2014–15 Ekstraklasa


The 2014–15 Ekstraklasa (currently named T-Mobile Ekstraklasa due to sponsorship reasons), is the 81st season of the highest level of football leagues in the Polish football league system since its establishment in 1927. It began on 18 July 2014. A total of 16 teams are participating, 14 of which competed in the league during the 2013–14 season, while the remaining two were promoted from the I Liga. Each team played a total of 30 matches, half at home and half away.

Ekstraklasa
Season2014–15
ChampionsLech Poznań
(7th title)
RelegatedZawisza Bydgoszcz
GKS Bełchatów
Champions LeagueLech Poznań
Europa LeagueLegia Warsaw
Jagiellonia Białystok
Śląsk Wrocław
Matches played296
Goals scored790 (2.67 per match)
Top goalscorerKamil Wilczek (20 goals)
Biggest home winLegia 5–0 Górnik Ł.
Lech 5–0 Bełchatów
Jagiellonia 5–0 Pogoń
Biggest away winGórnik Z. 0–5 Wisła
Górnik Z. 1–6 Lech
Highest scoringPiast 6–3 Bełchatów
Longest winning run6 matches
Zawisza Bydgoszcz
Longest unbeaten run9 matches
Cracovia
Longest winless run11 matches
GKS Bełchatów
Longest losing run8 matches
Zawisza Bydgoszcz
Highest attendance41,556[1]
Lech 0–0 Wisła
(7 June 2015)
Lowest attendance0[2][3]
Lech 4–0 Piast
(20 July 2014)[4]
Total attendance2,464,255[5]
Average attendance8,325 0.2%[5][6]

Legia Warsaw were the defending champions, having won their 10th title last season, but Lech Poznań won their 7th title.

Teams


Promotion and relegation as usual was determined by the position in the table from prior season. The bottom two teams were directly relegated to the I Liga, while the top two teams are promoted to the Ekstraklasa.

Widzew Łódź and Zagłębie Lubin finished in 15th and 16th place, respectively, and were relegated to the Polish First League as a result. GKS Bełchatów and Górnik Łęczna finished 1st and 2nd, respectively, in the I Liga gained promotion.

Stadium and locations

TeamLocationVenueCapacity
CracoviaKrakówStadion im. Józefa Piłsudskiego14,572
GKS BełchatówBełchatówGIEKSA Arena5,238
Górnik ŁęcznaŁęcznaStadion Górnika Łęczna7,500
Górnik ZabrzeZabrzeStadion im. Ernesta Pohla3,041
Jagiellonia BiałystokBiałystokStadion Jagiellonii22,386
Korona KielceKielceKolporter Arena15,550
Lech PoznańPoznańINEA Stadion41,609
Lechia GdańskGdańskPGE Arena Gdańsk43,165
Legia WarsawWarsawPepsi Arena31,103
Piast GliwiceGliwiceArena Gliwice10,037
Podbeskidzie Bielsko-BiałaBielsko-BiałaStadion BBOSiR6,962
Pogoń SzczecinSzczecinStadion im. Floriana Krygiera15,717
Ruch ChorzówChorzówStadion Ruchu Chorzów10,000
Wisła KrakówKrakówStadion im. Henryka Reymana33,326
Zawisza BydgoszczBydgoszczStadion im. Zdzisława Krzyszkowiaka20,247
Śląsk WrocławWrocławStadion Wrocław42,771
Cracovia GKS Bełchatów Górnik Łęczna Górnik Zabrze Jagiellonia Korona
Stadion im. Marszałka Józefa Piłsudskiego GIEKSA Arena Stadion Górnika Łęczna Stadion im. Ernesta Pohla Stadion Jagiellonii Kolporter Arena
Capacity: 14,572 Capacity: 5,238 Capacity: 7,500 Capacity: 3,041 Capacity: 22,386 Capacity: 15,500
Lech Lechia Legia Piast Podbeskidzie Pogoń
INEA Stadion PGE Arena Gdańsk Pepsi Arena Arena Gliwice Stadion BBOSiR Stadion im. Floriana Krygiera
Capacity: 43,269 Capacity: 43,615 Capacity: 31,103 Capacity: 10,037 Capacity: 6,962 Capacity: 18,027
Ruch Śląsk Wisła Zawisza
Stadion Ruchu Chorzów Stadion Wrocław Stadion im. Henryka Reymana Stadion im. Zdzisława Krzyszkowiaka
Capacity: 10,000 Capacity: 42,771 Capacity: 33,268 Capacity: 20,247

