A look at the UEFA Champions League Finals of the 2010s
:Here's a look at the UEFA Champions League Finals of the 2010s.
:All the teams that has won the UEFA Champions League championship this decade
2010 UEFA Champions League Final:
Inter Milan 2-0 Bayern Munich
2012 UEFA Champions League Final
Chelsea 1-1 Bayern Munich (4-3 pens)
- Date:19 May 2012
- Venue: Allianz Arena, Munich
- UEFA Man of the Match: Didier Drogba
- Fans' Man of the Match: Petr Cech
- Referee: Pedro Proença (Portugal)
- Attendance: 62,500
Chelsea: Petr Cech - Jose Bosingwa - David Luiz - Gary Cahill - Ashley Cole - John Obi Mikel - Frank Lampard - Salomon Kalou - Juan Mata - Ryan Bertrand - Didier Drogba
Bayern Munich: Manuel Neuer - Philipp Lahm - Jerome Boateng - Anatoliy Tymoshchuk-Diego Contento - Bastian Schweinsteiger - Toni Kroos - Arjen Robben - Thomas Muller - Franck Ribery - Mario Gomez
To arrive at the last game, in the knockout stage Bayern crushed Basel, Marseille, and Real Madrid while Chelsea dominated Napoli, Benfica, and the previous champions Barcelona. The two teams arrived at the final of UCL while missed out on their local league title yet having likewise arrived at the final of their local cup tournament to be played preceding the Champions League Final in which Chelsea won the FA Cup by and Bayern to Borussia Dortmund.
Bayern had played in eight European Cup finals, equally winning and losing 4 times. The clubs had just met each other once in Europe previously, with Chelsea winning 6–5 in the quarter-finals of UCL in 2004–05. Bayern Munich were the better team and had full control of the match, with Robben and Gomez having the most obvious opportunities to score. Chelsea, nonetheless, likewise had possibilities, with Kalou about to net once. Bayern led the match in the 83rd minute when Toni Kroos crossed the ball in the box for Muller to head it down into the ground, however, on 88 minutes, Didier Drogba's equalizer made the game went to additional time draw and penalty shots.
Philip Lahm went first and scored to one side. Mata took Chelsea's first penalty and his powerless shot was spared by Neuer. Next was Gomez, who penetrated his shot into the base right corner. David Luiz took Chelsea's subsequent penalty and scored. Goalkeeper Neuer took Bayern's third and Cech went the correct way again yet was not able to prevent Neuer's low shot. Lampard was straightaway and he crushed it up the center. Olic was next who lost his shot.
With an opportunity to tie the shootout, Ashley Cole did it and Schweinsteiger took Bayern's next chance, yet he lost and left Chelsea one kick away from winning the title and Drogba did it to the end. The triumph denoted Chelsea's first historically European Cup, yet in addition, the first run through a London team had won the trophy.
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2013 UEFA Champions League Final
Bayern Munich 2-1 Borussia Dortmund
- Date: 25 May 2013
- Venue: Wembley Stadium, London
- UEFA Man of the Match: Arjen Robben
- Fans' Man of the Match: Manuel Neuer
- Referee: Nicola Rizzoli (Italy)
- Attendance: 86,298
Bayern Munich: Manuel Neuer-Philipp Lahm-Jérôme Boateng-Dante-David Alaba-Javi Martinez-Bastian Schweinsteiger-Arjen Robben-Thomas Muller-Franck Ribery-Mario Mandzukic
Borussia Dortmund: Roman Weidenfeller-Lukasz Piszczek-Neven Subotic-Mats Hummels-Marcel Schmelzer-Sven Bender-İlkay Gündogan-Jakub Blaszczykowski-Marco Reus-Kevin Grosskreutz-Robert Lewandowski
For the first run through the entire existence of the Champions League, the final was challenged between two German teams. It was Bayern Munich's tenth European Cup, third in records behind Real Madrid and Milan. They lost in both 2010 and 2012. On the other hand, it was Dortmund 2nd UCL final ever, with them winning their first title in 1997.
Dortmund having serious opportunities were the better side in the primary half of the match. Neuer had 5 significant saves in the initial 35 minutes. Notwithstanding this strength, Dortmund failed to produce numerous risky chances, on the opposite side Mario Mandzukic header faced a save from Roman Weidenfeller and Javi Martinez made a header from the corner right over the bar.
