1959 European Cup Final

1959 European Cup Final
Event 1958–59 European Cup
Date 3 June 1959
Venue Neckarstadion, Stuttgart
Referee Albert Dusch (West Germany)
Attendance 72,000

The 1959 European Cup Final was the fourth final in the pan-European football competition, the European Cup, now known as the UEFA Champions League. It was contested by Real Madrid of Spain and Stade de Reims-Champagne from France. It was played at the Neckarstadion in Stuttgart on 3 June 1959 in front of 80,000 people. The match finished 20 to Real Madrid, winning their fourth European Cup in a row and beating Reims in final for the second time in four years, following the 1956 final. Madrid dominated the match with goals by Enrique Mateos and Alfredo Di Stéfano.

Match details

3 June 1959
18:00 CEST
Real Madrid Spain 2–0 France Stade de Reims
Mateos  1'
Di Stéfano  47'
Neckarstadion, Stuttgart
Attendance: 72,000
Referee: Albert Dusch (West Germany)
Real Madrid
Stade de Reims
GK 1 Argentina Rogelio Domínguez
DF 2 Spain Marquitos
DF 3 Spain Uruguay José Santamaría
DF 4 Spain José María Zárraga (c)
MF 5 Spain Juan Santisteban
MF 6 Spain Antonio Ruiz
FW 7 France Raymond Kopa
FW 8 Spain Enrique Mateos
FW 9 Spain Argentina Alfredo Di Stéfano
FW 10Spain Argentina Héctor Rial
FW 11Spain Francisco Gento
Argentina Luis Carniglia

GK 1 France Dominique Colonna
DF 2 France Bruno Rodzik
DF 3 France Robert Jonquet (c)
DF 4 France Raoul Giraudo
MF 5 France Armand Penverne
MF 6 France Michel Leblond
FW 7 France Robert Lamartine
FW 8 France René Bliard
FW 9 France Just Fontaine
FW 10France Roger Piantoni
FW 11France Jean Vincent
France Albert Batteux

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