1960–61 European Cup

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1960–61 European Cup
ETH-BIB-Bern, Wankdorf-Stadion, Fussballspiel-LBS H1-016069.tif
Wankdorf Stadium in Bern hosted the final.
Tournament details
Dates29 September 1960 – 31 May 1961
Teams28
Final positions
Champions Flag of Portugal.svg Benfica (1st title)
Runners-up Flag of Spain (1945-1977).svg Barcelona
Tournament statistics
Matches played51
Goals scored164 (3.22 per match)
Top scorer(s) Flag of Portugal.svg José Águas (11 goals)

The 1960–61 European Cup was the sixth season of the European Cup, UEFA's premier club football tournament. The competition was won by Benfica, who won 3–2 in the final against Barcelona, who had knocked out Spanish rivals Real Madrid, winners of the first five tournaments, in the first round. Benfica was the first Portuguese team to reach the final and to win the tournament. For the first time a Norwegian club participated.

Contents

Preliminary round

The draw for the preliminary round took place at UEFA headquarters in Paris, France, on Thursday, 7 July 1960. [1] As title holders, Real Madrid received a bye, and the remaining 27 teams were grouped geographically into three pots. The first team drawn in each pot also received a bye, while the remaining clubs would play the preliminary round in September.

Pot 1
Northern Europe
Pot 2
Western Europe
Pot 3
Eastern Europe
DrawnNorthern Ireland
East Germany
Poland
Norway
Finland
Sweden
Denmark
Netherlands
France
Republic of Ireland
Belgium
Luxembourg
Switzerland
Scotland
Spain
Portugal
Austria
Romania
Bulgaria
Turkey
Czechoslovakia
Hungary
Yugoslavia
Italy
Byes Flag of Germany.svg Hamburg Flag of England.svg Burnley Flag of Greece (1822-1978).svg Panathinaikos

The calendar was decided by the involved teams, with all matches to be played by 30 September.

Team 1 Agg. Team 21st leg2nd leg
Hearts Flag of Scotland.svg 1–5 Flag of Portugal.svg Benfica 1–20–3
Red Star Belgrade Flag of Yugoslavia (1946-1992).svg 1–5 Flag of Hungary.svg Újpesti Dózsa 1–20–3
Fredrikstad Flag of Norway.svg 4–3 Flag of the Netherlands.svg Ajax 4–30–0
AGF Flag of Denmark.svg 3–1 Flag of Poland (1928-1980).svg Legia Warsaw 3–00–1
Juventus Flag of Italy.svg 3–4 Flag of Bulgaria (1948-1967).svg CDNA Sofia 2–01–4
IFK Helsingfors Flag of Finland.svg 2–5 Flag of Sweden.svg IFK Malmö 1–31–2
Rapid Wien Flag of Austria.svg 4–1 Flag of Turkey.svg Beşiktaş 4–00–1
Limerick Flag of Ireland.svg 2–9 Flag of Switzerland.svg Young Boys 0–52–4
CCA București Flag of Romania (1952-1965).svg x–wo Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Spartak Hradec Králové
Glenavon Ulster Banner.svg x–wo [fn 1] Flag of East Germany.svg Wismut Karl Marx Stadt
Stade Reims Flag of France.svg 11–1 Flag of Luxembourg.svg Jeunesse Esch 6–15–0
Barcelona Flag of Spain (1945-1977).svg 5–0 Flag of Belgium (civil).svg Lierse 2–03–0
  1. Each team was refused visas to the other's country. UEFA authorised neutral venues but Glenavon withdrew due to the higher cost and lower revenue. [2]

First leg

Hearts Flag of Scotland.svg 1–2 Flag of Portugal.svg Benfica
Young Soccerball shade.svg 80' Report Águas Soccerball shade.svg 36'
José Augusto Soccerball shade.svg 74'
Tynecastle Park, Edinburgh
Attendance: 29,500
Referee: Marcel Lequesne (France)

Red Star Belgrade Flag of Yugoslavia (1946-1992).svg 1–2 Flag of Hungary.svg Újpesti Dózsa
Kostić Soccerball shade.svg 17' Report Göröcs Soccerball shade.svg 35'
Kuharszki Soccerball shade.svg 68'
Stadion JNA, Belgrade
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Józef Kowal (Poland)

