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1959–60 European Cup

1959–60 European Cup
Tournament details
Dates 26 August 1959 – 18 May 1960
Teams 27
Final positions
Champions Real Madrid (5th title)
Runners-up Eintracht Frankfurt
Tournament statistics
Matches played 52
Goals scored 218 (4.19 per match)
Top scorer(s) Ferenc Puskás (12 goals)

The 1959–60 European Cup was the fifth season of the European Cup, Europe's premier club football tournament. The competition was won by Real Madrid, who beat Eintracht Frankfurt 7–3 in the final at Hampden Park, Glasgow. It remains the record score for the European Cup final. It was Real Madrid's fifth consecutive European Cup title.

The tournament saw the first participation by a Greek club, having withdrawn from the previous season.

Preliminary round

The draw for the preliminary round took place in Cernobbio, Como, Italy, on Monday, 6 July 1959.[1] As title holders, Real Madrid received a bye, and the remaining 26 teams were grouped geographically into two pots. The first two teams drawn in each pot also received byes, while the remaining clubs would play the preliminary round in September.

Pot 1
Northern Europe
Pot 2
Southern Europe
Drawn

France
Republic of Ireland
Northern Ireland
Belgium
Luxembourg
West Germany
East Germany
Poland
Scotland
England
Finland
Sweden

Austria
Romania
Bulgaria
Turkey
Czechoslovakia
Hungary
Greece
Italy
Portugal
Spain

Byes

Sparta Rotterdam

BSC Young Boys

Boldklubben 1909

Red Star Belgrade

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
Nice 4–3 Shamrock Rovers 3–2 1–1
Eintracht Frankfurt (w/o)1 Kuopion Palloseura
CDNA Sofia 4–8 Barcelona 2–2 2–6
Wiener Sportclub 2–1 Petrolul Ploieşti 0–0 2–1
Linfield 3–7 IFK Göteborg 2–1 1–6
Jeunesse Esch 6–2 ŁKS Łódź 5–0 1–2
Cervena Hviezda Bratislava 4–1 Porto 2–1 2–0
Olympiacos 3–5 Milan 2–2 1–3
Fenerbahçe 4–3 Csepel 1–1 3–2
Rangers 7–2 Anderlecht 5–2 2–0
Vorwärts Berlin 2–3 Wolverhampton Wanderers 2–1 0–2

1 Kuopion Palloseura withdrew after the draw, Eintracht Frankfurt walkover.

First leg

26 August 1959
Nice 3–2 Shamrock Rovers
Foix Goal 18'63'
Nurenberg Goal 36'
Report Turner Goal 29'
Hamilton Goal 76'
Stade du Ray, Nice
Attendance: 13,369
Referee: Johan Heinrich Martens (Netherlands)

3 September 1959
CDNA Sofia 2–2 Barcelona
Rakarov Goal 16'
Kolev Goal 80'
Report Segarra Goal 30'
Martínez Goal 61'
Vasil Levski, Sofia
Attendance: 55,000
Referee: John Clough (England)

9 September 1959
Wiener Sportclub 0–0 Petrolul Ploieşti
Report
Praterstadion, Vienna
Attendance: 50,000
Referee: Concetto Lo Bello (Italy)

9 September 1959
Linfield 2–1 IFK Göteborg
Milburn Goal 23'30' Report Johansson Goal 38'
Windsor Park, Belfast
Attendance: 40,000
Referee: Johannes Malka (West Germany)

9 September 1959
Jeunesse Esch 5–0 ŁKS Łódź
Theis Goal 6'
May Goal 24'
Schaak Goal 55'
Meurisse Goal 80'85'
Report

10 September 1959
Cervena Hviezda Bratislava 2–1 Porto
Gajdoš Goal 25'
Scherer Goal 77'
Report Teixeira Goal 32'
Tehelné Pole, Bratislava
Attendance: 35,000
Referee: Marcel Bois (France)

13 September 1959
Olympiacos 2–2 Milan
Papazoglou Goal 20'
Yfantis Goal 44'
Report Altafini Goal 33'72'
Karaiskakis Stadium, Athens
Attendance: 20,954
Referee: Fritz Seipelt (Austria)

13 September 1959
Fenerbahçe 1–1 Csepel
Can Bartu Goal 73' Report Kisuczky Goal 1'
Mithat Paşa Stadium, Istanbul
Attendance: 26,432
Referee: Leo Lemesić (Yugoslavia)

