2014–15 UEFA Champions League


The 2014–15 UEFA Champions League was the 60th season of Europe's premier club football tournament organised by UEFA, and the 23rd season since it was renamed from the European Champion Clubs' Cup to the UEFA Champions League.

2014–15 UEFA Champions League
The Olympiastadion in Berlin hosted the final
Tournament details
DatesQualifying:
1 July – 27 August 2014
Competition proper:
16 September 2014 – 6 June 2015
TeamsCompetition proper: 32
Total: 77 (from 53 associations)
Final positions
Champions Barcelona (5th title)
Runners-up Juventus
Tournament statistics
Matches played125
Goals scored361 (2.89 per match)
Attendance5,136,695 (41,094 per match)
Top scorer(s) Lionel Messi
Neymar
Cristiano Ronaldo
(10 goals each)

The final was played at the Olympiastadion in Berlin, Germany,[1] with Spanish side Barcelona defeating Italian side Juventus 3–1 to win their fifth title and complete an unprecedented second continental treble.[2] Real Madrid were the title holders, but they were eliminated by Juventus in the semi-finals.

This season was the first where clubs must comply with UEFA Financial Fair Play Regulations in order to participate.[3] Moreover, this season was the first where a club from Gibraltar competed in the tournament, after the Gibraltar Football Association was accepted as the 54th UEFA member at the UEFA Congress in May 2013.[4] They were granted one spot in the Champions League,[5] which was taken by Lincoln Red Imps, the champions of the 2013–14 Gibraltar Premier Division.[6]

On 17 July 2014, the UEFA emergency panel ruled that Ukrainian and Russian clubs would not be drawn against each other "until further notice" due to the political unrest between the countries.[7] Another ruling centred in regional instability was also made where Israeli teams were prohibited from hosting any UEFA competitions due to the 2014 Israel–Gaza conflict.[8] The rules regarding suspension due to yellow card accumulation were also changed such that all bookings expired on completion of the quarter-finals and were not carried forward to the semi-finals.[9] Moreover, this was the first season in which vanishing spray was used.[10]

Association team allocation


A total of 77 teams from 53 of the 54 UEFA member associations participated in the 2014–15 UEFA Champions League (the exception being Liechtenstein, which do not organise a domestic league). The association ranking based on the UEFA country coefficients was used to determine the number of participating teams for each association:[11]

  • Associations 1–3 each have four teams qualify.
  • Associations 4–6 each have three teams qualify.
  • Associations 7–15 each have two teams qualify.
  • Associations 16–54 (except Liechtenstein) each have one team qualify.

The winners of the 2013–14 UEFA Champions League were given an additional entry as title holders if they would not qualify for the 2014–15 UEFA Champions League through their domestic league (because of the restriction that no association can have more than four teams playing in the Champions League, if the title holders are from the top three associations and finish outside the top four in their domestic league, the title holders' entry comes at the expense of the fourth-placed team of their association). However, this additional entry was not necessary for this season since the title holders qualified for the tournament through their domestic league.

Association ranking

For the 2014–15 UEFA Champions League, the associations are allocated places according to their 2013 UEFA country coefficients, which takes into account their performance in European competitions from 2008–09 to 2012–13.[12][13]

Rank Association Coeff. Teams
1 Spain 88.025 4
2 England 82.963
3 Germany 79.614
4 Italy 64.147 3
5 Portugal 59.168
6 France 59.000
7 Ukraine 49.758 2
8 Russia 46.332
9 Netherlands 44.729
10 Turkey 34.500
11 Belgium 34.400
12 Greece 34.000
13 Switzerland 28.925
14 Cyprus 26.833
15 Denmark 25.700
16 Austria 25.375 1
17 Czech Republic 23.725
18 Romania 23.024
Rank Association Coeff. Teams
19 Israel 22.875 1
20 Belarus 20.875
21 Poland 20.750
22 Croatia 19.583
23 Sweden 15.625
24 Scotland 15.191
25 Serbia 14.625
26 Slovakia 14.208
27 Norway 14.175
28 Bulgaria 12.250
29 Hungary 11.750
30 Slovenia 9.708
31 Georgia 9.166
32 Azerbaijan 8.541
33 Finland 8.508
34 Bosnia and Herzegovina 7.833
35 Moldova 7.666
36 Republic of Ireland 7.375
Rank Association Coeff. Teams
37 Lithuania 6.500 1
38 Kazakhstan 5.958
39 Latvia 5.791
40 Iceland 5.416
41 Montenegro 5.250
42 Macedonia 5.250
43 Albania 4.166
44 Malta 3.958
45 Liechtenstein 3.500 0
46 Luxembourg 3.375 1
47 Northern Ireland 3.083
48 Wales 2.583
49 Estonia 2.208
50 Armenia 1.750
51 Faroe Islands 1.583
52 San Marino 0.666
53 Andorra 0.500
54 Gibraltar 0.000

