1976 Soviet Cup Final

The 1976 Soviet Cup Final was a football match that took place at the Lenin's Central Stadium, Moscow on 3 September 1976. The match was the 35th soviet cup final and was contested between Dinamo Tbilisi and Ararat Yerevan. Ararat were current cup holders winning it in 1975. Dinamo defeated the opponent 3–0 and won the cup for the first time.

1976 Soviet Cup Final
Event1976 Soviet Cup
Date3 September 1976
VenueLenin's Central Stadium, Moscow
RefereePavel Kazakov (Moscow)
Attendance45,000
1975
1977

Road to FinalEdit

Dinamo Tbilisi

Round 1 Metalurh Zaporizhya 1–1 aet
4–5 pen.
Dinamo Tbilisi
Round 2 Dinamo Tbilisi 3–0 FC Zenit Leningrad
Quarter-final Dinamo Tbilisi 2–1 Karpaty Lviv
Semi-final Shakhtar Donetsk 0–2 Dinamo Tbilisi

Ararat Yerevan

Round 1 SKA Rostov-on-Don 0–1 Ararat Yerevan
Round 2 Lokomotiv Moscow 0–1 aet Ararat Yerevan
Quarter-final Ararat Yerevan 2–1 CSKA Moscow
Semi-final Ararat Yerevan 2–1 Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk

Previous encountersEdit

Previously these two teams met each other three times in the competition.[1] Dinamo knocked–out opponents two times, while Ararat have done it once. The club from Tbilisi progressed in 1937, winning the game 4–1 and in 1971 competition 0–0, 2–1, while the club from Yerevan eliminated the opponent in 1975 winning the game 3–1.

Match detailsEdit

Dinamo Tbilisi3–0Ararat Yerevan
Kipiani   27'
Kanteladze   64' (pen.)
Chelebadze   68'
Report
Attendance: 45,000
Referee: Pavel Kazakov (Moscow)


Dinamo Tbilisi:
GK   David Gogia
DF   Nodar Khizanishvili
DF   Piruz Kanteladze
DF   Shota Khinchagashvili
DF   Zorbeg Ebralidze
DF   Aleksandre Chivadze
MF   Manuchar Machaidze (c)
MF   Revaz Chelebadze
MF   Vladimir Gutsaev
MF   David Kipiani   75'
FW   Vakhtang Kopaleishvili
Substitutes:
FW   Zurab Tsereteli   75'
Manager:
  Nodar Akhalkatsi
Ararat Yerevan:
GK   Avetis Hovsepyan
DF   Sanasar Gevorgyan
DF   Armenak Sargsyan (c)
DF   Alexander Mirzoyan
DF   Norayr Mesropyan
MF   Samvel Petrosyan
MF   Artyom Parsadanyan
MF   Khoren Oganesian   89'
FW   Alexander Keropyan
MF   Nazar Petrosyan
FW   Robert Halaydzhyan   46'
Substitutes:
FW   Nikolay Ghazaryan   46'
MF   Armen Azaryan   89'
Manager:
  Eduard Markarov



Soviet Cup 1976 Winners
Dinamo Tbilisi
First title

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "USSR Cup, Dynamo (Tbilisi) - Ararat (Yerevan)". wildstat.com. Retrieved 2 January 2017.

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