MX23RW : Friday, December 14 18:26:10
May 26, 2018 at 7.45pm UK at ​Olimpiyskiy National Sports Complex
Attendance: 61,561

3-1

Benzema (51'), Bale (64', 83')
FT(HT: 0-0)
Mane (55')
Timeline
(M. Salah) A. Lallana        31'
37'     Nacho (D. Carvajal)
51'     K. Benzema
(D. Lovren) S. Mane        55'
61'     G. Bale (Isco)
64'     G. Bale (Marcelo)
(Roughing) S. Mane        82'
(J. Milner) E. Can        83'
83'     G. Bale
89'     M. Asensio (K. Benzema)
Reaction
Trent Alexander-Arnold in action for Liverpool on February 24, 2018
Trent Alexander-Arnold: 'Champions League final was heartbreaking'
Liverpool full-back Trent Alexander-Arnold admits that he felt as though he "let everyone down" following the club's defeat to Real Madrid in the Champions League final.
Jun 11, 16:56
Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah in action during the Champions League final against Real Madrid in Kiev on May 26, 2018
Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah responds to Sergio Ramos comments
Mohamed Salah responds to comments made by Sergio Ramos, who suggested that the Liverpool ace could have continued playing with an injured shoulder against Real Madrid.
Jun 9, 14:22
Roberto Firmino in a Brazil training session at Anfield on June 2, 2018
Roberto Firmino slams "idiotic" Sergio Ramos comments
Liverpool forward Roberto Firmino believes that Sergio Ramos's response to criticism of his actions in the Champions League final was "idiotic".
Jun 6, 22:33
Thibaut Courtois in action for Chelsea during the FA Cup final on May 19, 2018
Thibaut Courtois questions Loris Karius concussion mistakes
Chelsea's Thibaut Courtois questions whether Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius was affected by the concussion that he suffered during the Champions League final.
Jun 6, 20:55
Loris Karius in action for Liverpool on February 24, 2018
Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius suffered concussion during Champions League final
Doctors at Massachusetts General Hospital in the United States confirm that Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius suffered a concussion in the Champions League final.
Jun 4, 20:25
Real Madrid's Karim Benzema celebrates scoring their first goal in the Champions League final against Liverpool on May 26, 2018
Karim Benzema: 'Champions League final goal was not lucky'
Karim Benzema insists that his goal against Liverpool in Real Madrid's recent Champions League final win was not a fluke.
Jun 4, 17:30
Sergio Ramos takes out Mohamed Salah during the Champions League final between Real Madrid and Liverpool on May 26, 2018
Sergio Ramos 'changes phone number due to death threats'
Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos allegedly changes his phone number after receiving threatening calls in relation to his challenge on Liverpool's Mohamed Salah.
Jun 1, 21:29
Loris Karius in tears after the Champions League final between Real Madrid and Liverpool on May 26, 2018
Dietmar Hamann criticises Loris Karius's post-match behaviour
Dietmar Hamann questions Loris Karius's behaviour after Liverpool's 3-1 defeat to Real Madrid, claiming that the goalkeeper has too big an ego.
May 30, 18:28
Zinedine Zidane prior to Real Madrid's Champions League final clash against Liverpool at the NSC Olimpiyskiy Stadium in Kiev
Pep Guardiola: "Zinedine Zidane has done a spectacular job"
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola describes Real Madrid's achievement of winning three successive Champions League crowns as "spectacular".
May 30, 17:07
Loris Karius in tears after the Champions League final between Real Madrid and Liverpool on May 26, 2018
Does Loris Karius still have a future at Liverpool?
Sports Mole discusses whether Loris Karius has a future at Liverpool following his high-profile mistakes in the Champions League final.
May 29, 17:33
Sergio Ramos poses proudly with the trophy after the Champions League final between Real Madrid and Liverpool on May 26, 2018
Egyptian lawyer 'files €1bn lawsuit against Sergio Ramos for Mohamed Salah foul'
An Egyptian lawyer claims to have filed a €1bn lawsuit against Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos for the "physical and psychological harm" inflicted on Mohamed Salah.
May 28, 22:38
Loris Karius in tears after the Champions League final between Real Madrid and Liverpool on May 26, 2018
Andrew Robertson refuses to blame Loris Karius for mistakes
Liverpool full-back Andrew Robertson backs Loris Karius to learn from his Champions League final mistakes and become a "top, top keeper".
May 28, 20:24
Injured Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah leaves the field during the Champions League final against Real Madrid
Andrew Robertson: 'Sergio Ramos was clever in Champions League final'
Liverpool full-back Andrew Robertson insists that his side cannot blame their Champions League final defeat to Real Madrid on the first-half injury to Mohamed Salah.
May 28, 19:42
Mohamed Salah receives a hug from Jurgen Klopp after he comes off injured during the Champions League final between Real Madrid and Liverpool on May 26, 2018
Egypt president Abdelfattah Elsisi contacts Mohamed Salah about injury
The president of Egypt reveals that he has spoken to Mohamed Salah regarding his injury and insists that the Liverpool forward remains determined to feature in Russia.
