2014–15 Süper Lig

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Süper Lig
Season 2014–15
Matches played 90
Goals scored 230 (2.56 per match)
Top goalscorer Greece Theofanis Gekas (Akhisar Bld.) (9 goals)
Biggest home win Başakşehir 4–0 Akhisar
Başakşehir 4–0 Galatasaray
Biggest away win Balıkesir 0–5 Bursa
Highest scoring Trabzonspor 4–4 Gaziantep
Longest winning run Fenerbahçe, Galatasaray and Mersin İ.Y.
(3 matches)
Longest unbeaten run İst. Başakşehir
(7 matches)
Longest winless run Eskişehirspor
(8 matches)
Longest losing run Sivasspor (3 matches)
Highest attendance 37,598[1]
Galatasaray 2–1 Fenerbahçe
(18 October 2014)
Total attendance 640,911
Average attendance 7,121

The 2014–15 Süper Lig (known as the Spor Toto Süper Lig for sponsorship reasons) is the 57th season of the Süper Lig, the highest tier football league of Turkey.

Teams[edit]

Elazığspor, Antalyaspor and Kayserispor were relegated at the end of the 2013–14 season after finishing in the bottom three places of the standings. Elazığspor was at top level for 2 years, Antalyaspor and Kayserispor returned to second level after 6 and 10 years respectively. The relegated teams were replaced by 2013–14 TFF First League champions İstanbul Başakşehir, runners-up Balıkesirspor and play-off winners Mersin İdmanyurdu. They returned to the top division after 1, 38 and 1 years respectively.

Stadia and locations[edit]

Team Home city Stadium Capacity
Akhisar Belediyespor Manisa Manisa 19 Mayıs Stadium 16,597
Balıkesirspor Balıkesir Balıkesir Atatürk Stadium 15,800
Beşiktaş İstanbul Atatürk Olimpiyat Stadı 76,092
Bursaspor Bursa Bursa Atatürk Stadium 25,661
Çaykur Rizespor Rize Yeni Rize Şehir Stadı 15,485
Eskişehirspor Eskişehir Eskişehir Atatürk Stadium 13,520
Fenerbahçe İstanbul Şükrü Saracoğlu Stadium 50,509
Galatasaray İstanbul Türk Telekom Arena 52,652
Gaziantepspor Gaziantep Kamil Ocak Stadium 16,981
Gençlerbirliği Ankara Ankara 19 Mayıs Stadium 19,209
İstanbul Başakşehir İstanbul Başakşehir Arena 17,800
Karabükspor Karabük Dr. Necmettin Şeyhoğlu Stadium 14,200
Kasımpaşa İstanbul Recep Tayyip Erdoğan Stadium 14,234
Kayseri Erciyesspor Kayseri Kadir Has Stadium 32,864
Torku Konyaspor Konya New Konya Stadium 42,276
Mersin İY Mersin Mersin Arena 25,534
Sivasspor Sivas Sivas 4 Eylül Stadium 14,998
Trabzonspor Trabzon Hüseyin Avni Aker Stadium 24,169

Personnel and sponsorship[edit]

Team Head coach Captain Kit manufacturer Shirt sponsor
Akhisar Belediyespor Turkey Mustafa Reşit Akçay Turkey Emrah Eren Puma -
Balıkesirspor Turkey İsmail Ertekin Turkey Muhammet Reis Lescon -
Beşiktaş Croatia Slaven Bilić Turkey Tolga Zengin Adidas Vodafone
Bursaspor Turkey Şenol Güneş Turkey İbrahim Öztürk Puma BUDO
Çaykur Rizespor Turkey Mehmet Özdilek Romania Florin Cernat Lotto Çaykur
Eskişehirspor Turkey Ertuğrul Sağlam Sweden Erkan Zengin Nike ETİ
Fenerbahçe Turkey İsmail Kartal Turkey Emre Belözoğlu Adidas -
Galatasaray Italy Cesare Prandelli Turkey Selçuk İnan Nike Huawei
Gaziantepspor Turkey Okan Buruk Turkey Bekir Ozan Has Nike Turkish Oil
Gençlerbirliği Turkey Mustafa Kaplan Turkey Ramazan Köse Lotto İCK Yapı
İstanbul Başakşehir Turkey Abdullah Avcı Turkey Rızvan Şahin Adidas Makro
Karabükspor Turkey Tolunay Kafkas Turkey İlhan Parlak Adidas Kardemir
Kasımpaşa Georgia (country) Shota Arveladze Turkey Yalçın Ayhan Adidas -
Kayseri Erciyesspor Turkey Cem Can Lescon Bekas
Torku Konyaspor Turkey Aykut Kocaman Turkey Erdal Kılıçaslan Hummel Torku
Mersin İY Turkey Rıza Çalımbay Turkey Ali Tandogan Lotto -
Sivasspor Brazil Roberto Carlos Turkey Kadir Bekmezci Adidas Marka
Trabzonspor Turkey Ersun Yanal Turkey Onur Kıvrak Nike -

Managerial changes[edit]

