2014–15 Slovenian PrvaLiga


The 2014–15 Slovenian PrvaLiga was the 24th edition of the Slovenian PrvaLiga since its establishment in 1991. Also known by the abbreviation 1. SNL, PrvaLiga was contested by the top ten clubs in Slovenia, for the title of national champions.

Slovenian PrvaLiga
Season2014–15
ChampionsMaribor
(13th title)
RelegatedRadomlje
Champions LeagueMaribor
Europa LeagueCelje
Domžale
Koper (cup winners)
Matches played180
Goals scored455 (2.53 per match)
Best PlayerBenjamin Verbič[1]
Top goalscorerMarcos Tavares
(17 goals)
Best goalkeeperNejc Vidmar[1]
Biggest home winRudar 7–2 Zavrč
Biggest away winRadomlje 1–6 Maribor
Highest scoringRudar 7–2 Zavrč
Longest winning run8 games
Domžale
Maribor
Longest unbeaten run20 games
Celje
Longest winless run10 games
Radomlje
Longest losing run8 games
Radomlje
Highest attendance10,000
Maribor 3–3 Olimpija
Lowest attendance100
Rudar 2–2 Koper
Total attendance194,590
Average attendance1,081

Competition format


Each team played 36 matches (18 home and 18 away). Teams played four matches against each other (two at home and two away).[2]

Stadiums and locations


Location of teams in the 2014–15 Slovenian PrvaLiga
Team Location Stadium Capacity1
Celje Celje Arena Petrol 13,059
Domžale Domžale Sports Park 3,100
Gorica Nova Gorica Sports Park 3,100
Koper Koper Bonifika 4,047
Krka Novo Mesto Portoval 500
Maribor Maribor Ljudski vrt 12,702
Olimpija Ljubljana Stožice 16,038
Radomlje Radomlje Sports Park2 2,813
Rudar Velenje Ob Jezeru 2,341
Zavrč Zavrč Sports Park3 962

1Seating capacity only. Some stadiums (e.g. Krka, Rudar) also have standing areas.
2Radomlje played their matches at the Domžale Sports Park because their stadium in Radomlje, roughly five kilometres from Domžale, did not meet Football Association of Slovenia PrvaLiga stadia criteria.[3]
3Zavrč played the first half of the season at the Ptuj City Stadium, with the capacity of 2,207 seats, because their regular stadium went through a major reconstruction.[4]

League table


Standings

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Maribor (C) 36 24 7 5 74 32 +42 79 Qualification to Champions League second qualifying round
2 Celje 36 20 10 6 58 31 +27 70 Qualification to Europa League first qualifying round
3 Domžale 36 21 5 10 52 22 +30 68
4 Olimpija 36 17 10 9 55 32 +23 61
5 Zavrč 36 15 4 17 38 52 14 49
6 Rudar 36 12 10 14 44 43 +1 46
7 Krka 36 11 7 18 38 54 16 40
8 Koper 36 12 4 20 35 58 23 40 Qualification to Europa League first qualifying round[lower-alpha 1]
9 Gorica (O) 36 10 7 19 40 46 6 37 Qualification to relegation play-off
10 Radomlje (R) 36 4 4 28 21 85 64 16 Relegation to Slovenian Second League
Source: Slovenian PrvaLiga (in Slovene)
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) points in head-to-head matches; 3) goal difference in head-to-head matches; 4) goals scored in head-to-head matches; 5) total goal difference; 6) total goals scored[2]
(C) Champion; (O) Play-off winner; (R) Relegated
Notes:

Positions by round

Team ╲ Round123456789101112131415161718192021222324252627282930313233343536
Maribor433343533222233443221111111111111111
Celje796554455555554334333232233332222222
Domžale341111111111111111112323322223333333
Olimpija112222222333322222444444444444444444
Zavrč525435344444445555555555555555555555
Rudar9107786777777777766667767776666666666
Krka1068899999899999999999999999899988887
Koper254667666666666677776676667777777778
Gorica8810978888988888888888888888988899999
Radomlje469101010101010101010101010101010101010101010101010101010101010101010
Leader
Second
Third
Relegation play-off
Relegation to 2.SNL
Source: [citation needed]

Results

PrvaLiga play-off


The two-legged play-off between Gorica, the ninth-placed team of the 2014–15 PrvaLiga, and Aluminij, the second-placed team of the 2014–15 Second League, was played. The winner earned a place in the 2015–16 Slovenian PrvaLiga.[2]

First leg

3 June 2015 1 Gorica 0–0 Aluminij Nova Gorica, Slovenia
17:00 CET Report (in Slovene)
Report (in Slovene)
Stadium: Nova Gorica Sports Park
Attendance: 800
Referee: Damir Skomina

Second leg

7 June 2015 2 Aluminij 1–2
(1–2 agg.)
Gorica Kidričevo, Slovenia
17:00 CET Škoflek  4' Report (in Slovene)
Report (in Slovene)
Žigon  8',  41' Stadium: Kidričevo Sports Park
Attendance: 600
Referee: Nejc Kajtazović

Awards


PrvaLiga Player of the Season

PrvaLiga U23 Player of the Season

SPINS XI

PrvaLiga Team of the Year 2015[5]
PlayerTeamPosition
Nejc VidmarDomžaleGoalkeeper
Aleksander RajčevićMariborDefence
Uroš KorunDomžaleDefence
Petar StojanovićMariborDefence
Mitja VilerMariborDefence
Agim IbraimiMariborMidfield
Miha ZajcOlimpijaMidfield
Blaž VrhovecCeljeMidfield
Benjamin VerbičCeljeForward
Andraž ŠporarOlimpijaForward
Marcos TavaresMariborForward

Statistics


See also


References


General
  • "PrvaLiga Archives". Slovenian PrvaLiga official website. Retrieved 20 June 2014.
Specific
  1. 2014–15
  2. "1. SNL: Season Rules". scoresway.com. Archived from the original on 29 July 2017. Retrieved 29 April 2015.
  3. Toni Gruden (20 June 2014). "Radomlje novi slovenski nogometni prvoligaš!" [Radomlje new member of the PrvaLiga!] (in Slovenian). RTV Slovenija. Retrieved 20 June 2014.
  4. Peter Dominko (21 July 2014). "Zavrč bo igral na Ptuju" [Zavrc will play in Ptuj] (in Slovenian). SNPortal. Retrieved 25 July 2014.
  5. "Najboljši nogometaš sezone 2014/2015 v Sloveniji je Benjamin Verbič". SPINS. Retrieved 21 May 2015.