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  • Milito (34), Milito (70)
  • Date:2010-05-22
  • Kick-off:19:45
  • Venue:Santiago Bernabeu
  • Attendance:80100
  • Referee:Webb, H

Live Commentary

90mins

Full Time: BAYERN MUNICH 0-2 INTER MILAN.

90mins

With just a few seconds left Milito is given a standing ovation by the Inter fans as he is replaced by Marco Materazzi.

88mins

Muller has been a willing worker but he missed his two chances while Milito took both his. That's been the difference between the two teams.

86mins

It's game over as Bayern continue to attack without any real belief.

84mins

Robben's free-kick goes straight into the Inter wall as the seconds tick by.

83mins

It seems strange to think that such a European powerhouse as Inter have not won this competition since 1965.

82mins

If any side can close out a game from this position it's Inter.

80mins

Eto'o and Maicon combine well as Inter search for a third goal.

79mins

Another change by Inter as Pandev makes way for Sulley Muntari.

78mins

Van Bommel's fierce challenge on Milito earns him a yellow card.

76mins

Bayern are attacking again but you sense the more likely scorers of the next goal are still Inter on the counter-attack.

74mins

Bayern bring on Mario Gomez for Olic.

74mins

Bayern start to press again but surely Inter won't concede two goals now.

72mins

It's tough on Bayern but Milito has been the difference tonight, he's been deadly.

70mins

BAYERN MUNICH 0-2 INTER MILAN. It's that man MILITO again. The ball comes to him 40 yards from goal, but he takes on and beats two Bayern defenders before sliding his right-foot shot past Butt.

70mins

Inter's defending has been much more solid after a few nervous moments at the start of this half.

70mins

Inter continue to soak up all the Bayern pressure and remain content to hit the Germans on the counter-attack.

68mins

Chivu makes way for Dejan Stankovic as Mourinho makes his first change.

66mins

Play swings to the other end and Julio Cesar is equal to Robben's teasing, curling effort.

65mins

Sneijder tries his luck from distance again, but Butt gets down to make a comfortable save.

64mins

Robben's free-kick finds its way to Muller whose shot is blocked. Bayern are pressing hard for a goal now though.

63mins

Hamit Altintop makes way for Miroslav Klose.

63mins

Robben wins another free-kick in a dangerous position, Pandev the offender this time.

62mins

Olic continues to be a lively presence for Bayern who continue to dominate possession.

61mins

Inter are of course the master defenders but they've made some uncharacteristic errors already since the interval.

59mins

Robben and Philipp Lahm combine well down the right as Bayern win two corners in quick succession. They both come to nothing though.

57mins

Bayern aren't beaten yet though as they search for an equaliser.

55mins

Altintop drags a shot wide as Inter dither in defence.

54mins

Sneijder's effort is poor though as the ball sales harmlessly over the bar.

53mins

Pandev wins a free-kick on the edge of Bayern's penalty area after tumbling under Mark van Bommel's clumsy challenge.

52mins

Bayern look to feed Robben, who is hugging the right touchline, at every opportunity.

50mins

Robben has two Inter defenders on him every time he gets the ball now.

48mins

Butt tips Goran Pandev's shot away for a corner as the lively start to the second 45 minutes continues.

47mins

Bayern have started the second half superbly as they find holes in the previously watertight Inter defence seemingly at will.

46mins

Bayern almost equalise inside the first few seconds of the second half as Altintop sets up Muller whose shot hits Julio Cesar's legs when the Bayern man should really have scored.

46mins

Bayern get the second period underway, no changes by either coach at the interval.

45mins

Half Time: BAYERN MUNICH 0-1 INTER MILAN.

44mins

Samuel Eto'o, who has been anonymous in the first half, pops up at right-back to stop another patient Bayern move.

43mins

It should be 2-0 as Milito sets up Sneijder who storms into the area but his left-foot shot is straight at Butt who keeps it out.

42mins

Robben gets some power into his ambitious shot but it's off-target.

41mins

Bayern try to respond but Hamit Altintop's weak effort is easily gathered by Julio Cesar.

40mins

Bayern could do with the half-time whistle now, they appear to be a little shell-shocked after Milito's goal.

39mins

The goal has lifted Inter but Sneijder wastes a free-kick opportunity, a rare piece of poor play by the Dutchman.

38mins

Bayern will feel a little aggrieved to be behind, but Milito's finish was worthy of the occasion.

36mins

It was a simple but superbly executed goal and Mourinho is on target to sign off at Inter with a superb treble.

34mins

BAYERN MUNICH 0-1 INTER MILAN. The goal arrives on schedule. MILITO gets his head to Julio Cesar's long goal kick, Sneijder gives the ball back to the Argentinian who coolly lifts the ball over Butt and into the back of the net.

33mins

Milito gets to the byline but his cross is too deep and no Inter player can get an effort on target.

31mins

It's getting to the point where the game needs a goal to liven it up.

29mins

Inter have definitely identified Robben as Bayern's dangerman. He gets past Cristian Chivu who hauls him back and is handed the second yellow card of the evening.

28mins

Inter seem happy to sit back and soak up all the pressure.

27mins

Butt is forced to make another routine save from Sneijder's long-range effort.

26mins

Martin Demichelis becomes the first player to go into the referee's notebook.

25mins

Bayern are dominating possession but are more than happy to go sideways and backwards for long spells as they probe for an opening.

23mins

Olic bundles his way to the edge of the area but, when the ball breaks to Robben, he clips the ball way over the bar.

22mins

Both sets of players take a breather as the pace of the match slackens for the first time.

21mins

It's already looking as though one goal will settle the game, although to be fair it has been a high-quality match so far.

