2015–16 Ukrainian Cup

The 2015–16 Ukrainian Cup is the 25th annual season of Ukraine's football knockout competition. The decision on a schedule of competitions for clubs from the First and Second League in the composition was confirmed on 3 July 2015 at a session of Central Council of the Professional Football League of Ukraine[1]

2015–16 Ukrainian Cup
Kubok Ukrainy
Country Ukraine
Championship venueArena Lviv, Lviv
Teams45
ChampionsShakhtar Donetsk (10th title)
Runners-upZorya Luhansk
Semi-finalists
UEFA Europe Leaguenone[a]
Matches played45
Goals scored129 (2.87 per match)
Top goal scorer(s)4–Andriy Yarmolenko (Dynamo) & Oleksandr Karavayev (Zorya)

FormatEdit

Starting with Round of 32 teams were divided equally on seeded and unseeded in relation to the current rating of teams before the start of each stage. Seeded teams are teams that are located in the upper half of the rating, unseeded–in the lower.[2]

Round of 16, quarterfinals and semifinals consist of two legs.[2]

Starting with the Round of 16 and to semifinals, the host teams in the first leg is unseeded team, while in the second leg–seeded.[2]

Team allocationEdit

DistributionEdit

Preliminary round
(26 teams)
Round 1
(32 teams)
  • 13 winners from the Preliminary round

Round and draw datesEdit

Phase Round Draw date Game date
Qualifying Round of 64 3 July 2015 22 July 2015
Main event Round of 32 29 July 2015 22 August 2015
Round of 16 28 August 2015 First leg: 23 September 2015
Second leg: 28 October 2015
Quarter-finals 30 October 2015[3] First leg: 2 March 2016
Second leg: TBD[3]
Semi-finals 8 April 2016 First leg: 20 April 2016
Second leg: 11 May 2016
Final 21 May 2016

Competition scheduleEdit

Preliminary round (1/32)Edit

In this round entered 10 clubs from the First League, 14 clubs from the Second League and two representatives from the 2014 Ukrainian Amateur Cup. The round matches were played on 22 July 2015.[4]

Arsenal-Kyivshchyna Bila Tserkva (2L) 0–2 (1L) Obolon-Brovar Kyiv
Arsenal Kyiv (2L) 1–0[b] (2L) Veres Rivne
Kremin Kremenchuk (2L) 0–4 (1L) Cherkaskyi Dnipro
Real Pharma Odesa (2L) 0–0 (a.e.t.), p. 4–5 (2L) Krystal Kherson
FC Nikopol-NPHU (2L) 1–3 (1L) FC Ternopil
Naftovyk-Ukrnafta Okhtyrka (1L) 3–1 (1L) Nyva Ternopil
Kolos Kovalivka (2L) 1–3 (1L) FC Sumy
Avanhard Kramatorsk (1L) 2–1 (1L) FC Poltava
Bukovyna Chernivtsi (2L) 0–0 (a.e.t.), p. 4–5 (1L) MFC Mykolaiv
SCC Demnya (AM) 1–2 (a.e.t.) (2L) Inhulets Petrove
Myr Hornostayivka (2L) 6–0 (2L) Barsa Sumy
Balkany Zorya(1) (AM) 2–1 (2L) Skala Stryi
Enerhiya Nova Kakhovka (2L) 0–4 (1L) Hirnyk Kryvyi Rih
Notes:
  • ^(1) The competition allows for the finalists of the Ukrainian Amateur Cup. However the winner of the 2014 Ukrainian Amateur Cup, AF Piatykhatska Volodymyrivka (renamed as FC Inhulets Petrove) joined the PFL. Hence the PFL replaced their vacated spot with the highest ranked team. Since both of the semi-finalists of the Amateur Cup also joined the PFL, of the remaining quarter-finalists, Balkany Zorya was the highest ranked team.

