UEFA Champions League Final (LIVE UPDATES): Real Madrid battle Atletico Madrid in Milan

The stage is evenly poised for another Champions League final and this year pitches familiar foes Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid against each other.

Real Madrid are gunning for their 11th European Cup tonight in what is their 14th appearance in the final of this particular competition.

Atletico are in the final for a third time, but are still seeking their first European Cup, having lost out to Bayern Munich in 1974 and Real Madrid in 2014.

PREMIUM TIMES will bring you live updates of the match.


19.49 Starting XI REAL Madrid : Navas; Carvajal, Ramos, Pepe, Marcelo; Kroos, Modric, Casemiro; Ronaldo, Benzema, Bale

Starting XI ATLETICO: Oblak; Juanfran, Godin, Savic, Luis; Fernandez, Gabi, Koke; Saul, Torres, Griezmann

19.53: Kick off!!!!


19.56: Chance !! Real Madrid come quite close with a thunderous free kick from Bale.. the Welsh man scored in the last final against Atletico Madrid in Lisbon

20.05: Goal!!!!! Sergio Ramos gets the opening goal in Milan!!! Real Madrid 1-0

20.15: Atletico’s defence is being put under pressure in the early exchanges and it would be fair to say that both Bale and Ronaldo have started very well here in Milan..

20.16: Carvajal (Real Madrid) gets the first booking of the night.


20.39: Half Time: Real Madrid 1-0 … They are on course at the moment for an astonishing 11th European title.

20.56: Second 45 minutes gets underway in Milan….

20.56: Penalty!!! Atletico have a chance to get leveled.


21.03: REAL MADRID SUB! Real Madrid are forced into a change as Carvajal, who looks to have pulled his hamstring, leaves the field for Danilo.


21.25: Benzema misses a chance to double Real Madrid’s lead… A Super save from Oblak no doubt.

21.27: We have little over 15 minutes of normal time remaining and still Real Madrid lead 1-0.

Can they hold on …When Real Madrid led at half-time in Champions League‬, they lost only one in 47 matches (v Galatasaray, 2013).

21.30: Goallllllllll. Athletico equalise.

21.40: Three minutes added time here in Milan…..

21.51: 90 minutes over!!! We are going in for extra time (additional 30 mins) same way it was in Lisbon two years ago…

21.52: First half extra time gets underway

21.53: Mardid’s Casemiro strikes one from a distance, but it is comfortable for Oblak.

22.08: Still even after the first 15 minutes.. The Milan final going down the wire.

22.20: Thomas replaces Koke in Atletico’s final change.

22.23: Real Madrid almost snatch victory at the death but Atletico defend with lives literally

22.26: Extra time over.. The winner of this year’s Champions League title will be decided via penalty shoot outs!!!


22.38: Resilient display from Atletico Madrid tonight…they really pushed their city rivals till the end… Now who wins this??? More nerves required for the shoot outs ..

22.40: Real Mardid takes first kick and scores same for Atletico Grizemann gest it right this time.

22.41: Marcelo steps for Real Madrid second kick… He scores!!!

22.41: Atletico follow suit and score their second spot kick.

22.42: Gareth Bale takes third kick and Real Madrid back in front.

22.43: Saul next up for Atletico and he calmly slots it in 3-3 at the moment.

22.43: Sergio Ramos takes fourth kick and he scores for Real Madrid.

22.43: Lose!!!!! Atletico lose their fourth kick.


Ronaldo scores and Real Madrid are champions again a record 11th time.


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