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1978 European Cup Winners' Cup Final

The 1978 European Cup Winners' Cup Final was a football match contested between Anderlecht of Belgium and Austria Vienna of Austria. It was the final match of the 1977–78 European Cup Winners' Cup and the 18th European Cup Winners' Cup final. The final was held at Parc des Princes in Paris, France, on 3 May 1978. The venue was selected in Bern by the UEFA Executive Committee on 20 September 1977).[1] Anderlecht won the match 4–0 thanks to two goals each by Rob Rensenbrink and Gilbert van Binst.

1978 European Cup Winners' Cup Final
Event1977–78 European Cup Winners' Cup
Date3 May 1978
VenueParc des Princes, Paris
RefereeHeinz Aldinger (West Germany)
Attendance48,679
1977
1979

It was Anderlecht's third consecutive appearance in the final; they won the competition in 1976 and were runners-up in 1977.

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Route to the finalEdit

  Anderlecht   Austria Wien
Opponent Agg. 1st leg 2nd leg Opponent Agg. 1st leg 2nd leg
  Lokomotiv Sofia 8–1 6–1 (A) 2–0 (H) First round   Cardiff City 1–0 0–0 (A) 1–0 (H)
  Hamburg 3–2 2–1 (A) 1–1 (H) Second round   Lokomotíva Košice 1–1 (a) 0–0 (H) 1–1 (A)
  Porto 3–1 0–1 (A) 3–0 (H) Quarter-finals   Hajduk Split 2–2 (3–0 p) 1–1 (A) 1–1 (a.e.t.) (H)
  Twente 3–0 1–0 (A) 2–0 (H) Semi-finals   Dynamo Moscow 3–3 (5–4 p) 2–1 (H) 1–2 (a.e.t.) (A)

Match detailsEdit

Anderlecht  4–0  Austria Vienna
Rensenbrink   13'   44'
Van Binst   45'   82'
Report Report 2
Attendance: 48,679
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Anderlecht
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Austria Vienna
GK 1   Nico de Bree
DF 2   Gilbert Van Binst
DF 3   Hugo Broos  
DF 4   Johnny Dusbaba
DF 5   Jean Thissen
MF 6   Franky Vercauteren   87'
FW 7   François Van der Elst
MF 8   Arie Haan
FW 9   Benny Nielsen
MF 10   Ludo Coeck
FW 11   Rob Rensenbrink (c)
Substitutes:
MF 12   Jean Dockx   87'
Manager:
  Raymond Goethals
 
GK 1   Hubert Baumgartner
DF 2   Robert Sara (c)
DF 3   Erich Obermayer
DF 4   Ernst Baumeister
MF 5   Karl Daxbacher   60'
DF 6   Josef Sara  
FW 7   Thomas Parits
MF 8   Herbert Prohaska
FW 9   Hans Pirkner
MF 10   Felix Gasselich
FW 11   Julio Morales   74'
Substitutes:
MF   Alberto Martínez   60'
FW   Fritz Drazan   74'
Manager:
  Hermann Stessl

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