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The 1998–99 Cupa României was the 61st edition of Romania's most prestigious football cup competition.

1998–99 Cupa României
CountryRomania
ChampionsSteaua Bucureşti
Runners-upRapid București

The title was won by Steaua Bucureşti against Rapid București.

Contents

FormatEdit

The competition is an annual knockout tournament.

First round proper matches are played on the ground of the lowest ranked team, then from the second round proper the matches are played on a neutral location.

If a match is drawn after 90 minutes, the game goes into extra time. If the match is still tied, the result is decided by penalty kicks.

In the quarter-finals and semi-finals, each tie is played as a two legs.

From the first edition, the teams from Divizia A entered in competition in sixteen finals, rule which remained till today.

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First round properEdit

Team 1  Score  Team 2
21 October 1998
Crişul Aleşd (Div. C) 0–5 (Div. A) Oțelul Galați
Unirea Botoşani (Div. C) 1–2 (Div. A) Gloria Bistrița
Rocar București (Div. B) 2–2 (a.e.t.) (2-3 p) (Div. A) CSM Reșița
Sportul Studențesc București (Div. B) 2–0 (Div. A) Olimpia Satu Mare
Universitatea Cluj (Div. A) 3–2 (Div. A) Foresta Suceava
Farul Constanța (Div. A) 1–4 (Div. A) Petrolul Ploiești
Unirea Dej (Div. B) 2–3 (Div. A) FC U Craiova
Nitramonia Făgăraş (Div. B) 0–3 (Div. A) FC Onești
Cimentul Fieni (Div. B) 1–0 (Div. A) Argeș Pitești
Diplomatic Focșani (Div. C) 1–4 (Div. A) Rapid București
Flacăra Horezu (Div. D) 0–1 (Div. A) Ceahlăul Piatra Neamț
Midia Năvodari (Div. B) 0–3 (Div. A) Steaua Bucureşti
UM Timișoara (Div. C) 2–0 (Div. A) Astra Ploieşti
ASA 1962 Târgu Mureș (Div. B) 0–1 (Div. A) Dinamo Bucureşti
FC Drobeta-Turnu Severin (Div. B) 1–2 (Div. A) FCM Bacău
Minaur Zlatna (Div. C) 0–3 (Div. A) Naţional București

Second round properEdit

Quarter-finalsEdit

The matches were played on 2 December and 9 December 1998.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
FCM Bacău 2–1 Oțelul Galați 2–0 0–1
Gloria Bistrița 2–3 Rapid București 1–1 1–2
Steaua Bucureşti 6–2 Petrolul Ploiești 5–1 1–1
UM Timișoara 0–3 Dinamo Bucureşti 0–1 0–2

Semi-finalsEdit

The matches were played on 14 April and 5 May 1999.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Rapid București 2–2 FCM Bacău 1–0 1–2
Dinamo Bucureşti 2–5 Steaua Bucureşti 1–2 1–3

FinalEdit

Steaua Bucureşti2 – 2 (a.e.t.)Rapid București
Ciocoiu   68'
Belodedici   90'
Report Barbu   71'81'
Penalties
Roșu  
Militaru  
Trică  
Lincar  
4 – 2   Șumudică
  Iencsi
  Bundea
  Pancu
Attendance: 50,000
Referee: Marc Batta (France)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Lista tuturor finalelor Cupei României - Ripensia Sport Magazin". ripensia-sport-magazin.ro. Retrieved 2015-10-21.

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