1996 UEFA Champions League Final

The 1996 UEFA Champions League Final was a football match played on 22 May 1996 between Juventus of Italy and Ajax of the Netherlands. The match ended in a 1–1 draw after extra time, forcing a penalty shoot-out, which Juventus won 4–2. It was the club's second triumph in the competition.

1996 UEFA Champions League Final
Event1995–96 UEFA Champions League
After extra time
Juventus won 4–2 on penalties
Date22 May 1996
VenueStadio Olimpico, Rome
RefereeManuel Díaz Vega (Spain)

Route to the final

Ajax Round Juventus
Opponent Result Group stage Opponent Result
Real Madrid 1–0 (H) Matchday 1 Borussia Dortmund 3–1 (A)
Ferencváros 5–1 (A) Matchday 2 Steaua București 3–0 (H)
Grasshopper 3–0 (H) Matchday 3 Rangers 4–1 (H)
Grasshopper 0–0 (A) Matchday 4 Rangers 4–0 (A)
Real Madrid 2–0 (A) Matchday 5 Borussia Dortmund 1–2 (H)
Ferencváros 4–0 (H) Matchday 6 Steaua București 0–0 (A)
Group D winner
Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Ajax 6510151+1416
Real Madrid 6312115+610
Ferencváros 6123919105
Grasshopper 6024313102
Final standings Group C winner
Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Juventus 6411154+1113
Borussia Dortmund 62318809
Steaua București 61322536
Rangers 603361483
Opponent Agg. 1st leg 2nd leg Knockout phase Opponent Agg. 1st leg 2nd leg
Borussia Dortmund 3–0 2–0 (A) 1–0 (H) Quarter-finals Real Madrid 2–1 0–1 (A) 2–0 (H)
Panathinaikos 3–1 0–1 (H) 3–0 (A) Semi-finals Nantes 4–3 2–0 (H) 2–3 (A)



GK1 Edwin van der Sar
RB2 Sonny Silooy
CB3 Danny Blind (c) 83'
DM4 Frank de Boer 69'
LB5 Winston Bogarde
RM6 Ronald de Boer 91'
RF7 Finidi George 22'
LM8 Edgar Davids
CF9 Nwankwo Kanu
AM10 Jari Litmanen
LF11 Kiki Musampa 46'
GK12 Fred Grim
MF13 Arnold Scholten 69'
MF14 Dave van den Bergh
FW15 Patrick Kluivert 46'
MF16 Nordin Wooter 92' 91'
Louis van Gaal
GK1 Angelo Peruzzi
CB2 Ciro Ferrara
LB3 Gianluca Pessotto
RB4 Moreno Torricelli 102'
CB5 Pietro Vierchowod
CM6 Paulo Sousa 57'
LM7 Didier Deschamps 87'
RM8 Antonio Conte 44'
CF9 Gianluca Vialli (c)
LF10 Alessandro Del Piero
RF11 Fabrizio Ravanelli 77'
GK12 Michelangelo Rampulla
DF13 Sergio Porrini
MF14 Vladimir Jugović 50' 44'
MF15 Angelo Di Livio 106' 57'
FW16 Michele Padovano 77'
Marcello Lippi

Joaquín Olmos González (Spain)
Manuel Fernando Tresaco Gracia (Spain)
Reserve referee:
José María García-Aranda (Spain)

See also


  1. "2. Finals" (PDF). UEFA Champions League Statistics Handbook 2016/17. Nyon, Switzerland: Union of European Football Associations. 2017. p. 1. Retrieved 22 April 2017.
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