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1961–62 European Cup

The 1961–62 European Cup was the seventh season of the European Cup. The competition was won by Benfica for the second time in a row, beating Real Madrid 5–3 at the Olympisch Stadion in Amsterdam.

1961–62 European Cup
Overzichten Olympisch Stadion Amsterdam, Bestanddeelnr 906-2648.jpg
The Olympic Stadium in Amsterdam hosted the final.
Tournament details
Dates23 August 1961 – 2 May 1962
Teams29
Final positions
ChampionsPortugal Benfica (2nd title)
Runners-upSpain Real Madrid
Tournament statistics
Matches played55
Goals scored222 (4.04 per match)
Top scorer(s)Spain Ferenc Puskás (7 goals)

Malta entered its champion for the first time this season.

Preliminary roundEdit

The draw for the preliminary round took place in Copenhagen, Denmark, on Tuesday, 4 July 1961.[1] As title holders, Benfica received a bye, and the remaining 28 teams were grouped geographically into two pots. The first team drawn in each pot also received a bye, while the remaining clubs would play the first round in September.

Pot 1
Northern Europe
Pot 2
Southern Europe
Drawn Northern Ireland
England
West Germany
East Germany
Poland
Norway
Sweden
Denmark
Netherlands
France
Republic of Ireland
Belgium
Luxembourg
Scotland
Spain
Portugal
Switzerland
Austria
Romania
Bulgaria
Greece
Czechoslovakia
Hungary
Yugoslavia
Italy
Malta
Byes   Haka   Fenerbahçe

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
Steaua Bucureşti   0–2   Austria Wien 0–0 0–2
Nürnberg   9–1   Drumcondra 5–0 4–1
Servette   7–1   Hibernians 5–0 2–1
CDNA Sofia   5–6   Dukla Prague 4–4 1–2
IFK Göteborg   2–11   Feyenoord 0–3 2–8
Górnik Zabrze   5–10   Tottenham Hotspur 4–2 1–8
Standard Liège   4–1   Fredrikstad 2–1 2–0
Vorwärts Berlin   3–0 1   Linfield 3–0 n/p 1
AS Monaco   4–6   Rangers 2–3 2–3
Sporting CP   1–3   Partizan 1–1 0–2
Panathinaikos   2–3   Juventus 1–1 1–2
Spora Luxembourg   2–15   Boldklubben 1913 0–6 2–9
Vasas   1–5   Real Madrid 0–2 1–3

1 The second leg was scratched and Vorwärts Berlin were advanced to the first round as Linfield were unable to arrange an alternate venue after UK immigration officials refused to issue the Vorwärts team visas to enter the country.

First legEdit

Nürnberg  5–0  Drumcondra
Müller   10'
Strehl   15'23'
Gettinger   47'75'
Report

AS Monaco  2–3  Rangers
Hess   61'
Douis   75' (pen.)
Report Baxter   9'
Scott   25'85'

CDNA Sofia  4–4  Dukla Prague
Rankov   32'
Rakarov   49'
Romanov   64'86'
Report Jelínek   35'
Kučera   42'
Dvořák   53'
Adamec   61'

IFK Göteborg  0–3  Feyenoord
Report Bouwmeester   31'
Bennaars   32'
Temming   41'
Attendance: 5,431

Servette  5–0  Hibernians
Robbiani   2'30'
Németh   22'
Georgy   56' (pen.)71'
Report
Attendance: 14,739
Referee: Cesare Jonni (Italy)

Standard Liège  2–1  Fredrikstad
Dierendonck   5'
Paeschen   77'
Report Pedersen   52'

Vasas  0–2  Real Madrid
Report Tejada   6'26'
Attendance: 90,000
Referee: Marcel Bois (France)

Spora Luxembourg  0–6  Boldklubben 1913
Report Løfqvist   6'36'
Bruun   38'66'
Rasmussen   50'
Grønning-Hansen   55'

Górnik Zabrze  4–2  Tottenham Hotspur
Norman   8' (o.g.)
Musialek   20'
Wilczek   40'
Pol   48'
Report Jones   70'
Dyson   73'
Attendance: 55,000

Sporting Lisbon  1–1  Partizan
Lúcio   87' Report Vukelić   68'

Panathinaikos  1–1  Juventus
Papaemmanuil   66' Report Mora   45'

Second legEdit

Rangers  3–2  AS Monaco
Christie   47'68'
Scott   84'
Report Hess   18'77'
Attendance: 67,501

Rangers won 6–4 on aggregate.


Drumcondra  1–4  Nürnberg
Fullam   16' Report Strehl   15'47'52'
Healy   70' (o.g.)
Attendance: 10,997

Nürnberg won 9–1 on aggregate.


