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Top 5 Champions League Comebacks of All Time

Barcelona 6-1 Paris Saint-Germain
"Barça 6 - PSG 1; Miércoles 8 de marzo de 2017" by Hugo Pérez Marsol is licensed under CC BY 2.0.

Let’s check out some of the craziest turnarounds in the Champions League history.

The UEFA Champions League has produced some of the most memorable moments in football history, and comebacks are one of the most thrilling aspects of the competition. Here are the top 5 Champions League comebacks of all time.

Liverpool 4-0 (4-3 agg) Barcelona (2019)

In the 2018-19 season, Liverpool found themselves 3-0 down to Barcelona after the first leg of the semi-final. But they refused to give up, and in the second leg at Anfield, Liverpool produced a stunning comeback to win 4-0 and progress to the final. The Reds scored two goals in two minutes, and Divock Origi sealed the comeback with a late strike.

Deportivo La Coruna 4-0 AC Milan (5-4 agg) (2004)

Deportivo La Coruna pulled off one of the greatest comebacks in Champions League history in the 2003-04 season. After losing 4-1 to AC Milan in the first leg of the quarter-finals, the Spanish side produced a stunning performance at home to win 4-0 and progress to the semi-finals.

Barcelona 6-1 Paris Saint-Germain (6-5 agg) (2017)

Barcelona produced an incredible comeback in the 2016-17 season, overturning a 4-0 first-leg deficit against Paris St-Germain to win 6-1 and progress to the quarter-finals. Barcelona scored three goals in the final seven minutes, with Sergi Roberto scoring the decisive goal in stoppage time.

AC Milan 3-3 Liverpool (2-3 pens) (2005)

The 2004-05 Champions League final between AC Milan and Liverpool is considered one of the greatest matches in the history of the competition. Milan raced to a 3-0 lead in the first half, but Liverpool produced a remarkable second-half comeback to level the score at 3-3 and take the game to penalties. Liverpool goalkeeper Jerzy Dudek produced two crucial saves to help his side win 3-2 in the shootout.

Manchester United 2-1 Bayern Munich (1999)

The 1999 Champions League final between Manchester United and Bayern Munich produced one of the most dramatic moments in football history. Bayern took the lead in the sixth minute and held on to their advantage until the 90th minute. But in stoppage time, United produced a stunning comeback, with Teddy Sheringham equalising before Ole Gunnar Solskjaer scored the winner just seconds later.