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The 1978–79 UEFA Cup was won by Borussia Mönchengladbach on aggregate over Red Star Belgrade.

1978–79 UEFA Cup
Dates13 September 1978 – 23 May 1979
Final positions
ChampionsWest Germany Borussia Mönchengladbach (2nd title)
Runners-upSocialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Red Star Belgrade
Tournament statistics
Top scorer(s)Allan Simonsen (9 goals)

The third club was revoked to Switzerland and Poland, and it was assigned to Bulgaria and East Germany.

Contents

First roundEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Dukla Prague   2–1   L.R. Vicenza 1–0 (Report) 1–1 (Report)
Milan   1–1 (7–6 p)   Lokomotíva Košice 1–0 (Report) 0–1 (aet) (Report)
CSKA Sofia   3–5   Valencia 2–1 (Report) 1–4 (Report)
Borussia Mönchengladbach   7–2   Sturm Graz 5–1 (Report) 2–1 (Report)
Argeș Pitești   5–1   Panathinaikos 3–0 (Report) 2–1 (Report)
Athletic Bilbao   2–3   Ajax 2–0 (Report) 0–3 (Report)
Finn Harps   0–10   Everton 0–5 (Report) 0–5 (Report)
Jeunesse Esch   0–2   Lausanne Sports 0–0 (Report) 0–2 (Report)
Nantes   0–2   Benfica 0–2 (Report) 0–0 (Report)
Sporting Gijón   3–1   Torino 3–0 (Report) 0–1 (Report)
Braga   7–3   Hibernians 5–0 (Report) 2–3 (Report)
Galatasaray   2–6   West Bromwich Albion 1–3 (Report) 1–3 (Report)
Berliner FC Dynamo   6–6(a)   Red Star Belgrade 5–2 (Report) 1–4 (Report)
KuPS   6–5   B 1903 2–1 (Report) 4–4 (Report)
Basel   3–7   Stuttgart 2–3 (Report) 1–4 (Report)
Torpedo Moscow   7–3   Molde 4–0 (Report) 3–3 (Report)
Elfsborg   3–4   Strasbourg 2–0 (Report) 1–4 (Report)
MSV Duisburg   10–2   Lech Poznań 5–0 (Report) 5–2 (Report)
Standard Liège   1–0   Dundee United 1–0 (Report) 0–0 (Report)
Start   0–1   Esbjerg 0–0 (Report) 0–1 (Report)
Arsenal   7–1   Lokomotive Leipzig 3–0 (Report) 4–1 (Report)
Carl Zeiss Jena   3–2   Lierse 1–0 (Report) 2–2 (Report)
IBV   (a)1–1   Glentoran 0–0 (Report) 1–1 (Report)
Twente   3–4   Manchester City 1–1 (Report) 2–3 (Report)
Hibernian   3–2   IFK Norrköping 3–2 (Report) 0–0 (Report)
Politehnica Timișoara   3–2   MTK Hungária 2–0 (Report) 1–2 (Report)
Pezoporikos Larnaca   3–7   Śląsk Wrocław 2–2 (Report) 1–5 (Report)
Olympiacos   3–4   Levski Sofia 2–1 (Report) 1–3 (aet) (Report)
Dinamo Tbilisi   3–1   Napoli 2–0 (Report) 1–1 (Report)
Hajduk Split   3–2   Rapid Wien 2–0 (Report) 1–2 (Report)
Hertha BSC   2–1   Botev Plovdiv 0–0 (Report) 2–1 (Report)
Budapest Honvéd   8–2   Adanaspor 6–0 (Report) 2–2 (Report)

First legEdit


Milan  1–0  Lokomotíva Košice
Novellino   34'

Sporting Gijón  3–0  Torino
E. Ferrero   4'
Morán   14'66'
Attendance: 30,000

Enzo Ferrero scored an olympic goal.


Berliner FC Dynamo  5–2  Red Star Belgrade
Riediger   16'28'69'
Netz   20'
Brillat   89'
Šestić   34'
Savić   36'
Attendance: 35,000
Referee: Gianfranco Menegali (Italy)

Basel  2 – 3  Stuttgart
Stohler   30'
Tanner   78'
Report   44' D. Hoeneß
  54'70' Ohlicher

Elfsborg  2–0  Strasbourg
Svensson   17'
Magnusson   44' (pen.)

Dinamo Tbilisi  2–0  Napoli
Kipiani   39'
Shengelia   49'
Attendance: 90,000

Hajduk Split  2–0  Rapid Wien
Čop   32'
Luketin   90+3'
Referee: Paul Bonett (Malta)

CSKA Sofia  2–1  Valencia
Dzhevizov   7'
Hristov   54'
Solsona   71'

Hertha BSC  0–0  Botev Plovdiv
Attendance: 55,000

Braga  5–0  Hibernians
Chico Gordo   2'17'19'77'
Lito   74'
Report
Attendance: 10,000
Referee: Tomeo Palanques (Spain)

Second legEdit

Dukla Prague won 2–1 on aggregate.


