The 10 most successful teams in Champions League history

Real Madrid are eyeing their 15th Champions League title when they meet Borussia Dortmund at Wembley tonight.

Los Blancos remain the most successful team in the competition’s history and they will fancy their chances to record another historic night.

Borussia Dortmund are previous winners themselves, but have not made it to the final since 2013 and are huge underdogs with the bookies against Carlo Ancelotti’s men.

As two football giants prepare to do battle, we take a look at 10 of the competition’s most successful teams.

Chelsea – 2 titles

At No.10 on our list is London’s most successful European club, Chelsea.

The Blues are two-time winners of the Champions League and both victories have come in the last 15 years.

Their maiden title came in 2012 against German giants Bayern Munich in one of the most famous matches in Chelsea’s history.

Chelsea 2021 ⚽️#UCLfinal pic.twitter.com/LJyK3ux0CG

— UEFA Champions League (@ChampionsLeague) May 24, 2024

Didier Drogba’s extra-time header earned the Blues victory in Bayern’s own stadium, leaving fans and players of the club stunned.

In 2021, they won it again. Kai Havertz’s effort was enough to down Manchester City, who were on a quest to win the competition for the first time before eventually getting over the line in 2023.

Inter Milan – 3 titles

Inter Milan are not Italy’s most successful team in the Champions League but having three titles to their name should not be looked down on.

The Nerazzurri won the final for the first time in 1964 before returning a year later and winning it again.

Inter’s first success came against Real Madrid in a thriller that saw the Serie A side win 3-1 before they beat Benfica in a slightly scrappier 1-0 victory.

Most recently, the title headed to the San Siro in 2010.

It was the club’s golden era under Jose Mourinho and that year they were simply unstoppable, brushing Bayern Munich aside in the final to add the Champions League to their collection and…


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Author : Mitch Fretton

Publish date : 2024-06-01 08:13:23

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