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1996–97 Croatian Football Cup

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The 1996–97 Croatian Football Cup was the sixth edition of Croatia's football knockout competition. Croatia Zagreb were the defending champions, and they won their second successive title.

1996–97 Croatian Football Cup
CountryCroatia
Teams32
Defending championsHajduk Split
ChampionsCroatia Zagreb (3rd title)
Runners-upNK Zagreb
Matches played37
Goals scored116 (3.14 per match)
Top goal scorer(s)Mass Sarr, Mark Viduka & Dragan Vukoja (5)

CalendarEdit

Round Main date Number of fixtures Clubs New entries this round
First round 13 and 26 August 1996 16 32 → 16 None
Second round 4 and 10 September 1996 8 16 → 8 None
Quarter-finals First legs 16 October 1996,
Second legs 22 and 23 October 1996
8 8 → 4 None
Semi-finals First legs 9 April 1997,
Second legs 16 April 1997
4 4 → 2 None
Final 29 May 1997 1 2 → 1 None

First roundEdit

Tie no Home team Score Away team
1 Hajduk Pridraga 1–6 Hajduk Split
2 Mladost Hrastovec 1–3 Varteks
3 Napredak Velika Mlaka 2–3 Segesta
4 Orijent 0–0 (aet) (5–6 p) Belišće
5 Gospić 0–0 (aet) (5–4 p) Zadarkomerc
6 Podvinje 0–1 Inker Zaprešić
7 Varaždin 1–5 Rijeka
8 Solin Kaltenberg 0–3 NK Zagreb
9 Mladost 127 1–2 (aet) Osijek
10 Hrvatski Dragovoljac 3–1 Cibalia
11 Baranja 1–2 (aet) Croatia Đakovo
12 Slavonija Požega 3–1 Bjelovar
13 Slaven Belupo 1–0 Istra Pula
14 Zagorec Krapina 1–1 (aet) (5–3 p) Šibenik
15 PIK Vrbovec 0–3 Dubrovnik
16 Zrinski Bošnjaci 0–5 Croatia Zagreb

Second roundEdit

Tie no Home team Score Away team
1 Osijek 3–0 Segesta
2 NK Zagreb 2–1 Zagorec Krapina
3 Inker Zaprešić 2–1 Belišće
4 Slaven Belupo 3–6 Croatia Zagreb
5 Hrvatski Dragovoljac 1–0 Rijeka
6 Gospić 0–3 Dubrovnik
7 Hajduk Split 3–0 Slavonija Požega
8 Varteks 4–0 Croatia Đakovo

Quarter-finalsEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Croatia Zagreb 4–1 Dubrovnik 1–1 3–0
NK Zagreb 4–0 Inker Zaprešić 3–0 1–0
Osijek 4–3 Hajduk Split 2–1 2–2
Varteks 2–4 Hrvatski Dragovoljac 1–3 1–1

Semi-finalsEdit

First legsEdit

Croatia Zagreb2 – 1Osijek
Viduka   20'55' (pen.) Report Černe   81'
Attendance: 5,000
Referee: Anđelko Brkić (Vinkovci)

Hrvatski Dragovoljac1 – 3NK Zagreb
Vukoja   32' Report Scoria   9'58'
Bule   62'
Referee: Veljko Malovac (Rijeka)

Second legsEdit

Osijek0 – 0Croatia Zagreb
Report
Attendance: 10,000
Referee: Veljko Matković (Rijeka)

Croatia Zagreb won 2–1 on aggregate.


NK Zagreb3 – 1Hrvatski Dragovoljac
Scoria   23'50'
Baturina   79'
Report Živković   6'
Attendance: 1,500
Referee: Reno Sinovčić (Zadar)

NK Zagreb won 6–2 on aggregate.

FinalEdit

Croatia Zagreb2 – 1NK Zagreb
Cvitanović   30' (pen.)
Viduka   69'
Report Sopić   77'
Attendance: 15,000
Referee: Goran Marić (Zagreb)

See alsoEdit

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