1996–97 UEFA Cup Winners' Cup

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1996–97 UEFA Cup Winners' Cup
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Ronaldo's converted penalty in Rotterdam saw Barcelona beat PSG 1–0 and rack up a record fourth Cup Winners' Cup title.
Tournament details
Dates8 August 1996 – 14 May 1997
Teams49
Final positions
ChampionsSpain Barcelona (4th title)
Runners-upFrance Paris Saint-Germain
Tournament statistics
Matches played95
Goals scored252 (2.65 per match)
Top scorer(s)Robbie Fowler
(7 goals)

The 1996–97 season of the UEFA Cup Winners' Cup was won by Barcelona after beating holders Paris Saint-Germain in the final. It was the last of four occasions that the Spanish club won the tournament.

All times are CET/CEST.[note 1]

Teams[edit]

First round
France Paris Saint-GermainTH Italy Fiorentina France Nîmes Olympique Spain Barcelona
Germany Kaiserslautern Netherlands PSV Portugal Benfica England Liverpool
Belgium Cercle Brugge Greece AEK Athens Russia Lokomotiv Moscow Turkey Galatasaray
Denmark AGF Austria Sturm Graz Sweden AIK
Qualifying round
Switzerland Sion Czech Republic Sparta Prague Scotland Heart of Midlothian Norway Brann
Ukraine Nyva Vinnytsia Hungary Honvéd Romania Gloria Bistrița Poland Ruch Chorzów
Israel Hapoel Ironi Rishon LeZion Cyprus AEK Larnaca Croatia Varteks Latvia Universitāte Rīga
Slovakia Chemlon Humenné Slovenia Olimpija Ljubljana Georgia (country) Dinamo Batumi Iceland KR Reykjavík
Finland MyPa Bulgaria Levski Sofia Belarus MPKC Mozyr Northern Ireland Glentoran
Republic of Macedonia Sloga Jugomagnat Moldova Constructorul Chişinău Republic of Ireland Shelbourne Malta Valletta
Lithuania Kareda Šiauliai Albania Flamurtari Vlorë Luxembourg Union Luxembourg Faroe Islands HB Tórshavn
Liechtenstein FC Vaduz Wales Total Network Solutions Armenia Kotayk Abovyan Estonia Tallinna Sadam
Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Red Star Belgrade Azerbaijan Qarabağ

TH Title Holders

Qualifying round[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
MPKC Mozyr Belarus 2–3 Iceland KR Reykjavík 2–2 0–1
Shelbourne Republic of Ireland 2–5 Norway Brann 1–3 1–2
Total Network Solutions Wales 1–6 Poland Ruch Chorzów 1–1 0–5
Honvéd Hungary 2–0 Republic of Macedonia Sloga Jugomagnat 1–0 1–0
Varteks Croatia 5–1 Luxembourg Union Luxembourg 2–1 3–0
Universitāte Rīga Latvia 2–2 (2–4 p) Liechtenstein Vaduz 1–1 1–1 (aet)
Glentoran Northern Ireland 1–10 Czech Republic Sparta Prague 1–2 0–8
Dinamo Batumi Georgia (country) 9–0 Faroe Islands HB Tórshavn 6–0 3–0
Tallinna Sadam Estonia 2–2 (a) Ukraine Nyva Vinnytsia 2–1 0–1
Chemlon Humenné Slovakia 3–0 Albania Flamurtari Vlorë 1–0 2–0
Sion Switzerland 4–2 Lithuania Kareda Šiauliai 4–2 0–0
Olimpija Ljubljana Slovenia 1–1 (4–3 p) Bulgaria Levski Sofia 1–0 0–1 (aet)
Red Star Belgrade Federal Republic of Yugoslavia 1–1 (a) Scotland Heart of Midlothian 0–0 1–1
Qarabağ Ağdam Azerbaijan 1–2 Finland MyPa 0–1 1–1 (aet)
Kotayk Abovyan Armenia 1–5 Cyprus AEK Larnaca 1–0 0–5
Constructorul Chişinău Moldova 3–3 (a) Israel Hapoel Ironi Rishon LeZion 1–0 2–3
Valletta Malta 2–4 Romania Gloria Bistrița 1–2 1–2

