2018–19 Premier League of Bosnia and Herzegovina

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Premijer liga
Season2018–19
Dates21 July 2018 – 25 May 2019
ChampionsSarajevo
3rd Premier League title
4th Bosnian title
6th Domestic title
RelegatedKrupa
GOŠK
Champions LeagueSarajevo
Europa LeagueZrinjski
Široki Brijeg
Radnik
Matches played198
Goals scored432 (2.18 per match)
Top goalscorerSulejman Krpić
(16 goals)
Biggest home winŠiroki Brijeg 6–0 Čelik
(5 August 2018)
Biggest away winMladost Doboj Kakanj 0–6 Sarajevo
(6 October 2018)
Highest scoringKrupa 5–2 Čelik
(13 April 2019)
Longest winning run6 matches
Sarajevo
Longest unbeaten run14 matches
Sarajevo
Longest winless run12 matches
Zvijezda 09
Longest losing run7 matches
GOŠK
Highest attendance15,500
Sarajevo 4–0 Zvijezda 09
(18 May 2019)
Lowest attendance100
Zvijezda 09 2–1 GOŠK
(11 May 2019)
Total attendance344,167
Average attendance1,738

The 2018–19 Premier League of Bosnia and Herzegovina (known as BH Telecom Premier League for sponsorship reasons) was the nineteenth season of the Premier League of Bosnia and Herzegovina, the highest football league of Bosnia and Herzegovina. The season began on 21 July 2018 and concluded on 25 May 2019, with a winter break between early December 2018 and late February 2019.

Teams

A total of 12 teams contested in the league, including 10 sides from the 2017–18 season and two promoted from each of the second-level league.

Stadiums and locations

Čelik GOŠK Krupa Mladost
Bilino Polje Perica-Pero Pavlović Krupa na Vrbasu MGM Farm Arena
Capacity: 15,292 Capacity: 3,000 Capacity: 3,500 Capacity: 3,000
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Radnik


Sarajevo
Gradski Stadion Bijeljina Asim Ferhatović Hase
Capacity: 6,000 Capacity: 35,630
Sloboda Široki Brijeg
Tušanj Pecara
Capacity: 7,200 Capacity: 7,000
Tuzla City Zrinjski Zvijezda 09 Željezničar
Tušanj Stadion pod Bijelim Brijegom Ugljevik City Stadium Grbavica
Capacity: 7,200 Capacity: 9,000 Capacity: 5,000 Capacity: 13,785

Personnel and kits

Note: Flags indicate national team as has been defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players and Managers may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

Team Head coach Captain Kit manufacturer Shirt sponsor
Čelik Turkey Cihat Arslan Bosnia and Herzegovina Fenan Salčinović Hummel WWin
GOŠK Croatia Stanko Mršić Bosnia and Herzegovina Dalibor Kozić No1 Cemex
Krupa Bosnia and Herzegovina Slobodan Starčević Bosnia and Herzegovina Slobodan Milanović No1 EKO-EURO TIM
Mladost Doboj Kakanj Bosnia and Herzegovina Elvedin Beganović (caretaker) Bosnia and Herzegovina Aladin Isaković Joma HeidelbergCement
Radnik Bosnia and Herzegovina Mladen Žižović Bosnia and Herzegovina Velibor Đurić Joma
Sarajevo Bosnia and Herzegovina Husref Musemić North Macedonia Krste Velkoski Nike Turkish Airlines
Sloboda Bosnia and Herzegovina Zlatan Nalić Bosnia and Herzegovina Perica Ivetić NAAI WWin
Široki Brijeg North Macedonia Goce Sedloski Bosnia and Herzegovina Josip Barišić Legea FEAL
Tuzla City Bosnia and Herzegovina Mirza Varešanović Serbia Ivan Kostić No1
Zrinjski Bosnia and Herzegovina Blaž Slišković Bosnia and Herzegovina Pero Stojkić Macron PPD
Zvijezda 09 Bosnia and Herzegovina Milenko Bošnjaković Serbia Filip Erić Hummel
Željezničar Bosnia and Herzegovina Amar Osim Bosnia and Herzegovina Sulejman Krpić Umbro

League table

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Sarajevo (C) 33 21 7 5 68 20 +48 70 Qualification for the Champions League first qualifying round
2 Zrinjski Mostar 33 19 8 6 46 22 +24 65 Qualification for the Europa League first qualifying round
3 Široki Brijeg 33 13 15 5 40 23 +17 54
4 Željezničar 33 14 8 11 43 32 +11 50 Ineligible for 2019–20 European competitions
5 Radnik Bijeljina 33 10 14 9 29 25 +4 44 Qualification for the Europa League first qualifying round
6 Mladost Doboj Kakanj 33 12 7 14 36 45 −9 43
7 Čelik Zenica 33 11 10 12 30 49 −19 43
8 Sloboda Tuzla 33 10 8 15 22 31 −9 38
9 Zvijezda 09 33 9 11 13 33 45 −12 38
10 Tuzla City 33 9 9 15 32 44 −12 36
11 Krupa (R) 33 8 9 16 40 48 −8 33 Relegation to the Prva Liga RS
12 GOŠK Gabela (R) 33 5 8 20 23 54 −31 23 Relegation to the Prva Liga FBiH
Source: Football Association of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Soccerway, UEFA
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Goals scored; 4) Head-to-head points; 5) Head-to-head goal difference; 6) Head-to-head away goals (only if two teams); 7) Head-to-head goals scored; 8) Goal difference; 9) Play-off. (Criteria 2 and 3 are not used to decide champion, UEFA competition qualification, or relegation)
(C) Champions; (R) Relegated
Notes:
  1. ^ a b Since the winners of the 2018–19 Bosnia and Herzegovina Football Cup, Sarajevo, qualified for European competition based on league position, the spot awarded to the cup winners (Europa League first qualifying round) was passed to the fourth-placed team.
  2. ^ As 4th placed Željezničar failed to get the UEFA license for the competition due to financial problems, Radnik Bijeljina was awarded the place as the next best placed team (5th place).

