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1961–62 European Cup

1961–62 European Cup
Tournament details
Dates 23 August 1961 – 2 May 1962
Teams 29
Final positions
Champions Benfica (2nd title)
Runners-up Real Madrid
Tournament statistics
Matches played 55
Goals scored 218 (3.96 per match)
Top scorer(s) Ferenc Puskás (7 goals)

The 1961–62 European Cup was the seventh season of the European Cup. The competition was won by Benfica for the second time in a row, beating Real Madrid 5–3 at the Olympisch Stadion in Amsterdam.

Malta entered its champion for the first time this season.

Preliminary round

The draw for the preliminary round took place in Copenhagen, Denmark, on Tuesday, 4 July 1961.[1] As title holders, Benfica received a bye, and the remaining 28 teams were grouped geographically into two pots. The first team drawn in each pot also received a bye, while the remaining clubs would play the first round in September.

Pot 1
Northern Europe
Pot 2
Southern Europe
Drawn Northern Ireland
England
West Germany
East Germany
Poland
Norway
Sweden
Denmark
Netherlands
France
Republic of Ireland
Belgium
Luxembourg
Scotland
Spain
Portugal
Switzerland
Austria
Romania
Bulgaria
Greece
Czechoslovakia
Hungary
Yugoslavia
Italy
Malta
Byes Haka Fenerbahçe

The calendar was decided by the involved teams, with all matches to be played by 30 September.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Steaua Bucureşti 0–2 Austria Wien 0–0 0–2
Nuremberg 9–1 Drumcondra 5–0 4–1
Servette 7–1 Hibernians 5–0 2–1
CDNA Sofia 5–6 Dukla Prague 4–4 1–2
2–11 Feyenoord 0–3 2–8
Górnik Zabrze 5–10 Tottenham Hotspur 4–2 1–8
Standard Liège 4–1 Fredrikstad 2–1 2–0
Vorwärts Berlin 3–0 Linfield 3–0 (w/o)
AS Monaco 4–6 Rangers 2–3 2–3
Sporting CP 1–3 Partizan 1–1 0–2
Panathinaikos 2–3 Juventus 1–1 1–2
Spora Luxembourg 2–15 Boldklubben 1913 0–6 2–9
Vasas 1–5 Real Madrid 0–2 1–3

Note: Vorwärts Berlin were refused visas to enter the United Kingdom, and Linfield could not afford to travel to an alternate venue, so Vorwärts were given a bye into the next round after their 3–0 win in the first leg in Berlin.

First leg

23 August 1961
Nuremberg 5–0 Drumcondra
Müller Goal 10'
Strehl Goal 15'23'
Gettinger Goal 47'75'
Report

5 September 1961
AS Monaco 2–3 Rangers
Hess Goal 61'
Douis Goal 75' (pen.)
Report Baxter Goal 9'
Scott Goal 25'85'

6 September 1961
CDNA Sofia 4–4 Dukla Prague
Rankov Goal 32'
Rakarov Goal 49'
Romanov Goal 64'86'
Report Jelínek Goal 35'
Kučera Goal 42'
Dvořák Goal 53'
Adamec Goal 61'

6 September 1961
0–3 Feyenoord
Report Bouwmeester Goal 31'
Bennaars Goal 32'
Temming Goal 41'
Nya Ullevi, Gothenburg
Attendance: 5,431
Referee: Einar Poulsen (Denmark)

6 September 1961
Servette 5–0 Hibernians
Robbiani Goal 2'30'
Németh Goal 22'
pen.), 71'
Report
Charmilles Stadium, Geneva
Attendance: 14,739
Referee: Cesare Jonni (Italy)

6 September 1961
Standard Liège 2–1 Fredrikstad
Dierendonck Goal 5'
Paeschen Goal 77'
Report Pedersen Goal 52'
Stade Maurice Dufrasne, Liège
Attendance: 23,546
Referee: Reginald Leafe (England)

