1997–98 Serie B

This article contains information on the 1997–98 season of Serie B, the second highest football league in Italy.

Serie B
Season1997–98
ChampionsSalernitana
PromotedSalernitana
Venezia
Cagliari
Perugia
RelegatedFoggia
Ancona
Padova
Castel di Sangro
Matches played380
Goals scored897 (2.36 per match)
Top goalscorerItaly Marco Di Vaio (21 goals)

Final classification

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Salernitana (P) 38 19 15 4 65 32 +33 72 Promotion to Serie A
2 Venezia (P) 38 17 13 8 51 31 +20 64
3 Cagliari (P) 38 15 18 5 53 36 +17 63
4 Perugia (P) 38 15 17 6 52 35 +17 62 Qualification for Promotion tie-breaker
5 Torino 38 17 11 10 50 40 +10 62
6 Hellas Verona 38 15 8 15 51 38 +13 53
7 Reggina 38 13 14 11 37 41 −4 53
8 Treviso 38 12 16 10 43 42 +1 52
9 Genoa 38 14 9 15 50 53 −3 51
10 Reggiana 38 13 11 14 36 35 +1 50
11 Chievo 38 12 14 12 43 46 −3 50
12 Fidelis Andria 38 11 15 12 42 43 −1 48
13 Pescara 38 12 11 15 41 48 −7 47
14 Ravenna 38 11 12 15 41 43 −2 45
15 Monza 38 9 17 12 48 56 −8 44
16 Lucchese 38 11 11 16 35 47 −12 44
17 Foggia (R) 38 9 14 15 48 55 −7 41 Relegation to Serie C1
18 Ancona (R) 38 8 16 14 49 61 −12 40
19 Padova (R) 38 8 12 18 30 49 −19 36
20 Castel di Sangro (R) 38 5 15 18 38 64 −26 30

Results

Home \ Away ANC CAG CDS CHV FAN FOG GEN LUC MON PAD PER PES RAV REA REG SAL TOR TRV VEN HEL
Ancona 4–1 1–1 3–2 2–0 3–2 4–3 0–1 0–1 0–0 2–2 0–0 0–2 1–1 2–3 3–3 1–0 4–4 0–1 0–0
Cagliari 3–0 1–1 2–2 3–0 1–1 1–1 3–1 2–2 1–0 0–0 2–0 2–1 0–0 2–0 1–1 2–2 2–0 1–1 2–1
Castel di Sangro 1–1 0–3 0–4 3–3 0–1 3–3 0–2 1–1 1–1 1–1 1–1 2–1 2–2 1–1 3–5 2–1 0–0 1–3 0–2
Chievo 0–1 2–1 1–1 1–1 1–1 0–1 3–1 1–1 1–1 1–1 2–2 2–0 1–0 1–0 1–1 0–2 1–0 1–1 2–0
Fidelis Andria 1–1 1–1 1–0 1–0 2–0 2–0 3–0 1–3 2–0 1–1 3–0 0–0 1–1 0–2 2–2 0–2 0–0 1–1 1–0
Foggia 2–2 1–1 2–0 0–1 2–1 3–1 2–2 5–1 2–0 1–1 1–0 2–2 0–2 3–2 2–0 0–3 0–0 1–2 0–0
Genoa 2–1 1–3 2–1 0–1 2–1 3–2 1–1 5–1 1–0 2–0 4–0 1–0 2–2 0–0 1–1 2–2 0–1 3–1 1–0
Lucchese 1–1 1–2 1–0 1–2 1–0 2–0 2–3 0–0 2–0 0–0 0–3 2–1 2–1 0–1 1–1 3–1 0–0 2–0 1–0
Monza 3–3 0–0 2–2 1–0 1–1 1–1 0–0 3–1 2–0 0–2 1–1 1–2 0–0 0–1 1–1 1–1 1–1 1–0 5–1
Padova 0–1 1–2 0–1 3–2 0–0 3–0 1–1 1–1 1–2 3–1 1–0 0–0 0–0 3–1 0–0 2–1 0–0 0–0 0–0
Perugia 1–1 1–1 1–0 3–0 4–1 2–2 1–0 1–0 3–2 1–3 1–1 2–1 2–0 0–1 1–1 2–1 2–1 2–0 2–1
Pescara 3–2 0–1 1–2 3–1 0–2 1–0 1–0 2–1 2–2 4–0 1–2 1–1 2–0 1–1 0–0 3–0 1–0 2–1 1–1
Ravenna 2–0 0–0 1–3 2–0 0–1 3–1 3–0 2–1 1–1 1–0 0–0 2–1 2–3 2–2 0–0 1–1 2–0 1–0 1–1
Reggiana 1–0 0–0 1–0 2–2 1–0 1–0 0–1 3–0 0–2 0–2 2–0 1–0 1–1 1–1 0–1 0–1 1–0 2–0 0–1
Reggina 2–1 2–2 2–1 0–0 2–3 0–0 2–0 0–0 1–0 3–0 0–1 0–0 1–0 1–0 1–0 2–2 0–0 1–1 0–3
Salernitana 3–2 1–0 1–0 2–3 1–1 3–2 2–1 1–1 4–1 2–0 2–0 5–1 1–0 4–0 2–0 2–1 4–0 0–0 2–0
Torino 1–1 3–0 4–1 1–1 2–1 1–1 2–1 1–0 1–0 2–1 0–0 0–1 1–0 1–0 2–0 1–0 4–0 0–4 2–1
Treviso 5–0 0–1 3–2 0–0 1–1 3–3 2–1 3–0 3–0 3–2 2–1 2–1 3–0 0–5 2–0 1–1 0–0 1–1 1–0
Venezia 1–1 2–2 3–0 2–0 1–1 1–0 2–0 0–0 4–2 3–0 2–0 3–0 2–1 2–1 4–0 0–3 0–0 0–0 1–0
Hellas Verona 2–0 2–1 0–0 4–0 2–1 3–2 4–0 2–0 3–2 5–1 0–1 2–0 4–2 0–1 1–1 0–2 4–0 1–1 0–1

Promotion tie-breaker

Perugia1–1 (a.e.t.)Torino
Tovalieri Goal 76' Ferrante Goal 79'
Penalties
Bernardini Penalty scored
Rapaić Penalty scored
Materazzi Penalty scored
Colonnello Penalty scored
Tovalieri Penalty scored
5–4 Penalty scored Ferrante
Penalty scored Lentini
Penalty scored Cravero
Penalty missed Dorigo
Penalty scored Carparelli

A.C. Perugia promoted to 1998–99 Serie A.

Top goalscorers

Scorer Goals Team
Italy Marco Di Vaio
21
Salernitana
Italy Cosimo Francioso
18
Monza (14) Ravenna (4)
Italy Marco Ferrante
18
Torino
Italy Roberto Muzzi
17
Cagliari
Italy Stefan Schwoch
14
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