2008 Finnish League Cup

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The 2008 Finnish League Cup was the 12th season of Finnish second most prestigious cup tournament. The competition started on 25 January 2008 and ended with the Final held on 12 April 2008. The defending champions FC Lahti lost in the semifinals, while last year's runners-up FC Inter eventually won the tournament.

The Cup consisted of two stages. First there was group stage that involved 14 Veikkausliiga teams divided into two groups. Top 4 teams from each group entered the one-legged elimination rounds – quarterfinals, semifinals and the final.

Group stage[edit]

Every team played every other team of its group once, either home or away. The matches were played from 25 January to 24 March 2008.

Group 1[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts HON TPS TAM HJK KPS MYP RPS
1 FC Honka 6 4 1 1 14 7 +7 13 4–0 2–2 4–1
2 TPS 6 4 1 1 11 7 +4 13 2–1 5–1 2–0
3 Tampere United 6 4 0 2 14 6 +8 12 3–0 1–0 4–1
4 HJK 6 2 4 0 9 7 +2 10 1–1 2–1 2–2
5 KuPS 6 2 0 4 6 14 −8 6 0–2 1–4 1–2
6 MyPA 6 0 2 4 4 9 −5 2 1–2 1–2 0–0
7 RoPS 6 0 2 4 2 10 −8 2 0–1 0–0 0–1
Source: rsssf.com
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.

Group 2[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts LAH INT HAK JAR MAR KTP VPS
1 FC Lahti 6 5 1 0 18 5 +13 16 0–0 2–0 5–0
2 FC Inter 6 4 1 1 13 1 +12 13 2–0 3–0 5–0
3 Haka 6 3 1 2 8 6 +2 10 1–2 3–1 2–1
4 FF Jaro 6 3 0 3 11 11 0 9 1–0 6–4 3–0
5 IFK Mariehamn 6 2 1 3 10 12 −2 7 3–4 0–3 2–0
6 FC KooTeePee 6 0 2 4 7 19 −12 2 0–2 1–1 2–2
7 VPS 6 0 2 4 5 18 −13 2 1–5 0–0 2–3
Source: rsssf.com
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.

Knockout stage[edit]

Quarter-finals[edit]

FC Inter0 – 0 (aet)Tampere United
Penalties
5 – 3



TPS3 – 2FC Haka

Semi-finals[edit]

TPS3 – 2FC Lahti

FC Inter4 – 2FC Honka

Final[edit]

TPS0 – 1FC Inter

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