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 Paris SG 1–0 and rack up a record fourth Cup Winners' Cup title.
Tournament details
Dates 8 August 1996 – 14 May 1997
Teams 49
Final positions
Champions Spain Barcelona (4th title)
Runners-up France Paris Saint-Germain
Tournament statistics
Matches played 95
Goals scored 252 (2.65 per match)
Top scorer(s) England 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]

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 Serbia and Montenegro 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]

8 August 1996
15:00
Dinamo Batumi Georgia (country) 6–0 Faroe Islands HB Tórshavn
Tugushi Goal 11'23'54'
Udzhmadzhuridze Goal 27'70'
Davidsen Goal 87' (o.g.)
Lineups
Tsentral Stadium, Batumi
Attendance: 6,400
Referee: Juri Saar (Estonia)

8 August 1996
15:00
Qarabağ Azerbaijan 0–1 Finland MyPa
Lineups Mahlio Goal 83'
Tofiq Bahramov Stadium, Baku
Attendance: 11,500
Referee: Georgios Fassolis (Greece)

8 August 1996
15:00
Kotayk Abovyan Armenia 1–0 Cyprus AEK Larnaca
Berberyan Goal 80' Lineups
Hrazdan Stadium, Yerevan
Attendance: 3,600
Referee: Sergejs Braga (Latvia)

8 August 1996
17:00
MPKC Mozyr Belarus 2–2 Iceland KR Reykjavík
Yaromko Goal 51'
Skorobogatko Goal 73'
Lineups Daðason Goal 87'
Jónsson Goal 90'
Yunost Stadium, Mozyr
Attendance: 10,000
Referee: Amand Ancion (Belgium)

8 August 1996
17:00
Tallinna Sadam Estonia 2–1 Ukraine Nyva Vinnytsia
Krõlov Goal 25' (pen.)
Viikmäe Goal 76'
Lineups Romanchuk Goal 78'
Kadriorg Stadium, Tallinn
Attendance: 700
Referee: Asim Khudiev (Azerbaijan)

8 August 1996
17:00
Chemlon Humenné Slovakia 1–0 Albania Flamurtari Vlorë
Lyubarskyi Goal 72' Lineups
Chemlon Stadium, Humenné
Attendance: 9,000
Referee: Robert Sedlacek (Austria)

8 August 1996
17:30
Varteks Croatia 2–1 Luxembourg Union Luxembourg
Mumlek Goal 40'
Maretić Goal 80' (pen.)
Lineups Grettnich Goal 85'
Stadion NK Varteks, Varaždin
Attendance: 4,000
Referee: Josef Krula (Czech Republic)

8 August 1996
17:30
Universitate Riga Latvia 1–1 Liechtenstein Vaduz
Zarins Goal 43' Lineups Daumantas Goal 40'
Latvijas Universitates Stadions, Riga
Attendance: 1,500
Referee: Merab Malagouradze (Georgia)


8 August 1996
18:00
Valletta Malta 1–2 Romania Gloria Bistrița
Dončić Goal 74' Lineups Matei Goal 53'
Dancus Goal 66'
Ta' Qali National Stadium, Ta' Qali
Attendance: 1,000
Referee: William Young (Scotland)

8 August 1996
18:30
Red Star Belgrade Serbia and Montenegro 0–0 Scotland Heart of Midlothian
Lineups
Red Star Stadium, Belgrade
Attendance: 27,500
Referee: Hermann Albrecht (Germany)

8 August 1996
19:00
Honvéd Hungary 1–0 Republic of Macedonia Sloga Jugomagnat
Tóth Goal 11' Lineups
Bozsik Stadion, Budapest
Attendance: 4,000
Referee: Serhiy Tatulian (Ukraine)

8 August 1996
20:00
Sion Switzerland 4–2 Lithuania Kareda Šiauliai
Chassot Goal 14'
Bonvin Goal 26'
Pančev Goal 35' (pen.)
Vercruysse Goal 88'
Lineups Baranauskas Goal 73' (pen.)
Dančenka Goal 86'
Stade Tourbillon, Sion
Attendance: 5,200
Referee: Yevi Kollari (Albania)

