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1978–79 European Cup

The 1978–79 season of the European Cup football club tournament was won by English champions Nottingham Forest in the final against Malmö FF. Forest, enjoying a great run of success under Brian Clough, had defeated defending two-time champions Liverpool in the first round.

1978–79 European Cup
2014 Olympiastadion Munich.jpg
The Olympiastadion in Munich hosted the final.
Tournament details
Dates15 August 1978 – 30 May 1979
Teams33
Final positions
ChampionsEngland Nottingham Forest (1st title)
Runners-upSweden Malmö FF
Tournament statistics
Matches played63
Goals scored185 (2.94 per match)
Top scorer(s)Switzerland Claudio Sulser (11 goals)

Preliminary roundEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Monaco   3–2   Steaua București 3–0 0–2

First legEdit

Monaco  3–0  Steaua București
Onnis   42'
Zorzetto   48'
Nogués   61'
Report

Second legEdit

Steaua București  2–0  Monaco
Troi   51'76' Report

Monaco won 3–2 on aggregate.

BracketEdit

Round of 32   Round of 16   Quarter-finals   Semi-finals   Final
   AEK Athens 6 1 7  
   Porto 1 4 5        AEK Athens 1 1 2  
   Nottingham Forest 2 0 2      Nottingham Forest 2 5 7  
   Liverpool 0 0 0          Nottingham Forest 4 1 5  
   Real Madrid 5 7 12          Grasshopper 1 1 2  
   Progrès Niedercorn 0 0 0        Real Madrid 3 0 3
   Grasshopper 8 5 13      Grasshopper (a) 1 2 3  
   Valletta 0 3 3          Nottingham Forest 3 1 4  
   Odense 2 1 3          Köln 3 0 3  
   Lokomotiv Sofia 2 2 4        Lokomotiv Sofia 0 0 0  
   Köln 4 1 5      Köln 1 4 5  
   ÍA 1 1 2          Köln 1 1 2
   Juventus 1 0 1          Rangers 0 1 1  
   Rangers 0 2 2        Rangers 0 3 3
   Fenerbahçe 2 1 3      PSV Eindhoven 0 2 2  
   PSV Eindhoven 1 6 7          Nottingham Forest 1
   Vllaznia 2 1 3          Malmö FF 0
   Austria Wien 0 4 4        Austria Wien 4 0 4  
   Linfield 0 0 0      Lillestrøm 1 0 1  
   Lillestrøm 0 1 1          Austria Wien 3 0 3  
   Omonia 2 0 2          Dynamo Dresden 1 1 2  
   Bohemians (a) 1 1 2        Bohemians 0 0 0
   Partizan 2 0 2 (4)      Dynamo Dresden 0 6 6  
   Dynamo Dresden (p) 0 2 2 (5)          Austria Wien 0 0 0
   Zbrojovka Brno 2 2 4          Malmö FF 0 1 1  
   Újpesti Dózsa 2 0 2        Zbrojovka Brno 2 1 3  
   Club Brugge 2 1 3      Wisla Kraków (a) 2 1 3  
   Wisla Kraków 1 3 4          Wisła Kraków 1 1 2
   Haka 0 1 1          Malmö FF 1 4 5  
   Dynamo Kyiv 1 3 4        Dynamo Kyiv 0 0 0
   Malmö FF 0 1 1      Malmö FF 0 2 2  
   Monaco 0 0 0  

First roundEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
AEK Athens   7–5   Porto 6–1 1–4
Nottingham Forest   2–0   Liverpool 2–0 0–0
Real Madrid   12–0   Progrès Niedercorn 5–0 7–0
Grasshopper   13–3   Valletta 8–0 5–3
Odense   3–4   Lokomotiv Sofia 2–2 1–2
Köln   5–2   ÍA 4–1 1–1
Juventus   1–2   Rangers 1–0 0–2
Fenerbahçe   3–7   PSV Eindhoven 2–1 1–6
Vllaznia   3–4   Austria Wien 2–0 1–4
Linfield   0–1   Lillestrøm 0–0 0–1
Omonia   2–2 (a)   Bohemians 2–1 0–1
Partizan   2–2 (4–5 p)   Dynamo Dresden 2–0 0–2
Zbrojovka Brno   4–2   Újpesti Dózsa 2–2 2–0
Club Brugge   3–4   Wisła Kraków 2–1 1–3
Haka   1–4   Dynamo Kyiv 0–1 1–3
Malmö FF   1–0   Monaco 0–0 1–0

First legEdit

AEK Athens  6–1  Porto
Bajević   3'20'
Ardizoglou   16'
Konstantinou   39'
Nikolaou   58'
Mavros   60'
Report Oliveira   81'

Nottingham Forest  2–0  Liverpool
Birtles   26'
Barrett   87'
Report

Real Madrid  5–0  Progrès Niedercorn
Jensen   12'
Juanito   30'66'
Del Bosque   40'
Wolff   84'
Report

Grasshopper  8–0  Valletta
Sulser   31'46'58'62'64'
Ponte   32'35'
Wehrli   67'
Report

Odense  2–2  Lokomotiv Sofia
Munk Nielsen   32'44' Report Kolev   60'
Velichkov   69'

Köln  4–1  ÍA
Littbarski   12'
Neumann   26'39'
Konopka   72'
Report Hallgrímsson   20'

Juventus  1–0  Rangers
Virdis   9' Report

Fenerbahçe  2–1  PSV Eindhoven
Çetiner   17'
İlhan   43'
Report Brandts   23'

Vllaznia  2–0  Austria Wien
Zhega   8'
Ballgjini   55'
Report

Linfield  0–0  Lillestrøm
Report

Omonia  2–1  Bohemians
Kanaris   21'
Dimitriou   51'
Report O'Connor   6' (pen.)

