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The 1996 UEFA Champions League Final was a football match played on 22 May 1996 between Juventus of Italy and Ajax of the Netherlands. The match ended in a 1–1 draw after extra time, forcing a penalty shoot-out, which Juventus won 4–2. It was the club's second triumph in the competition.

1996 UEFA Champions League Final
Event1995–96 UEFA Champions League
After extra time
Juventus won 4–2 on penalties
Date22 May 1996
VenueStadio Olimpico, Rome
RefereeManuel Díaz Vega (Spain)
Attendance70,000[1]
1995
1997

Contents

Route to the finalEdit

  Ajax Round   Juventus
Opponent Result Group stage Opponent Result
  Real Madrid 1–0 (H) Matchday 1   Borussia Dortmund 3–1 (A)
  Ferencváros 5–1 (A) Matchday 2   Steaua București 3–0 (H)
  Grasshopper 3–0 (H) Matchday 3   Rangers 4–1 (H)
  Grasshopper 0–0 (A) Matchday 4   Rangers 4–0 (A)
  Real Madrid 2–0 (A) Matchday 5   Borussia Dortmund 1–2 (H)
  Ferencváros 4–0 (H) Matchday 6   Steaua București 0–0 (A)
Group D winner
Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Ajax 6 5 1 0 15 1 +14 16
  Real Madrid 6 3 1 2 11 5 +6 10
  Ferencváros 6 1 2 3 9 19 −10 5
  Grasshopper 6 0 2 4 3 13 −10 2
Final standings Group C winner
Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Juventus 6 4 1 1 15 4 +11 13
  Borussia Dortmund 6 2 3 1 8 8 0 9
  Steaua București 6 1 3 2 2 5 −3 6
  Rangers 6 0 3 3 6 14 −8 3
Opponent Agg. 1st leg 2nd leg Knockout phase Opponent Agg. 1st leg 2nd leg
  Borussia Dortmund 3–0 2–0 (A) 1–0 (H) Quarter-finals   Real Madrid 2–1 0–1 (A) 2–0 (H)
  Panathinaikos 3–1 0–1 (H) 3–0 (A) Semi-finals   Nantes 4–3 2–0 (H) 2–3 (A)

MatchEdit

DetailsEdit

Ajax  1–1 (a.e.t.)  Juventus
Litmanen   41' Report Ravanelli   13'
Penalties
Davids  
Litmanen  
Scholten  
Silooy  
2–4   Ferrara
  Pessotto
  Padovano
  Jugović
Attendance: 70,000[1]
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ajax
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Juventus
GK 1   Edwin van der Sar
RB 2   Sonny Silooy
CB 3   Danny Blind (c)   83'
DM 4   Frank de Boer   69'
LB 5   Winston Bogarde
RM 6   Ronald de Boer   91'
RF 7   Finidi George   22'
LM 8   Edgar Davids
CF 9   Nwankwo Kanu
AM 10   Jari Litmanen
LF 11   Kiki Musampa   46'
Substitutions:
GK 12   Fred Grim
MF 13   Arnold Scholten   69'
MF 14   Dave van den Bergh
FW 15   Patrick Kluivert   46'
MF 16   Nordin Wooter   92'   91'
Manager:
  Louis van Gaal
 
GK 1   Angelo Peruzzi
CB 2   Ciro Ferrara
LB 3   Gianluca Pessotto
RB 4   Moreno Torricelli   102'
CB 5   Pietro Vierchowod
CM 6   Paulo Sousa   57'
LM 7   Didier Deschamps   87'
RM 8   Antonio Conte   44'
CF 9   Gianluca Vialli (c)
LF 10   Alessandro Del Piero
RF 11   Fabrizio Ravanelli   77'
Substitutions:
GK 12   Michelangelo Rampulla
DF 13   Sergio Porrini
MF 14   Vladimir Jugović   50'   44'
MF 15   Angelo Di Livio   106'   57'
FW 16   Michele Padovano   77'
Manager:
  Marcello Lippi

Linesmen:
Joaquín Olmos González (Spain)
Manuel Fernando Tresaco Gracia (Spain)
Reserve referee:
José María García-Aranda (Spain)

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "2. Finals" (PDF). UEFA Champions League Statistics Handbook 2016/17. Nyon, Switzerland: Union of European Football Associations. 2017. p. 1. Retrieved 22 April 2017.

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