2015–16 Toto Cup Leumit

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2015–16 Toto Cup Leumit
Country  Israel
Teams 16
Champions Hapoel Ashkelon
Runners-up F.C. Ashdod
Matches played 31
Goals scored 66 (2.13 per match)
Top goal scorer(s) Din David (5)

The 2015–16 Toto Cup Leumit was the 26th season of the second tier League Cup (as a separate competition) since its introduction. It was held in two stages. First, sixteen Liga Leumit teams were divided into four regionalized groups, from which the winners and runners-up advanced to the quarter-finals. Quarter-finals, semi-finals and the final were then played as one-legged matches.

The defending cup holders were Hapoel Bnei Lod, having won the cup on its previous edition.

In the final, played on 15 December 2015, Hapoel Ashkelon defeated F.C. Ashdod 1–0.[1][2]

Group stage[edit]

Groups were allocated according to geographic distribution of the clubs. The groups were announced by the IFA on took place on 25 June 2015.[3]

The matches are due to be played from 1 August.

Tiebreakers[edit]

If two or more teams are equal on points on completion of the group matches, the following criteria are applied to determine the rankings.[4][5]

  1. Superior goal difference
  2. Higher number of victories achieved
  3. Higher number of goals scored
  4. Higher number of points obtained in the group matches played among the teams in question
  5. Superior goal difference from the group matches played among the teams in question
  6. Higher number of victories achieved in the group matches played among the teams in question
  7. Higher number of goals scored in the group matches played among the teams in question
  8. A deciding match, if needed to set which team qualifies to the quarter-finals.
Key to colours in group tables
Group winners and runners-up advanced to the Quarterfinals

Group A[edit]

Group B[edit]

Group C[edit]

Group D[edit]

Knockout Rounds[edit]

Quarter Finals[edit]

Semi Finals[edit]

Final[edit]

F.C. Ashdod 0–1 Hapoel Ashkelon
Report Mishpati Goal 88' (o.g.)
Referee: Raafat el-Hamula

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Toto Cup to Ashkelon, a Dramatic 1:0 over Ashdod 15 December 2015, Sport5 (in Hebrew)
  2. ^ Leumit Toto Cup: Hapoel Ashkelon Won the Title after 1:0 Over F.C. Ashdod 15 December 2015, Walla! (in Hebrew)
  3. ^ Hapoel T.A., Maccabi T.A. and Bnei Yehuda in the Same Group Gidi Lapkin, 25 June 2015, One.co.il (in Hebrew)
  4. ^ State Cup Regulations (page 22) football.org.il (in Hebrew)
  5. ^ Championship Regulations (pages 41-47) football.org.il (in Hebrew)

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