Over the years, Real Madrid and Juventus went head to head 19 times. Juventus won 8 matches while Real Madrid won 9. In the 2017/18 Champions League, Juventus launched 71.73% of their attacks from wide areas and 28.27% down the middle. Several assists for Juventus goals come from central areas and outside the box. Whereas Real Madrid concentrates even more attacks from the wings: 76.01% and just 23.99% from central areas. Most assists for Real Madrid goals come from the left wing or inside the box.
All 19 of the teams’ previous meetings were in the European Cup. Last season final was Madrid’s ninth win in matches against the Bianconeri; Juventus have eight victories with two draws. Both teams have scored 22 goals. In last season’s final, Madrid scored first with the help of Cristiano Ronaldo, which made him the first player to score in 3 UEFA Champions League finals. Ronaldo has hit the target in all five of his appearances against Juventus for Real Madrid – seven goals in all.
Madrid has lost only one of their last 14 away matches in all competitions, going down 1-0 at RCD Espanyol on 27 February. That is their only loss in 13 matches, home and away; they won 3-0 at UD Las Palmas on Saturday. Ronaldo, who was rested against Las Palmas, has 23 goals in his last 13 games for club and country, including two in added time as Portugal defeated Egypt 2-1 on 23 March. He has scored in eight consecutive appearances for Madrid.
The Bianconeri have already faced Spanish opposition in this season’s competition, losing 3-0 at Barcelona on matchday one before a goalless Turin draw on 22 November. That stretched their winless run against Liga clubs for four games.