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1988 European Cup Final

1988 European Cup Final
Event 1987–88 European Cup
After extra time. PSV Eindhoven won 6–5 on penalties
Date 25 May 1988
Venue Neckarstadion, Stuttgart
Referee Luigi Agnolin (Italy)
Attendance 64,000

The 1988 European Cup Final was a football match played between PSV Eindhoven of the Netherlands and Benfica of Portugal. PSV won 6–5 on penalties after a goalless draw after extra time. The match was played at Neckarstadion, Stuttgart, on 25 May 1988.

For PSV, this win secured a Treble of the Dutch Cup, the Dutch Championship and the European Cup. Five of the PSV team were part of the Dutch team that went on to win UEFA Euro 1988 in Germany that summer.[1]

Road to the final

For more details on this topic, see 1987–88 European Cup.
23x15px PSV Eindhoven Round 23x15px Benfica
Opponent Agg. 1st leg 2nd leg Opponent Agg. 1st leg 2nd leg
23x15px Galatasaray 3–2 3–0 (H) 0–2 (A) First round 23x15px Partizani Tirana 4–0 4–0 (H) w/o (A)
23x15px Rapid Wien 4–1 2–1 (A) 2–0 (H) Second round 23x15px AGF 1–0 0–0 (A) 1–0 (H)
23x15px Bordeaux 1–1 (a) 1–1 (A) 0–0 (H) Quarter-finals 23x15px Anderlecht 2–1 2–0 (H) 0–1 (A)
23x15px Real Madrid 1–1 (a) 1–1 (A) 0–0 (H) Semi-finals 23x15px Steaua București 2–0 0–0 (A) 2–0 (H)

Match details

GK 1 23x15px Hans van Breukelen
RB 2 23x15px Eric Gerets (c)
CB 3 23x15px Ivan Nielsen
CB 4 23x15px Ronald Koeman
LB 5 23x15px Jan Heintze
CM 10 23x15px Søren Lerby Booked 106'
LM 6 23x15px Berry van Aerle
RM 8 23x15px Gerald Vanenburg
CM 7 23x15px Edward Linskens
CF 9 23x15px Wim Kieft
CF 11 23x15px Hans Gillhaus Substituted off 105+2'
DF 12 23x15px Adick Koot
FW 13 23x15px Eric Viscaal
MF 14 23x15px Anton Janssen Substituted in 105+2'
MF 15 23x15px Willy van de Kerkhof
GK 16 23x15px Patrick Lodewijks
23x15px Guus Hiddink
GK 1 23x15px Silvino
RB 2 23x15px António Veloso
CB 3 23x15px Dito
LB 4 23x15px Álvaro Magalhães
CB 5 23x15px Carlos Mozer
CM 6 23x15px Elzo
RM 7 23x15px Chiquinho Carlos
LM 8 23x15px António Pacheco
CF 11 23x15px Rui Águas Substituted off 56'
CM 10 23x15px Shéu (c)
CF 9 23x15px Mats Magnusson Substituted off 112'
GK 12 23x15px Manuel Bento
DF 13 23x15px Samuel
MF 14 23x15px Adelino Nunes
FW 15 23x15px Hajry Substituted in 112'
FW 16 23x15px Wando Substituted in 56'
23x15px Toni

See also


  1. ^ "Van Aerle relives PSV glory night against Benfica". Union of European Football Associations. 4 April 2011. Retrieved 5 April 2011. 

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