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The 1974–75 Bulgarian Cup was the 35th season of the Bulgarian Cup (in this period the tournament was named Cup of the Soviet Army). Slavia Sofia won the competition, beating Lokomotiv Sofia 3–2 in the final at the Vasil Levski National Stadium.[1]

1974–75 Bulgarian Cup
Country Bulgaria
ChampionsSlavia Sofia
(5th cup)
Runners-upLokomotiv Sofia
Top goal scorer(s)A. Zhelyazkov (Slavia)
(7 goals)

Preliminary roundEdit

1974
Team 1 Score Team 2
Bdin Vidin 3–1 FC Levski
Dobrudzha Dobrich 2–0 Benkovski Isperih
Metalurg Pernik 3–0 Montana
Energiya Targovishte 0–1 Lokomotiv Mezdra
Tundzha Yambol 2–0 Svilengrad
Hadzhi Dimitar Sliven 1–2 Hebar Pazardzhik
Arda Kardzhali 1–0 Maritsa Plovdiv
Dorostol Silistra 2–0 FC Kremikovtsi
Chavdar Troyan 4–2 Nesebar
Shumen 2–0 Velbazhd Kyustendil
Rodopa Smolyan 5–1 Belasitsa Petrich
Slivnishki Geroy 3–0 Lokomotiv Ruse

First roundEdit

Group stageEdit

Group 1Edit

Matches were played in Septemvri, Peshtera, Panagyurishte, Pazardzhik and Velingrad
22 February–1 March 1975
Team 1 Score Team 2
Slavia Sofia 1–1 Minyor Pernik
Botev Plovdiv 2–1 Tundzha Yambol
Slavia Sofia 3–1 Botev Plovdiv
Minyor Pernik 0–3 Tundzha Yambol
Botev Plovdiv 3–0 Minyor Pernik
Tundzha Yambol 0–0 Slavia Sofia
Team W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Slavia Sofia 1 2 0 4 2 +2 4
2 Botev Plovdiv 2 0 1 6 4 +2 4
3 Tundzha Yambol 1 1 1 4 2 +2 3
4 Minyor Pernik 0 1 2 1 7 -6 1

Group 2Edit

Matches were played in Kazanlak, Nova Zagora, Chirpan and Stara Zagora
22 February–1 March 1975
Team 1 Score Team 2
Akademik Sofia 1–3 Spartak Pleven
Levski Sofia 3–0 Bdin Vidin
Spartak Pleven 2–3 Bdin Vidin
Akademik Sofia 1–2 Levski Sofia
Bdin Vidin 0–2 Akademik Sofia
Levski Sofia 1–1 Spartak Pleven
Team W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Levski Sofia 2 1 0 6 2 +4 5
2 Spartak Pleven 1 1 1 6 5 +1 3
3 Akademik Sofia 1 0 2 4 5 -1 2
4 Bdin Vidin 1 0 2 3 7 -4 2

Group 3Edit

Matches were played in Harmanli, Dimitrovgrad, Simeonovgrad and Parvomay
22 February–1 March 1975
Team 1 Score Team 2
Lokomotiv Plovdiv 0–0 Cherno More Varna
Sliven 0–0 Lokomotiv Sofia
Cherno More Varna 1–1 Lokomotiv Sofia
Lokomotiv Plovdiv 2–2 Sliven
Sliven 1–1 Cherno More Varna
Lokomotiv Sofia 2–1 Lokomotiv Plovdiv
Team W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Lokomotiv Sofia 1 2 0 3 2 +1 4
2 Sliven 0 3 0 3 3 0 3
3 Cherno More Varna 0 3 0 2 2 0 3
4 Lokomotiv Plovdiv 0 2 1 3 4 -1 2

Group 4Edit

Matches were played in Gotse Delchev, Simitli, Blagoevgrad and Bansko
22 February–1 March 1975
Team 1 Score Team 2
CSKA Sofia 1–0 Etar Veliko Tarnovo
Botev Vratsa 1–1 Beloslav
Etar Veliko Tarnovo 3–2 Beloslav
CSKA Sofia 1–0 Botev Vratsa
Botev Vratsa 3–0 Etar Veliko Tarnovo
Beloslav 0–1 CSKA Sofia
Team W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 CSKA Sofia 3 0 0 3 0 +3 6
2 Botev Vratsa 1 1 1 4 2 +2 3
3 Etar Veliko Tarnovo 1 0 2 3 6 -3 2
4 Beloslav 0 1 2 3 5 -2 1

Quarter-finalsEdit

19 March 1975
Team 1 Score Team 2 Place
Slavia Sofia 2–0 Sliven Plovdiv
CSKA Sofia 4–1 Spartak Pleven Montana
Lokomotiv Sofia 3–1 Botev Plovdiv Stara Zagora
Botev Vratsa 0–0 (5–4p) Levski Sofia Lovech

Semi-finalsEdit

14 May 1975
Team 1 Score Team 2 Place
Slavia Sofia 2–0 (aet) CSKA Sofia Sofia
Lokomotiv Sofia 2–0 Botev Vratsa Gorna Oryahovitsa

FinalEdit

DetailsEdit

Slavia Sofia3−2Lokomotiv Sofia
Zhelyazkov   41'86'89' Arsov   11'
Hadzhiev   81'
Attendance: 15,000
Referee: Petar Nikolov (Sofia)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Slavia
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lokomotiv

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Боби Григ играе за "Оскар" в незабравим ден" (in Bulgarian). temasport.com. 11 February 2016.