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1967–68 European Cup

1967–68 European Cup
Tournament details
Dates 20 September 1967 – 29 May 1968
Teams 32
Final positions
Champions Manchester United (1st title)
Runners-up Benfica
Tournament statistics
Matches played 62
Goals scored 159 (2.56 per match)

The 1967–68 European Cup was the 13th European Cup, UEFA's premier club football tournament. The competition was won by Manchester United, who beat Benfica 4–1 in the final at Wembley Stadium, London. The European Cup title marked the 10th year since the Munich air disaster, in which eight United players were killed and their manager, Matt Busby, was left close to death. It was also the first time that an English side had won the trophy.

The away goals rule (which had already been used in the Cup Winners' Cup and the Fairs' Cup) was introduced if aggregate scores were level after two legs, but only for the first round of the competition; extra time goals were not included in the rule.

Celtic, the defending champions, were eliminated by Dynamo Kyiv in the first round.

Contents

  • First round 1
    • First leg 1.1
    • Second leg 1.2
  • Second round 2
    • First leg 2.1
    • Second leg 2.2
  • Quarter-finals 3
    • First leg 3.1
    • Second leg 3.2
  • Semi-finals 4
    • First leg 4.1
    • Second leg 4.2
  • Final 5
  • Top scorers 6
  • External links 7

First round

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Olympiakos Nicosia 3–5 Sarajevo 2–2 1–3
Manchester United 4–0 Hibernians 4–0 0–0
Celtic 2–3 Dynamo Kyiv 1–2 1–1
Górnik Zabrze 4–0 Djurgården 3–0 1–0
Basel 4–5 Hvidovre 1–2 3–3
Ajax 2–3 Real Madrid 1–1 1–2
Skeid 1–2 Sparta Prague 0–1 1–1
Karl-Marx-Stadt 2–5 Anderlecht 1–3 1–2
Dundalk 1–9 Vasas 0–1 1–8
Valur 4–4 (a) Jeunesse Esch 1–1 3–3
Glentoran 1–1 (a) Benfica 1–1 0–0
Saint-Étienne 5–0 KuPS 2–0 3–0
Beşiktaş 0–4 Rapid Wien 0–1 0–3
Eintracht Braunschweig (w/o) Dinamo Tirana
Olympiacos 0–2 Juventus 0–0 0–2
Botev Plovdiv 2–3 Rapid Bucureşti 2–0 0–3

First leg

20 September 1967
Olympiakos Nicosia 2–2 Sarajevo
 1'
Tešan Goal 43' (o.g.)
Report Antić Goal 50'58'
GSP Stadium, Nicosia
Attendance: 4,000
Referee: Aurelio Angonese (Italy)

20 September 1967
Manchester United 4–0 Hibernians
Sadler Goal 12'58'
Law Goal 43'62'
Report
Old Trafford, Manchester
Attendance: 43,912
Referee: Pereira da Costa (Portugal)

20 September 1967
Celtic 1–2 Dynamo Kyiv
Lennox Goal 62' Report Puzach Goal 4'
Byshovets Goal 29'

20 September 1967
Górnik Zabrze 3–0 Djurgården
Lubański Goal 41'86'
Lentner Goal 88'
Report
Silesian Stadium, Chorzów
Attendance: 35,665
Referee: Rudolf Glöckner (East Germany)

20 September 1967
Basel 1–2 Hvidovre
Hauser Goal 17' Report Larsen Goal 58'
Sørensen Goal 80'
St. Jakob Stadium, Basle
Attendance: 13,344
Referee: Gyula Emsberger (Hungary)

20 September 1967
Ajax 1–1 Real Madrid
Cruyff Goal 17' Report Pirri Goal 35'
Olympisch Stadion, Amsterdam
Attendance: 55,940
Referee: Jim Finney (England)

20 September 1967
Skeid 0–1 Sparta Prague
Report Mráz Goal 7'
Bislett Stadion, Oslo
Attendance: 16,123
Referee: Bertil Lööw (Sweden)

20 September 1967
Karl-Marx-Stadt 1–3 Anderlecht
Steinmann Goal 41' Report Mulder Goal 3'35'
Van Himst Goal 38'

20 September 1967
Dundalk 0–1 Vasas
Report Korsós Goal 67'
Oriel Park, Dundalk
Attendance: 4,177
Referee: Laurens van Ravens (Netherlands)

17 September 1967
Valur 1–1 Jeunesse Esch
Gunnarsson Goal 38' Report Di Genova Goal 25'

13 September 1967
Glentoran 1–1 Benfica
Colrain Goal 10' (pen.) Report Eusébio Goal 86'
The Oval, Belfast
Attendance: 24,750
Referee: Roger Barde (France)

