1997–98 Bulgarian Cup

The 1997–98 Bulgarian Cup was the 58th season of the Bulgarian Cup. Levski Sofia won the competition, beating CSKA Sofia 5–0 in the final at the Vasil Levski National Stadium in Sofia.[1]

1997–98 Bulgarian Cup
Country Bulgaria
ChampionsLevski Sofia
(20th cup)
Runners-upCSKA Sofia

First roundEdit

Team 1 Score Team 2
11 November 1997
Planinets Apriltsi (IV) 0–4 Levski Sofia (I)
Belite Orli Pleven (III) 0–1 Lokomotiv Sofia (I)
Maritsa Plovdiv (II) 2–2 (6–7p) Botev Plovdiv (I)
12 November 1997
Rodopa Smolyan (III) 0–1 CSKA Sofia (I)
Septemvri Sofia (II) 0–1 (aet) Slavia Sofia (I)
Litex Lovech (I) 2–1 Kremikovtsi (II)
Chardafon Gabrovo (II) 0–4 Neftochimic Burgas (I)
Chirpan (III) 0–4 Levski Kyustendil (I)
Energetik Pernik (III) 0–3 Minyor Pernik (I)
Hebar Pazardzhik (III) 2–4 Spartak Varna (I)
Vihar Gorublyane (III) 1–0 Metalurg Pernik (I)
Spartak Pleven (I) 1–0 Akademik Sofia (II)
Zagorets Nova Zagora (III) 0–1 Etar Veliko Tarnovo (I)
Chernomorets Burgas (II) 1–1 (8–9p) Dobrudzha Dobrich (I)
Kaliakra Kavarna (III) 1–0 Olimpik Galata (I)
Haskovo (II) 2–1 Lokomotiv Plovdiv (I)

Second roundEdit

18, 19 November / 28, 29 November 1997
Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Etar Veliko Tarnovo (I) 1–6 Levski Sofia (I) 1–4 0–2
Botev Plovdiv (I) 0–2 CSKA Sofia (I) 0–0 0–2
Neftochimic Burgas (I) 1–2 Slavia Sofia (I) 1–0 0–2
Dobrudzha Dobrich (I) 2–9 Litex Lovech (I) 2–1 0–8
Spartak Varna (I) 9–3 Vihar Gorublyane (III) 8–0 1–3
Lokomotiv Sofia (I) 10–0 Kaliakra Kavarna (III) 6–0 4–0
Levski Kyustendil (I) 4–2 Minyor Pernik (I) 3–0 1–2
Spartak Pleven (I) 5–2 Haskovo (II) 2–0 3–2

Quarter-finalsEdit

3 / 13 December 1997 [2]
Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Slavia Sofia (I) 3–5 CSKA Sofia (I) 1–1 2–4
Levski Sofia (I) 3–2 Levski Kyustendil (I) 2–0 1–2
Litex Lovech (I) 8–1 Spartak Pleven (I) 5–1 3–0
Lokomotiv Sofia (I) 6–3 Spartak Varna (I) 4–1 2–2

Semi-finalsEdit

15 April / 6 May 1998
Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Lokomotiv Sofia (I) 3–5 Levski Sofia (I) 1–2 2–3
CSKA Sofia (I) 4–3 Litex Lovech (I) 1–3 3–0 (w/o)1

1 Litex Lovech were disqualified from the competition after first leg because were fielded an ineligible player Radostin Kishishev.

FinalEdit

DetailsEdit

CSKA Sofia0–5Levski Sofia
Todorov   14'
Aleksandrov   32'
Donev   48'
G. Ivanov   72'
Yordanov   90' (o.g.)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CSKA
 
 
 
 
 
 
Levski

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Купа на България 1997/98" (in Bulgarian). bulgarian-football.com.
  2. ^ "Bulgarian Cup results 1997/1998". levskisofia.info.