8 August 1996
20:15
Olimpija Ljubljana Slovenia 1–0 Bulgaria Levski Sofia
Bozgo Goal 50' Lineups
Bežigrad Stadium, Ljubljana
Attendance: 1,500
Referee: Marek Kowalczyk (Poland)

8 August 1996
20:30
Total Network Solutions Wales 1–1 Poland Ruch Chorzów
Gęsior Goal 82' (o.g.) Lineups Gęsior Goal 6'
Racecourse Ground, Wrexham
Attendance: 1,558
Referee: Eyjólfur Ólafsson (Iceland)

8 August 1996
20:30
Glentoran Northern Ireland 1–2 Czech Republic Sparta Prague
Little Goal 53' Lineups Siegl Goal 48'
Lokvenc Goal 89'
The Oval, Belfast
Attendance: 2,200
Referee: Lawrence Sammut (Malta)

8 August 1996
20:45
Shelbourne Republic of Ireland 1–3 Norway Brann
Geoghegan Goal 42' Lineups Mjelde Goal 26'
Pedersen Goal 29'
Eftevaag Goal 68' (pen.)
Tolka Park, Dublin
Attendance: 3,500
Referee: Vítor Melo Pereira (Portugal)

Second leg[edit]

21 August 1996
22:00
KR Reykjavík Iceland 1–0 Belarus MPKC Mozyr
Daníelsson Goal 90' Lineups
KR-völlur, Reykjavík
Attendance: 1,722
Referee: Sven Kjelbrott (Norway)

KR Reykjavík won 3–2 on aggregate.


22 August 1996
16:00
Sloga Jugomagnat Republic of Macedonia 0–1 Hungary Honvéd
Lineups Ghinda Goal 77'
Gradski stadion, Skopje
Attendance: 5,000
Referee: Marcello Nicchi (Italy)

Budapest Honvéd won 2–0 on aggregate.


22 August 1996
16:00
Nyva Vinnytsia Ukraine 1–0 Estonia Tallinna Sadam
Romanchuk Goal 66' Lineups
Tsentralnyi Stadion, Vinnitsa
Attendance: 12,000
Referee: Slavik Kazaryan (Armenia)

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


22 August 1996
16:00
AEK Larnaca Cyprus 5–0 Armenia Kotayk Abovyan
Kuntić Goal 28'
Alexandrou Goal 42'
Kovačević Goal 60' (pen.)
Kopunović Goal 81'
Markou Goal 84'
Lineups
GSZ Stadium, Larnaca
Attendance: 5,000
Referee: Amit Klein (Israel)

AEK Larnaca won 5–1 on aggregate.


22 August 1996
16:00
Gloria Bistrița Romania 2–1 Malta Valletta
Lazăr Goal 32'
Voica Goal 84'
Lineups Agius Goal 24'
Stadionul Gloria, Bistrița
Attendance: 8,000
Referee: Jiří Ulrich (Czech Republic)

Gloria Bistrița won 4–2 on aggregate.


22 August 1996
16:30
Ruch Chorzów Poland 5–0 Wales Total Network Solutions
A. Bąk Goal 2'58'
Grzesik Goal 47'
M. Bąk Goal 63'65'
Lineups
Stadion Miejski, Chorzów
Attendance: 6,700
Referee: Dragutin Poljak (Croatia)

Ruch Chorzów won 6–1 on aggregate.


22 August 1996
16:30
Flamurtari Vlorë Albania 0–2 Slovakia Chemlon Humenné
Lineups Lyubarskyi Goal 48'
Valkucak Goal 53'
Qemal Stafa Stadium, Tirana
Attendance: 5,000
Referee: Attila Juhos (Hungary)

Chemlon Hummené won 3–0 on aggregate.


