2022–23 Moldovan Cup

Football tournament season
2022–23 Moldovan Cup
Country Moldova
Dates17 August 2022 – 28 May 2023
Teams44
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The 2022–23 Moldovan Cup (Romanian: Cupa Moldovei) is the 32nd season of the annual Moldovan football cup competition. The competition started on 17 August 2022 with the preliminary round. The winners will qualify for the first qualifying round of the 2023–24 UEFA Europa Conference League.

Format and Schedule

In the preliminary round and the first two rounds proper ties are formed on a geographical basis and there is no draw.[1][2]

Round Match dates Fixtures Clubs
Preliminary round 17 August 2022 4 44 → 40
First round 30–31 August 2022, 7 September 2022 16 40 → 24
Second round 14 September 2022 8 24 → 16
Round of 16 18–19 October 2022 8 16 → 8
Quarter-finals 8–9 November 2022 (1st leg)
12–13 November 2022 (2nd leg)
8 8 → 4
Semi-finals 5 April 2023 (1st leg)
26 April 2023 (2nd leg)
4 4 → 2
Final 28 May 2023 1 2 → 1

Participating clubs

The following teams qualified for the competition:

Super Liga
the 8 teams of the 2022–23 season
Liga 1
the 11 non-reserve teams of the 2022–23 season
Liga 2
the 25 non-reserve teams of the 2022–23 season

Preliminary round

8 clubs from the Liga 2 entered this round. Teams that finished higher on the league in the previous season played their ties away. 17 clubs from the Liga 2 received a bye for the preliminary round. Matches were played on 17 August 2022.[3][4]

Țarigrad (3) v Locomotiva Ocnița (3)
17 August 2022 Țarigrad (3)2–2 (a.e.t.)
(5–6 p)
Locomotiva Ocnița (3) Țarigrad
17:30 EEST Anghel 30'
Leșco 45'
Vladiuc 40'
Pavlov 69'
Stadium: Țarigrad Stadium
Referee: Dumitru Ciobanu
Vulturii Cutezători (3) v Sîngerei (3)
17 August 2022 Vulturii Cutezători (3)1–2 Sîngerei (3) Sîngerei
17:30 EEST Țurcan 24' Maga 74'
Mateițov 90+2'
Stadium: Sîngerei Stadium
Referee: Alexandru Stefciuc
La Familia Bender (3) v Cricova (3)
17 August 2022 La Familia Bender (3) 4–0Cricova (3)Bender
17:30 EEST Țiverenco 14'
Bulat 50'
Schițenco 52'
Golubev 67'
Stadium: Șelcovic Stadium
Referee: Alexandru Gîrneț
Socol Copceac (3) v Congaz (3)
17 August 2022 Socol Copceac (3) 2–2 (a.e.t.)
(11–10 p)
Congaz (3)Copceac
17:30 EEST Copușciu 71', 100' Gargalîc 90+2', 117' Stadium: Copceac Stadium
Referee: Iurie Dogaru

First round

21 clubs from the Liga 2 and 11 clubs from the Liga 1 entered this round. In a match, the home advantage was granted to the team from the lower league. If two teams are from the same division, the team that finished higher on the league in the previous season played their tie away. Matches were played on 30, 31 August and 7 September 2022.[5][4]

