1963 European Cup Final

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1963 European Cup Final
Old Wembley Stadium (external view).jpg
Event 1962–63 European Cup
Date 22 May 1963
Venue Wembley Stadium, London
Referee Arthur Holland (England)
Attendance 45,715[1]

The 1963 European Cup Final was a football match between Milan and Benfica, held at Wembley Stadium, London, on 22 May 1963. Milan won the match 2–1, winning the European Cup for the first time.

Route to the final[edit]

Italy Milan Round Portugal Benfica
Opponent Agg. 1st leg 2nd leg Opponent Agg. 1st leg 2nd leg
Luxembourg Union Luxembourg 14–0 8–0 (H) 6–0 (A) Prelim. round Bye
England Ipswich Town 4–2 3–0 (H) 1–2 (A) First round Sweden Norrköping 6–2 1–1 (A) 5–1 (H)
Turkey Galatasaray 8–1 3–1 (A) 5–0 (H) Quarter-finals Czechoslovakia Dukla Prague 2–1 2–1 (H) 0–0 (A)
Scotland Dundee 5–2 5–1 (H) 0–1 (A) Semi-finals Netherlands Feyenoord 3–1 0–0 (A) 3–1 (H)



Milan Italy2–1Portugal Benfica
Altafini Goal 58'69' Report Eusébio Goal 19'
Attendance: 45,715[1]
GK 1 Italy Giorgio Ghezzi
RB 2 Italy Mario David
LB 3 Italy Mario Trebbi
RH 4 Peru Víctor Benítez
CH 5 Italy Cesare Maldini (c)
LH 6 Italy Giovanni Trapattoni
OR 7 Italy Gino Pivatelli
IR 8 Brazil Dino Sani
CF 9 Italy Brazil José Altafini
IL 10 Italy Gianni Rivera
OL 11 Italy Bruno Mora
Italy Nereo Rocco
AC Milan-Benfica 1963-05-22.svg
GK 1 Portugal Costa Pereira
RB 2 Portugal Domiciano Cavém
CH 3 Portugal Raúl Machado
LB 4 Portugal Fernando Cruz
RH 5 Portugal Humberto Fernandes
LH 6 Portugal Mário Coluna (c)
OR 7 Portugal José Augusto
IR 8 Portugal Joaquim Santana
CF 9 Portugal José Torres
IL 10 Portugal Eusébio
OL 11 Portugal António Simões
Chile Fernando Riera

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "UEFA Champions League – Statistics Handbook 2012/13" (PDF). UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. p. 129. Retrieved 22 September 2013.

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