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2006 Danish Cup Final

The 2006 Danish Cup Final was the final and deciding match of the Danish Cup 2005-06. It took place on Thursday 11 May 2006 at Parken Stadium in Copenhagen and saw the 1st Division leaders Randers FC beat Superliga club Esbjerg fB after extra time.

Randers have won the Cup on three previous occasions (1967, 1968 and 1973). As well as 1976, Esbjerg also won the Cup in 1964.

In the Superliga in 2005-06, Esbjerg finished sixth and in Viasat Sport Division is Randers currently leading.

Referee Kim Milton Nielsen officiated the match.

Road to CopenhagenEdit

Esbjerg Randers FC
  Third round Sædding/Guldager IF [JS]
A
13-0
Johansen 7, 70
Larsen 20
Rask 24, 27, 42, 51
Pedersen 26, 37
Sandberg 32, 60
Fabinho 80, 88
  Fourth round AGF [SL]
H
2-0
Sandberg 45
Hansen 66
Lyngby BK [1D]
A
5-4p
- Fifth round AC Horsens [SL]
H
2-0
Fabinho 15
Lundberg 87
B 1909 [2D]
A
3-1
Berglund 1, 75
Klarström 54
Quarter finals BK Frem [1D]
H
3-0
Fabinho 50
da Silva 80
Johansen 85
Brøndby IF [SL]
H
5-2
Zimling 11
Lucena 31
Hansen 33 (p)
Berglund 80, 90
Semi finals
First leg
AaB [SL]
H
0-0
-
Brøndby IF [SL]
A
0-1
- Second leg AaB [SL]
A
1-1
Jakobsen 73 (og)
  • Randers started in third round.
  • Esbjerg started in fifth round.
  • Square brackets [ ] represent the opposition's division.

Match factsEdit

ESBJERG FB 0
Blue and white shirts/Blue shorts/Blue socks
 
GK 16   Lars Winde (C)
RB 2   Frank Hansen
CB 3   Anders Møller Christensen   87'
CB 17   Lars Christian Nielsen
LB 13   Martin Jensen
RM 25   Michaël Murcy   68'
CM 6   Niki Zimling
CM 21   Jerry Lucena
LM 5   Anders Nøhr   81'
FW 9   Njogu Demba-Nyrén
FW 11   Fredrik Berglund
Substitutes:
GK 1   Jan Hoffmann
DF 4   Kolja Afriyie   87'
FW 8   Lasse Kryger   81'
MF 15   Andreas Klarström   68'
Manager:
  Troels Bech
RANDERS FC 1
Orange shirts/White shorts/White socks
Johansen 116
GK 1   Martin S. Jensen
RB 8   Søren Pedersen
CB 3   Ralf Pedersen(C)
CB 5   John Sandberg
LB 12   Jonas Damborg
RM 7   Alex da Silva   71'
CM 99   Stig Tøfting   75'
CM 14   Kenneth Møller Pedersen
LM 16   Carsten Fredgaard   110'
FW 10   Karsten Johansen   116'     101', 116'
FW 23   Lars Larsen   77'
Substitutes:
GK 26   Mads Toppel
FW 9   Jesper Christiansen   77'
DF 13   Søren Holdgaard   110'
MF 15   Rasmus Hansen   71'
Manager:
  Lars Olsen

STATISTICS

MATCH RULES

  • 90 minutes.
  • 2 x 15 minutes of extra-time if necessary.
  • Penalty shootout if scores still level.
  • Four named substitutes
  • Maximum of 3 substitutions.

External linksEdit