Real Madrid lose 3-5 to Benfica in the European Cup Final held in Amsterdam in 1962
Location: Amsterdam, Holland / Netherlands
Story about the 1962 European Cup Final between Real Madrid and Benfica.
Aerial view of the stadium in Amsterdam where the 1962 European Cup Final is to be played. VS. During first part of game between Real Madrid and Benfica. Coverage shows de Stephano put a long pass from his own area to Puskas who is on the half way line. Puskas runs onto the ball takes it unchallenged into the Benfica area to score a great goal for Real Madrid in the 18th minute.
VS. Leading up to Real Madrid's second goal. Puskas hits the ball from 35 yards and it goes into the far corner of the net. VS. Two minutes after Real's second goal Jose Aguas scores for Benfica after it rebounds off the post to make 2-1. VS. Benfica make it 2-2 with a great 25 yard goal by Cavem. VS. Puskas scores his first half hat-trick with a well taken goal to make it 3-2 to Real Madrid.
VS. Leading up to a 6 minute second half goal from Coluna to make it 3-3. VS. Eusebio is tackled in the penalty area and wins a penalty. VS. Through back of net as Eusebio's shot beats the keeper from the spot, to make it 4-3 Benfica. Eusebio scores again for Benfica who end up winners by 5-3. VS. Benfica receive great ovation on the pitch and the European Cup is presented to Jose Aguas for the second year running. (FG.)