Thibaut Courtois en un entrenamiento del Real Madrid

IN THE PRELIMINARY OF THE FINAL OF THE UCL

Courtois's 'lethal' phrase: "I'm on the good side of history"

Published:27/05/2022 - 20:03h

Updated:27/05/2022 - 20:03h

Thibaut Courtois knows very well what it is like to lose a Champions League final against Real Madrid. Now, he claims to be on the "good side" and sends a deadly message to Liverpool

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The Real Madrid contests a new final of Champions League, the fifth in the last eight years. The Liverpool will be the rival in this opportunity and arrive in extreme equality. The Stade of France, in Paris, will be the stage in which the group directed by Carlo Ancelotti will look for his fourteenth 'Orejona' in front of a group 'network' that will look for revenge after the final of 2018.

In the previous, Thibaut Courtois, Marcelo and Carlo Ancelotti were the attendants to go out to room of press to review the actuality of the team to 24 hours of the most important party of the season. The guardameta Belgian, that contests his first final of Champions with the Real Madrid, left a sentence that resume what is to play with the White House in the maximum European competition.

The '1' madridista knows very well it épico that it can be the Madrid in the Champions. It has lived it this course under the three sticks, but also being in the contrary edict. Eight years ago it was about to to carry the trophy with the Athletic of Madrid and a goal of Sergio Bouquets in the last sigh changed the history. "Already they played a final against the Madrid in 2018, is different. If you confront you to the Real Madrid know that when they play the finals, win them. Now I am in the good side of the history".

The White House has contested 16 finals of the maximum European competition to level of clubs and has won the trophy in thirteen opportunities. The last that lost was, precisely, in front of the Liverpool in Paris (1-0) in 1981. Since, they have contested other sietes, raising the title in all: In the 98 against the Juventus (1-0), 2000 in front of Valencia (3-0), 2002 vs the Bayer Leverkusen (2-1), 2014 and 2016 in front of the Athletic of Madrid (4-1 in extention and 5-3 in penal, respectively), 2017 in front of the Juve (4-1) and in 2018 vs Liverpool (3-1).

Courtois Only has praises

In press conference, Thibaut Courtois only had praises to his mates and trainer. Of Carlo Ancelotti said that "the good dynamics of the team is by part of all the technical body. We train very well. The technical body has to take decisions and handle it very well", sentenced the guardameta Belgian of the Real Madrid.

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