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1960–61 European Cup

1960–61 European Cup
Tournament details
Dates 29 September 1960 – 31 May 1961
Teams 28
Final positions
Champions Benfica (1st title)
Runners-up Barcelona
Tournament statistics
Matches played 51
Goals scored 144 (2.82 per match)
Top scorer(s) 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.

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
Drawn Northern 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 Hamburg Burnley Panathinaikos

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

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Hearts 1–5 Benfica 1–2 0–3
Red Star Belgrade 1–5 Újpesti Dózsa 1–2 0–3
Fredrikstad 4–3 Ajax 4–3 0–0
AGF 3–1 Legia Warsaw 3–0 0–1
Juventus 3–4 CDNA Sofia 2–0 1–4
IFK Helsingfors 2–5 IFK Malmö 1–3 1–2
Rapid Wien 4–1 Beşiktaş 4–0 0–1
Limerick 2–9 Young Boys 0–5 2–4
CCA Bucharest (w/o) Spartak Hradec Králové
Glenavon (w/o) Wismut Karl Marx Stadt
Stade Reims 11–1 Jeunesse Esch 6–1 5–0
Barcelona 5–0 Lierse 2–0 3–0

First leg

29 September 1960
Hearts 1–2 Benfica
Young Goal 80' Report Águas Goal 36'
José Augusto Goal 74'
Tynecastle Park, Edinburgh
Attendance: 29,500
Referee: Marcel Lequesne, (France)

28 September 1960
Red Star Belgrade 1–2 Újpesti Dózsa
Kostić Goal 17' Report Göröcs Goal 35'
Kuharszki Goal 68'
Stadion JNA, Belgrade
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Józef Kowal, (Poland)

31 August 1960
Limerick 0–5 Young Boys
Report Wechselberger Goal 54'88'
Willy Schneider Goal 70'
Dürr Goal 76'
Meier Goal 82'

31 August 1960
Fredrikstad 4–3 Ajax
Olsen Goal 35'61'
Kristoffersen Goal 49'
Pedersen Goal 59'
Report H. Groot Goal 25'
Swart Goal 37'
Muller Goal 75'
Fredrikstad Stadion, Fredrikstad
Attendance: 7,500
Referee: Jarl Hansen, (Denmark)

14 September 1960
Rapid Wien 4–0 Beşiktaş
Münir Goal 9' (o.g.)
Dienst Goal 20'
Glechner Goal 86'
Bertalan Goal 90'
Report
Praterstadion, Vienna
Attendance: 30,000
Referee: Stanislav Fencl, (Czechoslovakia)

21 September 1960
AGF 3–0 Legia Warsaw
Amdisen Goal 32'
Kjær-Andersen Goal 54'
J. Jensen Goal 75'
Report
Århus Stadion, Århus
Attendance: 10,268
Referee: Johan Bronkhorst, (Netherlands)

21 September 1960
Juventus 2–0 CDNA Sofia
Lojodice Goal 5'
Sívori Goal 24'
Report
Stadio Comunale, Turin
Attendance: 55,000
Referee: Dittmar Huber, (Switzerland)

1 September 1960
IFK Helsingfors 1–3 IFK Malmö
Nevalainen Goal 68' Report Olofsson Goal 25'40'
 68'

7 September 1960
Stade Reims 6–1 Jeunesse Esch
Vincent Goal 4'59'
Rustichelli Goal 16'
Dubaele Goal 38'64'
Piantoni Goal 85'
Report Meurisse Goal 87'

28 September 1960
Barcelona 2–0 Lierse
Czibor Goal 17'
Luis Suárez Goal 70'
Report
Camp Nou, Barcelona
Attendance: 42,068
Referee: Giuseppe Adami, (Italy)

Second leg

5 October 1960
Benfica 3–0 Hearts
Águas Goal 7'60'
José Augusto Goal 49'
Report
Estádio da Luz, Lisbon
Attendance: 30,122
Referee: Joseph Barberan, (France)

Benfica won 5–1 on aggregate.


5 October 1960
Újpesti Dózsa 3–0 Red Star Belgrade
Borsányi Goal 70'
Pataki Goal 71'
Göröcs Goal 87'
Report
Megyeri úti Stadium, Budapest
Attendance: 15,000
Referee: Julian Mytnik, (Poland)

Újpesti Dózsa won 5–1 on aggregate.


