1976–77 Cupa României

The 1976–77 Cupa României was the 39th edition of Romania's most prestigious football cup competition.

1976–77 Cupa României
CountryRomania
ChampionsUniversitatea Craiova
Runners-upSteaua București

The title was won by Universitatea Craiova against Steaua București.

FormatEdit

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 in extra time, and if the scored is still tight after 120 minutes, then the winner will be established at 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 properEdit

Team 1  Score  Team 2
1 December 1976
CS Botoşani (Div. C) 1–1 (a.e.t.)(3–2 p) (Div. B) Petrolul Ploiești
8 December 1976
Constructorul Alba Iulia (Div. C) 0–2 (a.e.t.) (Div. A) Bihor Oradea
ICIM Braşov (Div. C) 1–0 (Div. B) Olimpia Satu Mare
Automecanica București (Div. C) 1–0 (Div. A) Politehnica Iaşi
Dinamo București (Div. A) 1–4 (Div. A) Steaua București
Rapid București (Div. A) 2–1 (Div. A) FC Constanţa
Sportul Studenţesc București (Div. A) 0–0 (a.e.t.)(3–4 p) (Div. A) UTA Arad
Universitatea Craiova (Div. A) 1–0 (Div. A) Corvinul Hunedoara
CSU Galaţi (Div. B) 1–1 (a.e.t.)(4–2 p) (Div. A) FCM Galaţi
Rapid Jibou (Div. D) 0–1 (Div. C) Progresul Corabia
AS Miercurea Ciuc (Div. D) 0–1 (a.e.t.) (Div. B) Metalul București
Minerul Motru (Div. C) 2–1 (Div. A) Politehnica Timişoara
Dierna Orşova (Div. C) 0–5 (Div. A) SC Bacău
Arges Pitești (Div. A) 3–2 (Div. A) Progresul București
FCM Reșița (Div. A) 3–2 (Div. A) ASA 1962 Târgu Mureș
Cetatea Târgu Neamț (Div. C) 0–3 (Div. A) Jiul Petroşani

Second round properEdit

Team 1  Score  Team 2
27 February 1977
Universitatea Craiova 3–0 Jiul Petroşani
Rapid București 2–1 ICIM Braşov
UTA Arad 3–1 Bihor Oradea
SC Bacău 1–1 (a.e.t.)(3–2 p) CSU Galaţi
Steaua București 6–0 Minerul Motru
Metalul București 1–0 Argeş Piteşti
FCM Reșița 2–0 (a.e.t.) CS Botoşani
Automecanica București 1–1 (a.e.t.)(3–1 p) Progresul Corabia

Quarter-finalsEdit

Team 1  Score  Team 2
1 June 1977
Steaua București 3–2 (a.e.t.) SC Bacău
Rapid București 6–1 Automecanica București
Metalul București 1–0 FCM Reșița
Universitatea Craiova 5–0 UTA Arad

Semi-finalsEdit

Team 1  Score  Team 2
15 June 1977
Steaua București 4–2 Metalul București
Universitatea Craiova 1–0 Rapid București

FinalEdit

Universitatea Craiova2 – 1Steaua București
Balaci   50'
Cârţu   64'
Report Fl. Marin   78'
Attendance: 30,000


 Cupa României 1976–77 Winners 
 
Universitatea Craiova
1st title

ReferencesEdit

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

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