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1971–72 UEFA Cup

1971–72 UEFA Cup
Tournament details
Dates 14 September 1971 – 17 May 1972
Teams 64
Final positions
Champions 23x15px Tottenham Hotspur (1st title)
Runners-up 23x15px Wolverhampton Wanderers
Tournament statistics
Matches played 123
Goals scored 373 (3.03 per match)
Top scorer(s) Ludwig Bründl (10 goals)

The UEFA Cup 1971–72 was the inaugural year of the competition, which effectively replaced the Inter-Cities Fairs Cup.

It was won by English side Tottenham Hotspur over their countrymen Wolverhampton Wanderers 3–2 on aggregate after a two-legged final.

The tournament was open to the highest-placed European teams that had not qualified for the European Cup or UEFA Cup Winners' Cup. It commenced on 14 September 1971 and concluded on 17 May 1972. A total of 64 football clubs entered the first round draw.

The tournament's top scorer was Ludwig Bründl of Eintracht Braunschweig with 10 goals.

First round

The matches were played on 14–16 and 29–30 September 1971. Teams from the same nation could not be drawn against one another.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Hertha BSC 23x15px 7–2 23x15px Elfsborg 3–1 (Report) 4–1 (Report)
Dundee 23x15px 5–2 23x15px AB 4–2 (Report) 1–0 (Report)
Rosenborg 23x15px 4–0 23x15px HIFK 3–0 (Report) 1–0 (Report)
Vasas 23x15px 2–1
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1–0 (Report) 1–1 (Report)
Glentoran 23x15px 1–7 23x15px Eintracht Braunschweig 0–1 (Report) 1–6 (Report)
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Celta de Vigo 23x15px 0–3 23x15px Aberdeen 0–2 (Report) 0–1 (Report)
Den Haag 23x15px 7–2 23x15px Aris Bonnevoie 5–0 (Report) 2–2 (Report)
Wolverhampton Wanderers 23x15px 7–1 23x15px Académica de Coimbra 3–0 (Report) 4–1 (Report)
Saint-Étienne 23x15px 2–3 23x15px Köln 1–1 (Report) 1–2 (Report)
Lugano 23x16px 1–3 23x15px Legia Warsaw 1–3 (Report) 0–0 (Report)
Porto 23x15px 1–3 23x15px Nantes 0–2 (Report) 1–1 (Report)
Hamburg 23x15px 2–4 23x15px St. Johnstone 2–1 (Report) 0–3 (Report)
Southampton 23x15px 2–3 23x15px Athletic Bilbao 2–1 (Report) 0–2 (Report)
Bologna 23x15px 3–1 23x15px Anderlecht 1–1 (Report) 2–0 (Report)
Napoli 23x15px 1–2 23x15px Rapid Bucureşti 1–0 (Report) 0–2 (Report)
Vitória de Setúbal 23x15px (a)2–2 23x15px Nîmes Olympique 1–0 (Report) 1–2 (Report)
Atlético Madrid 23x15px 2–2(a) 23x15px Panionios 2–1 (Report) 0–1 (Report)
Carl Zeiss Jena 23x15px 4–3 23x15px Lokomotiv Plovdiv 3–0 (Report) 1–3 (Report)
Basel 23x16px 2–4 23x15px Real Madrid 1–2 (Report) 1–2 (Report)
Marsa 23x15px 0–11 23x15px Juventus 0–6 (Report) 0–5 (Report)
Dinamo Zagreb 23x15px 8–2 23x15px Botev Vratsa 6–1 (Report) 2–1 (Report)
Arad 23x15px 5–4 23x15px Austria Salzburg 4–1 (Report) 1–3 (Report)
Fenerbahçe 23x15px 2–4 23x15px Ferencváros 1–1 (Report) 1–3 (Report)
Milan 23x15px 7–0 23x15px Digenis Akritas Morphou 4–0 (Report) 3–0 (Report)
Spartak Moscow 23x15px 3–2 23x15px VSS Košice 2–0 (Report) 1–2 (Report)
OFK Belgrade 23x15px 6–3 23x15px Djurgårdens IF 4–1 (Report) 2–2 (Report)
Željezničar 23x15px 4–3 23x15px Club Brugge 3–0 (Report) 1–3 (Report)
PSV 23x15px 2–0 23x15px Hallescher FC 0–0 (Report) 2–02
Zagłębie Wałbrzych 23x15px 4–2 23x15px Union Teplice 1–0 (Report) 3–2 (Report)
Lierse 23x15px 4–2 23x15px Leeds United 0–2 (Report) 4–0 (Report)
Rapid Wien 23x15px (w/o)3 23x15px Vllaznia Shkodër - (Report) - (Report)

1 This match was played in Reykjavík.
2 Following the Hotel 't Silveren Seepaerd fire, Hallescher FC withdrew from the competition after the first leg.
3 Vllaznia Shkodër withdrew from the competition due to visa problems.

First leg





Second leg

Bologna won 3–1 on aggregate.


Rapid Bucureşti won 2–1 on aggregate.


28 September 1971
Juventus 23x15px 5–0 23x15px Marsa
Novellini Goal 18' Goal 32' Goal 90'
Haller Goal 45'
Furino Goal 63'

Juventus won 11–0 on aggregate.


