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Clattenburg picked to referee Champions League final

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Premier League referee Mark Clattenburg, 41, will take charge of the Champions League final between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid at the San Siro in Milan on 28 May. Clattenburg has handled six Champions League matches this season, including two involving Atletico Madrid and one for Real Madrid. He has already been chosen to referee the FA Cup final between Manchester United and Crystal Palace ...

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Madrid edge past City to reach final

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Real Madrid edge past City and into second final in three years Gareth Bale’s cross deflects in off Fernando for only goal of tie (20) Six home wins from six for Madrid this season; 19 goals scored, none conceded Madrid into 14th European Cup final; City’s first semi-final ends in defeat Madrid will face city rivals Atlético in Milan final ...

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Manchester City resist late Real Madrid surge

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Joe Hart denies Pepe late on as Manchester City hold Real Madrid Cristiano Ronaldo a late withdrawal before kick-off with thigh injury David Silva and Karim Benzema substituted before second period Real Madrid’s 27th appearance in the European Cup semi-finals; City’s first The second leg is at the Bernabéu next Wednesday, with the final in Milan on 28 May It ...

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Manchester City want passion and poise against Real Madrid

Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale listen to Zinédine Zidane
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“We need a hot heart and a cold mind,” Manuel Pellegrini told his Manchester City side ahead of a meeting with a Real Madrid team who believe they are peaking. Manuel Pellegrini, up against former club, says City “need our emotions under control” City unbeaten in seven; Real Madrid on five-game winning streak Cristiano Ronaldo expected to play after missing ...

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Real Madrid stroll past Villareal

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Real Madrid kept up the pressure on Barcelona at the top of La Liga with a 3-0 win over Villarreal on Wednesday night. Karim Benzema opened the scoring for Real in the first half, before Lucas Vazquez and Luka Modric secured the three points after break. The result keeps Zinedine Zidane’s side a point behind leaders Barcelona and second-placed Atletico, ...

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Ronaldo hat-trick inspires Madrid to comeback win

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Ten-time winners Real Madrid reach semi-finals for sixth successive season Cristiano Ronaldo wipes out 2-0 first-leg deficit inside 17 minutes Ronaldo takes season tally to 16 in this competition, one off his own 2013/14 record Portuguese’s fifth UEFA Champions league hat-trick, equalling Lionel Messi’s record Cristiano Ronaldo was at his destructive best as a sensational hat-trick left Wolfsburg’s dreams in ...

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Zidane: Cool heads needed to defeat Wolfsburg

Zinédine Zidane's side warmed up for Wolfsburg with a 4-0 home win at the weekend
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Real Madrid host Wolfsburg trailing 2-0 from last week’s quarter-final first leg Madrid have scored 17 goals and conceded just one in their last four home games Wolfsburg are in the knockout stage of this competition for the first time The first-leg win is Wolfsburg’s only victory in their past five matches Possible lineup Real Madrid: Navas; Carvajal, Ramos, Pepe, ...

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Madrid stunned by Wolfsburg’s quick start

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Wolfsburg’s first UEFA Champions League knockout campaign could yet extend into the semi-finals after first-half goals from Ricardo Rodriguez and Maximilian Arnold earned a memorable victory against Real Madrid in the quarter-final first leg. Zinédine Zidane’s Madrid were on a six-game winning run and duly began in confident mood, Cristiano Ronaldo having an effort chalked out for offside before Karim ...

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