2011–12 Levante UD season

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2011–12 Levante UD season
2011–12 season
Chairman Quico Catalán
Manager Juan Ignacio Martínez
Stadium Ciutat de València
La Liga 6th
Copa del Rey Quarter-finals
Top goalscorer League:
Arouna Koné (15)

All:
Arouna Koné (17)
Home colours
Away colours
Third colours

The 2011–12 season will be the 71st season in Levante's history and their second consecutive season in La Liga.

With new manager Juan Ignacio Martínez, the club aims to stay in the top flight of Spanish football for another season. Levante will compete in the 2011–12 La Liga and the 2011–12 Copa del Rey where they will enter in the Round of 32.

Current squad[edit]

Squad information[edit]

As of 26 January 2012[1]

No. Nationality Name Date of Birth (Age) Signed in Signed from Apps. Goals Notes
Goalkeepers
1 Uruguay Gustavo Munúa (1978-01-27) 27 January 1978 (age 39) 2010 Málaga 24 0
13 Costa Rica Keylor Navas (1986-12-15) 15 December 1986 (age 30) 2011 Albacete 0 0 On loan
Defenders
3 Spain Nano (1980-07-07) 7 July 1980 (age 37) 2010 Betis 34 3
5 Spain Héctor Rodas (1988-03-07) 7 March 1988 (age 29) 2009 Youth system 31 2
11 Brazil Pedro Botelho (1989-12-14) 14 December 1989 (age 27) 2012 England Arsenal 0 0 On loan
12 Spain Juanfran (1976-07-15) 15 July 1976 (age 41) 2010 Greece AEK Athens 44 0
15 Spain Asier del Horno (1981-01-19) 19 January 1981 (age 36) 2011 Valencia 22 2
17 Spain Javi Venta (1975-12-13) 13 December 1975 (age 41) 2010 Villarreal 35 0
18 Spain Sergio Ballesteros (C) (1975-09-04) 4 September 1975 (age 42) 2008 Mallorca 113 2
19 Spain Pedro López (1983-11-01) 1 November 1983 (age 33) 2011 Valladolid 1 0
22 Argentina Gustavo Cabral (1985-10-14) 14 October 1985 (age 31) 2011 Argentina Arsenal de Sarandí 0 0 On loan
Midfielders
4 Spain Javier Farinós (1978-03-29) 29 March 1978 (age 39) 2011 Hércules 1 0
6 Spain Miguel Pallardó (1986-09-05) 5 September 1986 (age 31) 2008 Getafe 86 2
7 Spain José Barkero (1979-04-27) 27 April 1979 (age 38) 2011 Numancia 6 1
10 Spain Vicente Iborra (1988-01-16) 16 January 1988 (age 29) 2008 Youth system 99 5
14 Spain Xavi Torres (1986-11-27) 27 November 1986 (age 30) 2010 Málaga 37 0 On loan
16 Spain Marc Mateu (1990-06-16) 16 June 1990 (age 27) 2008 Youth system 12 0
20 Spain Juanlu (1980-05-08) 8 May 1980 (age 37) 2009 Betis 70 14
23 Cape Verde Valdo (1981-04-23) 23 April 1981 (age 36) 2010 Espanyol 31 2
Forwards
2 Ivory Coast Arouna Koné (1983-11-11) 11 November 1983 (age 33) 2011 Sevilla 5 1 On loan
8 Spain Óscar Serrano (1981-09-30) 30 September 1981 (age 36) 2012 Racing Santander 0 0
9 Spain Rafa Jordà (1984-01-11) 11 January 1984 (age 33) 2010 Hércules 34 7
21 Spain Rubén Suárez (1979-02-19) 19 February 1979 (age 38) 2008 Elche 96 30
24 Spain Carlos Aranda (1980-07-27) 27 July 1980 (age 37) 2011 Osasuna 2 0
25 Morocco Nabil El Zhar (1986-08-27) 27 August 1986 (age 31) 2011 England Liverpool 2 0

Transfers[edit]

In[edit]

