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1960 Intercontinental Cup

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1960 Intercontinental Cup

1960 Intercontinental Cup
First leg
Date 3 July 1960
Venue Estadio Centenario, Montevideo
Referee José Luis Praddaude (Argentina)
Second leg
Date 4 September 1960
Venue Estadio Santiago Bernabéu, Madrid
Referee Ken Aston (England)
Attendance ~100,000

The 1960 Intercontinental Cup was the inaugural edition of the matchup between the reigning European football champion and the reigning South American football champion. The two-legged tie was contested between Spanish club Real Madrid and Uruguayan club Peñarol. The first match-up between Spanish side Real Madrid and the Uruguayan club Peñarol ended with Los Merengues holding Peñarol to a 0–0 tie in Montevideo's Estadio Centenario and soundly winning 5–1 in the return leg in Madrid's Santiago Bernabéu thanks to the marvelous performances of Alfredo di Stéfano and Ferenc Puskás.

First leg

Second leg

4 September 1960
Real Madrid 5–1 Peñarol
Puskás Goal 2'8'
di Stéfano Goal 3'
Herrera Goal 40'
Gento Goal 54'
Spencer Goal 80'
Estadio Santiago Bernabéu, Madrid
Attendance: ~100,000
Referee: Ken Aston (England)

See also

External links

  • Match details and lineups at RSSSF.com
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