1993–94 UEFA Champions League

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1993–94 UEFA Champions League
Olympic Stadium - panoramio (1).jpg
The Olympic Stadium in Athens hosted the final.
Tournament details
Dates 18 August – 1 September 1993 (qualifying)
15 September 1993 – 18 May 1994 (competition proper)
24 November 1993 – 27 April 1994 (UEFA Champions League)
Teams 8 (UEFA Champions League)
32 (first round)
42 (total)
Final positions
Champions Italy Milan (5th title)
Runners-up Spain Barcelona
Tournament statistics
Matches played 75
Goals scored 217 (2.89 per match)
Top scorer(s) Netherlands Ronald Koeman
New Zealand Wynton Rufer
(8 goals)

The 1993–94 UEFA Champions League was the 39th season of the UEFA Champions League, UEFA's premier club football tournament, and the second season with the UEFA Champions League logo (it was adopted in the group stage and semi-finals, the rest of the tournament continued to be called "European Champion Clubs' Cup" or "European Cup"). The competition was won by Milan, their fifth title, beating Barcelona 4–0 in the final. Marseille were the defending champions, but were not allowed to enter the competition due their involvement in a match-fixing scandal in Division 1 the season prior. This saw them stripped of their league title and demoted to Division 2 at the end of 1993–94. This was the first and only time which the defending champions did not participate in the following season of the competition. Third-placed Monaco took the vacated French berth (second-placed Paris Saint-Germain, who refused the defaulted French title, competed in the Cup Winners' Cup instead as Coupe de France winners).

There were changes made to the UEFA Champions League's format from the previous year. After two seasons, with the groups, it introduced one legged semi-finals taking place after the group stage, meaning the two sides qualified from each group as group winners playing the semi-finals at home.

This edition was marked by the absence of Yugoslav participants because Yugoslavia was under UN economic sanctions. Yugoslav participants were frequently present in advanced stages of the competition with Red Star Belgrade having won the European Cup in 1991 and finished second in the group the following season. FK Partizan were to represent Yugoslavia in this edition, but were not allowed to participate. Meanwhile, Croatia, Georgia and Wales entered their champions for the first time this edition.

Teams[edit]

Location of teams of the 1993–94 UEFA Champions League.
Purple pog.svg Purple: Eliminated in the preliminary round;Yellow pog.svg Yellow: Eliminated in the first round; Orange pog.svg Orange: Eliminated in the second round; Red pog.svg Red: Qualified for group stage.
Preliminary round
Albania Partizani Tirana Croatia Croatia Zagreb Cyprus Omonia Estonia Norma Tallinn
Faroe Islands B68 Finland HJK Georgia (country) Dinamo Tbilisi Iceland ÍA
Israel Beitar Jerusalem Latvia Skonto Lithuania Ekranas Luxembourg Avenir Beggen
Malta Floriana Moldova Zimbru Chișinău Northern Ireland Linfield Norway Rosenborg
Republic of Ireland Cork City Slovenia Olimpija Ljubljana Switzerland Aarau Wales Cwmbrân Town
First round
Austria Austria Wien Belarus Dinamo Minsk Belgium Anderlecht Bulgaria Levski Sofia
Czechoslovakia Sparta Prague Denmark Copenhagen England Manchester United France Monaco
Germany Werder Bremen Greece AEK Athens Hungary Kispest Honvéd Italy Milan
Netherlands Feyenoord Poland Lech Poznań Portugal Porto Romania Steaua București
Russia Spartak Moscow Scotland Rangers Spain Barcelona Sweden AIK
Turkey Galatasaray Ukraine Dynamo Kyiv

