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2012–13 Saudi Professional League

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Season  2012–2013
Highest scoring  Al-Faisaly 6–1 Najran
Dates  2 Aug 2012 – 27 Apr 2013
Goals scored  531
Relegated  Hajer Club, Al-Wehda Club
Champions  Al Fateh (1st title)
Longest winning run  Al-Hilal 10 Games
Champion  Al-Fateh SC
Matches played  182
2012–13 Saudi Professional League
Champions League  Al Fateh Al-Ittihad Al-Hilal Al-Shabab
Top goalscorer  Sebastián Tagliabué (19 Goals)
People also search for  2011–12 Saudi Professional League

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The 2012–13 Saudi Professional League (officially known as the Zain League, because of its sponsorship) was the 37th season of Saudi Professional League since its establishment in 1976.


Al-Shabab were the defending champions, having won the previous 2011–12 League season. The season featured 12 teams from the 2011–12 and two new teams promoted from the 2011–12 First Division: Al-Shoalah and Al-Wahda who replace relegated Al-Qadisiyah and Al-Ansar.

On 14 April 2013, Al Fateh won the title after a 1–0 home win over Al-Ahli. It was their first ever league title.

Qualification and Prize money

The Top three teams of the league plus the winner of Champions Cup qualified for the AFC Asian Champions League.

The Top eight teams qualified for Champions Cup.

and The bottom two teams were relegated.

Prize money:

  • First place: 2.5 million Saudi Riyals
  • Second place: 1.5 million Saudi Riyals
  • Third place: 1 million Saudi Riyals
  • Managerial changes

    Managerial changes during the 2012–13 campaign.

    League table

    Source: FIFA.COM، League Table
    Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
    1Al-Ittihad secured qualification for the 2014 AFC Champions League through winning the 2013 King Cup of Champions
    (C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
    Only applicable when the season is not finished:
    (Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.

    Fixtures and results

    Updated to games played on 20 April 2013.
    ^ The home team is listed in the left-hand column.
    Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.
    For coming matches, an a indicates there is an article about the match.

    Top Assistants

    Last Update: 17 May 2015


    2012–13 Saudi Professional League Wikipedia

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