1996-97 UEFA Cup Winners' Cup
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1996%E2%80%9397 UEFA Cup Winners' Cup
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
Runners-upFrance Paris Saint-Germain
Tournament statistics
Matches played95
Goals scored252 (2.65 per match)
Top scorer(s)Robbie Fowler
(7 goals)
1995-96
1997-98

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

TH Title Holders

Qualifying round

First leg

Attendance: 6,400
Referee: Juri Saar (Estonia)

Attendance: 11,500
Referee: Georgios Fassolis (Greece)

Attendance: 3,600
Referee: Sergejs Braga (Latvia)

Attendance: 10,000
Referee: Amand Ancion (Belgium)


Attendance: 9,000
Referee: Robert Sedlacek (Austria)

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

Attendance: 1,500
Referee: Merab Malagouradze (Georgia)

Attendance: 5,000
Referee: Metin Tokat (Turkey)

Attendance: 1,000
Referee: William Young (Scotland)



Attendance: 5,200
Referee: Yevi Kollari (Albania)

Attendance: 1,500
Referee: Marek Kowalczyk (Poland)

Attendance: 1,558
Referee: Eyjólfur Ólafsson (Iceland)

Attendance: 2,200
Referee: Lawrence Sammut (Malta)

Attendance: 3,500
Referee: Vítor Melo Pereira (Portugal)

Second leg

Attendance: 1,722
Referee: Sven Kjelbrott (Norway)

KR Reykjavík won 3–2 on aggregate.


Attendance: 5,000
Referee: Marcello Nicchi (Italy)

Budapest Honvéd won 2–0 on aggregate.


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


Attendance: 5,000
Referee: Amit Klein (Israel)

AEK Larnaca won 5–1 on aggregate.


Attendance: 8,000
Referee: Ji?í Ulrich (Czech Republic)

Gloria Bistri?a won 4–2 on aggregate.


Attendance: 6,700
Referee: Dragutin Poljak (Croatia)

Ruch Chorzów won 6–1 on aggregate.


Attendance: 5,000
Referee: Attila Juhos (Hungary)

Chemlon Hummené won 3–0 on aggregate.


Attendance: 100
Referee: Juha Pulkkinen (Finland)

Dinamo Batumi won 9–0 on aggregate.


Attendance: 2,500
Referee: Lars Gerner (Denmark)

Sion won 4–2 on aggregate.


Gemeindesportplatz, Vaduz
Attendance: 1,100
Referee: Krsto Danilovski (Macedonia)

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


Attendance: 1,500
Referee: Juan Ansuátegui Roca (Spain)

3-3 on aggregate. Constructorul Chi?in?u won on away goals.


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 won 2–1 on aggregate.


Attendance: 490
Referee: Roland Beck (Liechtenstein)

Varteks won 5–1 on aggregate.


Sparta Prague Czech Republic8-0Northern Ireland Glentoran
Gunda Goal 125
Mistr Goal 19
Siegl Goal 244880
Svoboda Goal 77
Gabriel Goal 86
Lineups
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

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 Chi?in?u 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 Bistri?a 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

Gemeindesportplatz, Vaduz
Attendance: 3,900
Referee: Romans Lajuks (Latvia)

Attendance: 5,000
Referee: Jacek Granat (Poland)

Attendance: 7,000
Referee: Kostadin Guerginov (Bulgaria)

Attendance: 14,000
Referee: Kurt Zuppinger (Switzerland)

Attendance: 4,767
Referee: Gylfi Thór Orrason (Iceland)

Attendance: 5,900
Referee: Mikko Vuorela (Finland)

Attendance: 6,500

Attendance: 4,500
Referee: John Ashman (Wales)

Attendance: 10,000
Referee: Christer Fällström (Sweden)

Attendance: 15,141
Referee: Yuri Chebotarev (Russia)

Attendance: 7,948
Referee: Richard O'Hanlon (Ireland)

Sturm-Platz Gruabn, Graz
Attendance: 3,208

Attendance: 25,700
Referee: Kenny Clarke (Scotland)

Attendance: 3,500
Referee: Tore Hollung (Norway)

Attendance: 35,000
Referee: Roland Beck (Liechtenstein)

Attendance: 20,000

Second leg

Sion won 6–0 on aggregate.


Attendance: 14,600
Referee: Mateo Beusan (Croatia)

AEK Athens won 3–1 on aggregate.


Attendance: 8,500
Referee: Georg Dardenne (Germany)

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


Attendance: 16,695
Referee: Miroslav Radoman (Yugoslavia)

Galatasaray won 5–0 on aggregate.


Attendance: 3,267

AIK won 2–1 on aggregate.


Attendance: 1,433
Referee: Sotorios Vorgias (Greece)

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


Attendance: 6,104

Brann won 6–3 on aggregate.


Attendance: 4,547
Referee: Mika Peltola (Finland)

Benfica won 5–1 on aggregate.


Attendance: 6,000

Barcelona won 2–0 on aggregate.


Attendance: 8,000
Referee: Juan Fernández Marin (Spain)

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


Attendance: 70,000
Referee: Eric Blareau (Belgium)

Red Star Belgrade won 4–1 on aggregate.


Attendance: 18,607
Referee: Ladislav Gádo?i (Slovakia)

Fiorentina won 2–1 on aggregate.


Attendance: 14,200

PSV Eindhoven won 4–1 on aggregate.


Attendance: 5,000
Referee: Vladimir Antonov (Moldova)

Nîmes won 5–2 on aggregate.


Attendance: 39,013

Liverpool won 4–1 on aggregate.


Attendance: 15,973
Referee: Bujar Pregja (Albania)

Paris Saint-Germain won 7–0 on aggregate.

Second round

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


Attendance: 4,000


Attendance: 15,500

Brann Norway2-1Netherlands PSV
Mjelde Goal 2833 (pen.) Lineups Cocu Goal 90
Attendance: 7,842


Attendance: 73,000
Referee: Rémi Harrel (France)

Attendance: 8,090[1]
Referee: Alain Sars (France)

Second leg

Attendance: 5,620

AIK won 3-2 on aggregate.


Attendance: 6,500

Benfica won 4-2 on aggregate.


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.


Attendance: 44,694

Barcelona won 4-2 on aggregate.


Liverpool England6-3Switzerland Sion
McManaman Goal 27
Bjørnebye Goal 55
Barnes Goal 66
Fowler Goal 7079
Berger Goal 89
Lineups Chassot Goal 2065
Bonvin Goal 23
Attendance: 38,514

Liverpool won 8-4 on aggregate.


Attendance: 16,021

Fiorentina won 3-2 on aggregate.


Attendance: 34,032

Paris Saint-Germain won 6-4 on aggregate.

Quarter-finals

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

Attendance: 12,700

Attendance: 21,952

Attendance: 20,000

Attendance: 45,000

Second leg

Paris Saint-Germain won 3-0 on aggregate.


Attendance: 35,049

Barcelona won 4-2 on aggregate.


Fiorentina won 2-1 on aggregate.


Attendance: 40,326

Liverpool won 4-1 on aggregate.

Semi-finals

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

Attendance: 35,142

Attendance: 105,000

Second leg

Attendance: 41,700

Paris Saint-Germain won 3-2 on aggregate.


Attendance: 43,600
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

Attendance: 36,802
Referee: Markus Merk (Germany)

Top scorers

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

See also

Notes

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

References

External links


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