2020 UEFA Youth League Final

The 2020 UEFA Youth League Final was the final match of the 2019–20 UEFA Youth League, the seventh season of the tournament. It was originally to be played at the Colovray Stadium in Nyon, Switzerland on 20 April 2020, but on 18 March 2020 was officially postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic in Europe, and rescheduled to 25 August 2020. The match was played between Portuguese side Benfica and Spanish side Real Madrid. Real Madrid won the match 3–2 for their first Youth League title.

2020 UEFA Youth League Final
Event2019–20 UEFA Youth League
Date25 August 2020 (2020-08-25)
VenueColovray Stadium, Nyon
RefereeChris Kavanagh (England)
Attendance0[note 1]
2019
2022

TeamsEdit

Team Previous finals appearances (bold indicates winners)
  Benfica 2 (2014, 2017)
  Real Madrid 0 (debut)

VenueEdit

The Colovray Stadium in Nyon hosted the final.

Road to the finalEdit

Note: In all results below, the score of the finalist is given first (H: home; A: away; N: neutral).

  Benfica Round   Real Madrid
Opponent Result Group stage Opponent Result
  RB Leipzig 2–1 (H) Matchday 1   Paris Saint-Germain 2–1 (A)
  Zenit Saint Petersburg 7–1 (A) Matchday 2   Club Brugge 3–0 (H)
  Lyon 0–2 (H) Matchday 3   Galatasaray 1–0 (A)
  Lyon 3–2 (A) Matchday 4   Galatasaray 2–4 (H)
  RB Leipzig 3–0 (A) Matchday 5   Paris Saint-Germain 6–3 (H)
  Zenit Saint Petersburg 1–0 (H) Matchday 6   Club Brugge 2–2 (A)
Group G winners
Pos Team Pld Pts
1   Benfica 6 15
2   Lyon 6 12
3   RB Leipzig 6 4
4   Zenit Saint Petersburg 6 4
Source: UEFA
Final standings Group A winners
Pos Team Pld Pts
1   Real Madrid 6 13
2   Club Brugge 6 10
3   Paris Saint-Germain 6 6
4   Galatasaray 6 6
Source: UEFA
Opponent Result Knockout phase Opponent Result
  Liverpool 4–1 (H) Round of 16   Juventus 3–1 (N)
  Dinamo Zagreb 4–2 (N) Quarter-finals   Inter Milan 3–0 (N)
  Ajax 3–0 (N) Semi-finals   Red Bull Salzburg 2–1 (N)

MatchEdit

DetailsEdit

Benfica  2–3  Real Madrid
  • Ramos   49', 57'
Report
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Benfica
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Real Madrid
GK 1   Leo Kokubo   75'
RB 2   Filipe Cruz   46'
CB 4   Morato
CB 3   Tomás Araújo
LB 5   João Ferreira
CM 10   Tiago Dantas (c)
DM 6   Henrique Jocú   46'
CM 8   Henrique Araújo
RF 11   Tiago Araújo   90+1'
CF 9   Gonçalo Ramos
LF 7   Úmaro Embaló   62'   63'
Substitutes:
GK 12   Samuel Soares
DF 14   Adrian Bajrami
DF 13   Fábio Baptista
MF 15   Rafael Brito   88'   46'
MF 17   Ronaldo Camará   46'
MF 16   Martim Neto   90+1'
FW 18   Luís Lopes   63'
Manager:
  Luís Castro[2]
 
GK 25   Luis López
RB 2   Sergio Santos
CB 4   Pablo Ramón   22'
CB 5   Victor Chust (c)
LB 3   Miguel Gutiérrez   66'
DM 6   Antonio Blanco   45+3'
RM 7   Marvin Park   65'
CM 22   Sergio Arribas   76'
CM 23   Iván Morante   73'
LM 8   Carlos Dotor   73'
CF 26   Pablo Rodríguez   30'
Substitutes:
GK 1   Toni Fuidias
DF 12   Álvaro Carrillo   90+1'   66'
MF 14   Xavi Sintes   65'
MF 20   Óscar Aranda   73'
MF 27   Peter González   73'
MF 11   Jordi Martín   30'
FW 18   Isra Salazar
Manager:
  Raúl

Assistant referees:
Daniel Cook (England)
Sian Massey-Ellis (England)
Fourth official:
David Coote (England)

Match rules

  • 90 minutes
  • 30 minutes of extra time if necessary
  • Penalty shoot-out if scores still level
  • Seven named substitutes, of which up to five may be used, with an extra substitute allowed in extra time

NotesEdit

  1. ^ a b The remainder of the competition, held in August 2020, was played behind closed doors due to the COVID-19 pandemic in Europe.[1]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Venues for Round of 16 matches confirmed". UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. 9 July 2020. Retrieved 10 July 2020.
  2. ^ Luís Castro: «Fomos uma equipa à Benfica». maisfutebol.iol.pt. 25 August 2020