How did Liverpool score their third goal against AC Milan?
3 mins: Great stuff from Liverpool. Steven Gerrard swung that corner out to the edge of the box, where John Arne Riise unleashed a pile-driver which looked to be fizzing goalwards until it hit Jaap Stam in the face.
When was the last time AC Milan won the Champions League?
AC Milan vs Liverpool. UEFA Champions League Final. 7:45pm, Wednesday 25th May 2005. 65,000.
Where did Liverpool’s third goal come from?
It came from a set-piece – a Pirlo free-kick taken from the right of the Liverpool box. A blinding start. Milan are one up after 50 seconds. 2 mins: Liverpool are stunned.
What was the significance of the 2005 Champions League final?
It was Liverpool’s fifth European Cup, which meant they were awarded the trophy permanently and the right to wear a multiple-winner badge. Liverpool’s comeback gave rise to the final being known as the Miracle of Istanbul, and is regarded as one of the greatest finals in the history of the tournament.
Where did Liverpool finish in the Champions League in 2004?
Liverpool finished second in their group behind 2004 Champions League runners-up AS Monaco and subsequently beat Bayer Leverkusen, Juventus and Chelsea to progress to the final. Milan won their group ahead of Barcelona and faced Manchester United, Internazionale and PSV Eindhoven before reaching the final.
What was the score of the 2005 Champions League final?
Liverpool won the match 3–1 after extra time. Liverpool’s victory in Istanbul also meant they qualified for the 2005 FIFA Club World Championship. Liverpool beat Deportivo Saprissa 3–0 in the semi-final, and played Copa Libertadores champions São Paulo in the final, losing 1–0.
Why was Liverpool’s marking so lax against Milan?
Milan’s marking was as lax then as Liverpool’s had been at the outset and the consequences were just as extreme. This time it was Ancelotti’s turn to gaze in disbelief. Milan had no chance to regain their poise.