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Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane has paid tribute to Gareth Bale’s sensational goal against Liverpool in the Champions League final – but has stopped short of ranking it higher than his own stunning volley in the 2002 final against Bayer Leverkusen. Bale came off the bench to score twice against Liverpool, including a sublime overhead kick. (87 mins) Liverpool fans valiantly belt out 'You'll Never Walk Alone' - but they'll probably want the calamitous Karius to walk after this disastrous display. Jurgen Klopp looks stunned on the sideline - it looks like it will be a second Champions League final defeat for the German.
Real Madrid 6-0 Celta Vigo: Gareth Bale makes case to start the Champions League final as he steps up and scores two in Cristiano Ronaldo's absence. Gareth Bale continued his impressive goalscoring form and broke the deadlock in 13th minute of the match HAIL BALE Manchester United set to reignite interest in Gareth Bale after Champions League heroics. And nearly three hours after the final whistle, when Real’s dressing-room celebrations finally stopped, Bale gave an insight into his frustrating and unusual situation to waiting British media.
Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale says reaching a fourth Champions League final has 'blown any expectations I had out of the water'. Bale, 28, became the world's most expensive player when he joined Real from Tottenham for £85m in 2013. Gareth Bale made an effective impression early on in the Champions League final, contributing the assist to Sergio Ramos' scrambled goal as Real took the lead.. Gareth Bale in the Champions League final: fans praise assist and 'pray' for Wales star's health. Champions League player ratings. GARETH Bale came off the bench to score twice, including one of the all-time great goals in a Champions League final, as Real Madrid beat Liverpool 3-1 in Kiev on Sunday (AEST) to take the trophy for the third year running.
UEFA's technical observers have chosen Real Madrid's Gareth Bale as their UEFA Champions League final man of the match. Brought on in the 61st minute, the Welshman scored a stunning overhead kick to restore his side's lead, and the 28-year-old's long-range shot on 83 minutes then put the game beyond Jürgen Klopp's Liverpool. Gareth Bale has just left the football world dumbstruck after a spectacular bicycle kick for Real Madrid against Liverpool. With the Champions League Final in Kiev locked at 1-1 after Karim Benzema's freak goal was cancelled out by Sadio Mane, Bale left his mark on the European showpiece that his team went on to win.
T he eyes of the football world are descending on Wales but the one question that remains unanswered is whether their prodigal son, Gareth Bale, will play in the Champions League final on Saturday. Should he not, it won't just disappoint Real Madrid supporters, but also his home country. Madrid: Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti says forward Gareth Bale will play in Saturday's Champions League final against Atletico Madrid. Bale has had a successful debut season in Spain, and Ancelotti appears ready to reward him with a starting role on Saturday.
In the run up to the Champions League final in Cardiff this Saturday, it seems that Gareth Bale isn’t 100% fit enough to start in his home city. After returning too soon after an ankle operation earlier in the season, plus being out for the past six weeks with a calf injury, the Welsh winger admits Real Madrid win Champions League as brilliant Bale sinks Liverpool. Champions League final player ratings. Read more At 2-1 Liverpool came back again and Mané,. their attempts to sign the Roma goalkeeper Alisson in the wake of Loris Karius’s blunders against Real Madrid in the Champions League final against Real Madrid. Published:. Gareth Bale came off the bench to score twice and win the 2018 Champions League final for Real Madrid as they beat Liverpool 3-1 in Kiev. But it was Bale's first goal, which turned out to be the winner, that will live longest in the memory as he scored an outrageous overhead kick just moments after coming on.
Welsh ace Gareth Bale scored twice to give Zinedine Zidane a selection dilemma; The Real boss will have to choose who to play in the Champions League final; Holders Madrid take on Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool side in Kiev on May 26 REPORT: Gareth Bale hits brace as Real run riot against Celta Vigo in home win By Press Association Sport Staff 'When Bale scored in the Champions League final he was happy' - Zidane plays down. though he does not believe that representing Madrid is a burden for the player. Asked if Bale was happier playing for Wales than. 'He looked happy to me when scoring the goal in the Champions League final. And he did that with Madrid. It's just the language.
Gareth Bale's wondergoal against Liverpool joins Mario Mandzukic's stunner in the best Champions League final goals.. Nacho Fernandez said pre-match that if Bale was not a Madrid player he is a player the club would want to buy - and goals like that are exactly why. Watching Bale play in Champions League final will be torture, says Captain Williams. Wales captain Ashley Williams admits panic will set in watching Gareth Bale in the Champions League final. It will be a nervous evening for every Welsh supporter, praying that Bale emerges unscathed against rugged opponents Credit: PA.
Sit back and enjoy Gareth Bale's best Champions League moments at Real Madrid! The Welsh forward has featured 50 times in the Champions League with Real Madr... And it is massively special for me personally, as it is where I was born, where I grew up. Any Champions League final is special, but this is a little bit extra special. “I always dreamed I’d play a Champions League final, but never in my home town. At the time there was not a stadium big enough, I don’t think.”
Saturday represents the final curtain for the 2017-18 European football season. The Champions League final, which pits Real Madrid against Liverpool, will be contested in Kiev, Ukraine. The winners' names will be etched into history. They will be crowned kings of the continent. Zinedine Zidane hopes that Gareth Bale will be ready for the Champions League final. Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane hopes that Gareth Bale will recover in time and be ready for the Champions League final that will take place in Cardiff on June 3rd. To reach this, Real Madrid medical team are working hard. Often criticised by Madridistas, Bale wrote himself into folklore with an absolutely outrageous bicycle kick, and his speculative second was always going to be worth a try given Karius' form. Marco Asensio: N/A. Introduced in the 89th minute, leaving him little time to score a second Champions League final goal.
