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The League Cup ( th, ไทยลีกคัพ) is a
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cup competition in
Thailand Thailand ( th, ประเทศไทย), historically known as Siam, () officially the Kingdom of Thailand, is a country in Southeast Asia. It is located at the centre of the Mainland Southeast Asia, Indochinese Peninsula, spanning , wi ...

Thailand
. It is also known as Toyota League Cup for sponsorship reasons. It was re-formed during the 2010 domestic football league season in Thailand and runs along the same lines as the
Thai FA Cup The Thai FA Cup ( th, ไทยเอฟเอคัพ), known officially as The Football Association of Thailand Cup, is a association football, football cup competition in Thailand. Thai FA Cup is an annual Single-elimination tournament, knock ...
except that the earlier rounds would be regional rather than an open draw.


Final


Format

Thai League Cup is open to all members of the
Football Association of Thailand The Football Association of Thailand under Patronage of His Majesty the King ( th, สมาคมกีฬาฟุตบอลแห่งประเทศไทย ในพระบรมราชูปถัมภ์) is the governing body ...
and
Thai League 1 The Thai League 1 ( th, ไทยลีก 1), often referred to as T1, is the top level of the Thai football league system. Contested by 16 clubs, it operates on a system of promotion and relegation with Thai League 2. Seasons run from Februa ...
and is divided into eight rounds; the remaining Thai League teams enter at the first round. Matches in all rounds are single-legged, except for the semi-finals, which have been two-legged since the competition began. In single-legged top division teams will plays as away team. The semi-finals were the exception to this, which the away goals rule and penalties were introduced. For finals match that has finished level after extra time has been decided by a penalty shoot-out. The winner also qualifies for
Mekong Club Championship The Mekong Club Championship is an ASEAN Football Federation, ASEAN club competition for men's association football clubs. Five teams enter as respective domestic league winners from Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam. The championship ...
until 2017 but from season 2020 the winner will qualify for
ASEAN Club Championship The ASEAN Club Championship or ACC is a friendly international football (soccer), association football competition between domestic champion clubs sides run by the ASEAN Football Federation. Formerly known as the LG Cup, sponsored by LG Electroni ...
.


Sponsorship

From 2010 to the present, the League Cup has attracted title sponsorship, the League Cup was named after its sponsor, giving it the following names:


References


External links


Official Website
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