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UCL Final Fulltime: Juventus 1 – Real Madrid 4; Los Blancos First Team To Defend Champions League Title In History

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The UEFA Champions League Final was everything expected from a final match between the renewed and rejuvenated Juventus and La Liga champs Real Madrid! But only one team can win…

There was a faint hope to see Buffon lift at least one UCL trophy but it wasn’t to be as Los Blancos scored a stunning 4-1 lead in the final stages of the game.

Ronaldo scored his 600 career goal and Zidane becomes the first manager to win back-to-back Champions League.

Check out all the highlights of the match

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PEEEP PEEEEP! Real first team to defend Champion League title in history; Juve 1 – Real 4
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90+4 extra time!
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90′ ASENSIO! GOAALL!! Marcelo keeps the ball alive, takes it from corner near post and Asensio scores Juve 1 – Real4
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88′ Real Sub: Kroos out, Morata in
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Well, replay shows otherwise…Sergio is a cheat PERIOD
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83′ Ramos dives to get Cuardado off! Second yellow and RED card to Cuardado, Juve reduced to 10-man…
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81′ Real Substitution: Isco out, Asensio in
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77′ Juve Substitution: Dybala off (who?) Lemina on
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76′ Real Substitution: Benzema off, local hero Bale on
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Forza Juve? Juventus have now conceded as many goals in this game as they had in the rest of the campaign
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71′ Cuardado in and Cuardado Yellow!
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Goal Stat: Ronaldo scores 600 career goals: Sporting Lisbon – 5; Man Utd – 118; Real Madrid – 406; Portugal – 71
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65′ Juve Substitution: Cuardado in, Barzagli out
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64′ Goal for Real! What Ronaldo did to France a year back, does it for Juve! Juve 1 – Real 3
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61′ Goal!! Casimero puts Real in the front, scores from 35-yard, deflect past Buffon…Juve 1 – Real 2
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59′ Ronaldo narrowly misses out on a deep Marcelo cross before Isco thumps wide with his left foot
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55′ Buffon shows Modric, who’s the elder brother…save! Juve 1 – Real 1
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53′ Toni aint KROOSified! Just gets a Yellow card!
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50′ Brazilian fury Marcelo sticks the boot to Dani Alves
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And we are back! Juve 1 – Real 1, who will blink first?
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47′ HALFTIME! Juve 1 – Real 1…and everyone’s still swooning over Mandzukic’s equaliser
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45+2′ added time, Juve 1 – Real 1
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Btw, Mandzukic becomes the 3rd player to score in either a European Cup or UCL final for 2 different teams
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42′ Dani gets a Yellow, Carvajal gets a card, Zidane gets mad
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Super Mario!


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Cristiano Ronaldo first player to score in 3 different finals in Champions League
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30′ Sergio Ramos thought Dani Alves was still in Barca, Yellow card to Ramos
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If Ronaldo score 2 more in this Champions League Finals, he will match Alfredo Di Stefano’s record of scoring in 5 European cup finals
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26′ Hail Scissor!! A kick by MANDZUKIC that tears Real apart; Juve 1 – Real 1
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20′ RONALDOOO!! Goal for Real Madrid, brilliant pass by Carvajal, Juve 0 – Real 1
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17′ Casimero avoided a Yellow for a pure block. 0-0
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11′ Yellow card to Dybala, harsh call Ref!
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Juve looking excited with back to back shots on target as Real seem to trip up, interesting first 7 mins
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The Teams Are Here!! Get Ready As The Old Lady Locks Horns With The Los Blancos In Cardiff….
Juventus XI: Buffon, Barzagli, Chiellini, Bonucci, Alves, Khedira, Pjanic, Sandro, Mandzukic, Dybala, Higuain
Real Madrid XI: Navas, Carvajal, Varane, Sergio Ramos, Marcelo, Casemiro, Kroos, Modric, Isco, Benzema, Ronaldo
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Juventus are aiming for their first European title since 1996


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The Champions League final is watched all over the world


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Zidane in training. He still has the touch.


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Making sure the playing surface is perfect for the #UCLfinal


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When Zidane was reunited with former team-mates in Cardiff…


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And Cardiff is getting excited and ready for the biggest European showdown of the season.


