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2000 UEFA Champions League Final
Champions League Final 2000.jpg
Event UEFA Champions League 1999–2000
Date 24 May 2000
Venue Stade de France, Paris
Man of the Match Steve McManaman (Real Madrid)
Referee Stefano Braschi (Italy)
Attendance 78,759

The 2000 UEFA Champions League Final took place at Stade de France in Paris, France on 24 May 2000. The match pitted Spanish giants Real Madrid and Valencia. It was the first time since the advent of the European Cup/UEFA Champions League in 1955 that two clubs from the same country competed in the final.




Match summary

The match was a one-sided affair as a headed goal from Fernando Morientes and a spectacular Steve McManaman volley put Real Madrid 2 – 0 ahead, before Raúl sealed the win with a breakaway third goal, rounding Santiago Canizares after Real had cleared a Valencia corner. The win was Madrid's eighth championship overall and their second in three years.

Match details

24 May 2000
Real Madrid Spain 3 – 0 Spain Valencia Stade de France, Paris
Attendance: 78,759
Referee: Stefano Braschi (Italy)
Morientes Goal 39'
McManaman Goal 67'
Raúl Goal 75'
Real Madrid
GK 27 Spain Iker Casillas
SW 15 Spain Iván Helguera
CB 18 Spain Aitor Karanka
CB 12 Spain Iván Campo
RWB 2 Spain Michel Salgado Booked in the 36th minute 36' Substituted off in the 84th minute 84'
LWB 3 Brazil Roberto Carlos Booked in the 58th minute 58'
CM 8 England Steve McManaman
CM 6 Argentina Fernando Redondo (c)
AM 7 Spain Raúl
CF 9 Spain Fernando Morientes Substituted off in the 71st minute 71'
CF 19 France Nicolas Anelka Substituted off in the 79th minute 79'
GK 1 Germany Bodo Illgner
DF 4 Spain Fernando Hierro Substituted on in the 84th minute 84'
DF 5 Spain Manuel Sanchís Substituted on in the 79th minute 79'
MF 11 Brazil Sávio Substituted on in the 71st minute 71'
MF 21 Cameroon Geremi
MF 22 France Christian Karembeu
FW 20 Bosnia and Herzegovina Elvir Baljić
Spain Vicente del Bosque

Man of the Match:
England Steve McManaman (Real Madrid)
Assistant referees:
Italy Gennaro Mazzei
Italy Piergiuseppe Farneti
Fourth official:
Italy Domenico Messina

Real Madrid vs Valencia 2000-05-24.svg
GK 1 Spain Santiago Cañizares Booked in the 62nd minute 62'
RB 20 France Jocelyn Angloma
CB 5 Yugoslavia Miroslav Đukić
CB 2 Argentina Mauricio Pellegrino Booked in the 92nd minute 92'
LB 31 Spain Gerardo Booked in the 37th minute 37' Substituted off in the 68th minute 68'
DM 8 Spain Javier Farinós Booked in the 82nd minute 82'
RM 6 Spain Gaizka Mendieta (c)
LM 18 Argentina Kily González
AM 14 Spain Gerard
CF 10 Spain Miguel Ángel Angulo
CF 7 Argentina Claudio López
GK 13 Spain Jorge Molina
DF 3 France Alain Roche
MF 23 Spain David Albelda
MF 9 Spain Óscar García
MF 21 Spain Luis Milla
FW 11 Romania Adrian Ilie Substituted on in the 68th minute 68'
FW 17 Spain Juan Sánchez
Argentina Héctor Cúper

Match statistics

Real Madrid Valencia
Goals scored 3 0
Total shots 14 6
Shots on target 11 1
Ball possession 53% 47%
Corner kicks 8 10
Fouls committed 9 20
Offsides 1 1
Yellow cards 2 4
Red cards 0 0

Source: UEFA Champions League Final 2000 Full-Time Report

See also

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Preceded by
UEFA Champions League
Final 1999
UEFA Champions League
Final 2000
Real Madrid
Succeeded by
UEFA Champions League
Final 2001


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