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1959 European Cup Final

The 1959 European Cup Final was the fourth final in the pan-European football competition, the European Cup, now known as the UEFA Champions League. It was contested by Real Madrid of Spain and Reims from France. It was played at the Neckarstadion in Stuttgart on 3 June 1959 in front of 80,000 people. The match finished 2–0 to Real Madrid, winning their fourth European Cup in a row and beating Reims in final for the second time in four years, following the 1956 final. Madrid dominated the match with goals by Enrique Mateos and Alfredo Di Stéfano.

1959 European Cup Final
Event1958–59 European Cup
Date3 June 1959
VenueNeckarstadion, Stuttgart
RefereeAlbert Dusch (West Germany)

Route to the finalEdit

  Real Madrid Round   Stade de Reims
Opponent Agg. 1st leg 2nd leg Opponent Agg. 1st leg 2nd leg
Bye Prelim. round   Ards 10–3 4–1 (A) 6–2 (H)
  Beşiktaş 3–1 2–0 (H) 1–1 (A) First round   HPS 7–0 4–0 (H) 3–0 (A)
  Wiener Sport-Club 7–1 0–0 (A) 7–1 (H) Quarter-finals   Standard Liège 3–2 0–2 (A) 3–0 (H)
  Atlético Madrid 2–2
(Replay: 2–1)
2–1 (H) 0–1 (A) Semi-finals   Young Boys 3–1 0–1 (A) 3–0 (H)



Real Madrid  2–0  Reims
Mateos   1'
Di Stéfano   47'
Attendance: 72,000
Referee: Albert Dusch (West Germany)
Real Madrid
Stade de Reims
GK 1   Rogelio Domínguez
DF 2   Marquitos
DF 3     José Santamaría
DF 4   José María Zárraga (c)
MF 5   Juan Santisteban
MF 6   Antonio Ruiz
FW 7   Raymond Kopa
FW 8   Enrique Mateos
FW 9     Alfredo Di Stéfano
FW 10   Héctor Rial
FW 11   Francisco Gento
  Luis Carniglia


GK 1   Dominique Colonna
DF 2   Bruno Rodzik
DF 3   Robert Jonquet (c)
DF 4   Raoul Giraudo
MF 5   Armand Penverne
MF 6   Michel Leblond
FW 7   Robert Lamartine
FW 8   René Bliard
FW 9   Just Fontaine
FW 10   Roger Piantoni
FW 11   Jean Vincent
  Albert Batteux

See alsoEdit

External linksEdit

  • European Cup 1958/59 from UEFA
  • European Cup 1958/59 from RSSSF
  • "European Champion Clubs' Cup – History" (PDF). UEFA. p. 164. Retrieved 25 May 2011.