2006–07 Saudi Premier League

Saudi Professional League
Season2006–07
Dates5 September 2006 – 1 June 2007
ChampionsAl-Ittihad
RelegatedAl-Faisaly
Al-Khaleej
AFC Champions LeagueAl-Ittihad
Al-Ahli
Arab Champions LeagueAl-Wehda
Al-Shabab
Matches played135
Goals scored400 (2.96 per match)
Top goalscorerGodwin Attram (13 goals)
Biggest home winAl-Hilal 4–0 Al-Shabab (14 December 2006)
Biggest away winAl-Khaleej 2–8 Al-Ittihad (8 March 2007)
Highest scoringAl-Khaleej 2–8 Al-Ittihad (8 March 2007)

The 2006–07 Saudi Premier League was the 31st Saudi Professional League season and the last to feature the Golden Four format. Al-Shabab were the defending champions, but they were eliminated by Al-Wahda in the first stage of the Golden Four. Al-Ittihad, who finished second with a 5-point difference from first place Al-Hilal, went on to win the league 2–1 in Riyadh. Hamad Al-Montashari's header gave Al-Ittihad their 7th league title in the 94th minute of the match.

Qualification and Prize Money

Prize Money:

  • First Place: 2.5 million Saudi riyals
  • Second Place: 1.5 million Saudi riyals
  • Third Place: 1 million Saudi riyals

Stadia and locations

Locations of teams in the 2006–07 Saudi Professional League
Club Location Stadium
Al-Ahli Jeddah Prince Abdullah Al-Faisal Stadium
Al-Ettifaq Dammam Prince Mohamed bin Fahd Stadium
Al-Faisaly Harmah Prince Salman Bin Abdulaziz Sport City Stadium
Al-Hazem Ar Rass Al Hazm Club Stadium
Al-Hilal Riyadh King Fahd Stadium
Al-Ittihad Jeddah Prince Abdullah Al-Faisal Stadium
Al-Khaleej Saihat Prince Mohamed bin Fahd Stadium
Al-Nassr Riyadh King Fahd Stadium
Al-Qadsiah Al Khubar Prince Saud bin Jalawi Stadium
Al-Shabab Riyadh King Fahd Stadium
Al-Tai Ha'il Prince Abdul Aziz bin Musa'ed Stadium
Al-Wehda Mecca King Abdul Aziz Stadium

Final league table

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Al-Hilal 22 17 2 3 38 15 +23 53
2 Al-Ittihad (C) 22 15 3 4 52 25 +27 48
3 Al-Wehda 22 14 5 3 41 25 +16 47
4 Al-Shabab 22 14 2 6 45 27 +18 44
5 Al-Ahli 22 7 8 7 29 33 −4 29
6 Al-Ettifaq 22 6 7 9 34 34 0 25
7 Al-Tai 22 6 5 11 32 37 −5 23
8 Al-Hazem 22 6 3 13 28 38 −10 21
9 Al-Nassr 22 5 6 11 24 37 −13 21
10 Al-Qadsiah 22 5 5 12 22 36 −14 20
11 Al-Faisaly 22 4 6 12 23 42 −19 18
12 Al-Khaleej 22 4 6 12 21 40 −19 18
Source:[citation needed]
(C) Champion

Golden Four Stage 1

Al-Wehda2 – 1Al-Shabab
Talal Al-Khaibari 76'
Dawood Anday 80'
Report Majrashi 48'

Golden Four Stage 2

Al-Ittihad3 – 2Al-Wehda
Tukar 24'
Keita 46'
Keita 113'
Report Alaa Al-Kawkabi 28'
Al-Mehyani 85'

Final

Al-Hilal1 – 2Al-Ittihad
Al-Ghamdi 25' Report Al-Muwallad 75'
Al-Montashari 90+4'
Attendance: 56,000
Referee: Jan Wegereef

Results

Home \ Away AHL ETT FSY HAZ HIL ITT KLJ NSR QDS SHB TAI WHD
Al-Ahli 1–1 0–0 3–2 2–3 1–1 1–1 1–1 1–0 1–5 3–2 2–0
Al-Ettifaq 2–2 4–2 0–3 0–1 2–3 2–0 2–1 0–0 3–3 2–2 0–1
Al-Faisaly 1–1 0–3 4–2 0–1 1–5 1–4 2–2 0–2 1–0 0–2 1–2
Al-Hazem 2–1 0–1 0–1 2–0 1–2 1–0 2–1 2–3 1–3 2–1 2–2
Al-Hilal 3–0 2–1 2–0 1–0 2–1 3–0 2–1 3–0 4–0 3–2 0–0
Al-Ittihad 3–0 1–1 5–2 2–0 1–2 2–0 3–0 2–1 2–1 3–2 1–0
Al-Khaleej 1–1 2–5 1–0 1–0 0–0 2–8 1–1 1–2 0–1 1–2 0–2
Al-Nassr 0–3 3–3 1–1 3–1 0–1 1–3 0–0 2–1 0–3 1–0 2–3
Al Qadsiah 0–1 2–1 1–3 0–0 0–1 1–0 1–1 1–2 1–3 0–2 1–3
Al-Shabab 0–2 2–0 2–1 2–1 3–1 3–1 3–1 2–0 3–0 1–1 3–1
Al-Tai 4–2 1–0 1–1 2–2 0–2 0–1 0–1 0–2 3–3 4–2 1–4
Al-Wehda 1–0 2–1 1–1 5–2 2–1 2–2 4–3 2–0 2–2 1–0 1–0
Updated to match(es) played on 1 June 2007. Source: rsssf.com
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Season progress

Team ╲ Round12345678910111213141516171819202122
Al-AhliWLDLDLWWWLDLWWDDDWDLLD
Al-EttifaqLWDLWLWDDWDDDDLWLLLLWL
Al-FaisalyLLWDDLLLWLLWDLDDLLDWLL
Al-HazemLWLWLLLLLDLWLWLDLWLLWD
Al-HilalWLWWWWWWWWWDDLWWWWWWWL
Al-IttihadWWWWLWDWDLWWLWDLWWWWWW
Al-KhaleejLLLLLLWWLDDDLLWLLWLDDD
Al-NassrWLLDWWLLLDLLDLDWWLDLDL
Al QadsiahWLLDLLLLWLWDWWLLLLLDDD
Al-ShababWWLWWWWDLWLLWDLWWWWWLW
Al-TaiLWWDLWLLLDDLDDWLLLWLLW
Al-WehdaLWWLWWDWWWWWDWWDWLDWDW
Source: kooora.com
W = Win; D = Draw; L = Lose

Season statistics

Top scorers

Rank Scorer Club Goals [1]
1 Ghana Godwin Attram Al-Shabab 13
2 Guinea Alhassane Keita Al-Ittihad 12
3 Saudi Arabia Nasser Al-Shamrani Al-Wehda 11
4 Saudi Arabia Yousef Al-Salem Al-Ettifaq 10
Saudi Arabia Yasser Al-Qahtani Al-Hilal 10

References

  1. ^ "Saudi League Statistics". slstat.com. slstat.com. Archived from the original on 24 August 2010. Retrieved 25 August 2010.
  • goalzz.com

External links

  • RSSSF Stats
  • Saudi Arabia Football Federation
  • Saudi League Statistics
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