1969 European Cup Final

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1969 European Cup Final
1969 European Cup Final programme .jpeg
Event 1968–69 European Cup
Date 28 May 1969
Venue Santiago Bernabéu, Madrid
Referee José Ortiz de Mendíbil (Spain)
Attendance 31,782
Advertising poster for the game

The 1969 European Cup Final was a football match held at the Santiago Bernabéu, Madrid, on 28 May 1969, that saw Milan of Italy play against Ajax of the Netherlands to determine who would be the champions of Europe that season. Ajax made history by becoming the first Dutch side to reach the final, but they were beaten by their Italian opponents 4-1.

Route to the final[edit]

Italy Milan Round Netherlands Ajax
Opponent Agg. 1st leg 2nd leg Opponent Agg. 1st leg 2nd leg Replay
Sweden Malmö 5–3 1–2 (A) 4–1 (H) First round Germany Nürnberg 5–1 1–1 (A) 4–0 (H)
Bye Second round Turkey Fenerbahçe 4–0 2–0 (H) 2–0 (A)
Scotland Celtic 1–0 0–0 (H) 1–0 (A) Quarter-finals Portugal Benfica 4–4 (r) 3–1 (A) 1–3 (aet) (H) 3–0 (aet)
England Manchester United 2–1 2–0 (H) 0–1 (A) Semi-finals Czechoslovakia Spartak Trnava 3–1 3–0 (H) 0–2 (A)



28 May 1969
Milan Italy 4–1 Netherlands Ajax
Prati Goal 7'40'75'
Sormani Goal 67'

Report UEFA

Vasović Goal 60' (pen.)
GK 1 Italy Fabio Cudicini
RB 2 Italy Angelo Anquilletti
LB 3 West Germany Karl-Heinz Schnellinger
CB 4 Italy Roberto Rosato
CB 5 Italy Saul Malatrasi
CM 6 Italy Giovanni Trapattoni
RF 7 Sweden Kurt Hamrin
AM 8 Italy Giovanni Lodetti
CF 9 Italy Angelo Sormani
AM 10 Italy Gianni Rivera (c)
LF 11 Italy Pierino Prati
Italy Nereo Rocco
AC Milan-Ajax 1969-05-28.svg
GK 1 Netherlands Gert Bals (c)
RB 2 Netherlands Wim Suurbier Substituted off 46'
CB 3 Netherlands Barry Hulshoff
CB 4 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Velibor Vasović
LB 5 Netherlands Theo van Duivenbode
CM 6 Netherlands Henk Groot Substituted off 46'
CM 7 Netherlands Anton Pronk
RW 8 Netherlands Sjaak Swart
CF 9 Sweden Inge Danielsson
CF 10 Netherlands Johan Cruijff
LW 11 Netherlands Piet Keizer
MF 13 Netherlands Bernardus Muller Substituted in 46'
FW 12 Netherlands Klaas Nuninga Substituted in 46'
Netherlands Rinus Michels

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