2020 Finnish Cup

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2020 Finnish Cup
CountryFlag of Finland.svg  Finland
Teams24
Champions HJK Helsinki
Runners-up Inter Turku
2019
2021

The 2020 Finnish Cup is the 65th season of the Finnish Cup football competition. [1] [2]

Contents

Until the 2017–2018 season, the tournament was held in the autumn-spring schedule from July to September of the following year. The introduction of this new format of the contest meant that the League Cup was suspended.

The winner of the Finnish Cup qualifies for the 2021–22 UEFA Europa Conference League. [3]

Teams

RoundDatesClubs
involved
Winners from
previous round
New entries
this round
Leagues entering this round
First round (Group stage)25 January –
29 February 2020
24-- Veikkausliiga (12), Ykkönen (12).
1/8 finals 16–17 June 202016124
Quarter-finals 23–24 June 20208
Semi-finals 27–28 June 20204
Finals 3 October 20202

Group Stage

The teams participating in the Group Stage were the teams of Veikkausliiga (12), Ykkönen (12). The group stage was played between January and February 2020 with teams divided into 4 divisional groups, two groups with Veikkausliiga and Ykkönen teams. The four best teams of the Veikkausliiga A and B groups, the first two teams of the Ykkönen A and B teams, and the winners of Kakkonen groups continued in the eighth finals. [4]

Veikkausliiga – Group A

TeamPldWDLGFGAGDPts
HJK 5410103+713
Inter Turku 531162+410
Honka 51314406
TPS Turku 51222535
HIFK 50325723
IFK Mariehamn 502351162
Source:

Veikkausliiga – Group B

TeamPldWDLGFGAGDPts
FC Ilves 5320104+611
KuPS 532082+611
FC Haka 532073+411
FC Lahti 52036716
SJK 501441171
RoPS 501431181

Ykkönen – Group A

TeamPldWDLGFGAGDPts
KTP 541093+613
MP 5302118+39
Ekenäs IF 52127817
Gnistan 51228805
MuSa 51226935
MYPA 510471253

Ykkönen – Group B

TeamPldWDLGFGAGDPts
AC Oulu 5320136+711
KPV 5221103+78
VPS 52127707
AC Kajaani 52125727
FF Jaro 51137924
K07 5113313104

Kakkonen – Groups 1–8

1/8 finals

KPV (2) v HJK (1)
16 June 2020 KPV (2)0–2 HJK (1) Kokkolan Keskuskenttä, Kokkola
18:00 Väyrynen Soccerball shade.svg 40'
O'Shaughnessy Soccerball shade.svg 76'
16 June 2020 TiPS (4)0–6 TPS (1) Tikkurilan urheilupuisto, Tikkurila
18:00 Muzaci Soccerball shade.svg 27'
Tehe Soccerball shade.svg 45', 61', 75'
Latonen Soccerball shade.svg 53'
Soccerball shade.svg 88' (o.g.)
16 June 2020 KTP (2)0–4 Ilves (1) Arto Tolsa Areena, Kotka
20:00 Report Ala-Myllymäki Soccerball shade.svg 16'
Tendeng Soccerball shade.svg 32', 75'
Veteli Soccerball shade.svg 46'
16 June 2020 MP (2)1–3 Haka (1) Mikkelin Urheilupuisto, Mikkeli
20:00 Sadik Soccerball shade.svg 84' (pen.) Report Markkanen Soccerball shade.svg 32'
Popovitch Soccerball shade.svg 59' (pen.)
Ojala Soccerball shade.svg 90'
17 June 2020 JIPPO (3)0–1 Inter Turku (1) Mehtimäki tekonurmi, Joensuu
18:00 Report Ketting Soccerball shade.svg 45'
17 June 2020 KaaPo (3)0–2 KuPS (1) Kaarinan Keskuskenttä, Kaarina
18:00 Report Manga Soccerball shade.svg 39'
Udo Soccerball shade.svg 88'
17 June 2020 Oulu (2)0–1 Honka (1) Raatti Stadium, Oulu
20:00 Report Savage Soccerball shade.svg 27'
17 June 2020 PeKa (4)0–8 Lahti (1) Arto Tolsa Areena, Kotka
20:00 Report Virta Soccerball shade.svg 4'
Kuningas Soccerball shade.svg 9', 38'
Imbongo Soccerball shade.svg 33'
Hambo Soccerball shade.svg 45+1'
Assehnoun Soccerball shade.svg 64' (pen.), 90'
Zeqiri Soccerball shade.svg 85' (pen.)

Quarter-finals

23 June 2020 Ilves (1)0–1 Haka (1) Tammelan Stadion, Tampere
16:00 Report Thusberg Soccerball shade.svg 12'
23 June 2020 TPS (1)0–1 HJK (1) Veritas Stadion, Turku
18:00 Report O'Shaughnessy Soccerball shade.svg 65'
24 June 2020 Inter Turku (1) 4–4 (a.e.t.)
(4–2 p)
KuPS (1) Veritas Stadion, Turku
18:00 Hämäläinen Soccerball shade.svg 15'
Furuholm Soccerball shade.svg 73', 85'
Ruane Soccerball shade.svg 76' (pen.)
Report Udo Soccerball shade.svg 6'
Rangel Soccerball shade.svg 28'
Nissilä Soccerball shade.svg 46'
Sale Soccerball shade.svg 79'
Penalties
Nurmi Soccerball shad check.svg
Haukioja Soccerball shad check.svg
Kantola Soccerball shad check.svg
Ketting Soccerball shad check.svg
Purje Soccerball shade cross.svg
Udo Soccerball shad check.svg
Manga Soccerball shad check.svg
Pirttijoki Soccerball shade cross.svg
24 June 2020 Honka (1)0–1 Lahti (1) Tapiolan Urheilupuisto, Espoo
20:00 Report Hambo Soccerball shade.svg 1'

Semi-finals

27 June 2020 FC Haka (1)2–3 HJK Helsinki (1) Tehtaan kenttä, Valkeakoski
16:00 Kyöstilä Soccerball shade.svg 23'
Markkanen Soccerball shade.svg 78'
Report Väyrynen Soccerball shade.svg 19', 32'
Ri. Riski Soccerball shade.svg 62'
28 June 2020 FC Inter Turku (1) 5–0 FC Lahti (1) Veritas Stadion, Turku
16:00 Kagayama Soccerball shade.svg 2'
Mastokangas Soccerball shade.svg 53', 76'
Paananen Soccerball shade.svg 90+2'
Kantola Soccerball shade.svg 90+5'
Report

Final

3 October 2020 FC Inter Turku 0-2 HJK Helsinki Veritas Stadion, Turku
14:00 Report Ro. Riski Soccerball shade.svg 3', Soccerball shade.svg 54'Referee: Petri Viljanen

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