Sporting dethroned Barça after a thrilling final in Zadar: the story of the season.
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Sporting CP won their second UEFA Futsal Champions League title in three years with comeback final defeat of holders Barça in Zadar.
The key facts from the season and the eight-team final tournament.
Monday 3 May
Barça 3-4 Sporting CP
5 Ferrao (Barça)
3 Diego Cavinato (Sporting CP)
2 Cecilio (Inter FS)
2 Erick (Sporting CP)
2 Fernandinho (Kairat Almaty)
2 Gadeia (Inter FS)
7 Petro Shoturma (Kherson)
6 Diego Cavinato (Sporting CP)
5 Daniel Araujo (United Galati)
6 Ferrao (Barça)
Didac Plana (Barça), Guitta (Sporting CP); Douglas Junior (Kairat Almaty), José Raya (Inter FS), Erick (Sporting CP); Cecilio (Inter FS), Alex Merlim (Sporting CP), Chimba (Ugra Yugorsk), Robinho (Benfica), Edson (Kairat Almaty). Pany Varela (Sporting CP); Ferrao (Barça), Pito (Inter FS), Zicky Té (Sporting CP).
- Sporting are only the second non-Spanish club to win multiple titles after Kairat Almaty (who also won two in three years in 2013 and 2015).
- Sporting are the second team to reach four finals in five years after Inter FS (between 2006 and 2010).
- Sporting's Zicky Té, 19, became the first teenager to score in a UEFA futsal final tournament with his goal in the decider.
- Barça's Marcênio scored the fastest goal in a final of this competition after 51 seconds.
- In the decider both Barça's Aicardo and Sporting's João Matos set a new record of 15 finals appearances.
- Sporting's Nuno Dias is now the coach who has been involved in the most finals games with a total of 11, two ahead of Barça's Andreu Plaza. Nuno Dias is the ony coach to have been involved in five final tournaments.
- Kairat Almaty became the first team to reach ten semi-finals; they also hold records for finals appearances (9), seasons competed (17) and games played (85).
- Inter FS also reached 80 games and increased their record number of wins (68) and passed 400 goals (now 410).
- Dobovec were the 21st club to play in the finals since the format was introduced in 2006/07, and the first from Slovenia.
Roll of honour
UEFA Futsal Champions League
2021 (Zadar): Sporting CP (POR) 4-3 Barça (ESP)
2020 (Barcelona): Barça (ESP) 2-1 Murcia FS (ESP)
2019 (Almaty): Sporting CP (POR) 2-1 Kairat Almaty (KAZ)
UEFA Futsal Cup
Four team finals:
2018 (Zaragoza): Inter FS (ESP) 5-2 Sporting CP (POR)
2017 (Almaty): Inter FS (ESP) 7-0 Sporting CP (POR)
2016 (Guadalajara): Ugra Yugorsk (RUS) 4-3 Inter FS (ESP)
2015 (Lisbon): Kairat Almaty (KAZ) 3-2 Barça (ESP)
2014 (Baku): Barça (ESP) 5-2aet FC Dynamo (RUS)
2013 (Tbilisi): Kairat Almaty (KAZ) 4-3 FC Dynamo (RUS)
2012 (Lleida): Barça (ESP) 3-1 FC Dynamo (RUS)
2011 (Almaty): Montesilvano (ITA) 5-2 Sporting CP (POR)
2010 (Lisbon): Benfica (POR) 3-2aet Inter FS (ESP)
2009 (Ekaterinburg): Inter FS (ESP) 5-1 Sinara Ekaterinburg (RUS)
2008 (Moscow): Sinara Ekaterinburg (RUS) 4-4aet, 3-2pens Murcia FS (ESP)
2007 (Murcia): FC Dynamo (RUS) 2-1 Inter FS (ESP)
2006: Inter FS (ESP) 6-3/3-4: 9-7agg FC Dynamo (RUS)
2005: Action 21 Charleroi (BEL) 4-3, 6-6aet: 10-9agg FC Dynamo (RUS)
2004: Inter FS (ESP) 4-1/3-4: 7-5agg Benfica (POR)
2003: Playas de Castellón (ESP) 1-1/6-4: 7-5agg Action 21 Charleroi (BEL)
2002 (Lisbon): Playas de Castellón (ESP) 5-1 Action 21 Charleroi (BEL)
Inter FS 5
Kairat Almaty, Playas de Castellón, Sporting CP 2
Inter FS 8
FC Dynamo 6
Barça, Sporting CP 5
Action 21 Charleroi, Kairat Almaty 3
Most finals appearances (since 2007)
Kairat Almaty 9
Barça, Inter FS 8
Sporting CP 7