How did Juventus win the 2017 Champions League?
Juventus reached their ninth final after a 4–1 aggregate win against Monaco to maintain their undefeated record in this season’s competition. Juventus also entered the final with the best defensive record in the 2016–17 Champions League, having conceded only three times.
Do Champions League champions automatically qualify for the final?
In the Champions League era, the defending champions of the competition did not automatically qualify until the rules were changed in 2005 to allow title holders Liverpool to enter the competition. Teams that have won the UEFA Champions League three consecutive times, or five times overall, receive a multiple-winner badge.
Where is the 2017 Champions League final played?
It was played at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff, Wales on 3 June 2017, between Italian side Juventus and Spanish side and title holders Real Madrid, in a repeat of the 1998 final. It would also be the first European Cup final held under a closed roof. Real Madrid won the match 4–1 to secure their 12th title in this competition.
What is the UEFA Champions League?
The UEFA Champions League is open to the league champions of all UEFA (Union of European Football Associations) member associations (except Liechtenstein, which has no league competition), as well as to the clubs finishing from second to fourth position in the strongest leagues.