6 September 1961
Vasas 0–2 Real Madrid
Report Tejada Goal 6'26'
Népstadion, Budapest
Attendance: 90,000
Referee: Marcel Bois (France)

7 September 1961
Spora Luxembourg 0–6 Boldklubben 1913
Report Løfqvist Goal 6'36'
Bruun Goal 38'66'
Rasmussen Goal 50'
Grønning-Hansen Goal 55'

13 September 1961
Górnik Zabrze 4–2 Tottenham Hotspur
Norman Goal 8' (o.g.)
Musialek Goal 20'
Wilczek Goal 40'
Pol Goal 48'
Report Jones Goal 70'
Dyson Goal 73'
Silesian Stadium, Chorzów
Attendance: 55,000
Referee: Arthur Blavier (Belgium)

20 September 1961
Panathinaikos 1–1 Juventus
Papaemmanuil Goal 66' Report Mora Goal 45'

21 September 1961
Steaua Bucureşti 0–0 Austria Wien
Report

Second leg

12 September 1961
Rangers 3–2 AS Monaco
Christie Goal 47'68'
Scott Goal 84'
Report Hess Goal 18'77'
Ibrox Stadium, Glasgow
Attendance: 67,501
Referee: Juan Gardeazábal Garay (Spain)

Rangers won 6–4 on aggregate.


13 September 1961
Drumcondra 1–4 Nuremberg
Fullam Goal 16' Report Strehl Goal 15'47'52'
Healy Goal 70' (o.g.)
Tolka Park, Dublin
Attendance: 10,997
Referee: Andries van Leeuwen (Netherlands)

Nuremberg won 9–1 on aggregate.


13 September 1961
Dukla Prague 2–1 CDNA Sofia
Kučera Goal 54'
Šafránek Goal 70'
Report Rankov Goal 44'
Na Litavce, Příbram
Attendance: 13,142
Referee: Grzegorz Placik (Poland)

Dukla Prague won 6–5 on aggregate.


13 September 1961
Feyenoord 8–2 Gothenburg
Temming Goal 3'88'
Bennaars Goal 9'80'
Schouten Goal 20'
Bouwmeester Goal 44'58'59'
Report Danielsson Goal 68'
Johansson Goal 70'
Feijenoord Stadium, Rotterdam
Attendance: 33,577
Referee: Carl Jørgensen (Denmark)

Feyenoord won 11–2 on aggregate.


13 September 1961
Boldklubben 1913 9–2 Spora Luxembourg
Andersen Goal 34' (pen.)77'
Løfqvist Goal 44'59'61'87'89'
Rasmussen Goal 75'
Grønning-Hansen Goal 80'
Report Scheer Goal 10'
Leer Goal 29'
Odense Stadion, Odense
Attendance: 9,643
Referee: Werner Treichel (West Germany)

Boldklubben 1913 won 15–2 on aggregate.


20 September 1961
Hibernians 1–2 Servette
Sultana Goal 60' Report Wüthrich Goal 44'
Robbiani Goal 78'
Empire Stadium, Gżira
Attendance: 4,853
Referee: Gennaro Marchese (Italy)

Servette won 7–1 on aggregate.


20 September 1961
Fredrikstad 0–2 Standard Liège
Report Claessen Goal 68'85'
Bislett Stadion, Oslo
Attendance: 25,074
Referee: Ken Aston (England)

Standard Liège won 4–1 on aggregate.


20 September 1961
Real Madrid 3–1 Vasas
Di Stéfano Goal 12'57'
Tejada Goal 90'
Report Pál I Goal 10'
Santiago Bernabéu Stadium, Madrid
Attendance: 70,000
Referee: Maurice Guigue (France)

Real Madrid won 5–1 on aggregate.


