2012–13 Bulgarian Cup

The 2012–13 Bulgarian Cup was the 31st official season of the Bulgarian annual football knockout tournament. The competition began on 13 October 2012 with the matches of the Preliminary Round and ended with the final on 15 May 2013. Ludogorets Razgrad were the defending champions, but were eliminated by CSKA Sofia in the second round. Beroe Stara Zagora won the title, their second overall, after defeating Levski Sofia in the final by penalties.

2012–13 Bulgarian Cup
Country Bulgaria
ChampionsBeroe Stara Zagora
(2nd cup)
Runners-upLevski Sofia
UEFA Europa LeagueBeroe Stara Zagora

The winners of the competition, Beroe Stara Zagora, qualified for the second qualifying round of the 2013–14 UEFA Europa League.

Participating clubsEdit

The following teams competed in the cup:

2012–13 A Group
all clubs
2012–13 B Group
all clubs
Winners of 8 regional competitions

Ludogorets Razgrad
CSKA Sofia
Levski Sofia
Chernomorets Burgas
Litex Lovech
Lokomotiv Plovdiv
Cherno More Varna
Slavia Sofia
Minyor Pernik
Beroe Stara Zagora
Montana
Botev Vratsa
Lokomotiv Sofia
Etar Veliko Tarnovo
Pirin Gotse Delchev
Botev Plovdiv

Vidima-Rakovski Sevlievo
Kaliakra Kavarna
Svetkavitsa Targovishte
Neftochimic Burgas
Lyubimetz 2007
Bansko
Chavdar Etropole
Sliven 2000
Spartak Varna
Septemvri Simitli
Rakovski 2011
Shumen 2010
Spartak Pleven
Pirin Razlog

from North-West zone:

from North-East zone:

from South-East zone:

from South-West zone:

First roundEdit

The draw was conducted on 2 October 2012. The matches were played on 13 October 2012. On this stage the participants will be the 14 teams from the B PFG (second division) and the 8 winners from the regional amateur competitions. The team from the lower league has home advantage. Ten teams received a bye for the next round.

Note: Roman numerals in brackets denote the league tier the clubs participate in during the 2012–13 season.

Team 1  Score  Team 2
10 October 2012
Sliven 2000 (II) 1–5 Bansko (II)
13 October 2012
Pirin Razlog (II) 2–0 Svetkavitsa Targovishte (II)
Mesta Hadzhidimovo (III) 3−3 (a.e.t.)
(1–3 pen.)
Spartak Pleven (II)
Spartak Varna (II) 2–1 Shumen 2010 (II)
Sportist General Toshevo (III) 1–3 Lokomotiv Mezdra (III)
Akademik Svishtov (III) 1–0 Septemvri Simitli (II)

Second roundEdit

The draw was conducted on 18 October 2012. The first legs will be played on 30 October and 1 November 2012, the second legs are on 24 and 25 November 2012. On this stage the participants will be the 6 winners from the first round, the 10 teams, which receiveda bye and the 16 teams from A PFG (first division).

SummaryEdit

Note: Roman numerals in brackets denote the league tier the clubs participate in during the 2012–13 season.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Silistra 2009 (III) 2–4 Chavdar Etropole (II) 1–1 1–3
Minyor Pernik (I) 4–4 (a) Etar Veliko Tarnovo (I) 2–1 2–3
Beroe Stara Zagora (I) 4–1 Akademik Svishtov (III) 1–0 3–1
Lokomotiv 1929 Mezdra (III) 5–4 Kaliakra Kavarna (II) 4–0 1–4 (a.e.t.)
Eurocollege Plovdiv (IV) 1–9 Botev Plovdiv (I) 0–3 1–6
Spartak Varna (II) 4–4
(5–4 pen.)
Rakovski 2011 (II) 2–2 2–2 (a.e.t.)
Pirin Gotse Delchev (I) 3–2 Montana (I) 3–2 0–0
Spartak Pleven (II) 0–9 Chernomorets Burgas (I) 0–4 0–5
Levski Sofia (I) 4–0 Pirin Razlog (II) 3–0 1–0
Botev Vratsa (I) 1–2 Neftochimic Burgas (II) 1–1 0–1
Lokomotiv Sofia (I) 3–3 (a) Master Burgas (III) 2–0 1–3
Ludogorets Razgrad (I) 2–2 (a) CSKA Sofia (I) 1–2 1–0
Bansko (II) 8–2 Vidima-Rakovski Sevlievo (II) 6–1 2–1
Lyubimetz 2007 (II) 2–5 Slavia Sofia (I) 2–2 0–3
FC Strumska slava Radomir (III) 0–2 Cherno More Varna (I) 0–0 0–2
Lokomotiv Plovdiv (I) 0–2 Litex Lovech (I) 0–0 0–2

