On this day as it won the third European Cup

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NEWS | 05/28/2019

Real Madrid beat Milan in the first final that was decided in extra time.

61 years ago, the Heysel stadium (Brussels) was the scene of the first final of the European Cup which was decided in the extension. The Real Madrid and Milan met in the third edition of the tournament and staged an even match in which the Italians came forward twice. The Madridistas gave an example of not giving up and fighting to the end and took the match to overtime with the goals of Di Stéfano Y Rial.

At the key moment, Gento became the most decisive player and scored for the second consecutive year in a final of the European Cup. The current honorary president of the Real Madrid He was the author of 3-2 in 107 '. Alongside the winger, Juanito Alonso also had a prominent role with key stops in the final minutes.

The eliminatory

In the previous rounds, the Whites had an excellent performance at home, where they did not fit so much and thrashed Royal Antwerp (6-0), Sevilla (8-0) and Vasas de Hungría (4-0). Before this last team Di Stéfano He jumped to celebrate one of his three goals and the photograph of that moment went down in the history of Real Madrid.


3- Real Madrid: Alonso, Atienza Il, Santamaría, Lesmes II, Santisteban, Zárraga, Kopa, Joseíto, Di Stéfano, Rial and Gento.
2- Milan: Soldan, Fontana, Maldini, Beraldo, Bergamaschi, Radice, Danova, Liedholm, Schiaffino, Grillo and Cucchiaroni.

0-1 (min 59): Schiaffino.
1-1 (min 74): Di Stéfano
1-2 (min 77): Cricket.
2-2 (min 79): Rial.
3-2 (min 107): Gento

Referee: Albert Alsteen (Belgium).
Stadium: Heysel (Brussels).

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