The C1 Tournament is the most attractive arena in the club and always witness the extremely attractive matches. Here are the 10 most dramatic upstream screens in the history of this tournament.
#1: AC MILAN 3-3 LIVERPOOL
“Magical Istanbul night” is one of the keywords that every football fan remembers. Milan led 3-0 to Liverpool in the 2005 C1 Tournament final and even celebrated the championship in the middle of the match. However, three goals from Steven Gerrard, Vladimir Smicer and Xabi Alonso helped the Red Brigade take the match to the penalty shootout before making Milan the most bitter defeat in history.
#2: BARCELONA 6-1 PSG
In the first leg of the C1 Tournament quarter-final of 2016/17 at home, PSG crushed the mighty Barca to 4-0 and thought that the ticket to the semi-finals was in his pocket. However, Barca surprised the whole world by winning the opponent to 6-1 in the second leg. Neymar is the most outstanding star with 2 goals and 1 assist for Sergi Roberto to score the goal in the 95th minute.
#3: LIVERPOOL 4-0 BARCELONA
Barca went into the footsteps of PSG after only 2 years of tormenting the French team. The Catalans won Liverpool 3-0 at home in the semi-final first leg of the 2018/19 season and no one thought Liverpool could come back. But with the cup king, nothing is impossible. Divock Origi and Georginio Wijnaldum each scored a brace and created an earthquake at Anfield.
#4: AJAX 2-3 TOTTENHAM
TheC1 Tournament 2018/19 season saw quite a lot of backwater, including the Tottenham match over Ajax in the second leg of the semifinal. The Dutch team won 1-0 in the first leg and led 2-0 after the first half of the second leg. But in the absence of key striker Harry Kane, Lucas Moura transformed the hero with a hat-trick. In particular, the decisive goal is scored in the last minute of injury time.
#5: ROMA 3-0 BARCELONA
Once again, Barca became the victim of a comeback. Messi and his teammates won Roma 4-1 in the first leg of the quarterfinals of the C1 Tournament 2017/18 season at home and arrogantly arrived at the opponent’s field with the spirit of walking. But 3 goals from Edin Dzeko, Daniele de Rossi and Kostas Manolas shook the Olympico ground and Barca salted to leave the tournament.
#6: DEPORTIVO 4-0 AC MILAN
Deportivo seemed to have lost all hope when losing 1-4 to defending champion Milan in the first leg of the quarter-finals of the season 2003/04. But something unexpected happened in the Riazor field. Walter Pandiani, Juan Carlos Valeron and Albert Luque helped the Spanish team lead 3-0 after the first half. In the 76th minute, Fran scored a 4-0 score and turned Milan into a former king painfully.
#7: MAN UNITED 2-1 BAYERN
Bayern took the lead 1-0 in the 90 minutes of 1999 final and never expected to drop the championship in just 101 seconds. First, Teddy Sheringham scored an equalizer in the 90 ‘+ 1 minute and then Ole Gunnar Solskjaer made a great comeback with a historic touch setting the score 2-1. This is the most memorable match of MU in Sir Alex Ferguson’s 25 years.
#8: CHELSEA 4-1 NAPOLI
In the first round of 1/8 the C1 Tournament 2011/12, Chelsea was defeated 3-1 by Napoli on the opponent field. Andre Villas-Boas was fired and Roberto Di Matteo was appointed as a temporary option. But he helped the Blues upstream impressively beat Napoli 4-1 in the second leg and advance a step to the championship that season.
#9: PSG 1-3 MAN UNITED
PSG won 2-0 at Old Trafford and was full of confidence before the second leg. Romelu Lukaku soon opened the scoring in the second minute of the second leg, but Juan Bernat quickly equalized in the 12th minute. Lukaku then scored another goal in the 30th minute and the drama took place in the last minute of the match. Rashford scored on penalties after VAR confirmed the ball touched Presnel Kimpembe in the penalty area. The Red Devils continue to go forward thanks to the away goal rule.
#10: MONACO 3-1 REAL MADRID
The C1 Tournament 2003/04 season saw a surprise called Monaco when this team reached the final. In the quarterfinals, they were beaten 4-2 by Real and it seemed that the adventure ended early. Real even took the lead 1-0 in the second leg thanks to Raul Gonzalez. However, a double from Ludovic Giuly and a goal by Fernando Morientes (who was then loaned to Real by Monaco himself) helped the Principality team make a fantastic comeback.
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