No. 58 – Reds defeated in Athens final
We continue our 100 Days We’ll Remember all our Lives with the 2007 Champions League Final in Athens voted in at number 58 in the countdown. It wasn’t to be a glorious sixth European Cup win for Liverpool – the flukiest of goals by Inzaghi just before half time proved decisive despite Liverpool enjoying more chances and better posession.
On May 24, 2007, Liverpool were beaten 2-1 by AC Milan in the 2007 Champions League Final in the Olympic Stadium Athens as the Italians gained revenge for their defeat in Istanbul two years previous.
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AC Milans Team :
Dida, Oddo, Nesta, Maldini, Jankulovski (Kaladze 79), Gattuso, Pirlo, Ambrosini, Seedorf (Favalli 90), Kaka, Inzaghi (Gilardino 88).
Subs Not Used: Kalac, Cafu, Serginho, Brocchi.
Booked: Gattuso, Jankulovski.
Goals: Inzaghi 45, 82.
Liverpools Team :
Reina, Finnan (Arbeloa 88), Carragher, Agger, Riise, Pennant, Alonso, Mascherano (Crouch 78), Zenden (Kewell 59), Gerrard, Kuyt.
Subs Not Used: Dudek, Hyypia, Gonzalez, Bellamy.
Booked: Mascherano, Carragher.
Goals: Kuyt 89.
Ref: Herbert Fandel (Germany).