16 September 1959
Rangers 5–2 Anderlecht
Millar Goal 1'
Scott Goal 2'
Matthew Goal 50'
Baird Goal 65'73'
Report Stockman Goal 52'
Dewael Goal 64'
Ibrox Park, Glasgow
Attendance: 69,423
Referee: Leo Helge (Denmark)

30 September 1959
Vorwärts Berlin 2–1 Wolverhampton Wanderers
Nöldner Goal 24'
Kohle Goal 29'
Report Broadbent Goal 15'
Walter-Ulbricht-Stadion, Berlin
Attendance: 65,000
Referee: Lucien Van Nuffel (Belgium)

Second leg

16 September 1959
Petrolul Ploieşti 1–2 Wiener Sportclub
Bădulescu Goal 55' Report Horak Goal 23'28'
Stadionul Ilie Oană, Ploieşti
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Pietro Bonetto (Italy)

Wiener Sportclub beat Petrolul Ploieşti 2–1 on aggregate.


23 September 1959
Shamrock Rovers 1–1 Nice
Hennessy Goal 16' Report Faivre Goal 32'
Dalymount Park, Dublin
Attendance: 35,000
Referee: Willem Beltman (Netherlands)

Nice beat Shamrock Rovers 4–3 on aggregate.


23 September 1959
Barcelona 6–2 CDNA Sofia
Kubala Goal 6'11'45' (pen.)
Evaristo Goal 39'68'78'
Report Milanov Goal 24'
Martinov Goal 57'
Camp Nou, Barcelona
Attendance: 80,000
Referee: Arthur Edward Ellis (England)

Barcelona beat CDNA Sofia 8–4 on aggregate.


23 September 1959
6–1 Linfield
Ohlsson Goal 17'18'50'62'80'
Johansson Goal 48'
Report Dickson Goal 19'
Nya Ullevi, Gothenburg
Attendance: 10,475
Referee: Erich Asmussen (West Germany)

IFK Göteborg beat Linfield 7–3 on aggregate.


23 September 1959
ŁKS Łódź 2–1 Jeunesse Esch
Szymborski Goal 61' (pen.)85' Report Jann Goal 42'
ŁKS Stadion, Łódź
Attendance: 25,000
Referee: Gösta Ackerborn (Sweden)

Jeunesse Esch beat ŁKS Łódź 6–2 on aggregate.


23 September 1959
Milan 3–1 Olympiacos
Danova Goal 12'26'85' Report Psychos Goal 68'
Stadio Comunale di San Siro, Milan
Attendance: 19,894
Referee: Erich Steiner (Austria)

Milan beat Olympiacos 5–3 on aggregate.


23 September 1959
Csepel 2–3 Fenerbahçe
Ughy Goal 10'
Németh Goal 34'
Report Lefter Goal 22'
Şeref Goal 47'
Avni Goal 53'
Népstadion, Budapest
Attendance: 45,000
Referee: Zivko Bajić (Yugoslavia)

Fenerbahçe beat Csepel 4–3 on aggregate.


23 September 1959
Anderlecht 0–2 Rangers
Report Matthew Goal 67'
McMillan Goal 72'
Stade Émile Versé, Brussels
Attendance: 27,076
Referee: Aage Poulsen (Denmark)

Rangers beat Anderlecht 7–2 on aggregate.


29 September 1959
Porto 0–2 Cervena Hviezda Bratislava
Report Kačáni Goal 65'
Dolinský Goal 80'
Estádio das Antas, Porto
Attendance: 60,000
Referee: Marcel Lequesne (France)

Cervena Hviezda Bratislava beat Porto 4–1 on aggregate.


7 October 1959
Wolverhampton Wanderers 2–0 Vorwärts Berlin
Mason Goal 60'
Broadbent Goal 75'
Report
Molineux, Wolverhampton
Attendance: 55,000
Referee: Gérard Versyp (Belgium)

Wolverhampton Wanderers beat Vorwärts Berlin 3–2 on aggregate.

