Football

Top five: European 2nd leg comebacks

Next Story →
Valdano got a double on an amazing night. (©GettyImages)
Valdano got a double on an amazing night. (©GettyImages).

Real Madrid v Borussia Mönchengladbach, 85/86

Real Madrid travelled back to Spain having been battered 4-1 in Germany and looked certain to be crashing out in the third round.

However, the return at Santiago Bernabeu would provide one of the most incredible second leg performances ever seen, as the most successful club in European history pulled off a fantastic win.

Two goals from Jorge Valdano and one from Carlos Santillana gave the Spaniards hope of an unlikely comeback, which was completed in the 88th minute when Santillana levelled the tie 5-5 on aggregate and sent his side through on away goals.

Topics:
Premier League
UEFA Champions League
Football
European News
Next Story →

Article Comments

Trending

Read more

Scroll for more articles below.