Champions league climaxed yesterday at Atletico Madrid’s Stadium Wander Metropolitano as Liverpool condemned Spurs to 2-0 loss.
Spurs had a bad day in office failing to hit a shot on target in the first 70 minutes of the game. Mauricio Pochettino started two players Harry Kane and Harry Winks the two of which had spent the last two months on injuries and they didn’t yield forcing the coach to substitute Harry winks for Lucas Moura.
Spurs’ loss means it’s now six times that the teams playing in their first champions league final have gone on to lose.
The other sides to lose their first champion s league final include, Chelsea in 2008 losing to Manchester United, Arsenal 2006 losing to Barcelona, Monaco losing to Fc Porto in 2004, Bayer Leverkusen to Real Madrid in 2002 and Valencia 2000 also losing to Real Madrid.
Liverpool who had lost two champions league finals prior to Yesterday’s final in 2007 to AC Milan are now the third of the most successful European club with six titles, behind AC Milan (7) and Real Madrid (13).
The win also ended Klop’s misfortunes that had seen him lose his last six finals in all competitions. It also means a lot to Van Dijk who won PFA player of the year in England and now vying for the FIFA balloon dor.