1996 UEFA Champions League Final

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1996 UEFA Champions League Final
Event 1995–96 UEFA Champions League
Juventus won 4–2 on penalties
Date 22 May 1996
Venue Stadio Olimpico, Rome
Referee Manuel Díaz Vega (Spain)
Attendance 67,000
1995
1997

The 1996 UEFA Champions League Final was a football match played on 22 May 1996 between Juventus of Italy and Ajax of the Netherlands. The match ended in a 1–1 draw after extra time, forcing a penalty shoot-out, which Juventus won 4–2. It was the club's second triumph in the competition.


Route to the final[edit]

For more details on this topic, see 1995–96 UEFA Champions League.
Netherlands Ajax Round Italy Juventus
Opponent Result Group stage Opponent Result
Spain Real Madrid 2–0 (H) Matchday 1 Germany Borussia Dortmund 3–1 (A)
Hungary Ferencváros 5–1 (A) Matchday 2 Romania Steaua București 3–0 (H)
Switzerland Grasshopper 3–0 (H) Matchday 3 Scotland Rangers 4–1 (H)
Switzerland Grasshopper 0–0 (A) Matchday 4 Scotland Rangers 4–0 (A)
Spain Real Madrid 2–0 (A) Matchday 5 Germany Borussia Dortmund 1–2 (H)
Hungary Ferencváros 4–0 (H) Matchday 6 Romania Steaua București 0–0 (A)
Group D winner
Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Netherlands Ajax 6 5 1 0 15 1 +14 16
Spain Real Madrid 6 3 1 2 11 5 +6 10
Hungary Ferencváros 6 1 2 3 9 19 −10 5
Switzerland Grasshopper 6 0 2 4 3 13 −10 2
Final standings Group C winner
Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Italy Juventus 6 4 1 1 15 4 +11 13
Germany Borussia Dortmund 6 2 3 1 8 8 0 9
Romania Steaua București 6 1 3 2 2 5 −3 6
Scotland Rangers 6 0 3 3 6 14 −8 3
Opponent Agg. 1st leg 2nd leg Knockout phase Opponent Agg. 1st leg 2nd leg
Germany Borussia Dortmund 3–0 2–0 (A) 1–0 (H) Quarter-finals Spain Real Madrid 2–0 0–1 (A) 2–0 (H)
Greece Panathinaikos 5–2 0–1 (H) 3–0 (A) Semi-finals France Nantes 4–3 2–0 (H) 2–3 (A)

Match details[edit]

Ajax
Juventus
GK 1 Netherlands Edwin van der Sar
RB 2 Netherlands Sonny Silooy
CB 3 Netherlands Danny Blind (c) Booked 83'
CB 4 Netherlands Frank de Boer Substituted off 69'
LB 5 Netherlands Winston Bogarde
CM 6 Netherlands Ronald de Boer Substituted off 90'
CM 8 Netherlands Edgar Davids
AM 10 Finland Jari Litmanen
RW 7 Nigeria Finidi George Booked 22'
LW 11 Netherlands Kiki Musampa Substituted off 46'
CF 9 Nigeria Nwankwo Kanu
Substitutions:
GK 12 Netherlands Fred Grim
MF 13 Netherlands Arnold Scholten Substituted in 69'
MF 14 Netherlands Dave van den Bergh
MF 16 Netherlands Nordin Wooter Booked 90+2' Substituted in 90'
FW 15 Netherlands Patrick Kluivert Substituted in 46'
Manager:
Netherlands Louis van Gaal
GK 1 Italy Angelo Peruzzi
RB 4 Italy Moreno Torricelli Booked 102'
CB 2 Italy Ciro Ferrara
CB 5 Italy Pietro Vierchowod
LB 3 Italy Gianluca Pessotto
RM 8 Italy Antonio Conte Substituted off 44'
CM 6 Portugal Paulo Sousa Substituted off 57'
LM 7 France Didier Deschamps Booked 86'
RF 11 Italy Fabrizio Ravanelli Substituted off 77'
CF 9 Italy Gianluca Vialli (c)
LF 10 Italy Alessandro Del Piero
Substitutions:
GK 12 Italy Michelangelo Rampulla
DF 13 Italy Sergio Porrini
MF 14 Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Vladimir Jugović Booked 50' Substituted in 44'
MF 15 Italy Angelo Di Livio Booked 106' Substituted in 57'
FW 16 Italy Michele Padovano Substituted in 77'
Manager:
Italy Marcello Lippi

Assistant referees:
Spain Joaquín Olmos González (Spain)
Spain Fernando Tresaco Gracia (Spain)
Fourth official:
Spain José María García-Aranda (Spain)

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