First LegsEdit

30 October 2012 Spartak Varna 2−2 Rakovski 2011 Varna
15:00 EET Dimitrov   18'46' Report Dimov   31'
Genchev   71'
Stadium: Spartak
Referee: Stoyan Denev (Veliko Tarnovo)
30 October 2012 Bansko 6−1 Vidima-Rakovski Sevlievo Bansko
15:00 EET Nakov   8'
Georgiev   27'
N. Ivanov   33'38'
Tonchev   58'66'
Report Ivanov   77' Stadium: St. Peter
Referee: Petar Dzhuganski (Sofia)
30 October 2012 Eurocollege Plovdiv 0−3 Botev Plovdiv Brestnik
17:00 EET Report Vranchev   22' (o.g.)
Karaslavov   28'
Dyakov   87'
Stadium: Berkut
Referee: Milen Dimitrov (Stara Zagora)
31 October 2012 Silistra 2009 1–1 Chavdar Etropole Silistra
15:00 EET Cherneshkov   12' Report S. Dimitrov   35' Stadium: Louis Eier
Referee: Mihail Yordanov (Razgrad)
31 October 2012 Minyor Pernik 2–1 Etar Veliko Tarnovo Pernik
15:00 EET Pavlov   17'
Mihov   85'
Report Pivaty   42' Stadium: Minyor
Referee: Nikola Popov (Sofia)
31 October 2012 Lokomotiv 1929 Mezdra 4–0 Kaliakra Kavarna Mezdra
15:00 EET Mishev   4'53'
Stamenov   42'
Redovski   45'
Report Stadium: Lokomotiv
Referee: Pavlin Tyutyundzhyan (Haskovo)
31 October 2012 Pirin Gotse Delchev 3–2 Montana Gotse Delchev
15:00 EET Panayotov   43'
Petrov   45'
Lazarov   86'
Report Antonov   62'
Sechkov   89'
Stadium: Gradski
Referee: Vihren Manev (Sofia)
31 October 2012 Botev Vratsa 1–1 Neftochimic Burgas Vratsa
15:00 EET Atanasov   70' Report Nikolov   10' Stadium: Hristo Botev
Referee: Tsvetan Krastev (Varna)
31 October 2012 Lokomotiv Sofia 2–0 Master Burgas Sofia
15:00 EET Iliev   34'
Dyulgerov   90'
Report Stadium: Ovcha Kupel
Referee: Dimitar Burov (Sofia)
31 October 2012 Lyubimetz 2007 2–2 Slavia Sofia Lyubimets
15:00 EET Trifonov   12'
Dimov   52'
Report Lazarov   46' (pen.)
R. Dimitrov   90+4'
Stadium: Gradski
Referee: Martin Bogdev (Burgas)
31 October 2012 FC Strumska slava Radomir 0–0 Cherno More Varna Radomir
15:00 EET Report Stadium: Gradski
Referee: Angel Bayaltsaliev (Sofia)
31 October 2012 Lokomotiv Plovdiv 0–0 Litex Lovech Plovdiv
15:00 EET Report Stadium: Lokomotiv
Referee: Nikolay Yordanov (Sofia)
31 October 2012 Levski Sofia 3−0 Pirin Razlog Sofia
17:00 EET Cristovão   29'
Silva   57'
Yovov   79'
Report Stadium: Georgi Asparuhov
Referee: Georgi Dimitrov (Sofia)
31 October 2012 Beroe Stara Zagora 1−0 Akademik Svishtov Stara Zagora
18:00 EET Martins   72' (pen.) Report Stadium: Beroe
Referee: Martin Aleksandrov (Sofia)
31 October 2012 Ludogorets Razgrad 1−2 CSKA Sofia Razgrad
20:45 EET Ivanov   11' Report Michel   34'
Sasha   61'
Stadium: Ludogorets Arena
Referee: Hristo Ristoskov (Blagoevgrad)
1 November 2012 Spartak Pleven 0−4 Chernomorets Burgas Pleven
15:00 EET Report Yordanov   42'
Terziev   45'
Mladenov   56'
Ouattara   82'
Stadium: Pleven
Referee: Georgi Yordanov (Gabrovo)

