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1977–78 European Cup Winners' Cup

The 1977–78 European Cup Winners' Cup was won by Anderlecht in the final against Austria Wien. It was Anderlecht's third consecutive final, the best record in the competition, of which they won two.

1977–78 European Cup Winners' Cup
Final positions
ChampionsBelgium Anderlecht (2nd title)
Runners-upAustria Austria Wien

Qualifying matchEdit

Team #1 Agg. Team #2 1st leg 2nd leg
Rangers   3–2   Young Boys 1–0
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2–2
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First roundEdit

Team #1 Agg. Team #2 1st leg 2nd leg
Progrès Niedercorn   0–10   VB 0–1
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0–9
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PAOK   4–0   Zagłębie Sosnowiec 2–0
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2–0
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Rangers   0–3   Twente 0–0
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0–3
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Brann   5–0   ÍA Akranes 1–0
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4–0
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Köln   2–3   Porto 2–2
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0–1
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Saint-Étienne   1–3   Manchester United 1–1
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0–2
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Hamburg   13–3   Lahden Reipas 8–1
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5–2
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Lokomotiv Sofia   1–8   Anderlecht 1–6
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0–2
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Coleraine   3–6   Lokomotive Leipzig 1–4
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2–2
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Real Betis   3–2   Milan 2–0
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1–2
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Valletta   0–7   Dynamo Moscow 0–2
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0–5
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Olympiakos Nicosia   1–8   Universitatea Craiova 1–6
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0–2
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Cardiff City   0–1   Austria Wien 0–0
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0–1
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Lokomotiva Košice   2–2 (a)   Öster 0–0
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2–2
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Beşiktaş   2–5   Diósgyőri VTK Miskolc 2–0
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0–5
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Dundalk   1–4   Hajduk Split 1–0
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0–4
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First legEdit

Saint-Étienne  1–1  Manchester United
Synaeghel   80' Hill   78'
Attendance: 33,678

Real Betis  2–0  Milan
García Soriano   13'
Eulate   73'

Lokomotiv Sofia  1–6  Anderlecht
Kolev   57' F. Van der Elst   2'6'11' (pen.)60'
Nielsen   32'
Van Poucke   89'



Köln  2–2  Porto
Löhr   5'
D. Müller   65'
Gabriel   60'
Octavio   69'

Hamburg  8–1  Lahden Reipas
Keller   6'34'38'73'
Volkert   19' (pen.)
Buljan   60'
Steffenhagen   77'
Reimann   83'
Sandberg   88'

Dundalk  1–0  Hajduk Split
Flanagan   86'

Coleraine  1–4  Lokomotive Leipzig
Tweed   52' Eichhorn   2'
Kühn   38'
Löwe   44'69'

Second legEdit

Manchester United  2–0  Saint-Étienne
Pearson   32'
Coppell   65'
Attendance: 31,634

Manchester United won 3–1 on aggregate.


Milan  2–1  Real Betis
Tosetto   34'
Capello   59'
López   63'
Attendance: 60,000
Referee: Orhan Cebe (Turkey)

Real Betis won 3–2 on aggregate.

Notes
  • Manchester United were banned from playing within 200 km (124 miles) of Old Trafford, following crowd trouble in the first leg.

Second roundEdit

Team #1 Agg. Team #2 1st leg 2nd leg
VB   4–2   PAOK 3–0
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1–2
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Twente   4–1   Brann 2–0
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2–1
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Porto   6–5   Manchester United 4–0
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2–5
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Hamburg   2–3   Anderlecht 1–2
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1–1
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Lokomotive Leipzig   2–3   Real Betis 1–1
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1–2
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Dynamo Moscow   2(p)–2   Universitatea Craiova 2–0
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0–2 (aet)
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Austria Wien   1–1 (a)   Lokomotíva Košice 0–0
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1–1
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Diósgyőri VTK Miskolc   3–3(p)   Hajduk Split 2–1
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1–2 (aet)
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First legEdit

Porto  4–0  Manchester United
Duda   8'24'54'
Oliveira   60'
Attendance: 70,000

Second legEdit

Manchester United  5–2  Porto
Coppell   8'65'
Murça   39' (o.g.)90' (o.g.)
Nicholl   44'
Seninho   29'85'
Attendance: 51,831

Porto won 6–5 on aggregate.

Quarter-finalsEdit

Team #1 Agg. Team #2 1st leg 2nd leg
VB   0–7   Twente 0–3
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0–4
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Porto   1–3   Anderlecht 1–0
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0–3
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Real Betis   0–3   Dynamo Moscow 0–0
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0–3
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Austria Wien   2(p)–2   Hajduk Split 1–1
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1–1 (aet)
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Semi-finalsEdit

Team #1 Agg. Team #2 1st leg 2nd leg
Twente   0–3   Anderlecht 0–1
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0–2
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Dynamo Moscow   4–5(p)   Austria Wien 2–1
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1–2 (aet)
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FinalEdit

Anderlecht  4–0  Austria Wien
Rensenbrink   13'44'
Van Binst   45'82'
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Attendance: 48,679

See alsoEdit

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