Team Outgoing manager Manner of departure Date of vacancy Replaced by Date of appointment
Fenerbahçe Turkey Ersun Yanal Resignation 9 August 2014[2] Turkey İsmail Kartal 12 August 2014[3]
Gençlerbirliği Turkey Mustafa Kaplan Sacked 13 September 2014 [4] Turkey İrfan Buz 24 September 2014[5]
Torku Konyaspor Turkey Mesut Bakkal Sacked 25 October 2014 [6] Turkey Aykut Kocaman 28 October 2014[7]
Trabzonspor Bosnia and Herzegovina Vahid Halilhodžić Mutual agreement 8 November 2014 [8] Turkey Ersun Yanal 12 November 2014 [9]
Balıkesirspor Turkey İsmail Ertekin Resignation 24 November 2014 [10]
Kayseri Erciyesspor Turkey Bülent Korkmaz Sacked 25 November 2014 [11]

League table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Beşiktaş A.Ş. 10 6 2 2 14 10 +4 20 2015–16 UEFA Champions League group stage
2 Fenerbahçe A.Ş. 10 6 2 2 14 10 +4 20 2015–16 UEFA Champions League Third qualifying round
3 Galatasaray A.Ş. 10 6 1 3 12 14 −2 19 2015–16 UEFA Europa League Second qualifying round
4 Mersin İ.Y. 10 5 2 3 16 12 +4 17 2015–16 UEFA Europa League Third qualifying round
5 Bursaspor 10 4 3 3 16 10 +6 15
6 Trabzonspor 10 3 6 1 16 13 +3 15
7 Akhisar Belediyespor 10 4 3 3 13 13 0 15
8 Gaziantepspor 10 4 3 3 13 14 −1 15
9 İstanbul Başakşehir A.Ş. 10 3 5 2 13 5 +8 14
10 Gençlerbirliği 10 3 4 3 13 11 +2 13
11 Kasımpaşa A.Ş. 10 3 4 3 15 15 0 13
12 Konyaspor 10 3 3 4 10 10 0 12
13 Eskişehirspor 10 2 5 3 13 16 −3 11
14 Çaykur Rizespor A.Ş. 10 2 4 4 9 13 −4 10
15 Kayseri Erciyesspor 10 1 6 3 11 13 −2 9
16 Sivasspor 10 2 3 5 11 15 −4 9 Relegation to 2015-16 1. Lig
17 Karabükspor 10 2 2 6 11 14 −3 8
18 Balıkesirspor 10 1 2 7 10 22 −12 5

Updated to games played on 24 November 2014.
Source: TFF Puan durumu ve fikstür (Turkish)
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
(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.

Results[edit]

Home \ Away[1] AKH BAL BEŞ BUR ÇAY ESK FEN GAL GAZ GEN BAŞ KRB KSM KEC KON MİY SİV TRA
Akhisar Belediyespor 2–0 2–0 1–1 2–2 1–1
Balıkesirspor 1–2 0–1 0–5 2–0 1–3
Beşiktaş A.Ş. 1–1 1–1 0–2 2–0 3–2
Bursaspor 0–1 2–2 1–1 0–2 3–0
Çaykur Rizespor A.Ş. 2–2 0–1 1–1 0–2 1–1
Eskişehirspor 2–2 1–2 0–2 2–1 2–1
Fenerbahçe A.Ş. 2–1 1–0 2–1 3–2 2–1
Galatasaray A.Ş. 0–0 2–1 2–1 2–1 0–3
Gaziantepspor 1–0 0–0 1–0 2–2 1–0
Gençlerbirliği 3–1 1–2 1–0 2–2 0–0
İstanbul Başakşehir A.Ş. 4–0 1–2 4–0 1–1 1–1
Karabükspor 2–1 1–2 0–0 0–2 3–0
Kasımpaşa A.Ş. 4–2 2–2 2–1 2–0 2–2
Kayseri Erciyesspor 1–2 3–2 1–1 1–2 0–0
Konyaspor 2–0 2–0 0–0 1–0 1–1
Mersin İ.Y. 2–1 0–1 2–1 2–0 4–2
Sivasspor 0–1 1–1 1–2 1–0 0–0
Trabzonspor 0–0 4–4 1–1 3–2 3–1

Updated to games played on 24 November 2014.
Source: tff.org (Turkish)
^ The home team is listed in the left-hand column.
Colours: Purple = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Positions by round[edit]

The following table represents the teams position after each round in the competition.