22 August 1996
17:00
HB Tórshavn Faroe Islands 0–3 Georgia (country) Dinamo Batumi
Lineups Glonti Goal 20'21'
Udzhmadzhuridze Goal 63'
Svangaskarð, Toftir
Attendance: 100
Referee: Juha Pulkkinen (Finland)

Dinamo Batumi won 9–0 on aggregate.


22 August 1996
17:00
Kareda Šiauliai Lithuania 0–0 Switzerland Sion
Lineups
Savivaldybė Stadium, Šiauliai
Attendance: 2,500
Referee: Lars Gerner (Denmark)

Sion won 4–2 on aggregate.


22 August 1996
18:00
Vaduz Liechtenstein 1–1 (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.


22 August 1996
18:00
Hapoel Ironi Rishon LeZion Israel 3–2 Moldova Constructorul Chişinău
Sabag Goal 9'
Kapeta Goal 26'
Cebula Goal 57'
Lineups Rogachev Goal 42'
Skidan Goal 86'
Municipal Stadium, Rishon LeZion
Attendance: 1,500
Referee: Juan Ansuátegui Roca (Spain)

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


22 August 1996
19:00
Brann Norway 2–1 Republic of Ireland Shelbourne
Mjelde Goal 9'
Pedersen Goal 70'
Lineups Rutherford Goal 4'
Brann Stadion, Bergen
Attendance: 2,189
Referee: Keimpe Zuidema (Netherlands)

Brann won 5–2 on aggregate.


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


22 August 1996
19:00
MyPa Finland 1–1 (a.e.t.) Azerbaijan Qarabağ
Keskitalo Goal 119' Lineups Musayev Goal 27'

MyPa won 2–1 on aggregate.


22 August 1996
20:00
Union Luxembourg Luxembourg 0–3 Croatia Varteks
Lineups Besek Goal 63'
Mumlek Goal 78'
Cvetko Goal 87'
Stade Achille Hammerel, Luxembourg
Attendance: 490
Referee: Roland Beck (Liechtenstein)

Varteks won 5–1 on aggregate.


22 August 1996
20:15
Sparta Prague Czech Republic 8–0 Northern Ireland Glentoran
Gunda Goal 1'25'
Mistr Goal 19'
Siegl Goal 24'48'80'
Svoboda Goal 77'
Gabriel Goal 86'
Lineups
Stadion Letná, Prague
Attendance: 3,000
Referee: Miroslav Radoman (Yugoslavia)

Sparta Prague won 10–1 on aggregate.


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 Serbia and Montenegro 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]

12 September 1996
17:00
Vaduz Liechtenstein 0–4 France 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)

12 September 1996
17:30
Lokomotiv Moscow Russia 1–0 Croatia Varteks
Cherevchenko Goal 12' Lineups
Lokomotiv Stadium, Moscow
Attendance: 5,000
Referee: Jacek Granat (Poland)

12 September 1996
18:00
Constructorul Chişinău Moldova 0–1 Turkey Galatasaray
Lineups Knup Goal 74'
Stadionul Republican, Chișinău
Attendance: 7,000
Referee: Kostadin Guerginov (Bulgaria)

12 September 1996
18:00
Dinamo Batumi Georgia (country) 1–1 Netherlands PSV
Mujiri Goal 21' Lineups Nilis Goal 40' (pen.)
Tsentral Stadium, Batumi
Attendance: 14,000
Referee: Kurt Zuppinger (Switzerland)

12 September 1996
19:00
MyPa Finland 0–1 England Liverpool
Lineups Bjørnebye Goal 61'
Kymenlaakson Sähkö Stadion, Anjalankoski
Attendance: 4,767
Referee: Gylfi Thór Orrason (Iceland)

12 September 1996
19:30
AGF Denmark 1–1 Slovenia Olimpija Ljubljana
Bak Goal 16' Lineups Bozgo Goal 57'
Aarhus Idrætspark, Aarhus
Attendance: 5,900
Referee: Mikko Vuorela (Finland)

12 September 1996
20:00
Sion Switzerland 2–0 Ukraine Nyva Vinnytsia
Colombo Goal 50'
Bonvin Goal 82'
Lineups
Stade Tourbillon, Sion
Attendance: 6,500
Referee: Andreas Georgiou (Cyprus)

