Real Madrid won the Champions League for the 14th time at the expense of Liverpool
Real Madrid won the Champions League for the 14th time in its history, after beating Liverpool 1-0, during the match that brought the two teams together on Saturday evening at the Stade de France, in the Champions League final for the current season 2021-2022.
Real Madrid’s goal came through Brazilian Vinicius Junior in the 59th minute, with a fast ball in front of the goal, from Fede Valverde’s pass from the right side.
The Egyptian star, Mohamed Salah, participated from the beginning of the match with Liverpool until the end, and gave a wonderful performance, but bad luck stood in the way of scoring goals.
The two teams tried to feel the pulse of the other in the first 15 minutes, and there was no real danger to the goal of the two teams.
Then Liverpool was the relatively more dangerous party, after it had two chances, one of which was dangerous for Egyptian star Mohamed Salah in the 16th minute, after a cunning shot in front of the goal, so that Courtois brilliantly saved her.
In the 34th minute, Mohamed Salah hit a strong header from a cross from Alexander Arnold, but goalkeeper Courtois saved it.
In the 43rd minute, Karim Benzema scored Real Madrid’s first goal from a fatal mistake by Liverpool’s defense, to be canceled for offside.
The formation of Liverpool was as follows:
Goalkeepers: Alisson Becker / Defense line: Virgil van Dijk, Ibrahima Konate, Robertson, Trent Alexander-Arnold / Midfield: Thiago Alcantara, Fabinho, Henderson / Forward line: Sadio Mane, Luis Diaz, Mohamed Salah.
The formation of Real Madrid is as follows:
Goalkeepers: Thibaut Courtois / Defense line: Ferland Mendy, David Alaba, Eder Militao and Dani Carvajal / Midfield: Toni Kroos, Casemiro, Luka Modric and Fedi Valverde / Forward line: Karim Benzema and Vinicius Junior.
The start of the match was delayed for 30 minutes due to the rioting of the fans, as a large number of them were outside the stadium and were unable to enter, as others stormed the match stadium without tickets and reserved their places.
Liverpool vs Real
Liverpool qualified at the expense of Villarreal after winning the first in their home with a score of 3-2 in the semi-final second leg, while the Reds won the first leg 2-0 at their Anfield stadium, to qualify for the Champions League final for the tenth time in its history.
While Real Madrid qualified for the Champions League final after defeating Manchester City in the return match in the Spanish capital, Madrid, 3-1, after losing 3-2 at Al-Ittihad Stadium.