2014–15 Croatian Football Cup

The 2014–15 Croatian Football Cup was the twenty-fourth season of Croatia's football knockout competition. The defending champions are Rijeka, having won their third title the previous year by defeating Dinamo Zagreb in the final.

2014–15 Croatian Football Cup
Country Croatia
Teams48
ChampionsDinamo Zagreb (13th title)
Runners-upRNK Split
Matches played53
Goals scored189 (3.57 per match)
Top goal scorer(s)Ángelo Henríquez (6)

CalendarEdit

Round Date(s) Number of fixtures Clubs New entries this round Goals / games
Preliminary round 27 August 2014 16 32 → 16 32 62 / 16
First round 24 September 2014 16 32 → 16 16 64 / 16
Second round 29 October 2014 8 16 → 8 none 32 / 8
Quarter-finals 11 February and 4 March 2015 8 8 → 4 none 25 / 8
Semi-finals 8 and 22 April 2015 4 4 → 2 none 6 / 4
Final 20 May 2015 1 2 → 1 none 0 / 1

Preliminary roundEdit

The draw for the preliminary round was held on 11 August 2014 with matches scheduled on 27 August 2014.

Tie no Home team Score Away team
1 Vuteks Sloga 3–0 (aet) Mladost Cernik
2 Plitvica 1–7 Bistra
3** RNK Split 1–0 Croatia Grabrovnica
4 Segesta 3–1 Mladost Ždralovi
5 Lučko 0–1 Novigrad
6 Mladost Antin 4–1 Mladost Palinovec
7 Slavonija Požega 8–0 Croatia Lički Osik
8 Ponikve 4–1 (aet) Radoboj
9* Lekenik 2–1 (aet) Stupnik
10 Funtana 2–0 Podravina Ludbreg
11 Zrinski Jurjevac 4–0 Ogulin
12 BSK Bijelo Brdo 4–0 Vodice
13 GOŠK Dubrovnik 3–0 Suhopolje
14 Primorac Biograd 0–1 Međimurje
15 Opatija 3–2 Borac Imbriovec
16 Podravac 3–2 (aet) Oriolik

* Match played on 26 August.

** Match played on 3 September.

First roundEdit

First round proper will consist of 16 single-legged matches, with 16 winners of the preliminary round joined by 16 clubs with the highest cup coefficients. Matches are scheduled for 24 September 2014.

Tie no Home team Score Away team
1 Ponikve 1–2 Dinamo Zagreb
2 Funtana 0–2 Hajduk Split
3** Lekenik 2–4 Rijeka
4 Vuteks Sloga 0–3 Osijek
5 Zrinski Jurjevac 1–5 Slaven Belupo
6 Mladost Antin 0–1 Varaždin
7 Bistra 0–2 Cibalia
8 Podravac 1–3 Šibenik
9 Slavonija Požega 2–3 Istra 1961
10 Opatija 3–3 (6–5 p) Zagreb
11* BSK Bijelo Brdo 2–5 Lokomotiva
12 Novigrad 2–0 Inter Zaprešić
13 Zagora Unešić 1–5 Zadar
14 GOŠK Dubrovnik 7–0 Pomorac Kostrena
15 Međimurje 0–2 Vinogradar
16 Segesta 0–2 RNK Split

* Match played on 23 September.

** Match played on 15 October.

Second roundEdit

The second round was contested on 29 October 2014 by 16 winners from the first round in eight single-legged fixtures.

Tie no Home team Score Away team
1 Opatija 2–4 (aet) Dinamo Zagreb
2 Novigrad 2–3 Hajduk Split
3 GOŠK Dubrovnik 0–3 Rijeka
4 RNK Split 2–0 Osijek
5 Vinogradar 3–0 Slaven Belupo
6 Zadar 5–1 Varaždin
7 Lokomotiva 3–2 Cibalia
8* Istra 1961 2–0 Šibenik

* Match played on 28 October.

Quarter-finalsEdit

Quarter-final ties will be played over two legs, scheduled for 11 February and 4 March 2015. The round featured eight winners from the second round. The unseeded draw for quarter-final pairings was held on 4 November.[1]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Vinogradar 0–6 Hajduk Split 0–3 0–3
Istra 1961 0–4 Dinamo Zagreb 0–1 0–3
Rijeka 8–1 Lokomotiva 4–1 4–0
RNK Split 5–1 Zadar 1–0 4–1

Semi-finalsEdit

Semi-final ties will be played over two legs and are scheduled for 8 and 22 April 2015. The round featured four winners from the quarter-final. The unseeded draw for semi-final pairings was held on 6 March.[2]

First legsEdit

Dinamo Zagreb2 – 1Rijeka
Machado   70'
Henriquez   81'
Report
(in Croatian)
Lešković   6'
Attendance: 3,100
Referee: Bruno Marić (Daruvar)

Hajduk Split1 – 1RNK Split
Sušić   33' Report
(in Croatian)
Erceg   31'
Attendance: 6,000
Referee: Domagoj Vučkov (Rijeka)

Second legsEdit

RNK Split1 – 0Hajduk Split
Cikalleshi   44' (pen.) Report
(in Croatian)
Attendance: 3,500
Referee: Ivan Bebek (Rijeka)

Split won 2–1 on aggregate.


Rijeka0 – 0Dinamo Zagreb
Report
(in Croatian)
Attendance: 8,000
Referee: Mario Zebec (Cestica)

Dinamo Zagreb won 2–1 on aggregate.

FinalEdit

The final was played over one leg on 20 May 2015.

Dinamo Zagreb0 − 0 (a.e.t.)RNK Split
Report
(in Croatian)
Penalties
Henriquez  
Taravel  
Pivarić  
Machado  
4 − 2   Barbarić
  Rog
  Blagojević
  Mršić
Attendance: 11,124
Referee: Ivan Bebek (Rijeka)

0–0 on aggregate. Dinamo Zagreb won 4–2 in penalty shootout.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Parovi četvrtfinala Kupa: Hajduk izvukao Vinogradar, Zagrepčani u Istru i na Kvarner" (in Croatian). Sportnet.hr. 4 November 2014. Retrieved 4 November 2014.
  2. ^ "Dinamo na Rijeku u polufinalu, Hajduk u dalmatinskom srazu čeka Split ili Zadar" (in Croatian). Sportnet.hr. 6 March 2015. Retrieved 6 March 2015.

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