The real Madrid keep making history. The white club will play its 17th Champions League final on May 28 at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis. The footballers led by Carlo Ancelotti signed an epic comeback against Manchester City. Rodrygo became a superhero after scoring the first goal two minutes before the end. In injury time, he conceded the goal that would take them to extra time. Karim Benzema also wanted to be part of the featsentencing the match with a penalty goal in extra time.
The meringues will face an old acquaintance in the French capital: the Liverpool. Real Madrid has not played a Champions League final since the 2017/18 season. It was precisely against networks when they won their last European title. The whites beat the English 3-1 in the kyiv olympic thanks to Karim Benzema’s goal and Gareth Bale’s brace. This was not the first time that both teams met in a final. The first occasion was in the 1980/81 season at the Parc des Princes, which ended with a 1-0 English victory.
Since 1981 without losing a Champions League final
The white team has played 16 Champions League finalsin which it came out winner 13 times. The Real Madrid has only lost 3 finals. The first was in the 1961/62 season against Benfica at the Olympish Stadion (Amsterdam) by 5-3. The second, in 1963/64 against Internazionale by 3-1 in Vienna.
The last final that the meringues lost was against Liverpool in the 1980/81 season and they did it in the same city where they will play in 2022: Paris. It’s been 41 years since Concha Espina’s men don’t know what it’s like to lose a final. Real Madrid does not give up. Club and fans dream of another magical night, although this time it will have to be at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis.
Champions League finals played by Real Madrid
|1955/56||real Madrid||Stadium of Reims||4-3||Parc des Princes (Paris)|
|1956/57||real Madrid||Fiorentina||2-0||Santiago Bernabeu (Madrid)|
|1957/58||real Madrid||AC Milan||3-2 (Overtime)||Stade du Heysel (Brussels)|
|1958/59||real Madrid||Stadium of Reims||2-0||Neckarstadion (Stuttgart)|
|1959/60||real Madrid||EintrachtFrankfurt||7-3||Hampden Park, Glasgow|
|1961/62||benfica||real Madrid||5-3||Olympisch Stadion (Amsterdam)|
|1963/64||international||real Madrid||3-1||Praterstadion (Vienna)|
|1965/66||real Madrid||partisan||2-1||Stade du Heysel (Brussels)|
|1980/81||Liverpool||real Madrid||1-0||Parc des Princes (Paris)|
|1997/98||real Madrid||Juventus||1-0||Amsterdam Arena (Amsterdam)|
|1999/00||real Madrid||Valencia||3-0||Stade de France (Paris)|
|2001/02||real Madrid||Bayer Leverkusen||2-1||Hampden Park, Glasgow|
|2013/14||real Madrid||Atletico Madrid||4-1 (Overtime)||Stadium of Light (Lisbon)|
|2015/16||real Madrid||Atletico Madrid||1(5)-1(3) (Penalties)||San Siro (Milan)|
|2016/17||real Madrid||Juventus||4-1||Millennium Stadium (Cardiff)|
|2017/18||real Madrid||Liverpool||3-1||kyiv Olympic (kyiv)|