In what will be a historic UEFA Champions League final, two Premier League sides in England – Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool- will lock horns at the Wanda Metropolitano in Madrid on Saturday evening.
It has been a fascinating Champions League season so far and it has been filled to the brim with sensational comebacks. Spurs and Liverpool happen to be two teams that were part of games this season that will forever be etched in the memories of football fans.
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Liverpool’s sensational comeback against Barcelona and the way Spurs came back from the dead three times in the same campaign has made this tournament extra special. And they will come together in Madrid in what promises to be a thrilling game of football.
Spurs saw Lucas Moura grab an exceptional left-footed hat-trick in the second leg of the semi-final against Ajax to come back from 3 nil down to stun the Dutch giants. In Madrid, Mauricio Pochettino will have a clean bill of health- something they haven’t had at all this season.
Both Harry Winks and star forward Harry Kane had missed the semi-final and the last two months due to injury but the England duo is now back to full fitness.
For Jurgen Klopp’s Reds, they have to deal with the injury that Naby Keita suffered towards the end of the season but they will be encouraged by the return to full fitness of Roberto Firmino.
The last time these teams met in the Premier League, Hugo Lloris’ error had handed Liverpool a big 2–1 win at Anfield. It had helped them impetus in their title race against Manchester City.
The last time Tottenham won against Klopp’s Kopites was last season at Wembley, picking up a big 4–1 win. A Kane double and a goal each from Dele Alli and Christian Eriksen were enough for Spurs to gain momentum in the title race.comebacks. Spurs and Liverpool happen to be two teams that were part of games this season that will forever be etched in the memories of football fans.