Second LegsEdit

23 November 2012 Master Burgas 3−1
(3−3a agg.)
Lokomotiv Sofia Balgarovo
13:00EET Rachev   17'47'
Stoychev   77'
Report Hristov   19' Stadium: Balgarovo
Referee: Tsvetan Krastev (Varna)
23 November 2012 Slavia Sofia 3−0
(5−2 agg.)
Lyubimetz 2007 Sofia
13:00 EET P. Dimitrov   3'
Kokonov   5'
Dimov   45' (o.g.)
Report Stadium: Ovcha Kupel
Referee: Stefan Apostolov (Blagoevgrad)
23 November 2012 Akademik Svishtov 1−3
(1−4 agg.)
Beroe Stara Zagora Svishtov
13:00 EET Petrov   87' Report Sales   13'75'
Caiado   40'
Stadium: Akademik
Referee: Dragomir Draganov (Sofia)
23 November 2012 Chernomorets Burgas 5−0
(9−0 agg.)
Spartak Pleven Burgas
16:00 EET Angelov   23'65'
Boli   31'
Trifonov   38'
Mendes   87'
Report Stadium: Lazur
Referee: Mihail Parushev (Varna)
23 November 2012 Litex Lovech 2−0
(2−0 agg.)
Lokomotiv Plovdiv Lovech
17:30 EET Isa   14'
G. Milanov   79' (pen.)
Report Stadium: Lovech
Referee: Nikola Popov (Varna)
24 November 2012 Botev Plovdiv 6−1
(9−1 agg.)
Eurocollege Plovdiv Brestnik
11:00 EET Kostov   22'29'75'
Arthur Henrique   40'
Rahov   57'
Dyakov   80'
Report Vasilev   69' (pen.) Stadium: Berkut
Attendance: 750
Referee: Mihail Tsonev (Sofia)
24 November 2012 Rakovski 2011 2−2 (a.e.t.)
(4−4 agg.)
(4−5 p)
Spartak Varna Rakovski
13:00 EET Orlovski   76'
Dimov   79'
Report S. Ivanov   6'
Kostadinov   51'
Stadium: Legia
Referee: Valentin Stanchev (Varna)
24 November 2012 Vidima-Rakovski Sevlievo 1−2
(2−8 agg.)
Bansko Sevlievo
13:00 EET Kozhuharov   50' Report Popev   76'
P.Tonchev   82'
Stadium: Rakovski
Referee: Adrian Petrov (Sofia)
24 November 2012 Chavdar Etropole 3−1
(4−2 agg.)
Silistra 2009 Etropole
13:00 EET Chochev   63'
Etov   70'
Vasilev   77'
Report   25' Stadium: Chavdar
Referee: Martin Stoimenov (Sofia)
24 November 2012 Etar Veliko Tarnovo 3−2
(4−4a agg.)
Minyor Pernik Veliko Tarnovo
13:00 EET K.Trifonov   43'77'90' Report Pavlov   23'
Vladinov   27'
Stadium: Ivaylo
Referee: Angel Bayaltsaliev (Sofia)
24 November 2012 Kaliakra Kavarna 4−1 (a.e.t.)
(4−5 agg.)
Lokomotiv 1929 Mezdra Kavarna
13:00 EET S.Stanev   34'
Andonov   43'
Hristov   47'
Uzunov   86'
Report Kamenov   92' Stadium: Kavarna
Referee: Dimitar Zhelyazkov (Varna)
24 November 2012 Montana 0−0
(2−3 agg.)
Pirin Gotse Delchev Montana
13:00 EET Report Stadium: Ogosta
Referee: Stoyan Denev (Veliko Tarnovo)
24 November 2012 Cherno More Varna 2−0
(2−0 agg.)
FC Strumska slava Radomir Varna
13:00 EET Kapitanov   15'
A.Iliev   82'
Report Stadium: Ticha
Referee: Georgi Davidov (Veliko Tarnovo)
24 November 2012 Pirin Razlog 0−1
(0−4 agg.)
Levski Sofia Razlog
13:00 EET Report João Silva   90' Stadium: Gradski
Referee: Dragan Stoykov (Blagoevgrad)
24 November 2012 CSKA Sofia 0−1
(2a−2 agg.)
Ludogorets Razgrad Sofia
13:30 EET Report Gargorov   78' Stadium: Vasil Levski
Referee: Stanislav Todorov (Shumen)
24 November 2012 Neftochimic Burgas 1−0
(2−1 agg.)
Botev Vratsa Dolno Ezerovo
16:30 EET Andonov   6' Report Stadium: Cherveno Zname
Referee: Angel Angelov (Sofia)

