Real Madrid beat Liverpool 1-0 thanks to a goal from Vinícius Júnior and added their 14th Champions League title.
Luis Díaz, the Colombian in the English team, started as the second Colombian to add minutes in the Champions League final. The first was Juan Guillermo Cuadrado. However, the peasant didn’t perform his best game and was substituted in the 64th minute.
See: How many Colombians have won the Champions League?
Thus, Real Madrid confirmed their good time and crowned a dream tournament in which they left behind PSG, Chelsea and Manchester City after several epic comebacks.
Real Madrid, champion of Champions
The game has ended. Real Madrid are, once again, champions of the Champions League. Title number 14 for the merengue team, which beat Luis Díaz’s Liverpool 1-0.
Thibaut Courtois has once again saved Real Madrid. Minute 82 wins Real Madrid against Liverpool in the home stretch of the Champions League.
Thibaut Courtois, figure of Real Madrid in the final // EFE / EPA / FILIP SINGER
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80th minute of the game. Liverpool, without Luis Díaz on the pitch, lost 1-0 against Real Madrid in the Champions League final.
Madrid is saved again
Once again the goalkeeper saves Real Madrid. Liverpool tried again at minute 68, but the Belgian again saved the shot.
Change at Liverpool: Luis Díaz out and Diogo Jota in. The Colombian didn’t have his best game and played 64 minutes.
Minute 63: Close to Liverpool from the draw. Thibaut Courtois saved the Spaniards again.
Minute 58: GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOL! Real Madrid scored to take the lead (1-0). Vinícius Júnior scored in a deadly counterattack from the white box.
Liverpool started the second half better and dominated the ball again. He prowled Real Madrid’s area, at minute 55, although he still failed to finish the goal.
Second time in progress
The second half has started. Real Madrid and Liverpool draw 0-0 in the Champions League final.
Why did it take so long to launch the game?
Before the match started, there were incidents with fans entering the stadium. The match started 35 minutes later than expected, what happened?
The first half ended
The first part is over! Liverpool and Real Madrid draw goalless in the Champions League final. Luis Díaz’s side started better, but slowed down as the game progressed. Real Madrid held firm in their box and nearly opened the scoring late in the first half.
Minute 45: Goal disallowed against Real Madrid, who scored but were whistled out of place. He looked at the VAR and confirmed it.
Liverpool return to the charge
Minute 33: Trent Alexander Arnold tried a shot from medium distance which Thibaut Courtois saved without any problem. Same game now.
Although Liverpool were better, they couldn’t reflect their superiority on the scoreboard. Real Madrid had a good game and resisted without major problems. The first half hour has already passed and Luis Díaz still hasn’t managed to connect in the team’s game.
Thibaut Courtois saved Madrid
Close to Liverpool! Sadio Mané finished in danger on minute 20, but Thibaut Courtois saved and the ball hit the post. Much better Liverpool right now.
First arrivals from Liverpool via Thiago Alcántara and Mohamed Salah. Better Liverpool in the first minutes. The score goes to 0-0.
First 10 minutes, score 0-0. The two teams are studying each other, but for the moment neither the risks. Real Madrid are behind and Liverpool dominate the ball.
It is already being played in Paris. Liverpool and Real Madrid define the new champion of the Champions League in Paris.
The show is over in the prelude to the game. Players are already in the tunnel, ready to begin the game.
Camila Cabello, in charge of the show in the preview of the match, is already on stage. The game will start in a few minutes.
Footballers, in the locker room
The footballers enter the locker room. In a few minutes the Champions League final will begin, after the chaotic situation experienced at the entrance to the stadium, which forced the match to be delayed by half an hour.
This is the situation outside the stadium
Hundreds of fans tried to force their way into the stadium. Apparently many were sold counterfeit tickets. The situation with the police has become chaotic and the game will start at 2:30 p.m.
Players return to the field
With the match suspended and as the situation unraveled, the Liverpool players returned to the pitch to warm up again.
The game was delayed for 15 minutes due to security concerns when fans entered the stadium. This was reported in an official UEFA statement.
Kick-off was delayed by 15 minutes.
— UEFA Champions League (@ChampionsLeague) May 28, 2022
Five minutes from the start
There are just five minutes left until the start of the Champions League final between Liverpool and Real Madrid.
Liverpool and Real Madrid warm up on the pitch just 30 minutes before the start of the game.
Here’s how Liverpool came out:
Here’s how Real Madrid point guard Karim Benzema warms up:
The barefoot boy
This is the story of Luis Díaz, from playing barefoot in La Guajira to reaching the Champions League final.
This is how the teams arrived
Liverpool and Real Madrid are already in the Stade de France. It was the arrival of Jurgen Klopp’s team:
And it was the arrival of the team of Carlo Ancelotti:
We already know how Liverpool and Real Madrid will play in Paris! Luis Díaz begins with the Networks.
Here’s how Liverpool are doing:
Here’s how Real Madrid are doing:
THE REAL MADRID XI! Carlo Ancelotti delivers the formation of the Spanish cast two hours before the #UCLFinal against Liverpool at the Stade de France.
⭐Ownership of David Alaba and Fede Valverde is confirmed.
⭐Courtois, Benzema and Modric lead the Spanish cast. pic.twitter.com/cuwr5UpaTW
— Express Football (@ExpressFutbolCL) May 28, 2022
The Champions League final between Liverpool and Real Madrid is just over an hour away.
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