May 28, 19:08
Carles Puyol playing for Barcelona
Carles Puyol 'furious over Real Madrid Champions League win'
Former Barcelona centre-back Carles Puyol admits that he is "furious" over Real Madrid's Champions League victory on Saturday night.
May 28, 18:51
Loris Karius in action during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Liverpool on March 10, 2018
Simon Mignolet offers support to dejected teammate Loris Karius
Simon Mignolet insists that he can empathise with teammate Loris Karius, whose two errors cost Liverpool in Saturday's Champions League final meeting with Real Madrid.
May 28, 14:11
Dejan Lovren in action for Liverpool on October 1, 2016
Dejan Lovren: "I promise that next year we will come back even stronger"
Liverpool centre-back Dejan Lovren promises that his side will come back stronger next season, following their Champions League final defeat to Real Madrid.
May 28, 10:34
Loris Karius apologises following Liverpool's defeat to Real Madrid in the Champions League final
Dejan Lovren absolves Loris Karius of blame for Champions League final howlers
Dejan Lovren vows to "come back even stronger" next season after attempting to absolve Loris Karius of any blame for Liverpool's 3-1 loss to Real Madrid.
May 27, 21:19
Virgil van Dijk in action during the Premier League game between Swansea City and Liverpool on January 22, 2018
Virgil van Dijk: 'Rivals should be jealous of Liverpool'
Virgil van Dijk says that he is "proud" of Liverpool's Champions League run and claims that rival clubs 'want to be in his side's position'.
May 27, 21:05
Andrew Robertson in action during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Crystal Palace on August 19, 2017
Andrew Robertson: 'Finishing second is as good as finishing last'
Andrew Robertson admits to being 'devastated' following Liverpool's 3-1 loss to Real Madrid, insisting that the tag of runners-up counts for little.
May 27, 20:44
Loris Karius apologises following Liverpool's defeat to Real Madrid in the Champions League final
Loris Karius: 'I haven't really slept since the Champions League final'
Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius apologises on Instagram for his blunders in the Champions League final against Real Madrid on Saturday night.
May 27, 18:55
Loris Karius apologises following Liverpool's defeat to Real Madrid in the Champions League final
Merseyside Police to investigate Loris Karius death threats
Merseyside Police confirm that they will investigate abusive tweets and death threats aimed at Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius.
May 27, 17:20
Loris Karius apologises following Liverpool's defeat to Real Madrid in the Champions League final
Jurgen Klopp: 'Loris Karius must deal with mistakes'
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp offers Loris Karius his sympathy following the goalkeeper's two costly errors in the Champions League final defeat to Real Madrid.
May 27, 15:42
Cristiano Ronaldo trains with Real Madrid ahead of the Champions League final
Cristiano Ronaldo: 'Champions League should be named after me'
Real Madrid striker Cristiano Ronaldo suggests that the Champions League should be named after him, having picked up his fifth winners' medal in the competition.
May 27, 15:08
Gareth Bale celebrates scoring during the La Liga game between Real Madrid and Deportivo La Coruna on January 21, 2018
Ryan Giggs: 'Gareth Bale is Wales's greatest ever player'
Wales manager Ryan Giggs hails Gareth Bale as the best Welsh player he has ever seen following the Real Madrid winger's match-winning cameo in the Champions League final.
May 27, 14:28
Injured Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah leaves the field during the Champions League final against Real Madrid
Georginio Wijnaldum: 'Mohamed Salah injury was a big blow'
Liverpool midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum admits that his side struggled to cope with the departure of Mohamed Salah during the first half of the Champions League final.
May 27, 14:01
Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos in action during his side's Champions League clash with Tottenham Hotspur
Sergio Ramos wishes Mohamed Salah speedy recovery
Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos offers his best wishes to Liverpool winger Mohamed Salah after his challenge forced the Egyptian off early in the Champions League final.
May 27, 13:50
Loris Karius apologises following Liverpool's defeat to Real Madrid in the Champions League final
Mark Lawrenson: 'No way back for Loris Karius'
Former Liverpool defender Mark Lawrenson claims that Loris Karius can no longer have a future at the club following his mistakes in the Champions League final.
May 27, 13:28
Loris Karius apologises following Liverpool's defeat to Real Madrid in the Champions League final
Loris Karius: 'I lost Liverpool the game'
Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius speaks out on his two errors in the Champions League final against Real Madrid in Kiev on Saturday night.
May 27, 10:46
Injured Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah leaves the field during the Champions League final against Real Madrid
Jurgen Klopp: Mohamed Salah injury "is very serious"
Jurgen Klopp reveals that the injury sustained by Mohamed Salah against Real Madrid was to his shoulder, and admits that the forward may miss Egypt's World Cup campaign.