Cruiz Plus (3) v Iskra Rîbnița (3)
Cruiz Plus (3)w/o[6] Iskra Rîbnița (3)
FC Visoca (3) v Inter Soroca (3)
30 August 2022 FC Visoca (3) 1–1 (a.e.t.)
(4–3 p)
Inter Soroca (3)Soroca
17:00 EEST Pavalachi 54' Ursu 77' Stadium: Soroca Stadium
Referee: Veaceslav Morgun
Grănicerul Glodeni (3) v Speranța Drochia (2)
30 August 2022 Grănicerul Glodeni (3)1–2 (a.e.t.) Speranța Drochia (2) Glodeni
17:00 EEST Pîslari 58' Noroc 31', 118' Stadium: Glodeni Stadium
Referee: Nicolae Bălțătescu
Rîșcani (3) v Edineț (3)
30 August 2022 Rîșcani (3)1–2 Edineț (3) Rîșcani
17:00 EEST Mandalac 19' Beștanco 1'
Eșanu 12'
Stadium: Rîșcani Stadium
Referee: Serghei Gavriliuc
Codru Călărași (3) v FCM Ungheni (2)
30 August 2022 Codru Călărași (3)0–1 FCM Ungheni (2) Călărași
17:00 EEST Cojocaru 69' Stadium: Călărași Stadium
Referee: Valeriu Minciună
EFA Visoca (3) v Florești (2)
30 August 2022 EFA Visoca (3)0–1 Florești (2) Visoca
17:00 EEST Boico 55' Stadium: Visoca Stadium
Referee: Alexandru Stefciuc
Pepeni (3) v Olimpia Bălți (3)
30 August 2022 Pepeni (3) 1–0Olimpia Bălți (3)Pepeni
17:00 EEST Maxian 79' Stadium: Pepeni Stadium
Referee: Vitalie Cobzac
Locomotiva Ocnița (3) v Fălești (2)
30 August 2022 Locomotiva Ocnița (3) 1–1 (a.e.t.)
(4–2 p)
Fălești (2)Ocnița
17:00 EEST Murguleț 72' Maneacov 44' Stadium: Ocnița Stadium
Referee: Ion Tudos
Sîngerei (3) v Speranis Nisporeni (2)
30 August 2022 Sîngerei (3) 2–1Speranis Nisporeni (2)Sîngerei
17:00 EEST Secureanu 75'
Mateițov 84'
Cristioglo 81' Stadium: Sîngerei Stadium
Referee: Cătălin Pidghirnîi
La Familia Bender (3) v Real Succes (2)
30 August 2022 La Familia Bender (3) 4–0Real Succes (2)Bender
17:00 EEST Covali 18', 29'
Schițenco 38'
Voscalevschi 80' (o.g.)
Stadium: Șelcovic Stadium
Referee: Oleg Pînzari
Atletic Strășeni (3) v Victoria Bardar (2)
30 August 2022 Atletic Strășeni (3)1–3 Victoria Bardar (2) Lozova
17:00 EEST Ulinici 80' Orbu 10'
Gurgurov 57'
Stan 65'
Stadium: Simatoc Stadium
Referee: Vlad Marin
Stăuceni (3) v Spartanii Selemet (2)
30 August 2022 Stăuceni (3) 2–1Spartanii Selemet (2)Stăuceni
17:00 EEST Crudu 11'
Țîgîrlaș 45+1'
Danilov 61' Stadium: Olimp Stadium
Referee: Alexandru Codreanu
Univer-Oguzsport (3) v Sucleia (2)
30 August 2022 Univer-Oguzsport (3) 1–0Sucleia (2)Comrat
17:00 EEST Botnarenco 57' Stadium: Comrat Stadium
Referee: Gheorghe Dandeș
Slobozia Mare (3) v Olimp Comrat (2)
30 August 2022 Slobozia Mare (3)1–4 Olimp Comrat (2) Slobozia Mare
17:00 EEST Caraivan 34' Iliev 27'
Calaraș 59', 77'
Diacenco 63'
Stadium: Slobozia Mare Stadium
Referee: Iurie Dogaru
Maiak Chirsova (3) v Cimișlia (3)
31 August 2022 Maiak Chirsova (3) 3–1 (a.e.t.)Cimișlia (3)Chirsova
17:00 EEST D. Mihuță 6'
V. Mihuță 93'
Zlatovcen 108'
Teaca 39' Stadium: Chirsova Stadium
Referee: Mihail Borisov
Socol Copceac (3) v Văsieni (2)
7 September 2022 Socol Copceac (3)2–3 (a.e.t.) Văsieni (2) Copceac
16:00 EEST Copușciu 13', 76' Buga 62', 117'
Caragi 78'
Stadium: Copceac Stadium
Referee: Alexandru Smedu

Second round

The 16 winners from the previous round entered this round. In a match, the home advantage was granted to the team from the lower league. If two teams are from the same division, the team that finished higher on the league in the previous season played their tie away. Matches were played on 14 September 2022.[7][4]

