Throwback: Bayern Munich beats Valencia 5-4 on penalties in 2001 Champions League Final (video)
On May 23rd, 2001 Bayern Munich beat Valencia 5-4 on penalties to win the 2001 Champions League.
Bayern Munich had suffered a miserable defeat to Manchester United two years before in 1999 and were determined to make things right.
Gaizka Mendieta but Valencia in front in the third minute from the penalty spot.
After missing an earlier penalty, Bayern Munich equalized from the penalty spot in the 50th minute through Stefan Effenberg.
The game at the San Siro, Milan will go to extra time and eventually penalties which Bayern Munich triumphed in front of 79,000 fans.
Watch highlight of game below
On this day 2001: Bayern Munich won the Champions League in a match of penalties against Valencia
There were 3 penalties in normal time and it took 7 penalties each in the shoot-out to decide the winnerpic.twitter.com/fBUHblNWTd
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