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1990 European Cup Final
European Cup era, 1955–1992 trophy
Event1989–90 European Cup
Date23 May 1990
VenuePraterstadion, Vienna
RefereeHelmut Kohl (Austria)
Attendance57,500
1989
1991

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.

As of 2014, Milan are the last side to have defended the trophy after winning it the previous season.

Route to the final

Flag of Italy Milan Round Flag of Portugal Benfica
Opponent Agg. 1st leg 2nd leg Opponent Agg. 1st leg 2nd leg
Flag of Finland HJK Helsinki 5–0 4–0 (H) 1–0 (A) First round Flag of Republic Ireland Derry City 6–1 2–1 (A) 4–0 (H)
Flag of Spain Real Madrid 2–1 2–0 (H) 0–1 (A) Second round Flag of Hungary Budapest Honvéd 9–0 2–0 (A) 7–0 (H)
Belgium Mechelen 2–0 0–0 (A) 2–0 (a.e.t.) (H) Quarter-finals Flag of the Soviet Union Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk 4–0 1–0 (H) 3–0 (A)
Germany Bayern Munich 2–2 (a) 1–0 (H) 1–2 (a.e.t.) (A) Semi-finals Flag of France Marseille 2–2 (a) 1–2 (A) 1–0 (H)

Match

Details

23 May 1990
20:15 CEST
Milan Flag of Italy 1–0 Flag of Portugal Benfica Praterstadion, Vienna
Attendance: 57,500
Referee: Helmut Kohl (Austria)
Rijkaard Soccerball 68' Report
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Milan
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Benfica
GK 1 Flag of Italy Giovanni Galli
RB 2 Flag of Italy Mauro Tassotti
CB 5 Flag of Italy Alessandro Costacurta
CB 6 Flag of Italy Franco Baresi (c)
LB 3 Flag of Italy Paolo Maldini
RM 7 Flag of Italy Carlo Ancelotti Sub off 75'
CM 4 Flag of Italy Angelo Colombo Sub off 90'
CM 8 Netherlands Frank Rijkaard
LM 11Flag of Italy Alberigo Evani
CF 9 Netherlands Marco van Basten
CF 10Netherlands Ruud Gullit
Substitutes:
GK 12Flag of Italy Andrea Pazzagli
DF 13Flag of Italy Filippo Galli Sub on 90'
FW 14Flag of Italy Daniele Massaro Sub on 75'
FW 15Flag of Italy Marco Simone
FW 16Flag of Italy Stefano Borgonovo
Manager:
Flag of Italy Arrigo Sacchi
AC Milan-Benfica 1990-05-23
GK 1 Flag of Portugal Silvino (c)
RB 2 Flag of Portugal José Carlos
CB 3 Brazil Ricardo Gomes Yellow card 65'
CB 4 Flag of Portugal Samuel
LB 5 Brazil Aldair Yellow card 40'
DM 9 Flag of Portugal Hernâni
CM 7 Flag of Portugal Vítor Paneira Sub off 76'
CM 8 Flag of Portugal António Pacheco Sub off 60'
RW 6 Flag of Sweden Good one Jonas Thern
LW 10Brazil Valdo
CF 11Flag of Sweden Good one Mats Magnusson
Substitutes:
GK 12Flag of Portugal Manuel Bento
DF 13Flag of Portugal Fernando Mendes
DF 17Brazil Gomes
MF 14Flag of Portugal Diamantino
FW 15Flag of Portugal César Brito Sub on 60'
FW 16Flag of Angola Vata Sub on 76'
Manager:
Flag of Sweden Good one Sven-Göran Eriksson

Assistant referees:
Flag of Austria Hubert Forstinger (Austria)
Flag of Austria Heinz Holzmann (Austria)
Fourth official:
Flag of Austria 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.

See also

External links

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