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Champions League: UEFA ranks top 8 games of 2019/2020 season ahead of final

Posted by on August 23, 2020 0


UEFA has named the eight best matches of the 2019/2020 Champions League.

Europe football governing body delivered the ranking on its official website ahead of Sunday’s final between Paris Saint-Germain and Bayern Munich.

They are:

1. Liverpool 4-3 Salzburg – 02/10/19, group stage Matchday 2

Must-see moment: Takumi Minamino’s sweeping volley for Salzburg – two months before the Japanese international agreed to join Liverpool.

2. Chelsea 4-4 Ajax – 05/11/19, group stage Matchday 4

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Must-see moment: Hakim Ziyech’s audacious free-kick from near the corner flag bouncing in via the far post and Blues goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga.

3. Dinamo Zagreb 3-3 Shakhtar Donetsk – 06/11/19, group stage Matchday 4

Must-see moment: Pyatov racing up the pitch for a desperate late corner and winning that last-gasp spot kick.

4. Leipzig 2-2 Benfica – 27/11/19, group stage Matchday 5

Must-see moment: Raúl de Tomás trying his luck from his own half and substitute Leipzig keeper Yvon Mvogo scrambling to turn the ball wide.

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5. Valencia 3-4 Atalanta – 10/03/20, round of 16 second leg

Must-see moment: 20-year-old Valencia prospect Ferrán Torres showing his promise with a delightful lobbed goal from outside the area.

6. Liverpool 2-3 (aet) Atlético de Madrid – 11/03/20, round of 16 second leg

Must-see moment: Simeone, arms flapping at his side, rousing the Atlético fans at the end of a famous victory

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7. Atalanta 1-2 PSG – 12/08/20, quarter-finals

Must-see moment: the Paris players chanting “Choupo, Choupo” after the cult figure had sealed his place in club history.

8. Barcelona 2-8 Bayern München – 14/08/20, quarter-finals

Must-see moment: Teenage wing back Alphonso Davies toying with opponents before delivering a perfect cut-back for Joshua Kimmich.

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