First leg[edit]

Dinamo Batumi Georgia (country)6–0Faroe Islands HB Tórshavn
Tugushi Goal 11'23'54'
Udzhmadzhuridze Goal 27'70'
Davidsen Goal 87' (o.g.)
Lineups
Attendance: 6,400
Referee: Juri Saar (Estonia)

Qarabağ Azerbaijan0–1Finland MyPa
Lineups Mahlio Goal 83'
Attendance: 11,500
Referee: Georgios Fassolis (Greece)

Kotayk Abovyan Armenia1–0Cyprus AEK Larnaca
Berberyan Goal 80' Lineups
Attendance: 3,600
Referee: Sergejs Braga (Latvia)

MPKC Mozyr Belarus2–2Iceland KR Reykjavík
Yaromko Goal 51'
Skorobogatko Goal 73'
Lineups Daðason Goal 87'
Jónsson Goal 90'
Attendance: 10,000
Referee: Amand Ancion (Belgium)

Tallinna Sadam Estonia2–1Ukraine Nyva Vinnytsia
Krõlov Goal 25' (pen.)
Viikmäe Goal 76'
Lineups Romanchuk Goal 78'
Attendance: 700
Referee: Asim Khudiev (Azerbaijan)

Chemlon Humenné Slovakia1–0Albania Flamurtari Vlorë
Lyubarskyi Goal 72' Lineups
Attendance: 9,000
Referee: Robert Sedlacek (Austria)

Varteks Croatia2–1Luxembourg Union Luxembourg
Mumlek Goal 40'
Maretić Goal 80' (pen.)
Lineups Grettnich Goal 85'
Attendance: 4,000
Referee: Josef Krula (Czech Republic)

Universitate Riga Latvia1–1Liechtenstein Vaduz
Zarins Goal 43' Lineups Daumantas Goal 40'
Attendance: 1,500
Referee: Merab Malagouradze (Georgia)

Constructorul Chişinău Moldova1–0Israel Hapoel Ironi Rishon LeZion
Rogachev Goal 20' Lineups
Attendance: 5,000
Referee: Metin Tokat (Turkey)

Valletta Malta1–2Romania Gloria Bistrița
Dončić Goal 74' Lineups Matei Goal 53'
Dancus Goal 66'
Attendance: 1,000
Referee: William Young (Scotland)

Red Star Belgrade Federal Republic of Yugoslavia0–0Scotland Heart of Midlothian
Lineups
Attendance: 27,500
Referee: Hermann Albrecht (Germany)

Honvéd Hungary1–0Republic of Macedonia Sloga Jugomagnat
Tóth Goal 11' Lineups
Attendance: 4,000

Sion Switzerland4–2Lithuania Kareda Šiauliai
Chassot Goal 14'
Bonvin Goal 26'
Pančev Goal 35' (pen.)
Vercruysse Goal 88'
Lineups Baranauskas Goal 73' (pen.)
Dančenka Goal 86'
Attendance: 5,200
Referee: Yevi Kollari (Albania)

Olimpija Ljubljana Slovenia1–0Bulgaria Levski Sofia
Bozgo Goal 50' Lineups
Attendance: 1,500
Referee: Marek Kowalczyk (Poland)

Total Network Solutions Wales1–1Poland Ruch Chorzów
Gęsior Goal 82' (o.g.) Lineups Gęsior Goal 6'
Attendance: 1,558
Referee: Eyjólfur Ólafsson (Iceland)

Glentoran Northern Ireland1–2Czech Republic Sparta Prague
Little Goal 53' Lineups Siegl Goal 48'
Lokvenc Goal 89'
Attendance: 2,200
Referee: Lawrence Sammut (Malta)