Round of 16

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Real Madrid 12–2 Jeunesse Esch 7–0 5–2
Boldklubben 1909 2–5 Wiener Sportclub 0–3 2–2
Sparta Rotterdam 4–41 IFK Göteborg 3–1 1–3
Milan 1–7 Barcelona 0–2 1–5
Young Boys 2–5 Eintracht Frankfurt 1–4 1–1
Rangers 5–4 Cervena Hviezda Bratislava 4–3 1–1
Red Star Belgrade 1–4 Wolverhampton Wanderers 1–1 0–3
Fenerbahçe 3–32 Nice 2–1 1–2

1 Sparta Rotterdam beat IFK Göteborg 3–1 in a play-off to qualify for the quarter-finals.

2 Nice beat Fenerbahçe 5–1 in a play-off to qualify for the quarter-finals.

First leg

21 October 1959
Real Madrid 7–0 Jeunesse Esch
Di Stéfano Goal 25'
Puskás Goal 34'62'83'
Herrera Goal 43'77'
Mateos Goal 53'
Report
Santiago Bernabéu Stadium, Madrid
Attendance: 59,447
Referee: Giulio Campanati (Italy)

21 October 1959
Boldklubben 1909 0–3 Wiener Sportclub
Report Knoll Goal 62'75'
Horak Goal 82'
Odense Stadion, Odense
Attendance: 18,000
Referee: Wlodzmierz Storoniak (Poland)

25 October 1959
Sparta Rotterdam 3–1 IFK Göteborg
Daniels Goal 23'38'48' Report Jonsson Goal 81'
Het Kasteel, Rotterdam
Attendance: 17,000
Referee: Jarl Hansen (Denmark)

4 November 1959
Milan 0–2 Barcelona
Report Vergés Goal 12'
Suárez Goal 15'
Stadio Comunale di San Siro, Milan
Attendance: 54,000
Referee: Marcel Lequesne (France)

4 November 1959
Young Boys 1–4 Eintracht Frankfurt
Eugen Meier Goal 23' Report Weilbächer Goal 4'
Stein Goal 72'
Bäumler Goal 76' (pen.)
Erich Meier Goal 82'
Wankdorf, Bern
Attendance: 36,000
Referee: Daniel Zariquiegui (Spain)

11 November 1959
Rangers 4–3 Cervena Hviezda Bratislava
McMillan Goal 1'
Scott Goal 43'
Wilson Goal 73'
Millar Goal 90'
Report Scherer Goal 16'68'
Dolinský Goal 29'
Ibrox Park, Glasgow
Attendance: 80,000
Referee: Daniel Mellet (Switzerland)

11 November 1959
Red Star Belgrade 1–1 Wolverhampton Wanderers
Kostić Goal 37' Report Deeley Goal 29'
JNA Stadion, Belgrade
Attendance: 40,000
Referee: Edgar Ommerborn (West Germany)

19 November 1959
Fenerbahçe 2–1 Nice
Can Goal 37'
Şeref Goal 80'
Report Milazzo Goal 40'
Mithat Paşa, Istanbul
Attendance: 29,656
Referee: Václav Korelus (Czechoslovakia)

Second leg

4 November 1959
Jeunesse Esch 2–5 Real Madrid
Theis Goal 10'
Schaak Goal 15'
Report Vidal Goal 13'
Mateos Goal 18'31'
Di Stéfano Goal 25'
Puskás Goal 29'
Stade Municipal, Luxembourg City
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Vincenzo Orlandini (Italy)

Real Madrid beat Jeunesse Esch 12–2 on aggregate.


4 November 1959
Wiener Sportclub 2–2 Boldklubben 1909
Hof Goal 46'55' Report Bassett Goal 40'
Berg Goal 52'
Praterstadion, Vienna
Attendance: 9,000
Referee: Józef Kowal (Poland)

Wiener Sportclub beat Boldklubben 1909 5–2 on aggregate.


5 November 1959
3–1 Sparta Rotterdam
Ohlsson Goal 38'
Hellmér Goal 56' (pen.)
Johansson Goal 69'
Report Schilder Goal 73'
Gamla Ullevi, Gothenburg
Attendance: 6,881
Referee: Leo Helge (Denmark)

Sparta Rotterdam and IFK Göteborg drew 4–4 on aggregate.

Play-off
25 November 1959
Sparta Rotterdam 3–1 IFK Göteborg
Bosselaar Goal 3'
Crossan Goal 23'
Daniels Goal 65'
Report Berndtsson Goal 35'
Weserstadion, Bremen
Attendance: n/a
Referee: Albert Dusch (West Germany)

Sparta Rotterdam won the play-off 3–1.


