Real Madrid win Champions League final as Dortmund rue missed chances

It is the competition that Real Madrid like to think they own and the reasons why were mapped out in graphic detail at Wembley. Yet again. Borussia Dortmund brought the punch of the underdog and they played with a marvellous liberation in the first half, creating chances. And, well, missing them. It was impossible not to think they would live to regret it.

As the second half rolled along, Madrid stabilising and then really starting to play, everybody inside the stadium knew they had seen this movie before, especially the ending. Vinícius Júnior had endured a difficult first 45 minutes. Now he flipped the switch. So did everybody in the white shirts.

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