The Liverpool fans in the Transfer Tavern have been laughing at Real Madrid’s players as they all removed their shirts after the game to reveal undershirts with the number 13 on. Los Blancos have already won 12 European Cup/Champion League trophies and if they are to beat either Roma or Liverpool in this year’s final in Kiev, it would be their 13th title.
— Empire of the Kop (@empireofthekop) May 2, 2018
Liverpool will be keen to make sure they’re the ones meeting Real Madrid in this year’s final as they look to deny the Madrid giants a third straight Champions League win. Liverpool beat Roma 5-2 at Anfield last week and face the return leg tonight at the Stadio Olimpico. Roma beat Barcelona 3-0 in Rome in the quarter-finals and if they’re to repeat that victory they’d be completing back-to-back comebacks that will go down in European history.
Liverpool will be sure to not underestimate their opponents tonight, even if their fans are confident that they’ve already got one foot in the Kiev final. If Jurgen Klopp’s men are to get past Roma tonight, they’ll be back in the Champions League final for the first time since 2007, when they were beaten 2-1 by AC Milan in Athens. This time around, the final would present an even bigger task as they face Zinedine Zidane’s serial winners who have won five trophies in the last two years.
You can read our local Reds’ reactions to Real Madrid’s celebrations here:
We're obviously biased but Madrid so deserve to be thrashed in the final!
— KopRich (@KopRich90) May 2, 2018
Madrid have probably been given the nod by the ref for the final.
— Peacenik1 (@lfcdph) May 2, 2018
I cant wait to see bobby firmino score the winner in the final and do this pic.twitter.com/Vf1l745gzq
— Liam (@Ralphenstein96) 2 May 2018
How nice would it be for Liverpool players to have a set of these tips to wear after they win the final
— Kevin Crowley
If we get to the final Klopp doesn't even need to do a team talk, just put a massive image of that up on the dressing room wall & that'll be motivation enough
— ⚽ Nick LFC
reminds me gattuso touching the cup in 2005
— Martin Ashton (@15marcin) May 2, 2018
The harder game is tonight, Real will have no way of stopping us
— whatever (@pageyontour13) May 2, 2018
This is will be biggest joke this season
— Piccolo (@WakeUp_Eve) 2 May 2018
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