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This was the 1st season with the expanded Group Stage. To accommodate the extra matches only 24 domestic champions of the UEFA member associations participated in the 1994–95 UEFA Champions League.

Qualifying RoundEdit

The 16 lower tier domestic champions played a home and away knockout round.

New teams Teams in
Champions League
Teams eliminated
after matches
Qualifying Round AUT CRO CZE DEN FRA GRE HUN ISR LUX POL ROU SCO SWE SUI TUR UKR      16 new teams      >>> 8 teams
Group Stage BEL ENG GER ITA NED POR RUS ESP        8 Qualifying winners
       8 new teams
     16 teams
     >>> 8 teams

Group StageEdit

The 8 winners from the Qualifying Round joined with the 8 higher tier domestic champions to form 4 groups of 4 teams, playing a home and away series.

Country Qualifying Group Stage Quarter Finals Semi Finals
     AUT AUT   Salzburg   Salzburg
     BEL BEL   Anderlecht
     CRO CRO   Hajduk Split   Hajduk Split   Hajduk Split
     CZE CZE   Sparta Prague
     DEN DEN   Silkeborg
     ENG ENG   Manchester United
     FRA FRA   Paris Saint-Germain   Paris Saint-Germain   Paris Saint-Germain   Paris Saint-Germain
     GER GER   Bayern Munich   Bayern Munich   Bayern Munich
     GRE GRE   AEK Athens   AEK Athens
     HUN HUN   Vác
     ISR ISR   Maccabi Haifa
     ITA ITA   AC Milan   AC Milan   AC Milan
     LUX LUX   Avenir
     NED NED   Ajax   Ajax   Ajax
     POL POL   Legia Warsaw
     POR POR   Benfica   Benfica
     ROU ROU   Steaua Bucureşti   Steaua Bucureşti
     RUS RUS   Spartak Moscow
     SCO SCO   Rangers
     ESP ESP   Barcelona   Barcelona
     SWE SWE   Göteborg   Göteborg   Göteborg
     SUI SUI   Servette
     TUR TUR   Galatasaray   Galatasaray
     UKR UKR   Dynamo Kyiv   Dynamo Kyiv


The top 2 teams from each group advanced to the knockout stage.

Group A Group B Group C Group D
1   SWE   Göteborg   FRA   Paris Saint-Germain   POR   Benfica   NED   Ajax
2   ESP   Barcelona   GER   Bayern Munich   CRO   Hajduk Split   ITA   AC Milan
3   ENG   Manchester United   RUS   Spartak Moscow   ROU   Steaua Bucureşti   AUT   Salzburg
4   TUR   Galatasaray   UKR   Dynamo Kyiv   BEL   Anderlecht   GRE   AEK Athens

Knockout StageEdit

  Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
  Winner A v Runner-up B
      SWE   Göteborg  
    GER   Bayern Munich  
      GER   Bayern Munich  
Winner D v Runner-up C       NED   Ajax  
    NED   Ajax
      CRO   Hajduk Split  
        NED   Ajax (CHAMPIONS)
Winner B v Runner-up A       ITA   AC Milan
      FRA   Paris Saint-Germain  
    ESP   Barcelona  
    FRA   Paris Saint-Germain
Winner C v Runner-up D       ITA   AC Milan  
    POR   Benfica
      ITA   AC Milan  


The final this season was played at Ernst-Happel-Stadion, Vienna where Ajax defeated AC Milan.