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UEFA Champions League: Liverpool 3-3 AC Milan (3-2) penalties May 25 2005

Liverpool battled with AC Milan in the UEFA Champions league final at the Atatürk Stadium in Istanbul, Turkey on 25 May 2005.

Milan took the lead within the first minute through Captain Paolo Maldini. Milan striker Hernán Crespo added two more goals before half-time to make it 3–0.

In the second half Liverpool launched a comeback and scored three goals in a dramatic six-minute spell to level the scores at 3–3, with goals from Steven GerrardVladimír Šmicer and Xabi Alonso.

The scores remained the same during extra time, and a penalty shoot-out was required to decide the champions. The score was 3–2 to Liverpool when Andriy Shevchenko‘s penalty was saved by Liverpool goalkeeper Jerzy Dudek.

Thus Liverpool won their fifth European Cup, were awarded the trophy permanently, and claimed a multiple-winner badge.

ALSO: Dudek and Ancelloti on Instanbul Miracle 2004-2005 Champions League

RELATED: VIEW THE LINK TO WATCH MORE LIVERPOOL AND AC MILAN MATCHES

 

 

 

 

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