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Updated: Bayern Munich are Champions of Europe

Bayern Munich-Champions League trophy

For the sixth time in their history, Bayern Munich, are European Cup/Champions League winners. Bayern won the 2019/20 Champions League with a 1-0 win over PSG in a very tight game.

Kingsley Coman scored a header in the 60th minute to put the German giants level with Liverpool for third-most all time in Europe and complete treble of titles this season for Hansi Flick’s men.

The loss means PSG, who were playing in their first-ever Champions League final, will have to wait at least another season to lift the trophy they so covet and have spared no expense to chase.

The match went into half-time goal-less after an absorbing first period in which the French side looked more threatening with both teams coming close to scoring.

Kylian Mbappe missed a glorious chance to give PSG the lead late in the half but shot straight at Bayern keeper Manuel Neuer, who had made a superb double save to thwart Neymar earlier on.

At the other end, Bayern’s top scorer Robert Lewandowski fired against the post and then headed straight at keeper Keylor Navas, while the Germans lost defender Jerome Boateng to injury, with Niklas Suele replacing him.

Bayern become the first side ever to win every game in a Champions League campaign and first unbeaten champions since Manchester United in 2007/08.