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The 2014–15 Liga II was the 75th season of the Liga II, the second tier of the Romanian football league system.[1]

Liga II
Season2014–15
PromotedVoluntari
ACS Poli
RelegatedOlt
Slobozia
Săgeata
Fortuna
Matches played348
Goals scored818 (2.35 per match)
Top goalscorer(Seria I)
Marius Matei (14)
(Seria II)
Pedro Henrique (11)
Biggest home winBuzău 7−1 Berceni
Academica 6−0 Rapid CFR
Biggest away winTărlungeni 0−5 ACS Poli
Highest scoringBrăila 6−3 Dorohoi
All statistics correct as of 30 May 2015.

The 23 teams were divided in two series (with 12 and 11 teams, respectively). The regular season was played in a round-robin tournament. The first six teams from each series played a play-off for promotion to Liga I. The teams placed 7th to 12th played in a Relegation play-out. The first team in each series was promoted at the end of the season to the Liga I, and the teams placed below the 10th place were relegated to the Liga III.[2]

TeamsEdit

At the end of 2013-14 season, Iași, Rapid București from Seria I and ASA, Universitatea Craiova from Seria II were promoted to Liga I.
Six teams were relegated to Liga III : Dunărea, Buzău, Farul (Seria I), FCU Craiova, UTA and Minerul (Seria II).

The winners of the six 2013–14 Liga III series were promoted to Liga II: Dorohoi, Voluntari, Balotești, Caransebeș, Șoimii and Fortuna.

After the end of the last season, FCU Craiova, Dunărea, Vaslui and Corona were dissolved. Bistrița and UTA withdrew from Liga II and enrolled to Liga III.

Renamed teamsEdit

FC Clinceni was moved to Pitești and renamed Academica Argeș.

Stadia by capacity and locationsEdit

Seria IEdit

Location of teams in 2014–15 Liga II - Seria I
Club City Stadium Capacity
Bacău Bacău Letea 1,000
Berceni Berceni Berceni 2,600
Brăila Brăila Municipal 18,000
Voluntari Voluntari Niță Pintea 1,000
Farul Constanța Constanța Farul 15,500
Gloria Buzău Buzău Municipal 18,000
Săgeata Năvodari Năvodari Flacăra 5,000
Rapid CFR Suceava Areni 12,000
Dorohoi Dorohoi Municipal 2,000
Unirea Slobozia Slobozia 1 Mai 5,000
Balotești Balotești Central 3,780
Academica Argeș Pitești Nicolae Dobrin 17,500

Seria IIEdit

Location of teams in 2014–15 Liga II - Seria II
Club City Stadium Capacity
ACS Poli Timișoara Dan Păltinișanu 32,972
Bihor Oradea Oradea Iuliu Bodola 18,000
Metalul Reşiţa Reșița Mircea Chivu 12,000
Caransebeș Caransebeș Parcul Teiuș 3,000
Mioveni Mioveni Dacia 10,000
Olimpia Satu Mare Olimpia 18,000
Olt Slatina Slatina 1 Mai 13,500
Râmnicu Vâlcea Râmnicu Vâlcea Municipal 12,000
Tărlungeni Tărlungeni Unirea 1,000
Fortuna Câmpina Poiana 4,000
Șoimii Pâncota Şoimii 2,000

League tablesEdit

Seria IEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Voluntari 22 17 2 3 58 18 +40 53 Qualification to Promotion Play-off
2 Academica Argeș 22 14 4 4 44 16 +28 46
3 Rapid CFR 22 11 7 4 39 22 +17 40
4 Gloria Buzău 22 11 4 7 38 30 +8 37
5 Bacău 22 8 6 8 34 28 +6 30
6 Brăila 22 7 8 7 29 28 +1 29
7 Balotești 22 7 5 10 30 34 −4 26 Qualification to Relegation play-out
8 Dorohoi 22 6 7 9 30 40 −10 25
9 Farul Constanţa 22 5 7 10 28 40 −12 22
10 Berceni 22 4 7 11 28 47 −19 19
11 Unirea Slobozia 21 3 4 14 14 42 −28 13[a]
12 Săgeata Năvodari 21 6 3 12 14 41 −27 −45[b][c]
Source: FRF (in Romanian)
Rules for classification: 1st points; 2nd head-to-head points; 3rd head-to-head goal difference; 4th head-to-head goals scored; 5th head-to-head away goals scored; 6th goal difference; 7th number of goals scored
Notes:
  1. ^ Unirea Slobozia withdrew from the championship due to financial problems and lost all the matches from the second part of the season with 3-0.[3]
  2. ^ Săgeata Năvodari were deducted 66 points for unpaid debts.[4]
  3. ^ Săgeata Năvodari was excluded from the championship and they lost all the matches from the second part of the season with 3-0.[5]

Seria IIEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 ACS Poli Timișoara 20 12 6 2 30 8 +22 42 Qualification to Promotion Play-off
2 Metalul Reşiţa 20 10 6 4 26 19 +7 36
3 Olt Slatina 20 9 7 4 28 19 +9 34
4 Tărlungeni 20 9 6 5 22 13 +9 33
5 Mioveni 20 9 5 6 17 12 +5 32
6 Olimpia 20 7 4 9 17 19 −2 25
7 Râmnicu Vâlcea 20 5 9 6 18 17 +1 24 Qualification to Relegation play-out
8 Caransebeș 20 5 6 9 19 27 −8 21
9 Bihor Oradea 20 3 8 9 13 20 −7 17
10 Șoimii Pâncota 20 3 6 11 18 28 −10 15
11 Fortuna Poiana Câmpina 20 5 3 12 16 42 −26 4[a][b]
Source: FRF (in Romanian)
Rules for classification: 1st points; 2nd head-to-head points; 3rd head-to-head goal difference; 4th head-to-head goals scored; 5th head-to-head away goals scored; 6th goal difference; 7th number of goals scored
Notes:
  1. ^ Fortuna Poiana Câmpina were deducted 14 points for unpaid debts.[6]
  2. ^ Fortuna Poiana Câmpina withdrew from the championship and they lost all the matches from the second part of the season with 3-0.[7]

Promotion play-offsEdit

At the end of the regular season, the first six teams from each series will play a Promotion play-off and the winners will promote to Liga I. The teams will start the play-off with the number of points gained in the regular season.

