Where was the Champions League final played in 2009?

Where was the Champions League final played in 2009?

2009 UEFA Champions League Final. The 2009 UEFA Champions League Final was played on 27 May 2009 at the Stadio Olimpico in Rome, Italy.

Who was the winner of the Champions League in 2008?

The match determined the winners of the 2008–09 season of the UEFA Champions League, a tournament for the top football clubs in Europe. The match was won by Barcelona of Spain, who beat England’s Manchester United 2–0.

Who was the defending champions of the UEFA Champions League?

This was Barcelona’s third victory in the competition, 17 years after they first won the European Cup in 1992. Manchester United went into the match as the competition’s defending champions, the first defending champions to reach the final since Juventus in 1997.

Who are the teams in the semi finals of the Champions League?

As in 2007–08, the semi-final teams consisted of three Premier League sides and Barcelona. This was the third consecutive season in which three of the four semi-final teams were English. Manchester United were the first defending champions to reach the semi-finals since the introduction of the first knockout round in the 2003–04 season.

The 2009–10 UEFA Champions League was the 55th season of Europe’s premier club football tournament organised by UEFA, and the 18th under the current UEFA Champions League format. The final was played on 22 May 2010, at the Santiago Bernabéu Stadium, home ground of Real Madrid, in Madrid, Spain.

When was the draw for the Champions League semi finals?

The draws for the quarter-finals and semi-finals were both held on Friday, 20 March 2009 in Nyon, Switzerland. The draw was conducted by David Taylor and Bruno Conti. Unlike the first knockout round, teams from the same group or country may be drawn together from the quarter-finals onwards.

Where did Porto draw with Barcelona in Champions League?

Lyon drew 1–1 with Barcelona at the Stade de Gerland in France, with Barcelona’s Thierry Henry cancelling out an opener from Juninho. Porto came from behind twice away to Atlético Madrid to secure a 2–2 draw at the Vicente Calderón.

Why was Porto excluded from the Champions League in 2008?

Portugal (POR): On 4 June 2008, a decision was taken to exclude Portuguese champions Porto from this year’s competition, after the club was found guilty of bribing referees in the Primeira Liga during the 2003–04 season.