1999–2000 Cupa României

The 1999–2000 Cupa României was the 62nd edition of Romania's most prestigious football cup competition.

1999–00 Cupa României
CountryRomania
ChampionsDinamo Bucureşti
Runners-upFC U Craiova

The title was won by Dinamo Bucureşti against FC U Craiova.

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 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 September 1999
Hondor Agigea (Div. C) 1–1 (a.e.t.) (3-4 p) (Div. A) Rapid București
West Petrom Arad (Div. C) 0–1 (Div. A) Steaua Bucureşti
AS Curtea de Argeş (Div. C) 0–3 (Div. A) Naţional București
Inter Petrila (Div. C) 1–3 (Div. A) Astra Ploieşti
22 September 1999
Vrancart Adjud (Div. C) 0–1 (Div. A) CSM Reșița
Telecom Arad (Div. C) 1–3 (Div. A) FC U Craiova
Petrolul Berca (Div. C) 3–2 (a.e.t.) (Div. A) Farul Constanța
FC Brașov (Div. A) 4–1 (Div. A) FC Onești
Tractorul Brașov (Div. B) 1–4 (Div. A) Dinamo Bucureşti
Cimentul Fieni (Div. B) 1–2 (a.e.t.) (Div. A) Oțelul Galați
Metalul Filipeştii de Pădure (Div. C) 0–1 (Div. A) Petrolul Ploiești
Ceahlăul Piatra Neamț (Div. A) 4–1 (Div. A) Extensiv Craiova
Foresta Suceava (Div. B) 1–2 (a.e.t.) (Div. A) Argeș Pitești
Progresul Şomcuta Mare (Div. C) 0–1 (a.e.t.) (Div. A) FCM Bacău
Oţelul Ştei (Div. D) 0–3 (Div. A) Rocar București
Pandurii Târgu Jiu (Div. C) 1–2 (a.e.t.) (Div. A) Gloria Bistrița

Second round properEdit

Team 1  Score  Team 2
12 October 1999
Rapid București 1–0 Gloria Bistrița
FCM Bacău 1–0 Ceahlăul Piatra Neamț
FC U Craiova 1–0 Steaua Bucureşti
Naţional București 4–2 FC Brașov
13 October 1999
Petrolul Berca 0–2 Petrolul Ploiești
Dinamo București 3–1 Rocar București
Oțelul Galați 2–1 (a.e.t.) Astra Ploieşti
Argeș Pitești 1–3 CSM Reșița

Quarter-finalsEdit

Team 1  Score  Team 2
10 November 1999
Dinamo Bucureşti 3–2 Naţional București
Rapid București 2–1 FCM Bacău
FC U Craiova 1–0 Petrolul Ploiești
CSM Reșița 1–2 Oțelul Galați

Semi-finalsEdit

The matches were played on 15 March and 12 April 2000.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Oțelul Galați 1–5 Dinamo Bucureşti 0–2 1–3
FC U Craiova 3–2 Rapid București 2–0 1–2

FinalEdit

Dinamo Bucureşti2 – 0FC U Craiova
M.Niculae   30' (pen.)
Hîldan   89'
Report
Attendance: 55,000
Referee: Sorin Corpodean (Ocna Mureș)


 Cupa României 1999–00 Winners 
Dinamo Bucureşti
8th title

ReferencesEdit

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

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