1996–97 UEFA Cup Winners' Cup

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1996–97 UEFA Cup Winners' Cup
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Ronaldo's converted penalty in Rotterdam saw Barcelona beat Paris SG 1–0 and rack up a record fourth Cup Winners' Cup title.
Tournament details
Dates 8 August 1996 – 14 May 1997
Teams 49
Final positions
Champions Spain Barcelona (4th title)
Runners-up France Paris Saint-Germain
Tournament statistics
Matches played 95
Goals scored 252 (2.65 per match)
Top scorer(s) England Robbie Fowler
(7 goals)

The 1996–97 season of the UEFA Cup Winners' Cup was won by Barcelona after beating holders Paris Saint-Germain in the final. It was the last of four occasions that the Spanish club won the tournament.

Qualifying round

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
MPKC Mozyr Belarus 2–3 Iceland KR Reykjavík 2–2 0–1
Shelbourne Republic of Ireland 2–5 Norway Brann 1–3 1–2
Total Network Solutions Wales 1–6 Poland Ruch Chorzów 1–1 0–5
Honvéd Hungary 2–0 Republic of Macedonia Sloga Jugomagnat 1–0 1–0
Varteks Croatia 5–1 Luxembourg Union Luxembourg 2–1 3–0
Universitāte Rīga Latvia 2–2 (2–4 p) Liechtenstein Vaduz 1–1 1–1 (aet)
Glentoran Northern Ireland 1–10 Czech Republic Sparta Prague 1–2 0–8
Dinamo Batumi Georgia (country) 9–0 Faroe Islands HB Tórshavn 6–0 3–0
Tallinna Sadam Estonia 2–2 (a) Ukraine Nyva Vinnytsia 2–1 0–1
Chemlon Humenné Slovakia 3–0 Albania Flamurtari Vlorë 1–0 2–0
Sion Switzerland 4–2 Lithuania Kareda Šiauliai 4–2 0–0
Olimpija Ljubljana Slovenia 1–1 (4–3 p) Bulgaria Levski Sofia 1–0 0–1 (aet)
Red Star Belgrade Serbia and Montenegro 1–1 (a) Scotland Heart of Midlothian 0–0 1–1
Qarabağ Ağdam Azerbaijan 1–2 Finland MyPa 0–1 1–1 (aet)
Kotayk Abovyan Armenia 1–5 Cyprus AEK Larnaca 1–0 0–5
Constructorul Chişinău Moldova 3–3 (a) Israel Hapoel Ironi Rishon LeZion 1–0 2–3
Valletta Malta 2–4 Romania Gloria Bistriţa 1–2 1–2

First leg

8 August 1996
Shelbourne Republic of Ireland 1 – 3 Norway Brann
Geoghegan Goal 43' Report Mjelde Goal 27'
Pedersen Goal 29'
Eftevaag Goal 67' (pen.)

8 August 1996
Varteks Croatia 2 – 1 Luxembourg Union Luxembourg
Mumlek Goal 41'
Maretić Goal 81' (pen.)
Report Grettnich Goal 87'
Stadion NK Varteks, Varaždin
Attendance: 4,000
Referee: Josef Krula (Czech Republic)

8 August 1996
Universitate Riga Latvia 1 – 1 Liechtenstein Vaduz
Zarins Goal 45' Report Pérez Goal 42'

8 August 1996
Glentoran Northern Ireland 1 – 2 Czech Republic Sparta Prague
Little Goal 53' Report Siegl Goal 49'
Lokvenc Goal 90'

8 August 1996
Dinamo Batumi Georgia (country) 6 – 0 Faroe Islands HB Tórshavn
Tugushi Goal 11'23'55'
Ujmajuridze Goal 27'70'
Mindadze Goal 88'
Report

8 August 1996
Tallinna Sadam Estonia 2 – 1 Ukraine Nyva Vinnytsia
Krõlov Goal 25' (pen.)
Viikmäe Goal 74'
Report Romanchuk Goal 77'

8 August 1996
Sion Switzerland 4 – 2 Lithuania Kareda Šiauliai
Chassot Goal 14'
Bonvin Goal 27'
Pančev Goal 35' (pen.)
Vercruysse Goal 88'
Report Baranauskas Goal 73' (pen.)
Dančenka Goal 87'

8 August 1996
Red Star Belgrade Serbia and Montenegro 0 – 0 Scotland Heart of Midlothian
Report
Red Star Stadium, Belgrade
Attendance: 27,500
Referee: Hermann Albrecht (Germany)

Second leg

KR Reykjavík won 3–2 on aggregate.

