TEAMtalk prices and slates the Liverpool players as the Reds beat Tottenham two- to come to be European champions for the sixth time in their history.
It was hardly a classic affair at the Wanda Metropolitano, but objectives from Mohamed Salah and Divock Origi ensured it was a evening to keep in mind for the Merseysiders as Jurgen Klopp ultimately delivered a trophy – and the most significant a single of all – for Liverpool.
Alisson Becker: Secure hands when needed and produced great saves from Son and Lucas with 10 minutes left and then Eriksen late on. 7.five/10
Trent Alexander-Arnold: Covered the ground and was nicely placed to make some crucial interceptions. Kept occupied by Danny Rose but nevertheless got forward to great impact and place in some really harmful balls. 7.five
Joel Matip: Cool in possession and marshalled the defence nicely. Did all the things asked of him. 7
Virgil van Dijk: Unflustered and showed his planet-class defensive skills on the uncommon occasions he was tested. Did precisely what you’d anticipate. Strong. 7.five
Andy Robertson: Liverpool’s primary outlet in the very first half and saw a fierce drive nicely saved by Lloris. 7
Fabinho: Engaged in a midfield dogfight with opposite quantity Sissoko, and even though did nicely, was guilty of providing away possession a couple of instances six
Jordan Henderson: Covered the ground nicely and proved great cover for the defence. Study the game nicely and place in a strong, if unspectacular efficiency. six.five
Gini Wijnaldum: Worked tough but that’s as good a point as you can say. Struggled to get into the game and only had 14 touches in total, getting been absolutely out-classed by Harry Winks. Subbed on 62 for Milner. four
Sadio Mane: Earned Liverpool the early penalty, and got greater and greater as the game wore on with some penetrating runs that stretched the Spurs defence. Subbed on 90 for Gomez. Man of the Match – eight
Mohamed Salah: Held his nerve to convert the early spot-kick, and was normally seeking to unleash a shot. Spurs’ defence, even so, had him nicely contained. 7
Roberto Firmino: Attempted a couple of flicks and tricks about the edge of box but struggled to make any inroads on a nicely-drilled Spurs defence and normally looked jaded. Subbed on 58 for Origi. five
Divock Origi (on for Firmino, 58): Didn’t do significantly till he slammed in an absolute beauty with his left peg. Who cares as far as Liverpool are concerned? 7
James Milner (on for Wijnaldum, 61): Was his usual busy self and fizzed a left-footed drive a yard wide. six.five
Joe Gomez (on for Mane, 90): No time to make an influence
Tactically wasn’t stretched on the evening, but Jurgen Klopp will go down in history following steering Liverpool, who had been by no signifies at their most effective tonight, to European glory.
Has to take credit for bringing Origi in from the cold late in the season, with the Belgian rewarding the German with crucial objectives. 10
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