12 September 1996
20:00
Cercle Brugge Belgium 3–2 Norway Brann
Gernsøe Goal 6'
Vanmaele Goal 27'
Camerman Goal 31'
Lineups Flo Goal 38'
Eftevaag Goal 89' (pen.)
Olympiastadion, Brugge
Attendance: 4,500
Referee: John Ashman (Wales)

12 September 1996
20:00
Gloria Bistrița Romania 1–1 Italy Fiorentina
Lazăr Goal 3' Lineups Batistuta Goal 48'
Stadionul Gloria, Bistrița
Attendance: 10,000
Referee: Christer Fällström (Sweden)

12 September 1996
20:15
AEK Athens Greece 1–0 Slovakia Chemlon Humenné
Batista Goal 44' Lineups
Nikos Goumas Stadium, Athens
Attendance: 15,141
Referee: Yuri Chebotarev (Russia)

12 September 1996
20:30
Nîmes Olympique France 3–1 Hungary Honvéd
Jeunechamp Goal 64'
Préget Goal 75'
Meilhac Goal 85'
Lineups Tóth Goal 70'
Stade des Costières, Nîmes
Attendance: 7,948
Referee: Richard O'Hanlon (Ireland)

12 September 1996
20:30
Sturm Graz Austria 2–2 Czech Republic Sparta Prague
Vastić Goal 8'
Mählich Goal 85'
Lineups Řepka Goal 57'
Lokvenc Goal 72'
Sturm-Platz Gruabn, Graz
Attendance: 3,208
Referee: Karl-Erik Nilsson (Sweden)

12 September 1996
20:30
Kaiserslautern Germany 1–0 Serbia and Montenegro Red Star Belgrade
Wegmann Goal 58' Lineups
Fritz-Walter-Stadion, Kaiserslautern
Attendance: 25,700
Referee: Kenny Clarke (Scotland)

12 September 1996
21:00
KR Reykjavík Iceland 0–1 Sweden AIK
Lineups Nordin Goal 80'
Laugardalsvöllur, Reykjavík
Attendance: 3,500
Referee: Tore Hollung (Norway)

12 September 1996
21:30
Barcelona Spain 2–0 Cyprus AEK Larnaca
Ronaldo Goal 19'77' Lineups
Estadi Olímpic de Montjuïc, Barcelona
Attendance: 35,000
Referee: Roland Beck (Liechtenstein)

12 September 1996
22:30
Benfica Portugal 5–1 Poland Ruch Chorzów
Donizete Goal 24'
Pinto Goal 26'
Jamir Goal 33'
Valdo Goal 69'90'
Lineups Gęsior Goal 72'
Estádio da Luz, Lisbon
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Hermann Albrecht (Germany)

Second leg[edit]

26 September 1996
15:00
Nyva Vinnytsia Ukraine 0–4 Switzerland Sion
Lineups Lukić Goal 2'
Vercruysse Goal 9'68'
Milton Goal 54'
Tsentralnyi Stadion, Vinnitsa
Attendance: 12,000
Referee: Manfred Schüttengruber (Austria)

Sion won 6–0 on aggregate.


26 September 1996
15:30
Chemlon Humenné Slovakia 1–2 Greece AEK Athens
Diňa Goal 1' Lineups Nikolaidis Goal 19'
Batista Goal 44'
Chemlon Stadion, Humenné
Attendance: 14,600
Referee: Mateo Beusan (Croatia)

AEK Athens won 3–1 on aggregate.


26 September 1996
16:00
Varteks Croatia 2–1 Russia Lokomotiv Moscow
Mumlek Goal 62'
Vugrinec Goal 87'
Lineups Kosolapov Goal 40'
Stadion NK Varteks, Varaždin
Attendance: 8,500
Referee: Georg Dardenne (Germany)

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


26 September 1996
19:00
Galatasaray Turkey 4–0 Moldova Constructorul Chişinău
Şükür Goal 48'80'
Arif Goal 71'
Hagi Goal 74'
Lineups
Ali Sami Yen Stadium, Istanbul
Attendance: 16,695
Referee: Miroslav Radoman (Yugoslavia)

Galatasaray won 5–0 on aggregate.


