1979 Soviet Cup Final
The 1979 Soviet Cup Final was a football match that took place at the Lenin's Central Stadium, Moscow on 11 August 1979. The match was the 38th soviet cup final and was contested between Dynamo Moscow and Dinamo Tbilisi. Previous cup holders Dynamo Kyiv were eliminated in Quarter-finals by CSKA Moscow. Dinamo Tbilisi defeated the opponent on penalties and won the cup for the second time.
|Event||1979 Soviet Cup|
|Date||11 August 1979|
|Venue||Lenin's Central Stadium, Moscow|
|Referee||Myroslav Stupar (Stanislav)|
Road to FinalEdit
Previously these two teams met each other eight times in the competition with Dynamo from Moscow being victorious five times and Dinamo from Tbilisi three times. Two of these encounters were cup finals, both won by Dynamo Moscow in 1937 and 1970.
|Dynamo Moscow||0–0||Dinamo Tbilisi|
|4 – 5|| Kipiani
|Soviet Cup 1979 Winners|