Football – Real Madrid
It’s the biggest club competition in Europe, the Champions League has no shortage of defining moments over the years.
Performances that we still remember today: terrible defeats, historic triumphs. The Champions League is the most prestigious competition in Europe, a competition full of twists and turns where the great players show themselves to make history forever. Here are the 5 finals that will remain in the legend!
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5. Bayern Munich v Chelsea (2012)
It was not a good game. chelsea led by former player Roberto DiMatteo was not the favorite, everyone expected the Bayern who played this final in his own stadium wins this final. The Bavarians controlled much of the game, with their talismanic wingers Arjen Robben and Franck Ribery in tip top shape. Their dominance allowed Thomas Muller to score in the 83rd minute, and Bayern looked to close the game solid defensively.
However, Didier drogba scored in the 88th minute to snatch extra time. mario gomez had the opportunity to give victory to Bayern while Robben missed an important penalty. The game went to penalties.
Juan Mata missed for Chelsea, but the goalkeeper Petr Cech repelled the shotsIvica Olic and Bastian Schweinsteiger to offer to chelsea a historic victory.
4.Real Madrid v Atlético Madrid (2014)
L’Atlético opens the scoring with a header Diego Godin in the 36th minute. The colchoneros will lead the whole match until… the 93rd minute and this equalizer of Sergio Ramos on corner. The Real Madrid defender snatches the extension after additional time. L’Atlético won’t get over it, achievements of Gareth Bale, Marcello and Cristiano Ronaldo will give the victory 4-1 to the real Madrid in overtime. the Real who was knocked out until the 93rd minute wins his 10th Champions League better known as “la decima”. The final score doesn’t quite tell the right story. Yes, Real Madrid eventually won 4-1 after coming within seconds of losing.
3. Barcelona v Manchester United (2011)
It is undoubtedly the most beautiful football practiced in Europe in the history of this sport: the FC Barcelona of Pep Guardiola. the Barca confronts Manchester United in the 2011 final at Wembley. Lionel Messi, Andres Iniesta, Xavi, David Villathis Barca was big very big. This final was a very good football match. wayne rooney responds to the opening of the score of pedro but that Barça was much too strong for Manchester Unitedgoals of Messi and David Villa will allow the Catalans to win this final 3-1. The statistics speak for themselves: 12 shots on target against 1 for Barça with 66% possession. Man United’s power has been surpassed and outclassed, something that was rare at the time.
2. Manchester United v Bayern Munich (1999)
Considered one of the greatest finals in football history, this Manchester United vs. Bayern Munich will forever go down in history.
The Bavarians opened the scoring in the sixth minute with a free kick from Mario Basler. Despite dominant possession, Manchester United didn’t have any real chances until added time in the second period.
At the 91st minute Teddy Sheringham managed to equalize for Manchester United before that in stride at the 93rd Ole Gunnar Solskjaer only seals the victory for United by pushing the ball into the goal. The players of Bayern Munich are slaughtered. A completely crazy scenario that allows the English to win their second Champions League.
Manchester United also won the Premier League and the FA Cup that season becoming the first English club to achieve the cup – league – Champions League treble.
1. Liverpool v AC Milan (2005)
There have been stunning returns in the history of the Champions Leaguebut nothing surpasses this liverpool vs. AC Milan Istanbul 2005. The Italians had experience on their side with legends like Paolo Maldini and Clarence Seedorf. Milan took the lead from the first minute thanks to a volley of Maldini, Hernan Crespo scored two more goals in the first half. Led 3-0 at halftime liverpool will achieve the impossible. A head of Steven Gerard and goals of Vladimir Smicer and Xabi Alonso hand over liverpool in the game in 15 minutes. The outcome of this final will be decided on penalties, Sergeinho, Andrea Pirlo and Andriy Shevchenko each miss their shot on goal. liverpool won what can perhaps be called the greatest football game of all time. This match is nicknamed “The Miracle of Istanbul”.