20 September 1967
Saint-Étienne 2–0 KuPS
Herbin Goal 43'
Jacquet Goal 47'
Report

13 September 1967
Beşiktaş 0–1 Rapid Wien
Report Flögel Goal 22'
Mithatpaşa Stadium, Istanbul
Attendance: 31,208
Referee: Goncho Rusev (Bulgaria)

20 September 1967
Olympiacos 0–0 Juventus
Report
Piraeus
Attendance: 35,702
Referee: Lajos Horvath (Hungary)

27 September 1967
Botev Plovdiv 2–0 Rapid Bucureşti
Dermendzhiev Goal 53' (pen.)
 70'
Report
Chernomorets Stadium, Burgas
Attendance: 11,000
Referee: Sergei Alimov (Soviet Union)

Second leg

11 October 1967
Sarajevo 3–1 Olympiakos Nicosia
Antić Goal 33'
Šiljkut Goal 83'84'
Report  79'
Koševo Stadium, Sarajevo
Attendance: 4,308
Referee: Gyula Gere (Hungary)

Sarajevo won 5–3 on aggregate.


27 September 1967
Hibernians 0–0 Manchester United
Report
Empire Stadium, Gżira
Attendance: 23,217
Referee: Bruno de Marchi (Italy)

Manchester United won 4–0 on aggregate.


4 October 1967
Dynamo Kyiv 1–1 Celtic
Byshovets Goal 89' Report Lennox Goal 67'
Central Stadium, Kiev
Attendance: 68,352
Referee: Antonio Sbardella (Italy)

Dynamo Kyiv won 3–2 on aggregate.


4 October 1967
Djurgården 0–1 Górnik Zabrze
Report Musiałek Goal 35'

Górnik Zabrze won 4–0 on aggregate.


18 October 1967
Hvidovre 3–3 Basel
Hansen Goal 18'
Sørensen Goal 39'
Olsen Goal 58'
Report Hauser Goal 2'
Benthaus Goal 78'
Wenger Goal 85'
Idrætsparken, Copenhagen
Attendance: 9,363
Referee: Ken Dagnall (England)

Hvidovre won 5–4 on aggregate.


11 October 1967
Real Madrid 2 – 1 (a.e.t.) Ajax
Gento Goal 58'
Veloso Goal 99'
Report Groot Goal 69'
Santiago Bernabéu Stadium, Madrid
Attendance: 120,000
Referee: Bobby Davidson (Scotland)

Real Madrid won 3–2 on aggregate.


4 October 1967
Sparta Prague 1–1 Skeid
Mráz Goal 58' Report Sjøberg Goal 38'
Letná Stadium, Prague
Attendance: 4,000
Referee: Franz Mayer (Austria)

Sparta Prague won 2–1 on aggregate.


Anderlecht won 5–2 on aggregate.


11 October 1967
Vasas 8–1 Dundalk
Vidáts Goal 10'87'
Farkas Goal 32'35'72'
Korsós Goal 43'85'
Molnár Goal 68'
Report Hale Goal 25'
Népstadion, Budapest
Attendance: 74,117
Referee: Josef Krňávek (Czechoslovakia)

Vasas won 9–1 on aggregate.


1 October 1967
Jeunesse Esch 3–3 Valur
Hnatow Goal 56'
Di Genova Goal 86'
Langer Goal 89'
Report Jónsson Goal 10'
Gunnarsson Goal 36'60'

Valur 4–4 Jeunesse Esch on aggregate. Valur won on away goals.


4 October 1967
Benfica 0–0 Glentoran
Report
Estádio da Luz, Lisbon
Attendance: 36,844
Referee: Robert Schaut (Belgium)

Benfica won 1–1 on away goals.


4 October 1967
KuPS 0–3 Saint-Étienne
Report Herbin Goal 5'
Bosquier Goal 25'
Revelli Goal 84' (pen.)

Saint-Étienne won 5–0 on aggregate.


19 September 1967
Rapid Wien 3–0 Beşiktaş
Seitl Goal 9'
Grausam Goal 43'
Flögel Goal 75'
Report
Praterstadion, Vienna
Attendance: 27,783
Referee: Joseph Heymann (Switzerland)

Rapid Wien won 4–0 on aggregate.


11 October 1967
Juventus 2–0 Olympiacos
Zigoni Goal 12'
Menichelli Goal 49'
Report
Stadio Comunale, Turin
Attendance: 31,878
Referee: Gilbert Droz (Switzerland)

Juventus won 2–0 on aggregate.


