1956 Mitropa Cup

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1956 Mitropa Cup
Tournament details
Dates 24 June – 4 August 1956
Teams 8
Final positions
Champions Hungary Vasas (1st title)
Runners-up Austria Rapid Wien
Tournament statistics
Matches played 16
Goals scored 71 (4.44 per match)
1955
1957

The 1956 Mitropa Cup was the 16th season of the Mitropa football club tournament. It was won by Vasas who beat Rapid Wien 9–2 in a play-off match, after the two-legged final ended 4–4 on aggregate.

Quarter-finals[edit]

Matches played between 24 June and 1 July 1956.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Rapid Wien Austria 4–3 Czechoslovakia Slovan Bratislava 3–0 1–3
Wacker Wien Austria 2–21 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Partizan 1–1 1–1
Red Star Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia 4–6 Hungary Vörös Lobogó 1–1 3–5
Vasas Hungary 4–2 Czechoslovakia ÚDA Praha 2–0 2–2

1 Partizan beat Wacker Wien 4–0 in a play-off to qualify for the Semi-finals.

First leg[edit]

24 June 1956
Red Star Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia 1 – 1 Hungary Vörös Lobogó
Kostić Goal 40' Report Sándor Goal 35'
Stadion JNA, Belgrade
Attendance: 50,000

24 June 1956
Vasas Hungary 2 – 0 Czechoslovakia ÚDA Praha
Csordás Goal 82'
Lenkei Goal 84'
Report
Népstadion, Budapest
Attendance: 50,000

Second leg[edit]

30 June 1956
ÚDA Praha Czechoslovakia 2 – 2 Hungary Vasas
Masopust Goal 33'
Přáda Goal 65'
Report Csordás Goal 13'
Lenkei Goal 51'

1 July 1956
Vörös Lobogó Hungary 5 – 3 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Red Star
Tasić Goal 2' (o.g.)
Spajić Goal 38' (o.g.)
Hidegkuti Goal 48'
Szolnok Goal 64'
Palotás Goal 66'
Report Toplak Goal 26'
Kostić Goal 44'?'
Népstadion, Budapest
Attendance: 65,000

Semi-finals[edit]

Matches played between 7 and 14 July 1956.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Rapid Wien Austria 7–6 Hungary Vörös Lobogó 3–3 4–3
Partizan Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia 2–6 Hungary Vasas 1–0 1–6

First leg[edit]

7 July 1956
Rapid Wien Austria 3 – 3 Hungary Vörös Lobogó
Körner Goal 12'46' (pen.)60' Report Hidegkuti Goal 61'73'
Palotás Goal 75'
Praterstadion, Vienna
Attendance: 45,000

8 July 1956
Partizan Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia 1 – 0 Hungary Vasas
Valok Goal 20' Report
Stadion JNA, Belgrade
Attendance: 40,000

Second leg[edit]

14 July 1956
Vörös Lobogó Hungary 3 – 4 Austria Rapid Wien
Szolnok Goal 29'
Palotás Goal 48'50'
Report Hanappi Goal 10'17'
Körner Goal 20'
Mehsarosch Goal 83'
Népstadion, Budapest
Attendance: 80,000

14 July 1956
Vasas Hungary 6 – 1 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Partizan
Szilágyi Goal 3'
Csordás Goal 9'78'88'
Bundzsák Goal 38'
Lenkei Goal 83'
Report Marković Goal 31'
Népstadion, Budapest
Attendance: 80,000

Final[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Rapid Wien Austria 4–41 Hungary Vasas 3–3 1–1

1 Vasas beat Rapid Wien 9–2 in a play-off to win the Mitropa Cup.

First leg[edit]

21 July 1956
Rapid Wien Austria 3 – 3 Hungary Vasas
Körner Goal 3'14'
Mehsarosch Goal 19'
Report Szilágyi Goal 2'
Bundzsák Goal 47'
Csordás Goal 58'
Praterstadion, Vienna
Attendance: 52,000

Second leg[edit]

28 July 1956
Vasas Hungary 1 – 1 Austria Rapid Wien
Szilágyi Goal 3' Report Bertalan Goal 60'
Népstadion, Budapest
Attendance: 100,000
Play-off

4 August 1956
Vasas Hungary 9 – 2 Austria Rapid Wien
Csordás Goal 21'28'
Raduly Goal 43'80'
Szilágyi Goal 47'52'56'70'
Teleki Goal 88'
Report Riegler Goal 32'85'
Népstadion, Budapest
Attendance: 100,000

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