It’s been a brilliant Champions League campaign for Liverpool although they are determined to serve it up against Real Madrid in the final.
Sadio Mane produced a superb performance to make sure the Reds overcame Roma at the semi-final stage and the Senegal forward now claims that they can overcome Real.
“I can say at this moment we do have a lot of respect for Madrid, they are one of the best teams in the world, but we are Liverpool – we are strong and we can beat any team in the world,” said Mane.
“We believe that. So we believe we can go there and beat them. We are going to go there and fight for the fans, for the club, fight without fear and win the final. We have the players. We can score goals, we have shown that and there is nothing to be afraid of for us.”
Liverpool are 2/1 to win the game with bet365, although Real Madrid are bidding to win a third consecutive Champions League and they can be backed at 6/5 with the same firm.
However, we’re tempted in by the 13/5 about Real winning the match with both sides scoring. It’s clear that both teams like to get on the front foot.
Liverpool conceded a total of six goals to Roma over two games, while Real shipped three against Juventus and a further three against Bayern Munich.
Therefore, a high-scoring game could be on the cards and we’re prepared to back a 4-2 thriller in favour of the Spanish side.