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UEFA Champions League final facts and figures

Published: Sunday 25 May 2014, 11.58CET
Carlo Ancelotti won a fifth title, Real Madrid CF set a scoring record, Cristiano Ronaldo set two and Lisbon saw the UEFA Champions League final's first extra-time goals.
by Mike Hammond
UEFA Champions League final facts and figures
Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates after completing Madrid's 4-1 victory ©Getty Images
 
 
 
Published: Sunday 25 May 2014, 11.58CET

UEFA Champions League final facts and figures

Carlo Ancelotti won a fifth title, Real Madrid CF set a scoring record, Cristiano Ronaldo set two and Lisbon saw the UEFA Champions League final's first extra-time goals.

• Real Madrid CF's showdown against Club Atlético de Madrid in Lisbon was the seventh UEFA Champions League final to go to extra time but the first to be resolved without a penalty shoot-out.

• All of the previous six finals undecided after 90 minutes failed to produce a goal in the additional half-hour, making Gareth Bale the first player to score in extra time of a UEFA Champions League final.

• The 4-1 scoreline was the second biggest win in a UEFA Champions League final after AC Milan's 4-0 victory over FC Barcelona in 1994. Two deciders ended 3-0 – Real Madrid CF v Valencia CF in 2000 and FC Porto v AS Monaco FC in 2004.

• The five goals scored in Lisbon made 2014 the second highest-scoring UEFA Champions League final; the biggest match aggregate remains the 3-3 draw between Liverpool FC and Milan in 2005.

• Madrid's four goals lifted their aggregate for the 2013/14 campaign to a final total of 41. Although short of Barcelona's all-time high of 45 in 1999/2000, it is a record for a 13-game season and set a new competition average high of 3.15 goals per game. No other team have ever managed over three per game over a UEFA Champions League campaign, Barça's 1999/2000 figure having been 2.81.

• Cristiano Ronaldo's penalty against Atlético lifted his record tally of goals for a single European Cup campaign to a final figure of 17. He is now level in the competition's all-time goalscorer charts with Lionel Messi, on 67, four adrift of record marksman Raúl González.

• Ronaldo's goal in Lisbon made him the first player to score in a UEFA Champions League final for two different clubs, having found the net for Manchester United FC in 2008. Three other players – Raúl, Samuel Eto'o and Messi - have scored in two finals but for the same club.

• Ronaldo's penalty was only the seventh to be awarded in a UEFA Champions League final but the third in successive years following Arjen Robben's missed spot kick for FC Bayern München in 2012 and İlkay Gündoğan's successful conversion for Borussia Dortmund in 2013.

• Real Madrid's victory was not only a record tenth triumph in the European Cup but also a record fourth in the UEFA Champions League era, placing them one ahead of Milan and Barcelona.

• It was Madrid's fourth win in as many finals and came in the club's 200th match in the competition – a landmark previously reached by only one club, Manchester United. With United not in the competition next season, Madrid will have the appearance record to themselves when they begin their title defence on matchday one next season.

• Carlo Ancelotti became the second coach to win the European Cup three times after Bob Paisley who led Liverpool to glory in 1977, 1978 and 1981.

• Of the three men who have won the UEFA Champions League as a coach after lifting the European Cup as a player, Ancelotti is now the most decorated, with five winner's medals combined. Frank Rijkaard has four and Josep Guardiola three.

• With Ancelotti's triumph in Lisbon, Italy becomes the first country to provide two imported UEFA Champions League-winning coaches, after Roberto Di Matteo with Chelsea FC in 2012. Belgium (Raymond Goethals 1993), Germany (Jupp Heynckes 1998), Scotland (Sir Alex Ferguson 1999, 2008), Spain (Rafael Benítez 2005), Netherlands (Rijkaard 2006) and Portugal (José Mourinho 2010) have all provided one apiece.

• Atlético's defeat means that the record of no non-European coach winning the UEFA Champions League remains, Diego Simeone suffering the same fate as Héctor Cúper, who lost back-to-back finals with Valencia CF in 2000 and 2001.

Last updated: 25/05/14 17.12CET

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