Henderson: Champions League win impossible without Klopp – ESPN

Henderson: Champions League win \impossible\ without Klopp - ESPN
Tottenham team news: Predicted 4-2-3-1 line up vs Liverpool – Kane starts, Moura dropped
TOTTENHAM are gearing up for the biggest match in the clubs 136-year history when they face Liverpool in tonights Champions League final. But how will they line up?

The game will be the first all-English Champions League final since 2008 when Manchester United beat Chelsea on penalties in Moscow.

Spurs, like their opponents, were forced to come from three goals down in their semi-final to reach this stage of the tournament.

Goalkeeper Hugo Lloris will captain Tottenham in front of the 68,000 capacity crowd at the Wanda Metropolitano.

Atletico Madrids new stadium is guaranteed to generate an better atmosphere than Bakus Olympic Stadium which hosted the Europa League final between Arsenal and Chelsea.

Delle Alli will play behind Kane, with Christian Eriksen and Heung-Min son providing the width in attack.

Lloris has the chance to ad a Champions League winners medal to the World Cup he won with France last year.

But the goalkeeper is wary of potentially suffering the same fate that Liverpool stopper Loris Karius suffered against Real Madrid in last years final.

“I don’t really like to talk about the others,” Lloris said when reminded of the blunder which gifted Karim Benzema the opening goal in Kiev.

“About the World Cup final, the score was already done at 4-1 and we all know that the focus is very important in the high-level games.

“The most important thing is how you react in the second after and try to stick [at it] until the end of the game.”

Tottenham predicted line-up vs Liverpool: Lloris; Trippier, Vertonghen, Alderweireld, Rose; Winks, Sissoko; Alli, Son, Eriksen, Kane

LIVERPOOL fans hailed BT Sport reporter Des Kelly for his incredible gesture to Mohamed Salah after winning the final.

LIVERPOOL will not be playing in the Club World Cup this year despite beating Tottenham in the Champions League.

TOTTENHAM boss Mauricio Pochettino has dropped one of his Champions League heroes for the final against Liverpool.

An anticlimactic spectacle but who from Liverpool cared? Control replaced chaos, austere chords the heavy metal, and in a manner opposite to how they reached the final, red rule enveloped Europe again.

As in their extraordinary semi-final against Barcelona, Divock Origi sealed Liverpools glory. But preceding the 87th-minute goal that finally broke a so admirable Spurs was a tale of one team making the play and the other cannily having what they held. In its own way that was appropriate: game management is the biggest item Jurgen Klopp has added to the armoury since heartbreak in last years final in Kiev.

Klopps last substitution was symbolic, Joe Gomez for Sadio Mane, as the best defensive side in last seasons Premier League rested on their containment…

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