2013–14 Ekstraklasa

The 2013–14 Ekstraklasa or T-Mobile Ekstraklasa for sponsorship reasons, Is the 80th season of the highest level of football leagues in Poland since its establishment in 1927. It began on 19 July 2013. A total of 16 teams are participating, 14 of which competed in the league during the 2012–13 season, while the remaining two were promoted from the I Liga. Each team plays a total of 30 matches, half at home and half away. After 30th round, league will be split into 'champion' (top eight teams) and 'relegation' (bottom eight teams) groups. Each team will play seven more games (1-4 and 9-12 teams will play four times at home), starting with half the points achieved during the first phase of 30 matches. The changes extend the season to total of 296 matches played.[4]

Ekstraklasa
Season2013–14
ChampionsLegia Warsaw
(10th title)
RelegatedZagłębie Lubin
Widzew Łódź
Champions LeagueLegia Warsaw
Europa LeagueZawisza Bydgoszcz
Lech Poznań
Ruch Chorzow
Matches played296
Goals scored786 (2.66 per match)
Top goalscorerMarcin Robak
(22 goals)
Biggest home winJagiellonia 6–0 Ruch
Zawisza 6–0 Piast
Biggest away winCracovia 1–6 Lech
Highest scoringKorona 3–5 Legia
Jagiellonia 4–4 Korona
Longest winning run8 games
Legia Warsaw
Longest unbeaten run11 games
Wisła Kraków
Longest winless run13 games
Widzew Łódź
Longest losing run5 games
Wisła Kraków
Highest attendance38,458[1]
Lech 1–1 Legia
(27 October 2013)
Total attendance2,487,003[2]
Average attendance8,403 Decrease0.1%[3]

Legia Warsaw are the defending champions, winning their 9th title the previous season.

TeamsEdit

Promotion and relegation as usual was determined by the position in the table from prior season. The bottom two teams were directly relegated to the I Liga, while the top two teams are promoted to the Ekstraklasa.

Polonia Warsaw dissolved after the previous season. GKS Bełchatów finished 16th and were relegated to the Polish First League as a result. Zawisza Bydgoszcz and Cracovia finished 1st and 2nd, respectively, in the I Liga gained promotion. Cracovia returned to the top level at the first attempt, but Zawisza returned to it after 19 years.

Stadiums and locationsEdit

Club Location Venue Capacity Av. Att.[5]
Cracovia Kraków Stadion im. Marszałka Józefa Piłsudskiego 15,016 7,756
Górnik Zabrze Zabrze Stadion im. Ernesta Pohla 3,000 2,999
Jagiellonia Białystok Białystok Stadion Miejski (Białystok) 7,000 4,964
Korona Kielce Kielce Kolporter Arena 15,500 6,870
Lech Poznań Poznań INEA Stadion 43,269 19,256
Lechia Gdańsk Gdańsk PGE Arena Gdańsk 43,615 13,000
Legia Warsaw Warszawa Pepsi Arena 31,103 15,029
Piast Gliwice Gliwice Stadion Miejski (Gliwice) 10,037 5,104
Podbeskidzie Bielsko-Biała Bielsko-Biała Stadion Miejski (Bielsko-Biała) 4,279 3,036
Pogoń Szczecin Szczecin Stadion im. Floriana Krygiera 18,027 7,157
Ruch Chorzów Chorzów Stadion Miejski (Chorzów) 10,000 6,223
Widzew Łódź Łódź Stadion im. Ludwika Sobolewskiego 10,000 5,492
Wisła Kraków Kraków Stadion im. Henryka Reymana 33,268 14,636
Zagłębie Lubin Lubin Stadion Zagłębia 16,068 6,217
Zawisza Bydgoszcz Bydgoszcz Stadion im. Zdzisława Krzyszkowiaka 20,247 5,082
Śląsk Wrocław Wrocław Stadion Wrocław 42,771 10,655
Cracovia Górnik Jagiellonia Korona Lech Lechia
Stadion im. Marszałka Józefa Piłsudskiego Stadion im. Ernesta Pohla Stadion Miejski (Białystok) Kolporter Arena INEA Stadion PGE Arena Gdańsk
Capacity: 15,016 Capacity: 3,000 Capacity: 7,000 Capacity: 15,500 Capacity: 43,269 Capacity: 43,615
           
