A look at the key duels in the Champions League final

Juventus are known for their resolute and organised defending, while Real are known for their very devastating attack.

But Zidane insists Real cannot be considered favourites against his former club, the Frenchman having spent five years of his playing career in Turin between 1996 and 2001. From the Italian side, the favourite is Gonzalo Higuaín.

Fortunately for Juventus, this would be poor grounds on which to predict the outcome of the final in Wales. It's a final, it's one game.

Real Madrid are in good form. Nevertheless, both sides had to overcome strong opposition in the knockout stages, with Juventus defeating Porto, Barcelona and Monaco, conceding just one goal in process. Clearly, the Old Lady's track record in European tournament finals has been abysmal in last two decades.

No active player has beaten Madrid more than Alves's 22 victories during his time with Barcelona and Sevilla.

"Tomorrow we have to win".

Cristiano Ronaldo is once again the obvious name to mention.

Real, crowned La Liga champions for the first time since 2012 last week, are the favourites after banging in 32 goals in 12 games in the competition this season.

"We're going to try to play our game; we know we're going to play against a great team".

Juventus have appeared in eight European Cup/Champions League finals but have only twice emerged victorious.

Asked for words about his coach Zidane, Ramos praised his former teammate's ability to get the best out the team in what can be a hard dressing-room environment at the Bernabeu.

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Ronaldo has gotten the best of Buffon so far, scoring five goals in his four games against the Italy goalkeeper.

Madrid is trying to become the first team to win back-to-back European Cup titles since the competition's new format was created in 1992.

The veteran Brazilian fullbacks thrived with their clubs this season.

After such a tense match, it boiled down to a penalty shootout - just like the French Cup last month. Buffon is now 39 - and still at the top of his game.

He is the only defender to have scored in two Champions League finals having netted against Atletico in 2014 and 2016. Buffon started in the 2003 and 2015 finals, losing on both occasions. "I'm delighted to be in the final and I feel fortunate to be leading a team out in Cardiff on Saturday".

"He always wants more".

With Gareth Bale's return to fitness, Zidane must decide whether to restore the Welshman in his home city or to continue with Isco, who has excelled lately, in support of the free-scoring Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema.

"Compared with the 2015 final in Berlin, our squad has changed in nearly every position".

Speaking at the pre-match press conference Juventus coach talked about how the situation is different from two years ago. We know that we are playing against a great side and what everyone wants is to see a handsome Final. While Aulas has a lot of critics for his outspoken stances, he has done more for women's club soccer in Europe than any other person.

Lyon went on the attack form the start, with PSG content to soak up the pressure and break on the counter-attack, but they suffered a major blow when American worldwide Alex Morgan had to be substituted after 23 minutes.

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