Distribution

Since the title holders Real Madrid qualified for the Champions League group stage through their domestic league (as the third-placed team of the 2013–14 La Liga), the group stage spot reserved for the title holders is vacated, and the following changes to the default allocation system are made:[14][15][16]

  • The champions of association 13 (Switzerland) are promoted from the third qualifying round to the group stage.
  • The champions of association 16 (Austria) are promoted from the second qualifying round to the third qualifying round.
  • The champions of associations 47 (Northern Ireland) and 48 (Wales) are promoted from the first qualifying round to the second qualifying round.
Teams entering in this round Teams advancing from previous round
First qualifying round
(6 teams)
  • 6 champions from associations 49–54
Second qualifying round
(34 teams)
  • 31 champions from associations 17–48 (except Liechtenstein)
  • 3 winners from the first qualifying round
Third qualifying round Champions
(20 teams)
  • 3 champions from associations 14–16
  • 17 winners from the second qualifying round
Non-champions
(10 teams)
  • 9 runners-up from associations 7–15
  • 1 third-placed team from association 6
Play-off round Champions
(10 teams)
  • 10 winners from the third qualifying round for champions
Non-champions
(10 teams)
  • 2 third-placed teams from associations 4–5
  • 3 fourth-placed teams from associations 1–3
  • 5 winners from the third qualifying round for non-champions
Group stage
(32 teams)
  • 13 champions from associations 1–13
  • 6 runners-up from associations 1–6
  • 3 third-placed teams from associations 1–3
  • 5 winners from the play-off round for champions
  • 5 winners from the play-off round for non-champions
Knockout phase
(16 teams)
  • 8 group winners from the group stage
  • 8 group runners-up from the group stage

Teams

League positions of the previous season shown in parentheses (TH: Title holders).[17][18]

Group stage
Real MadridTH (3rd) Bayern Munich (1st) Sporting CP (2nd) Galatasaray (2nd)[Note TUR]
Atlético Madrid (1st) Borussia Dortmund (2nd) Paris Saint-Germain (1st) Anderlecht (1st)
Barcelona (2nd) Schalke 04 (3rd) Monaco (2nd) Olympiacos (1st)
Manchester City (1st) Juventus (1st) Shakhtar Donetsk (1st) Basel (1st)
Liverpool (2nd) Roma (2nd) CSKA Moscow (1st)
Chelsea (3rd) Benfica (1st) Ajax (1st)
Play-off round
Champions Non-champions
Athletic Bilbao (4th) Bayer Leverkusen (4th) Porto (3rd)
Arsenal (4th) Napoli (3rd)
Third qualifying round
Champions Non-champions
APOEL (1st) Lille (3rd) Beşiktaş (3rd)[Note TUR] AEL Limassol (2nd)
AaB (1st) Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk (2nd) Standard Liège (2nd) Copenhagen (2nd)
Red Bull Salzburg (1st) Zenit Saint Petersburg (2nd) Panathinaikos (2nd)
Feyenoord (2nd) Grasshoppers (2nd)
Second qualifying round
Sparta Prague (1st) Partizan (2nd)[Note SRB] HJK (1st) Sutjeska Nikšić (1st)
Steaua București (1st) Slovan Bratislava (1st) Zrinjski Mostar (1st) Rabotnički (1st)
Maccabi Tel Aviv (1st) Strømsgodset (1st) Sheriff Tiraspol (1st) Skënderbeu (1st)
BATE Borisov (1st) Ludogorets Razgrad (1st) St Patrick's Athletic (1st) Valletta (1st)
Legia Warsaw (1st) Debrecen (1st) Žalgiris Vilnius (1st) F91 Dudelange (1st)
Dinamo Zagreb (1st) Maribor (1st) Aktobe (1st) Cliftonville (1st)
Malmö FF (1st) Dinamo Tbilisi (1st) Ventspils (1st) The New Saints (1st)
Celtic (1st) Qarabağ (1st) KR (1st)
First qualifying round
Levadia Tallinn (1st) HB (1st) FC Santa Coloma (1st)
Banants (1st) La Fiorita (1st) Lincoln Red Imps (1st)
Notes
  1. ^
    Serbia (SRB): Red Star Belgrade, the champions of the 2013–14 Serbian SuperLiga, would have qualified for the Champions League second qualifying round, but were banned by UEFA for breaching UEFA Club Licensing and Financial Fair Play Regulations.[19] As a result, the berth was given to Partizan, the runners-up of the league.
  2. ^
    Turkey (TUR): Fenerbahçe, the champions of the 2013–14 Süper Lig, would have qualified for the Champions League group stage, but were banned by UEFA because of the 2011 Turkish sports corruption scandal.[20][21] As a result, Galatasaray, the runners-up of the league, entered the group stage instead of the third qualifying round, and the third qualifying round berth was given to Beşiktaş, the third-placed team of the league.