26 September 1996
19:00
AIK Sweden 1–1 Iceland KR Reykjavík
Simpson Goal 80' Lineups Benediktsson Goal 90'
Råsunda Stadium, Solna
Attendance: 3,267
Referee: Stephen Lodge (England)

AIK won 2–1 on aggregate.


26 September 1996
20:00
Olimpija Ljubljana Slovenia 0–0 Denmark AGF
Lineups
Bežigrad Stadium, Ljubljana
Attendance: 1,433
Referee: Sotorios Vorgias (Greece)

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


26 September 1996
20:00
Brann Norway 4–0 Belgium Cercle Brugge
Mjelde Goal 5'81'
Eftevaag Goal 78'
Helland Goal 87'
Lineups
Brann Stadion, Bergen
Attendance: 6,104
Referee: Valeriy Onufer (Ukraine)

Brann won 6–3 on aggregate.


26 September 1996
20:00
Ruch Chorzów Poland 0–0 Portugal Benfica
Lineups
Stadion Ruchu, Chorzów
Attendance: 4,547
Referee: Mika Peltola (Finland)

Benfica won 5–1 on aggregate.


26 September 1996
20:15
AEK Larnaca Cyprus 0–0 Spain Barcelona
Lineups
GSZ Stadium, Larnaca
Attendance: 6,000
Referee: Claude Colombo (France)

Barcelona won 2–0 on aggregate.


26 September 1996
20:20
Sparta Prague Czech Republic 1–1 Austria Sturm Graz
Horňák Goal 86' Lineups Giannini Goal 75'
Stadion Letná, Prague
Attendance: 8,000
Referee: Juan Fernández Marin (Spain)

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


26 September 1996
20:30
Red Star Belgrade Serbia and Montenegro 4–0 (a.e.t.) Germany Kaiserslautern
Stanković Goal 54'96'
Njeguš Goal 107'
Pantelić Goal 120'
Lineups
Red Star Stadium, Belgrade
Attendance: 70,000
Referee: Eric Blareau (Belgium)

Red Star Belgrade won 4–1 on aggregate.


26 September 1996
20:30
Fiorentina Italy 1–0 Romania Gloria Bistrița
Orlando Goal 23' Lineups
Stadio Artemio Franchi, Florence
Attendance: 18,607
Referee: Ladislav Gádoši (Slovakia)

Fiorentina won 2–1 on aggregate.


26 September 1996
20:30
PSV Netherlands 3–0 Georgia (country) Dinamo Batumi
Nilis Goal 15' (pen.)
Eijkelkamp Goal 56'
Marcelo Ramos Goal 85'
Lineups
Philips Stadion, Eindhoven
Attendance: 14,200
Referee: Stuart Dougal (Scotland)

PSV Eindhoven won 4–1 on aggregate.


26 September 1996
20:45
Honvéd Hungary 1–2 France Nîmes Olympique
Piroska Goal 60' Lineups Ecker Goal 6'
Sabin Goal 37'
Bozsik Stadion, Budapest
Attendance: 5,000
Referee: Vladimir Antonov (Moldova)

Nîmes won 5–2 on aggregate.


26 September 1996
20:45
Liverpool England 3–1 Finland MyPa
Berger Goal 16'
Collymore Goal 59'
Barnes Goal 77'
Lineups Keskitalo Goal 64'
Anfield, Liverpool
Attendance: 39,013
Referee: Sergey Shmolik (Belarus)

Liverpool won 4–1 on aggregate.


