Ambassador[ edit ] Andriy Shevchenko was named as the ambassador for the final. The remaining tickets were allocated to the local organising committee, UEFA and national associations, commercial partners and broadcasters, and to serve the corporate hospitality programme. Locals in Kiev began offering free accommodation for fans affected by cancelled hotel and apartment arrangements. The match began with Liverpool's kickoff and the team's successive attacks to counter Madrid's slower, possession-based buildup. In the 23rd minute, a low shot by Trent Alexander-Arnold went through a defender's legs and forced a late save by Keylor Navas.
An English side has not triumphed since Liverpool's success; Premier League clubs have been beaten on their four subsequent appearances, including defeats for Chelsea in and However they lost as European Cup holders in the and games.
Five of those matches were drawn, with Liverpool recording two wins to Chelsea's three — and only one game was won by a margin of more than one goal. They again met Milan in the final, losing in Athens.
After a first-leg draw at Anfield, the London club won after minutes at Stamford Bridge, Lampard scoring their second goal from the penalty spot. The current Chelsea manager was also on target in the final, against Manchester United in Moscow, but his side were defeated on penalties after a draw.
Chelsea won at Anfield in the first game — the only UEFA fixture between the sides to be settled by more than one goal — before a remarkable draw in west London in which Lampard scored Chelsea's third and fourth goals. The Blues therefore progressed to the semi-finals, where they lost on away goals to Barcelona.
Lampard featured in both games for Chelsea, with Jordan Henderson in the Liverpool line-up for the latter. They have won five of their last six European fixtures L1.
The defeat of Arsenal ended a three-game run without a victory in such fixtures D1 L2 , since their win at Liverpool in Salah made only 19 appearances for Chelsea in all competitions, scoring twice, before signing for Fiorentina in January All rights reserved.
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