After the regular League in Second B and Third Division, the playoffs of promotion in both categories arrive. Matches that will be known in the traditional and exciting draw that takes place every season, a party for modest Spanish football, which is willing to live with enthusiasm their "particular Champions".
When, where and time of the draw
The draw for the promotion playoffs from Segunda B and Tercera división will take place this Monday at the headquarters of the Royal Spanish Football Federation in Las Rozas. It will start at 4.30 pm and firstly the matches of the bronze clubs seeking to advance to the Second Division will be known. Next, the eliminations that affect the Third Division teams will be raffled off. (Where to see the draw)
How many clubs play the promotion playoffs?
The four first classified of the four groups of Second division B aspire to occupy the four places that will be vacant in the category of silver at the end of the season. In total, 16 sets (This is the mechanism of the draw). In the promotion playoff from Third Division also participate the first four classified of the 18 groups that make up this category. In total, 72 sets. (All classified teams)
How many eliminatory ones are disputed?
The playoff extends throughout three qualifiers, although not for all teams. The group champions, both Second B and Third, face each other in the first round and the winners rise directly to the next category. Simultaneously, the remaining clubs are matched to each other. Those classified in second place play with clubs classified in fourth position; and third-party clubs classified in the regular phase face each other.
In the second qualifying round, the first classifieds that lost the tie against the other first classifieds participate; the winning clubs of the eliminations between seconds and quarters; and the winning clubs of the eliminatory ones between the third. The winners in these pairings have access to a third and final round
The remaining clubs in competition are matched to each other in a third eliminatory, so that those who were first or second in the first phase will be paired, as far as possible, with those who were third or fourth. The winners celebrate the promotion.
What rules govern the promotion playoff?
The eliminatory ones are disputed to double party. As in the European competitions, a goal as a visitor has value in case of a draw. If the equalizer persists after the return match, an extension is played and, if maintained, the penalty shootout is decided to decide the winner. (tagsToTranslate) raffle (t) playoff (t) ascent (t) guide