5 October 1960
Young Boys 4–2 Limerick
Allemann Goal 40'
Willy Schneider Goal 68'72'
Dürr Goal 81'
Report Wallace Goal 36'
O'Reilly Goal 75'
Wankdorfstadion, Bern
Attendance: 21,000
Referee: Juan Gardeazabal Garay, (Spain)

Young Boys won 9–2 on aggregate.


7 September 1960
Ajax 0–0 Fredrikstad
Report
Olympisch Stadion, Amsterdam
Attendance: 35,000
Referee: Frede Hansen, (Denmark)

Fredrikstad won 4–3 on aggregate.


5 October 1960
Legia Warsaw 1–0 AGF
H. Nowak Goal 29' Report

AGF won 3–1 on aggregate.


12 October 1960
CDNA Sofia 4–1 Juventus
Rakarov Goal 19'
Kovachev Goal 56'
Panayotov Goal 68'
Tsanev Goal 75'
Report Nicolè Goal 88'

CDNA Sofia won 4–3 on aggregate.


28 September 1960
IFK Malmö 2–1 IFK Helsingfors
Lundqvist Goal 22'
Ljung Goal 24'
Report Kivelä Goal 29'
Malmö Stadion, Malmö
Attendance: 5,202
Referee: Günther Ternieden (West Germany)

IFK Malmö won 5–2 on aggregate.


28 September 1960
Beşiktaş 1–0 Rapid Wien
Ahmet Goal 11' Report
Mithat Paşa Stadium, Istanbul
Attendance: 17,268
Referee: Kostadin Dinov (Bulgaria)

Rapid Wien won 4–1 on aggregate.


5 October 1960
Jeunesse Esch 0–5 Stade Reims
Report Vincent Goal 50'
Moreau Goal 54'
Heinen Goal 60' (o.g.)
Rustichelli Goal 63'69'

Stade Reims won 11–1 on aggregate.


5 October 1960
Lierse 0–3 Barcelona
Report Villaverde Goal 7'
Evaristo Goal 26'77'

Barcelona won 5–0 on aggregate.

First round

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Benfica 7–4 Újpesti Dózsa 6–2 1–2
AGF 4–0 Fredrikstad 3–0 1–0
Rapid Wien 3–31 Wismut Karl Marx Stadt 3–1 0–2
IFK Malmö 2–1 CDNA Sofia 1–0 1–1
Real Madrid 3–4 Barcelona 2–2 1–2
Spartak Hradec Králové 1–0 Panathinaikos 1–0 0–0
Burnley 4–3 Stade Reims 2–0 2–3
Young Boys 3–8 Hamburg 0–5 3–3

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

First leg

6 November 1960
Benfica 6–2 Újpesti Dózsa
Coluna Goal 1'
Águas Goal 5'11'
Santana Goal 16'28'
José Augusto Goal 88'
Report Göröcs Goal 70'
Pataki Goal 77'
Estádio da Luz, Lisbon
Attendance: 55,000
Referee: Victor Schicker, (Switzerland)

19 October 1960
AGF 3–0 Fredrikstad
Amdisen Goal 74'
Overby Goal 83'
Rou Jensen Goal 85'
Report
Århus Stadion, Århus
Attendance: 10,000
Referee: Erik Johansson, (Sweden)

9 November 1960
Rapid Wien 3–1 Wismut Karl Marx Stadt
Dienst Goal 5'
Milanović Goal 52'
Hanappi Goal 61'
Report Wagner Goal 17'
Praterstadion, Vienna
Attendance: 25,000
Referee: Gaston Grandain, (Belgium)

2 November 1960
IFK Malmö 1–0 CDNA Sofia
Karlsson Goal 80' Report
Malmö Stadion, Malmö
Attendance: 7,707
Referee: Josef Kandlbinder (Germany)

9 November 1960
Real Madrid 2–2 Barcelona
Mateos Goal 1'
Gento Goal 33'
Report Luis Suárez Goal 27'88' (pen.)

6 November 1960
Spartak Hradec Králové 1–0 Panathinaikos
Šonka Goal 89' Report
Hradec Králové
Attendance: 25,000
Referee: Branko Tesanić, Yugoslavia