The primary half was an open undertaking; while Dortmund commanded the beginning times, Bayern were as yet ready to create a few possibilities through Arjen Robben, who constrained Weidenfeller into three saves. Dortmund had the option to produce a significant number of their opportunities because of uniquely poor play from Philipp Lahm.
Bayern later stepped up to the plate and scored the initial goal in the 60th minute, when Robben and Franck Ribery joined to set up Mandzukic for a left-footed completion, however, Shortly after, Dante brought his foot up and got Reus in the stomach; Ilkay Gundogan scored the penalty, shooting low into the left corner and sending Neuer the incorrect way. one minute left in normal time, Frank Ribery found Robben in the box and the Dutch striker's low shot with his left foot past Weidenfeller from eight yards for the winning goal.
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2014 UEFA Champions League Final
Real Madrid 4-1 Atletico Madrid
- Date: 24 May 2014
- Venue: Estádio da Luz, Lisbon
- UEFA Man of the Match: Angel Di Maria
- Fans' Man of the Match: Sergio Ramos
- Referee: Bjorn Kuipers (Netherlands)
- Attendance: 60,976
Real Madrid: Iker Casillas-Dani Carvajal-Raphaël Varane-Sergio Ramos-Fabio Coentrao-Luka Modrić-Sami Khedira-Gareth Bale-Karim Benzema-Cristiano Ronaldo
Atletico Madrid: Thibaut Courtois-Juanfran-Miranda-Diego Godin-Filipe Luis-Raul Garcia-Tiago-Gabi -Koke-Diego Costa-David Villa
This was the only final ever throughout the entire existence of the tournament to be challenged by two sides from a single city. In the wake of the 2000 final between Los Blancos and Los Ches, It was additionally the second all-Spanish final ever. Real Madrid arrived at a record with the thirteenth final after a 5–0 win against Bayern Munich. This was additionally their seventeenth final in all UEFA club tournaments. It was the fourth Champions League final for their mentor Carletto, He turned into the fifth director to win titles with two clubs, after Ernst Happel, Ottmar Hitzfeld, Jose Mourinho, and Jupp Heynckes.
Atletico forward Diego Costa had to leave the game just after 8 minutes due to his injury. Gareth Bale had Real's most obvious opportunity yet he lost it. When Atletico got a corner on 36 minutes, it was routinely cleared by the Real Madrid defense, yet just to the extent the head of Juanfran, who headed the ball onto the head of Diego Godin made the game 1–0 to Atletico Madrid. The second half Real pushed forward as they went looking for an equalizer to deny Atletico's first UCL title and they made it to the end by a pinpoint Sergio Ramos header into the left of the net from Luka Modric's corner from the right.
The match went on to extra time and they turned out to be considerably prevailing in additional time, which demonstrated unequivocal after Angel Di Maria's run on the left resulted in passing three Atletico defenders and finding the back of the net. Thibaut Courtois endeavored to hinder the Argentine's shot however just figured out how to divert the ball to Bale, who headed the bounce back in from two yards out to put Real ahead. In the 110th minute. Real at that point added two late goals to the scoreline, with Marcelo and Cristiano Ronaldo.
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2015 UEFA Champions League Final
Barcelona 3-1 Juventus
- Date:6 June 2015
- Venue: Olympiastadion, Berlin
- Man of the Match: Andres Iniesta
- Referee: Cuneyt Cakır (Turkey)
- Attendance: 70,442
Barcelona: Marc-Andre ter Stegen-Dani Alves-Gerard Pique-Javier Mascherano-Jordi Alba-Ivan Rakitic-Sergio Busquets-Andres Iniesta-Lionel Messi-Luis Suarez-Neymar
Juventus: Gianluigi Buffon-Stephan Lichtsteiner-Andrea Barzagli-Leonardo Bonucci-Patrice Evra-Andrea Pirlo-Claudio Marchisio- Paul Pogba-Arturo Vidal-Carlos Tevez-Álvaro Morata
This match was the 8th European Cup final for the two Barcelona and Juventus. Barcelona won 4 of their past finals and lost 3 while Juventus won 2 of their past finals and lost 5. Barcelona likewise played in six Cup Winners' Cup finals while Juventus additionally played in one Cup Winners' Cup final and 4 UEFA Cup finals.