18 November 1959
Cervena Hviezda Bratislava 1–1 Rangers
Tichý Goal 89' Report Scott Goal 69'
Tehelné pole, Bratislava
Attendance: 60,000
Referee: Josef Gulde (Switzerland)

Rangers beat Cervena Hviezda Bratislava 5–4 on aggregate.


24 November 1959
Wolverhampton Wanderers 3–0 Red Star Belgrade
Murray Goal 8'
Mason Goal 85'89'
Report
Molineux, Wolverhampton
Attendance: 55,519
Referee: Erich Asmussen (West Germany)

Wolverhampton Wanderers beat Red Star Belgrade 4–1 on aggregate.


25 November 1959
Barcelona 5–1 Milan
Kubala Goal 10'32'69'
Segarra Goal 19'
Czibor Goal 65'
Report Ferrario Goal 38'
Camp Nou, Barcelona
Attendance: 70,000
Referee: Maurice Guigue (France)

Barcelona beat Milan 7–1 on aggregate.


25 November 1959
Eintracht Frankfurt 1–1 Young Boys
Bäumler Goal 68' Report Schneider Goal 90'
Waldstadion, Frankfurt-am-Main
Attendance: 35,000
Referee: José Blanco Pérez (Spain)

Eintracht Frankfurt beat Young Boys 5–2 on aggregate.


3 December 1959
Nice 2–1 Fenerbahçe
Foix Goal 62'
Faivre Goal 76'
Report Lefter Goal 83'
Stade Municipal du Ray, Nice
Attendance: 15,824
Referee: Martin Macko (Czechoslovakia)

Fenerbahçe and Nice drew 3–3 on aggregate.

Play-off
23 December 1959
Nice 5–1 Fenerbahçe
Foix Goal 7'63'
Milazzo Goal 17'
Faivre Goal 31'
De Bourgoing Goal 59'
Report Şeref Goal 47'
Stade des Charmilles, Geneva
Attendance: 9,166
Referee: Paul Wyssling (Switzerland)

Nice won the play-off 5–1.

Quarter-finals

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Nice 3–6 Real Madrid 3–2 0–4
Barcelona 9–2 Wolverhampton Wanderers 4–0 5–2
Eintracht Frankfurt 3–2 Wiener Sportclub 2–1 1–1
Sparta Rotterdam 3–31 Rangers 2–3 1–0

1 Rangers beat Sparta Rotterdam 3–2 in a play-off to qualify for the semi-finals.

First leg

4 February 1960
Nice 3–2 Real Madrid
Nurenberg Goal 54'67' (pen.)72' Report Herrera Goal 15'
Rial Goal 30'
Stade Municipal du Ray, Nice
Attendance: 21,422
Referee: Abel da Costa (Portugal)

10 February 1960
Barcelona 4–0 Wolverhampton Wanderers
Villaverde Goal 8'80'
Kubala Goal 16'
Evaristo Goal 65'
Report
Camp Nou, Barcelona
Attendance: 80,000
Referee: Gérard Versyp (Belgium)

3 March 1960
Eintracht Frankfurt 2–1 Wiener Sportclub
Lindner Goal 15'
Meier Goal 60'
Report Skerlan Goal 50'
Waldstadion, Frankfurt-am-Main
Attendance: 40,000
Referee: Albert Guinnard (Switzerland)

9 March 1960
Sparta Rotterdam 2–3 Rangers
De Vries Goal 41'87' Report Wilson Goal 4'
Baird Goal 36'
Murray Goal 63'
Feijenoord Stadion, Rotterdam
Attendance: 53,000
Referee: John Kelly (England)

Second leg

2 March 1960
Real Madrid 4–0 Nice
Pepillo Goal 21'
Gento Goal 40'
Di Stéfano Goal 45'
Puskás Goal 51'
Report

Real Madrid beat Nice 6–3 on aggregate.


2 March 1960
Wolverhampton Wanderers 2–5 Barcelona
Murray Goal 35'
Mason Goal 78'
Report Martínez Goal 29'
Kocsis Goal 44'49'74'
Villaverde Goal 85'
Molineux, Wolverhampton
Attendance: 55,535
Referee: Lucien Van Nuffel (Belgium)

Barcelona beat Wolverhampton Wanderers 9–2 on aggregate.


