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Liverpool draws with Firmino in the selection to the Champions League final in Madrid

878e5d3ecbe7b5863385875efb696232 - Liverpool draws with Firmino in the selection to the Champions League final in Madrid

Liverpool-coach Jürgen Klopp has Roberto Firmino included in his 23-man selection for the finals of the Champions League on Saturday evening in Madrid against Tottenham Hotspur, and was the club on Saturday known.

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01/06 21:00


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The Brazilian attacker was since the beginning of may out with a muscle injury, but trains recently returned to The Reds. His return is especially bad news for Divock Origi. The Red Devil was the past weeks, the replacement for Firmino in the striker at Liverpool, and had two goals in the second leg of the semi-finals of the Champions League is still an important share in the 4-0 thuiszege of Liverpool against FC Barcelona, making the 3-0 defeat in the heenwedstrijd blotted out.

In the absence of Firmino played Klopp with Sadio Mané, Mo Salah and Origi up front, and the expectation is that the Brazilian his place in the attack returned and so will be there for our fellow american more than likely not more than a place on the couch, in bed, Saturday night in the Metropolitanostadion of Atlético. Also reservedoelman Simon Mignolet will be the final of the bank should view.

For Tottenham are Toby Alderweireld and Jan Vertonghen ready to go and so it becomes the first Champions League final with the Belgians in the two camps. The Champions League this year, so certainly a Belgian winner, after Daniel Van Buyten (Bayern, 2013) and Thomas Vermaelen (FC Barcelona, 2015). In 1988 won Eric Gerets with PSV in the european cup I, the precursor of the Champions League. The first edition was in 1993, won by Olympique Marseille with Raymond Goethals as coach at the helm.