On this day, Real Madrid conquered their second Latin Cup

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NEWS | 06/23/2020

On June 23, 1957, he beat Benfica in the final (1-0).

63 years have passed since the second Latin Cup.of the Real Madrid. On June 23, 1957, the team led by José Villalonga took the title after defeating Benfica in the final (1-0) with a goal of Alfredo Di Stéfano. Before, Madrid fans had beaten Milan in the semifinals of the competition, which was played at the stadium Santiago Bernabeu.

With this title, the Real Madrid closed an excellent 1956/57 campaign, in which he also won the League and his second European Cup. In addition, he was proclaimed champion of the last edition of the Latin Cup. In 1955, they had also achieved this international trophy that faced the best teams from France, Spain, Portugal and Italy.

1- Real Madrid: Alonso, Lesmes II, Marquitos, Torres, Ruiz, Miguel Muñoz, Joseíto, Gento, Kopa, Rial and Di Stéfano.
0- Benfica: Costa, Calado, Serra, Angelo, Zizinho, Alfredo, Palmeiro, Colonna, Aguas, Cayado and Caben.

1-0 (min. 50): Say Stéfano.

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