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1991 European Cup Final
Finale1991
Red Star Belgrade won 5–3 on penalties
Event1990–91 European Cup
Date29 May 1991
VenueStadio San Nicola, Bari
RefereeTullio Lanese (Italy)
Attendance56,000
1990
1992

The 1991 European Cup Final was a football match held at the Stadio San Nicola in Bari, Italy, on 29 May 1991, that saw Red Star Belgrade of Yugoslavia defeat Marseille of France in a penalty shoot-out. After normal time and extra time could not separate the two sides, the match was to be decided on penalty kicks. Manuel Amoros's miss for the French side proved crucial, as Red Star held their nerve to win their first European Cup.

Route to the final

Flag of SFR Yugoslavia 001 Red Star Belgrade Round Flag of France Marseille
Opponent Agg. 1st leg 2nd leg Opponent Agg. 1st leg 2nd leg
Switzerland Grasshopper 5–2 1–1 (H) 4–1 (A) First round Flag of Albania Dinamo Tirana 5–1 5–1 (H) 0–0 (A)
Scotland Rangers 4–1 3–0 (H) 1–1 (A) Second round Flag of Poland Lech Poznań 8–4 2–3 (A) 6–1 (H)
Flag of East Germany Dynamo Dresden 6–0 3–0 (H) 3–0 (A) Quarter-finals Flag of Italy Milan 4–1 1–1 (A) 3–0 (H)
Germany Bayern Munich 4–3 2–1 (A) 2–2 (H) Semi-finals Flag of the Soviet Union Spartak Moscow 5–2 3–1 (A) 2–1 (H)

Lead-up to the match

Red Star arrived to Italy unusually early, on Thursday, 23 May 1991, six full days ahead of the final. The team set up base in the town of Monopoli, 40 kilometres (25 mi) south-east of Bari. There they stayed in Il Melograno Hotel and trained at the facilities of A.C. Monopoli. Due to a lot of interest from richer European clubs already being raised for the future services of young Red Star players, the club management tried to ensure its footballers are fully focused on the task at hand. The players were placed in semi-quarantine immediately upon arrival to Italy, which meant being separated from wives and girlfriends without ability to receive incoming phone calls in hotel rooms, though able to make outgoing calls.

Over the coming days, the club also organized for a large entourage consisting of former players & coaches, friends of the club, etc. to arrive in Bari in order to watch Red Star in its very first European Cup final. Therefore, club legends Rajko Mitić and Dragoslav Šekularac, notable former players Srđan Mrkušić, Stanislav Karasi, club's former coach Miša Pavić along with Serbian celebrities and public personalities such as Ljuba Tadić, Ivan Bekjarev, Bora Đorđević, etc. made their way to Italy.

Match

Details

29 May 1991
20:15 CEST
Red Star Belgrade Flag of SFR Yugoslavia 001 0–0
(a.e.t.)
Flag of France Marseille Stadio San Nicola, Bari
Attendance: 56,000
Referee: Tullio Lanese (Italy)
Report
  Penalties  
Prosinečki Soccerball shad check
Binić Soccerball shad check
Belodedici Soccerball shad check
Mihajlović Soccerball shad check
Pančev Soccerball shad check
5–3 -Soccerball shade cross Amoros
Soccerball shad check Casoni
Soccerball shad check Papin
Soccerball shad check Mozer
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Marseille
GK 1 Flag of SFR Yugoslavia 001 Stevan Stojanović (c)
CM 2 Flag of SFR Yugoslavia 001 Vladimir Jugović
CB 3 Flag of SFR Yugoslavia 001 Slobodan Marović Yellow card 61'
RB 4 Flag of SFR Yugoslavia 001 Refik Šabanadžović
SW 5 Romania Miodrag Belodedici
LB 6 Flag of SFR Yugoslavia 001 Ilija Najdoski
CM 7 Flag of SFR Yugoslavia 001 Robert Prosinečki
LM 8 Flag of SFR Yugoslavia 001 Siniša Mihajlović Yellow card 40'
CF 9 Flag of SFR Yugoslavia 001 Darko Pančev
AM 10Flag of SFR Yugoslavia 001 Dejan Savićević Sub off 84'
RM 11Flag of SFR Yugoslavia 001 Dragiša Binić Yellow card 26'
Substitutes:
GK 12Flag of SFR Yugoslavia 001 Milić Jovanović
DF 13Flag of SFR Yugoslavia 001 Ivica Momčilović
DF 14Flag of SFR Yugoslavia 001 Rade Tošić
MF 15Flag of SFR Yugoslavia 001 Vlada Stošić Sub on 84'
FW 16Flag of SFR Yugoslavia 001 Vladan Lukić
Manager:
Flag of SFR Yugoslavia 001 Ljupko Petrović
Red Star Belgrade-Olympique Marseille 1991-05-29
GK 1 Flag of France Pascal Olmeta
RM 2 Flag of France Manuel Amoros
LM 3 Flag of France Éric Di Meco Sub off 112'
CB 4 Flag of France Basile Boli Yellow card 28'
CB 5 Brazil Carlos Mozer
CM 6 Flag of France Bruno Germain
CB 7 Flag of France Bernard Casoni
RF 8 England Chris Waddle
CF 9 Flag of France Jean-Pierre Papin (c)
LF 10Flag of Ghana Abedi Pelé
CM 11Flag of France Laurent Fournier Sub off 75'
Substitutes:
GK 16Flag of France Alain Casanova
DF 15Flag of France Éric Mura
MF 12Flag of SFR Yugoslavia 001 Dragan Stojković Sub on 112'
MF 13Flag of France Philippe Vercruysse Sub on 75'
MF 14Flag of France Jean Tigana
Manager:
Belgium Raymond Goethals

Assistant referees:
Flag of Italy Castello Buonocore (Italy)
Flag of Italy Roberto Calabassi (Italy)
Fourth official:
Flag of Italy Pierluigi Magni (Italy)

Match rules

  • 90 minutes.
  • 30 minutes of extra time if necessary.
  • Penalty shoot-out if scores still level.
  • Five named substitutes.
  • Maximum of two substitutions.

See also

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