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2012–13 UEFA Champions League
Tournament details
Dates 18 September 2012 – 25 May 2013
Teams 32 (group stage)
76 (total)
Final positions
Champions Germany Bayern Munich (5th title)
Runner-up Germany Borussia Dortmund
Tournament statistics
Matches played 124
Goals scored 365 (2.94 per match)
Attendance 5,526,358 (44,567 per match)
Top scorer(s) Portugal Cristiano Ronaldo
(12 goals)

The 2012–13 UEFA Champions League was the 58th UEFA Champions League. The champions were FC Bayern Munich. No third place match was played, as usual, but the teams defeated in the semi-finals were Real Madrid and FC Barcelona. Chelsea was the defending champions, but they were eliminated in the group stage.

The final was the first ever all German competition. FC Bayern Munich defeated FC Barcelona 7-0 in aggregate. This one one of Barcelonas worst defeat in the Champions League. Borussia Dortmund defeated Real Madrid 4-3 in aggregate.

Knockout Stage

Round of 16

Team #1   Agg.   Team #2   1st leg     2nd leg  
Galatasaray Turkey 4–3 Germany Schalke 04 1–1 3–2
Celtic Scotland 0–5 Italy Juventus 0–3 0–2
Arsenal England 3–3 (a) Germany Bayern Munich 1–3 2–0
Shakhtar Donetsk Ukraine 2–5 Germany Borussia Dortmund 2–2 0–3
Milan Italy 2–4 Spain Barcelona 2–0 0–4
Real Madrid Spain 3–2 England Manchester United 1–1 2–1
Valencia Spain 2–3 France Paris Saint-Germain 1–2 1–1
Porto Portugal 1–2 Spain Málaga 1–0 0–2

Quarter Finals

Team #1   Agg.   Team #2   1st leg     2nd leg  
Málaga Spain 2–3 Germany Borussia Dortmund 0–0 2–3
Real Madrid Spain 5–3 Turkey Galatasaray 3–0 2–3
Paris Saint-Germain France 3–3 (a) Spain Barcelona 2–2 1–1
Bayern Munich Germany 4–0 Italy Juventus 2–0 2–0

Semi Finals

Team #1   Agg.   Team #2   1st leg     2nd leg  
Bayern Munich Germany 7–0 Spain Barcelona 4–0 3–0
Borussia Dortmund Germany 4–3 Spain Real Madrid 4–1 0–2

Final

25 May 2013
19:45 BST
Borussia Dortmund Germany 1 – 2 Germany Bayern Munich Wembley Stadium, London
Referee: Nicola Rizzoli (Italy)
Gündoğan Goal 68' (pen.) Report Mandžukić Goal 60'
Robben Goal 89'

Statistics

Hat-tricks

Player For Against Result Date
Portugal Cristiano Ronaldo Spain Real Madrid Netherlands Ajax 4-1 (A) 3 October 2012
Spain Roberto Soldado Spain Valencia Belarus BATE Borisov 3-0 (A) 23 October 2012
Peru Claudio Pizarro Germany Bayern Munich France Lille 6-1 (H) 7 November 2012
Brazil Luiz Adriano Ukraine Shakhtar Donetsk Denmark Nordsjælland 5-2 (A) 20 November 2012
Portugal Rui Pedro Romania CFR Cluj Portugal Braga 3-1 (H) 20 November 2012
Poland Robert Lewandowski4 Germany Borussia Dortmund Spain Real Madrid 4-1 (H) 24 April 2013

4Player scored four goals.


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