Which manager led the winning team Manchester United in the 1999 Champions League final?
The 1998/99 Champions League final has been immortalised, by none other than the current Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer whose last-gasp winner helped the Red Devils clinch their second Champions League title and seal a historic treble.
How many trebles have united won?
Who did Manchester United beat in the quarter final to win the Champions League in 1999?
Manchester United were drawn against Polish champions ŁKS Łódź and won 2–0 on aggregate, goals from Ryan Giggs and Andy Cole in the first leg at Old Trafford giving them the victory.
How many teams have won a treble?
In men’s football, seven European clubs have achieved the treble since 1967. FC Barcelona and Fc Bayern are the only clubs to win this treble twice. Cruz Azul is the only Mexican team to win a continental treble. It has done this twice, in 1969 and 1997.
Where did Manchester United play in the 1999 Champions League?
Manchester United beat Brøndby 6–2 in their first match at Parken Stadium in Copenhagen, then 5–0 at Old Trafford two weeks later. Bayern also recorded a pair of victories over Barcelona, winning 1–0 at the Olympiastadion and 2–1 at the Camp Nou.
Who was the referee in the 1999 Champions League final?
Legendary referee Pierluigi Collina has branded Manchester United’s miracle against Bayern Munich ‘the ultimate final in the history of the Champions League’. On this day 21 years ago, May 26 1999, United clinched arguably the club’s most famous win and one of football’s greatest ever comebacks by beating the German giants in Spain.
Who was in the group of death in the 1999 Champions League?
In the group stage, Manchester United and Bayern Munich were drawn together in Group D, along with Spanish champions Barcelona and Danish champions Brøndby, in what was soon known as the “group of death”.
How much money did Manchester United get for winning the Champions League?
Manchester United received £2 million in prize money from UEFA for winning the competition, on top of the £10 million they had already won just for reaching the final; by comparison, Bayern Munich received £1.6 million for finishing as runners-up.