actual Madrid’s reign as Champions League winner will continue for any other year.
actual Madrid has grow to be the primary group to repeat as European champion since AC Milan accomplished the feat in 1989-1990, profitable a record 12th European crown after downing Juventus four-1 in the Champions League closing in Cardiff after a dominant 2d half. Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice, Casemiro scored the go-ahead goal and Marco Asensio delivered a late tally for actual, which has now won three titles within the last 4 years. For Ronaldo, a triumph is his fourth on the eu stage (three with real), bringing him stage with individual rival Lionel Messi.
The loss is some other heartbreak for Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon, who was hoping to win the trophy for the primary time in his legendary occupation. The loss is Juventus’s 2nd in three seasons within the Champions League last after falling to Barcelona in 2015.
Juventus got here out aggressive early, pressuring actual Madrid goalkeeper Keylor Navas with a pair of chances from Gonzalo Higuain. The Argentine’s glancing header and long-range pressure had been both saved by the Costa Rican, although.
He was tested soon after through Miralem Pjanic, whose power from distance used to be earmarked for the lower left-hand nook, but Navas acquired down quick to swat it away.