Barcelona's conceded a corner kick In the second minute, which Juventus crossed it in on Evra yet Barcelona cleared it. Anyway two minutes after the fact, Jordi Alba made a fast run in demand for Barcelona's left, going to Neymar and afterward Andres Iniesta who set up Ivan Rakitic to score. The goal was Barcelona's quickest ones in a Champions League Final and the fourth quickest in a Champions League Final overall.
Ten minutes into the subsequent half Alvaro Morata leveled the scores. Anyways Barcelona led the match again when Lionel Messi shot from the edge of the area and Suarez made it. Before long, Neymar put the ball into the net heading the ball into the ground.
2016 UEFA Champions League Final
Real Madrid 1-1 Atletico Madrid (5-3 pens)
- Date:28 May 2016
- Venue: San Siro, Milan
- Man of the Match: Sergio Ramos
- Referee: Mark Clattenburg (England)
- Attendance: 71,942
This match was the 6th competition final of UCL to include two sides from the same nation and the 3rd all-Spanish final, and the second between groups from a similar city. This final likewise ensured Madrid turning into the best city in the European Cup with 11 successes and 17 final presentations.Real Madrid arrived at the record of the fourteenth final after a 1–0 win over Manchester City, with an opportunity to win a record eleventh title.
Atletico Madrid arrived at their third European Cup final subsequent to defeating Bayern Munich 2–2 on aggregate. Their past two European Cup finals in 1974 and 2014 both finished in massacres, to Bayern Munich and Real Madrid separately. Atletico Madrid had additionally played in three Cup Winners' Cup finals and two Europa League finals.
Real Madrid ruled the game at the beginning of the match. In the fifteenth minute, Toni Kroos crossed a free-kick into Atletico's box and Sergio Ramos touched the ball to pass Oblak and find the back of the net. yet the goal needed to be disallowed due to offside as video proof demonstrated. In the 46th minute, Atletico won a penalty shot yet Antoine Griezmann missed it. however, Yannick Carrasco equalized the game from a cross by Juanfran in the 79th minute. The draw sent the match into extra time. Following a goalless additional 30 minutes, Juanfran missed Atletico's 4th penalty, hence permitting Cristiano Ronaldo to seal Real Madrid's eleventh UCL title.
2017 UEFA Champions League Final
Real Madrid 4-1 Juventus
- Date: 3 June 2017
- Venue: Millennium Stadium, Cardiff
- Man of the Match: Cristiano Ronaldo
- Referee: Felix Brych (Germany)
- Attendance: 65,842
Real Madrid: Keylor Navas-Dani Carvajal-Sergio Ramos-Raphael Varane-Marcelo-Casemiro-Isco-Toni Kroos-Luka Modric-Karim Benzema- Cristiano Ronaldo
Juventus: Gianluigi Buffon-Andrea Barzagli-Leonardo Bonucci-Giorgio Chiellini-Dani Alves-Miralem Pjanic-Sami Khedira-Alex Sandro-Paulo Dybala-Gonzalo Higuaín-Mario Mandzukic
The game was a rehash of 1998 final which Real Madrid won 1–0. Juventus arrived at their ninth final in the wake of a 4–1 win over Monaco to keep up their undefeated record of that season. Juventus additionally stepped into the final with a record of UCL conceding just three goals. on the off chance that they had somehow managed to lose, Juventus would tie Benfica's record of five back to back finals loss. Real Madrid arrived at a record fifteenth final after a 4–2 win over Atletico Madrid, taking them out of the challenge for the fourth back to back season.
Juventus ruled the game in the beginning 19 minutes and had three significant opportunities to find the back of the net as Gonzalo Higuain had two shots on target that were effectively stopped by Keylor Navas as well as Miralem Pjanic chance to score. Regardless of the scoring opportunities, Cristiano Ronaldo scored in the twentieth minute. Dani Carvajal crossed the ball in and Cristiano made a shoot low to one side corner of the net. Juventus reacted with a goal seven minutes after the fact, Mario Mandzukic chested down a ball and found the back of the net.
