1978 European Cup Winners' Cup Final

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1978 European Cup Winners' Cup Final
Event European Cup Winners' Cup 1977–78
Date 3 May 1978
Venue Parc des Princes, Paris
Referee Heinz Aldinger
Attendance 48,679

The 1978 European Cup Winners' Cup Final was a football match contested between R.S.C. Anderlecht of Belgium and Austria Vienna of Austria. It was the final match of the European Cup Winners' Cup 1977–78 and the 18th European Cup Winners' Cup Final. The final was held at Parc des Princes in Paris, France, on 3 May 1978 (the venue was decided in Bern by the UEFA Executive Committee on 20 September 1977).[1] Anderlecht won the match 4–0 thanks to two goals each by Rob Rensenbrink and Gilbert van Binst.

It was Anderlecht's third consecutive appearance in the final; they won the competition in 1976 and were runners-up in 1977.

Route to the final[edit]

For more details on this topic, see 1977–78 European Cup Winners' Cup.
Belgium Anderlecht Austria Austria Wien
Opponent Agg. 1st leg 2nd leg Opponent Agg. 1st leg 2nd leg
Bulgaria Lokomotiv Sofia 8–1 6–1 (A) 2–0 (H) First round Wales Cardiff City 1–0 0–0 (A) 1–0 (H)
Germany Hamburg 3–2 2–1 (A) 1–1 (H) Second round Czechoslovakia Lokomotíva Košice 1–1 (a) 0–0 (H) 1–1 (A)
Portugal Porto 3–1 0–1 (A) 3–0 (H) Quarter-finals Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Hajduk Split 2–2 (3–0 p) 1–1 (A) 1–1 (a.e.t.) (H)
Netherlands Twente 3–0 1–0 (A) 2–0 (H) Semi-finals Soviet Union Dynamo Moscow 3–3 (5–4 p) 2–1 (H) 1–2 (a.e.t.) (A)

Match details[edit]

Austria Vienna
GK 1 Netherlands Nico de Bree
DF 2 Belgium Gilbert Van Binst
DF 3 Belgium Jean Thissen Booked
DF 4 Netherlands Johnny Dusbaba
DF 5 Belgium Hugo Broos
MF 6 Belgium François Van der Elst
MF 7 Netherlands Arie Haan
MF 8 Denmark Benny Nielsen
MF 9 Belgium Ludo Coeck
FW 10 Belgium Franky Vercauteren Substituted off 87'
FW 11 Netherlands Rob Rensenbrink (c)
MF 12 Belgium Jean Dockx Substituted in 87'
Belgium Raymond Goethals
Anderlecht-Austria Wien 1978-05-03.svg
GK 1 Austria Hubert Baumgartner
DF 2 Austria Robert Sara (c)
DF 3 Austria Josef Sara Booked
DF 4 Austria Erich Obermayer
DF 5 Austria Ernst Baumeister
MF 6 Austria Herbert Prohaska
MF 7 Austria Karl Daxbacher Substituted off 60'
MF 8 Austria Felix Gasselich
FW 9 Uruguay Julio Morales Substituted off 74'
FW 10 Austria Hans Pirkner
FW 11 Austria Thomas Parits
MF Uruguay Alberto Martínez Substituted in 60'
FW Austria Fritz Drazan Substituted in 74'
Austria Hermann Stessl


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