2006–07 Ekstraklasa

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Ekstraklasa
Season 2006–07
Champions Zagłębie Lubin
(2nd title)
Relegated Wisła Płock
Pogoń Szczecin
Arka Gdynia
Górnik Łęczna
Champions League Zagłębie Lubin
(2nd qualifying round)
UEFA Cup GKS Bełchatów
(1st qualifying round)
Dyskobolia
(1st qualifying round)
Intertoto Cup Legia Warsaw (1st round)
Matches played 240
Goals scored 621 (2.59 per match)
Top goalscorer Piotr Reiss (15 goals)
Highest attendance 26,000[1]
Lech 3–1 Legia
(19 May 2007)
Total attendance 1,609,680
Average attendance 6,707 Increase21.5%[2]

The 2006–07 Ekstraklasa started on 28 July 2006 and finished on 26 May 2007. Zagłębie Lubin were crowned champions.

For the second time league was sponsored by cell phone operator Orange Polska and official name for championship was Orange Ekstraklasa 2006–07.

Corruption[edit]

On 12 April 2007 PZPN decided about degradation of Górnik Łęczna (two class degradation and 270,000 PLN fine) and Arka Gdynia (one class degradation and 200,000 PLN fine and minus 5 points on the start of next season) due to their involvement in corruption scandal.[3]

Clubs[edit]

2006–07 Ekstraklasa is located in Poland
Wisła Kraków !WIS
WIS
Legia Warsaw !LEG
LEG
Dyskobolia !DSK
DSK
Lech Poznań !LPO
LPO
Zagłębie Lubin !ZLU
ZLU
Korona Kielce !KOR
KOR
Cracovia !CRA
CRA
Górnik Zabrze !GÓR
GÓR
GKS Bełchatów !BEŁ
BEŁ
Arka Gdynia !ARK
ARK
ŁKS Łódź !ŁKS
ŁKS
Odra Wodzisław !ODR
ODR
Górnik Łęczna !GKŁ
GKŁ
Wisła Płock !WPK
WPK
Widzew Łódź !WID
WID
Pogoń Szczecin !POG
POG
Location of teams in Ekstraklasa 2006-07

16 clubs competed in the 2006-07 season:

Final league table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
Head-to-head
1 Zagłębie Lubin (C) 30 18 8 4 57 29 +28 62 UEFA Champions League 2007-08
Second Qualifying Round
2 GKS Bełchatów (Q) 30 19 4 7 63 32 +31 61 UEFA Cup 2007-08
First Round
3 Legia Warsaw (Q) 30 16 4 10 53 33 +20 52 UEFA Intertoto Cup Second Round
4 Cracovia 30 14 7 9 48 41 +7 49
5 Dyskobolia (Q) 30 11 15 4 40 26 +14 48 UEFA Cup 2007-08
First Round
6 Lech Poznań 30 12 11 7 53 36 +17 47
7 Korona Kielce 30 14 5 11 41 34 +7 47   KOR 4 pts, 1-1-0, 5-2;
WIS 1 pts, 0-1-1, 2-5
8 Wisła Kraków 30 10 16 4 41 25 +16 46
9 ŁKS Łódź 30 10 11 9 31 30 +1 41
10 Odra Wodzisław 30 10 10 10 29 36 −7 40
11 Arka Gdynia (R) 30 10 10 10 43 39 +4 40 Relegation to Second League 2007-08
12 Widzew Łódź 30 7 7 16 27 48 −21 28
13 Górnik Łęczna (R) 30 7 5 18 24 64 −40 26 Relegation to Polish Third League
14 Górnik Zabrze 30 6 7 17 30 51 −21 25
15 Wisła Płock (R) 30 4 11 15 20 47 −27 23 Relegation to Second League 2007-08
16 Pogoń Szczecin (R) 30 3 7 20 24 53 −29 16

Source: 90minut.pl (Polish)
Rules for classification: 1st points; 2nd head-to-head points; 3rd head-to-head goal difference; 4th head-to-head goals scored; 5th head-to-head away goals scored; 6th goal difference; 7th goals scored
1Dyskobolia Grodzisk won Puchar Polski, therefore giving them the second UEFA Cup spot. 2 Arka Gdynia was relegated to 2nd division due to a corruption scandal3 Górnik Łęczna was relegated to 3rd division due to a corruption scandal
(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.
Head-to-Head: used when head-to-head record is used to rank tied teams.

Results[edit]

