2012–13 UEFA Champions League

football tournament

The 2012–13 UEFA Champions League was the 58th UEFA Champions League. The champions were FC Bayern Munich. No third place match was played, as usual, but the teams defeated in the semi-finals were Real Madrid and FC Barcelona. Chelsea was the defending champions, but they were eliminated in the group stage.

2012–13 UEFA Champions League
Tournament details
Dates18 September 2012 – 25 May 2013
Teams32 (group stage)
76 (total)
Final positions
ChampionsGermany Bayern Munich (5th title)
Runners-upGermany Borussia Dortmund
Tournament statistics
Matches played124
Goals scored365 (2.94 per match)
Attendance5,526,358 (44,567 per match)
Top scorer(s)Portugal Cristiano Ronaldo
(12 goals)

The final was the first ever all German competition. FC Bayern Munich defeated FC Barcelona 7-0 in aggregate. This one one of Barcelonas worst defeat in the Champions League. Borussia Dortmund defeated Real Madrid 4-3 in aggregate.

Knockout StageEdit

Round of 16Edit

Team #1   Agg.   Team #2   1st leg     2nd leg  
Galatasaray   4–3   Schalke 04 1–1 3–2
Celtic   0–5   Juventus 0–3 0–2
Arsenal   3–3 (a)   Bayern Munich 1–3 2–0
Shakhtar Donetsk   2–5   Borussia Dortmund 2–2 0–3
Milan   2–4   Barcelona 2–0 0–4
Real Madrid   3–2   Manchester United 1–1 2–1
Valencia   2–3   Paris Saint-Germain 1–2 1–1
Porto   1–2   Málaga 1–0 0–2

Quarter FinalsEdit

Team #1   Agg.   Team #2   1st leg     2nd leg  
Málaga   2–3   Borussia Dortmund 0–0 2–3
Real Madrid   5–3   Galatasaray 3–0 2–3
Paris Saint-Germain   3–3 (a)   Barcelona 2–2 1–1
Bayern Munich   4–0   Juventus 2–0 2–0

Semi FinalsEdit

Team #1   Agg.   Team #2   1st leg     2nd leg  
Bayern Munich   7–0   Barcelona 4–0 3–0
Borussia Dortmund   4–3   Real Madrid 4–1 0–2

FinalEdit

25 May 2013
19:45 BST
Borussia Dortmund   1 – 2   Bayern Munich Wembley Stadium, London
Referee: Nicola Rizzoli (Italy)
Gündoğan   68' (pen.) Report Mandžukić   60'
Robben   89'

StatisticsEdit

Hat-tricksEdit

Player For Against Result Date
  Cristiano Ronaldo   Real Madrid   Ajax 4-1 (A) 3 October 2012
  Roberto Soldado   Valencia   BATE Borisov 3-0 (A) 23 October 2012
  Claudio Pizarro   Bayern Munich   Lille 6-1 (H) 7 November 2012
  Luiz Adriano   Shakhtar Donetsk   Nordsjælland 5-2 (A) 20 November 2012
  Rui Pedro   CFR Cluj   Braga 3-1 (H) 20 November 2012
  Robert Lewandowski4   Borussia Dortmund   Real Madrid 4-1 (H) 24 April 2013

4Player scored four goals.