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2014–15 UEFA Champions League

football tournament that concluded in 2015

The 2014–15 UEFA Champions League was the 23rd UEFA Champions League, and the 60th season of a European club tournament being played. The defending champions were Real Madrid, however, Barcelona won their 5th title over Juventus.

2014–15 UEFA Champions League
Tournament details
Dates1 July – 27 August 2014 (qualifying)
16 September 2014 –
6 June 2015 (regular tournament)
Teams32 (group stage)
77 (total)
Final positions
ChampionsSpain Barcelona (5th title)
Runners-upItaly Juventus
Tournament statistics
Matches played125
Goals scored361 (2.89 per match)
Attendance5,136,695 (41,094 per match)
Top scorer(s)Brazil Neymar
Portugal Cristiano Ronaldo
Argentina Lionel Messi
(10 goals each)

Group stageEdit

Key to colours in group tables
Team advanced to the Round of 16.
Team wasn't able to move on to the Round of 16, so they went to the UEFA Europa League instead.

Group AEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1   Atlético Madrid 6 4 1 1 14 3 +11 13
2   Juventus 6 3 1 2 7 4 +3 10
3   Olympiacos 6 3 0 3 10 13 –3 9
4   Malmö 6 1 0 5 4 15 –11 3

Group BEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1   Real Madrid 6 6 0 0 16 2 +14 18
2   Basel 6 2 1 3 7 8 –1 7
3   Liverpool 6 1 2 3 5 9 –4 5
4   Ludogorets Razgrad 6 1 1 4 5 14 –9 4

Group CEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1   Monaco 6 3 2 1 4 1 +3 11
2   Bayer Leverkusen 6 3 1 2 7 4 +3 10
3   Zenit St. Petersburg 6 2 1 3 4 6 –2 7
4   Benfica 6 1 2 3 2 6 –4 5

Group DEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1   Borussia Dortmund 6 4 1 1 14 4 +10 13
2   Arsenal 6 4 1 1 15 8 +7 13
3   Anderlecht 6 1 3 2 8 10 –2 6
4   Galatasaray 6 0 1 5 4 19 –15 1

Group EEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1   Bayern Munich 6 5 0 1 16 4 +12 15
2   Manchester City 6 2 2 2 9 8 +1 8
3   Roma 6 1 2 3 8 14 –6 5
4   CSKA Moscow 6 1 2 3 6 13 –7 5

Group FEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1   Barcelona 6 5 0 1 15 5 +10 15
2   Paris Saint-Germain 6 4 1 1 10 7 +3 13
3   Ajax 6 1 2 3 8 10 –2 5
4   APOEL 6 0 1 5 1 12 –11 1

Group GEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1   Chelsea 6 4 2 0 17 3 +14 14
2   Schalke 04 6 2 2 2 9 14 –5 8
3   Sporting 6 2 1 3 12 12 0 7
4   NK Maribor 6 0 3 3 4 13 –9 3

Group HEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1   Porto 6 4 2 0 16 4 +12 14
2   Shakhtar Donetsk 6 2 3 1 15 4 +11 9
3   Athletic Bilbao 6 2 1 3 5 6 –1 7
4   BATE Borisov 6 1 0 5 2 24 –22 3

Knockout stageEdit

BracketEdit

  Round of 16 Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                                         
   Juventus 2 3 5  
   Borussia Dortmund 1 0 1  
     Juventus 1 0 1  
     Monaco 0 0 0  
   Arsenal 1 2 3
   Monaco (a) 3 0 3  
     Juventus 2 1 3  
     Real Madrid 1 1 2  
   Bayer Leverkusen 1 0 1 (2)  
   Atlético Madrid (p) 0 1 1 (3)  
     Atlético Madrid 0 0 0
     Real Madrid 0 1 1  
   Schalke 04 0 4 4
   Real Madrid 2 3 5  
     Juventus 1
     Barcelona 3
   Paris Saint-Germain (aet; a) 1 2 3  
   Chelsea 1 2 3  
     Paris Saint-Germain 1 0 1
     Barcelona 3 2 5  
   Manchester City 1 0 1
   Barcelona 2 1 3  
     Barcelona 3 2 5
     Bayern Munich 0 3 3  
   Basel 1 0 1  
   Porto 1 4 5  
     Porto 3 1 4
     Bayern Munich 1 6 7  
   Shakhtar Donetsk 0 0 0
   Bayern Munich 0 7 7  

Round of 16Edit

The draw for the round of 16 was held on 15 December 2014.[1] The first legs were played on 17, 18, 24 and 25 February, and the second legs were played on 10, 11, 17 and 18 March 2015.

