The biggest club competition in the world, the Uefa The Champions League comes to a thrilling climax on Saturday 28 May 2022 when Liverpool take on Real Madrid at the Stade de France in Paris.
In a replay of the 2018 final in which Madrid, under then-coach Zinedine Zidane, became the first team to win three consecutive European Cups, the encounter certainly lives up to the hype surrounding Mo Salah-led Liverpool seeking revenge.
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Liverpool manager Jürgen Klopp will be targeting his second UCL title with Liverpool in three years and Liverpool’s seventh overall, while no club has won more UCL than Real Madrid’s 13.
While the Merseyside team won all their group stage games, many neutral players feel that Liverpool’s road to the final was not as difficult as their Spanish opponents, who defeated Inter Milan, Benfica and Villarreal in the knockout stages . England come into the game in good form with their African star players Mo Salah and Sadio Mane with a combined tally of 13 goals.
Recently crowned Spanish champions Real Madrid suffered one of the biggest shock defeats in the history of the competition, losing to Moldova’s Sheriff Tiraspol in the group stage. The Champions League record-breaking team had to dig really deep to reach the final after beating PSG, Chelsea and a memorable comeback win over Man City en route to Paris. Karim Benzema, Real’s star striker and top scorer this season with 15 goals, will be counting on his home country and looking to cap his incredible season with the biggest prize in club football.
The battle for this year’s crown will see a showdown between four players worthy of Ballon D’or mentions, namely Benzema, Brazilian Vinicius Jr. and Africans Mo Salah and Sadio Mane. No one is going to want to finish second best as European dominance is what all players will have on their minds.
While Liverpool were in a close battle with rivals Man City for a domestic title last weekend, Carlo Ancelotti’s Madrid could focus solely on the Champions League final as they clinched their record 35th La Liga title.
How to watch the Champions League final
Showmax Pro subscribers in South Africa, Lesotho and Mauritius can watch every minute of this delicious clash live as it’s streamable on the platform, courtesy of SuperSport.
The game will feature an opening concert conducted by Camila Cabello, with kick-off at 21:00 CAT. Don’t miss all the action live on Showmax Pro.
Liverpool vs Real Madrid LIVE Results
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