Real Madrid beat Liverpool in the Champions League final
The goals of the match came through Riyad Mahrez in the 73rd minute for City, while the Brazilian Rodrygo scored two goals, and Karim Benzema scored in the 90th, 91st, and 95th minutes, respectively.
And the original time between the two teams ended with Real Madrid leading 2-1, which prompted the two parties to resort to the extra time that witnessed Karim Benzema’s goal from a penalty kick.
Real Madrid set a date with Liverpool on May 28 at the Stade de France in the French capital, Paris, to be the second final between them after the famous meeting that brought them together in the 2018 season.
According to the “Opta” global network specialized in global football statistics and figures, Riyad Mahrez has so far scored 24 goals in all competitions for Manchester City this season.
Only Mohamed Salah (30) scored more goals for the Premier League team in 2021-22.
Karim Benzema scored 10 goals in the knockout stages of the Champions League this season, which is the most scored by a player in a single season alongside Cristiano Ronaldo in the 2016-2017 season, also with Real Madrid.
Phil Foden also made his 36th Champions League appearance this evening, with Cesc Fabregas (42) and Kylian Mbappe (40) now the only players to achieve more in the competition when he was aged 21 or younger.
The Real Madrid line-up was as follows:
Defense Line: Mendy, Nacho, Militao, Carvajal.
Midfield: Kroos, Luka Modric, Casemiro.
Forwards: Vinicius, Benzema, Valverde.
While the Manchester City lineup was as follows..
Defence: Cancelo, Laporte, Diaz, Walker.
Midfield: Rodri, Bernardo, De Bruyne.
Forwards: Foden, Jesus, Riyad Mahrez.