By Ian Palmer
It’s been 37 years, but Spanish giants Real Madrid finally have a chance to avenge their heartbreaking 1-0 European Cup Final defeat at the hands of Liverpool in 1981.
The two sides meet May 26 in the Champions League Final with the bet365 odds (as of May 3) favoring Real to win at 5/4 with Liverpool 2/1 and a 90-minute draw 13/5.
The legendary clubs meet in Kiev after Liverpool edged Roma 7-6 on aggregate and Real Madrid got past Bayern Munich 4-3.
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Los Blancos hold the record for European Cup/Champions League titles at 12, while the Reds have five under their belt.
Bettors can wager on numerous aspects of the final such as anytime goalscorer, correct score, first to score, half-time result, to score a penalty and winning margin etc.