The 1983-84 UEFA Cup final was a thrilling showdown where Tottenham Hotspur, a famous team from England, claimed victory after a tense match against Anderlecht from Belgium. The final ended in a 2-2 draw overall. What settled the game was an intense penalty shootout, won by Tottenham Hotspur 4-3. This showed how strong and composed they were in European football.
In the first game at the Constant Vanden Stock Stadium in Brussels, Anderlecht and Tottenham Hotspur fought hard, ending in a 1-1 draw. Olsen scored a crucial goal for Anderlecht at the 85th minute, while Miller scored for Tottenham Hotspur at the 57th minute. The stadium was packed with 40,000 passionate fans, and the referee, Bruno Galler from Switzerland, managed the game well.
The tension continued in the second game at White Hart Lane in London, where Anderlecht and Tottenham Hotspur played fiercely to another 1-1 draw even after extra time. Roberts scored for Tottenham Hotspur at the 84th minute, and Czerniatynski scored for Anderlecht at the 60th minute. This led to an exciting penalty shootout. About 46,205 spectators watched this match, and the referee, Volker Roth from West Germany, handled it skillfully.