CHELSEA    1997/98
      European Cup Winners Cup

Chelsea qualified for the European Cup Winners Cup competition as FA Cup holders following their 2-0 win over Middlesbrough in the 1996/97 final.

1st Round 
1st Leg Thu Sep 18 Slovan Bratislava (Slovakia) Home Won 2-0
2nd Leg Thu Oct 2 Slovan Bratislava Away Won 2-0
Won 4-0 on aggregate.
2nd Round 
1st Leg Thu Oct 23 Tromso (Norway) Away Lost 2-3
2nd Leg Thu Nov 6 Tromso Home Won 7-1
Won 9-4 on aggregate.
3rd Round 
1st Leg Thu Mar 5 Real Betis (Spain) Away Won 2-1
2nd Leg Thu Mar 19 Real Betis Home Won 3-1
Won 5-2 on aggregate.
1st Leg Thu Apr 2 Vicenza (Italy) Away Lost 0-1
2nd Leg Thu Apr 16 Vicenza Home Won 3-1
Won 3-2 on aggregate
Final  (at the Rasunda Stadium, Stockholm)
Wed May 13 VfB Stuttgart (Germany) Neutral Won 1-0