Round and draw dates


The schedule of the competition is as follows (all draws held at UEFA headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland, unless stated otherwise).[22][23]

Phase Round Draw date First leg Second leg
Qualifying First qualifying round 23 June 2014 1–2 July 2014 8–9 July 2014
Second qualifying round 15–16 July 2014 22–23 July 2014
Third qualifying round 18 July 2014 29–30 July 2014 5–6 August 2014
Play-off Play-off round 8 August 2014 19–20 August 2014 26–27 August 2014
Group stage Matchday 1 28 August 2014
(Monaco)
16–17 September 2014
Matchday 2 30 September–1 October 2014
Matchday 3 21–22 October 2014
Matchday 4 4–5 November 2014
Matchday 5 25–26 November 2014
Matchday 6 9–10 December 2014
Knockout phase Round of 16 15 December 2014 17–18 & 24–25 February 2015 10–11 & 17–18 March 2015
Quarter-finals 20 March 2015 14–15 April 2015 21–22 April 2015
Semi-finals 24 April 2015 5–6 May 2015 12–13 May 2015
Final 6 June 2015 at Olympiastadion, Berlin

The final date of 6 June could cause problems for South American international players called up to play in the 2015 Copa América, which begins on 11 June. FIFA international rules require clubs to release players 14 days prior to the start of an international tournament, which means the players would have to miss the Champions League final if the rules were enforced. If the players were allowed to play in the Champions League final, that would leave them as few as five days to travel and train prior to playing in the Copa América.[24]

Qualifying rounds


In the qualifying rounds and the play-off round, teams were divided into seeded and unseeded teams based on their 2014 UEFA club coefficients,[25][26][27] and then drawn into two-legged home-and-away ties. Teams from the same association could not be drawn against each other.

First qualifying round

The draw for the first and second qualifying rounds was held on 23 June 2014.[28] The first legs were played on 1 and 2 July, and the second legs were played on 8 July 2014.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
FC Santa Coloma 3–3 (a) Banants 1–0 2–3
Lincoln Red Imps 3–6 HB 1–1 2–5
La Fiorita 0–8 Levadia Tallinn 0–1 0–7

