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1972–73 European Cup

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1972–73 European Cup
The Stadion FK Crvena Zvezda in Belgrade hosted the final.
Tournament details
Dates13 September 1972 – 30 May 1973
Teams30
Final positions
Champions Ajax (3rd title)
Runners-up Juventus
Tournament statistics
Matches played57
Goals scored160 (2.81 per match)
Top scorer(s) Gerd Müller (11 goals)

The 1972–73 season of the European Cup football club tournament was won for the third consecutive time by Ajax in the final against Juventus at Red Star Stadium in Belgrade. The win by Ajax resulted in the fourth consecutive championship by a Dutch team.

1972–73 European Cup Intro articles: 3

First round

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
CSKA Sofia 4–1 Panathinaikos 2–1 2–0[n 1]
Ajax Bye
Galatasaray 1–7 Bayern Munich 1–1 0–6
Waterford United 2–3 Omonia 2–1 0–2
Wacker 0–3 Dynamo Kyiv 0–1 0–2
Sliema Wanderers 0–10 Górnik Zabrze 0–5 0–5
Aris 0–6 Argeș Pitești 0–2 0–4
Real Madrid 4–0 Keflavík 3–0 1–0
Marseille 1–3 Juventus 1–0 0–3
Magdeburg 9–1 TPS 6–0 3–1
Celtic 5–2 Rosenborg 2–1 3–1
Újpesti Dózsa 4–3 Basel 2–0 2–3
Spartak Trnava Bye
Anderlecht 7–2 Vejle 4–2 3–0
Derby County 4–1 Željezničar 2–0 2–1
Malmö FF 2–4 Benfica 1–0 1–4
  1. ^ Originally 1–2 to Panathinaikos, with CSKA declared winners of a penalty shoot-out in which CSKA scored 3 of 3, Panathinaikos 2 of 4. Panathinaikos complained to UEFA, and the match was annulled and replayed the following month.[1][2]

First leg


Galatasaray 1–1 Bayern Munich
Ünder  55' Report Müller  66'
Attendance: 42,850

Waterford United 2–1 Omonia
Hale  5'10' Report Rotsidis  79'

Wacker 0–1 Dynamo Kyiv
Report Puzach  88'
Attendance: 8,655
Referee: Theo Boosten (Netherlands)

Sliema Wanderers 0–5 Górnik Zabrze
Report Lubański  25'27'39'
Banaś  82'
Wilczek  87'

Aris Bonnevoie 0–2 Argeș Pitești
Report
Attendance: 350
Referee: Joseph Minnoy (Belgium)


Marseille 1–0 Juventus
Bonnel  52' Report

Magdeburg 6–0 TPS
Mewes  5'
Pommerenke  24'79'
Seguin  30'
Sparwasser  38'45'
Report

Celtic 2–1 Rosenborg
Macari  15'
Deans  45'
Report Wirkola  55'


Anderlecht 4–2 Vejle
Ejderstedt  49'
Rensenbrink  59'62'
Van Himst  85'
Report Johansen  64' (pen.)67'


Malmö FF 1–0 Benfica
Larsson  11' Report

Second leg

Panathinaikos 2–1 CSKA Sofia
Verón  18'
Melo  20' (pen.)
Trankov  68'
Penalties



2–3

The game was annulled because the referee ended the shoot-out prematurely after Panathinaikos fourth penalty was saved by Bulgarian goalkeeper. Panathinaikos complained to UEFA and the match was annulled and replayed the following month.[3]

Panathinaikos 0–2 CSKA Sofia
Report Zhekov  4'
Kolev  46'

CSKA Sofia won 4–1 on aggregate.


Bayern Munich 6–0 Galatasaray
Müller  14'78'
Hoeneß  29'
Schneider  35'
Beckenbauer  76' (pen.)
Roth  88'
Report

Bayern Munich won 7–1 on aggregate.


Omonia 2–0 Waterford United
Chelebis  18'63' Report

Omonia won 3–2 on aggregate.


Dynamo Kyiv 2–0 Wacker
Puzach  23'
Damin  51'
Report
Attendance: 35,037

Dynamo Kyiv won 3–0 on aggregate.


Górnik Zabrze won 10–0 on aggregate.


Argeș Pitești 4–0 Aris Bonnevoie
Report
Attendance: 5,000
Referee: Georgios Katsoras (Greece)

Argeș Pitești won 6–0 on aggregate.


Keflavík 0–1 Real Madrid
Report Verdugo  89'

Real Madrid won 4–0 on aggregate.


Juventus 3–0 Marseille
Bettega  4'37'
Haller  44'
Report
Attendance: 56,389
Referee: Tsvetan Stanev (Bulgaria)

Juventus won 3–1 on aggregate.


