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Repeat of 2014 final as Real and Atletico meet in UCL finals


Real Madrid have set up a repeat of the 2014 Champions League final with city rivals Atletico Madrid after seeing off the challenge of Manchester City in the semi-finals.

After last week’s first leg at the Etihad ended goalless Zinedine Zidane’s side booked their ticket to a 14th European Cup final courtesy of a 1-0 win over the Citizens in the decisive second leg at the Santiago Bernabeu.

So it's realmadriden vs atletienglish. That means three of the last four #UCL finals have been between teams from the same nation.

— Champions League (@ChampionsLeague) May 4, 2016

The only goal of the encounter came in the 20th minute when Fernandinho deflected into the top right corner of his own goal following a Gareth Bale cross.

A #UCL winner as a player in 2002, Zidane now has the chance to win it as a coach. atletienglish await.... pic.twitter.com/CQcdfEJhuc

— Champions League (ChampionsLeague) May 4, 2016

Real Madrid and Atlético de Madrid will now meet each other in the final for a second time in three seasons on May 28 at the San Siro in Italy.

Breakdown of Champions League winners by nation

Spain 15
Italy,England- 12
Germany- 7
Netherlands -6
Portugal – 4

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