1965–66 European Cup

11th season of the UEFA club football tournament
1965–66 European Cup
Stade Roi Baudouin.JPG
The Heysel Stadium in Brussels hosted the final.
Tournament details
Dates8 September 1965 – 11 May 1966
Teams31
Final positions
ChampionsSpain Real Madrid (6th title)
Runners-upSocialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Partizan
Tournament statistics
Matches played58
Goals scored224 (3.86 per match)
Attendance1,599,799 (27,583 per match)
Top scorer(s)Hungary Florián Albert
Portugal Eusébio
(7 goals each)
International football competition

The 1965–66 season of the European Cup football club tournament was won by Real Madrid, winners of the first five European Cups from 1956 to 1960, for the sixth time in a close final against Partizan. Real Madrid eliminated title-holders Internazionale in the semi-finals.

Preliminary round

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Feyenoord Netherlands 2–6 Spain Real Madrid 2–1 0–5
17 Nëntori Albania 0–1 Scotland Kilmarnock 0–0 0–1
Fenerbahçe Turkey 1–5 Belgium Anderlecht 0–0 1–5
Lyn Norway 6–8 Northern Ireland Derry City 5–3 1–5
Panathinaikos Greece 4–2 Malta Sliema Wanderers 4–1 0–1
Keflavík Iceland 2–13 Hungary Ferencváros 1–4 1–9
Dinamo București Romania 7–2 Denmark Boldklubben 1909 4–0 3–2
HJK Finland 2–9 England Manchester United 2–3 0–6
Drumcondra Republic of Ireland 1–3 East Germany Vorwärts Berlin 1–0 0–3
Stade Dudelange Luxembourg 0–18 Portugal Benfica 0–8 0–10
Djurgården Sweden 2–7 Bulgaria Levski Sofia 2–1 0–6
Lausanne Sports Switzerland 0–4 Czechoslovakia Sparta Prague 0–0 0–4
LASK Linz Austria 2–5 Poland Górnik Zabrze 1–3 1–2
APOEL Cyprus 0–10 West Germany Werder Bremen 0–5 0–5
Partizan Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia 4–2 France Nantes 2–0 2–2

Note: Starting in the 1963–64 tournament, only the title holder, Internazionale, joined directly in the first round. They were the only Italian team to enter, while Cyprus re-entered its champion thus keeping the number of participants at 31.

First leg

Feyenoord Netherlands2–1Spain Real Madrid
Venneker 78'
Kraaij 85'
Report Puskás 35'

17 Nëntori Albania0–0Scotland Kilmarnock
Report
Attendance: 26,495
Referee: Franz Mayer (Austria)

Fenerbahçe Turkey0–0Belgium Anderlecht
Report

Lyn Norway5–3Northern Ireland Derry City
Berg 4', 32'
Dybwad-Olsen 19', 50'
Stavrum 62'
Report R. Wood 10'
Gilbert 24', 34'
Attendance: 15,237

Panathinaikos Greece4–1Malta Sliema Wanderers
Sakelaridis 5'
Loukanidis 18'
Domazos 32'
Kamaras 61'
Report Cini 36'
Attendance: 23,726
Referee: Atanas Stavrev Kiryakov (Bulgaria)

Keflavík Iceland1–4Hungary Ferencváros
Júlíusson 67' Report Németh 27'
Karába 37'
Varga 38'
Albert 57'

Dinamo București Romania4–0Denmark Boldklubben 1909
Ene 50'
Gergely 75'
Frăţilă 85', 88'
Report
Attendance: 9,812
Referee: Stjepan Varaždinec (Yugoslavia)

HJK Finland2–3England Manchester United
Pahlman 30'
Peltoniemi 71'
Report Herd 1'
Connelly 15'
Law 36'
Attendance: 15,583
Referee: Ryszard Banasiuk (Poland)

Drumcondra Republic of Ireland1–0East Germany Vorwärts Berlin
Morrissey 65' Report

Stade Dudelange Luxembourg0–8Portugal Benfica
Report Pedras 15', 21', 78'
Pereira 29'
Brenner 46' (o.g.)
Yaúca 59', 81'
Santana 85'
Attendance: 4,570
Referee: Werner Treichel (West Germany)

Djurgården Sweden2–1Bulgaria Levski Sofia
Nilsson 40', 63' Report Sokolov 9'
Attendance: 3,311
Referee: Joseph Hannet (Belgium)

Lausanne Sports Switzerland0–0Czechoslovakia Sparta Prague
Report
Attendance: 25,614
Referee: Vital Loraux (Belgium)

LASK Linz Austria1–3Poland Górnik Zabrze
Köglberger 60' Report Musiałek 19'
Wilczek 22', 55'
Attendance: 18,887
Referee: Jenő Gere (Hungary)

APOEL Cyprus0–5West Germany Werder Bremen
Report Matischak 13', 32'
Podlich 31'
Schulz 45'
Zebrowski 78'
Attendance: 8,208
Referee: Marcel Zeimes (Luxembourg)

Partizan Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia2–0France Nantes
Galić 37'
Hasanagić 48'
Report
Attendance: 20,464
Referee: Francesco Francescon (Italy)

Second leg

Real Madrid Spain5–0Netherlands Feyenoord
Puskás 10', 20', 29', 86'
Grosso 44'
Report
Attendance: 53,239
Referee: Jack Taylor (England)

Real Madrid won 6–2 on aggregate.


