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NEWS | 05/24/2019

Real Madrid beat Valencia in the final played in Paris.

The Saint Denis stadium hosted the first Spanish final in the history of the European Cup. The Real Madrid I raise the Octave before Valencia with a fabulous match, in which Morientes He opened the marker. McManaman, with an acrobatic finish, and Raul, who signed his tenth in this edition, were the other Real Madrid goal scorers. The Whites returned to celebrate a Glass of Europe in Paris, city in which they began their legend in this competition after the first final in 1956.

On the way to the French capital, the Madridistas faced Oporto, Olympiacos and Molde in the first Group Stage, and Bayern Munich, Dinamo Kiev and Rosenborg in the second. In the eliminatory games the remembered move of Round at Old Trafford, in which the Argentine made a dribble with a heel and then attended Raul to beat Manchester United in the quarterfinals. In the semifinals against Bayern Munich, Anelka He was the key man, marking both the first leg and the second leg.

Spanish finals

In addition, regarding the Spanish finals, the Real Madrid I would also win the next two. Both were against Atlético and the first one took place exactly 14 years later (the Tenth in Lisbon), and the last one the Eleventh in Milan.


3- Real Madrid: Casillas, Míchel Salgado (Hierro, 85 '), Iván Campo, Iván Helguera, Karanka, Roberto Carlos, McManaman, Redondo, Raúl, Anelka (Sanchís, 80') and Morientes (Savio, 72 ').

0- Valencia: Cañizares, Angloma, Djukic, Pellegrino, Gerardo (Ilie, 69 '), Mendieta, Farinós, Gerard, Kily González, Angulo and C. López.

1-0 (min 38): Morientes
2-0 (min 66): McManaman
3-0 (min 74): Raul

Referee: Stefano Braschi (Italy).
Stadium: Saint Denis (Paris).

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