Legia Piast Podbeskidzie Pogoń Ruch Widzew
Pepsi Arena Stadion Miejski (Gliwice) Stadion Miejski (Bielsko-Biała) Stadion im. Floriana Krygiera Stadion Miejski (Chorzów) Stadion im. Ludwika Sobolewskiego
Capacity: 31,103 Capacity: 10,037 Capacity: 4,279 Capacity: 18,027 Capacity: 10,000 Capacity: 10,000
           
Wisła Zagłębie Zawisza Śląsk
Stadion im. Henryka Reymana Stadion Zagłębia Stadion im. Zdzisława Krzyszkowiaka Stadion Wrocław
Capacity: 33,268 Capacity: 16,068 Capacity: 20,247 Capacity: 42,771
       

Personnel and kitsEdit

Team Manager Captain Kit manufacturer Shirt sponsor
Cracovia   Mirosław Hajdo   Sławomir Szeliga Nike Comarch
Górnik Zabrze   Robert Warzycha   Adam Danch adidas Kompania Węglowa, Allianz
Jagiellonia Białystok   Michał Probierz   Rafał Grzyb Under Armour Eurocash, Wschodzący Białystok
Korona Kielce   José Rojo Martín   Maciej Korzym adidas Lewiatan
Lech Poznań   Mariusz Rumak   Hubert Wołąkiewicz Puma STS
Lechia Gdańsk   Ricardo Moniz   Jarosław Bieniuk adidas LOTOS
Legia Warsaw   Henning Berg   Ivica Vrdoljak adidas Fortuna
Piast Gliwice   Ángel Pérez García   Tomasz Podgórski adidas Miasto Gliwice, Kar-Tel
Podbeskidzie Bielsko-Biała   Leszek Ojrzyński   Marek Sokołowski Masita Murapol, KREDYTY-Chwilówki
Pogoń Szczecin   Dariusz Wdowczyk   Bartosz Ława Nike Grupa Azoty, Szczecin
Ruch Chorzów   Ján Kocian   Marcin Malinowski adidas Węglokoks, WOŚP
Śląsk Wrocław   Tadeusz Pawłowski   Marco Paixão Puma TAURON Polska Energia
Widzew Łódź   Artur Skowronek   Mateusz Cetnarski Vigo
Wisła Kraków   Franciszek Smuda   Arkadiusz Głowacki adidas TELE-FONIKA
Zagłębie Lubin   Piotr Stokowiec   Adam Banaś Nike KGHM
Zawisza Bydgoszcz   Ryszard Tarasiewicz   Łukasz Skrzyński Masita SOLBET

Regular seasonEdit

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Legia Warsaw (A) 30 20 3 7 60 30 +30 63 Championship round
2 Lech Poznań (A) 30 15 8 7 56 34 +22 53
3 Ruch Chorzów (A) 30 14 8 8 40 38 +2 50
4 Pogoń Szczecin (A) 30 11 14 5 47 38 +9 47
5 Wisła Kraków (A) 30 12 9 9 38 30 +8 45
6 Zawisza Bydgoszcz (A) 30 11 9 10 43 37 +6 42[a]
7 Górnik Zabrze (A) 30 11 9 10 42 46 −4 42[a]
8 Lechia Gdańsk (A) 30 10 10 10 38 37 +1 40
9 Cracovia (R, Q) 30 11 6 13 37 43 −6 39[b] Relegation round
10 Jagiellonia Białystok (R, Q) 30 10 9 11 46 43 +3 39[b]
11 Korona Kielce (R, Q) 30 9 10 11 36 41 −5 37
12 Śląsk Wrocław (R, Q) 30 7 13 10 38 40 −2 34[c]
13 Piast Gliwice (R, Q) 30 8 10 12 29 47 −18 34[c]
14 Podbeskidzie Bielsko-Biała (R, Q) 30 6 13 11 27 39 −12 31
15 Zagłębie Lubin (R, Q) 30 7 8 15 31 40 −9 29
16 Widzew Łódź (R, Q) 30 5 7 18 26 51 −25 22
Updated to match(es) played on 12 April 2014. Source: Ekstraklasa.org
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; 7) Fair Play table. Head-to-head record is used only after all the matches between the teams in question have been played[6]
(A) Advance to a further round; (Q) Qualified to the phase indicated; (R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. ^ a b ZAW 3-1 GÓR; GÓR 3-2 ZAW
  2. ^ a b CRA 1-0 JAG; JAG 1-2 CRA
  3. ^ a b ŚLĄ 0-0 PIA; PIA 1-1 ŚLĄ

