2014 Svenska Supercupen

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2014 Svenska Supercupen
EventSvenska Supercupen
Malmö FF won 5–4 on penalties
Date9 November 2014[1]
VenueMalmö Stadion, Malmö
RefereeMartin Strömbergsson (Gävle)
10 °C (50 °F)
89% humidity[2]

Svenska Supercupen 2014, Swedish Super Cup 2014, was the 8th Svenska Supercupen, an annual football match contested by the winners of the previous season's Allsvenskan and Svenska Cupen competitions. The match was played at Malmö Stadion, Malmö, on 9 November 2014, and was played by the 2014 Allsvenskan champions Malmö FF and the 2013–14 Svenska Cupen champions IF Elfsborg. The match was IF Elfsborg's second in the competition and their first since 2007. It was Malmö FF's second successive appearance and third in total, it was also the first time that the competition was hosted at Malmö Stadion and the first time the competition was hosted at an alternative home venue.

In Sweden the match was broadcast live on TV12.[3] Martin Strömbergsson from Gävle was the referee for match, his first time officiating the competition. His older brother Markus had previously officiated three Svenska Supercupen matches. Malmö FF won the match on penalties 5–4 after the match had ended 2–2 after extra time. IF Elfsborg took the lead through Viktor Claesson in the first half, Malmö FF equalized Elfsborg's lead in the 89th minute of ordinary time. Malmö FF then took the lead through Emil Forsberg in the second half of extra time, only to have their lead equalized by Viktor Prodell on a penalty in the last minute of extra time. The match proceeded to penalties which Malmö FF won 5–4 after Elfsborg had missed their last two penalties. This was the first time Svenska Supercupen went to extra time and penalties in its eight-year history.


IF Elfsborg qualified for Svenska Supercupen on 18 May 2014 when they won the 2014 Svenska Cupen Final against Helsingborgs IF 1–0. Elfsborg had one previous appearance in the competition, the inaugural edition of 2007 when they won the title after beating Helsingborgs IF 1–0 at Borås Arena. Malmö FF qualified for the competition of 5 October 2014 when they secured the 2014 Allsvenskan title in the 27th league round in the away fixture against AIK at Friends Arena with a 3–2 win. Malmö FF made their second successive appearance in the competition, being the current holders of the title after defeating IFK Göteborg in last year's competition. The match was Malmö FF's third appearance in total for Svenska Supercupen. Malmö FF had home advantage in the competition as league champions. Malmö FF chose to play the match at the clubs alternative home venue Malmö Stadion.

The two clubs met in league play during the season, Malmö FF defeated Elfsborg at Borås Arena 1–0 on 1 June 2014 and Elfsborg defeated Malmö FF at Swedbank Stadion 2–1 on 18 October 2014 in the 28th league round. The last time the two clubs faced each other in a domestic cup match was in the semi-finals for Svenska Cupen on 31 May 1984, a match which Malmö FF won 2–0. Malmö FF and Elfsborg had never met each other in a cup final prior to this match. Prior to the match both teams declared that, regardless of which team won the match, they would donate the entire prize-sum of 250,000 SEK to a trust fund in the name of Klas Ingesson, former manager of Elfsborg who died on 29 October 2014.[4]

For Malmö FF two players from the starting line-up, goalkeeper Robin Olsen and defender Erik Johansson missed the match due to injuries sustained in Malmö FF's match in the UEFA Champions League against Atlético Madrid on 4 November 2014.[5] Club captain Guillermo Molins was also missing from a long-term injury that made him miss the second half of the 2014 season. IF Elfsborg had forward Lasse Nilsson, defender Sebastian Holmén and midfielder Anton Andreasson missing due to injuries before the match and defender Jon Jönsson missing for an undisclosed reason.[6]

Match facts[edit]

Malmö FF
IF Elfsborg
GK 27 Sweden Zlatan Azinović
RB 3 Sweden Anton Tinnerholm Yellow card 124'
CB 18 Sweden Johan Hammar Yellow card 77' Yellow-red card 91'
CB 15 Sweden Filip Helander
LB 32 Sweden Pa Konate
RM 33 Sweden Emil Forsberg
CM 6 Finland Markus Halsti (c)
CM 11 Sweden Simon Thern Substituted off 60'
LM 20 Brazil Ricardinho Substituted off 46'
FW 24 Sweden Isaac Kiese Thelin
FW 26 Albania Agon Mehmeti Substituted off 22'
GK 16 Sweden Sixten Mohlin
MF 5 Sweden Erdal Rakip Substituted in 60'
MF 7 Sweden Magnus Eriksson
MF 8 Ghana Enoch Kofi Adu
FW 9 Sweden Markus Rosenberg
MF 14 Sweden Simon Kroon Substituted in 46'
MF 15 Poland Pawel Cibicki Substituted in 22'
Norway Åge Hareide
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GK 1 Denmark Kevin Stuhr Ellegaard
RB 7 Sweden Johan Larsson (c)
CB 11 Sweden Daniel Mobaeck
CB 22 Sweden Anton Lans Yellow card 119'
LB 20 Sweden Adam Lundqvist Yellow card 41'
CM 8 Sweden Anders Svensson Yellow card 56'
CM 16 Sweden Viktor Claesson Substituted off 86'
CM 21 Norway Henning Hauger Yellow card 16' Substituted off 108'
FW 13 Sweden Arber Zeneli Substituted off 77'
FW 24 Sweden Viktor Prodell
FW 25 Sweden Marcus Rohdén Yellow card 106'
GK 30 Lebanon Abbas Hassan
FW 10 Denmark Mikkel Beckmann Substituted in 86'
DF 15 Sweden Andreas Klarström
FW 17 Sweden Per Frick Substituted in 108'
FW 18 Sweden Victor Rotting
MF 19 Sweden Simon Hedlund Substituted in 77'
MF 26 Sweden Liridon Gashi
Sweden Janne Mian



  • 90 minutes.
  • 30 minutes of extra-time if necessary.
  • Penalty shoot-out if scores still level.
  • Seven named substitutes.
  • Maximum of three substitutions.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d "Matchinformation: Malmö FF - IF Elfsborg". svenskfotboll.se. The Swedish Football Association. Retrieved 6 November 2014.
  2. ^ "Vädret i Malmö". smhi.se (in Swedish). SMHI. 9 November 2014. Archived from the original on 9 November 2014. Retrieved 9 November 2014.
  3. ^ "Supercupen 2014". svenskfotboll.se (in Swedish). The Swedish Football Association. Retrieved 10 October 2014.
  4. ^ "MFF och IFE skänker prispengar till Stiftelsen Hedra Klas Ingesson". mff.se (in Swedish). Malmö FF. 8 November 2014. Archived from the original on 8 November 2014. Retrieved 8 November 2014.
  5. ^ "MFF räknar med Olsen mot Juventus". sydsvenskan.se (in Swedish). Sydsvenskan. 6 November 2014. Retrieved 6 November 2014.
  6. ^ "Inför Supercupfinalen 2014". elfsborg.se (in Swedish). IF Elfsborg. 8 November 2014. Archived from the original on 8 November 2014. Retrieved 8 November 2014.

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