◼️ The English team prevailed in the final of the 1981 European Cup 1-0 against the meringues. In Kiev, on May 26, familiar faces will be seen again.
Real Madrid will face Liverpool in the final of the Champions League in Kiev. This duel is an opportunity for revenge for the whites who have waited for the English for 37 years in a definition.
The defeat of the white team against the Reds by 1-0 in the final of the European Cup of 1981 represante the last time that the entity of Shell Thorn was defeated in a European definition to single party.
The lineup of Real Madrid against Liverpool that year was: Agustín Rodríguez, Rafael García Cortés (Francisco Pineda), Ángel De los Santos, Andrés Sabido, José Antonio Camacho, Antonio García Navajas, Vicente Del Bosque, Uli Stielike, Juanito, Carlos Santillana and Lawrie Cunningham.
Liverpool formed with: Ray Clemence, Phil Neal, Alan Hansen, Phil Thompson, Alan Kennedy – author of the goal at 81′-, Sammy Lee, Terry McDermott, Graeme Souness, Ray Kennedy, Kenny Dalglish (Jimmy Case) and David Johnson.
It was in Paris, with an atypical Real Madrid, unaccustomed at the time to reach the finals, which made the poster of favorite fall for the English, whose football dominated the old continent with tremendous authority. The Reds did not waste the opportunity to take the Orejona, which was third for the British.