Limerick Flag of Ireland.svg 0–5 Flag of Switzerland.svg Young Boys
Report Wechselberger Soccerball shade.svg 54', 88'
Willy Schneider Soccerball shade.svg 70'
Dürr Soccerball shade.svg 76'
Meier Soccerball shade.svg 82'

Fredrikstad Flag of Norway.svg 4–3 Flag of the Netherlands.svg Ajax
Olsen Soccerball shade.svg 35', 61'
Kristoffersen Soccerball shade.svg 49'
Pedersen Soccerball shade.svg 59'
Report H. Groot Soccerball shade.svg 25'
Swart Soccerball shade.svg 37'
Muller Soccerball shade.svg 75'
Fredrikstad Stadion, Fredrikstad
Attendance: 7,500
Referee: Jarl Hansen (Denmark)

Rapid Wien Flag of Austria.svg 4–0 Flag of Turkey.svg Beşiktaş
Münir Soccerball shade.svg 9' (o.g.)
Dienst Soccerball shade.svg 20'
Glechner Soccerball shade.svg 86'
Bertalan Soccerball shade.svg 90'
Report
Praterstadion, Vienna
Attendance: 30,000
Referee: Stanislav Fencl (Czechoslovakia)

AGF Flag of Denmark.svg 3–0 Flag of Poland (1928-1980).svg Legia Warsaw
Amdisen Soccerball shade.svg 32'
Kjær-Andersen Soccerball shade.svg 54'
J. Jensen Soccerball shade.svg 75'
Report
Århus Stadion, Århus
Attendance: 10,268
Referee: Johan Bronkhorst (Netherlands)

Juventus Flag of Italy.svg 2–0 Flag of Bulgaria (1948-1967).svg CDNA Sofia
Lojodice Soccerball shade.svg 5'
Sívori Soccerball shade.svg 24'
Report
Stadio Comunale, Turin
Attendance: 55,000
Referee: Dittmar Huber (Switzerland)

IFK Helsingfors Flag of Finland.svg 1–3 Flag of Sweden.svg IFK Malmö
Nevalainen Soccerball shade.svg 64' Report Olofsson Soccerball shade.svg 12'
Ljung Soccerball shade.svg 41'
Borg Soccerball shade.svg 60'

Stade Reims Flag of France.svg 6–1 Flag of Luxembourg.svg Jeunesse Esch
Vincent Soccerball shade.svg 4', 59'
Rustichelli Soccerball shade.svg 16'
Dubaele Soccerball shade.svg 38', 64'
Piantoni Soccerball shade.svg 85'
Report Meurisse Soccerball shade.svg 87'

Barcelona Flag of Spain (1945-1977).svg 2–0 Flag of Belgium (civil).svg Lierse
Czibor Soccerball shade.svg 17'
Luis Suárez Soccerball shade.svg 70'
Report
Camp Nou, Barcelona
Attendance: 42,068
Referee: Giuseppe Adami (Italy)

Second leg

Benfica Flag of Portugal.svg 3–0 Flag of Scotland.svg Hearts
Águas Soccerball shade.svg 7', 60'
José Augusto Soccerball shade.svg 49'
Report
Estádio da Luz, Lisbon
Attendance: 30,122
Referee: Joseph Barberan (France)

Benfica won 5–1 on aggregate.


Újpesti Dózsa Flag of Hungary.svg 3–0 Flag of Yugoslavia (1946-1992).svg Red Star Belgrade
Borsányi Soccerball shade.svg 70'
Pataki Soccerball shade.svg 71'
Göröcs Soccerball shade.svg 87'
Report
Megyeri úti Stadium, Budapest
Attendance: 15,000
Referee: Julian Mytnik (Poland)

Újpesti Dózsa won 5–1 on aggregate.


Young Boys Flag of Switzerland.svg 4–2 Flag of Ireland.svg Limerick
Allemann Soccerball shade.svg 40'
Willy Schneider Soccerball shade.svg 68', 72'
Dürr Soccerball shade.svg 81'
Report Wallace Soccerball shade.svg 36'
O'Reilly Soccerball shade.svg 75'
Wankdorfstadion, Bern
Attendance: 21,000
Referee: Juan Gardeazabal Garay (Spain)

Young Boys won 9–2 on aggregate.


