Can Liverpool Secure The UCL Title?
The much-anticipated UEFA Champions League final between Real Madrid and Liverpool takes to the stage on Saturday, May 26 at the Kiev Olympic stadium. The Reds go into this match as underdogs as Los Blancos look to secure yet another Champions League title. However, Jurgen Klopp’s charges have been a formidable side this past season with their attack of Mohamed Salah, Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane on fire.
The English Football League play-off between Aston Villa and Fulham takes place on Saturday, May 26. Both teams will be looking to make a return to the EPL, however, it will all depend on which team puts their best foot first in the encounter.
Match of the Week
Real Madrid v Liverpool (UEFA Champions League Final)
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League Rankings: Madrid 3rd & Liverpool 4th
Useful facts: All eyes will be glued on the final as defending champions Los Blancos and the Reds prepare for their trip to Kiev where they will face off for UCL glory. Mohamed Salah and Cristiano Ronaldo are top goalscorers of their respective teams, with Salah locked on 10 goals with teammate Roberto Firmino and Ronaldo on 15 goals. The EPL side is back in the competition and, having not won it in 13 years, they will surely come out guns blazing against the back-to-back winners of this prestigious competition. Needless to say, Zinedine Zidane and his charges will look to retain the cup for a second consecutive year. Both teams are no strangers to each other in this competition – the finalists have met five times before, with Jurgen Klopp’s side beating Madridistas three times in all competitions.
George Chigova: Real Madrid
Aston Villa v Fulham FC (Championship Play-offs)
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League Rankings: Aston 4rd & Fulham 3rd
Useful facts: Villa and Fulham are set to play their biggest game in the Championship play-offs. A place in the Premier League will be at stake when the two sides battle it out at Wembley on Saturday afternoon. The Cottagers were stunned in Birmingham when their 23-game unbeaten run came to an end, missing out on automatic promotion. Villans didn’t finish far from Fulham on the log standings, with the difference being just five points between the two sides. Fans of the Claret and Blue will put all their trust on head coach Steve Bruce to help guide the Lions back to English football’s top-flight.
George Chigova: Fulham