26 September 1996
20:45
Paris Saint-Germain France 3–0 Liechtenstein Vaduz
Allou Goal 23'
Roche Goal 40'
Mboma Goal 50'
Lineups
Parc des Princes, Paris
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 Serbia and Montenegro 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]

17 October 1996
17:00
Nîmes Olympique France 1–3 Sweden AIK
Fidani Goal 87' Lineups Simpson Goal 9'
Pacha Goal 12'
Johansson Goal 70'

17 October 1996
18:00
Olimpija Ljubljana Slovenia 0–2 Greece AEK Athens
Lineups Kostis Goal 12'
Ketsbaia Goal 49'
Bežigrad Stadium, Ljubljana
Attendance: 4,000
Referee: Atanas Uzunov (Bulgaria)

17 October 1996
19:30
Galatasaray Turkey 4–2 France Paris Saint-Germain
Şükür Goal 5'31'
Tugay Goal 12'
Ünsal Goal 52'
Lineups Le Guen Goal 16'
Dely Valdés Goal 17'
Ali Sami Yen Stadium, Istanbul
Attendance: 23,000
Referee: Pierluigi Collina (Italy)

17 October 1996
20:00
Sion Switzerland 1–2 England Liverpool
Bonvin Goal 10' Lineups Fowler Goal 28'
Barnes Goal 80'
Stade Tourbillon, Sion
Attendance: 15,500
Referee: Antonio López Nieto (Spain)

17 October 1996
20:00
Brann Norway 2–1 Netherlands PSV
Mjelde Goal 28'33' (pen.) Lineups Cocu Goal 90'
Brann Stadion, Bergen
Attendance: 7,842
Referee: Alain Hamer (Luxembourg)

17 October 1996
20:45
Fiorentina Italy 2–1 Czech Republic Sparta Prague
Batistuta Goal 6'
Schwarz Goal 57'
Lineups Siegl Goal 81'

17 October 1996
21:00
Barcelona Spain 3–1 Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Red Star Belgrade
Giovanni Goal 34'35'
Figo Goal 54'
Lineups Živković Goal 21'
Camp Nou, Barcelona
Attendance: 73,000
Referee: Rémi Harrel (France)

17 October 1996
22:00
Benfica Portugal 1–0 Russia Lokomotiv Moscow
Pinto Goal 9' Lineups
Estádio da Luz, Lisbon
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Alain Sars (France)

Second leg[edit]

31 October 1996
18:00
AIK Sweden 0–1 France Nîmes Olympique
Lineups Brundin Goal 69' (o.g.)
Råsunda Stadium, Solna
Attendance: 5,620
Referee: Ľuboš Micheľ (Slovakia)

AIK won 3–2 on aggregate.


31 October 1996
18:00
Lokomotiv Moscow Russia 2–3 Portugal Benfica
Solomatin Goal 9'
Haras Goal 58'
Lineups Panduru Goal 47'
Donizete Goal 62'
Pinto Goal 87'
Lokomotiv Stadium, Moscow
Attendance: 6,500
Referee: Knud Erik Fisker (Denmark)

Benfica won 4–2 on aggregate.


31 October 1996
20:00
AEK Athens Greece 4–0 Slovenia Olimpija Ljubljana
Savevski Goal 5'
Batista Goal 34'
Maladenis Goal 80'
Kostis Goal 84'
Lineups
Nikos Goumas Stadium, Athens
Attendance: 14,482
Referee: Hermann Albrecht (Germany)

AEK Athens won 6–0 on aggregate.


31 October 1996
20:30
PSV Netherlands 2–2 Norway Brann
Eijkelkamp Goal 75'
Zenden Goal 83'
Lineups Hasund Goal 35'
Flo Goal 58'
Philips Stadion, Eindhoven
Attendance: 19,000
Referee: Philippe Leduc (France)

Brann won 4–3 on aggregate.


31 October 1996
20:30
Red Star Belgrade Federal Republic of Yugoslavia 1–1 Spain Barcelona
Jovičić Goal 47' Lineups Giovanni Goal 48'
Red Star Stadium, Belgrade
Attendance: 44,694
Referee: Gerd Grabher (Austria)

Barcelona won 4–2 on aggregate.