Partizan  2–0  Dynamo Dresden
Prekazi   5'
Đurović   47'
Report

Zbrojovka Brno  2–2  Újpesti Dózsa
Kroupa   72'
Janečka   77'
Report Fekete   40'
Törőcsik   65'

Club Brugge  2–1  Wisła Kraków
Ceulemans   24'
Cools   28'
Report Kapka   83'

Haka  0–1  Dynamo Kyiv
Report Baltacha   74'
Attendance: 4,000
Referee: Rolf Nyhus (Norway)

Malmö FF  0–0  Monaco
Report

Second legEdit

Porto  4–1  AEK Athens
Vital   63'83'
Teixeira   79'
Gomes   88'
Report Mavros   32'
Attendance: 35,000

AEK Athens won 7–5 on aggregate.


Liverpool  0–0  Nottingham Forest
Report
Attendance: 51,679

Nottingham Forest won 2–0 on aggregate.


Progrès Niedercorn  0–7  Real Madrid
Report Pirri   10'
Jensen   19'
Stielike   28'
Santillana   46'87'
García Hernández   65'
Margue   90' (o.g.)

Real Madrid won 12–0 on aggregate.


Valletta  3–5  Grasshopper
Agius   56'
Seychell   83'
Farrugia   86'
Report Sulser   13' (pen.)
Ponte   61'
Traber   69'78'
Her. Hermann   77'
Attendance: 2,500

Grasshopper won 13–3 on aggregate.


Lokomotiv Sofia  2–1  Odense
Mihaylov   27'
Kostov   50'
Report Eriksen   23' (pen.)
Attendance: 25,000

Lokomotiv Sofia won 4–3 on aggregate.


ÍA  1–1  Köln
Hein   8' (o.g.) Report Van Gool   72'

Köln won 5–2 on aggregate.


Rangers  2–0  Juventus
MacDonald   18'
Smith   69'
Report
Attendance: 44,000

Rangers won 2–1 on aggregate.


PSV Eindhoven  6–1  Fenerbahçe
Van der Kuijlen   10'22'71'74'
Deijkers   49'55'
Report Çetiner   87'
Attendance: 22,000
Referee: David Syme (Scotland)

PSV Eindhoven won 7–3 on aggregate.


Austria Wien  4–1  Vllaznia
Parits   21'
Schachner   35'74'
J. Sara   48'
Report Hafizi   80'
Attendance: 25,000

Austria Wien won 4–3 on aggregate.


Lillestrøm  1–0  Linfield
Lønstad   12' Report
Attendance: 5,641

Lillestrøm won 1–0 on aggregate.


Bohemians  1–0  Omonia
Joyce   27' Report
Attendance: 4,500
Referee: Ron Bridges (Wales)

Omonia 2–2 Bohemians on aggregate. Bohemians won on away goals.


Partizan 2–2 Dynamo Dresden on aggregate. Dynamo Dresden won on penalties.


Újpesti Dózsa  0–2  Zbrojovka Brno
Report Došek   11'
Kroupa   41'
Attendance: 18,000
Referee: Luigi Agnolin (Italy)

Zbrojovka Brno won 4–2 on aggregate.


Wisła Kraków  3–1  Club Brugge
Kmiecik   26'
Lipka   82'
Krupiński   89'
Report Ceulemans   50'
Attendance: 35,000

Wisła Kraków won 4–3 on aggregate.


Dynamo Kyiv  3–1  Haka
Veremeyev   31'
Khapsalis   35'
Buryak   85'
Report Ronkainen   71'

Dynamo Kyiv won 4–1 on aggregate.


Monaco  0–1  Malmö FF
Report Kinnvall   35'
Attendance: 10,000

Malmö FF won 1–0 on aggregate.