• Ronaldo's goal in Lisbon made him the first player to score in a UEFA Champions League final for two different clubs, having found the net for Manchester United FC in 2008. Three other players – Raúl, Samuel Eto'o and Messi - have scored in two finals but for the same club. Champions League final player ratings: Bale stars as Karius shocker costs Liverpool Getty Images. Gareth Bale was the star for Real Madrid as his two goals fired Zinedine Zidane's side to Champions League glory in a 3-1 victory over Liverpool. But while the Wales.
Gareth Bale scored his first goal against Liverpool 122 seconds after replacing Isco. Gareth Bale says he will have talks with his agent this summer about his Real Madrid future after being named as a substitute in the Champions League final win over Liverpool. Wales talisman Gareth Bale is one of two Real Madrid representatives in line for the UEFA Best Player in Europe Award,. Best Player in Europe final three: Gareth Bale - Notizie. Best Player in Europe final three: Gareth Bale.. Gareth Bale won the UEFA Champions League and reached the UEFA EURO 2016 semi-finals ©UEFA.com.
Manchester United will watch Gareth Bale in Champions League final. Manchester United have long-targeted Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale and will be watching him again in the Champions League final. “We are happy that Bale has recovered and is with the team again. Bale is hugely motivated to play because the final is in Cardiff. But all the players will be motivated. “Isco and Bale can play together. They have done so a number of times this season. They are both in good form heading into the final, although Bale has played fewer minutes.
Real Madrid go into Saturday’s Champions League final with Liverpool with manager Zinedine Zidane having a selection headache – of the good kind. Unlike Liverpool, who have had three players ruled out through injury who otherwise may have started and a couple of late fitness worries, Real have a clean bill of health for Zidane to choose from. Gareth Bale is trying to be ready for the Champions League final. The Madrid daily, Marca,made an article for Bale where it writes that bale is doing everything to be ready for the match against Juventus, which will be played in the Champions League final. “We are happy that Bale has recovered and is with the team again. Bale is hugely motivated to play because the final is in Cardiff. But all the players will be motivated. “Isco and Bale can play together. They have done so a number of times this season. They are both in good form heading into the final, although Bale has played fewer minutes.
Real Madrid are playing in the Champions League final in Cardiff on Saturday - but Gareth Bale looks set to miss out against Juventus in his home city.. player Bale'. Perhaps of even greater concern for Bale is that he is not even guaranteed to be the first option from the bench.. The 2016 UEFA Champions League Final was the final match of the 2015–16 UEFA Champions League, the 61st season of Europe's premier club football tournament organised by UEFA, and the 24th season since it was renamed from the European Champion Clubs' Cup to the UEFA Champions League. GARETH Bale emerged as the clear hero and Loris Karius the ultimate pantomime villain as Real Madrid beat Liverpool 3-1 to hoist the Champions League trophy in Kiev. Champions League final player ratings, Real Madrid, Liverpool, Kiev, Gareth Bale, Cristiano Ronaldo, Loris Karius, news, updates | FOX SPORTS
Real Madrid chief Zinedine Zidane is tipped to include Gareth Bale from the start against Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool side in the Champions League final Credit: Getty Images - Getty. Domestically, Real finished third behind Atletico Madrid. Asked about Bale, Zidane said: “He’s never given up. He kept working hard on the training pitch. A scapegoat for Real Madrid’s problems this season, Bale struggled for consistency and fitness, fighting a losing battle in the minds of many, including his own manager Zinedine Zidane. And yet in the Champions League final, his fourth in five years as a Real player, the Welshman came up with the defining moment. Why is Gareth Bale's Champions League Final place in jeopardy and what needs to happen for him to play in Cardiff? Zidane, Ronaldo and Real Madrid tactical factors at play as Bale still hopes to get nod for showdown with Juventus in his home city
Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson defended goalkeeper Loris Karius after the club's Champions League final defeat to Real Madrid.. a suggested video will automatically play next. Up next. Gareth Bale Man Of The Match Press Conference - Champions League Final. Madrid - Gareth Bale is 'desperate' to return from injury in time for a Champions League final homecoming against Juventus in Cardiff on Saturday, his Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane said on Tuesday.Bale hasn't played since suffering the latest in a series of calf injuries that have plagued his time in Madrid, against Barcelona on April 23.But.
Gareth Bale had in de Champions League-finale met Liverpool maar enkele minuten nodig om zijn waarde voor Real Madrid te bewijzen. Drie minuten na zijn invalbeurt in de 61e minuut werkte de Welshman een voorzet van linksback Marcelo met een weergaloze omhaal met zijn linkerbeen in de kruising achter doelman Loris Karius van The Reds. Organisatie. Het UEFA Executive Committee koos op 15 september 2016 het NSK Olimpiejsky in Kiev als locatie voor de finale van de Champions League van 2017/2018. Nooit eerder vond er een Europese bekerfinale voor clubs plaats in het stadion.
The 2017 UEFA Champions League Final was the final match of the 2016–17 UEFA Champions League, the 62nd season of Europe's premier club football tournament organised by UEFA, and the 25th season since it was renamed from the European Champion Clubs' Cup to the UEFA Champions League. After a season dominated by injuries and disappointment at dropping down the pecking order at the Santiago Bernabeu, Gareth Bale showed why he was once the most expensive player in the world to win a third consecutive Champions League final for Real Madrid.