First anniversary of the Thirteenth

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NEWS | 05/26/2019

Benzema and Bale, who achieved a double with an unforgettable Chilean, were the scorers in the victory against Liverpool.

On May 26, 2018 the city of Kiev entered the legend of the Real Madrid as the scenario of the Thirteenth. The white club enlarged its history in the European Cup winning in the final at Liverpool 3-1. Thanks to this triumph, the Real Madrid became the first team to achieve three Champions in a row. In addition, it was the fourth in five seasons, in a cycle that will remain forever in the history of football.

In the Olimpiyskiy of Kiev it was necessary to wait for the second time to see the first goal. Benzema He opened the scoring in the 51st minute, after pressing the serve of the rival goalkeeper and diverting the trajectory of the ball to the back of the net. Liverpool drew quickly thanks to Mané, but in 64 'came the most memorable moment of the final. BaleHe had a few minutes in the field, made an impressive Chilean that beat Karius. Then, he signed his double and the final 3-1, with a shot from outside the area.


On the way to the Thirteenth, the Madridistas faced APOEL, Borussia Dortmund and Tottenham in the Group Stage, and PSG, Juventus and Bayern Munich in the qualifiers. It also meant the third European Cup for Zidane as a coach and became the club's most successful coach in this competition ahead of Villalonga (two), Carniglia (two), Miguel Muñoz (two), Forest (two), Heynckes Y Ancelotti.


3- Real Madrid: Keylor Navas, Carvajal (Nacho, 37 '), Varane, Ramos, Marcelo, Isco (Bale, 61'), Casemiro, Modric, Kroos, Benzema (Asensio, 89 ') and Cristiano Ronaldo.
1- Liverpool: Karius, Alexander-Arnold, Lovren, Van Dijk, Robertson, Mane, Henderson, Milner (Emre Can, 83 '), Wijnaldum, Salah (Lallana, 31') and Firmino.

1-0 (min 51): Benzema
1-1 (min 55): Mané.
2-1 (min 64): Bale.
3-1 (min 83): Bale.

Referee: Milorad Mažić (Serbia).
Stadium: Olimpiyskiy of Kiev.

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