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1980–81 European Cup Winners' Cup

The 1980–81 season of the European Cup Winners' Cup was won by FC Dinamo Tbilisi in the final against FC Carl Zeiss Jena. Dinamo Tbilisi's spectacular side already had defeated West Ham United away before beating Carl Zeiss Jena in a final watched by 4,750 people in Düsseldorf. This win was the high point of the Georgian side and is still the club's greatest achievement.

1980–81 European Cup Winners' Cup
Tournament details
Dates20 August 1980 – 13 May 1981
Teams34
Final positions
ChampionsSoviet Union Dinamo Tbilisi (1st title)
Runners-upEast Germany Carl Zeiss Jena
Tournament statistics
Matches played65
Goals scored176 (2.71 per match)
Top scorer(s)David Cross
(6 goals)

The competition included the Real Madrid C.F. reserve team Castilla CF, who qualified as the 1979–80 Copa del Rey runners-up.

Contents

Preliminary roundEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Celtic   7–2   Diósgyőr 6–0 1–2
Altay   0–4   Benfica 0–0 0–4

First roundEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Castilla CF   4–6   West Ham United 3–1 1–5 (aet)
Celtic   2–2 (a)   Politehnica Timișoara 2–1 0–1
Hibernians   1–4   Waterford 1–0 0–4
Kastoria   0–2   Dinamo Tbilisi 0–0 0–2
Spora Luxembourg   0–12   Sparta Prague 0–6 0–6
Slavia Sofia   3–2   Legia Warsaw 3–1 0–1
Hvidovre   3–0   Fram 1–0 2–0
Ilves   3–7   Feyenoord 1–3 2–4
Roma   3–4   Carl Zeiss Jena 3–0 0–4
Valencia   5–3   Monaco 2–0 3–3
Sion   1–3   Haugar 1–1 0–2
Newport County   4–0   Crusaders 4–0 0–0
Omonia   1–7   Waterschei Thor 1–3 0–4
Fortuna Düsseldorf   8–0   Austria Salzburg 5–0 3–0
Malmö   1–0   Partizani Tirana 1–0 0–0
Dinamo Zagreb   0–2   Benfica 0–0 0–2

First legEdit

Roma  3–0  Carl Zeiss Jena
Pruzzo   5'
Ancelotti   23'
Falcão   72'

Kastoria FC  0–0  FC Dinamo Tbilisi

Second legEdit

Carl Zeiss Jena  4–0  Roma
Krause   26'
Lindemann   38'
Bielau   71'   87'

Carl Zeiss Jena won 4–3 on aggregate.


FC Dinamo Tbilisi  2–0  Kastoria FC
Shengelia   52'
Gutsaev   80'
Attendance: 80,000

Second roundEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
West Ham United   4–1   Politehnica Timișoara 4–0 0–1
Waterford   0–5   Dinamo Tbilisi 0–1 0–4
Sparta Prague   2–3   Slavia Sofia 2–0 0–3
Hvidovre   1–3   Feyenoord 1–2 0–1
Carl Zeiss Jena   3–2   Valencia CF 3–1 0–1
Haugar   0–6   Newport County 0–0 0–6
Waterschei Thor   0–1   Fortuna Düsseldorf 0–0 0–1
Malmö   1–2   Benfica 1–0 0–2

First legEdit

West Ham United  4–0  Politehnica Timișoara
Bonds   25'
Goddard   27'
Stewart   30'
Cross   83'
Attendance: 27,157
Referee:   Heinz Fahnler

Waterford FC  0–1  Dinamo Tbilisi
Shengelia   50'
Attendance: 5,000

Sparta Prague  2–0  Slavia Sofia
Vdovjak   14'45'
Attendance: 12,000
Referee:   Clive White

Hvidovre  1–2  Feyenoord
Manniche   2' Wijnstekers   32'
Bouwens   51'
Attendance: 3,292
Referee:   Gwyn Owen

Carl Zeiss Jena  3–1  Valencia CF
Sengewald   1'
Schnuphase   9' (pen.)
Trocha   31'
Morena   69'
Attendance: 15,000

Haugar  0–0  Newport County
Attendance: 4,522


Malmö  1–0  Benfica
Andersson   49'
Attendance: 10,585

Second legEdit

Newport County  6–0  Haugar
Gwyther   12'
Lowndes   44'
Aldridge   56'
Tynan   61'81'
Moore   70'
Attendance: 8,855
Referee:   C.G. McGrath

Newport County won 6–0 on aggregate.


