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The 1970–71 Cupa României was the 33rd edition of Romania's most prestigious football cup competition.

1970–71 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, the younger team will qualify.

In the quarter-finals and 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
7 March 1971
CFR Arad (Div. B) 0–3 (Div. A) Argeș Pitești
Metalul Bucureşti (Div. B) 2–0 (Div. A) Universitatea Craiova
IRA Câmpina (Div. C) 1–3 (Div. A) Rapid București
Unirea Dej (Div. C) 0–2 (Div. A) Universitatea Cluj
Minerul Comăneşti (Div. C) 1–6 (Div. A) SC Bacău
Fulgerul Dorohoi (Div. C) 0–1 (Div. A) CFR Timișoara
Chimia Făgăraş (Div. C) 2–1 (Div. A) CFR Cluj
Corvinul Hunedoara (Div. B) 0–2 (Div. A) Steaua București
IMU Medgidia (Div. C) 0–1 (Div. A) Farul Constanța
ASA Crişul Oradea (Div. B) 5–1 (Div. A) Politehnica Iași
Steagul Roşu Pleniţa (Div. C) 0–4 (Div. A) UTA Arad
Oltul Sfântu Gheorghe (Div. C) 0–1 (Div. A) Petrolul Ploiești
CSM Sibiu (Div. B) 0–4 (Div. A) Progresul București
Politehnica Timișoara (Div. B) 3–0 (Div. A) Steagul Roşu Braşov
Aurora Urziceni (Div. D) 0–2 (Div. A) Dinamo București
10 March 1971
Progresul Brăila (Div. B) 2–1 (Div. A) Jiul Petroşani

Second round properEdit

Quarter-finalsEdit

The matches were scheduled to be played on 28 April and 2 June 1971.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Dinamo București 4–1 Progresul Brăila 4–1 0–0
Metalul Bucureşti 4–0 CFR Timișoara 4–0 0–0
Steaua București 6–0 ASA Crişul Oradea 5–0 1–0
Politehnica Timișoara 2–3 Universitatea Cluj 1–3 1–0

Semi-finalsEdit

The matches were scheduled to be played on 16 June and 23 June 1971.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Metalul Bucureşti 2–5 Dinamo București 1–0 1–5
Universitatea Cluj 2–6 Steaua București 2–2 0–4

FinalEdit

Steaua București3 – 2Dinamo București
Tătaru   23' (pen.)30'80' Report Lucescu   2'58' (pen.)
Attendance: 50,000
Referee: Kevork Ghemigean (Bucharest)

ReferencesEdit

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

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