UEFA Champions League: Real Madrid vs. Atletico Madrid preview, TV schedule


Estadio da Luz will be the host to Saturday’s UEFA Champions League final. (Photo by Lars Baron/Getty Images)

Nine-time UEFA Champions League winner Real Madrid will take on crosstown rival Atletico Madrid in the UEFA Champions League final on Saturday.

Real Madrid is the league’s most successful club but has not won the title since 2002. Atletico last reached the final in 1974 and is looking for its first ever European Cup title.

Atletico beat Real Madrid last season in the Copa del Rey final to end its 14-year losing streak against its more accomplished rival.

When: 2:45 p.m.

Where: Estadio da Luz in Lisbon, Portugal

U.S. television: Fox

Note: Real Madrid’s star forward Cristiano Ronaldo is expected to play in the final after being hampered by leg injuries over the past two months.

Kelyn Soong is a news aide and blogger and covers high school tennis for The Washington Post sports section.

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