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The Cupa României Final was the final match of the 2011–12 Cupa României, played between Rapid București and Dinamo București. The match was played on 23 May 2012 at the Arena Națională in Bucharest. Dinamo won the match 1-0, triumphing for the 13th time in this competition while Rapid lost its 6th final.

2012 Cupa României Final
Event2011–12 Cupa României
Date23 May 2012
VenueArena Națională, Bucharest
Man of the MatchDjakaridja Koné (Dinamo)
RefereeDaniele Orsato (Italy)
Attendance40,000
2011
2013

It was the first final played on the new Arena Națională and the first in Bucharest since 2006. Adrian Scarlatache scored the only goal of the match in the 58th minute while Djakaridja Koné was named Man of the Match. Winners Dinamo faced Romanian Champions CFR Cluj, on the same stadium on 17 July in the Romanian Supercup.

Contents

Route to the finalEdit

Dinamo București

Round of 32 Dinamo București 1 – 0 Luceafărul Oradea
Round of 16 Dinamo București 5 – 0 Gaz Metan Severin
Quarter-finals Dinamo București 2 – 1 Petrolul Ploiești
Semifinals 1st Leg Dinamo București 1 – 0 Gaz Metan Mediaș
Semifinals 2nd Leg Gaz Metan Mediaș 2 – 1

agg.: 2 – 2 (a)
Dinamo București

Rapid București

Round of 32 Rapid București 4 – 1 Juventus București
Round of 16 Rapid București 5 – 0 CS Otopeni
Quarter-finals Rapid București 2 – 0 Pandurii Târgu Jiu
Semifinals 1st Leg FC Vaslui 0 – 1 Rapid București
Semifinals 2nd Leg Rapid București 3 – 2
agg.: 4 – 2
FC Vaslui

MatchEdit

Rapid București0 – 1Dinamo București
Grigorie   70'
Oros   90+1'
  58' Scarlatache
  68' Niculae
  90+5' Naumovski
Attendance: 40,000
Referee: Daniele Orsato (Italy)
RAPID:
GK 01   Dănuț Coman
RB 14   Mihai Roman
CB 04   Marcos António (c)
CB 15   Cristian Oros   90+2'
LB 19   Vladimir Božović
DM 05   Dan Alexa   79'
CM 80   Filipe Teixeira
CM 08   Nicolae Grigore
RW 24   Romeo Surdu   59'
LW 07   Ciprian Deac
FW 10   Ovidiu Herea   74'
Substitutes:
GK 82   Cosmin Vâtcă
FW 09   Alexandru Ioniță   79'
FW 11   Daniel Pancu   74'
CB 16   Ovidiu Burcă
RB 17   Valentin Crețu
CM 20   Ștefan Grigorie   70'   59'
DM 23   Miloš Pavlović
Manager:
  Răzvan Lucescu
DINAMO:
GK 23   Kristijan Naumovski   90+5'
RB 24   Srdjan Luchin
CB 21   Dragoș Grigore
CB 30   Cosmin Moți
LB 15   Adrian Scarlatache
RW 20   Alexandru Curtean
DM 05   Djakaridja Koné
DM 26   Laurențiu Rus
LW 10   Marius Alexe   67'
FW 09   Marius Niculae (c)   68'   81'
FW 25   Ionel Dănciulescu   71'
Substitutes:
GK 34   Cristian Bălgrădean
LB 03   Cristian Pulhac   67'
CM 07   Cătălin Munteanu   71'
CM 19   Iulian Tameș
RW 22   Sorin Strătilă
FW 29   George Țucudean   81'
LM 32   Nicolae Mușat
Manager:
  Dario Bonetti

MAN OF THE MATCH

MATCH OFFICIALS

  • Assistant referees:
    • Nicola Andrea Nicoletti
    • Massimiliano Grilli
  • Fourth official:

MATCH RULES

  • 90 minutes.
  • 30 minutes of extra-time if necessary.
  • Penalty shoot-out if scores still level.
  • Seven named substitutes.
  • Maximum of three substitutions.

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