Who wins the Champions League between the four semifinalists - Atletico Madrid, Monaco, Real Madrid and Juventus?
Cristiano Ronaldo will hope to lead Real Madrid to yet another Champions League title.In all fairness, and putting the pedigrees of these clubs aside, any of them could win the tournament this year, and it would be deservedly so. How they have gotten to this stage of the competition have been based on superior performances to that of their opponents’ – maybe with the exception of Real Madrid, considering the controversy that followed their win over Bayern Munich in the quarterfinals, for the purpose of argument.
Paulo Dybala and Leonardo Bonucci will need to be at their best for them to win the title this term.Looking at how the teams got to this stage, Atletico finished top of group D with 15 points, scoring seven goals and conceding two. In the round of 16, they faced off with Bayer Leverkusen and won 4-2 on aggregate, before knocking out Leicester in the quarterfinals 2-1 on aggregate.
Youngster Kylian Mbappe has been one of the biggest highlights of this season's Champions League. Can he lead Monaco to the trophy?Unlike Atletico and Monaco, Real Madrid finished second in their group with 12 points, but saw off Napoli 6-2 in the round of 16, before dispatching Bayern Munich 6-3 in the quarterfinals.
Atletico Madrid will hope to be third time lucky after losing two finals in the last three seasons.Juventus on their part, topped group H with 14 points, saw off Porto 3-0 on aggregate in the round of 16, and dispatched of Barcelona by the same margin in the quarterfinals.