2021 Menpora Cup

The 2021 Menpora Cup (Indonesian: Piala Menpora 2021) was a pre-season tournament held by the PSSI ahead of the 2021 Liga 1. The tournament started on 21 March and finished with a two-legged final on 22 and 25 April 2021.[1] Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all matches were played behind closed doors.[2] The 2021 edition was the second edition of Menpora Cup, with the first edition held in 2013 which won by Arema who defeating Australian side Central Coast Mariners by 2–1 in the final.[3][4]

2021 Menpora Cup
Piala Menpora
Piala Menpora 2021.png
CountryIndonesia
Dates21 March – 25 April 2021
Championship venueSurakarta, Malang, Bandung, and Sleman
Teams17
Defending championsArema
ChampionsPersija
Runners-upPersib
Third placePSS
Fourth placePSM
Matches played39
Goals scored96 (2.46 per match)
Top goal scorer(s)Assanur Rijal (4)
Best playerMarc Klok

Persija won the finals 4–1 on aggregate against Persib for the title.[5]

TeamsEdit

PT Liga Indonesia Baru (LIB) decided that only 18 teams that participated in the 2020 Liga 1 could join this tournament. Previously, two Liga 2 teams, PSMS and Sriwijaya, were invited. However, their participation was canceled after PT LIB held a virtual meeting.[6] Persipura decided not to take part in the tournament which led to only 17 teams participating.[7]

DrawEdit

The draw of the tournament was held on 8 March 2021. Eighteen teams were divided into four groups, the first two groups contain five teams, while the rest contain only four teams.[8] Four teams, Persija, Persib, Arema, and Persebaya, were distributed to separate groups to ensure they do not meet each other in order to mitigate security risks from travelling fans of these rivalling teams.[9] The draw resulted in the following groups:[10]

Group A
Pos Team
A1 Arema
A2 PSIS
A3 Barito Putera
A4 Persikabo 1973
A5 Persipura
Group B
Pos Team
B1 Persija
B2 Bhayangkara Solo
B3 Borneo
B4 PSM
Group C
Pos Team
C1 Persebaya
C2 Persik
C3 Persela
C4 PSS
C5 Madura United
Group D
Pos Team
D1 Persib
D2 Persiraja
D3 Persita
D4 Bali United

VenuesEdit

Four venues in four cities on Java Island were selected for the tournament.

2021 Menpora Cup Venues
Surakarta Malang Bandung Sleman
Manahan Stadium Kanjuruhan Stadium Jalak Harupat Stadium Maguwoharjo Stadium
Capacity: 20,000 Capacity: 42,449 Capacity: 27,000 Capacity: 31,700
       

RegulationsEdit

The regulations were as follows:[11]

  • Each team might register 30 players and did not require bringing all players to the stadium.
  • Teams must register three goalkeepers.
  • Player registration started on 9 March 2021 until one day before of each group's first match.
  • Each team allowed to register four foreign players, including one slot for a player from AFC countries.
  • Teams could only register a maximum of 10 officials with eight people allowed to sit on the bench.
  • Each match was held for 90 minutes by adding a cooling break in the 30th and 75th minutes. The duration of the cooling break was 3 minutes and would be added to the extra time at the end of each round.
  • Each team was allowed to substitute a maximum of six players on three occasions.
  • There were additional substitutions when entering the knock-out stage. When the match was drawn for up to 90 minutes, then in the extra round, each team was allowed to add one substitution.

Group stageEdit

The top two teams of each group advanced to the quarter-finals.

All times were local, WIB (UTC+7).

Group AEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 PSIS 3 2 1 0 9 6 +3 7 Knockout stage
2 Barito Putera 3 1 2 0 7 6 +1 5
3 Persikabo 1973 3 0 2 1 4 6 −2 2
4 Arema 3 0 1 2 4 6 −2 1
5 Persipura 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Arema1–1Persikabo 1973
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Referee: Aprisman Aranda
PSIS3–3Barito Putera
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Persikabo 19731–3PSIS
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Referee: Darma Santoso Gulo
Barito Putera2–1Arema
Report
Referee: Moch. Adung

Barito Putera2–2Persikabo 1973
Report
Referee: Agus Fauzan Arifin
Arema2–3PSIS
Report
Referee: Steven Yubel Poli

