1998 Cupa României Final

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
1998 Cupa României Final
Event 1997–98 Cupa României
Date 6 May 1998
Venue Stadionul Naţional, Bucharest
Referee Marcel Lică (Romania)
Attendance 65,000

The 1998 Cupa României Final was the 60th final of Romania's most prestigious cup competition. The final was played at the Stadionul Naţional in Bucharest on 6 May 1998 and was contested between Divizia A sides Rapid Bucureşti and Universitatea Craiova. The cup was won by Rapid.

Route to the final[edit]

FC Rapid Bucureşti

Round of 32 Midia Năvodari 0–1 Rapid Bucureşti
Round of 16 Rapid Bucureşti 2–1 Gaz Metan Mediaş
Quarter-finals Rapid Bucureşti 1–0 Sportul Studenţesc Bucureşti
Semi-finals Rapid Bucureşti 2–1 Dinamo Bucureşti

FC Universitatea Craiova

Round of 32 Foresta Fălticeni 2–2 a.e.t. (3–4) pen. Universitatea Craiova
Round of 16 Universitatea Craiova 5–2 Farul Constanţa
Quarter-finals Universitatea Craiova 2–1 a.e.t. FCM Bacău
Semi-finals Argeş Piteşti 0–1 Universitatea Craiova

Match details [1][edit]

Rapid Bucureşti
Universitatea Craiova
GK 1 Romania Bogdan Lobonţ
DF 2 Romania Nicolae Stanciu YC 78'
DF 3 Romania Cristian Dulca (c)
DF 4 Romania Ştefan Nanu YC 49' Yellow cardRed card 73'
DF 5 Romania Mugur Bolohan
DF 6 Romania Mircea Rednic
MF 7 Romania Lucian Marinescu YC 2'
MF 8 Romania Mario Bugeanu YC 27' Substituted off 76'
FW 9 Romania Marius Şumudică Substituted off 64'
MF 10 Romania Daniel Iftodi
FW 11 Romania Daniel Pancu Substituted off 64'
MF 17 Romania Zeno Bundea Substituted in 76'
MF 15 Romania Ovidiu Maier Substituted in 64'
–– 14 Romania Cătălin Popa YC 90' Substituted in 64'
Romania Mircea Lucescu
GK 1 Romania Tiberiu Lung
DF 2 Romania Nicu Năstăsie YC 4' Yellow cardRed card 69'
DF 3 Romania Marius Iordache
MF 4 Romania Robert Vancea YC 73'
MF 5 Romania Eugen Trică
DF 6 Romania Emil Săndoi (c)
DF 7 Romania Tiberiu Curt
MF 8 Romania Cornel Frăsineanu Substituted off 71'
FW 9 Romania Ionel Ganea
FW 10 Romania Ionuţ Luţu Substituted off 71'
MF 11 Romania Silvian Cristescu Substituted off 62'
MF 17 Romania Valentin Suciu Red card 73' Substituted in 62'
MF 15 Romania Romulus Buia Substituted in 71'
FW 14 Romania Claudiu Niculescu Substituted in 71'
Spain José Ramón Alexanko




  • 90 minutes.
  • 30 minutes extra-time (15-minute intervals)
  • Penalty shoot-out if scores level after extra time.
  • Seven named substitutes
  • Maximum of 3 substitutions.


External links[edit]