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1961 European Cup Final
Event European Cup 1960–61
Date 31 May 1961
Venue Wankdorfstadion, Berne
Referee Gottfried Dienst (Switzerland)
Attendance 33,000
1960
1962

The 1961 European Cup Final was held at the Wankdorf Stadium, Berne, on 31 May 1961, that saw S.L. Benfica play against FC Barcelona. This was the first final not to include Real Madrid, who had won the previous five finals. Benfica went on to lift the trophy for the first time, beating Barcelona 3–2.

Match details

May 31, 1961
Portugal Benfica 3 – 2 FC Barcelona Spain Wankdorf Stadium, Berne
Attendance: 33,000
Referee: Gottfried Dienst Switzerland
Águas Goal 30'
Ramallets Goal 32' (o.g.)
Coluna Goal 55'
Kocsis Goal 20'
Czibor Goal 75'
Benfica
Barcelona
SL BENFICA:
GK 1 Portugal Alberto da Costa Pereira
DF 2 Portugal Mario João
DF 3 Portugal Germano de Figueiredo
DF 4 Portugal Angelo Martins
DF 5 Portugal José Neto
MF 6 Portugal Fernando Cruz
MF 7 Portugal José Augusto
MF 8 Portugal Joaquim Santana
MF 9 Portugal José Águas (c)
FW 10 Portugal Mário Coluna
FW 11 Portugal Domiciano Cavém
Manager:
Hungary Béla Guttmann


Assistant referees:
Fourth official:

FC BARCELONA:
GK 1 Spain Antoni Ramallets (c)
DF 2 Spain Foncho
DF 3 Spain Enric Gensana
DF 4 Spain Sígfrid Gràcia
DF 5 Spain Martín Vergés
MF 6 Spain Jesús Garay
MF 7 Spain Hungary Ladislao Kubala
MF 8 Hungary Sándor Kocsis
MF 9 Brazil Evaristo de Macedo
FW 10 Spain Luis Suárez
FW 11 Hungary Zoltán Czibor
Manager:
Spain Enrique Orizaola

See also

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Preceded by
European Cup
Final 1960
European Cup
Final 1961
S.L. Benfica
Succeeded by
European Cup
Final 1962
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