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The 2015 King Cup, or The Custodian of The Two Holy Mosques Cup, was the 40th season of King Cup since its establishment in 1957, and the 8th under the current edition. Al-Shabab was the defending champion but was eliminated by Al Taawon in quarter-finals.

2015 King Cup
CountrySaudi Arabia
Dates23 February - 5 June 2015
Teams32
ChampionsAl Hilal
Runners-upAl Nassr
Matches played31
Goals scored103 (3.32 per match)
Top goal scorer(s)Thiago Neves (5 goals)
2014
2016

This season's competition featured a total of 32 teams. 14 teams of Pro league, and 16 teams of 1st Division, and 2 teams qualifying from preliminary stage.

The final was held at the King Abdullah Sports City, in Jeddah. Al Hilal won their first title in the current edition and the seventh in total after beating Al Nassr 7–6 on penalties in the final.[1]

Fixtures and resultsEdit

BracketEdit

[2]

Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarter-Final Semi-Final Final
               
H Al Hilal 4
A Al-Jeel 1
H Al Hilal 6
A Hajer 1
H Al-Mojzel 0
A Hajer 3
A Al Hilal 3
H Al-Faisaly 1
H Al Raed 2
A Al-Safa 0
A Al Raed 1
H Al-Faisaly 2
H Al-Faisaly (pen.) 0(6)
A Al-Ansar 0(5)
H Al Hilal 4
A Al-Ittihad 1
H Al-Ittihad 4
A Al-Riyadh 0
A Al-Ittihad 4
H Al-Fateh 1
H Al-Fateh (pen.) 1(4)
A Al Hazm 1(3)
H Al-Ittihad 2
A Al-Qadisiya 1
H Al-Khaleej 2
A Al-Qadisiya 3
H Al-Qadisiya (pen.) 1(4)
A Al-Ahli 1(2)
H Al-Ahli 3
A Al Tai 0
Al Hilal (pen.) 1 (7)
Al Nassr 1 (6)
H Al-Shabab 2
A Al-Diriyah 0
A Al-Shabab 2
H Abha 1
H Al-Shoalah 1
A Abha 2
H Al-Shabab 1
A Al Taawon 2
H Alwadi Al Akhdar 1
A Al-Ettifaq (aet) 3
H Al-Ettifaq 0
A Al Taawon 2
H Al-Feiha 0
A Al Taawon 3
A Al Taawon 1
H Al Nassr 2
H Al-Oruba 3
A Hetten 0
A Al-Oruba 1
H Al-Batin 4
H Al-Batin 3
A Al-Nahda 1
A Al-Batin 0
H Al Nassr 1
H Al-Watani 1
A Najran 2
H Najran 2
A Al Nassr 4
H Al-Wahda 1
A Al Nassr (aet) 2

Note: H: Home team, A: Away team

Round of 32Edit

Round of 32 were played on 23 February. 2, 3, 9, 10, & 25 March 2015.[3][4]

Round of 16Edit

Round of 16 were played on 14, 15, 22, 23, & 30 April 2015.[4][5]

Quarter-finalsEdit

Quarter-finals were played on 1, 2, & 22 May 2015.[4][6]

Semi-finalsEdit

Semi-finals were played on 30 & 31 May.[4][7]

FinalEdit

Top scorersEdit

Rank Player Club Goals
1   Thiago Neves Al Hilal 5
2   Nasser Al-Shamrani Al Hilal 4
3   Faisal Al-Zafiri Al-Batin 3
  Fahad Al-Muwallad Al-Ittihad 3

Source:[10]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "AL-HILAL crowned "King Cup" for the 7th time, after beating "Al-Nassr" on penalties". alhilal.com. Al Hilal S.FC. 5 June 2015. Retrieved 19 June 2015.
  2. ^ http://www.thesaff.com.sa/NewsDetails.aspx?NewsID=11501
  3. ^ http://www.goalzz.com/main.aspx?c=5457&stage=1
  4. ^ a b c d http://www.thesaff.com.sa/AllMatchesList.aspx?ChampionShipID=1
  5. ^ http://www.goalzz.com/main.aspx?c=5457&stage=2
  6. ^ http://www.goalzz.com/main.aspx?c=5457&stage=3
  7. ^ http://www.goalzz.com/main.aspx?c=5457&stage=4
  8. ^ "الجوهرة تحتضن نهائي كأس الملك" [The Jewel will held King's Cup Final] (in Arabic). Al-nadi.com. 24 May 2015. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 28 May 2015.
  9. ^ "طاقم تحكيم إيطالي لقيادة نهائي كأس خادم الحرمين" [Italians referees for King Cup final]. thesaff.com.sa. Saudi Arabian football Federation. 4 June 2015. Retrieved 5 June 2015.
  10. ^ "Goal Scorers". Goalzz.com. Retrieved 28 May 2015.