1987–88 Cupa României

1987–88 Cupa României
Country Romania
Champions Steaua Bucureşti
Runners-up Dinamo Bucureşti

The 1987–88 Cupa României was the 50th edition of Romania's most prestigious football cup competition.

The title was won by Steaua Bucureşti against Dinamo Bucureşti.


The competition is an annual knockout tournament.

First round proper matches are played on the ground of the lowest ranked team, then from the second round proper the matches are played on a neutral location.

If a match is drawn after 90 minutes, the game goes in extra time, if the scored is still tight after 120 minutes, then the winner will be established at penalty kicks.

From the first edition, the teams from Divizia A entered in competition in sixteen finals, rule which remained till today.


First round proper

Team 1  Score  Team 2
27 February 1988
Maramureş Baia Mare (Div. B) 3–0 (Div. A) FC Politehnica Timișoara
Voinţa Bucureşti (Div. D) 0–3 (Div. A) Steaua Bucureşti
28 February 1988
Granitul Babadag (Div. D) 1–2 (Div. A) Argeş Piteşti
Partizanul Bacău (Div. C) 1–2 (Div. A) Olt Scornicești
Gloria Bistrița (Div. B) 2–3 (Div. A) Victoria București
Progresul Brăila (Div. B) 5–1 (Div. A) CSM Suceava
Rapid București (Div. A) 1–0 (Div. A) ASA 1962 Târgu Mureș
Oţelul Dr. Petru Groza (Div. C) 1–2 (Div. A) Universitatea Craiova
CFR Paşcani (Div. B) 2–2 (a.e.t.) (3–2 p) (Div. A) Flacăra Moreni
Petrolul Ploiești (Div. A) 1–1 (a.e.t.) (4–2 p) (Div. A) Oțelul Galați
CSM Reşiţa (Div. B) 3–1 (Div. A) FCM Brașov
Olimpia Satu Mare (Div. B) 2–0 (Div. A) Universitatea Cluj
Montana Sinaia (Div. C) 1–2 (Div. A) Dinamo Bucureşti
Pandurii Târgu Jiu (Div. B) 0–1 (Div. A) SC Bacău
Unirea Urziceni (Div. C) 1–3 (Div. A) Corvinul Hunedoara
9 March 1988
Carpaţi Agnita (Div. D) 0–1 (Div. A) Sportul Studenţesc Bucureşti

Second round proper

Team 1  Score  Team 2
10 April 1988
Maramureş Baia Mare 1–3 Steaua Bucureşti
4 May 1988
Universitatea Craiova 2–1 SC Bacău
CFR Paşcani 2–1 (a.e.t.) Olt Scornicești
Dinamo Bucureşti 4–1 Progresul Brăila
Corvinul Hunedoara 2–1 (a.e.t.) Petrolul Ploiești
Sportul Studenţesc Bucureşti 3–2 (a.e.t.) Olimpia Satu Mare
Rapid București 0–0 (a.e.t.) (5–4 p) Argeş Piteşti
Victoria București 2–0 CSM Reşiţa


Team 1  Score  Team 2
5 June 1988
Dinamo Bucureşti 4–2 Corvinul Hunedoara
Sportul Studenţesc Bucureşti 2–0 Rapid București
Steaua Bucureşti 2–1 Universitatea Craiova
Victoria București 2–0 CFR Paşcani


Team 1  Score  Team 2
15 June 1988
Dinamo Bucureşti 4–2 Victoria București
Steaua Bucureşti 3–1 Sportul Studenţesc Bucureşti


26 June 1988
19:00 EET
Steaua Bucureşti 2 – 1 Dinamo Bucureşti
Lăcătuș  27'
Balint  90'
Report Răducioiu  87'
23 August, Bucharest
Attendance: 45,000
Referee: Radu Petrescu (Brașov)
Cupa României 1987–88 Winners

Steaua Bucureşti
The match was interrupted in 90th minute at the score 1–1, because the goal scored by Steaua was cancelled for off-side position.
In the end, the final was homologated with 2–1 for Steaua, but the team renounced at the trophy.


  1. "Lista tuturor finalelor Cupei României - Ripensia Sport Magazin". ripensia-sport-magazin.ro. Retrieved 2015-10-21.

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