Preliminary round[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
HJK Helsinki Finland 2–1 Estonia FC Norma 1–1 1–0
FK Ekranas Lithuania 0–2 Malta Floriana 0–1 0–1
B68 Faroe Islands 0–11 Croatia Croatia Zagreb 0–5 0–6
Skonto Latvia 1–1 (11–10 p) Slovenia Olimpija Ljubljana 0–1 1–0
Cwmbran Town Wales 4–4 (a) Republic of Ireland Cork City 3–2 1–2
Dinamo Tbilisi Georgia (country) 3–21 Northern Ireland Linfield 2–1 1–1
Avenir Beggen Luxembourg 0–3 Norway Rosenborg 0–2 0–1
KF Partizani Albania 0–3 Iceland ÍA 0–0 0–3
Omonia Cyprus 2–3 Switzerland FC Aarau 2–1 0–2
Zimbru Chişinău Moldova 1–3 Israel Beitar Jerusalem 1–1 0–2

1 Dinamo Tbilisi was disqualified for attempting to bribe the referee in the first leg.

First round[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Porto Portugal 2–0 Malta Floriana 2–0 0–0
ÍA Iceland 1–3 Netherlands Feyenoord 1–0 0–3
Monaco France 2–1 Greece AEK Athens 1–0 1–1
Steaua București Romania 4–4 (a) Croatia Croatia Zagreb 1–2 3–2
Rangers Scotland 4–4 (a) Bulgaria Levski Sofia 3–2 1–2
Werder Bremen Germany 6–3 Belarus Dinamo Minsk 5–2 1–1
Linfield Northern Ireland 3–4 Denmark Copenhagen 3–0 0–4 (aet)
FC Aarau Switzerland 0–1 Italy Milan 0–1 0–0
AIK Sweden 1–2 Czech Republic Sparta Prague 1–0 0–2
HJK Helsinki Finland 0–6 Belgium Anderlecht 0–3 0–3
Kispest Honvéd Hungary 3–5 England Manchester United 2–3 1–2
Galatasaray Turkey 3–1 Republic of Ireland Cork City 2–1 1–0
Lech Poznań Poland 7–2 Israel Beitar Jerusalem 3–0 4–2
Skonto Latvia 0–9 Russia Spartak Moscow 0–5 0–4
Dynamo Kyiv Ukraine 4–5 Spain Barcelona 3–1 1–4
Rosenborg Norway 4–5 Austria Austria Wien 3–1 1–4

First leg[edit]

Porto Portugal 2–0 Malta Floriana
Kostadinov Goal 8'
Semedo Goal 78'
Report
Attendance: 7,000

IA Akranes Iceland 1–0 Netherlands Feyenoord
Thordarsson Goal 75' Report
Attendance: 6,327

Monaco France 1–0 Greece AEK Athens
Vlachos Goal 80' (o.g.) Report
Attendance: 7,000

Steaua București Romania 1–2 Croatia Croatia Zagreb
Panduru Goal 34' Report Cvitanovic Goal 15'
Jelicic Goal 62'
Attendance: 16,700
Referee: Vadim Zhuk (Belarus)

Rangers Scotland 3–2 Bulgaria Levski Sofia
McPherson Goal 45'
Hateley Goal 57'78'
Report Borimirov Goal 76'
Todorov Goal 81'
Attendance: 37,013

Werder Bremen Germany 5–2 Belarus Dinamo Minsk
Hobsch Goal 26'32'60'
Rufer Goal 55'90'
Report Gerasimets Goal 51'
Velichko Goal 76'
Attendance: 10,274

Linfield Northern Ireland 3–0 Denmark Copenhagen
Haylock Goal 38'
McConnell Goal 43'
R. Johnston Goal 60'
Report
Attendance: 9,000

FC Aarau Switzerland 0–1 Italy Milan
Report Papin Goal 54'
Attendance: 9,400

AIK Sweden 1–0 Czech Republic Sparta Prague
Lidman Goal 36' Report
Attendance: 5,854

HJK Helsinki Finland 0–3 Belgium Anderlecht
Report Bosman Goal 50'
Versavel Goal 77'
Boffin Goal 84'
Attendance: 1,500

Kispest Honvéd Hungary 2–3 England Manchester United
Szabados Goal 40'
Stefanov Goal 70'
Report Keane Goal 9'43'
Cantona Goal 44'
Attendance: 9,000

Galatasaray Turkey 2–1 Republic of Ireland Cork City
Turkyilmaz Goal 30'
Arif Goal 51'
Report Barry Goal 67'