Pos Player From Type Source
GK Costa Rica Keylor Navas Albacete Loan LevanteUD.com
DF Argentina Gustavo Cabral Argentina Arsenal de Sarandí Loan LevanteUD.com
DF Spain Asier del Horno Valencia Transfer LevanteUD.com
DF Spain Pedro López Valladolid Transfer LevanteUD.com
MF Spain Javier Farinós Hércules Transfer LevanteUD.com
MF Spain Miguel Pallardó Getafe Transfer LevanteUD.com
MF Spain José Barkero Numancia Transfer LevanteUD.com
MF Spain Marc Mateu Badajoz Loan return
FW Ecuador Felipe Caicedo England Manchester City Transfer LevanteUD.com
FW Spain Carlos Aranda Osasuna Transfer LevanteUD.com
FW Morocco Nabil El Zhar England Liverpool Transfer LevanteUD.com
FW Brazil Pedro Botelho England Arsenal Loan LevanteUD.com
FW Spain Óscar Serrano Racing Santander Free LevantedUD.com

Out[edit]

Pos Player To Type Source
FW Ecuador Felipe Caicedo Russia Lokomotiv Moscow Transfer LevanteUD.com
DF Spain Cerra Córdoba Transfer
MF Spain Gorka Larrea Numancia Transfer
GK Spain Manolo Reina Cartagena Transfer
FW Brazil Wellington Silva England Arsenal Loan return

Statistics[edit]

Team Stats[edit]

No. Pos Nat Player Total La Liga Copa del Rey
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
1 GK Uruguay Gustavo Munúa 19 0 18 0 1 0
13 GK Costa Rica Keylor Navas 4 0 0 0 4 0
3 DF Spain Nano 18 2 16 2 2 0
5 DF Spain Héctor Rodas 1 0 0 0 1 0
11 DF Brazil Pedro Botelho 1 0 0 0 1 0
12 DF Spain Juanfran 16 0 15 0 1 0
15 DF Spain Asier del Horno 9 0 7 0 2 0
17 DF Spain Javi Venta 18 0 15 0 3 0
18 DF Spain Sergio Ballesteros 20 2 18 1 2 1
19 DF Spain Pedro López 11 0 8 0 3 0
22 DF Argentina Gustavo Cabral 6 0 1 0 5 0
28 DF Spain Iván López 2 0 0 0 2 0
30 DF Spain José Higón 4 0 1 0 3 0
4 MF Spain Javier Farinós 13 0 13 0 0 0
6 MF Spain Miguel Pallardó 10 0 5 0 5 0
7 MF Spain José Barkero 20 4 17 3 3 1
10 MF Spain Vicente Iborra 21 1 16 0 5 1
14 MF Spain Xavi Torres 19 1 17 1 2 0
16 MF Spain Marc Mateu 0 0 0 0 0 0
20 MF Spain Juanlu 16 6 14 6 2 0
23 MF Cape Verde Valdo 18 2 17 2 1 0
2 FW Ivory Coast Arouna Koné 21 7 17 6 4 1
8 FW Spain Óscar Serrano 1 0 0 0 1 0
9 FW Spain Rafa Jordà 3 0 0 0 3 0
21 FW Spain Rubén Suárez 22 6 17 4 5 2
24 FW Spain Carlos Aranda 12 1 10 0 2 1
25 FW Morocco Nabil El Zhar 13 1 9 0 4 1
34 FW Spain Roger 4 1 1 0 3 1

Updated 27 January.

Discipline[edit]

No. Pos Player Yellow card.svg Yellow-red card.svg Red card.svg
1 GK Uruguay Gustavo Munúa 3 0 0
13 GK Costa Rica Keylor Navas 1 0 0
3 DF Spain Nano 6 0 1
5 DF Spain Héctor Rodas 1 1 0
11 DF Brazil Pedro Botelho 1 0 0
12 DF Spain Juanfran 3 1 1
15 DF Spain Asier del Horno 4 0 0
17 DF Spain Javi Venta 6 0 0
18 DF Spain Sergio Ballesteros 7 0 0
19 DF Spain Pedro López 2 0 0
22 DF Argentina Gustavo Cabral 1 0 0
4 MF Spain Javier Farinós 3 0 0
6 MF Spain Miguel Pallardó 1 0 0
7 MF Spain José Barkero 6 0 0
10 MF Spain Vicente Iborra 7 0 0
14 MF Spain Xavi Torres 5 0 0
16 MF Spain Marc Mateu 0 0 0
20 MF Spain Juanlu 6 0 0
23 MF Cape Verde Valdo 3 0 0
2 FW Ivory Coast Arouna Koné 2 0 0
8 FW Spain Óscar Serrano 1 1 0
9 FW Spain Rafa Jordà 0 0 0
21 FW Spain Rubén Suárez 3 0 0
24 FW Spain Carlos Aranda 1 0 0
25 FW Morocco Nabil El Zhar 3 0 0

