1997–98 UEFA Champions League knockout stage

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The knockout stage of the 1997–98 UEFA Champions League began on 4 March 1998 and ended with the final at the Amsterdam Arena in Amsterdam on 20 May 1998. The eight teams from each of the six groups in the group stage competed in the knockout stage. For the quarter-finals, each group winner was randomly drawn against the runner-up from another group. The four quarter-final winners were then drawn together for the semi-finals, the winners of which contested the final.

Each quarter-final and semi-final was played over two legs, with each team playing one leg at home; the team that scored the most goals over the two legs qualified for the following round. In the event that the two teams scored the same number of goals over the two legs, the team that scored more goals away from home qualified for the next round; if both teams scored the same number of away goals, matches would go to extra time and then penalties if the teams could not be separated after extra time.

Draw dates[edit]

The draw for the quarter-finals and semi-finals was announced on 17 December 1997 and 20 March 1998.[1][2] UEFA reported that the final would be played at Amsterdam Arena.[3]

Qualified teams[edit]

Group Winners Runners-up
A Germany Borussia Dortmund N/A
B England Manchester United Italy Juventus
C Ukraine Dynamo Kyiv N/A
D Spain Real Madrid N/A
E Germany Bayern Munich N/A
F France Monaco Germany Bayer Leverkusen

Bracket[edit]

  Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                             
Italy Juventus 1 4 5  
Ukraine Dynamo Kyiv 1 1 2  
  Italy Juventus 4 2 6  
  France AS Monaco 1 3 4  
France Monaco (a) 0 1 1
  England Manchester United 0 1 1  
    Italy Juventus 0
  Spain Real Madrid 1
  Germany Bayer Leverkusen 1 0 1  
Spain Real Madrid 1 3 4  
  Spain Real Madrid 2 0 2
  Germany Borussia Dortmund 0 0 0  
Germany Bayern Munich 0 0 0
  Germany Borussia Dortmund 0 1 1  

Quarter-finals[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Bayer Leverkusen Germany 1–4 Spain Real Madrid 1–1 0–3
Bayern Munich Germany 0–1 Germany Borussia Dortmund 0–0 0–1 (aet)
Juventus Italy 5–2 Ukraine Dynamo Kyiv 1–1 4–1
Monaco France 1–1 (a) England Manchester United 0–0 1–1

First leg[edit]

Bayer Leverkusen Germany1–1Spain Real Madrid
Beinlich Goal 18' Report Karembeu Goal 74'

Juventus Italy1–1Ukraine Dynamo Kyiv
Inzaghi Goal 69' Report Husin Goal 56'
Attendance: 40,723
Referee: Paul Durkin (England)

Monaco France0–0England Manchester United
Report
Attendance: 15,000

Bayern Munich Germany0–0Germany Borussia Dortmund
Report
Attendance: 60,000

Second leg[edit]

Real Madrid Spain3–0Germany Bayer Leverkusen
Karembeu Goal 52'
Morientes Goal 57'
Hierro Goal 89' (pen.)
Report

Real Madrid won 4–1 on aggregate.


Dynamo Kyiv Ukraine1–4Italy Juventus
Rebrov Goal 54' Report Inzaghi Goal 29'65'73'
Del Piero Goal 87'
Attendance: 100,164
Referee: Marc Batta (France)

Juventus won 5–2 on aggregate.


Borussia Dortmund Germany1–0 (a.e.t.)Germany Bayern Munich
Chapuisat Goal 109' Report
Attendance: 48,500

Borussia Dortmund won 1–0 on aggregate.


Manchester United England1–1France Monaco
Solskjær Goal 53' Report Trezeguet Goal 5'
Attendance: 53,683

1–1 on aggregate. Monaco won on away goals.

Semi-finals[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Real Madrid Spain 2–0 Germany Borussia Dortmund 2–0 0–0
Juventus Italy 6–4 France Monaco 4–1 2–3

First leg[edit]

Juventus Italy4–1France Monaco
Del Piero Goal 35'45+3' (pen.)62' (pen.)
Zidane Goal 87'
Report Costinha Goal 42'
Attendance: 56,550

Second leg[edit]

Monaco France3–2Italy Juventus
Léonard Goal 38'
Henry Goal 50'
Špehar Goal 83'
Report Amoruso Goal 15'
Del Piero Goal 74'
Attendance: 15,000

Juventus won 6–4 on aggregate.


Borussia Dortmund Germany0–0Spain Real Madrid
Report
Attendance: 48,500
Referee: Paul Durkin (England)

Real Madrid won 2–0 on aggregate.

Final[edit]

Juventus Italy0–1Spain Real Madrid
Report Mijatović Goal 66'
Attendance: 48,500

References[edit]

  1. ^ Moore, Glenn (18 December 1997). "United join the high rollers in quest for European glory". The Independent. Retrieved 28 September 2014.
  2. ^ "La Juventus sur la route de Monaco". L'Humanité (in French). 21 March 1998. Retrieved 29 September 2014.
  3. ^ "UEFA go Dutch". Daily Record. 17 December 1997. Archived from the original on 20 November 2018. Retrieved 29 September 2014. (Subscription required (help)).

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