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2014–15 UEFA Champions League
Tournament details
Dates 1 July – 27 August 2014 (qualifying)
16 September 2014 –
6 June 2015 (regular tournament)
Teams 32 (group stage)
77 (total)
Final positions
Champions Spain Barcelona (5th title)
Runners-up Italy Juventus
Tournament statistics
Matches played 125
Goals scored 361 (2.89 per match)
Attendance 5,136,695 (41,094 per match)
Top scorer(s) Brazil Neymar
Portugal Cristiano Ronaldo
Argentina Lionel Messi
(10 goals each)

The 2014–15 UEFA Champions League was the 23rd UEFA Champions League, and the 60th season of a European club tournament being played. The defending champions were Real Madrid, however, Barcelona won their 5th title over Juventus.

Group stage

Key to colours in group tables
Team advanced to the Round of 16.
Team wasn't able to move on to the Round of 16, so they went to the UEFA Europa League instead.

Group A

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Spain Atlético Madrid 6 4 1 1 14 3 +11 13
2 Italy Juventus 6 3 1 2 7 4 +3 10
3 Greece Olympiacos 6 3 0 3 10 13 –3 9
4 Sweden Malmö 6 1 0 5 4 15 –11 3

Group B

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Spain Real Madrid 6 6 0 0 16 2 +14 18
2 Switzerland Basel 6 2 1 3 7 8 –1 7
3 England Liverpool 6 1 2 3 5 9 –4 5
4 Bulgaria Ludogorets Razgrad 6 1 1 4 5 14 –9 4

Group C

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 France Monaco 6 3 2 1 4 1 +3 11
2 Germany Bayer Leverkusen 6 3 1 2 7 4 +3 10
3 Russia Zenit St. Petersburg 6 2 1 3 4 6 –2 7
4 Portugal Benfica 6 1 2 3 2 6 –4 5

Group D

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Germany Borussia Dortmund 6 4 1 1 14 4 +10 13
2 England Arsenal 6 4 1 1 15 8 +7 13
3 Belgium Anderlecht 6 1 3 2 8 10 –2 6
4 Turkey Galatasaray 6 0 1 5 4 19 –15 1

Group E

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Germany Bayern Munich 6 5 0 1 16 4 +12 15
2 England Manchester City 6 2 2 2 9 8 +1 8
3 Italy Roma 6 1 2 3 8 14 –6 5
4 Russia CSKA Moscow 6 1 2 3 6 13 –7 5

Group F

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Spain Barcelona 6 5 0 1 15 5 +10 15
2 France Paris Saint-Germain 6 4 1 1 10 7 +3 13
3 Netherlands Ajax 6 1 2 3 8 10 –2 5
4 Republic of Cyprus APOEL 6 0 1 5 1 12 –11 1

Group G

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 England Chelsea 6 4 2 0 17 3 +14 14
2 Germany Schalke 04 6 2 2 2 9 14 –5 8
3 Portugal Sporting 6 2 1 3 12 12 0 7
4 Slovenia NK Maribor 6 0 3 3 4 13 –9 3

Group H

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Portugal Porto 6 4 2 0 16 4 +12 14
2 Ukraine Shakhtar Donetsk 6 2 3 1 15 4 +11 9
3 Spain Athletic Bilbao 6 2 1 3 5 6 –1 7
4 Belarus BATE Borisov 6 1 0 5 2 24 –22 3

Knockout stage

Bracket

  Round of 16 Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                                         
 Italy Juventus 2 3 5  
 Germany Borussia Dortmund 1 0 1  
   Italy Juventus 1 0 1  
   France Monaco 0 0 0  
 England Arsenal 1 2 3
 France Monaco (a) 3 0 3  
   Italy Juventus 2 1 3  
   Spain Real Madrid 1 1 2  
 Germany Bayer Leverkusen 1 0 1 (2)  
 Spain Atlético Madrid (p) 0 1 1 (3)  
   Spain Atlético Madrid 0 0 0
   Spain Real Madrid 0 1 1  
 Germany Schalke 04 0 4 4
 Spain Real Madrid 2 3 5  
   Italy Juventus 1
   Spain Barcelona 3
 France Paris Saint-Germain (aet; a) 1 2 3  
 England Chelsea 1 2 3  
   France Paris Saint-Germain 1 0 1
   Spain Barcelona 3 2 5  
 England Manchester City 1 0 1
 Spain Barcelona 2 1 3  
   Spain Barcelona 3 2 5
   Germany Bayern Munich 0 3 3  
 Switzerland Basel 1 0 1  
 Portugal Porto 1 4 5  
   Portugal Porto 3 1 4
   Germany Bayern Munich 1 6 7  
 Ukraine Shakhtar Donetsk 0 0 0
 Germany Bayern Munich 0 7 7  

Round of 16

The draw for the round of 16 was held on 15 December 2014. The first legs were played on 17, 18, 24 and 25 February, and the second legs were played on 10, 11, 17 and 18 March 2015.

