2014 Indian Super League playoffs

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The 2014 Indian Super League playoffs were the first edition of the playoffs series that takes place after the Indian Super League regular season. The tournament began on 13 December and culminated on 20 December, with the first ever ISL final.[1]

2014 Indian Super League playoffs
CountryIndia
Teams4
ChampionsAtlético de Kolkata
Runners-upKerala Blasters
Matches played5
Goals scored8 (1.6 per match)
2015

Atlético de Kolkata became the inaugural champions after defeating the Kerala Blasters in the final, 1–0. The goal was scored by Mohammed Rafique in the very last minute of stoppage time.[2]

FormatEdit

After a fourteen game regular season, the top four teams in the table qualify for the playoffs.[3] The first place team at the end of the regular season played the fourth place team while the second place team took on the third. The semi-final round was played over two-legs while the final is played over one leg at a neutral venue.[3]

QualificationEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Chennaiyin 14 6 5 3 24 20 +4 23 2014 Indian Super League Semi-finals
2 Goa 14 6 4 4 21 12 +9 22
3 Atlético de Kolkata 14 4 7 3 16 13 +3 19
4 Kerala Blasters 14 5 4 5 9 11 −2 19
5 Delhi Dynamos 14 4 6 4 16 14 +2 18
6 Pune City 14 4 4 6 12 17 −5 16
7 Mumbai City 14 4 4 6 12 21 −9 16
8 NorthEast United 14 3 6 5 11 13 −2 15
Source: Soccerway
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) goal difference; 5) number of goals scored; 6) play-off match

BracketEdit

  Semi–finals Final
                         
4 Kerala Blasters 3 1 4  
1 Chennaiyin 0 3 3  
    4 Kerala Blasters 0
  3 Atlético de Kolkata 1
3 Atlético de Kolkata (pen.) 0 0 0 (4)
2 Goa 0 0 0 (2)  

ScheduleEdit

Semi-finalsEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Kerala Blasters   4–3   Chennaiyin 3–0 3–1 (a.e.t.)
Atlético de Kolkata   0–0 (4–2 p)   Goa 0–0 0–0 (a.e.t.)

Leg 1Edit

Kerala Blasters3–0Chennaiyin
Ahmed   27'
Hume   29'
Mathew   90'+3'
Report
Attendance: 60,900
Referee: Pranjal Banerjee (India)

Atlético de Kolkata0–0Goa
Report
Attendance: 53,173
Referee: Santosh Kumar (India)

Leg 2Edit

Chennaiyin3–1 (a.e.t.)Kerala Blasters
Silvestre   42'
Jhingan   76' (o.g.)
Lalpekhlua   90'
Report Pearson   117'
Attendance: 25,317
Referee: Tejas Nagvenkar (India)

Kerala Blasters won 4–3 on aggregate


Atlético de Kolkata 0–0 Goa on aggregate.
Atlético de Kolkata won 4–2 on penalties.


FinalEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Iyer, Krishnan (12 December 2014). "Indian Super League (ISL) 2014 Semi-final, Final". India.com. Retrieved 29 July 2016.
  2. ^ "Atletico de Kolkata Beat Kerala Blasters". NDTV Sports. 20 December 2014. Retrieved 29 July 2016.
  3. ^ a b Shah, Harsh (8 October 2014). "What is the Indian Super League (ISL) – A complete guide". Goal.com. Retrieved 28 July 2016.