It’s Liverpool Vs Real Madrid in the Champions League Final 2021/ 2022 edition.
It was not easy for both teams in the semis.
Liverpool, who thought they had one foot in the final after their first leg win over Villarreal by 2-0 at Anfield got a run for their money after Villarreal levelled up in the first half of the second leg. But just as it happened in the first leg when the scores were still 0-0 at the end of the first half, Villarreal again capitulated in the second half and allowed Liverpool to score 3 goals giving Liverpool a 5-2 win on aggregate. Jurgen Klopp was a relieved man after the game, he knew at a point in the game ,they were almost knocked out.
Real Madrid are getting better and better. Just like their comeback win against Chelsea in the quarters, they also came back to beat inform Manchester City 6-5 on aggregate. Karim Benzema is the joker for Real Madrid. In the quarter final, he scored a hat trick against Chelsea and nailed Chelsea’s coffin with the deciding goal via a penalty in extra time. The same happened with Man City. Manchester City were winning 5-3 on aggregate by the 73rd minute, However Real Madrid Levelled up and once again Karim Benzema nailed City’s coffin with a penalty goal in extra time to win 6-5 on aggregate.
Real Madrid, the 13 time winners, are the favorites to lift the trophy. Liverpool will have to be at their very best and take care of Benzema to stand a chance.