1959 European Cup Final

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1959 European Cup Final
Event1958–59 European Cup
Date3 June 1959
VenueNeckarstadion, Stuttgart
RefereeAlbert Dusch (West Germany)

The 1959 European Cup Final was the fourth final in the pan-European football competition, the European Cup, now known as the UEFA Champions League. It was contested by Real Madrid of Spain and Reims from France. It was played at the Neckarstadion in Stuttgart on 3 June 1959 in front of 80,000 people. The match finished 2–0 to Real Madrid, winning their fourth European Cup in a row and beating Reims in final for the second time in four years, following the 1956 final. Madrid dominated the match with goals by Enrique Mateos and Alfredo Di Stéfano.

Route to the final[edit]

Spain Real Madrid Round France Stade de Reims
Opponent Agg. 1st leg 2nd leg Opponent Agg. 1st leg 2nd leg
Bye Prelim. round Northern Ireland Ards 10–3 4–1 (A) 6–2 (H)
Turkey Beşiktaş 3–1 2–0 (H) 1–1 (A) First round Finland HPS 7–0 4–0 (H) 3–0 (A)
Austria Wiener Sport-Club 7–1 0–0 (A) 7–1 (H) Quarter-finals Belgium Standard Liège 3–2 0–2 (A) 3–0 (H)
Spain Atlético Madrid 2–2
(Replay: 2–1)
2–1 (H) 0–1 (A) Semi-finals Switzerland Young Boys 3–1 0–1 (A) 3–0 (H)



Real Madrid Spain2–0France Reims
Mateos Goal 1'
Di Stéfano Goal 47'
Attendance: 72,000
Referee: Albert Dusch (West Germany)
Real Madrid
Stade de Reims
GK 1 Argentina Rogelio Domínguez
DF 2 Spain Marquitos
DF 3 Spain Uruguay José Santamaría
DF 4 Spain José María Zárraga (c)
MF 5 Spain Juan Santisteban
MF 6 Spain Antonio Ruiz
FW 7 France Raymond Kopa
FW 8 Spain Enrique Mateos
FW 9 Spain Argentina Alfredo Di Stéfano
FW 10 Spain Héctor Rial
FW 11 Spain Francisco Gento
Argentina Luis Carniglia

Real Madrid-Stade de Reims 1959-06-03.svg

GK 1 France Dominique Colonna
DF 2 France Bruno Rodzik
DF 3 France Robert Jonquet (c)
DF 4 France Raoul Giraudo
MF 5 France Armand Penverne
MF 6 France Michel Leblond
FW 7 France Robert Lamartine
FW 8 France René Bliard
FW 9 France Just Fontaine
FW 10 France Roger Piantoni
FW 11 France Jean Vincent
France Albert Batteux

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

  • European Cup 1958/59 from UEFA
  • European Cup 1958/59 from RSSSF
  • "European Champion Clubs' Cup – History" (PDF). UEFA. p. 164. Retrieved 25 May 2011.