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Atletico Madrid have a chance in Saturday's Champions League final not only to claim their debut European crown but to deny their loathed and vastly wealthier neighbors Real Madrid a record-extending 10th.Atletico have already outperformed this season in securing a remarkable La Liga triumph, shattering the domestic dominance of Real and Barcelona and becoming the first team other than the big two to win the Spanish title since Valencia in 2004 . In La Liga, Atletico won 1-0 at Real's Bernabeu stadium and they drew 2-2 at the Calderon in the return, while in the two-legged King's Cup semifinals Atletico were on the end of a 5-0 aggregate drubbing.Those encounters are unlikely to have much impact on the Champions League final, with Atletico, unbeaten in Europe this term and on a high after wrapping up the La Liga title Saturday and Real under enormous pressure to avoid what would be a humiliating reverse. Atletico, meanwhile, are sweating on the fitness of top scorer Diego Costa, who has eight Champions League goals this term.
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