On this day, the seventh European Cup was won

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NEWS | 05/20/2020

On May 20, 1998, Real Madrid defeated Juventus with an unforgettable goal from Mijatovic.

22 years ago today, Madrid experienced one of the most exciting moments in its history in Amsterdam. The Real Madrid beat in the end of the European Cup Juventus thanks to a goal by Mijatovic and he returned to lift a title that had not been achieved since 1966. After so many years, many Madrid fans enjoyed for the first time with the team's victory in the maximum continental competition. The epic of this victory was further enhanced by defeating the Italian team, which had reached the final for the third consecutive year.

7th European Cup

Before this historic appointment of May 20, 1998, the Real Madrid He was first in the Group Stage by beating Rosenborg, Olympiacos and Porto. In the quarterfinal and semifinal heats, the Whites eliminated two German teams: Bayer Leverkusen and Borussia Dortmund, who was the previous champion.

DATA SHEET
1- Real Madrid: Illgner, Panucci, Hierro, Sanchís, Roberto Carlos, Seedorf, Karembeu, Redondo, Raúl (Amavisca, 90 ’), Mijatovic (Suker, 89’) and Morientes (Jaime, 81 ’).

0- Juventus: Peruzzi, Torricelli, Iuliano, Montero, Di Livio (Tacchinardi, 46 ’), Deschamps (Conte, 77’), Davids, Zidane, Pessotto (Fonseca, 70 ’), Del Piero and Inzaghi.

Goal:
1-0 (min. 66): Mijatovic.

Referee: Hellmut Krug (Germany).
Stadium: Amsterdam Arena.



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