1980 European Cup Winners' Cup Final

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The 1980 European Cup Winners' Cup Final was a football match contested on 14 May 1980 between Valencia of Spain and Arsenal of England. The final was held at Heysel Stadium in Brussels, Belgium. Valencia won the match 5–4 on penalties.[1] It was the 20th European Cup Winners' Cup final and the only time that the winner was decided by a penalty shoot-out. It was Valencia's third major European title after their two Inter-Cities Fairs Cup victories in the 1960s.

1980 European Cup Winners' Cup Final
1980 European Cup Winners' Cup programme.jpg
Match programme cover
Event1979–80 European Cup Winners' Cup
After extra time
Valencia won 5–4 on penalties
Date14 May 1980
VenueHeysel Stadium, Brussels
RefereeVojtech Christov (Czechoslovakia)

Route to the finalEdit

  Valencia   Arsenal
Opponent Agg. 1st leg 2nd leg Opponent Agg. 1st leg 2nd leg
  Boldklubben 1903 6–2 2–2 (A) 4–0 (H) First round   Fenerbahçe 2–0 2–0 (H) 0–0 (H)
  Rangers 4–2 1–1 (H) 3–1 (A) Second round   1. FC Magdeburg 4–3 2–1 (H) 2–2 (A)
  Barcelona 5–3 1–0 (A) 4–3 (H) Quarter-finals   IFK Göteborg 5–1 5–1 (H) 0–0 (A)
  Nantes 5–2 1–2 (A) 4–0 (H) Semi-finals   Juventus 2–1 1–1 (H) 1–0 (A)



GK 1   Carlos Pereira
DF 2   José Carrete
DF   Manuel Botubot
DF   Ricardo Arias
DF   Miguel Tendillo (c)
MF   Daniel Solsona
MF   Enrique Saura
MF   Rainer Bonhof
MF   Javier Subirats   112'
FW 9   Mario Kempes
FW   Pablo Rodríguez
MF   Ángel Castellanos   112'
    Alfredo Di Stéfano
GK 1   Pat Jennings
DF 2   Pat Rice (c)
DF 3   Sammy Nelson
MF 4   Brian Talbot
DF 5   David O'Leary
DF 6   Willie Young
MF 7   Liam Brady
FW 8   Alan Sunderland
FW 9   Frank Stapleton
MF 10   David Price   105'
MF 11   Graham Rix
MF 12   John Hollins   105'
  Terry Neill

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Pye, Steven (14 May 2020). "When Arsenal became the first club to lose a European final on penalties". The Guardian. Retrieved 29 May 2020.

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