Second qualifying round

The first legs were played on 15 and 16 July, and the second legs were played on 22 and 23 July 2014.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
BATE Borisov 1–1 (a) Skënderbeu 0–0 1–1
FC Santa Coloma 0–3[A] Maccabi Tel Aviv 0–1 0–2
Dinamo Tbilisi 0–4 Aktobe 0–1 0–3
Zrinjski Mostar 0–2 Maribor 0–0 0–2
Sheriff Tiraspol 5–0 Sutjeska Nikšić 2–0 3–0
Sparta Prague 8–1 Levadia Tallinn 7–0 1–1
Malmö 1–0 Ventspils 0–0 1–0
Slovan Bratislava 3–0 The New Saints 1–0 2–0
KR 0–5[B] Celtic 0–1 0–4
Cliftonville 0–2 Debrecen 0–0 0–2
Partizan 6–1 HB 3–0 3–1
Legia Warsaw 6–1 St Patrick's Athletic 1–1 5–0
Rabotnički 1–2 HJK 0–0 1–2
Dinamo Zagreb 4–0 Žalgiris Vilnius 2–0 2–0
Ludogorets Razgrad 5–1 F91 Dudelange 4–0 1–1
Valletta 0–5 Qarabağ 0–1 0–4
Strømsgodset 0–3 Steaua București 0–1 0–2
Notes
  1. ^
    Order of legs reversed after original draw, due to the 2014 Israel–Gaza conflict.[29]
  2. ^
    Order of legs reversed after original draw.

Third qualifying round

The third qualifying round was split into two separate sections: one for champions (Champions Route) and one for non-champions (League Route). The losing teams in both sections entered the 2014–15 UEFA Europa League play-off round.

The draw for the third qualifying round was held on 18 July 2014.[30] The first legs were played on 29 and 30 July, and the second legs were played on 5 and 6 August 2014.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Champions Route
Qarabağ 2–3 Red Bull Salzburg 2–1 0–2
Debrecen 2–3 BATE Borisov 1–0 1–3
Slovan Bratislava 2–1 Sheriff Tiraspol 2–1 0–0
AaB 2–1 Dinamo Zagreb 0–1 2–0
Legia Warsaw 4–4 (a) Celtic 4–1 0–3[E]
Aktobe 3–4 Steaua București 2–2 1–2
Maribor 3–2 Maccabi Tel Aviv 1–0 2–2
HJK 2–4 APOEL 2–2 0–2
Sparta Prague 4–4 (a) Malmö 4–2 0–2
Ludogorets Razgrad 2–2 (a) Partizan 0–0 2–2
Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
League Route
AEL Limassol 1–3 Zenit Saint Petersburg 1–0 0–3
Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk 0–2 Copenhagen 0–0 0–2
Feyenoord 2–5 Beşiktaş 1–2 1–3
Grasshoppers 1–3 Lille 0–2 1–1
Standard Liège 2–1 Panathinaikos 0–0 2–1
Notes
  1. ^
    Because of a clerical error by Legia Warsaw involving Bartosz Bereszyński, suspended three matches as a result of in the last match of the club's 2013–14 UEFA Europa League group stage participation, UEFA awarded Celtic a 3–0 win. The clerical error involved Legia Warsaw not registering the suspended player for the St. Patrick's Athletic tie the previous round, which meant those two matches did not count towards suspension. The original match had ended in a 2–0 win for Legia Warsaw.[31]

Play-off round


The play-off round was split into two separate sections: one for champions (Champions Route) and one for non-champions (League Route). The losing teams in both sections entered the 2014–15 UEFA Europa League group stage.

The draw for the play-off round was held on 8 August 2014.[32] The first legs were played on 19 and 20 August, and the second legs were played on 26 and 27 August 2014.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Champions Route
Maribor 2–1 Celtic 1–1 1–0
Red Bull Salzburg 2–4 Malmö 2–1 0–3
AaB 1–5 APOEL 1–1 0–4
Steaua București 1–1 (5–6 p) Ludogorets Razgrad 1–0 0–1 (a.e.t.)
Slovan Bratislava 1–4 BATE Borisov 1–1 0–3
Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
League Route
Beşiktaş 0–1 Arsenal 0–0 0–1
Standard Liège 0–4 Zenit Saint Petersburg 0–1 0–3
Copenhagen 2–7 Bayer Leverkusen 2–3 0–4
Lille 0–3 Porto 0–1 0–2
Napoli 2–4 Athletic Bilbao 1–1 1–3

Group stage


Location of teams of the 2014–15 UEFA Champions League group stage.
Brown: Group A; Red: Group B; Orange: Group C; Yellow: Group D;
Green: Group E; Blue: Group F; Purple: Group G; Pink: Group H.