Lech Poznań Poland 3–0 Israel Beitar Jerusalem
Moskal Goal 8'
Podbrozny Goal 32' (pen.)
Trzeciak Goal 60'
Report
Attendance: 7,000

Skonto Latvia 0–5 Russia Spartak Moscow
Report Pogodin Goal 2'
Rodionov Goal 7'40'43'
Beschastnykh Goal 70'
Attendance: 2,900

Dynamo Kyiv Ukraine 3–1 Spain Barcelona
Shkapenko Goal 5'
Leonenko Goal 45' (pen.)56'
Report Koeman Goal 28' (pen.)
Attendance: 60,000
Referee: Philip Don (England)

Rosenborg Norway 3–1 Austria Austria Wien
Tangen Goal 28' (pen.)
Leonhardsen Goal 35'
Løken Goal 42'
Report Zsak Goal 33' (pen.)
Attendance: 9,619

Second leg[edit]

Floriana Malta 0–0 Portugal Porto
Report
Attendance: 5,000

Porto won 2–0 on aggregate.


Feyenoord Netherlands 3–0 Iceland IA Akranes
Refos Goal 26'
Obiku Goal 61'
Blinker Goal 79'
Report
Attendance: 24,000
Referee: Keith Burge (Wales)

Feyenoord won 3–1 on aggregate.


AEK Athens Greece 1–1 France Monaco
Slišković Goal 12' Report Djorkaeff Goal 5'

Monaco won 2–1 on aggregate.


Croatia Zagreb Croatia 2–3 Romania Steaua București
Vlaovic Goal 8'
Adžić Goal 71'
Report Panduru Goal 40'
Vlădoiu Goal 49'61'

4–4 on aggregate; Steaua București won on away goals.


Levski Sofia Bulgaria 2–1 Scotland Rangers
Sirakov Goal 36'
Todorov Goal 90'
Report Durrant Goal 43'

4–4 on aggregate; Levski Sofia won on away goals.


Dinamo Minsk Belarus 1–1 Germany Werder Bremen
Byalkevich Goal 40' Report Rufer Goal 81' (pen.)
Attendance: 8,700

Werder Bremen won 6–3 on aggregate.


Copenhagen Denmark 4–0 (a.e.t.) Northern Ireland Linfield
Møller Goal 2'
M. Johansen Goal 26'
Højer Nielsen Goal 90'
Mikkelsen Goal 96'
Report
Attendance: 4,890

Copenhagen won 4–3 on aggregate.


Milan Italy 0–0 Switzerland FC Aarau
Report
Attendance: 40,000
Referee: Marc Batta (France)

Milan won 1–0 on aggregate.


Sparta Prague Czech Republic 2–0 Sweden AIK
H. Siegl Goal 15'81' Report
Attendance: 16,654

Sparta Prague won 2–1 on aggregate.


Anderlecht Belgium 3–0 Finland HJK Helsinki
Nilis Goal 16'21'42' Report

Anderlecht won 6–0 on aggregate.


Manchester United England 2–1 Hungary Kispest Honvéd
Bruce Goal 55'64' Report Sallói Goal 78'
Attendance: 35,718

Manchester United won 5–3 on aggregate.


Cork City Republic of Ireland 0–1 Turkey Galatasaray
Report Turkyilmaz Goal 76'
Attendance: 6,500

Galatasaray won 3–1 on aggregate.


Beitar Jerusalem Israel 2–4 Poland Lech Poznań
Ohana Goal 12'
Schwartz Goal 73'
Report Lukasik Goal 4'
Trzeciak Goal 24'
Podbrozny Goal 31'
Dembinski Goal 70'

Lech Poznań won 7–2 on aggregate.


Spartak Moscow Russia 4–0 Latvia Skonto
Tsymbalar Goal 7'73'
Pisarev Goal 14'
Onopko Goal 89'
Report
Attendance: 10,000

Spartak Moscow won 9–0 on aggregate.


