1977–78 Coppa Italia

The 1977–78 Coppa Italia was the 31st Coppa Italia, the major Italian domestic cup. The competition was won by Internazionale, who defeated Napoli in a one-legged final played at the Stadio Olimpico in Rome.

1977–78 Coppa Italia
Country Italy
Dates21 Aug 1977 – 8 June 1978
Teams36
ChampionsInternazionale (2nd title)
Runners-upNapoli
Matches played96
Goals scored247 (2.57 per match)
Top goal scorer(s)Giuseppe Savoldi
(12 goals)

First roundEdit

Group 1Edit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Juventus 4 3 1 0 8 2 +6 7
2 Cesena 4 2 1 1 6 3 +3 5
3 Brescia 4 2 0 2 3 4 −1 4
4 Sambenedettese 4 1 0 3 6 9 −3 2
5 Hellas Verona 4 1 0 3 6 11 −5 2

Group 2Edit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Monza 4 2 1 1 7 4 +3 5
2 Lazio 4 2 0 2 7 5 +2 4
3 Varese 4 1 2 1 3 3 0 4
4 Ternana 4 2 0 2 4 8 −4 4
5 Bologna 4 1 1 2 5 6 −1 3

Group 3Edit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Fiorentina 4 4 0 0 9 3 +6 8
2 Roma 4 3 0 1 7 5 +2 6
3 Sampdoria 4 1 1 2 5 7 −2 3
4 Modena 4 1 0 3 4 6 −2 2
5 Rimini 4 0 1 3 3 7 −4 1

Group 4Edit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Torino 4 3 1 0 7 3 +4 7
2 Genoa 4 2 1 1 9 5 +4 5
3 Lecce 4 1 2 1 3 3 0 4
4 Foggia 4 1 1 2 8 11 −3 3
5 Bari 4 0 1 3 2 7 −5 1

Group 5Edit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Internazionale 4 3 1 0 7 1 +6 7
2 Ascoli 4 2 2 0 4 2 +2 6
3 Atalanta 4 1 1 2 4 6 −2 3
4 Cremonese 4 1 1 2 2 4 −2 3
5 Como 4 0 1 3 1 5 −4 1

Group 6Edit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Napoli 4 4 0 0 11 3 +8 8
2 Palermo 4 2 0 2 5 6 −1 4
3 Vicenza 4 1 1 2 6 7 −1 3
4 Catanzaro 4 1 1 2 4 5 −1 3
5 Avellino 4 1 0 3 3 8 −5 2

Group 7Edit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Taranto 4 2 2 0 7 2 +5 6
2 Pescara 4 2 2 0 7 2 +5 6
3 Perugia 4 2 2 0 4 1 +3 6
4 Cagliari 4 1 0 3 5 11 −6 2
5 Pistoiese 4 0 0 4 1 8 −7 0

Play-off match

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Taranto 3-2 Pescara 2-2 1-0

Second roundEdit

Join the defending champion: Milan.

Group AEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Internazionale 6 3 3 0 8 2 +6 9
2 Fiorentina 6 2 3 1 8 5 +3 7
3 Torino 6 1 3 2 4 5 −1 5
4 Monza 6 1 1 4 5 13 −8 3

Group BEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Napoli 6 3 2 1 10 2 +8 8
2 Milan 6 3 2 1 11 5 +6 8
3 Juventus 6 2 1 3 7 14 −7 5
4 Taranto 6 0 3 3 3 10 −7 3

FinalEdit

Internazionale2 – 1Napoli
Altobelli   18'
Bini   89'
Restelli   6'
Referee: Gino Menicucci

Top goalscorersEdit

Rank Player Club Goals
1   Giuseppe Savoldi Napoli 12
2   Giovanni Sartori Milan 5
3   Alessandro Altobelli Internazionale 4
  Carlo Muraro Internazionale
  Pietro Anastasi Internazionale
  Oscar Damiani Genoa
    Bruno Nobili Pescara
  Paolo Pulici Torino
  Claudio Desolati Fiorentina
  Enio Fiaschi Hellas Verona
  Aldo Cantarutti Monza

ReferencesEdit