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Champions League- Real Madrid to meet Juventus at Cardiff

11 May 2017 | By Rishikesh Malkhede
2016-17 UEFA Champions League - Updates!

Real Madrid will face Juventus in the finals of 2016-17 Champions League at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff on 03 June.

Juventus have remained unbeaten in the tournament, while Real faced their first loss in the second leg of the semi-finals.

It will be a repeat of the 1998 finals, when Madrid had defeated Juventus to win the cup after a gap of 32-years.

In context: 2016-17 UEFA Champions League - Updates!

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Juventus FC defeated Monaco 2-1 in the second leg of the Champions League semi-finals to enter the finals with an aggregate score of 4-1.

After an away 2-0 win, Mario Mandzukic and Dani Alves scored a goal each in the second semi-final at home to guide the Italian club to the finals.

The two time champions had lost the finals against Barcelona in 2015.

Last title win in 1996

Juventus FC had won the last Champions League title 21 years ago, in 1996. Since then the Serie A club has reached the finals four times, every time ending up as the runners up.
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