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The 1959–60 European Cup was the fifth season of the European Cup, Europe's premier club football tournament. The competition was won by Real Madrid, who beat Eintracht Frankfurt 7–3 in the final at Hampden Park, Glasgow. It remains the record score for the European Cup final. It was Real Madrid's fifth consecutive European Cup title. It was also the first time that a German team, Eintracht Frankfurt, reached the final.

1959–60 European Cup
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Hampden Park in Glasgow hosted the final.
Tournament details
Dates26 August 1959 – 18 May 1960
Teams27 (26 competed)
Final positions
ChampionsSpain Real Madrid (5th title)
Runners-upWest Germany Eintracht Frankfurt
Tournament statistics
Matches played52
Goals scored218 (4.19 per match)
Top scorer(s)Hungary Ferenc Puskás (12 goals)

The tournament saw the first participation by a Greek club, having withdrawn from the previous season.

Contents

Preliminary roundEdit

The draw for the preliminary round took place in Cernobbio, Como, Italy, on 6 July 1959.[1] As title holders, Real Madrid received a bye, and the remaining 26 teams were grouped geographically into two pots. The first two teams drawn in each pot also received byes, while the remaining clubs would play the preliminary round in September.

Pot 1
Northern Europe
Pot 2
Southern Europe
Drawn

France
Republic of Ireland
Northern Ireland
Belgium
Luxembourg
West Germany
East Germany
Poland
Scotland
England
Finland
Sweden

Austria
Romania
Bulgaria
Turkey
Czechoslovakia
Hungary
Greece
Italy
Portugal
Spain

Byes

  Sparta Rotterdam

  BSC Young Boys

  Boldklubben 1909

  Red Star Belgrade

The calendar was decided by the involved teams, with all matches to be played by 30 September.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Nice   4–3   Shamrock Rovers 3–2 1–1
Eintracht Frankfurt   (w/o)1   Kuopion Palloseura
CDNA Sofia   4–8   Barcelona 2–2 2–6
Wiener Sportclub   2–1   Petrolul Ploiești 0–0 2–1
Linfield   3–7   IFK Göteborg 2–1 1–6
Jeunesse Esch   6–2   ŁKS Łódź 5–0 1–2
Cervena Hviezda Bratislava   4–1   Porto 2–1 2–0
Olympiacos   3–5   Milan 2–2 1–3
Fenerbahçe   4–3   Csepel 1–1 3–2
Rangers   7–2   Anderlecht 5–2 2–0
Vorwärts Berlin   2–3   Wolverhampton Wanderers 2–1 0–2

1 Kuopion Palloseura withdrew after the draw, Eintracht Frankfurt walkover.

First legEdit

Nice  3–2  Shamrock Rovers
Foix   18'63'
Nurenberg   36'
Report Turner   29'
Hamilton   76'

CDNA Sofia  2–2  Barcelona
Rakarov   16'
Kolev   80'
Report Segarra   30'
Martínez   61'
Attendance: 55,000
Referee: John Clough (England)

Wiener Sportclub  0–0  Petrolul Ploiești
Report
Attendance: 50,000

Linfield  2–1  IFK Göteborg
Milburn   23'30' Report Johansson   38'
Attendance: 40,000

Jeunesse Esch  5–0  ŁKS Łódź
Theis   6'
May   24'
Schaak   55'
Meurisse   80'85'
Report

Cervena Hviezda Bratislava  2–1  Porto
Gajdoš   25'
Scherer   77'
Report Teixeira   32'
Attendance: 35,000
Referee: Marcel Bois (France)

Olympiacos  2–2  Milan
Papazoglou   20'
Yfantis   44'
Report Altafini   33'72'
Attendance: 20,954

Fenerbahçe  1–1  Csepel
Bartu   73' Report Kisuczky   1'

Rangers  5–2  Anderlecht
Millar   1'
Scott   2'
Matthew   50'
Baird   65'73'
Report Stockman   52'
Dewael   64'
Attendance: 69,423
Referee: Leo Helge (Denmark)

Vorwärts Berlin  2–1  Wolverhampton Wanderers
Nöldner   24'
Kohle   29'
Report Broadbent   15'

Second legEdit

Petrolul Ploiești  1–2  Wiener Sportclub
Bădulescu   55' Report Horak   23'28'
Attendance: 20,000

Wiener Sportclub beat Petrolul Ploiești 2–1 on aggregate.


Shamrock Rovers  1–1  Nice
Hennessy   16' Report Faivre   32'
Attendance: 35,000

Nice beat Shamrock Rovers 4–3 on aggregate.


Barcelona  6–2  CDNA Sofia
Kubala   6'11'45' (pen.)
Evaristo   39'68'78'
Report Milanov   24'
Martinov   57'
Attendance: 80,000

Barcelona beat CDNA Sofia 8–4 on aggregate.


