2001 Tippeligaen

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Tippeligaen
Season 2001
Champions Rosenborg
16th title
Relegated Strømsgodset
Tromsø
Champions League Rosenborg
Lillestrøm
UEFA Cup Viking
Stabæk
Brann
Matches played182
Goals scored651 (3.58 per match)
Top goalscorer Thorstein Helstad
Frode Johnsen
Clayton Zane
(17 goals)
Biggest home winBrann 8–1 Stabæk [1]
Biggest away win Sogndal 1–6 Rosenborg [1]
Highest scoringLillestrøm 7–4 Strømsgodset [1]
Longest winning run8 games [2]
Rosenborg
Longest unbeaten run14 games [2]
Lillestrøm
Longest winless run10 games [2]
Strømsgodset
Tromsø
Longest losing run8 games [2]
Bryne
Highest attendance19,308
Brann 2–6 Rosenborg
(28 October 2001)
Lowest attendance966
Sogndal 3–2 Bodø/Glimt
(28 October 2001)
Average attendance5,578 Decrease2.svg 2.6%
2000
2002

The 2001 Tippeligaen was the 57th completed season of top division football in Norway.

Contents

Each team played 26 games with three points given for wins and one point for a draw. Number thirteen and fourteen were relegated, number twelve has to play two qualification matches (home and away) against number three in the 1. divisjon (where number one and two are directly promoted) for the last spot.

Teams and locations

Note: Table lists in alphabetical order.
Team Ap. LocationStadium
Bodø/Glimt 13 Bodø Aspmyra Stadion
Brann 45 Bergen Brann Stadion
Bryne 15 Bryne Bryne Stadion
Lillestrøm 38 Lillestrøm Åråsen Stadion
Lyn 28 Oslo Ullevaal Stadion
Molde 26 Molde Molde Stadion
Moss 21 Moss Melløs Stadion
Odd Grenland 21 Skien Odd Stadion
Rosenborg 38 Trondheim Lerkendal Stadion
Sogndal 9 Sogndal Fosshaugane
Stabæk 7 Bærum Nadderud Stadion
Strømsgodset 19 Drammen Marienlyst Stadion
Tromsø 16 Tromsø Alfheim Stadion
Viking 52 Stavanger Stavanger Stadion

League table

PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGDPtsQualification or relegation
1 Rosenborg (C)2617637130+4157Qualification for the Champions League third qualifying round
2 Lillestrøm 2617546433+3156Qualification for the Champions League second qualifying round
3 Viking 2614754329+1449Qualification for the UEFA Cup first round [lower-alpha 1]
4 Stabæk 2614394539+645Qualification for the UEFA Cup qualifying round [lower-alpha 2]
5 Molde 2613585441+1344
6 Odd Grenland 2612685040+1042
7 Brann 2612596348+1541Qualification for the UEFA Cup qualifying round [lower-alpha 2]
8 Sogndal 26951245611632
9 Bodø/Glimt 2678114547229
10 Moss 26921535481329
11 Lyn 2668124049926
12 Bryne (O)26641633612822Qualification for the relegation play-offs
13 Strømsgodset (R)263101340733319Relegation to 1. divisjon
14 Tromsø (R)26441823522916
Source: fotball.no
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(C) Champion; (O) Play-off winner; (R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. Since Viking qualified to the UEFA Cup first round as Norwegian Cup winners, their place in the UEFA Cup as third-placed team passed down and was awarded to Stabæk as the highest-placed team not already qualified for European competitions.
  2. 1 2 Brann qualified to the UEFA Cup through the UEFA Fair Play ranking award.

Relegation play-offs

Results

Season statistics

Top scorers

RankPlayerClubGoals [4]
1 Flag of Norway.svg Thorstein Helstad Brann 17
Flag of Norway.svg Frode Johnsen Rosenborg 17
Flag of Australia (converted).svg Clayton Zane Lillestrøm 17
4 Flag of Norway.svg Harald Martin Brattbakk Rosenborg 15
5 Flag of Norway.svg Jostein Flo Strømsgodset 14
Flag of Norway.svg Erik Nevland Viking 14
7 Flag of Sweden.svg Magnus Powell Lillestrøm 13
8 Flag of Norway.svg Bengt Sæternes Bodø/Glimt 11
9 Flag of Norway.svg Petter Furuseth Brann 10
Flag of Norway.svg Magne Hoseth Molde 10
Flag of Norway.svg Raymond Kvisvik Brann 10
Flag of Norway.svg Kim Larsen Odd Grenland 10
Flag of Norway.svg Trond Fredrik Ludvigsen Bodø/Glimt 10

Attendances

PosTeamTotalHighLowAverageChange
1 Brann 163,76019,3089,06712,597+10.6%
2 Rosenborg 156,90416,4009,61412,070+1.1%
3 Viking 102,53513,8104,4207,887+18.4%
4 Lillestrøm 86,82211,7824,0756,679+40.7%
5 Molde 85,81611,1674,8836,601−3.2%
6 Odd Grenland 65,6886,0153,9505,053+5.4%
7 Stabæk 54,9676,1742,7114,228+12.2%
8 Lyn 54,6077,5792,5344,201n/a1
9 Bodø/Glimt 49,8125,0033,2373,832+20.8%
10 Tromsø 46,0295,5532,2503,541−9.8%
11 Strømsgodset 44,7345,9862,1213,441n/a1
12 Bryne 38,4178,9191,7652,955−17.9%
13 Moss 35,4854,8111,3432,7300.0%
14 Sogndal 29,6824,5129662,283n/a1
League total1,015,25819,3089665,578−2.6%

Source: nifs.no
Notes:
1: Team played last season in 1. divisjon.

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