Third roundEdit

The draw was conducted on 26 November 2012. The first legs will be played on 2 and 3 December 2012, the second legs are on 15 and 16 December 2012. On this stage the participants will be the 16 winners from the second round.

SummaryEdit

Note: Roman numerals in brackets denote the league tier the clubs participate in during the 2012–13 season.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Lokomotiv Sofia (I) 3–2 Chernomorets Burgas (I) 3–1 0–1
Pirin Gotse Delchev (I) 2–1 Neftochimic Burgas (II) 1–0 1–1
Levski Sofia (I) 4–1 Cherno More Varna (I) 4–0 0–1
Slavia Sofia (I) 4–0 Botev Plovdiv (I) 3–0 1–0
Chavdar Etropole (II) 0–7 CSKA Sofia (I) 0–2 0–5
Bansko (II) 2–3 Minyor Pernik (I) 1–1 1–2
Spartak Varna (II) 1–8 Litex Lovech (I) 0–1 1–7
Beroe Stara Zagora (I) 8–1 Lokomotiv 1929 Mezdra (III) 4–0 4–1

First LegsEdit

2 December 2012 Slavia Sofia 3–0 Botev Plovdiv Sofia
13:00 EET Zhelev   14'
P. Dimitrov   43'75'
Report Stadium: Ovcha Kupel
Attendance: 580
Referee: Aleksandar Kostadinov (Sofia)
2 December 2012 Pirin Gotse Delchev 1–0 Neftochimic Burgas Gotse Delchev
14:00 EET Hazurov   74' (pen.) Report Stadium: Gradski
Attendance: 580
Referee: Georgi Yordanov (Gabrovo)
2 December 2012 Chavdar Etropole 0–2 CSKA Sofia Etropole
14:00 EET Report Michel   29'
Anicet   89'
Stadium: Chavdar
Attendance: 3,400
Referee: Ivan Kirilov (Varna)
2 December 2012 Bansko 1–1 Minyor Pernik Bansko
14:00 EET S. Georgiev   78' Report Yurukov   14' Stadium: St. Peter
Attendance: 410
Referee: Nikolay Yordanov (Sofia)
2 December 2012 Spartak Varna 0–1 Litex Lovech Varna
14:00 EET Report G. Milanov   11' Stadium: Spartak
Attendance: 870
Referee: Georgi Kabakov (Plovdiv)
2 December 2012 Beroe Stara Zagora 4–0 Lokomotiv 1929 Mezdra Stara Zagora
14:00 EET Caiado   29'
Martins   38'
Velev   66'
Andonov   90'
Report Stadium: Beroe
Attendance: 250
Referee: Vladimir Valkov (Plovdiv)
2 December 2012 Levski Sofia 4–0 Cherno More Varna Sofia
15:45 EET Mulder   11'51'
Silva   54'75' (pen.)
Report Stadium: Georgi Asparuhov
Attendance: 1,150
Referee: Stefan Spasov (Pernik)
3 December 2012 Lokomotiv Sofia 3–1 Chernomorets Burgas Sofia
14:00 EET Iliev   8'
Petrov   45'
Pavlov   75'
Report Terziev   57' Stadium: Ovcha Kupel
Attendance: 180
Referee: Radan Miryanov (Varna)