Shelbourne Republic of Ireland1–3Norway Brann
Geoghegan Goal 42' Lineups Mjelde Goal 26'
Pedersen Goal 29'
Eftevaag Goal 68' (pen.)
Attendance: 3,500
Referee: Vítor Melo Pereira (Portugal)

Second leg[edit]

KR Reykjavík Iceland1–0Belarus MPKC Mozyr
Daníelsson Goal 90' Lineups
Attendance: 1,722
Referee: Sven Kjelbrott (Norway)

KR Reykjavík won 3–2 on aggregate.


Sloga Jugomagnat Republic of Macedonia0–1Hungary Honvéd
Lineups Ghinda Goal 77'
Attendance: 5,000
Referee: Marcello Nicchi (Italy)

Budapest Honvéd won 2–0 on aggregate.


Nyva Vinnytsia Ukraine1–0Estonia Tallinna Sadam
Romanchuk Goal 66' Lineups
Attendance: 12,000
Referee: Slavik Kazaryan (Armenia)

2–2 on aggregate. Nyva Vinnytsia won on away goals.


AEK Larnaca Cyprus5–0Armenia Kotayk Abovyan
Kuntić Goal 28'
Alexandrou Goal 42'
Kovačević Goal 60' (pen.)
Kopunović Goal 81'
Markou Goal 84'
Lineups
Attendance: 5,000
Referee: Amit Klein (Israel)

AEK Larnaca won 5–1 on aggregate.


Gloria Bistrița Romania2–1Malta Valletta
Lazăr Goal 32'
Voica Goal 84'
Lineups Agius Goal 24'
Attendance: 8,000
Referee: Jiří Ulrich (Czech Republic)

Gloria Bistrița won 4–2 on aggregate.


Ruch Chorzów Poland5–0Wales Total Network Solutions
A. Bąk Goal 2'58'
Grzesik Goal 47'
M. Bąk Goal 63'65'
Lineups
Attendance: 6,700
Referee: Dragutin Poljak (Croatia)

Ruch Chorzów won 6–1 on aggregate.


Flamurtari Vlorë Albania0–2Slovakia Chemlon Humenné
Lineups Lyubarskyi Goal 48'
Valkucak Goal 53'
Attendance: 5,000
Referee: Attila Juhos (Hungary)

Chemlon Hummené won 3–0 on aggregate.


HB Tórshavn Faroe Islands0–3Georgia (country) Dinamo Batumi
Lineups Glonti Goal 20'21'
Udzhmadzhuridze Goal 63'
Attendance: 100
Referee: Juha Pulkkinen (Finland)

Dinamo Batumi won 9–0 on aggregate.


Kareda Šiauliai Lithuania0–0Switzerland Sion
Lineups
Attendance: 2,500
Referee: Lars Gerner (Denmark)

Sion won 4–2 on aggregate.


Vaduz Liechtenstein1–1 (a.e.t.)Latvia Universitate Riga
Polvorino Goal 89' Lineups Zarins Goal 48'
Penalties
Müller Penalty scored
Polvorino Penalty scored
Weber Penalty scored
Heeb Penalty scored
4–2 Penalty missed Draguns
Penalty missed Zarins
Penalty scored Mastyanica
Penalty scored Dolgopolovs
Gemeindesportplatz, Vaduz
Attendance: 1,100
Referee: Krsto Danilovski (Macedonia)

2–2 on aggregate. Vaduz won 4–2 on penalties.


Hapoel Ironi Rishon LeZion Israel3–2Moldova Constructorul Chişinău
Sabag Goal 9'
Kapeta Goal 26'
Cebula Goal 57'
Lineups Rogachev Goal 42'
Skidan Goal 86'
Attendance: 1,500
Referee: Juan Ansuátegui Roca (Spain)

3–3 on aggregate. Constructorul Chişinău won on away goals.


