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2016 K League Classic

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Season  2016
Dates  12 Mar 2016 – 20 Nov 2016
Location  South Korea
Matches played  228
Champions  FC Seoul (6th title)
Champion  FC Seoul
Goals scored  618
Relegated  Seongnam FC, Suwon FC
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Champions League  FC Seoul Jeju United Suwon Samsung Bluewings Ulsan Hyundai
Top goalscorer  Jung Jo-gook (20 goals)
Biggest home win  Seoul 4–0 Sangju (20 March 2016) Sangju 4–0 Jeju (15 June 2016) Pohang 4–0 Ulsan (29 June 2016)
Biggest away win  Jeonnam 0–5 Jeonbuk (2 November 2016)
Similar  2015 K League Classic, 2016 K League Challenge, 2014 K League Classic, 2013 K League Classic, 2016 J1 League

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The 2016 K League Classic was the 34th season of the top division of professional football in South Korea since its establishment in 1983 as K League and the fourth season in its current name, the K League Classic.

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Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors were the defending champions, having won the title for two consecutive years in 2014 and 2015.

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Promotion and relegation

Teams relegated to 2016 K League Challenge

  • Daejeon Citizen
  • Busan IPark
  • Teams promoted from the 2015 K League Challenge

  • Sangju Sangmu
  • Suwon FC
  • Participating clubs

    The following 12 clubs competed in the K League Classic during the 2016 season.

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  • K League Classic's principle of official statistics is that final club succeeds to predecessor club's history & records.
  • K League Official Club Profiles Page
  • Stadiums

  • Primary venues used in the K League Classic:
  • Foreign players

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    Restricting the number of foreign players strictly to four per team, including a slot for a player from AFC countries. A team could use four foreign players on the field each game including a least one player from the AFC confederation.

    As of 2 October 2016

    Positions by matchday

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      Leader & 2017 AFC Champions League Group stage
      Qualification to 2017 AFC Champions League Group stage
      Relegation playoffs
      Relegation to the 2017 K League Challenge

    Round 1-22

    Last updated: 24 July 2016
    Source: kleague.com

    Round 23-38

    Split rounds are from round 34 to round 38

    Last updated: 6 November 2016
    Source: kleague.com

    Matches 1–22

    Teams play each other twice, once at home, once away.

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    Updated to games played on 30 July 2016.
    Source: K League
    ^ 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.

    Matches 23–33

    Teams play every other team once (either at home or away).

    Updated to games played on 2 October 2016.
    Source: K League
    ^ 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.

    Matches 34–38

    After 33 matches, the league splits into two sections of six teams each, with teams playing every other team in their section once (either at home or away). The exact matches are determined upon the league table at the time of the split.

    Promotion-relegation playoffs

    Promotion and relegation playoffs were held between the winners of the 2016 K League Challenge playoff and 11th club of the 2016 K League Classic. The winner on aggregate score after both matches earned entry into the 2017 K League Classic.

    Second leg

    Gangwon FC secured promotion to the 2017 K League Classic on away goals.

    Attendance

    Updated to games played on 6 November 2016
    Source: K League Classic

    Notes:
    Attendants who entered with free ticket are not counted.
    Teams that played previous season in K League Challenge.

    Season Awards

    The 2016 K League Awards was held on 8 November 2016.

    K League Most Valuable Player

  • The K League Most Valuable Player award was won by Jung Jo-gook (Gwangju FC).
  • K League Young Player

  • The K League Young Player award was won by Ahn Hyun-beom (Jeju United).
  • K League Top Scorer

  • The K League Top Scorer award was won by Jung Jo-gook (Gwangju FC).
  • K League Top Assistor

  • The K League Top Assistor award was won by Yeom Ki-hun (Suwon Samsung Bluewings).
  • K League Manager of the Year

  • The K League Manager of the Year award was won by Hwang Sun-hong (FC Seoul).
  • 'FAN'tastic Player

  • The K League 'FAN'tastic Player was won by Leonardo (Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors).
  • References

    2016 K League Classic Wikipedia


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