2011 Challengers League

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Daum Challengers League 2011
Season 2011
Champions Gyeongju Citizen (2nd)
Korean FA Cup 0
Matches played 180
Goals scored 668 (3.71 per match)
Top goalscorer South Korea Jeon Se-Jun
(Chuncheon, 15 goals)
2010
2012

The 2011 Challengers League was the fifth season of the K3 League. The league announced its new name as Challengers League from this season. Playoff systems were used as the same as last season and league was divided two groups and play with home and away each other, with the winners of each stage and the two runners-up advancing to the post-season championship playoffs.

The season began on 5 March 2011.

Competition Format[edit]

The 2011 season run from March 5 through October 22. The 16 teams in the league are divided into the Group A and Group B — eight in the Group A, eight in the Group B. Each team competes against the other team in same group twice, home and away, the other group's team once, home or away, for a total of 22 games. The two group winners and two runners-up qualify to the Championship playoff.

Team changes from last season[edit]

Defunct clubs[edit]

League standing[edit]

Group A[edit]

League standing is calculated by group A result (14 round) plus inter league (8 round) result.

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Yangju Citizen 22 15 5 2 52 28 +24 50 Championship playoff
2 Gyeongju Citizen 22 13 6 3 57 24 +33 45
3 Bucheon FC 1995 22 8 5 9 37 31 +6 29
4 Jeonju FC 22 7 8 7 29 34 −5 29
5 Seoul United 22 7 5 10 44 46 −2 26
6 Namyangju United 22 5 5 12 40 56 −16 20
7 Yeonggwang FC 22 4 3 15 26 51 −25 15
8 Asan United 22 3 6 13 37 73 −36 15

Updated to games played on 22 October 2011.
Source: www.kfa.or.kr (Korean)
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.

Group B[edit]

League standing is calculated by group A result (14 round) plus inter league (8 round) result.

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Icheon Citizen 22 15 4 3 72 25 +47 49 Championship playoff
2 FC Pocheon 22 14 6 2 49 22 +27 48
3 Chuncheon FC 22 13 4 5 38 23 +15 43
4 Cheongju FC 22 11 7 4 43 25 +18 40
5 Seoul FC Martyrs 22 9 3 10 43 56 −13 30
6 Cheonan FC 22 6 2 14 37 55 −18 20
7 Gwangju Gwangsan FC 22 4 5 13 29 55 −26 17
8 Goyang Citizen 22 3 4 15 24 56 −32 13

Updated to games played on 22 October 2011.
Source: www.kfa.or.kr (Korean)
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.

Inter League[edit]

Inter League was scheduled from May 5 to June 25.

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
1 Icheon Citizen 8 6 2 0 35 9 +26 20
2 Gyeongju Citizen 8 6 1 1 21 5 +16 19
3 FC Pocheon 8 6 1 1 24 11 +13 19
4 Yangju Citizen 8 6 1 1 18 10 +8 19
5 Chuncheon FC 8 4 2 2 13 10 +3 14
6 Cheongju FC 8 4 2 2 13 11 +2 14
7 Seoul FC Martyrs 8 4 0 4 18 23 −5 12
8 Bucheon FC 1995 8 3 2 3 10 8 +2 11
9 Asan United 8 3 2 3 20 24 −4 11
10 Gwangju Gwangsan FC 8 3 1 4 10 15 −5 10
11 Jeonju FC 8 2 2 4 10 16 −6 8
11 Goyang Citizen 8 2 2 4 10 16 −6 8
13 Cheonan FC 8 2 1 5 9 15 −6 7
14 Seoul United 8 2 1 5 14 21 −7 7
15 Namyangju United 8 0 1 7 8 21 −13 1
16 Yeonggwang FC 8 0 1 7 8 26 −18 1

Source: www.kfa.or.kr (Korean)
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.

Championship playoff[edit]

  Semi-finals Final
                       
A1  Yangju Citizen (pen.) 1 (4)  
B2  FC Pocheon 1 (3)  
    A1  Yangju Citizen 1 2 3
  A2  Gyeongju Citizen 1 3 4
B1  Icheon Citizen 0 (2)
A2  Gyeongju Citizen (pen.) 0 (4)  

Semi-finals[edit]



Final[edit]

First leg


Second leg

Winner[edit]

Challengers League 2011 Winners
Gyeongju Citizen
2nd Title

See also[edit]