The draw for the group stage was held in Monaco on 28 August 2014.[33] The 32 teams were allocated into four pots based on their 2014 UEFA club coefficients,[25][26][27] with the title holders being placed in Pot 1 automatically. They were drawn into eight groups of four, with the restriction that teams from the same association could not be drawn against each other.

In each group, teams played against each other home-and-away in a round-robin format. The matchdays were 16–17 September, 30 September–1 October, 21–22 October, 4–5 November, 25–26 November, and 9–10 December 2014.

A total of 18 national associations were represented in the group stage. Ludogorets Razgrad and Malmö FF made their debut appearances in the group stage.[34]

Teams that qualified for the group stage also participated in the 2014–15 UEFA Youth League, a competition available to players aged 19 or under.

The group winners and runners-up advanced to the round of 16, while the third-placed teams entered the 2014–15 UEFA Europa League round of 32. See 2014–15 UEFA Champions League group stage#Tiebreakers for tiebreakers if two or more teams are equal on points.

Group A

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification ATL JUV OLY MAL
1 Atlético Madrid 6 4 1 1 14 3 +11 13 Advance to knockout phase 1–0 4–0 5–0
2 Juventus 6 3 1 2 7 4 +3 10 0–0 3–2 2–0
3 Olympiacos 6 3 0 3 10 13 3 9 Transfer to Europa League 3–2 1–0 4–2
4 Malmö FF 6 1 0 5 4 15 11 3 0–2 0–2 2–0
Source: UEFA

Group B

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification RM BSL LIV LUD
1 Real Madrid 6 6 0 0 16 2 +14 18 Advance to knockout phase 5–1 1–0 4–0
2 Basel 6 2 1 3 7 8 1 7 0–1 1–0 4–0
3 Liverpool 6 1 2 3 5 9 4 5 Transfer to Europa League 0–3 1–1 2–1
4 Ludogorets Razgrad 6 1 1 4 5 14 9 4 1–2 1–0 2–2
Source: UEFA

Group C

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification MON LEV ZEN BEN
1 Monaco 6 3 2 1 4 1 +3 11 Advance to knockout phase 1–0 2–0 0–0
2 Bayer Leverkusen 6 3 1 2 7 4 +3 10 0–1 2–0 3–1
3 Zenit Saint Petersburg 6 2 1 3 4 6 2 7 Transfer to Europa League 0–0 1–2 1–0
4 Benfica 6 1 2 3 2 6 4 5 1–0 0–0 0–2
Source: UEFA

Group D

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification DOR ARS AND GAL
1 Borussia Dortmund 6 4 1 1 14 4 +10 13 Advance to knockout phase 2–0 1–1 4–1
2 Arsenal 6 4 1 1 15 8 +7 13 2–0 3–3 4–1
3 Anderlecht 6 1 3 2 8 10 2 6 Transfer to Europa League 0–3 1–2 2–0
4 Galatasaray 6 0 1 5 4 19 15 1 0–4 1–4 1–1
Source: UEFA

Group E

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification BAY MC ROM CSKA
1 Bayern Munich 6 5 0 1 16 4 +12 15 Advance to knockout phase 1–0 2–0 3–0
2 Manchester City 6 2 2 2 9 8 +1 8 3–2 1–1 1–2
3 Roma 6 1 2 3 8 14 6 5 Transfer to Europa League 1–7 0–2 5–1
4 CSKA Moscow 6 1 2 3 6 13 7 5 0–1 2–2 1–1
Source: UEFA

Group F

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification BAR PSG AJX APO
1 Barcelona 6 5 0 1 15 5 +10 15 Advance to knockout phase 3–1 3–1 1–0
2 Paris Saint-Germain 6 4 1 1 10 7 +3 13 3–2 3–1 1–0
3 Ajax 6 1 2 3 8 10 2 5 Transfer to Europa League 0–2 1–1 4–0
4 APOEL 6 0 1 5 1 12 11 1 0–4 0–1 1–1
Source: UEFA

