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2009–10 Croatian Football Cup

The 2009–10 Croatian Football Cup was the nineteenth season of Croatia's football knockout competition.

2009–10 Croatian Football Cup
CountryCroatia
Teams48
Defending championsDinamo Zagreb
ChampionsHajduk Split (5th title)
Runners-upŠibenik
Matches played54
Goals scored185 (3.43 per match)
Top goal scorer(s)Senijad Ibričić (8)

The defending champions were Dinamo Zagreb since they won the previous year's cup by defeating Hajduk Split on penalties after the result was tied 3–3 on aggregate.

The cup kicked off with the single-legged preliminary round which was played on 25 and 26 August 2009. Top flight clubs entered the competition in the following round, played on 22 and 23 September 2009. The two-legged final was played on 21 April and 5 May 2010, and was contested by Šibenik and Hajduk Split.

This was the first cup final for Šibenik, and a first time that they had passed through beyond the second round in the Croatian Cup. Hajduk Split won their fifth cup in nine finals. It was their first cup triumph in seven years since 2003 and their first silverware overall in five years since their 2004–05 Croatian championship title.[1]

This was the first time that two Dalmatian clubs had reached the Croatian Cup final.

CalendarEdit

Round Main date Number of fixtures Clubs New entries this round
Preliminary round 25 and 26 August 2009 16 48 → 32 none
First round 22 and 23 September 2009 16 32 → 16 16
Second round 27 and 28 October 2009 8 16 → 8 none
Quarter-finals 25 November and
9 December 2009
8 8 → 4 none
Semi-finals 24 March and
7 April 2010
4 4 → 2 none
Final 21 April and 5 May 2010 2 2 → 1 none

Preliminary roundEdit

The draw for the preliminary round was held on 12 August, and matches were held on 25 and 26 August 2009. This round consisted of 16 single-legged fixtures.

Tie no Home team Score Away team
1 Grafičar Vodovod 0–6 Karlovac
2 MV Croatia 5–1 Bistra
3 Krka 0–1 Plitvica
4 Orijent 2–1 Podravina
5 Mladost Ždralovi 0–5 Slavonac CO
6 Vuteks Sloga 2–4 Rudar Labin
7 Gaj 2–5 Croatia Sesvete
8 Koprivnica 0–0 (2–4 p) Nehaj
9* Međimurje 2–0 Hrvatski Dragovoljac
10* Rovinj 0–1 Moslavina
11 Velebit 3–2 Olimpija Osijek
12 Graničar 2–0 Podravac
13 Mladost Prelog 2–4 Lipik
14* Bjelovar 0–1 RNK Split
15 Konavljanin 3–1 Dugo Selo
16 Suhopolje 7–0 BSK Budaševo

* Matches played on 25 August.

First roundEdit

The draw for the first round proper was held on 27 August, and matches were held on 22 and 23 September 2009.

Tie no Home team Score Away team
1 Plitvica 0–4 Dinamo Zagreb
2 MV Croatia 0–2 Rijeka
3 Lipik 3–5 Hajduk Split
4 Velebit 0–2 Varteks
5 RNK Split 0–2 Slaven Belupo
6 Orijent 1–2 NK Zagreb
7 Rudar Labin 5–2 Cibalia
8 Graničar 1–3 Osijek
9 Suhopolje 2–2 (8–9 p) Inter Zaprešić
10 Slavonac CO 1–5 Pomorac
11 Nehaj 0–1 (aet) Segesta
12 Croatia Sesvete 0–1 Istra 1961
13 Karlovac 3–0 HAŠK
14 Moslavina 2–0 Konavljanin
15 Belišće 0–3 Šibenik
16 Vinogradar 4–1 (aet) Međimurje

Second roundEdit

The matches were played on 27 and 28 October 2009.

Tie no Home team Score Away team
1* Dinamo Zagreb 4–1 Vinogradar
2 Šibenik 4–0 Rijeka
3 Hajduk Split 5–1 Moslavina
4 Varteks 2–1 Karlovac
5 Istra 1961 0–1 Slaven Belupo
6 NK Zagreb 3–1 Segesta
7 Pomorac 9–0 Rudar Labin
8 Osijek 1–0 (aet) Inter Zaprešić

* Although Dinamo were seeded as hosts, they agreed to play the match at Vinogradar's ground at Mladina near Jastrebarsko.

Quarter-finalsEdit

The draw was held on 3 November. First legs were held on 25 November and second legs on 9 December 2009.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
NK Zagreb 1–4 Hajduk Split 0–0 1–4
Slaven Belupo 1–6 Varteks 1–4 0–2
Osijek 1–5 Šibenik 1–1 0–4
Pomorac 2–5 Dinamo Zagreb 0–2 2–3

Semi-finalsEdit

First legsEdit

Šibenik0 – 0Varteks
Report
(in Croatian)
Attendance: 3,000
Referee: Igor Pristovnik (Zagreb)

Dinamo Zagreb0 – 0Hajduk Split
Report
(in Croatian)
J. Buljat   75'   80'
Attendance: 13,000
Referee: Igor Križarić (Čakovec)

Second legsEdit

Varteks0 – 2Šibenik
Report
(in Croatian)
Vidić   31'   31'
Zec   75'
Fuštar   90+7'
Attendance: 3,000
Referee: Igor Pristovnik (Zagreb)

Šibenik won 2–0 on aggregate


Hajduk Split1 – 0Dinamo Zagreb
Ibričić   51' Report
(in Croatian)
Attendance: 30,000
Referee: Andrej Burilo (Osijek)

Hajduk Split won 1–0 on aggregate

FinalEdit

First legEdit

Hajduk Split2 – 1Šibenik
Tičinović   62'
Ibričić   88'
Report
(in Croatian)
Zec   65' (pen.)
Attendance: 15,000
Referee: Draženko Kovačić (Križevci)

Second legEdit

Šibenik0 – 2Hajduk Split
Report
(in Croatian)
Vukušić   16'
Ibričić   90+3' (pen.)
Attendance: 5,500
Referee: Domagoj Vučkov (Rijeka)

Hajduk Split win 4–1 on aggregate.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Hajduk's five-year wait comes to an end". UEFA.com. UEFA. 2010-05-05. Retrieved 2010-05-06.

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