Brann Norway2–1Republic of Ireland Shelbourne
Mjelde Goal 9'
Pedersen Goal 70'
Lineups Rutherford Goal 4'
Attendance: 2,189
Referee: Keimpe Zuidema (Netherlands)

Brann won 5–2 on aggregate.


1–1 on aggregate. Olimpija Ljubljana won 4–2 on penalties.


MyPa Finland1–1 (a.e.t.)Azerbaijan Qarabağ
Keskitalo Goal 119' Lineups Musayev Goal 27'

MyPa won 2–1 on aggregate.


Union Luxembourg Luxembourg0–3Croatia Varteks
Lineups Besek Goal 63'
Mumlek Goal 78'
Cvetko Goal 87'
Attendance: 490
Referee: Roland Beck (Liechtenstein)

Varteks won 5–1 on aggregate.


Sparta Prague Czech Republic8–0Northern Ireland Glentoran
Gunda Goal 1'25'
Mistr Goal 19'
Siegl Goal 24'48'80'
Svoboda Goal 77'
Gabriel Goal 86'
Lineups
Attendance: 3,000
Referee: Miroslav Radoman (Yugoslavia)

Sparta Prague won 10–1 on aggregate.


Heart of Midlothian Scotland1–1Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Red Star Belgrade
McPherson Goal 45' Lineups Marinović Goal 59'

1–1 on aggregate. Red Star Belgrade won on away goals.

First round[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Nîmes Olympique France 5–2 Hungary Honvéd 3–1 2–1
Sturm Graz Austria 3–3 (a) Czech Republic Sparta Prague 2–2 1–1
Barcelona Spain 2–0 Cyprus AEK Larnaca 2–0 0–0
Constructorul Chişinău Moldova 0–5 Turkey Galatasaray 0–1 0–4
Kaiserslautern Germany 1–4 Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Red Star Belgrade 1–0 0–4 (aet)
MyPa Finland 1–4 England Liverpool 0–1 1–3
Sion Switzerland 6–0 Ukraine Nyva Vinnytsia 2–0 4–0
AGF Denmark 1–1 (a) Slovenia Olimpija Ljubljana 1–1 0–0
Cercle Brugge Belgium 3–6 Norway Brann 3–2 0–4
KR Reykjavík Iceland 1–2 Sweden AIK 0–1 1–1
Benfica Portugal 5–1 Poland Ruch Chorzów 5–1 0–0
AEK Athens Greece 3–1 Slovakia Chemlon Humenné 1–0 2–1
Gloria Bistrița Romania 1–2 Italy Fiorentina 1–1 0–1
Dinamo Batumi Georgia (country) 1–4 Netherlands PSV 1–1 0–3
Vaduz Liechtenstein 0–7 France Paris Saint-Germain 0–4 0–3
Lokomotiv Moscow Russia 2–2 (a) Croatia Varteks 1–0 1–2

First leg[edit]

Vaduz Liechtenstein0–4France Paris Saint-Germain
Lineups Le Guen Goal 12'
Dely Valdés Goal 39'
Leonardo Goal 43'
Allou Goal 72'
Gemeindesportplatz, Vaduz
Attendance: 3,900
Referee: Romans Lajuks (Latvia)

Lokomotiv Moscow Russia1–0Croatia Varteks
Cherevchenko Goal 12' Lineups
Attendance: 5,000
Referee: Jacek Granat (Poland)

Constructorul Chişinău Moldova0–1Turkey Galatasaray
Lineups Knup Goal 74'
Attendance: 7,000
Referee: Kostadin Guerginov (Bulgaria)

Dinamo Batumi Georgia (country)1–1Netherlands PSV
Mujiri Goal 21' Lineups Nilis Goal 40' (pen.)
Attendance: 14,000
Referee: Kurt Zuppinger (Switzerland)

