Cristiano Ronaldo could have joined Juventus under Capello, says former Real star

Cristiano Ronaldo could have joined Juventus under Capello, says former Real star

We've taken a look at past finals and while conventional wisdom might be that matches are tight as neither team wants to give an inch, recently they've been pretty high scoring. While Juventus probably have the best defence in Europe, we can't see them keeping a clean sheet here.

In other news, it looks like the Mourinho never-ending lottery spree may also need to be extended to keep their goalkeeper David De Gea who the club turned down a £60m bid from Real Madrid for last night. It might be a long shot, but not an entirely unrealistic one given all the pre-match information we are keen to share with you. Motivation can be a crucial factor in games like these. We're going to be up against a great team. The schedule worked in their favour as well.

Juventus 1 Real Madrid 0 (after extra time).

"The eyes of the world will be on us and given there are no Olympics or World Cup, this is the biggest sporting security operation of the year".

Tempers flared when Real Madrid's Brazilian forward Ronaldo and Juve substitute Alessio Tacchinardi were sent off for an off-the-ball incident in the 113th minute.

It would be a wonderfully romantic story if Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon becomes the oldest victor of the Champions League, but Real Madrid will not be in the mood to give his glorious career a golden finale.

The Welshman is reportedly ready to play through the pain barrier in Cardiff on Saturday as the La Liga champions bid to become the first side since the competition was remodeled to defend the trophy. After 90 minutes, 120 minutes, or after penalties - regardless.

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I mean, I believed in the second set, as well, that I can turn around the match and I was still believing until the last point'. Kvitova, 26, was injured when an intruder, under the pretense of checking a utility meter, entered her apartment in Prostejov .

Italian rivals AC Milan had just won Europe's top trophy three times in close succession and, in an era when Serie A was Europe's undisputed top league, Juventus wanted, perhaps needed, to follow suit and dominate the continent.

The Champions League final is on the doorstep of the world's richest football league, but the millions from television does not bring class or quality to the table. Madrid's route to the final was arguably even harder than Juve's though. Although both teams are well deserving of the trophy, Real has the edge due to their central midfielders, Luka Modric and Toni Kroos. I don't know if it is his decision-making or simply because that happens when you get to a certain point in your career. Meanwhile, Juventus have conceded just three goals.

Bale led Madrid to the Champions League previous year by ending the season in the form of his life. For Real Madrid, Benzema can be decisive, as can Isco, Modric, Cristiano Ronaldo, there are a lot of players who can make a difference.

Another one of players who represented both sides is Alvaro Morata. The Spanish striker is priced at 8/5 betting odds to score against Bianconeri.

Yet, the fact most of the road to Cardiff has been travelled without an injured Bale this season and that there is little desire in Madrid for him to be rushed back to face Juventus shows how his fortunes have changed over the past year.

Juve, with their experienced backbone, are expected to stay calm throughout the match.

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