1970–71 European Cup

The European Champions' Cup 1970/71 was the 16th edition of the competition. 33 club teams participated, including 32 national champions from the previous season and with Feyenoord Rotterdam, the defending champion.

The participants played in the pure Cup mode (except for the final) round-trip games for the crown of European club football. In Torgleichstand first counted the greater number of away goals scored; there was also this a tie, the second leg was extended and, if appropriate, immediately then discharged a penalty shootout to decide. The penalty shoot was selected this year for the first time as a decision charms and replaced the unfortunate coin toss. It has also been changed so that the away goals rule in all rounds, and no longer should only apply to the first two.

The final took place at Wembley Stadium in London in front of 83,000 spectators on 2 June 1971.

Preliminary round

The first leg took place on 18 August, the return match on September 2, 1970 instead.

First round

The first legs took place on September 16, the return legs on 22 ( Mönchengladbach vs. Larnaca ) / 30 Of September 1970.

2nd round

The first legs took place on 21 October, the return matches on 4/5 November 1970 instead.


The first legs took place on 9-10. March and the return legs on March 24, 1971.


The first legs took place on April 14, the return legs on April 28, 1971.


Top scorers