1992 European Cup Final

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1992 European Cup Final
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Event 1991–92 European Cup
After extra time
Date 20 May 1992
Venue Wembley Stadium, London
Referee Aron Schmidhuber (Germany)
Attendance 70,827
1991
(Champions League) 1993

The 1992 European Cup Final was a football match held on 20 May 1992 at Wembley Stadium, London, between Barcelona of Spain and Sampdoria of Italy. Barcelona won the game 1–0 in extra time, thanks to a Ronald Koeman free-kick, to record their first triumph in the competition. It was the first to have a group stage involving the eight second-round winners split into two groups, and the winner of each one met in the final.


Route to the final[edit]

For more details on this topic, see 1991–92 European Cup.
Spain Barcelona Round Italy Sampdoria
Opponent Agg. 1st leg 2nd leg Stages Opponent Agg. 1st leg 2nd leg
Germany Hansa Rostock 3–1 3–0 (H) 0–1 (A) First round Norway Rosenborg 7–1 5–0 (H) 2–1 (A)
Germany Kaiserslautern 3–3 (a) 2–0 (H) 1–3 (A) Second round Hungary Honvéd 4–3 1–2 (A) 3–1 (H)
Opponent Result Group stage Opponent Result
Czechoslovakia Sparta Prague 3–2 (H) Matchday 1 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Red Star Belgrade 2–0 (H)
Portugal Benfica 0–0 (A) Matchday 2 Greece Panathinaikos 0–0 (A)
Soviet Union Dynamo Kyiv 2–0 (A) Matchday 3 Belgium Anderlecht 2–3 (A)
Soviet Union Dynamo Kyiv 3–0 (H) Matchday 4 Belgium Anderlecht 2–0 (H)
Czechoslovakia Sparta Prague 0–1 (A) Matchday 5 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Red Star Belgrade 3–1 (A)
Portugal Benfica 2–1 (H) Matchday 6 Greece Panathinaikos 1–1 (H)
Group B winner
Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Spain Barcelona 6 4 1 1 10 4 +6 9
Czechoslovakia Sparta Prague 6 2 2 2 7 7 0 6
Portugal Benfica 6 1 3 2 8 5 +3 5
Soviet Union Dynamo Kyiv 6 2 0 4 3 12 −9 4
Final standings Group A winner
Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Italy Sampdoria 6 3 2 1 10 5 +5 8
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Red Star Belgrade 6 3 0 3 9 10 −1 6
Belgium Anderlecht 6 2 2 2 8 9 −1 6
Greece Panathinaikos 6 0 4 2 1 4 −3 4

Match[edit]

Details[edit]

20 May 1992
19:15 BST
Barcelona Spain 1–0 (a.e.t.) Italy Sampdoria
Koeman Goal 112' Report
Wembley Stadium, London
Attendance: 70,827
Referee: Aron Schmidhuber (Germany)
Barcelona
Sampdoria
GK 1 Spain Andoni Zubizarreta (c)
SW 4 Netherlands Ronald Koeman
CB 3 Spain Albert Ferrer
CB 2 Spain Nando
RWB  11 Spain Eusebio Sacristán
LWB  5 Spain Juan Carlos
DM 10 Spain Josep Guardiola Substituted off 112'
CM 6 Spain José Mari Bakero Booked 75'
CM 9 Denmark Michael Laudrup
CF 7 Spain Julio Salinas Substituted off 65'
CF 8 Bulgaria Hristo Stoichkov
Substitutes:
GK 13 Spain Carles Busquets
DF 12 Spain José Ramón Alexanko Substituted in 112'
MF 15 Spain Miguel Ángel Nadal
MF 16 Spain Andoni Goikoetxea Substituted in 65'
FW 14 Spain Txiki Begiristain
Manager:
Netherlands Johan Cruyff
GK 1 Italy Gianluca Pagliuca
SW 6 Italy Marco Lanna
RB 2 Italy Moreno Mannini Booked 39'
CB 5 Italy Pietro Vierchowod Booked 66'
LB 3 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Srečko Katanec
RM 7 Italy Attilio Lombardo
CM 4 Italy Fausto Pari
CM 8 Brazil Toninho Cerezo
LM 11 Italy Ivano Bonetti Substituted off 73'
CF 9 Italy Gianluca Vialli Substituted off 100'
CF 10 Italy Roberto Mancini (c) Booked 118'
Substitutes:
GK 12 Italy Giulio Nuciari
DF 14 Italy Dario Bonetti
MF 16 Italy Giovanni Invernizzi Substituted in 73'
MF 17 Italy Renato Buso Substituted in 100'
FW 15 Brazil Paulo Silas
Manager:
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Vujadin Boškov

Assistant referees:
Joachim Ren (Germany)
Uwe Ennuschat (Germany)
Fourth official:
Karl-Josef Assenmacher (Germany)

Match rules

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

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