Team #1   Agg.   Team #2   1st leg     2nd leg  
Paris Saint-Germain   3–3 (a)   Chelsea 1–1 2–2 (aet)
Manchester City   1–3   Barcelona 1–2 0–1
Bayer Leverkusen   1–1 (2–3 p)   Atlético Madrid 1–0 0–1 (aet)
Juventus   5–1   Borussia Dortmund 2–1 3–0
Schalke 04   4–5   Real Madrid 0–2 4–3
Shakhtar Donetsk   0–7   Bayern Munich 0–0 0–7
Arsenal   3–3 (a)   Monaco 1–3 2–0
Basel   1–5   Porto 1–1 0–4

Quarter-finalsEdit

The draw for the quarter-finals was held on 20 March 2015.[2] The first legs were played on 14 and 15 April, and the second legs were played on 21 and 22 April 2015.

Team #1   Agg.   Team #2   1st leg     2nd leg  
Paris Saint-Germain   1–5   Barcelona 1–3 0–2
Atlético Madrid   0–1   Real Madrid 0–0 0–1
Porto   4–7   Bayern Munich 3–1 1–6
Juventus   1–0   Monaco 1–0 0–0

Semi-finalsEdit

The draw for the semi-finals and final (to come up with the "home" team) was held on 24 April 2015.[3] The first legs were played on 5 and 6 May, and the second legs were played on 12 and 13 May 2015.

Team #1   Agg.   Team #2   1st leg     2nd leg  
Barcelona   5–3   Bayern Munich 3–0 2–3
Juventus   3–2   Real Madrid 2–1 1–1

FinalEdit

6 June 2015
20:45 CEST
Juventus   1–3   Barcelona Olympiastadion, Berlin
Attendance: 70,442[4]
Referee: Cüneyt Çakır (Turkey)[5]
Morata   55' Report Rakitić   4'
Suárez   68'
Neymar   90+7'

StatisticsEdit

GoalscorersEdit

 
Shakhtar's Luiz Adriano became the first player to score hat-tricks in consecutive Champions League group stage games, both against BATE Borisov.[6]
Rank Player Team Goals Minutes played
1   Neymar   Barcelona 10 1026
  Cristiano Ronaldo   Real Madrid 10 1065
  Lionel Messi   Barcelona 10 1147
4   Luiz Adriano   Shakhtar Donetsk 9 628
5   Jackson Martínez   Porto 7 629
  Thomas Müller   Bayern Munich 7 777
  Luis Suárez   Barcelona 7 827
  Carlos Tevez   Juventus 7 1156
9   Sergio Agüero   Manchester City 6 550
  Karim Benzema   Real Madrid 6 664
  Edinson Cavani   Paris Saint-Germain 6 920
  Robert Lewandowski   Bayern Munich 6 932

Source: UEFA.com[7]

Hat-tricksEdit

Player For Against Result Date
  Yacine Brahimi   Porto   BATE Borisov 6-0 (H) 17 September 2014
  Danny Welbeck   Arsenal   Galatasaray 4-1 (H) 1 October 2014
  Luiz Adriano5   Shakhtar Donetsk   BATE Borisov 7-0 (A) 21 October 2014
  Luiz Adriano   Shakhtar Donetsk   BATE Borisov 5-0 (H) 5 November 2014
  Sergio Agüero   Manchester City   Bayern Münich 3-2 (H) 25 November 2014
  Lionel Messi   Barcelona   APOEL 4-0 (A) 25 November 2014
  Mario Mandžukić   Atlético de Madrid   Olympiakos 4-0 (H) 26 November 2014

5 Player scored five goals.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Champions League round of 16 draw". UEFA.com. 15 December 2014.
  2. "Madrid meet Atlético again in quarter-finals". UEFA.com. 20 March 2015.
  3. "Guardiola takes Bayern to Barça, Madrid get Juve". UEFA.com. 24 April 2015.
  4. "Full Time Report" (pdf). UEFA.org. Union of European Football Associations. 6 June 2015. Retrieved 6 June 2015.
  5. "Çakır to referee UEFA Champions League final". UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. 18 May 2015. Retrieved 6 June 2015.
  6. Doyle, Paul; Miller, Nick (6 November 2014). "Champions League review: Dortmund's riddle and Luiz Adriano's record trick". The Guardian. Retrieved 11 March 2015.
  7. "Statistics — Tournament phase — Player statistics — Goals". UEFA.com. Retrieved 6 June 2015.

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