Where was the Champions League final played in 2012?

Turn the clock back to 2012 and relive the build-up, the drama of the final itself and all the post-match reaction as Chelsea claimed Champions League glory in Munich.

When did Bayern Munich win the Champions League?

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How does order work in the Champions League?

If two or more clubs are level on points, alphabetical order is applied based on full club names until teams have played each other twice, at which point the competition regulations are applied.


The 2012 UEFA Champions League Final was a football match which took place on Saturday, 19 May 2012 between Bayern Munich of Germany and Chelsea of England at the Allianz Arena in Munich, Germany.

How did Chelsea get to the Champions League final?

To reach the final, in the knockout phase Bayern defeated Basel, Marseille, and Real Madrid (3–1 on penalties after a 3–3 aggregate score), while Chelsea overcame Napoli, Benfica, and the defending champions Barcelona (3–2 on aggregate).

When was the last time England and Germany met in the Champions League final?

This was the sixth time that an English side and a German side had met in a European Cup/Champions League final; the other occasions were 1975, 1977, 1980, 1982 and 1999.

The final was played at Wembley Stadium in London, England, in recognition of the 150th anniversary of the formation of England’s Football Association, the world’s oldest football association.

How are the Places in the Champions League determined?

For the 2012–13 UEFA Champions League, the associations are allocated places according to their 2011 UEFA country coefficients, which takes into account their performance in European competitions from 2006–07 to 2010–11.

How much money does UEFA pay for Champions League?

For the 2012–13 season, UEFA awarded €2.1 million to each team in the play-off round. For reaching the group stage, UEFA awarded a base fee of €8.6 million.

Who are the defending champions of the Champions League?

The defending champions, Chelsea, were eliminated in the group stage, becoming the first title holders to leave the competition at this stage. They went on to win the 2013 Europa League final, and became the first team to win the Europa League while holding the Champions League crown.

Is the Champions League known as the European Cup?

The UEFA Champions League, previously known as the European Champion Clubs’ Cup or simply the European Cup until 1992, is UEFA’s premier and most prestigious club competition.

When does the Champions League start on TV?

The American commercial broadcaster had initially acquired Champions League rights in USA for the 2021-2024 period; however, with Turner backing out of their deal for Europe’s primary club soccer competition, CBS was given the chance to start airing the Champions League in USA on its television and digital platforms two seasons early.

Who was the winner of the 2012 Copa del Rey?

The match was contested by Athletic Bilbao and Barcelona on 25 May 2012 at the Vicente Calderón in Madrid. This was the clubs’ first meeting in the final since 2009 where Barcelona won the trophy with a 4–1 victory.