1978–79 Yugoslav Cup

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1978–79 Yugoslav Cup
Marshal Tito Cup
Country  Yugoslavia
Champions Rijeka (2nd title)
Runners-up Partizan
Top goal scorer(s) Slobodan Santrač
Dušan Savić
(4 goals each)

The 1978–79 Yugoslav Cup was the 31st season of the top football knockout competition in SFR Yugoslavia, the Yugoslav Cup (Serbo-Croatian: 'Kup Jugoslavije'), also known as the "Marshal Tito Cup" (Kup Maršala Tita), since its establishment in 1946. It was won by NK Rijeka, who successfully managed to defend the title having won the 1977–78 Yugoslav Cup.

Calendar[edit]

Round Date Fixtures Clubs
First round 30 August 1978 16 32 → 16
Second round 8 November 1978 8 16 → 8
Quarter-finals 25 February 1979 8 8 → 4
Semi-finals 5 April 1979 4 4 → 2
Final 16 and 24 May 1979 2 2 → 1

First round[edit]

Tie no Home team Score Away team
1 Radnički Kragujevac 5–0 Osijek
2 Red Star 4–1 Budućnost
3 Partizan 5–1 OFK Belgrade
4 Slaven 1–1 (5–4 p) Sloboda
5 Dinamo Zagreb 2–2 (2–5 p) Velež
6 Čelik 3–1 Vojvodina
7 Istra 2–1 Garnizon 16. jul
8 Merkator 2–2 (7–5 p) Trepča
9 Željezničar 4–0 Sarajevo
10 Hajduk Split 2–2 (7–8 p) Proleter Zrenjanin
11 Radnički Niš 3–1 Olimpija Ljubljana
12 Novi Sad 2–0 Rudar Ljubija
13 NK Zagreb 1–1 (1–4 p) Borac Banja Luka
14 REMHK Kosovo 0–0 (2–4 p) Vardar
15 Belišće 1–2 Sutjeska Nikšić
16 Rijeka 3–0 Borac Čačak

Second round[edit]

Tie no Home team Score Away team
1 Proleter Zrenjanin 1–0 Čelik
2 Sutjeska Nikšić 3–3 (7–8 p) Red Star
3 Radnički Niš 1–0 Radnički Kragujevac
4 Vardar 1–1 (5–4 p) Slaven
5 Rijeka 0–0 (4–3 p) Istra
6 Novi Sad 2–2 (7–5 p) Željezničar
7 Velež 0–0 (11–12 p) Partizan
8 Borac Banja Luka 2–1 Merkator

Quarter-finals[edit]

Tie no Home team Score Away team
1 Proleter Zrenjanin 2–2 (5–3 p) Vardar
2 Radnički Niš 0–1 Rijeka
3 Red Star 4–0 Novi Sad
4 Borac Banja Luka 2–2 (4–6 p) Partizan

Semi-finals[edit]

4 April 1979
Red Star 0 – 1 Rijeka
Ružić Goal 2'
Stadion Crvena Zvezda, Belgrade
Attendance: 10,000
Referee: Eduard Šoštarić (Maribor)
5 April 1979
Partizan 1 – 0 Proleter Zrenjanin
Jović Goal 81'
Stadion JNA, Belgrade
Attendance: 5,000
Referee: Josip Glažar (Rijeka)

Final[edit]

First leg[edit]

16 May 1979
Rijeka 2 – 1 Partizan
Cukrov Goal 18'
Bursać Goal 85'
Kozić Goal 68'
Stadion Kantrida, Rijeka
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Aleksandar Nikić (Ljubljana)

Second leg[edit]

24 May 1979
Partizan 0 – 0 Rijeka
Stadion Crvena Zvezda, Belgrade
Attendance: 55,000
Referee: Tome Manojlovski (Tetovo)

Rijeka win 2–1 on aggregate.

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