World awaits tonight’s Real Madrid vs Juventus Champions League finale
The most coveted prize in club football is up for grabs tonight when defending champions Real Madrid face Juventus at the National Stadium in Wales, Goal.com reported.
Much of the pre-match talk has surrounded legendary Juve goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon completing a personal medal collection, but Gigi will have to be at his indomitable best to deny Zinedine Zidane’s eleven-time European Champions. Real’s quest is to retain the Champions League, a feat that no other club has ever achieved, and lift the trophy for the third time in four years, according to Goal.com.
Max Allegri’s Juventus squad are in good shape on the injury front with only Marko Pjaca absent. Real will give late fitness tests to right back Dani Carvajal and winger Gareth Bale who are both major doubts to play a part in Cardiff. The absence of either of these key men might alter Zidane’s thinking when it comes to selecting a system to exploit Juventus weaknesses, if those even exist, Goal.com added.
Who will blink when the defending champions and top scorers come up against a brick wall that has only conceded 3 times in 12 matches? The stage is set for the biggest club football showpiece on the planet where only one side can make another permanent mark on the game’s history books, Goal.com wrote.
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