Saxony-Anhalt Cup

The Saxony-Anhalt Cup (German: Landespokal Sachsen-Anhalt) is an annual football cup competition in Saxony-Anhalt. The Football Association of Saxony-Anhalt (German: Fußballverband Sachsen-Anhalts, short: FSA) is its governing body. All non-professional sides that are members of the FSA may participate. Winners of the Saxony-Anhalt Cup will start in the first round of the DFB Cup. The cup final was played in Paul Greifzu Stadium in Dessau from 1998 to 2005. Since then it has been played in Schönebeck (Elbe) in 2006, and in the newly built Stadion Magdeburg since 2007. The cup is played in a one-leg mode, with extra time and penalty shoot-out when necessary. The teams share the revenue from the respective matches, and in the cup final, the Football Association also receives a share. The cup has been played since 1991. Record winners are 1. FC Magdeburg with 10 titles, two of which were won by the club's reserve team. It is one of the 21 regional cup competitions in Germany.

Saxony-Anhalt Cup
Map of Germany:Position of Saxony-Anhalt highlighted
Founded1991
RegionSaxony-Anhalt, Germany
Qualifier forDFB-Pokal
Current champions. FC Magdeburg (2020–21)
Most successful club(s)1. FC Magdeburg (13 titles)

FSA Cup and Lotto CupEdit

HistoryEdit

Since the establishment of the Football Association of Saxony-Anhalt in 1991 the cup has been played. However, there have been several reforms that changed the character of the competition. Until the 1993/94 two separate cup competitions were played in the areas formerly occupied by the Bezirke Magdeburg and Halle. The two champions of these Bezirkspokale then faced each other in the Saxony-Anhalt Cup final.

From the 1994/95 season onwards the cup has been played as one competition with all teams down to the Landesklasse (tier VII) and the winners of the Kreispokal competitions participating. This led to up to 160 teams and 8 cup rounds to determine the winner.

In 2000/01 there was another reform to reduce the number of games. Since then all teams from the Regionalliga, NOFV-Oberliga, Verbandsliga Sachsen-Anhalt, the top five teams of the three Landesliga divisions (tier VI until 2007/08, tier VII from 2008/09) and the 14 Kreispokal winners are eligible for the cup.

Through a sponsorship agreement the competition has been called Lottopokal since the 2006–07 season.

FinalsEdit

Year Winner Finalist Result City Stadium Attendance
1991 Wernigeröder SV Rot-Weiß SV Merseburg 99 3–2 aet Bernburg Sportplatz Askania
1992 FSV Lok/Altmark Stendal FC Anhalt Dessau 2–0 Gommern Sportforum Gommern 00950
1993 1. FC Magdeburg Hallescher FC 3–2 Hettstedt Sportpark am Walzwerkhölzchen 01,100
1994 Hallescher FC 1. FC Magdeburg 4–3 Thale Sportpark an der Neinstedter Straße 00300
1995 FSV Lok/Altmark Stendal FC Anhalt Dessau 4–1 Schönebeck (Elbe) Sportforum an der Barbarastraße 00800
1996 FSV Lok/Altmark Stendal VfL Halle 1896 3–0 Gommern Sportforum Gommern 01,055
1997 VfL Halle 1896 Schönebecker SV 1861 4–2 aet Köthen Stadion Rüsternbreite 02,000
1998 1. FC Magdeburg FSV Lok/Altmark Stendal 4–1 Dessau Paul Greifzu Stadium 03,500
1999 VfL Halle 1896 FC Anhalt Dessau 3–2 Dessau Paul Greifzu Stadium 02,116
2000 1. FC Magdeburg II VfL Halle 1896 3–2 Dessau Paul Greifzu Stadium 00700
2001 1. FC Magdeburg VfB IMO Merseburg 3–0 Dessau Paul Greifzu Stadium 01,586
2002 Hallescher FC FC Grün-Weiß Wolfen 3–1 Dessau Paul Greifzu Stadium 02,483
2003 1. FC Magdeburg 1. FC Lok Stendal 2–0 Dessau Paul Greifzu Stadium 02,138
2004 TSV Völpke SV Dessau 05 3–2 Dessau Paul Greifzu Stadium 02,300
2005 Magdeburger SV 90 Preußen VfB Sangerhausen 4–2 after penalties Dessau Paul Greifzu Stadium 01,200
2006 1. FC Magdeburg SV 09 Staßfurt 1–0 Schönebeck (Elbe) Sportforum an der Barbarastraße 04,500
2007 1. FC Magdeburg II Magdeburger SV 90 Preußen 3–0 Magdeburg Stadion Magdeburg 02,529
2008 Hallescher FC 1. FC Magdeburg 0–0 (4–3 pen.) Magdeburg Stadion Magdeburg 13,988
2009 1. FC Magdeburg Hallescher FC 1–0 Magdeburg Stadion Magdeburg 12,988
2010 Hallescher FC VfB Germania Halberstadt 3–2 Sangerhausen Friesenstadion 03,450
2011 Hallescher FC FC Grün-Weiß Piesteritz 2–0 Dessau Paul Greifzu Stadium 03,950
2012 Hallescher FC Haldensleber SC 4–0 Dessau Paul Greifzu Stadium 02,700
2013 1. FC Magdeburg VfB Germania Halberstadt 3–1 aet Magdeburg MDCC-Arena 13,271
2014 1. FC Magdeburg Hallescher FC 3–0 aet Halle (Saale) Erdgas Arena 11,987
2015 Hallescher FC VfL Halle 1896 6–0 Halle Erdgas Arena 12,855
2016 Hallescher FC 1. FC Magdeburg 2–1 Halle Erdgas Arena 13,927
2017 1. FC Magdeburg VfB Germania Halberstadt 1–0 Magdeburg MDCC-Arena 7,134
2018 1. FC Magdeburg Lok Stendal 1–0 Magdeburg Heinrich Germer Stadium 3,803
2019 Hallescher FC VfB Germania Halberstadt 2–0 Halberstadt Friedensstadion 1,624
2020 Abandoned[note 1]
2021 1. FC Magdeburg Hallescher FC 3–2 Halberstadt Friedensstadion

Record winnersEdit

Rank Club Titles Years won
1 1. FC Magdeburg 13[2] 1993, 1998, 2000,[3] 2001, 2003, 2006, 2007,[4] 2009, 2013, 2014, 2017, 2018, 2021
2 Hallescher FC 9 1994, 2002, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2015, 2016, 2019
3 1. FC Lok Stendal 3 1992, 1995, 1996
4 VfL Halle 1896 2 1997, 1999
5 Wernigeröder SV Rot-Weiß 1 1991
6 TSV Völpke 1 2004
7 Magdeburger SV 90 Preußen 1 2005

NotesEdit

  1. ^ The Saxony-Anhalt Cup was abandoned on 15 July 2020. 1. FC Magdeburg was awarded the DFB-Pokal berth.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Pokal-Abbruch in Sachsen-Anhalt: Magdeburg im DFB-Pokal". kicker.de. kicker. 16 July 2020. Retrieved 16 July 2020.
  2. ^ Two titles won by the reserve team.
  3. ^ Reserve team.
  4. ^ Reserve team.

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