20 September 1961
Tottenham Hotspur 8–1 Górnik Zabrze
Blanchflower Goal 10' (pen.)
Jones Goal 20'26'36'
Smith Goal 38'71'
Dyson Goal 79'
White Goal 90'
Report Pol Goal 28'
White Hart Lane, London
Attendance: 56,737
Referee: Lucien Van Nuffel (Belgium)

Tottenham Hotspur won 10–5 on aggregate.


20 September 1961
Partizan 2–0 Sporting CP
Radović Goal 18'
Vislavski Goal 87'
Report
JNA Stadium, Belgrade
Attendance: 19,755
Referee: Daniel Mellet (Switzerland)

Partizan won 3–1 on aggregate.


27 September 1961
Juventus 2–1 Panathinaikos
Nicolè Goal 20'
 26'
Report Holevas Goal 62' (pen.)
Stadio Comunale, Turin
Attendance: 19,452
Referee: Alois Obtulovic (Czechoslovakia)

Juventus won 3–2 on aggregate.


28 September 1961
Austria Wien 2–0 Steaua Bucureşti
Stotz Goal 38' (pen.)
Němec Goal 41'
Report
Praterstadion, Vienna
Attendance: 38,490
Referee: Branko Tesanić (Yugoslavia)

Austria Wien won 2–0 on aggregate.

First round

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Fenerbahçe 1–3 Nuremberg 1–2 0–1
Austria Vienna 2–6 Benfica 1–1 1–5
Servette 4–5 Dukla Prague 4–3 0–2
Feyenoord 2–4 Tottenham Hotspur 1–3 1–1
Boldklubben 1913 0–12 Real Madrid 0–3 0–9
FK Partizan 1–7 Juventus 1–2 0–5
Standard Liège 7–1 Haka 5–1 2–0
Vorwärts Berlin 2–6 Rangers 1–2 1–4

First leg

18 October 1961
Boldklubben 1913 0–3 Real Madrid
Report Puskás Goal 15'84'
Tejada Goal 86'
Odense Stadion, Odense
Attendance: 27,587
Referee: Lucien Van Nuffel (Belgium)

18 October 1961
Fenerbahçe 1–2 Nuremberg
Bartu Goal 65' Report Flachenecker Goal 52'
Strehl Goal 55'

24 October 1961
Standard Liège 5–1 Valkeakosken Haka
Dierendonck Goal 20'
Claessen Goal 33'61'70'
Paeschen Goal 78'
Report Kumpulampi Goal 76'
Stade Maurice Dufrasne, Liège
Attendance: 25,391
Referee: Valdemar Hansen (Denmark)

31 October 1961
Austria Wien 1–1 Benfica
Stark Goal 70' Report Águas Goal 30'
Praterstadion, Vienna
Attendance: 78,833
Referee: Joseph Barbéran (France)

1 November 1961
Feyenoord 1–3 Tottenham Hotspur
Kreijermaat Goal 62' Report Dyson Goal 41'
Saul Goal 47'76'
Feijenoord Stadium, Rotterdam
Attendance: 61,700
Referee: Leif Gulliksen (Norway)

5 November 1961
Servette 4–3 Dukla Prague
Fatton Goal 24'67'88'
Robbiani Goal 84'
Report Adamec Goal 6'49'
Vacenovsky Goal 37'
Charmilles Stadium, Geneva
Attendance: 25,644
Referee: Gino Rigato (Italy)

8 November 1961
Partizan 1–2 Juventus
Vasović Goal 76' Report Nicolè Goal 35'
Rosa Goal 73'
JNA Stadium, Belgrade
Attendance: 23,472
Referee: Victor Schicker (Switzerland)

15 November 1961
Vorwärts Berlin 1–2 Rangers
Kohle Goal 26' Report Caldow Goal 25' (pen.)
Brand Goal 43'

Second leg

25 October 1961
Real Madrid 9–0 Boldklubben 1913
Puskás Goal 8'
Del Sol Goal 25'30'
Di Stéfano Goal 35'42'73'
Gento Goal 55'57'
Isidro Sánchez Goal 89'
Report

Real Madrid won 12–0 on aggregate.


