1987 European Cup Winners' Cup Final

1987 European Cup Winners' Cup Final

Match programme cover
Event 1986–87 European Cup Winners' Cup
Date 13 May 1987
Venue Olympic Stadium, Athens
Referee Luigi Agnolin (Italy)
Attendance 35,000

The 1987 European Cup Winners' Cup Final was a football match contested between Ajax of Netherlands and Lokomotive Leipzig of East Germany. It was the final match of the 1986–87 European Cup Winners' Cup and the 27th European Cup Winners' Cup Final. The final was held at Olympic Stadium in Athens, Greece. Ajax won the match 1–0 with a 20th-minute header from Marco van Basten.

Route to the final

For more details on this topic, see 1986–87 European Cup Winners' Cup.
Netherlands Ajax East Germany Lokomotive Leipzig
Opponent Agg. 1st leg 2nd leg Opponent Agg. 1st leg 2nd leg
Turkey Bursaspor 7–0 2–0 (A) 5–0 (H) First round Northern Ireland Glentoran 3–1 1–1 (A) 2–0 (H)
Greece Olympiacos 5–1 4–0 (H) 1–1 (A) Second round Austria Rapid Wien 3–2 1–1 (A) 2–1 (aet) (H)
Sweden Malmö FF 3–1 0–1 (A) 3–0 (H) Quarter-finals Switzerland Sion 2–0 2–0 (H) 0–0 (A)
Spain Real Zaragoza 6–2 3–2 (A) 3–0 (H) Semi-finals France Bordeaux 1–1 (6–5 p) 1–0 (A) 0–1 (aet) (H)



13 May 1987
21:15 EEST
Ajax Netherlands 1–0 East Germany Lokomotive Leipzig
Van Basten  20' Report
Olympic Stadium, Athens
Attendance: 35,000[1]
Referee: Luigi Agnolin (Italy)
Lokomotive Leipzig
GK 1Netherlands Stanley Menzo
RB 2Netherlands Sonny Silooy
CB 3Netherlands Frank Verlaat
CB 4Netherlands Frank Rijkaard
LB 5Netherlands Peter Boeve
CM 6Netherlands Aron Winter
CM 8Netherlands Jan Wouters
CM 10Netherlands Arnold Mühren  83'
RF 7Netherlands John van 't Schip
CF 9Netherlands Marco van Basten (c)
LF 11Netherlands Rob Witschge  66'
GK 12Netherlands Erik De Haan
DF 13Netherlands Ronald Spelbos
MF 14Finland Petri Tiainen
MF 16Netherlands Arnold Scholten  83'
FW 15Netherlands Dennis Bergkamp  66'
Netherlands Johan Cruyff
GK 1East Germany René Müller (c)
RB 2East Germany Ronald Kreer
CB 4East Germany Matthias Lindner
CB 3East Germany Frank Baum
LB 5East Germany Uwe Zötzsche
RM 7East Germany Heiko Scholz
CM 6East Germany Uwe Bredow
CM 9East Germany Frank Edmond  55'
LM 8East Germany Matthias Liebers  76'
CF 10East Germany Hans Richter
CF 11East Germany Olaf Marschall
GK 16East Germany Maik Kischko
DF 12East Germany Torsten Kracht
MF 13East Germany Hans-Jörg Leitzke   55'
MF 14East Germany Wolfgang Altmann
FW 15East Germany Dieter Kühn  76'
East Germany Hans-Ulrich Thomale

Assistant referees:
Italy Carlo Longhi (Italy)
Italy Maurizio Mattei (Italy)

Match rules

  • 90 minutes.
  • 30 minutes of extra time if necessary.
  • Penalty shoot-out if scores still level.
  • Five named substitutes.
  • Maximum of two substitutions.

See also


  1. "UEFA Cup Winners' Cup: All-time finals". UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations (UEFA). 30 June 2005. Retrieved 17 August 2014.

External links

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