<
>

UCL Final Stats: Benzema, Modric join Ronaldo; Real Madrid's uneclipsed 14

play
Nicol: Liverpool 'scratching their head' how they didn't win UCL final (1:32)

Steve Nicol breaks down how Real Madrid were able to get the differentiating goal vs. Liverpool in the Champions League final. (1:32)

Real Madrid won a record-extending 14th Champions League title (including European Cups) after Vinicius Jr.'s goal gave them a 1-0 win over Liverpool.

By The Numbers brings you the best stats from a fitting finale for another sensational European club season

1-0

This is the third straight European Cup final to end 1-0, the longest streak of finals ending with the same score since 6 straight finals ended exactly 1-0 between 1977-78 and 1982-83.

3

Jurgen Klopp has now tied Marcello Lippi for most defeats in a UCL final with 3 (Borussia Dortmund 2013, Liverpool 2018, 2022).

3

Jordan Henderson is the first Englishman to start a European Cup/Champions League final as captain as many as three times.

4

Carlo Ancelotti is the first head coach ever to win four European Cup titles (AC Milan 2003, 2007, Real Madrid 2014, 2022).

5

Karim Benzema, Luka Modric, Marcelo, Dani Carvajal, Isco, Gareth Bale, Casemiro, Toni Kroos, and Nacho have joined Cristiano Ronaldo as the only players to win 5 Champions League (era) titles. Including the European Cup, there are 10 others who have five. Paco Gento has won the most, with six European Cups.

9

Thibaut Courtois made nine saves on Saturday, the most by a goalkeeper in a Champions League Final since at least 2004. In fact, Courtois' 59 saves are the most in a single UCL campaign since that same time frame.

2.14 vs 0.88

Liverpool had 2.14 expected goals compared to 0.88 for Real Madrid. Liverpool's 2.14 xG is the 2nd-most by any team without a goal in this season's CL.

10.1 vs 13.8

The aggregate xG Real Madrid have had in this season's CL KO Stage... Real Madrid: 10.1 vs Opponents: 13.8.

14/17

Real Madrid have won the title in 14 of its 17 European Cup Final appearances; that is the highest title percent (82.35%) in European Cup Final history.

21 y, 320 d

At 21 years, 320 days, Vinicius Jr is the second youngest Real Madrid player to score in a European Cup final (since 1955-56), after Marco Asensio (21y-133d) in 2017.

(Stats courtesy ESPN's Stats & Information Group)