Real Madrid Kick Chelsea, Ancelotti Ledek Premier League Klopp: Real Madrid favorites in Champions League final

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Real Madrid still qualified for the Champions League semifinals despite losing 2-3 to Chelsea .
Los Blancos host Chelsea at the Santiago Bernabeu in the second leg of the quarter-finals, Thursday (13/4/2022) WIB. Armed with a 3-1 advantage in the first leg, Madrid did not go through the game easily.

Initially, Madrid struggled to contain the Blues and conceded three goals from Mason Mount, Antonio Ruediger and Timo Werner in the first 75 minutes. However, substitute Rodrygo pulled one back five minutes later to force the game into extra time.

Karim Benzema finally broke Chelsea ‘s heart with his goal in the 96th minute. The score did not change until the match ended so Real Madrid certainly qualified with a 5-4 aggregate advantage.

Spain may add representatives if Atletico Madrid can eject Manchester City in the match at the Wanda Metropolitano, Thursday (14/4) WIB.

Ancelotti also congratulated Villarreal for beating Bayern, the club he had coached.

“This club never gives up,” said the Madrid coach to Canale 5 , quoted by Football-Italy. “For this reason, we get big rewards like the semi-finals.”

“Our first goal was a blow to them. Real Madrid are used to playing in the semi-finals, but we are proud to have achieved this target because everyone says that English football is superior to Spanish football.”

“In the end, Spain have two teams in the semi-finals. This is not personal revenge. I’m very happy for Villarreal and Unai Emery, a great team and coach. kick Chelsea.

Liverpool – Jurgen Klopp insists Liverpool are better prepared to face Real Madrid in this season’s Champions League final . However, Los Blancos are still his favourites.
Liverpool and Madrid will meet at the Stade de France on 29 May. Prior to the final, Liverpool got rid of Villarreal 5-2 on aggregate.

This is Madrid’s first final since 2018.

Liverpool and Klopp are in their third final in five years. This is a meeting of two giants with a long history in European competition, where Liverpool have six Champions League titles and Madrid with 13 titles.

Both are equally eager to add to it this season. Especially for Liverpool who had a bad experience when they met Madrid in the final. Four years ago, Liverpool lost 3-1 in Kiev which was marked by two blunders by Loris Karius and the injury of Mohamed Salah.

Klopp believes that his team this time is better prepared to face Madrid. Moreover, Liverpool are in their best form to be able to chase four titles.

However, Klopp considers Madrid to be more favored because of his status as the king of this competition.

We seem to have a match with Madrid,” said Jurgen Klopp on ESPN.

“They are clear favorites to win. They are very experienced. Maybe we are more experienced than before, but we don’t want to compare,” he continued.

“We’re obviously not happy after the 2018 final, but I’m happy to be there and try to win it. But we still have a lot of games before that. You ask a lot of questions about Real Madrid, but please stop talking about the Champions League final.”