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The 1990 European Cup Final was a football match between Milan of Italy and Benfica of Portugal, played on 23 May 1990 at the Praterstadion in Vienna, Austria. The winning goal came in the 68th minute for Milan when Alessandro Costacurta passed the ball to Marco van Basten, who slotted it to Frank Rijkaard, who ran through the defense and scored.

1990 European Cup Final
Event1989–90 European Cup
Date23 May 1990
VenuePraterstadion, Vienna
RefereeHelmut Kohl (Austria)
Attendance57,558
1989
1991

Prior to 2017, Milan were the last side to have defended the trophy after winning it the previous season.

Route to the finalEdit

  Milan Round   Benfica
Opponent Agg. 1st leg 2nd leg Opponent Agg. 1st leg 2nd leg
  HJK Helsinki 5–0 4–0 (H) 1–0 (A) First round   Derry City 6–1 2–1 (A) 4–0 (H)
  Real Madrid 2–1 2–0 (H) 0–1 (A) Second round   Budapest Honvéd 9–0 2–0 (A) 7–0 (H)
  Mechelen 2–0 0–0 (A) 2–0 (a.e.t.) (H) Quarter-finals   Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk 4–0 1–0 (H) 3–0 (A)
  Bayern Munich 2–2 (a) 1–0 (H) 1–2 (a.e.t.) (A) Semi-finals   Marseille 2–2 (a) 1–2 (A) 1–0 (H)

MatchEdit

DetailsEdit

Milan  1–0  Benfica
Rijkaard   68' Report
Attendance: 57,558
Referee: Helmut Kohl (Austria)
 
 
 
 
 
Milan
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Benfica
GK 1   Giovanni Galli
RB 2   Mauro Tassotti
LB 3   Paolo Maldini
RM 4   Angelo Colombo   90'
CB 5   Alessandro Costacurta
CB 6   Franco Baresi (c)
CM 7   Carlo Ancelotti   75'
CM 8   Frank Rijkaard
CF 9   Marco van Basten
CF 10   Ruud Gullit
LM 11   Alberigo Evani
Substitutes:
GK 12   Andrea Pazzagli
DF 13   Filippo Galli   90'
FW 14   Daniele Massaro   75'
FW 15   Marco Simone
FW 16   Stefano Borgonovo
Manager:
  Arrigo Sacchi
 
GK 1   Silvino (c)
RB 2   José Carlos
CB 3   Ricardo Gomes   65'
CB 4   Samuel
LB 5   Aldair   40'
RW 6   Jonas Thern
CM 7   Vítor Paneira   76'
CM 8   António Pacheco   60'
DM 9   Hernâni
LW 10   Valdo
CF 11   Mats Magnusson
Substitutes:
GK 12   Manuel Bento
DF 13   Fernando Mendes
MF 14   Diamantino
FW 15   César Brito   60'
FW 16   Vata   76'
Manager:
  Sven-Göran Eriksson

Assistant referees:
  Hubert Forstinger (Austria)
  Heinz Holzmann (Austria)
Fourth official:
  Friedrich Kaupe (Austria)

Match rules

  • 90 minutes.
  • 30 minutes of extra time if necessary.
  • Penalty shoot-out if scores still level.
  • Five named substitutes.
  • Maximum of two substitutions.

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