2003–04 Cupa României

The 2003–04 Cupa României was the 66th edition of Romania's most prestigious football cup competition.

2003–04 Cupa României
CountryRomania
ChampionsDinamo Bucureşti
Runners-upOțelul Galați

The title was won by Dinamo Bucureşti against Oțelul Galați.

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, where it works golden goal rule. 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
30 September 2003
Gaz Metan Mediaș (Div. B) 0–1 (Div. A) Gloria Bistrița
1 October 2003
Oașul Negrești (Div. B) 1–2 (Div. A) Naţional București
Petrolul Bolintin Vale (Div. C) 0–3 (Div. A) Argeș Pitești
CS Otopeni (Div. C) 3–3 (a.e.t.) (4–3 p) (Div. A) Farul Constanța
Inter Gaz București (Div. B) 2–5 (Div. A) Dinamo Bucureşti
Dacia Mioveni (Div. B) 0–2 (Div. A) Politehnica AEK Timișoara
Laminorul Roman (Div. B) 0–2 (Div. A) Oțelul Galați
Electrica Constanța (Div. B) 1–0 (Div. A) FCM Bacău
Petrolul Moinești (Div. B) 2–1 (Div. A) FC Brașov
Pandurii Târgu Jiu (Div. B) 0–3 (Div. A) Rapid București
Chimica Târnăveni (Div. C) 0–1 (Div. A) Apulum Alba Iulia
Dunărea Galați (Div. C) 0–2 (Div. A) Petrolul Ploiești
Chimia Craiova (Div. D) 0–4 (Div. A) Steaua Bucureşti
Tricotaje Ineu (Div. B) 2–1 (Div. A) Ceahlăul Piatra Neamț
Jiul Petroșani (Div. B) 1–0 (Div. A) FC U Craiova
8 October 2003
ACU Arad (Div. B) 1–2 (Div. A) FC Oradea

Second round properEdit

Team 1  Score  Team 2
21 October 2003
FC Oradea 0–1 Rapid București
22 October 2003
Petrolul Ploiești 2–1 (a.e.t.) Steaua Bucureşti
Apulum Alba Iulia 3–2 (a.e.t.) Jiul Petroșani
Gloria Bistrița 3–1 Electrica Constanța
Tricotaje Ineu 2–11 Politehnica AEK Timișoara
Argeș Pitești 1–0 Petrolul Moinești
Dinamo Bucureşti 5–1 CS Otopeni
Naţional București 2–3 (a.e.t.) Oțelul Galați

Quarter-finalsEdit

The matches were played on 3 December 2003 and 17 March 2004.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Gloria Bistrița 2–1 (a.e.t.) Politehnica AEK Timișoara 1–0 1–1 (a.e.t.)
Dinamo Bucureşti 9–1 Petrolul Ploiești 7–0 2–1
Oțelul Galați 2–1 Rapid București 2–0 0–1
Argeș Pitești 5–0 Apulum Alba Iulia 4–0 1–0

Semi-finalsEdit

The matches were played on 7 April and 21 April 2004.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Argeș Pitești 1–2 Dinamo Bucureşti 1–0 0–2
Gloria Bistrița 0–5 Oțelul Galați 0–1 0–4

FinalEdit

Dinamo Bucureşti2 – 0Oțelul Galați
V.Munteanu   66'
Niculescu   77'
Report
Attendance: 10,000


 Cupa României 2003–04 Winners 
Dinamo Bucureşti
11th title

ReferencesEdit

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

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