2016–17 Croatian Football Cup

The 2016–17 Croatian Football Cup was the twenty-sixth season of Croatia's football knockout competition. The defending champions were Dinamo Zagreb, having won their 14th title the previous year by defeating Slaven Belupo in the final.

2016–17 Croatian Football Cup
Country Croatia
Teams48
ChampionsRijeka
Runners-upDinamo Zagreb
Matches played49
Goals scored179 (3.65 per match)
Top goal scorer(s)Mario Gavranović (7)

CalendarEdit

Round Date(s) Number of fixtures Clubs New entries this round Goals / games
Preliminary round 24 August 2016 16 48 → 32 32 61 / 16
First round 21 September 2016 16 32 → 16 16 67 / 16
Second round 26 October 2016 8 16 → 8 none 26 / 8
Quarter-finals 30 November 2016 4 8 → 4 none 9 / 4
Semi-finals 1 and 15 March 2017 4 4 → 2 none 12 / 4
Final 31 May 2017 1 2 → 1 none 4 / 1

Source:[1]

Participating clubsEdit

The following 48 teams qualified for the competition:

Best clubs by cup coefficient
16 clubs
Winners and runners up of county cups
32 clubs

Preliminary roundEdit

The draw for the preliminary single-legged round was held on 3 August 2016 in Zagreb. The matches were played over four days, 20–24 August 2016.[2]

Tie no Home team Score Away team
1 Neretvanac 4–0 Suhopolje
2* Primorac Biograd na Moru 2–2 (3–5 p) Jalžabet
3** Novigrad 3–1 Kustošija
4 Solin 4–1 Zagora Unešić
5 Međimurje 7–0 Karlovac 1919
6 Rudeš 3–1 Oriolik
7** Podravac Virje 0–5 Krk
8** Slavonija Soljani 2–3 Varaždin
9 Zagorec 0–2 Veli Vrh
10 Pitomača 2–4 Slavija Pleternica
11 Samobor 3–0 Međimurec Pretetinec
12** Gorica 1–1 (3–4 p) BSK Bijelo Brdo
13* Bjelovar 1–0 Marsonia
14 Đakovo Croatia 0–0 (3–2 p) Koprivnica
15 Lekenik 0–4 Vukovar 1991
16 Libertas Novska 4–1 Otočac

* Matches were played on 20 August.
** Matches were played on 23 August.

First roundEdit

First round consisted of 16 single-leg matches, with 16 winners from the preliminary round joined by 16 clubs with the highest cup coefficients. The matches were played over two days, 20–21 September 2016.[3]

Tie no Home team Score Away team
1* Veli Vrh 0−5 Dinamo Zagreb
2 Jalžabet 0−6 Hajduk Split
3 Đakovo Croatia 0−3 Rijeka
4 Varaždin 2−2(2–4 p) Slaven Belupo
5 Vukovar 1991 1−4 Osijek
6* Krk 1−2 Lokomotiva
7* Samobor 1−6 (a.e.t) Cibalia
8 Slavija Pleternica 1−2 RNK Split
9 Neretvanac 1−3 Istra 1961
10 Bjelovar 4−0 Zagreb
11 Solin 1−0 Zadar
12* BSK Bijelo Brdo 2−3 Inter Zaprešić
13 Libertas Novska 2−5 Vinogradar
14 Rudeš 3−0 GOŠK Dubrovnik 1919
15* Međimurje 1−2 (a.e.t) Šibenik
16 Novigrad 4−0 Zelina

* Matches were played on 20 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 26 October 2016.[4]

Tie no Home team Score Away team
1* Bjelovar 1−2 Dinamo Zagreb
2 Solin 1−2 Hajduk Split
3 Rudeš 3−5 (a.e.t) Rijeka
4* Novigrad 0−1 Slaven Belupo
5 Šibenik 1−2 Osijek
6 Vinogradar 1−2 Lokomotiva
7 Inter Zaprešić 1−0 Cibalia
8* Istra 1961 1−3 (a.e.t) RNK Split

* Matches played on 25 October.