16 November 1960
Burnley 2–0 Stade Reims
McIlroy Goal 25'
Robson Goal 40'
Report
Turf Moor, Burnley
Attendance: 37,404
Referee: José González Echevarría, Spain

2 November 1960
Young Boys 0–5 Hamburg
Report Stürmer Goal 24'51'
Seeler Goal 35'39'
Neisner Goal 74'
Wankdorfstadion, Bern
Attendance: 45,000
Referee: Johan Bronkhorst, Netherlands

Second leg

30 November 1960
Újpesti Dózsa 2–1 Benfica
Halapi Goal 55'
Szusza Goal 61'
Report Santana Goal 5'
Népstadion, Budapest
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Albert Guinnard, (Switzerland)

Benfica won 7–4 on aggregate.


26 October 1960
Fredrikstad 0–1 AGF
Report Overby Goal 49'
Bislett Stadion, Oslo
Attendance: 10,334
Referee: Bengt Lundell, (Sweden)

AGF won 4–0 on aggregate.


23 November 1960
Wismut Karl Marx Stadt 2–0 Rapid Wien
Bamberger Goal 49'
Zink Goal 61'
Report
Otto-Grotewohl-Stadion, Aue
Attendance: 25,000
Referee: Gérard Versyp, (Belgium)

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

21 December 1960
Rapid Wien 1–0 Wismut Karl Marx Stadt
Flögel Goal 4' Report
St. Jakob Stadium, Basel
Attendance: 10,000
Referee: Gottfried Dienst, (Switzerland)

Rapid Wien won 1–0 in a play-off.


13 November 1960
CDNA Sofia 1–1 IFK Malmö
Tsanev Goal 21' Report Olofsson Goal 52'

IFK Malmö won 2–1 on aggregate.


23 November 1960
Barcelona 2–1 Real Madrid
Vergés Goal 33'
Evaristo Goal 81'
Report Canário Goal 87'
Camp Nou, Barcelona
Attendance: 120,000
Referee: Reginald Leafe (England)

Barcelona won 4–3 on aggregate.


7 December 1960
Panathinaikos 0–0 Spartak Hradec Králové
Report
Apostolos Nikolaidis Stadium, Athens
Attendance: 22,000
Referee: Gino Rigato, (Italy)

Spartak Hradec Králové won 1–0 on aggregate.


30 November 1960
Stade Reims 3–2 Burnley
Piantoni Goal 50'
Rodzik Goal 56'75'
Report Robson Goal 33'
Connelly Goal 57'
Parc des Princes, Paris
Attendance: 36,831
Referee: Manuel Asensi Martín, (Spain)

Burnley won 4–3 on aggregate.


27 November 1960
Hamburg 3–3 Young Boys
Stürmer Goal 12'
Dörfel Goal 68'
Walker Goal 86' (o.g.)
Report Bigler Goal 21' (pen.)
Meier Goal 25'
Schneiter Goal 48'

Hamburg won 8–3 on aggregate.

Quarter-finals

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Benfica 7–2 AGF 3–1 4–1
Rapid Wien 4–0 IFK Malmö 2–0 2–0
Barcelona 5–1 Spartak Hradec Králové 4–0 1–1
Burnley 4–5 Hamburg 3–1 1–4

First leg

8 March 1961
Benfica 3–1 AGF
Águas Goal 20'60'
José Augusto Goal 50' (pen.)
Report

MatchCentre

Amdisen Goal 52'
Estádio da Luz, Lisbon
Attendance: 65,000
Referee: Maurice Guigue, (France)

22 March 1961
Rapid Wien 2–0 IFK Malmö
Dienst Goal 44'
Bertalan Goal 87'
Report

MatchCentre

Praterstadion, Vienna
Attendance: 12,000
Referee: Marian Koczner (Poland)

8 March 1961
Barcelona 4–0 Spartak Hradec Králové
Tejada Goal 11'64'
Evaristo Goal 39'
Kubala Goal 90' (pen.)
Report

MatchCentre

Camp Nou, Barcelona
Attendance: 70,000
Referee: Giuseppe Adami (Italy)

18 January 1961
Burnley 3–1 Hamburg
Pilkington Goal 8'60'
Robson Goal 74'
Report

MatchCentre

Dörfel Goal 76'
Turf Moor, Burnley
Attendance: 46,237
Referee: Tage Sørensen, (Denmark)

Second leg

30 March 1961
AGF 1–4 Benfica
Germano Goal 77' (o.g.) Report

MatchCentre

José Augusto Goal 2'42'
Águas Goal 32'
Santana Goal 81'
Århus Stadion, Århus
Attendance: 22,000
Referee: Marcel Bois, (France)

Benfica won 7–2 on aggregate.


