2011–12 Bulgarian Cup

The 2011–12 Bulgarian Cup was the 30th official season of the Bulgarian annual football knockout tournament. The competition began in September 2011 with the matches of the Preliminary Round and ended with the final in May 2012. CSKA Sofia were the defending champions, but lost to Septemvri Simitli in the quarterfinals. Ludogorets Razgrad won the title, after defeating Lokomotiv Plovdiv in the final.

2011–12 Bulgarian Cup
Country Bulgaria
ChampionsLudogorets Razgrad
(1st cup)
Runners-upLokomotiv Plovdiv

The winners of the competition, Ludogorets, won also the championship and thus the Bulgarian cup runner-up, Lokomotiv Plovdiv, qualified for the second qualifying round[1] of the 2012–13 UEFA Europa League.

Participating clubsEdit

The following teams competed in the cup:

2011–12 A Group
all clubs
2011–12 B Group West
all clubs
2011–12 B Group East
all clubs
Winners of 9 regional competitions

Litex Lovech
Levski Sofia
CSKA Sofia
Lokomotiv Sofia
Lokomotiv Plovdiv
Cherno More Varna
Beroe Stara Zagora
Chernomorets Burgas
Minyor Pernik
Montana
Slavia Sofia
Kaliakra Kavarna
Vidima-Rakovski Sevlievo
Botev Vratsa
Ludogorets Razgrad
Svetkavitsa Targovishte

Akademik Sofia
Sportist Svoge
Bansko
Chavdar Etropole
Septemvri Simitli
Pirin Gotse Delchev
Chavdar Byala Slatina
Malesh Mikrevo
Bdin Vidin
Slivnishki Geroi

Sliven 2000
Chernomorets Pomorie
Nesebar
Lyubimetz 2007
Dorostol Silistra
Dobrudzha Dobrich
Botev Plovdiv
Spartak Varna
Neftochimic Burgas
Etar 1924

from North-West zone:

from South-East zone:

from South-West zone:

: Teams from the North-East zone declined participation

Calendar for remaining roundsEdit

The calendar for the remaining rounds of the 2010–11 Bulgarian Cup, as announced by the BFL.

  • Round 1: 20 October 2011
  • Round 2: 23 November 2011
  • Round 3: 3 December 2011
  • Quarter-finals: Spring 2012
  • Semi-finals: Spring 2012
  • Final: May 2012

First roundEdit

The draw was conducted on 12 October 2011. The matches will be played on 20 October 2011 and one match on 19 October 2011. On this stage the participants will be the 20 teams from the two groups of B PFG (second division) and the 9 winners from the regional amateur competitions. The team from the lower league had home advantage.

Because the teams from North-East zone canceled their participation, three teams will receive a bye for the next round. According to the draw those teams are FC Bansko (Bansko) (II), FC Vereya (Stara Zagora) (IV) and FC Slivnishki Geroi (Slivnitsa) (II).

Note: Roman numerals in brackets denote the league tier the clubs participate in during the 2011–12 season.

19 October 2011 Urvich Dolni Pasarel (IV)0 – 5 Chavdar Etropole (II) Dolni Pasarel
15:00 EEST Report Stadium: Gradski

19 October 2011 Pirin Zemen (IV)0 – 6 Lyubimets 2007 (II) Zemen
15:00 EEST Report Stadium: Gradski

20 October 2011 Chavdar Byala Slatina (II)2 – 3 Dobrudzha Dobrich (II) Byala Slatina
15:00 EEST Report Stadium: Chavdar

20 October 2011 Etar 1924 (II) 2 – 1Akademik Sofia (II)Veliko Tarnovo
15:00 EEST Report Stadium: Ivaylo

20 October 2011 Neftochimic Burgas (II) 0 – 0 (a.e.t.)
(8–7 p)
Spartak Varna (II)Burgas
15:00 EEST Report Stadium: Lazur

20 October 2011 Lokomotiv Gorna Oryahovitsa (III)1 – 3 Septemvri Simitli (II) Gorna Oryahovitsa
15:00 EEST Report Stadium: Lokomotiv

20 October 2011 Pirin Gotse Delchev (II) 2 – 0Dorostol Silistra (II)Gotse Delchev
15:00 EEST Report Stadium: Gradski

20 October 2011 Tundzha Yambol (III) 7 – 0Bdin Vidin (II)Yambol
15:00 EEST Report Stadium: Luskov

20 October 2011 Sliven 2000 (II)0 – 1 Nesebar (II) Nesebar
15:00 EEST Report Stadium: Gradski

20 October 2011 Spartak Pleven (III) 2 – 0Rakovski 2011 (III)Pleven
15:00 EEST Report Stadium: Slavi Aleksiev

20 October 2011 Botev Plovdiv (II) 2 – 1Malesh Mikrevo (II)Plovdiv
15:00 EEST Report Stadium: Hristo Botev


20 October 2011 Chepinets Velingrad (III)0 – 1 Botev Kozloduy (III) Velingrad
15:00 EEST Report Stadium: Gradski

Second roundEdit

The draw was conducted on 3 November 2011. The matches will be played on 23 November 2011. On this stage the participants will be the 16 winners from the first round and the 16 teams from A PFG (first division). The team from the lower league has home advantage.