22 August 1996
Brann Norway 2 – 1 Republic of Ireland Shelbourne
Mjelde Goal 10'
Pedersen Goal 72'
Report Rutherford Goal 5'

Brann won 5–2 on aggregate.

22 August 1996
Ruch Chorzów Poland 5 – 0 Wales Total Network Solutions
Bąk Goal 1'57'64'65'
Jones Goal 48' (o.g.)
Report

Ruch Chorzów won 6–1 on aggregate.

Budapest Honvéd won 2–0 on aggregate.

22 August 1996
Union Luxembourg Luxembourg 0 – 3 Croatia Varteks
Report Besek Goal 63'
Mumlek Goal 78'
Cvetko Goal 87'
Stade Achille Hammerel, Luxembourg
Attendance: 490
Referee: Roland Beck (Liechtenstein)

Varteks won 5–1 on aggregate.

22 August 1996
Vaduz Liechtenstein 1 – 1 (a.e.t.)
4 – 2 penalties
Latvia Universitate Riga
Polvorino Goal 90' Report Zarins Goal 47'

Vaduz won 4–2 on penalties.

22 August 1996
Sparta Prague Czech Republic 8 – 0 Northern Ireland Glentoran
Gunda Goal 1'26'
Mistr Goal 19'
Siegl Goal 24'48'80'
Svoboda Goal 76'
Gabriel Goal 65'
Report

Sparta Prague won 10–1 on aggregate.

Dinamo Batumi won 9–0 on aggregate.

Nyva Vinnytsia won 2–2 on away goals rule.

Chemlon Hummené won 3–0 on aggregate.

Sion won 4–2 on aggregate.

Olimpija Ljubljana won 3–4 on penalties.

Red Star Belgrade won 1–1 on away goals rule.

22 August 1996
Qarabağ Ağdam Azerbaijan 1 – 1 (a.e.t.) Finland MyPa
Musayev Goal 30' Report Keskitalo Goal 120'

MyPa won 2–1 on aggregate.

AEK Larnaca won 5–1 on aggregate.

Constructorul Chişinău won 3–3 on away goals rule.

22 August 1996
Gloria Bistriţa Romania 2 – 1 Malta Valletta
Lazăr Goal 32'
Voica Goal 84'
Report Agius Goal 24'

Gloria Bistriţa won 4–2 on aggregate.

First round

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Nîmes Olympique France 5–2 Hungary Honvéd 3–1 2–1
Sturm Graz Austria 3–3 (a) Czech Republic Sparta Prague 2–2 1–1
Barcelona Spain 2–0 Cyprus AEK Larnaca 2–0 0–0
Constructorul Chişinău Moldova 0–5 Turkey Galatasaray 0–1 0–4
Kaiserslautern Germany 1–4 Serbia and Montenegro Red Star Belgrade 1–0 0–4 (aet)
MyPa Finland 1–4 England Liverpool 0–1 1–3
Sion Switzerland 6–0 Ukraine Nyva Vinnytsia 2–0 4–0
AGF Denmark 1–1 (a) Slovenia Olimpija Ljubljana 1–1 0–0
Cercle Brugge Belgium 3–6 Norway Brann 3–2 0–4
KR Reykjavík Iceland 1–2 Sweden AIK 0–1 1–1
Benfica Portugal 5–1 Poland Ruch Chorzów 5–1 0–0
AEK Athens Greece 3–1 Slovakia Chemlon Humenné 1–0 2–1
Gloria Bistriţa Romania 1–2 Italy Fiorentina 1–1 0–1
Dinamo Batumi Georgia (country) 1–4 Netherlands PSV 1–1 0–3
Vaduz Liechtenstein 0–7 France Paris Saint-Germain 0–4 0–3
Lokomotiv Moscow Russia 2–2 (a) Croatia Varteks 1–0 1–2

