1985 Soviet Cup Final

The 1985 Soviet Cup Final was a football match that took place at the Lenin's Central Stadium, Moscow on June 23, 1985. The match was the 44th Soviet Cup Final and it was contested by FC Dynamo Kyiv and FC Shakhtar Donetsk. The Soviet Cup winner Dinamo won the cup for the seventh time. The last year defending holders Dinamo Moscow were eliminated in the round of 16 of the competition by Dinamo Kiev on penalties.

1985 Soviet Cup Final
Event1984-85 Soviet Cup
Date23 June 1985
VenueTsentralny Stadion imeni Lenina, Moscow
RefereeValeriy Butenko (Moscow)

It was fourth and the last all-Ukrainian Soviet Cup final.

Road to MoscowEdit

All sixteen Soviet Top League clubs did not have to go through qualification to get into the competition, so Dinamo and Shakhter both qualified for the competition automatically.

Note: In all results below, the score of the finalist is given first (H: home; A: away).

Dinamo Kiev Round Shakhter Donetsk
Opponent Result 1984–85 Soviet Cup Opponent Result
Nistru Kishinev (A) 4–2 First round Kotaik Abovyan (A) 3–1
Dinamo Moscow (H) 1–1 (a.e.t.) (6–5 p) Second round Ararat Yerevan (H) 2–1
Kairat Alma-Ata (H) 2–1 Quarter-finals Dnepr Dnepropetrovsk (H) 2–1
Iskra Smolensk (H) 3–0 Semi-finals Zenit Leningrad (H) 0–0 (a.e.t.) (4–2 p)

Previous EncountersEdit

Match detailsEdit

Dinamo Kiev2 – 1Shakhter Donetsk
Demianenko   56'
Blokhin   58'
Report Morozov   68'

Soviet Cup 1985 Winners
Dynamo Kyiv
Seventh title

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