1967–68 Mitropa Cup

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1967–68 Mitropa Cup
Tournament details
Dates 15 November 1967 – 23 October 1968
Teams 16
Final positions
Champions Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Red Star Belgrade (2nd title)
Runners-up Czechoslovakia Spartak Trnava
Tournament statistics
Matches played 30
Goals scored 99 (3.3 per match)

The 1967–68 Mitropa Cup was the 28th season of the Mitropa football club tournament. It was contested by sixteen clubs from 15 European cities and 5 countries. Winner was Red Star Belgrade of Yugoslavia[a] who beat Spartak Trnava of Czechoslovakia[b] in the two-legged final 4–2 on aggregate.

Teams of the 1967–68 Mitropa Cup[edit]

Country League Teams Teams (Rankings in 1966–67 National Leagues)
Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia Slovakia Czechoslovak 1st League 4 Spartak Trnava (3) Jednota Trenčín (6) Internacionál Slovnaft Bratislava (10)
Czech Lands Czechoslovak 2nd League Baník Ostrava (1) [1]
Austria Austria Austrian Nationalliga 3 Austria Vienna (3) LASK Linz (4) Wiener SC (5)
Hungary Hungary Hungarian Nemzeti Bajnokság I 3 Újpesti Dózsa Budapest (2) Tatabányai Bányász (5) Diósgyori VTK Miskolc (7)
Italy Italy Italian Serie A 3 Cagliari Calcio (6) Roma (10) Atalanta Bergamo (11)
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Yugoslavia Bosnia Yugoslav 1st League 3 Željezničar Sarajevo (6)
Macedonia Vardar Skopje (8)
Serbia Red Star Belgrade (5)

Bracket[edit]

  Round of 16 Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                                             
Czechoslovakia Spartak Trnava 2 1 3  
Italy Roma 1 1 1  
  Czechoslovakia Spartak Trnava 2 2 4  
  Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Željezničar Sarajevo 1 2 3  
Czechoslovakia Jednota Trenčín 0 0 0
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Željezničar Sarajevo 0 1 1  
  Czechoslovakia Spartak Trnava 4 2 6  
  Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Vardar Skopje 1 2 3  
Austria LASK Linz 0 1 1  
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Vardar Skopje 0 2 2  
  Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Vardar Skopje 1 1 2
  Italy Cagliari Calcio 0 0 0  
Italy Cagliari Calcio 6 2 8
Czechoslovakia Baník Ostrava 0 3 3  
  Czechoslovakia Spartak Trnava 1 1 2
  Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Red Star Belgrade 0 4 4
Austria Austria Vienna 1 2 3  
Italy Atalanta Bergamo 2 0 2  
  Austria Austria Vienna 2 1 3
  Hungary Újpesti Dózsa Bud. 2 4 6  
Hungary Újpesti Dózsa Bud. 6 1 7
Austria Wiener SC 1 1 2  
  Hungary Újpesti Dózsa Bud. 1 1 2
  Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Red Star Belgrade 0 4 4  
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Red Star Belgrade 3 1 4  
Hungary Diósgyori VTK Misk. 0 3 3  
  Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Red Star Belgrade 3 2 5
  Czechoslovakia Inter. Slovnaft Bratisl. 0 3 3  
Hungary Tatabányai Bányász 3 0 3
Czechoslovakia Inter. Slovnaft Bratis. 1 7 8  

Final[edit]

1st leg[edit]

16 October 1968 [2]
Spartak Trnava Czechoslovakia 1 – 0 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Red Star Belgrade
Švec Goal 48' Ref. (German)[3]
Spartak Stadium, Trnava
Attendance: 12,500 [4]
Referee: Bruno de Marchi (Italy) [3]

2nd leg[edit]

23 October 1968 [5]
Red Star Belgrade Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia 4 – 1 Czechoslovakia Spartak Trnava
Lazarević Goal 35'
Ostojić Goal 57'
Antonijević Goal 64'
Lazarević Goal 69'
Ref. 1 (Spanish)[6]

Ref. 2 (Serbian)[5]

Kuna Goal 39'
Red Star Stadium, Belgrade
Attendance: 20,500 [7]
Referee: Erich Linemayr (Austria) [3]
1967–68 Mitropa Cup
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
Red Star Belgrade
Second Title

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ UEFA conventionally refers to Red Star Belgrade by the club's Serbian-language name, Crvena zvezda. Since the breakup of SFR Yugoslavia, the club competes under the auspices of its successor Serbian Football Association.
  2. ^ Since the breakup of Czechoslovakia, the club competes under the auspices of Slovak Football Association.

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