Lokomotíva Košice 1–1 Milan on aggregate. Milan won 7–6 on penalties.


Torino  1–0  Sporting Gijón
Graziani   64'
Attendance: 40,000
Referee: Béla Nagy (Hungary)

Sporting Gijón won 3–1 on aggregate.


Red Star Belgrade  4–1  Berliner FC Dynamo
Savić   58'
Borovnica   69'80'
Lauck   89' (o.g.)
Riediger   12'
Attendance: 50,000
Referee: Sándor Kuti (Hungary)

Berliner FC Dynamo 6–6 Red Star Belgrade. Red Star Belgrade won on away goals.


Stuttgart  4 – 1  Basel
Kelsch   24'48'68'
Müller   64'
Report   35' Schönenberger

Stuttgart won 7–3 on aggregate.


Strasbourg  4–1  IF Elfsborg
Piasecki   8'
Tanter   27'
Gemmrich   75'
Wagner   80'
Ahlström   43'

Strasbourg won 4–3 on aggregate.


Napoli  1–1  Dinamo Tbilisi
Savoldi   79' (pen.) Daraselia   66'
Attendance: 75,000

Dinamo Tbilisi won 3–1 on aggregate.


Rapid Wien  2–1  Hajduk Split
Krejcirik   73'
Francker   89'
Žungul   24'
Referee: Angel Franco Martinez (Spain)

Hajduk Split won 3–2 on aggregate.


Valencia  4–1  CSKA Sofia
Saura   16'82'
Felman   53'
Kempes   87'
Hristov   17'

Valencia won 5–3 on aggregate.


Botev Plovdiv  1–2  Hertha BSC
Slavkov   49' Granitza   32'41'
Attendance: 33,000
Referee: Jack Baumann (Switzerland)

Hertha BSC Berlin won 2–1 on aggregate.


Hibernians  3–2  Braga
Carter   20'69'
Spiteri-Gonzi   86'
Report Chico Gordo   29'
Ronaldo   49'
Attendance: 5,000
Referee: Heinz Fahnler (Austria)

Braga won 7–3 on aggregate.

Second roundEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Ajax   5–0   Lausanne Sports 1–0 (Report) 4–0 (Report)
Budapest Honvéd   4–2   Politehnica Timișoara 4–0 (Report) 0–2 (Report)
Everton   2–2(a)   Dukla Prague 2–1 (Report) 0–1 (Report)
Argeș Pitești   4–6   Valencia 2–1 (Report) 2–5 (Report)
Carl Zeiss Jena   0–3   MSV Duisburg 0–0 (Report) 0–3 (aet) (Report)
Torpedo Moscow   2–3   Stuttgart 2–1 (Report) 0–2 (Report)
Hajduk Split   2–2(a)   Arsenal 2–1 (Report) 0–1 (Report)
Hertha BSC   2–1   Dinamo Tbilisi 2–0 (Report) 0–1 (Report)
IBV   1–4   Śląsk Wrocław 0–2 (Report) 1–2 (Report)
KuPS   1–6   Esbjerg 0–2 (Report) 1–4 (Report)
Manchester City   4–2   Standard Liège 4–0 (Report) 0–2 (Report)
Levski Sofia   1–4   Milan 1–1 (Report) 0–3 (Report)
Strasbourg   2–1   Hibernian 2–0 (Report) 0–1 (Report)
Braga   0–3   West Bromwich Albion 0–2 (Report) 0–1 (Report)
Benfica   0–2   Borussia Mönchengladbach 0–0 (Report) 0–2 (aet) (Report)
Sporting Gijón   1–2   Red Star Belgrade 0–1 (Report) 1–1 (Report)

First legEdit

Hajduk Split  2–1  Arsenal
Čop   13'
Đorđević   39'
Brady   16'
Referee: Ernst H. Dörflinger (Switzerland)

Levski Sofia  1–1  Milan
Milkov   12' Chiodi   11'


Sporting Gijón  0–1  Red Star Belgrade
Blagojević   85'
Attendance: 47,000
Referee: John Carpenter (Republic of Ireland)

Second legEdit

Arsenal  1–0  Hajduk Split
Young   83'
Referee: Alberto Michelotti (Italy)

Arsenal 2–2 Hajduk Split. Arsenal won on away goals.


Milan  3–0  Levski Sofia
Maldera   12'
Bigon   40'
Chiodi   75'

Milan won 4–1 on aggregate. On 23 November 1978, UEFA fined Milan $14,000 for a bribery attempt to the Scottish referee John Gordon and linesmen Rollo Kyle and David McCartney (Italian club took the officials to shop for free the day before the game). Curiously, UEFA did not sanction the referee at all, however, Scottish Football Association suspended him.


Hibernian  1–0  Strasbourg
McLeod   61' (pen.)

Strasbourg won 2–1 on aggregate.


