2014 Tippeligaen

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Tippeligaen
Season 2014
Dates28 March 2014 – 9 November 2014
Champions Molde
3rd title
Relegated Brann
Sogndal
Sandnes Ulf
Champions League Molde
Europa League Rosenborg
Odd
Strømsgodset
Matches played240
Goals scored735 (3.06 per match)
Top goalscorer Viðar Örn Kjartansson
(25 goals)
Biggest home winMolde 5–1  Sarpsborg 08
(21 April 2014)
Lillestrøm  5–1  Stabæk
(24 May 2014) [1]
Biggest away win Haugesund  0–3 Sogndal
(27 April 2014)
Stabæk 0–3  Vålerenga
(5 May 2014) [1]
Highest scoring Viking  5–5 Vålerenga
(2 August 2014) [1]
Longest winning run5 games [2]
Molde
Longest unbeaten run9 games [2]
Molde
Longest winless run7 games [2]
Start
Longest losing run3 games [2]
Brann
Haugesund
Bodø/Glimt
Highest attendance20,442
Rosenborg 1–3 Stabæk
(16 May 2014)
Lowest attendance2,511
Sogndal 1–1 Sarpsborg 08
(4 April 2014)
Average attendance6,961 Increase2.svg 1.9%
2013
2015

The 2014 Tippeligaen was the 70th completed season of top division football in Norway. The competition began on 28 March 2014, two weeks later than in the previous season. A three-week summer-break in June was scheduled due to the 2014 FIFA World Cup, and the decisive match was played on 9 November 2014. [3] Strømsgodset were the defending champions. Bodø/Glimt and Stabæk joined as the promoted clubs from the 2013 1. divisjon. They replaced Tromsø and Hønefoss who were relegated to the 2014 1. divisjon.

Contents

Molde won their third title, with four matches to spare following a 2–1 away win against Viking on 4 October 2014. [4] The team broke the record for most points (71) and most wins (22). [5]

Overview

Summary

On 4 October, Molde were confirmed as league champions following their 2–1 away win against Viking in the 26th round. [4] They won their third title. On 2 November, in the penultimate round of the season, Sandnes Ulf were the first team to be relegated to the 1. divisjon when they gave away a 3–1 lead in stoppage time and drew 3–3 away to Start. [6] On the final day, Sogndal were relegated and Brann qualified for the relegation play-offs. On 26 November, Brann were the third team to be relegated after losing the play-offs 4–1 on aggregate against Mjøndalen. [7]

Teams

The league was contested by 16 teams: the best 13 teams of the 2013 season, and the 14th-placed Sarpsborg 08 who won the relegation-playoffs against Ranheim, in addition to two promoted teams from 1. divisjon. The promoted teams were Bodø/Glimt and Stabæk, returning to the top flight after an absence of four years and one season respectively. They replaced Tromsø (after an eleven-year spell in Eliteserien) and Hønefoss (relegated after two seasons presence).

Stadiums and locations

Note: Table lists in alphabetical order.
Team Ap. LocationArenaTurfCapacity
Aalesund 13 Ålesund Color Line Stadion Artificial 10,778
Bodø/Glimt 20 Bodø Aspmyra Stadion Artificial 7,354
Brann 58 Bergen Brann Stadion Natural 17,824
Haugesund 8 Haugesund Haugesund Stadion Natural 8,800
Lillestrøm 51 Lillestrøm Åråsen Stadion Natural 11,637
Molde 38 Molde Aker Stadion Artificial 11,800
Odd 33 Skien Skagerak Arena Artificial 13,500
Rosenborg 51 Trondheim Lerkendal Stadion Natural 21,850
Sandnes Ulf 5 Sandnes Sandnes Idrettspark Natural 3,850
Sarpsborg 08 3 Sarpsborg Sarpsborg Stadion Artificial 4,700
Sogndal 16 Sogndal Fosshaugane Campus Artificial 5,402
Stabæk 18 Bærum Nadderud Stadion Natural 7,000
Start 38 Kristiansand Sør Arena Artificial 14,300
Strømsgodset 27 Drammen Marienlyst Stadion Artificial 8,935
Vålerenga 54 Oslo Ullevaal Stadion Natural 25,572
Viking 65 Stavanger Viking Stadion Natural 16,600

