Swiss League Cup

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Swiss League Cup
Founded 1972
Abolished 1982
RegionFlag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland
Number of teams 16 (1972–1973)
32 (1974–1982)
Last champions FC Aarau (1st title)
Most successful club(s) Servette FC (3 titles)

The Swiss League Cup was a football tournament which took place as a summer pre-season tournament in 1972 and 1973, and during the Swiss football season from 1974–75 to 1981–82. The tournament was a knockout competition contested by clubs from the top two levels of Swiss football, the Nationalliga A and Nationalliga B.

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Single match finals

1972 FC Basel 4–1 FC Winterthur Letzigrund, Zürich 11 November 1972
1973 Grasshopper Club Zürich 2–2 aet (5–4 pens) FC Winterthur Letzigrund, Zürich 10 October 1973
1974–75 Grasshopper Club Zürich 3–0 FC Zürich Letzigrund, Zürich 26 March 1975
1975–76 BSC Young Boys 4–2 FC Zürich Wankdorf Stadium, Bern 23 May 1976
1976–77 Servette FC 2–0 Neuchâtel Xamax Pontaise, Lausanne 3 May 1977
1977–78 FC St. Gallen 3–2 Grasshopper Club Zürich Stadion Schützenwiese, Winterthur 15 August 1978
1978–79 Servette FC 2–2 aet (4–3 pens) FC Basel St. Jakob Stadium, Basel 5 March 1979
1979–80 Servette FC 3–0 Grasshopper Club Zürich Gurzelen Stadion, Biel/Bienne 6 May 1980

Two-legged finals

EditionHome teamScoreAway teamLocationDate
1980–81 FC Lausanne-Sport 1–2 FC Zürich Pontaise, Lausanne 26 May 1981
FC Zürich 0–0 FC Lausanne-Sport Letzigrund, Zürich 8 September 1981
FC Zürich won 2–1 on aggregate
1981–82 FC St. Gallen 0–1 FC Aarau Espenmoos, St. Gallen 18 May 1982
FC Aarau 0–0 FC St. Gallen Stadion Brügglifeld, Aarau 29 May 1982
FC Aarau won 1–0 on aggregate

Performance By Club

ClubWinnersRunners-upWinning YearsYears runner-up
Servette FC 31977, 1979, 1980
Grasshopper Zürich 221973, 19751978, 1980
FC Zürich 1219811975, 1976
FC Basel 1119721979
FC St. Gallen 1119781982
BSC Young Boys 11976
FC Aarau 11982
FC Winterthur 21972, 1973
Neuchâtel Xamax 11977
FC Lausanne-Sport 11981

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