season 2002–03 was contested by twelve teams. The first eight teams of the regular season (or Qualification) were then to compete in the Championship Playoff Round. The teams in ninth to twelfth position competed with the top four teams of the Nationalliga B in a Nationalliga A/B Playoff round. At the end of the season Grasshopper Club Zürich won the championship.

Regular season[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Grasshopper Club Zürich 22 15 4 3 58 26 +32 49
2 Basel 22 14 5 3 57 25 +32 47
3 Thun 22 9 4 9 33 33 0 31
4 Wil 22 8 7 7 43 45 −2 31
5 Zürich 22 9 4 9 35 37 −2 31
6 Neuchâtel Xamax 22 8 7 7 30 33 −3 31
7 Young Boys 22 8 6 8 41 41 0 30
8 Servette 22 8 5 9 45 37 +8 29
9 Luzern (R) 22 7 5 10 31 38 −7 26 Qualification to Nationalliga A/B Playoffs
10 St. Gallen (O) 22 6 6 10 31 48 −17 24
11 Delémont (R) 22 6 6 10 31 48 −17 24
12 Aarau (O) 22 5 3 14 19 40 −21 18

Updated to games played on 28 April 2009.
Source: RSSSF
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
(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.

Champion Playoffs[edit]

The first eight teams of the regular season (or Qualification) competed in the Championship Playoff Round. They took half of the points (rounded up to complete units) gained in the Qualification as Bonus with them.

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts (B) Remarks
1 Grasshopper Club Zürich 14 9 5 0 37 15 +22 57 (25) Champions
Qualified to Champions League Qualifying round
2 FC Basel 14 10 2 2 38 17 +21 56 (24) Qualified to UEFA Cup Qualifying round
3 Neuchâtel Xamax 14 5 4 5 18 17 +1 35 (16) Qualified to UEFA Cup Qualifying round
4 BSC Young Boys 14 6 1 7 21 29 -8 34 (15) Qualified to UEFA Cup Qualifying round
5 FC Zürich 14 4 3 7 20 23 -3 31 (16)
6 Servette FC 14 4 4 6 16 26 -10 31 (15)
7 FC Thun 14 3 3 8 18 30 -12 28 (16)
8 FC Wil 14 2 4 8 19 30 -11 26 (16)

Nationalliga B[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Relegation Playoffs[edit]

Nationalliga A/B Playoffs[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Aarau (O) 12 9 1 2 30 13 +17 28 Qualification to Super League
2 St. Gallen (O) 12 7 3 2 25 9 +16 24
3 Luzern (R) 12 4 4 4 24 22 +2 16 Qualification to Challenge League
4 VaduzLiechtenstein 12 3 4 5 17 23 −6 13
5 Sion 12 3 3 6 14 18 −4 12
6 Delémont (R) 12 3 3 6 13 24 −11 12
7 Kriens 12 3 2 7 14 28 −14 11
8 Lugano 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Updated to games played on 28 April 2009.
Source: RSSSF
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
FC Aarau and FC St. Gallen remained in Super League; no team promoted. FC Luzern and SR Delémont relegated to Challenge League. FC Lugano withdrew
(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.

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