2016–17 Serie B

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The team with the higher aggregate score remains in Serie B while the loser becomes the fourth team relegated to Serie C. Novara and Pro Vercelli. The higher placed team played the second leg of the promotion playoff at home. Bari 12 , Lecce 8 , Foggia 5. Verona 3 , Vicenza 3 , Venezia 2 , Chievo 1 , Padova 1.

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Updated to games played on 18 May Source: Team played last season in Serie A. Team played last season in Lega Pro. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Redirected from Serie B. Lega Serie B Rules for classification: Perugia 3—1 Benevento, Benevento 0—0 Perugia.

Bari 2—1 Cesena, Cesena 1—1 Bari. The deduction was later changed to two points. Avellino 1—1 Brescia, Brescia 0—2 Avellino. Ascoli 7 pts, Pro Vercelli 7 pts, Ternana 3 pts. Ascoli is ahead of Pro Vercelli on head-to-head record: The deduction was later changed to four points. Retrieved 22 January Retrieved 19 May Summer Winter of — Retrieved from " https: Serie B seasons —17 in European second tier association football leagues —17 in Italian football leagues.

CS1 Italian-language sources it. Views Read Edit View history. This page was last edited on 18 September , at By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. If the 3rd-placed team is 10 or more points ahead of the 4th-placed team, it is automatically promoted too, otherwise a playoff tournament determines the third team that will be ascending. In the —14 season , anywhere between two and six teams within a "playoff margin" of 14 points from the 3rd-placed team will enter the playoff tournament.

Under the new playoff format , up to three rounds may be required. The final two rounds are two-legged ties, while opening round matches if required are single legs hosted by the higher-ranked team. If a tie is drawn at the end of regular play one or two matches, depending on the round , extra time is played.

If the two teams are still tied after thirty minutes, the higher classified team advances. In the relegation zone, the three last-placed teams 20th, 21st and 22nd are automatically demoted to Serie C. If the 18th-placed team is 5 or more points ahead of the 19th-placed team, then the 19th-placed team becomes the 4th and final team to be demoted, otherwise the conditions for a playoff more commonly called playout exist. If the playout is necessary, the 18th and 19th-placed teams are paired in a two-legged series with home-field advantage in the 2nd leg going to the 18th-placed team.

The team with the higher aggregate score remains in Serie B while the loser becomes the fourth team relegated to Serie C. If an aggregate tie exists at the end of regulation play of the 2nd leg, the 18th-placed team is saved, and the 19th-placed team is demoted. A junior football championship was created at first in Italy in , after seven editions of the major tournament of FIGC: If the first ones won the championship, they would be promoted to First Category , which consequentely improved in size: FIGC attempted many times to introduce relegations on the contrary, but the reform was really adopted only in by the secessionist CCI in its Northern League, which consisted of a First Division and a Second Division: Even if part of the same league, differently from First Division, Second Division was based on local group with proximity criteria.

Serie B began in with 18 clubs and continued until World War II after whom it was divided again between the northern and the southern part of the country, due to the destructions of the war.

The championship became national again in , and for many years in the second half of the 20th century, it was played by 20 clubs. In —04 a single group of 24 teams was formed, the biggest in the history of all levels of the Italian championship. After , a teams format was introduced together with playoffs. Serie B is the lowest division where five clubs have ever played: Torino , Juventus , Milan , Roma and Lazio. Serie B introduced the "green card" at the beginning of the —16 season.

The green card is given to promote fair play and good acts. The green card will not be given during the game, as it would alter sport rules, but awarded after the match to a player or coach who exhibited fair play by the referee.

The player or coach with the most green cards at the end of the season will be rewarded. This is the complete list of the clubs that have taken part in the 87 Serie B seasons played from the —30 season until the —19 season. For this reason, this championship is not included in the statistics.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This article is about the Italian football league. For other uses, see Serie B disambiguation. List of Serie B champions and promotions. Serie B with 19 clubs". Lega Serie B in Italian. Archived from the original on 12 July Retrieved 7 July Lega Nazionale Professionisti Serie B. Retrieved 11 November Retrieved 23 December Retrieved 21 September Champions and promotions Foreign players.

Original Serie B clubs, — Retrieved from " https: Football leagues in Italy Serie B Professional sports leagues in Italy Second level football leagues in Europe establishments in Italy Sports leagues established in CS1 Italian-language sources it Use dmy dates from February Views Read Edit View history. This page was last edited on 22 September , at