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And the Ronaldo hype gets bigger and bolder


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What Managers Say 

Massimiliano Allegri, Juventus coach
“How we’re going to tackle tomorrow’s game is with total tranquility and serenity. We’ve worked all year for this. It won’t be easy because Real Madrid are the defending champions, but we know what we’ve built over the season and we’ll try to give that little bit more than Real Madrid.”

“We have worked for a whole year. All the trophies, and all the victories we’ve had this year, have been a sort of training for tomorrow. We have to win. It’s one game; you need to analyse the game and see when to attack, when to defend and, if we’re able to do that, we have a chance. But we need to feel relaxed and confident that we’re able to win the trophy.”

“In 2015 we got to the final and deserved to, but at the same time perhaps we were not really strongly motived – maybe we didn’t feel confident enough after struggling for a few years in the Champions League. We didn’t get to the final by chance, but we didn’t expect to win. This year is different. Last year we had a good season in the Champions League and lost to Bayern in the last minute. We’ve been growing gradually. Now it’s completely different.”

Zinédine Zidane, Real Madrid coach
“We’ve done a lot of work all season, to win the Liga and to get to this final. What’s most important is that we’re all prepared, and we are. In football, you have to give it your all. I’ve lost many matches, so I know it’s possible to lose. It’s the same for Juventus. We’re going to try to play our game; we know we’re going to play against a great team. What everyone who likes football wants to see is to see a great final.”

“We know all about pressure at Real Madrid. We’re always favourites, but in reality in a final there are no favourites. We’re not favourites, nor are Juventus. It’s 50-50. But we’re in the final again, and everything is possible. I expect an open game on both sides. I’ve lived and been at Juventus, in Italy there’s the famous catenaccio, but Juve don’t just have that. I expect an open game.”

“Cristiano is a good person, because he’s worried; he worries about the others. What’s really important is what he does professionally. He always wants more. Even if it’s a training session, he wants to win there as well. What this gives the team is that he always wants to win. He has something inside; he’s a born leader, especially on the pitch.”

“We’re not going to change anything at all. We’re going to talk about the game, but that’s all. Nothing changes; nothing should change. We’re going to do things the way we always have done, and we’re going to see.”

Probable Starting XI

Juventus: Gianluigi Buffon; Andrea Barzagli, Leonardo Bonucci, Giorgio Chiellini; Dani Alves, Sami Khedira, Miralem Pjanic, Alex Sandro; Mario Mandzukic, Gonzalo Higuain, Paulo Dybala.

Real Madrid: Keylor Navas; Dani Carvajal, Sergio Ramos, Raphael Varane, Marcelo; Luka Modric, Casemiro, Toni Kroos; Isco; Karim Benzema, Cristiano Ronaldo.


Champions League Final Stats

[espl_heading size=”12″ margin=”30″]Juventus and Real Madrid will lock horns for the 19th time in the European Cup/Champions League – which makes this the second-most played fixture in the history of the European tournament after Bayern Munich vs Real Madrid (24). [/espl_heading]

[espl_heading size=”12″ margin=”30″]In a head to head fight in the Champions League – Juventus and Real Madrid have clinched eight wins each and two draws. In their previous meeting in the European completion, Real Madrid won 1-0 in 1998, all thanks to a goal from Predrag Mijatovic. [/espl_heading]

[espl_heading size=”12″ margin=”30″]Real Madrid have now reached the European Cup/Champions League for a record 15th time – four times more than any other club. Next to them are AC Milan who have reached the final 11 times. Los Blancos have won 11 of the previous 14 finals – more than any other club in the history. [/espl_heading]

[espl_heading size=”12″ margin=”30″]Serie A giants Juventus have won only two of their eight European Cup/Champions League finals. And now Allegri can end the club’s 21-year wait to win the Champions League trophy. They have lost their last four finals in 1997, 1998, 2003 and 2015.[/espl_heading]

[espl_heading size=”12″ margin=”30″] Real Madrid are eyeing to become the first club since AC Milan (1989, 1990) to win consecutive Champions League trophies.[/espl_heading]

[espl_heading size=”12″ margin=”30″]Real Madrid have reached the final for the third time in four consecutive seasons.[/espl_heading]

Anirban Das
Anirban Das's journey to Delhi via Kolkata involves football, music, curiosity (which one day can kill the cat) and food. Following global football opens up an infinite space within him in both the conscious and subconscious self, away from the din and bustle of the madding crowd. Supports Manchester United & Barcelona

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