5. Mauricio Pellegrino (Valencia) vs Bayern Munich
2001 UEFA Champions League Final
Bayern won 5-4 on penalties (1-1 a.e.t.)
Playing in their second champion’s league, Valencia faced German giants Bayern Munich. They were able to compete with the Germans till the end of the match, forcing the final to be decided on penalties.
Both teams missed 2 of their first 5 penalties, ensuring it was a sudden death final. With Bayern 5-4 ahead, Argentine defender Mauricio Pellegrino took the 7th kick for Valencia. However Bayern keeper, Oliver Kahn guessed correctly and was able to produce a good save, denying Valencia what could have been their first Champions League title.