Kilmarnock Scotland1–0Albania 17 Nëntori
Black 77' Report
Attendance: 15,816
Referee: Birger Nilsen (Norway)

Kilmarnock won 1–0 on aggregate.


Anderlecht Belgium5–1Turkey Fenerbahçe
Van Himst 32'
Stockman 42', 50', 70'
Hanon 89'
Report Altıparmak 84'
Attendance: 34,287
Referee: Ernest Crawford (England)

Anderlecht won 5–1 on aggregate.


Derry City Northern Ireland5–1Norway Lyn
Wilson 3', 17'
Crossan 49'
R. Wood 67'
McGeough 71'
Report Stavrum 44'
Attendance: 6,968
Referee: Willem Schalks (Netherlands)

Derry City won 8–6 on aggregate.


Sliema Wanderers Malta1–0Greece Panathinaikos
Micallef 30' Report

Panathinaikos won 4–2 on aggregate.


Ferencváros Hungary9–1Iceland Keflavík
Albert 7', 45', 77', 82', 89'
Novák 11', 22'
Varga 23', 34'
Report Jóhansson 36'
Attendance: 18,088
Referee: Wacław Majdan (Poland)

Ferencváros won 13–2 on aggregate.


Boldklubben 1909 Denmark2–3Romania Dinamo București
Petersen 29'
Hansen 34'
Report Nunweiller 8'
Pârcălab 12'
Ene 44'
Attendance: 7,596
Referee: Jean Tricot (France)

Dinamo București won 7–2 on aggregate.


Manchester United England6–0Finland HJK
Connelly 15', 47', 73'
Best 44', 52'
Charlton 76'
Report
Attendance: 30,388
Referee: Manuel Lousada Rodrigues (Portugal)

Manchester United won 9–2 on aggregate.


Vorwärts Berlin East Germany3–0Republic of Ireland Drumcondra
Vogt 22'
Begerad 51'
Piepenburg 68'
Report
Attendance: 12,971
Referee: Kurt Lindberg (Sweden)

Vorwärts Berlin won 3–1 on aggregate.


Benfica Portugal10–0Luxembourg Stade Dudelange
Eusébio 9', 30', 32', 83'
José Augusto 11', 24', 60'
Pinto 49'
Guerreiro 54'
Torres 70'
Report
Estadio da Luz, Lisbon
Attendance: 4,598
Referee: Robert Lacoste (France)

Benfica won 18–0 on aggregate.


Levski Sofia Bulgaria6–0Sweden Djurgården
Asparuhov 15', 19'
Iliev 34', 47'
Nikolov 35'
Abadzhiev 60'
Report
Attendance: 15,769
Referee: Dittmar Huber (Switzerland)

Levski Sofia won 7–2 on aggregate.


Sparta Prague Czechoslovakia4–0Switzerland Lausanne Sports
Mráz 21', 24', 77'
Dyba 82'
Report
Attendance: 14,659

Sparta Prague won 4–0 on aggregate.


Górnik Zabrze Poland2–1Austria LASK Linz
Pohl 9'
Szołtysik 22'
Report Lipošinović 34' (pen.)
Attendance: 38,887
Referee: Karl Göppel (Switzerland)

Górnik Zabrze won 5–2 on aggregate.


Werder Bremen West Germany5–0Cyprus APOEL
Danielsen 36', 53'
Ferner 41'
Höttges 63', 83' (pen.)
Report
Attendance: 11,999
Referee: Tage Sørensen (Denmark)

Werder Bremen won 10–0 on aggregate.


Nantes France2–2Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Partizan
Magny 32'
Blanchet 70'
Report Kovačević 43'
Galić 47'
Attendance: 16,007
Referee: Gaspar Pintado Viu (Spain)

Partizan won 4–2 on aggregate.