31 October 1996
20:45
Liverpool England 6–3 Switzerland 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'
Anfield, Liverpool
Attendance: 38,514
Referee: Hartmut Strampe (Germany)

Liverpool won 8–4 on aggregate.


31 October 1996
20:45
Sparta Prague Czech Republic 1–1 Italy Fiorentina
Lokvenc Goal 41' Lineups Robbiati Goal 63'
Stadion Letná, Prague
Attendance: 16,021
Referee: David Elleray (England)

Fiorentina won 3–2 on aggregate.


31 October 1996
20:45
Paris Saint-Germain France 4–0 Turkey Galatasaray
Leonardo Goal 9'
Dely Valdés Goal 23'
Loko Goal 58'
Raí Goal 77'
Lineups
Parc des Princes, Paris
Attendance: 34,032
Referee: Karol Ihring (Slovakia)

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]

6 March 1997
20:15
Brann Norway 1–1 England Liverpool
Hasund Goal 48' Lineups Fowler Goal 10'
Brann Stadion, Bergen
Attendance: 12,700
Referee: Nikolai Levnikov (Russia)

6 March 1997
20:30
Paris Saint-Germain France 0–0 Greece AEK Athens
Lineups
Parc des Princes, Paris
Attendance: 21,952
Referee: Urs Meier (Switzerland)

6 March 1997
20:45
Benfica Portugal 0–2 Italy Fiorentina
Lineups Baiano Goal 45'
Batistuta Goal 90+'
Estádio da Luz, Lisbon
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Hellmut Krug (Germany)

6 March 1997
21:00
Barcelona Spain 3–1 Sweden AIK
Popescu Goal 4'
Ronaldo Goal 56'
Pizzi Goal 80'
Lineups Simpson Goal 2'
Camp Nou, Barcelona
Attendance: 45,000
Referee: David Elleray (England)

Second leg[edit]

20 March 1997
20:15
AEK Athens Greece 0–3 France Paris Saint-Germain
Lineups Loko Goal 21'44'81'
Nikos Goumas Stadium, Athens
Attendance: 35,000
Referee: Antonio López Nieto (Spain)

Paris Saint-Germain won 3–0 on aggregate.


20 March 1997
20:30
AIK Sweden 1–1 Spain Barcelona
Simpson Goal 73' Lineups Ronaldo Goal 12'
Råsunda Stadium, Solna
Attendance: 37,000
Referee: Gilles Veissière (France)

Barcelona won 4–2 on aggregate.


20 March 1997
20:45
Fiorentina Italy 0–1 Portugal Benfica
Lineups Edgar Goal 22'

Fiorentina won 2–1 on aggregate.


20 March 1997
20:45
Liverpool England 3–0 Norway Brann
Fowler Goal 25' (pen.)77'
Collymore Goal 61'
Lineups
Anfield, Liverpool
Attendance: 40,326
Referee: Alfredo Trentalange (Italy)

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]

10 April 1997
20:45
Paris Saint-Germain France 3–0 England Liverpool
Leonardo Goal 11'
Cauet Goal 43'
Leroy Goal 83'
Lineups
Parc des Princes, Paris
Attendance: 35,142
Referee: Hellmut Krug (Germany)

10 April 1997
21:30
Barcelona Spain 1–1 Italy Fiorentina
Nadal Goal 43' Lineups Batistuta Goal 63'
Camp Nou, Barcelona
Attendance: 105,000
Referee: Bernd Heynemann (Germany)

Second leg[edit]

24 April 1997
20:30
Liverpool England 2–0 France Paris Saint-Germain
Fowler Goal 12'
Wright Goal 79'
Lineups
Anfield, Liverpool
Attendance: 39,000
Referee: Rune Pedersen (Norway)

Paris Saint-Germain won 3–2 on aggregate.


24 April 1997
20:45
Fiorentina Italy 0–2 Spain Barcelona
Lineups Couto Goal 30'
Guardiola Goal 35'
Stadio Artemio Franchi, Florence
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]

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, 2 and 20 March 1997, and CEST (UTC+2) for all other matches.

External links[edit]