1959 European Cup Final
|Event||1958–59 European Cup|
|Date||3 June 1959|
|Referee||Albert 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
|Real Madrid||Round||Stade de Reims|
|Opponent||Agg.||1st leg||2nd leg||Opponent||Agg.||1st leg||2nd leg|
|Bye||Prelim. round||Ards||10–3||4–1 (A)||6–2 (H)|
|Beşiktaş||3–1||2–0 (H)||1–1 (A)||First round||HPS||7–0||4–0 (H)||3–0 (A)|
|Wiener Sport-Club||7–1||0–0 (A)||7–1 (H)||Quarter-finals||Standard Liège||3–2||0–2 (A)||3–0 (H)|
|2–1 (H)||0–1 (A)||Semi-finals||Young Boys||3–1||0–1 (A)||3–0 (H)|
Di Stéfano 47'
Stade de Reims