First leg

12 September 1996
Nîmes Olympique France 3 – 1 Hungary Honvéd
Jeunechamp Goal 64'
Préget Goal 75'
Meilhac Goal 87'
Report Tóth Goal 69'
Stade des Costières, Nîmes
Attendance: 7,948
Referee: Richard O'Hanlon (Ireland)

12 September 1996
Sturm Graz Austria 2 – 2 Czech Republic Sparta Prague
Vastić Goal 8'
Mählich Goal 85'
Report Řepka Goal 57'
Lokvenc Goal 72'
Sturm-Platz Gruabn, Graz
Attendance: 3,208
Referee: Karl-Erik Nilsson (Sweden)

12 September 1996
Barcelona Spain 2 – 0 Cyprus AEK Larnaca
Ronaldo Goal 19'77' Report
Estadi Olímpic de Montjuïc, Barcelona
Attendance: 35,000
Referee: Roland Beck (Liechtenstein)

12 September 1996
Constructorul Chişinău Moldova 0 – 1 Turkey Galatasaray
Report Knup Goal 73'
Stadionul Republican, Chișinău
Attendance: 7,000
Referee: Kostadin Guerginov (Bulgaria)

12 September 1996
Kaiserslautern Germany 1 – 0 Serbia and Montenegro Red Star Belgrade
Wegmann Goal 59' Report
Fritz-Walter-Stadion, Kaiserslautern
Attendance: 25,700
Referee: Kenny Clarke (Scotland)

12 September 1996
MyPa Finland 0 – 1 England Liverpool
Report Bjørnebye Goal 61'
Kymenlaakson Sähkö Stadion, Anjalankoski
Attendance: 4,767
Referee: Gylfi Orasson (Iceland)

12 September 1996
Sion Switzerland 2 – 0 Ukraine Nyva Vinnytsia
Colombo Goal 50'
Bonvin Goal 85'
Report
Stade Tourbillon, Sion
Attendance: 6,500
Referee: Andreas Georgiou (Cyprus)

12 September 1996
AGF Denmark 1 – 1 Slovenia Olimpija Ljubljana
Bak Goal 15' Report Bozgo Goal 57'
Aarhus Idrætspark, Aarhus
Attendance: 5,900
Referee: Mikko Vuorela (Finland)

12 September 1996
Cercle Brugge Belgium 3 – 2 Norway Brann
Gernsøe Goal 5'
Vanmaele Goal 26'
Camerman Goal 30'
Report Flo Goal 38'
Eftevaag Goal 89' (pen.)
Olympiastadion, Brugge
Attendance: 4,500
Referee: John Ashman (Wales)

12 September 1996
KR Reykjavík Iceland 0 – 1 Sweden AIK
Report Nordin Goal 80'
Laugardalsvöllur, Reykjavík
Attendance: 3,500
Referee: Tore Hollung (Norway)

12 September 1996
Benfica Portugal 5 – 1 Poland Ruch Chorzów
Donizete Goal 25'
João Pinto Goal 26'
Jamir Goal 32'
Valdo Goal 70'90'
Report Gęsior Goal 73'
Estádio da Luz, Lisbon
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Hermann Albrecht (Germany)

12 September 1996
AEK Athens Greece 1 – 0 Slovakia Chemlon Humenné
Batista Goal 45' Report
Nikos Goumas Stadium, Athens
Attendance: 15,141
Referee: Yuri Chebotarev (Russia)

12 September 1996
Gloria Bistriţa Romania 1 – 1 Italy Fiorentina
Lazăr Goal 3' Report Batistuta Goal 47'
Stadionul Gloria, Bistriţa
Attendance: 10,000
Referee: Christer Fällström (Sweden)

12 September 1996
Dinamo Batumi Georgia (country) 1 – 1 Netherlands PSV
Mujiri Goal 21' Report Nilis Goal 39' (pen.)
Tsentral Stadium, Batumi
Attendance: 14,000
Referee: Kurt Zuppinger (Switzerland)

