uefa Champions League final

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May 21st, 2012
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Didier Drogba has almost certainly kicked his last ball for Chelsea, with the club expecting him to confirm his free transfer to Chinese club Shanghai Shenhua. It means Drogba’s last touch in a Chelsea shirt was to score the winning penalty in the shoot-out that defeated Bayern Munich. He will link u...
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May 20th, 2012
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Bayern Munich Manuel Neuer 6/10 A spectator for the vast majority of the match as Bayern dominated possession but was alert to make important first-half save from Kalou at his near post Phillip Lahm 7 An easy evening defensively as Bertrand was regularly required to help marshal Robben, although coul...
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May 19th, 2012
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Bayern Munich 1-1 Chelsea (after extra time) Penalty shoot-out: Bayern Munich 3-4 Chelsea Chelsea played poorly for the majority of the UEFA Champions League final, but Bayern Munich have only themselves to blame for not winning the trophy in front of their home fans. The Bavarians were incredibly wa...
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May 19th, 2012
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Chelsea FC Formed: 1905 Nickname: The Blues UEFA club competition honours (runners-up in brackets) European Champion Clubs’ Cup: (2008) UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup (2): 1971, 1998 UEFA Super Cup (1): 1998   Domestic honours (most recent triumph in brackets) League title: 4 (2010) FA Cup: 7 (2012) Leag...
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May 19th, 2012
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FC Bayern Munchen Formed: 1900 Nickname: Die Bayern (The Bavarians) UEFA club competition honours (runners-up in brackets) European Champion Clubs’ Cup (4): 1974, 1975, 1976, (1982), (1987), (1999), 2001, (2010) UEFA Cup (1): 1996 UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup (1): 1967 UEFA Super Cup: (1975), (1976), (2001)...
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May 19th, 2012
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Biggest wins 8-0: Liverpool FC vs. Besiktas JK (06/11/07) 7-0: FC Bayern Munchen vs. FC Basel 1893 (13/03/12) 7-0: Valencia CF vs. KRC Genk (23/11/11) 7-0: Arsenal FC vs. SK Slavia Praha (23/10/07) 7-0: Juventus vs. Olympiacos CFP (10/12/03) 0-7: MSK Zilina vs. Olympique de Marseille (03/11/10) 7-1: ...
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May 19th, 2012
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That several members of the Chelsea team likely to take to the pitch this evening have a Champions League Final past from four years ago has not gone unnoticed in the build-up, but in addition to the likes of Didier Drogba, Frank Lampard, Petr Cech and Ashley Cole being able to use their so-near-yet-...
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May 19th, 2012
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Roberto di Matteo has challenged Chelsea to “make their own destiny” when they face Bayern Munich in the Champions League final tonight. The Blues’ recent history in the tournament is not a happy one. Whether it is Luis Garcia’s ghost-goal in 2005, John Terry’s penalty-s...
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May 19th, 2012
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Bayern Munich and Chelsea were gearing for their Champions League final showdown here Saturday as the Bavarian capital buzzed with anticipation ahead of the biggest game in club football. A worldwide television audience estimated in the hundreds of millions is expected to tune in for Saturday’s...
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May 19th, 2012
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Possible line-ups for the Champions League final between Bayern Munich and Chelsea at the Allianz Arena on Saturday: Bayern Munich (4-2-3-1) Manuel Neuer; Philipp Lahm (capt), Jerome Boateng, Daniel van Buyten, Rafinha; Bastian Schweinsteiger, Anatoliy Tymoshchuk; Arjen Robben, Toni Kroos, Franck Rib...