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2015–16 UEFA Champions League
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The San Siro in Milan hosted the final.
Tournament details
Dates 30 June – 26 August 2015 (qualifying)
15 September 2015 – 28 May 2016 (competition proper)
Teams 32 (group stage)
78 (total) (from 53 associations)
Final positions
Champions Spain Real Madrid (11th title)
Runners-up Spain Atlético Madrid
Tournament statistics
Matches played 125
Goals scored 347 (2.78 per match)
Attendance 5,114,427 (40,915 per match)
Top scorer(s) Portugal Cristiano Ronaldo (16 goals)

The 2015-16 UEFA Champions League was the 61st season of Europe's premier club football tournament organised by UEFA. It is the 24th season since it was renamed from the European Champion Clubs' Cup to the UEFA Champions League.

The 2016 UEFA Champions League Final was played at the San Siro in Milan, Italy. Barcelona were the defending champions but Real Madrid won the tournament in penalties over Atlético Madrid.

Group stage

Key to colours in group tables
Team advanced to the Round of 16.
Went to the UEFA Europa League knockout stage.

Group A

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Spain Real Madrid 6 5 1 0 19 3 +16 16
2 France Paris Saint-Germain 6 4 1 1 12 1 +11 13
3 Ukraine Shakhtar Donetsk 6 1 0 5 7 14 –7 3
4 Sweden Malmö FF 6 1 0 5 1 21 –20 3

Group B

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Germany Wolfsburg 6 4 0 2 9 6 +3 12
2 Netherlands PSV Eindhoven 6 3 1 2 8 7 +1 10
3 England Manchester United 6 2 2 2 7 7 0 8
4 Russia CSKA Moscow 6 1 1 4 5 9 –4 4

Group C

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Spain Atlético Madrid 6 4 1 1 11 3 +8 13
2 Portugal Benfica 6 3 1 2 10 8 +2 10
3 Turkey Galatasaray 6 1 2 3 6 10 –4 5
4 Kazakhstan Astana 6 0 4 2 5 11 –6 4

Group D

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 England Manchester City 6 4 0 2 12 8 +4 12
2 Italy Juventus 6 3 2 1 6 3 +3 11
3 Spain Sevilla 6 2 0 4 8 11 –3 6
4 Germany Borussia Mönchengladbach 6 1 2 3 8 12 –4 5

Group E

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Spain Barcelona 6 4 2 0 15 4 +11 14
2 Italy Roma 6 1 3 2 11 16 –5 6
3 Germany Bayer Leverkusen 6 1 3 2 13 12 +1 6
4 Belarus BATE Borisov 6 1 2 3 5 12 –7 5

Group F

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Germany Bayern Munich 6 5 0 1 19 3 +16 15
2 England Arsenal 6 3 0 3 12 10 +2 9
3 Greece Olympiacos 6 3 0 3 6 13 –7 9
4 Croatia Dinamo Zagreb 6 1 0 5 3 14 –11 3

Group G

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 England Chelsea 6 4 1 1 13 3 +10 13
2 Ukraine Dynamo Kyiv 6 3 2 1 8 4 +4 11
3 Portugal Porto 6 3 1 2 9 8 +1 10
4 Israel Maccabi Tel Aviv 6 0 0 6 1 16 –15 0

Group H

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Russia Zenit St. Petersburg 6 5 0 1 13 6 +7 15
2 Belgium Gent 6 3 1 2 8 7 +1 10
3 Spain Valencia 6 2 0 4 5 9 –4 6
4 France Lyon 6 1 1 4 5 9 –4 4

