The game guide
6.1 Rules for the European Champion's Cup
The European Champion's Cup is a competition that brings together the best clubs in each country. The top 4 in each league is qualified for the European Champion's Cup the following season. A total of 32 clubs are qualified and receive a premium of 10 000 K for their participation.
The first round is a group phase. There are 8 groups of 4 and the teams meet 2 times. For the draw for the group phase, there are 4 pots. Champions are in a pot, the second in another, etc... A team can not play into the same group as a team from the same pot. The draw of the groups is also made so that there are no two teams from the same country in one group.
In Champion's Cup, a player is suspended after 2 yellow cards only. Yellow and red cards and suspensions in Champion's Cup account for only the Champion's Cup. The yellow and red cards are reset to 0 after the group phase.
At the end of 6 days, the first of each group is qualified for the quarterfinals and yellow and red cards are reset to 0. The quarter-finals are played in the first leg / back with the rule of goals away. In case of perfect equality in the 2 matches, teams play an extra time and the penalty kicks if necessary.
The teams qualified for the semi-finals finals receive a premium of 5 000 K. The matches are played in the first leg / back as to the quarterfinals.
Teams qualified for the final receive a premium of 5 000 K. The final will be played on one match with extra time and penalty kicks if necessary. The winner takes 5 000 additional K.
In Champion's Cup, there is no classification match unlike the National Cup.