Bayern Munich beat Paris Saint-Germain to win Champions League

German giants claim their sixth European Champions League title with 1-0 win over French club in Lisbon.


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    Bayern's victory at the Estadio da Luz in Lisbon ensures a repeat of their 2013 treble, with coach Hansi Flick matching Jupp Heynckes in securing the continental crown, Bundesliga and German Cup titles in the coronavirus-extended 2019/20 season.

    im????Paris Saint-Germain enjoyed their best-ever Champions League campaign by reaching the final for the first time.

    Bayern join last year's winners, Liverpool, as six-time champions of Europe, only behind AC Milan and Real Madrid, with seven and 13 titles, respectively.

    Soccer Football - Champions League - Final - Bayern Munich v Paris St Germain - Estadio da Luz, Lisbon, Portugal - August 23, 2020 Paris St Germain's Marquinhos in action with Bayern Munich's Joshua
    The final was played behind closed doors at Lisbon's Estadio da Luz due to the coronavirus pandemic [Manu Fernandez/Pool via Reuters]

    im????"It is unbelievable. It has hardly been more fun than now playing for this team," Manuel Neuer, Bayern's captain and goalkeeper, told streaming portal DAZN.

    "Hansi Flick has a huge share in this, the whole coaching staff. It was a team effort by everyone," said Neuer, who made several big saves to win the elite trophy for the second time, the first being in 2013.

    im????"We wanted it and we deserve it. It is a dream for all of us."

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