As it happened: Real Madrid clinch 11th CL title as Atletico falter
Real Madrid won their 11th trophy from Europe’s premier club competition two years after a comeback win against Atletico in Lisbon, although coach Diego Simeone had assembled a side he had hoped will bring Los Rojiblancos their maiden Champions League title.football Updated: May 29, 2016 03:18 IST
Real Madrid won their 11th trophy from Europe’s premier club competition two years after a comeback win against Atletico Madrid in Lisbon, although coach Diego Simeone had assembled a side he had hoped will bring Los Rojiblancos their maiden Champions League title.
Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane and Atletico counterpart Simeone kept to the script with no real surprises in their line-ups for the Uefa Champions League final at Milan’s San Siro on Saturday.
The game kicked off four minutes late.
Penalties -- Los Blancos win Uefa Champions League for the 11th time after Madrid clinch the title 5-3 on penalty shoot outs as Juanfran’s shot hits the bar.
120’ -- Tired Atletico and Real Madrid fail to end 1-1 stalemate. The Uefa Champions League final is heading to penalty shootouts.
116’ -- Koke is replaced by Thomas Partey in Atletico’s final substitution.
107’ -- Atletico makes its second substitution with French defender Lucas Hernandez coming in for injured Filipe Luiz.
105’ -- The match is still tied after 15 minutes into extra time. If no winner emerges in the next round, the final will be settled by a penalty shoot-out.
90’ -- Once again a Champions League final between the two teams heads into extra time after Atletico equalised with 11 minutes remaining.
With the game poised at 1-1 after 90 minutes, another 30 minutes of extra-time will now be played at Milan’s San Siro stadium.
79’ -- Half time substitute Yannick Carrasco turned home Juanfran’s cross from close range to send the Atletico fans wild.
Real Madrid could have killed off the match moments earlier as Gareth Bale’s effort was cleared off the line, moments after Cristiano Ronaldo had two attempts saved.
76’ -- Real Madrid substitute Karim Benzema for Lucas Vazquez.
60’ -- Torres gets a yellow card for tackling Sergio Ramos.
47’ -- Antoine Griezmann misses a penalty shot as Atletico Madrid spoil their best chance to level the game against Real Madrid.
Griezmann smashed his effort onto the crossbar, much to the despair of his team’s own supporters packed behind that goal. He is the first player to miss a penalty in the Champions League final since Arjen Robben in 2012.
Fernando Torres won the penalty for Atletico after he was barged over by Pepe soon after the game re-started.
45’ -- The first half of Uefa Champions League final ends with Real Madrid holding its 1-0 lead over Atletico.
15’ -- Real Madrid takes an early lead thanks to a Sergio Ramos goal in the 15th minute.
The Real Madrid captain was on hand to bundle in after Gareth Bale flicked on Toni Kroos’ free kick
French striker Karim Benzema spearheading the hosts’ attack flanked by Cristiano Ronaldo and Welshman Gareth Bale, in front of a three-man midfield composed of Luka Modric, Casemiro and Toni Kroos.
French striker Antoine Griezmann, the scorer of seven goals in the competition so far, leads their attack alongside Fernando Torres -- who knows the San Siro well having played for AC Milan.
They will be supported by a four-man midfield marshalled by Augusto Fernandez and captain Gabi, with Koke and Saul Niguez the wide men.
Keylor Navas; Dani Carvajal, Sergio Ramos (captain), Pepe, Marcelo; Luka Modric, Casemiro, Toni Kroos; Gareth Bale, Karim Benzema, Cristiano Ronaldo
Coach: Zinedine Zidane (France)
Jan Oblak; Juanfran, Stefan Savic, Diego Godin, Filipe Luis; Saul Niguez, Gabi (capt), Augusto Fernandez, Koke; Fernando Torres, Antoine Griezmann.
Coach: Diego Simeone (Argentina)
The referee in the final is Mark Clattenburg (England).
First Published: May 29, 2016 00:19 IST