Note: Roman numerals in brackets denote the league tier the clubs participate in during the 2011–12 season.

23 November 2011 Botev Kozloduy (III)2 – 2 (a.e.t.)
(7−8 p)
Septemvri Simitli (II) Kozloduy
13:30 EET Topuzov   20' (o.g.)
Kaptiev   90'
Report Stoyanov   33'44' Stadium: Hristo Botev
Referee: Martin Dimitrov (Stara Zagora)

23 November 2011 Chavdar Etropole (II)0 – 2 Lokomotiv Plovdiv Etropole
13:30 EET Report Venkov   3'
Serginho   76'
Stadium: Chavdar
Referee: Stefan Spasov (Pernik)

23 November 2011 Minyor Pernik 1 – 1 (a.e.t.)
(5−3 p)
Cherno MorePernik
13:30 EET Vasilev   69' Report Markov   3' (o.g.) Stadium: Minyor
Referee: Hristo Ristoskov (Blagoevgrad)

23 November 2011 Bansko (II)0 – 1 Levski Sofia Bansko
13:30 EET Report Tsvetkov   33' Stadium: St. Peter
Referee: Ahemd Ahmed (Burgas)

23 November 2011 Vidima-Rakovski1 – 1 (a.e.t.)
(4−5 p)
Svetkavitsa Sevlievo
13:30 EET Kakalov   93' Report Dimov   114' Stadium: Rakovski
Referee: Anton Genov (Sofia)

23 November 2011 Slavia Sofia0 – 1 CSKA Sofia Sofia
13:30 EET Report Moraes   19' Stadium: Ovcha Kupel
Referee: Georgi Kabakov (Plovdiv)

23 November 2011 Kaliakra Kavarna 1 – 1 (a.e.t.)
(4−3 p)
Lokomotiv SofiaKavarna
13:30 EET Kichukov   68' Report Telkiyski   20' Stadium: Kavarna
Referee: Stanislav Stavrov (Veliko Tarnovo)

23 November 2011 Pirin Gotse Delchev (II)1 – 3 Chernomorets Burgas Gotse Delchev
13:30 EET Filipov   5' (o.g.) Report Dyakov   11'
Baldzhiyski   41'
Anicet   88'
Stadium: Gradski
Referee: Kalin Lyudmilov (Sofia)

23 November 2011 Botev Plovdiv (II) 1 – 0Botev VratsaPlovdiv
13:30 EET Hristov   90+1' Report Stadium: Hristo Botev
Referee: Nikola Popov (Sofia)

23 November 2011 Sportist Svoge (II)0 – 5 Litex Lovech Svoge
13:30 EET Report Tsvetanov   37'64'
Itoua   53'
Todorov   65'
Djermanović   88'
Stadium: Chavdar Tsvetkov
Referee: Radan Miryanov (Varna)

23 November 2011 Spartak Pleven (III) 4 – 1Lyubimetz 2007 (II)Pleven
13:30 EET Kunchev   19'23'
Shopov   51'
Grigorov   90'
Report Minchev   60' Stadium: Slavi Aleksiev
Referee: Vladimir Ovcharov (Smolyan)

23 November 2011 Dobrudzha Dobrich (II) 1 – 0Nesebar (II)Dobrich
13:30 EET Todorov   90+3' (pen.) Report Stadium: Druzhba
Referee: Stanislav Todorov (Shumen)

23 November 2011 Tundzha Yambol (III) 0 – 0 (a.e.t.)
(5−4 p)
MontanaYambol
13:30 EET Report Stadium: Luskov
Referee: Viktor Valkov (Plovdiv)

23 November 2011 Beroe Stara Zagora0 – 1 (a.e.t.) Ludogorets Razgrad Stara Zagora
18:00 EET Report Ivanov   104' Stadium: Beroe
Referee: Blagoy Marinov (Sofia)

24 November 2011 Etar 1924 (II) 2 – 0Neftochimic Burgas (II)Veliko Tarnovo
13:30 EET Sechkov   39'
Stankev   66'
Report Stadium: Ivaylo
Referee: Stoyan Denev (Veliko Tarnovo)

24 November 2011 Vereya Stara Zagora (IV)1 – 4 Slivnishki Geroi (II) Stara Zagora
13:30 EET Kalchev   83' Report Kurtelov   18'24'
Hadzhiev   22'
Petrov   76'
Stadium: Vereya
Attendance: Atanas Dimitrov (Sliven)

Third roundEdit

The draw will be conducted on 25 November 2011. The matches will be played on 3 December 2011. On this stage the participants will be the 16 winners from the second round. The team from the lower league has home advantage.

