1985–86 European Cup

The European Champions' Cup 1985/86 was the 31st edition of the contest. 31 club teams participated, including 30 national champion of the previous season with Juventus and the reigning champions. Albania reported no team. The clubs from England were excluded after the disaster of Heysel from participation. The final took place on 7 May 1986 at the Estadio Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan in Seville, Spain instead.

Steaua Bucharest was the first Eastern European winner of this contest, even by superior performance of his goalkeeper Helmuth Duck Adam in the final, who saved all four penalty kicks the opponent in the penalty shootout.


It was played in the Cup mode with home and away matches (except for the final). 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.

First round

Bye: Belgium RSC Anderlecht

The first legs took place on October 2, 1985 September 18, the return games.

2nd round

The first legs took place on November 7, 1985 October 23, the return games.


The first legs were held on March 19, 1986 on the 5th, the return games.


The first legs took place on April 16, 1986 on the 2nd, the return games.


Top scorers