Real Madrid 4 Atletico Madrid 1:Madrid’s Champions League triumph, Real’s historical resurrection / UEFA News


Finally, “La Décima”, the tenth title in the premier class! Real Madrid looked in the Champions League final against Atlético began to look like the loser. But then came Sergio Ramos: It was not until he saved his team into overtime, then he drove it to victory.

The Real Madrid stormed to their Fankurve to , tore up his arms and let celebrate themselves . Only one person was missing : Sergio Ramos . The center-back was still on the other side of the field and clapped with any professional Atlético Madrid from .

This would especially Ramos had any reason for exuberant jubilation. To him, it had the ” Royal ” to thank for that they the Champions League final in Lisbon still won 4-1 – after residue and three goals in extra time.

“We were already dead , Sergio Ramos has saved us once again ,” said the German international Sami Khedira . Already in the semi-final match at Bayern Ramos had brought with two headed goals the preliminary decision . In Lisbon, he headed home in the third minute of stoppage time 1-1 and brought real order into overtime. Goalkeeper Iker Casillas, the significant blame for the goal by Diego Godin had ( 36 minutes ) , Ramos thanked him with a tight hug and a kiss on the cheek. “It’s the most important goal of my career,” Ramos said: “We have made history. ”

Immediately after the final whistle, the Spanish international was dropped to his knees and had cowered some time with the head down. After handing over the trophy Ramos went with the silver Loving Cup a few steps to the side and held the trophy just fixed . The relief that was omnipresent , and finally ” La Décima ,” the longed- tenth title in the premier class to have scored for the Merengues .

Ramos had driven his team tirelessly doing . Since 2005 he plays for Real – only Casillas is longer in the club – and in his first European Cup final with the ” Royal ” he seemed possessed , chasing ” La Décima ” put an end to Ramos had according to data provider Opta 136 ball contacts and thus most of all players ; he gave his teammates back the faith in victory , as his flank in the 62nd minute sailed into the box and Cristiano Ronaldo missed . And he got the equalizer after his teammates had rows skipped possibilities and everything looked after a victory of the city rivals .

Meanwhile, coach Diego Simeone later spoke of it , that he was not sad because of the defeat , but rather bitter. Maybe about yourself , because the Argentines , the risk was addressed to bring the laborierenden to a hamstring striker Diego Costa from the beginning. After a few minutes it was clear that nothing – had helped – even the treatment with equine placenta by an alleged miracle worker .

Real Madrid's Ramos shoots and scores the first goal for the team during their Champions League final soccer match against Atletico Madrid at the Luz Stadium in Lisbon
Real Madrid’s Ramos shoots and scores the first goal for the team during their Champions League final soccer match against Atletico Madrid at the Luz Stadium in Lisbon

” Our eyes have crossed , and we both knew ,” Simeone , Costa had taken in the ninth minute from the square said. It was a mistake , admitted the coach and admitted that he would have liked to win in stoppage time with a change still time. Perhaps it would be so did not even come to Ramos ‘ goal , suspected Simeone .

Another change would have the trainer can use not only for wasting time. At the latest after the 70th minute left his player’s forces. In the extension of Atlético was standing Ko, while Real could down more: Ángel Di María, who was stuck in the regular season several times, finally won through. The shot of the Argentinian has been deflected, but Gareth Bale anticipated correctly and headed home to make it 2-1 in the angle (110). How Di María and Bale had previously made an unfortunate figure and awarded three good chances. “I’ve learned to never quit,” said the Welshman, “you have to forget the misses and persevere., The cheers of the fans means everything to me.”

The substitute Marcelo ( 118 ) and Cristiano Ronaldo ( 120./Foulelfmeter ) claimed nor too high a real victory. No sooner had Ronaldo ended his goal celebration , which turned out as a winner , Simeone stormed on the field and on defender Raphaël Varane Reals . Atlético’s coach could be restrained with difficulty from his players and his coaching staff . Varane ‘ve shot the ball in his direction , Simeone defended his outburst later , for which he was referred to the whistle.

” Hopefully he will learn from it ,” said Atletico coach and said , amazingly, not in the third person about himself early as the period of extra time he had run across the field to strongly inform referee Bjorn Kuipers that there are three instead of five minutes of stoppage time would have done at the end of normal time .

Simeone’s captain Gabi however, showed variable: ” You do not have the 1-1 shot , then they have dominated and deserved to win , we have given everything , tried everything Eventually, the force is at an end . . . ”

Real Madrid – Atletico Madrid 4:1 (0:1, 1:1) after extra time

Real Madrid victory parade after winning the UEFA Champions League Final
Real Madrid victory parade after winning the UEFA Champions League Final

0:1 Godin (36)
1:1 Ramos (90 +3)
2:1 Bale (110)
3:1 Marcelo (118)
4:1 Ronaldo (120, penalty)

Real Madrid: Casillas – Carvajal, Ramos, Varane, Coentrao (59 Marcelo) – Khedira (59 Isco) – Modric, Di Maria – Bale, Benzema (79 Morata), Ronaldo

Atletico Madrid: Courtois – Juan Francisco Miranda, Godin, Filipe Luis (83 Alderweireld) – Tiago, Gabi – Garcia (66 Sosa), Koke – Costa (9 Adrian), Villa

Attendance: 60 976 (sold out)

Yellow cards: Ramos (3), Khedira, Marcelo (2), Ronaldo, Varane (2) – Garcia (4) Miranda (2), Villa, Juan Francisco (5), Koke (3), Gabi (4), Godin (2) possession percentage: 63/37
Shots: 20/11
Shots: 9/4
Won duels in percent: 51/49

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