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1977–78 European Cup

 

1977–78 European Cup

1977–78 European Cup
Tournament details
Dates 19 August 1977 - 10 May 1978
Teams 31
Final positions
Champions Liverpool (2nd title)
Runners-up Club Brugge
Tournament statistics
Matches played 59
Goals scored 162 (2.75 per match)
Top scorer(s) Allan Simonsen (5 goals)

The 1977–78 season of the European Cup football club tournament was won by defending champions Liverpool in the final against Club Brugge. The game finished 1–0, starting a run of six consecutive finals that finished 1–0 after ninety minutes, five of them won by English clubs.

Bracket

Round of 32   Round of 16   Quarter-finals   Semi-finals   Final
  Celtic 5 6 11  
  Jeunesse Esch 0 1 1       Celtic 2 0 2  
  Basel 1 1 2     Wacker 1 3 4  
  Wacker 3 0 3         Wacker 3 0 3  
  Red Star Belgrade 3 3 6         Borussia Mönchengladbach 1 2 3 a  
  Sligo Rovers 0 0 0       Red Star Belgrade 0 1 1
  Vasas 0 1 1     Borussia Mönchengladbach 3 5 8  
  Borussia Mönchengladbach 3 1 4         Borussia Mönchengladbach 2 0 2  
  Benfica 0 0 0         Liverpool 1 3 4  
  Torpedo Moscow (p) 0 0 0       Benfica 1 1 2  
  Trabzonspor 1 0 1     Boldklubben 1903 0 0 0  
  Boldklubben 1903 0 2 2         Benfica 1 1 2
  Liverpool         Liverpool 2 4 6  
 bye       Liverpool 5 1 6
  Dynamo Dresden 2 1 3     Dynamo Dresden 1 2 3  
  Halmstad 0 2 2         Liverpool 1
  Levski-Spartak 3 2 5         Club Brugge 0
  Slask Wroclaw 0 2 2       Levski-Spartak 1 1 2  
  Lillestrøm 2 0 2     Ajax 2 2 4  
  Ajax 0 4 4         Ajax 1 1 2  
  Valur 1 0 1         Juventus 1 1 2 p  
  Glentoran 0 2 2       Glentoran 0 0 0
  Omonia 0 0 0     Juventus 1 5 6  
  Juventus 3 2 5         Juventus 1 0 1
  KuPS 0 2 2         Club Brugge 0 2 2  
  Club Brugge 4 5 9       Club Brugge 2 0 2  
  Floriana 1 0 1     Panathinaikos 0 1 1  
  Panathinaikos 1 4 5         Club Brugge 2 2 4
  Dukla Prague 1 0 1        Atlético Madrid 0 3 3  
  Nantes (a) 1 0 1       Nantes 1 1 2
  Dinamo Bucuresti 2 0 2    Atlético Madrid 1 2 3  
 Atlético Madrid 1 2 3  

First round

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Celtic 11–1 Jeunesse Esch 5–0 6–1
Basel 2–3 Wacker 1–3 1–0
Red Star Belgrade 6–0 Sligo Rovers 3–0 3–0
Vasas 1–4 Borussia Mönchengladbach 0–3 1–1
Benfica 0–0 (p) Torpedo Moscow 0–0 0–0
Trabzonspor 1–2 Boldklubben 1903 1–0 0–2
Liverpool Bye
Dynamo Dresden 3–2 Halmstad 2–0 1–2
Levski-Spartak 5–2 Śląsk Wrocław 3–0 2–2
Lillestrøm 2–4 Ajax 2–0 0–4
Valur 1–2 Glentoran 1–0 0–2
Omonia 0–5 Juventus 0–3 0–2
KuPS 2–9 Club Brugge 0–4 2–5
Floriana 1–5 Panathinaikos 1–1 0–4
Dukla Prague 1–1 (a) Nantes 1–1 0–0
Dinamo Bucureşti 2–3 Atlético Madrid 2–1 0–2

First leg

14 September 1977
Celtic 5–0 Jeunesse Esch
MacDonald Goal 15'
Craig Goal 33'58'
Wilson Goal 36'
McLaughlin Goal 83'
Report

