The Greatest Games – Ajax 2 Panathinaikos 0

European Cup final, Wembley Stadium, London, 2 June 1971

Saturday 7th September

In this week's Greatest Games in association with The Football Ramble, Andy Brassell joins Jonathan and Marcus to revisit the 1971 European Cup final.

It was Ferenc Puskás' return to Wembley, eighteen years after he starred in Hungary's 6-3 demolition of England, he would lead an unfancied Panathinaikos into the final against an Ajax side that boasted Johan Cruyff at his peak and a new philosophy that would go on to define an era.


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