FC Visoca (3) v Speranța Drochia (2)
14 September 2022 FC Visoca (3)0–2 Speranța Drochia (2) Soroca
16:00 EEST Trofan 78'
Gavrilița 85'
Stadium: Soroca Stadium
Referee: Andrei Cuziac
Edineț (3) v Iskra Rîbnița (3)
14 September 2022 Edineț (3)0–2 Iskra Rîbnița (3) Edineț
16:00 EEST Popovici 49'
Tuluc 90'
Stadium: Edineț Stadium
Referee: Alexandru Stefciuc
FCM Ungheni (2) v Florești (2)
14 September 2022 FCM Ungheni (2)0–3 Florești (2) Ungheni
16:00 EEST Gavriușen 7'
Covcenco 9'
Holodov 70'
Stadium: Ungheni Stadium
Referee: Ion Tudos
Locomotiva Ocnița (3) v Pepeni (3)
14 September 2022 Locomotiva Ocnița (3) 1–0Pepeni (3)Ocnița
16:00 EEST Pavlov 62' Stadium: Ocnița Stadium
Referee: Dumitru Ciobanu
La Familia Bender (3) v Sîngerei (3)
14 September 2022 La Familia Bender (3) 3–0Sîngerei (3)Bender
16:00 EEST Gheorghița 62'
Schițenco 68'
Zacon 89' (pen.)
Stadium: Șelcovic Stadium
Referee: Denis Ivlev
Văsieni (2) v Victoria Bardar (2)
14 September 2022 Văsieni (2)0–5 Victoria Bardar (2) Suruceni
16:00 EEST Stan 15'
Cebotari 21'
Molla 52'
Drab 78'
Manole 90+2'
Stadium: Suruceni Stadium
Referee: Vitalie Cobzac
Maiak Chirsova (3) v Stăuceni (3)
14 September 2022 Maiak Chirsova (3)0–2 Stăuceni (3) Chirsova
16:00 EEST Țîgîrlaș 31', 90+2' Stadium: Chirsova Stadium
Referee: Gheorghe Dandeș
Univer-Oguzsport (3) v Olimp Comrat (2)
14 September 2022 Univer-Oguzsport (3) 2–0Olimp Comrat (2)Comrat
16:00 EEST Gheorghiev 34' (pen.)
Borovschi 74'
Stadium: Comrat Stadium
Referee: Mihail Borisov

Final stage

Bracket

Round of 16 Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
            
Speranța Drochia
Sheriff Tiraspol
 
 
Iskra Rîbnița
Dacia Buiucani
 
 
Florești
Petrocub Hîncești
 
 
Locomotiva Ocnița
Milsami Orhei
 
 
La Familia Bender
Sfîntul Gheorghe
 
 
Zimbru Chișinău
Victoria Bardar
 
 
Bălți
Stăuceni
 
 
Dinamo-Auto
Univer-Oguzsport

Round of 16

The 8 winners from the previous round and 8 clubs from the Super Liga entered this round. The home teams and the pairs were determined in a draw held on 20 September 2022.[8] Matches will be played on 18 and 19 October 2022.

Speranța Drochia (2) v Sheriff Tiraspol (1)
18/19 October 2022 Speranța Drochia (2)vSheriff Tiraspol (1)Drochia
14:00 EEST Stadium: Drochia Stadium
Iskra Rîbnița (3) v Dacia Buiucani (1)
18/19 October 2022 Iskra Rîbnița (3)vDacia Buiucani (1)Rîbnița
14:00 EEST Stadium: Rîbnița Stadium
Florești (2) v Petrocub Hîncești (1)
18/19 October 2022 Florești (2)vPetrocub Hîncești (1)Bender
14:00 EEST Stadium: Bender Stadium
Locomotiva Ocnița (3) v Milsami Orhei (1)
18/19 October 2022 Locomotiva Ocnița (3)vMilsami Orhei (1)Ocnița
14:00 EEST Stadium: Ocnița Stadium
La Familia Bender (3) v Sfîntul Gheorghe (1)
18/19 October 2022 La Familia Bender (3)vSfîntul Gheorghe (1)Bender
14:00 EEST Stadium: Șelcovic Stadium
Bălți (1) v Stăuceni (3)
18/19 October 2022 Bălți (1)vStăuceni (3)Bălți
14:00 EEST Stadium: Bălți Stadium
Dinamo-Auto (1) v Univer-Oguzsport (3)
18/19 October 2022 Dinamo-Auto (1)vUniver-Oguzsport (3)Tîrnauca
14:00 EEST Stadium: Dinamo-Auto

References

  1. ^ "Regulations" (PDF). fmf.md.
  2. ^ "Bracket" (PDF). fmf.md.
  3. ^ "Preliminary round results". fmf.md.
  4. ^ a b c Results fmf.md
  5. ^ "First round results". fmf.md.
  6. ^ Cruiz Plus withdrew.
  7. ^ "Second round results". fmf.md.
  8. ^ "Round of 16 draw". fmf.md.

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