Personnel and kits

TeamChairmanHead coachCaptainManufacturerSponsors
Cracovia Janusz Filipiak Jacek Zieliński Krzysztof PilarzLegeaComarch
GKS Bełchatów Marcin Szymczyk Kamil Kiereś Paweł BaranowskiadidasPGE
Górnik Łęczna Artur Kapelko Yuriy Shatalov Veljko NikitovićJakoLubelski Węgiel Bogdanka
Górnik Zabrze Zbigniew Waśkiewicz Józef Dankowski Adam DanchadidasKompania Węglowa, Allianz
Jagiellonia Białystok Cezary Kulesza Michał Probierz Rafał GrzybErreaWschodzący Białystok
Korona Kielce Marek Paprocki Ryszard Tarasiewicz Paweł GolańskihummelLewiatan
Lech Poznań Karol Klimczak Maciej Skorża Łukasz TrałkaNikeSTS
Lechia Gdańsk Adam Mandziara Jerzy Brzęczek Sebastian MilaSallerLotos
Legia Warsaw Bogusław Leśnodorski Henning Berg Ivica VrdoljakadidasFortuna
Piast Gliwice Adam Sarkowicz Radoslav Látal Tomasz PodgórskiadidasMiasto Gliwice
Podbeskidzie Bielsko-Biała Wojciech Borecki Dariusz Kubicki Marek SokołowskiMasitamurapol.pl, Kredyty Chwilówki
Pogoń Szczecin Jarosław Mroczek Czesław Michniewicz Rafał MurawskiNikeGrupa Azoty, Miasto Szczecin
Ruch Chorzów Dariusz Smagorowicz Waldemar Fornalik Marcin MalinowskiadidasWęglokoks
Śląsk Wrocław Paweł Żelem Tadeusz Pawłowski Mariusz Pawełekadidas
Wisła Kraków Robert Gaszyński Kazimierz Moskal Arkadiusz GłowackiadidasTeleFonika
Zawisza Bydgoszcz Anita Osuch Mariusz Rumak Jakub WójcickiMasitaSolbet

League table


Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Legia Warsaw 30 17 5 8 57 30 +27 56 Qualification to Championship round
2 Lech Poznań 30 14 12 4 52 27 +25 54
3 Jagiellonia Białystok 30 14 7 9 43 35 +8 49
4 Śląsk Wrocław 30 12 10 8 43 36 +7 46
5 Wisła Kraków 30 11 10 9 47 39 +8 43[lower-alpha 1]
6 Górnik Zabrze 30 11 10 9 43 43 0 43[lower-alpha 1]
7 Pogoń Szczecin 30 11 8 11 40 38 +2 41[lower-alpha 2]
8 Lechia Gdańsk 30 11 8 11 36 37 1 41[lower-alpha 2]
9 Korona Kielce 30 10 9 11 34 42 8 39[lower-alpha 3] Qualification to Relegation round
10 Piast Gliwice 30 11 6 13 38 43 5 39[lower-alpha 3]
11 Podbeskidzie Bielsko-Biała 30 10 9 11 40 48 8 39[lower-alpha 3]
12 Cracovia 30 10 7 13 35 41 6 37
13 Górnik Łęczna 30 8 10 12 31 37 6 34
14 Ruch Chorzów 30 8 9 13 33 38 5 33
15 GKS Bełchatów 30 8 7 15 24 42 18 31
16 Zawisza Bydgoszcz 30 8 5 17 32 52 20 29
Source: Ekstraklasa
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) head-to-head goals scored; 5) goal difference; 6) number of goals scored; 7) Fair play table; head-to-head record is used only after all the matches between the teams in question have been played.[7]
Notes:
  1. Wisła Kraków ahead on head-to-head record; Górnik Zabrze – Wisła Kraków 0–5, Wisła Kraków – Górnik Zabrze 1–1
  2. Tied on head-to-head record, Pogoń Szczecin ahead on goal difference; Lechia Gdańsk – Pogoń Szczecin 0–1, Pogoń Szczecin – Lechia Gdańsk 0–1
  3. Head-to-head record; Korona Kielce 10 pts, Piast Gliwice 6 pts, Podbeskidzie Bielsko-Biała 1 pt

