1983 European Cup Final

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1983 European Cup Final
1983 European Cup Final programme.jpg
Match programme cover
Event1982–83 European Cup
Date25 May 1983
VenueOlympic Stadium, Athens
RefereeNicolae Rainea (Romania)

The 1983 European Cup Final was a football match held at the Olympic Stadium, Athens, on 25 May 1983, that saw Hamburger SV of Germany defeat Juventus of Italy 1–0. A single goal from Felix Magath eight minutes into the game was enough for Hamburg to claim their first European Cup title. It was the sixth consecutive European Cup Final to finish with a 1–0 scoreline.[1]

Route to the final[edit]

West Germany Hamburger SV Round Italy Juventus
Opponent Agg. 1st leg 2nd leg Opponent Agg. 1st leg 2nd leg
East Germany Dynamo Berlin 3–1 1–1 (A) 2–0 (H) First round Denmark Hvidovre IF 7–4 4–1 (A) 3–3 (H)
Greece Olympiacos 5–0 1–0 (H) 4–0 (A) Second round Belgium Standard Liège 3–1 1–1 (A) 2–0 (H)
Soviet Union Dynamo Kyiv 4–2 3–0 (A) 1–2 (H) Quarter-finals England Aston Villa 5–2 2–1 (A) 3–1 (H)
Spain Real Sociedad 3–2 1–1 (A) 2–1 (H) Semi-finals Poland Widzew Łódź 4–2 2–0 (H) 2–2 (A)



West Germany Hamburger SV1–0Italy Juventus
Magath 9' Report
Attendance: 73,500
Hamburger SV[2]
GK 1 West Germany Uli Stein
SW 5 West Germany Holger Hieronymus
RB 2 West Germany Manfred Kaltz
CB 4 West Germany Ditmar Jakobs
LB 3 West Germany Bernd Wehmeyer
CM 6 West Germany Wolfgang Rolff Yellow card 35'
LM 7 West Germany Jürgen Milewski
RM 8 West Germany Jürgen Groh Yellow card 39'
AM 10 West Germany Felix Magath
SS 11 Denmark Lars Bastrup downward-facing red arrow 55'
CF 9 West Germany Horst Hrubesch (c)
MF 12 West Germany Thomas von Heesen upward-facing green arrow 55'
Austria Ernst Happel
Hamburger SV vs Juventus 1983-05-25.svg
GK 1 Italy Dino Zoff (c)
SW 6 Italy Gaetano Scirea
RB 2 Italy Claudio Gentile
CB 5 Italy Sergio Brio
LB 3 Italy Antonio Cabrini Yellow card 39'
CM 8 Italy Marco Tardelli
CM 4 San Marino Massimo Bonini Yellow card 36'
AM 10 France Michel Platini
RW 7 Italy Roberto Bettega
SS 11 Poland Zbigniew Boniek
CF 9 Italy Paolo Rossi downward-facing red arrow 56'
MF 15 Italy Domenico Marocchino upward-facing green arrow 56'
Italy Giovanni Trapattoni

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Stokkermans, Karel (2 April 2020). "European Champions' Cup". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. Retrieved 24 August 2020.
  2. ^ a b Wilson, Jonathan (2 September 2008). Inverting the Pyramid: The History of Football Tactics. London: Orion Publishing Group. p. 284. ISBN 9780752889955.

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