18 October 1967
Rapid Bucureşti 3 – 0 (a.e.t.) Botev Plovdiv
Codreanu Goal 25'70'
Ionescu Goal 108'
Report
23 August Stadium, Bucharest
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Marian Środecki (Poland)

Rapid Bucureşti won 3–2 on aggregate.

Second round

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Sarajevo 1–2 Manchester United 0–0 1–2
Dynamo Kyiv 2–3 Górnik Zabrze 1–2 1–1
Hvidovre 3–6 Real Madrid 2–2 1–4
Sparta Prague 6–5 Anderlecht 3–2 3–3
Vasas 11–1 Valur 6–0 5–1
Benfica 2–1 Saint-Étienne 2–0 0–1
Rapid Wien 1–2 Eintracht Braunschweig 1–0 0–2
Juventus 1–0 Rapid Bucureşti 1–0 0–0

First leg

15 November 1967
Sarajevo 0–0 Manchester United
Report
Koševo Stadium, Sarajevo
Attendance: 37,222
Referee: Francesco Francescon (Italy)

17 November 1967
Dynamo Kyiv 1–2 Górnik Zabrze
Olek Goal 12' (o.g.) Report Szołtysik Goal 15'
Lubański Goal 61'
Central Stadium, Kiev
Attendance: 57,038
Referee: Vasile Dumitrescu (Romania)

15 November 1967
Hvidovre 2–2 Real Madrid
Hansen Goal 25'
Petersen Goal 71'
Report Gento Goal 35'
Pirri Goal 47'
Idrætsparken, Copenhagen
Attendance: 40,663
Referee: Rudolf Glöckner (East Germany)

29 November 1967
Sparta Prague 3–2 Anderlecht
Mašek Goal 25'32' (pen.)62' Report Jurion Goal 35'
Van Himst Goal 55'

15 November 1967
Vasas 6–0 Valur
Bergsson Goal 5' (o.g.)
Pál Goal 14'
Radics Goal 37'44'50'
Puskás Goal 47'
Report
Népstadion, Budapest
Attendance: 27,800
Referee: Pavel Špoták (Czechoslovakia)

16 November 1967
Benfica 2–0 Saint-Étienne
José Augusto Goal 28'
Eusébio Goal 59' (pen.)
Report
Estádio da Luz, Lisbon
Attendance: 22,804
Referee: John Adair (Northern Ireland)

15 November 1967
Rapid Wien 1–0 Eintracht Braunschweig
Hasil Goal 54' Report
Praterstadion, Vienna
Attendance: 51,181
Referee: Tofik Bakhramov (Soviet Union)

29 November 1967
Juventus 1–0 Rapid Bucureşti
Magnusson Goal 57' Report
Stadio Comunale, Turin
Attendance: 19,452
Referee: Gyula Emsberger (Hungary)

Second leg

29 November 1967
Manchester United 2–1 Sarajevo
Aston Goal 10'
 63'
Report Delalić Goal 87'
Old Trafford, Manchester
Attendance: 62,801
Referee: Roger Mâchin (France)

Manchester United won 2–1 on aggregate.


29 November 1967
Górnik Zabrze 1–1 Dynamo Kyiv
Szołtysik Goal 43' Report Turyanchik Goal 37'
Silesian Stadium, Chorzów
Attendance: 71,145
Referee: Johan Einar Boström (Sweden)

Górnik Zabrze won 3–2 on aggregate.


29 November 1967
Real Madrid 4–1 Hvidovre
Velázquez Goal 16'
Grosso Goal 19'30'
Gento Goal 75'
Report Petersen Goal 28'
Santiago Bernabéu Stadium, Madrid
Attendance: 90,000
Referee: Vital Loraux (Belgium)

Real Madrid won 6–3 on aggregate.


6 December 1967
Anderlecht 3–3 Sparta Prague
Van Himst Goal 60'65'
Devrindt Goal 83'
Report Mašek Goal 30'85'
Mráz Goal 89'
Émile Versé Stadium, Brussels
Attendance: 31,466
Referee: Paul Schiller (Austria)

Sparta Prague won 6–5 on aggregate.


17 November 1967
Valur 1–5 Vasas
Gunnarsson Goal 85' Report Molnár Goal 11'
Pál Goal 13'
Mathesz Goal 30'
Váradi Goal 53'
Kovács Goal 72'

Vasas won 11–1 on aggregate.


30 November 1967
Saint-Étienne 1–0 Benfica
 10' Report

Benfica won 2–1 on aggregate.


Eintracht Braunschweig won 2–1 on aggregate.


