1990 European Cup Final
|Event||1989–90 European Cup|
|Date||23 May 1990|
|Referee||Helmut Kohl (Austria)|
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.
Prior to 2017, Milan were the last side to have defended the trophy after winning it the previous season.
Route to the final
|Opponent||Agg.||1st leg||2nd leg||Opponent||Agg.||1st leg||2nd leg|
|HJK Helsinki||5–0||4–0 (H)||1–0 (A)||First round||Derry City||6–1||2–1 (A)||4–0 (H)|
|Real Madrid||2–1||2–0 (H)||0–1 (A)||Second round||Budapest Honvéd||9–0||2–0 (A)||7–0 (H)|
|Mechelen||2–0||0–0 (A)||2–0 (a.e.t.) (H)||Quarter-finals||Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk||4–0||1–0 (H)||3–0 (A)|
|Bayern Munich||2–2 (a)||1–0 (H)||1–2 (a.e.t.) (A)||Semi-finals||Marseille||2–2 (a)||1–2 (A)||1–0 (H)|
- 1989–90 season at UEFA.com