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#UCLfinal: Liverpool Wins The European Champions League As They Beat Tottenham 2-0


What a night of reward. They were there last season and they lost, but this season,  Liverpool have finally erased the mayhem of last season's Champions League final loss by beaten Tottenham 2-0 and claiming the trophy for the record sixth time with victory in Madrid.

Just two minutes into the match,  It was Mohamed Salah who opened the scoring with a penalty kick. Recalling what happened last season's final,  when Salah was injured early in that loss to Real Madrid, and now he set Liverpool on their way when Moussa Sissoko was contentiously punished for handball.

In a final that rarely touched the heights of the blockbuster semi-finals that made this an all-Premier League showpiece, Spurs had chances but were denied by Liverpool keeper Alisson, who saved well from Son Heung-min, Lucas Moura and Christian Eriksen.

And their failure to capitalise was ruthlessly punished when substitute Divock Origi ensured manager Jurgen Klopp won his first trophy as Liverpool manager by driving low and powerfully past Hugo Lloris with three minutes left.

Spurs counterpart Mauricio Pochettino took the gamble of selecting England captain and main striker Harry Kane despite his not having played since April because of an ankle injury, replacing semi-final hat-trick hero Lucas Moura, but he had no impact.

Liverpool lifted the trophy that was taken from their grasp in Ukraine last season and now stand behind only Real Madrid and AC Milan as serial winners of this tournament, the final whistle sparking huge celebrations among players, management and the red wave of supporters in Madrid's Wanda Metropolitano Stadium.

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