CHAMPIONS LEAGUE FINAL

Champions League title "or bust" for Real Madrid - Catalan press

"Defeat would spark a cataclysm at Los Blancos," says the Catalan press ahead of Real's Champions League final with Liverpool tonight.

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Champions League title "or bust" for Real Madrid - Catalan press

"Decimotercera or bust", reads the front page of today's Sport as Barcelona's arch rivals, Real Madrid, prepare to take on Liverpool in the Champions League final.

"Defeat would spark a cataclysm"

Having finished third in LaLiga and been knocked out of the Copa del Rey in the quarter-finals, tonight's clash at Kiev's Olympic Stadium represents Real's last hope of major silverware this season.

"Madrid's season is at stake in the Champions League final," the Catalan daily says, "and a defeat would spark a cataclysm at Los Blancos."

"All their eggs in one basket," reads Mundo Deportivo's headline.

"All their eggs in one basket"

"All their eggs in one basket", agrees Sport's fellow Barcelona-based outlet, Mundo Deportivo. "Madrid must win to avoid drawing a [major-trophy] blank."

Champions League final live with AS English

AS English will be bringing you all the build-up to Real Madrid vs Liverpool, before providing live, minute-by-minute coverage of the action.

Champions League

Table PTS W D L
1Barcelona 14 4 2 0
2Juventus 11 3 2 1
3Sp. Portugal 7 2 1 3
Full standing

*Update 26 de mayo de 2018