2015 Malaysia Cup

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2015 TM Malaysia Cup
TM Piala Malaysia 2015
Country Malaysia
Singapore
Teams16
Defending champions Pahang
Champions Selangor (33 titles)
Runners-up Kedah
Matches played31
Goals scored184 (5.94 per match)
Top goal scorer(s)(8 goals)
Sandro
Thiago Augusto Fernandes
Best player Ahmad Hazwan Bakri
2014
2016

The 2015 Malaysia Cup (Malay: Piala Malaysia 2015) was the 89th edition of Malaysia Cup tournament organised by the Football Association of Malaysia.

Contents

The 2015 Malaysia Cup began on August with a preliminary round. A total of 16 teams took part in the competition. The teams were divided into four groups, each containing four teams. The group leaders and runners-up teams in the groups after six matches qualified to the quarterfinals.

Pahang were the defending champions, having beaten Johor Darul Takzim on a penalty shootout 5–3 in last season's final, but they were eliminated by the eventual winner, Selangor, in the semi-finals. Selangor won the trophy after beating Kedah 2–0.

This edition also marked the last appearance of LionsXII in this competition.

Format

In the competition, the top 10 teams from 2015 Malaysia Super League were joined by the top 4 teams from 2015 Malaysia Premier League. The remaining two teams from 2015 Malaysia Super League and the team who finished 5th and 6th place in the 2015 Malaysia Premier League competed in the playoffs for the remaining 2 spots. The teams were drawn into four groups of four teams.

Round and draw dates

The draw for the 2015 Malaysia Cup was held on 27 August 2015 at the Hilton Petaling Jaya with the participating team coaches and captains in attendance. [1] [2]

PhaseRoundDraw dateFirst legSecond leg
Play-offPlay-off round25 August 2015
Group stageMatchday 127 August 2015
(Kuala Lumpur)
11–12 September 2015
Matchday 218–19 September 2015
Matchday 326 September 2015
Matchday 42–3 & 17 & 24 October 2015
Matchday 517 & 27 October & 4 November 2015
Matchday 64 & 21 November 2015
Knockout phaseQuarter-finals24 November 201528 November 2015
Semi-finals2 December 20156 December 2015
Final12 December 2015

Play-off

ATM Flag of the Malaysian Armed Forces.svg 3–0 Flag of Negeri Sembilan.svg Negeri Sembilan
Abdulafees Soccerball shade.svg 12', 52'
Shukur Soccerball shade.svg 38'
Report

Sime Darby Flag of Kuala Lumpur Malaysia.svg 0–1 Flag of Johor.svg Johor Darul Ta'zim II
Report Shafiq Soccerball shade.svg 45'

Seeding

Pot 1Pot 2Pot 3Pot 4

Flag of Johor.svg Johor Darul Takzim
Flag of Pahang.svg Pahang
Flag of Selangor.svg Selangor
Flag of Terengganu.svg Terengganu

Flag of Kuala Lumpur Malaysia.svg FELDA United
Flag of Malaysia.svg PDRM
Flag of Singapore.svg LionsXII
Flag of Perak.svg Perak

Flag of Kelantan.svg Kelantan
Flag of Sarawak.svg Sarawak
Flag of Kedah.svg Kedah
Flag of Penang (Malaysia).svg Penang

Flag of Terengganu.svg T–Team
Flag of Selangor.svg PKNS
Flag of the Malaysian Armed Forces.svg ATM
Flag of Johor.svg Johor Darul Ta'zim II

Group stage

Group A

PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGDPtsQualification LIO KED TER JDT
1 Flag of Singapore.svg LionsXII 641197+213Advance to knockout phase 1–1 3–2 1–0
2 Flag of Kedah.svg Kedah 6312159+610 2–0 5–0 2–3
3 Flag of Terengganu.svg Terengganu 621381247 1–2 3–1 0–0
4 Flag of Johor.svg Johor Darul Ta'zim II 611471144 1–2 2–4 1–1
Source: FAM Astro Arena

Group B

PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGDPts JDT SAR ATM PER
1 Flag of Johor.svg Johor Darul Ta'zim 6510183+1516Advance to knockout phase 1–1 4–0 2–0
2 Flag of Sarawak.svg Sarawak 62225728 0–3 1–0 1–0
3 Flag of the Malaysian Armed Forces.svg ATM 6213101337 2–3 2–2 4–3
4 Flag of Perak.svg Perak 610551163 1–2 1–0 0–2
Source: FAM Astro Arena

