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The 1968–69 Cupa României was the 31st edition of Romania's most prestigious football cup competition.

1968–69 Cupa României
CountryRomania
ChampionsSteaua București
Runners-upDinamo București

The title was won by Steaua București against Dinamo București.

Contents

FormatEdit

The competition is an annual knockout tournament.

In the first round proper, two pots were made, first pot with Divizia A teams and other teams till 16 and the second pot with the rest of teams qualified in this phase. Each tie is played as a single leg.

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.

In the first round proper, if a match is drawn after 90 minutes, the game goes in extra time, and if the scored is still tight after 120 minutes, the team who played away will qualify.

From the second round proper, if a match is drawn after 90 minutes, the game goes in extra time, and if the scored is still tight after 120 minutes, then the team from the lower division will qualify. If the teams are from the same division a replay will be played.

In the semi-finals, each tie is played as a two legs.

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 properEdit

Team 1  Score  Team 2
4 March 1969
Oțelul Galați (Div. B) 0–1 (Div. A) Progresul București
5 March 1969
Minerul Anina (Div. C) 3–1 (Div. A) Politehnica Iași
Minerul Baia Mare (Div. B) 1–2 (a.e.t.) (Div. A) Universitatea Cluj
Steagul Roşu Braşov (Div. B) 2–1 (a.e.t.) (Div. A) Petrolul Ploiești
Metalul Bucureşti (Div. B) 2–1 (Div. A) Dinamo Bacău
Arieşul Câmpia Turzii (Div. C) 2–4 (Div. A) Steaua București
Politehnica Galaţi (Div. B) 2–1 (a.e.t.) (Div. A) Vagonul Arad
Dunărea Giurgiu (Div. B) 2–2 (a.e.t.) (Div. A) Rapid București
Metalul Hunedoara (Div. B) 1–2 (a.e.t.) (Div. A) ASA Crişul Oradea
Soda Ocna Mureş (Div. C) 0–2 (Div. A) UTA Arad
Ceahlăul Piatra Neamț (Div. B) 0–4 (Div. A) Dinamo București
CSM Reșița (Div. B) 0–2 (Div. A) Argeș Pitești
Chimia Râmnicu Vâlcea (Div. B) 1–3 (Div. A) Farul Constanța
Muncitorul Schela Mare (Div. D) 0–1 (Div. A) Jiul Petroşani
Chimia Suceava (Div. B) 4–3 (a.e.t.) (Div. A) Universitatea Craiova
Chimica Târnăveni (Div. C) 2–3 (a.e.t.) (Div. A) ASA 1962 Târgu Mureș

Second round properEdit

Quarter-finalsEdit

Semi-finalsEdit

The matches were played on 28 May and 4 June 1969.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Dinamo București 8–2 Chimia Suceava 5–1 3–1
Farul Constanța 5–7 Steaua București 3–2 2–5

FinalEdit

Steaua București2 – 1Dinamo București
Voinea   43'75' Report Dumitrache   50'
Attendance: 45,000
Referee: Aurel Bentu (Bucharest)

ReferencesEdit

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

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