Home ╲ Away ARK CRA BEŁ GKŁ GÓR DSK KOR LPO LEG ŁKS ODR POG WID WIS WPK ZLU
Arka Gdynia 4–2 1–3 5–1 3–0 2–4 0–3 3–1 1–1 0–0 0–1 2–0 3–0 0–0 4–1 3–0
Cracovia 1–1 2–1 5–0 3–1 1–1 1–0 3–0 0–0 1–1 1–0 1–0 2–1 0–0 2–2 2–4
GKS Bełchatów 2–2 2–1 6–0 3–1 1–0 3–2 0–0 3–1 1–2 5–1 1–0 1–0 1–2 2–1 3–1
Górnik Łęczna 1–0 1–0 1–3 0–2 1–3 1–3 0–3 1–2 0–1 2–0 3–2 1–5 1–1 0–0 2–1
Górnik Zabrze 2–0 1–5 0–4 2–0 2–3 0–0 1–2 1–0 1–1 2–2 0–3 0–3 0–4 2–0 0–3
Dyskobolia 2–1 0–0 1–1 1–1 2–0 1–0 1–0 1–1 2–0 1–1 3–1 0–0 2–2 1–1 0–0
Korona Kielce 1–0 1–2 5–3 2–0 4–2 2–0 2–2 3–1 1–0 0–1 2–1 3–0 0–0 0–0 1–2
Lech Poznań 1–1 3–4 1–1 1–0 2–0 2–2 3–0 3–1 4–0 0–0 3–0 6–1 3–3 3–2 0–2
Legia Warsaw 3–0 3–1 1–2 5–0 3–2 0–1 3–0 3–2 2–1 2–0 3–1 2–0 1–1 5–0 1–2
ŁKS Łódź 0–1 2–1 0–1 0–0 2–0 1–1 2–1 1–2 2–1 1–1 4–0 0–0 2–1 0–0 2–2
Odra Wodzisław 1–1 0–1 1–0 2–1 0–0 0–0 1–2 0–0 1–2 1–2 2–2 3–0 2–1 1–0 1–0
Pogoń Szczecin 0–0 0–2 0–2 3–0 0–0 1–1 1–1 1–3 0–1 0–1 1–3 0–1 1–1 1–2 1–3
Widzew Łódź 1–1 1–3 0–3 1–0 3–0 2–1 0–1 3–2 0–1 2–1 1–2 0–1 0–0 0–0 0–2
Wisła Kraków 2–2 3–0 2–4 2–1 1–0 0–4 2–0 0–0 3–1 0–0 6–0 0–0 2–0 2–0 0–0
Wisła Płock 1–0 0–2 0–4 0–1 0–1 0–0 0–1 1–1 0–3 2–1 1–1 2–1 2–2 0–0 0–2
Zagłębie Lubin 6–0 4–3 2–1 1–1 1–1 2–1 2–0 0–0 1–0 1–1 1–0 6–2 4–2 0–0 2–1

Source: www.90minut.pl
^ The home team is listed in the left-hand column.
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Top goal scorers[edit]

As of May 26, 2007

Player Team Goals
1 Poland Piotr Reiss Lech Poznań 15
2 Poland Michał Chałbiński Zagłębie Lubin 12
Poland Adrian Sikora Dyskobolia Grodzisk 12
4 Poland Łukasz Piszczek Zagłębie Lubin 11
5 Poland Tomasz Moskała Cracovia 10
Poland Piotr Włodarczyk Legia Warszawa 10
Poland Zbigniew Zakrzewski Lech Poznań 10
8 Poland Janusz Dziedzic Arka Gdynia 9
Poland Radosław Matusiak GKS Bełchatów 9
Poland Mariusz Ujek GKS Bełchatów 9

Annual awards[edit]

These were given out by the weekly magazine Piłka Nożna

Coach of the Year[edit]

Orest Lenczyk (GKS Bełchatów)

Discovery of the Year[edit]

Radosław Matusiak (GKS Bełchatów)

League player of the year[edit]

Piotr Reiss (Lech Poznań)

Best Foreign Players[edit]

  • 2006:
Goalkeeper: Emilian Dolha (Wisła Kraków)
Defender (football): Edson (Legia Warszawa), Cléber (Wisła Kraków), Dickson Choto (Legia Warszawa), Veselin Đoković (Korona Kielce)
Midfielder: Roger Guerreiro (Legia Warszawa), Henry Quinteros (Lech Poznań), Hermes (Korona Kielce), Miroslav Radović (Legia Warszawa)
Striker: Ensar Arifović (ŁKS), Edi Andradina (Pogoń).

Piłka Nożna's Ekstraklasa All star team[edit]

Goalkeeper: Emilian Dolha(Wisła Kraków), Micahl Vaclavik (Zagłębie Lubin)
Right Defender: Paweł Golański(Korona Kielce), Grzegorz Bartczak(Zagłębie Lubin)
Center Defender: Dickson Choto(Legia Warszawa), Dariusz Pietrasiak(GKS Bełchatów), Cléber Guedes de Lima (Wisła Kraków), Michał Stasiak(Zagłębie Lubin)
Left Defender: Manuel Arboleda(Zagłębie Lubin), Grzegorz Bronowicki(Legia Warszawa)
Right Midfield: Jakub Błaszczykowski(Wisła Kraków), Miroslav Radović(Legia Warszawa)
CenterMidfield: Maciej Iwański(Zagłębie Lubin), Tomasz Jarzębowski(GKS Bełchatów), Rafał Murawski(Lech Poznań), Dariusz Dudka(Wisła Kraków)
Left Midfield: Łukasz Garguła(GKS Bełchatów), Roger Guerreiro(Legia Warszawa)
Striker: Piotr Reiss(Lech Poznań), Adrian Sikora(Dyskobolia Grodzisk), Michał Chałbiński(Zagłębie Lubin), Łukasz Piszczek(Zagłębie Lubin).

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Orange Ekstraklasa 2006/2007 - Kolejka 28". 90minut.pl. Retrieved 19 May 2007. 
  2. ^ "Attendances – Archive Poland, 2006-2007, Ekstraklasa". EFS.co.uk. Retrieved 30 May 2007. 
  3. ^ Corruption scandal