- Uday Partap Singh
Real Madrid News: Los Blancos scripted a fairy tale 6-5 aggregate victory over Manchester City in the semi-finals. Owing to this, they are set to face Liverpool in the 2021/22 UEFA Champions League final.
Carlo Ancelotti’s team were certainly not one of the favourites when the tournament started. But Los Merengues have since beaten “these favourites” to secure their place in the finals.
Having won four UEFA Champions League titles last season, Real Madrid would certainly fancy their chances against Liverpool. Hence, in this article, we will look at three major reasons why Real Madrid would win their 14th Champions League crown on 29th May in Paris!
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Real Madrid News: Los Blancos’ run in the UEFA Champions League has been exceptional this season. Carlo Ancelotti’s side topped their group over Inter Milan with 15 points.
Following this, the Spanish giants knocked out early favourites Paris Saint-Germain and the current European champions Chelsea in the pre-quarterfinals and the quartet-finals respectively. Both these victories were down excellent comebacks at the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu.
Real Madrid continued their comeback trend against the Premier League champions Manchester City in the semi-finals of the UEFA Champions League. Hence this amazing ‘”fairytale” run does deserve a trophy at the end of the season.
Real Madrid News: Karim Benzema has no doubt been the best player in a Real Madrid jersey this season. Having finished 4th in the 2021 Ballon d’Or rankings, the Frenchman has proved that this was no fluke.
The 34-year-old has scored 15 goals in 11 UEFA Champions League games this season. The Frenchman has also scored an astonishing 26 LaLiga goals and 3 goals in domestic cup competitions.
These exceptional performances have made Karim Benzema the early favourite to win the 2022 Ballon d’Or award. Hence, winning the Champions League would significantly improve his chances of winning the same.
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Real Madrid News: One of the biggest plus points for Los Blancos has been the fact that they have not given up after conceding goals. Hence this could be a telling factor in the UEFA Champions League final as well.
The Spanish giants have had to come back and win against PSG, Chelsea, and Manchester City. This is even more exceptional considering the fact that their opponents were the French champions, European champions, and English champions respectively.
Liverpool on the other hand have had an easier route. The Reds faced Inter Milan, Benfica, and Villarreal on their way to the UEFA Champions League final. Hence, this would certainly hold a strong case for Real Madrid against their opponents in Paris.
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