Champions League Bayern The Benchmark Tottenham Must Aspire To Replicate
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A new name on the trophy, Chelsea are kings of Europe in Bayern’s backyard” – a phrase that to this day still haunts the red half of Munich.
It may be over seven years ago, but those immortal words uttered as Didier Drogba’s penalty hit the back of the net are still etched into all corners of the Allianz Arena today.
In his final game for Chelsea, with his last kick of a ball in blue, Drogba’s shot nestled into the back of the Munich goal – denying Bayern a Champions League trophy in their own stadium. May 19, 2012 a day that will never truly be forgotten by either club.
It was the German side’s second final since the turn of the century, and it marked their second straight loss at the pinnacle of European club football.