The Olympic stadium in Kiev will on Saturday night play host to Real Madrid and Liverpool in the 2018 UEFA Champions League final as two of Europe’s biggest clubs lock horns in an attempt to get their hands on the most prestigious trophy in club football.
While Liverpool are attempting to win the European title for a sixth time, they face a tough task against Champions League holders Real Madrid, who are aiming for a third successive victory and 13th overall.
— #UCLfinal (@ChampionsLeague) May 26, 2018
Tonight, Mohamed Salah, in the red of Liverpool, and Cristiano Ronaldo, in the white of Real Madrid, will be expected to score goals worthy of European football’s annual showpiece.
Likely XI: Navas (CRC); Carvajal (ESP), Varane (FRA), Ramos (ESP), Marcelo (BRA); Casemiro (BRA), Kroos (GER), Modrić (CRO), Isco (ESP); Ronaldo (POR), Bale (WAL)
Likely XI: Karius (GER); Alexander-Arnold (ENG), Van Dijk (NED), Lovren (CRO), Robertson (SCO); Henderson (ENG), Milner (ENG), Wijnaldum (NED); Mané (SEN), Firmino (BRA), Salah (EGY)
Out: Oxlade-Chamberlain (knee ligaments), Gomez (ankle), Matip (thigh)
Doubtful: Emre Can (back)
Both sides are known for their attacking talent, with Cristiano Ronaldo leading the scoring charts, while Liverpool are the most prolific team in the tournament this season, with their front-three of Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino contributing 29 of the club’s 40 goals.
|Game||Real Madrid vs Liverpool|
|Date||Saturday, May 26|
|Time||7:45pm BST / 2:45pm ET|
|Stream (US only)||fubo TV (7-day free trial)|