The Real Madrid players are the winners of the UEFA Champions League in the 2021/2022 season. year, reports Anadolu Agency (.).
It is the record 14th title of the Old Continent champion for the team from the “Santiago Bernabeu” stadium.
In a great final match played tonight at the Stade de France in Paris, the capital of France, in a spectacular atmosphere, Real beat Liverpool, 1-0.
The English team opened the first half better, they had chances, the best when Sadio Mane hit the post in the 21st minute. Real did not manage to organize the game, but at the end of the first part, the “kings”, who had been mostly saved by the goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois, shook the Reds’ net. However, after the VAR review for offside, Karim Benzema’s goal was not recognized.
In the continuation, Liverpool again had “more than a game”, but Real confirmed the class in the 59th minute. Federico Valverde scored sharply, and Vinicius Junior followed the action well and scored for the lead – 1: 0.
By the end of the game, the “Reds” went for everything or nothing, tried, had the initiative, but the result remained unchanged. Courtois saved the team from Madrid in the 80th minute when he intervened brilliantly after an attempt by Mohamed Salah. And three minutes later, the Real goalkeeper came out as the winner in the duel with Salah.
In the 84th minute, the question of the winner could have been resolved. After the counterattack, Vinicius found himself in front of Alison Becker, but at the crucial moment he lost control of the ball, so the Liverpool goalkeeper tamed his attempt. At the end, the scoreboard read Real 1, Liverpool 0 – for the great celebration of the Spaniards.
The match was delayed by 36 minutes due to a large crowd at the entrances to the stadium. Many Liverpool fans tried to enter the Stade De France even though they did not have tickets bought, so they clashed with the police, who were forced to use tear gas.
The bus with the Liverpool players was 20 minutes late for the stadium, because it was breaking through the crowd at the entrance to the stadium, which was assessed by many as a big failure of the match organizers, ie the European Football Association (UEFA).
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