MyPa Finland0–1England Liverpool
Lineups Bjørnebye Goal 61'
Attendance: 4,767
Referee: Gylfi Thór Orrason (Iceland)

AGF Denmark1–1Slovenia Olimpija Ljubljana
Bak Goal 16' Lineups Bozgo Goal 57'
Attendance: 5,900
Referee: Mikko Vuorela (Finland)

Sion Switzerland2–0Ukraine Nyva Vinnytsia
Colombo Goal 50'
Bonvin Goal 82'
Lineups
Attendance: 6,500
Referee: Andreas Georgiou (Cyprus)

Cercle Brugge Belgium3–2Norway Brann
Gernsøe Goal 6'
Vanmaele Goal 27'
Camerman Goal 31'
Lineups Flo Goal 38'
Eftevaag Goal 89' (pen.)
Attendance: 4,500
Referee: John Ashman (Wales)

Gloria Bistrița Romania1–1Italy Fiorentina
Lazăr Goal 3' Lineups Batistuta Goal 48'
Attendance: 10,000
Referee: Christer Fällström (Sweden)

AEK Athens Greece1–0Slovakia Chemlon Humenné
Batista Goal 44' Lineups
Attendance: 15,141
Referee: Yuri Chebotarev (Russia)

Nîmes Olympique France3–1Hungary Honvéd
Jeunechamp Goal 64'
Préget Goal 75'
Meilhac Goal 85'
Lineups Tóth Goal 70'
Attendance: 7,948
Referee: Richard O'Hanlon (Ireland)

Sturm Graz Austria2–2Czech Republic Sparta Prague
Vastić Goal 8'
Mählich Goal 85'
Lineups Řepka Goal 57'
Lokvenc Goal 72'
Sturm-Platz Gruabn, Graz
Attendance: 3,208

Kaiserslautern Germany1–0Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Red Star Belgrade
Wegmann Goal 58' Lineups
Attendance: 25,700
Referee: Kenny Clarke (Scotland)

KR Reykjavík Iceland0–1Sweden AIK
Lineups Nordin Goal 80'
Attendance: 3,500
Referee: Tore Hollung (Norway)

Barcelona Spain2–0Cyprus AEK Larnaca
Ronaldo Goal 19'77' Lineups
Attendance: 35,000
Referee: Roland Beck (Liechtenstein)

Benfica Portugal5–1Poland Ruch Chorzów
Donizete Goal 24'
João Pinto Goal 26'
Jamir Goal 33'
Valdo Goal 69'90'
Lineups Gęsior Goal 72'
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Hermann Albrecht (Germany)

Second leg[edit]

Nyva Vinnytsia Ukraine0–4Switzerland Sion
Lineups Lukić Goal 2'
Vercruysse Goal 9'68'
Milton Goal 54'
Attendance: 12,000
Referee: Manfred Schüttengruber (Austria)

Sion won 6–0 on aggregate.


Chemlon Humenné Slovakia1–2Greece AEK Athens
Diňa Goal 1' Lineups Nikolaidis Goal 19'
Batista Goal 44'
Attendance: 14,600
Referee: Mateo Beusan (Croatia)

AEK Athens won 3–1 on aggregate.


Varteks Croatia2–1Russia Lokomotiv Moscow
Mumlek Goal 62'
Vugrinec Goal 87'
Lineups Kosolapov Goal 40'
Attendance: 8,500
Referee: Georg Dardenne (Germany)

2–2 on aggregate. Lokomotiv Moscow won on away goals.


Galatasaray Turkey4–0Moldova Constructorul Chişinău
Şükür Goal 48'80'
Arif Goal 71'
Hagi Goal 74'
Lineups
Attendance: 16,695
Referee: Miroslav Radoman (Yugoslavia)

Galatasaray won 5–0 on aggregate.


AIK Sweden1–1Iceland KR Reykjavík
Simpson Goal 80' Lineups Benediktsson Goal 90'
Attendance: 3,267

AIK won 2–1 on aggregate.


