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The 1969 European Cup Final was a football match held at the Santiago Bernabéu, Madrid, on 28 May 1969, that saw Milan of Italy play against Ajax of the Netherlands to determine who would be the champions of Europe that season. Ajax made history by becoming the first Dutch side to reach the final, but they were beaten by their Italian opponents 4-1.

1969 European Cup Final
1969 European Cup Final programme .jpeg
Event1968–69 European Cup
Date28 May 1969
VenueSantiago Bernabéu, Madrid
RefereeJosé María Ortiz de Mendíbil (Spain)
Attendance31,782
1968
1970
Advertising poster for the game

As of 2019, Pierino Prati remains the most recent player to score a hat trick in a European Cup or Champions League final.

Contents

Route to the finalEdit

  Milan Round   Ajax
Opponent Agg. 1st leg 2nd leg Opponent Agg. 1st leg 2nd leg Play-off
  Malmö 5–3 1–2 (A) 4–1 (H) First round   Nürnberg 5–1 1–1 (A) 4–0 (H)
Bye Second round   Fenerbahçe 4–0 2–0 (H) 2–0 (A)
  Celtic 1–0 0–0 (H) 1–0 (A) Quarter-finals   Benfica 4–4 (r) 3–1 (A) 1–3 (a.e.t.) (H) 3–0 (a.e.t.)
  Manchester United 2–1 2–0 (H) 0–1 (A) Semi-finals   Spartak Trnava 3–2 3–0 (H) 0–2 (A)

MatchEdit

DetailsEdit

Milan  4–1  Ajax
Prati   7'40'75'
Sormani   67'
Report Vasović   60' (pen.)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Milan[1]
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ajax[1]
GK 1   Fabio Cudicini
RB 2   Angelo Anquilletti
LB 3   Karl-Heinz Schnellinger
RH 4   Roberto Rosato
CH 5   Saul Malatrasi
LH 6   Giovanni Trapattoni
OR 7   Kurt Hamrin
IR 8   Giovanni Lodetti
CF 9   Angelo Sormani
IL 10   Gianni Rivera (c)
OL 11   Pierino Prati
Manager:
  Nereo Rocco
 
GK 1   Gert Bals (c)
RB 2   Wim Suurbier   46'
CB 3   Barry Hulshoff
CB 4   Velibor Vasović
LB 5   Theo van Duivenbode
RH 7   Anton Pronk
LH 6   Henk Groot   46'
RW 8   Sjaak Swart
CF 9   Inge Danielsson
CF 10   Johan Cruyff
LW 11   Piet Keizer
Substitutes:
MF 13   Bennie Muller   46'
FW 12   Klaas Nuninga   46'
Manager:
  Rinus Michels

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "2011/12 UEFA Champions League statistics handbook: History (European Champion Clubs' Cup/UEFA Champions League, 1955–2011)" (PDF). UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. 28 May 2011. p. 7. Archived (PDF) from the original on 24 May 2012. Retrieved 28 January 2019.

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