Real Madrid clinches European Cup title for 12th time; defeats Juventus 4-1

Updated On : 04 Jun , 2017 , 07:54 AM
Real Madrid clinches European Cup title for 12th time; defeats Juventus 4-1 (Source: PTI)
Real Madrid clinches European Cup title for 12th time; defeats Juventus 4-1 (Source: PTI)
New Delhi:

Real Madrid on Saturday retained the Champions League title by winning European Cup for the 12th consecutive time and third in four seasons. They defeated Juventus 4-1 in the final to clinch the title on Saturday.

Star of the match Cristiano Ronaldo helped his team by striking two goals. This win has made Real Madrid the first and only team to win consecutive titles in the competition since A.C. Milan in 1989 and 1990.

Football lovers across the world were expecting some tough fight but it turned out to be a comfortable win for Madrid against Juventus. Ronaldo scored in each half, whereas Casemiro scored the second goal and Marco Asensio scored in the last minute of the match.

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Here’s a list of European Cup wins by club:

Real Madrid 12 (15 finals)

AC Milan 7 (11 finals)

Bayern München 5 (10 finals)

Barcelona 5 (8 finals)

Liverpool 5 (7 finals)

Ajax 4 (6 finals)

Internazionale Milano 3 (5 finals)

Manchester United 3 (5 finals)

Juventus 2 (9 finals)

Benfica 2 (7 finals)

Porto 2 (2 finals)

Nottingham Forest 2 (2 finals)

Borussia Dortmund 1 (2 finals)

Celtic 1 (2 finals)

Chelsea 1 (2 finals)

Hamburg 1 (2 finals)

Steaua București 1 (2 finals)

Marseille 1 (2 finals)

Aston Villa 1 (1 final)

Crvena zvezda 1 (1 final)

Feyenoord 1 (1 final)

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First Published : Sunday, June 04, 2017 07:44 AM
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