1973 Balkans Cup

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1973 Balkans Cup
Country Balkans
Teams6
Champions Flag of Bulgaria (1971 - 1990).svg Lokomotiv Sofia
Runners-up Flag of Romania (1965-1989).svg ASA Târgu Mureș
Matches played14
Goals scored36 (2.57 per match)
1972
1974

The 1973 Balkans Cup was an edition of the Balkans Cup, a football competition for representative clubs from the Balkan states. It was contested by 6 teams and Lokomotiv Sofia won the trophy. [1]

Contents

Group A

PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGRPtsQualification
1 Flag of Romania (1965-1989).svg ASA Târgu Mureș (A)4202842.0004Advances to finals
2 Flag of Albania.svg Labinoti Elbasani 4202460.6674
3 Flag of Yugoslavia (1946-1992).svg Sutjeska Nikšić 4202240.5004
Source: rsssf.com
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal average; 3) number of goals scored
(A) Advance to a further round.
Labinoti Elbasani Flag of Albania.svg 1–0 Flag of Yugoslavia (1946-1992).svg Sutjeska Nikšić

Sutjeska Nikšić Flag of Yugoslavia (1946-1992).svg 1–0 Flag of Romania (1965-1989).svg ASA Târgu Mureș

ASA Târgu Mureș Flag of Romania (1965-1989).svg 5–1 Flag of Albania.svg Labinoti Elbasani

Sutjeska Nikšić Flag of Yugoslavia (1946-1992).svg 1–0 Flag of Albania.svg Labinoti Elbasani

ASA Târgu Mureș Flag of Romania (1965-1989).svg 3–0 Flag of Yugoslavia (1946-1992).svg Sutjeska Nikšić

Labinoti Elbasani Flag of Albania.svg 2–0 Flag of Romania (1965-1989).svg ASA Târgu Mureș

Group B

PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGRPtsQualification
1 Flag of Bulgaria (1971 - 1990).svg Lokomotiv Sofia (A)4310818.0007Advances to finals
2 Flag of Turkey.svg Beşiktaş 41125110.4553
3 Flag of Greece (1970-1975).svg Aris 4103560.8332
Source: rsssf.com
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal average; 3) number of goals scored
(A) Advance to a further round.
Aris Flag of Greece (1970-1975).svg 4–2 Flag of Turkey.svg Beşiktaş
  • Kokkoris Soccerball shade.svg 41'
  • Spyridon Soccerball shade.svg 50', 80'
  • Alexiadis Soccerball shade.svg 53'

Beşiktaş Flag of Turkey.svg 1–6 Flag of Bulgaria (1971 - 1990).svg Lokomotiv Sofia
  • Sokolov Soccerball shade.svg 14', 77'
  • Mihaylov Soccerball shade.svg 16', 21', 75'
  • Borisov

Lokomotiv Sofia Flag of Bulgaria (1971 - 1990).svg 1–0 Flag of Greece (1970-1975).svg Aris

Beşiktaş Flag of Turkey.svg 2–1 Flag of Greece (1970-1975).svg Aris

Aris Flag of Greece (1970-1975).svg 0–1 Flag of Bulgaria (1971 - 1990).svg Lokomotiv Sofia

Lokomotiv Sofia Flag of Bulgaria (1971 - 1990).svg 0–0 Flag of Turkey.svg Beşiktaş

Finals

Team 1 Agg. Team 21st leg2nd leg
ASA Târgu Mureș Flag of Romania (1965-1989).svg 1–3 Flag of Bulgaria (1971 - 1990).svg Lokomotiv Sofia 1–10–2

First leg

ASA Târgu Mureș Flag of Romania (1965-1989).svg 1–1 Flag of Bulgaria (1971 - 1990).svg Lokomotiv Sofia

Second leg

Lokomotiv Sofia Flag of Bulgaria (1971 - 1990).svg 2–0 Flag of Romania (1965-1989).svg ASA Târgu Mureș
Vasil Levski, Sofia
Attendance: 15,000

Lokomotiv Sofia won 3–1 on aggregate.

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References

  1. "Balkans Cup 1973 season". rsssf.com.