2 November 1961
Valkeakosken Haka 0–2 Standard Liège
Report Semmeling Goal 78'
Myttimäki Goal 87' (o.g.)
Tehtaan kenttä, Valkeakoski
Attendance: 2,401
Referee: Jarl Hansen (Denmark)

Standard Liège won 7–1 on aggregate.


8 November 1961
Benfica 5–1 Austria Wien
Santana Goal 5'83'
Águas Goal 36'88'
Eusébio Goal 69'
Report Fernandes Goal 80' (o.g.)
Estádio da Luz, Lisbon
Attendance: 50,000
Referee: Marcel Bois (France)

Benfica won 6–2 on aggregate.


15 November 1961
Tottenham Hotspur 1–1 Feyenoord
Dyson Goal 10' Report Bennaars Goal 7'
White Hart Lane, London
Attendance: 61,957
Referee: Birger Nilsen (Norway)

Tottenham Hotspur won 4–2 on aggregate.


15 November 1961
Juventus 5–0 FK Partizan
Nicolè Goal 1'
Mora Goal 36'65'
Rosa Goal 61'
Stacchini Goal 67'
Report
Stadio Comunale, Turin
Attendance: 14,347
Referee: Josef Gulde (Switzerland)

Juventus won 7–1 on aggregate.


22 November 1961
Dukla Prague 2–0 Servette
Kučera Goal 24'27' Report
Na Litavce, Pribram
Attendance: 9,585
Referee: Giuseppe Adami (Italy)

Dukla Prague won 5–4 on aggregate.


23 November 1961
Rangers 4–1 Vorwärts Berlin
Henderson Goal 37'
Kalinke Goal 47' (o.g.)
McMillan Goal 68'81'
Report Caldow Goal 70' (o.g.)
Malmö Stadion, Malmö
Attendance: 3,012
Referee: Bertil Lööw (Sweden)

Rangers won 6–2 on aggregate.


3 December 1961
Nuremberg 1–0 Fenerbahçe
Wild Goal 72' Report
Städtisches Stadium, Nuremberg
Attendance: 42,641
Referee: Andor Dorogi (Hungary)

Nuremberg won 3–1 on aggregate.

The Rangers-Vorwärts tie scheduled to be played at Ibrox Stadium in Glasgow was finally staged at the Malmö Stadion, Malmö, Sweden, the East German side having again been refused visas to enter Britain. The original match in Malmö was abandoned due to heavy fog (Rangers were winning 1-0) and the match was replayed the following morning.

Quarter-finals

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Nuremberg 3–7 Benfica 3–1 0–6
Dukla Prague 2–4 Tottenham Hotspur 1–0 1–4
Juventus 1–11 Real Madrid 0–1 1–0
Standard Liège 4–3 Rangers 4–1 0–2

1 Real Madrid beat Juventus 3–1 in a play-off to qualify for the semi-finals.

First leg

1 February 1962
Nuremberg 3–1 Benfica
Flachenecker Goal 31'85'
Strehl Goal 40'
Report Cavém Goal 10'
Städtisches Stadium, Nuremberg
Attendance: 41,010
Referee: Thomas Wharton (Scotland)

7 February 1962
Standard Liège 4–1 Rangers
Claessen Goal 7'
Crossan Goal 40'51'
Vliers Goal 56'
Report Wilson Goal 18'
Stade Maurice Dufrasne, Liège
Attendance: 35,891
Referee: Vicente Caballero (Spain)

14 February 1962
Dukla Prague 1–0 Tottenham Hotspur
Kučera Goal 59' Report
Stadion Dr.Václava Vacka, Prague
Attendance: 32,475
Referee: Josef Stoll (Austria)

14 February 1962
Juventus 0–1 Real Madrid
Report Di Stéfano Goal 69'
Stadio Comunale, Turin
Attendance: 66,403
Referee: Albert Dusch (West Germany)

Second leg

14 February 1962
Rangers 2–0 Standard Liège
Brand Goal 28'
Caldow Goal 88' (pen.)
Report
Ibrox Stadium, Glasgow
Attendance: 76,730
Referee: Leo Horn (Netherlands)

Standard Liège won 4–3 on aggregate.


