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Juventus will be eyeing to become the first team to win the title on a unbeaten note since Manchester United did the same in 2007/08. Massimiliano Allegri’s team won 9 and drew 3 of their 12 matches in the competition this term. Also, they kept 9 clean sheets in the process making them the best defensive unit in the competition. If they lift the trophy, they become the seventh team to do so.

There are also other records at stake as the Old Lady have already won the Serie A and Italian Cup. A win in Cardiff will make them the ninth team to win a treble. FC Barcelona had done this twice in the last 9 years, with Bayern Munich and Inter Milan being the only other two teams to win the treble in the last decade.

Real Madrid have a bigger price to play for, as they will be the first team to have defended the Champions Trophy in modern era. The Blancos were unbeaten in the tournament until the 2-1 loss at Vicente Calderon in the second leg of the semifinal. They 12 matches have 8 wins and 12 draws.

Zinedine Zidane can become the first coach to win the Champions League title, in his first two years with a club.

The Los Blancos have lifted the trophy in each of their last five appearances in the final. This will be their 15th final, having won the title a record 11 times while losing out in 3.

Juventus will be making their 9th appearance in the competitions final. They won twice and lost on 6 occasions, more than any other team. Bayern Munich and Benfica are the team that lost in five finals. Also, the Old Lady had lost in each of their last four final appearances.