A PFG 2008–09: Wikis

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A PFG
Season 2008–09
Champions Levski Sofia
26th Bulgarian title
Relegated Vihren Sandanski
Spartak Varna
Belasitsa Petrich
UEFA Champions League Levski Sofia
UEFA Europa League CSKA Sofia
Cherno More Varna
Litex Lovech (via domestic cup)
Goals scored 619
Average goals/game 2.58
Top goalscorer Bulgaria Martin Kamburov (16)
Biggest home win Cherno More 6–0 Belasitsa
Levski 6–0 Botev
Biggest away win Belasitsa 1–7 Levski
Highest scoring Vihren 3–5 Chernomorets
Belasitsa 1–7 Levski

The 2008–09 season of A PFG was the eighty-fifth season of top-tier football in Bulgaria. It began on 9 August 2008 and ended on 13 June 2009. CSKA Sofia were the defending champions.

Contents

Promotion and relegation

Teams promoted from B PFG after the 2007–08 season

Teams relegated to B PFG after the 2007–08 season

Team overview

Club Location Manager Venue Capacity
Belasitsa Petrich Bulgaria Mitev, MiroslavMiroslav Mitev Tsar Samuil Stadium 15,000
Botev Plovdiv Bulgaria Angelov, KostadinKostadin Angelov Hristo Botev Stadium, Plovdiv 22,000
Cherno More Varna Bulgaria Spasov, NikolaNikola Spasov Ticha Stadium 12,500
Chernomorets Burgas Bulgaria Dimitrov, DimitarDimitar Dimitrov Naftex Stadium 18,037
CSKA Sofia Bulgaria Penev, LuboslavLuboslav Penev Balgarska Armiya Stadium 22,015
Levski Sofia Bulgaria Velev, EmilEmil Velev Georgi Asparuhov Stadium 29,800
Litex Lovech Bulgaria Stoilov, StanimirStanimir Stoilov Lovech Stadium 7,000
Lokomotiv Mezdra Mezdra Bulgaria Bachev, GeorgiGeorgi Bachev Lokomotiv Stadium, Mezdra 5,000
Lokomotiv Plovdiv Plovdiv Bulgaria Sadakov, AyanAyan Sadakov Lokomotiv Stadium, Plovdiv 18,800
Lokomotiv Sofia Sofia Serbia Okuka, DragomirDragomir Okuka Lokomotiv Stadium, Sofia 22,000
Minyor Pernik Bulgaria Aleksiev, DimitarDimitar Aleksiev Minyor Stadium 16,500
OFC Sliven Sliven Bulgaria Dermendjiev, GeorgiGeorgi Dermendjiev Hadzhi Dimitar Stadium 15,000
Pirin Blagoevgrad Bulgaria Tsvetkov, PetarPetar Tsvetkov Hristo Botev Stadium, Blagoevgrad 16,000
Slavia Sofia Republic of Macedonia Kuzmanovski, StevicaStevica Kuzmanovski Ovcha Kupel Stadium 32,000
Spartak Varna Serbia Simonović, DragoljubDragoljub Simonović Spartak Stadium 12,000
Vihren Sandanski Bulgaria Filipov, FilipFilip Filipov Sandanski Stadium 6,000

League table

P
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
Head-to-head
1 Levski Sofia  (C) 30 21 6 3 57 18 +39 69 2009–10 UEFA Champions League Second qualifying round
2 CSKA Sofia 30 21 5 4 54 22 +32 68 2009–10 UEFA Europa League Third qualifying round
3 Cherno More Varna 30 18 6 6 48 19 +29 60 2009–10 UEFA Europa League Second qualifying round
4 Litex Lovech 30 17 7 6 53 26 +27 58 2009–10 UEFA Europa League Play-off round 1
5 Lokomotiv Sofia 30 16 6 8 52 29 +23 54
6 Lokomotiv Plovdiv 30 12 7 11 40 43 −3 43 CHB 1–3 LPL
LPL 1–1 CHB
7 Chernomorets Burgas 30 11 10 9 41 37 +4 43
8 Lokomotiv Mezdra 30 10 7 13 39 41 −2 37 SLA 0–0 LME
LME 1–0 SLA
9 Slavia Sofia 30 11 4 15 41 38 +3 37
10 Pirin Blagoevgrad 30 10 5 15 35 50 −15 35 MIN 0–0 PIR
PIR 1–0 MIN
11 Minyor Pernik 30 9 8 13 24 39 −15 35
12 OFC Sliven 30 8 8 14 32 40 −8 32
13 Botev Plovdiv 30 8 6 16 31 50 −19 30
14 Vihren Sandanski  (R) 30 8 2 20 29 50 −21 26 Relegation to 2009-10 B PFG
15 Spartak Varna  (R) 30 5 10 15 19 46 −27 25
16 Belasitsa Petrich  (R) 30 4 5 21 24 71 −47 17

Source: soccerway.com
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.
1Litex Lovech won the Bulgarian Cup 2008–09 and qualified for the play-off round of the UEFA Europa League.
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (Q) = Qualified to respective phase of tournament; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.