Seria IEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion
1 Voluntari (C, P) 32 25 4 3 81 28 +53 79 Promotion to Liga I
2 Academica Argeș 32 20 7 5 67 21 +46 67
3 Gloria Buzău 32 15 4 13 55 54 +1 49
4 Bacău 32 13 7 12 53 43 +10 46
5 Rapid CFR Suceava 32 11 9 12 50 53 −3 42
6 Brăila 32 8 12 12 39 45 −6 36
Source: FRF (in Romanian)
Rules for classification: 1st points; 2nd head-to-head points; 3rd head-to-head goal difference; 4th head-to-head goals scored; 5th head-to-head away goals scored; 6th goal difference; 7th number of goals scored
(C) Champion; (P) Promoted.

Seria IIEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 ACS Poli Timișoara (C, P) 30 19 9 2 52 11 +41 66 Promotion to Liga I
2 Mioveni 30 15 9 6 38 20 +18 54
3 Sportul Snagov 30 14 9 7 40 30 +10 51
4 Unirea Tărlungeni 30 12 7 11 34 31 +3 43
5 Olimpia Satu Mare 30 10 7 13 33 34 −1 37
6 Olt Slatina (R) 30 9 7 14 28 49 −21 28[a][b] Relegation to Liga III
Source: FRF (in Romanian)
Rules for classification: 1st points; 2nd head-to-head points; 3rd head-to-head goal difference; 4th head-to-head goals scored; 5th head-to-head away goals scored; 6th goal difference; 7th number of goals scored
(C) Champion; (P) Promoted; (R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. ^ FC Olt Slatina were deducted 6 points for unpaid debts.[8]
  2. ^ FC Olt Slatina withdrew from the championship and they lost all the remaining matches with 3-0.[9]

Relegation play-outsEdit

At the end of the play-out, the teams that finish on 5th or 6th place from each series will relegate to Liga III and the 4th place from Seria I will play a Play-Out match with the 10th place of Seria II, the winner will remain in Liga II while the team which will lose this match will relegate to Liga III.

Seria IEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Relegation
1 Dorohoi 28 9 8 11 42 47 −5 35
2 Balotești 28 9 7 12 39 43 −4 34
3 Berceni 28 8 9 11 38 51 −13 33
4 Farul Constanța 28 5 8 15 36 59 −23 23
5 Unirea Slobozia (R) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0[a] Relegation to Liga III
6 Săgeata Năvodari (R) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0[a]
Source: FRF (in Romanian)
Rules for classification: 1st points; 2nd head-to-head points; 3rd head-to-head goal difference; 4th head-to-head goals scored; 5th head-to-head away goals scored; 6th goal difference; 7th number of goals scored
(R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. ^ a b Unirea Slobozia and Săgeata Năvodari were excluded from the relegation play-outs.[10]

Seria IIEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Relegation
1 Râmnicu Vâlcea 26 7 11 8 24 26 −2 32
2 Caransebeș 26 8 7 11 30 32 −2 31
3 Șoimii Pâncota 26 5 9 12 22 32 −10 24
4 Bihor Oradea 26 4 10 12 17 28 −11 22
5 Fortuna Poiana Câmpina (R) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0[a] Relegation to Liga III
Source: FRF (in Romanian)
Rules for classification: 1st points; 2nd head-to-head points; 3rd head-to-head goal difference; 4th head-to-head goals scored; 5th head-to-head away goals scored; 6th goal difference; 7th number of goals scored
(R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. ^ Fortuna Poiana Câmpina was excluded from the relegation play-outs.[11]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Cum arata cele doua serii din Liga 2". Onlinesport / Liga II. Retrieved 30 July 2014.
  2. ^ "SERIILE șI SISTEMUL COMPETIȚIONAL AL LIGILOR 2 șI 3. PE 18 AUGUST SE STABILEșTE ȚINTARUL" (in Romanian). FRF. 13 August 2014. Retrieved 13 August 2013.
  3. ^ "Unirea Slobozia". 16 February 2015. Retrieved 16 February 2015.
  4. ^ "Săgeata Năvodari". July 3, 2015. Retrieved July 3, 2015.
  5. ^ "Săgeata Năvodari was excluded". 26 February 2015. Retrieved 26 February 2015.
  6. ^ "Fortuna Poiana Câmpina". July 3, 2015. Retrieved July 3, 2015.
  7. ^ "Fortuna". 26 February 2015. Retrieved 26 February 2015.
  8. ^ "FC Olt Slatina". 3 July 2015. Retrieved 3 July 2015.
  9. ^ "FC Olt Slatina". 30 April 2015. Retrieved 30 April 2015.
  10. ^ "Unirea Slobozia and Săgeata Năvodari". 28 March 2015. Retrieved 28 March 2015.
  11. ^ "Fortuna Poiana Câmpina". 28 March 2015. Retrieved 28 March 2015.