Second LegEdit

12 December 2012 Litex Lovech 7−1
(8−1 agg.)
Spartak Varna Lovech
13:00 EET Zakov   19'52'75'
Isa   21'38'
Kostadinov   44'
Vajushi   86'
Report Dimitrov   57' Stadium: Lovech
Attendance: 170
Referee: Angel Bayaltsaliev (Sofia)
15 December 2012 Chernomorets Burgas 1−0
(2−3 agg.)
Lokomotiv Sofia Burgas
13:00 EET Boli   12' Report Stadium: Lazur
Attendance: 500
Referee: Stanislav Todorov (Shumen)
15 December 2012 Cherno More Varna 1−0
(1−4 agg.)
Levski Sofia Varna
13:00 EET Kolev   69' Report Stadium: Ticha
Attendance: 2,090
Referee: Georgi Kabakov (Plovdiv)
15 December 2012 CSKA Sofia 5−0
(7−0 agg.)
Chavdar Etropole Blagoevgrad
13:00 EET Anicet   16'
Tássio   39'50'
Priso   64'
Dolapchiev   87'
Report Stadium: Hristo Botev
Attendance: 590
Referee: Georgi Dimitrov (Sofia)
15 December 2012 Minyor Pernik 2−1
(3−2 agg.)
Bansko Pernik
13:00 EET Brahimi   9'
Hadzhiev   51'
Report Tonchev   28' Stadium: Minyor
Attendance: 280
Referee: Georgi Ignatov (Sofia)
15 December 2012 Lokomotiv 1929 Mezdra 1−4
(1−8 agg.)
Beroe Stara Zagora Mezdra
13:00 EET Kamenov   50' Report Raynov   10'82'
Hristov   48'
Martins   89'
Stadium: Lokomotiv
Attendance: 110
Referee: Vihren Manev (Sofia)
16 December 2012 Botev Plovdiv 0–1
(0–4 agg.)
Slavia Sofia Plovdiv
13:00 EET Report Popara   33' Stadium: Hristo Botev
Attendance: 3,300
Referee: Georgi Yordanov (Gabrovo)
16 December 2012 Neftochimic Burgas 1–1
(1–2 agg.)
Pirin Gotse Delchev Nova Zagora
13:00 EET R.Nikolov   87' Report Kotsev   24' Stadium: Zagorets
Attendance: 330
Referee: Radoslav Stanev (Varna)

QuarterfinalsEdit

The draw was conducted on 18 December 2012. On this stage the participants will be the 8 winners from the third round.

SummaryEdit

Note: Roman numerals in brackets denote the league tier the clubs participate in during the 2012–13 season.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Beroe Stara Zagora (I) 4–1 Pirin Gotse Delchev (I) 1–0 3–1
Levski Sofia (I) 2–2 (a) Litex Lovech (I) 1–0 1–2
Lokomotiv Sofia (I) 1–0 CSKA Sofia (I) 0–0 1–0
Minyor Pernik (I) 3–5 Slavia Sofia (I) 2–5 1–0

