Juventus v Real Madrid - #UCL Final - 3rd June 2017
UEFA Champions League final is always a spectacular event but this season's clash of styles provides an intriguing contest in Cardiff on 3rd of June.
Real Madrid, reigning champions and seemingly unstoppable attack force, meet Juventus, the strongest defense in the European football, if not the world. It's @ 8/5 (2.60) that Real Madrid retains their crown with a victory in 90 minutes, while bet365 go @ 15/8 (2.88) on a win for Massimiliano Allegri's men in normal time.
Juventus have drawn plenty of plaudits for their impressive backline which has seen them dump Barcelona, Monaco and Porto out of the last 3 rounds, Juventus are set to face Real Madrid, who offer an even oddslot greater threat than any that have gone before them.
The bookies are going @ 4/1 (5.0) for a Real Madrid win with over 2.5 goals.
Juventus may have been able to shut down a youthful Monaco side in the UCL semi-finals but Real Madrid have the experience to make their mark in the UCL final.
Juventus vs Real Madrid Match Stats
This is the 19th encounter between Juventus and Real Madrid – all in the European Cup/UEFA Champions League, making this the 2nd-most played fixture in the history of Europe’s premier club competition after Bayern Munich v Real Madrid (24).
The head-to-head record between Juventus and Real Madrid is perfectly balanced, with 8 wins each and 2 draws. Their only meeting in the UCL final saw Real Madrid win 1-0 in 1998 thanks to a Pedrag Mijatovic goal.
Real Madrid have reached the European Cup/UEFA Champions League final for the 15th time, 4 more than any other club (AC Milan, 11). Real Madrid have won 11 of the previous 14, a 79% success rate.
This is Real Madrid’s 3rd European Cup/UEFA Champions League final in 4 seasons, a feat they hadn’t accomplished since the early days of the competition (5 in a row from 1956 to 1960).
Real Madrid will attempt to become the 1st team since AC Milan (1989, 1990) to win back-to-back European Cup/UEFA Champions League trophies.
Juventus are the only unbeaten team in this season’s UEFA Champions League (W9 D3).
Gonzalo Higuain scored two goals in the first leg, as many as in his 24 previous UEFA Champions League knockout matches. With 5 goals this season, it’s already the most prolific campaign of his career in the competition.
Dani Alves has scored more goals (10) and delivered more assists (25) than any other full-back in the UEFA Champions League since his debut in 2007/08.
Real Madrid to win and over 2.5 goals - with Bet365
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