1996–97 Belgian Cup

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1996–97 Belgian Cup
Country  Belgium
Champions Germinal Ekeren
Runners-up Anderlecht
Matches played 35
Goals scored 112 (3.2 per match)

The 1996–97 Belgian Cup was the 42nd season of the main knockout competition in Belgian association football, the Belgian Cup.

Final rounds[edit]

The final phase started in the round of 32 when all clubs from the first division entered the competition (18 clubs plus 14 clubs from the qualifications).[1] All rounds were played in one leg except for the semifinals. For the first time, a replay was introduced for teams drawing in the quarter-finals only. The final game was played at the Heysel Stadium in Brussels and won by Germinal Ekeren against Anderlecht.

Bracket[edit]

  Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarter-finals Semifinals Final
                                                 
 Charleroi 1  
 Louviéroise 0  
   Charleroi 2(3)  
   Standard Liège 2(4)  
 Standard Liège 3
 Patro Eisden 2  
   Standard Liège 1/0  
   Germinal Ekeren 1/3+  
 Germinal Ekeren 4  
 Geel 0  
   Germinal Ekeren 4*
   Lokeren 3  
 Sint-Truidense 1
 Lokeren 2  
   Germinal Ekeren 0 3  
   Aalst 0 3  
 Heirnis Gent 1(8)  
 Antwerp 1(7)  
   Heirnis Gent 1
   Aalst 2  
 Aalst 3
 Mouscron 0  
   Aalst 2/1+
   Denderleeuw 2/0  
 Denderleeuw 2  
 Lommelse 0  
   Denderleeuw 1(5)
   Kortrijk 1(4)  
 Genk 0
 Kortrijk 1  
 Germinal Ekeren 4*
 Anderlecht 2
 KV Mechelen 3  
 Hemptinne-Eghezée 0  
   KV Mechelen 1(4)  
   Tielen 1(5)  
 Tielen 2*
 Sint-Niklase 1  
   Tielen 2  
   Lierse 1  
 Club Brugge 2  
 Lierse 3*  
   Lierse 2
   Tilleur 1  
 Cercle Brugge 2(6)
 Tilleur 2(7)  
   Tielen 0 2
   Anderlecht 1 3  
 Hamme 3  
 Beerschot 0  
   Hamme 2
   Gent 5  
 Gent 1
 Molenbeek 0  
   Gent 1
   Anderlecht 3  
 Oostende 0  
 Anderlecht 2  
   Anderlecht 6
   Poederlee 0  
 Poederlee 1
 Harelbeke 0  

* after extra time + after replay

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