13 December 1967
Rapid Bucureşti 0–0 Juventus
Report
23 August Stadium, Bucharest
Attendance: 5,500
Referee: Karl Riegg (West Germany)

Juventus won 1–0 on aggregate.

Quarter-finals

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Manchester United 2–1 Górnik Zabrze 2–0 0–1
Real Madrid 4–2 Sparta Prague 3–0 1–2
Vasas 0–3 Benfica 0–0 0–3
Eintracht Braunschweig 3–31 Juventus 3–2 0–1

1 Juventus beat Eintracht Braunschweig 1–0 in a play-off to reach the semi-finals.

First leg


6 March 1968
Real Madrid 3–0 Sparta Prague
Amancio Goal 62'63'68' Report
Santiago Bernabéu Stadium, Madrid
Attendance: 120,000
Referee: Jim Finney (England)

6 March 1968
Vasas 0–0 Benfica
Report

31 January 1968
Eintracht Braunschweig 3–2 Juventus
Kaack Goal 28'
 37'
Berg Goal 38'
Report Kaack Goal 10' (o.g.)
Sacco Goal 81'
Eintracht-Stadion, Braunschweig
Attendance: 29,963
Referee: Gilbert Droz (Switzerland)

Second leg

Manchester United won 2–1 on aggregate.


20 March 1968
Sparta Prague 2–1 Real Madrid
Kvašňák Goal 36'
Dyba Goal 45'
Report Gento Goal 57'

Real Madrid won 4–2 on aggregate.


14 March 1968
Benfica 3–0 Vasas
Eusébio Goal 48'70'
Torres Goal 77'
Report
Estádio da Luz, Lisbon
Attendance: 49,336
Referee: Laurens van Ravens (Netherlands)

Benfica won 3–0 on aggregate.


28 February 1968
Juventus 1–0 Eintracht Braunschweig
Bercellino Goal 88' (pen.) Report
Stadio Comunale, Turin
Attendance: 37,918
Referee: Paul Schiller (Austria)

Juventus 3–3 Eintracht Braunschweig on aggregate.

Juventus won 1–0 in play-off.

Semi-finals

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Manchester United 4–3 Real Madrid 1–0 3–3
Benfica 3–0 Juventus 2–0 1–0

First leg

24 April 1968
Manchester United 1–0 Real Madrid
 36' Report
Old Trafford, Manchester
Attendance: 62,562
Referee: Tofik Bakhramov (Soviet Union)

9 May 1968
Benfica 2–0 Juventus
Torres Goal 64'
Eusébio Goal 70'
Report
Estádio da Luz, Lisbon
Attendance: 69,375
Referee: Roger Barde (France)

Second leg

15 May 1968
Real Madrid 3–3 Manchester United
Pirri Goal 32'
Gento Goal 41'
Amancio Goal 45'
Report Zoco Goal 44' (o.g.)
Sadler Goal 73'
Foulkes Goal 78'
Santiago Bernabéu Stadium, Madrid
Attendance: 125,000
Referee: Antonio Sbardella (Italy)

Manchester United won 4–3 on aggregate.


15 May 1968
Juventus 0–1 Benfica
Report Eusébio Goal 66'
Stadio Comunale, Turin
Attendance: 62,570
Referee: Rudolf Glöckner (East Germany)

Benfica won 3–0 on aggregate.

Final

29 May 1968
Manchester United 4 – 1 (a.e.t.) Benfica
Charlton Goal 53'99'
 92'
Kidd Goal 94'
Report

MatchCentre

Graça Goal 79'
Wembley Stadium, London
Attendance: 92,225
Referee: Concetto Lo Bello (Italy)

Top scorers

The top scorers from the 1967–68 European Cup are as follows:

Rank Name Team Goals
1 Eusébio Benfica 6
2 Francisco Gento Real Madrid 5
Paul Van Himst Anderlecht 5
Václav Mašek Sparta Prague 5
5 Amancio Real Madrid 4
Hermann Gunnarsson Valur 4
Włodzimierz Lubański Górnik Zabrze 4
8 Boško Antić Sarajevo 3
George Best Manchester United 3
János Farkas Vasas 3
István Korsós Vasas 3
Ivan Mráz Sparta Prague 3
Pirri Real Madrid 3
János Radics Vasas 3
David Sadler Manchester United 3

External links

  • 1967–68 All matches – season at UEFA website
  • European Cup results at Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation
  • All scorers 1967–68 European Cup according to protocols UEFA
  • 1967-68 European Cup - results and line-ups (archive)
  • European Cup 1967-68 – results, protocols, players statistics
  • website eurocups-uefa.ru European Cup 1967-68 – results, protocols
  • website Football Archive 1967–68 European Cup
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