Olimpija Ljubljana Slovenia0–0Denmark AGF
Lineups
Attendance: 1,433
Referee: Sotorios Vorgias (Greece)

1–1 on aggregate. Olimpija Ljubljana won on away goals.


Brann Norway4–0Belgium Cercle Brugge
Mjelde Goal 5'81'
Eftevaag Goal 78'
Helland Goal 87'
Lineups
Attendance: 6,104

Brann won 6–3 on aggregate.


Ruch Chorzów Poland0–0Portugal Benfica
Lineups
Attendance: 4,547
Referee: Mika Peltola (Finland)

Benfica won 5–1 on aggregate.


AEK Larnaca Cyprus0–0Spain Barcelona
Lineups
Attendance: 6,000

Barcelona won 2–0 on aggregate.


Sparta Prague Czech Republic1–1Austria Sturm Graz
Horňák Goal 86' Lineups Giannini Goal 75'
Attendance: 8,000
Referee: Juan Fernández Marin (Spain)

3–3 on aggregate. Sparta Prague won on away goals.


Red Star Belgrade Federal Republic of Yugoslavia4–0 (a.e.t.)Germany Kaiserslautern
Stanković Goal 54'96'
Njeguš Goal 107'
Pantelić Goal 120'
Lineups
Attendance: 70,000
Referee: Eric Blareau (Belgium)

Red Star Belgrade won 4–1 on aggregate.


Fiorentina Italy1–0Romania Gloria Bistrița
Orlando Goal 23' Lineups
Attendance: 18,607
Referee: Ladislav Gádoši (Slovakia)

Fiorentina won 2–1 on aggregate.


PSV Netherlands3–0Georgia (country) Dinamo Batumi
Nilis Goal 15' (pen.)
Eijkelkamp Goal 56'
Marcelo Ramos Goal 85'
Lineups
Attendance: 14,200

PSV Eindhoven won 4–1 on aggregate.


Honvéd Hungary1–2France Nîmes Olympique
Piroska Goal 60' Lineups Ecker Goal 6'
Sabin Goal 37'
Attendance: 5,000
Referee: Vladimir Antonov (Moldova)

Nîmes won 5–2 on aggregate.


Liverpool England3–1Finland MyPa
Berger Goal 16'
Collymore Goal 59'
Barnes Goal 77'
Lineups Keskitalo Goal 64'
Attendance: 39,013

Liverpool won 4–1 on aggregate.


Paris Saint-Germain France3–0Liechtenstein Vaduz
Allou Goal 23'
Roche Goal 40'
Mboma Goal 50'
Lineups
Attendance: 15,973
Referee: Bujar Pregja (Albania)

Paris Saint-Germain won 7–0 on aggregate.

Second round[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Sion Switzerland 4–8 England Liverpool 1–2 3–6
Nîmes Olympique France 2–3 Sweden AIK 1–3 1–0
Fiorentina Italy 3–2 Czech Republic Sparta Prague 2–1 1–1
Olimpija Ljubljana Slovenia 0–6 Greece AEK Athens 0–2 0–4
Brann Norway 4–3 Netherlands PSV 2–1 2–2
Barcelona Spain 4–2 Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Red Star Belgrade 3–1 1–1
Benfica Portugal 4–2 Russia Lokomotiv Moscow 1–0 3–2
Galatasaray Turkey 4–6 France Paris Saint-Germain 4–2 0–4

First leg[edit]

Nîmes Olympique France1–3Sweden AIK
Fidani Goal 87' Lineups Simpson Goal 9'
Pacha Goal 12'
Johansson Goal 70'

Olimpija Ljubljana Slovenia0–2Greece AEK Athens
Lineups Kostis Goal 12'
Ketsbaia Goal 49'