Ajax Flag of the Netherlands.svg 0–0 Flag of Norway.svg Fredrikstad
Report
Olympisch Stadion, Amsterdam
Attendance: 35,000
Referee: Frede Hansen (Denmark)

Fredrikstad won 4–3 on aggregate.


Legia Warsaw Flag of Poland (1928-1980).svg 1–0 Flag of Denmark.svg AGF
H. Nowak Soccerball shade.svg 29' Report

AGF won 3–1 on aggregate.


CDNA Sofia Flag of Bulgaria (1948-1967).svg 4–1 Flag of Italy.svg Juventus
Rakarov Soccerball shade.svg 19'
Kovachev Soccerball shade.svg 56'
Panayotov Soccerball shade.svg 68'
Tsanev Soccerball shade.svg 75'
Report Nicolè Soccerball shade.svg 88'

CDNA Sofia won 4–3 on aggregate.


IFK Malmö Flag of Sweden.svg 2–1 Flag of Finland.svg IFK Helsingfors
Lundqvist Soccerball shade.svg 22'
Ljung Soccerball shade.svg 24'
Report Kivelä Soccerball shade.svg 29'

IFK Malmö won 5–2 on aggregate.


Beşiktaş Flag of Turkey.svg 1–0 Flag of Austria.svg Rapid Wien
Ahmet Soccerball shade.svg 11' Report
Mithat Paşa Stadium, Istanbul
Attendance: 17,268
Referee: Kostadin Dinov (Bulgaria)

Rapid Wien won 4–1 on aggregate.


Jeunesse Esch Flag of Luxembourg.svg 0–5 Flag of France.svg Stade Reims
Report Vincent Soccerball shade.svg 50'
Moreau Soccerball shade.svg 54'
Heinen Soccerball shade.svg 60' (o.g.)
Rustichelli Soccerball shade.svg 63', 69'

Stade Reims won 11–1 on aggregate.


Lierse Flag of Belgium (civil).svg 0–3 Flag of Spain (1945-1977).svg Barcelona
Report Villaverde Soccerball shade.svg 7'
Evaristo Soccerball shade.svg 26', 77'

Barcelona won 5–0 on aggregate.

Bracket

First round Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                  
Flag of Portugal.svg Benfica 6 1 7
Flag of Hungary.svg Újpesti Dózsa 2 2 4
Flag of Portugal.svg Benfica 3 4 7
Flag of Denmark.svg AGF 1 1 2
Flag of Denmark.svg AGF 3 1 4
Flag of Norway.svg Fredrikstad 0 0 0
Flag of Portugal.svg Benfica 3 1 4
Flag of Austria.svg Rapid Wien 0 1 1
Flag of Austria.svg Rapid Wien 3 0 3
Flag of East Germany.svg Wismut Karl Marx Stadt 1 2 3
Flag of Austria.svg Rapid Wien 2 2 4
Flag of Sweden.svg IFK Malmö 0 0 0
Flag of Sweden.svg IFK Malmö 1 1 2
Flag of Bulgaria (1948-1967).svg CDNA Sofia 0 1 1
Flag of Portugal.svg Benfica 3
Flag of Spain (1945-1977).svg Barcelona 2
Flag of Spain (1945-1977).svg Real Madrid 2 1 3
Flag of Spain (1945-1977).svg Barcelona 2 2 4
Flag of Spain (1945-1977).svg Barcelona 4 1 5
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Spartak Hradec Králové 0 1 1
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Spartak Hradec Králové 1 0 1
Flag of Greece (1822-1978).svg Panathinaikos 0 0 0
Flag of Spain (1945-1977).svg Barcelona 1 1 2
Flag of Germany.svg Hamburg 0 2 2
Flag of England.svg Burnley 2 2 4
Flag of France.svg Stade Reims 0 3 3
Flag of England.svg Burnley 3 1 4
Flag of Germany.svg Hamburg 1 4 5
Flag of Switzerland.svg Young Boys 0 3 3
Flag of Germany.svg Hamburg 5 3 8

