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2015–16 Croatian Football Cup

The 2015–16 Croatian Football Cup was the twenty-fifth season of Croatia's football knockout competition. The defending champions were Dinamo Zagreb, having won their thirteenth title the previous year by defeating RNK Split in the final.

2015–16 Croatian Football Cup
Country Croatia
Teams48
ChampionsDinamo Zagreb
Runners-upSlaven Belupo
Matches played47
Goals scored170 (3.62 per match)
Top goal scorer(s)Marin Tomasov (5)
All statistics correct as of 10 May 2016.

CalendarEdit

Round Date(s) Number of fixtures Clubs New entries this round Goals / games
Preliminary round 26 August 2015 16 32 → 16 32 62 / 16
First round 23 September 2015 16 32 → 16 16 64 / 14
Second round 28 October 2015 8 16 → 8 none 24 / 8
Quarter-finals 2 December 2015 4 8 → 4 none 7 / 4
Semi-finals 16 March & 6 April 2016 4 4 → 2 none 12 / 4
Final 10 May 2016 1 2 → 1 none 3 / 1

Source:[1]

Preliminary roundEdit

The draw for the preliminary round was held on 4 August 2015 at 10:00 in Zagreb. The matches were played on 26 August 2015.[2]

Tie no Home team Score Away team
1 Koprivnica 0−2 HAŠK
2 Oštrc Zlatar 1−0 Mosor
3 Duga Resa 1929 2−2 (5–3 p) Slavonija Požega
4 Bistra 1−5 Lekenik
5 Segesta 0−1 Mladost Ždralovi
6 Croatia Grabrovnica 4−0 Sloga Čakovec
7 Suhopolje 0−2 Tehničar 1974
8* Zagora Unešić 2−3 Gorica
9 Vuteks Sloga 1−2 Funtana
10 Omladinac Gornja Vrba 6−1 Sloga Novi Mikanovci
11 Nedelišće 3−3 (3–5 p) Sloga Nova Gradiška
12 BŠK Zmaj 4−1 (aet) Đakovo Croatia
13 Opatija 5−1 Polet Cestica
14 Bednja 0−0 (5–3 p) Primorac Biograd
15 Nehaj Senj 3−2 BSK Bijelo Brdo
16* Jadran Poreč 4–1 ZET

* Matches played on 25 August.

First roundEdit

First round consisted of 16 single-legged matches, with 16 winners from the preliminary round joined by 16 clubs with the highest cup coefficients. The matches were played on 23 September 2015.[3]

Tie no Home team Score Away team
1* Oštrc Zlatar 1–7 Dinamo Zagreb
2 Sloga Nova Gradiška 0–7 Hajduk Split
3 Bednja 0–10 Rijeka
4* Duga Resa 1929 1–3 Osijek
5 Tehničar 1974 0–3 Slaven Belupo
6 Omladinac Gornja Vrba 0–6 Cibalia
7 Nehaj Senj 0–8 Lokomotiva
8 Croatia Grabrovnica 0–2 Istra 1961
9 Mladost Ždralovi bye VŠNK Varaždin
10 Funtana 0–3 Zagreb
11* Jadran Poreč 0–3 Zadar
12 Lekenik 1–0 (aet) Vinogradar
13* BŠK Zmaj 2–3 Inter Zaprešić
14 Gorica 0–0 (4–5 p) Šibenik
15 Opatija 4–0 Zelina
16 Pomorac Kostrena bye HAŠK

* Matches played on 22 September.

Second roundEdit

Second round consisted of eight single-legged ties, with 16 winners from the first round. The pairings were determined by cup coefficients. The matches were played on 28 October 2015.[4]

Tie no Home team Score Away team
1* Mladost Ždralovi 1–3 Dinamo Zagreb
2 Lekenik 1–5 Hajduk Split
3 Opatija 0–3 Rijeka
4 HAŠK 0–2 Osijek
5* Šibenik 0–2 Slaven Belupo
6* Inter Zaprešić 0–0 (4–3 p) Cibalia
7 Zadar 2–2 (4–5 p) Lokomotiva
8 Zagreb 2–1 (aet) Istra 1961

* Matches played on 27 October.

Quarter-finalsEdit

Quarter-finals consisted of four single-legged ties and included eight winners from the second round. The pairings were determined by cup coefficients. The matches were played on 2 December 2015.[5]

Tie no Home team Score Away team
1* Inter Zaprešić 0–1 Dinamo Zagreb
2 Zagreb 1–2 Hajduk Split
3** Lokomotiva 0–1 Rijeka
4 Slaven Belupo 1–1 (4–1 p) Osijek

* Match played on 10 February.

** Match played on 8 December.

Semi-finalsEdit

Semi-final were played over two legs on 16 March and 6 April 2016. The round featured four winners from the quarter-final. The unseeded draw for semi-final pairings was held on 15 February.[6]

First legsEdit

Rijeka2–1Slaven Belupo
Bezjak   10'
Matei   15'
Report
(in Croatian)
Christensen   71'
Attendance: 4,596
Referee: Mario Zebec (Cestica)

Hajduk Split0–2Dinamo Zagreb
Report
(in Croatian)
Soudani   23'
Ćorić   29'
Attendance: 12,973
Referee: Damir Batinić (Osijek)

Second legsEdit

Slaven Belupo3–0Rijeka
Ejupi   43'
Ozobić   54'
Pokrivač   72'
Report
(in Croatian)
Attendance: 2,500
Referee: Damir Batinić (Osijek)

Slaven Belupo won 4–2 on aggregate.


Dinamo Zagreb4–0Hajduk Split
Brekalo   2'
Fernandes   24'   50'
Soudani   67'
Report
(in Croatian)
Attendance: 7,932
Referee: Ivan Bebek (Rijeka)

Dinamo won 6–0 on aggregate.

FinalEdit

The final was played over one leg on 10 May 2016 at Stadion Gradski vrt, Osijek.

Dinamo Zagreb2−1Slaven Belupo
Pjaca   31' (pen.)
Rog   77'
Report Ejupi   61'
Attendance: 2,282
Referee: Ante Vučemilović-Šimunović (Osijek)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Glasnik - Službeno glasilo Hrvatskog nogometnog saveza" (PDF). HNS-CFF.hr (in Croatian). 4 March 2015. Retrieved 31 May 2015.
  2. ^ "Preliminary round draw". HNS-CFF.hr (in Croatian). 4 August 2015. Retrieved 4 August 2015.
  3. ^ "First round draw". HNS-CFF.hr (in Croatian). 28 August 2015. Retrieved 28 August 2015.
  4. ^ "Second round draw". HNS-CFF.hr (in Croatian). 23 September 2015. Retrieved 4 August 2015.
  5. ^ "Quarter-finals draw". HNS-CFF.hr (in Croatian). 23 September 2015. Retrieved 4 August 2015.
  6. ^ "HAJDUK NA DINAMO, RIJEKA NA SLAVEN BELUPO". HNS-CFF.hr (in Croatian). 15 February 2016. Retrieved 15 February 2016.

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