Group C

PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGDPtsQualification SEL FEL KEL TTE
1 Flag of Selangor.svg Selangor 631267110Advance to knockout phase 0–0 0–3 2–1
2 Flag of Kuala Lumpur Malaysia.svg FELDA United 6231107+39 3–2 2–2 3–0
3 Flag of Kelantan.svg Kelantan 6222108+28 0–1 1–1 3–1
4 Flag of Terengganu.svg T–Team 620471146 0–1 2–1 3–1
Source: FAM Astro Arena

Group D

PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGDPtsQualification PKNS PAH PEN PDRM
1 Flag of Selangor.svg PKNS 6321125+711Advance to knockout phase 0–2 1–1 0–3
2 Flag of Pahang.svg Pahang 63121111010 1–4 0–0 4–3
3 Flag of Penang (Malaysia).svg Penang 6132101116 0–3 4–1 2–3
4 Flag of Malaysia.svg PDRM 6123101665 1–1 0–3 3–3
Source: FAM Astro Arena

Knockout stage

In the knockout phase, teams played against each other over two legs on a home-and-away basis, except for the one-match final. The mechanism of the draws for each round was as follows:

Bracket

  Quarter-finals Semi-final Final
               
Flag of Singapore.svg LionsXII 123 
Flag of Pahang.svg Pahang 404 
  Flag of Pahang.svg Pahang 000 
  Flag of Selangor.svg Selangor 022 
Flag of Selangor.svg Selangor 213
  Flag of Sarawak.svg Sarawak 112 
   Flag of Selangor.svg Selangor 2
  Flag of Kedah.svg Kedah 0
  Flag of Johor.svg Johor Darul Ta'zim 112 
Flag of Kuala Lumpur Malaysia.svg Felda United 123 
  Flag of Kuala Lumpur Malaysia.svg Felda United 213
  Flag of Kedah.svg Kedah 224 
Flag of Selangor.svg PKNS 112
  Flag of Kedah.svg Kedah 134 

Quarter-finals

The first legs were played on 24 November, and the second legs were played on 28 November 2015.

Team 1 Agg. Team 21st leg2nd leg
Pahang Flag of Pahang.svg 4–3 Flag of Singapore.svg LionsXII 4–1 0–2
Sarawak Flag of Sarawak.svg 2–3 Flag of Selangor.svg Selangor 1–2 1–1
Felda United Flag of Kuala Lumpur Malaysia.svg 3–2 Flag of Johor.svg Johor Darul Ta'zim 1–1 2–1
Kedah Flag of Kedah.svg 4–2 Flag of Selangor.svg PKNS 1–1 3–1

Semi-finals

The first legs were played on 2 December, and the second legs were played on 6 December 2015.

Team 1 Agg. Team 21st leg2nd leg
Pahang Flag of Pahang.svg 0–2 Flag of Selangor.svg Selangor 0–0 0–2
Felda United Flag of Kuala Lumpur Malaysia.svg 3–4 Flag of Kedah.svg Kedah 2–2 1–2

Final

The final will be played on 12 December 2015 at the Shah Alam Stadium in Shah Alam, Selangor.

Selangor Flag of Selangor.svg 2–0 Flag of Kedah.svg Kedah
Hazwan Soccerball shade.svg 4', 48' Report

Statistics

Top scorers

Statistics exclude play-off round.

RankPlayerClubGoals
1 Flag of Brazil.svg Sandro Mendonça Kedah 8
Flag of Brazil.svg Thiago Augusto Fernandes Felda United
3 Flag of Nigeria.svg Chidi Edeh Kedah 7
4 Flag of Brazil.svg Gilmar Silva Kelantan 5
Flag of Singapore.svg Safuwan Baharudin LionsXII
Flag of Nigeria.svg Dickson Nwakaeme Pahang
7 Flag of Malaysia.svg Azamuddin Akil Pahang 4
Flag of Malaysia.svg Safiq Rahim Johor Darul Ta'zim
Flag of Argentina.svg Gabriel Guerra PKNS
Flag of Malaysia.svg Ahmad Hazwan Bakri Selangor
11 Flag of Maldives.svg Ali Ashfaq PDRM 3
Flag of Malaysia.svg Azinee Taib Penang
Flag of The Gambia.svg Mohamadou Sumareh PDRM
Flag of South Korea.svg Lee Kil-hoon Penang
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Flag of Japan.svg Issey Nakajima-Farran Terengganu
Flag of Malaysia.svg Safee Sali Johor Darul Ta'zim

Source: [4]

Winners

2015 Malaysia Cup Winner
Flag of Selangor.svg
Selangor
33rd title

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