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Liverpool and Real Madrid are the last two standing in the world’s premier club competition.

UCL Final: Two unstoppable forces meet

There's a big game today. This should help you prepare.

Posted by Sounder at Heart on Saturday, May 26, 2018
Two unstoppable forces meet in the Champions League Final

It’s a massive day of soccer. Two of the worst teams in MLS look to correct their season as two of the best teams in the world look to become champions of Europe. The Seattle Sounders moved their start time back to 2:00 p.m. so that fans could watch massive clubs Liverpool and Real Madrid contest the UEFA Champions League Final. TV coverage starts at 11:45 a.m. Pacific on FOX (broadcast, not Sports).

Thirteen years ago Sounders coach Djimi Traore won the Cup with Liverpool, while many players are Real Madrid fans. It might be a different pregame locker room today as the UCL is on in the background.

Liverpool is defined by Jürgen Klopp’s gegenpress and the emergence of Mo Salah, a rare challenger to Messi and Ronaldo as the greatest in the world. Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane took over the Cristiano Ronaldo-powered club just over two years ago. He already has two UCL titles and is going for his third in a row. A win by Madrid likely cements them as the greatest professional dynasty of all time.

National TV Listings:

Date/Time: Saturday, May 26, 11:45 AM PT

TV: FOX (not FS1), ESPN Deportes

Streaming: Watch ESPN, Fox Soccer Match Pass

Radio: Sirius XM, ESPN Deportes Radio

Stadium: NSK Olimpijs’kyj in Kyiv, Ukraine