1991 Tippeligaen

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Tippeligaen
Season1991
Champions Viking
8th title
Relegated Fyllingen
Strømsgodset
Champions League Viking
Cup Winners' Cup Strømsgodset
UEFA Cup Rosenborg
Matches played132
Goals scored345 (2.61 per match)
Top goalscorer Karl Petter Løken
(12 goals)
Biggest home win Lillestrøm 6–1 Tromsø [1]
(6 October 1991)
Biggest away win Molde 0–7 Strømsgodset [1]
(9 June 1991)
Highest scoringRosenborg 6–2 Sogndal [1]
(18 August 1991)
Highest attendance20,454
Rosenborg 0–0 Viking
(16 May 1991)
Lowest attendance1,291
Lyn 1–1 Brann
(22 September 1991)
Average attendance5,656 Increase2.svg 13.5%
1990
1992

The 1991 Tippeligaen was the 47th completed season of top division football in Norway. 22 game-weeks were played with 3 points given for wins and 1 for draws. Number eleven and twelve are relegated. The winners of the two groups of the 1. divisjon are promoted, as well as the winner of a series of play-off matches between the two second placed teams in the two groups of the 1. divisjon and number ten in the Tippeligaen.

Contents

The season began on April 27, 1991. The season ended on October 13, 1991, with Viking claiming their eighth league title. Viking were thus the last club to win the league before Rosenborg's 13-year domination started.

Teams and locations

Note: Table lists in alphabetical order.
Team Ap. LocationStadium
Brann 35 Bergen Brann Stadion
Fyllingen 2 Bergen Krohnsminde
Kongsvinger 9 Kongsvinger Gjemselund Stadion
Lillestrøm 28 Lillestrøm Åråsen Stadion
Lyn 24 Oslo Ullevaal Stadion
Molde 17 Molde Molde Stadion
Rosenborg 28 Trondheim Lerkendal Stadion
Sogndal 4 Sogndal Fosshaugane
Start 23 Kristiansand Kristiansand Stadion
Strømsgodset 13 Drammen Marienlyst Stadion
Tromsø 6 Tromsø Alfheim Stadion
Viking 42 Stavanger Stavanger Stadion

League table

PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGDPtsQualification or relegation
1 Viking (C)2212553727+1041Qualification for the Champions League first round
2 Rosenborg 2210663828+1036Qualification for the UEFA Cup first round
3 Start 2210483121+1034
4 Lyn 2281042626034
5 Lillestrøm 229493127+431
6 Tromsø 229492834631
7 Molde 227693338527
8 Kongsvinger 227692634827
9 Sogndal 227692231927
10 Brann (O)226882225326Qualification for the relegation play-offs
11 Fyllingen (R)226792121025Relegation to 1. divisjon
12 Strømsgodset (R)2256113033321
Qualification for the Cup Winners' Cup qualifying round
Relegation to the 1. divisjon
Source: nifs.no
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(C) Champion; (O) Play-off winner; (R) Relegated.

Results

Home \ Away BRA FYL KON LIL LYN MOL ROS SOG IKS STM TRO VIK
Brann 0–20–01–23–02–21–10–00–12–01–20–2
Fylingen 0–01–22–21–02–20–12–11–31–23–02–0
Kongsvinger 1–20–02–31–11–41–42–01–31–15–32–1
Lillestrøm 0–11–00–11–11–02–00–11–01–16–11–2
Lyn 1–11–00–03–22–00–41–11–03–11–11–1
Molde 1–11–13–03–33–0 4–1 2–00–40–71–20–3
Rosenborg 4–02–10–02–02–2 3–0 6–21–13–01–10–0
Sogndal 2–11–21–00–20–20–03–11–02–23–21–1
Start 1–31–00–31–00–01–05–00–12–20–14–1
Strømsgodset 0–10–04–01–20–10–23–00–01–30–23–1
Tromsø 1–11–02–32–01–11–30–11–03–11–00–1
Viking 2–10–01–02–13–43–22–14–20–05–22–0
Source: nifs.no (in Norwegian)
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Relegation play-offs

Brann, Bryne, and Strindheim played play-offs, Brann won and remained in Tippeligaen.

Results
Table
PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGDPts
1 Brann (O)220020+26
2 Bryne 210121+13
3 Strindheim 20020330
Source: rsssf.no
(O) Play-off winner.

Season statistics

Top scorers

RankPlayerClubGoals
1 Flag of Norway.svg Karl Petter Løken Rosenborg 12
2 Flag of Norway.svg Øystein Neerland Molde 11
3 Flag of Norway.svg Stein Berg Johansen Tromsø 10
4 Flag of Norway.svg Odd Johnsen Strømsgodset 9
Flag of Norway.svg Morten Pettersen Start
Flag of Norway.svg Gøran Sørloth Rosenborg
7 Flag of Norway.svg Petter Belsvik Molde 8
Flag of Norway.svg Børre Meinseth Viking
Flag of Norway.svg Halvor Storskogen Strømsgodset
10 Flag of Norway.svg Jostein Flo Sogndal 7
Flag of Norway.svg Tom Fodstad Lyn
Flag of Norway.svg Alf Kåre Tveit Viking

Attendances

PosTeamTotalHighLowAverageChange
1 Brann 127,11416,6006,88711,556+33.8%
2 Rosenborg 125,96120,4546,95911,451+3.0%
3 Viking 107,12913,4025,1689,739+47.9%
4 Start 73,36214,3862,2966,669+34.2%
5 Tromsø 49,9587,2422,6944,542−11.2%
6 Strømsgodset 48,4965,4343,1104,409−16.9%
7 Lyn 46,83210,0021,2914,257n/a2
8 Lillestrøm 41,2436,3661,8223,749+20.2%
9 Fyllingen 36,95011,0331,7423,359−7.1%
10 Molde 36,2736,2582,1083,298−2.1%
11 Kongsvinger 28,9293,3851,7822,630+16.3%
12 Sogndal 24,2833,7781,6492,208n/a2
League total746,53020,4541,2915,656+13.5%

Source: nifs.no
Notes:
2: Team played last season in 2. divisjon.

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References

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