Red Star Belgrade  1–1  Sporting Gijón
Petrović   80' Borovnica   22' (o.g.)
Attendance: 50,000
Referee: Georges Konrath (France)

Red Star Belgrade won 2–1 on aggregate.

Third roundEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Milan   2–5   Manchester City 2–2 (Report) 0–3 (Report)
Borussia Mönchengladbach   5–3   Śląsk Wrocław 1–1 (Report) 4–2 (Report)
Budapest Honvéd   4–3   Ajax 4–1 (Report) 0–2 (Report)
Esbjerg   2–5   Hertha BSC 2–1 (Report) 0–4 (Report)
Strasbourg   0–4   MSV Duisburg 0–0 (Report) 0–4 (Report)
Red Star Belgrade   2–1   Arsenal 1–0 (Report) 1–1 (Report)
Valencia   1–3   West Bromwich Albion 1–1 (Report) 0–2 (Report)
Stuttgart   4–5   Dukla Prague 4–1 (Report) 0–4 (Report)

First legEdit

Milan  2–2  Manchester City
Bigon   59'82' Kidd   37'
Power   57'


Red Star Belgrade  1–0  Arsenal
Blagojević   12'
Attendance: 51,000
Referee: Eldar Azimzade (Soviet Union)

Second legEdit

Manchester City  3–0  Milan
Booth   15'
Hartford   31'
Kidd   43'

Manchester City won 5–2 on aggregate.


MSV Duisburg  4–0  Strasbourg
Worm   33'
Weber   43'76'
Fruck   48'

Duisburg won 4–0 on aggregate.


Arsenal  1–1  Red Star Belgrade
Sunderland   69' Savić   87'
Attendance: 41,566
Referee: Ulf Eriksson (Sweden)

Quarter-finalsEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Budapest Honvéd   4–4(a)   MSV Duisburg 2–3 2–1
Hertha BSC   3–2   Dukla Prague 1–1 2–1
Manchester City   2–4   Borussia Mönchengladbach 1–1 1–3
Red Star Belgrade   2–1   West Bromwich Albion 1–0 1–1

First legEdit

Budapest Honvéd  2–3  MSV Duisburg
Varga   36'
Weimper   49' (pen.)
Report UEFA Report Worm   23'53'
Seliger   85'
Attendance: 12,000
Referee: Georges Konrath (France)

Hertha BSC  1–1  Dukla Prague
Nüssing   7' Report UEFA Report Pelc   51'
Attendance: 23,300
Referee: Svein-Inge Thime (Norway)


Second legEdit

MSV Duisburg  1–2  Budapest Honvéd
Büssers   36' Report UEFA Report Poczik   84'
Pal   88'
Attendance: 28,000

MSV Duisburg 4–4 Budapest Honvéd. Duisburg won on away goals.


Dukla Prague  1–2  Hertha BSC
Nehoda   21' Report UEFA Report Agerbeck   32'
Milewski   57'
Attendance: 30,000
Referee: Ian Foote (Scotland)

Hertha BSC Berlin won 3–2 on aggregate.


Borussia Mönchengladbach  3–1  Manchester City
Kulik   26'
Bruns   52'
Del'Haye   71'
Report UEFA Report Deyna   78'
Attendance: 35,000
Referee: César Correia Diaz da Luz (Portugal)

Borussia Mönchengladbach won 4–2 on aggregate.


West Bromwich Albion  1–1  Red Star Belgrade
Regis   42' Report UEFA Report Šestić   88'
Attendance: 31,587
Referee: Klaus Scheurell (East Germany)

Red Star Belgrade won 2–1 on aggregate.

Semi-finalsEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
MSV Duisburg   3–6   Borussia Mönchengladbach 2–2 1–4
Red Star Belgrade   (a)2–2   Hertha BSC 1–0 1–2

First legEdit

MSV Duisburg  2–2  Borussia Mönchengladbach
Worm   47'
Fruck   63'
Report UEFA Report Simonsen   62'
Lausen   76'
Attendance: 22,000

Second legEdit

Borussia Mönchengladbach  4–1  MSV Duisburg
Simonsen   43'55'
Kulik   47'
Lienen   81'
Report UEFA Report Büssers   70'

Borussia Mönchengladbach won 6–3 on aggregate.


Hertha BSC  2–1  Red Star Belgrade
Beer   2'
Sidka   18'
Report UEFA Report Šestić   74'
Attendance: 75,000
Referee: Riccardo Lattanzi (Italy)

Red Star Belgrade 2–2 Hertha BSC Berlin. Red Star Belgrade won on away goals.

FinalEdit

First legEdit

Red Star Belgrade  1–1  Borussia Mönchengladbach
Šestić   22' Report UEFA Report Jurišić   60' (o.g.)
Attendance: 90,000
Referee: Ian Foote (Scotland)

Second legEdit

Borussia Mönchengladbach won 2–1 on aggregate.

External linksEdit