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1965 European Cup Final
Inter Milan's Suárez, Facchetti, Peiró and Bedin with the trophy
Event1964–65 European Cup
Date27 May 1965
VenueSan Siro, Milan
RefereeGottfried Dienst (Switzerland)
Attendance89,000[1]
1964
1966

The 1965 European Cup Final was the final match of the 1964–65 European Cup, the tenth season of Europe's premier club football tournament organized by UEFA. It was played at the San Siro in Milan, Italy, between Italian side Internazionale and Portuguese side Benfica.

This was the second time a European Cup final was played at one of the finalists home ground. The two finalists had to go through with three rounds of knockout football with Benfica needing to play an extra round in the preliminary defeating Aris Bonnevoie. They also defeated La Chaux-de-Fonds, Real Madrid and Vasas ETO Győr to make the final. Internazionale defeated Dinamo București, Rangers and Liverpool to make it to the final.

Internazionale took the lead in the 43rd minute from Brazilian winger, Jair da Costa to give the Italian club a 1–0 lead at the break. Despite Benfica best chances, Internazionle would win by that scoreline to claim their second European Cup in a row with it also being the most recent final (as of 2020) when the winning team played the final at their home stadium.

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Route to the final

Inter Milan Round Benfica
Opponent Agg. 1st leg 2nd leg Opponent Agg. 1st leg 2nd leg
Bye Prelim. round Aris Bonnevoie 10–2 5–1 (A) 5–1 (H)
Dinamo București 7–0 6–0 (H) 1–0 (A) First round La Chaux-de-Fonds 6–1 1–1 (A) 5–0 (H)
Rangers 3–2 3–1 (H) 0–1 (A) Quarter-finals Real Madrid 6–3 5–1 (H) 1–2 (A)
Liverpool 4–3 1–3 (A) 3–0 (H) Semi-finals Vasas ETO Győr 5–0 1–0 (A) 4–0 (H)

Match

Details

Inter Milan 1–0 Benfica
Jair  43' Report
Attendance: 89,000[1]
Inter Milan
Benfica
GK 1 Giuliano Sarti
RB 2 Tarcisio Burgnich
LB 3 Giacinto Facchetti
DM 4 Gianfranco Bedin
CB 5 Aristide Guarneri
SW 6 Armando Picchi (c)
RW 7 Jair da Costa
CF 8 Sandro Mazzola
LW 9 Joaquín Peiró
CM 10 Luis Suárez
CM 11 Mario Corso
Manager:
Helenio Herrera
GK 1 Costa Pereira
RB 2 Domiciano Cavém
CB 3 Germano
CB 4 Raúl Machado
LB 5 Fernando Cruz
DM 6 José Neto
CM 7 Mário Coluna (c)
RF 8 José Augusto
CF 9 José Torres
CF 10 Eusébio
LF 11 António Simões
Manager:
Elek Schwartz

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "UEFA Champions League – Statistics Handbook 2012/13" (PDF). UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. p. 130. Retrieved 3 June 2019.

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