Real Madrid set up a date with Liverpool in Paris

Real Madrid are into the 2021/22 Champions League final! With 89:20 on the clock, Los Blancos needed two goals and were on the brink of elimination

By 90:50, Rodrygo had already scored twice to take the tie to extra time, where a Karim Benzema penalty set up a meeting with Liverpool at the Stade de France. It was a truly epic comeback and a fascinating one too

Here, we answer three pre-match questions that were cleared up, as well as three new ones stemming from Real Madrid’s semi-final win.

Real Madrid have developed a reputation over the years for producing epic comebacks at the Bernabéu on European nights, from the legendary fightback against Borussia Mönchengladbach in the 1980s to the PSG and Chelsea back-and-forths of recent weeks.

So, would there be one more here? Well, that was the theme of the pre-match motivational video that Ancelotti and his coaching staff played for his players.