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REAL MADRID: Cristiano Ronaldo does not believe Real Madrid were lucky to advance past Manchester City to the Champions League final, with the Portuguese striker saying his team were more intense than their opponents over the two legs.
- Real were deserved winners against City, as Gareth Bale led the way for Los Blancos, writes Jonathan Smith.
- Real coach Zinedine Zidane said his team's hard work had paid off as...
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has warned that the Anfield atmosphere can make life "much more difficult for Villarreal than they imagine in this moment" in Thursday's Europa League semifinal second leg.
Villarreal are in a strong position to reach the final after a 1-0 first-leg victory at El Madrigal courtesy of Adrian Lopez's injury-time goal.
However, Liverpool defied all expectations in the quarterfinals when, having drawn 1-1 away to Borussia Dortmund, they fell 3-1 behind to the German side...