First round

Team 1 Agg. Team 21st leg2nd leg
Benfica Flag of Portugal.svg 7–4 Flag of Hungary.svg Újpesti Dózsa 6–21–2
AGF Flag of Denmark.svg 4–0 Flag of Norway.svg Fredrikstad 3–01–0
Rapid Wien Flag of Austria.svg 3–31 Flag of East Germany.svg Wismut Karl Marx Stadt 3–10–2
IFK Malmö Flag of Sweden.svg 2–1 Flag of Bulgaria (1948-1967).svg CDNA Sofia 1–01–1
Real Madrid Flag of Spain (1945-1977).svg 3–4 Flag of Spain (1945-1977).svg Barcelona 2–21–2
Spartak Hradec Králové Flag of the Czech Republic.svg 1–0 Flag of Greece (1822-1978).svg Panathinaikos 1–00–0
Burnley Flag of England.svg 4–3 Flag of France.svg Stade Reims 2–02–3
Young Boys Flag of Switzerland.svg 3–8 Flag of Germany.svg Hamburg 0–53–3

1 Rapid Wien beat Wismut Karl Marx Stadt 1–0 in a play-off to qualify for the second round.

First leg

Benfica Flag of Portugal.svg 6–2 Flag of Hungary.svg Újpesti Dózsa
Coluna Soccerball shade.svg 1'
Águas Soccerball shade.svg 5', 11'
Santana Soccerball shade.svg 16', 28'
José Augusto Soccerball shade.svg 88'
Report Göröcs Soccerball shade.svg 70'
Pataki Soccerball shade.svg 77'
Estádio da Luz, Lisbon
Attendance: 55,000
Referee: Victor Schicker (Switzerland)

AGF Flag of Denmark.svg 3–0 Flag of Norway.svg Fredrikstad
Amdisen Soccerball shade.svg 74'
Overby Soccerball shade.svg 83'
Rou Jensen Soccerball shade.svg 85'
Report
Århus Stadion, Århus
Attendance: 10,000
Referee: Erik Johansson (Sweden)

Rapid Wien Flag of Austria.svg 3–1 Flag of East Germany.svg Wismut Karl Marx Stadt
Dienst Soccerball shade.svg 5'
Milanović Soccerball shade.svg 52'
Hanappi Soccerball shade.svg 61'
Report Wagner Soccerball shade.svg 17'
Praterstadion, Vienna
Attendance: 25,000
Referee: Gaston Grandain (Belgium)

IFK Malmö Flag of Sweden.svg 1–0 Flag of Bulgaria (1948-1967).svg CDNA Sofia
Karlsson Soccerball shade.svg 80' Report
Malmö Stadion, Malmö
Attendance: 7,707
Referee: Josef Kandlbinder (Germany)

Real Madrid Flag of Spain (1945-1977).svg 2–2 Flag of Spain (1945-1977).svg Barcelona
Mateos Soccerball shade.svg 1'
Gento Soccerball shade.svg 33'
Report Luis Suárez Soccerball shade.svg 27', 88' (pen.)


Burnley Flag of England.svg 2–0 Flag of France.svg Stade Reims
McIlroy Soccerball shade.svg 25'
Robson Soccerball shade.svg 40'
Report
Turf Moor, Burnley
Attendance: 37,404
Referee: José González Echevarría (Spain)

Young Boys Flag of Switzerland.svg 0–5 Flag of Germany.svg Hamburg
Report Stürmer Soccerball shade.svg 24', 51'
Seeler Soccerball shade.svg 35', 39'
Neisner Soccerball shade.svg 74'
Wankdorf Stadium, Bern
Attendance: 45,000
Referee: Johan Bronkhorst (Netherlands)

Second leg

Újpesti Dózsa Flag of Hungary.svg 2–1 Flag of Portugal.svg Benfica
Halapi Soccerball shade.svg 55'
Szusza Soccerball shade.svg 61'
Report Santana Soccerball shade.svg 5'
Népstadion, Budapest
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Albert Guinnard (Switzerland)

Benfica won 7–4 on aggregate.


