- 199798 UEFA Cup
- Category:UEFA Champions League 1997-98
- Did you know? 1997/98
- Classic Games: Monaco vs Juventus 1997/98 Champions League Semi Final 2nd Leg
199798 UEFA Cup
UEFA Champions League Intro 1997-19982017 the
Who were that year's defending champions? Borussia Dortmund. Real Madrid. Croatia Zagreb. FC Dinamo Tbilisi. Sporting Lisbon. Bayer Leverkusen.
It was their third title in eight years in the competition. It was the first instance of the UEFA Cup final being a one-game contest at a neutral stadium, having previously being decided over two legs with each team having one home game. The access list was finally decreased to clubs, because only the 16 best national champions excluded from the Champions League group stage entered in the UEFA Cup. Spartak Moscow won 16 on aggregate. The original 2nd leg game finished 22 scorers: Shirko , Alenichev Lota 2x on 30 September Report , but had to be replayed because the goal posts were 8 cm short of the prescribed height. The draw for the third round was held on 7 November
The tournament was won 10 by Real Madrid , winning for the first time in 32 years , beating Juventus who were playing in a third consecutive final. It started a run of three victories in five seasons for the Spanish club. This season was the first to have six groups, as opposed to four in the previous tournament, which meant that only two group runners-up qualified for the quarter finals as opposed to all the second-placed teams. It was also the first to have two qualifying rounds instead of just one. The runners-up entered the second qualifying round, while the league winners entered directly the group stage except for Turkey where both winner and runner-up entered the second qualifying round. Borussia Dortmund , the defending champions, were eliminated in the semi-finals by eventual winners Real Madrid.
Category:UEFA Champions League 1997-98
Liga Espanola 1997/1998 - J9 - Real Madrid Vs. FC Barcelona
Did you know? 1997/98
Eight teams qualified automatically for the group stage, while 16 more qualified via a preliminary round. The 24 teams were divided into four groups of four, and the teams in each group played against each other on a home-and-away basis, meaning that each team played a total of six group matches. For each win, teams were awarded three points, with one point awarded for each draw. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Source: [ citation needed ].
Classic Games: Monaco vs Juventus 1997/98 Champions League Semi Final 2nd Leg