Team #1   Agg.   Team #2   1st leg     2nd leg  
Paris Saint-Germain France 3–3 (a) England Chelsea 1–1 2–2 (aet)
Manchester City England 1–3 Spain Barcelona 1–2 0–1
Bayer Leverkusen Germany 1–1 (2–3 p) Spain Atlético Madrid 1–0 0–1 (aet)
Juventus Italy 5–1 Germany Borussia Dortmund 2–1 3–0
Schalke 04 Germany 4–5 Spain Real Madrid 0–2 4–3
Shakhtar Donetsk Ukraine 0–7 Germany Bayern Munich 0–0 0–7
Arsenal England 3–3 (a) France Monaco 1–3 2–0
Basel Switzerland 1–5 Portugal Porto 1–1 0–4

Quarter-finals

The draw for the quarter-finals was held on 20 March 2015. The first legs were played on 14 and 15 April, and the second legs were played on 21 and 22 April 2015.

Team #1   Agg.   Team #2   1st leg     2nd leg  
Paris Saint-Germain France 1–5 Spain Barcelona 1–3 0–2
Atlético Madrid Spain 0–1 Spain Real Madrid 0–0 0–1
Porto Portugal 4–7 Germany Bayern Munich 3–1 1–6
Juventus Italy 1–0 France Monaco 1–0 0–0

Semi-finals

The draw for the semi-finals and final (to come up with the "home" team) was held on 24 April 2015. The first legs were played on 5 and 6 May, and the second legs were played on 12 and 13 May 2015.

Team #1   Agg.   Team #2   1st leg     2nd leg  
Barcelona Spain 5–3 Germany Bayern Munich 3–0 2–3
Juventus Italy 3–2 Spain Real Madrid 2–1 1–1

Final

6 June 2015
20:45 CEST
Juventus Italy 1–3 Spain Barcelona Olympiastadion, Berlin
Attendance: 70,442
Referee: Cüneyt Çakır (Turkey)
Morata Goal 55' Report Rakitić Goal 4'
Suárez Goal 68'
Neymar Goal 90+7'

Statistics

Goalscorers

Луис Адриано
Shakhtar's Luiz Adriano became the first player to score hat-tricks in consecutive Champions League group stage games, both against BATE Borisov.
Rank Player Team Goals Minutes played
1 Brazil Neymar Spain Barcelona 10 1026
Portugal Cristiano Ronaldo Spain Real Madrid 10 1065
Argentina Lionel Messi Spain Barcelona 10 1147
4 Brazil Luiz Adriano Ukraine Shakhtar Donetsk 9 628
5 Colombia Jackson Martínez Portugal Porto 7 629
Germany Thomas Müller Germany Bayern Munich 7 777
Uruguay Luis Suárez Spain Barcelona 7 827
Argentina Carlos Tevez Italy Juventus 7 1156
9 Argentina Sergio Agüero England Manchester City 6 550
France Karim Benzema Spain Real Madrid 6 664
Uruguay Edinson Cavani France Paris Saint-Germain 6 920
Poland Robert Lewandowski Germany Bayern Munich 6 932

Source: UEFA.com

Hat-tricks

Player For Against Result Date
Algeria Yacine Brahimi Portugal Porto Belarus BATE Borisov 6-0 (H) 17 September 2014
England Danny Welbeck England Arsenal Turkey Galatasaray 4-1 (H) 1 October 2014
Brazil Luiz Adriano5 Ukraine Shakhtar Donetsk Belarus BATE Borisov 7-0 (A) 21 October 2014
Brazil Luiz Adriano Ukraine Shakhtar Donetsk Belarus BATE Borisov 5-0 (H) 5 November 2014
Argentina Sergio Agüero England Manchester City Germany Bayern Münich 3-2 (H) 25 November 2014
Argentina Lionel Messi Spain Barcelona Republic of Cyprus APOEL 4-0 (A) 25 November 2014
Croatia Mario Mandžukić Spain Atlético de Madrid Greece Olympiakos 4-0 (H) 26 November 2014

5 Player scored five goals.

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