May 26, 22:59
Gareth Bale in Real Madrid training ahead of the Champions League final on May 25, 2018
Gareth Bale hints at exit after helping Real Madrid to Champions League glory
Real Madrid's Champions League final hero Gareth Bale suggests that he will considering leaving the club this summer as he wants to be starting games more regularly.
May 26, 22:46
Liverpool's players look dejected after conceding a goal in the Champions League final against Real Madrid
Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson: "We were not good enough on the night"
Jordan Henderson admits that Real Madrid "deserved to win" Saturday's Champions League final clash in Kiev, as Liverpool made too many errors.
May 26, 22:34
Injured Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah leaves the field during the Champions League final against Real Madrid
Mohamed Salah in tears after being forced off with injury in Champions League final
Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah is forced off in the Champions League final against Real Madrid in Kiev.
May 26, 21:00
Zinedine Zidane watches on during the Copa del Rey game between Real Madrid and Leganes on January 24, 2018
Karembeu: 'Zinedine Zidane would be best Real Madrid manager ever with UCL win'
Former Real Madrid player Christian Karembeu claims that Zinedine Zidane would become the best Real Madrid manager ever with a third successive Champions League win.
May 26, 19:56
The Match
Match Report
Real Madrid beat Liverpool 3-1 in the 2018 Champions League final at the NSC Olimpiyskiy Stadium in Kiev, courtesy of a brace from substitute Gareth Bale.
Live Commentary
Relive Sports Mole's live text coverage of Real Madrid's 3-1 win over Liverpool, as Los Blancos won the Champions League for a third year running.
Team News
Cristiano Ronaldo, Karim Benzema and Isco have been selected to provide the Real Madrid attacking threat in tonight's Champions League final against Liverpool.
Preview
Sports Mole provides predicted lineups, team news and a full match preview of the 2017-18 Champions League final as holders Real Madrid take on Liverpool in Kiev.
Head to Head
Nov 4, 2014 7.45pm
Group B
Real Madrid
1-0
Liverpool
Benzema (27')
Rodriguez (53'), Ramos (60'), Marcelo (76')

Skrtel (47'), Moreno (84')
Oct 22, 2014 7.45pm
Group B
Liverpool
0-3
Real Madrid
Ronaldo (23'), Benzema (30', 41')
Kroos (36')
Build-up
Gareth Bale in action for Real Madrid in September 2017
Frank Lampard: "Gareth Bale can cause Liverpool problems"
Frank Lampard tips Gareth Bale to make an impact in the Champions League final against Liverpool in Kiev on Saturday night.
May 26, 19:37
Cristiano Ronaldo trains with Real Madrid ahead of the Champions League final
Cristiano Ronaldo: "I can keep playing until I'm 41"
Cristiano Ronaldo reveals his intentions to continue playing football for several years, despite turning 33 years old in February.
May 26, 19:08
Mohamed Salah celebrates scoring the second during the Champions League semi-final game between Liverpool and Roma on April 24, 2018
Mohamed Salah's family 'to sacrifice three calves'
The family of Liverpool maestro Mohamed Salah will allegedly sacrifice three calves in order to wish him luck in the Champions League final.
May 26, 18:09
Georginio Wijnaldum has a shot during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Swansea City on December 26, 2017
Georginio Wijnaldum: 'Liverpool fans have been waiting for this moment'
Liverpool midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum insists that he will be thinking of the fans who have been "waiting for a moment like this" as the Reds face Real Madrid in Kiev.
May 26, 17:14
Gareth Bale in action for Real Madrid in September 2017
Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane to start Gareth Bale in Champions League final?
Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane decides to hand Gareth Bale a start in the Champions League final against Liverpool in Kiev, according to a report in the press.
May 26, 17:00
Jurgen Klopp arrives for the Premier League game between Swansea City and Liverpool on January 22, 2018
David Wagner: 'Jurgen Klopp is the nectar for Liverpool'
Huddersfield Town boss David Wagner says that close friend Jurgen Klopp is "the nectar" that brings Liverpool together as the Reds prepare to take on Real Madrid in Kiev.
May 26, 15:55
Mohamed Salah celebrates scoring the second during the Champions League semi-final game between Liverpool and Roma on April 24, 2018
Luis Garcia: 'Mohamed Salah will perform in Champions League final'
Former Liverpool winger Luis Garcia backs in-form Egyptian frontman Mohamed Salah to shine in the Champions League final against Real Madrid in Kiev.
May 26, 15:09
A view inside Kiev's NSC Olimpiyskiy Stadium ahead of the Champions League final between Liverpool and Real Madrid on May 26, 2018
Ukrainian hooligans claim responsibility for Liverpool attack
A group of Ukrainian hooligans known as the "Troubled Company" claim responsibility for an unprovoked attack on Liverpool fans in Kiev earlier this week.
May 26, 14:55
Roberto Firmino in action during the Champions League round-of-16 game between Liverpool and Porto on March 6, 2018
Up to 1,000 Liverpool fans 'left stranded in UK'
As many as 1,000 Liverpool fans with tickets to the Champions League final are left stranded in the UK after their flights to Kiev are cancelled at the 11th hour.
