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Dejan Lovren: ‘The only thing similar about Liverpool to 2014 is our name’

The Croatia defender played in the meek defeats by Real Madrid under Brendan Rodgers but says the club are very different nowMemories of Dejan Lovren’s last Champions League encounter with Real Madrid and the similarities with Saturday’s final might on…

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Liverpool will be like ‘11 animals’ in the final, claims Toni Kroos

• Real Madrid braced to face ‘tough’ and ‘aggressive’ opponents• Midfielder says Jürgen Klopp sides are always difficult to beatToni Kroos says that Real Madrid will face “11 animals” in the Champions League final on Saturday and insists that Liverpool…

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Rafael Benítez: ‘Liverpool can do it but they have to manage the pressure’

Rafael Benítez reflects on his greatest night in Istanbul and says before the final against Real Madrid on Saturday that a sixth European Cup is not beyond the Anfield clubRafael Benítez has already selected the shirt he intends wearing on Saturday eve…

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Zinedine Zidane full of praise for Jürgen Klopp’s ‘formidable work’ at Liverpool

Bernabéu manager expects a clash of styles in the Kiev final and is fully aware of Liverpool’s three forwards and their threatZinédine Zidane has praised his “formidable” opposite number Jürgen Klopp before Real Madrid take on Liverpool in Saturday’s C…

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How to pronounce the finalists’ names correctly

Amaze your friends with your sudden command of languages as we give a phonetic guide to the finalists.

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Where the Champions League final might be won and lost

What might separate Real Madrid and Liverpool in the final? We asked our team reporters.

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Where to watch the UEFA Champions League final

Fans have no need to miss a single minute of the action in the 2017/18 UEFA Champions League final.

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Desire can deliver Champions League dream for Liverpool, says Jürgen Klopp

• Klopp says his team can overcome experience of Real Madrid• Adam Lallana and Emre Can increase Klopp’s selection optionsJürgen Klopp believes Liverpool’s bravery, work-rate and desire for a sixth European Cup can compensate for Real Madrid’s greater …

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Andy Robertson: ‘The problem with Real Madrid is they’re all fantastic’

The Liverpool left-back on how he went from being a Celtic reject to facing Cristiano Ronaldo in the Champions League final“It’s hard not to think about it,” Andy Robertson says as he looks forward to the Champions League final after the Liverpool left…

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How Madrid and Liverpool reached the final

The results, the scorers, the line-ups and the highlights – how Real Madrid and Liverpool got to Kyiv.

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Top league scorers: Messi and Jonas finish top

Barcelona’s Lionel Messi and Benfica’s Jonas have ended the campaign level as Europe’s 34-goal domestic top scorers.

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How UEFA honours multiple European Cup winners

Liverpool and Real Madrid both have a UEFA badge of honour for their European Cup successes – how does the system work?

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Who is in the 2018/19 Champions League group stage?

UEFA.com looks at how the 2018/19 UEFA Champions League is shaping up.

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‘I don’t feel like an underdog’: Jürgen Klopp eager for Real redemption

The Liverpool manager still has raw memories of defeat in a Champions League final but he is undeterred as he prepares for another tilt at club football’s ultimate prizePicture the scene. A sunbed by a hotel swimming pool in Las Vegas in May 2014. A Ge…

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Klopp on Liverpool, Real Madrid and final luck

“It’s been a crazy ride,” said Jürgen Klopp as his crowd-pleasing Liverpool side bid to go “all the way together” in Kyiv.

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Madrid pegged back in Liga finale

Real Madrid ended the Spanish Liga season in third place after letting slip a 2-0 lead at Villarreal in their final fixture.

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