1997–98 Croatian Football Cup

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1997–98 Croatian Cup
Country Croatia
Teams 32
Champions Croatia Zagreb
(4th title)
Runners-up Varteks
Matches played 38
Goals scored 114 (3 per match)

The 1997–98 Croatian Cup was the seventh edition of Croatia's football knockout competition. Croatia Zagreb were the defending champions, and they won their third successive title.

Calendar[edit]

Round Main date Number of fixtures Clubs New entries this round
First round 5 and 6 August 1997 16 32 → 16 None
Second round 9 and 24 September 1997 8 16 → 8 None
Quarter-finals First legs 14 and 26 October 1997,
Second legs 22 October 1997
8 8 → 4 None
Semi-finals First legs 1 April 1998,
Second legs 15 April 1998
4 4 → 2 None
Final First leg 6 May,
Second leg 14 May 1998
2 2 → 1 None

First round[edit]

Tie no Home team Score Away team
1 Slavonac 1–5 Croatia Zagreb
2 Samobor 0–1 NK Zagreb
3 Olimpija Osijek 0–3 Rijeka
4 Jadran Poreč 2–1 Segesta
5 Orijent 2–1 Cibalia
6 RNK Split 2–1 Marsonia
7 Varaždin 1–2 Varteks
8 Slaven Belupo 2–0 Belišće
9 PIK Vrbovec 1–4 Zadarkomerc
10 Špansko 3–1 Bjelovar
11 Budućnost Hodošan 2–1 Šibenik
12 Dilj 1–0 Inker Zaprešić
13 Badel Sesvete 1–0 Dubrovnik
14 Slavonija Požega 1–2 Croatia Đakovo
15 Posedarje 1–3 Hajduk Split
16 Mladost 127 2–2 (aet) (5–4 p) Osijek

Second round[edit]

Tie no Home team Score Away team
1 Budućnost Hodošan 1–2 NK Zagreb
2 Dilj 2–1 RNK Split
3 Croatia Đakovo 0–0 (aet) (2–4 p) Varteks
4 Badel Sesvete 2–1 Zadarkomerc
5 Rijeka 0–2 Orijent
6 Jadran Poreč 0–1 Mladost 127
7 Croatia Zagreb 11–0 Špansko
8 Hajduk Split 3–1 Slaven Belupo

Quarter-finals[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Dilj 4–8 NK Zagreb 2–5 2–3
Orijent 0–0 (0–3 p) Varteks 0–0 0–0
Badel Sesvete 2–5 Croatia Zagreb 1–1 1–4
Hajduk Split 3–1 Mladost 127 2–1 1–0

Semi-finals[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Croatia Zagreb 7–0 NK Zagreb 4–0 3–0
Varteks 3–1 Hajduk Split 2–1 1–0

Final[edit]

First leg[edit]

6 May 1998
Varteks 0 – 1 Croatia Zagreb
Mikić Goal 82'
Stadion Varteksa, Varaždin
Attendance: 7,000
Referee: Miroslav Vitković (Vinkovci)

Second leg[edit]

14 May 1998
Croatia Zagreb 2 – 1 Varteks
Viduka Goal 52'
Marić Goal 83'
Topić Goal 38'
Maksimir, Zagreb
Attendance: 15,000
Referee: Edo Trivković (Split)

Croatia Zagreb won 3–1 on aggregate.

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