1972–73 Coppa Italia

The 1972–73 Coppa Italia was the 26th Coppa Italia, the major Italian domestic cup. The competition was won by Milan.

1972–73 Coppa Italia
Country Italy
Dates27 Aug 1972 – 1 July 1973
Teams36
ChampionsMilan (3rd title)
Runners-upJuventus
Matches played95
Goals scored199 (2.09 per match)
Top goal scorer(s)Luigi Riva (8 goals)

First roundEdit

Group 1Edit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Juventus 4 2 2 0 5 1 +4 6
2 Varese 4 1 3 0 4 3 +1 5
3 Hellas Verona 4 0 4 0 1 1 0 4
4 Novara 4 1 1 2 3 3 0 3
5 Foggia 4 0 2 2 2 7 −5 2

Group 2Edit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Reggiana 4 3 0 1 8 5 +3 6
2 Brescia 4 2 1 1 6 6 0 5
3 Vicenza 4 1 2 1 6 5 +1 4
4 Torino 4 1 2 1 3 3 0 4
5 Catania 4 0 1 3 2 6 −4 1

Group 3Edit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Cagliari 4 4 0 0 10 1 +9 8
2 Arezzo 4 1 2 1 2 4 −2 4
3 Perugia 4 1 1 2 5 3 +2 3
4 Ascoli 4 0 3 1 2 4 −2 3
5 Ternana 4 0 2 2 2 9 −7 2

Group 4Edit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Internazionale 4 3 1 0 10 3 +7 7
2 Catanzaro 4 3 0 1 5 3 +2 6
3 Genoa 4 1 1 2 5 6 −1 3
4 Sampdoria 4 0 3 1 3 4 −1 3
5 Lecco 4 0 1 3 3 10 −7 1

Group 5Edit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Bologna 4 3 1 0 6 3 +3 7
2 Cesena 4 2 1 1 9 2 +7 5
3 Monza 4 2 0 2 7 11 −4 4
4 Fiorentina 4 0 3 1 3 6 −3 3
5 Bari 4 0 1 3 2 5 −3 1

Group 6Edit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Atalanta 4 3 1 0 7 0 +7 7
2 Roma 4 3 1 0 7 2 +5 7
3 Mantova 4 1 1 2 4 5 −1 3
4 Como 4 0 2 2 2 5 −3 2
5 Reggina 4 0 1 3 1 9 −8 1

Group 7Edit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Napoli 4 3 1 0 6 1 +5 7
2 Taranto 4 1 2 1 2 2 0 4
3 Palermo 4 0 4 0 1 1 0 4
4 Brindisi 4 1 2 1 1 3 −2 4
5 Lazio 4 0 1 3 1 4 −3 1

Second roundEdit

Join the defending champion: Milan.

Group AEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Juventus 6 3 3 0 12 8 +4 9
2 Internazionale 6 3 1 2 9 6 +3 7
3 Bologna 6 2 2 2 7 9 −2 6
4 Reggiana 6 0 2 4 4 9 −5 2

Group BEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Milan 6 5 0 1 7 1 +6 10
2 Atalanta 6 3 1 2 7 6 +1 7
3 Napoli 6 1 2 3 3 7 −4 4
4 Cagliari 6 1 1 4 4 7 −3 3

FinalEdit

Milan1 – 1 (a.e.t.)Juventus
Benetti   50' (pen.) R. Bettega   15'
Penalties
Schnellinger  
Benetti  
Chiarugi  
Biasiolo  
Magherini  
5–2   Causio
  Anastasi
  R. Bettega
  Spinosi
  Cuccureddu

Top goalscorersEdit

Rank Player Club Goals
1   Luigi Riva Cagliari 8
2   Roberto Boninsegna Internazionale 6
  Giuseppe Savoldi Bologna
4   Sergio Pellizzaro Atalanta 5
  Pietro Anastasi Juventus
  Giampietro Spagnolo Reggiana
7   Franco Causio Juventus 4
  Egidio Salvi Brescia
  Sandro Mazzola Internazionale
  Walter Speggiorin Vicenza
  Ariedo Braida Cesena

ReferencesEdit