Five key duels to look out for in Champions League final

Juventus and Real Madrid face off in the Champions League final, with Madrid seeking its 12th title while the former is looking to secure its third.

So which camp will be cheering after full-time?

However, the Italian champions have already shown their might in dumping out Real's bitter rivals Barcelona on route to the final. The best of the best of European soccer will arrive at Cardiff, Wales on June 3 for the Champions League Final. As they did in 2015, when they lost in the final to Barcelona in Berlin, they have an opportunity to win their first treble. He struggled a little a year ago, but this term he has approached big games with the right mentality and I am sure he won't suffer the pressure. Along with the underrated Mirajlem Pjanic, tireless wing-backs in Alex Sandro and Dani Alves, a fearsome all-Italian back-line (christened "BBC"), it is easy to see why they are such a well-oiled unit. Gonzalo Higuain will miss big chances, and clutch king Sergio Ramos will grab a late victor. At least for his country that is. It is perfectly balanced, with the best defence in Europe, a lethal attack and capable of playing different styles.

The Bianconerri will be involved in their second final in three seasons against Real Madrid. Juve I think only conceded three goals in the whole Champions League.

Christiano Ronaldo, has been in a similar situation before with previous club Manchester United.

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Explaining why those moves fell by the wayside, the most capped European footballer of all time, unsurprisingly reiterated his loyalty to the club where he has won a plethora of major honours and appeared on more than 100 occasions in the Champions League. So will the man, who is on fire, rain goals upon the miserly Bianconeri side?

It has already been a fantastic year for Real Madrid, who dethroned Barcelona and finished atop the La Liga table for the Spanish championship for the first time since 2012. It remains to be seen if Zidane starts him ahead of Isco.

Defenders: Danilo, Ramos, Carvajal, Pepe, Varane, Nacho, Marcelo, Coentrão.

This team does have a habit of making matters hard for themselves and at times, it feels as though there is potential to unravel. "But if they won the title, we will always remember this team for Spanish and European football".

Chelsea won the Premier League this term in Conte's first year in charge, but benefited from a lack of midweek European games as their small and settled squad played together regularly and had extra time to ideal the 47-year-old's tactics on the training ground.

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