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1990 European Cup Final

1990 European Cup Final
Event 1989–90 European Cup
Date 23 May 1990
Venue Praterstadion, Vienna
Referee Helmut Kohl (Austria)
Attendance 57,558

The 1990 European Cup Final was a football match between Milan of Italy and Benfica of Portugal, played on 23 May 1990 at the Praterstadion in Vienna, Austria. The winning goal came in the 68th minute for Milan when Alessandro Costacurta passed the ball to Marco van Basten, who slotted it to Frank Rijkaard, who ran through the defense and scored.

As of 2015, Milan are the last side to have defended the trophy after winning it the previous season.

Route to the final

Milan Round Benfica
Opponent Agg. 1st leg 2nd leg Opponent Agg. 1st leg 2nd leg
HJK Helsinki 5–0 4–0 (H) 1–0 (A) First round Derry City 6–1 2–1 (A) 4–0 (H)
Real Madrid 2–1 2–0 (H) 0–1 (A) Second round Budapest Honvéd 9–0 2–0 (A) 7–0 (H)
Mechelen 2–0 0–0 (A) 2–0 (a.e.t.) (H) Quarter-finals Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk 4–0 1–0 (H) 3–0 (A)
Bayern Munich 2–2 (a) 1–0 (H) 1–2 (a.e.t.) (A) Semi-finals Marseille 2–2 (a) 1–2 (A) 1–0 (H)



23 May 1990
20:15 CEST
Milan 1–0 Benfica
Rijkaard Goal 68' Report
Praterstadion, Vienna
Attendance: 57,558
Referee: Helmut Kohl (Austria)
GK 1 Giovanni Galli
RB 2 Mauro Tassotti
CB 5 Alessandro Costacurta
CB 6 Franco Baresi (c)
LB 3 Paolo Maldini
RM 7 Carlo Ancelotti Substituted off 75'
CM 4 Angelo Colombo Substituted off 90'
CM 8 Frank Rijkaard
LM 11 Alberigo Evani
CF 9 Marco van Basten
CF 10 Ruud Gullit
GK 12 Andrea Pazzagli
DF 13 Filippo Galli Substituted in 90'
FW 14 Daniele Massaro Substituted in 75'
FW 15 Marco Simone
FW 16 Stefano Borgonovo
Arrigo Sacchi
GK 1 Silvino (c)
RB 2 José Carlos
CB 3 Ricardo Gomes Booked 65'
CB 4 Samuel
LB 5 Aldair Booked 40'
DM 9 Hernâni
CM 7 Vítor Paneira Substituted off 76'
CM 8 António Pacheco Substituted off 60'
RW 6 Jonas Thern
LW 10 Valdo
CF 11 Mats Magnusson
GK 12 Manuel Bento
DF 13 Fernando Mendes
DF 17 Gomes
MF 14 Diamantino
FW 15 César Brito Substituted in 60'
FW 16 Vata Substituted in 76'
Sven-Göran Eriksson

Assistant referees:
Hubert Forstinger (Austria)
Heinz Holzmann (Austria)
Fourth official:
Friedrich Kaupe (Austria)

Match rules

  • 90 minutes.
  • 30 minutes of extra time if necessary.
  • Penalty shoot-out if scores still level.
  • Five named substitutes.
  • Maximum of two substitutions.

See also

External links

  • 1989–90 season at
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