Politehnica Timișoara  1–0  West Ham United
Păltinișanu   54'
Attendance: 25,000

Dinamo Tbilisi  4–0  Waterford FC
Daraselia   66'79'
Chivadze   74'
Chilaia   87'
Attendance: 50,000

Slavia Sofia  3–0  Sparta Prague
Velichkov   38'
Zhelyazkov   41'
Tsvetkov   45'
Attendance: 5,000

Feyenoord  1–0  Hvidovre
Nielsen   36'
Attendance: 3,292

Valencia CF  1–0  Carl Zeiss Jena
Botubot   61'
Attendance: 35,000

Carl Zeiss Jena won 3–2 on aggregate.


Fortuna Düsseldorf  1–0  Waterschei Thor
Bansemer   5'
Attendance: 12,700
Referee:   Jakob Baumann

Benfica  2–0  Malmö
Nené   57' (pen.)60' (pen.)
Attendance: 70,000
Referee:   Ian Foote

Quarter-finalsEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
West Ham United   2–4   Dinamo Tbilisi 1–4 1–0
Slavia Sofia   3–6   Feyenoord 3–2 0–4
Carl Zeiss Jena   3–2   Newport County 2–2 1–0
Fortuna Düsseldorf   2–3   Benfica 2–2 0–1

First legEdit

West Ham United  1–4  Dinamo Tbilisi
Cross   54' Chivadze   24'
Gutsaev   31'
Shengelia   55'67'
Attendance: 34,957

Slavia Sofia  3–2  Feyenoord
Tsvetkov   8' (pen.)63'
Minchev   64'
Nielsen   20'
Vermeulen   78'
Attendance: 7,000
Referee:   Paolo Bergamo

Carl Zeiss Jena  2–2  Newport County
Raab   22'85' Tynan   40'90'
Attendance: 16,000

Fortuna Düsseldorf  2–2  Benfica
Wenzel   2'
Dusend   39'
Carlos Manuel   35'
Coelho   77'
Attendance: 32,000

Second legEdit

Dinamo Tbilisi  0–1  West Ham United
Pearson   87'

Dinamo Tbilisi won 4–2 on aggregate.


Feyenoord  4–0  Slavia Sofia
Notten   18'
van Deinsen   48'
Vermeulen   77'85'
Attendance: 25,000

Feyenoord won 6–3 on aggregate.


Newport County  0–1  Carl Zeiss Jena
Kurbjuweit   27'

Carl Zeiss Jena won 3–2 on aggregate.


Benfica  1–0  Fortuna Düsseldorf
Chalana   87'
Attendance: 80,000
Referee:   Jan Keizer

Benfica won 3–2 on aggregate.

Semi-finalsEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Dinamo Tbilisi   3–2   Feyenoord 3–0 0–2
Carl Zeiss Jena   2–1   Benfica 2–0 0–1

First legEdit

Dinamo Tbilisi  3–0  Feyenoord
Sulakvelidze   23'51'
Gutsaev   30'
Attendance: 80,000

Carl Zeiss Jena  2–0  Benfica
Bielau   8'
Raab   15'
Attendance: 18,000

Second legEdit

Feyenoord  2–0  Dinamo Tbilisi
Bouwens   43'
Notten   56'
Attendance: 24,000
Referee:   Franz Wöhrer

Dinamo Tbilisi won 3–2 on aggregate.


Benfica  1–0  Carl Zeiss Jena
Reinaldo   59'
Attendance: 70,000
Referee:   Pat Partridge

Carl Zeiss Jena won 2–1 on aggregate.

FinalEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Newport County Football Club

External linksEdit