Real Madrid in its stylish way of substitution and playing, beat Liverpool to 3-1 with the super substitution of Bale to win their 13th UEFA Champions League title in an epochal fashion.
The substitution after some agony and ignominy, put ahead Zidane men to defeat Liverpool after a technical combat which saw Madrid’s forward Karim Benzema put his team in front in the 53rd minute with a goal almost out of nothing as gifted by Liverpool goal keeper Loris Karios after a technical blunder right at his eighteen yard area immediately after the resumption of the Second half after a goalless first half.
The goal was however short-lived in the 56th minute after a befitting equaliser from Senegalese Striker, Sadio Mane following a corner.
Though, the pre match had centered on the anticipated battle between the star forwards, Muhammed Salah and Christian Ronaldo but the duel was terminated when the Liverpool man suffered shoulder injury to the attack of Sergio Ramos.
The substitution of Gareth Bale after the equalising goal of Sadio Mane, birth a stunning bicycle kick from the injury – prone Striker in the 64th minute of the match which stirred up the “gallaticos players”.
Loris karios suffers further embarrassment after a range slip of Bale shot in the 83rd minute of the match, which brought a crucial momentum for Klopp side as Real Madrid sealed their third consecutive title which also makes them the European champions for the 13th time with star player and reigning FIFA Player and Ballon D’or winner, Cristiano Ronaldo also bagging his 5th UCL title in a record fashion.