12 September 1996
Vaduz Liechtenstein 0 – 4 France Paris Saint-Germain
Report Le Guen Goal 13'
Dely Valdés Goal 41'
Leonardo Goal 45'
Allou Goal 72'
Gemeindesportplatz, Vaduz
Attendance: 3,900
Referee: Romans Lajuks (Latvia)

12 September 1996
Lokomotiv Moscow Russia 1 – 0 Croatia Varteks
Cherevchenko Goal 12' Report
Lokomotiv Stadium, Moscow
Attendance: 5,000
Referee: Jacek Granar (Poland)

Second leg

26 September 1996
Honvéd Hungary 1 – 2 France Nîmes Olympique
Piroska Goal 62' Report Ecker Goal 6'
Sabin Goal 38'
Bozsik Stadion, Budapest
Attendance: 5,000
Referee: Vladimir Antonov (Moldova)

Nîmes won 5–2 on aggregate.

26 September 1996
Sparta Prague Czech Republic 1 – 1 Austria Sturm Graz
Horňák Goal 85' Report Novotný Goal 76' (o.g.)
Stadion Letná, Prague
Attendance: 8,000
Referee: Juan Fernández Marin (Spain)

Sparta Prague won 3–3 on away goals rule.

26 September 1996
AEK Larnaca Cyprus 0 – 0 Spain Barcelona
Report
GSZ Stadium, Larnaca
Attendance: 6,000
Referee: Claude Colombo (France)

Barcelona won 2–0 on aggregate.

26 September 1996
Galatasaray Turkey 4 – 0 Moldova Constructorul Chişinău
Şükür Goal 49'80'
Arif Goal 73'
Hagi Goal 75'
Report
Ali Sami Yen Stadium, Istanbul
Attendance: 16,695
Referee: Miroslav Radoman (Yugoslavia)

Galatasaray won 5–0 on aggregate.

26 September 1996
Red Star Belgrade Serbia and Montenegro 4 – 0 (a.e.t.) Germany Kaiserslautern
Stanković Goal 55'96'
Njeguš Goal 107'
Pantelić Goal 120'
Report
Red Star Stadium, Belgrade
Attendance: 70,000
Referee: Eric Blareau (Belgium)

Red Star Belgrade won 4–1 on aggregate.

26 September 1996
Liverpool England 3 – 1 Finland MyPa
Berger Goal 18'
Collymore Goal 59'
Barnes Goal 78'
Report Keskitalo Goal 64'
Anfield, Liverpool
Attendance: 39,013
Referee: Sergey Shmolik (Belarus)

Liverpool won 4–1 on aggregate.

26 September 1996
Nyva Vinnytsia Ukraine 0 – 4 Switzerland Sion
Report Lukić Goal 3'
Vercruysse Goal 9'66'
Milton Goal 54'
Tsentralnyi Stadion, Vinnitsa
Attendance: 12,000
Referee: Manfred Schüttengruber (Austria)

Sion won 6–0 on aggregate.

26 September 1996
Olimpija Ljubljana Slovenia 0 – 0 Denmark AGF
Report
Bežigrad Stadium, Ljubljana
Attendance: 1,433
Referee: Sotorios Vorgias (Greece)

Olimpija Ljubljana won 1–1 on away goals rule.

26 September 1996
Brann Norway 4 – 0 Belgium Cercle Brugge
Mjelde Goal 5'82'
Eftevaag Goal 79'
Helland Goal 88'
Report
Brann Stadion, Bergen
Attendance: 6,104
Referee: Valeriy Onufer (Ukraine)

Brann won 6–3 on aggregate.

26 September 1996
AIK Sweden 1 – 1 Iceland KR Reykjavík
Simpson Goal 79' Report Benediktsson Goal 90'
Råsunda Stadium, Solna
Attendance: 3,267
Referee: Stephen Lodge (England)

AIK won 2–1 on aggregate.