Milan won 7–0 on aggregate.


OFK Belgrade won 6–3 on aggregate.

Second round

The matches were played on 19–21 October and 2–4 November 1971. Teams from the same nation could not be drawn against one another.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Rosenborg 23x15px 4–4(a) 23x15px Lierse 4–1 (Report) 0–3 (Report)
FC Rapid Bucureşti 23x15px 4–2 23x15px Legia Warsaw 4–0 (Report) 0–2 (Report)
Köln 23x15px 4–5 23x15px Dundee 2–1 (Report) 2–4 (Report)
Den Haag 23x15px 1–7 23x15px Wolverhampton Wanderers 1–3 (Report) 0–4 (Report)
Željezničar 23x15px (a)3–3 23x15px Bologna 1–1 (Report) 2–2 (Report)
Nantes 23x15px 0–1 23x15px Tottenham Hotspur 0–0 (Report) 0–1 (Report)
Eintracht Braunschweig 23x15px 4–3 23x15px Athletic Bilbao 2–1 (Report) 2–2 (Report)
St Johnstone 23x15px 2–1 23x15px Vasas 2–0 (Report) 0–1 (Report)
Spartak Moscow 23x15px 0–4 23x15px Vitória de Setúbal 0–0 (Report) 0–4 (Report)
Milan 23x15px 5–4 23x15px Hertha BSC 4–2 (Report) 1–2 (Report)
OFK Belgrade 23x15px 1–5 23x15px Carl Zeiss Jena 1–1 (Report) 0–4 (Report)
Zagłębie Wałbrzych 23x15px 2–3 23x15px Arad 1–1 (Report) 1–2 (Report)
Dinamo Zagreb 23x15px 2–2(a) 23x15px Rapid Wien 2–2 (Report) 0–0 (Report)
Real Madrid 23x15px 3–3(a) 23x15px PSV 3–1 (Report) 0–21 (Report)
Juventus 23x15px 3–1 23x15px Aberdeen 2–0 (Report) 1–1 (Report)
Ferencváros 23x15px 6–0 23x15px Panionios 6–0 (Report) 2

(Report)

1 This match was played in Den Bosch.
2 Panionios were disqualified after the first leg due to a pitch invasion, thus the return leg was cancelled.

First leg



Second leg

Bologna 3–3 Željezničar on aggregate. Željezničar won on away goals rule.


3 November 1971
Hertha BSC 23x15px 2–1 23x15px Milan
Horr Goal 15' (pen.) Goal 89' Bigon Goal 13'
Berlin

Milan won 5–4 on aggregate.


Juventus won 3–1 on aggregate.

Third round

The matches were played on 23–24 November and 8 December 1971. Teams from the same nation could not be drawn against one another.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Milan 23x15px 3–2 23x15px Dundee 3–0 (Report) 0–2 (Report)
Carl Zeiss Jena 23x15px 0–4 23x15px Wolverhampton Wanderers 0–1 (Report) 0–3 (Report)
Eintracht Braunschweig 23x15px 3–6 23x15px Ferencváros 1–1 (Report) 2–5 (Report)
PSV 23x15px 1–4 23x15px Lierse 1–0 (Report) 0–4 (Report)
Rapid Wien 23x15px 1–5 23x15px Juventus 0–1 (Report) 1–4 (Report)
St. Johnstone 23x15px 2–5 23x15px Željezničar 1–0 (Report) 1–5 (Report)
Tottenham Hotspur 23x15px 5–0 23x15px Rapid Bucureşti 3–0 (Report) 2–0 (Report)
Arad 23x15px 3–1 23x15px Vitória de Setúbal 3–0 (Report) 0–1 (Report)

First leg


Second leg

Milan won 3–2 on aggregate.


Juventus won 5–1 on aggregate.

Quarter finals

The matches were played on 7/9 and 21–24 March 1972.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Milan 23x15px 3–1 23x15px Lierse 2–0 (Report) 1–1 (Report)
Arad 23x15px 1–3 23x15px Tottenham Hotspur 0–2 (Report) 1–1 (Report)
Ferencváros 23x15px (p)3–3 23x15px Željezničar 1–2 (Report) 2–1 (Report)
Juventus 23x15px 2–3 23x15px Wolverhampton Wanderers 1–1 (Report) 1–2 (Report)

First leg

23 February 1972
Milan 23x15px 2–0 23x15px Lierse
Rivera Goal 30' (pen.)
Bigon Goal 43'

Second leg

Milan won 3–1 on aggregate.


Wolverhampton Wanderers won 3–2 on aggregate.

Semi-finals

The matches were played on 5 and 19 April 1972.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Tottenham Hotspur 23x15px 3–2 23x15px Milan 2–1 (Report) 1–1 (Report)
Ferencváros 23x15px 3–4 23x15px Wolverhampton Wanderers 2–2 (Report) 1–2 (Report)

First leg

Second leg

Tottenham Hotspur won 3–2 on aggregate.

Final

Main article: 1972 UEFA Cup Final
Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Wolverhampton Wanderers 23x15px 2–3 23x15px Tottenham Hotspur 1–2 1–1

First leg

Second leg

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