2014–15 Swiss Super League

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Swiss Super League
Season2014–15
ChampionsBasel
18th title
RelegatedAarau
Champions LeagueBasel
Young Boys
Europa LeagueSion
Thun
Zürich
Vaduz
Matches played180
Goals scored517 (2.87 per match)
Top goalscorerShkëlzen Gashi (22 goals)
Biggest home winBasel 6–0 Aarau
(4 April 2015)
Biggest away winSion 0–5 Grasshopper Club Zürich
(3 April 2015)
Highest scoringLuzern 6–2 St. Gallen
(30 April 2015)
Aarau 2–6 Luzern
(3 May 2015)
Sion 6–2 Young Boys
(25 May 2015)
Longest winning run6 games[1]
Basel
Longest unbeaten run13 games[1]
Young Boys
Longest winless run16 games[1]
Aarau
Longest losing run5 games[1]
Sion
Zürich
St. Gallen
Total attendance1,956,021[2]
Average attendance10,867[2]
All statistics correct as of 1 June 2015.

The 2014–15 Swiss Super League was the 118th season of top-tier football in Switzerland. It began on 19 July 2014 and ended on 29 May 2015. Basel successfully defended their title for a record sixth time in a row.

A total of 10 teams competed in the league, the 9 best teams from the 2013–14 season and the 2013–14 Swiss Challenge League champion FC Vaduz.

Teams[edit]

Stadia and locations[edit]

Location of the 2014–15 Swiss Super League teams
Club Location Stadium Capacity
Aarau Aarau Stadion Brügglifeld 9,249
Basel Basel St. Jakob-Park 38,512
Grasshopper Zürich Letzigrund 23,605
Luzern Lucerne Swissporarena 17,500
Sion Sion Stade Tourbillon 16,500
St. Gallen St. Gallen AFG Arena 19,694
Thun Thun Arena Thun 10,000
Vaduz Liechtenstein Vaduz Rheinpark Stadion 7,584
Young Boys Bern Stade de Suisse 31,783
Zürich Zürich Letzigrund 23,605

Personnel and kits[edit]

Team Manager Captain Kit manufacturer Shirt sponsor
Aarau Switzerland Raimondo Ponte Switzerland Sandro Burki Nike Zehnder Group AG
Basel Portugal Paulo Sousa Switzerland Marco Streller adidas Novartis
Grasshopper Switzerland Pierluigi Tami Switzerland Vero Salatić Puma FROMM/adt innova
Luzern Germany Markus Babbel Switzerland Claudio Lustenberger adidas Otto's
Sion France Didier Tholot Hungary Vilmos Vanczák Erreà Les Fils Maye SA
St. Gallen Luxembourg Jeff Saibene Switzerland Philippe Montandon Jako St. Galler Kantonalbank
Thun Switzerland Urs Fischer Switzerland Roland Bättig Nike Panorama Center/Sky Work
Vaduz Switzerland Giorgio Contini Liechtenstein Franz Burgmeier adidas Liechtensteinische Landesbank
Young Boys Switzerland Uli Forte Switzerland Marco Wölfli Jako Honda
Zürich Switzerland Urs Meier Tunisia Yassine Chikhaoui Nike Netstream AG

League table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Basel (C) 36 24 6 6 84 41 +43 78 Qualification to Champions League third qualifying round
2 Young Boys 36 19 9 8 64 45 +19 66
3 Zürich 36 15 8 13 55 48 +7 53 Qualification to Europa League third qualifying round
4 Thun 36 13 13 10 47 45 +2 52 Qualification to Europa League second qualifying round
5 Luzern 36 12 11 13 54 46 +8 47
6 St. Gallen 36 13 8 15 57 65 −8 47
7 Sion 36 12 9 15 47 48 −1 45 Qualification to Europa League group stage[a]
8 Grasshopper 36 11 10 15 50 56 −6 43
9 Vaduz 36 7 10 19 28 59 −31 31 Qualification to Europa League first qualifying round[b]
10 Aarau (R) 36 6 12 18 31 64 −33 30 Relegation to Swiss Challenge League
Source: Swiss Super League
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated.
Notes:

Results[edit]

First and Second Round[edit]

Home \ Away AAR BAS GCZ LUZ SIO STG THU VAD YB ZÜR
Aarau 1–2 1–2 0–3 1–0 0–3 2–1 1–1 3–2 0–1
Basel 3–0 2–0 3–0 1–1 0–2 1–1 3–1 3–1 4–1
Grasshopper Club Zürich 2–1 3–1 3–2 0–0 3–0 2–3 0–1 0–1 1–3
Luzern 1–1 0–3 1–1 1–1 1–2 0–0 0–0 1–2 1–1
Sion 2–2 2–3 3–3 3–1 1–0 0–0 1–0 0–1 1–3
St. Gallen 2–2 2–1 3–0 2–1 2–0 1–0 3–3 2–2 0–2
Thun 0–0 2–3 3–2 3–2 2–1 3–1 1–0 0–1 2–1
Vaduz 1–0 0–4 1–1 1–1 1–0 2–2 0–1 0–2 1–4
Young Boys 1–1 0–1 4–0 3–2 2–1 4–2 1–1 0–1 2–1
Zürich 0–0 1–2 1–0 2–3 4–1 1–1 2–1 3–0 2–1
Source: Swiss Super League
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Third and Fourth Round[edit]

Home \ Away AAR BAS GCZ LUZ SIO STG THU VAD YB ZÜR
Aarau 2–1 0–1 2–6 0–1 0–2 3–2 0–1 1–1 0–0
Basel 6–0 2–0 1–2 1–1 4–3 3–0 1–0 0–0 5–1
Grasshopper Club Zürich 3–1 2–4 1–0 0–0 2–0 0–0 1–1 2–2 0–2
Luzern 4–0 1–4 2–0 3–0 6–2 0–0 2–0 1–1 0–1
Sion 1–0 0–1 0–5 2–2 3–0 3–0 4–0 6–2 1–2
St. Gallen 5–1 2–2 1–1 0–0 0–1 2–1 1–2 3–1 1–4
Thun 1–1 2–2 2–2 1–0 2–1 4–1 4–0 0–0 2–2
Vaduz 0–2 1–3 0–1 0–2 0–2 3–1 1–1 0–1 2–2
Young Boys 2–2 4–2 4–2 0–1 3–2 3–1 4–0 2–1 3–0
Zürich 0–0 1–2 4–3 0–1 0–1 1–2 0–1 2–2 0–1
Updated to match(es) played on 30 May 2015. Source: Swiss Super League
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Season statistics[edit]

As of 30 May 2015[3]