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1961–62 European Cup

Football tournament held in 1962

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1961–62 European Cup
The Olympic Stadium in Amsterdam hosted the final.
Tournament details
Dates23 August 1961 – 2 May 1962
Teams29
Final positions
Champions Benfica (2nd title)
Runners-up Real Madrid
Tournament statistics
Matches played55
Goals scored222 (4.04 per match)
Top scorer(s) Ferenc Puskás (7 goals)

The 1961–62 European Cup was the seventh season of the European Cup. The competition was won by Benfica for the second time in a row, beating Real Madrid 5–3 in the final at the Olympisch Stadion in Amsterdam.

Malta entered its champion for the first time this season.

1961–62 European Cup Intro articles: 3

Preliminary round

The draw for the preliminary round took place in Copenhagen, Denmark, on Tuesday, 4 July 1961.[1] As title holders, Benfica received a bye, and the remaining 28 teams were grouped geographically into two pots. The first team drawn in each pot also received a bye, while the remaining clubs would play the first round in September.

Pot 1
Northern Europe
Pot 2
Southern Europe
Drawn Northern Ireland
England
West Germany
East Germany
Poland
Norway
Sweden
Denmark
Netherlands
France
Republic of Ireland
Belgium
Luxembourg
Scotland
Spain
Portugal
Switzerland
Austria
Romania
Bulgaria
Greece
Czechoslovakia
Hungary
Yugoslavia
Italy
Malta
Byes Haka Fenerbahçe

The calendar was decided by the involved teams, with all matches to be played by 30 September.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Steaua București 0–2 Austria Wien 0–0 0–2
Nürnberg 9–1 Drumcondra 5–0 4–1
Servette 7–1 Hibernians 5–0 2–1
CDNA Sofia 5–6 Dukla Prague 4–4 1–2
IFK Göteborg 2–11 Feyenoord 0–3 2–8
Górnik Zabrze 5–10 Tottenham Hotspur 4–2 1–8
Standard Liège 4–1 Fredrikstad 2–1 2–0
ASK Vorwärts Berlin 3–0 1 Linfield 3–0 n/p 1
AS Monaco 4–6 Rangers 2–3 2–3
Sporting CP 1–3 Partizan 1–1 0–2
Panathinaikos 2–3 Juventus 1–1 1–2
Spora Luxembourg 2–15 Boldklubben 1913 0–6 2–9
Vasas 1–5 Real Madrid 0–2 1–3

1 The second leg was scratched and Vorwärts Berlin were advanced to the first round as Linfield were unable to arrange an alternate venue after UK immigration officials refused to issue the Vorwärts team visas to enter the country.

First leg

Nürnberg 5–0 Drumcondra
Müller  10'
Strehl  15'23'
Gettinger  47'75'
Report
Attendance: 30,645
Referee: Pieter Paulus Roomer (Netherlands)

AS Monaco 2–3 Rangers
Hess  61'
Douis  75' (pen.)
Report Baxter  9'
Scott  25'85'
Attendance: 6,024
Referee: Daniel María Zariquiegui Izco (Spain)

CDNA Sofia 4–4 Dukla Prague
Rankov  32'
Rakarov  49'
Romanov  64'86'
Report Jelínek  35'
Kučera  42'
Dvořák  53'
Adamec  61'
Attendance: 23,000
Referee: Bronisław Bilak (Poland)

IFK Göteborg 0–3 Feyenoord
Report Bouwmeester  31'
Bennaars  32'
Temming  41'
Attendance: 5,431
Referee: Einar Poulsen (Denmark)

Servette 5–0 Hibernians
Robbiani  2'30'
Németh  22'
Georgy  56' (pen.)71'
Report
Attendance: 14,739
Referee: Cesare Jonni (Italy)

Standard Liège 2–1 Fredrikstad
Dierendonck  5'
Paeschen  77'
Report Pedersen  52'

Vasas 0–2 Real Madrid
Report Tejada  6'26'
Attendance: 90,000
Referee: Marcel Bois (France)

Spora Luxembourg 0–6 Boldklubben 1913
Report Løfqvist  6'36'
Bruun  38'66'
Rasmussen  50'
Grønning-Hansen  55'
Attendance: 3,000
Referee: Günther Ternieden (West Germany)

Górnik Zabrze 4–2 Tottenham Hotspur
Norman  8' (o.g.)
Musialek  20'
Wilczek  40'
Pol  48'
Report Jones  70'
Dyson  73'
Attendance: 55,000

Sporting Lisbon 1–1 Partizan
Lúcio  87' Report Vukelić  68'
Attendance: 16,302
Referee: Josef Gulde (Switzerland)

Panathinaikos 1–1 Juventus
Papaemmanouil  66' Report Mora  45'

Steaua București 0–0 Austria Wien
Report
Attendance: 40,000
Referee: Konstantin Zečević (Yugoslavia)

Second leg

Rangers 3–2 AS Monaco
Christie  47'68'
Scott  84'
Report Hess  18'77'
Attendance: 67,501
Referee: Juan Gardeazábal Garay (Spain)

Rangers won 6–4 on aggregate.


