Tournoi international de l'Exposition Universelle de Paris

The Tournoi international de l'Exposition Universelle de Paris (the international tournament of the Paris exhibition) was an international club football tournament which took place from May to June 1937. It was arranged to coincide with the international exhibition being held in France that year. Eight clubs from around Europe were invited to participate. The tournament was won by Italian champions Bologna, who beat English side Chelsea 4–1 in the final.[1]

Tournoi international de l'Exposition Universelle de Paris
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Founded1937
Abolished1937; 85 years ago (1937)
RegionEurope
Number of teams8
Last championsItaly Bologna (1937)
Most successful club(s)Italy Bologna
(1 title)

TournamentEdit

Quarter-finalsEdit

Matches played were played on 30 May respectively in Le Havre, Strasbourg, Antibes and Paris

Team 1  Score  Team 2
Austria Vienna   2–0   Leipzig
Slavia Praga   2–1   Phöbus FC
Chelsea   1–11   Olympique de Marseille
Bologna   4–1   Sochaux

1 Chelsea won on coin toss

Semi finalsEdit

Matches were played on 3 June respectively in Paris and Lille

Team 1  Score  Team 2
Chelsea   2–0   Austria Vienna
Bologna   2–0   Slavia Praga

Third-place play-offEdit

Match played 5 June in Saint-Ouen

Team 1  Score  Team 2
Slavia Praga   3–0   Austria Vienna

FinalEdit

Match played 6 June in Saint-Ouen

Team 1  Score  Team 2
Bologna   4–1   Chelsea

NotesEdit

  1. ^ "Tournoi International de l'Expo Universelle de Paris 1937". RSSSF. Retrieved 12 January 2022.

External linksEdit