Fredrikstad Flag of Norway.svg 0–1 Flag of Denmark.svg AGF
Report Overby Soccerball shade.svg 49'
Bislett Stadion, Oslo
Attendance: 10,334
Referee: Bengt Lundell (Sweden)

AGF won 4–0 on aggregate.


Wismut Karl Marx Stadt Flag of East Germany.svg 2–0 Flag of Austria.svg Rapid Wien
Bamberger Soccerball shade.svg 49'
Zink Soccerball shade.svg 61'
Report
Otto-Grotewohl-Stadion, Aue
Attendance: 25,000
Referee: Gérard Versyp (Belgium)

Wismut Karl Marx Stadt 3–3 Rapid Wien on aggregate.

Rapid Wien Flag of Austria.svg 1–0 Flag of East Germany.svg Wismut Karl Marx Stadt
Flögel Soccerball shade.svg 4' Report
St. Jakob Stadium, Basel
Attendance: 10,000
Referee: Gottfried Dienst (Switzerland)

Rapid Wien won 1–0 in a play-off.


CDNA Sofia Flag of Bulgaria (1948-1967).svg 1–1 Flag of Sweden.svg IFK Malmö
Tsanev Soccerball shade.svg 21' Report Olofsson Soccerball shade.svg 52'

IFK Malmö won 2–1 on aggregate.


Barcelona Flag of Spain (1945-1977).svg 2–1 Flag of Spain (1945-1977).svg Real Madrid
Vergés Soccerball shade.svg 33'
Evaristo Soccerball shade.svg 81'
Report Canário Soccerball shade.svg 87'
Camp Nou, Barcelona
Attendance: 120,000
Referee: Reginald Leafe (England)

Barcelona won 4–3 on aggregate.


Spartak Hradec Králové won 1–0 on aggregate.


Stade Reims Flag of France.svg 3–2 Flag of England.svg Burnley
Piantoni Soccerball shade.svg 50'
Rodzik Soccerball shade.svg 56', 75'
Report Robson Soccerball shade.svg 33'
Connelly Soccerball shade.svg 57'
Parc des Princes, Paris
Attendance: 36,831
Referee: Manuel Asensi Martín (Spain)

Burnley won 4–3 on aggregate.


Hamburg Flag of Germany.svg 3–3 Flag of Switzerland.svg Young Boys
Stürmer Soccerball shade.svg 12'
Dörfel Soccerball shade.svg 68'
Walker Soccerball shade.svg 86' (o.g.)
Report Bigler Soccerball shade.svg 21' (pen.)
Meier Soccerball shade.svg 25'
Schneiter Soccerball shade.svg 48'

Hamburg won 8–3 on aggregate.

Quarter-finals

Team 1 Agg. Team 21st leg2nd leg
Benfica Flag of Portugal.svg 7–2 Flag of Denmark.svg AGF 3–14–1
Rapid Wien Flag of Austria.svg 4–0 Flag of Sweden.svg IFK Malmö 2–02–0
Barcelona Flag of Spain (1945-1977).svg 5–1 Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Spartak Hradec Králové 4–01–1
Burnley Flag of England.svg 4–5 Flag of Germany.svg Hamburg 3–11–4

First leg

Benfica Flag of Portugal.svg 3–1 Flag of Denmark.svg AGF
Águas Soccerball shade.svg 20', 60'
José Augusto Soccerball shade.svg 50' (pen.)
Report Amdisen Soccerball shade.svg 52'
Estádio da Luz, Lisbon
Attendance: 65,000
Referee: Maurice Guigue (France)

Rapid Wien Flag of Austria.svg 2–0 Flag of Sweden.svg IFK Malmö
Dienst Soccerball shade.svg 44'
Bertalan Soccerball shade.svg 87'
Report
Praterstadion, Vienna
Attendance: 12,000
Referee: Marian Koczner (Poland)

Barcelona Flag of Spain (1945-1977).svg 4–0 Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Spartak Hradec Králové
Tejada Soccerball shade.svg 11', 64'
Evaristo Soccerball shade.svg 39'
Kubala Soccerball shade.svg 90' (pen.)
Report
Camp Nou, Barcelona
Attendance: 70,000
Referee: Giuseppe Adami (Italy)

