1956 European Cup Final

association football match

The 1956 European Cup Final was the final in the European Cup, now known as the UEFA Champions League.

1956 European Cup Final
Event1955–56 European Cup
Date13 June 1956
VenueParc des Princes, Paris
RefereeArthur Edward Ellis (England)

Route to the final change

Real Madrid Round Reims
Opponent Agg. 1st leg 2nd leg Opponent Agg. 1st leg 2nd leg
  Servette 7–0 2–0 (A) 5–0 (H) First round   AGF Aarhus 4–2 2–0 (A) 2–2 (H)
  Partizan 4–3 4–0 (H) 0–3 (A) Quarter-finals   Vörös Lobogó 8–6 4–2 (H) 4–4 (A)
  Milan 5–4 4–2 (H) 1–2 (A) Semi-finals   Hibernian 3–0 2–0 (H) 1–0 (A)

Match change

Details change

Real Madrid  4–3  Reims
Attendance: 38,239
Real Madrid
GK 1   Juan Alonso
RB 2   Ángel Atienza
LB 3   Rafael Lesmes
RH 4   Miguel Muñoz (c)
CH 5   Marquitos
LH 6   José María Zárraga
OR 7   Joseíto
IR 8   Ramón Marsal
CF 9  [a] Alfredo Di Stéfano
IL 10   Héctor Rial
OL 11   Francisco Gento
  José Villalonga
GK 1   René-Jean Jacquet
RB 2   Simon Zimny
LB 3   Raoul Giraudo
RH 4   Michel Leblond
CH 5   Robert Jonquet (c)
LH 6   Robert Siatka
OR 7   Michel Hidalgo
IR 8   Léon Glowacki
CF 9   Raymond Kopa
IL 10   René Bliard
OL 11   Jean Templin
  Albert Batteux

Assistant referees:
J. Parkinson (England)
Tommy Cooper (England)

Related pages change

Notes change

  1. Di Stéfano was a native Argentine that in October 1956 (four months following this match) became a naturalised citizen of Spain. He started playing on the Spain national football team in 1957.[1][2]

References change

  1. "Los 11 jugadores nacidos fuera de España con más partidos". 5 September 2016.
  2. "Alfredo di Stéfano: A god of the stadium | Inside UEFA". 7 July 2014.

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