Results

Home \ Away1 BEL BOT CSK CHM CHB LEV LIT LME LPL LSO MIN OFC PIR SLA SPV VIH
Belasitsa Petrich 0–2 0–3 2–0 0–1 1–7 1–1 1–3 1–2 2–4 0–0 2–1 1–4 2–5 0–0 1–2
Botev Plovdiv 5–0 0–2 2–2 0–1 0–1 1–1 3–1 2–2 0–4 1–2 1–3 1–0 2–1 1–0 3–1
CSKA Sofia 1–0 2–1 1–1 2–1 0–2 2–0 2–1 2–0 1–0 2–0 3–0 4–1 2–1 3–0 2–0
Cherno More Varna 6–0 1–0 1–0 0–1 0–0 0–0 2–0 2–1 1–0 4–0 3–0 1–0 2–0 5–0 2–0
Chernomorets Burgas 2–0 2–1 0–1 0–0 2–2 3–1 2–2 1–3 1–1 1–1 1–1 3–1 2–1 2–0 1–3
Levski Sofia 2–0 6–0 1–1 3–0 3–1 2–0 3–1 1–0 0–3 1–1 1–0 2–0 1–0 5–0 3–2
Litex Lovech 4–1 5–1 1–0 1–0 2–2 1–2 2–1 3–0 2–1 2–0 2–0 3–0 0–1 2–1 2–0
Lokomotiv Mezdra 3–1 0–0 2–2 1–3 1–1 0–1 2–4 1–1 4–0 3–1 2–0 4–0 1–0 1–1 0–1
Lokomotiv Plovdiv 1–1 3–0 1–3 1–0 1–1 2–3 1–3 0–2 3–2 1–0 2–1 3–2 2–1 2–1 0–1
Lokomotiv Sofia 3–1 2–0 1–1 3–2 2–0 1–0 1–0 3–0 1–2 5–1 3–2 1–0 0–1 2–2 2–0
Minyor Pernik 0–3 1–0 0–1 2–2 1–0 0–2 0–0 2–0 2–2 0–1 0–2 0–0 1–0 3–1 3–2
OFC Sliven 0–2 3–1 3–1 0–1 0–0 0–0 2–2 2–0 1–1 0–0 0–1 2–1 1–1 0–1 2–0
Pirin Blagoevgrad 2–0 0–3 2–2 1–2 2–1 1–1 1–1 1–2 1–0 0–4 1–0 3–1 3–2 0–0 2–1
Slavia Sofia 3–0 4–0 1–2 0–2 2–0 0–1 0–3 0–0 2–0 2–2 1–1 3–1 2–3 1–2 2–0
Spartak Varna 0–0 0–0 0–2 0–1 0–3 0–1 0–4 2–0 1–1 0–0 1–0 2–2 2–0 1–2 1–1
Vihren Sandanski 4–1 0–0 1–4 0–2 3–5 1–0 0–1 0–1 1–2 1–0 0–1 0–2 1–3 1–2 2–0

Source: soccerway.com
1The home team is listed in the left-hand column.
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Top goalscorers

Sursa: [1] (English)

17 goals
13 goals
12 goals
11 goals
10 goals
9 goals

Annual awards

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Team of the season

The team have been voted by selected media representatives (Note: First team members are denoted in bold).[1]

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A PFG Team of the season, first squad
Petkov
Manolev
I. Ivanov
Rabeh
Minev
Yanchev
Tonev
Alex
Joãozinho
Kamburov
G. Ivanov
Position Name Club
Goalkeepers Kiril Akalski Lokomotiv Plovdiv
Georgi Petkov Levski
Defenders Tanko Dyakov Cherno More
Ivan Ivanov CSKA
Stanislav Manolev Litex
Zhivko Milanov Levski
Veselin Minev Levski
Youssef Rabeh Levski
Midfielders Alex Cherno More
Joãozinho Levski
Dani Kiki Lokomotiv Plovdiv
Aleksandar Tonev CSKA
Todor Yanchev CSKA
Kosta Yanev Sliven
Forwards Spas Delev Pirin
Georgi Ivanov Levski
Martin Kamburov Lokomotiv Sofia
Ivelin Popov Litex
Head coach Emil Velev Levski

European competitions

UEFA Champions League 2008–09

Belarus BATELevski Sofia L (1–0, 1–1) 2–1 on aggregate

UEFA Cup 2008–09

Andorra UE Sant JuliàCherno More Varna W (0–4, 0–5) 0–9 on aggregate
Israel Maccabi NetanyaCherno More Varna W (1–1, 0–2) 1–3 on aggregate
Serbia Borac ČačakLokomotiv Sofia L (1–0, 1–1) 2–1 on aggregate
Israel Ironi Kiryat ShmonaLitex Lovech W (0–0, 1–2) 1–2 on aggregate
Germany StuttgartCherno More Varna L (2–1, 2–2) 4–3 on aggregate
England Aston VillaLitex Lovech L (3–1, 1–1) 4–2 on aggregate
Slovakia ŽilinaLevski Sofia L (1–1, 1–0) 2–1 on aggregate

UEFA Intertoto Cup 2008

Slovenia GoricaChernomorets Burgas W (1–1, 0–2) 1–3 on aggregate
Switzerland Grasshopper ZürichChernomorets Burgas L (3–0, 1–0) 4–0 on aggregate

See also

References


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