Bracket

First round Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                  
1 Belgium Anderlecht 9 (w) 9
16 Northern Ireland Derry City 0 (o) 0
Belgium Anderlecht 1 2 3
Spain Real Madrid 0 4 4
8 Scotland Kilmarnock 2 1 3
9 Spain Real Madrid 2 5 7
Spain Real Madrid 1 1 2
Italy Internazionale 0 1 1
5 Romania Dinamo Bucuresti 2 0 2
12 Italy Internazionale 1 2 3
Italy Internazionale 4 1 5
Hungary Ferencváros 0 1 1
4 Hungary Ferencváros 0 3 3
13 Greece Panathinaikos 0 1 1
Spain Real Madrid 2
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Partizan 1
6 Czechoslovakia Sparta Prague 3 2 5
11 Poland Górnik Zabrze 0 1 1
Czechoslovakia Sparta Prague 4 0 4
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Partizan 1 5 6
3 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Partizan 3 0 3
14 West Germany Werder Bremen 0 1 1
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Partizan 2 0 2
England Manchester United 0 1 1
7 East Germany Vorwärts Berlin 0 1 1
10 England Manchester United 2 3 5
England Manchester United 3 5 8
Portugal Benfica 2 1 3
2 Bulgaria Levski Sofia 2 2 4
15 Portugal Benfica 2 3 5

First round

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Anderlecht Belgium 9–0 Northern Ireland Derry City 9–0 (w/o)
Kilmarnock Scotland 3–7 Spain Real Madrid 2–2 1–5
Dinamo București Romania 2–3 Italy Internazionale 2–1 0–2
Ferencváros Hungary 3–1 Greece Panathinaikos 0–0 3–1
Sparta Prague Czechoslovakia 5–1 Poland Górnik Zabrze 3–0 2–1
Partizan Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia 3–1 West Germany Werder Bremen 3–0 0–1
Vorwärts Berlin East Germany 1–5 England Manchester United 0–2 1–3
Levski Sofia Bulgaria 4–5 Portugal Benfica 2–2 2–3

First leg

Anderlecht Belgium9–0Northern Ireland Derry City
Jurion 5'
Van Himst 13', 66'
Puis 43', 83'
Mulder 46', 48', 65'
Stockman 90'
Report
Attendance: 23,589
Referee: Joaquim Fernandes Campos (Portugal)

Kilmarnock Scotland2–2Spain Real Madrid
McLean 22' (pen.)
McInally 60'
Report Pirri 25'
Amancio 55'
Attendance: 25,385
Referee: Gerhard Schulenburg (West Germany)

Dinamo București Romania2–1Italy Internazionale
Frățilă 25'
Haidu 51'
Report Peiró 12'
23 August Stadium, Bucharest
Attendance: 18,912
Referee: Karl Göppel (Switzerland)

Ferencváros Hungary0–0Greece Panathinaikos
Report
Attendance: 12,278
Referee: Joseph Hannet (Belgium)

Sparta Prague Czechoslovakia3–0Poland Górnik Zabrze
Kvašňák 35' (pen.)
Jílek 64'
Vrána 80'
Report
Attendance: 19,491

Partizan Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia3–0West Germany Werder Bremen
Jusufi 70'
Hasanagić 75'
Pirmajer 89'
Report
Attendance: 24,203
Referee: Bruno de Marchi (Italy)

Vorwärts Berlin East Germany0–2England Manchester United
Report Law 73'
Connelly 80'
Attendance: 23,230
Referee: Hans Carlsson (Sweden)

Levski Sofia Bulgaria2–2Portugal Benfica
Asparuhov 5'
Nikolov 59'
Report Eusébio 22', 63'
Attendance: 25,315
Referee: Gyula Gere (Hungary)

Second leg

Derry City Northern IrelandMatch unplayedBelgium Anderlecht
Report

Anderlecht won 9–0 on aggregate.


Real Madrid Spain5–1Scotland Kilmarnock
Grosso 25', 36'
Ruiz 26'
Gento 58'
Pirri 90'
Report McIlroy 22'

Real Madrid won 7–3 on aggregate.


Internazionale Italy2–0Romania Dinamo București
Mazzola 47' (pen.)
Facchetti 87'
Report
Attendance: 15,324
Referee: Franz Mayer (Austria)

Internazionale won 3–2 on aggregate.


Panathinaikos Greece1–3Hungary Ferencváros
Domazos 48' Report Karába 8'
Fenyvesi 27'
Albert 63'
Attendance: 24,919
Referee: Vladimir Stanković (Yugoslavia)

Ferencváros won 3–1 on aggregate.


Górnik Zabrze Poland1–2Czechoslovakia Sparta Prague
Szołtysik 84' Report Mráz 17', 78'
Attendance: 46,609
Referee: Alexandru Toth (Romania)

Sparta Prague won 5–1 on aggregate.


Werder Bremen West Germany1–0Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Partizan
Schütz 32' Report
Attendance: 28,478

Partizan won 3–1 on aggregate.


Manchester United England3–1East Germany Vorwärts Berlin
Herd 19', 39', 84' Report Piepenburg 82'
Attendance: 30,082
Referee: Juan Gardeazábal Garay (Spain)

Manchester United won 5–1 on aggregate.