26 September 1996
Ruch Chorzów Poland 0 – 0 Portugal Benfica
Report
Stadion Ruchu, Chorzów
Attendance: 4,547
Referee: Mika Peltola (Finland)

Benfica won 5–1 on aggregate.

26 September 1996
Chemlon Humenné Slovakia 1 – 2 Greece AEK Athens
Diňa Goal 1' Report Nikolaidis Goal 19'
Batista Goal 44'
Chemlon Stadion, Humenné
Attendance: 14,600
Referee: Mateo Beusan (Croatia)

AEK Athens won 3–1 on aggregate.

26 September 1996
Fiorentina Italy 1 – 0 Romania Gloria Bistriţa
Orlando Goal 22' Report
Stadio Artemio Franchi, Florence
Attendance: 18,607
Referee: Ladislav Gádoši (Slovakia)

Fiorentina won 2–1 on aggregate.

26 September 1996
PSV Netherlands 3 – 0 Georgia (country) Dinamo Batumi
Nilis Goal 15' (pen.)
Eijkelkamp Goal 53'
Marcelo Ramos Goal 83'
Report
Philips Stadion, Eindhoven
Attendance: 14,200
Referee: Stuart Dougal (Scotland)

PSV Eindhoven won 4–1 on aggregate.

26 September 1996
Paris Saint-Germain France 3 – 0 Liechtenstein Vaduz
Allou Goal 22'
Roche Goal 40'
Mboma Goal 48'
Report
Parc des Princes, Paris
Attendance: 15,973
Referee: Bujar Pregja (Albania)

Paris Saint-Germain won 7–0 on aggregate.

26 September 1996
Varteks Croatia 2 – 1 Russia Lokomotiv Moscow
Vugrinec Goal 63'79' Report Kosolapov Goal 40'
Stadion NK Varteks, Varaždin
Attendance: 8,500
Referee: Georg Dardenne (Germany)

Lokomotiv Moscow won 2–2 on away goals rule.

Second round

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Sion Switzerland 4–8 England Liverpool 1–2 3–6
Nîmes Olympique France 2–3 Sweden AIK 1–3 1–0
Fiorentina Italy 3–2 Czech Republic Sparta Prague 2–1 1–1
Olimpija Ljubljana Slovenia 0–6 Greece AEK Athens 0–2 0–4
Brann Norway 4–3 Netherlands PSV 2–1 2–2
Barcelona Spain 4–2 Serbia and Montenegro Red Star Belgrade 3–1 1–1
Benfica Portugal 4–2 Russia Lokomotiv Moscow 1–0 3–2
Galatasaray Turkey 4–6 France Paris Saint-Germain 4–2 0–4

First leg

17 October 1996
Sion Switzerland 1–2 England Liverpool
Bonvin Goal 11' Report Fowler Goal 24'
Barnes Goal 60'
Stade Tourbillon, Sion
Attendance: 15,500
Referee: Antonio López Nieto (Spain)

17 October 1996
Nîmes Olympique France 1–3 Sweden AIK
Fidani Goal 89' Report Simpson Goal 9'
Pacha Goal 12'
Johansson Goal 70'

17 October 1996
Brann Norway 2–1 Netherlands PSV
Mjelde Goal 29'34' (pen.) Report Cocu Goal 90'
Brann Stadion, Bergen
Attendance: 7,842
Referee: Alain Hamer (Luxembourg)

17 October 1996
Barcelona Spain 3–1 Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Red Star Belgrade
Giovanni Goal 33'34'
Figo Goal 54'
Report Živković Goal 21'
Camp Nou, Barcelona
Attendance: 73,000
Referee: Rémi Harrel (France)

17 October 1996
Benfica Portugal 1–0 Russia Lokomotiv Moscow
João Pinto Goal 8' Report
Estádio da Luz, Lisbon
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Alain Sars (France)

17 October 1996
Galatasaray Turkey 4–2 France Paris Saint-Germain
Şükür Goal 5'31'
Tugay Goal 13'
Ünsal Goal 49'
Report Le Guen Goal 18'
Dely Valdés Goal 19'
Ali Sami Yen Stadium, Istanbul
Attendance: 23,000
Referee: Pierluigi Collina (Italy)

Second leg

31 October 1996
Liverpool England 6–3 Switzerland Sion
McManaman Goal 28'
Bjørnebye Goal 54'
Barnes Goal 65'
Fowler Goal 70'71'
Berger Goal 89'
Report Chassot Goal 19'64'
Bonvin Goal 23'
Anfield, Liverpool
Attendance: 38,514
Referee: Hartmut Strampe (Germany)

Liverpool won 8–4 on aggregate.