Group G

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification CHL SCH SPO MRB
1 Chelsea 6 4 2 0 17 3 +14 14 Advance to knockout phase 1–1 3–1 6–0
2 Schalke 04 6 2 2 2 9 14 5 8 0–5 4–3 1–1
3 Sporting CP 6 2 1 3 12 12 0 7 Transfer to Europa League 0–1 4–2 3–1
4 Maribor 6 0 3 3 4 13 9 3 1–1 0–1 1–1
Source: UEFA

Group H

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification POR SHK ATH BATE
1 Porto 6 4 2 0 16 4 +12 14 Advance to knockout phase 1–1 2–1 6–0
2 Shakhtar Donetsk 6 2 3 1 15 4 +11 9 2–2 0–1 5–0
3 Athletic Bilbao 6 2 1 3 5 6 1 7 Transfer to Europa League 0–2 0–0 2–0
4 BATE Borisov 6 1 0 5 2 24 22 3 0–3 0–7 2–1
Source: UEFA

Knockout phase


In the knockout phase, teams played against each other over two legs on a home-and-away basis, except for the one-match final. The mechanism of the draws for each round was as follows:

  • In the draw for the round of 16, the eight group winners were seeded, and the eight group runners-up were unseeded. The seeded teams were drawn against the unseeded teams, with the seeded teams hosting the second leg. Teams from the same group or the same association could not be drawn against each other.
  • In the draws for the quarter-finals onwards, there were no seedings, and teams from the same group or the same association could be drawn against each other.

Bracket

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 16

The draw for the round of 16 was held on 15 December 2014.[35] 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 (a.e.t.)
Manchester City 1–3 Barcelona 1–2 0–1
Bayer Leverkusen 1–1 (2–3 p) Atlético Madrid 1–0 0–1 (a.e.t.)
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-finals

The draw for the quarter-finals was held on 20 March 2015.[36] 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-finals

The draw for the semi-finals and final (to determine the "home" team for administrative purposes) was held on 24 April 2015.[37] 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

Final

Juventus 1–3 Barcelona
Morata  55' Report Rakitić  4'
Suárez  68'
Neymar  90+7'

Statistics


Statistics exclude qualifying rounds and play-off round.

Top goalscorers

Shakhtar's Luiz Adriano became the first player to score hat-tricks in consecutive Champions League group stage games, both against BATE Borisov.[40]
Rank Player Team Goals Minutes played
1 Neymar Barcelona 10 1026
Cristiano Ronaldo Real Madrid 1065
Lionel Messi Barcelona 1147
4 Luiz Adriano Shakhtar Donetsk 9 628
5 Jackson Martínez Porto 7 629
Thomas Müller Bayern Munich 777
Luis Suárez Barcelona 827
Carlos Tevez Juventus 1156
9 Sergio Agüero Manchester City 6 550
Karim Benzema Real Madrid 664
Edinson Cavani Paris Saint-Germain 920
Robert Lewandowski Bayern Munich 932

Source:[41]

Top assists

Rank Player Team Assists Minutes played
1 Lionel Messi Barcelona 6 1147
2 Andrés Iniesta Barcelona 5 786
3 Bastian Schweinsteiger Bayern Munich 4 456
Cesc Fàbregas Chelsea 4 696
Koke Atlético Madrid 4 833
Dani Alves Barcelona 4 961
Cristiano Ronaldo Real Madrid 4 1065

Source:[42]

Squad of the season

The UEFA technical study group selected the following 18 players as the squad of the tournament:[43]

Pos. Player Team
GK Gianluigi Buffon Juventus
Marc-André ter Stegen Barcelona
DF Gerard Piqué Barcelona
Javier Mascherano Barcelona
Jordi Alba Barcelona
Branislav Ivanović Chelsea
Giorgio Chiellini Juventus
MF Sergio Busquets Barcelona
Andrés Iniesta Barcelona
Toni Kroos Real Madrid
Ivan Rakitić Barcelona
Andrea Pirlo Juventus
Claudio Marchisio Juventus
FW Lionel Messi Barcelona
Neymar Barcelona
Luis Suárez Barcelona
Álvaro Morata Juventus
Cristiano Ronaldo Real Madrid

See also


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