1996 UEFA Champions League Final
Match programme cover
Event1995–96 UEFA Champions League
After extra time
Juventus won 4–2 on penalties
Date22 May 1996
VenueStadio Olimpico, Rome
RefereeManuel Díaz Vega (Spain)
Attendance70,000[1]
1995
1997

The 1996 UEFA Champions League Final was a football match played on 22 May 1996 between Juventus of Italy and Ajax of the Netherlands. The match ended in a 1–1 draw after extra time, forcing a penalty shoot-out, which Juventus won 4–2. It was the club's second triumph in the competition.

Route to the final

Further information: 1995–96 UEFA Champions League

Netherlands Ajax Round Italy Juventus
Opponent Result Group stage Opponent Result
Spain Real Madrid 1–0 (H) Matchday 1 Germany Borussia Dortmund 3–1 (A)
Hungary Ferencváros 5–1 (A) Matchday 2 Romania Steaua București 3–0 (H)
Switzerland Grasshopper 3–0 (H) Matchday 3 Scotland Rangers 4–1 (H)
Switzerland Grasshopper 0–0 (A) Matchday 4 Scotland Rangers 4–0 (A)
Spain Real Madrid 2–0 (A) Matchday 5 Germany Borussia Dortmund 1–2 (H)
Hungary Ferencváros 4–0 (H) Matchday 6 Romania Steaua București 0–0 (A)
Group D winner
Pos Team Pld Pts
1 Netherlands Ajax 6 16
2 Spain Real Madrid 6 10
3 Hungary Ferencváros 6 5
4 Switzerland Grasshopper 6 2
Source: UEFA
Final standings Group C winner
Pos Team Pld Pts
1 Italy Juventus 6 13
2 Germany Borussia Dortmund 6 9
3 Romania Steaua București 6 6
4 Scotland Rangers 6 3
Source: UEFA
Opponent Agg. 1st leg 2nd leg Knockout phase Opponent Agg. 1st leg 2nd leg
Germany Borussia Dortmund 3–0 2–0 (A) 1–0 (H) Quarter-finals Spain Real Madrid 2–1 0–1 (A) 2–0 (H)
Greece Panathinaikos 3–1 0–1 (H) 3–0 (A) Semi-finals France Nantes 4–3 2–0 (H) 2–3 (A)

Match

Details

Ajax Netherlands1–1 (a.e.t.)Italy Juventus
Litmanen Goal 41' Report Ravanelli Goal 13'
Penalties
Davids Penalty missed
Litmanen Penalty scored
Scholten Penalty scored
Silooy Penalty missed
2–4 Penalty scored Ferrara
Penalty scored Pessotto
Penalty scored Padovano
Penalty scored Jugović
Stadio Olimpico, Rome
Attendance: 70,000[1]
Referee: Manuel Díaz Vega (Spain)
Ajax
Juventus
GK 1 Netherlands Edwin van der Sar
RB 2 Netherlands Sonny Silooy
CB 3 Netherlands Danny Blind (c) Yellow card 83'
DM 4 Netherlands Frank de Boer Substituted off 69'
LB 5 Netherlands Winston Bogarde
RM 6 Netherlands Ronald de Boer Substituted off 91'
RF 7 Nigeria Finidi George Yellow card 22'
LM 8 Netherlands Edgar Davids
CF 9 Nigeria Nwankwo Kanu
AM 10 Finland Jari Litmanen
LF 11 Netherlands Kiki Musampa Substituted off 46'
Substitutions:
GK 12 Netherlands Fred Grim
MF 13 Netherlands Arnold Scholten Substituted in 69'
MF 14 Netherlands Dave van den Bergh
FW 15 Netherlands Patrick Kluivert Substituted in 46'
MF 16 Netherlands Nordin Wooter Yellow card 92' Substituted in 91'
Manager:
Netherlands Louis van Gaal
GK 1 Italy Angelo Peruzzi
CB 2 Italy Ciro Ferrara
LB 3 Italy Gianluca Pessotto
RB 4 Italy Moreno Torricelli Yellow card 102'
CB 5 Italy Pietro Vierchowod
CM 6 Portugal Paulo Sousa Substituted off 57'
LM 7 France Didier Deschamps Yellow card 87'
RM 8 Italy Antonio Conte Substituted off 44'
CF 9 Italy Gianluca Vialli (c)
LF 10 Italy Alessandro Del Piero
RF 11 Italy Fabrizio Ravanelli Substituted off 77'
Substitutions:
GK 12 Italy Michelangelo Rampulla
DF 13 Italy Sergio Porrini
MF 14 Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Vladimir Jugović Yellow card 50' Substituted in 44'
MF 15 Italy Angelo Di Livio Yellow card 106' Substituted in 57'
FW 16 Italy Michele Padovano Substituted in 77'
Manager:
Italy Marcello Lippi

Linesmen:
Joaquín Olmos González (Spain)
Manuel Fernando Tresaco Gracia (Spain)
Reserve referee:
José María García-Aranda (Spain)

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "2. Finals" (PDF). UEFA Champions League Statistics Handbook 2016/17. Nyon, Switzerland: Union of European Football Associations. 2017. p. 1. Retrieved 22 April 2017.