1988 European Cup Winners' Cup Final

The 1988 European Cup Winners' Cup Final was a football match contested between Mechelen of Belgium and the defending champions, Ajax of the Netherlands. It was the final match of the 1987–88 European Cup Winners' Cup and the 28th European Cup Winners' Cup final. The final was played at Stade de la Meinau in Strasbourg, France, on 11 May 1988. Mechelen won the match 1–0 thanks to a goal by Piet den Boer.

1988 European Cup Winners' Cup Final
1988 European Cup Winners' Cup Final match programme.jpg
Match programme cover
Event1987–88 European Cup Winners' Cup
Date11 May 1988
VenueStade de la Meinau, Strasbourg
RefereeDieter Pauly (West Germany)
Attendance39,446
1987
1989

Route to the finalEdit

  Mechelen Round   Ajax
Opponent Agg. 1st leg 2nd leg Opponent Agg. 1st leg 2nd leg
  Dinamo București 3–0 1–0 (H) 2–0 (A) First round   Dundalk 6–0 4–0 (H) 2–0 (A)
  St Mirren 2–0 0–0 (H) 2–0 (A) Second round   Hamburger SV 3–0 1–0 (A) 2–0 (H)
  Dinamo Minsk 2–1 1–0 (H) 1–1 (A) Quarter-finals   Young Boys 2–0 1–0 (A) 1–0 (H)
  Atalanta 4–2 2–1 (H) 2–1 (A) Semi-finals   Marseille 4–2 3–0 (A) 1–2 (H)

MatchEdit

DetailsEdit

Mechelen  1–0  Ajax
Den Boer   53' Report
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mechelen
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ajax
GK 1   Michel Preud'homme
RB 6   Koen Sanders   61'
SW 3   Lei Clijsters (c)
CB 4   Graeme Rutjes
LB 9   Geert Deferm
RM 5   Wim Hofkens   73'
CM 2   Marc Emmers
LM 8   Erwin Koeman
RW 7   Pascal De Wilde   60'
CF 11   Piet den Boer   81'
LW 10   Eli Ohana
Substitutes:
RW 16   Paul de Mesmaeker   60'
CM 15   Paul Theunis   73'
MF 17   Joachim Benfeld
DF 14   Raymond Jaspers
GK 16   Pierre Drouguet
Manager:
  Aad de Mos
 
GK 1   Stanley Menzo
RB 2   Danny Blind   16'
SW 3   Jan Wouters   90'
CB 5   Frank Verlaat   73'
LB 4   Peter Larsson
RM 8   Aron Winter
CM 6   Arnold Scholten
LM 10   Arnold Mühren
RW 7   John van 't Schip (c)   57'
CF 9   John Bosman
LW 11   Rob Witschge
Substitutes:
GK   Lloyd Doesburg
MF   Ally Dick
MF 14   Richard Witschge
RW 16   Dennis Bergkamp   57'
CF 13   Henny Meijer   73'
Manager:
  Barry Hulshoff

Assistant referees:
Karl-Heinz Tritschler (West Germany)
Aron Schmidhuber (West Germany)

Match rules

  • 90 minutes
  • 30 minutes of extra time if necessary
  • Penalty shoot-out if scores still level
  • Five named substitutes
  • Maximum of two substitutions

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