Barcelona Spain 4–1 Ukraine Dynamo Kyiv
Laudrup Goal 9'
Bakero Goal 17'47'
Koeman Goal 67'
Report Rebrov Goal 28'
Attendance: 88,600

Barcelona won 5–4 on aggregate.


Austria Wien Austria 4–1 Norway Rosenborg
Narbekovas Goal 12'
Schmid Goal 50'
Zsak Goal 74'
Kogler Goal 81'
Report Dahlum Goal 32'
Attendance: 6,500

Austria Wien won 5–4 on aggregate.

Second round[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Porto Portugal 1–0 Netherlands Feyenoord 1–0 0–0
Monaco France 4–2 Romania Steaua București 4–1 0–1
Levski Sofia Bulgaria 2–3 Germany Werder Bremen 2–2 0–1
Copenhagen Denmark 0–7 Italy Milan 0–6 0–1
Sparta Prague Czechoslovakia 2–5 Belgium Anderlecht 0–1 2–4
Manchester United England 3–3 (a) Turkey Galatasaray 3–3 0–0
Lech Poznań Poland 2–7 Russia Spartak Moscow 1–5 1–2
Barcelona Spain 5–1 Austria Austria Wien 3–0 2–1

First leg[edit]

Porto Portugal 1–0 Netherlands Feyenoord
Domingos Goal 90' Report
Attendance: 35,000
Referee: Rémi Harrel (France)

Monaco France 4–1 Romania Steaua București
Ikpeba Goal 50'75'
Klinsmann Goal 52'64'
Report Dumitrescu Goal 22' (pen.)
Attendance: 5,500

Levski Sofia Bulgaria 2–2 Germany Werder Bremen
Yankov Goal 75'
Ginchev Goal 90'
Report Bode Goal 50'
Rufer Goal 52'

Copenhagen Denmark 0–6 Italy Milan
Report Papin Goal 1'72'
Simone Goal 6'16'
Laudrup Goal 44'
Orlando Goal 61'
Attendance: 34,285

Sparta Prague Czechoslovakia 0–1 Belgium Anderlecht
Report Nilis Goal 74'
Attendance: 25,621

Manchester United England 3–3 Turkey Galatasaray
Robson Goal 3'
Stumpf Goal 14' (o.g.)
Cantona Goal 80'
Report Arif Goal 16'
Bruce Goal 32' (o.g.)
Türkyilmaz Goal 64'
Attendance: 39,396

Lech Poznań Poland 1–5 Russia Spartak Moscow
Podbrozny Goal 44' (pen.) Report Pisarev Goal 8'62'
Karpin Goal 10'
Onopko Goal 30'53'

Barcelona Spain 3–0 Austria Austria Wien
Koeman Goal 37' (pen.)73'
Estebaranz Goal 89'
Report
Attendance: 87,600

Second leg[edit]

Feyenoord Netherlands 0–0 Portugal Porto
Report
Attendance: 42,395

Porto won 1–0 on aggregate.


Steaua București Romania 1–0 France Monaco
Dumitrescu Goal 85' Report

AS Monaco won 4–2 on aggregate.


Werder Bremen Germany 1–0 Bulgaria Levski Sofia
Basler Goal 73' Report
Attendance: 26,953

Werder Bremen won 3–2 on aggregate.


Milan Italy 1–0 Denmark Copenhagen
Papin Goal 45' Report
Attendance: 10,000

Milan won 7–0 on aggregate.


Anderlecht Belgium 4–2 Czechoslovakia Sparta Prague
Bosman Goal 2'
Nilis Goal 47'73'
Versavel Goal 87'
Report Dvirnyk Goal 17'69'

Anderlecht won 5–2 on aggregate.


Galatasaray Turkey 0–0 England Manchester United
Report

3–3 on aggregate; Galatasaray won on away goals.


Spartak Moscow Russia 2–1 Poland Lech Poznań
Karpin Goal 7'
Khlestov Goal 81'
Report Dembiński Goal 30'
Attendance: 10,000

Spartak Moscow won 7–2 on aggregate.