Personnel and kits

TeamManagerCaptainKit manufacturerShirt sponsor
Aalesund Flag of Sweden.svg Jan Jönsson Flag of Norway.svg Jonatan Tollås Umbro Sparebanken Møre
Bodø/Glimt Flag of Norway.svg Jan Halvor Halvorsen Flag of Norway.svg Ruben Imingen Diadora SpareBank 1 Nord-Norge
Brann Flag of Sweden.svg Rikard Norling Flag of Norway.svg Erlend Hanstveit Hummel Sparebanken Vest
Haugesund Flag of Norway.svg Jostein Grindhaug Flag of Norway.svg Per Morten Kristiansen UmbroSparebanken Vest
Lillestrøm Flag of Sweden.svg Magnus Haglund Flag of Norway.svg Frode Kippe Legea#VierLSK [8]
Molde Flag of Norway.svg Tor Ole Skullerud Flag of Norway.svg Daniel Berg Hestad Nike Sparebanken Møre
Odd Flag of Norway.svg Dag-Eilev Fagermo Flag of Norway.svg Steffen Hagen Warrior Skagerak
Rosenborg Flag of Norway.svg Kåre Ingebrigtsen Flag of Norway.svg Tore Reginiussen Adidas REMA 1000
Sandnes Ulf Flag of Norway.svg Tom Nordlie Flag of Norway.svg Aksel Berget Skjølsvik Hummel Øster Hus
Sarpsborg 08 Flag of England.svg Brian Deane Flag of Norway.svg Ole Christoffer Heieren Hansen Select Borregaard
Sogndal Flag of Sweden.svg Jonas Olsson Flag of Norway.svg Rune Bolseth UmbroSparebanken Vest
Stabæk Flag of the United States.svg Bob Bradley Flag of Norway.svg Jon Inge Høiland Adidas SpareBank 1
Start Flag of Norway.svg Mons Ivar Mjelde Flag of Norway.svg Håkon Opdal Umbro Sparebanken Sør
Strømsgodset Flag of Denmark.svg David Nielsen Flag of Ghana.svg Adam Larsen Kwarasey Diadora DNB
Vålerenga Flag of Norway.svg Kjetil Rekdal Flag of Norway.svg Christian Grindheim AdidasNone [8]
Viking Flag of Sweden.svg Kjell Jonevret Flag of Iceland.svg Indriði Sigurðsson Diadora Lyse

League table

PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGDPtsQualification or relegation
1 Molde (C)3022536224+3871Qualification for the Champions League second qualifying round
2 Rosenborg 3018666443+2160Qualification for the Europa League first qualifying round [lower-alpha 1]
3 Odd 3017765232+2058
4 Strømsgodset 30155104842+650
5 Lillestrøm 30137104935+1446
6 Vålerenga 30119105953+642
7 Aalesund 30118114039+141
8 Sarpsborg 08 301010104148740
9 Stabæk 30116134452839
10 Viking 30812104242036
11 Haugesund 30106144349636
12 Start 301051547601335
13 Bodø/Glimt 301051545601535
14 Brann (R)30851741541329Qualification for the relegation play-offs
15 Sogndal (R)30661831491824Relegation to 1. divisjon
16 Sandnes Ulf (R)304101627532622
Source: nifs.no
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. Since the winners of the 2014 Norwegian Cup (Molde) qualified for European competition based on their league position, the berth (Europa League first qualifying round) was passed down the league to Strømsgodset.

Relegation play-offs

The 14th-placed team, Brann, took part in a two-legged play-off against Mjøndalen, the winners of the 2014 1. divisjon promotion play-offs, to decide who would play in the 2015 Tippeligaen.

First leg
Brann 1–1 Mjøndalen
Skaanes Soccerball shade.svg 53' Report Diomande Soccerball shade.svg 37'
Brann Stadion, Bergen
Attendance: 14,225
Referee: Brage Sandmoen

Second leg
Mjøndalen 3–0 Brann
Kapidzic Soccerball shade.svg 27', 67'
Diomande Soccerball shade.svg 64'
Report
Mjøndalen Stadion, Nedre Eiker
Attendance: 2,500
Referee: Svein Oddvar Moen

Mjøndalen won 4–1 on aggregate and gained promotion to the 2015 Tippeligaen; Brann were relegated to the 1. divisjon.


Results

Home \ Away AAL BOD SKB HAU LSK MFK ODD RBK ULF S08 SIL STB IKS SIF VIF VIK
Aalesund 2–10–13–01–10–12–21–13–00–02–23–01–22–04–11–2
Bodø/Glimt 1–12–12–11–21–10–32–21–13–44–21–12–10–44–33–2
Brann 1–01–21–32–00–10–13–11–11–22–11–21–20–12–30–1
Haugesund 1–21–22–31–11–11–22–12–04–00–32–05–13–21–11–1
Lillestrøm 0–04–04–32–01–22–00–24–10–02–05–14–13–02–10–1
Molde 5–02–14–21–23–22–0 3–1 3–15–13–02–22–02–22–01–0
Odd 2–14–34–00–00–22–10–13–12–00–02–14–11–02–24–1
Rosenborg 3–03–15–25–33–1 0–2 2–03–12–01–01–33–24–13–22–2
Sandnes Ulf 1–21–01–10–00–01–31–10–20–21–02–11–21–32–12–2
Sarpsborg 08 3–22–13–00–23–20–22–21–12–13–11–11–10–03–01–1
Sogndal 1–10–12–14–10–10–11–31–21–01–10–22–11–32–00–0
Stabæk 0–22–11–10–12–00–21–34–11–13–23–00–12–10–31–1
Start 1–22–11–13–13–11–10–12–43–33–13–22–32–32–20–2
Strømsgodset 2–02–01–42–12–12–02–11–11–04–11–12–34–20–22–1
Vålerenga 3–03–13–34–12–20–21–22–23–02–22–13–21–03–01–1
Viking 1–22–30–22–00–01–21–11–22–21–04–24–10–10–05–5
Source: Nifs.no
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Season statistics

