1958 European Cup Final

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1958 European Cup Final
Match programme cover
Event1957–58 European Cup
After extra time
Date28 May 1958
VenueHeysel Stadium, Brussels
RefereeAlbert Alsteen (Belgium)

The 1958 European Cup Final was a football match which took place at Heysel Stadium in Brussels, Belgium on 28 May 1958. It was contested by Real Madrid of Spain and Milan of Italy. Real Madrid won 3–2 after extra time to claim their third European Cup in a row.

After the match, the Real Madrid players were presented with their winners' medals by a 23-year-old Albert II of Belgium.[1]

Route to the final[edit]

Spain Real Madrid Round Italy Milan
Opponent Agg. 1st leg 2nd leg Opponent Agg. 1st leg 2nd leg
Bye Prelim. round Austria Rapid Wien 6–6
(Replay: 4–2)
4–1 (H) 2–5 (A)
Belgium Royal Antwerp 8–1 2–1 (A) 6–0 (H) First round Scotland Rangers 6–1 4–1 (A) 2–0 (H)
Spain Sevilla 10–2 8–0 (H) 2–2 (A) Quarter-finals West Germany Borussia Dortmund 5–2 1–1 (A) 4–1 (H)
Hungary Vasas 4–2 4–0 (H) 0–2 (A) Semi-finals England Manchester United 5–2 1–2 (A) 4–0 (H)



Real Madrid Spain3–2 (a.e.t.)Italy Milan
Di Stéfano Goal 74'
Rial Goal 79'
Gento Goal 107'
Report Schiaffino Goal 59'
Grillo Goal 77'
Attendance: 67,000
Referee: Albert Alsteen (Belgium)
Real Madrid
GK 1 Spain Juan Alonso (c)
RB 2 Spain Ángel Atienza
LB 3 Spain Rafael Lesmes
CM 4 Spain Juan Santisteban
CB 5 SpainUruguay José Santamaría
CM 6 Spain José María Zárraga
RW 7 Spain Joseito
RF 8 France Raymond Kopa
CF 9 SpainArgentina Alfredo Di Stéfano
LF 10 SpainArgentina Héctor Rial
LW 11 Spain Francisco Gento
Argentina Luis Carniglia
Real Madrid-AC Milan 1958-05-28.svg
GK 1 Italy Narciso Soldan
RB 2 Italy Alfio Fontana
LB 3 Italy Eros Beraldo
CM 4 Italy Mario Bergamaschi
CB 5 Italy Cesare Maldini
CM 6 Italy Luigi Radice
RW 7 Italy Giancarlo Danova
RM 8 Sweden Nils Liedholm (c)
LM 9 ItalyUruguay Juan Alberto Schiaffino
CF 10 Argentina Ernesto Grillo
LW 11 Argentina Tito Cucchiaroni
Italy Giuseppe Viani

Match statistics[edit]

Real Madrid Milan
Goals scored 3 2
Total shots 20 17
Shots on target 14 10
Ball possession 75% 25%
Corner kicks 4 3
Fouls committed 5 8
Offsides 1 4
Yellow cards 0 0
Red cards 0 0

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Simpson, Paul; Hesse-Lichtenberger, Uli (October 2005). Sleight, Hugh (ed.). "50 Things You Never Knew About... The European Cup". FourFourTwo. Teddington: Haymarket Consumer (134): 101. ISSN 1355-0276.

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