Liverpool hoping experience not everything in final against Real

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Liverpool manager, Jurgen Klopp, has laughed off talk that both he and his Real Madrid counterpart, Zinedine Zidane, are tactically clueless ahead of Saturday's Champions League final.

"Since two and a half years now, I am longer at Liverpool than he is at Real Madrid and he can win for the third time the Champions League".

As Liverpool and Real Madrid geared up for the final of the Champions League, there has been conflicting reports on whether Salah will observe fast for today's match. I am pretty sure in the second before the game Real Madrid will be more confident than we are but the game doesn't end in that second, it only starts. We can not just think about two or three of their players, but their collective, as the full team wins games.

Meanwhile, Ronaldo could win his fifth Champions League, a landmark reached by only four players before now. "But, they've never played us and that's part of the truth".

"People are trying to put pressure on me?" he said, laughing.

It's a final that few would have predicted at the start of the knockout phase, with both teams having been written off by the pundits and analysts at the mid-stage of the season.

Much has been made of Klopp's record in finals and the fact is that he's had one win from six finals as a manager but most of those were against stronger and more established teams. "We will see in next years if Mo can go there".

I would love to have played in a European Cup final during my time at Liverpool and the great First Division title winning team we had in the 1987/88 season would have had a real chance of winning the ultimate prize in club football were it not for the ban on English clubs denying us our chance to compete.

"You have to expect he is brilliant, like he was as a player".

"I still don't think we have realised the scale of what we are doing, but when all this is over we will".

"I am excited to see Naby Keita join the club this summer [from RB Leipzig] and I can only promise our supporters that we will continue to improve the squad", Werner told the Liverpool Echo.

"I don't think I have been brought to win the Champions League final".

"Through experience we know how hard it is going to be, but experience gives more security and serenity as well".

"It is a Champions League club with Champions League fans, with a Champions League culture in the way we want to achieve things".

The biggest mistake that Madrid can make is to take Liverpool lightly and if they're not right on top of their game from the first whistle, they could well find themselves two or three goals behind before they get going.

In fact, that is the attitude all the Liverpool players should have tomorrow evening.