Group BEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Persija 3 2 0 1 6 3 +3 6 Knockout stage
2 PSM 3 1 2 0 5 3 +2 5
3 Bhayangkara Solo 3 1 1 1 3 3 0 4
4 Borneo 3 0 1 2 2 7 −5 1
Bhayangkara Solo1–0Borneo
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Referee: Fariq Hitaba
Persija0–2PSM
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Referee: Rully Ruslin Tambuntina

PSM1–1Bhayangkara Solo
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Referee: Iwan Sukoco
Borneo0–4Persija
Report
Referee: Hamim Tohari

Borneo2–2PSM
Report
Referee: Asep Yandis
Persija2–1Bhayangkara Solo
Report
Referee: Yeni Krisdianto

Group CEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 PSS 4 2 1 1 3 2 +1 7[a] Knockout stage
2 Persebaya 4 2 1 1 4 3 +1 7[a]
3 Persik 4 1 1 2 5 6 −1 4[b]
4 Persela 4 0 4 0 3 3 0 4[b]
5 Madura United 4 1 1 2 5 6 −1 4[b]
Source: Piala Menpora
Notes:
  1. ^ a b Positions determined by head-to-head result: PSS 1–0 Persebaya.
  2. ^ a b c Positions determined by head-to-head points: Persik 4 pts; Persela 2 pts; Madura United 1 pt.
Madura United2–1PSS
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Referee: Yudi Nurcahya
Persebaya2–1Persik
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Referee: Agus Fauzan

PSS0–0Persela
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Referee: Ginanjar Rahman Latief
Madura United1–2Persebaya
Report
Referee: Musthofa Umarella

Persik0–1PSS
Report
Referee: Nendi Rohaendi
Persela1–1Madura United
Report
Referee: Abdullah

Persik2–1Madura United
Report
Persebaya0–0Persela
Report
Referee: Darma Santoso Gulo

Persela2–2Persik
Report
Referee: Gedion. F. Dapaherang
PSS1–0Persebaya
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Referee: Yudi Nurcahya

Group DEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Persib 3 2 1 0 6 3 +3 7 Knockout stage
2 Bali United 3 1 2 0 4 2 +2 5
3 Persiraja 3 1 0 2 4 5 −1 3
4 Persita 3 0 1 2 3 7 −4 1
Persiraja3–1Persita
  • Rijal   33'36'45'
Report
Referee: Nusur Fadilah
Persib1–1Bali United
Report
Referee: Yeni Krisdianto

Bali United2–0Persiraja
Report
Referee: Annas Apriliandi
Persita1–3Persib
Report
Referee: Sance Lawita

Persita1–1Bali United
Report
Referee: Dwi Purba
Persib2–1Persiraja
Report
Referee: Aprisman Aranda

Knockout stageEdit

All times were local, WIB (UTC+7).

BracketEdit

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Finals
             
PSIS 0 (2)
PSM (p) 0 (4)
PSM 0 0 0 (3)
Persija (p) 0 0 0 (4)
Persija 1
Barito Putera 0
Persija 2 2 4
Persib 0 1 1
Persib 3
Persebaya 2
Persib 2 1 3 Third place
PSS 1 1 2
PSS (p) 0 (4) PSM 1
Bali United 0 (2) PSS 2

Quarter-finalsEdit

PSIS0–0PSM
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Penalties
2–4

Persija1–0Barito Putera
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Persib3–2Persebaya
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PSS0–0Bali United
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Penalties
4–2

Semi-finalsEdit

PSM0–0Persija
Report
Persija0–0PSM
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Penalties
4–3

0–0 on aggregate. Persija won 4–3 on penalties.


Persib2–1PSS
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Referee: Iwan Sukoco
PSS1–1Persib
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Referee: Darma Santoso Gulo

Persib won 3–2 on aggregate.

Third placeEdit

PSM1–2PSS
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FinalsEdit

Persija2–0Persib
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Persib1–2Persija
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Persija won 4–1 on aggregate.

GoalscorersEdit

There were 96 goals scored in 39 matches, for an average of 2.46 goals per match.

4 goals

3 goals

2 goals

1 goal

AwardsEdit

Goalkeeper Defenders Midfielders Forwards

  Andritany Ardhiyasa (Persija)

  Andri Ibo (Persik)
  Pratama Arhan (PSIS)
  Victor Igbonefo (Persib)
  Marco Motta (Persija)

  Kim Kurniawan (PSS)
  Marc Klok (Persija)
  Rohit Chand (Persija)

  Assanur Rijal] (Persiraja)
  Ezra Walian (Persib)
  Osvaldo Haay (Persija)

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