60th anniversary of the fifth European Cup

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NEWS | 05/18/2020

Real Madrid beat Eintracht Frankfurt 7-3 in one of the best games ever.

On May 18, 1960, the Real Madrid conquered his fifth European Cup consecutive by winning one of the best matches in the history of football. Our team beat Eintracht Frankfurt at the Hampden Park stadium (Glasgow), with the outstanding performance of Puskas (4 goals) and Say Stéfano (3), who returned to the initial goal of the German team.

Sixty years later, this spectacular final remains the most goal-scoring final in the history of the European Cup and Puskas holds the record for most goals in the decisive match for the title.

In the qualifiers before the final, the Real Madrid he faced Jeunesse Esch, Nice and Barcelona. He defeated the Barça team in the semifinals, a round in which the Madridistas prevailed with a double 3-1. Puskas finished the edition as top scorer with 12 goals.

7-Real Madrid: Domínguez, Marquitos, Santamaría, Pachín, Vidal, Zárraga, Canario, Del Sol, Di Stéfano, Puskas and Gento.
3-Eintracht Frankfurt: Loy, Lutz, Eigenbrodt, Höfer, Weilbächer, Stinka, Kress, Lindner, Stein, Pfaff and Meier.

0-1 (min. 18): Kress.
1-1 (min. 25): Say Stéfano.
2-1 (min. 29): Say Stéfano.
3-1 (min. 46): Puskas.
4-1 (min. 56): Puskas.
5-1 (min. 60): Puskas.
6-1 (min. 71): Puskas.
6-2 (min. 72): Stein.
7-2 (min. 73): Say Stéfano.
7-3 (min. 75): Stein.

Referee: Jack Mowatt (Scotland).
Stadium: Hampden Park (Glasgow).

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