Drumcondra 1–4 Nürnberg
Fullam  16' Report Strehl  15'47'52'
Healy  70' (o.g.)
Attendance: 10,997
Referee: Andries van Leeuwen (Netherlands)

Nürnberg won 9–1 on aggregate.


Dukla Prague 2–1 CDNA Sofia
Kučera  54'
Šafránek  70'
Report Rankov  44'
Attendance: 13,142
Referee: Grzegorz Placik (Poland)

Dukla Prague won 6–5 on aggregate.



Boldklubben 1913 9–2 Spora Luxembourg
Andersen  34' (pen.)77'
Løfqvist  44'59'61'87'89'
Rasmussen  75'
Grønning-Hansen  80'
Report Scheer  10'
Leer  29'
Attendance: 9,643
Referee: Werner Treichel (West Germany)

Boldklubben 1913 won 15–2 on aggregate.


Feyenoord 8–2 IFK Göteborg
Temming  3'88'
Bennaars  9'80'
Schouten  20'
Bouwmeester  44'58'59'
Report Danielsson  70'
Svensson  73'
Attendance: 33,577
Referee: Carl Jørgensen (Denmark)

Feyenoord won 11–2 on aggregate.


Hibernians 1–2 Servette
Sultana  60' Report Wüthrich  44'
Robbiani  78'
Attendance: 4,853
Referee: Gennaro Marchese (Italy)

Servette won 7–1 on aggregate.


Fredrikstad 0–2 Standard Liège
Report Claessen  68'85'
Attendance: 25,074
Referee: Ken Aston (England)

Standard Liège won 4–1 on aggregate.


Real Madrid 3–1 Vasas
Di Stéfano  12'57'
Tejada  90'
Report Report] Pál I  10'

Real Madrid won 5–1 on aggregate.


Tottenham Hotspur 8–1 Górnik Zabrze
Blanchflower  10' (pen.)
Jones  20'26'36'
Smith  38'71'
Dyson  79'
White  90'
Report Pol  28'
Attendance: 56,737
Referee: Lucien Van Nuffel (Belgium)

Tottenham Hotspur won 10–5 on aggregate.


Partizan 2–0 Sporting CP
Radović  18'
Vislavski  87'
Report
Attendance: 19,755

Partizan won 3–1 on aggregate.


Juventus 2–1 Panathinaikos
Nicolè  20'
Rossano  26'
Report Holevas  62' (pen.)
Attendance: 19,452
Referee: Alois Obtulovic (Czechoslovakia)

Juventus won 3–2 on aggregate.


Austria Wien 2–0 Steaua București
Stotz  38' (pen.)
Nemec  41'
Report
Attendance: 38,490
Referee: Branko Tesanić (Yugoslavia)

Austria Wien won 2–0 on aggregate.

1961–62 European Cup Preliminary round articles: 169

Bracket

  First round Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                                         
  Fenerbahçe 1 0 1  
  Nürnberg 2 1 3  
    Nürnberg 3 0 3  
    Benfica 1 6 7  
  Austria Wien 1 1 2
  Benfica 1 5 6  
    Benfica 3 1 4  
    Tottenham Hotspur 1 2 3  
  Servette 4 0 4  
  Dukla Prague 3 2 5  
    Dukla Prague 1 1 2
    Tottenham Hotspur 0 4 4  
  Feyenoord 1 1 2
  Tottenham Hotspur 3 1 4  
    Benfica 5
    Real Madrid 3
  Boldklubben 1913 0 0 0  
  Real Madrid 3 9 12  
    Juventus 0 1 1
    Real Madrid 1 0 1  
  Partizan 1 0 1
  Juventus 2 5 7  
    Real Madrid 4 2 6
    Standard Liège 0 0 0  
  Standard Liège 5 2 7  
  Haka 1 0 1  
    Standard Liège 4 0 4
    Rangers 1 2 3  
  Vorwärts Berlin 1 1 2
  Rangers 2 4 6  