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away CRA GÓR JAG KOR LGD LPO LEG PIA PBB POG RUC ŚLĄ WID WIS ZLU ZAW
Cracovia 2–0 1–0 1–2 2–1 1–6 0–1 2–3 4–2 0–1 2–1 0–1 1–1 1–1 2–0 0–2
Górnik Zabrze 0–1 3–3 0–0 0–0 0–3 0–3 2–1 2–0 1–1 2–2 3–2 3–2 3–2 2–1 3–2
Jagiellonia Białystok 1–2 0–1 1–1 0–1 2–0 2–3 1–1 2–2 2–3 6–0 3–1 1–0 5–2 1–0 1–1
Korona Kielce 1–0 2–2 4–1 1–0 1–0 3–5 2–0 2–1 2–2 1–4 0–0 2–1 2–3 1–1 1–1
Lechia Gdańsk 3–1 1–1 2–0 2–2 1–4 2–0 3–1 2–2 2–3 0–0 1–2 2–0 0–0 2–1 1–1
Lech Poznań 1–1 3–1 6–1 2–0 2–1 1–1 4–0 2–1 1–2 4–2 2–1 1–0 2–0 1–1 3–2
Legia Warsaw 4–1 2–1 0–3[a] 1–0 0–1 1–0 4–1 4–0 3–1 2–0 2–1 5–1 2–2 2–0 3–0
Piast Gliwice 1–1 2–0 2–1 1–1 0–0 0–2 1–2 0–0 2–2 0–2 1–1 3–0 0–1 2–1 1–1
Podbeskidzie Bielsko-Biała 1–1 1–2 0–1 1–0 3–1 0–0 1–0 0–1 0–0 0–0 3–3 1–0 0–0 0–0 0–0
Pogoń Szczecin 0–0 1–4 1–1 3–2 1–1 5–1 0–3 4–0 2–1 3–1 2–2 1–0 0–0 1–1 1–1
Ruch Chorzów 3–2 2–1 1–0 2–0 1–1 1–1 2–1 0–2 0–1 1–1 1–1 2–1 1–1 0–2 1–0
Śląsk Wrocław 0–3 1–1 2–3 1–1 1–0 2–0 1–1 0–0 4–0 1–1 2–3 3–1 0–0 2–0 1–2
Widzew Łódź 1–3 0–3 1–1 2–1 4–1 2–2 0–1 1–1 1–1 2–1 0–1 0–0 2–1 0–0 2–1
Wisła Kraków 3–1 0–0 1–1 1–0 3–0 2–0 1–0 3–0 0–1 2–1 0–1 3–0 3–0 1–0 0–1
Zagłębie Lubin 0–1 3–0 1–1 2–0 1–3 0–0 1–3 0–2 3–2 0–2 1–2 2–2 3–1 3–1 3–1
Zawisza Bydgoszcz 2–0 3–1 0–1 0–1 0–3 2–2 3–1 6–0 2–2 1–1 0–3 1–0 2–0 3–1 2–0
Updated to match(es) played on 12 April 2014. Source: 90minut.pl
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.
Notes:
  1. ^ The match was registered with a score of 0–3 because of Legia's fans.[7]

