1992 Soviet Cup Final

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1992 Soviet Cup Final
Event 1991–92 Soviet Cup
Date 10 May 1992
Venue Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow
Referee Andrei Butenko (Moscow)
Attendance 42,000
Weather 18 °C

The 1992 Soviet Cup Final was a football match that took place at the Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow, on 10 May 1992. The country Soviet Union as well as all its government and public organizations such as the Football Federation of USSR were abandoned. Therefore the game was administered by the Russian Football Union.

The match was the 51st Soviet Cup Final and it was contested by FC Spartak Moscow and PFC CSKA Moscow. The Soviet Cup winner Spartak qualified for the Cup Winners' Cup first round for the Russian Federation. Spartak played their 15th Cup Final winning on 10 occasions including this one. CSKA came to the final as the defending champions and it was their eighth Cup Final and for the third time they were defeated at this stage.

Road to Moscow[edit]

Main article: 1991–92 Soviet Cup

All sixteen Soviet Top League clubs did not have to go through qualification to get into the competition, so Spartak and CSKA both qualified for the competition automatically.

Spartak Moscow

Round 1 (1st leg) Gastello 2–4 Spartak
Round 1 (2nd leg) Spartak 2–1 Gastello
  (Spartak won 6–3 on aggregate)
Round 2 (1st leg) Kopetdag 0–0 Spartak
Round 2 (2nd leg) Spartak 2–1 Kopetdag
  (Spartak won 2–1 on aggregate)
Quarter-final Krylya Sovetov 0–1 aet Spartak
Semi-final Lokomotiv Moscow 0–2 Spartak

CSKA Moscow

Round 1 (1st leg) Asmaral 0–2 CSKA
Round 1 (2nd leg) CSKA 3–2 Asmaral
  (CSKA won 5–2 on aggregate)
Round 2 (1st leg) Pakhtakor 1–1 CSKA
Round 2 (2nd leg) CSKA 3–2 Pakhtakor
  (CSKA won 4–3 on aggregate)
Quarter-final CSKA + - – Chornomorets
Semi-final CSKA 2–0 Pamir

Previous encounters[edit]

Previously these two teams met each other in the early editions of the competition on several occasions. However this was their first time and the last that they met in the finals of the Soviet Cup.

Match details[edit]

?:? LST
Spartak Moscow 2 – 0 CSKA Moscow
Vladimir Bestschastnykh Goal 20'35' Report
Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow
Attendance: 42,000
Referee: Andrei Butenko (Moscow)
FC Spartak Moscow
FC Spartak Moscow:
1 Stanislav Cherchesov (c)
3 Dmitriy Khlestov
4 Andrei Ivanov
6 Dmitriy Popov
2 Kakhaber Tskhadadze
5 Viktor Onopko
11 Andrei Chernyshov
10 Valeriy Karpin Substituted off 80'
8Andrei Piatnitski Substituted off 73'
7 Igor Lediakhov
9 Vladimir Bestschastnykh Substituted off 88'
14 Dmitriy Radchenko Substituted in 80'
15 Rashid Rakhimov Substituted in 73'
16 Aleksandr Tatarkin Substituted in 88'
Russia Oleg Romantsev
PFC CSKA Moscow:
1 Dmitriy Kharine
2 Valeriy Minko
3 Sergei Kolotovkin
4 Dmitriy Bystrov
5 Oleg Malyukov
6 Mikhail Kolesnikov (c) Substituted off 46'
7 Denis Mashkarin Substituted off 50'
8 Aleksei Poddubskiy
9 Oleg Sergeyev
10 Sergey Krutov
11 Lev Matveyev Substituted off 25'
13 Vasili Ivanov Substituted in 46'
14 Ilshat Faizulin Substituted in 25'
15 Aleksandr Grishin Substituted in 50'
Russia Pavel Sadyrin


  • Assistant referees:
  • Fourth official: ( )


  • 90 minutes.
  • 30 minutes of extra-time if necessary.
  • Penalty shoot-out if scores still level.
  • Seven named substitutes
  • Maximum of 3 substitutions.

Soviet Cup 1992 winners
Spartak Moscow
Tenth title

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