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1996–97 Russian Cup

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Country  Russia
Runners-up  Dynamo Moscow
People also search for  1997–98 Russian Cup
Champions  Lokomotiv Moscow
Champion  FC Lokomotiv Moscow

The 1996–97 Russian Cup was the fifth season of the Russian football knockout tournament since the dissolution of Soviet Union.


First round

17 April 1996.

21 April 1996.

22 April 1996.

Second round

1 May 1996.

2 May 1996.

Third round

30 May 1996.

31 May 1996.

1 June 1996.

Fourth round

Russian Premier League teams FC Zenit St. Petersburg and FC Lada Togliatti started at this stage.

29 June 1996.

30 June 1996.

Round of 32

All the other Russian Premier League teams started at this stage.

Round of 16

Penalty kick by Zenit's Yuriy Vernydub hit the crossbar in the 71st minute.


Played in the earlier stages, but not in the final game:

FC Lokomotiv Moscow: Khasanbi Bidzhiyev (GK), Oleg Pashinin (DF), Oleg Elyshev (MF), Vitali Veselov (FW), Dmitri Bulykin (FW), Oleh Haras (FW), Konstantin Kamnev (FW), Valeriy Yablochkin (FW).

FC Dynamo Moscow: Aleksei Guschin (DF), Sergei Kolotovkin (DF), Yevgeni Korablyov (DF), Rolan Gusev (MF), Yuri Kuznetsov (MF), Aleksandr Grishin (MF), Vitali Kulyov (MF), Aleksei Kutsenko (FW), Yuri Tishkov (FW), Dmitri Cheryshev (FW).


1996–97 Russian Cup Wikipedia