Champions League Final : Real Madrid Vs Liverpool Match Preview, Line Up, Match Info

Champions League: Routes to the final

Round of 16Inter Milan 1-2 Liverpool – FT
Paris Saint-Germain 2-3 Real Madrid – FT

Quarter-finalsChelsea 4-5 Real Madrid – FT
Benfica 4-6 Liverpool – FT

Semi-finalsVillarreal 2-5 Liverpool – FT
Real Madrid 6-5 Man City – FT

Liverpool Vs Real Madrid: Match Facts 

Real Madrid Winger Vinícius Júnior Has Been Directly Involved In Nine Uefa Champions League Goals This Season (three Goals, Six Assists) - The Last South American Player To Be Directly Involved In More Than 10 Matches In A Single Campaign The Year Of The Year In The Under-21 Competition Was Lionel Messi 2008-09 (14 – Nine Goals, Five Assists).

Liverpool's Trent Alexander-arnold Could Be In The Uefa Champions League Final For The Third Time. Aged 23 Years And 233 Days On The Day Of This Year's Final, He Would Be The Second-youngest Player In The Competition's History To Play In Three Finals, After Alessandro Del Piero In 1998 (23y 192d), While The Right-back Could Become The Youngest, Who Started In Three Such Finals, Surpassed Thomas Müller (23 Years 254d).

Karim Benzema Has Scored 15 Goals For Real Madrid In The Uefa Champions League This Season, Just Two Short Of The All-time Record In A Single European Cup / Uefa Champions League Campaign (17 By Cristiano Ronaldo In 2013-14). If He Scores In This Match, Benzema Would Also Become The Third-highest Goalscorer In Both Competitions (currently Level With Robert Lewandowski On 86), Behind Cristiano Ronaldo (140) And Lionel Messi (125).

Since The Start Of The 2017-18 Season, Mohamed Salah Has Scored 33 Goals And Provided 11 Assists For Liverpool In The Uefa Champions League - Only Robert Lewandowski (55) And Kylian Mbappé (47) Have Directly Contributed To More Goals. In This Period, Salah Is One Of Only Two Players With 30+ Goals And 10+ Assists In The Competition, Along With Lionel Messi.

Real Madrid Forward Karim Benzema

Who Will Be 34 Years And 160 Days On Match Day, Would Be The Second Oldest Player To Score In A Uefa Champions League Final, After Paolo Maldini For Ac Milan In 2005 (also 36 Years 333d). Against Liverpool). Benzema Opened The Scoring In A 3-1 Victory When The Two Teams Last Met In The Final Of The Competition In 2018.

Jordan Henderson Could Make His 50th Uefa Champions League Appearance For Liverpool (currently 49), Joining Jamie Carragher (80), Steven Gerrard (73) And Phil Neal (57) As The Only Englishmen To Reach 50 Appearances. Reds In The European Cup / Uefa Champions League.

Real Madrid Have Five Different Players With Over 100 Uefa Champions League Appearances In Their Squad (karim Benzema, Toni Kroos, Luka Modric, Marcelo And David Alaba) - They Could Become The First Team To Name A Starting Xi For The Final With Four Or More Matches. Various Players Who Have Appeared In The Competition For More Than A Century. Currently The Most Three, Which Was Also Real Madrid In The 2018 Final (cristiano Ronaldo, Karim Benzema And Sergio Ramos).

Liverpool Striker Mohamed Salah Scored 33 Goals In The Champions League Under Jürgen Klopp; Only Three Players In The History Of The Competition Have Scored More While Playing Under One Manager - Lionel Messi Under Pep Guardiola (43), Ruud Van Nistelrooy Under Sir Alex Ferguson (35) And Thierry Henry Under Arsène Wenger (35).

Liverpool Have Allowed Fewer Opposition Sequences Of 10+ Uninterrupted Passes Per Game Than Any Other Team In The Uefa Champions League This Season (4.1). Furthermore, Only Ajax (7.4) – Who Were Eliminated In The Last 16 – Have Allowed Fewer Opposition Defensive Passes Than Liverpool (8.5) This Term.

Carlo Ancelotti Aims To Win The Uefa Champions League For The Fourth Time; The Most Of Any Manager In The Competition's History (after 2002-03 And 2006-07 With Ac Milan And 2013-14 With Current Club Real Madrid). Ancelotti Lifted The Trophy In Three Of His Previous Four Uefa Champions League Finals, Only Failing To Do So Against Liverpool In The 2004-05 Season With Ac Milan (losing 2-3 On Penalties).

Liverpool Manager Jürgen Klopp Has Faced Real Madrid More Times Than Any Other Opponent In The Uefa Champions League (9), Winning Just Three Of Those Matches (d2 L4). Among Teams He Has Faced At Least Three Times In The Competition, Klopp Has Had A Lower Win Percentage (33%) Against Any Other Opposition.

Real Madrid Are Aiming For A 14th European Cup/uefa Champions League Win, Which Would Be Twice As Many As Any Other Team (7, Ac Milan). Los Blancos Have Lifted The Trophy In Each Of Their Last Seven Finals Appearances, With Their Last Defeat In The Showpiece Coming Against Liverpool In 1981 - A Match Also Played In Paris Thanks To Alan Kennedy's Winner.

Liverpool Are Aiming To Win The European Cup 

Uefa Champions League For The Seventh Time In Their History - Victory In Paris Would See Them Equal Ac Milan (7) And Leave Them Only Behind Rivals Real Madrid (13) For The Most Wins In The Two Competitions Overall.

Liverpool And Real Madrid Will Meet In The European Cup / Uefa Champions League Final For The Third Time, The Most Between The Two Clubs In The History Of Both Competitions. Liverpool Won The First Final In 1981 (1-0) Before Real Madrid Beat Jürgen Klopp's Side 3-1 In 2018.

This Will Be The Ninth Meeting Between Liverpool And Real Madrid In The European Cup/uefa Champions League - After Winning The First Three Between 1981 And 2009, The Reds Are Winless In Their Last Five (d1 L4), Including Defeat In The 2018 Final.

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