2014 Turkish Super Cup

2014 Turkish Super Cup (Turkish: TFF Süper Kupa) was the 41st edition of the Turkish Super Cup since its establishment as Presidential Cup in 1966. The match was contested between the 2013–14 Süper Lig champions Fenerbahçe and the 2013–14 Turkish Cup winners Galatasaray, making the game the 378th edition of Kıtalar Arası Derbi. The game was a rematch of the 2013 Turkish Super Cup, which was won by title holders Galatasaray.

2014 Turkish Super Cup
EventTurkish Super Cup
after extra time
Fenerbahçe won 3–2 on penalties
Date25 August 2014 (2014-08-25)
VenueManisa 19 Mayıs Stadium, Manisa
RefereeMustafa Kâmil Abitoğlu
2013
2015

BackgroundEdit

The fixture was the sixth overall national super cup matchup between the teams since 1966, and the third matchup since 2006 and 2013. Galatasaray last won the cup in 2013 against Fenerbahçe, while Fenerbahçe last won the cup in 2009 against Beşiktaş. In their previous finals, Galatasaray won in 1996, 2012 and 2013 editions, while Fenerbahçe in 1973 and 1985.

Path to the finalEdit

Fenerbahçe were champions in the regular season, finishing nine points ahead of Galatasaray. In the regular season, Fenerbahçe collected 74 points by 23 wins, 5 draws and 6 losses. They were trailed by Galatasaray, who collected 65 points by 18 wins, 11 draws and 5 losses.[1]

Although runners-up of the league, Galatasaray performed better in the domestic cup. They entered the tournament at the fourth round. They won their fourth round match against Gaziantep Büyükşehir Belediyespor. In the fifth round, they beat Balıkesirspor. In the group stage, they were drawn against Antalyaspor, Elazığspor, and Tokatspor but were second position in the group. The semi-finals were the toughest home and away matches for Galatasaray, as they struggled against Bursaspor but were winners. In the 2014 Turkish Cup Final they were crowned champions against rivals Eskişehirspor by a decisive 1–0 win. This was a 15th win for Galatasaray since 1962, its first edition.

MatchEdit

DetailsEdit

Fenerbahçe0–0 (a.e.t.)Galatasaray
Report
Penalties
Kuyt  
Caner  
M. Topuz  
Meireles  
Kadlec  
3–2   Olcan
  Selçuk
  Melo
  Yekta
  Burak
Attendance: 16,597
Referee: Mustafa Kâmil Abitoğlu
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fenerbahçe
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Galatasaray
GK 1   Volkan Demirel   120'
RB 77   Gökhan Gönül
CB 22   Bruno Alves   35'   82'
CB 4   Bekir İrtegün
LB 88   Caner Erkin
CM 5   Mehmet Topal
CM 14   Raul Meireles
CM 20   Emre Belözoğlu (c)   31'   88'
RW 11   Dirk Kuyt   90'
LW 7   Moussa Sow   116'
CF 29   Emmanuel Emenike   58'
Substitutes:
GK 23   Mert Günok
DF 3   Hasan Ali Kaldırım
DF 24   Michal Kadlec   82'
MF 21   Selçuk Şahin
MF 26   Alper Potuk   88'
MF 38   Mehmet Topuz   116'
FW 9   Pierre Webó
Manager:
  İsmail Kartal
 
GK 1   Fernando Muslera
RB 88   Veysel Sarı   58'
CB 21   Aurélien Chedjou
CB 26   Semih Kaya
LB 13   Alex Telles   92'   104'
CM 3   Felipe Melo   120'
CM 8   Selçuk İnan (c)   29'
RW 29   Olcan Adın
AM 10   Wesley Sneijder   60'
LW 23   Yasin Öztekin   60'
CF 17   Burak Yılmaz   68'
Substitutes:
GK 38   Sinan Bolat
DF 22   Hakan Balta   104'
MF 20   Furkan Özçal
MF 35   Yekta Kurtuluş   60'
MF 53   Nordin Amrabat
MF 11   Bruma   60'
FW 9   Umut Bulut
Manager:
  Cesare Prandelli

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2013–14 Süper Lig table Turkish Football Federation (in Turkish), accessed 18 May 2014 (2014-05-18)