1996–97 Cupa României

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1996–97 Cupa României
Country Romania
Champions Steaua Bucureşti
Runners-up Naţional București

The 1996–97 Cupa României was the 59th edition of Romania's most prestigious football cup competition.

The title was won by Steaua Bucureşti against Naţional București.

Format[edit]

The competition is an annual knockout tournament.

First round proper matches are played on the ground of the lowest ranked team, then from the second round proper the matches are played on a neutral location.

If a match is drawn after 90 minutes, the game goes into extra time. If the match is still tied, the result is decided by penalty kicks.

From the first edition, the teams from Divizia A entered in competition in sixteen finals, rule which remained till today.

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First round proper[edit]

Team 1  Score  Team 2
29 November 1996
FC Oneşti (Div. B) 0–2 (Div. A) Steaua Bucureşti
30 November 1996
FC Brașov (Div. A) 3–0 (Div. A) Sportul Studenţesc Bucureşti
Rocar București (Div. B) 0–3 (Div. A) FC U Craiova
Dunărea Călărași (Div. B) 3–1 (Div. A) Chindia Târgoviște
Electroputere Craiova (Div. B) 0–2 (Div. A) Petrolul Ploiești
Midia Năvodari (Div. C) 1–0 (a.e.t.) (Div. A) Argeș Pitești
Petrolul Moinești (Div. B) 0–2 (Div. A) Universitatea Cluj
Viitorul Oradea (Div. C) 0–3 (Div. A) Politehnica Timișoara
Ceahlăul Piatra Neamț (Div. A) 1–0 (Div. A) Jiul Petroșani
Dacia Piteşti (Div. B) 1–2 (Div. A) Dinamo Bucureşti
Danubiana Ploieşti (Div. B) 1–2 (Div. A) Farul Constanța
CSM Reșița (Div. B) 1–0 (Div. A) Gloria Bistrița
Olimpia Satu Mare (Div. B) 3–0 (Div. A) FCM Bacău
Inter Sibiu (Div. B) 1–0 (Div. A) Rapid București
UM Timișoara (Div. C) 2–4 (Div. A) Oțelul Galați
ASA 1962 Târgu Mureș (Div. B) 1–3 (Div. A) Naţional București

Second round proper[edit]

Team 1  Score  Team 2
7 May 1997
Politehnica Timișoara 0–4 FC Brașov
Naţional București 1–0 (a.e.t.) Inter Sibiu
Petrolul Ploiești 3–0 Dunărea Călărași
Dinamo Bucureşti 1–1 (a.e.t.) (7-6 p) Oțelul Galați
Steaua Bucureşti 5–0 Midia Năvodari
Farul Constanța 1–1 (a.e.t.) (2-3 p) CSM Reșița
Ceahlăul Piatra Neamț 1–2 (a.e.t.) Universitatea Cluj
FC U Craiova 0–0 (a.e.t.) (3-2 p) Olimpia Satu Mare

Quarter-finals[edit]

Team 1  Score  Team 2
14 May 1997
Dinamo Bucureşti 4–1 CSM Reșița
Naţional București 3–1 Universitatea Cluj
Steaua Bucureşti 3–2 (a.e.t.) Petrolul Ploiești
FC U Craiova 2–0 FC Brașov

Semi-finals[edit]

Team 1  Score  Team 2
21 May 1997
Naţional București 2–1 Dinamo Bucureşti
Steaua Bucureşti 2–1 FC U Craiova

Final[edit]

Steaua Bucureşti 4 – 2 Naţional București
S.Ilie Goal 2'5'30' (pen.)
Ciocoiu Goal 86'
Report Dună Goal 10'
Petre Goal 89'
Attendance: 25,000
Referee: Sorin Corpodean (Ocna Mureș)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lista tuturor finalelor Cupei României - Ripensia Sport Magazin". ripensia-sport-magazin.ro. Retrieved 2015-10-21.

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