19mins

A very ambitious Wesley Sneijder lashes in a 40-yard free-kick that takes a deflection and forces Butt to make a smart stop.

17mins

Maicon's arm appears to be raised as a corner is whipped in but Webb misses the handball and play carries on. It would have been harsh to penalise the Inter player but I've seen them given.

16mins

Robben stays on his feet this time and wins a free-kick, just to show that histrionics don't always pay.

15mins

Bayern are playing the better football and certainly don't seem top be over-awed.

14mins

Robben's writhing around in agony again but Howard Webb is unimpressed and the Dutchman is soon back on his feet.

12mins

Maicon tries his luck from distance but it's a poor low effort that flies well wide of Hans-Jorg Butt's goal.

10mins

Great burst by Robben who gets to the byline but Olic is unable to guide his shot on target.

9mins

Both defences look very tight and well-organised, as you'd expect but the two attacks are probing intelligently as well.

8mins

Olic is causing Lucio a few problems down the left as Bayern continue to give as good as they get.

6mins

So far so good. It's not been a cautious opening by either side at all.

5mins

Milito slips at the crucial time as Inter launch an incisive counter-attack.

4mins

Bayern build an impressive move down the left but Inter defend it well.

3mins

Arjen Robben is sent tumbling by Walter Samuel but Mourinho is unimpressed by the Dutchman's theatrics.

2mins

It's Inter that are setting the early pace. They are camped in the Bayern half in the opening stages.

1mins

Bayern look a bit like Atletico Madrid in their red and white vertical striped shirts.

1mins

We're off on a beautiful evening in Madrid.

0mins

Bayern start with Thomas Muller partnering Ivica Olic in attack while Franck Ribery is suspended so Hamit Altintop gets the nod in midfield.

0mins

Mourinho has chosen Chistian Chivu to replace suspended midfielder Thiago Motta while Javier Zanetti makes his 700th appearance for Inter.

0mins

Bayern have won the trophy four times with three successes between 1974 and 1976 before claiming the glory once again in 2001. They have seen off Manchester United and Lyon on their way to tonight's final.

0mins

Inter have seen off the likes of Chelsea and Barcelona to reach the final and are looking to claim Europe's top prize for the third time in their history following the successes of 1964 and 1965.

0mins

Dutchman van Gaal, after making a sticky start to life at the Allianz Arena, has now stamped his mark on the side while Mourinho is expected to be taking charge of Inter for the last time as he seems certain to be coaching Real Madrid next season.

0mins

Louis van Gaal's Bayern side have already secured a domestic league and cup double as have Jose Mourinho's Inter.

0mins

The clash takes place in Real Madrid's stadium and pits together two teams that are looking to emulate Barcelona's treble success of last season.

0mins

Almost 11 months after the 2009-10 Champions League began with FK Mogren's 2-0 win at Hibernians FC, Bayern Munich take on Inter Milan in the final.


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Match Report

Inter Milan secured Europe's top prize for the first time in 45 years thanks to Diego Milito's brace as Jose Mourinho's side beat Bayern Munich 2-0 in an absorbing Champions League final in Madrid.

The result means that Mourinho, who seems certain to take up the managerial reins at Real Madrid in the summer, finishes his stint in Italy with a treble following his side's domestic league and cup double.

It means that Inter have emulated Barcelona's treble success of last season and they deserved their victory in Real Madrid's Bernabeu stadium.

Inter saw off the likes of Chelsea and Barcelona to reach the final and finally claimed the European Cup for the third time in their history following the successes of 1964 and 1965.

Bayern had won the trophy four times with three successes between 1974 and 1976 and another nine years ago, but they never looked like making it a fifth victory even though they had seen off Manchester United and Lyon earlier in the competition.

Mourinho chose Chistian Chivu to replace suspended midfielder Thiago Motta while Javier Zanetti made his 700th appearance for Inter.

Bayern started with Thomas Muller partnering Ivica Olic in attack while Hamit Altintop got the nod in midfield in place of the suspended Franck Ribery.

After Inter had edged the opening stages, Arjen Robben burst to the byline in the tenth minute but Olic was unable to guide his shot on target.

Seven minutes later Maicon's arm appeared to be raised as a corner was whipped in, but referee Howard Webb missed the alleged handball and play carried on.

In the 23rd minute Olic bundled his way to the edge of the area but, when the ball broke to Robben, the former Chelsea and Real Madrid star clipped his shot way over the bar.

Inter took the lead in the 34th minute. Milito got his head to Julio Cesar's long goal kick and, after Wesley Sneijder had laid the ball back to the Argentinian, he coolly lifted the ball over Hans-Jorg Butt and into the back of the net for a simple but superbly executed goal.

Two minutes before half-time it should have been 2-0 when Milito set up Sneijder who stormed into the area only to fire his left-foot shot straight at Butt.

Bayern made a great start to the second half and almost grabbed an immediate equaliser when Altintop set up Thomas Muller whose shot hit Julio Cesar's legs when the Bayern man should really have scored.

Almost immediately Butt had to tip Goran Pandev's shot away for a corner as the lively start to the second 45 minutes continued.

Bayern continued to press with Robben always a menace but Julio Cesar was equal to the Dutchman's curling effort while Muller had his goalbound shot headed away by Esteban Cambiasso.

Inter continued to soak up all the Bayern pressure and were content to hit the Germans on the counter-attack and the plan worked as, in the 70th minute, Milito got the ball 45 yards from goal, took on and beat two Bayern defenders, before sliding his right-foot shot past Butt.

In the final analysis Muller was a willing worker but missed his two good chances while Milito took both his and that proved to be the difference between the two teams.

Bayern Munich

Inter Milan

Corners

62

Fouls

1613

Goal attempts

1110

Shots off target

83

Offsides

00

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