1992 European Cup Final

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1992 European Cup Final
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Event 1991–92 European Cup
After extra time
Date 20 May 1992
Venue Wembley Stadium, London
Referee Aron Schmidhuber (Germany)
Attendance 70,827
1991
(Champions League) 1993

The 1992 European Cup Final was a football match held on 20 May 1992 at Wembley Stadium, London, between Sampdoria of Italy and Barcelona of Spain. Barcelona won the game 1–0 after extra time, thanks to a Ronald Koeman free kick, to record their first triumph in the competition. It was the first to have a group stage involving the eight second-round winners split into two groups, and the winner of each one met in the final. In doing so, they became the second Spanish club to win the tournament and the 19th overall.

Route to the final[edit]

Italy Sampdoria Round Spain Barcelona
Opponent Agg. 1st leg 2nd leg Opponent Agg. 1st leg 2nd leg
Norway Rosenborg 7–1 5–0 (H) 2–1 (A) First round Germany Hansa Rostock 3–1 3–0 (H) 0–1 (A)
Hungary Honvéd 4–3 1–2 (A) 3–1 (H) Second round Germany Kaiserslautern 3–3 (a) 2–0 (H) 1–3 (A)
Opponent Result Group stage Opponent Result
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Red Star Belgrade 2–0 (H) Matchday 1 Czechoslovakia Sparta Prague 3–2 (H)
Greece Panathinaikos 0–0 (A) Matchday 2 Portugal Benfica 0–0 (A)
Belgium Anderlecht 2–3 (A) Matchday 3 Soviet Union Dynamo Kyiv 2–0 (A)
Belgium Anderlecht 2–0 (H) Matchday 4 Soviet Union Dynamo Kyiv 3–0 (H)
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Red Star Belgrade 3–1 (A) Matchday 5 Czechoslovakia Sparta Prague 0–1 (A)
Greece Panathinaikos 1–1 (H) Matchday 6 Portugal Benfica 2–1 (H)
Group A winner
Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Italy Sampdoria 6 3 2 1 10 5 +5 8
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Red Star Belgrade 6 3 0 3 9 10 −1 6
Belgium Anderlecht 6 2 2 2 8 9 −1 6
Greece Panathinaikos 6 0 4 2 1 4 −3 4
Final standings Group B winner
Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Spain Barcelona 6 4 1 1 10 4 +6 9
Czechoslovakia Sparta Prague 6 2 2 2 7 7 0 6
Portugal Benfica 6 1 3 2 8 5 +3 5
Soviet Union Dynamo Kyiv 6 2 0 4 3 12 −9 4

Match[edit]

Details[edit]

20 May 1992
19:15 BST
Sampdoria Italy 0–1 (a.e.t.) Spain Barcelona
Report Koeman Goal 112'
Wembley Stadium, London
Attendance: 70,827
Referee: Aron Schmidhuber (Germany)
Sampdoria
Barcelona
GK 1 Italy Gianluca Pagliuca
RB 2 Italy Moreno Mannini YC 39'
LB 3 Slovenia Srečko Katanec
CM 4 Italy Fausto Pari
CB 5 Italy Pietro Vierchowod YC 66'
SW 6 Italy Marco Lanna
RM 7 Italy Attilio Lombardo
CM 8 Brazil Toninho Cerezo
CF 9 Italy Gianluca Vialli Substituted off 100'
CF 10 Italy Roberto Mancini (c) YC 118'
LM 11 Italy Ivano Bonetti Substituted off 73'
Substitutes:
GK 12 Italy Giulio Nuciari
DF 13 Italy Dario Bonetti
MF 14 Italy Giovanni Invernizzi Substituted in 73'
FW 15 Brazil Paulo Silas
MF 16 Italy Renato Buso Substituted in 100'
Manager:
Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Vujadin Boškov
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GK 1 Spain Andoni Zubizarreta (c)
CB 2 Spain Nando
CB 3 Spain Albert Ferrer
SW 4 Netherlands Ronald Koeman
LWB 5 Spain Juan Carlos
CM 6 Spain José Mari Bakero YC 75'
CF 7 Spain Julio Salinas Substituted off 65'
CF 8 Bulgaria Hristo Stoichkov
CM 9 Denmark Michael Laudrup
DM 10 Spain Josep Guardiola Substituted off 112'
RWB 11 Spain Eusebio Sacristán
Substitutes:
DF 12 Spain José Ramón Alexanko Substituted in 112'
GK 13 Spain Carles Busquets
FW 14 Spain Txiki Begiristain
MF 15 Spain Miguel Ángel Nadal
MF 16 Spain Andoni Goikoetxea Substituted in 65'
Manager:
Netherlands Johan Cruyff

Assistant referees:
Joachim Ren (Germany)
Uwe Ennuschat (Germany)
Fourth official:
Karl-Josef Assenmacher (Germany)

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.

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