14 September 1977
Basel 1–3 Wacker
von Wartburg Goal 22' Report Welzl Goal 41'45' (pen.)
Constantini Goal 51'

14 September 1977
Red Star Belgrade 3–0 Sligo Rovers
Džajić Goal 54'80'
Jelikić Goal 67'
Report

14 September 1977
Vasas 0–3 Borussia Mönchengladbach
Report Schäfer Goal 17'
Simonsen Goal 34'
Wohlers Goal 45'

14 September 1977
Benfica 0–0 Torpedo Moscow
Report

14 September 1977
Trabzonspor 1–0 Boldklubben 1903
Ergün Goal 75' Report

14 September 1977
Dynamo Dresden 2–0 Halmstad
Heidler Goal 70'
Schade Goal 84'
Report

14 September 1977
Levski-Spartak 3–0 Śląsk Wrocław
Panov Goal 20'
Milanov Goal 40'43'
Report

14 September 1977
Lillestrøm 2–0 Ajax
Lønstad Goal 1'
Johansen Goal 13'
Report

15 September 1977
Valur 1–0 Glentoran
Bergs Goal 38' Report

14 September 1977
Omonia 0–3 Juventus
Report Bettega Goal 34'
Fanna Goal 42'
Virdis Goal 59'

14 September 1977
KuPS 0–4 Club Brugge
Report Vandereycken Goal 49'
Cools Goal 51'
Lambert Goal 64'
Davies Goal 78'

14 September 1977
Floriana 1–1 Panathinaikos
 16' Report Aslanidis Goal 26'

14 September 1977
Dukla Prague 1–1 Nantes
Vízek Goal 54' Report Amisse Goal 35'

15 September 1977
Dinamo Bucureşti 2–1 Atlético Madrid
Vrînceanu Goal 14'
 73'
Report Pereira Goal 58'

Second leg

28 September 1977
Jeunesse Esch 1–6 Celtic
Giuliani Goal 30' Report Lennox Goal 30'66'
Glavin Goal 52'
McGrain Goal 56'
Eðvaldsson Goal 66'76'

Celtic won 11–1 on aggregate.


28 September 1977
Wacker 0–1 Basel
Report Maissen Goal 62'

Wacker won 3–2 on aggregate.


28 September 1977
Sligo Rovers 0–3 Red Star Belgrade
Report Filipović Goal 5'60'
Jovanović Goal 43'

Red Star Belgrade won 6–0 on aggregate.


28 September 1977
Borussia Mönchengladbach 1–1 Vasas
Simonsen Goal 64' Report Izsó Goal 77'

Borussia Mönchengladbach won 4–1 on aggregate.


28 September 1977
Torpedo Moscow 0 – 0 (aet) Benfica
Report
  Penalties  
1–4

Benfica 0–0 Torpedo Moscow on aggregate. Benfica won on penalties.


28 September 1977
Boldklubben 1903 2–0 Trabzonspor
Francker Goal 40'82' Report

Boldklubben 1903 won 2–1 on aggregate.


28 September 1977
Halmstad 2–1 Dynamo Dresden
Johansson Goal 17'
Larsson Goal 88'
Report Heidler Goal 64'

Dynamo Dresden won 3–2 on aggregate.


28 September 1977
Śląsk Wrocław 2–2 Levski-Spartak
Pawłowski Goal 22'
Kopycki Goal 75'
Report Panov Goal 29'58'

Levski-Spartak won 5–2 on aggregate.


28 September 1977
Ajax 4–0 Lillestrøm
Birkelund Goal 10' (o.g.)
Geels Goal 31'
Ling Goal 51'72'
Report

Ajax won 4–2 on aggregate.


29 September 1977
Glentoran 2–0 Valur
Robson Goal 18'
Jamison Goal 73'
Report

Glentoran won 2–1 on aggregate.


28 September 1977
Juventus 2–0 Omonia
Boninsegna Goal 11'
Virdis Goal 75'
Report

Juventus won 5–0 on aggregate.


28 September 1977
Club Brugge 5–2 KuPS
Davies Goal 17'35'
Vandereycken Goal 33'
Simoen Goal 47'
Maes Goal 85'
Report Mönkkönen Goal 20'
Loikkanen Goal 63'

Club Brugge won 9–2 on aggregate.


28 September 1977
Panathinaikos 4–0 Floriana
Álvarez Goal 24'
Antoniadis Goal 35'40' (pen.)
 85'
Report

Panathinaikos won 5–1 on aggregate.


28 September 1977
Nantes 0–0 Dukla Prague
Report

Dukla Prague 1–1 Nantes. Nantes won on away goals.


28 September 1977
Atlético Madrid 2–0 Dinamo Bucureşti
Benegas Goal 67'
Cano Goal 81'
Report

Atlético Madrid won 3–2 on aggregate.

Second round

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Celtic 2–4 Wacker 2–1 0–3
Red Star Belgrade 1–8 Borussia Mönchengladbach 0–3 1–5
Benfica 2–0 Boldklubben 1903 1–0 1–0
Liverpool 6–3 Dynamo Dresden 5–1 1–2
Levski-Spartak 2–4 Ajax 1–2 1–2
Glentoran 0–6 Juventus 0–1 0–5
Club Brugge 2–1 Panathinaikos 2–0 0–1
Nantes 2–3 Atlético Madrid 1–1 1–2

First leg

19 October 1977
Celtic 2–1 Wacker
Craig Goal 49'
Burns Goal 78'
Report Kriess Goal 54'


19 October 1977
Benfica 1–0 Boldklubben 1903
Pietra Goal 49' (pen.) Report

19 October 1977
Liverpool 5–1 Dynamo Dresden
Hansen Goal 14'
Case Goal 21'57'
Neal Goal 44' (pen.)
Kennedy Goal 66'
Report Häfner Goal 76'

19 October 1977
Levski-Spartak 1–2 Ajax
Voynov Goal 80' (pen.) Report Geels Goal 30'
Erkens Goal 79'

19 October 1977
Glentoran 0–1 Juventus
Report Causio Goal 38'

19 October 1977
Club Brugge 2–0 Panathinaikos
Davies Goal 24' (pen.)
Cools Goal 72'
Report

19 October 1977
Nantes 1–1 Atlético Madrid
Lacombe Goal 48' Report Marcial Goal 42'

Second leg

2 November 1977
Wacker 3–0 Celtic
Welzl Goal 4'
Stering Goal 21'
Oberacher Goal 27'
Report

Wacker won 4–2 on aggregate.


