Real Madrid wins Champions League for the third consecutive season
Real Madrid beat Liverpool 3-1 on Saturday to become the first team in more than four decades to win European Champions league in three straight seasons. Also, No team has won more than Real Madrid’s 13 titles.
Substitute Gareth Bale scored twice, including the winner in the 64th minute in Kiev with a sublime overhead kick at the eventful Champions League final. Karim Benzema delivered the opener for Real Madrid.
Liverpool keeper Loris Karius’ throw-out to a teammate was well read by Benzema and the Frenchman stuck out his right leg and poked the ball into the gaping net.
Seemingly deflated after losing talisman Mo Salah in the first half, Liverpool responded four minutes later when Sadio Mane flicked the ball past Keylor Navas from a Dejan Lovren header.
Real Madrid Manager, Zinedine Zidane has now won all eight finals he has managed for Real Madrid, while Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp lost for the seventh time in eight finals.