21 February 1962
Real Madrid 0–1 Juventus
Report Sívori Goal 39'
Santiago Bernabéu Stadium, Madrid
Attendance: 130,000
Referee: Maurice Guigue (France)

Real Madrid 1–1 Juventus on aggregate.

28 February 1962
Real Madrid 3–1 Juventus
Felo Goal 1'
Del Sol Goal 65'
Tejada Goal 83'
Report Sívori Goal 35'
Parc des Princes, Paris
Attendance: 36,750
Referee: Pierre Schwinte (France)

22 February 1962
Benfica 6–0 Nuremberg
Águas Goal 1'
Eusébio Goal 4'55'
Coluna Goal 20'
Augusto Goal 63'78'
Report
Estádio da Luz, Lisbon
Attendance: 55,000
Referee: Gino Rigato (Italy)

Benfica won 7–3 on aggregate.


26 February 1962
Tottenham Hotspur 4–1 Dukla Prague
Smith Goal 11'53'
Mackay Goal 15'54'
Report Jelínek Goal 44'
White Hart Lane, London
Attendance: 55,389
Referee: Carl Jørgensen (Denmark)

Tottenham Hotspur won 4–2 on aggregate.

Semi-finals

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Benfica 4–3 Tottenham Hotspur 3–1 1–2
Real Madrid 6–0 Standard Liège 4–0 2–0

First leg

21 March 1962
Benfica 3–1 Tottenham Hotspur
Simões Goal 6'
Augusto Goal 20'64'
Report Smith Goal 55'
Estádio da Luz, Lisbon
Attendance: 60,000
Referee: Daniel Mellet (Switzerland)

22 March 1962
Real Madrid 4–0 Standard Liège
Di Stéfano Goal 23'
Tejada Goal 38'78'
Casado Goal 48'
Report
Santiago Bernabéu Stadium, Madrid
Attendance: 110,000
Referee: Joseph Barbéran (France)

Second leg

5 April 1962
Tottenham Hotspur 2–1 Benfica
Smith Goal 35'
Blanchflower Goal 48' (pen.)
Report Águas Goal 15'
White Hart Lane, London
Attendance: 64,448
Referee: Aage Poulsen (Denmark)

Benfica won 4–3 on aggregate.


12 April 1962
Standard Liège 0–2 Real Madrid
Report Puskás Goal 50'
Del Sol Goal 60'

Real Madrid won 6–0 on aggregate.

Final

2 May 1962
Benfica 5–3 Real Madrid
Águas Goal 25'
Cavém Goal 34'
Coluna Goal 51'
Eusébio Goal 65'68'
Report

MatchCentre

Puskás Goal 17'23'38'
Olympisch Stadion, Amsterdam
Attendance: 61,257
Referee: Leo Horn (Netherlands)

Top scorers

The top scorers from the 1961–62 European Cup (including preliminary round) are as follows:

Rank Name Team Goals
1 Alfredo Di Stéfano Real Madrid 7
Bent Løfqvist Boldklubben 1913 7
Ferenc Puskás Real Madrid 7
Heinz Strehl Nuremberg 7
Justo Tejada Real Madrid 7
6 José Águas Benfica 6
Roger Claessen Standard Liège 6
Bobby Smith Tottenham Hotspur 6
9 Eusébio Benfica 5
Rudolf Kučera Dukla Prague 5

References

  1. ^ Corriere dello Sport, 5 July 1961.

External links

  • 1961–62 All matches – season at UEFA website
  • All scorers 1961–62 European Cup (excluding preliminary round) according to protocols UEFA + all scorers preliminary round
  • 1961–62 European Cup - results and line-ups (archive)
  • European Cup results at Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation
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