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The 1972–73 season of the European Cup football club tournament was won for the third consecutive time by Ajax in the final against Juventus at Stadion FK Crvena Zvezda in Belgrade. The win by Ajax resulted in the fourth consecutive championship by a Dutch team.

1972–73 European Cup
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The Stadion FK Crvena Zvezda in Belgrade hosted the final.
Tournament details
Dates 13 September 1972 – 30 May 1973
Teams 30
Final positions
Champions Netherlands Ajax (3rd title)
Runners-up Italy Juventus
Tournament statistics
Matches played 57
Goals scored 160 (2.81 per match)
Top scorer(s) Germany Gerd Müller (11 goals)

Contents

First roundEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
CSKA Sofia   4–1   Panathinaikos 2–1 2–0[n 1]
Ajax   Bye
Galatasaray   1–7   Bayern Munich 1–1 0–6
Waterford United   2–3   Omonia 2–1 0–2
Wacker   0–3   Dynamo Kyiv 0–1 0–2
Sliema Wanderers   0–10   Górnik Zabrze 0–5 0–5
Aris   0–6   Argeș Pitești 0–2 0–4
Real Madrid   4–0   Keflavík 3–0 1–0
Marseille   1–3   Juventus 1–0 0–3
Magdeburg   9–1   TPS 6–0 3–1
Celtic   5–2   Rosenborg 2–1 3–1
Újpesti Dózsa   4–3   Basel 2–0 2–3
Spartak Trnava   Bye
Anderlecht   7–2   Vejle 4–2 3–0
Derby County   4–1   Željezničar 2–0 2–1
Malmö FF   2–4   Benfica 1–0 1–4
  1. ^ Originally 1–2 to Panathinaikos, with CSKA declared winners of a penalty shoot-out in which CSKA scored 3 of 3, Panathinaikos 2 of 4. Panathinaikos complained to UEFA, and the match was annulled and replayed the following month.[1][2]

First legEdit

CSKA Sofia  2–1  Panathinaikos
Kolev   24' (pen.)
Yankov   71'
Report Verón   59'

Galatasaray  1–1  Bayern Munich
Ünder   55' Report Müller   66'
Attendance: 42,850

Waterford United  2–1  Omonia
Hale   5'10' Report Rotsidis   79'

Wacker  0–1  Dynamo Kyiv
Report Puzach   88'
Attendance: 8,655

Sliema Wanderers  0–5  Górnik Zabrze
Report Lubański   25'27'39'
Banaś   82'
Wilczek   87'

Aris  0–2  Argeș Pitești
Report Troi   58'
Dobrin   89' (pen.)

Real Madrid  3–0  Keflavík
Santillana   15'30'
Grande   90'
Report

Marseille  1–0  Juventus
Bonnel   52' Report

Magdeburg  6–0  TPS
Mewes   5'
Pommerenke   24'79'
Seguin   30'
Sparwasser   38'45'
Report

Celtic  2–1  Rosenborg
Macari   15'
Deans   45'
Report Wirkola   55'


Anderlecht  4–2  Vejle
Ejderstedt   49'
Rensenbrink  59'62'
Van Himst   85'
Report Johansen   64' (pen.)67'

Derby County  2–0  Željezničar
McFarland   38'
Gemmill   53'
Report

Malmö FF  1–0  Benfica
Larsson   11' Report

Second legEdit

Panathinaikos  2–1  CSKA Sofia
Verón   18'
Melo   20' (pen.)
Trankov   68'
Penalties
2–3

The game was annulled due to errors in the penalty shoot-out procedures

Panathinaikos  0–2  CSKA Sofia
Report Zhekov   4'
Kolev   46'

CSKA Sofia won 4–1 on aggregate.


Bayern Munich  6–0  Galatasaray
Müller   14'78'
Hoeneß   29'
Schneider   35'
Beckenbauer   76' (pen.)
Roth   88'
Report

Bayern Munich won 7–1 on aggregate.


Omonia  2–0  Waterford United
Chelebis   18'63' Report

Omonia won 3–2 on aggregate.


Dynamo Kyiv  2–0  Wacker
Puzach   23'
Damin   51'
Report
Attendance: 35,037

Dynamo Kyiv won 3–0 on aggregate.


Górnik Zabrze  5–0  Sliema Wanderers
Szołtysik   1'
Lubański   31'
Szarmach   62'90'
Oślizło   67'
Report

Górnik Zabrze won 10–0 on aggregate.


Argeș Pitești  4–0  Aris
Dobrin   2'47' (pen.)
Radu   5'25'
Report

Argeș Pitești won 6–0 on aggregate.


Keflavík  0–1  Real Madrid
Report Verdugo   89'

Real Madrid won 4–0 on aggregate.


Juventus  3–0  Marseille
Bettega   4'37'
Haller   44'
Report

Juventus won 3–1 on aggregate.


TPS  1–3  Magdeburg
Toivola   73' Report Sparwasser   52'87'
Jalonen   72' (o.g.)

Magdeburg won 9–1 on aggregate.


Rosenborg  1–3  Celtic
Christiansen   38' Report Macari   55'88'
Hood   83'

Celtic won 5–2 on aggregate.


Basel  3–2  Újpesti Dózsa
Hasler   65'
Balmer   75'83'
Report Bene   46'89'

Újpesti Dózsa won 4–3 on aggregate.


Vejle  0–3  Anderlecht
Report Volders   61'
Rensenbrink   85'87'

Anderlecht won 7–2 on aggregate.


