In the 1973-74 UEFA Cup final, Feyenoord, a Dutch football club, faced off against Tottenham Hotspur from England in an intense battle for the coveted title.
The first leg occurred at White Hart Lane in London. It was an exciting match that ended in a 2-2 draw. Tottenham Hotspur showcased their strength with goals scored by England and an own goal by Van Daele. Feyenoord responded with goals from Van Hanegem and De Jong. The stadium was packed with 46,281 fans witnessing an enthralling clash. The match was officiated by Rudolf Scheurer from Switzerland.
The second leg took place at De Kuip in Rotterdam. Feyenoord displayed exceptional skill and determination, securing a crucial 2-0 victory over Tottenham Hotspur. The goals were scored by Rijsbergen and Ressel. The stadium was filled with 59,317 enthusiastic spectators. The match was officiated by Concetto Lo Bello from Italy.
Feyenoord’s triumph in the 1973-74 UEFA Cup final was a historic achievement for Dutch football. It showcased their prowess on the European stage and marked a significant milestone in their club’s history.