Liverpool vs Real Madrid is the final match of this year’s UEFA Champions League. Klopp’s Liverpool looks to continue to cement their legacy as European powerhouse with another UCL win. While Real Madrid will be gunning for another UCL trophy showing the world why they are biggest club in Europe.
Liverpool vs Real Madrid: Head to Head:
Real Madrid have a slight edge over Liverpool and have won four of the eight matches played between the two teams. Liverpool have managed three victories against Real Madrid and will need to level the scales on Saturday.
The previous meeting between the two teams took place last year and ended in a 0-0 stalemate. Both teams squandered chances on the day and will want to be more clinical this weekend.
Liverpool vs Real Madrid: headlines:
- Real Madrid beat Liverpool to win 14th European title.
- Vinícius taps in second-half winner to earn Madrid the trophy.
- Liverpool repeatedly denied by Courtois saves.
- Benzema had first-half goal ruled out for offside.
- Kick-off delayed by over half an hour due to crowd congestion outside stadium.
As It Happened:
With Real Madrid laying claims to their 14 UEFA Champions League trophy. Carlo Ancelotti’s men have done it the hard way with Tibaut Courtois acting as the wall the Real Madrid defense. It finished 1-0 after Full-time with the biggest trophy in European club football going to favourable home of Madrid.
They have done it yet again! Real Madrid win the Champions League, once again, on the back of a Vinicius Jr goal. Benzema’s goal was earlier ruled out off-side, but Vinicius did the job for Real Madrid to break a million Liverpool hearts.
Los Blancos have won their 14th European title – and now have exactly twice as many as AC Milan, the competition’s next-most successful club.
Right away, Courtois speaks to Spanish TV channel Movistar. “We showed we’re the kings of Europe,” he says.He also tells Movistar: “I have to say sorry to my brother because he’s getting married tomorrow and I can’t be there!”
Liverpool dominated for much of this final and had significantly more shots than Madrid – but a superlative, world-class display by Thibaut Courtois kept the Reds out. He was just unbeatable tonight.