Real Madrid continue their quest for la Decima when they head to the UEFA Champions League final, but standing in their way will be a familiar foe, in the shape of Atletico Madrid.
Carlo Ancelotti has taken Los Blancos to a first final since 2002, having seen them fall at the semi-final stage in each of the last three years and they must be at their best if they're to see off Diego Simeone's side, with the pair currently locked in a battle for glory in La Liga.
Who will lift the Champions League trophy?
Schedule match of Champions League final between Real Madrid vs Atletico Madrid will take place at the Estadio da Luz (Lisbon) on Sunday, May 24, 2014.
Los Blancos who has Cristiano Ronaldo will be aiming for the top scorers title La Decima . Meanwhile , Diego Simeone's team tried to disperse the final bad memory 1974.
Not just because madrid scored 35 goals. Not because of the extent of the presence of Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale. But also the success of the Los Blancos to silence the defending champions Bayern Munich with a 5-0 aggregate . Wednesday , Madrid damage Allianz Arena by a score of 0-4 .
On opposite to Real Madrid, Atletico madrid terms of sharpness does not amazing Los Blancos , but the team is still feasible through the final . Do not forget that the Atletico Madrid has never been defeated in Europe this season . They recorded nine wins and only three draws.
Yes, Real Madrid clearly more powerful. They have penetrated the top of the party Champions League in 12 chance. Remarkably, nine (9) of which ended with the champion;
(1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1966, 1998, 2000, and 2002).
Atletico Madrid. The only thing they live Champions League final in 1974, but they lost to Bayern Munich in a repeat of the party with the score 4-0 after a 1-1 draw.
Real Madrid won the more likely La Decima (10th title in the Champions League) after roll Bayern Munich with a 5-0 aggregate. Now Los Blancos had reached the final after 12 years of waiting. It has been too long waiting for Real Madrid Champions League tenth entry in their trophy cabinet. Over the last decade, the Los Blancos was less bright in Europe terelite the competition. They are often easily defeated a weak team. Fortunes changed in the last three seasons. Jose Mourinho Together they penetrate the semi-finals three times, however, only this time they finally penetrate the top of the party.
Record of 35 goals in 12 matches in the Champions League in 2014 are also in the favour of Real Madrid. If the final 12 years ago they were a success, so now Los Blancos are also favored to win La Decima.
Don't miss to watch the Final match between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid of UEFA Champions League 2014 on Sunday, May 24, 2014.
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