Ramos, one of the stars for Madrid in the last two European finals won by the club, excelled in defense and offense, finding the net 10 times in all competitions this season for his best scoring mark of his career.
It is unclear whether defender Pepe will play part of the game for Madrid after suffering a broken rib but Ghana midfielder Kwadwo Asamoah has been named in Juventus squad.
“I still feel like a young boy, even though I’m 39 years old”.
“He sent me one back and it said ‘Yes, I will make you win the Champions League‘”.
They have been longtime teammates in Brazil’s national team and are expected to be starters under coach Tite in next year’s World Cup in Russian Federation. Danilo was expected to play at right back if the Spaniard hadn’t shown enough strength in the days leading up to the game but speaking in the Media Day he said, “Physically I’m 200% and I’m 300% up for it”.
“They can play together and the important thing is that they come in to this final stretch of the season in very good shape”, Zidane reiterated.
“It’s going to be a hard decision”, Zidane said. Will Real Madrid make it back-to-back triumphs?
Victorious against city rivals Atletico Madrid in the 2014 and 2016 finals, Real are chasing a third success in four seasons. All the blood, sweat, and tears will result in one team raising the Champions League trophy, so soccer fans better tune in at 2:45 PM ET to see every thrilling moment.
“At Madrid, it is easier than another team [because of the quality]”. The german creates most of Madrid’s attacks as his passing is surpreme and he will be looking to create many chances for his side on Saturday evening.
I don’t think it’s any accident that Juventus have developed a strong group mentality, given that Antonio Conte had three years there before he left to manage Italy, a choice which eventually brought him onto our radar last summer.
Ronaldo, however, is unlikely to find much freedom against Juventus, a team with one of the best defences in soccer.
Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri believes his players are ready to claim Champions League glory against Real Madrid on Saturday. Dybala gets the nod over Gareth Bale due to the fact the Madrid man has been injured for most of the season, while Dybala has been superb.
Buffon is the last line of a miserly defence that has conceded just three goals in Juventus’ unbeaten journey to Cardiff, producing displays that have belied his advancing years.