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1981 European Cup Final
Event European Cup 1980–81
Date 27 May 1981
Venue Parc des Princes, Paris
Referee Károly Palotai (Hungary)
Attendance 48,360

The 1981 European Cup Final was a football match held at the Parc des Princes, Paris, on May 27, 1981, that saw Liverpool F.C. of England defeat Real Madrid of Spain 1–0. A single goal from Alan Kennedy in the 82nd minute settled this tight and nervous game, and brought the trophy back to Anfield for the third time. It was also the fifth time in a row that the winners had been an English team.

Match details

May 27, 1981
Liverpool England 1–0 Spain Real Madrid Parc des Princes, Paris
Attendance: 48,360
Referee: Károly Palotai Hungary
A. Kennedy Goal 82' (Report)
Liverpool F.C.
Real Madrid
GK 1 England Ray Clemence
RB 2 England Phil Neal
LB 3 England Alan Kennedy
CB 4 England Phil Thompson (c)
LM 5 England Ray Kennedy Booked
CB 6 Scotland Alan Hansen
CF 7 Scotland Kenny Dalglish Substituted off in the 87th minute 87'
RM 8 England Sammy Lee
CF 9 England David Johnson
CM 10 England Terry McDermott
CM 11 Scotland Graeme Souness
MF 12 England Jimmy Case Substituted on in the 87th minute 87'
GK 13 England Steve Ogrizovic
DF 14 England Colin Irwin
DF 15 England Richard Money
FW 16 England Howard Gayle
England Bob Paisley
GK 1 Spain Agustín Rodríguez
DF 2 Spain Rafael García Cortés Substituted off in the 87th minute 87'
DF 3 Spain José Antonio Camacho
MF 4 Germany Uli Stielike Booked
DF 5 Spain Andrés Sabido
MF 6 Spain Vicente del Bosque
FW 7 Spain Juanito
MF 8 Spain Ángel de los Santos
FW 9 Spain Carlos Santillana (c)
DF 10 Spain Antonio García Navajas
FW 11 England Laurie Cunningham
MF 16 Spain Francisco Pineda Substituted on in the 87th minute 87'
Yugoslavia Vujadin Boškov

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Preceded by
European Cup
Final 1980
European Cup
Final 1981
Liverpool F.C.
Succeeded by
European Cup
Final 1982


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