Top scorers

Valerenga's Vidar Orn Kjartansson became the Tippeligaen top scorer after scoring 25 goals. Vidar Orn Kjartansson.png
Vålerenga's Viðar Örn Kjartansson became the Tippeligaen top scorer after scoring 25 goals.
RankPlayerClubGoals [9] GamesAverage
1 Flag of Iceland.svg Viðar Örn Kjartansson Vålerenga 25290.86
2 Flag of Denmark.svg Christian Gytkjær Haugesund 15260.58
3 Flag of Norway.svg Alexander Søderlund Rosenborg 13230.57
Flag of Cote d'Ivoire.svg Franck Boli Stabæk 13280.46
Flag of Norway.svg Mohamed Elyounoussi Molde 13300.43
Flag of Norway.svg Abdurahim Laajab Bodø/Glimt 13300.43
7 Flag of Norway.svg Frode Johnsen Odd 11300.37
8 Flag of Nigeria.svg Leke James Aalesund 10230.43
Flag of Norway.svg Fredrik Gulbrandsen Molde 10230.43
Flag of Hungary.svg Péter Kovács Strømsgodset 10240.42
Flag of Sweden.svg Maic Sema Haugesund 10260.38
Flag of Nigeria.svg Daniel Chima Chukwu Molde 10270.37
Flag of Norway.svg Fredrik Brustad Stabæk 10300.33

Hat-tricks

PlayerForAgainstResultDate
Flag of Denmark.svg Christian Gytkjær HaugesundBrann3–1 (A)30 April 2014
Flag of Norway.svg Mohamed Elyounoussi MoldeBrann4–2 (H)9 June 2014
Flag of Norway.svg Tommy Høiland MoldeSandnes Ulf3–1 (H)20 July 2014
Flag of Iceland.svg Viðar Örn Kjartansson VålerengaViking5–5 (A)2 August 2014
Flag of Iceland.svg Viðar Örn Kjartansson VålerengaHaugesund4–1 (H)14 September 2014
Flag of Iceland.svg Pálmi Rafn Pálmason LillestrømStart4–1 (H)26 October 2014
Notes

(H) – Home team
(A) – Away team

Top assists

Lillestrom's Bjorn Helge Riise assisted 10 goals over the season, more than any other player. RiiseBH.JPG
Lillestrøm's Bjørn Helge Riise assisted 10 goals over the season, more than any other player.
RankPlayerClubAssists [9]
1 Flag of Norway.svg Bjørn Helge Riise Lillestrøm 10
2 Flag of Norway.svg Petter Vaagan Moen Lillestrøm 9
3 Flag of Norway.svg Christian Grindheim Vålerenga 8
Flag of Norway.svg Morten Gamst Pedersen Rosenborg
Flag of Norway.svg Jone Samuelsen Odd
Flag of Norway.svg Zlatko Tripić Start
Flag of Iceland.svg Hjörtur Logi Valgarðsson Sogndal
8 Flag of Norway.svg Per-Egil Flo Molde 7
Flag of the United States.svg Michael Stephens Stabæk
Flag of Norway.svg Martin Ødegaard Strømsgodset

Discipline

Player

Sandnes Ulf's Aksel Berget Skjolsvik was the only player who received two red cards over the season. Aksel Berget Skjolsvik.JPG
Sandnes Ulf's Aksel Berget Skjølsvik was the only player who received two red cards over the season.

Club

  • Most yellow cards: 49 [11] [12]
    • Strømsgodset
  • Most red cards: 3 [13]
    • Sandnes Ulf

Attendances

PosTeamTotalHighLowAverageChange
1 Rosenborg 208,73220,44210,70913,915−6.0%
2 Brann 179,86517,6868,51011,991+6.1%
3 Viking 150,21416,5087,73010,014−2.6%
4 Vålerenga 146,27015,4377,2119,751−1.5%
5 Molde 138,65211,4248,2849,243+4.7%
6 Aalesund 114,0249,3866,5807,602−7.2%
7 Odd 107,36311,5485,5567,158+35.1%
8 Strømsgodset 100,6237,7205,8616,708+2.8%
9 Start 89,4268,5554,7685,962−3.6%
10 Lillestrøm 88,49810,9654,3765,900+7.6%
11 Haugesund 83,7078,9454,4345,580+9.9%
12 Sarpsborg 08 59,1944,7223,5093,946+6.9%
13 Stabæk 57,5194,6093,2123,835+65.4%1
14 Bodø/Glimt 50,7305,2612,5333,382+24.4%1
15 Sogndal 50,1404,5172,5113,343−1.1%
16 Sandnes Ulf 45,5774,4182,3503,038−3.2%
League total1,670,53420,4422,3506,961+1.9%

Source: nifs.no
Notes:
1: Team played last season in 1. divisjon.

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