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2011–12 UEFA Champions League

football tournament

The 2011–12 UEFA Champions League was the 57th UEFA Champions League. The champions were Chelsea. No third place match was played, as usual, but the teams defeated in the semi-finals were Real Madrid and FC Barcelona. FC Barcelona was the defending champions, but they were eliminated in the semi finals.

2011–12 UEFA Champions League
Tournament details
Dates13 September 2011 – 19 May 2012
Teams32 (group stage)
76 (total)
Final positions
ChampionsEngland Chelsea (1st title)
Runners-upGermany Bayern Munich
Tournament statistics
Matches played125
Goals scored345 (2.76 per match)
Top scorer(s)Argentina Lionel Messi
(14 goals)
Best playerSpain Andrés Iniesta

FC Bayern Munich defeated Real Madrid 3-3 (penalties) in aggregate. FC Barcelona were defeated by Chelsea 3-2 in aggregate.

Chelsea defeated FC Bayern Munich 1-1 (4-3 with penalties).

Knockout stageEdit

  Round of 16 Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                                         
   Marseille (a) 1 1 2  
   Internazionale 0 2 2  
     Marseille 0 0 0  
     Bayern Munich 2 2 4  
   Basel 1 0 1
   Bayern Munich 0 7 7  
     Bayern Munich (p) 2 1 3(3)  
     Real Madrid 1 2 3(1)  
   Lyon 1 0 1(3)  
   APOEL (p) 0 1 1(4)  
     APOEL 0 2 2
     Real Madrid 3 5 8  
   CSKA Moscow 1 1 2
   Real Madrid 1 4 5  
     Bayern Munich 1(3)
     Chelsea (p) 1(4)
   Zenit Saint Petersburg 3 0 3  
   Benfica 2 2 4  
     Benfica 0 1 1
     Chelsea 1 2 3  
   Napoli 3 1 4
   Chelsea (aet) 1 4 5  
     Chelsea 1 2 3
     Barcelona 0 2 2  
   Milan 4 0 4  
   Arsenal 0 3 3  
     Milan 0 1 1
     Barcelona 0 3 3  
   Bayer Leverkusen 1 1 2
   Barcelona 3 7 10  

Round of 16Edit

Team #1   Agg.   Team #2   1st leg     2nd leg  
Lyon   1–1 (3–4 p)   APOEL 1–0 0–1 aet
Napoli   4–5   Chelsea 3–1 1–4 aet
Milan   4–3   Arsenal 4–0 0–3
Basel   1–7   Bayern Munich 1–0 0–7
Bayer Leverkusen   2–10   Barcelona 1–3 1–7
CSKA Moscow   2–5   Real Madrid 1–1 1–4
Zenit St. Petersburg   3–4   Benfica 3–2 0–2
Marseille   2–2 (a)   Internazionale 1–0 1–2

Quarter-finalsEdit

Team #1   Agg.   Team #2   1st leg     2nd leg  
APOEL   2–8   Real Madrid 0–3 2–5
Marseille   0–4   Bayern Munich 0–2 0–2
Benfica   1–3   Chelsea 0–1 1–2
Milan   1–3   Barcelona 0–0 1–3

Semi-finalsEdit

Team #1   Agg.   Team #2   1st leg     2nd leg  
Bayern Munich   3–3 (3–1 p)   Real Madrid 2–1 1–2 aet
Chelsea   3–2   Barcelona 1–0 2–2

FinalEdit

19 May 2012
20:45 CEST
Bayern Munich   1–1
(a.e.t.)
  Chelsea Allianz Arena, Munich
Attendance: 62,500
Referee: Pedro Proença (Portugal)
Müller   83' Report Drogba   88'
  Penalties  
Lahm  
Gómez  
Neuer  
Olić  
Schweinsteiger  
3–4   Mata
  Luiz
  Lampard
  Cole
  Drogba

StatisticsEdit

Hat-tricksEdit

Player For Against Result Date
  Mario Gómez   Bayern Munich   Napoli 3-2 (H) 2 November 2011
  Roberto Soldado   Valencia   Genk 7-0 (H) 23 November 2011
  Lionel Messi   Barcelona   Viktoria Plzeň 4-0 (A) 23 November 2011
  Bafétimbi Gomis4   Lyon   Dinamo Zagreb 7-1 (A) 7 December 2011
  Lionel Messi5   Barcelona   Bayer Leverkusen 7-1 (H) 7 March 2012
  Mario Gómez4   Bayern Munich   Basel 7-0 (H) 13 March 2012

4Player scored four goals. 5Player scored five goals.