This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2014, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for personal research purposes and may not be reprinted.

Lisbon, Portugal • For Atletico Madrid, the only thing in the way of the greatest season in the club's 111-year history is crosstown archrival Real Madrid.

The Spanish rivals make up the first intracity Champions League final in history, with the match to be played in Lisbon.

Real Madrid is the competition's most successful club and bidding to end a 12-year wait for "La Decima" — its 10th European Cup title. It recently had a 14-year unbeaten run against Atletico in all competitions come to an end last season, when Atletico won the Copa del Rey at Real's Santiago Bernabeu Stadium.

comments powered by Disqus