Liverpool are looking to complete a memorable treble when they take on Real Madrid in tonight’s Champions League final.
real fight back Brilliant fashion to beat Man City to reach the final in their semi-finals, having beat Chelsea in the quarter,
liverpool It has been somewhat easy to reach the final, beating Inter Milan, Benfica and Villarreal on the way to the Paris showpiece.
The Reds missed out on a Premier League win and missed out on a quadruple win last weekend Man City beat Aston Villa to make a comeback in his last game.
Liverpool will seek revenge when they take on Real, who beat them 3-1 in the 2018 final thanks to a brilliant brace from Gareth Bale.
And that year was the last time Real won the European Cup, but they would be gunning for glory this time, with Karim Benzema leading the line as their main man.
When is the Champions League final?
- Liverpool will clash with Real Madrid tonight.
- The match is scheduled for kick-off 8pm UK time – 9pm in Paris.
- After the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the Gazprom Arena in Saint Petersburg was the starting location. snatched from hosting the final
- This enabled the Stade de France to step in as the host stadium in Paris.
- This will be the first time the Champions League final has been hosted in Paris. Barcelona defeated Arsenal in 2006.
- If the two teams cannot be separated after 90 minutes then extra time and a penalty will be played.
Which TV channel is the Champions League final on and can I stream it live?
- liverpool vs real madrid It will be streamed live for free on BT Sport 1, BT Sport Ultimate and BT Sport’s YouTube channels.
- Coverage will start with UK time at 6pm – Two hours before kick-off.
- Membership members will have the option to live stream the game via BT Sport website or app.
- You can also live stream the game on the YouTube app.
- talkSPORT will have radio coverage of the match on their website, app and DAB Radio.
Thiago Alcantara went out against Wolves last week with an unspecified injury, but he has been included in the Liverpool squad and is in contention starting tonight.
Virgil van Dijk completely disappeared on the final day of the season, causing anxiety in the camp as a whole, but he will be in the Reds XI this evening.
And Fabinho’s ongoing hamstring troubles left the Reds boss pessimistic for the Champions League final, but he’s also fit.
On the flipside, Real Madrid have little concern for injury in this match.
There could also be a return to the bench for Gareth Bale, who makes a comeback after six weeks with an injury, but he is unlikely to get a chance to repeat his point. Masterclass against the Reds in the 2018 final,
Carlo Ancelotti’s biggest decision could be whether to start with the magic of semifinal hero Rodrigo or go with the more cautious option of Federico Valverde.
only 90 minutes
- liverpool – EVs
- To make a picture – 27/10
- real madrid – 13/5
to lift the trophy
- Liverpool to lift the trophy – 8/15
- Real Madrid to lift the trophy – 11/8
*courtesy of odds Betfair correct at the time of publication
fan in place
Liverpool fans are having the time of their lives after landing in Paris ahead of tonight’s Champions League final.
Jurgen Klopp’s side will take on Real Madrid at the Stade de France with the aim of winning their SEVENTH European Cup.
The Reds have been awarded 20,000 tickets for tonight’s match, although thousands more are believed to be soaking up the atmosphere in Paris.
Thrilled Liverpool fans surrounded the Eiffel Tower with their Madrid counterparts this afternoon.
The relationship between the two sets of fans appeared friendly, with some posing for pictures together.
The bars were also filled with happy punters, especially around the Gare du Nord area served by Eurostar.