1980 European Cup Winners' Cup Final
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. 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.
|Event||1979–80 European Cup Winners' Cup|
|After extra time |
Valencia won 5–4 on penalties
|Date||14 May 1980|
|Venue||Heysel Stadium, Brussels|
|Referee||Vojtech Christov (Czechoslovakia)|
Route to the finalEdit
|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)|
- Pye, Steven (14 May 2020). "When Arsenal became the first club to lose a European final on penalties". The Guardian. Retrieved 29 May 2020.