16 March 1960
Wiener Sportclub 1–1 Eintracht Frankfurt
Hof Goal 31' Report Stein Goal 59'
Praterstadion, Vienna
Attendance: 50,000
Referee: Dittmar Huber (Switzerland)

Eintracht Frankfurt beat Wiener Sportclub 3–2 on aggregate.


16 March 1960
Rangers 0–1 Sparta Rotterdam
Report Van Ede Goal 82'
Ibrox Park, Glasgow
Attendance: 85,000
Referee: Kevin Howley (England)

Sparta Rotterdam and Rangers drew 3–3 on aggregate.


30 March 1960
Rangers 3–2 Sparta Rotterdam
Verhoeven Goal 28' (o.g.)
Baird Goal 57'
Van der Lee Goal 64' (o.g.)
Report Verhoeven Goal 6'
Bosselaar Goal 76' (pen.)
Arsenal Stadium, London
Attendance: 34,178
Referee: Reginald Leafe (England)

Rangers won the play-off 3–2.

Semi-finals

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Eintracht Frankfurt 12–4 Rangers 6–1 6–3
Real Madrid 6–2 Barcelona 3–1 3–1

First leg

13 April 1960
Eintracht Frankfurt 6–1 Rangers
Stinka Goal 29'
Pfaff Goal 51'55'
Lindner Goal 73'84'
Stein Goal 86'
Report Caldow Goal 31' (pen.)
Waldstadion, Frankfurt-am-Main
Attendance: 72,000
Referee: Gösta Lindberg (Sweden)

21 April 1960
Real Madrid 3–1 Barcelona
Di Stéfano Goal 17'84'
Puskás Goal 28'
Report Martínez Goal 37'
Estadio Santiago Bernabéu, Madrid
Attendance: 120,000
Referee: Reginald Leafe (England)

Second leg

27 April 1960
Barcelona 1–3 Real Madrid
Kocsis Goal 89' Report Puskás Goal 25'75'
Gento Goal 68'
Camp Nou, Barcelona
Attendance: 80,000
Referee: Arthur Edward Ellis (England)

5 May 1960
Rangers 3–6 Eintracht Frankfurt
McMillan Goal 10'54'
Wilson Goal 74'
Report Lindner Goal 6'
Pfaff Goal 20'88'
Kreß Goal 28'
Meier Goal 58'71'
Ibrox Park, Glasgow
Attendance: 70,000
Referee: Bertil Lööw (Sweden)

Final

18 May 1960
19:30 BST
Real Madrid 7–3 Eintracht Frankfurt
Di Stéfano Goal 27'30'73'
Puskás Goal 46'56' (pen.)60'71'
Report Kreß Goal 18'
Stein Goal 72'75'
Hampden Park, Glasgow
Attendance: 127,621
Referee: John Mowat (Scotland)

Top scorers

The top scorers from the 1959–60 European Cup (including preliminary round) are as follows:

Rank Name Team Goals
1 Ferenc Puskás Real Madrid 12
2 Alfredo Di Stéfano Real Madrid 8
3 László Kubala Barcelona 7
4 Ove Ohlsson IFK Göteborg 6
5 Jacques Foix Nice 5
Sándor Kocsis Barcelona 5
Erwin Stein Eintracht Frankfurt 5
8 Sammy Baird Rangers 4
Joop Daniels Sparta Rotterdam 4
Evaristo Barcelona 4
Dieter Lindner Eintracht Frankfurt 4
Bobby Mason Wolverhampton Wanderers 4
Ian McMillan Rangers 4
Erich Meier Eintracht Frankfurt 4
Victor Nurenberg Nice 4
Alfred Pfaff Eintracht Frankfurt 4

External links

  • 1959–60 All matches – season at UEFA website
  • European Cup results at Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation
  • All scorers 1959–60 European Cup (excluding preliminary round) according to protocols UEFA + all scorers preliminary round
  • 1959-60 European Cup - results and line-ups (archive)
  • European Cup 1959-60 – results, protocols, players statistics
  • website eurocups-uefa.ru European Cup 1959-60 – results, protocols
  • website Football Archive 1959–60 European Cup

References

  1. ^ Corriere dello Sport, 7 July 1959.
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