How many times have teams from the same country played a Champions League final?
Manchester City and Chelsea face off on Saturday in an all Premier League clash in the 2020/21 Champions League final in Porto.
This Saturday, the 2020/21 Champions of European football will be crowned at FC Porto's Do Dragao stadium in front of 16,500 spectators.
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This will be only the eighth time sides from the same nation have bee pitted together in UCL finals since the inception of the new UEFA format in the early 1990s.
Just two years ago, we had another all English final when Liverpool and Tottenham went head-to-head at the Wanda Metropolitano with Jurgen Klopp's winning a flat effort with goals from Salah and Origi securing a sixth European Cup haul for the 'Reds'.
There were two Madrid derbies in a short space of time with Real and Atleti battling in Lisbon in 2014 when 'Los Blancos' won out after extra time. Milan was the setting two years later for the second Madrid derby and once again Atleti fans tasted defeat with a tense game being decided after a penalty shoot-out.
All German affair in 2013
Bundesliga heavyweights Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund were the finalists in an all German affair stated at Wembley in 2012 and it was Arjen Robben who was the hero for the Bavarian outfit as the Dutchman bagged the winner in a 2-1 win.
The 2008 final staged in Moscow between Man. United and Chelsea will be forever remembered after 'Blues' captain John Terry slipped as he shaped to take a decisive penalty in the shoot out. His error saw United win out and secure their third European Cup.
AC Milan and Juventus staged in Manchester, what is generally regarded as one of the worst finals in the history of the Champions League with the fear of losing eclipsing the desire to win. Inevitably the game was decided on penalty kicks with Milan winning out 3-2.
Madrid triumph in Paris
The first final of the new century saw LaLiga sides Valencia and Real Madrid pitted together in a game that proved to be a one sided contest with the side from the Spanish capital enjoying a 3-0 sin with goals from Morientes, Raúl and Steve MacManaman secured the eighth European Cup for 'Los Blancos'.
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