First LegsEdit

13 March 2013 Lokomotiv Sofia 0−0 CSKA Sofia Svoge
15:30 EET Report Stadium: Chavdar Tsvetkov
Attendance: 230
Referee: Aleksandar Kostadinov (Sofia)
13 March 2013 Minyor Pernik 2−5 Slavia Sofia Pernik
15:30 EET Petrov   64'
Yalamov   71'
Report P. Dimitrov   11'18'
Zhelev   34'
Livramento   50'
Lazarov   60'
Stadium: Minyor
Attendance: 1,040
Referee: Ivaylo Stoyanov (Petrich)
13 March 2013 Beroe Stara Zagora 1−0 Pirin Gotse Delchev Stara Zagora
17:30 EET Élio   25' Report Stadium: Beroe
Attendance: 1,670
Referee: Nikolay Yordanov (Sofia)
13 March 2013 Levski Sofia 1−0 Litex Lovech Sofia
18:00 EET Rodrigues   22' Report Stadium: Georgi Asparuhov
Attendance: closed doors
Referee: Ahmed Ahmed (Burgas)

Second LegEdit

3 April 2013 CSKA Sofia 0–1
(0–1 agg.)
Lokomotiv Sofia Sofia
15:30 EET Report Peev   85' (pen.) Stadium: Balgarska Armiya
Attendance: 550
Referee: Kalin Lyudmilov (Sofia)
3 April 2013 Pirin Gotse Delchev 1–3
(1–4 agg.)
Beroe Stara Zagora Gotse Delchev
16:00 EET Marchev   73' Report Elias   20'
Andonov   45+2'
Djoman   65'
Stadium: Gradski
Attendance: 900
Referee: Stefan Spasov (Pernik)
3 April 2013 Slavia Sofia 0–1
(5–3 agg.)
Minyor Pernik Sofia
16:00 EET Report Okechukwu   88' Stadium: Ovcha Kupel
Attendance: 150
Referee: Georgi Dimitrov (Sofia)
3 April 2013 Litex Lovech 2–1
(2–2a agg.)
Levski Sofia Lovech
18:00 EET Milanov   49'
Isa   75'
Report Mulder   40' Stadium: Lovech
Attendance: 5,500
Referee: Stanislav Todorov (Shumen)

SemifinalsEdit

The matches were played on 17 and 24 April 2013. At this stage the participants will be the four winners from the quarter-finals. The team from the lower league has home advantage.

SummaryEdit

Note: Roman numerals in brackets denote the league tier the clubs participated in during the 2012–13 season.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Slavia Sofia (I) 0–1 Beroe Stara Zagora (I) 0–0 0–1
Levski Sofia (I) 3–1 Lokomotiv Sofia (I) 3–1 0–0

First legEdit

17 April 2013 Levski Sofia 3−1 Lokomotiv Sofia Sofia
17:45 EET Rodrigues   62'74'
Velev   83'
Report Iliev   81' Stadium: Georgi Asparuhov
Attendance: 1,250
Referee: Hristo Ristoskov (Blagoevgrad)
18 April 2013 Slavia Sofia 0–0 Beroe Stara Zagora Sofia
15:30 EET Report Stadium: Ovcha Kupel
Attendance: 1,090
Referee: Tsvetan Krastev (Varna)

Second legEdit

24 April 2013 Lokomotiv Sofia 0−0
(1−3 agg.)
Levski Sofia Sofia
15:30 EET Report Stadium: Lokomotiv
Attendance: 1,300
Referee: Nikola Popov (Sofia)
25 April 2013 Beroe Stara Zagora 1−0
(1−0 agg.)
Slavia Sofia Stara Zagora
17:30 EET Andonov   87' Report Stadium: Beroe
Attendance: 10,000
Referee: Georgi Kabakov (Plovdiv)

FinalEdit

Beroe3–3Levski Sofia
Martins   16'28'
Andonov   79'
Report Yordanov   24'
Silva   81'
Rodrigues   87'
Penalties
Sayoud  
Ivanov  
Krumov  
Stoychev  
Elias  
3–1   Silva
  Mulder
  Velev
  Angelov
Attendance: 7,800
Referee: Tsvetan Krastev[1]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Цветан Кръстев ще свири финала Берое – Левски" (in Bulgarian). gong.bg. 2013-05-13.