UEFA Champions League Final Match Preview: The Road to Lisbon

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By Christine Jane Caparras | May 22, 2014 1:42 PM EST

City rivals Real Madrid and Atlético Madrid will hold a Madrid Derby in Lisbon this Saturday, May 24, 2014 at the Estádio do Sport Lisboa e Benfica.as they clash for the UEFA Champions League Final. This will be the first final between two teams from the same city in the entire 59 year history of the competition and only the fifth time for both teams to come from the same country.

Real Madrid, one of the most successful clubs in history, will be gunning for their tenth Champions League title while Atlético Madrid, will be aiming to step away from the shadow of their neighbours and bitter rivals.

Here's a look at the Road to Lisbon for both teams:

REAL MADRID

Record breaker Cristiano Ronaldo led the team by scoring 37 goals so far this season and two emphatic 6-1 victories showed how Real Madrid put their foot down and walked all over their opponents.

GROUP STAGE

Galatasaray AS  1-6 Real Madrid CF
Real Madrid CF 4-0 FC Kobenhaven
Real Madrid CF 2-1 Juventus
Juventus 2-2 Real Madrid CF
Real Madrid CF 4-1 Galatasaray AS
FC Kobenhaven 0-2 Real Madrid CF

ROUND OF 16

FC Schalke 04 1-6 Real Madrid CF
Real Madrid CF 3-1 FC Schalke 04

QUARTER FINALS

Real Madrid CF 3-0 Borussia Dortmund
Borussia Dortmund 2-0 Real Madrid CF

SEMI FINALS

Real Madrid FC 1-0 FC Bayern Munchen
FC Bayern Munchen 0-4 Real Madrid CF

ATLETICO MADRID

Atletico were unbeaten on their way to the final and were able to keep six clean sheets.

GROUP STAGE

Club Atlético de Madrid 3-1 FC Zenit
FC Porto 1-2 Club Atlético de Madrid
FK Austria Wien 1-3 Club Atlético de Madrid
Club Atlético de Madrid 4-0 FK Austria Wien
FC Zenit  1-1 Club Atlético de Madrid
Club Atlético de Madrid  2-0 FC Porto

ROUND OF 16

AC Milan  0-1 Club Atlético de Madrid
Club Atlético de Madrid 4-1 AC Milan

QUARTER FINALS

FC Barcelona 1-1 Club Atlético de Madrid
Club Atlético de Madrid 1-0 FC Barcelona

SEMI FINALS

Club Atlético de Madrid 0-0 Chelsea FC
Chelsea FC 1-3 Club Atlético de Madrid

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