1977-78 European Cup
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1977-78 European Cup
The old Wembley Stadium (cropped).jpg
Wembley Stadium in London hosted the final.
Tournament details
Dates19 August 1977 - 10 May 1978
Teams31
Final positions
ChampionsEngland Liverpool
Runners-upBelgium Brugge
Tournament statistics
Matches played59
Goals scored162 (2.75 per match)
Top scorer(s)Denmark Allan Simonsen (5 goals)
1976-77
1978-79

The 1977-78 season of the European Cup football club tournament was won by defending champions Liverpool in the final against Brugge. The match finished 1-0, starting a run of six consecutive finals that finished 1-0 after 90 minutes, five of them won by English clubs.

Bracket

Round of 32   Round of 16   Quarter-finals   Semi-finals   Final
 Scotland Celtic 5 6 11  
 Luxembourg Jeunesse Esch 0 1 1      Scotland Celtic 2 0 2  
 Switzerland Basel 1 1 2    Austria Wacker 1 3 4  
 Austria Wacker 3 0 3        Austria Wacker 3 0 3  
 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Red Star Belgrade 3 3 6        West Germany Borussia Mönchengladbach (a) 1 2 3  
 Republic of Ireland Sligo Rovers 0 0 0      Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Red Star Belgrade 0 1 1
 Hungary Vasas 0 1 1    West Germany Borussia Mönchengladbach 3 5 8  
 West Germany Borussia Mönchengladbach 3 1 4        West Germany Borussia Mönchengladbach 2 0 2  
 Portugal Benfica (p) 0 0 0 (4)        England Liverpool 1 3 4  
 Soviet Union Torpedo Moscow 0 0 0 (1)      Portugal Benfica 1 1 2  
 Turkey Trabzonspor 1 0 1    Denmark Boldklubben 1903 0 0 0  
 Denmark Boldklubben 1903 0 2 2        Portugal Benfica 1 1 2
 England Liverpool        England Liverpool 2 4 6  
 bye      England Liverpool 5 1 6
 East Germany Dynamo Dresden 2 1 3    East Germany Dynamo Dresden 1 2 3  
 Sweden Halmstad 0 2 2        England Liverpool 1
 Bulgaria Levski-Spartak 3 2 5        Belgium Brugge 0
 Poland ?l?sk Wroc?aw 0 2 2      Bulgaria Levski-Spartak 1 1 2  
 Norway Lillestrøm 2 0 2    Netherlands Ajax 2 2 4  
 Netherlands Ajax 0 4 4        Netherlands Ajax 1 1 2 (0)  
 Iceland Valur 1 0 1        Italy Juventus 1 1 2 (3)  
 Northern Ireland Glentoran 0 2 2      Northern Ireland Glentoran 0 0 0
 Cyprus Omonia 0 0 0    Italy Juventus 1 5 6  
 Italy Juventus 3 2 5        Italy Juventus 1 0 1
 Finland KuPS 0 2 2        Belgium Brugge 0 2 2  
 Belgium Brugge 4 5 9      Belgium Club Brugge 2 0 2  
 Malta Floriana 1 0 1    Greece Panathinaikos 0 1 1  
 Greece Panathinaikos 1 4 5        Belgium Brugge 2 2 4
 Czechoslovakia Dukla Prague 1 0 1        Spain Atlético Madrid 0 3 3  
 France Nantes (a) 1 0 1      France Nantes 1 1 2
 Romania Dinamo Bucure?ti 2 0 2    Spain Atlético Madrid 1 2 3  
 Spain Atlético Madrid 1 2 3  

First round

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Celtic Scotland 11-1 Luxembourg Jeunesse Esch 5-0 6-1
Basel Switzerland 2-3 Austria Wacker 1-3 1-0
Red Star Belgrade Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia 6-0 Republic of Ireland Sligo Rovers 3-0 3-0
Vasas Hungary 1-4 West Germany Borussia Mönchengladbach 0-3 1-1
Benfica Portugal 0-0 (4-1 p) Soviet Union Torpedo Moscow 0-0 0-0
Trabzonspor Turkey 1-2 Denmark Boldklubben 1903 1-0 0-2
Liverpool England Bye - -
Dynamo Dresden East Germany 3-2 Sweden Halmstad 2-0 1-2
Levski-Spartak Bulgaria 5-2 Poland ?l?sk Wroc?aw 3-0 2-2
Lillestrøm Norway 2-4 Netherlands Ajax 2-0 0-4
Valur Iceland 1-2 Northern Ireland Glentoran 1-0 0-2
Omonia Cyprus 0-5 Italy Juventus 0-3 0-2
KuPS Finland 2-9 Belgium Club Brugge 0-4 2-5
Floriana Malta 1-5 Greece Panathinaikos 1-1 0-4
Dukla Prague Czechoslovakia 1-1 (a) France Nantes 1-1 0-0
Dinamo Bucure?ti Romania 2-3 Spain Atlético Madrid 2-1 0-2

