2010–11 Cupa României

The 2010–11 Cupa României was the seventy-third season of the annual Romanian football knockout tournament. It began on 17 July 2010 with the matches of the first round. For the third consecutive season, CFR Cluj were the defending champions. However, CFR were eliminated in the quarter-finals by Gloria Bistriţa, and the cup was won by Steaua Bucureşti for the first time after 12 years.

2010–11 Cupa României
CountryRomania
Teams202
Defending championsCFR Cluj
ChampionsSteaua Bucureşti
Runners-upDinamo Bucureşti
Matches played205
Goals scored682 (3.33 per match)

The winners of the competition qualified for the play-off round of the 2011–12 UEFA Europa League.

Round of 32Edit

The 14 winners of the fifth phase entered in this round and were joined by the 18 teams from 2010–11 Liga I.[1]

A more complex seeding process was employed for this round. The 32 teams were divided in three pots: A, B and C. Pot A contained the first 6 teams from the previous season of Liga I. Pot B contained the remaining 12 teams from Liga I, and pot C was filled with the 14 clubs from lower leagues. 6 teams from pot C were paired with teams from pot A, with the remaining 8 being drawn against clubs from pot B. Lastly, the four remaining teams from pot B were mated between them.

Round of 16Edit

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Quarter-finalsEdit

Semi-finalsEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Gloria Bistriţa 1–7 Dinamo Bucureşti 0–2 1–5
Steaua Bucureşti 1–1 (a) FC Braşov 0–0 1–1

First legEdit

Second legEdit

FinalEdit

Dinamo Bucureşti1–2Steaua Bucureşti
Torje   33'   24' Dică
  51' (o.g.) Bărboianu
Referee: Marius Avram

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Competitii Interne - FRF". Frfotbal.ro. Retrieved 5 September 2015.

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