Champions League Final (May 26th, 2018)

Referee Milorad Mazic, who was voted the worst referee at the 2014 World Cup, has been appointed the leading official for this season's Champions League final between Liverpool and Real Madrid. Bayern's sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic said Real held no fear for the Bavarians, who lost to Madrid in the 2017 quarter-finals. To have Liverpool in the Uefa Champions League final is fantastic,” said Pete Oliver, BT Consumer's marketing and sales managing director.

• The 3-1 defeat at home to Juventus in the quarter-final second leg is only Madrid's third in their last 31 European fixtures, winning 21 and drawing seven. Italienii au calculat cati bani vin de la UEFA pentru cele trei participante ale lor in Champions League.

As Liverpool put on counter attacking clinic in Porto, hitting five goals to put them all but an incredible collapse away from a final eight birth, Cristiano Ronaldo was the late hero for Real Madrid in a 3-1 win over Paris Saint-Germain. Bayern Munich will take on defending champions Real Madrid, while Liverpool battles Roma in a matchup of two dark horses.

The brewpub Solemenska Browarnia is rated the number one bar in Kiev on TripAdvisor and there are some popular sports bars dotted around the city, such as the Arena Sports Zone, located on Basseyna Street and the Olimpiyskiy Sport Restaurant and Grill is actually on the territory of the stadium itself.

• The Spanish side then ousted FC Bayern München in the semi-finals, winning 2-1 in Germany and progressing thanks to a 2-2 home draw. Even attacking midfielder Sadio Mané is close to joining Firmino and Salah on double figures, as he has nine Champions League goals so far this season.

It was another bitter defeat for Roma who lost the 1984 European Cup final to Liverpool on penalties in the same stadium. UCL Final - Predicted LineUp Real Madrid vs Liverpool Champions League. They were the real madrid vs liverpool fifth reigning champions to return to the UEFA Champions League final the following season, and the first team to retain the European Cup since Milan (1989, 1990).

Real has already won the trophy a record 12 times, but faces a successful European club in its own right, as Liverpool has triumphed five times — the most tournament wins by any English side. Ronaldo, who turned 33 this year, has scored 42 club goals this season.

Salah's arrival at Madrid ahead of the new season was all the more important considering Ronaldo was set to miss the opening couple of months of the campaign after being stretched off in the first few minutes of Portugal's appearance in the World Cup final.

No team has won more European Cups than Real Madrid's 12. Los Blancos won five in a row between 1956 and 1960 and last year they become the first club to retain the title in the Champions League era. Real is allowing better than a goal-per-game in league play this season, and has been a bit worse in Europe despite advancing to the final.

The match will be played at the NSC Olimpiyskiy Stadium in Kiev, Ukraine. LIVERPOOL star Mohamed Salah has communicated his salary demands to Real Madrid via his agent, a shock report from Spain. Don't forget back then in 1981 we had been the Kings of Europe in '77 and '78, Forest had done it in '79 and '80 but Liverpool were the kings of world football at that given time so it was a massive game for Real Madrid to be playing Liverpool.

‘Going to a final is really nice but winning is even nicer. After conceding three during the wild quarter-final win over Juventus, Real shipped the same number of goals during their 4-3 aggregate victory over Bayern. With Gareth Bale in great form of late, Zinedine Zidane is now expected to have a fair few dilemmas on his hand for the Champions League final with Liverpool.

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