1969 European Cup Final

1969 European Cup Final
Event 1968–69 European Cup
Date 28 May 1969
Venue Santiago Bernabéu, Madrid
Referee José Ortiz de Mendíbil (Spain)
Attendance 31,782
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The 1969 European Cup Final was a football match held at the Santiago Bernabéu, Madrid, on 28 May 1969, that saw Milan of Italy play against Ajax of the Netherlands to determine who would be the champions of Europe that season. Ajax made history by becoming the first Dutch side to reach the final, but they were beaten by their Italian opponents 4-1.

Route to the final

For more details on this topic, see 1968–69 European Cup.
Italy Milan Round Netherlands Ajax
Opponent Agg. 1st leg 2nd leg Opponent Agg. 1st leg 2nd leg Replay
Sweden Malmö 5–3 1–2 (A) 4–1 (H) First round Germany Nürnberg 5–1 1–1 (A) 4–0 (H)
Bye Second round Turkey Fenerbahçe 4–0 2–0 (H) 2–0 (A)
Scotland Celtic 1–0 0–0 (H) 1–0 (A) Quarter-finals Portugal Benfica 4–4 (r) 3–1 (A) 1–3 (aet) (H) 3–0 (aet)
England Manchester United 2–1 2–0 (H) 0–1 (A) Semi-finals Czechoslovakia Spartak Trnava 3–1 3–0 (H) 0–2 (A)



28 May 1969
Milan Italy 4–1 Netherlands Ajax
Prati  7', 40', 75'
Sormani  67'

Report UEFA MatchCentre

Vasović  60' (pen.)
Santiago Bernabéu, Madrid
Attendance: 31,782
Referee: José Ortiz de Mendíbil (Spain)
GK 1 Italy Fabio Cudicini
RB 2 Italy Angelo Anquilletti
LB 3 Germany Karl-Heinz Schnellinger
CB 4 Italy Roberto Rosato
CB 5 Italy Saul Malatrasi
CM 6 Italy Giovanni Trapattoni
RF 7 Sweden Kurt Hamrin
AM 8 Italy Giovanni Lodetti
CF 9 Italy Angelo Sormani
AM 10Italy Gianni Rivera (c)
LF 11Italy Pierino Prati
Italy Nereo Rocco
GK 1 Netherlands Gert Bals (c)
RB 2 Netherlands Wim Suurbier  46'
CB 3 Netherlands Barry Hulshoff
CB 4 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Velibor Vasović
LB 5 Netherlands Theo van Duivenbode
CM 6 Netherlands Henk Groot  46'
CM 7 Netherlands Anton Pronk
RW 8 Netherlands Sjaak Swart
CF 9 Sweden Inge Danielsson
CF 10Netherlands Johan Cruijff
LW 11Netherlands Piet Keizer
MF 13Netherlands Bernardus Muller  46'
FW 12Netherlands Klaas Nuninga  46'
Netherlands Rinus Michels

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