Champions League Final player ratings

Cristiano Ronaldo scored the decisive penalty as Real Madrid beat Atletico Madrid in the Champions League Final. Football Espana assess the players’ contributions.

Real Madrid

Keylor Navas

Routine saves made but needed help from the crossbar with Griezmann’s penalty. Had no chance with Ferreira-Carrasco’s goal.

Rating: 6/10

Dani Carvajal

Offered width when Ronaldo wandered but withdrawn early in the second half with a muscle injury.

Rating: 6/10

Sergio Ramos

Opened the scoring and was combative throughout. Barely lost a header and kept a check on Torres.

Rating: 7/10

Pepe

Defended crosses well but ruined it by rushing in and felling Torres. Usual bouts of play-acting was an unwelcome part of the game.

Rating: 6/10

Marcelo

His usual self on the left flank. Looked to get forward without much success but did little wrong in defence and delivered one devilish cross.

Rating: 6/10

Casemiro

Should have opened the scoring but gave Madrid balance. Filled in the gaps left by more attacking teammates.

Rating: 7/10

Toni Kroos

Calm head in midfield and given a lot of space. Also produced dangerous set-pieces. Influence lessened second half and he was subbed off with 20 minutes to go.

Rating: 6/10

Luka Modric

Given space which he used well. Neat and tidy in tight spaces but influence waned in the second half as Atletico took charge.

Rating: 6/10

Gareth Bale

Worked hard at both ends. Vital flick for Ramos’ goal. Bursts of speed caused problems for Atleti but should have given Danilo more help after the break. Had a late effort blocked that could have decided the game.

Rating: 7/10

Karim Benzema

Worked across the forward line and down Madrid’s left. Could have settled the game but couldn’t beat Oblak. Taken off with 15 minutes to go.

Rating: 7/10

Cristiano Ronaldo

Unusually quiet, perhaps because of the injury suffered in mid-week. Didn’t trouble Oblak when running clear late on, but did tee up Bale and buried the decisive penalty.

Rating: 6/10

Subs

Danilo

On early in the second half for Carvajal and had to cope with both Ferreira-Carrasco and Filipe on his own and let the former get a yard to score, getting the run-around from the winger. Pace was useful though.

Rating: 5/10

Isco

On for Toni Kroos in the second half. Couldn’t make a major impact.

Rating: 6/10

Lucas Vazquez

Got the last 15 minutes in place of Benzema. Brought on for his work rate but couldn’t do much more than chase.

Rating: 6/10

 

Atletico Madrid

Oblak

Super early save and another block later showed his status as one of Europe’s best. Repeated against Benzema and Ronaldo.

Rating: 8/10

Juanfran

Struggled against pace and power of roaming Benzema but battled throughout. Created Ferreira-Carrasco’s goal with a dangerous cross and was energetic throughout. Hit the post in the shootout.

Rating: 6/10

Diego Godin

Atletico’s first half problems were further up the pitch. Team improvement in the second meant he had little to really do, but generally did it well.

Rating: 6/10

Stefan Savic

Let Ramos behind him for the goal but could have been saved by the assistant’s flag. Brave header prevented Bale powering in a second, though he should have equalised. Crucial block on Bale at 1-0.

Rating: 7/10

Filipe Luis

One of many quiet Atleti players in the first half but took his cue from Ferreria-Carrasco’s initiative in the second. Off injured in the second half of extra time.

Rating: 7/10

Saul Niguez

Barely seen in the first half. Moved central after the break and got into the penalty area, going close with one effort.

Rating: 6/10

Gabi

Tried to drag his team back into the game after a slow start but needed more support in midfield. Had one crucial tackle late in the tie and never stopped running.

Rating: 8/10

Augusto Fernandez

Wasteful in possession and subbed off for Ferreira-Carrasco at half time.

Rating: 4/10

Koke

Some probing passing and a lot more energy in the second half but not in the game as much as Atleti needed him to be. Forced off in extra time.

Rating: 6/10

Antoine Griezmann

Struggled to get into the game. Had Atleti’s first shot on target but Madrid’s deep line deprived him of space to run into and, from the spot, wasted the best chance of an equaliser. Made amends in the shootout.

Rating: 6/10

Fernando Torres

Absent for the first half. Won a penalty but didn’t register a shot on goal and couldn’t supply Griezmann either.

Rating: 5/10

Subs

Yannick Ferreira-Carrasco

On for Augusto at half time. Direct running made things happen for an Atleti strangely subdued before his introduction. Grabbed the equaliser and tortured Danilo.

Rating: 8/10

Lucas Hernandez

On late in extra time for the injured Filipe. Block against Lucas Vazquez was vital.

Rating: N/A

Thomas Partey

Late sub for Koke.

Rating: N/A

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