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1990 European Cup Final

1990 European Cup Final
Event 1989–90 European Cup
Date 23 May 1990
Venue Praterstadion, Vienna
Referee Helmut Kohl (Austria)
Attendance 57,558

The 1990 European Cup Final was a football match between Milan of Italy and Benfica of Portugal, played on 23 May 1990 at the Praterstadion in Vienna, Austria. The winning goal came in the 68th minute for Milan when Alessandro Costacurta passed the ball to Marco van Basten, who slotted it to Frank Rijkaard, who ran through the defense and scored.

As of 2015, Milan are the last side to have defended the trophy after winning it the previous season.

Route to the final

For more details on this topic, see 1989–90 European Cup.
23x15px Milan Round 23x15px Benfica
Opponent Agg. 1st leg 2nd leg Opponent Agg. 1st leg 2nd leg
23x15px HJK Helsinki 5–0 4–0 (H) 1–0 (A) First round
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6–1 2–1 (A) 4–0 (H)
23x15px Real Madrid 2–1 2–0 (H) 0–1 (A) Second round 23x15px Budapest Honvéd 9–0 2–0 (A) 7–0 (H)
23x15px Mechelen 2–0 0–0 (A) 2–0 (a.e.t.) (H) Quarter-finals 23x15px Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk 4–0 1–0 (H) 3–0 (A)
23x15px Bayern Munich 2–2 (a) 1–0 (H) 1–2 (a.e.t.) (A) Semi-finals 23x15px Marseille 2–2 (a) 1–2 (A) 1–0 (H)



23 May 1990
20:15 CEST
Milan 23x15px 1–0 23x15px Benfica
Rijkaard Goal 68' Report
Praterstadion, Vienna
Attendance: 57,558
Referee: Helmut Kohl (Austria)
GK 1 23x15px Giovanni Galli
RB 2 23x15px Mauro Tassotti
CB 5 23x15px Alessandro Costacurta
CB 6 23x15px Franco Baresi (c)
LB 3 23x15px Paolo Maldini
RM 7 23x15px Carlo Ancelotti Substituted off 75'
CM 4 23x15px Angelo Colombo Substituted off 90'
CM 8 23x15px Frank Rijkaard
LM 11 23x15px Alberigo Evani
CF 9 23x15px Marco van Basten
CF 10 23x15px Ruud Gullit
GK 12 23x15px Andrea Pazzagli
DF 13 23x15px Filippo Galli Substituted in 90'
FW 14 23x15px Daniele Massaro Substituted in 75'
FW 15 23x15px Marco Simone
FW 16 23x15px Stefano Borgonovo
23x15px Arrigo Sacchi
GK 1 23x15px Silvino (c)
RB 2 23x15px José Carlos
CB 3 23x15px Ricardo Gomes Booked 65'
CB 4 23x15px Samuel
LB 5 23x15px Aldair Booked 40'
DM 9 23x15px Hernâni
CM 7 23x15px Vítor Paneira Substituted off 76'
CM 8 23x15px António Pacheco Substituted off 60'
RW 6 23x15px Jonas Thern
LW 10 23x15px Valdo
CF 11 23x15px Mats Magnusson
GK 12 23x15px Manuel Bento
DF 13 23x15px Fernando Mendes
DF 17 23x15px Gomes
MF 14 23x15px Diamantino
FW 15 23x15px César Brito Substituted in 60'
FW 16 23x15px Vata Substituted in 76'
23x15px Sven-Göran Eriksson

Assistant referees:
23x15px Hubert Forstinger (Austria)
23x15px Heinz Holzmann (Austria)
Fourth official:
23x15px Friedrich Kaupe (Austria)

Match rules

  • 90 minutes.
  • 30 minutes of extra time if necessary.
  • Penalty shoot-out if scores still level.
  • Five named substitutes.
  • Maximum of two substitutions.

See also

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