Burnley Flag of England.svg 3–1 Flag of Germany.svg Hamburg
Pilkington Soccerball shade.svg 8', 60'
Robson Soccerball shade.svg 74'
Report Dörfel Soccerball shade.svg 76'
Turf Moor, Burnley
Attendance: 46,237
Referee: Tage Sørensen (Denmark)

Second leg

AGF Flag of Denmark.svg 1–4 Flag of Portugal.svg Benfica
Germano Soccerball shade.svg 77' (o.g.) Report José Augusto Soccerball shade.svg 2', 42'
Águas Soccerball shade.svg 32'
Santana Soccerball shade.svg 81'
Århus Stadion, Århus
Attendance: 22,000
Referee: Marcel Bois (France)

Benfica won 7–2 on aggregate.


IFK Malmö Flag of Sweden.svg 0–2 Flag of Austria.svg Rapid Wien
Report Bertalan Soccerball shade.svg 39'
Flögel Soccerball shade.svg 83'
Malmö Stadion, Malmö
Attendance: 18,842
Referee: Wlodzimierz Storoniak (Poland)

Rapid Wien won 4–0 on aggregate.


Spartak Hradec Králové Flag of the Czech Republic.svg 1–1 Flag of Spain (1945-1977).svg Barcelona
Zikán Soccerball shade.svg 33' Report Luis Suárez Soccerball shade.svg 24'
Strahov Stadium, Prague
Attendance: 45,000
Referee: Concetto Lo Bello (Italy)

Barcelona won 5–1 on aggregate.


Hamburg Flag of Germany.svg 4–1 Flag of England.svg Burnley
Stürmer Soccerball shade.svg 8'
Seeler Soccerball shade.svg 41', 75'
Dörfel Soccerball shade.svg 56'
Report Harris Soccerball shade.svg 55'
Volksparkstadion, Hamburg
Attendance: 47,000
Referee: Aage Poulsen (Denmark)

Hamburg won 5–4 on aggregate.

Semi-finals

Team 1 Agg. Team 21st leg2nd leg
Benfica Flag of Portugal.svg 4–1 Flag of Austria.svg Rapid Wien 3–01–1
Barcelona Flag of Spain (1945-1977).svg 2–21 Flag of Germany.svg Hamburg 1–01–2

1 Barcelona beat Hamburg 1–0 in a play-off to qualify for the final.

First leg

Benfica Flag of Portugal.svg 3–0 Flag of Austria.svg Rapid Wien
Coluna Soccerball shade.svg 15'
Águas Soccerball shade.svg 25'
Cavém Soccerball shade.svg 63'
Report
Estádio da Luz, Lisbon
Attendance: 65,000
Referee: Kevin Howley (England)

Barcelona Flag of Spain (1945-1977).svg 1–0 Flag of Germany.svg Hamburg
Evaristo Soccerball shade.svg 46' Report
Camp Nou, Barcelona
Attendance: 48,000
Referee: Lucien van Nuffel (Belgium)

Second leg

Rapid Wien Flag of Austria.svg 1–1 Flag of Portugal.svg Benfica
Skocik Soccerball shade.svg 70' Report Águas Soccerball shade.svg 66'
Praterstadion, Vienna
Attendance: 63,000
Referee: Reginald Leafe (England)

Game abandoned with two minutes to play due to crowd riots and pitch invasion.

Benfica won 4–1 on aggregate.


Hamburg Flag of Germany.svg 2–1 Flag of Spain (1945-1977).svg Barcelona
Wulf Soccerball shade.svg 59'
Seeler Soccerball shade.svg 68'
Report Kocsis Soccerball shade.svg 90'
Volksparkstadion, Hamburg
Attendance: 71,000
Referee: Gérard Versyp (Belgium)

Hamburg 2–2 Barcelona on aggregate.

Barcelona Flag of Spain (1945-1977).svg 1–0 Flag of Germany.svg Hamburg
Evaristo Soccerball shade.svg 43' Report
Heysel Stadium, Brussels
Attendance: 44,000
Referee: Tage Sørensen (Denmark)

Barcelona won 1–0 in play-off.

