Real Madrid and Liverpool have a rich history in European football and have faced each other several times in various competitions, including the UEFA Champions League, the UEFA Super Cup, and the Intercontinental Cup.
Their first meeting was in the knockout stages of the European Cup in the 1980-81 season. Liverpool won both legs 1-0, with Graeme Souness scoring the decisive goal in the second leg at Anfield.
The two teams met again in the 1984 European Cup final, with Liverpool winning 1-0 thanks to a goal from Alan Kennedy. They faced each other once more in the European Cup in the 2008-09 season, with Liverpool winning 1-0 in the first leg of the Round of 16 tie, but Real Madrid emerging as winners on aggregate after a 4-0 victory in the second leg at the Santiago Bernabeu.
In more recent times, Real Madrid and Liverpool have played against each other twice in the UEFA Champions League final. The first meeting was in the 1980-81 season, with Liverpool winning 1-0 thanks to a goal from Alan Kennedy. The second meeting was in the 2017-18 season, with Real Madrid winning 3-1 to secure their third consecutive Champions League title.
Overall, the two teams have played each other 11 times in European competition, with Liverpool winning 4 games, Real Madrid winning 6, and one game ending in a draw. Their matches have been highly competitive, and they have produced some memorable moments in European football.