Positions by round

Team ╲ Round123456789101112131415161718192021222324252627282930
Legia12810432321121111111111111111111
Lech1395689107777667763343323222222
Jagiellonia742711111076632233555532232333333
Śląsk210510107565333322332224444444454
Wisła9117953112564455224455566555545
Górnik Z.256211233415776446676655878686
Pogoń51134911991081088888778910121210119867
Lechia763696781088910101211131113121112118786978
Korona1316131516161615151515151414141311131414141313141191010109
Piast161214141515121211111012129991010101089910121312121110
Podbeskidzie11131188544891289111010998677776677911
Cracovia131515131213141313131313131211121414121313141413141214141312
Górnik Ł.968117108912121111111313141212111112118991011111213
Ruch131416161312131414141414151515151515151515151515151513131414
GKS Bełchatów624124654256544678991081011131415151515
Zawisza2912121414151616161616161616161616161616161616161616161616
Source: [citation needed]

Results


Home \ Away CRA BEŁ GKŁ GÓR JAG KOR LGD LPO LEG PIA PBB POG RUC ŚLĄ WIS ZAW
Cracovia 3–1 2–1 1–2 1–1 2–1 3–2 0–0 1–3 3–1 1–3 0–1 1–0 1–1 1–0 1–0
GKS Bełchatów 1–1 1–1 1–0 0–0 2–0 1–1 1–2 0–3 0–0 1–2 1–0 0–1 2–0 3–1 1–4
Górnik Łęczna 2–1 1–1 0–1 0–0 1–0 1–1 1–1 3–1 1–2 0–0 4–2 3–0 1–1 1–1 5–2
Górnik Zabrze 2–0 2–0 2–0 3–0 1–1 2–2 1–1 0–4 1–2 3–3 1–1 2–2 3–3 0–5 2–1
Jagiellonia Białystok 2–1 0–1 2–1 1–0 1–2 2–2 1–0 0–3 2–1 4–2 5–0 2–0 1–3 2–2 0–0
Korona Kielce 1–2 2–0 2–0 0–3 0–3 3–2 2–2 0–0 1–0 2–1 2–2 0–0 2–2 3–2 2–2
Lechia Gdańsk 1–0 1–0 2–0 1–0 1–1 1–2 1–2 1–0 3–1 1–0 0–1 3–3 1–4 1–0 0–0
Lech Poznań 1–1 5–0 1–0 3–0 2–0 1–1 1–0 2–1 4–0 1–1 1–1 2–1 2–0 2–3 6–2
Legia Warsaw 2–0 0–1 5–0 1–1 1–3 2–0 1–0 2–2 2–0 3–0 2–1 2–1 4–3 2–2 2–0
Piast Gliwice 4–2 3–1 0–0 2–2 0–2 1–2 1–3 3–2 3–1 3–0 1–0 0–1 2–0 0–0 3–0
Podbeskidzie Bielsko-Biała 1–1 1–1 1–0 0–3 1–0 2–2 1–0 0–2 2–1 2–4 2–3 3–0 2–2 2–2 2–1
Pogoń Szczecin 2–1 3–0 0–1 3–1 2–0 2–0 0–1 1–1 2–1 0–0 1–2 1–1 4–1 0–3 3–0
Ruch Chorzów 3–0 0–1 1–2 1–2 5–2 0–1 1–1 0–0 0–0 2–0 2–0 2–1 1–0 1–2 1–2
Śląsk Wrocław 0–0 2–1 2–1 2–0 0–1 1–0 3–0 1–1 1–3 3–0 0–0 1–1 2–0 1–0 2–1
Wisła Kraków 2–1 1–0 2–0 1–1 0–2 2–0 3–1 1–2 0–3 1–1 3–2 1–1 2–2 1–1 0–1
Zawisza Bydgoszcz 0–3 2–1 0–0 1–2 1–3 2–0 0–2 1–0 1–2 2–0 1–2 2–1 1–1 0–1 2–4
Source: 90minut.pl
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Play-offs


