2002 Tippeligaen

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Tippeligaen
Season 2002
Champions Rosenborg
17th title
Relegated Moss
Start
Champions League Rosenborg
UEFA Cup Vålerenga
Molde
Lyn
Matches played182
Goals scored545 (2.99 per match)
Top goalscorer Harald Martin Brattbakk
(17 goals)
Biggest home win Lillestrøm 7–0 Start
(25 August 2002)
Biggest away winStart 2–7 Vålerenga
(16 June 2002)
Start 1–6 Moss
(29 September 2002)
Highest scoringStart 2–7 Vålerenga
(16 June 2002)
Longest winning run7 games [1]
Rosenborg
Longest unbeaten run12 games [1]
Rosenborg
Viking
Longest winless run11 games [1]
Start
Longest losing run8 games [1]
Start
Highest attendance20,739 [2]
Rosenborg 4–0 Brann
(27 October 2002)
Lowest attendance1,442 [3]
Start 0–3 Bodø/Glimt
(27 October 2002)
Average attendance6,203 Increase2.svg 11.2%
2001
2003

The 2002 Tippeligaen was the 58th 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 are 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 14 Bodø Aspmyra Stadion
Brann 46 Bergen Brann Stadion
Bryne 16 Bryne Bryne Stadion
Lillestrøm 39 Lillestrøm Åråsen Stadion
Lyn 29 Oslo Ullevaal Stadion
Molde 27 Molde Molde Stadion
Moss 22 Moss Melløs Stadion
Odd Grenland 22 Skien Odd Stadion
Rosenborg 39 Trondheim Lerkendal Stadion
Sogndal 10 Sogndal Fosshaugane
Stabæk 8 Bærum Nadderud Stadion
Start 30 Kristiansand Kristiansand Stadion
Vålerenga 42 Oslo Ullevaal Stadion
Viking 53 Stavanger Stavanger Stadion

League table

PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGDPtsQualification or relegation
1 Rosenborg (C)2617545730+2756Qualification for the Champions League second qualifying round
2 Molde 2615564826+2250Qualification for the UEFA Cup qualifying round
3 Lyn 2614573629+747
4 Viking 26111144431+1344
5 Stabæk 2612684834+1442
6 Odd Grenland 2612593630+641
7 Lillestrøm 26106103730+736
8 Vålerenga 2671273831+733Qualification for the UEFA Cup first round [lower-alpha 1]
9 Bryne 2687113839131
10 Bodø/Glimt 2694133841331
11 Sogndal 26861237511430
12 Brann (O)26831535521727Qualification for the relegation play-offs
13 Moss (R)26661432491724Relegation to 1. divisjon
14 Start (R)26251921725111
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. Vålerenga qualified for the UEFA Cup first round as Norwegian Cup winners.

Relegation play-offs

Brann won the play-offs against Sandefjord 2–1 on aggregate.

Results

Results

Home \ Away BOD BRA BRY LIL LYN MOL MOS ODD ROS SOG STB IKS VÅL VIK
Bodø/Glimt 0–14–00–10–20–22–01–31–42–12–02–02–20–0
Brann 1–31–21–21–14–10–11–32–32–34–13–10–42–3
Bryne 4–34–01–10–10–20–00–02–13–02–13–12–23–3
Lillestrøm 2–00–12–10–10–21–13–00–13–01–27–01–12–0
Lyn 3–12–31–02–03–10–13–02–31–02–01–0 1–0 0–1
Molde 3–02–02–10–02–05–10–0 1–2 3–31–02–02–03–0
Moss 1–00–11–00–20–22–30–12–23–32–70–21–12–2
Odd Grenland 2–32–03–13–11–11–12–01–34–21–12–01–32–0
Rosenborg 4–34–03–23–15–1 3–0 2–00–13–02–14–21–10–2
Sogndal 0–22–33–25–22–22–10–41–02–22–00–02–00–2
Stabæk 2–11–02–11–15–04–23–21–00–04–05–20–01–2
Start 0–32–20–20–22–20–41–62–01–20–31–12–71–1
Vålerenga 1–11–11–11–1 1–2 0–33–12–00–02–00–24–00–0
Viking 2–24–11–13–10–00–04–10–32–01–13–34–14–1
Source: NIFS (in Norwegian)
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Season statistics

Top scorers

RankPlayerClubGoals [6]
1 Flag of Norway.svg Harald Martin Brattbakk Rosenborg 17
2 Flag of Iceland.svg Tryggvi Guðmundsson Stabæk 16
3 Flag of Norway.svg Bengt Sæternes Bodø/Glimt 12
4 Flag of Norway.svg Erik Nevland Viking 10
5 Flag of Norway.svg Bernt Hulsker Molde 9
Flag of Sweden.svg Dejan Pavlovic Bryne
Flag of Germany.svg Uwe Rösler Lillestrøm
Flag of Norway.svg André Schei Lindbæk Molde
9 Flag of Norway.svg Håvard Flo Sogndal 8
Flag of Norway.svg Øyvind Storflor Moss
Flag of Norway.svg Ole Bjørn Sundgot Lyn

Attendances

PosTeamTotalHighLowAverageChange
1 Rosenborg 190,13420,7399,76014,626+21.2%
2 Brann 143,08718,1728,17711,007−12.6%
3 Vålerenga 113,90718,3744,2568,762n/a1
4 Viking 97,59311,8205,6707,507−4.8%
5 Lillestrøm 92,27413,6524,3197,098+6.3%
6 Molde 80,51111,1674,3036,193−6.2%
7 Lyn 73,84220,5742,0715,680+35.2%
8 Odd Grenland 70,8488,5234,0155,450+7.9%
9 Start 56,7128,8761,4424,362n/a1
10 Stabæk 48,7446,1772,7383,750−11.3%
11 Bodø/Glimt 45,6515,3642,7023,512−8.4%
12 Bryne 43,5486,2502,4753,350+13.4%
13 Moss 39,5994,4321,9603,046+11.6%
14 Sogndal 32,5315,1731,6052,502+9.6%
League total1,128,98120,7391,4426,203+11.2%

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

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