Team \ Round 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34
Beşiktaş A.Ş. 6 5 3 2 1 1 1 4 3 1
Fenerbahçe A.Ş. 2 4 2 6 4 5 4 1 1 2
Galatasaray A.Ş. 1 1 9 5 3 2 5 2 2 3
Mersin İ.Y. 17 17 6 4 2 4 2 6 4 4
Bursaspor 18 8 14 8 9 11 8 5 6 5
Trabzonspor 12 13 12 13 16 10 12 12 10 6
Akhisar Belediyespor 3 2 1 1 5 3 3 3 7 7
Gaziantepspor 5 3 8 10 12 9 9 8 5 8
İstanbul Başakşehir A.Ş. 9 12 11 12 7 7 7 9 11 9
Gençlerbirliği 8 15 5 3 8 8 11 10 9 10
Kasımpaşa A.Ş. 10 9 4 7 6 6 6 7 8 11
Konyaspor 16 7 7 9 10 12 15 13 14 12
Eskişehirspor 4 6 10 11 13 14 16 16 15 13
Çaykur Rizespor A.Ş. 7 10 17 17 14 13 10 11 12 14
Kayseri Erciyesspor 11 11 16 14 17 17 14 15 13 15
Sivasspor 15 14 15 16 11 15 17 17 17 16
Karabükspor 13 16 18 18 15 16 13 14 16 17
Balıkesirspor 14 18 13 15 18 18 18 18 18 18

Source: tff.org (Turkish)

Leader
2015–16 UEFA Champions League Play-off round
2015–16 UEFA Europa League Play-off round
2015–16 UEFA Europa League Third qualifying round
Relegation to 2015–16 TFF First League

Results by round[edit]

The following table represents the teams game results in each round.

As of 23 November 2014
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34
Akhisar Belediyespor W D W W L W L D L D
Balıkesirspor L L W L L D L D L L
Beşiktaş W D W D W W L L W W
Bursaspor L W L W L D W W D D
Çaykur Rizespor D D L L W D W D L L
Eskişehirspor W D L D L D L D D W
Fenerbahçe W D W L W L W W W D
Galatasaray W D L W W W L W W L
Gaziantepspor W D L D L W D W W L
Gençlerbirliği D L W W L D L W D D
İstanbul Başakşehir D D D D W D W L L W
Karabükspor L D L L W L W L L D
Kasımpaşa D D W D W L W L D L
Kayseri Erciyesspor D D L D L D W D D L
Torku Konyaspor L W D D L D L W L W
Mersin İY L D W W W L W L W D
Sivasspor L D D L W L L L D W
Trabzonspor D D D D L W D D W W

Attendances[edit]

Rank Team Matches Total Average
1 Fenerbahçe 5 94.700 18.940
2 Galatasaray 5[Note GAL] 84.098 16.825
3 Konyaspor 5 62.733 12.548
4 Beşiktaş 5 58.750 11.750
5 Bursaspor 5 51.000 10.200
6 Balıkesirspor 5 43.100 8.620
7 Trabzonspor 5 40.500 8.100
8 Eskişehirspor 5 32.000 6.400
9 Mersin İY 5 31.000 6.200
10 İstanbul Başakşehir 5 24.100 4.820
11 Sivasspor 5 21.980 4.396
12 Akhisar Belediyespor 5 20.000 4.000
13 Kayseri Erciyesspor 5 18.700 3.740
14 Kardemir Karabükspor 5 16.000 3.200
15 Çaykur Rizespor 5 15.750 3.150
16 Gaziantepspor 5 9.700 1.940
17 Gençlerbirliği 5 8.500 1.700
18 Kasımpaşa 5 8.300 1.660
  • Updated to games played on 24 November 2014.

Source:ntvspor

Notes
  1. ^ Galatasaray had stadium closure punishment for the second week game against Eskişehirspor.

Statistics[edit]

Hat-tricks[edit]

As of 24 November 2014.
Date Player For Against Result
5 October 2014 Semih Şentürk İstanbul Başakşehir Akhisar Belediyespor 4–0
25 October 2014 Cedric Bakambu Bursaspor Balıkesirspor 0–5

Clean sheets[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.ntvspor.net/mac-merkezi/111000085/galatasaray-fenerbahce/spor-toto-super-lig
  2. ^ "Ersun Yanal bıraktı!" (in Turkish). NTVSpor. Retrieved 2014-08-09. 
  3. ^ ""Çalıştım, sabrettim, bekledim"" (in Turkish). NTVSpor. Retrieved 2014-08-12. 
  4. ^ "İlhan Cavcav 2. haftada teknik direktörü gönderdi" (in Turkish). Cumhuriyet. Retrieved 2014-09-13. 
  5. ^ "İrfan Buz Gençler’de" (in Turkish). Fanatik. Retrieved 2014-09-24. 
  6. ^ "Konyaspor'da Mesut Bakkal gönderildi" (in Turkish). Fanatik. Retrieved 2014-10-28. 
  7. ^ "Aykut Kocaman sözleşmeyi imzaladı" (in Turkish). Fanatik. Retrieved 2014-10-28. 
  8. ^ "Yakup Aslan: Halilodzic'le yollarımızı ayırdık" (in Turkish). Fanatik. Retrieved 2014-11-08. 
  9. ^ "Ersun Yanal imzaladı!" (in Turkish). Fanatik. Retrieved 2014-11-13. 
  10. ^ "Bal-Kes'te Ertekin dönemi sona erdi!" (in Turkish). NTVSpor.net. Retrieved 2014-11-24. 
  11. ^ "Bülent Korkmaz'ın görevine resmen son verildi" (in Turkish). Fanatik. Retrieved 2014-11-25. 

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