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Real Madrid return to Champions League glory
Real Madrid claim a 14th Champions League title with a narrow one-nil victory over Liverpool in Paris, on an evening where thousands of Liverpool fans were unable to get inside the stadium.
Steve Crossman, John Murray, Alan Shearer and Chris Sutton reflect on the victory for Real Madrid with Liverpool rueing to miss several chances to both take the lead and equalise.
The commentary team also reflect on the chaotic scenes outside the Stade de France and chat to BBC Sport journalists who attended.
01:55: John Murray, Alan Shearer and Chris Sutton discuss Real Madrid's victory and Liverpool's performance.
15:18: John commentates on Real Madrid lifting the Champions League trophy.
21:20: BBC Sports journalist Nick Parrott discusses the issues Liverpool fans faced on entering the stadium.
24:10: 5 Live's Chris Warburton describes the scenes outside the Stade de France.
25:35: The team react to Liverpool Football Club's statement on the problems faced by fans.
Pitch imperfect, Karim the dream and Kroos control
The Friday Football Social comes from the Stade de France in Saint-Denis, as Steve Crossman is joined by our football correspondent John Murray, Chris Sutton and French football journalist Julien Laurens ahead of the men’s Champions League final between Liverpool and Real Madrid.
The guys discuss Jurgen Klopp’s criticism of the pitch, whether or not using revenge as motivation is a good idea for Liverpool’s players and how Karim Benzema has taken his game to the highest level.
We also hear from Jurgen Klopp, Alan Shearer, Toni Kroos and Carlo Ancelotti.
And Steve speaks to some of the Liverpool fans who have travelled to the French capital for the big occasion.
Euro Leagues: Preparations in Paris
The Euro Leagues crew are in Paris to preview Saturday night’s Champions League final between Liverpool and Real Madrid and they’re joined by a very special guest, World Cup and European Championship winner Frank Leboeuf. Plus, we hear from Rafa Benitez who reveals what it’s like to prepare for a game of this magnitude from a manager’s perspective.
We discuss whether Liverpool will use revenge as motivation for the 2018 final, whether Liverpool’s full backs should be classed amongst iconic pairings like like Roberto Carlos and Cafu, whether Real Madrid are a team that reflects their manager’s calm persona, and is Guillem right that Thibaut Courtois is the best keeper in the world?
Liverpool & Real Madrid Combined XI
Emma Saunders is joined by former Real Madrid defender Jonathan Woodgate and ex-Liverpool full-back Jose Enrique to compile a combined XI between the two teams ahead of the Champions League final. Spanish football journalist Guillem Balagué then drops by with all the latest in the build up to the final in Paris and gives a glimpse of what’s to come in 5 Live Sport’s coverage in the coming days.
72+: The top fight for the top flight
Aaron Paul is joined by Luton striker Cameron Jerome and West Brom assistant coach Alex Bruce to look ahead to the Championship play-off final. Ex-Huddersfield defender Tommy Smith has his say as his old club faces Nottingham Forest at Wembley. The panel also react to Sunderland’s success in the League One play-off final – can Alex Neil take them to the Premier League and what’s next for Wycombe and Gareth Ainsworth? Port Vale defender Mal Benning joins the pod ahead of their League Two play-off final against his former team Mansfield, and he weighs in on the debate around pitch invasions following the semi-final scenes against Swindon.
3:55 – Teenage sensations,
8:42 – Championship play-off final preview,
22:49 – League One play-off final reaction,
32:00 – League Two play-off final preview,
37:00 – Pitch invasions.
MNC: End of season special
Mark Chapman, Micah Richards, Chris Sutton & Rory Smith discuss & debate the ending of the 2021/22 Premier League season.
They discuss the dramatic final day title race between Liverpool and Manchester City, the relegation battle and take a tentative look ahead to the summer transfer window.
They also hear from former Tottenham and Manchester United striker Dimitar Berbatov as well as an interview from the new Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag.
There is also a chance to hear a short preview of BBC Sport's interview with Kylian Mbappe.
02:34: Manchester City lift the title.
14:36: Liverpool's season - just how good can it be?
21:40: Premier League relegation.
33:50: Dimitar Berbatov talks Spurs and Man United.
40:02: Erik Ten Haag's press conference & MNC reaction.
45:03: Kylian Mbappe's new deal.
50:08: The MNC end of season votes.