Positions by table

The table lists the positions of teams after each week of matches. In order to preserve chronological evolvements, any postponed matches are not included to the round at which they were originally scheduled, but added to the full round they were played immediately afterwards.

Team ╲ Round123456789101112131415161718192021222324252627282930313233
Čelik Zenica1279765567776778788988865567766657
GOŠK Gabela101211119991011111111111211111111111111111111111111121212121212
Krupa125476688881010912121212121212121212121212111111111111
Mladost Doboj Kakanj61112111212121199108887855646688888899976
Radnik Bijeljina246544756667655677777756656555565
Sarajevo852333122111111111111111111111111
Sloboda Tuzla9910957475545566566565577775677788
Široki Brijeg431212344454444444333444333333333
Tuzla City111078101010910109991010101010101010999999101010101010
Zrinjski314688833332232222222222222222222
Zvijezda 0978810111111121212121212119999899101010101010988899
Željezničar563121211223323333454333444444444
Leader
UEFA Europa League First qualifying round
Relegation to First League of FBiH/First League of RS
Updated to match(es) played on 18 May 2019. Source: BH Telecom Premier League BiH, 2018/19 Premier League BiH

Results

Rounds 1–22

Home \ Away ČEL GAB KRU MDK RAD SAR ŠB SLO TUZ Z09 ZRI ŽEL
Čelik Zenica 3–1 3–1 0–3 1–0 0–0 1–1 2–1 1–1 2–0 1–0 1–0
GOŠK Gabela 0–0 1–0 1–3 1–1 1–0 0–0 0–0 3–2 2–2 0–4 0–1
Krupa 3–1 3–0 2–2 0–0 1–4 2–2 0–1 0–2 1–1 1–2 2–1
Mladost Doboj Kakanj 1–1 1–0 2–1 2–0 0–6 0–1 1–0 0–1 0–0 0–0 2–2
Radnik Bijeljina 0–0 1–0 2–2 3–1 2–1 2–1 0–1 3–1 1–0 0–1 1–0
Sarajevo 3–1 1–1 2–1 4–0 2–1 1–0 1–0 3–0 3–1 4–2 2–1
Široki Brijeg 6–0 1–1 2–0 1–1 0–0 0–3 0–0 1–0 2–0 1–1 0–3
Sloboda Tuzla 1–0 2–0 1–0 2–1 2–0 0–1 0–1 1–1 0–3 0–1 0–0
Tuzla City 1–1 2–1 2–1 0–1 0–0 0–3 0–0 0–1 3–1 1–2 0–2
Zvijezda 09 2–0 1–0 0–0 0–2 0–0 0–4 1–1 1–1 1–1 1–0 1–3
Zrinjski Mostar 3–0 3–1 1–0 1–0 0–0 2–2 0–0 2–0 1–0 5–2 0–1
Željezničar 3–2 1–2 1–1 2–1 1–0 2–2 2–3 0–0 2–3 0–1 2–0
Source: Football Association of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.
For upcoming matches, an "a" indicates there is an article about the rivalry between the two participants.

Rounds 23–33

Home \ Away ČEL GAB KRU MDK RAD SAR ŠB SLO TUZ Z09 ZRI ŽEL
Čelik Zenica 1–0 1–0 1–1 1–0 1–1 0–1
GOŠK Gabela 1–2 0–2 3–2 0–3 1–1
Krupa 5–2 4–0 2–2 1–0 2–0
Mladost Doboj Kakanj 3–1 3–1 0–3 1–0 0–2 2–2
Radnik Bijeljina 0–0 0–0 1–0 1–1 0–1
Sarajevo 5–0 0–0 2–0 0–0 4–0 0–1
Široki Brijeg 1–0 2–1 2–1 4–0 1–0 1–0
Sloboda Tuzla 1–2 0–1 2–1 2–1 0–0
Tuzla City 1–1 1–0 1–1 1–3 0–3
Zvijezda 09 4–0 1–1 2–1 1–1 0–0
Zrinjski Mostar 1–0 2–0 1–1 1–0 5–1 1–0
Željezničar 1–2 3–0 3–1 0–3 0–0 1–0
Source: Football Association of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.
For upcoming matches, an "a" indicates there is an article about the rivalry between the two participants.

Top goalscorers

Rank Player Club Goals
1 Bosnia and Herzegovina Sulejman Krpić Željezničar 16
2 Bosnia and Herzegovina Nemanja Bilbija Zrinjski 14
Bosnia and Herzegovina Mersudin Ahmetović Sarajevo
4 Bosnia and Herzegovina Benjamin Tatar Sarajevo 12
Serbia Vojo Ubiparip Tuzla City
6 North Macedonia Krste Velkoski Sarajevo 11
7 Bosnia and Herzegovina Haris Dilaver Čelik 10
Bosnia and Herzegovina Irfan Hadžić Radnik Bijeljina

References

  1. ^ Klix.ba saznaje: Željezničar ostao bez licence i pretrpio težak finansijski udarac at Klix.ba, 27 May 2019.
  2. ^ "Premijer Liga 2018/2019 - Season rules". Scoresway. Retrieved 8 March 2019.
  3. ^ 2018/19 BiH Premier League goalscorers at worldfootball.net

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