Borussia Mönchengladbach won 8–1 on aggregate.


2 November 1977
Boldklubben 1903 0–1 Benfica
Report Pietra Goal 50'

Benfica won 2–0 on aggregate.


2 November 1977
Dynamo Dresden 2–1 Liverpool
Kotte Goal 47'
Sachse Goal 52'
Report Heighway Goal 67'

Liverpool won 6–3 on aggregate.


2 November 1977
Ajax 2–1 Levski-Spartak
Lerby Goal 41'
Geels Goal 53'
Report Milanov Goal 41'

Ajax won 4–2 on aggregate.


2 November 1977
Juventus 5–0 Glentoran
Virdis Goal 10'20'
Boninsegna Goal 53'
Fanna Goal 70'
Benetti Goal 77'
Report

Juventus won 6–0 on aggregate.


2 November 1977
Panathinaikos 1–0 Club Brugge
 82' Report

Club Brugge won 2–1 on aggregate.


2 November 1977
Atlético Madrid 2–1 Nantes
Cano Goal 76'
Pereira Goal 80'
Report Lacombe Goal 31'

Atlético Madrid won 3–2 on aggregate.

Quarter-finals

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Wacker 3–3 (a) Borussia Mönchengladbach 3–1 0–2
Benfica 2–6 Liverpool 1–2 1–4
Ajax 2–2 (0–3p) Juventus 1–1 1–1
Club Brugge 4–3 Atlético Madrid 2–0 2–3

First leg


1 March 1978
Benfica 1–2 Liverpool
Nené Goal 13' Report Case Goal 36'
Hughes Goal 71'

1 March 1978
Ajax 1–1 Juventus
Van Dord Goal 86' Report Causio Goal 89'

1 March 1978
Club Brugge 2–0 Atlético Madrid
Courant Goal 44'
De Cubber Goal 57'
Report

Second leg

Wacker 3–3 Borussia Mönchengladbach on aggregate. Borussia Mönchengladbach won on away goals.


15 March 1978
Liverpool 4–1 Benfica
Callaghan Goal 6'
Dalglish Goal 17'
McDermott Goal 78'
Neal Goal 88'
Report Nené Goal 25'

Liverpool won 6–2 on aggregate.


15 March 1978
Juventus 1–1 Ajax
Tardelli Goal 21' Report Ling Goal 80'
  Penalties  
Gentile Penalty missed
Benetti Penalty scored
Cabrini Penalty scored
Causio Penalty scored
3–0 Penalty missed Geels
Penalty missed Van Dord
Penalty missed Ling

Ajax 2–2 Juventus on aggregate. Juventus won 3–0 on penalties.


15 March 1978
Atlético Madrid 3–2 Club Brugge
Benegas Goal 20'
Pina Goal 30'62'
Report Cools Goal 60'
Lambert Goal 69'

Club Brugge won 4–3 on aggregate.

Semi-finals

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Borussia Mönchengladbach 2–4 Liverpool 2–1 0–3
Juventus 1–2 Club Brugge 1–0 0–2

First leg


29 March 1978
Juventus 1–0 Club Brugge
Bettega Goal 86' Report

Second leg

Liverpool won 4–2 on aggregate.


12 April 1978
Club Brugge 2 – 0 (a.e.t.) Juventus
Bastijns Goal 3'
Vandereycken Goal 116'
Report

Club Brugge won 2–1 on aggregate.

Final

10 May 1978
19:15 BST
Liverpool 1–0 Club Brugge
Dalglish Goal 64' Report

MatchCentre

Wembley Stadium, London
Attendance: 92,000
Referee: Charles Corver (Netherlands)

Top scorers

The top scorers from the 1977–78 European Cup are as follows:

Rank Name Team Goals
1 Allan Simonsen Borussia Mönchengladbach 5
2 Jimmy Case Liverpool 4
Roger Davies Club Brugge 4
Jupp Heynckes Borussia Mönchengladbach 4
Pietro Paolo Virdis Juventus 4
6 Julien Cools Club Brugge 3
Joe Craig Celtic 3
Kenny Dalglish Liverpool 3
Ruud Geels Ajax 3
Tschen La Ling Ajax 3
Kiril Milanov Levski-Spartak 3
Pavel Panov Levski-Spartak 3
René Vandereycken Club Brugge 3
Kurt Welzl Wacker 3

External links

  • 1977–78 All matches – season at UEFA website
  • European Cup results at Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation
  • All scorers 1977–78 European Cup according to protocols UEFA
  • 1977/78 European Cup - results and line-ups (archive)
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