Knockout stage

Bracket

  Round of 16 Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                                         
 France Paris Saint-Germain 2 2 4  
 England Chelsea 1 1 2  
   France Paris Saint-Germain 2 0 2  
   England Manchester City 2 1 3  
 Ukraine Dynamo Kyiv 1 0 1
 England Manchester City 3 0 3  
   England Manchester City 0 0 0  
   Spain Real Madrid 0 1 1  
 Belgium Gent 2 0 2  
 Germany Wolfsburg 3 1 4  
   Germany VfL Wolfsburg 2 0 2
   Spain Real Madrid 0 3 3  
 Italy Roma 0 0 0
 Spain Real Madrid 2 2 4  
   Spain Real Madrid 1 (5)
   Spain Atlético de Madrid 1 (3)
 England Arsenal 0 1 1  
 Spain Barcelona 2 3 5  
   Spain Barcelona 2 0 2
   Spain Atlético de Madrid 1 2 3  
 Netherlands PSV Eindhoven 0 0 0 (7)
 Spain Atlético de Madrid (p) 0 0 0 (8)  
   Spain Atlético de Madrid (a) 1 1 2
   Germany Bayern Munich 0 2 2  
 Italy Juventus 2 2 4  
 Germany Bayern Munich (aet) 2 4 6  
   Germany Bayern Munich 1 2 3
   Portugal Benfica 0 2 2  
 Portugal Benfica 1 2 3
 Russia Zenit 0 1 1  

Round of 16

Team #1   Agg.   Team #2   1st leg     2nd leg  
Paris Saint-Germain France 4–2 England Chelsea 2–1 2–1
Benfica Portugal 3–1 Russia Zenit 1–0 2–1
Roma Italy 0–4 Spain Real Madrid 0–2 0–2
Gent Belgium 2–4 Germany VfL Wolfsburg 2–3 0–1
Arsenal England 1–5 Spain Barcelona 0–2 1–3
Juventus Italy 4–6 Germany Bayern Munich 2–2 2–4 (aet)
PSV Eindhoven Netherlands 0–0 (7–8 p) Spain Atlético de Madrid 0–0 0–0 (aet)
Dynamo Kyiv Ukraine 1–3 England Manchester City 1–3 0–0

Quarter-finals

Team #1   Agg.   Team #2   1st leg     2nd leg  
Bayern Munich Germany 3–2 Portugal Benfica 1–0 2–2
Barcelona Spain 2–3 Spain Atlético de Madrid 2–1 0–2
VfL Wolfsburg Germany 2–3 Spain Real Madrid 2–0 0–3
Paris Saint-Germain France 2–3 England Manchester City 2–2 0–1

Semi-finals

Team #1   Agg.   Team #2   1st leg     2nd leg  
Manchester City England 0–1 Spain Real Madrid 0–0 0–1
Atlético de Madrid (a) Spain 2–2 Germany Bayern Munich 1–0 1–2

Final

28 May 2016 (2016-05-28)
20:45 CEST
Real Madrid Spain 1–1
(a.e.t.)
Spain Atlético Madrid San Siro, Milan
Attendance: 71,942
Referee: Mark Clattenburg (England)
Ramos Goal 15' Report Carrasco Goal 79'
  Penalties  
Vázquez Scored
Marcelo Scored
Bale Scored
Ramos Scored
Ronaldo Scored
5–3 Scored Griezmann
Scored Gabi
Scored Saúl
Missed Juanfran

Statistics

Goalscorers

16 goals

9 goals

8 goals

7 goals

6 goals

5 goals

4 goals

3 goals

2 goals

1 goal

Own goals

  • Giorgio Chiellini (Juventus) - against Manchester City
  • David Ospina (Arsenal) - against Olympiakos
  • Darijo Srna (Shakhtar Donetsk) - against Paris Saint-Germain
  • Hakan Balta (Galatasaray) - against Astana
  • Lionel Carole (Galatasaray) - against Astana
  • Nenad Erić (Astana) - against Galatasaray
  • Andreas Christensen (Borussia Mönchengladbach) - against Manchester City
  • Lasse Nielsen (Gent) - against Valencia
  • Stefan Mitrović (Gent) - against Valencia
  • Denys Dedechko (Astana) - against Atlético Madrid
  • Adil Rami (Sevilla) - against Manchester City
  • Aleksandar Dragović (Dynamo Kyiv) - against Chelsea
  • Igor Akinfeev (CSKA Moscou) - against Wolfsburg
  • Josuha Guilavogui (Wolfsburg) - against Manchester United
  • Iván Marcano (Porto) - against Chelsea
  • Fernando (Manchester City) - against Real Madrid

