1996–97 Bulgarian Cup

The 1996–97 Bulgarian Cup was the 57th season of the Bulgarian Cup. CSKA Sofia won the competition, beating Levski Sofia 3–1 in the final at the Vasil Levski National Stadium in Sofia.[1]

1996–97 Bulgarian Cup
Country Bulgaria
ChampionsCSKA Sofia
(16th cup)
Runners-upLevski Sofia

First roundEdit

Team 1 Score Team 2
12 November 1996
Devnya (III) 1–1 (3–4p) Lokomotiv Sofia (I)
Lokomotiv Ruse (II) 1–0 Lokomotiv Plovdiv (I)
Chernomorets Burgas (II) 2–1 Spartak Varna (I)
13 November 1996
Granichar Svilengrad (III) 4–2 Rakovski Ruse (I)
Sokol '94 Plovdiv (III) 2–0 Levski Kyustendil (I)
Montana (I) 2–0 Olimpik Galata (II)
Chergan (IV) 0–3 Maritsa Plovdiv (I)
Chirpan (II) 2–0 Minyor Pernik (I)
Lokomotiv GO (II) 0–3 CSKA Sofia (I)
Neftochimic Burgas (I) 1–2 Litex Lovech (II)
Dobrudzha Dobrich (I) 1–0 Storgozia Pleven (III)
Novi Iskar (III) 2–2 (5–4p) Etar Veliko Tarnovo (I)
Metalurg Pernik (II) 0–2 Levski Sofia (I)
Spartak Pleven (I) 1–2 Pirin Blagoevgrad (II)
Port Burgas (III) 0–3 Slavia Sofia (I)
Akademik Sofia (II) 1–0 (aet) Botev Plovdiv (I)

Second roundEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
27 November / 5 December 1996
Sokol '94 Plovdiv (III) 2–5 Levski Sofia (I) 0–2 2–3
4 / 11 December 1996
Slavia Sofia (I) 3–1 Lokomotiv Ruse (II) 2–1 1–0
4 / 13 December 1996
Litex Lovech (II) 5–3 Dobrudzha Dobrich (I) 5–1 0–2
Chernomorets Burgas (II) 3–8 Lokomotiv Sofia (I) 2–5 1–3
CSKA Sofia (I) 6–0 Montana (I) 5–0 1–1
4 / 18 December 1996
Pirin Blagoevgrad (II) 6–3 Granichar Svilengrad (III) 4–1 2–2
Maritsa Plovdiv (I) 6–2 Novi Iskar (III) 4–0 2–2
Chirpan (II) 4–5 Akademik Sofia (II) 3–2 1–3

Quarter-finalsEdit

5 / 19 March 1997
Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Litex Lovech (II) 3–4 Levski Sofia (I) 2–0 1–4
Slavia Sofia (I) 1–3 CSKA Sofia (I) 1–1 0–2
Akademik Sofia (II) 1–2 Maritsa Plovdiv (I) 1–1 0–1
Lokomotiv Sofia (I) 2–2 (2–3p) Pirin Blagoevgrad (II) 2–0 0–2 (aet)

Semi-finalsEdit

9 / 22, 23 April 1997
Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Maritsa Plovdiv (I) 1–7 Levski Sofia (I) 1–3 0–4
Pirin Blagoevgrad (II) 1–2 CSKA Sofia (I) 1–0 0–2 (aet)

FinalEdit

DetailsEdit

Levski Sofia1–3CSKA Sofia
Gospodinov   51' Lulchev   9'
Zhabov   48'
M. Petkov   58'
 
 
 
 
 
Levski
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CSKA

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Купа на България 1996/97" (in Bulgarian). bulgarian-football.com.