Round of 32Edit

In this round all 14 teams from the 2014–15 Ukrainian Premier League, 5 highest ranking clubs from 2014–15 Ukrainian First League and 13 winners from the Preliminary round enter this stage of the competition which also includes 8 teams from the 2014–15 Ukrainian First League, 4 teams from the 2014–15 Ukrainian Second League and last season's Ukrainian Amateur Cup quarter-finalist.[5] The draw for this round was held on 29 July 2015 at the House of Football in Kiev.[5]

21 August 2015 Cherkaskyi Dnipro (1L)1–3 (PL) Stal Dniprodzerzhynsk Tsentralnyi Stadion, Cherkasy
18:00 Batalskyi   83' Report Kozak   21'
Burlin   53' (o.g.)
Kulach   69'
Attendance: 3,650
Referee: Serhiy Dankovskyi
22 August 2015 Balkany Zorya (AM)0–1 (PL) Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk B. Y. Tropanets Stadium, Zorya
14:00 Report Rotan   84' Attendance: 10,000
Referee: Volodymyr Milanych
22 August 2015 Zirka Kirovohrad (1L) 1–1 (a.e.t.)
(5–4 p)
(PL) Karpaty LvivZirka Stadium, Kirovohrad
16:00 Zahalskyi   70' (pen.) Report Chachua   50' Attendance: 5,200
Referee: Mykhailo Mytrovskyi
Penalties
Loktionov  
Kucherenko  
Kovalyov  
Dopilka  
Kavatsiv  
Karnoza  
Daushvili  
Holodyuk  
Khudobyak  
Kravets  
22 August 2015 Hirnyk-Sport Komsomolsk (1L)0–6 (PL) Dynamo Kyiv Yunist Stadium, Komsomolsk
17:00 Report Kravets   26'
Yarmolenko   39'65'76'
Veloso   56'
Antunes   67'
Attendance: 3,000
Referee: Andriy Yabonskyi
22 August 2015 Inhulets Petrove (2L)0–2 (PL) Volyn Lutsk Inhulets Stadium, Petrove
17:00 Report Matei   26'80' (pen.) Attendance: 1,720
Referee: Oleksandr Pavlyuk
22 August 2015 Hirnyk Kryvyi Rih (1L) 3–0(1L) Illichivets MariupolMetalurh Stadium, Kryvyi Rih
17:00 Sitalo   2'
Borovskyi   69'81'
Report Attendance: 4,000
Referee: Roman Kalyta
22 August 2015 Arsenal Kyiv (2L)0–3 (PL) Shakhtar Donetsk V. Bannikov Stadium, Kyiv
17:00 Report Malyshev   23'
Eduardo   41'
Hryn   75'
Attendance: 1,500
Referee: Andriy Kuzmin
22 August 2015 MFC Mykolaiv (1L) 2–1(PL) Metalist KharkivTsentralnyi Stadion, Mykolaiv
17:00 Batyushyn   28'79' Report Lyopa   30' Attendance: 10,000
Referee: Vadym Sayik
22 August 2015 FC Sumy (1L)0–1 (1L) Obolon-Brovar Kyiv Yuvileiny Stadium, Sumy
17:00 Report Shevchuk   46' Attendance: 1,789
Referee: Dmytro Kryvushkin
22 August 2015 Myr Hornostayivka (2L)0–2 (PL) Chornomorets Odesa Zatys Stadium, Horonostayivka
17:00 Report Slinkin   29'
Kovalets   74'
Attendance: 1,250
Referee: Yuriy Ivanov
22 August 2015 Desna Chernihiv (1L)1–1 (a.e.t.)
(2–4 p)
(PL) Vorskla Poltava Yuri Gagarin Stadium, Chernihiv
17:00 Kondratyuk   57' Report Shynder   18' Attendance: 4,800
Referee: Maksym Kozyriatskyi
Penalties
Chepurnenko  
Kondratyuk  
Chulanov  
Kravchenko  
Tkachuk  
Chesnakov  
Dytyatev  
Sklyar  
22 August 2015 Avanhard Kramatorsk (1L)1–3 (PL) FC Oleksandriya Avanhard Stadium, Kramatorsk
17:30 Filippov   35' Report Polyarus   25'
Stepanyuk   32'
Chaus   47' (o.g.)
Attendance: 1,200
Referee: Serhiy Skrypak
22 August 2015 FC Ternopil (1L) 3–1(PL) Metalurh ZaporizhyaCity Stadium, Ternopil
18:00 Polyanchuk   3'
Kurylo   62'
Bohdanov   67'
Report Zhurakhovskyi   45' Attendance: 3,000
Referee: Pavlo Chyzhevskyi
22 August 2015 Naftovyk-Ukrnafta Okhtyrka (1L)0–2 (PL) Olimpik Donetsk Naftovyk Stadium, Okhtyrka
18:30 Report Drachenko   6'
Postupalenko   90+2'
Attendance: 2,500
Referee: Denys Shurman
22 August 2015 Helios Kharkiv (1L) 1–0(PL) Hoverla UzhhorodSonyachny Training Center, Kharkiv
19:00 Cherednichenko   90+4' Report Attendance: 3,000
Referee: Yuriy Foshchiy
23 August 2015 Krystal Kherson (2L)0–5 (PL) Zorya Luhansk Krystal Stadium, Kherson
17:00 Report Khomchenovskyi   21'
Petryak   41'
Hrechyshkin   54'
Tankovskyi   63'
Lipartia   88'
Attendance: 5,155
Referee: Volodymyr Novokhatniy