Galatasaray Turkey4–2France Paris Saint-Germain
Şükür Goal 5'31'
Tugay Goal 12'
Ünsal Goal 52'
Lineups Le Guen Goal 16'
Dely Valdés Goal 17'

Sion Switzerland1–2England Liverpool
Bonvin Goal 10' Lineups Fowler Goal 28'
Barnes Goal 80'
Attendance: 15,500

Brann Norway2–1Netherlands PSV
Mjelde Goal 28'33' (pen.) Lineups Cocu Goal 90'
Attendance: 7,842

Fiorentina Italy2–1Czech Republic Sparta Prague
Batistuta Goal 6'
Schwarz Goal 57'
Lineups Siegl Goal 81'

Barcelona Spain3–1Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Red Star Belgrade
Giovanni Goal 34'35'
Figo Goal 54'
Lineups Živković Goal 21'
Attendance: 73,000
Referee: Rémi Harrel (France)

Benfica Portugal1–0Russia Lokomotiv Moscow
Pinto Goal 9' Lineups
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Alain Sars (France)

Second leg[edit]

AIK Sweden0–1France Nîmes Olympique
Lineups Brundin Goal 69' (o.g.)
Attendance: 5,620

AIK won 3–2 on aggregate.


Lokomotiv Moscow Russia2–3Portugal Benfica
Solomatin Goal 9'
Haras Goal 58'
Lineups Panduru Goal 47'
Donizete Goal 62'
Pinto Goal 87'
Attendance: 6,500

Benfica won 4–2 on aggregate.


AEK Athens Greece4–0Slovenia Olimpija Ljubljana
Savevski Goal 5'
Batista Goal 34'
Maladenis Goal 80'
Kostis Goal 84'
Lineups
Attendance: 14,482
Referee: Hermann Albrecht (Germany)

AEK Athens won 6–0 on aggregate.


PSV Netherlands2–2Norway Brann
Eijkelkamp Goal 75'
Zenden Goal 83'
Lineups Hasund Goal 35'
Flo Goal 58'
Attendance: 19,000
Referee: Philippe Leduc (France)

Brann won 4–3 on aggregate.


Red Star Belgrade Federal Republic of Yugoslavia1–1Spain Barcelona
Jovičić Goal 47' Lineups Giovanni Goal 48'
Attendance: 44,694

Barcelona won 4–2 on aggregate.


Liverpool England6–3Switzerland Sion
McManaman Goal 27'
Bjørnebye Goal 55'
Barnes Goal 66'
Fowler Goal 70'79'
Berger Goal 89'
Lineups Chassot Goal 20'65'
Bonvin Goal 23'
Attendance: 38,514

Liverpool won 8–4 on aggregate.


Sparta Prague Czech Republic1–1Italy Fiorentina
Lokvenc Goal 41' Lineups Robbiati Goal 63'
Attendance: 16,021

Fiorentina won 3–2 on aggregate.


Paris Saint-Germain France4–0Turkey Galatasaray
Leonardo Goal 9'
Dely Valdés Goal 23'
Loko Goal 58'
Raí Goal 77'
Lineups
Attendance: 34,032

Paris Saint-Germain won 6–4 on aggregate.

Quarter-finals[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Benfica Portugal 1–2 Italy Fiorentina 0–2 1–0
Paris Saint-Germain France 3–0 Greece AEK Athens 0–0 3–0
Brann Norway 1–4 England Liverpool 1–1 0–3
Barcelona Spain 4–2 Sweden AIK 3–1 1–1

First leg[edit]

Brann Norway1–1England Liverpool
Hasund Goal 48' Lineups Fowler Goal 10'
Attendance: 12,700

Paris Saint-Germain France0–0Greece AEK Athens
Lineups
Attendance: 21,952

Benfica Portugal0–2Italy Fiorentina
Lineups Baiano Goal 45'
Batistuta Goal 90+'
Attendance: 20,000

Barcelona Spain3–1Sweden AIK
Popescu Goal 4'
Ronaldo Goal 56'
Pizzi Goal 80'
Lineups Simpson Goal 2'
Attendance: 45,000

Second leg[edit]

AEK Athens Greece0–3France Paris Saint-Germain
Lineups Loko Goal 21'44'81'

Paris Saint-Germain won 3–0 on aggregate.


