2013–14 Serbian Cup

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2013-14 Serbian Cup
Country  Serbia
Champions Vojvodina
Runners-up Jagodina
Matches played 39
Goals scored 83 (2.13 per match)
Top goal scorer(s) A. Nosković (Spartak),
M. Lepović (Jagodina),
5 goals

The 2013–14 Serbian Cup season is the eighth season of the Serbian national football tournament.

The competition will start on 4 September 2013 and concludes with the Final on 7 May 2014.

The winner of the competition will qualify for the 2014–15 UEFA Europa League.

Calendar[edit]

Round Date(s) Number of fixtures Clubs New entries this round
Preliminary round 4 September 2013 7 46 → 32 none
First round 25 September 2013 16 32 → 16 16
Second round 30 October 2013 8 16 → 8 none
Quarter finals 4 December 2013 8 8 → 4 none
Semi-finals 26 March and 9 April 2014 4 4 → 2 none
Final 7 May 2014 2 2 → 1 none

Preliminary round[edit]

A preliminary round was held in order to reduce the number of teams competing in the next round to 32. It consisted of 7 single-legged ties, with penalty shoot-out as decider, if the score was tied after 90 minutes. Appearing in this round were bottom 9 teams from 2012–13 Serbian First League, as well as 5 regional cup winners. The draw contained seeded and unseeded teams. Bottom 9 teams from 2012–13 Serbian First League (Sloga Kraljevo, Timok, Inđija, Teleoptik, Radnički Nova Pazova, Banat Zrenjanin, OFK Mladenovac, Kolubara and RFK Novi Sad) were set as seeded teams, with 5 regional cup winners (IM Rakovica, Partizan Bumbarevo Brdo, Trstenik PPT, Radnički Sremska Mitrovica and Mokra Gora) being set as unseeded teams. After drawing 5 seeded-unseeded match-ups, remaining 2 fixtures were determined by regular draw, without seeds. The matches were played on 4 September 2013.[1] Average attendance for preliminary round matches was 490.

First round[edit]

In this round, seven winners from the previous round were joined by all 16 teams from Serbian Superliga from 2012–13, as well as top 9 teams from Serbian First League from 2012–13. The draw contained seeded and unseeded teams. Hajduk Kula, which finished 8th in Serbian Superliga previous season was dissolved after propositions for this seasons cup competition were established. Thus only 15 teams from 2012–13 Serbian SuperLiga (Partizan, Crvena Zvezda, Vojvodina, Jagodina, Sloboda Užice, OFK Beograd, Rad, Spartak Subotica, Javor Ivanica, Donji Srem, Radnički Niš, Radnički 1923, Novi Pazar, BSK Borča (II), Smederevo (II)) were set as seeded teams. After 15 drawn ties, remaining undrawn unseeded team was Voždovac, and it received an automatic bye to the next round. Draw was held on 12 September 2013.[2] The matches were played on 25 September 2013. No extra time was played if the score was tied after regular 90 minutes, with games going straight into penalties. Average attendance for first round matches was 1400.

Second round[edit]

16 winners from first round took part in this stage of the competition. The draw was scheduled for 8 October 2013, and it contained seeded and unseeded teams. Seedings were determined by last seasons final standings in top two Serbian divisions. Seeded teams: Partizan, Crvena Zvezda, Vojvodina, Jagodina, Sloboda Užice, OFK Beograd, Spartak Subotica and Donji Srem. Unseeded teams: Radnički Niš, Radnički 1923, Novi Pazar, Napredak Kruševac, Čukarički, Voždovac, Jedinstvo Putevi (II) and Borac Čačak (II). The matches were played on 30 October 2013. No extra time was played in case of tie after 90 minutes. Those games went straight into penalty shoot-out. Average attendance for second round matches was 2720.

Quarter finals[edit]

8 winners from second round take part in this stage of the competition. The draw was held on 11 November 2013, and contained seeded and unseeded teams. Seedings were determined by following key: Last season's cup semifinalists were automatically set as seeded teams, with remaining seeds determined by last season final standings in top two Serbian divisions. Seeded teams: Jagodina, Vojvodina, OFK Beograd, Partizan. Unseeded teams: Crvena Zvezda, Sloboda Užice, Spartak Subotica, Donji Srem. The matches were played on 4 December 2013.

Semi-finals[edit]

4 winners from Quarter finals (Jagodina, Vojvodina, OFK Beograd and Spartak Subotica) take part in this stage of the competition. The draw was held on 17 December 2013. There were no seedings in the draw. Semi-finals will be contested over two legs. Aggregate winners will qualify for the Cup finals. If the scores are tied over two legs, away goals rule will be used. If the score is still tied extra-time will be played, with penalty shoot-out to follow if the aggregate score is tied after extra-time. First legs will be played on 26 March 2014, while second legs will be played on 9 April 2014.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Vojvodina 2 − 0 Spartak Subotica 1 – 0 1 − 0
OFK Beograd 1 – 4 Jagodina 1 – 2 0 – 2

First legs[edit]

Second legs[edit]

Final[edit]

2 winners from Semi-finals take part in the single-legged final. Extra time will played if the score is tied after 90 minutes, with penalty shoot-out to follow if the score is still tied after extra time. The final game will be played on 7 May 2014.

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