Emirates News Agency – European Champions League final. History triumphs for Spanish clubs over their English counterparts

ABU DHABI, May 26 /WAM/The focus will be on the French capital, Paris, to follow the upcoming Champions League final between Real Madrid and Liverpool at the Stade de France at eleven o’clock at night Emirates time United Arabs.

Both teams qualified for the final match after a thrilling semi-final between Manchester City and Real Madrid and ended in favor of Real Madrid 6-5, while Liverpool qualified after beating Villarreal 5-2 .

History bears witness to the clear superiority of Spanish clubs over their English counterparts in the history of their Champions League final confrontations, after they were brought together by 5 confrontations including the last one in 2018, and that was also between Real Madrid and Liverpool, where the Spanish team has excelled.

It was the first Spanish-English match in the Champions League final between Liverpool and Real Madrid, more precisely in the 1981 final, and it is the only such confrontation in the tournament with its former name. “The European Champion Clubs Cup”, in which Liverpool won with a goal to nothing. The second final was between Barcelona and Arsenal in In the 2006 edition, Barcelona won the title after winning 2-1.

The third confrontation was between Barcelona and Manchester United in the 2009 edition, in which Barcelona won the title by winning 2-0. Barcelona were able to repeat the crown at the expense of Manchester United in the 2011 edition by winning it 3-1. .

The last meeting between the Spanish and English clubs was between Real Madrid and Liverpool in 2018, and Real Madrid won it 3-1.

Note that the Real Madrid team is the most crowned team in the Champions League with 13 titles, the last of which was in the 2017/2018 version, when it won 3 times the second place, while Liverpool won won the title 6. times, the last of which was in the 2018/2019 version and also reached second place 3 times.

WAM/ Ahmed Mustafa/ Assem Al Khouli

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