AIK Sweden1–1Spain Barcelona
Simpson Goal 73' Lineups Ronaldo Goal 12'
Attendance: 37,000

Barcelona won 4–2 on aggregate.


Fiorentina Italy0–1Portugal Benfica
Lineups Edgar Goal 22'

Fiorentina won 2–1 on aggregate.


Liverpool England3–0Norway Brann
Fowler Goal 25' (pen.)77'
Collymore Goal 61'
Lineups
Attendance: 40,326

Liverpool won 4–1 on aggregate.

Semi-finals[edit]

Paris SG halted Liverpool's progress at the semi-final stage.
Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Barcelona Spain 3–1 Italy Fiorentina 1–1 2–0
Paris Saint-Germain France 3–2 England Liverpool 3–0 0–2

First leg[edit]

Paris Saint-Germain France3–0England Liverpool
Leonardo Goal 11'
Cauet Goal 43'
Leroy Goal 83'
Lineups
Attendance: 35,142

Barcelona Spain1–1Italy Fiorentina
Nadal Goal 43' Lineups Batistuta Goal 63'
Attendance: 105,000

Second leg[edit]

Liverpool England2–0France Paris Saint-Germain
Fowler Goal 12'
Wright Goal 79'
Lineups
Attendance: 39,000

Paris Saint-Germain won 3–2 on aggregate.


Fiorentina Italy0–2Spain Barcelona
Lineups Couto Goal 30'
Guardiola Goal 35'
Attendance: 45,000
Referee: Anders Frisk (Sweden)

After Barcelona's second goal, de la Peña of Barcelona was hit by an object thrown from the stands and required medical assistance.

Barcelona won 3–1 on aggregate.

Final[edit]

Barcelona Spain1–0France Paris Saint-Germain
Ronaldo Goal 37' (pen.) Lineups
Attendance: 36,802
Referee: Markus Merk (Germany)

Top scorers[edit]

The top scorers from the 1996–97 UEFA Cup Winners' Cup are as follows:

Rank Name Team Goals
1 England Robbie Fowler England Liverpool 7
2 Norway Mons Ivar Mjelde Norway Brann 6
3 Brazil Ronaldo Spain Barcelona 5
Czech Republic Horst Siegl Czech Republic Sparta Prague 5
Turkey Hakan Şükür Turkey Galatasaray 5
6 Poland Arkadiusz Bąk Poland Ruch Chorzów 4
Argentina Gabriel Batistuta Italy Fiorentina 4
Switzerland Christophe Bonvin Switzerland Sion 4
France Patrice Loko France Paris Saint-Germain 4
Sweden Pascal Simpson Sweden AIK 4
11 England John Barnes England Liverpool 3
Greece Daniel Batista Lima Greece AEK Athens 3
Switzerland Frédéric Chassot Switzerland Sion 3
Panama Julio Dely Valdés France Paris Saint-Germain 3
Norway Claus Eftevaag Norway Brann 3
Brazil Giovanni Spain Barcelona 3
Portugal João Pinto Portugal Benfica 3
Brazil Leonardo France Paris Saint-Germain 3
Czech Republic Vratislav Lokvenc Czech Republic Sparta Prague 3
Georgia (country) Temur Tugushi Georgia (country) Dinamo Batumi 3
Georgia (country) Davit Ujmajuridze Georgia (country) Dinamo Batumi 3
France Philippe Vercruysse Switzerland Sion 3

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ CET (UTC+1) for matches on 31 October 1996, 6 and 20 March 1997, and CEST (UTC+2) for all other matches.

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