2005–06 Serie B


The 2005–06 Serie B is the 74th season since its establishment in 1929. It is the second highest football league in Italy.

Serie B TIM
Season2005–06
PromotedAtalanta (5th title)
Catania
Torino (via play-off)
RelegatedCatanzaro (to C2)
Cremonese
Ternana
Avellino (via play-off)
Matches played462
Goals scored1,047 (2.27 per match)
Top goalscorer Christian Bucchi (29 goals)
Serie B 2005-06 team distribution

Teams


Cremonese, Rimini, Mantova and Avellino had been promoted from Serie C, while Bologna, Brescia and Atalanta had been relegated from Serie A.

Final classification


Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Atalanta (P, C) 42 24 9 9 61 39 +22 81 Promotion to Serie A
2 Catania (P) 42 22 12 8 67 42 +25 78
3 Torino (O, P) 42 21 13 8 51 31 +20 76 Qualification to promotion play-offs
4 Mantova 42 18 15 9 46 35 +11 69
5 Modena 42 17 16 9 59 41 +18 67
6 Cesena 42 18 12 12 66 54 +12 66
7 Arezzo 42 17 15 10 45 34 +11 66
8 Bologna 42 16 16 10 55 42 +13 64
9 Crotone 42 18 9 15 56 48 +8 63
10 Brescia 42 15 15 12 54 44 +10 60
11 Pescara 42 14 12 16 41 50 9 54
12 Piacenza 42 13 15 14 56 52 +4 54
13 Bari 42 11 18 13 43 47 4 51
14 Triestina 42 12 15 15 44 51 7 51
15 Hellas Verona 42 10 19 13 42 41 +1 49
16 Vicenza 42 13 10 19 38 49 11 49
17 Rimini 42 11 15 16 42 49 7 48
18 AlbinoLeffe 42 10 16 16 38 52 14 46 Qualification to relegation play-offs
19 Avellino (R) 42 11 13 18 42 62 20 46
20 Ternana (R) 42 7 18 17 36 58 22 39 Relegation to Serie C1
21 Cremonese (R) 42 6 12 24 36 60 24 30
22 Catanzaro (R, E, R) 42 7 7 28 26 63 37 28 Relegation to Serie C2[lower-alpha 1]
Source: Almanacco Illustrato del Calcio 2007, Panini Edizioni, Modena, November 2006
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) head-to-head goals scored; 5) goal difference; 6) number of goals scored.
(C) Champion; (E) Eliminated; (O) Play-off winner; (P) Promoted; (R) Relegated
Notes:
  1. Relegated directly to Serie C2 by the Lodo Petrucci for financial problems.

