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1988 European Cup Final

1988 European Cup Final
Event 1987–88 European Cup
After extra time. PSV Eindhoven won 6–5 on penalties
Date 25 May 1988
Venue Neckarstadion, Stuttgart
Referee Luigi Agnolin (Italy)
Attendance 70,000

The 1988 European Cup Final was a football match played between PSV Eindhoven of the Netherlands and Benfica of Portugal. PSV won 6–5 on penalties after a goalless draw after extra time. The match was played at Neckarstadion, Stuttgart, on 25 May 1988.

For PSV, this win secured a Treble of the Dutch Cup, the Dutch Championship and the European Cup. Five of the PSV team were part of the Dutch team that went on to win UEFA Euro 1988 in Germany that summer.[1]


  • Road to the final 1
  • Match details 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Road to the final

PSV Eindhoven Round Benfica
Opponent Agg. 1st leg 2nd leg Opponent Agg. 1st leg 2nd leg
Galatasaray 3–2 3–0 (H) 0–2 (A) First round Partizani Tirana 4–0 4–0 (H) w/o (A)
Rapid Wien 4–1 2–1 (A) 2–0 (H) Second round AGF 1–0 0–0 (A) 1–0 (H)
Bordeaux 1–1 (a) 1–1 (A) 0–0 (H) Quarter-finals Anderlecht 2–1 2–0 (H) 0–1 (A)
Real Madrid 1–1 (a) 1–1 (A) 0–0 (H) Semi-finals Steaua București 2–0 0–0 (A) 2–0 (H)

Match details

PSV Eindhoven
GK 1 Hans van Breukelen
RB 2 Eric Gerets (c)
CB 3 Ivan Nielsen
CB 4 Ronald Koeman
LB 5 Jan Heintze
CM 10 Søren Lerby Booked 106'
LM 6 Berry van Aerle
RM 8 Gerald Vanenburg
CM 7 Edward Linskens
CF 9 Wim Kieft
CF 11 Hans Gillhaus Substituted off 105+2'
DF 12 Adick Koot
FW 13 Eric Viscaal
MF 14 Anton Janssen Substituted in 105+2'
MF 15 Willy van de Kerkhof
GK 16 Patrick Lodewijks
Guus Hiddink
GK 1 Silvino
RB 2 António Veloso
CB 3 Dito
LB 4 Álvaro Magalhães
CB 5 Carlos Mozer
CM 6 Elzo
RM 7 Chiquinho Carlos
LM 8 António Pacheco
CF 11 Rui Águas Substituted off 56'
CM 10 Shéu (c)
CF 9 Mats Magnusson Substituted off 112'
GK 12 Manuel Bento
DF 13 Samuel
MF 14 Adelino Nunes
FW 15 Hajry Substituted in 112'
FW 16 Wando Substituted in 56'

See also


  1. ^ "Van Aerle relives PSV glory night against Benfica". Union of European Football Associations. 4 April 2011. Retrieved 5 April 2011. 

External links

  • 1987-88 season at UEFA website
  • European Cup results at Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation
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