Hat-tricks

Player For Against Result Date
Portugal Cristiano Ronaldo Spain Real Madrid Ukraine Shakhtar Donetsk 4-0 (H) 15 September 2015
Poland Robert Lewandowski Germany Bayern Munich Croatia Dinamo Zagreb 5-0 (H) 29 September 2015
Portugal Cristiano Ronaldo4 Spain Real Madrid Sweden Malmö FF 8-0 (H) 8 December 2015
France Karim Benzema Spain Real Madrid Sweden Malmö FF 8-0 (H) 8 December 2015
France Olivier Giroud England Arsenal Greece Olympiakos 3-0 (A) 9 December 2015
Portugal Cristiano Ronaldo Spain Real Madrid Germany VfL Wolfsburg 3-0 (H) 12 April 2016

4 Player scored four goals.

Tournament rankings

Sergio Ramos desde el balcón de la Presidencia de la Comunidad de Madrid con la Úndecima Copa de Europa
Sergio Ramos celebrating La Undecima (The Eleventh) with the trophy.
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Spain Real Madrid 13 9 3 1 28 6 +22 30
2 Spain Atlético Madrid 13 6 4 3 17 8 +9 22
Eliminated in Semi-finals
3 Germany Bayern Munich 12 8 2 2 30 11 +19 26
4 England Manchester City 12 6 3 3 18 12 +6 21
Eliminated in Quarter-finals
5 Spain Barcelona 10 7 2 1 22 8 +14 23
6 Germany Wolfsburg 10 7 0 3 15 11 +4 21
7 France Paris Saint-Germain 10 6 2 2 18 6 +12 20
8 Portugal Benfica 10 5 2 3 15 12 +3 17
Eliminated in Round of 16
9 Russia Zenit St. Petersburg 8 5 0 3 14 9 +5 15
10 England Chelsea 8 4 1 3 15 7 +8 13
11 Ukraine Dynamo Kyiv 8 3 3 2 9 7 +2 12
12 Italy Juventus 8 3 3 2 10 9 +1 12
13 Netherlands PSV Eindhoven 8 3 3 2 8 7 +1 12
14 Belgium Gent 8 3 1 4 10 11 –1 10
15 England Arsenal 8 3 0 5 13 15 –2 9
16 Italy Roma 8 1 3 4 11 20 –9 6
Eliminated in the Group Stage
17 Portugal Porto 6 3 1 2 9 8 +1 10
18 Greece Olympiacos 6 3 0 3 6 13 –7 9
19 England Manchester United 6 2 2 2 7 7 0 8
20 Germany Bayer Leverkusen 6 1 3 2 13 12 +1 6
21 Spain Sevilla 6 2 0 4 8 11 –3 6
22 Spain Valencia 6 2 0 4 5 9 –4 6
23 Turkey Galatasaray 6 1 2 3 6 10 –4 5
24 Ukraine Shakhtar Donetsk 6 1 0 5 7 14 –7 3
25 Germany Borussia Mönchengladbach 6 1 2 3 8 12 –4 5
26 Belarus BATE Borisov 6 1 2 3 5 12 –7 5
27 France Lyon 6 1 1 4 5 9 –4 4
Russia CSKA Moscow 6 1 1 4 5 9 –4 4
29 Kazakhstan Astana 6 0 4 2 5 11 –6 4
30 Croatia Dinamo Zagreb 6 1 0 5 3 14 –11 3
31 Sweden Malmö FF 6 1 0 5 1 21 –20 3
32 Israel Maccabi Tel Aviv 6 0 0 6 1 16 –15 0
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