Benfica Portugal3–2Bulgaria Levski Sofia
Eusébio 6'
Coluna 28'
Torres 46'
Report Asparuhov 3', 75'
Estádio da Luz, Lisbon
Attendance: 39,992
Referee: Henri Faucheux (France)

Benfica won 5–4 on aggregate.

Quarter-finals

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Anderlecht Belgium 3–4 Spain Real Madrid 1–0 2–4
Internazionale Italy 5–1 Hungary Ferencváros 4–0 1–1
Sparta Prague Czechoslovakia 4–6 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Partizan 4–1 0–5
Manchester United England 8–3 Portugal Benfica 3–2 5–1

First leg

Anderlecht Belgium1–0Spain Real Madrid
Van Himst 2' Report

Internazionale Italy4–0Hungary Ferencváros
Jair 8'
Corso 36'
Peiró 65', 73'
Report
Attendance: 36,896
Referee: Manuel Gómez Arribas (Spain)

Sparta Prague Czechoslovakia4–1Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Partizan
Kvašňák 20', 54' (pen.), 86'
Mašek 73'
Report Hasanagić 16'
Attendance: 30,214
Referee: Gyula Emsberger (Hungary)

Manchester United England3–2Portugal Benfica
Herd 36'
Law 44'
Foulkes 58'
Report José Augusto 30'
Torres 70'
Attendance: 64,035

Second leg

Real Madrid Spain4–2Belgium Anderlecht
Amancio 12', 35'
Gento 58' (pen.), 83'
Report Jurion 87'
Puis 90'
Attendance: 54,415
Referee: Joseph Barbéran (France)

Real Madrid won 4–3 on aggregate.


Ferencváros Hungary1–1Italy Internazionale
Novák 31' (pen.) Report Domenghini 62'
Attendance: 70,425

Internazionale won 5–1 on aggregate.


Partizan Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia5–0Czechoslovakia Sparta Prague
Kovačević 4', 29'
Vasović 23'
Hasanagić 35', 41'
Report
Attendance: 36,912
Referee: Dimitar Rumentschev (Bulgaria)

Partizan won 6–4 on aggregate.


Benfica Portugal1–5England Manchester United
Brennan 52' (o.g.) Report Best 6', 13'
Connelly 15'
Crerand 78'
Charlton 89'
Estádio da Luz, Lisbon
Attendance: 54,232

Manchester United won 8–3 on aggregate.

Semi-finals

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Real Madrid Spain 2–1 Italy Internazionale 1–0 1–1
Partizan Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia 2–1 England Manchester United 2–0 0–1

First leg

Real Madrid Spain1–0Italy Internazionale
Pirri 12' Report
Attendance: 54,232[1]
Referee: Dimitris Wlachojanis (Austria)

Partizan Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia2–0England Manchester United
Hasanagić 46'
Bečejac 59'
Report
Attendance: 37,031

Second leg

Internazionale Italy1–1Spain Real Madrid
Facchetti 78' Report Amancio 20'
Attendance: 75,991
Referee: György Vadas (Hungary)

Real Madrid won 2–1 on aggregate.


Manchester United England1–0Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Partizan
Stiles 72' Report

Partizan won 2–1 on aggregate.

Final

Real Madrid Spain2–1Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Partizan
Amancio 70'
Serena 76'
Report Vasović 55'

Top scorers

The top scorers from the 1965–66 European Cup (including preliminary round) are as follows:

Rank Name Team Goals
1 Hungary Florián Albert Hungary Ferencváros 7
Portugal Eusébio Portugal Benfica 7
3 England John Connelly England Manchester United 6
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Mustafa Hasanagić Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Partizan 6
5 Spain Amancio Spain Real Madrid 5
Bulgaria Georgi Asparuhov Bulgaria Levski Sofia 5
Scotland David Herd England Manchester United 5
Czechoslovakia Ivan Mráz Czechoslovakia Sparta Prague 5
Spain Ferenc Puskás Spain Real Madrid 5
10 Portugal José Augusto Portugal Benfica 4
Northern Ireland George Best England Manchester United 4
Belgium Paul van Himst Belgium Anderlecht 4
Czechoslovakia Andrej Kvašňák Czechoslovakia Sparta Prague 4
Belgium Jacques Stockman Belgium Anderlecht 4

References

  1. ^ "Real Madrid v Internazionale, 13 April 1966" (JSON). Union of European Football Associations. Retrieved 12 March 2022.

External links

  • 1965–66 All matches – season at UEFA website
  • European Cup results at Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation
  • All scorers 1965–66 European Cup (excluding preliminary round) according to protocols UEFA
  • 1965/66 European Cup – results and line-ups (archive)
  • Y. Lander, European Cups History, part 1 (Kharkiv, 2003) – some attendance data.
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