Dukla Prague  2–1  CDNA Sofia
Kučera   54'
Šafránek   70'
Report Rankov   44'
Attendance: 13,142

Dukla Prague won 6–5 on aggregate.


Feyenoord  8–2  IFK Göteborg
Temming   3'88'
Bennaars   9'80'
Schouten   20'
Bouwmeester   44'58'59'
Report Danielsson   70'
Svensson   73'

Feyenoord won 11–2 on aggregate.


Boldklubben 1913  9–2  Spora Luxembourg
Andersen   34' (pen.)77'
Løfqvist   44'59'61'87'89'
Rasmussen   75'
Grønning-Hansen   80'
Report Scheer   10'
Leer   29'

Boldklubben 1913 won 15–2 on aggregate.


Hibernians  1–2  Servette
Sultana   60' Report Wüthrich   44'
Robbiani   78'
Attendance: 4,853

Servette won 7–1 on aggregate.


Fredrikstad  0–2  Standard Liège
Report Claessen   68'85'
Attendance: 25,074
Referee: Ken Aston (England)

Standard Liège won 4–1 on aggregate.


Real Madrid  3–1  Vasas
Di Stéfano   12'57'
Tejada   90'
Report Pál I   10'

Real Madrid won 5–1 on aggregate.


Tottenham Hotspur  8–1  Górnik Zabrze
Blanchflower   10' (pen.)
Jones   20'26'36'
Smith   38'71'
Dyson   79'
White   90'
Report Pol   28'
Attendance: 56,737

Tottenham Hotspur won 10–5 on aggregate.


Partizan  2–0  Sporting CP
Radović   18'
Vislavski   87'
Report
Attendance: 19,755

Partizan won 3–1 on aggregate.


Juventus  2–1  Panathinaikos
Nicolè   20'
Rossano   26'
Report Holevas   62' (pen.)

Juventus won 3–2 on aggregate.


Austria Wien  2–0  Steaua Bucureşti
Stotz   38' (pen.)
Nemec   41'
Report
Attendance: 38,490

Austria Wien won 2–0 on aggregate.

BracketEdit

  First round Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                                         
   Fenerbahçe 1 0 1  
   Nürnberg 2 1 3  
     Nürnberg 3 0 3  
     Benfica 1 6 7  
   Austria Wien 1 1 2
   Benfica 1 5 6  
     Benfica 3 1 4  
     Tottenham Hotspur 1 2 3  
   Servette 4 0 4  
   Dukla Prague 3 2 5  
     Dukla Prague 1 1 2
     Tottenham Hotspur 0 4 4  
   Feyenoord 1 1 2
   Tottenham Hotspur 3 1 4  
     Benfica 5
     Real Madrid 3
   Boldklubben 1913 0 0 0  
   Real Madrid 3 9 12  
     Juventus 0 1 1
     Real Madrid 1 0 1  
   Partizan 1 0 1
   Juventus 2 5 7  
     Real Madrid 4 2 6
     Standard Liège 0 0 0  
   Standard Liège 5 2 7  
   Haka 1 0 1  
     Standard Liège 4 0 4
     Rangers 1 2 3  
   Vorwärts Berlin 1 1 2
   Rangers 2 4 6  

First roundEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Fenerbahçe   1–3   Nürnberg 1–2 0–1
Austria Vienna   2–6   Benfica 1–1 1–5
Servette   4–5   Dukla Prague 4–3 0–2
Feyenoord   2–4   Tottenham Hotspur 1–3 1–1
Boldklubben 1913   0–12   Real Madrid 0–3 0–9
FK Partizan   1–7   Juventus 1–2 0–5
Standard Liège   7–1   Haka 5–1 2–0
Vorwärts Berlin   2–6   Rangers 1–2 1–4

First legEdit

Boldklubben 1913  0–3  Real Madrid
Report Puskás   15'84'
Tejada   86'
Attendance: 27,587

Fenerbahçe  1–2  Nürnberg
Bartu   65' Report Flachenecker   52'
Strehl   55'

Standard Liège  5–1  Valkeakosken Haka
Dierendonck   20'
Claessen   33'61'70'
Paeschen   78'
Report Kumpulampi   76'

Austria Wien  1–1  Benfica
Stark   70' Report Águas   30'
Attendance: 78,833

Feyenoord  1–3  Tottenham Hotspur
Kreijermaat   62' Report Dyson   41'
Saul   47'76'
Attendance: 61,700

Servette  4–3  Dukla Prague
Fatton   24'67'88'
Robbiani   84'
Report Adamec   6'49'
Vacenovsky   37'
Attendance: 25,644
Referee: Gino Rigato (Italy)

Partizan  1–2  Juventus
Vasović   76' Report Nicolè   35'
Rosa   73'
Attendance: 23,472

Vorwärts Berlin  1–2  Rangers
Kohle   26' Report Caldow   25' (pen.)
Brand   43'

Second legEdit

Real Madrid  9–0  Boldklubben 1913
Puskás   8'
Del Sol   25'30'
Di Stéfano   35'42'73'
Gento   55'57'
Isidro Sánchez   89'
Report

Real Madrid won 12–0 on aggregate.