Note: Roman numerals in brackets denote the league tier the clubs participate in during the 2011–12 season.

3 December 2011 Etar 1924 (II)0 – 3 Levski Sofia Veliko Tarnovo
12:30 EET Report Tsvetkov   49'90+3'
Dimov   78'
Calvo   36'
Stadium: Ivaylo
Attendance: 10,000
Referee: Anton Genov (Sofia)

3 December 2011 Dobrudzha Dobrich (II)0 – 4 Lokomotiv Plovdiv Dobrich
13:00 EET Florov   61' Report Kotsev   1'65'90+1'
Rodrigues   78'
Rodrigues   33'
Stadium: Druzhba
Attendance: 2,200
Referee: Ahmed Ahmed (Burgas)

3 December 2011 Tundzha Yambol (III)0 – 3 Minyor Pernik Yambol
13:00 EET Sashev   38'   54'
Gargov   52'
Report Vasilev   25'
Trajanov   54' (pen.)
Tom   87'
Trajanov   36'
Mihov   58'
Tom   62'
Stadium: Luskov
Attendance: 700
Referee: Georgi Ignatov (Sofia)

3 December 2011 Septemvri Simitli (II) 3 – 0Slivnishki Geroi (II)Simitli
13:00 EET Nikolov   32'
Stoyanov   47'
Gushterov   79'
Report Stadium: Struma
Attendance: 200
Referee: Stefan Spasov (Pernik)

3 December 2011 Ludogorets Razgrad 5 – 1SvetkavitsaRazgrad
13:00 EET Genchev   15'
Marcelinho   45+1'
Gargorov   61'
Kabasele   68'
Stoyanov   72'
Report Kanev   75' Stadium: Ludogorets Arena
Attendance: 5,500
Referee: Hristo Ristoskov (Blagoevgrad)

3 December 2011 Spartak Pleven (III)0 – 3 CSKA Sofia Pleven
14:00 EET Report Galchev   21'
Krachunov   56'
Stoyanov   81'
Stadium: Slavi Aleksiev
Attendance: 15,000
Referee: Nikolay Yordanov (Sofia)

3 December 2011 Litex Lovech 5 – 0Kaliakra KavarnaLovech
18:00 EET Miracema   6'64'
Yanev   19'
Todorov   28' (pen.)
Djermanović   80'
Report Stadium: Lovech
Attendance: 400
Referee: Aleksandar Kostadinov (Sofia)

4 December 2011 Botev Plovdiv (II) 2 – 1Chernomorets BurgasPlovdiv
13:00 EET Domakinov   36'
Hristov   86'
Rahov   23'   27'
Aleksandrov   56'
Gadzhalov   72'
Report Kolev   73' (pen.)
Anicet   30'   56'
Pehlivanov   35'
Kishishev   65'
Hajri   75'
Stadium: Hristo Botev
Attendance: 8,000
Referee: Ivaylo Stoyanov (Petrich)

QuarterfinalsEdit

The matches will be played on 14 March 2012. On this stage the participants will be the 8 winners from the third round. The team from the lower league has home advantage.

Note: Roman numerals in brackets denote the league tier the clubs participate in during the 2011–12 season.

Botev Plovdiv (II)0 – 3Ludogorets Razgrad
Report   21' Marcelinho
  76' Aleksandrov
  88' Kabasele
Attendance: 8,230
Referee: Stefan Spasov (Pernik)
Litex Lovech2 – 0Minyor Pernik
Marcelo Nicácio   45+3' (pen.)
Yanev   55'
Report
Attendance: 510
Referee: Ahmed Ahmed (Burgas)
Lokomotiv Plovdiv2 – 1 (a.e.t.)Levski Sofia
Venkov   90+2'
Lazarov   92'
Report   21' Calvo
Attendance: 6,340
Referee: Ivaylo Stoyanov (Petrich)
Septemvri Simitli (II)2 – 1CSKA Sofia
Gushterov   31'
A. Nikolov   49'
Report   88' Priso
Struma, Simitli
Attendance: 3,060
Referee: Vladimir Valkov (Plovdiv)

SemifinalsEdit

The matches will be played on 11 April 2012. at this stage the participants will be the 4 winners from the quarter finals. The team from the lower league has home advantage.

Note: Roman numerals in brackets denote the league tier the clubs participate in during the 2011–12 season.

Septemvri Simitli (II)1 − 4Ludogorets Razgrad
Mäntylä   60' (o.g.) Report Stoyanov   36'76'
Kabasele   48'
Aleksandrov   78'
Struma, Simitli
Referee: Stefan Spasov (Pernik)
Litex Lovech0 – 1Lokomotiv Plovdiv
Report Bengelloun   79'
Referee: Tasko Taskov (Sofia)

FinalEdit

Lokomotiv Plovdiv1 – 2Ludogorets Razgrad
Dakson   18' Marcelinho   72'79'
Attendance: 13,103
Referee: Stanislav Todorov (Shumen)

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2012/13 Access list Bert Kassies' Site