Madrid Celebrates Champions League Final Success

Updated: 02 May 2014 09:54 IST

While Atletico Madrid beat Chelsea 3-1 to progress to their first European Cup final in 40 years, nine-time champions Real Madrid beat title holders Bayern Munich 5-0 over two legs.

Madrid Celebrates Champions League Final Success
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Madrid is celebrating the success of its two major football clubs after Atletico Madrid ensured a historic Champions League final derby against crosstown rival Real Madrid.

Atletico's 3-1 victory at Chelsea saw them progress to their first European Cup final in 40 years, where record nine-time champions Real Madrid await after crushing title holders Bayern Munich 5-0 over two legs.

Spanish media hailed the feat, with sports daily Marca's headline touting "A Spanish Champion," while El Mundo said "Madrid wins the Champions" League.

Atletico are on the verge of a historic double as they close in on their first Spanish league title in 18 years, while Madrid are chasing a treble after winning the Copa del Rey against Barcelona.

Topics : Football
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