1979 European Cup Winners' Cup Final
Match programme cover
|Event||1978–79 European Cup Winners' Cup|
|after extra time|
|Date||16 May 1979|
|Venue||St. Jakob Stadium, Basel|
|Referee||Károly Palotai (Hungary)|
The 1979 European Cup Winners' Cup Final was a football match contested between Barcelona of Spain and Fortuna Düsseldorf of West Germany. It was held at St. Jakob Stadium in Basel on May 16, 1979 (the venue was decided in Bern by the UEFA Executive Committee on 27 September 1978), Switzerland, and was the final match of the 1978–79 European Cup Winners' Cup and the 19th European Cup Winners' Cup Final. Barcelona won 4–3 after goals from José Vicente Sánchez, Juan Manuel Asensi, Carles Rexach, and Hans Krankl.
Route to the final
|Opponent||Agg.||1st leg||2nd leg||Opponent||Agg.||1st leg||2nd leg|
|Shakhter Donetsk||4–1||3–0 (H)||1–1 (A)||First round||Universitatea Craiova||5–4||4–3 (A)||1–1 (H)|
|Anderlecht||3–3 (4–1 p)||0–3 (A)||3–0 (a.e.t.) (H)||Second round||Aberdeen||3–2||3–0 (H)||0–2 (A)|
|Ipswich Town||2–2 (a)||1–2 (A)||1–0 (H)||Quarter-finals||Servette||1–1 (a)||0–0 (H)||1–1 (A)|
|Beveren||2–0||1–0 (H)||1–0 (A)||Semi-finals||Baník Ostrava||4–3||3–1 (H)||1–2 (A)|
16 May 1979
|Barcelona||4–3 (a.e.t.)||Fortuna Düsseldorf|
| Sánchez 5'
|Report|| T. Allofs 8'|
Seel 41' 114'
- UEFA Cup Winners' Cup results at Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation
- 1979 European Cup Winners' Cup Final at UEFA.com