2015–16 Swiss Super League

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Swiss Super League
Season2015–16
ChampionsBasel
RelegatedZürich
Champions LeagueBasel
Young Boys
Europa LeagueZürich (although relegated)
Luzern
Grasshopper
Vaduz
Matches played180
Goals scored566 (3.14 per match)
Top goalscorerMoanes Dabour
(19 goals)
Biggest home winYoung Boys 7–0 Lugano
(9 April 2016)
Biggest away winSt. Gallen 0–7 Basel
(17 April 2016)
Highest scoringYoung Boys 5–4 Vaduz
(17 April 2016)
Longest winning runBasel (8 games)
Longest unbeaten runBasel (17 games)
Longest winless runZürich (11 games)
Longest losing runZürich (5 games)
Luzern (5 games)

The 2015–16 Swiss Super League, also known as Raiffeisen Super League for sponsoring purposes, was the 119th season of top-tier football in Switzerland. Basel were the defending champions.

A total of 10 teams competed in the league, the 9 best teams from the 2014–15 season and the 2014–15 Swiss Challenge League champion Lugano.

Teams[edit]

Stadia and locations[edit]

Location of the 2015–16 Swiss Super League teams
Club Location Stadium Capacity
Basel Basel St. Jakob-Park 38,512
Grasshopper Zürich Letzigrund 23,605
Lugano Lugano Stadio Cornaredo 10,500
Luzern Lucerne Swissporarena 17,500
Sion Sion Stade Tourbillon 16,500
St. Gallen St. Gallen AFG Arena 19,694
Thun Thun Stockhorn Arena 10,000
Vaduz Liechtenstein Vaduz Rheinpark Stadion 7,584
Young Boys Bern Stade de Suisse 31,783
Zürich Zürich Letzigrund 23,605

Personnel and kits[edit]

Team Manager Captain Kit manufacturer Shirt sponsor
Basel Switzerland Urs Fischer Argentina Matías Delgado adidas Novartis
Grasshopper Switzerland Pierluigi Tami Sweden Kim Källström Puma FROMM/Priora
Lugano Czech Republic Zdeněk Zeman Switzerland Antoine Rey Nike Città di Lugano
Luzern Germany Markus Babbel Switzerland Claudio Lustenberger adidas Otto's
Sion France Didier Tholot Ivory Coast Xavier Kouassi Erreà Alloboissons
St. Gallen Germany Joe Zinnbauer Kosovo Albert Bunjaku Jako St. Galler Kantonalbank
Thun Luxembourg Jeff Saibene Switzerland Dennis Hediger Nike Panorama Center
Vaduz Switzerland Giorgio Contini Liechtenstein Franz Burgmeier adidas Liechtensteinische Landesbank
Young Boys Austria Adi Hütter Switzerland Steve von Bergen Nike Honda
Zürich Finland Sami Hyypiä[1] Ivory Coast Gilles Yapi Yapo Nike Netstream AG

League table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Basel (C) 36 26 5 5 88 38 +50 83 Qualification for the Champions League group stage
2 Young Boys 36 20 9 7 78 47 +31 69 Qualification for the Champions League third qualifying round
3 Luzern 36 15 9 12 59 50 +9 54 Qualification for the Europa League third qualifying round
4 Grasshopper 36 15 8 13 65 56 +9 53 Qualification for the Europa League second qualifying round
5 Sion 36 14 8 14 52 49 +3 50
6 Thun 36 10 11 15 45 54 −9 41
7 St. Gallen 36 10 8 18 41 66 −25 38
8 Vaduz 36 7 15 14 44 60 −16 36 Qualification for the Europa League first qualifying round[a]
9 Lugano 36 9 8 19 46 75 −29 35
10 Zürich (R) 36 7 13 16 48 71 −23 34 Relegation to the Swiss Challenge League and
qualification for the Europa League group stage[b]
Source: Swiss Super League, Soccerway
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Goals scored; 4) Head-to-head points 5) Draw.[2]
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated.
Notes:

Results[edit]

Season statistics[edit]