When Klopp last reached a Champions League final, with Borussia Dortmund in 2013, he had just a week to prepare for an encounter with Bayern Munich at Wembley. When Liverpool host Brighton on Sunday, if the team can at least grab a point, this will reinforce this statement massively. Brighton being their last chance to do so.
We would have picked up more Premier League points this season had we not been involved in the later stages of the Champions League.
Mohamed Salah, the Egyptian Liverpool winger, won another award to be added to his historic record of the current season, as he won EA Sports Player of the Season. Arsenal's Ian Wright and Robin van Persie are the only other players to do it in a 38-game season. A hat-trick for Salah this weekend would make history.
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Trippier has impressed in the Spurs defence this season, despite battling with summer signing Serge Aurier for a first-team place. It is a pity. "But two penalty decisions that for us were clear, but they were not given".
Salah, who had been at the centre of the second claim after being floored by a lunging tackle from Shane Duffy inside the area, ended a three-game run without a goal courtesy of a low, left-footed finish.
But with one game to go, he could end the campaign as a true Liverpool legend if he helps the team win a sixth European Cup by defeating Real in the Ukraine.
Some had reservations about his signing given a previous underwhelming spell in England with Chelsea, Liverpool's owner John W. Henry suggesting they had overpaid, according to Roma president James Pallotta.
Solanke came through Chelsea's ranks as a kid before joining the Reds. "A fresh problem." frightful news for Liverpool fans to hear in the build-up to their last league game.