1960–61 European Cup Winners' Cup

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1960–61 European Cup Winners' Cup
Tournament details
Dates 1 August 1960 – 27 May 1961
Teams 9
Final positions
Champions Hungary Ferencváros (1st title)
Runners-up West Germany MSV Duisburg
Tournament statistics
Matches played 14
Goals scored 34 (2.43 per match)

The 1960–61 European Cup Winners' Cup was the first season of the European Cup Winner's Cup, EFU club football tournament for EFU teams that have won the national cup. The tournament was won by Ferencvaros, who defeated MSV Duisburg 3-2 in the final.

Background[edit | edit source]

The formation of the European Cup Winner's Cup was born out of the Mitropa Cup with the committee creating the tournament under a new name and included nations outside of the Mitropa nations. This though was also the only time that an East German club would compete in two European tournaments with Vorwärts Berlin withdrawing in the semi-finals due to making the quarter-finals of the European Cup

Preliminary round[edit | edit source]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Austria Wien Austria 2-1 Switzerland FC Zurich 2-0 0-1

Quarter-finals[edit | edit source]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Hajduk Split Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia 0-4 Austria Austria Wien 0-2 0-2
Ferencváros Hungary 2-1 Italy Milan 1-1 1-0
RH Brno Czechoslovakia 0-4 East Germany Vorwärts Berlin 0-3 0-1
MSV Duisburg West Germany 6-3 United Kingdom Hearts 3-1 3-2

Semi-finals[edit | edit source]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Austrian Wien Austria 2-4 Hungary Ferencváros 2-2 0-2
Vorwärts Berlin East Germany (w/o)1 West Germany MSV Duisburg

1 Vorwärts Berlin withdrew after making the quarter finals of the 1960–61 European Cup, MSV Duisburg walkover.

Finals[edit | edit source]

Main article: 1961 European Cup Winners' Cup Final

First leg[edit | edit source]

17 May 1961
MSV Duisburg West Germany 1–2 Hungary Ferencváros
VosGoal 45' AlbertGoal 32'88'
Wedaustadion, Duisbourg
Attendance: 30,000
Referee: Erich Steiner (Austria)

Second leg[edit | edit source]

27 May 1961
Ferencváros Hungary 1–1 West Germany MSV Duisburg
VileszalGoal 23' VosGoal 60'
Üllői úti Stadion, Budapest
Attendance: 20,100
Referee: Erich Steiner (Austria)

Ferencvaros won 3–2 on aggregate.

External links[edit | edit source]

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