Round of 16Edit

Ten teams from the Ukrainian Premier League and six teams from the Ukrainian First League qualified for the round. The draw for this round was held on 28 August 2015 at the House of Football in Kiev.[6] The round matches were played on 23 September and 27, 28 October 2015.[6]

First LegEdit

23 September 2015 MFC Mykolaiv (1L)0–2 (PL) Volyn Lutsk Tsentralnyi Stadion, Mykolaiv
16:00 Report Kozban   75'
Memeshev   90'
Attendance: 8,907
Referee: Serhiy Dankovskyi
23 September 2015 Hirnyk Kryvyi Rih (1L)1–1 (PL) Stal Dniprodzerzhynsk Metalurh Stadium, Kryvyi Rih
16:00 Hryhoryk   22' Report Kravchenko   68' Attendance: 4,000
Referee: Mykola Kryvonosov
23 September 2015 Olimpik Donetsk (PL)0–2 (PL) Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk Bannikov Stadium, Kyiv
17:00 Report Selezniov   16'
Babatunde   90+2'
Attendance: 600
Referee: Ihor Paskhal
23 September 2015 FC Ternopil (1L)0–5 (PL) Shakhtar Donetsk City Stadium, Ternopil
18:00 Report Malyshev   35'
Bernard   47'61'
Boryachuk   76'
Kovalenko   77'
Attendance: 15,500
Referee: Yuriy Foshchiy
23 September 2015 Zirka Kirovohrad (1L)1–1 (PL) FC Oleksandriya Zirka Stadium, Kirovohrad
18:00 Kucherenko   12' (pen.) Report Targamadze   43' Attendance: 7,230
Referee: Mykhailo Mytrovskyi
23 September 2015 Chornomorets Odesa (PL)0–1 (PL) Vorskla Poltava Chornomorets Stadium, Odesa
19:00 Report Bartulović   39' Attendance: 3,820
Referee: Oleksandr Ivanov
23 September 2015 Helios Kharkiv (1L)0–2 (PL) Zorya Luhansk OSC Metalist(2), Kharkiv
19:00 Report Budkivskyi   34'37' Attendance: 3,165
Referee: Andriy Kuzmin
23 September 2015 Obolon-Brovar Kyiv (1L)0–2 (PL) Dynamo Kyiv Obolon Arena, Kyiv
19:30 Report Kovalenko   27' (o.g.)
Moraes   73'
Attendance: 5,100
Referee: Serhiy Skrypak

Notes:

Second LegEdit

The dates for the second leg matches were announced on October 13.[8]

27 October 2015 Shakhtar Donetsk (PL) 4–0(1L) FC TernopilObolon Arena(3), Kyiv
14:00 Ferreyra   5' (pen.)
Kobin   33'
Boryachuk   67'
Taison   89' (pen.)
Report Attendance: 1,200
Referee: Denys Shurman

Shakhtar won 9–0 on aggregate.

