What is Bayern Munich's record in the Champions League?

Bayern Munich's Champions League Record

Bayern Munich is one of the most successful football clubs in Europe, and their record in the Champions League is no exception. The German giants have won the competition a record five times, and have been runners-up on three occasions.

Bayern Munich first entered the Champions League in the 1995-96 season, and they have been a regular presence in the competition ever since. In their first season, they reached the semi-finals, where they were knocked out by eventual winners Ajax.

The following season, Bayern Munich reached the final, where they faced off against Juventus. The match ended in a 1-1 draw, and Bayern Munich were crowned champions after a penalty shootout. This was the first of their five Champions League titles.

In the 2000-01 season, Bayern Munich reached the final again, this time facing Valencia. The match ended in a 1-1 draw, and Bayern Munich were crowned champions after a penalty shootout. This was their second Champions League title.

In the 2001-02 season, Bayern Munich reached the semi-finals, where they were knocked out by eventual winners Real Madrid. The following season, they reached the final again, this time facing off against Porto. The match ended in a 3-1 victory for Bayern Munich, and they were crowned champions for the third time.

In the 2005-06 season, Bayern Munich reached the quarter-finals, where they were knocked out by eventual winners Barcelona. The following season, they reached the semi-finals, where they were knocked out by eventual winners Manchester United.

In the 2007-08 season, Bayern Munich reached the quarter-finals, where they were knocked out by eventual winners Manchester United. The following season, they reached the final again, this time facing off against Inter Milan. The match ended in a 2-0 victory for Bayern Munich, and they were crowned champions for the fourth time.

In the 2012-13 season, Bayern Munich reached the final again, this time facing off against Borussia Dortmund. The match ended in a 2-1 victory for Bayern Munich, and they were crowned champions for the fifth time.

Runners-Up

Bayern Munich have also been runners-up in the Champions League on three occasions. In the 1999-2000 season, they were beaten by Real Madrid in the final. In the 2009-10 season, they were beaten by Inter Milan in the final. And in the 2011-12 season, they were beaten by Chelsea in the final.

Overall Record

Overall, Bayern Munich have an impressive record in the Champions League. They have won the competition a record five times, and have been runners-up on three occasions. They have also reached the semi-finals on seven occasions, and the quarter-finals on six occasions. This makes them one of the most successful teams in the history of the competition.