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1998 UEFA Champions League Final
Event1997–98 UEFA Champions League
Date20 May 1998
VenueAmsterdam Arena, Amsterdam
RefereeHellmut Krug (Germany)
Attendance48,500
1997
1999

The 1998 UEFA Champions League Final was a football match that took place at the Amsterdam Arena in Amsterdam, Netherlands on 20 May 1998 to determine the winner of the 1997–98 UEFA Champions League. It pitted Real Madrid of Spain and Juventus of Italy. Juventus appeared in their third consecutive final, while Real Madrid were in their first of the Champions League era. Real Madrid won 1–0, the only goal scored by Predrag Mijatović, to clinch their seventh European title, their first for 32 years.

Route to the final

Flag of Italy Juventus Round Flag of Spain Real Madrid
Opponent Result Group stage Opponent Result
Netherlands Feyenoord 5–1 (H) Matchday 1 Flag of Norway Rosenborg 5–1 (H)
England Manchester United 2–3 (A) Matchday 2 Flag of Portugal Porto 2–0 (A)
Slovakia Košice 1–0 (A) Matchday 3 Flag of Greece.svg Olympiacos 5–1 (H)
Slovakia Košice 3–2 (H) Matchday 4 Flag of Greece.svg Olympiacos 0–0 (A)
Netherlands Feyenoord 0–2 (A) Matchday 5 Flag of Norway Rosenborg 0–2 (A)
England Manchester United 1–0 (H) Matchday 6 Flag of Portugal Porto 4–0 (H)
Group B runners-up
Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
England Manchester United 6501145+915
Flag of Italy Juventus 6402128+412
Netherlands Feyenoord 6303810−29
Slovakia Košice 6006213−110
Final standings Group C winner
Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Flag of Spain Real Madrid 6411154+1113
Flag of Norway Rosenborg 6321138+511
Flag of Greece.svg Olympiacos 6123614−85
Flag of Portugal Porto 6114311−84
Opponent Agg. 1st leg 2nd leg Knockout phase Opponent Agg. 1st leg 2nd leg
Flag of Ukraine Dynamo Kyiv 5–2 1–1 (H) 4–1 (A) Quarter-finals Germany Bayer Leverkusen 4–1 1–1 (A) 3–0 (H)
Flag of France Monaco 6–4 4–1 (H) 2–3 (A) Semi-finals Germany Borussia Dortmund 2–0 2–0 (H) 0–0 (A)

Match

Details

20 May 1998
20:45 CEST
Juventus Flag of Italy 0–1 Flag of Spain Real Madrid Amsterdam Arena, Amsterdam
Attendance: 48,500
Referee: Hellmut Krug (Germany)
Report Mijatović Soccerball 66'
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Juventus
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Real Madrid
GK 1 Flag of Italy Angelo Peruzzi (c)
CB 3 Flag of Italy Moreno Torricelli
CB 13Flag of Italy Mark Iuliano
CB 4 Flag of Uruguay Paolo Montero Yellow card 79'
RM 7 Flag of Italy Angelo Di Livio Sub off 46'
CM 14Flag of France Didier Deschamps Sub off 77'
CM 26Netherlands Edgar Davids Yellow card 34'
LM 22Flag of Italy Gianluca Pessotto Sub off 70'
AM 21Flag of France Zinedine Zidane
CF 9 Flag of Italy Filippo Inzaghi
CF 10Flag of Italy Alessandro Del Piero
Substitutes:
GK 12Flag of Italy Michelangelo Rampulla
DF 6 Flag of Portugal Dimas Teixeira
DF 15Flag of Italy Alessandro Birindelli
MF 8 Flag of Italy Antonio Conte Sub on 77'
MF 20Flag of Italy Alessio Tacchinardi Sub on 46'
FW 16Flag of Italy Nicola Amoruso
FW 18Flag of Uruguay Daniel Fonseca Sub on 70'
Manager:
Flag of Italy Marcello Lippi
Real Madrid vs Juventus 1998-05-20
GK 25Germany Bodo Illgner
RB 17Flag of Italy Christian Panucci
CB 5 Flag of Spain Manuel Sanchís (c)
CB 4 Flag of Spain Fernando Hierro Yellow card 23'
LB 3 Brazil Roberto Carlos Yellow card 37'
DM 6 Flag of Argentina Fernando Redondo
RM 27Flag of France Christian Karembeu Yellow card 56'
LM 10Netherlands Clarence Seedorf Yellow card 90+4'
AM 7 Flag of Spain Raúl Sub off 90'
CF 15Flag of Spain Fernando Morientes Sub off 81'
CF 8 Flag of FR Yugoslavia Predrag Mijatović Sub off 89'
Substitutes:
GK 1 Flag of Spain Santiago Cañizares
DF 19Flag of Spain Fernando Sanz
MF 11Flag of Spain José Emilio Amavisca Sub on 90'
MF 16Flag of Spain Jaime Sub on 81'
MF 18Flag of Spain Víctor Sánchez
MF 20Brazil Sávio
FW 9 Croatia Davor Šuker Sub on 89'
Manager:
Germany Jupp Heynckes

Assistant referees:
Germany Thorsten Bastian (Germany)
Germany Christian Schräer (Germany)
Fourth official:
Germany Hans-Jürgen Weber (Germany)

Match rules

  • 90 minutes.
  • 30 minutes of golden goal extra time if necessary.
  • Penalty shoot-out if scores still level.
  • Seven named substitutes.
  • Maximum of three substitutes.

Statistics

First half
Juventus Real Madrid
Goals scored 0 0
Total shots 3 6
Shots on target 1 2
Ball possession
Corner kicks 1 2
Fouls committed 13 10
Offsides 1 0
Yellow cards 1 2
Red cards 0 0

Second half
Juventus Real Madrid
Goals scored 0 1
Total shots 6 2
Shots on target 3 1
Ball possession
Corner kicks 2 1
Fouls committed 16 12
Offsides 2 1
Yellow cards 1 2
Red cards 0 0

Overall
Juventus Real Madrid
Goals scored 0 1
Total shots 9 8
Shots on target 4 3
Ball possession 49% 51%
Corner kicks 3 3
Fouls committed 29 22
Offsides 3 1
Yellow cards 2 4
Red cards 0 0

Source: UEFA Champions League Final 1998 Full-Time Report

See also

External links

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