31 October 1996
AIK Sweden 0–1 France Nîmes Olympique
Report Brundin Goal 69' (o.g.)
Råsunda Stadium, Solna
Attendance: 5,620
Referee: Ľuboš Micheľ (Slovakia)

AIK won 3–2 on aggregate.

31 October 1996
Sparta Prague Czech Republic 1–1 Italy Fiorentina
Lokvenc Goal 4' Report Robbiati Goal 63'
Stadion Letná, Prague
Attendance: 16,021
Referee: David Elleray (England)

Fiorentina won 3–2 on aggregate.

31 October 1996
AEK Athens Greece 4–0 Slovenia Olimpija Ljubljana
Savevski Goal 4'86'
Batista Goal 34'
Maladenis Goal 80'
Report
Nikos Goumas Stadium, Athens
Attendance: 14,482
Referee: Hermann Albrecht (Germany)

AEK Athens won 6–0 on aggregate.

31 October 1996
PSV Netherlands 2–2 Norway Brann
Eijkelkamp Goal 74'
Zenden Goal 83'
Report Hasund Goal 35'
Flo Goal 58'
Philips Stadion, Eindhoven
Attendance: 19,000
Referee: Philippe Leduc (France)

Brann won 4–3 on aggregate.

31 October 1996
Red Star Belgrade Federal Republic of Yugoslavia 1–1 Spain Barcelona
Jovičić Goal 46' Report Giovanni Goal 48'
Red Star Stadium, Belgrade
Attendance: 44,694
Referee: Gerd Grabher (Austria)

Barcelona won 4–2 on aggregate.

31 October 1996
Lokomotiv Moscow Russia 2–3 Portugal Benfica
Solomatin Goal 9'
Haras Goal 58'
Report Panduru Goal 47'
Donizete Goal 63'
João Pinto Goal 90'
Lokomotiv Stadium, Moscow
Attendance: 6,500
Referee: Knud Erik Fisker (Denmark)

Benfica won 4–2 on aggregate.

17 October 1996
Paris Saint-Germain France 4–0 Turkey Galatasaray
Leonardo Goal 9'
Dely Valdés Goal 22'
Loko Goal 58'
Raí Goal 78'
Report
Parc des Princes, Paris
Attendance: 34,032
Referee: Karol Ihring (Slovakia)

Paris Saint-Germain won 6–4 on aggregate.

Quarter-finals

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Benfica Portugal 1–2 Italy Fiorentina 0–2 1–0
Paris Saint-Germain France 3–0 Greece AEK Athens 0–0 3–0
Brann Norway 1–4 England Liverpool 1–1 0–3
Barcelona Spain 4–2 Sweden AIK 3–1 1–1

First leg

6 March 1997
Benfica Portugal 0–2 Italy Fiorentina
Report Baiano Goal 45'
Batistuta Goal 90+'
Estádio da Luz, Lisbon
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Hellmut Krug (Germany)

6 March 1997
Paris Saint-Germain France 0–0 Greece AEK Athens
Report
Parc des Princes, Paris
Attendance: 21,952
Referee: Urs Meier (Switzerland)

6 March 1997
Brann Norway 1–1 England Liverpool
Hasund Goal 47' Report Fowler Goal 9'
Brann Stadion, Bergen
Attendance: 12,700
Referee: Nikolai Levnikov (Russia)

6 March 1997
Barcelona Spain 3–1 Sweden AIK
Popescu Goal 2'
Ronaldo Goal 55'
Pizzi Goal 75'
Report Simpson Goal 1'
Camp Nou, Barcelona
Attendance: 45,000
Referee: David Elleray (England)

Second leg

20 March 1997
Fiorentina Italy 0–1 Portugal Benfica
Report Edgar Goal 22'

Fiorentina won 2–1 on aggregate.