IFK Göteborg  6–1  Linfield
Ohlsson   17'18'50'62'80'
Johansson   48'
Report Dickson   19'
Attendance: 10,475

IFK Göteborg beat Linfield 7–3 on aggregate.


ŁKS Łódź  2–1  Jeunesse Esch
Szymborski   61' (pen.)85' Report Jann   42'
Attendance: 25,000

Jeunesse Esch beat ŁKS Łódź 6–2 on aggregate.


Milan  3–1  Olympiacos
Danova   12'26'85' Report Psychos   68'
Attendance: 19,894

Milan beat Olympiacos 5–3 on aggregate.


Csepel  2–3  Fenerbahçe
Ughy   10'
Németh   34'
Report Küçükandonyadis   22'
Has   47'
Kalkavan   53'
Attendance: 45,000

Fenerbahçe beat Csepel 4–3 on aggregate.


Anderlecht  0–2  Rangers
Report Matthew   67'
McMillan   72'
Attendance: 27,076

Rangers beat Anderlecht 7–2 on aggregate.


Porto  0–2  Cervena Hviezda Bratislava
Report Kačáni   65'
Dolinský   80'
Attendance: 60,000

Cervena Hviezda Bratislava beat Porto 4–1 on aggregate.


Wolverhampton Wanderers  2–0  Vorwärts Berlin
Mason   60'
Broadbent   75'
Report
Attendance: 55,000

Wolverhampton Wanderers beat Vorwärts Berlin 3–2 on aggregate.

Round of 16Edit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Real Madrid   12–2   Jeunesse Esch 7–0 5–2
Boldklubben 1909   2–5   Wiener Sportclub 0–3 2–2
Sparta Rotterdam   4–41   IFK Göteborg 3–1 1–3
Milan   1–7   Barcelona 0–2 1–5
Young Boys   2–5   Eintracht Frankfurt 1–4 1–1
Rangers   5–4   Cervena Hviezda Bratislava 4–3 1–1
Red Star Belgrade   1–4   Wolverhampton Wanderers 1–1 0–3
Fenerbahçe   3–32   Nice 2–1 1–2

1 Sparta Rotterdam beat IFK Göteborg 3–1 in a play-off to qualify for the quarter-finals.

2 Nice beat Fenerbahçe 5–1 in a play-off to qualify for the quarter-finals.

First legEdit

Real Madrid  7–0  Jeunesse Esch
Di Stéfano   25'
Puskás   34'62'83'
Herrera   43'77'
Mateos   53'
Report

Boldklubben 1909  0–3  Wiener Sportclub
Report Knoll   62'75'
Horak   82'
Attendance: 18,000

Sparta Rotterdam  3–1  IFK Göteborg
Daniels   23'38'48' Report Jonsson   81'
Attendance: 17,000
Referee: Jarl Hansen (Denmark)

Milan  0–2  Barcelona
Report Vergés   12'
Suárez   15'

Young Boys  1–4  Eintracht Frankfurt
Eugen Meier   23' Report Weilbächer   4'
Stein   72'
Bäumler   76' (pen.)
Meier   82'
Attendance: 36,000

Rangers  4–3  Cervena Hviezda Bratislava
McMillan   1'
Scott   43'
Wilson   73'
Millar   90'
Report Scherer   16'68'
Dolinský   29'
Attendance: 80,000

Red Star Belgrade  1–1  Wolverhampton Wanderers
Kostić   37' Report Deeley   29'
Attendance: 40,000

Fenerbahçe  2–1  Nice
Bartu   37'
Has   80'
Report Milazzo   40'

Second legEdit

Jeunesse Esch  2–5  Real Madrid
Theis   10'
Schaak   15'
Report Vidal   13'
Mateos   18'31'
Di Stéfano   25'
Puskás   29'

Real Madrid beat Jeunesse Esch 12–2 on aggregate.


Wiener Sportclub  2–2  Boldklubben 1909
Hof   46'55' Report Bassett   40'
Berg   52'
Attendance: 9,000
Referee: Józef Kowal (Poland)

Wiener Sportclub beat Boldklubben 1909 5–2 on aggregate.


IFK Göteborg  3–1  Sparta Rotterdam
Ohlsson   38'
Hellmér   56' (pen.)
Johansson   69'
Report Schilder   73'
Attendance: 6,881
Referee: Leo Helge (Denmark)

Sparta Rotterdam and IFK Göteborg drew 4–4 on aggregate.

Play-off
Sparta Rotterdam  3–1  IFK Göteborg
Bosselaar   3'
Crossan   23'
Daniels   65'
Report Berndtsson   35'
Attendance: n/a

Sparta Rotterdam won the play-off 3–1.