Valkeakosken Haka  0–2  Standard Liège
Report Semmeling   78'
Myttimäki   87' (o.g.)
Attendance: 2,401
Referee: Jarl Hansen (Denmark)

Standard Liège won 7–1 on aggregate.


Benfica  5–1  Austria Wien
Santana   5'83'
Águas   36'88'
Eusébio   69'
Report Fernandes   80' (o.g.)
Attendance: 50,000
Referee: Marcel Bois (France)

Benfica won 6–2 on aggregate.


Tottenham Hotspur  1–1  Feyenoord
Dyson   10' Report Bennaars   7'
Attendance: 61,957

Tottenham Hotspur won 4–2 on aggregate.


Juventus  5–0  FK Partizan
Nicolè   1'
Mora   36'65'
Rosa   61'
Stacchini   67'
Report
Attendance: 14,347

Juventus won 7–1 on aggregate.


Dukla Prague  2–0  Servette
Kučera   24'27' Report
Attendance: 9,585

Dukla Prague won 5–4 on aggregate.


Rangers  4–1  Vorwärts Berlin
Henderson   37'
Kalinke   47' (o.g.)
McMillan   68'81'
Report Caldow   70' (o.g.)
Attendance: 3,012

Rangers won 6–2 on aggregate.


Nürnberg  1–0  Fenerbahçe
Wild   72' Report
Attendance: 42,641

Nürnberg won 3–1 on aggregate.

The Rangers-Vorwärts tie was scheduled to be played at Ibrox Stadium in Glasgow, but was moved to the Malmö Stadion in Malmö, Sweden after the East German club were again refused visas to enter the UK. The original match in Malmö was abandoned due to heavy fog with Rangers leading 1-0, and the match was replayed the following morning.

Quarter-finalsEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Nürnberg   3–7   Benfica 3–1 0–6
Dukla Prague   2–4   Tottenham Hotspur 1–0 1–4
Juventus   1–11   Real Madrid 0–1 1–0
Standard Liège   4–3   Rangers 4–1 0–2

1 Real Madrid beat Juventus 3–1 in a play-off to qualify for the semi-finals.

First legEdit

Nürnberg  3–1  Benfica
Flachenecker   31'85'
Strehl   40'
Report Cavém   10'

Standard Liège  4–1  Rangers
Claessen   7'
Crossan   40'51'
Vliers   56'
Report Wilson   18'

Dukla Prague  1–0  Tottenham Hotspur
Kučera   59' Report

Juventus  0–1  Real Madrid
Report Di Stéfano   69'
Attendance: 66,403

Second legEdit

Rangers  2–0  Standard Liège
Brand   28'
Caldow   88' (pen.)
Report
Attendance: 76,730

Standard Liège won 4–3 on aggregate.


Real Madrid  0–1  Juventus
Report Sívori   39'

Real Madrid 1–1 Juventus on aggregate.

Real Madrid  3–1  Juventus
Felo   1'
Del Sol   65'
Tejada   83'
Report Sívori   35'
Attendance: 36,750

Benfica  6–0  Nürnberg
Águas   1'
Eusébio   4'55'
Coluna   20'
Augusto   63'78'
Report
Attendance: 55,000
Referee: Gino Rigato (Italy)

Benfica won 7–3 on aggregate.


Tottenham Hotspur  4–1  Dukla Prague
Smith   11'53'
Mackay   15'54'
Report Jelínek   44'
Attendance: 55,389

Tottenham Hotspur won 4–2 on aggregate.

Semi-finalsEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Benfica   4–3   Tottenham Hotspur 3–1 1–2
Real Madrid   6–0   Standard Liège 4–0 2–0

First legEdit

Benfica  3–1  Tottenham Hotspur
Simões   6'
Augusto   20'64'
Report Smith   55'
Attendance: 60,000

Real Madrid  4–0  Standard Liège
Di Stéfano   23'
Tejada   38'78'
Casado   48'
Report

Second legEdit

Tottenham Hotspur  2–1  Benfica
Smith   35'
Blanchflower   48' (pen.)
Report Águas   15'
Attendance: 64,448

Benfica won 4–3 on aggregate.


Real Madrid won 6–0 on aggregate.

FinalEdit

Benfica  5–3  Real Madrid
Águas   25'
Cavém   33'
Coluna   51'
Eusébio   64' (pen.)69'
Report UEFA Puskás   18'23'39'
Attendance: 61,257

Top scorersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Corriere dello Sport, 5 July 1961.

External linksEdit