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Liverpool now equal with Manchester United as English football’s most decorated club after Champions League victory

Liverpool now equal with Manchester United as English football’s most decorated club after Champions League victory

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level pegging Liverpool and Man United are the two most successful teams in English football having racked up 42 major honours Liverpool are now equal with Manchester United as English football’s most decorated club following their Champions League triumph. Jurgen Klopp’s men were crowned champions of Europe for the sixth time after beating Tottenham 2-0 in Madrid. Getty Mohamed Salah opened the scoring with a two-minute penalty A penalty from Mohamed Salah and a late Divock Origi strike sealed a historic victory for the Reds and gave Klopp his first trophy with the Anfield club. The victory also bears significant consequences for English football too, as the Merseyside outfit now have equalled their bitter rivals
Champions League final: Liverpool dealt pre-match blow as AZ Alkmaar snub friendly with Reds ahead of Tottenham clash

Champions League final: Liverpool dealt pre-match blow as AZ Alkmaar snub friendly with Reds ahead of Tottenham clash

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rejected Jurgen Klopp wanted to keep his players fresh by taking on the Dutch side in the run-up to the June 1 showpiece Liverpool’s hopes of playing a friendly before the Champions League final have been dashed, according to reports in the Netherlands. Jurgen Klopp hoped to prepare for the June 1 showpiece in Madrid by keeping his playing squad fresh with a pre-match fixture against Dutch side AZ Alkmaar. Getty Klopp wants to guide Liverpool to Champions League success after missing out on the Premier League title However, Dutch sources say Alkmaar told Liverpool to ‘abandon’ the plans as much of their first-team squad will be on holiday, as they have no more football to play with their 2018/19 campaign ending earlier this week. Th
Jurgen Klopp describes Liverpool players as ‘f****** giants’ live on TV after extraordinary Champions League triumph over Barcelona

Jurgen Klopp describes Liverpool players as ‘f****** giants’ live on TV after extraordinary Champions League triumph over Barcelona

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'fine me!' And BT Sport host Gary Lineker refused to apologise! Jurgen Klopp was lost for words following Liverpool’s extraordinary Champions League triumph over Barcelona – and could only describe his players as ‘f****** giants’. The Reds boss could be excused for swearing live on TV – BT Sport host Gary Lineker refused to apologise to viewers – after his side pulled off a miraculous 4-0 victory against the Spanish giants to reach the Champions League final. Klopp was overcome with joy Klopp told BT Sport after the game: “It’s ten past ten, most of the children are probably in bed. These boys are f****** giants. “It’s unbelievable. It is unbelievable. Fine me, fine me if you want. “I’m not native, I don’t have better words for it. It is unbe
Chelsea 3-0 Watford: Blues win to secure Champions League place

Chelsea 3-0 Watford: Blues win to secure Champions League place

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Chelsea secured their place in the Champions League next season with victory over Watford at Stamford Bridge.The win, combined with Arsenal's draw against Brighton, means the Blues are guaranteed a top-four finish in the Premier League.After a quiet first half, Chelsea scored twice within three minutes early in the second period through headers by Ruben Loftus-Cheek and David Luiz. Gonzalo Higuain sealed the points with a neat finish from Pedro's pass for his fifth goal for the club.The win moves Chelsea up to third, one point ahead of Tottenham and four points clear of the fifth-placed Gunners.FA Cup finalists Watford started brightly, going close through Troy Deeney and Gerard Deulofeu, but...
Watch: Lionel Messi curls in long free kick, Barcelona tops Liverpool in Champions League

Watch: Lionel Messi curls in long free kick, Barcelona tops Liverpool in Champions League

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May 1 (UPI) -- Lionel Messi scored twice in seven minutes to lead Barcelona to a 3-0 win over Liverpool in the first leg of a Champions League semifinal matchup on Wednesday in Barcelona. His second score was an absolute golazo. Barcelona led 1-0 after the first half, getting first blood from Luis Suarez in the 26th minute. The home squad doubled its lead in the 75th minute when Messi tapped in a rebound of a Luis Suarez shot that hit the crossbar. Then came the booming bender from Messi's left boot.[embedded content] Barcelona was awarded a free-kick from more than 30 yards out after a challenge from Liverpool's Fabinho. Messi stepped up to the ball and launched a bending attempt toward the top left corner. The rip sailed over a diving Alisson and into the net, giving Barcelona a 3-0 le...