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KNVB Cup 1977-78

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KNVB Cup 1977-78

Country Netherlands
Teams 46
Champions AZ'67
Runners-up Ajax

The 60th edition of the KNVB Cup started on October 8, 1977. The final was played on May 5, 1978: AZ from Alkmaar (at the time called AZ'67) beat Ajax 1–0 and won the cup for the first time. During the quarter and semi-finals, two-legged matches were played.


First round

The matches of the first round were played on October 8 and 9, 1977.

Home team Result Away team
PEC Zwolle 1 1–1 (p) FC Eindhoven 1
SC Cambuur 1 2–0 FC Den Bosch 1
SVV 1 (p) 3-3 BSV Limburgia A
SC Veendam 1 5–2 Helmond Sport 1
FC Wageningen 1 1–0 SC Amersfoort 1
Willem II 1 0–1 [1] VV DWV A
IJsselmeervogels A 2–1 sc Heerenveen 1
Home team Result Away team
VV DOVO A 2–1 RKAV Volendam A
Excelsior 1 5–0 VV Rheden A
FC Dordrecht 1 0–1 SC BVV A
FC Groningen 1 2–0 HFC EDO A
FC Vlaardingen 1 3–0 Enschedese Boys A
Fortuna Sittard 1 3–2 (aet) De Graafschap 1
SC Heracles 1 1–0 MVV 1

1 Eerste Divisie; A Amateur teams

Second round

The matches of the second round were played on November 19 and 20, 1977. The Eredivisie clubs entered the tournament here.

Home team Result Away team
HFC Haarlem E 1–0 NEC E
Sparta E 5–0 SC Heracles
Vitesse E 3–0 FC Den Haag E
FC Volendam E 3–3 (p) FC Utrecht E
FC Wageningen 2–0 (aet) FC VVV E
IJsselmeervogels 1–3 FC Groningen
AZ'67 E 2–0 Fortuna Sittard (on December 14)
Home team Result Away team
Ajax E 4–1 Telstar E
VV DOVO 0–3 SC Veendam
VV DWV 0–1 (aet) Roda JC E
FC Eindhoven 3–1 (aet) SC Cambuur
Excelsior 3–2 NAC E
FC Vlaardingen 0–3 FC Amsterdam E
Feyenoord E 3–0 SC BVV
Go Ahead Eagles E 2–1 (aet) FC Twente E

E Eredivisie

Round of 16

The matches of the round of 16 were played between December 21 and 26, 1977.

Home team Result Away team
Ajax 7–0 FC Eindhoven
AZ'67 1–0 FC Amsterdam
Excelsior 2–1 FC Groningen
PSV 1–6 FC Wageningen
Roda JC 1–0 HFC Haarlem
Sparta 1–0 Go Ahead Eagles
SC Veendam 2–1 Feyenoord
Vitesse 4–3 (aet) FC Utrecht

Quarter finals

The quarter finals were played on February 1 and March 15, 1978.

Team 1 Aggregate Team 2 Match 1 Match 2
Roda JC 1–4 Ajax 0–3 1–1
SC Veendam 2–4 Excelsior 2–1 0–3 [2]
Vitesse 0–4 Sparta 0–2 0–2
FC Wageningen 1–3 AZ'67 1–2 0–1


The semi-finals were played on March 30 and April 19, 1978.

Team 1 Aggregate Team 2 Match 1 Match 2
Excelsior 1–5 AZ'67 1–2 0–3
Sparta 2–3 Ajax 2–1 0–2


AZ'67 1–0 Ajax
Van Rijnsoever: 1–0 May 5, 1978

AZ would participate in the Cup Winners' cup

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