Results


Home \ Away ALB ARE ATA AVE BAR BOL BRE CTN CTZ CES CRE CRO MAN MOD PES PIA RIM TER TOR TRI HEL VIC
AlbinoLeffe 1–0 2–3 2–0 2–0 2–2 2–2 2–2 0–0 0–3 0–0 3–2 2–1 0–0 2–0 2–2 2–2 1–0 0–0 1–1 0–0 0–1
Arezzo 2–0 2–0 3–1 0–0 1–3 0–0 0–0 1–0 1–0 1–1 2–0 2–0 1–1 2–2 1–0 2–1 3–1 1–2 1–1 3–2 0–0
Atalanta 2–0 2–0 2–0 1–0 1–0 2–0 1–2 3–1 2–2 2–0 1–0 2–1 0–1 3–0 2–1 3–0 2–0 2–1 1–0 3–2 1–0
Avellino 2–1 0–2 0–0 1–1 2–2 2–5 1–1 2–0 2–0 2–1 1–0 0–0 5–4 1–3 1–1 1–1 1–1 1–0 0–1 1–1 2–1
Bari 3–1 1–1 2–1 2–0 0–1 1–0 0–2 1–0 2–3 1–0 1–3 1–1 2–2 2–2 1–1 1–0 2–0 2–2 1–1 1–1 2–1
Bologna 4–0 1–1 1–1 2–0 1–0 3–1 2–1 3–0 0–0 1–1 1–2 0–0 1–2 2–1 2–1 1–0 1–3 1–1 0–1 2–1 4–1
Brescia 3–0 0–0 1–0 4–0 2–2 1–1 2–0 2–0 3–2 1–0 2–0 0–0 2–2 3–0 1–1 0–2 0–0 0–1 1–0 3–2 0–3
Catania 2–1 0–0 4–1 2–0 0–1 1–1 2–1 3–0 1–0 2–1 3–2 3–0 3–2 3–0 3–1 0–0 3–1 1–1 1–1 0–0 2–2
Catanzaro 1–3 1–2 1–2 1–2 0–0 0–2 1–2 1–3 2–4 1–1 1–0 0–1 1–0 1–0 1–1 1–0 0–1 0–1 2–1 0–0 1–1
Cesena 2–2 2–1 0–2 3–2 2–1 2–0 0–1 1–0 4–1 2–1 0–0 2–0 2–4 0–0 2–2 2–1 3–2 1–2 0–0 2–1 1–0
Cremonese 0–0 0–1 0–1 1–0 1–1 2–2 1–1 2–4 2–0 2–3 2–0 1–2 0–1 2–0 1–2 2–1 2–2 0–1 0–0 0–2 2–3
Crotone 3–0 1–0 1–0 2–1 2–1 3–0 4–2 3–1 2–1 2–2 3–1 1–1 1–0 0–0 4–0 0–1 1–1 1–1 4–2 2–1 0–2
Mantova 1–0 1–0 1–0 3–0 1–0 0–2 1–0 3–0 0–0 3–2 0–0 3–2 2–0 0–0 1–1 3–1 1–1 1–0 2–2 0–0 0–1
Modena 1–2 0–0 2–2 2–0 4–1 0–0 2–1 2–1 1–0 2–2 3–0 1–0 0–0 2–0 1–0 2–2 2–0 2–1 2–0 1–1 0–0
Pescara 0–1 1–1 2–2 0–2 1–0 0–0 0–3 0–1 0–1 3–2 3–1 1–2 2–1 1–0 1–0 1–0 1–0 0–2 5–1 1–0 3–1
Piacenza 1–0 2–3 3–0 2–0 1–1 2–1 3–1 1–1 2–1 2–2 2–1 3–0 1–3 0–0 0–0 0–0 4–0 1–0 3–4 0–1 2–1
Rimini 1–0 2–0 0–0 3–3 2–1 1–3 0–0 1–2 4–2 1–1 2–0 1–0 1–3 1–1 0–2 0–0 2–1 2–1 1–2 0–0 1–0
Ternana 1–0 1–0 0–0 0–2 1–1 1–1 2–2 0–0 0–2 0–3 1–1 1–1 1–1 1–1 2–2 2–1 2–1 0–0 2–2 0–2 2–0
Torino 1–0 1–2 2–2 1–0 0–0 0–0 1–1 2–1 2–0 1–0 3–0 0–0 2–0 2–1 1–1 2–1 1–0 1–1 2–1 2–1 2–0
Triestina 1–1 1–0 1–2 0–0 0–0 0–0 1–0 1–2 2–0 0–1 1–3 2–0 0–1 2–1 2–0 2–2 1–1 2–0 0–2 0–3 1–1
Hellas Verona 0–0 1–1 0–1 0–0 2–2 3–1 0–0 1–2 1–0 1–1 1–0 1–1 2–2 1–1 1–1 1–0 2–2 1–0 0–1 0–2 1–2
Vicenza 0–0 0–1 3–3 1–1 0–1 2–0 0–0 0–2 1–0 1–0 1–0 0–1 0–1 0–3 0–1 1–3 0–0 2–1 3–2 2–1 0–1
Source: Almanacco Illustrato del Calcio 2007, Panini Edizioni, Modena, November 2006
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Play-off


Promotion play-off

hc = higher classified team in the regular season

Semifinals
Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Cesena 1-2 Torino 1-1 0-1
Modena 1-1 (hc) Mantova 0-0 1-1
Cesena1-1Torino
Salvetti  16' Longo  45+'

Modena0-0Mantova

Torino1-0Cesena
Balestri  43'

Mantova1-1Modena
Gasparetto  5' Bucchi  88'
Finals
Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Mantova 5-5(hc) Torino 4-2 1-3(aet)
Mantova4-2Torino
Cioffi  8'
Caridi  22'
Noselli  48' (pen)
Caridi  67' (pen)
Longo  6'
Abbruscato  74'

Torino3-1Mantova
Rosina  36' (pen)
Muzzi  63'
Nicola  95'
Poggi  101' (pen)

Relegation play-off

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Avellino 3-4 AlbinoLeffe 0-2 3-2
Avellino0-2AlbinoLeffe
Joelson  70'
Regonesi  77'
AlbinoLeffe2-3Avellino
Russo  66'
Regonesi  69' (pen)
Millesi  59'
Millesi  79'
Monticciolo  84'

Topscorers


Place Scorer Scored Team Penalties
1. Cristian Bucchi
29
Modena
12
2. Claudio Bellucci
25
Bologna
5
3. Gionatha Spinesi
23
Catania
6
4. Daniele Cacia
18
Piacenza
3
5. Tomas Danilevičius
17
Avellino
2
5. Emiliano Salvetti
17
Cesena
7
7. Marco Carparelli
15
Cremonese
4
7. Nicola Ventola
15
Atalanta
4
7. Adaílton
15
Hellas Verona
5
7. Mario Frick
15
Ternana
6