May 24, 2014 at 7.45pm UK at ​Estadio da Luz, Lisbon
Real Madrid
AtleticoAtletico Madrid
Ramos (94'), Bale (110'), Marcelo (117'), Ronaldo (130' pen.)
Ramos (27'), Khedira (46'), Marcelo (119'), Ronaldo (120'), Varane (121')
FT(HT: 0-1)
Godin (36')
Garcia (27'), Miranda (53'), Villa (73'), Juanfran (74'), Koke (86'), Gabi (100'), Godin (120')

Half-Time Report: Diego Godin gives Atletico Madrid interval lead

Diego Godin's 36th-minute header gives Atletico Madrid a 1-0 half-time lead over Real Madrid in the Champions League final.

Atletico Madrid hold a 1-0 lead over city-rivals Real Madrid at half time in the Champions League final.

Atletico Madrid's players celebrate after scoring during the UEFA Champions League Final Real Madrid vs Atletico de Madrid at Luz stadium in Lisbon, on May 24, 2014© Getty Images

Having been deemed fit enough to start despite carrying a minor hamstring injury, Diego Costa could only last nine minutes of the contest before being replaced by Adrian Lopez for Atletico.

Despite the early setback, Diego Simeone's side managed to get in the first shot of the night moments later through Raul Garcia, but his effort failed to truly trouble Iker Casillas.

Shortly after the half-hour mark Gareth Bale intercepted a poor Tiago pass before setting off towards goal, and he found himself in space to get a strike away. The Welshman's effort from 12 yards failed to find the target, however, with the chance going begging.

The missed opportunity proved costly four minutes later when Diego Godin opened the scoring in bizarre fashion. Having initially cleared an Atletico corner, the ball came back into the box, but the out-rushing Casillas failed to get to it and Godin saw his flicked header trickle over the line.

Adrian got on the end of another cross into the box shortly before the interval, but his attempt sailed narrowly over the bar from eight yards out.

Angel Di Maria of Real Madrid CF competes for the ball with Koke of Atletico de Madrid during the La Liga match between Real Madrid CF and Club Atletico de Madrid at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on September 28, 2013
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