#LIVRMA UCL Final: Courtois Blocks Salah Equaliser Attempt, Fabinho Gets First Yellow
Courtois saves Real Madrid in thrilling UCL final
The Real Madrid goalkeeper, Courtois, had an impressive performance, with some cool saves that denied Liverpool’s Mo Salah on two different occasions.
In the 62nd minute, Fabinho tackles Valverde in midfield and gives him a yellow card.
In the 69th minute, Jota won a header at the back post and looped one back across goal, Salah came hunting in to finish it off but Courtois used his giant frame to block the ball.
In the 64th minute, Salah cut in from the right and scored a crucial goal by kicking the ball to the bottom corner until Courtois got a big right hand on it.
Vinicius has made the score 2-0 and Real Madrid is ahead in their Champions League final match.
Vincenzo Junior scored in the 59th minute. Video assistant referee saw that his goal was offside, but the goal stood.
In the 43rd minute of their 2021/22 UEFA Champions League match, Real Madrid’s Karim Benzema managed to neutralise Liverpool’s dominance.
The goal by Benzema was later ruled out by the Video Assistant Referee after many replays.
The English club created chances but Real Madrid’s goalkeeper Courtois made brilliant saves.
In the 34th minute, Salah created the fifth effort on target for Liverpool with Courtois stopping the Egyptian’s header.
Mane and Salah help done a superb job defensively for the defending Madrid side to give Alexander-Arnold time and space to maneuver.
Real Madrid won their first corner in the 36th-minute but Liverpool cleared the set-piece.
Two of the most successful sides in European Cup history, Liverpool and Real Madrid, meet in the final for the third time as the 2021/22 UEFA Champions League comes to a conclusion at Stade de France.
Many fans were not able to get into the stadium due to delays caused by the windy weather. The Real Madrid Champions League final between Liverpool and Real Madrid kicked off over half an hour later on Saturday in Paris than originally planned due to delays getting fans into the stadium.
With 2 Champions League titles in 4 years, Liverpool is looking to add a third trophy to their name. They have already won the English League Cup, FA Cup and just lost out last Tuesday to Manchester City in the Premier League title race.