27 October 2015 Zorya Luhansk (PL) 3–1(1L) Helios KharkivSlavutych-Arena, Zaporizhya
17:00 Budkivskyi   7'
Karavayev   57'68'
Report Kravchenko   71' Attendance: 500
Referee: Mykhailo Mytrovskyi

Zorya won 5–1 on aggregate.

27 October 2015 Dynamo Kyiv (PL) 5–0(1L) Obolon-Brovar KyivNSC Olimpiyskiy, Kyiv
19:00 Harmash   5'32'
Husiev   66'69'
Teodorczyk   80'
Report Attendance: 6,758
Referee: Mykola Balakin

Dynamo won 7–0 on aggregate.

27 October 2015 Vorskla Poltava (PL) 0–0(PL) Chornomorets OdesaVorskla Stadium, Poltava
19:30 Report Attendance: 4,500
Referee: Serhiy Skrypak

Vorskla won 1–0 on aggregate.

28 October 2015 Stal Dniprodzerzhynsk (PL) 2–1(1L) Hirnyk Kryvyi RihMeteor Stadium, Dnipropetrovsk
14:00 Adamyuk   25'
Kotlyar   80' (pen.)
Report Ryabov   64' Attendance: 500
Referee: Andriy Kuzmin

Stal won 3–2 on aggregate.

28 October 2015 Volyn Lutsk (PL) 5–0(1L) MFC MykolaivAvanhard Stadium, Lutsk
17:00 Kobakhidze   27'82'
Kravchenko   34'
Kozban   46'
Didenko   90+3'
Report Attendance: 1,800
Referee: Mykola Kryvonosov

Volyn won 7–0 on aggregate.

28 October 2015 FC Oleksandriya (PL) 2–0(1L) Zirka KirovohradCSC Nika Stadium, Oleksandriya
17:00 Kozak   12'38' Report Attendance: 3,400
Referee: Yuriy Foshchiy

FC Oleksandriya won 3–1 on aggregate.

28 October 2015 Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk (PL) 3–2(PL) Olimpik DonetskDnipro-Arena, Dnipropetrovsk
19:00 Gama   33'
Babatunde   88'
Zozulya   90+4'
Report Lysenko   74'
Shestakov   75'
Attendance: 5,026
Referee: Andriy Yabolonskyi

Dnipro won 5–2 on aggregate.

Notes:

QuarterfinalsEdit

Eight teams from the Ukrainian Premier League qualified for the round. The draw for this round was held on 30 October 2015 at the Premier-Liha office.[10] Originally the First Leg matches were scheduled for 3 December but the Premier League rescheduled the matches to be played in the spring (2016).[3]

First LegEdit

1 March 2016 Stal Dniprodzerzhynsk (PL)0–3 (PL) Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk Meteor Stadium, Dnipropetrovsk
17:00 Report Matheus   32' (pen.)
Gama   70'
Léo Matos   90+2'
Attendance: 6,000
Referee: Yevhen Aranovskyi
1 March 2016 FC Oleksandriya (PL) 1–1(PL) Dynamo KyivNSC Olimpiyskiy, Kiev(4)
19:00 Basov   30' Report Yarmolenko   67' Attendance: 3,554
Referee: Yuriy Morzhanovskyi
2 March 2016 Volyn Lutsk (PL)1–1 (PL) Zorya Luhansk Avanhard Stadium, Lutsk
19:00 Bohdanov   18' Report Totovytskyi   25' Attendance: 3,200
Referee: Yaroslav Kozyk
2 March 2016 Vorskla Poltava (PL)0–4 (PL) Shakhtar Donetsk Butovsky Vorskla Stadium, Poltava
19:30 Report Kovalenko   4'
Ferreyra   55'
Kucher   58'
Nem   80'
Attendance: 7,000
Referee: Anatoliy Abdula

Second LegEdit

The dates for the second leg matches were announced on March 18.[11]

27 March 2016 Shakhtar Donetsk (PL) 1–2(PL) Vorskla PoltavaObolon Stadium, Kiev
17:00 Bernard   67' (pen.) Report Khlyobas   28'88' Attendance: 2,182
Referee: Yuriy Vaks

Shakhtar won 5–2 on aggregate.

