Real Madrid vs Juventus: Head-to-Head Battle

Nadal hoping for birthday present from Real Madrid

Nadal hoping for birthday present from Real Madrid

Zidane's side have scored 169 goals in all competitions this season and possess the current Ballon d'Or holder in Cristiano Ronaldo.

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane says his players feel no extra pressure as they aim to make history with back-to-back Champions League titles in Saturday's final against Juventus, and said they are just enjoying taking part in what is a "spectacular" era in the club's history. For me personally, getting to the final is a great joy. Everyone says we are favourites, but it s a final, in one game anything can happen.

"I played at Juventus for five years and I've got good memories of that time".

He scored two consecutive hat tricks in the Champions League, one in the quarterfinals against Bayern Munich and another in the semifinals against Atletico Madrid. Not many knew how he could improve Juventus after the sudden departure of Antonio Conte, but since coming in, Allegri has taken the Italian giants to two Champions League Finals in three seasons.

Madrid will get that chance on Saturday against Juventus, and Ronaldo will be leading the way.

Livewire Isco is likely to get the nod in Zidane's starting line-up, but if the scriptwriters get their way, the local boy will come off the bench to spark a fiesta the likes of which Cardiff has never seen before.

"I've already played in such conditions in Amsterdam against Ajax and at the World Cup in 2002 and there's no real difference".

"We certainly didn't end up in the final by chance but we didn't expect to win".

"I think the positive thing about a game like this is that everyone is highly-motivated".

Once again trailing by a single goal, Juventus levelled the aggregate score with 15 minutes left in the second leg with a goal from substitute David Trezeguet. The Portuguese star was protected by playing in 11 games less than in the previous season, scoring a quarter century of league goals and ten goals in twelve Champions League games.

Massimiliano Allegri, Juventus coach How we're going to tackle tomorrow's game is with total tranquility and serenity. "Zidane intelligently managed the squad". Higuain has come up big with some important goals and Dybala has fully developed into that world class player that many expected him to become.

"We are confident but at the same time we also feel humble because Real Madrid does have a certain feeling with finals".

Ronaldo will be trying to win his fourth Champions League trophy.

Though he has refereed a European final before - the 2014 Europa League final between Benfica and Sevilla - this will the first time the 41-year-old referee has officiated a Champions League final.

"I don't like to be booed in my own stadium, I just don't like it", he said in an interview with Spanish television channel La Sexta. Along with already having the best defense in the competition, they have the players to punish teams in attack.

"Even though the Premier League is a special league, I have always wanted to stay loyal to Juventus".

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