1988 European Cup Winners' Cup Final

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1988 European Cup Winners' Cup Final
Event 1987–88 European Cup Winners' Cup
Date 11 May 1988
Venue Stade de la Meinau, Strasbourg
Referee Dieter Pauly (West Germany)
Attendance 39,446
1987
1989

The 1988 European Cup Winners' Cup Final was a football match contested between Mechelen of Belgium and the defending champions, Ajax of Netherlands. It was the final match of the 1987–88 European Cup Winners' Cup and the 28th European Cup Winners' Cup Final. The final was held at Stade de la Meinau in Strasbourg, France. Mechelen won the match 1–0 thanks to a goal by Piet den Boer, assisted by Eli Ohana.

Road to final[edit]

For more details on this topic, see 1987–88 European Cup Winners' Cup.
Belgium Mechelen Round Netherlands Ajax
Opponent Agg. 1st leg 2nd leg Opponent Agg. 1st leg 2nd leg
Romania Dinamo București 3–0 1–0 (H) 2–0 (A) First round Republic of Ireland Dundalk 6–0 4–0 (H) 2–0 (A)
Scotland St. Mirren 2–0 0–0 (H) 2–0 (A) Second round Germany Hamburg 3–0 1–0 (A) 2–0 (H)
Soviet Union Dinamo Minsk 2–1 1–0 (H) 1–1 (A) Quarter-finals Switzerland Young Boys 2–0 1–0 (A) 1–0 (H)
Italy Atalanta 4–2 2–1 (H) 2–1 (A) Semi-finals France Marseille 5–1 3–0 (A) 2–1 (H)

Match details[edit]

11 May 1988
20:15 CEST
Mechelen Belgium 1–0 Netherlands Ajax
den Boer Goal 53' Report
Mechelen
Ajax
GK 1 Belgium Michel Preud'homme
DF 4 Netherlands Wim Hofkens Substituted off 73'
DF 3 Belgium Lei Clijsters (c)
DF 2 Belgium Geert Deferm
DF 5 Netherlands Graeme Rutjes
MF 6 Belgium Koenraad Sanders Booked
MF 8 Belgium Marc Emmers
MF 7 Netherlands Erwin Koeman
FW 9 Netherlands Piet den Boer Booked
MF 10 Belgium Pascal De Wilde Substituted off 60'
FW 11 Israel Eli Ohana
Substitutes:
MF Belgium Paul Demesmaeker Substituted in 60'
MF Belgium Paul Theunis Substituted in 73'
Manager:
Netherlands Aad de Mos
KV Mechelen vs Ajax 1988-05-11.svg
GK 1 Netherlands Stanley Menzo
DF 2 Netherlands Danny Blind Red card 16'
DF 3 Sweden Peter Larsson
DF 4 Netherlands Frank Verlaat Substituted off 73'
MF 5 Netherlands Arnold Scholten
DF 6 Netherlands Jan Wouters Booked
FW 7 Netherlands John van 't Schip Substituted off 57'
FW 8 Netherlands Rob Witschge
FW 9 Netherlands John Bosman
MF 10 Netherlands Aron Winter
MF 11 Netherlands Arnold Mühren (c)
Substitutes:
MF 17 Netherlands Dennis Bergkamp Substituted in 57'
FW 16 Netherlands Hennie Meijer Substituted in 73'
Manager:
Netherlands Barry Hulshoff

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