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2015 Esiliiga

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Season  2015
Promoted  Tarvas
Champion  FC Flora U21
End date  November 21, 2015
Matches played  180
Champions  Flora II (2nd title)
Start date  2015
Location  Estonia
Goals scored  658
2015 Esiliiga
Top goalscorer  Eduard Golovljov (41 goals)
Biggest home win  Levadia II 13–1 Kuressaare (20 September 2015)
Biggest away win  Vaprus 0–9 Infonet II (20 September 2015)
Relegated  JK Vändra Vaprus, FC Kuressaare

The 2015 Esiliiga was the 25th season of the Esiliiga, second-highest Estonian league for association football clubs, since its establishment in 1992. The season started on 8 March 2015 and concluded on 8 November 2015.

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Flora II won the league on the last day of the season, finishing with 72 points. It was their second league title.

Tarvas finished 4th and were promoted to the Meistriliiga for the first time in their history. Tallinna Kalev finished 6th and qualified to the promotion play-offs but were beaten by Tammeka 2–4 on aggregate.

Santos finished 8th but avoided the relegation play-offs after Sillamäe Kalev II withdrew. Vaprus and Kuressaare were the bottom two teams and were relegated to the Esiliiga B.

Promotion play-offs

Tallinna Kalev, who finished 6th, faced Tammeka, the 9th-placed 2015 Meistriliiga side for a two-legged play-off. The winner on aggregate score after both matches earned entry into the 2016 Meistriliiga. Tammeka won 4–2 on aggregate.

Relegation play-offs

Santos, who finished 8th, were supposed to face Sillamäe Kalev II, the 3rd-placed 2015 Esiliiga B side for a two-legged play-off. However, the play-offs were abandoned after Sillamäe Kalev II withdrew and Santos retained their Esiliiga spot for the 2016 season.

Top goalscorers

As of matches played on 8 November 2015.

Player of the Season

Eduard Golovljov was named Player of the Season.

References

2015 Esiliiga Wikipedia


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