1987 European Cup Winners' Cup Final

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1987 European Cup Winners' Cup Final
1987 European Cup Winners' Cup Final programme.jpg
Match programme cover
Event1986–87 European Cup Winners' Cup
Date13 May 1987
VenueOlympic Stadium, Athens
RefereeLuigi Agnolin (Italy)

The 1987 European Cup Winners' Cup Final was a football match contested between Ajax of Netherlands and Lokomotive Leipzig of East Germany. It was the final match of the 1986–87 European Cup Winners' Cup and the 27th European Cup Winners' Cup final. The final was held at Olympic Stadium in Athens, Greece. Ajax won the match 1–0 with a 20th-minute header from Marco van Basten.

Route to the final[edit]

Ajax players celebrating the victory
Netherlands Ajax East Germany Lokomotive Leipzig
Opponent Agg. 1st leg 2nd leg Opponent Agg. 1st leg 2nd leg
Turkey Bursaspor 7–0 2–0 (A) 5–0 (H) First round Northern Ireland Glentoran 3–1 1–1 (A) 2–0 (H)
Greece Olympiacos 5–1 4–0 (H) 1–1 (A) Second round Austria Rapid Wien 3–2 1–1 (A) 2–1 (aet) (H)
Sweden Malmö FF 3–1 0–1 (A) 3–0 (H) Quarter-finals Switzerland Sion 2–0 2–0 (H) 0–0 (A)
Spain Real Zaragoza 6–2 3–2 (A) 3–0 (H) Semi-finals France Bordeaux 1–1 (6–5 p) 1–0 (A) 0–1 (aet) (H)



Ajax Netherlands1–0East Germany Lokomotive Leipzig
Van Basten Goal 20' Report
Attendance: 35,000[1]
Referee: Luigi Agnolin (Italy)
Lokomotive Leipzig
GK 1 Netherlands Stanley Menzo
RB 2 Netherlands Sonny Silooy
CB 3 Netherlands Frank Verlaat
CB 4 Netherlands Frank Rijkaard
LB 5 Netherlands Peter Boeve
CM 6 Netherlands Aron Winter
CM 8 Netherlands Jan Wouters
CM 10 Netherlands Arnold Mühren Substituted off 83'
RF 7 Netherlands John van 't Schip
CF 9 Netherlands Marco van Basten (c)
LF 11 Netherlands Rob Witschge Substituted off 66'
GK 12 Netherlands Erik De Haan
DF 13 Netherlands Ronald Spelbos
MF 14 Finland Petri Tiainen
MF 16 Netherlands Arnold Scholten Substituted in 83'
FW 15 Netherlands Dennis Bergkamp Substituted in 66'
Netherlands Johan Cruyff
Ajax vs Lokomotive Leipzig 1987-05-13.svg
GK 1 East Germany René Müller
RB 2 East Germany Ronald Kreer
CB 4 East Germany Matthias Lindner
CB 3 East Germany Frank Baum (c)
LB 5 East Germany Uwe Zötzsche
RM 7 East Germany Heiko Scholz
CM 6 East Germany Uwe Bredow
CM 9 East Germany Frank Edmond Substituted off 55'
LM 8 East Germany Matthias Liebers Substituted off 76'
CF 10 East Germany Hans Richter
CF 11 East Germany Olaf Marschall
GK 16 East Germany Maik Kischko
DF 12 East Germany Torsten Kracht
MF 13 East Germany Hans-Jörg Leitzke  Substituted in 55'
MF 14 East Germany Wolfgang Altmann
FW 15 East Germany Dieter Kühn Substituted in 76'
East Germany Hans-Ulrich Thomale

Assistant referees:
Carlo Longhi (Italy)
Maurizio Mattei (Italy)

Match rules

  • 90 minutes.
  • 30 minutes of extra time if necessary.
  • Penalty shoot-out if scores still level.
  • Five named substitutes.
  • Maximum of two substitutions.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "UEFA Cup Winners' Cup: All-time finals". UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations (UEFA). 30 June 2005. Archived from the original on 16 July 2012. Retrieved 17 August 2014.

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