Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane has picked the same XI that started last year’s Champions League final vs. Juventus, which means in-form Gareth Bale starts on the bench in Kiev. Isco starts for the holders, with Karim Benzema also in the Madrid team.
— Real Madrid C.F.🇺🇸🇬🇧 (@realmadriden) May 26, 2018
Liverpool, meanwhile, field the same lineup that started their semifinal second leg against Roma. Jurgen Klopp has been able to boost his bench with the inclusion of Adam Lallana and fit-again Emre Can.
Striker Danny Ings is not part of Liverpool’s matchday squad, while Dominic Solanke, 20, has been named as a substitute.
— Liverpool FC (@LFC) May 26, 2018
Cristiano Ronaldo will start up front for Real Madrid, while Liverpool’s forward line is led by Mohamed Salah.
Real Madrid are chasing their 13th European Cup, which would be their third in a row and fourth in five years. Liverpool, meanwhile, seek their sixth title and first since 2005.
Real Madrid XI: Keylor Navas; Dani Carvajal, Sergio Ramos, Raphael Varane, Marcelo; Casemiro, Toni Kroos, Luka Modric; Isco, Cristiano Ronaldo, Karim Benzema
Liverpool XI: Loris Karius; Trent Alexander-Arnold, Dejan Lovren, Virgil van Dijk, Andrew Robertson; Georginio Wijnaldum, Jordan Henderson, James Milner; Mohamed Salah, Roberto Firmino, Sadio Mane
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