2016–17 Austrian Football Bundesliga

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Austrian Bundesliga
Season 2016–17
Dates 23 July 2016 – 28 May 2017
Champions Red Bull Salzburg
Relegated SV Ried
Champions League Red Bull Salzburg
Europa League Austria Wien
Sturm Graz
Rheindorf Altach
Matches played 180
Goals scored 488 (2.71 per match)
Top goalscorer Olarenwaju Kayode (17 goals)
Biggest home win Wolfsberg 5–0 Mödling
Rapid Wien 5–0 Ried
Salzburg 5–0 Austria Wien
Biggest away win Mödling 1–6 Austria Wien
Altach 0–5 Salzburg
Ried 1–6 Salzburg
Highest scoring Mödling 1–6 Austria Wien
Ried 1–6 Salzburg
Highest attendance 25,452
Rapid Wien 1–2 Sturm Graz
(27 November 2016)
Lowest attendance 1,258
St. Pölten 0–4 Wolfsberg
(30 November 2016)
Total attendance 1,268,237
Average attendance 7,046

The 2016–17 Austrian Football Bundesliga was the 105th season of top-tier football in Austria. Red Bull Salzburg are the defending champions. The fixtures were announced on 14 June 2016.[1] The season began on 23 July 2016 and ended on 28 May 2017.

Teams[edit]

St. Pölten, the 2015–16 First League champion, returned to the top level 22 years after their relegation.

Stadia and locations[edit]

Location of teams in the 2016–17 Austrian Football Bundesliga

Team

Location

Venue

Capacity

Admira Wacker Mödling Maria Enzersdorf BSFZ-Arena 10,800
Austria Wien Vienna Ernst-Happel-Stadion 50,000
Rapid Wien Vienna Allianz Stadion 28,000
Red Bull Salzburg Wals-Siezenheim Red Bull Arena 30,188
Rheindorf Altach Altach Stadion Schnabelholz 8,500
SV Ried Ried im Innkreis Keine Sorgen Arena 7,334
St. Pölten Sankt Pölten NV Arena 8,000
Sturm Graz Graz Merkur-Arena 15,323
SV Mattersburg Mattersburg Pappelstadion 17,100
Wolfsberger AC Wolfsberg Lavanttal-Arena 7,300

Personnel and kits[edit]

Team Chairman Manager Manufacturer Sponsors
Admira Wacker Austria Philip Thonhauser Austria Oliver Lederer Nike Flyeralarm
SCR Altach Austria Johannes Engl Austria Martin Scherb Jako Cashpoint
Austria Wien Austria Wolfgang Katzian Germany Thorsten Fink Nike Verbund
Rapid Wien Austria Michael Krammer Austria Damir Canadi adidas Wien Energie
SV Ried Austria Johann Willminger Germany Christian Benbennek hummel Josko
RB Salzburg Austria Rudolf Theierl Spain Óscar García Nike Red Bull
St. Pölten Austria Gottfried Tröstl Austria Jochen Fallmann Jako Hypo Noe
Sturm Graz Austria Christian Jauk Germany Franco Foda Lotto Puntigamer
SV Mattersburg Austria Martin Pucher Austria Ivica Vastić Puma Bauwelt Koch
Wolfsberger AC Austria Dietmar Riegler Austria Heimo Pfeifenberger Jako RZ Pellets

League table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Red Bull Salzburg (C) 36 25 6 5 74 24 +50 81 Qualification for the Champions League second qualifying round[a]
2 Austria Wien 36 20 3 13 72 50 +22 63 Qualification for the Europa League third qualifying round
3 Sturm Graz 36 19 3 14 55 39 +16 60 Qualification for the Europa League second qualifying round
4 Rheindorf Altach 36 15 8 13 46 49 −3 53 Qualification for the Europa League first qualifying round
5 Rapid Wien 36 12 10 14 52 42 +10 46
6 Admira Wacker Mödling 36 13 7 16 36 55 −19 46
7 Mattersburg 36 12 7 17 39 54 −15 43
8 Wolfsberger AC 36 11 9 16 40 59 −19 42
9 St. Pölten 36 9 10 17 41 60 −19 37
10 Ried (R) 36 10 5 21 33 56 −23 35 Relegation to the Austrian Football First League
Source: Austrian Football Bundesliga, Soccerway
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Goals scored; 4) Matches won; 5) Away matches won; 6) Head-to-head points; 7) Head-to-head goal difference; 8) Head-to-head goals scored.[citation needed]
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. ^ Since the winners of the 2016–17 Austrian Cup, Red Bull Salzburg, qualified for European competition based on league position, the spot awarded to the Austrian Cup winners (Europa League third qualifying round) was passed to the second-placed team, the spot awarded to the second-placed team was passed to the third-placed team, and the spot awarded to the third-placed team was passed to the fourth-placed team.

Results[edit]

Season statistics[edit]