Liverpool Vs Real Madrid Champions League Final Kick-Off, Stadium, Line-up [Full Details]
Liverpool and Real Madrid, clash today, Saturday 28th May 2022, in the 2021/2022 UEFA Champions League Final at the Stade de Franc, Saint Dennis in France.
MySportDab looks at the records and behind the two teams.
The Red Devils have won the competition six times and hope to make it their seventh UEFA Champions League title.
Real Madrid has clinched the title 13 times and will be aiming for their 14th UEFA Champions League title.
Liverpool recently clashed with the Spanish giants in 2018 in the UEFA Champion League finals, losing 3-1 to the Champions of Spain.
Liverpool’s prolific striker Mohamed Salah was injured in the match with Wales, and Tottenham’s legendary striker Gareth Bale bagged a brace with a magnificent and stunning overhead kick.
The Reds’ route to Stade de Franc, Saint Dennis, was not rosy.
It was full of drama. They defeated Inter Milan after a 2-1 aggregate win.
They scored six against Portuguese giants Benfica to win 6-4 on aggregate to make it to the semi-finals.
At the Semis, the 2021-22 Premier League runners-up eliminated a Spanish side on a 5-2 aggregate.
In their recent six matches across all competitions, they have drawn two and won all four others, with the last two games ending in a win.
Liverpool had won the League Cup and the FA Cup this season and was heading for an incredible quadruple before three quick goals by Manchester ended their hope.
Real Madrid, on the other hand, had to tackle different three heavyweights in European football to reach the finals.
The Los Blancos went to France in their round of 16 to battle Kylian Mbappe and Lionel Messi’s side, PSG winning the game 3-2 on aggregate.
Their next stop was Stamford Bridge, where they battled Chelsea, the defending champions, in a dramatic and tension-soaked two-legged clash.
The first leg ended in a 3-0 away win for the Merengues.
The English giants pulled a dramatic come-back in Santiago Bernabeu but failed in extra time. Real Madrid won on 4-3 aggregate.
It was a clash of the titans when Spanish Champion had to battle an English Champion, Manchester City, to make it to the finals.
Real Madrid won 6-5 on aggregate to make it to the finals.
Real Madrid has played in 16 European cups final, winning 13 and losing three, with their most recent being against Liverpool in 2018.
Liverpool had played 9 European cups final, winning 6 and losing 3, with their most recent being a 2-0 win of fellow Premier League side Tottenham.
The Spanish giants meet the Merseysider in France in a classic and rollercoaster UEFA Champions League Final.
Kick-Off: 8pm GMT
Liverpool: Van Dijk, Alexander-Arnold, Alisson, Konate, Henderson, Robertson, Fabinho, Salah, Keita, Luiz Diaz, Mane.
Real Madrid: Courtois, Militao, Carvajal, Mendy, Alaba, Kroos, Modric, Casemiro, Benzema, Valverde, Vinicius.
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