History and palmares of Recopa of Europe

History and palmares of Recopa of Europe
La Recopa de Europa fue una de las competiciones más exitosas de la UEFA. PHOTOMONTAGE: Football retro

Last update April 12, 2024 by colgadosporelfutbol

The Cup Winners Cup, era uno de esos torneos de fútbol de antes que premiaban de verdad a los campeones. Un torneo que se jugaba a eliminatoria pura y dura, sin favoritismos ni segundas oportunidades. Un trofeo con un encanto especial que vamos a recordar en este artículo.

¿Quién jugaba la Recopa de Europa?

The Cup Winners Cup It was an ancient tournament organized by the UEFA facing each season Champions Cup each of the European countries.

En total se celebraron 39 editions of this competition since the first edition won by Fiorentina In the season 1960-1961 until the last one, curiously, He also won an Italian team as Lazio in the campaign 1998-1999.

El palmarés de los equipos españoles en la competición

Four Spanish teams have been able to lift this prestigious trophy: FC Barcelona (which it is the club that has won more times to get four times the), Atletico Madrid, Valencia Y Real Zaragoza, get last.

El RCD Mallorca se quedó a las puertas de ganar una al ser finalistas de la última Recopa de Europa de la historia. But perdieron la final ante la Lazio que fue el último equipo en ganar el título antes de su extinción.

Los ingleses dominaron la Recopa

But nevertheless, the country most times has won the title is England, who has obtained 8 occasions (Chelsea 2, Manchester United, Manchester City, West Ham, Tottenham, Arsenal Y Everton).

Spain and Italy closely follow the English in that classification by countries. Both Spanish and Italians have succeeded 7 titles each. Followed by German clubs who have won the Recopa in 5 occasions.

Big European teams remained winless this competition. Real Madrid, Benfica O Inter de Milan are some examples. For the meringues it is quite striking as they played two finals and lost both in overtime. Especially surprising was the defeat against Aberdeen Scottish final 1983.

El palmarés de la Recopa de Europa

4 Titles: FC Barcelona.

2 Titles: Anderlecht, Milan, Dynamo Kiev and Chelsea.

1 Title: Atletico Madrid, Rangers, Fiorentina, Arsenal, West Ham, Hamburg, Ajax, Sampdoria, Parma, Paris Saint Germain, Tottenham, Sporting Lisbon, Borussia Dortmund, Bayern Munich, Slovan de Bratislava, Manchester City, Valencia, Dinamo Tbilisi, Aberdeen, Magdeburg, Juventus, Everton, Mechelen, Manchester United, Werder Bremen, Real Zaragoza and Lazio.

Las mayores goleadas de la historia de la Recopa

Anecdotally it is noteworthy that produced the biggest win in the history of the competition was a 16-1 that he Sporting Club of Portugal She endorsed him to the Apoel Nicosia Cypriot season 1963-1964.

Meanwhile, the largest global rout (taking into account the return leg) the he obtained Chelsea who managed a scandalous 21-0 against the weak Jeunesse Hautcharage Luxembourg to which won by 8-0 Y 0-13 respectively in the campaign 1971-1972.

Javier Argudo

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One thought on “History and palmares of Recopa of Europe

  1. There is an error. The last Spanish team to achieve it was FC Barcelona in 1997, his fourth Cup Winners' Cup in Rotterdamm against PSG. The legendary Recopa del Real Zaragoza de NAYIM was in 1995 in front of Arsenal, it was the penultimate, and not the last, how do you put.

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