Ask Steven: How often has the Champions League final featured two teams from the same country?

John Terry famously slipped while taking a penalty in the only Champions League final between two English sides to date Alex Livesey/Getty Images

Manchester United beat Chelsea in the 2008 Champions League final. How often has this final featured two teams from the same country? Jeremy Clarke

Until the format of the old European Champions Cup competition was changed in 1992-93, when it was renamed the Champions League, it was difficult for two teams from the same nation to reach the final, as only the country providing the defending champions could enter two teams.

But since the expansion - some nations now regularly field four teams in the competition - there have been five finals between teams from the same country.

The first was in 2000, when Real Madrid beat Valencia 3-0 in Paris. In 2003 AC Milan beat Juventus on penalties at Old Trafford, then in 2008 came the match you mentioned, Manchester United's victory over Chelsea in Moscow, also after a penalty shootout.

It was an all-German affair at Wembley in 2011, when Bayern Munich beat Borussia Dortmund 2-1, then last year Real Madrid thrashed rivals Atletico 4-1 in Lisbon, the first final featuring two teams from the same city.