Play-offsEdit

Championship roundEdit

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Legia Warsaw (C) 37 26 3 8 75 34 +41 50 2014–15 UEFA Champions League Second qualifying round
2 Lech Poznań 37 19 9 9 68 40 +28 40 2014–15 UEFA Europa League Second qualifying round
3 Ruch Chorzów 37 16 11 10 47 48 −1 34
4 Lechia Gdańsk 37 13 13 11 46 41 +5 32
5 Wisła Kraków 37 14 11 12 51 46 +5 31
6 Górnik Zabrze 37 14 10 13 53 57 −4 31
7 Pogoń Szczecin 37 11 17 9 50 50 0 27
8 Zawisza Bydgoszcz 37 12 10 15 48 48 0 25 2014–15 UEFA Europa League Second qualifying round[a]
Updated to match(es) played on 1 June 2014. Source: Ekstraklasa.org
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) points in regular season; 3) head-to-head points in regular season; 4) head-to-head goal difference in regular season; 5) head-to-head goals scored in regular season; 6) goal difference; 7) number of goals scored; 8) Fair Play table. Head-to-head record is used only after all the matches between the teams in question have been played
(C) Champion.
Notes:
  1. ^ Zawisza Bydgoszcz have qualified for the second qualifying round of the 2014–15 UEFA Europa League for winning the 2013–14 Polish Cup.

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away LEG LPO RUC POG WIS ZAW GÓR LGD
Legia Warsaw 2–0 1–2 5–0 2–0
Lech Poznań 4–0 0–0 3–0 2–1
Ruch Chorzów 0–0 2–2 3–1 0–0
Pogoń Szczecin 0–1 1–2 2–2 0–2
Wisła Kraków 5–0 2–1 2–3
Zawisza Bydgoszcz 1–2 0–1 0–0
Górnik Zabrze 2–3 2–0 0–2
Lechia Gdańsk 0–1 2–1 2–2
Updated to match(es) played on 1 June 2014. Source: 90minut.pl
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Relegation roundEdit

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Relegation
9 Śląsk Wrocław 37 12 15 10 49 41 +8 34
10 Podbeskidzie Bielsko-Biała 37 10 15 12 39 45 −6 30
11 Jagiellonia Białystok 37 12 12 13 59 58 +1 29
12 Piast Gliwice 37 11 12 14 43 56 −13 28
13 Korona Kielce 37 10 14 13 47 56 −9 26
14 Cracovia 37 12 8 17 43 56 −13 25
15 Widzew Łódź (R) 37 8 9 20 36 59 −23 22 Relegation to 2014–15 I liga
16 Zagłębie Lubin (R) 37 7 9 21 32 51 −19 16
Updated to match(es) played on 4 June 2014. Source: Ekstraklasa.org
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) points in regular season; 3) head-to-head points in regular season; 4) head-to-head goal difference in regular season; 5) head-to-head goals scored in regular season; 6) goal difference; 7) number of goals scored; 8) Fair Play table[6]
(R) Relegated.

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away CRA JAG KOR ŚLĄ PIA PBB ZLU WID
Cracovia 2–2 1–1 1–5 0–1
Jagiellonia Białystok 4–4 0–3 4–3 1–0
Korona Kielce 1–5 0–1 3–2 2–2
Śląsk Wrocław 1–0 0–0 1–0 1–0
Piast Gliwice 0–0 2–2 2–0
Podbeskidzie Bielsko-Biała 2–1 2–0 3–0
Zagłębie Lubin 1–2 0–0 0–3[a]
Widzew Łódź 2–0 1–1 2–1
Updated to match(es) played on 4 June 2014. Source: 90minut.pl
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.
Notes:
  1. ^ The match was registered with a score of 0–3 because of Zagłębie's fans.[8]

Season statisticsEdit

Number of teams by VoivodeshipEdit

Voivodeship or country Number of teams Teams
1   Silesian Voivodeship 4 Górnik Zabrze, Piast Gliwice, Podbeskidzie Bielsko-Biała and Ruch Chorzów
2   Lesser Poland Voivodeship 2 Cracovia and Wisła Kraków
  Lower Silesian Voivodeship 2 Śląsk Wrocław and Zagłębie Lubin
4   Greater Poland Voivodeship 1 Lech Poznań
  Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodeship 1 Zawisza Bydgoszcz
  Łódź Voivodeship 1 Widzew Łódź
  Masovian Voivodeship 1 Legia Warsaw
  Podlaskie Voivodeship 1 Jagiellonia Białystok
  Pomeranian Voivodeship 1 Lechia Gdańsk
  Świętokrzyskie Voivodeship 1 Korona Kielce
  West Pomeranian Voivodeship 1 Pogoń Szczecin

ReferencesEdit

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