Vinicius scored and Real Madrid beat Liverpool to win the Champions League
May 29 (21:00 local time on the 28th of France), the final of the 2021/22 Champions League season was contested at the Stade de France, Real Madrid won 1-0 against Liverpool, Benzema's goal was invalid, Venicius scored, and Courtois saved many times. Real Madrid won the Champions League for the 14th time.
This is the ninth European match between the two teams, with Real Madrid having won 4 wins, 1 draw and 3 defeats in the previous 8 games. Liverpool won one of the two finals, with Liverpool beating Real Madrid in Paris in 1981 and Real Madrid winning the trophy in Kiev in 2018. This is Liverpool's 49th time against a Spanish team and real Madrid's 49th time against an English team, after 19 wins, 13 draws and 16 defeats.
This is the 17th time Real Madrid have reached the Final of the Champions League, having won the title 13 times before. Liverpool, who have won the championship six times before, reached the final for the 10th time. The Spanish side reached the final for the 30th time, having previously won the cup 18 times. England reached the final for the 25th time, having previously won 14 times. Both sides sent their strongest squads to play. Due to safety reasons, the game was delayed by 36 minutes.
Arnold's low cross from the right side of the penalty area and Salah's shot from the edge of the penalty area was saved by Courtois. Mane then knocked back and Salah's shot from the edge of the penalty area was saved by Courtois. Thiago passed the ball and Mane's powerful shot from the edge of the penalty area was blocked by Courtois and bounced off the left upright. In the 43rd minute, Benzema's knockback was blocked, Valverde steal inside the penalty area, Benzema's close-range goal was judged to be offside, and the goal was invalid.
Real Madrid broke the deadlock in the 59th minute when Valverde's diagonal cross from the right side of the penalty area and Vinicius' push into the net from the left side of the penalty area. He became the first U-21 South American player to play in the Champions League with 10 goals (4 goals and 6 assists) in a single season since Messi in 2008/09.
Henderson passed the ball and Salah cut inside the right into the penalty area and arced the ball into the far corner, which Courtois flew in. Fabinho's long pass and Salah's shot from just outside the top right corner of the penalty area was saved by Courtois.
In the end, Real Madrid won the Champions League for the 14th time. Ancelotti became the most Champions League-winning coach, winning two titles each for AC Milan and Real Madrid.
Liverpool (4-3-3): 1- Alisson; 66- Arnold, 5-Konat, 4-Van Dijk, 26-Robertson; 14 - Henderson (77', 8 - Keita), 3 - Fabinho, 6 - Thiago (77', 9 - Firmino); 11- Salah, 10-Mane, 23-Dias (65', 20-Jota)
Real Madrid (4-3-3): 1- Courtois; 2 - Carvajal, 3 - Militang, 4 - Arabba, 23 - Mendy; 10 - Modric (90', 19 - Ceballos), 14 - Casemiro, 8 - Cross; 15 - Valverde (86', 25 - Camareunga), 9 - Benzema, 20 - Venetius (93', 21 - Rodrigo)