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2011–12 UEFA Champions League
Tournament details
Dates 13 September 2011 – 19 May 2012
Teams 32 (group stage)
76 (total)
Final positions
Champions England Chelsea (1st title)
Runner-up Germany Bayern Munich
Tournament statistics
Matches played 125
Goals scored 345 (2.76 per match)
Top scorer(s) Argentina Lionel Messi
(14 goals)
Best player Spain Andrés Iniesta
← 2010–11

The 2011–12 UEFA Champions League was the 57th UEFA Champions League. The champions were Chelsea. No third place match was played, as usual, but the teams defeated in the semi-finals were Real Madrid and FC Barcelona. FC Barcelona was the defending champions, but they were eliminated in the semi finals.

FC Bayern Munich defeated Real Madrid 3-3 (penalties) in aggregate. FC Barcelona were defeated by Chelsea 3-2 in aggregate.

Chelsea defeated FC Bayern Munich 1-1 (4-3 with penalties).

Knockout stage

  Round of 16 Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                                         
 France Marseille (a) 1 1 2  
 Italy Internazionale 0 2 2  
   France Marseille 0 0 0  
   Germany Bayern Munich 2 2 4  
 Switzerland Basel 1 0 1
 Germany Bayern Munich 0 7 7  
   Germany Bayern Munich (p) 2 1 3(3)  
   Spain Real Madrid 1 2 3(1)  
 France Lyon 1 0 1(3)  
 Republic of Cyprus APOEL (p) 0 1 1(4)  
   Republic of Cyprus APOEL 0 2 2
   Spain Real Madrid 3 5 8  
 Russia CSKA Moscow 1 1 2
 Spain Real Madrid 1 4 5  
   Germany Bayern Munich 1(3)
   England Chelsea (p) 1(4)
 Russia Zenit Saint Petersburg 3 0 3  
 Portugal Benfica 2 2 4  
   Portugal Benfica 0 1 1
   England Chelsea 1 2 3  
 Italy Napoli 3 1 4
 England Chelsea (aet) 1 4 5  
   England Chelsea 1 2 3
   Spain Barcelona 0 2 2  
 Italy Milan 4 0 4  
 England Arsenal 0 3 3  
   Italy Milan 0 1 1
   Spain Barcelona 0 3 3  
 Germany Bayer Leverkusen 1 1 2
 Spain Barcelona 3 7 10  

Round of 16

Team #1   Agg.   Team #2   1st leg     2nd leg  
Lyon France 1–1 (3–4 p) Republic of Cyprus APOEL 1–0 0–1 aet
Napoli Italy 4–5 England Chelsea 3–1 1–4 aet
Milan Italy 4–3 England Arsenal 4–0 0–3
Basel Switzerland 1–7 Germany Bayern Munich 1–0 0–7
Bayer Leverkusen Germany 2–10 Spain Barcelona 1–3 1–7
CSKA Moscow Russia 2–5 Spain Real Madrid 1–1 1–4
Zenit St. Petersburg Russia 3–4 Portugal Benfica 3–2 0–2
Marseille France 2–2 (a) Italy Internazionale 1–0 1–2

Quarter-finals

Team #1   Agg.   Team #2   1st leg     2nd leg  
APOEL Republic of Cyprus 2–8 Spain Real Madrid 0–3 2–5
Marseille France 0–4 Germany Bayern Munich 0–2 0–2
Benfica Portugal 1–3 England Chelsea 0–1 1–2
Milan Italy 1–3 Spain Barcelona 0–0 1–3

Semi-finals

Team #1   Agg.   Team #2   1st leg     2nd leg  
Bayern Munich Germany 3–3 (3–1 p) Spain Real Madrid 2–1 1–2 aet
Chelsea England 3–2 Spain Barcelona 1–0 2–2

Final

19 May 2012
20:45 CEST
Bayern Munich Germany 1–1
(a.e.t.)
England Chelsea Allianz Arena, Munich
Attendance: 62,500
Referee: Pedro Proença (Portugal)
Müller Goal 83' Report Drogba Goal 88'
  Penalties  
Lahm Scored
Gómez Scored
Neuer Scored
Olić Missed (stopped)
Schweinsteiger Missed (hits post)
3–4 Missed (stopped) Mata
Scored Luiz
Scored Lampard
Scored Cole
Scored Drogba

Statistics

Hat-tricks

Player For Against Result Date
Germany Mario Gómez Germany Bayern Munich Italy Napoli 3-2 (H) 2 November 2011
Spain Roberto Soldado Spain Valencia Belgium Genk 7-0 (H) 23 November 2011
Argentina Lionel Messi Spain Barcelona Czech Republic Viktoria Plzeň 4-0 (A) 23 November 2011
France Bafétimbi Gomis4 France Lyon Croatia Dinamo Zagreb 7-1 (A) 7 December 2011
Argentina Lionel Messi5 Spain Barcelona Germany Bayer Leverkusen 7-1 (H) 7 March 2012
Germany Mario Gómez4 Germany Bayern Munich Switzerland Basel 7-0 (H) 13 March 2012

4Player scored four goals. 5Player scored five goals.

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