May 26, 14:37
A night-time view of Kiev's NSC Olimpiyskiy Stadium ahead of the Champions League final between Liverpool and Real Madrid on May 26, 2018
Kiev metro suspended after bomb threats
The Kiev metro system is temporarily suspended after police receive bomb threats ahead of the Champions League final.
May 26, 14:28
Andrew Robertson in action during the Premier League game between Swansea City and Liverpool on January 22, 2018
Andrew Robertson: 'Liverpool need to use any Champions League nerves positively'
Liverpool full-back Andrew Robertson calls on his Reds teammates to put any potential nerves to good use ahead of their Champions League final against Real Madrid.
May 26, 10:50
Virgil van Dijk in action during the Premier League game between Swansea City and Liverpool on January 22, 2018
Virgil van Dijk: 'Liverpool must enjoy every bit of Champions League final'
Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk calls on his teammates to 'enjoy every bit' of their Champions League final experience as they prepare to take on Real Madrid in Kiev.
May 26, 10:37
Virgil van Dijk in action for the Reds during the FA Cup game between Liverpool and Everton on January 5, 2018
Virgil van Dijk: 'Liverpool belong in Champions League'
Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk talks up his love for the club ahead of the Champions League final.
May 25, 19:16
Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson in action during his side's Premier League clash with Newcastle United at St James' Park on October 1, 2017
Jordan Henderson out to 'create history' against Real Madrid
Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson hopes to join an elite list of players to have skippered the Reds to European Cup glory when his side take on Real Madrid this weekend.
May 25, 18:45
Gareth Bale after Real Madrid's Champions League final victory over Juventus on June 6, 2017
Ryan Giggs: 'Gareth Bale has to start Champions League final'
Ryan Giggs insists that Gareth Bale will 'make a difference' if he is handed a starting spot for Real Madrid in their meeting with Liverpool on Saturday evening.
May 25, 17:51
Jurgen Klopp at the Premier League match between Liverpool and Stoke City on April 28, 2018
Jurgen Klopp grateful to have shot at Champions League redemption
Jurgen Klopp admits that he is spurred on to taste victory against Real Madrid on Saturday evening after losing his only previous Champions League final.
May 25, 17:24
Sergio Ramos embraces Cristiano Ronaldo during the Champions League game between Borussia Dortmund and Real Madrid on September 26, 2017
Jurgen Klopp: 'Real Madrid more confident than Liverpool'
Jurgen Klopp hopes to get the better of Zinedine Zidane tactically in Saturday's Champions League final at the NSC Olimpiyskiy Stadium.
May 25, 16:15
Zinedine Zidane watches on during the Copa del Rey game between Real Madrid and Leganes on January 24, 2018
Jurgen Klopp praises "brilliant" Zinedine Zidane ahead of final
Jurgen Klopp hails Zinedine Zidane for turning Real Madrid into a European force, with the Frenchman aiming to win a third successive Champions League crown.
May 25, 16:05
Roberto Firmino celebrates scoring the fourth during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Liverpool on December 17, 2017
Combined XI: Real Madrid vs. Liverpool
Sports Mole picks a combined XI from those expected to be available for this weekend's Champions League final between Real Madrid and Liverpool.
May 25, 14:42
Liverpool winger Mohamed Salah celebrates after scoring during his side's Champions League clash with Sevilla on September 13, 2017
How Liverpool could line up against Real Madrid
Sports Mole looks at how Jurgen Klopp could set out his Liverpool side for their Champions League final showdown with Real Madrid.
May 25, 14:41
Isco in action for Real Madrid in October 2017
How Real Madrid could line up against Liverpool
Sports Mole predicts the starting lineup that Zinedine Zidane will name for Real Madrid's Champions League final meeting with Liverpool.
May 25, 14:41
Sexy Luis Suarez in action for Barcelona during their La Liga clash with Granada at the Camp Nou on October 29, 2016
Liverpool owner John W Henry questions Luis Suarez, Philippe Coutinho exits
Liverpool owner John W Henry questions why Philippe Coutinho and Luis Suarez opted to leave the Merseyside giants for Barcelona.
May 25, 14:33
Georginio Wijnaldum has a shot during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Swansea City on December 26, 2017
Georginio Wijnaldum: 'Long way to go to become Liverpool legends'
Midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum suggests that the Liverpool first-team squad will not become 'legends' if they beat Real Madrid in the Champions League final.
May 25, 12:28
Simon Mignolet in action for Liverpool in December 2017
Simon Mignolet hails Liverpool team spirit
Goalkeeper Simon Mignolet says that Liverpool's team spirit has proven key in the club's run to the Champions League final.
May 25, 12:04
Mohamed Salah celebrates scoring during the Champions League group game between Liverpool and Maribor on November 1, 2017
Mohamed Salah reveals secret behind goalscoring form of Liverpool's front three
Mohamed Salah says that scoring goals collectively is "the most important thing" for Liverpool's front three, having fired the Reds into the Champions League final.
