Top 5 historical soccer comebacks
1: Manchester United VS Bayern Munich 1999 Final
Manchester United was a goal behind heading into stoppage time of 1999 final.
their effort for the first treble in English history was going to be failed.
that was till the time that Teddy Sheringham scored in the 91st minute.But Manchester United didn’t need extra time because of the stunning goal of Ole Gunnar in the final seconds. So the Red Devils won the treble for the first in English history.
2: Liverpool VS AC Milan, 2005 Final
In 2005, two teams reached to final and they were Liverpool & AC Milan.
AC Milan led 3-0 till half time after 60th minute Liverpool made the score level and the went to penalties. In penalties, Liverpool won the final by 4-3 scores.
3: Chelsea VS Napoli,2012 round of 16
Chelsea looked like a frightful team. Their losing 3-1 to Napoli in the first leg was like eliminating from Champions league.But, Dedier Drogba and John Terry made the score level back in the Stamford Bridge Stadium. Gokhan Inler’s goal not only gave Napoli the lead 4-3 but brought them to away goals. Chelsea was again in a problem. At the last minutes, the penalty of Frank Lampard brought Chelsea an extra time. In extra time, Branislav Ivanovic found back of the net and made the blues the winner. By the comeback against Napoli, the blues became the winner of the 2012 Champions league.
4: Monaco VS Real Madrid, 2004 quarterfinals
Real Madrid was removed for 2 years from being the champions of Europe, and the had been to semi finals the year before. When Real Madrid won 4-2 in the first leg, Monaco lost their hope. When real scored first in Monaco to make it 5-2 0n aggregate it really looked like the tie was over, but Ludovic Guily scored a goal just before halftime and gave Monaco hope. After that, the second half began with a goal of Fernando Morientes and brought Real Madrid in danger. Then Guily found the net for the second time on the night and Monaco did a perfect comeback and won the match against Real Madrid.
5: Barcelona VS PSG, 2017 round of 16
No team had ever come back from 4 goals in the history of the champions league but Barca did this without any away goals. Barca scored three goals within one after 50 minutes. But Edinson Cavani scored a goal in the 62nd minute and brought PSG a lead to two. Barca needed three goals to win and that was still the case in the 88th minute. They had no chance.
Then Neymar scored a beautiful free kick. And he made a penalty. the tie was even, 5-5 on aggregate. But that was not enough because PSG was going through on away goals. that’s when Sergi Roberto came in flying with the most improbable goal to complete the most impossible of comebacks.
With 4 goals down. Three goals in seven minutes, Barca did the most historical come back in the history of the Champions league.