2014 Finnish Cup

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2014 Finnish Cup
Country  Finland
Teams 152
Matches played 66
Goals scored 268 (4.06 per match)

The 2014 Finnish Cup (Suomen Cup) is the 60th season of the Finnish Cup. 152 clubs entered the competition, including all sides on the top two levels of the Finnish football pyramid (Veikkausliiga and Ykkönen), 29 sides from Kakkonen and 101 from lower levels.[1] The winner of the cup enters the qualifying rounds of the 2015–16 UEFA Europa League.

Teams[edit]

Round Dates Clubs
involved
Winners from
previous round
New entries
this round
Leagues entering this round
First round 15 Dec 2013 –
13 Feb 2014
70 70 Kolmonen and lower
levels (70 teams)
Second round 15 Dec 2013 –
13 Feb 2014
66 35 31 Kolmonen and lower
levels (31 teams)
Third round 18 Feb – 12 Mar 72 33 39 Ykkönen (10 teams)
Kakkonen (29 teams)
Fourth round 3–18 Mar 40 36 4 Veikkausliiga (4 teams)
Fifth round 19 Mar – 6 Apr 24 20 4 Veikkausliiga (4 teams)
Sixth round 9–10 Apr 16 12 4 Veikkausliiga (4 teams)
Quarter-finals 30 April 8 8
Semi-finals 16 August 4 4
Final 27 September 2 2

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First round[edit]

70 teams playing in the Kolmonen and lower leagues started the cup at the first round. The draw for the first and second rounds was held on 12 December 2013.[3]

Second round[edit]

The second round will be contested by the 35 winners from the previous round and 31 other teams playing in the Kolmonen and lower leagues, which received a bye on the first round. The draw for the first and second rounds was made on 12 December 2013.[4]

Third round[edit]

The 33 winners of the second round are joined in the third round by the 39 Ykkönen and Kakkonen sides. The draw for the third round was made on 5 February 2014, and the matches are scheduled to be played between 14 February and 7 March.[5]

Notes
  • Note 1: TP-47 withdrew from the competition.

Fourth round[edit]

The fourth round will be contested by the winners of the previous round and the four Veikkausliiga teams that finish last in their groups in the 2014 Finnish League Cup. The round will be drawn on 25 or 26 February, and matches will be played between 3 and 18 March.[2]

Fifth round[edit]

In the fifth round, the four clubs that lose in the quarter-finals of the 2014 Finnish League Cup enter the cup. The round will be drawn on 14 March, and matches will be played between 19 March and 3 April.[2]

Sixth round[edit]

The remaining four Veikkausliiga teams entered the cup in the sixth round. The matches were played between 15–17 April. The draw for the sixth round was held on 1 April.[2]

Quarter-finals[edit]

The quarter-finals will be played on 30 April 2014. The draw for the sixth round was held on 17 April.[2]

Semi-finals[edit]

The semi-finals will be played on 16 August 2014. The draw for the semi-finals was held on 20 May.[2]

Final[edit]

The final of the 2014 Finnish Cup will be played on 27 September 2014. The venue for the final will be announced later.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ilmoittautuneet joukkueet 2014". Suomen Palloliitto. Retrieved 8 Jan 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g "Arvonnat ja pelipäivät 2014". Suomen Palloliitto. Retrieved 8 Jan 2014. 
  3. ^ "1. kierros 2014". Suomen Palloliitto. Retrieved 8 Jan 2014. 
  4. ^ "2. kierros 2014". Suomen Palloliitto. Retrieved 8 Jan 2014. 
  5. ^ "3. kierros 2014". Suomen Palloliitto. Retrieved 5 Feb 2014.