Željezničar  1–2  Derby County
Sprečo   60' Report Hinton   9'
O'Hare   15'

Derby County won 4–1 on aggregate.


Benfica  4–1  Malmö FF
Jordão   24'
Simões   29'
Eusébio   43' (pen.)60'
Report Tapper   89' (pen.)

Benfica won 4–2 on aggregate.

Second roundEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
CSKA Sofia   1–6   Ajax 1–3 0–3
Bayern Munich   13–0   Omonia 9–0 4–0
Dynamo Kyiv   3–2   Górnik Zabrze 2–0 1–2
Argeș Pitești   3–4   Real Madrid 2–1 1–3
Juventus   2–0   Magdeburg 1–0 1–0
Celtic   2–4   Újpesti Dózsa 2–1 0–3
Spartak Trnava   2–0   Anderlecht 1–0 1–0
Derby County   3–0   Benfica 3–0 0–0

First legEdit

CSKA Sofia  1–3  Ajax
Zhekov   27' Report Swart   13'
Keizer   32'
Haan   52'

Bayern Munich  9–0  Omonia
Müller   14'37'54'73'74'
Hoeneß   25'
Roth   42'
Schneider   69'82'
Report

Dynamo Kyiv  2–0  Górnik Zabrze
Muntyan   60'
Puzach   75'
Report
Attendance: 60,112

Argeș Pitești  2–1  Real Madrid
Dobrin   22' (pen.)
Prepurgel   62'
Report Anzarda   41'

Juventus  1–0  Magdeburg
Anastasi   66' Report

Celtic  2–1  Újpesti Dózsa
Dalglish   60'75' Report Bene   38'

Spartak Trnava  1–0  Anderlecht
Kabát   46' Report

Derby County  3–0  Benfica
McFarland   6'
Hector   8'
McGovern   40'
Report

Second legEdit

Ajax  3–0  CSKA Sofia
Cruyff   13'75'
Blankenburg   15'
Report

Ajax won 6–1 on aggregate.


Omonia  0–4  Bayern Munich
Report Roth   29'
Müller   42'66'
Hoffmann   50'

Bayern Munich won 13–0 on aggregate.


Górnik Zabrze  2–1  Dynamo Kyiv
Lubański   30'
Gorgoń   62'
Report Blokhin   25'
Attendance: 48,527

Dynamo Kyiv won 3–2 on aggregate.


Real Madrid  3–1  Argeș Pitești
Santillana   18'87'
Grande   46'
Report Radu   44'

Real Madrid won 4–3 on aggregate.


Magdeburg  0–1  Juventus
Report Cuccureddu   51'

Juventus won 2–0 on aggregate.


Újpesti Dózsa  3–0  Celtic
Bene   7'24'
Fazekas   15' (pen.)
Report

Újpesti Dózsa won 4–2 on aggregate.


Anderlecht  0–1  Spartak Trnava
Report Masrna   88'

Spartak Trnava won 2–0 on aggregate.


Benfica  0–0  Derby County
Report

Derby County won 3–0 on aggregate.

Quarter-finalsEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Ajax   5–2   Bayern Munich 4–0 1–2
Dynamo Kyiv   0–3   Real Madrid 0–0 0–3
Juventus   2–2 (a)   Újpesti Dózsa 0–0 2–2
Spartak Trnava   1–2   Derby County 1–0 0–2

First legEdit

Ajax  4–0  Bayern Munich
Haan   53'70'
G. Mühren   68'
Cruyff   89'
Report

Dynamo Kyiv  0–0  Real Madrid
Report


Spartak Trnava  1–0  Derby County
Horváth   42' Report

Second legEdit

Bayern Munich  2–1  Ajax
Krol   30 (og)'
Müller   37'
Report Keizer   7'

Ajax won 5–2 on aggregate.


Real Madrid  3–0  Dynamo Kyiv
Santillana   2'
Aguilar   36'
Amancio   81'
Report

Real Madrid won 3–0 on aggregate.


Újpesti Dózsa  2–2  Juventus
Bene   1'
A. Tóth   13'
Report Altafini   30'
Anastasi   56'

Juventus 2–2 Újpesti Dózsa on aggregate. Juventus won on away goals.


Derby County won 2–1 on aggregate.

Semi-finalsEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Ajax   3–1   Real Madrid 2–1 1–0
Juventus   3–1   Derby County 3–1 0–0

First legEdit

Ajax  2–1  Real Madrid
Hulshoff   67'
Krol   77'
Report Pirri   84'

Juventus  3–1  Derby County
Altafini   27'84'
Causio   65'
Report Hector   29'

Second legEdit

Real Madrid  0–1  Ajax
Report G. Mühren   50'

Ajax won 3–1 on aggregate.


Juventus won 3–1 on aggregate.

FinalEdit

Ajax  1–0  Juventus
Rep   5' Report

Top scorersEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Dynamo Kyiv played their home match at ChMP Central Stadium, Odesa, instead of their regular stadium Central Stadium, Kyiv, due to frozen pitch.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Reuters (9 Oct 1972). "UEFA annul Cup result". The Times. ProQuest. p. 7.
  2. ^ Barham, Albert (25 Oct 1972). "Derby could silence their critics". The Guardian. ProQuest. p. 27.
  3. ^ Valerko, Artur (11 September 2015). "Семь королевских аудиенций" (in Russian). SPORTARENA.com. Retrieved 2 July 2018.

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