1973 European Cup Final

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1973 European Cup Final
Ajax captain Johan Cruyff receives the trophy wearing a Juventus jersey.
Event1972–73 European Cup
Date30 May 1973
VenueRed Star Stadium, Belgrade
RefereeMilivoje Gugulović (Yugoslavia)

The 1973 European Cup Final was a football match. It was held at the Red Star Stadium, Belgrade, on 30 May 1973. Ajax of the Netherlands defeated Juventus of Italy 1–0. A goal from Johnny Rep made Ajax to win.

Route to the final[change | change source]

Ajax Round Juventus
Opponent Agg. 1st leg 2nd leg Opponent Agg. 1st leg 2nd leg
Bye First round France Marseille 3–1 0–1 (A) 3–0 (H)
Bulgaria CSKA Sofia 6–1 3–1 (A) 3–0 (H) Second round East Germany 1. FC Magdeburg 2–0 1–0 (H) 1–0 (A)
West Germany Bayern Munich 5–2 4–0 (H) 1–2 (A) Quarter-finals Hungary Újpesti Dózsa 2–2 (a) 0–0 (H) 2–2 (A)
Spain Real Madrid 3–1 2–1 (H) 1–0 (A) Semi-finals England Derby County 3–1 3–1 (H) 0–0 (A)

Match[change | change source]

Details[change | change source]

Ajax Netherlands1–0Italy Juventus
Rep Goal 5' Report
GK 1 Netherlands Heinz Stuy
RB 3 Netherlands Wim Suurbier
CB 13 Netherlands Barry Hulshoff
CB 12 West Germany Horst Blankenburg
LB 5 Netherlands Ruud Krol
CM 7 Netherlands Johan Neeskens
CM 15 Netherlands Arie Haan
CM 9 Netherlands Gerrie Mühren
RW 16 Netherlands Johnny Rep
CF 14 Netherlands Johan Cruyff (c)
LW 11 Netherlands Piet Keizer
Romania Ștefan Kovács
GK 1 Italy Dino Zoff
SW 6 Italy Sandro Salvadore (c)
RB 2 Italy Gianpietro Marchetti
CB 5 Italy Francesco Morini
LB 3 Italy Silvio Longobucco
CM 8 Italy Franco Causio Substituted off 57'
CM 10 Italy Fabio Capello
CM 4 Italy Giuseppe Furino Yellow card 66'
RF 7 Italy[a] José Altafini
CF 9 Italy Pietro Anastasi
LF 11 Italy Roberto Bettega Substituted off 49'
MF 15 West Germany Helmut Haller Substituted in 49'
MF 14 Italy Antonello Cuccureddu Substituted in 57'
Czechoslovakia Čestmír Vycpálek

Assistant referees:
Ratko Čanak (Yugoslavia)
Petar Kostovski (Yugoslavia)

Match rules

  • 90 minutes
  • 30 minutes of extra time if necessary
  • Replay if scores still level
  • Maximum of two substitutions

Related pages[change | change source]

Notes[change | change source]

  1. A Brazilian expatriate, Altafini had represented his native Brazil at the 1958 World Cup, but in 1961 he changed allegiances to Italy. Notably, he played for Italy at the 1962 World Cup.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Legend of Calcio: Jose Altafini". 7 August 2017.

Other websites[change | change source]