6 April 2016 Zorya Luhansk (PL) 5–0(PL) Volyn LutskSlavutych Arena, Zaporizhia
14:00 Hordiyenko   21'
Petryak   50'
Karavayev   77'87'
Opanasenko   90+1'
Report Attendance: 1,000
Referee: Kostiantyn Trukhanov

Zorya won 6–1 on aggregate.

6 April 2016 Dynamo Kyiv (PL)0–1 (PL) FC Oleksandriya CSC Nika, Oleksandriya
17:00 Report Chorniy   24' Attendance: 6,800
Referee: Oleksandr Derdo

Oleksandriya won 2–1 on aggregate.

6 April 2016 Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk (PL) 4–1(PL) Stal DniprodzerzhynskDnipro Arena, Dnipropetrovsk
19:00 Leo Matos   29'
Matheus   48'61'
Luchkevych   64'
Report Vasin   86' Attendance: 5,216
Referee: Ihor Paskhal

Dnipro won 7–1 on aggregate.

Notes:

  • ^(4) Change of venue for the first leg as management of both sides agreed to play the first leg in Kiev.[12]

SemifinalsEdit

All four teams that qualified for the round are from the Ukrainian Premier League. The draw for this round was held on 8 April 2016 at the House of Football.[13][14] During the draw there was identified a host for the final whom will be the winner of Dnipro-Zorya pair.[14]

First LegEdit

20 April 2016 FC Oleksandriya (PL)1–1 (PL) Shakhtar Donetsk CSC Nika, Oleksandriya
19:00 Hrytsuk   36' Report Eduardo   54' Attendance: 6,735
Referee: Anatoliy Zhabchenko
20 April 2016 Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk (PL)1–0 (PL) Zorya Luhansk Dnipro Arena, Dnipropetrovsk
19:00 Zozulya   17' Report Attendance: 10,065
Referee: Yevhen Aranovskyi

Second LegEdit

11 May 2016 Zorya Luhansk (PL) 2–0(PL) Dnipro DnipropetrovskSlavutych Arena, Zaporizhia
17:00 Lipartia   8'
Totovytsky   90+5'
Report Attendance: 5,500
Referee: Anatoliy Abdula

Zorya won 2–1 on aggregate.

11 May 2016 Shakhtar Donetsk (PL) 2–0(PL) FC OleksandriyaArena Lviv, Lviv
19:30 Malyshev   15'
Nem   90+2'
Report Attendance: 1,750
Referee: Kostyantyn Trukhanov

Shakhtar won 3–1 on aggregate.

FinalEdit

21 May 2016 Zorya Luhansk (PL) 0–2 (PL) Shakhtar Donetsk Arena Lviv,[15] Lviv
17:00[15] LST Report Hladkyy   42'57' Attendance: 21,720
Referee: Yevhen Aranovskiy [16]

Top goalscorersEdit

The competition's top ten goalscorers including qualification rounds.

As of 11 May 2016

Rank Scorer Goals
(Pen.)
Team
1   Oleksandr Karavayev 4 Zorya Luhansk
  Andriy Yarmolenko 4 Dynamo Kyiv
3   Bernard 3 Shakhtar Donetsk
  Pylyp Budkivskyi 3 Zorya Luhansk
  Yuriy Komyahin 3 Myr Hornostayivka
  Maksym Malyshev 3 Shakhtar Donetsk
  Andriy Totovytskyi 3 Zorya Luhansk
  Matheus Leite Nascimento 3 (1) Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk

NotesEdit

  1. ^ the winner qualified for the UEFA Champions League
  2. ^ Game was played at Kolos Stadium, Boryspil

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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  2. ^ a b c Results of the quarterfinals draw of the Ukrainian Cup. Ukrainian Premier League. 30 October 2015
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  15. ^ a b Ukrainian Cup final will take place in Lviv. UA-Football. 29 April 2016
  16. ^ Thomas (21 May 2016). "FIFA Referees News: Ukraine : 2016 Ukrainian Cup Final". refereesfifa.blogspot.com.

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