Spanish giants Real Madrid face their crosstown rivals Atletico Madrid in the UEFA Champions League Final, as the biggest European club match of the year will stream live from the San Siro Stadium in what promises to be a fierce battle between the high-octane, glitzy offense of Real Madrid versus the gritty, tenacious defense of the smaller, less glamorous Atletico Madrid club.
The two Madrid clubs finished only two points apart on the Spanish La Liga table in the 2015-2016 season, both winning 28 matches. But Real Madrid managed two more draws to finish in second place with 90 points, while the Atleti lost six games to end on 88.
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The two teams could not bring more different philosophies into their rematch of the 2014 UEFA Champions League Final. The relentless attack of Real Madrid, led by Portugal megastar Cristiano Ronaldo, blasted home 110 goals to just 63 for Atletico Madrid.
Smaller club Atletico relied on a nearly impenetrable defense, conceding a mere 18 times all season long, while Real Madrid let in almost twice as many, with a still respectable 34 goals allowed.
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When the two Madrid clubs squared off in the 2014 UEFA Champions League Final, Real prevailed by a dominant 4-1 score. Watch highlights of the 2014 UEFA Champions League Final in the video below.
To watch a live stream of the 2016 Real Madrid vs. Atletico Madrid UEFA Champions League Final in the United States, try the video below, or see the streaming links and information at the bottom of this article. Kickoff is scheduled for 8:45 p.m. Central European Summer Time on Saturday, May 28, at the San Siro Stadium in Milan, Italy, which translates to 7:45 p.m. British Summer Time, 2:45 p.m. United States Eastern Time, and 11:45 a.m. U.S. Pacific time.
Real Madrid Captain Sergio Ramos says that his team is focused on executing the fundamentals, heading into Saturday’s massive match, a game that is expected to be watched by nearly 200 million viewers in 200 broadcasting territories around the world.
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“We’ll have to be totally focused as finals are mostly decided on small details. The team that makes the fewest mistakes comes out on top,” Ramos said. “We have to show the humility, hard work and effort that has got us this far.”
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Will Real Madrid take their 11th European Championship by winning their second UEFA Champions League Final over crosstown rival Atletico Madrid in three years, this time at the San Siro in Milan, Italy? Or, will Atletico Madrid win their first-ever UEFA Champions League Final, making a statement to their more famous, and more expensive, inter-city rivals? To find out, watch the Real Madrid vs. Atletico Madrid UEFA Champions League Final stream live from the San Siro Stadium in Milan, Italy, by going to Fox Sports Go at this link or paying for a subscription to Fox Soccer2Go available at this link. To watch the semifinal match on mobile devices, download the Fox Sports Go app.
A Spanish-language stream of the Real Madrid Vs. Atletico Madrid UEFA Champions League Final match is available to watch live online via WatchESPN at this link.
For fans who want another way to watch the live stream without login credentials, or those who simply prefer to watch the UEFA Champions League Final game online via a TV set rather than on a computer or mobile device, Sling TV carries Fox Network, which will broadcast the game. The Sling TV main package subscription costs a fee of $20 per month, but a 7-day free trial is also available. To watch the Real Madrid vs. Atletico Madrid UEFA Champions League Final on Sling TV, go to this link to sign up. The PlayStation Vue TV subscription, which is also available on several non-PlayStation devices such as the iPad and Amazon Fire, comes with a free trial as well and carries the UEFA Champions League Final on Fox at this link.
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