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What channel is Liverpool v Real Madrid Champions League final on? Kick off time, live stream and latest team news

Check out how to watch Liverpool v Real Madrid in the Champions League final this week, including TV details, team news, predictions and odds.

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Published: Friday, 27th May 2022 at 11:49 am
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Liverpool face Real Madrid in the Champions League final under the lights at the Stade de France, Paris on Saturday night and you surely don't need any more convincing than that to tune in.

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The Reds enter the game with six titles under their belt and a point to prove after being pipped at the post for the Premier League title by a solitary point.

Jurgen Klopp's Reds have been an all-conquering force in knockout competitions this season. They have lost one game in 24 outings across the Champions League, FA Cup and Carabao Cup this year and collected the latter two trophies.

Real Madrid's journey has not been so smooth, but they have left a trail of true heavyweights in their wake. They finished ahead of Inter in the group stages, then came from behind, on aggregate, to defeat PSG, Chelsea and Manchester City to mark an incredible campaign.

Los Blancos manager Carlo Ancelotti has multiple scores to settle. He was AC Milan manager when Liverpool triumphed under miraculous circumstances in Istanbul while his Roma side suffered defeat to the Anfield outfit in the 1984 European Cup final during his playing days. If he needs any more motivation, Ancelotti managed Everton until last year.

RadioTimes.com has rounded up everything you need to know about how to watch Liverpool v Real Madrid on TV and online.

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When is Liverpool v Real Madrid?

Liverpool v Real Madrid will take place on Saturday 28th May 2022.

Check out our live football on TV guide for the latest times and information.

What time is kick-off?

Liverpool v Real Madrid will kick off at 8pm.

What TV channel is Liverpool v Real Madrid on?

BT Sport has made the decision to make the final available for free to everyone.

The game will be shown live on BT Sport 1 from 6pm.

There are multiple ways to get BT Sport. If you already have BT Broadband, you can add BT TV and Sport to your existing contract from just £15 per month. You can add the ‘Big Sport’ package for £40 per month which includes all BT Sport and 11 Sky Sports channels via a NOW pass.

For all the details on how to watch the game for free, check out the information below.

How to live stream Liverpool v Real Madrid online

You can watch the match for free by visiting the BT Sport website or via the BT Sport app or BT Sport YouTube channel.

Alternatively, fans with an existing BT Sport monthly pass can also tune in without signing up to a contract.

Regular TV subscribers can also stream matches via the BT Sport website or BT Sport app on a variety of devices including laptops, smartphones and tablets.

Liverpool v Real Madrid team news

Liverpool predicted XI: Alisson; Alexander-Arnold, Konate, Van Dijk, Robertson; Henderson, Fabinho, Thiago; Salah, Mane, Diaz

Real Madrid predicted XI: Courtois; Carvajal, Militão, Nacho, Mendy; Casemiro, Kroos, Modric; Valverde, Benzema, Vinicius Jr

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Liverpool v Real Madrid odds

In working partnership with the Radio Times, bet365 has provided the following betting odds for this event:

bet365 odds: Liverpool (1/1) Draw (11/4) Real Madrid (5/2)*

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Our prediction: Liverpool v Real Madrid

Ned Holmes

The biggest competition in European club football is heading for a mouthwatering conclusion as two clubs with bonafide European pedigree meet in Paris.

Real Madrid have come back from seemingly impossible positions time and time again during their run to the final but can they do so against a side with the quality and experience that the Reds boast.

The pair have met eight times in this competition previously, with Real Madrid winning four and Liverpool three, and the Spaniards may just make that five on Saturday.

It has felt as though they've had fate on their side in this competition in 2021/22 and another dramatic finish may allow Ancelotti to exact some revenge against Liverpool.

Liverpool 2-3 Real Madrid (28/1 at Bet365)

Michael Potts

In terms of sheer mentality, could any team rival Liverpool or Real Madrid in world football? Liverpool have showed relentless grit to power through more than 60 games in 2021/22 and still look fresh.

Real Madrid's never-say-die attitude in the Champions League knockouts has been exhilarating for neutrals and refreshing to see modern football superstars pour every ounce of themselves into games.

However, I see a route to victory for Liverpool. Real Madrid haven't kept a clean sheet in six knockout games against some of the finest teams in the world. They've conceded 11 in six.

Manchester City knifed through their defence five times in the semi-finals and only lost the tie when their heads left the building. City, for all their superb qualities, don't have the pedigree, the know-how, when it comes to one-off games of this magnitude.

Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane, Luis Diaz, Diogo Jota, Roberto Firmino... Whoever starts will find a way through Real Madrid and Liverpool will not crumble.

Liverpool 3-1 Real Madrid (14/1 at Bet365)

For more thoughts on the game to come, check out our Champions League final predictions piece.

If you’re looking for something else to watch check out our TV Guide or visit our Sport hub.

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