May 25, 11:29
Jurgen Klopp celebrates during the Champions League playoff between Liverpool and Hoffenheim on August 23, 2017
Mohamed Salah: 'Jurgen Klopp has been a very close friend'
Mohamed Salah thanks Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp for giving him and his attacking teammates the freedom to terrorise defences.
May 25, 11:19
Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates scoring during the Champions League game between Borussia Dortmund and Real Madrid on September 26, 2017
Cristiano Ronaldo rejects comparisons with Mohamed Salah
Cristiano Ronaldo insists that Mohamed Salah is a completely different player to him, as the two men prepare to face off in the Champions League final.
May 25, 11:08
Emre Can in action during the Champions League round-of-16 game between Liverpool and Porto on March 6, 2018
James Milner, Emre Can fit for Champions League final
Jurgen Klopp admits to being 'surprised' by Emre Can's return to fitness for Saturday's Champions League final, while James Milner is also back in contention.
May 25, 10:32
Generic image of a locker room
Liverpool fans attacked in Kiev
Liverpool supporters were reportedly attacked by up to 20 hooligans, who acted "like a pack of dogs", in Kiev on Thursday night.
May 24, 22:35
Sergio Ramos embraces Cristiano Ronaldo during the Champions League game between Borussia Dortmund and Real Madrid on September 26, 2017
Fernando Morientes: 'Success will come down to team'
Former Real Madrid and Liverpool forward Fernando Morientes says that Los Blancos will need to 'collectively play well' in order to triumph in the Champions League final.
May 24, 20:16
Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson barks orders during his side's Premier League clash with Watford at Vicarage Road on August 12, 2017
Jordan Henderson: Europa League final defeat "worst feeling ever"
Jordan Henderson believes that Liverpool's 3-1 loss to Sevilla in the 2016 Europa League final was the starting point to this year's run in the Champions League.
May 24, 18:00
Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates scoring during the Champions League game between Borussia Dortmund and Real Madrid on September 26, 2017
Cristiano Ronaldo's record vs. Liverpool
Sports Mole looks at Cristiano Ronaldo's record in meetings against Liverpool during his time at Manchester United and Real Madrid.
May 24, 15:30
Gareth Bale celebrates scoring during the La Liga game between Real Madrid and Deportivo La Coruna on January 21, 2018
Gareth Bale's record vs. Liverpool
Ahead of Saturday's Champions League final between Real Madrid and Liverpool, Sports Mole looks at Gareth Bale's record against the Reds.
May 24, 15:16
Raphael Varane in action for Real Madrid on October 17, 2017
Raphael Varane desperate for more Champions League glory
Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane says that it "would be magnificent" to win a fourth Champions League title this weekend.
May 24, 13:38
Mohamed Salah celebrates scoring the second during the Champions League semi-final game between Liverpool and Roma on April 24, 2018
Mohamed Salah fasting ahead of Champions League final?
Mohamed Salah will not break with religious tradition as he plans to continue fasting in the build-up to Liverpool's Champions League final, a report claims.
May 24, 12:07
Georginio Wijnaldum has a shot during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Swansea City on December 26, 2017
Georginio Wijnaldum: 'Liverpool have a big chance of beating Real Madrid'
Georginio Wijnaldum admits that Liverpool face "a big challenge" when they take on Real Madrid, but is confident of ending Los Blancos' European dominance.
May 24, 11:54
Mohamed Salah celebrates scoring the second during the Champions League semi-final game between Liverpool and Roma on April 24, 2018
Combined XI: Liverpool 2005 vs. 2018
Ahead of Saturday's Champions League final in Kiev, Sports Mole selects a combined XI from Liverpool's class of 2004-05 and the current crop.
May 24, 08:59
Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos in action during his side's Champions League clash with Tottenham Hotspur
Sergio Ramos: 'Champions League win would eclipse Barcelona season'
Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos says that his team will eclipse Barcelona's double-winning season if they win the Champions League.
May 23, 20:42
Jordi Alba leaves the field injured in the Champions League match between Barcelona and Manchester City on October 19, 2016
Jordi Alba backing Liverpool in Champions League final
Jordi Alba insists that he has a "great" bond with the Real Madrid players in Spain's squad, despite admitting that he wants Liverpool to win the Champions League final.
May 23, 18:40
Gareth Bale after Real Madrid's Champions League final victory over Juventus on June 6, 2017
Marcos Alonso: 'Champions League is Real Madrid's competition'
Marcos Alonso predicts a "good final" between Real Madrid and Liverpool, but can only see one winner from the Kiev showdown.
May 23, 17:41
Mohamed Salah celebrates scoring the second during the Champions League semi-final game between Liverpool and Roma on April 24, 2018
Loris Karius: 'Mohamed Salah not yet on Cristiano Ronaldo's level'
Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius claims that Mohamed Salah is not quite on the same level as Cristiano Ronaldo yet.