Cervena Hviezda Bratislava  1–1  Rangers
Tichý   89' Report Scott   69'
Attendance: 60,000

Rangers beat Cervena Hviezda Bratislava 5–4 on aggregate.


Wolverhampton Wanderers  3–0  Red Star Belgrade
Murray   8'
Mason   85'89'
Report
Attendance: 55,519

Wolverhampton Wanderers beat Red Star Belgrade 4–1 on aggregate.


Barcelona  5–1  Milan
Kubala   10'32'69'
Segarra   19'
Czibor   65'
Report Ferrario   38'
Attendance: 70,000

Barcelona beat Milan 7–1 on aggregate.


Eintracht Frankfurt  1–1  Young Boys
Bäumler   68' Report Schneider   90'

Eintracht Frankfurt beat Young Boys 5–2 on aggregate.


Nice  2–1  Fenerbahçe
Foix   62'
Faivre   76'
Report Küçükandonyadis   83'

Fenerbahçe and Nice drew 3–3 on aggregate.

Play-off
Nice  5–1  Fenerbahçe
Foix   7'63'
Milazzo   17'
Faivre   31'
De Bourgoing   59'
Report Has   47'

Nice won the play-off 5–1.

Quarter-finalsEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Nice   3–6   Real Madrid 3–2 0–4
Barcelona   9–2   Wolverhampton Wanderers 4–0 5–2
Eintracht Frankfurt   3–2   Wiener Sportclub 2–1 1–1
Sparta Rotterdam   3–31   Rangers 2–3 1–0

1 Rangers beat Sparta Rotterdam 3–2 in a play-off to qualify for the semi-finals.

First legEdit

Nice  3–2  Real Madrid
Nurenberg   54'67' (pen.)72' Report Herrera   15'
Rial   30'
Attendance: 21,422

Barcelona  4–0  Wolverhampton Wanderers
Villaverde   8'80'
Kubala   16'
Evaristo   65'
Report
Attendance: 80,000

Eintracht Frankfurt  2–1  Wiener Sportclub
Lindner   15'
Meier   60'
Report Skerlan   50'

Sparta Rotterdam  2–3  Rangers
De Vries   41'87' Report Wilson   4'
Haggarty   36'
Murray   63'
Attendance: 53,000
Referee: John Kelly (England)

Second legEdit

Real Madrid  4–0  Nice
Pepillo   21'
Gento   40'
Di Stéfano   45'
Puskás   51'
Report

Real Madrid beat Nice 6–3 on aggregate.


Wolverhampton Wanderers  2–5  Barcelona
Murray   35'
Mason   78'
Report Martínez   29'
Kocsis   44'49'74'
Villaverde   85'
Attendance: 55,535

Barcelona beat Wolverhampton Wanderers 9–2 on aggregate.


Wiener Sportclub  1–1  Eintracht Frankfurt
Hof   31' Report Stein   59'
Attendance: 50,000

Eintracht Frankfurt beat Wiener Sportclub 3–2 on aggregate.


Rangers  0–1  Sparta Rotterdam
Report Van Ede   82'
Attendance: 85,000

Sparta Rotterdam and Rangers drew 3–3 on aggregate.


Rangers  3–2  Sparta Rotterdam
Verhoeven   28' (o.g.)
Haggarty   57'
Van der Lee   64' (o.g.)
Report Verhoeven   6'
Bosselaar   76' (pen.)
Attendance: 34,178

Rangers won the play-off 3–2.

Semi-finalsEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Eintracht Frankfurt   12–4   Rangers 6–1 6–3
Real Madrid   6–2   Barcelona 3–1 3–1

First legEdit

Eintracht Frankfurt  6–1  Rangers
Stinka   29'
Pfaff   51'55'
Lindner   73'84'
Stein   86'
Report Caldow   31' (pen.)

Real Madrid  3–1  Barcelona
Di Stéfano   17'84'
Puskás   28'
Report Martínez   37'

Second legEdit

Barcelona  1–3  Real Madrid
Kocsis   89' Report Puskás   25'75'
Gento   68'
Attendance: 80,000

Rangers  3–6  Eintracht Frankfurt
McMillan   10'54'
Wilson   74'
Report Lindner   6'
Pfaff   20'88'
Kreß   28'
Meier   58'71'
Attendance: 70,000

FinalEdit

Real Madrid  7–3  Eintracht Frankfurt
Di Stéfano   27'30'73'
Puskás   46'56' (pen.)60'71'
Report Kreß   18'
Stein   72'75'
Attendance: 127,621
Referee: Jack Mowat (Scotland)

Top scorersEdit

External linksEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Corriere dello Sport, 7 July 1959.