Second roundEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
AEK Athens   2–7   Nottingham Forest 1–2 1–5
Real Madrid   3–3 (a)   Grasshopper 3–1 0–2
Lokomotiv Sofia   0–5   Köln 0–1 0–4
Rangers   3–2   PSV Eindhoven 0–0 3–2
Austria Wien   4–1   Lillestrøm 4–1 0–0
Bohemians   0–6   Dynamo Dresden 0–0 0–6
Zbrojovka Brno   3–3 (a)   Wisła Kraków 2–2 1–1
Dynamo Kyiv   0–2   Malmö FF 0–0 0–2

First legEdit

AEK Athens  1–2  Nottingham Forest
Konstantinou   59' (pen.) Report McGovern   10'
Birtles   45'

Real Madrid  3–1  Grasshopper
Juanito   5'
García Hernández   65'
Santillana   77'
Report Sulser   59'

Lokomotiv Sofia  0–1  Köln
Report Zimmermann   58'

Rangers  0–0  PSV Eindhoven
Report

Austria Wien  4–1  Lillestrøm
Gasselich   25'34'
Sara   36'
Schachner   65'
Report Dokken   62'

Bohemians  0–0  Dynamo Dresden
Report

Zbrojovka Brno  2–2  Wisła Kraków
Pešice   73'
Kroupa   78'
Report Kmiecik   37'
Maculewicz   86'

Dynamo Kyiv  0–0  Malmö FF
Report

Second legEdit

Nottingham Forest  5–1  AEK Athens
Needham   12'
Woodcock   35'
Anderson   40'
Birtles   66'72'
Report Bajević   50'

Nottingham Forest won 7–2 on aggregate.


Grasshopper  2–0  Real Madrid
Sulser   8'86' Report

Real Madrid 3–3 Grasshopper on aggregate. Grasshopper won on away goals.


Köln  4–0  Lokomotiv Sofia
Müller   20'79'
Van Gool   52'
Glowacz   75'
Report

Köln won 5–0 on aggregate.


PSV Eindhoven  2–3  Rangers
Lubse   1'
Deijkers   60'
Report MacDonald   57'
Johnstone   65'
Russell   87'

Rangers won 3–2 on aggregate.


Lillestrøm  0–0  Austria Wien
Report
Attendance: 5,600

Austria Wien won 4–1 on aggregate.


Dynamo Dresden  6–0  Bohemians
Trautmann   39'58'
Schmuck   41'
Riedel   48'60'
Kotte   75' (pen.)
Report

Dynamo Dresden won 6–0 on aggregate.


Wisła Kraków  1–1  Zbrojovka Brno
Kapka   53' Report Došek   78'

Zbrojovka Brno 3–3 Wisła Kraków on aggregate. Wisła Kraków won on away goals.


Malmö FF  2–0  Dynamo Kyiv
Cervin   9'
Kinnvall   39'
Report
Attendance: 15,000

Malmö FF won 2–0 on aggregate.

Quarter-finalsEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Nottingham Forest   5–2   Grasshopper 4–1 1–1
Köln   2–1   Rangers 1–0 1–1
Austria Wien   3–2   Dynamo Dresden 3–1 0–1
Wisła Kraków   3–5   Malmö FF 2–1 1–4

First legEdit

Nottingham Forest  4–1  Grasshopper
Birtles   31'
Robertson   47' (pen.)
Gemmill   87'
Lloyd   89'
Report Sulser   11'

Köln  1–0  Rangers
Müller   58' Report

Austria Wien  3–1  Dynamo Dresden
Schachner   20'90'
Zach   86'
Report Weber   9'

Wisła Kraków  2–1  Malmö FF
Nawałka   26'
Kmiecik   85'
Report Hansson   13'

Second legEdit

Grasshopper  1–1  Nottingham Forest
Sulser   33' (pen.) Report O'Neill   38'

Nottingham Forest won 5–2 on aggregate.


Rangers  1–1  Köln
McLean   86' Report Müller   48'

Köln won 2–1 on aggregate.


Dynamo Dresden  1–0  Austria Wien
Riedel   42' (pen.) Report

Austria Wien won 3–2 on aggregate.


Malmö FF  4–1  Wisła Kraków
Ljungberg   65' (pen.)72'90' (pen.)
Cervin   82'
Report Kmiecik   58'

Malmö FF won 5–3 on aggregate.

Semi-finalsEdit

{{TwoLegResultAustria Wien|AUT|0–1|Malmö FF|SWE|0–0|0–1}}
Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Nottingham Forest   4–3   Köln 3–3 1–0

First legEdit

Nottingham Forest  3–3  Köln
Birtles   28'
Bowyer   53'
Robertson   63'
Report Van Gool   6'
Müller   20'
Okudera   85'
Attendance: 40,804

Austria Wien  0–0  Malmö FF
Report
Attendance: 64,000
Referee: Alek Jarguz (Poland)

Second legEdit

Köln  0–1  Nottingham Forest
Report Bowyer   65'

Nottingham Forest won 4–3 on aggregate.


Malmö FF  1–0  Austria Wien
Hansson   47' Report
Attendance: 25,000
Referee: Robert Wurtz (France)

Malmö FF won 1–0 on aggregate.

FinalEdit

Nottingham Forest  1–0  Malmö FF
Francis   45' Report
Attendance: 57,500

Top scorersEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Haka played their home match at Ratina Stadium, Tampere, as their regular stadium Tehtaan kenttä, Valkeakoski, did not have floodlights.[1]
  2. ^ a b Dynamo Kyiv played their home matches at Metalist Stadium, Kharkiv, instead of their regular stadium Central Stadium, Kyiv, due to reconstruction.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Gorbunov, N. (15 September 1978). "Гол в запасе" (in Russian). Sovetsky Sport. Retrieved 23 May 2019.

External linksEdit