First round

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Fenerbahçe 1–3 Nürnberg 1–2 0–1
Austria Vienna 2–6 Benfica 1–1 1–5
Servette 4–5 Dukla Prague 4–3 0–2
Feyenoord 2–4 Tottenham Hotspur 1–3 1–1
Boldklubben 1913 0–12 Real Madrid 0–3 0–9
FK Partizan 1–7 Juventus 1–2 0–5
Standard Liège 7–1 Haka 5–1 2–0
ASK Vorwärts Berlin 2–6 Rangers 1–2 1–4

First leg

Boldklubben 1913 0–3 Real Madrid
Report Puskás  15'84'
Tejada  86'
Attendance: 27,587
Referee: Lucien Van Nuffel (Belgium)

Fenerbahçe 1–2 Nürnberg
Bartu  65' Report Flachenecker  52'
Strehl  55'
Attendance: 13,743
Referee: János Pósa Polareczki (Hungary)

Standard Liège 5–1 Valkeakosken Haka
Dierendonck  20'
Claessen  33'61'70'
Paeschen  78'
Report Kumpulampi  76'
Attendance: 25,391
Referee: Valdemar Hansen (Denmark)

Austria Wien 1–1 Benfica
Stark  70' Report Águas  30'
Attendance: 78,833
Referee: Joseph Barbéran (France)

Feyenoord 1–3 Tottenham Hotspur
Kreijermaat  62' Report Dyson  41'
Saul  47'76'
Attendance: 61,700
Referee: Leif Gulliksen (Norway)

Servette 4–3 Dukla Prague
Fatton  24'67'88'
Robbiani  84'
Report Adamec  6'49'
Vacenovsky  37'
Attendance: 25,644
Referee: Gino Rigato (Italy)

Partizan 1–2 Juventus
Vasović  76' Report Nicolè  35'
Rosa  73'
Attendance: 23,472
Referee: Victor Schicker (Switzerland)

ASK Vorwärts Berlin 1–2 Rangers
Kohle  26' Report Caldow  25' (pen.)
Brand  43'
Attendance: 14,268
Referee: Johan Heinrich Martens (Netherlands)

Second leg

Real Madrid 9–0 Boldklubben 1913
Puskás  8'
Del Sol  25'30'
Di Stéfano  35'42'73'
Gento  55'57'
Isidro Sánchez  89'
Report
Attendance: 54,000
Referee: Raymond Lespineux (Belgium)

Real Madrid won 12–0 on aggregate.


Valkeakosken Haka 0–2 Standard Liège
Report Semmeling  78'
Myttimäki  87' (o.g.)
Attendance: 2,401
Referee: Jarl Hansen (Denmark)

Standard Liège won 7–1 on aggregate.


Benfica 5–1 Austria Wien
Santana  5'83'
Águas  36'88'
Eusébio  69'
Report Fernandes  80' (o.g.)
Attendance: 50,000
Referee: Marcel Bois (France)

Benfica won 6–2 on aggregate.


Tottenham Hotspur 1–1 Feyenoord
Dyson  10' Report Bennaars  7'
Attendance: 61,957

Tottenham Hotspur won 4–2 on aggregate.


Juventus 5–0 FK Partizan
Nicolè  1'
Mora  36'65'
Rosa  61'
Stacchini  67'
Report
Attendance: 14,347
Referee: Josef Gulde (Switzerland)

Juventus won 7–1 on aggregate.


Dukla Prague 2–0 Servette
Kučera  24'27' Report
Attendance: 9,585
Referee: Giuseppe Adami (Italy)

Dukla Prague won 5–4 on aggregate.


Rangers 4–1 ASK Vorwärts Berlin
Henderson  37'
Kalinke  47' (o.g.)
McMillan  68'81'
Report Caldow  70' (o.g.)
Attendance: 3,012
Referee: Bertil Lööw (Sweden)

Rangers won 6–2 on aggregate.


Nürnberg 1–0 Fenerbahçe
Wild  72' Report
Attendance: 42,641
Referee: Andor Dorogi (Hungary)

Nürnberg won 3–1 on aggregate.

The Rangers-Vorwärts tie was scheduled to be played at Ibrox Stadium in Glasgow, but was moved to the Malmö Stadion in Malmö, Sweden after the East German club were again refused visas to enter the UK. The original match in Malmö was abandoned due to heavy fog with Rangers leading 1–0, and the match was replayed the following morning.

1961–62 European Cup Bracket articles: 21