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Gareth Bale soars but hints he may be on his way out of Real Madrid | Sid Lowe

Welshman is the match-winner off the bench but his two goals could prove to be a glorious farewellF or a moment there was silence and then there was a small smattering of applause. At the Liverpool end, they were stunned, and they were not alone. The g…

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Real Madrid lead 2018/19 Champions League seeds

Three Spanish teams will be seeded for the 2018/19 group stage draw following Real Madrid’s victory in Kyiv.

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Real Madrid and Atlético bound for UEFA Super Cup

Real Madrid will take on city rivals Atlético Madrid in the 2018 UEFA Super Cup, which will be staged in Tallinn, Estonia, on 15 August.

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All the European Cup finals and winners

Real Madrid have taken their overall tally to 13 triumphs in Europe’s top club competition; read the roll of honour.

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Real Madrid 3-1 Liverpool: Champions League final player ratings

Substitute Gareth Bale is man of the match while Loris Karius’s howlers surely leave his Liverpool career in tattersKeylor Navas 7/10 Lucky not to be punished by Van Dijk when he missed a corner but one his safer goalkeeping displays. Made a solid and …

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Three in a row: Real Madrid make more history

Real Madrid have become the first club to win three straight European Cup finals for the second time.

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Five titles: what records does Ronaldo hold?

After Cristiano Ronaldo became the first five-time UEFA Champions League winner, we list his records.

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Liverpool end season with Champions League goals record

Liverpool could not win the European Cup for a sixth time, but set a daunting mark by scoring their 47th goal in the 2017/18 competition.

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Ronaldo first to win five Champions League titles

Cristiano Ronaldo has become the first player to win five UEFA Champions League finals.

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Real Madrid win Champions League as brilliant Bale sinks Liverpool

It was an epic night, filled with so many different storylines, and unfortunately for Liverpool’s accident-prone goalkeeper, Loris Karius, his part in the story will be remembered just as long as Gareth Bale’s incredible bicycle kick or the sight of Mo…

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Real Madrid beat Liverpool 3-1 to win Champions League final 2018 – as it happened

Real won their third consecutive Champions League on an emotional night that will be remembered for Mo Salah’s heartbreak, Gareth Bale’s amazing goal and two hideous mistakes by Loris KariusRead Daniel Taylor’s match reportSid Lowe: Bale soars but hint…

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Memory Lane: the 1981 European Cup final – in pictures

As Real Madrid and Liverpool meet in the 2018 Champions League final, we’ve had a rummage in the archives to check out what happened the last time they met in the final Continue reading…

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Sergio Ramos set for one more epic display of leadership for Real Madrid | Sid Lowe

He raps, has dozens of tattoos and knows nothing but Champions League success as Madrid’s captainSergio Ramos was born with golden balls. That’s what Sergio Ramos says, anyway – and, he adds, they’re right where they’re supposed to be. It’s no Ossie’s …

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Madrid or Liverpool? The experts have their say

Find out what the likes of Steven Gerrard, Vicente del Bosque and Kenny Dalglish are predicting ahead of tonight’s final.

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Ronaldo v Salah – the head-to-head set to define Champions League final

Mohamed Salah, in the red of Liverpool, and Cristiano Ronaldo, in the white of Real Madrid, will be expected to score goals tonight worthy of European football’s annual showpieceTwo teams of 11 men apiece will emerge into the Olympic stadium in Kiev on…

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Jürgen Klopp laughs off Zinedine Zidane critics before Champions League Final – video

The Liverpool manager, Jürgen Klopp, said Real Madrid can live with chaos, something that perhaps sets them apart from previous opponents Liverpool have faced and laughed off suggestions that this was a meeting of two coaches accused of not being stron…

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