2007–08 Taça de Portugal

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2007–08 Taça de Portugal
Taça de Portugal Millennium
Country  Portugal
Teams 202
Champions Sporting CP (15th title)
Runners-up Porto
Matches played 211
Top goal scorer(s) Óscar Cardozo
(5 goals)

The 2007–08 Taça de Portugal was the 68th edition of the Portuguese football knockout tournament, organized by the Portuguese Football Federation (FPF). The 2007–08 Taça de Portugal began on 2 September 2007.[1] The final was played on 18 May 2008 at the Estádio Nacional.

Sporting CP were the previous holders, having defeated Belenenses 1–0 in the previous season's final.[2] Sporting CP regained the Taça de Portugal by defeating Porto, 2–0 in the final to win there fifteenth Taça de Portugal.[3] By winning the Taça de Portugal, Sporting CP qualified for the 2008 Supertaça Cândido de Oliveira.[4]

Format and schedule[edit]

Round Date(s) Clubs entering this round Clubs from the previous round Clubs involved Fixtures
First round 1 2 September 2007 none 118 55
Second round 2 23 September 2007
  • 55 winners from the first round
114 52
Third round 7–18 November 2007
  • 52 winners from the second round
78 38
Fourth round 7–9 December 2007
  • 38 winners from third round
58 28
Fifth round 19–20 January 2008 none
  • 28 winners from fourth round
29 14
Sixth round 9–10 February 2008 none
  • 14 winners from fifth round
15 7
Quarter-finals 27 February 2008 none
  • 7 winners from sixth round
8 4
Semi-finals 15–16 April 2008 none
  • 4 winners from the quarterfinals
4 2
Final 18 May 2008 none
  • 2 winners from the semifinals
2 1
  • ^1 Os Marítimos (IV) did not participate in the competition.
  • ^2 Marítimo B (III) was unable to compete in the domestic cup competition due to the possibility of encountering their senior side in the competition.

Teams[edit]

Primeira Liga[edit]

Liga de Honra[edit]

Second Division[edit]

Série A
Série B
Série C
Série D

Third Division[edit]

Série A
Série B
Série C
Série D
Série E
Série F
Série Azores
District Leagues

First round[edit]

For the first round draw, teams were drawn against each other in accordance to their geographical location. The draw was split up into four sections: teams from the north, the center, the south and the Azores region. All first round cup ties were played on the 2 September.[5][6] Due to the odd number of matches involved at this stage of the competition, Fayal, Maia, Mirandense, Penamacorense and Torre de Moncorvo progressed to the next round. The first round of the cup saw teams from the Portuguese Third Division (IV) start the competition alongside some teams who registered to participate in the cup from the Portuguese District Leagues (V).

North Zone[edit]

Central Zone[edit]

South Zone[edit]

Azores Zone[edit]

Second round[edit]

Ties were played on the 23 September.[7][8] Due to the odd number of matches at this stage of the competition, 1º Dezembro, Abrantes, Cova da Piedade, Merelinense, Monção, Padroense, Pampilhosa, Rio Maior, Sátão and Valecambrense qualified for the third round. The second round saw teams from the Portuguese Second Division (III) enter the competition.

Série A[edit]

Série B[edit]

Série C[edit]

Série D[edit]

Third round[edit]

Ties were played on the 7–18 November.[9][10] Due to the odd number of matches at this stage of the competition, Olhanense and Tocha qualified for the fourth round. The third round saw teams from the Liga de Honra (II) enter the competition.

Fourth round[edit]

Ties were played on the 7–9 December.[11][12] Due to the odd number of matches at this stage of the competition, Boavista and Marítimo qualified for the fifth round. The fourth round saw teams from the Primeira Liga (I) enter the competition.

Fifth round[edit]

Ties were played on the 19–20 January.[13][14] Due to the odd number of participants involved at this stage of the competition, Valdevez qualified for the quarter finals due to having no opponent to face.[15]

Sixth round[edit]

Ties were played on the 9–10 February.[16][17] Due to the odd number of participants involved at this stage of the competition, Estrela da Amadora qualified for the quarter finals due to having no opponent to face.[18]

Quarter-finals[edit]

Ties were played on the 27 February.[19][20]

Semi-finals[edit]

Ties were played on the 15–16 April.[21][22]

Final[edit]

18 May 2008
17:00 WEST
Porto 0 – 2 (a.e.t.) Sporting CP
(Report) Tiuí Goal 111'117'
Estádio Nacional, Oeiras
Attendance: 37,600
Referee: Olegário Benquerença

References[edit]

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  2. ^ "Belenenses 0-1 Sporting" (in Portuguese). ZeroZero. Retrieved 6 April 2014. 
  3. ^ "FC Porto 0-2 (a.p.) Sporting" [FC Porto 0-2 (a.e.t.) Sporting] (in Portuguese). ZeroZero. Retrieved 6 April 2014. 
  4. ^ "FC Porto 0-2 Sporting" (in Portuguese). ZeroZero. Retrieved 6 April 2014. 
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  7. ^ "Taça de Portugal 2007/2008 2ª Eliminatória" [Cup of Portugal 2007/2008 2ª Round] (in Portuguese). ForaDeJogo. Retrieved 4 April 2014. 
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  9. ^ "Taça de Portugal 2007/2008 3ª Eliminatória" [Cup of Portugal 2007/2008 3ª Round] (in Portuguese). ForaDeJogo. Retrieved 3 April 2014. 
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  15. ^ "Grandes jogam todos em casa" [Giants play all at home] (in Portuguese). Record. 12 December 2007. Retrieved 1 March 2014. 
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  17. ^ "Taça de Portugal 2007/2008 OITAVOS-DE-FINAL" [Cup of Portugal 2007/2008 Round of sixteen] (in Portuguese). ZeroZero. Retrieved 26 February 2014. 
  18. ^ "Sertanense in a party with FC Porto" [Sertanense em festa com FC Porto] (in Portuguese). Record. 22 January 2008. Retrieved 26 February 2014. 
  19. ^ "Taça de Portugal 2007/2008 1/4 final" [Cup of Portugal 2007/2008 1/4 final] (in Portuguese). ForaDeJogo. Retrieved 25 January 2014. 
  20. ^ "Taça de Portugal 2007/2008 QUARTOS-DE-FINAL" [Cup of Portugal 2007/2008 quarter-finals] (in Portuguese). ZeroZero. Retrieved 25 January 2014. 
  21. ^ "Taça de Portugal 2007/2008 1/2 final" [Cup of Portugal 2007/2008 1/2 final] (in Portuguese). ForaDeJogo. Retrieved 31 December 2013. 
  22. ^ "Taça de Portugal 2007/2008 MEIAS-FINAIS" [Cup of Portugal 2007/2008 semi-finals] (in Portuguese). ZeroZero. Retrieved 31 December 2013.