Champions League Final: Tottenham vs Liverpool Lineups And Team News

Liverpool face Spurs in the Champions League final at the Wanda Metropolitano tonight in a season-defining showdown.

The three defeats in the Group stage which has the Reds on the verge of elimination feel like a lifetime ago to the thousands of Koppites in Madrid.

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The incredible comeback from 3-0 down against Barcelona has only served to galvanise the feeling that a sixth European Cup is destined for Anfield.

But now, after losing six back-to-back finals, Klopp must deliver the trophy that Liverpool fans have been longing for since that 2005 night in Istanbul.

Tottenham vs Liverpool game kicks off at 8p.m (GMT+1)

Tottenham vs Liverpool Pre Match Insights

  • The Reds are playing in their ninth European Cup/Champions League final – more than any other English side. They’ve won the trophy five times, but have lost their last two finals (2007 and 2018).
  • Spurs are playing in their first ever European Cup/Champions League final, and are the eighth different English side to do so. The last five first-time finalists have ended up on the losing side (Chelsea 2008, Arsenal 2006, Monaco 2004, Bayer Leverkusen 2002 and Valencia 2000).
  • This will be the second all-English European Cup/Champions League final, with Manchester United beating Chelsea on penalties in 2008 in the other.
  • This is the first Champions League final between two sides who both failed to win their respective groups since Inter Milan vs Bayern Munich in 2010.
  • The Reds won both of their league meetings with Spurs this season. In total, they’ve met at least three times in all competitions in 13 previous campaigns – Liverpool have only beaten Tottenham three times in a single season in one of those (1985-86 – four times).

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Tottenham vs Liverpool Lineups

Tottenham (4-2-3-1) Lineup

  1. Lloris
  2. Trippier
  3. Alderweireld
  4. Vertonghen
  5. Rose
  6. Sissoko
  7. Winks
  8. Alli
  9. Eriksen
  10. Son
  11. Kane

SUBSTITUTES

  1. Davinson Sánchez
  2. Érik Lamela
  3. Victor Wanyama
  4. Michel Vorm
  5. Eric Dier
  6. Kyle Walker-Peters
  7. Fernando Llorente
  8. Juan Foyth
  9. Paulo Gazzaniga
  10. Serge Aurier
  11. Lucas Moura
  12. Ben Davies

Liverpool (4-3-3) Lineup

  1. Mané
  2. Firmino
  3. Salah
  4. Wijnaldum
  5. Fabinho
  6. Henderson
  7. Robertson
  8. van Dijk
  9. Matip
  10. Alexander-Arnold
  11. Alisson

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SUBSTITUTES

  1. Dejan Lovren
  2. James Milner
  3. Joe Gomez
  4. Daniel Sturridge
  5. Alberto Moreno
  6. Adam Lallana
  7. Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
  8. Simon Mignolet
  9. Xherdan Shaqiri
  10. Rhian Brewster
  11. Divock Origi
  12. Caoimhin Kelleher

This article was most recently revised and updated 3 years ago

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