20 March 1997
AEK Athens Greece 0–3 France Paris Saint-Germain
Report Loko Goal 22'43'80'
Nikos Goumas Stadium, Athens
Attendance: 35,000
Referee: Antonio López Nieto (Spain)

Paris Saint-Germain won 3–0 on aggregate.

20 March 1997
Liverpool England 3–0 Norway Brann
Fowler Goal 25' (pen.)77'
Collymore Goal 63'
Report
Anfield, Liverpool
Attendance: 40,326
Referee: Alfredo Trentalange (Italy)

Liverpool won 4–1 on aggregate.

20 March 1997
AIK Sweden 1–1 Spain Barcelona
Simpson Goal 25' Report Ronaldo Goal 12'
Råsunda Stadium, Solna
Attendance: 37,000
Referee: Gilles Veissière (France)

Barcelona won 4–2 on aggregate.

Semi-finals

Paris SG halted Liverpool's progress at the semi-final stage.
Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Barcelona Spain 3–1 Italy Fiorentina 1–1 2–0
Paris Saint-Germain France 3–2 England Liverpool 3–0 0–2

First leg

10 April 1997
Barcelona Spain 1–1 Italy Fiorentina
Nadal Goal 42' Report Batistuta Goal 62'
Camp Nou, Barcelona
Attendance: 105,000
Referee: Bernd Heynemann (Germany)

10 April 1997
Paris Saint-Germain France 3–0 England Liverpool
Leonardo Goal 11'
Cauet Goal 43'
Leroy Goal 84'
Report
Parc des Princes, Paris
Attendance: 35,142
Referee: Hellmut Krug (Germany)

Second leg

24 April 1997
Fiorentina Italy 0–2 Spain Barcelona
Report Couto Goal 30'
Guardiola Goal 35'
Stadio Artemio Franchi, Florence
Attendance: 45,000
Referee: Anders Frisk (Sweden)

After Barcelona's second goal, de la Peña of Barcelona was hit by an object thrown from the stands and required medical assistance.

Barcelona won 3–1 on aggregate.

24 April 1997
Liverpool England 2–0 France Paris Saint-Germain
Fowler Goal 12'
Wright Goal 79'
Report
Anfield, Liverpool
Attendance: 39,000
Referee: Rune Pedersen (Norway)

Paris Saint-Germain won 3–2 on aggregate.

Final

Top scorers

The top scorers from the 1996–97 UEFA Cup Winners' Cup are as follows:

Rank Name Team Goals
1 England Robbie Fowler England Liverpool 7
2 Norway Mons Ivar Mjelde Norway Brann 6
3 Brazil Ronaldo Spain Barcelona 5
Czech Republic Horst Siegl Czech Republic Sparta Prague 5
Turkey Hakan Şükür Turkey Galatasaray 5
6 Poland Arkadiusz Bąk Poland Ruch Chorzów 4
Argentina Gabriel Batistuta Italy Fiorentina 4
Switzerland Christophe Bonvin Switzerland Sion 4
France Patrice Loko France Paris Saint-Germain 4
Sweden Pascal Simpson Sweden AIK 4
11 England John Barnes England Liverpool 3
Greece Daniel Batista Lima Greece AEK Athens 3
Switzerland Frédéric Chassot Switzerland Sion 3
Panama Julio Dely Valdés France Paris Saint-Germain 3
Norway Claus Eftevaag Norway Brann 3
Brazil Giovanni Spain Barcelona 3
Portugal João Pinto Portugal Benfica 3
Brazil Leonardo France Paris Saint-Germain 3
Czech Republic Vratislav Lokvenc Czech Republic Sparta Prague 3
Georgia (country) Temur Tugushi Georgia (country) Dinamo Batumi 3
Georgia (country) Davit Ujmajuridze Georgia (country) Dinamo Batumi 3
France Philippe Vercruysse Switzerland Sion 3

See also

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