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Ancelotti keeps calm amid the storm to make Real Madrid champions again

Real Madrid are champions of Europe for a record-extending 14th time after Carlo Ancelotti’s side beat Liverpool 1-0 in Paris on Saturday, but rarely have the Spanish champions taken a more chaotic road to glory. Madrid only made it to the French capital thanks to stirring fightbacks at the Santiago Bernabeu to see off Paris …

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Liverpool fans pepper-sprayed amid chaos outside Champions League final

The Champions League final between Liverpool and Real Madrid in Paris was delayed on Saturday amid chaotic scenes outside the Stade de France as thousands of Liverpool fans were stuck outside and police deployed pepper spray and tear gas on supporters. Video footage on social media highlighted large crowds of supporters outside the Stade de …

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Drama as Mamelodi Sundowns complete South African clean sweep

Mamelodi Sundowns completed a clean sweep of South African trophies this season after defeating Marumo Gallants 2-1 in the FA Cup final on Saturday thanks to a 120th-minute Thapelo Morena goal. A post-extra time penalty shootout was looming in northwestern town Rustenburg when substitute Morena found time and space in the box to fire a …

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2022 Champions League final Liverpool vs Real Madrid live online: kick off delayed, goals, plays, updates

What the coaches said: Jürgen Klopp, Liverpool Concerns over state of hastily laid pitch at Stade de France: “You can see the lines where they put the different pieces of the pitch in; that’s obviously not probably what we are all used to. But, again, that’s not a problem because the good news is both …

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Fabinho, Thiago start for Liverpool in Champions League final

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp was able to name influential midfielders Fabinho and Thiago Alcantara in his side for Saturday’s Champions League final against Real Madrid after the pair recovered from muscle injuries. Fabinho has not featured since sustaining a muscular injury in a 2-1 win at Aston Villa on May 10. Thiago was brought off …

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Champions League: Liverpool fans cross Channel on speedboat after flight canceled | Liverpool

With red flags waving, Billy Joel blaring and the French coastline coming into view, a group of Liverpool fans refused to allow any flight cancellations get between them and the Champions League final. After his son’s friends’ easyJet flight to Paris was cancelled, Paddy OToole decided to take matters into his own hands by getting …

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Liverpool vs Real Madrid live! Champions League final, how to watch, videos

Liverpool vs Real Madrid in the UEFA Champions League final in Paris (Saturday, 3pm ET kick off) is the epic showpiece game that this season’s tournament deserved. [ LIVE: Champions League final stats ] These two teams epitomize this competition as Real have won more European titles (13) than anybody else, while Liverpool sit joint-third …

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Bold Champions League final predictions: Mo Salah gets Real Madrid revenge, Liverpool keep Vinicius Jr. quiet

After 124 games, 379 goals and three absolutely audacious Real Madrid comebacks, the end is in sight. On Saturday at 3 pm ET on Paramount+ and CBS two of the most prestigious clubs in European footballing history — Madrid and Liverpool — face off in Paris to determine the Champions League winners. It is a …

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Liverpool’s Champions League Final Caps a $337.6 Million Season

The UEFA Champions League final between Real Madrid and Liverpool in Paris on Saturday will determine the best soccer team in Europe. But regardless of the outcome on the pitch, a dominant performance by Liverpool on the business side of the ledger shows that, while results on the field matter, the business of soccer extends …

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Roman Abramovich says emotional goodbye to Chelsea fans in a ‘proud’ statement after agreeing sale

‘It has been an honor of a lifetime to be a part of this club’: Roman Abramovich says emotional goodbye to Chelsea fans in a ‘proud’ statement hours after ‘final and definitive agreement’ is confirmed for Todd Boehly’s £4.25bn takeover Roman Abramovich has released a statement confirming his sale of Chelsea The Russian said it …

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