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Liverpool vs Real Madrid: It’s Fight to Finish

By Eric Elezuo

The 2018 Champions League final has finally come after weeks of anticipation, and will be held at the NSC Olimpiyskiy Stadium in Kiev, Ukraine. It is the home of Dynamo Kiev. The game is between Liverpool of England and their Spanish Based counterpart, Real Madrid

The stadium previously hosted the Euro 2012 final and holds a maximum capacity of 63,000 – the second largest in Eastern Europe.

The Merseyside club, which has won the European Cup five times, beat AS Roma in the semi-finals to advance to a showpiece clash against holders Real Madrid.

Real, which edged past Bayern Munich in the semis, are hunting a hat-trick of Champions League triumphs after winning the competition in both 2016 and 2017.

All eyes will be set on Liverpool’s playmaker and prolific goal scorer, Mo Sallah, who has already carted many season awards including Premiership footballer of the year, and Madrid’s bad boy and current footballer of the year, Cristiano Ronaldo.

Bookmakers have said tonight’s game in the city of Kiev will surely up to the billing of a clash.

Who takes home the trophy tonight – Liverpool or Real Madrid?

 

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