Updated 29 January

Competitions[edit]

Pre-season[edit]

Kickoff times are in CET.

La Liga[edit]

League table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
Head-to-head
1 Real Madrid (C) 38 32 4 2 121 32 +89 100 2012–13 UEFA Champions League Group stage
2 Barcelona (Q) 38 28 7 3 114 29 +85 91
3 Valencia (Q) 38 17 10 11 59 44 +15 61
4 Málaga (Q) 38 17 7 14 54 53 +1 58 2012–13 UEFA Champions League play-off round
5 Atlético Madrid (Q) 38 15 11 12 53 46 +7 56 2012–13 UEFA Europa League Play-off round
6 Levante (Q) 38 16 7 15 54 50 +4 55 2012–13 UEFA Europa League Third qualifying round
7 Osasuna 38 13 15 10 44 61 −17 54
8 Mallorca 38 14 10 14 42 46 −4 52
9 Sevilla 38 13 11 14 48 47 +1 50
10 Athletic Bilbao 38 12 13 13 49 52 −3 49
11 Getafe 38 12 11 15 40 51 −11 47
12 Real Sociedad 38 12 11 15 46 52 −6 47
13 Betis 38 13 8 17 47 56 −9 47
14 Espanyol 38 12 10 16 46 56 −10 46
15 Rayo Vallecano 38 13 4 21 53 73 −20 43
16 Zaragoza 38 12 7 19 36 61 −25 43
17 Granada 38 12 6 20 35 56 −21 42
18 Villarreal (R) 38 9 14 15 39 53 −14 41 Relegation to Template:Fb competition 2012–13 Segunda División
19 Sporting Gijón (R) 38 10 7 21 42 69 −27 37
20 Racing Santander (R) 38 4 15 19 28 63 −35 27

Updated to games played on 13 May 2012.
Source: ESPN
Rules for classification: 1st points; 2nd head-to-head points; 3rd head-to-head goal difference; 4th head-to-head goals scored; 5th goal difference; 6th number of goals scored; 7th Fair-play points
(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.

Results summary[edit]

Overall Home Away
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts W D L GF GA GD W D L GF GA GD
38 16 8 14 55 50  +5 56 11 3 5 33 19  +14 5 5 9 22 31  −9

Last updated: 13 May 2012.
Source: Competitive Matches

Results by Round[edit]

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 35 36 37 38
Ground H A A H A H A H A H A H A H A H A H A A H H A H A H A H A H A H A H A H A H
Result D D D W W W W W W W L L L W L W L D L L L D L L W W L W W L D W L L D W L W
Position 4 9 11 8 6 3 2 2 1 1 3 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 6 4 4 4 7 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 5 5 5 6 6 6

Last updated: 13 May 2012.
Source: La Liga
Ground: A = Away; H = Home. Result: D = Draw; L = Loss; W = Win; P = Postponed.

Matches[edit]

Kickoff times are in CET.

Copa del Rey[edit]

Kickoff times are in CET.

Round of 32[edit]

Round of 16[edit]

Quarter-finals[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Levante Squad" (in Spanish). LevanteUD.com. 3 October 2011. Retrieved 3 October 2011. 
  2. ^ "Player's brawl suspends NAC-Levante pre-season match." (in Spanish). LevanteUD.com. 26 July 2011. Retrieved 4 October 2011. 
  3. ^ "LFP and AFE to continue talks". LFP.es. 19 August 2011. Archived from the original on 28 June 2009. Retrieved 20 August 2011. 

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