365 days of FC Bayern München
Bayern Munich crowned Champions League winners for the fourth time in their history:
The Bavarians clinched the win over Valencia in San Siro - Milan on Wednesday May 23, 2001. This game was an all-penalty game in which Valencia took an early lead with a penalty from Gaizka Mendieta in the 3rd minute. A few moments later Bayern were awarded a penalty which Mehmet Scholl shot but it was saved by Valencia’s Goalkeeper Santiago Cañizares. On the 50th minute however Bayern managed to equalize with yet another penalty shot by Captain Stefan Effenberg. The result remained 1-1 all through the normal and extra time of the game which led in the end to penalties.
The Bavarians won 5-4 when Oliver Kahn managed to save the last decisive penalty kick