Quarter-finalEdit

Quarter-final consisted of four single-legged ties and included 8 winners from the second round. The pairings were determined by cup coefficients. The matches were played on 30 November 2016.

Tie no Home team Score Away team
1 Inter Zaprešić 0−1 Dinamo Zagreb
2 RNK Split 2−1 (a.e.t) Hajduk Split
3* Lokomotiva 1−3 Rijeka
4 Osijek 1−0 Slaven Belupo

* Match played on 29 November.

Semi-finalEdit

Semi-final consisted of two two-legged ties and included 4 winners from the quarter-final. The first leg was played 1 March 2017 and the return leg on 15 March 2017.

First legsEdit

Dinamo Zagreb6−0RNK Split
Hodžić   37'51'66'81' (pen.) Ćorić   26'78' Report
(in Croatian)
Attendance: 1,623
Referee: Igor Križarić (Čakovec)

Rijeka3−1Osijek
Gavranović   9'23'71' Report
(in Croatian)
Perošević   75' (pen.)
Attendance: 5,105
Referee: Fran Jović (Zagreb)

Second legsEdit

RNK Split0−0Dinamo Zagreb
Report
(in Croatian)
Attendance: 695
Referee: Marko Matoc (Zaprešić)

Osijek0−2Rijeka
Report
(in Croatian)
Škorić   52' (o.g.)
Andrijašević   57'
Attendance: 4,467
Referee: Duje Strukan (Split)

FinalEdit

The final was played on 31 May 2017 at Stadion Anđelko Herjavec in Varaždin.

Dinamo Zagreb1−3Rijeka
Olmo   37' Report Gavranović   24'46'
Župarić   73'
Attendance: 8,183
Referee: Ante Vučemilović-Šimunović (Osijek)

BracketEdit

 
Second round
25–26 October 2016
Quarter-finals
29–30 November 2016
Semi-finals
1–15 March 2017
Final
31 May 2017
 
              
 
 
 
 
Vinogradar1
 
 
 
Lokomotiva2
 
Lokomotiva1
 
 
 
Rijeka3
 
Rudeš3
 
 
 
Rijeka5 (a.e.t.)
 
Rijeka5 [a]
 
 
 
Osijek1
 
Šibenik1
 
 
 
Osijek2
 
Osijek1
 
 
 
Slaven Belupo0
 
Novigrad0
 
 
 
Slaven Belupo1
 
Rijeka3
 
 
 
Dinamo Zagreb1
 
Inter Zaprešić1
 
 
 
Cibalia0
 
Inter Zaprešić0
 
 
 
Dinamo Zagreb1
 
Bjelovar1
 
 
 
Dinamo Zagreb2
 
Dinamo Zagreb6 [b]
 
 
 
RNK Split0
 
Istra 19611
 
 
 
RNK Split3 (a.e.t.)
 
RNK Split2 (a.e.t.)
 
 
 
Hajduk Split1
 
Solin1
 
 
Hajduk Split2
 
  1. ^ Played over two legs.
  2. ^ Played over two legs.

Top scorersEdit

Rank Player Club(s) Goals
1   Mario Gavranović Rijeka 7

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Glasnik - Službeno glasilo Hrvatskog nogometnog saveza" (PDF). HNS-CFF.hr (in Croatian). 24 February 2016. Retrieved 5 May 2016.
  2. ^ "Preliminary round draw". HNS-CFF.hr (in Croatian). 3 August 2016. Retrieved 3 August 2016.
  3. ^ "First round draw". HNS-CFF.hr (in Croatian). 26 August 2016. Retrieved 26 August 2016.
  4. ^ "Second round draw". HNS-CFF.hr (in Croatian). 23 September 2015. Retrieved 4 August 2015.

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