TPS 1–3 Magdeburg
Toivola  73' Report Sparwasser  52'87'
Jalonen  72' (o.g.)

Magdeburg won 9–1 on aggregate.


Rosenborg 1–3 Celtic
Christiansen  38' Report Macari  55'88'
Hood  83'

Celtic won 5–2 on aggregate.


Basel 3–2 Újpesti Dózsa
Hasler  65'
Balmer  75'83'
Report Bene  46'89'

Újpesti Dózsa won 4–3 on aggregate.


Vejle 0–3 Anderlecht
Report Volders  61'
Rensenbrink  85'87'
Vejle Stadion, Vejle

Anderlecht won 7–2 on aggregate.


Derby County won 4–1 on aggregate.


Benfica 4–1 Malmö FF
Jordão  24'
Simões  29'
Eusébio  43' (pen.)60'
Report Tapper  89' (pen.)

Benfica won 4–2 on aggregate.

1972–73 European Cup First round articles: 119

Second round

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
CSKA Sofia 1–6 Ajax 1–3 0–3
Bayern Munich 13–0 Omonia 9–0 4–0
Dynamo Kyiv 3–2 Górnik Zabrze 2–0 1–2
Argeș Pitești 3–4 Real Madrid 2–1 1–3
Juventus 2–0 Magdeburg 1–0 1–0
Celtic 2–4 Újpesti Dózsa 2–1 0–3
Spartak Trnava 2–0 Anderlecht 1–0 1–0
Derby County 3–0 Benfica 3–0 0–0

First leg


Bayern Munich 9–0 Omonia
Müller  14'37'54'73'74'
Hoeneß  25'
Roth  42'
Schneider  69'82'
Report

Dynamo Kyiv 2–0 Górnik Zabrze
Muntyan  60'
Puzach  75'
Report
Attendance: 60,112
Referee: György Müncz (Hungary)

Argeș Pitești 2–1 Real Madrid
Dobrin  22' (pen.)
Prepurgel  62'
Report Anzarda  41'
Attendance: 15,000
Referee: David Smith (England)

Juventus 1–0 Magdeburg
Anastasi  66' Report
Attendance: 37,678

Celtic 2–1 Újpesti Dózsa
Dalglish  60'75' Report Bene  38'
Attendance: 51,515


Second leg

Ajax 3–0 CSKA Sofia
Cruyff  13'75'
Blankenburg  15'
Report

Ajax won 6–1 on aggregate.


Bayern Munich won 13–0 on aggregate.


Górnik Zabrze 2–1 Dynamo Kyiv
Lubański  30'
Gorgoń  62'
Report Blokhin  25'
Attendance: 48,527
Referee: Liuben Radunchev (Bulgaria)

Dynamo Kyiv won 3–2 on aggregate.


Real Madrid 3–1 Argeș Pitești
Report
Attendance: 60,000
Referee: Milivoje Gugulovic (Yugoslavia)

Real Madrid won 4–3 on aggregate.


Juventus won 2–0 on aggregate.


Újpesti Dózsa 3–0 Celtic
Bene  7'24'
Fazekas  15' (pen.)
Report

Újpesti Dózsa won 4–2 on aggregate.


Spartak Trnava won 2–0 on aggregate.


Derby County won 3–0 on aggregate.

1972–73 European Cup Second round articles: 24

Quarter-finals

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Ajax 5–2 Bayern Munich 4–0 1–2
Dynamo Kyiv 0–3 Real Madrid 0–0 0–3
Juventus 2–2 (a) Újpesti Dózsa 0–0 2–2
Spartak Trnava 1–2 Derby County 1–0 0–2

First leg

Ajax 4–0 Bayern Munich
Haan  53'70'
G. Mühren  68'
Cruyff  89'
Report

Dynamo Kyiv 0–0 Real Madrid
Report


Spartak Trnava 1–0 Derby County
Horváth  42' Report

Second leg

Bayern Munich 2–1 Ajax
Krol  30' (o.g.)
Müller  37'
Report Keizer  7'

Ajax won 5–2 on aggregate.


Real Madrid 3–0 Dynamo Kyiv
Santillana  2'
Aguilar  36'
Amancio  81'
Report

Real Madrid won 3–0 on aggregate.


Juventus 2–2 Újpesti Dózsa on aggregate. Juventus won on away goals.


Derby County 2–0 Spartak Trnava
Hector  40'51' Report
Referee: Aurelio Angonese (Italy)

Derby County won 2–1 on aggregate.

1972–73 European Cup Quarter-finals articles: 12