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Has one country ever had all European finalists before?

England provide three in 2020/21, but has any nation ever managed a clean sweep of a season's European finalists?

The UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League trophies
The UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League trophies UEFA via Getty Images

Four finalists in one season*

2019 ENG – Liverpool 2-0 Tottenham, Chelsea 4-1 Arsenal

2019 final highlights: Liverpool 2-0 Tottenham
2019 final highlights: Liverpool 2-0 Tottenham

Italy did provide four finalists in 1990, back when there were three titles up for grabs including the UEFA Cup Winners' Cup, which ran from 1960 to 1999. All three trophies ended up in Italy, too:

  • European Cup: AC Milan 1-0 Benfica
  • UEFA Cup: Juventus 3-1agg Fiorentina
  • Cup Winners' Cup: Sampdoria 2-0 Anderlecht, aet

Three finalists in one season*

Before 2019, no country had ever supplied all the major European finalists in a single season. The closest we had come, discounting the Cup Winners' Cup, was three out of four. It has happened seven times.

1980 GER – Nottingham Forest 1-0 Hamburg, Eintracht 3-3agg Mönchengladbach (Eintracht won on away goals)
1990 ITA – AC Milan 1-0 Benfica, Juventus 3-1agg Fiorentina
1995 ITA – Ajax 1-0 AC Milan, Parma 2-1agg Juventus
1998 ITA – Real Madrid 1-0 Juventus, Internazionale 3-0 Lazio
2014 ESP – Real Madrid 4-1 Atlético de Madrid (aet), Sevilla 0-0 Benfica (4-2 on pens)
2016 ESP – Real Madrid 1-1 Atlético de Madrid (5-3 on pens), Sevilla 3-1 Liverpool
2021 ENG – Manchester City 0-1 Chelsea, Villarreal 1-1 Manchester United (11-10 on pens)

One-nation European Cup/UEFA Champions League finals

There have been eight one-nation finals to date:

2014 UEFA Champions League final
2014 UEFA Champions League final

2000 ESP – Real Madrid 3-0 Valencia
2003 ITA – AC Milan 0-0 Juventus (3-2 on pens)
2008 ENG – Manchester United 1-1 Chelsea (6-5 on pens)
2013 GER – Bayern München 2-1 Borussia Dortmund
2014 ESP – Real Madrid 4-1 Atlético de Madrid (aet)
2016 ESP – Real Madrid 1-1 Atlético de Madrid (5-3 on pens)
2019 ENG – Liverpool 2-0 Tottenham
2021 ENG – Manchester City 0-1 Chelsea

One-nation UEFA Cup/UEFA Europa League finals

There have been ten one-nation finals to date:

1972 ENG – Tottenham 3-2agg Wolverhampton
1980 GER – Eintracht 3-3agg Mönchengladbach (Eintracht won on away goals)
1990 ITA – Juventus 3-1agg Fiorentina
1991 ITA – Internazionale 2-1agg Roma
1995 ITA – Parma 2-1agg Juventus
1998 ITA – Internazionale 3-0 Lazio
2007 ESP – Sevilla 2-2 Espanyol (3-1 on pens)
2011 POR – Porto 1-0 Braga
2012 ESP – Atlético de Madrid 3-0 Athletic Club
2019 ENG – Chelsea 4-1 Arsenal

Two winners in one season*

One country has won both competitions 12 times, including five of the past seven seasons.

1997 final highlights: Dortmund 3-1 Juventus
1997 final highlights: Dortmund 3-1 Juventus

1975 GER Bayern München, Mönchengladbach
1981 ENG Liverpool, Tottenham
1989 ITA AC Milan, Napoli
1990 ITA AC Milan, Juventus (Sampdoria won the Cup Winners' Cup, too)
1994 ITA AC Milan, Internazionale
1997 GER Dortmund, Schalke
2006 ESP Barcelona, Sevilla
2014 ESP Real Madrid, Sevilla
2015 ESP Barcelona, Sevilla
2016 ESP Real Madrid, Sevilla
2018 ESP Real Madrid, Atlético Madrid
2019 ENG Liverpool, Chelsea

*European Cup/UEFA Champions League is listed before UEFA Cup/UEFA Europa League