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Another Big Blow to Liverpool as they suffer a 0-1 defeat to Real Madrid in UEFA Champions League Finals


The English Club, Liverpool on 28th May, yet again lost another coveted European League major football campaign, The UEFA Champions League final after they were denied a seventh European crown by the now, 14 times Europeans Champions Real Madrid, with a one goal defeat when Vinicius Junior scored in the 59th minute.

The Reds despite having dominated in the first half, ended up goal-less upon the final whistle of the match. 

Real Madrid's goalkeeper Thibault Courtois couldn't just let Liverpool's duo Mane and Salah get passed him despite their rigorous and desperate trials to score.

The Spanish Champions who came closest to breaking the deadlock during the first half with a goal from the Champions League top scorer this season Karim Benzema, being disallowed after a lengthy delay for a VAR offside Check.

This happens to be a major blow to Liverpool as they have managed to reach three finals in this 2021/2022 season: The Carabao Cup, The Emirates FA Cup and the Champions League without scoring a single goal. 

The match even got postponed as Liverpool fans were unable to get into the stadium some until half time and at some point the French police officers had to use tear gas canisters to disperse off the Red's fans who were trying to get into the match by jumping over the fence around the stadium. 

The Man-of-the-Match, Real Madrid's goalkeeper Courtois, during an interview with BT Sports after their triumph said, "I said to my friends yesterday that when Real Madrid play finals, they win it."

 "I am on the good side of history and today i needed to win a final for my career for all the hardwork to put a respect on my name because i don't think i have enough respect especially in England," he added.

Real Madrid played and beat the English clubs; Chelsea in quarter finals and Manchester City in the semis to secure a spot in the Champions League finals. 

On the other hand, Liverpool played and beat Benfica in quarter finals and Villareal in the semis that also saw them book their place for the finals in Paris too.

Carlo Ancelotti, the Real Madrid's Boss couldn't hide his joy as he went ahead to hail his men's victory which made him the first manager in history to win the Champions League trophy four times. 

"I can't believe it...we've had a fantastic season. We suffered a lot in the first half but in the end we deserved to win this competition," he said.

"I am the record man. I had the luck to come here last year and found as usual a fantastic club with a really good squad with a lot of quality and mental character. The season was top," added the Real's Manager.

The Red's Boss Jurgen Klopp, despite this defeat, congratulated his boys for an outstanding performance at the finals and vowed to bounce back next season as they (Liverpool) are among other EPL Clubs: ManCity, Chelsea and Tottenham that have qualified for the UEFA Champions League starting next season.




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