3 April 1961
IFK Malmö 0–2 Rapid Wien
Report

MatchCentre

Bertalan Goal 39'
Flögel Goal 83'
Malmö Stadion, Malmö
Attendance: 18,842
Referee: Wlodzimierz Storoniak (Poland)

Rapid Wien won 4–0 on aggregate.


15 March 1961
Spartak Hradec Králové 1–1 Barcelona
Zikán Goal 33' Report

MatchCentre

Luis Suárez Goal 24'
Strahov Stadium, Prague
Attendance: 45,000
Referee: Concetto Lo Bello (Italy)

Barcelona won 5–1 on aggregate.


15 March 1961
Hamburg 4–1 Burnley
Stürmer Goal 8'
Seeler Goal 41'75'
Dörfel Goal 56'
Report

MatchCentre

Harris Goal 55'
Volksparkstadion, Hamburg
Attendance: 47,000
Referee: Aage Poulsen, (Denmark)

Hamburg won 5–4 on aggregate.

Semi-finals

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Benfica 4–1 Rapid Wien 3–0 1–1
Barcelona 2–21 Hamburg 1–0 1–2

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

First leg

26 April 1961
Benfica 3–0 Rapid Wien
Coluna Goal 15'
Águas Goal 25'
Cavém Goal 63'
Report

MatchCentre

Estádio da Luz, Lisbon
Attendance: 65,000
Referee: Kevin Howley, (England)

12 April 1961
Barcelona 1–0 Hamburg
Evaristo Goal 46' Report

MatchCentre

Camp Nou, Barcelona
Attendance: 48,000
Referee: Lucien van Nuffel (Belgium)

Second leg

4 May 1961
Rapid Wien 1–1 Benfica
Skocik Goal 70' Report

MatchCentre

Águas Goal 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.


26 April 1961
Hamburg 2–1 Barcelona
Wulf Goal 59'
Seeler Goal 68'
Report

MatchCentre

Kocsis Goal 90'
Volksparkstadion, Hamburg
Attendance: 71,000
Referee: Gérard Versyp (Belgium)

Hamburg 2–2 Barcelona on aggregate.

3 May 1961
Barcelona 1–0 Hamburg
Evaristo Goal 43' Report

MatchCentre

Heysel Stadium, Brussels
Attendance: 44,000
Referee: Tage Sørensen (Denmark)

Barcelona won 1–0 in play-off.

Final

31 May 1961
19:00 CEST
Benfica 3–2 Barcelona
Águas Goal 31'
Ramallets Goal 32' (o.g.)
Coluna Goal 55'
Report

MatchCentre

Kocsis Goal 21'
Czibor Goal 75'
Wankdorf Stadium, Bern
Attendance: 33,000
Referee: Gottfried Dienst (Switzerland)

Top scorers

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

Rank Name Team Goals
1 José Águas Benfica 11
2 Evaristo Barcelona 6
José Augusto Benfica 6
4 Uwe Seeler Hamburg 5
5 Santana Benfica 4
Klaus Stürmer Hamburg 4
Luis Suárez Barcelona 4
8 John Amdisen AGF 3
Mário Coluna Benfica 3
Gert Dörfel Hamburg 3
János Göröcs Újpesti Dózsa 3
Hans Olofsson IFK Malmö 3
Jimmy Robson Burnley 3
Dominique Rustichelli Stade Reims 3
Jean Vincent Stade Reims 3

References

  1. ^ Corriere dello Sport, 8 July 1960.

External links

  • 1960–61 All matches – season at UEFA website
  • European Cup results at Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation
  • All scorers 1960–61 European Cup (excluding preliminary round) according to protocols UEFA + all scorers preliminary round
  • 1960-61 European Cup - results and line-ups (archive)
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