Final

Benfica Flag of Portugal.svg 3–2 Flag of Spain (1945-1977).svg Barcelona
Águas Soccerball shade.svg 31'
Ramallets Soccerball shade.svg 32' (o.g.)
Coluna Soccerball shade.svg 55'
Report Kocsis Soccerball shade.svg 21'
Czibor Soccerball shade.svg 75'
Wankdorf Stadium, Bern
Attendance: 26,732
Referee: Gottfried Dienst (Switzerland)

Top scorers

The top scorers from the 1960–61 European Cup (including preliminary round) are as follows:

RankNameTeamGoals
1 Flag of Portugal.svg José Águas Flag of Portugal.svg Benfica 11
2 Flag of Brazil.svg Evaristo Flag of Spain (1945-1977).svg Barcelona 6
Flag of Portugal.svg José Augusto Flag of Portugal.svg Benfica 6
4 Flag of Germany.svg Uwe Seeler Flag of Germany.svg Hamburg 5
5 Flag of Portugal.svg Santana Flag of Portugal.svg Benfica 4
Flag of Germany.svg Klaus Stürmer Flag of Germany.svg Hamburg 4
Flag of Spain (1945-1977).svg Luis Suárez Flag of Spain (1945-1977).svg Barcelona 4
8 Flag of Denmark.svg John Amdisen Flag of Denmark.svg AGF 3
Flag of Portugal.svg Mário Coluna Flag of Portugal.svg Benfica 3
Flag of Germany.svg Gert Dörfel Flag of Germany.svg Hamburg 3
Flag of Hungary.svg János Göröcs Flag of Hungary.svg Újpesti Dózsa 3
Flag of Sweden.svg Hans Olofsson Flag of Sweden.svg IFK Malmö 3
Flag of England.svg Jimmy Robson Flag of England.svg Burnley 3
Flag of France.svg Dominique Rustichelli Flag of France.svg Stade Reims 3
Flag of France.svg Jean Vincent Flag of France.svg Stade Reims 3

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The 1989–90 European Cup was the 35th edition of Europe's premier club football tournament, the European Cup. The final was played at the Praterstadion in Vienna on 23 May 1990. The final was contested by Italian defending champions Milan and Portuguese two-time former winners Benfica. Milan successfully defended their title with a 1–0 victory, securing their fourth European Cup trophy. Milan remained the last team to successfully defend their trophy until Real Madrid did it again in 2017. Arsenal were denied a place in the competition, as this was the last year of a ban from European competitions for English clubs following the Heysel Stadium disaster of 1985.

1991–92 European Cup 37th season of the UEFA club football tournament

The 1991–92 European Cup was the 37th season of the European Cup football club tournament. It was the first European Cup to have a group stage, from which the winning clubs progressed to the final. 1991–92 was the tournament's last edition before it was re-branded as the UEFA Champions League.

The 1980–81 season of the European Cup Winners' Cup was won by FC Dinamo Tbilisi in the final against FC Carl Zeiss Jena. Dinamo Tbilisi's spectacular side already had defeated West Ham United away before beating Carl Zeiss Jena in a final watched by 4,750 people in Düsseldorf. This win was the high point of the Georgian side and is still the club's greatest achievement.

The 1995–96 UEFA Cup was the 25th season of Europe's then-tertiary club football tournament organised by UEFA. It was won by German club Bayern Munich on aggregate over Bordeaux of France. Girondins de Bordeaux went to the finals all the way from the 1995 UEFA Intertoto Cup, its first season, being the only Intertoto Cup entrant to reach this far of the UEFA Cup. With this victory, Bayern became the third club to have won all three major European trophies. The finals itself was the only UEFA Cup final during the 1990s to not feature any Italian sides.

The 1989–90 UEFA Cup was won by Juventus on aggregate over Fiorentina. This was the first final between two Italian sides in the UEFA competitions history and the third between two clubs of the same country.

The 1981–82 UEFA Cup was won by IFK Göteborg on aggregate over Hamburger SV.

The 1975–76 UEFA Cup was won by Liverpool over Club Brugge on aggregate.

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