Austria Wien Austria 1–2 Spain Barcelona
Ogris Goal 39' Report Stoichkov Goal 5'77'
Attendance: 22,000

Barcelona won 5–1 on aggregate.

UEFA Champions League[edit]

Group stage[edit]

The group stage began on 24 November 1993 and ended on 13 April 1994. The eight teams were divided into two groups of four, and the teams in each group played against each other on a home-and-away basis, meaning that each team played a total of six group matches. For each win, teams were awarded two points, with one point awarded for each draw. At the end of the group stage, the two teams in each group with the most points advanced to the semi-finals.

All teams except Milan and Porto made their group stage debuts. Two of these teams (Barcelona and Anderlecht) had previously contested the 1991–92 group stage, the only season of European Cup featuring league tables.

Group A[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Spain Barcelona 6 4 2 0 13 3 +10 10
France Monaco 6 3 1 2 9 4 +5 7
Russia Spartak Moscow 6 1 3 2 6 12 −6 5
Turkey Galatasaray 6 0 2 4 1 10 −9 2
  BAR GAL MON SPA
Barcelona 3–0 2–0 5–1
Galatasaray 0–0 0–2 1–2
Monaco 0–1 3–0 4–1
Spartak Moscow 2–2 0–0 0–0

Group B[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Italy Milan 6 2 4 0 6 2 +4 8
Portugal Porto 6 3 1 2 10 6 +4 7
Germany Werder Bremen 6 2 1 3 11 15 −4 5
Belgium Anderlecht 6 1 2 3 5 9 −4 4
  AND MIL POR BRM
Anderlecht 0–0 1–0 1–2
Milan 0–0 3–0 2–1
Porto 2–0 0–0 3–2
Werder Bremen 5–3 1–1 0–5

Knockout stage[edit]

The knockout stage of the 1993–94 UEFA Champions League was played on 27 April 1994, over one leg. If both teams scored the same number of goals, matches would go to extra time and then penalties if the teams could not be separated after extra time.

Bracket[edit]

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
27 April – Milan (San Siro)
 
 
Italy Milan3
 
18 May – Athens (Olympic Stadium)
 
France Monaco0
 
Italy Milan4
 
27 April – Barcelona (Camp Nou)
 
Spain Barcelona0
 
Spain Barcelona3
 
 
Portugal Porto0
 

Semi-finals[edit]

Team 1  Score  Team 2
Milan Italy 3–0 France Monaco
Barcelona Spain 3–0 Portugal Porto

Milan Italy 3–0 France Monaco
Desailly Goal 14'
Albertini Goal 48'
Massaro Goal 66'
Report
Attendance: 78,650

Barcelona Spain 3–0 Portugal Porto
Stoichkov Goal 10'35'
Koeman Goal 72'
Report
Attendance: 98,000
Referee: Vadim Zhuk (Belarus)

Final[edit]

Milan Italy 4–0 Spain Barcelona
Massaro Goal 22'45+2'
Savićević Goal 47'
Desailly Goal 58'
Report
Attendance: 70,000
Referee: Philip Don (England)

Top goalscorers[edit]

The top scorers from the 1993–94 UEFA Champions League (excluding preliminary round) are as follows:

Rank Name Team Goals
1 Netherlands Ronald Koeman Spain Barcelona 8
New Zealand Wynton Rufer Germany Werder Bremen 8
3 Belgium Luc Nilis Belgium Anderlecht 7
Bulgaria Hristo Stoichkov Spain Barcelona 7
5 Germany Bernd Hobsch Germany Werder Bremen 5
Russia Valery Karpin Russia Spartak Moscow 5
7 Germany Marco Bode Germany Werder Bremen 4
Germany Jürgen Klinsmann France Monaco 4
Italy Daniele Massaro Italy Milan 4
Russia Viktor Onopko Russia Spartak Moscow 4
France Jean-Pierre Papin Italy Milan 4
Russia Nikolai Pisarev Russia Spartak Moscow 4
Russia Sergey Rodionov Russia Spartak Moscow 4
Switzerland Kubilay Türkyilmaz Turkey Galatasaray 4

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]