Championship round

League table
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Lech Poznań (C) 37 19 13 5 67 33 +34 43 Qualification to Champions League second qualifying round
2 Legia Warsaw 37 21 7 9 64 33 +31 42 Qualification to Europa League second qualifying round[lower-alpha 1]
3 Jagiellonia Białystok 37 19 8 10 59 44 +15 41 Qualification to Europa League first qualifying round[lower-alpha 1]
4 Śląsk Wrocław 37 15 13 9 50 43 +7 35
5 Lechia Gdańsk 37 13 10 14 45 47 2 29
6 Wisła Kraków 37 12 13 12 56 48 +8 28
7 Górnik Zabrze 37 12 11 14 50 60 10 26
8 Pogoń Szczecin 37 11 9 17 45 52 7 22
Source: Ekstraklasa
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) points in regular season; 3) head-to-head points in regular season; 4) head-to-head goal difference in regular season; 5) head-to-head away goals scored in regular season (if only two teams); 6) head-to-head goals scored in regular season (if more than two teams); 7) goal difference; 8) number of goals scored; 9) Fair Play table.[8]
(C) Champion
Notes:
  1. Legia Warsaw qualifies for Europa League second qualifying round as winners of the 2014–15 Polish Cup and the spot for the runners-up (Europa League first qualifying round) is passed to the fourth placed team.
Positions by round
Team ╲ Round3031323334353637
Lech21111111
Legia12222222
Jagiellonia33333333
Śląsk45566444
Lechia86744555
Wisła54455666
Górnik Z.67677777
Pogoń78888888
Source: [citation needed]
Results
Home \ Away LEG LPO JAG ŚLĄ WIS GÓR POG LGD
Legia Warsaw 1–2 1–0 1–0 2–0
Lech Poznań 1–3 3–0 0–0 1–0
Jagiellonia Białystok 1–1 2–1 3–2 4–2
Śląsk Wrocław 1–1 1–1 2–1 1–0
Wisła Kraków 0–1 4–1 2–2
Górnik Zabrze 1–6 2–0 0–1
Pogoń Szczecin 0–1 1–3 1–3
Lechia Gdańsk 0–0 1–2 2–2
Source: 90minut.pl
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Relegation round

League table
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Relegation
9 Cracovia 37 15 9 13 50 44 +6 36
10 Ruch Chorzów 37 12 10 15 44 46 2 30
11 Korona Kielce 37 12 11 14 44 55 11 28
12 Piast Gliwice 37 13 8 16 50 56 6 28
13 Podbeskidzie Bielsko-Biała 37 12 10 15 47 60 13 27
14 Górnik Łęczna 37 11 11 15 39 46 7 27
15 Zawisza Bydgoszcz (R) 37 10 8 19 45 63 18 24 Relegation to I liga
16 GKS Bełchatów (R) 37 9 9 19 35 60 25 21
Source: Ekstraklasa
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) points in regular season; 3) head-to-head points in regular season; 4) head-to-head goal difference in regular season; 5) head-to-head away goals scored in regular season (if only two teams); 6) head-to-head goals scored in regular season (if more than two teams); 7) goal difference; 8) number of goals scored; 9) Fair Play table.[9]
(R) Relegated
Positions by round
Team ╲ Round3031323334353637
Cracovia121210910999
Ruch1414121213111210
Korona910131414121311
Piast101111109101012
Podbeskidzie11991111131113
Górnik Ł.1313141312141414
Zawisza1616151516151515
GKS Bełchatów1515161615161616
Source: [citation needed]
Results
Home \ Away KOR PIA PBB CRA GKŁ RUC BEŁ ZAW
Korona Kielce 2–1 3–1 1–3 0–2
Piast Gliwice 2–1 0–3 2–3 6–3
Podbeskidzie Bielsko-Biała 0–3 1–0 0–2 2–2
Cracovia 1–1 1–0 1–1 3–1
Górnik Łęczna 0–3 0–1 1–0
Ruch Chorzów 1–1 2–4 3–2
GKS Bełchatów 2–2 0–2 1–4
Zawisza Bydgoszcz 3–1 0–0 1–1
Source: 90minut.pl
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Season statistics


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