2007 Veikkausliiga

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Veikkausliiga
Season2007
Champions Tampere United
3rd Finnish title
Relegated AC Oulu, FC Viikingit
Champions League Tampere United
UEFA Cup FC Haka, FC Honka
Matches played182
Goals scored458 (2.52 per match)
Average goals/game2,52
Top goalscorer Flag of Brazil.svg Rafael (14)
Biggest home win FC Lahti 6 - 0 VPS
Biggest away win FC Viikingit 0 - 4 FC Lahti
Highest scoring FC Lahti 5 - 2 FF Jaro
2006
2008

The 2007 season of the Veikkausliiga (the premier league of the Finnish football system), the 18th season in the league's history, began on April 21.

Contents

Final league table

PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGDPtsQualification or relegation
1 Tampere United (C)2616644527+1854Qualification to Champions League first qualifying round
2 FC Haka 2613763923+1646Qualification to UEFA Cup first qualifying round
3 TPS 2613494333+1043Qualification to Intertoto Cup first round
4 FC Honka 26101153425+941Qualification to UEFA Cup first qualifying round [lower-alpha 1]
5 MyPa 2611782926+340
6 IFK Mariehamn 2691073130+137
7 HJK 2671363125+634
8 FC Lahti 2696113834+433
9 FC Inter 2696113228+433
10 VPS 2671182635932
11 FF Jaro 26771230411128
12 FC KooTeePee 26751427381126
13 FC Viikingit (R)26581325441923Qualification to relegation play-offs
14 AC Oulu (R)26571428492122Relegation to Ykkönen
Source: rsssf.com
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. As Tampere United are guaranteed European football in the Champions League as league champions, their spot in the UEFA Cup as Finnish Cup winners is transferred to the losing finalist. FC Honka will therefore play in the 2008-09 season of the UEFA Cup
 Veikkausliiga 2007 Winners 
Tampere United
Third title

Relegation playoff

RoPS of the Ykkönen beat FC Viikingit for a place in the 2008 season of the Veikkausliiga.

European results

Champions League:

UEFA Cup:

Intertoto Cup:

Top goal scorers

As of 13 October 2007

PositionPlayerCountryTeamGoals
1 Rafael Flag of Brazil.svg FC Lahti 13
2 Toni Lehtinen Flag of Finland.svg FC Haka 11
3 Mikko Paatelainen Flag of Finland.svg TPS 9
- Berat Sadik Flag of Finland.svg FC Lahti 9
5 Jami Puustinen Flag of Finland.svg FC Honka 8
- Mika Ääritalo Flag of Finland.svg TPS 8
7 Kim Liljeqvist Flag of Finland.svg KooTeePee 7
- Jari Niemi Flag of Finland.svg Tampere Utd 7
9 Jonas Emet Flag of Finland.svg FF Jaro 6
- Mikko Innanen Flag of Finland.svg FC Haka 6
- Armand One Flag of France.svg TPS 6
- Tomi Petrescu Flag of Finland.svg Tampere Utd 6
- Antti Pohja Flag of Finland.svg Tampere Utd 6
- Vili Savolainen Flag of Finland.svg HJK 6
15 Jussi Aalto Flag of Finland.svg FF Jaro 5
- Janne Hietanen Flag of Finland.svg AC Oulu 5
- Toni Junnila Flag of Finland.svg FF Jaro 5
- Tero Taipale Flag of Finland.svg VPS 5
- Justus Vajanne Flag of Finland.svg IFK Mariehamn 5

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