May 23, 14:04
Real Madrid's Marcelo in action against Tottenham Hotspur in the Champions League on October 17, 2017
Real Madrid star Marcelo: 'Press will kill us if we lose Champions League final'
Real Madrid star Marcelo says that the press will either 'kill them or praise them' depending on the result of the Champions League final against Liverpool.
May 22, 19:59
Toni Kroos in action for Real Madrid in May 2016
Toni Kroos likens Liverpool team to "11 animals" ahead of Champions League final
Real Madrid midfielder Toni Kroos says that he is expecting to take on "11 animals" when they play Liverpool in the Champions League final.
May 22, 19:42
Gareth Bale celebrates scoring during the La Liga game between Real Madrid and Deportivo La Coruna on January 21, 2018
Ryan Giggs backs Gareth Bale to star in Champions League final
Wales manager Ryan Giggs backs Real Madrid attacker Gareth Bale to play a key role in the Champions League final on Saturday night.
May 22, 15:57
Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates scoring during the Champions League game between Borussia Dortmund and Real Madrid on September 26, 2017
Cristiano Ronaldo sends message to Real Madrid fans
Cristiano Ronaldo tells Real Madrid's supporters that the team will 'do everything they can' in order to win the 2018 Champions League final.
May 22, 15:46
A frustrated Cristiano Ronaldo kicks the post during the Champions League group game between Tottenham Hotspur and Real Madrid on November 1, 2017
Cristiano Ronaldo: 'I would rather face Manchester United'
Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo "would have preferred" to have faced Manchester United in the 2018 Champions League final than Liverpool.
May 22, 15:35
Sergio Ramos embraces Cristiano Ronaldo during the Champions League game between Borussia Dortmund and Real Madrid on September 26, 2017
Vicente del Bosque: 'No Liverpool players make Real Madrid XI'
Former Real Madrid boss Vicente del Bosque insists that no Liverpool players would make it into the Los Blancos XI.
May 22, 14:12
Sadio Mane in action during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Manchester City on January 14, 2018
Liverpool winger Sadio Mane: 'I expect to score against Real Madrid'
Liverpool winger Sadio Mane suggests that he expects to score his 20th goal of the season in the Champions League final against Real Madrid.
May 22, 13:59
Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane at the Champions League final against Atletico Madrid on May 28,.2016
Zinedine Zidane picks out main attributes
Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane says that "motivation and passion" are the two main skills that he brings to his position at the Bernabeu.
May 22, 11:36
Zinedine Zidane watches on during the Copa del Rey game between Real Madrid and Leganes on January 24, 2018
Zinedine Zidane: 'I am yet to decide starting XI'
Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane claims that he has still not decided his starting XI for Saturday's Champions League final against Liverpool in Kiev.
May 22, 11:24
Cristiano Ronaldo scores an overhead goal during Real Madrid's 3-0 win at Juventus in the Champions League on April 3, 2018
Guillem Balague: 'Cristiano Ronaldo the man for big occasion'
Respected Spanish journalist Guillem Balague says that Real Madrid are 'geared to play' for Cristiano Ronaldo ahead of Saturday's Champions League final.
May 22, 11:11
Dejan Lovren and Kevin De Bruyne in action during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Manchester City on January 14, 2018
Dejan Lovren ready for Cristiano Ronaldo challenge
Liverpool centre-back Dejan Lovren is 'ready for the challenge' of stopping Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo in the Champions League final.
May 22, 10:59
Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge in action during his side's Premier League clash with Newcastle United at St James' Park on October 1, 2017
Daniel Sturridge falls out with Jurgen Klopp over Champions League snub?
Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge is reportedly frustrated with Jurgen Klopp for not inviting him to watch the Champions League final in Kiev.
May 21, 22:46
Andrew Robertson in action during the Premier League game between Swansea City and Liverpool on January 22, 2018
Andrew Robertson confident Liverpool will outscore Real Madrid in European final
Liverpool left-back Andrew Robertson is confident that the team will outscore Real Madrid in the Champions League final this Saturday.
May 21, 20:58
Steven Gerrard in charge of Liverpool under-19s on February 21, 2018
Steven Gerrard: 'Liverpool must go and deliver in Champions League final'
Steven Gerrard tells the Liverpool team to grasp the opportunity when they face Real Madrid in the Champions League final.
May 21, 20:47
Dishevelled Reds boss Jurgen Klopp watches on during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Chelsea on November 25, 2017
Xabi Alonso: 'Liverpool must keep emotions in check against Real Madrid'
Xabi Alonso advises Liverpool's players to keep a lid on their emotions for the Champions League final against Real Madrid.
May 21, 19:11
Virgil van Dijk in action for the Reds during the FA Cup game between Liverpool and Everton on January 5, 2018
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp pleased with Virgil van Dijk, Dejan Lovren pairing
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp admits that he has been delighted with the development of the defensive partnership between Virgil van Dijk and Dejan Lovren.