The goal was proclaimed as probably the best ones at any point scored in a Champions League final. Real Madrid took a 2–1 lead in the 61st minute from Casemiro. 3 minutes after the fact, Ronaldo scored Madrid's 3rd goal. Marco Asensio scored Madrid's 4th and last goal in the 90th minute.
2018 UEFA Champions League Final
Real Madrid 3-1 Liverpool
- Date: 26 May 2018
- Venue: NSC Olimpiyskiy Stadium, Kiev
- Man of the Match: Gareth Bale
- Referee: Milorad Mazic (Serbia)
- Attendance: 61,561
Real Madrid:Keylor Navas-Dani Carvajal-Sergio Ramos-Raphael Varane-Marcelo-Casemiro-Isco-Toni Kroos-Luka Modric-Karim Benzema- Cristiano Ronaldo
Liverpool: Loris Karius-Trent Alexander-Arnold-Dejan Lovren-Virgil van Dijk-Andrew Robertson-James Milner-Jordan Henderson-Georginio Wijnaldum-Mohamed Salah-Roberto Firmino-Sadio Mane
Titleholders Real Madrid arrived at a record sixteenth final after a 4–3 win over German giant Bayern Munich, taking them out of the challenge for the second back to back season. This was Real Madrid's third back to back final, and 4th final in five competitions with a chance to win a record thirteenth title.
Liverpool arrived at their 8th final, their first one since 2007. They had won the final on five events and lost twice. Liverpool just like Bayern Munich in 2011–12 arrived at the final through the play-off round.
The match started with Liverpool's opening shot and the team's progressive attacks. In the 25th minute, Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah was harmed fighting for the ball with Sergio Ramos and due to a dislocated shoulder supplanted with Adam Lallana. The first half finished without goals, with Liverpool having more opportunities to score.
In the 51st minute, Karim Benzema scored the game's first goal by deflecting a throw by Loris Karius back into the net. Gareth Bale was subbed in for Isco in the 61st minute and scored Madrid's next goal two minutes after the fact, utilizing a gymnastic bike kick to complete a cross by Marcelo from the left. Gareth Bale netted another goal in the 83rd minute on a 40-yard.
2019 UEFA Champions League Final
Liverpool 2-0 Tottenham Hotspur
- Date: 1 June 2019
- Venue: Wanda Metropolitano, Madrid
- Man of the Match: Virgil van Dijk
- Referee: Damir Skomina (Slovenia)
- Attendance: 63,272
Liverpool: Alisson-Trent Alexander-Arnold-Joel Matip-Virgil van Dijk-Andrew Robertson-Fabinho-Jordan Henderson-Georginio Wijnaldum-Mohamed Salah-Roberto Firmino-Sadio Mane
Tottenham Hotspur: Hugo Lloris-Kieran Trippier-Toby Alderweireld-Jan Vertonghen-Danny Rose-Moussa Sissoko-Harry Winks-Dele Alli-Christian Eriksen-Son Heung-min-Harry Kane
Tottenham Hotspur arrived at Champions League final for the first time, turning into the eighth exceptional finalist from England and the fortieth generally. It was the fifth time they had showed up in the final of a UEFA tournament.
Liverpool for the second time in a row arrived at their ninth final. They had won it on five events and lost thrice. This was likewise their fourteenth final in UEFA tournaments.
The final was the 171st head-to-head fight between Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool, with a record of 79 Liverpool wins, 48 Tottenham wins and 43 draws. It was for the first time that the final had no Spanish side since 2013 with Real Madrid and Barcelona having won the past five seasons of the tournament.
Preceding the match, a minute of silence for Spanish player Jose Antonio Reyes was observed, the footballer had passed on in an auto accident prior in the day. The game started and Liverpool earned a penalty shot only 24 seconds into the match and was scored by Mohamed Salah, giving Liverpool a 1–0 lead and Salah the second-quickest goal in a UCL final.
Tottenham held most of the ownership of the ball in the primary half, however, they were not able to discover scoring chances and Liverpool had their very own opportunities from a progression of six corner kicks, yet played mindfully with their lead. The subsequent half included more goal opportunities for Liverpool, with a shot by James Milner that beat goalkeeper Hugo Lloris, however, went wide. Following a corner kick in the 87th minute, Divock Origi struck from inside the box and made Liverpool won their 6th European Cup.
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