Champions League final iconic moments No.1 – Dudek’s superb double save in 2005

first_img no dice REPLY Son ban confirmed as Tottenham fail with appeal to overturn red card shining And with Liverpool and Tottenham set to square off in Madrid on June 1, the two clubs could provide football fans with even more memories.Below, we take a look at No.1 on our list of iconic Champions League moments as Jerzy Dudek’s outstanding double save against AC Milan helped Liverpool win the competition for a fifth time in 2005. REAL DEAL LATEST Boxing Day fixtures: All nine Premier League games live on talkSPORT Arsenal transfer news LIVE: Ndidi bid, targets named, Ozil is ‘skiving little git’ huge blow Real Madrid ‘offer’ Isco to Chelsea in bid to ‘make room’ for Tottenham star No.1 – Jerzy Dudek’s double saveLiverpool were looking to win a first Champions League trophy since 1984 as they travelled to Istanbul to face a star-studded AC Milan side.Rafa Benitez’s men got off to the worst possible start when Paolo Maldini diverted Andrea Pirlo’s free-kick past Dudek in the first minute.And Milan capped off a dominant first-half with two goals inside six minutes from Hernan Crespo.Three-nil down at half-time – no one gave Liverpool a chance. Man United transfer news live: Haaland ‘wants a change’, two players off in January Berahino hits back at b******t Johnson criticism – ‘I was in a dark place at Stoke’ 2 Premier League Team of the Season so far, including Liverpool and Leicester stars Getty Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won Oxlade-Chamberlain suffers another setback as Klopp confirms serious injury Green reveals how he confronted Sarri after Chelsea’s 6-0 defeat at Man City 2 LATEST FOOTBALL NEWS gameday cracker tense deals have been looking back at the top six most iconic moments in previous Champions League finals.From Gareth Bale’s overhead kick against Liverpool in 2018 to John Terry’s infamous slip in 2008. REVEALED Getty Jerzy Dudek somehow managed to stop Andriy Shevchenko from scoring in extra time Steven Gerrard gave the Reds hope after heading in a John Arne Riise cross on 54 minutes before  Milan goalkeeper Dida fumbled in Vladimir Smicer’s 25-yard strike two minutes later.The Reds’ comeback was complete just before the hour mark when Gennaro Gattuso fouled Gerrard in the box, which saw referee Manuel Mejuto Gonzalez point to the spot.Xabi Alonso stepped up and had his penalty saved by Dida, but smashed in the rebound.Liverpool had clawed back a three-goal deficit in just 14 second-half minutes to stun AC Milan.The game went to extra time when Dudek became an Anfield legend.The Polish goalkeeper excellently kept out Andriy Shevchenko’s fierce header before somehow denying the striker’s rebound just two yards from goal.His double save took the tie to penalties where Dudek saved spot-kicks from Pirlo and Shevchenko as Liverpool won the shootout 3-2 on one of the most dramatic nights in Champions League history. Jerzy Dudek saved two penalties in the shootout last_img read more