May 21, 16:08
Emre Can in action during the Champions League round-of-16 game between Liverpool and Porto on March 6, 2018
Emre Can back in Liverpool training
German midfielder Emre Can trains with the rest of the Liverpool squad ahead of this weekend's Champions League final.
May 21, 15:11
Jurgen Klopp arrives for the Premier League game between Swansea City and Liverpool on January 22, 2018
Jurgen Klopp relishing Zinedine Zidane battle
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp says that he is looking forward to taking on "great footballing legend" Zinedine Zidane in the Champions League final.
May 21, 10:49
Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos in action during his side's Champions League clash with Tottenham Hotspur
Real Madrid skipper Sergio Ramos: Liverpool match will be "tough"
Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos talks up the mental strength of his teammates heading into their clash with Liverpool, having already overcome three domestic champions.
May 20, 16:58
Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos in action during his side's Champions League clash with Tottenham Hotspur
Sergio Ramos: 'Real Madrid can define an era by beating Liverpool'
Sergio Ramos targets victory over Liverpool in next Saturday's Champions League final to further demonstrate Real Madrid's dominance on the European stage.
May 20, 16:48
Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson in action during his side's Premier League clash with Newcastle United at St James' Park on October 1, 2017
Jordan Henderson: 'Liverpool underdogs in Champions League final'
Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson admits that his side will be the underdogs against two-time defending champions Real Madrid in the Champions League final.
May 20, 14:12
Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson barks orders during his side's Premier League clash with Watford at Vicarage Road on August 12, 2017
Jordan Henderson: 'I thrive off Liverpool captaincy'
Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson says that he "thrives" off the responsibility of being the club's skipper.
May 20, 14:02
Trent Alexander-Arnold celebrates getting on the scoresheet during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Swansea City on December 26, 2017
Trent Alexander-Arnold confident of Champions League glory
Liverpool defender Trent Alexander-Arnold insists that he is not daunted by the prospect of coming up against Real Madrid and Cristiano Ronaldo in the Champions League.
May 20, 13:51
Gareth Bale celebrates scoring during the La Liga game between Real Madrid and Deportivo La Coruna on January 21, 2018
Zinedine Zidane "pleased" with Gareth Bale form
Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane says that he is "pleased" with Gareth Bale's improved goalscoring form in the buildup to the Champions League final against Liverpool.
May 20, 13:16
Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane watches on on November 1, 2017
Zinedine Zidane: Real Madrid "ready" for Champions League final
Zinedine Zidane insists that Real Madrid are now "ready" for their meeting with Liverpool, despite not yet deciding on his starting lineup for the Champions League final.
May 20, 12:32
Cristiano Ronaldo scores an overhead goal during Real Madrid's 3-0 win at Juventus in the Champions League on April 3, 2018
Jurgen Klopp: 'Cristiano Ronaldo's scoring figures are crazy'
Jurgen Klopp talks up the "crazy" goalscoring ability of Cristiano Ronaldo, admitting that Mohamed Salah still has a long way to go before matching the Portuguese.
May 20, 11:56
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp reacts during his side's Premier League clash with Newcastle United at St James' Park on October 1, 2017
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp: "I do not feel like an underdog"
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp admits that he 'likes the role' his side are in heading into next weekend's Champions League final against defending champions Real Madrid.
May 20, 11:44
Isco in action for Real Madrid in October 2017
Real Madrid ace Isco anticipates "beautiful" Champions League final
Real Madrid midfielder Isco confesses that his side require victory in next week's Champions League final against Liverpool to salvage a disappointing campaign.
May 18, 22:25
Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane at the Champions League final against Atletico Madrid on May 28,.2016
Zinedine Zidane: Retaining Champions League "would be huge" achievement
Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane acknowledges the magnitude of potentially becoming the third person to win three European Cups.
May 18, 21:03
Cristiano Ronaldo in action during the La Liga game between Getafe and Real Madrid on October 14, 2017
Zinedine Zidane: 'Cristiano Ronaldo 120% fit for Champions League final'
Zinedine Zidane provides a positive update on the fitness of Cristiano Ronaldo, who he expects to be in top shape for the Champions League final against Liverpool.
May 18, 20:51
A general shot of the new Main Stand at Anfield ahead of Liverpool's Premier League clash with Watford on November 6, 2016
Liverpool CEO Peter Moore addresses Kiev issues ahead of Champions League final
Liverpool chief executive Peter Moore states that the club have "worked exhaustively" to tackle problems for fans relating to this month's Champions League final in Kiev.
May 17, 20:13
Roberto Firmino celebrates scoring the fourth during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Liverpool on December 17, 2017
Roberto Firmino: 'Liverpool will fight until the end against Real Madrid'
Roberto Firmino insists that Liverpool will "fight until the end" when they lock horns with Real Madrid in the Champions League final in Kiev on May 26.
