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1972 European Cup Final

1972 European Cup Final
Event 1971–72 European Cup
Date 31 May 1972
Venue De Kuip, Rotterdam
Man of the Match Johan Cruijff
Referee Robert Helles (France)
Attendance 61,354

The 1972 European Cup Final was a football match held at De Kuip, Rotterdam, on 31 May 1972, that saw Ajax of the Netherlands defeat Internazionale of Italy 2-0. Two second-half goals from Johan Cruyff gave Ajax their second success in the competition, after their 1971 victory. This game is often said to be Total Football's greatest moment, Ajax dominated much of the game as Inter defended desperately.

Match details

GK 1 23x15px Heinz Stuy
DF 3 23x15px Wim Suurbier
DF 13 23x15px Barry Hulshoff
DF 12 23x15px Horst Blankenburg
DF 5 23x15px Ruud Krol
MF 7 23x15px Johan Neeskens
MF 15 23x15px Arie Haan
MF 9 23x15px Gerrie Mühren
FW 8 23x15px Sjaak Swart
FW 14 23x15px Johan Cruijff
FW 11 23x15px Piet Keizer (c)
23x15px Stefan Kovacs
GK 1 23x15px Ivano Bordon
DF 2 23x15px Mauro Bellugi
DF 3 23x15px Giacinto Facchetti
DF 5 23x15px Mario Giubertoni Substituted off 12'
DF 6 23x15px Tarcisio Burgnich
MF 4 23x15px Gabriele Oriali
MF 8 23x15px Gianfranco Bedin
MF 10 23x15px Sandro Mazzola (c)
MF 11 23x15px Mario Frustalupi
FW 7 23x15px Jair da Costa Substituted off 56'
FW 9 23x15px Roberto Boninsegna
MF 12 23x15px Mario Bertini Substituted in 12'
MF 16 23x15px Sergio Pellizzaro Substituted in 56'
23x15px Giovanni Invernizzi

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