2017–18 Rock Cup

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2017–18 Rock Cup
CountryGibraltar
Teams19
Defending championsEuropa
ChampionsEuropa (7th title)
Runners-upMons Calpe
Matches played18
Goals scored62 (3.44 per match)
Top goal scorer(s)Rubo Blanco
Kike Gómez
(6 goals)
2017

The 2017–18 Rock Cup was a single-leg knockout tournament played by clubs from Gibraltar. This season's version of the Rock Cup was sponsored by Gibtelecom, and is known as the Gibtelecom Rock Cup for sponsorship purposes.[1] This season's edition was held throughout the season for the first time since 2011–12.

The winner of this competition, Europa, qualified for the 2018–19 Europa League. As they had also qualified for European competition via the 2017–18 Gibraltar Premier Division, the third place team in the league will take the spot in the Europa League.

First Round[edit]

The First Round draw was held 26 October 2017 and the matches will be played 26–28 November 2017.[2] All teams participating in the first round are from the Gibraltar Second Division. Leo, Hound Dogs and Olympique 13 received byes to the Second Round.

Second Round[edit]

The draw for the Second Round took place on 13 December 2017, with games to be played 6–27 February 2018.[3] All Gibraltar Premier Division teams enter at this stage, along with the three Gibraltar Second Division teams to receive byes from the first round.

Quarter Finals[edit]

The quarter final draw took place on 28 February 2018.

Semi-Finals[edit]

The draw for the semi-finals took place on 11 April 2018.

Final[edit]

Europa2–1Mons Calpe
Gómez Goal 6'75' Report Pibe Goal 46'
Victoria Stadium, Gibraltar


GK 1 Spain Javi Muñoz (c)
RB 5 Ghana Ibrahim Ayew Yellow card
CB 22 Argentina Martín Belforti
CB 42 Spain Alberto Merino
LB 11 Spain Toni García
RM 17 Spain Guillermo Roldán Yellow card
CM 6 Spain Iván Moya Yellow card
CM 20 Ghana Mustafa Yahaya
LM 8 Spain Álex Quillo Substituted off 82'
CF 9 Spain Kike Gómez Substituted off 78'
CF 19 Gibraltar Mikey Yome Substituted off 60'
Substitutes:
GK 26 Spain José Camara
DF 2 Gibraltar Ethan Jolley Substituted in 60'
MF 7 Gibraltar Sykes Garro
MF 24 Spain Joselinho
FW 10 Spain Jorge Pina
FW 21 Spain Ñito Gónzalez Substituted in 82'
FW 27 Spain Enrique Carreño Substituted in 78' Yellow card
Interim Manager:
Spain Juan José Gallardo
GK 22 Argentina Mateo Grasso Yellow card
RB 2 Brazil André Dos Santos Red card
CB 5 Mexico Francisco Zúñiga Yellow card
CB 6 Brazil Renan Bernardes Yellow card
LB 24 Argentina Federico Villar
DM 11 Argentina Jonathan Di Toro
DM 3 Gibraltar Graeme Torrilla
RW 7 Argentina Manu Onega Yellow card Red card
AM 39 Argentina Pibe Substituted off 60'
LW 10 Italy Facundo Cascio
ST 9 Spain Rubo Blanco (c)
Substitutes:
GK 17 Italy Nicky Arjona
DF 4 Argentina Leonardo Vela
MF 8 Italy Sacha Funes
MF 18 Italy Nahuel Ruiz
MF 20 Gibraltar Julian Bado
MF 21 Mexico Rodrigo Cerrilla Substituted in 60'
MF 29 Gibraltar Jansen Dalli
Manager:
Argentina Luis Manuel Blanco

Man of the match: Kike Gómez

Match officials

  • Assistant referees: Denis Perez & Alvaro Delgado
  • Forth official: Herbert Warwick

Match rules

  • 90 minutes.
  • 30 minutes of extra-time if necessary.
  • Penalty shoot-out if scores still level.
  • Seven named substitutes.
  • Maximum of three substitutions.

Bracket[edit]

 
First RoundSecond RoundQuarter FinalsSemi-FinalsFinal
 
                  
 
 
 
 
8 February 2018
 
 
FC Olympique 132 (4)
 
26 November 2017
 
Europa Point2 (3)
 
College 19751
 
11 March 2018
 
Europa Point3
 
FC Olympique 130
 
 
Gibraltar United6
 
 
7 February 2018
 
 
Gibraltar United3
 
 
Manchester 621
 
 
23 April 2018
 
 
Gibraltar United0
 
 
Europa5
 
 
19 February 2018
 
 
Lynx0
 
 
Europa2
 
 
9 April 2018
 
 
Europa5
 
28 November 2017
 
Gibraltar Phoenix0
 
Bruno's Magpies3
 
26 February 2018
 
Angels1
 
Bruno's Magpies1
 
 
Gibraltar Phoenix2
 
 
27 May 2018
 
 
Europa2
 
 
Mons Calpe1
 
 
20 February 2018
 
 
Lincoln Red Imps3
 
 
Glacis United0
 
 
11 March 2018
 
 
Lincoln Red Imps2
 
27 November 2017
 
Cannons0
 
Boca Gibraltar0
 
7 February 2018
 
Cannons2
 
Cannons2
 
 
Hound Dogs0
 
 
24 April 2018
 
 
Lincoln Red Imps1
 
 
Mons Calpe3
 
 
6 February 2018
 
 
Mons Calpe4
 
 
Lions Gibraltar1
 
 
18 March 2018
 
 
Mons Calpe2
 
 
St Joseph's1
 
 
27 February 2018
 
 
St Joseph's3
 
 
Leo0
 
 
 
 

Top goalscorers[edit]

As of 24 April 2018.[4]
6 goals
5 goals
3 goals
2 goals
1 goal
Own goals

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gibtelecom to sponsor the Rock Cup in multi year deal". Retrieved 13 December 2016.
  2. ^ "Rock Cup 17/18". GFA. Retrieved 14 December 2016.
  3. ^ "2017/18 Gibtelecom Rock Cup 2nd Round Draw". GFA. Retrieved 13 December 2017.
  4. ^ "Gibraltar Rock Cup Results and Scorers".

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