LONDON (Reuters) – Real Madrid broke the 14th European Cup record when they beat Liverpool 1-0 in the Champions League final when police tried to stop people trying to force their way into the Stade de France. After which there was a delay of more than half an hour. on Saturday.
Vinicius Jr. scored an hour earlier with Real’s first goal on goal and his goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois made several fine saves to knock out Liverpool, who ended the season with two domestic cups to win the Premier League. I failed.
In the European heavyweight bout, Jینrgen Klopp’s team had more chances but lacked sophistication when it was important as Carlo Ancelotti became the first coach to enjoy four European Cup victories at AC Milan and Winning the trophy twice with Real left Liverpool’s Bob Paisley and Real’s Zendin behind. Zidan
“I am a record man. I had a great time coming here last year and having a great season. A fantastic club, a really good one with a very standard and mental character,” said Ancelotti. Good squad. ” St. Germain, Chelsea and Manchester City will reach the final.
It was La Liga title holders Real’s fourth Champions League crown in seven years as they improved on their impressive record with eight wins in as many finals.
Liverpool wanted to win their seventh European Cup, but despite their best efforts, they were surprised by Curtis’ brilliant performance.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp said: “No one in the dressing room feels it was a good season at the time, as his side beat Chelsea on penalties in the FA Cup and League Cup.
“We played a good game, not a perfect game, but I don’t think a great game would have been possible the way the opponent was set up with a deep formation.
“We had a lot of shots but not the most obvious and Thibaut Courtois saved two of the most.”
The final was to be played in St. Petersburg, but the governing body of European football, UEFA, moved it to Paris after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, which Moscow calls a “special operation”.
The game began after a 35-minute delay outside the stadium when riot police fired tear gas as spectators tried to force people inside without tickets.
Liverpool played in the last European Cup final between the two teams in Paris, winning 1-0 at the Parc des Princes in 1981, Real’s last defeat in the final.
Liverpool were a minor favorite on Saturday but Real beat Morsi Side Club for the second time in a row after a 3-1 victory in 2018.
Liverpool started the game by raising the pitch, wanted to feed their full back quickly, and the pressure on the real backline became too much.
Mo Salah was picked up by Trent Alexander-Arnold in the box but Cortois stepped in to dismiss the Egyptian.
Sadio Mane came very close when he outscored Eder Militao and Casmero before his tremendous effort was tipped to the post by the best courtesan in the 21st minute.
Liverpool, however, were not fast enough in the attack and Real’s only chance in the first half scared Liverpool a lot but Karim Benzema’s attempt was thwarted when the video assistant referee ruled that he was offside. , Federico Valverde played despite Fabinho’s deviation. .
Liverpool came back early in the second half but Real eased the pressure in the 59th minute.
It all started when Luka Modric cleverly turned his back on Andy Robertson to make room and ended up taking a pass from Valverde’s Penpoint through Veniceus.
Curtis then dived in to brilliantly tip Salah’s curled effort to keep Real ahead.
The Belgian keeper once again jumped into the arms of the innocent team-mate 10 minutes before rejecting the advice to thank him for the last whistle.