May 16, 19:51
Luka Modric in action during the La Liga game between Barcelona and Real Madrid on December 3, 2016
Luka Modric: "Liverpool deserve to be in the final"
Luka Modric acknowledges that, while Liverpool were not one of the pre-tournament favourites to win the Champions League, they deserve respect in next week's final.
May 16, 15:56
Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos in action during his side's Champions League clash with Tottenham Hotspur
Sergio Ramos targets "dream" Champions League final victory over Liverpool
Sergio Ramos hopes to show that Real Madrid really are the "kings of Europe" when taking on Liverpool in the Champions League final in 10 days' time.
May 16, 15:45
Trent Alexander-Arnold celebrates getting on the scoresheet during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Swansea City on December 26, 2017
Trent Alexander-Arnold relishing Cristiano Ronaldo test
Liverpool youngster Trent Alexander-Arnold says that he is looking forward to the challenge of coming up against Cristiano Ronaldo in the Champions League final.
May 15, 15:41
Mohamed Salah is embraced by Jordan Henderson during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Watford on March 17, 2018
Liverpool players 'heading to Marbella for fitness camp'
Jurgen Klopp pencils in a three-day trip to Marbella for next week as he prepares his Liverpool players for their Champions League final clash against Real Madrid.
May 12, 21:15
General view inside the Bernabeu, taken February 2009
Francisco Gento: 'Beating Liverpool a piece of cake for Real Madrid'
Real Madrid legend Francisco Gento believes that beating Liverpool in the Champions League final will be "a piece of cake" for Zinedine Zidane's side.
May 10, 21:00
Steven Gerrard in charge of Liverpool under-19s on February 21, 2018
Steven Gerrard backs Liverpool to beat Real Madrid in Champions League final
Steven Gerrard insists that Liverpool have a "really good chance" against Real Madrid in the Champions League final despite many pundits describing the Reds as underdogs.
May 10, 20:50
Dani Carvajal in action for Real Madrid in May 2016
Dani Carvajal: 'I will be fit for Champions League final'
Real Madrid defender Dani Carvajal insists that he will be fit for the Champions League final against Liverpool later this month.
May 9, 14:59
Jurgen Klopp celebrates after the Premier League game between West Ham United and Liverpool on May 14, 2017
John Henry: 'Jurgen Klopp has done a tremendous job at Liverpool'
Liverpool owner John Henry is delighted with the "tremendous job" that manager Jurgen Klopp has done in guiding the team to the Champions League final.
May 8, 19:38
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
UEFA announces referee for Champions League final
UEFA announces the referee and officials for the 2018 Champions League final between Real Madrid and Liverpool.
May 7, 20:12
Cristiano Ronaldo is stunned during the Champions League group game between Tottenham Hotspur and Real Madrid on November 1, 2017
Zinedine Zidane: 'Cristiano Ronaldo will be fit for Champions League final'
Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane admits that the severity of Cristiano Ronaldo's ankle injury is unknown, but allays concerns that he could miss the Champions League final.
May 7, 09:28
RB Leipzig midfielder Naby Keita in action during the Emirates Cup match with Sevilla in July 2017
Jurgen Klopp invites Naby Keita to Champions League final
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp invites future player Naby Keita to meet his teammates earlier than planned at the Champions League final in Kiev on May 26.
May 6, 12:27
Sergio Ramos embraces Cristiano Ronaldo during the Champions League game between Borussia Dortmund and Real Madrid on September 26, 2017
Dejan Lovren: 'Real Madrid should fear Liverpool'
Dejan Lovren is adamant that Liverpool have nothing to fear in their Champions League showdown with Real Madrid and says that it is a 'dream' to make it to the final.
May 4, 13:22
Mohamed Salah celebrates scoring the second during the Champions League semi-final game between Liverpool and Roma on April 24, 2018
Sergio Ramos: 'Real Madrid do not fear Liverpool star Mohamed Salah'
Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos dismisses Liverpool star Mohamed Salah as "just one of 11 players" ahead of the two teams facing off in the Champions League final.
May 3, 22:52
Mohamed Salah celebrates during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Watford on March 17, 2018
Liverpool handed 16,626 Champions League final tickets
Liverpool are allocated just 16,626 tickets for their Champions League final with Real Madrid, with only 10,000 available to general supporters.
May 3, 09:27

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Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Liverpool1613303462842
2Manchester CityMan City1613214593641
3Tottenham HotspurSpurs16120430161436
4Chelsea16104233132034
5Arsenal16104235201534
6Manchester UnitedMan Utd167542826226
7Everton166642319424
8Bournemouth167272526-123
9Leicester CityLeicester166462120122
10Wolverhampton WanderersWolves166461719-222
11West Ham UnitedWest Ham166372325-221
12Watford166372023-321
13Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton166371922-321
14Cardiff CityCardiff1642101530-1514
15Newcastle UnitedNewcastle163491322-913
16Crystal Palace1633101323-1012
17Burnley1633101532-1712
18Huddersfield TownHuddersfield1624101027-1710
19Southampton161691330-179
20Fulham1623111640-249

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