First leg

Attendance: 22,000

Attendance: 18,000


Attendance: 40,000

Attendance: 60,000
Referee: Robert Wurtz (France)


Attendance: 30,000


Attendance: 21,000

Attendance: 3,116
Referee: Rolf Haugen (Norway)

Attendance: 12,000

Attendance: 2,500

Attendance: 12,000

Attendance: 13,885

Attendance: 45,000
Referee: Hilmi Ok (Turkey)

Second leg

Jeunesse Esch Luxembourg1-6Scotland Celtic
Giuliani Goal 30 Report Lennox Goal 3066
Glavin Goal 52
McGrain Goal 56
Eðvaldsson Goal 6676

Celtic won 11-1 on aggregate.


Wacker won 3-2 on aggregate.


Red Star Belgrade won 6-0 on aggregate.


Borussia Mönchengladbach won 4-1 on aggregate.


Benfica 0-0 Torpedo Moscow on aggregate. Benfica won on penalties.


Boldklubben 1903 won 2-1 on aggregate.


Dynamo Dresden won 3-2 on aggregate.


Levski-Spartak won 5-2 on aggregate.


Ajax Netherlands4-0Norway Lillestrøm
Birkelund Goal 10 (o.g.)
Geels Goal 31
Ling Goal 5172
Report

Ajax won 4-2 on aggregate.


Glentoran won 2-1 on aggregate.


Juventus won 5-0 on aggregate.


Club Brugge won 9-2 on aggregate.


Panathinaikos won 5-1 on aggregate.


Dukla Prague 1-1 Nantes. Nantes won on away goals.


Atlético Madrid won 3-2 on aggregate.

Second round

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Celtic Scotland 2-4 Austria Wacker 2-1 0-3
Red Star Belgrade Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia 1-8 West Germany Borussia Mönchengladbach 0-3 1-5
Benfica Portugal 2-0 Denmark Boldklubben 1903 1-0 1-0
Liverpool England 6-3 East Germany Dynamo Dresden 5-1 1-2
Levski-Spartak Bulgaria 2-4 Netherlands Ajax 1-2 1-2
Glentoran Northern Ireland 0-6 Italy Juventus 0-1 0-5
Club Brugge Belgium 2-1 Greece Panathinaikos 2-0 0-1
Nantes France 2-3 Spain Atlético Madrid 1-1 1-2

First leg

Celtic Scotland2-1Austria Wacker
Craig Goal 49
Burns Goal 78
Report Kriess Goal 54



Liverpool England5-1East Germany Dynamo Dresden
Hansen Goal 14
Case Goal 2157
Neal Goal 44 (pen.)
Kennedy Goal 66
Report Häfner Goal 76




Second leg

Attendance: 18,000

Wacker won 4-2 on aggregate.


Borussia Mönchengladbach won 8-1 on aggregate.


Attendance: 17,000

Benfica won 2-0 on aggregate.


Attendance: 33,000

Liverpool won 6-3 on aggregate.


Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Ulf Eriksson (Sweden)

Ajax won 4-2 on aggregate.


Attendance: 35,000

Juventus won 6-0 on aggregate.


Attendance: 25,000

Club Brugge won 2-1 on aggregate.


Atlético Madrid won 3-2 on aggregate.

Quarter-finals

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Wacker Austria 3-3 (a) West Germany Borussia Mönchengladbach 3-1 0-2
Benfica Portugal 2-6 England Liverpool 1-2 1-4
Ajax Netherlands 2-2 (0-3 p) Italy Juventus 1-1 1-1
Club Brugge Belgium 4-3 Spain Atlético Madrid 2-0 2-3

First leg

Attendance: 17,000

Attendance: 80,000


Second leg

Wacker 3-3 Borussia Mönchengladbach on aggregate. Borussia Mönchengladbach won on away goals.


Attendance: 48,364

Liverpool won 6-2 on aggregate.


Ajax 2-2 Juventus on aggregate. Juventus won 3-0 on penalties.


Club Brugge won 4-3 on aggregate.

Semi-finals

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Borussia Mönchengladbach West Germany 2-4 England Liverpool 2-1 0-3
Juventus Italy 1-2 Belgium Club Brugge 1-0 0-2

First leg


Attendance: 70,000

Second leg

Attendance: 54,000

Liverpool won 4-2 on aggregate.


Attendance: 32,000
Referee: Ulf Eriksson (Sweden)

Club Brugge won 2-1 on aggregate.

Final

Attendance: 92,000

Top scorers

The top scorers from the 1977-78 European Cup are as follows:

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