Bayern Munich's Christian Ziege, right, struggles to keep his balance in October 1995's UEFA Cup Winners' Cup second round game against Raith Rovers at Easter Road in Edinburgh. Photo: SNS Group

In pictures: It's 25 years since Raith Rovers took lead against Bayern Munich

It’s 25 years ago this Saturday, October 31, since Fife's Raith Rovers dared to dream of UEFA Cup glory after taking the lead against Bayern Munich in Germany.

By Darin Hutson
Tuesday, 27th October 2020, 1:26 pm

That dream wasn’t to last, however, as the German giants, already 2-0 up from a first leg game played at Easter Road in Edinburgh two weeks previously, went on to score another two after half-time to win 4-1 on aggregate and go on to win the cup.

It was good while it lasted, though, and fans of the Kirkcaldy side will always have their memories of those precious moments when the unlikeliest of cup upsets briefly seemed possible.

Here are some photos of the first-leg tie, by SNS Group and Getty Images, as a reminder of those magic moments ...

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