Who was the winner of the UEFA Champions League in 2012?

In doing so, they became the first London club to win the tournament, the fifth English club and 22nd overall. As winners, Chelsea took part in the 2012 UEFA Super Cup, losing 4–1 to Atlético Madrid, the winners of the 2011–12 UEFA Europa League.

Where was the first UEFA Champions League final held?

The stadium was hosting its first major European final. The Olympiastadion in Munich, the previous home of Bayern Munich and 1860 Munich, hosted three European Cup finals, in 1979, 1993 and 1997.

Who are the players in the Champions League final?

Ryan Bertrand also got his initial first-team start as a left winger ahead of his regular left back position. Only two of the 36 players had previously been in a winning squad in a Champions League final: Chelsea’s Paulo Ferreira and José Bosingwa were in the Porto squad in 2004.

Who was in the Chelsea squad that lost the 2010 Champions League final?

Ten of the Bayern 18 had earlier been in their squad that lost the 2010 final, although only four started both games: Philipp Lahm, Bastian Schweinsteiger, Arjen Robben and Thomas Müller. Eight of the Chelsea squad had been in their losing 2008 squad, including four who started both games: Petr Čech, Ashley Cole, Frank Lampard and Didier Drogba.


How is the number of teams in the Champions League determined?

Qualification. The number of teams that each association enters into the UEFA Champions League is based upon the UEFA coefficients of the member associations. These coefficients are generated by the results of clubs representing each association during the previous five Champions League and UEFA Europa League/UEFA Cup seasons.

Who are the current champions of the UEFA Champions League?

Chelsea are the reigning champions, having beaten Manchester City 1–0 in the 2021 final . The first time the champions of two European leagues met was in what was nicknamed the 1895 World Championship, when English champions Sunderland beat Scottish champions Heart of Midlothian 5–3.

Who is the most successful club in Champions League history?

Real Madrid is the most successful club in the tournament’s history, having won it 13 times, including its first five seasons. Bayern Munich are the reigning champions, having beaten Paris Saint-Germain 1–0 in the 2020 final .