Champions League final 2017, Juventus vs Real Madrid: when is it, which stadium will host and what are the latest odds?

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Juventus fans will be flocking to Cardiff for their game against Real Madrid - AFP

What is it?

It's the 2017 Champions League final, the 62nd European Cup final or 25th since it was renamed the Champions League.

Who's playing?

It's a repeat of the 1998 final between Spain's Real Madrid and Italy's Juventus. Tasty.

When is it?

It's on Saturday June 3.

What time is kick-off?

It's a 19.45 BST start.

How long until the Champions League final?

What TV channel is it on?

BT Sport have the rights to broadcast Champions League football in the UK and, therefore, will be the destination to show the final. It's available on their Freeview channel BT Sport Showcase and on YouTube too. We'll also bring you live coverage of the final here.

Where is it being held this season?

At the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff.

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What hope do I have of securing tickets?

Not a lot, unfortunately. The capacity has been reduced to just over 66,000 for this final from the usual 74,500 seats in Crdiff. Only 18,000 tickets are available for each team. Unfortunately, you're too late for the 5,500 tickets which were allocated through a Uefa ticket draw. The remainder are held over for hospitality.

What happened last season?

You can read Sam Wallace's report here.

It was, all told, not a great final when it came to the quality of two sides, by turns tired or just out of inspiration. Ronaldo was a passenger for much of it and the only game-changing performance came from Simeone’s half-time substitute Yannick Carrasco who scored the equaliser, bamboozled Real’s defence at times and kissed his girlfriend when he scored.

Ronaldo celebrates in Milan in 2016 Credit: Rex

What are the odds to win the trophy?

  • Real Madrid - 5/6
  • Juventus - 11/10

 

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