Carlo Ancelotti celebrates with his players


Historic: Madrid's 17th Champions League final and Ancelotti's 5th

Published:5/05/2022 - 03:13h

Updated:5/05/2022 - 03:13h

Real Madrid performed a new 'miracle' and returned to the Champions League final four years later to face the team they beat in their last conquest: Liverpool. Carlo Ancelotti, meanwhile, is going for his fourth 'orejona'

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The Real Madrid deleted to the Manchester City with a new traced back (3-1, 6-5 global) and will contest a new final of the Champions League, the seventeenth of his history. The whites return to the decisive instance of the maximum tournament of European clubs four years after his last conquest. In front, the Liverpool of Jurgen Klopp, club that will look for revancha to the defeat suffered in 2018 in front of the 'merengues' in Kiev.

The final of the 2021-22 will be the sixth of the 'white House' in the 21st century and the second in the Stade of France. In the season 99-00, the then directed by Vicente Of the Forest golearon to Valencia in Saint Denis (3-0) to conquer his eighth Glass of Europe. The stadium of the French selection was also headquarters of the final in 2006, when the FC Barcelona defeated to the Arsenal (2-1) to add his second Champions.

The Madrid does not lose a final of the League of Champions from 1981. Casually, also it went in Paris and in front of the Liverpool (1-0), but in the Park of the Princes with a goal of Alan Kennedy in the minute 82. It was the golden age of the 'reds' in Europe, winning four titles in eight years (1977, 78', 81' and 85'). The 'merengues' add 13 titles and only 3 falls in the decisive instance of the Champions. His others defeats were in front of the Benfica in 1961 (3-2) and the Inter of Milan in 1964 (3-1).

Ancelotti Looks for to go on doing history

By his part, Carlo Anceotti will look for to turn into the first trainer in winning four 'orejonas'. The Italian won two with the AC Milan (2003, 2007) and one with the Madrid (2014 in front of the Athletic, 4-1). His only defeat in the bench in a final of the League of Champions was, casually, in front of the Liverpool of Rafa Benítez in the mythical traced back of Istanbul (3-3, 5-3 p.). Nevertheless, 'Carletto' would attain the 'vendetta' in 2007 (2-1 in Athens).

The weekend, the technician of Reggiolo turned into the first trainer champion in the four big leagues of the European football (Italy, England, Germany and Spain). By his part, Jurgen Klopp will look for his second Champions with the Liverpool and the sixth for the 'reds'. After the defeat in front of the Madrid in 2018, the ones of Anfield replaced in 2019 to win to the Tottenham in Wanda Metropolitan (2-0). Now, all the ways drive to Paris, in a final that will be historical without mattering who win it.

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