1978–79 Cupa României

The 1978–79 Cupa României was the 41st edition of Romania's most prestigious football cup competition.

1978–79 Cupa României
CountryRomania
ChampionsSteaua București
Runners-upSportul Studenţesc București

The title was won by Steaua București against Sportul Studenţesc 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.

In the first round proper, if a match is drawn after 90 minutes, the game goes in extra time, if the scored is still tight after 120 minutes, the team who played away will qualify, if the teams are from the same league, then the winner will be established at penalty kicks.

From the second round proper, if a match is drawn after 90 minutes, the game goes in extra time, 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
28 February 1979
Steagul Roşu Braşov (Div. B) 1–0 (Div. A) UTA Arad
Metalul București (Div. B) 3–1 (a.e.t.) (Div. A) Corvinul Hunedoara
Victoria Carei (Div. C) 0–1 (Div. A) Sportul Studenţesc București
Muscelul Câmpulung (Div. B) 1–2 (Div. A) Dinamo București
Universitatea Cluj (Div. B) 2–2 (a.e.t.) (Div. A) SC Bacău
FC Constanţa (Div. B) 0–0 (a.e.t.) (Div. A) Steaua București
FCM Galaţi (Div. B) 2–0 (a.e.t.) (Div. A) Bihor Oradea
Minerul Ghelar (Div. C) 0–2 (Div. A) Argeş Piteşti
Energia Oneşti (Div. C) 0–0 (a.e.t.) (Div. A) Politehnica Timişoara
Constructorul Iaşi (Div. B) 2–2 (a.e.t.) (Div. A) Jiul Petroşani
Laminorul Nădrag (Div. C) 0–5 (Div. A) Universitatea Craiova
Chimia Brazi (Div. B) 2–0 (Div. A) FC Baia Mare
Gloria Buzău (Div. A) 1–0 (Div. A) ASA 1962 Târgu Mureș
Politehnica Iași (Div. A) 5–0 (Div. A) Olimpia Satu Mare
Dinamo Slatina (Div. B) 1–0 (Div. A) Chimia Râmnicu Vâlcea
Sticla Arieșul Turda (Div. C) 1–0 (a.e.t.) (Div. A) CS Târgovişte

Second round properEdit

Team 1  Score  Team 2
16 May 1979
Sticla Arieșul Turda 1–3 Gloria Buzău
Steaua București 4–1 Metalul București
FCM Galaţi 2–1 Jiul Petroşani
Politehnica Timişoara 2–0 SC Bacău
Steagul Roşu Braşov 2–1 Dinamo Slatina
Politehnica Iași 3–5 (a.e.t.) Dinamo București
Chimia Brazi 1–4 Universitatea Craiova
3 June 1979
Argeş Piteşti 0–0 (a.e.t.)(3–4 p) Sportul Studenţesc București

Quarter-finalsEdit

Team 1  Score  Team 2
13 June 1979
Sportul Studenţesc București 4–0 Gloria Buzău
FCM Galaţi 1–3 Dinamo București
Steaua București 3–1 Politehnica Timişoara
Steagul Roşu Braşov 0–0 (a.e.t.)(4-3 p) Universitatea Craiova

Semi-finalsEdit

Team 1  Score  Team 2
27 June 1979
Sportul Studenţesc București 1–0 Dinamo București
Steagul Roşu Braşov 1–2 (a.e.t.) Steaua București

FinalEdit

Steaua București3 – 0Sportul Studenţesc București
Dumitru   24'
Răducanu   31'78'
Report
Attendance: 50,000

ReferencesEdit

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

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