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Spurs vs Liverpool: Team News, Likely lineups & Predictions

Champions League By: Iseghohi Odianosen | 31/05/2019

Tottenham Hotspur will entertain Liverpool in the Champions League final at the Wanda Metropolitano in Madrid on Saturday here are the facts you need to know ahead of the encounter.

TEAM NEWS:

TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR:

 Tottenham forward Harry Kane is a doubt for the finals of the Champions League after the English striker sustained an ankle injury against Manchester City in the Champions League first leg.

Though he has made a return he is still far from his match sharpness as they head into the final against Liverpool. Harry winks is also a doubt for Mauricio Pochettino’s men.

LIVERPOOL:

Jurgen Klopp will be without Guinea midfielder Naby Keita for the clash against Spurs, Andrew Robertson is expected to shake off a calf injury to retain his starting role for Liverpool.

HEAD TO HEAD:

The clash on Saturday will be the 171st clash against the two sides in all competitions but Liverpool stands at an advantage when it comes to head to head comparison with 79 wins to 48 wins.

Klopp's side boasts the superior recent history too, losing just one of the last 14 meetings dating back to 2013 and winning both Premier League games against Spurs this season by a 2-1 scoreline.

RECENT FORM:

TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR:

Tottenham has been in one of their best forms this season in the Champions League they have been up and running despite missing some of their best players to injury during the course of the campaign.

They also fought hard to finish in the top four in English Premier League, a win against Liverpool will see them end the season with evidence to show for their effort.

LIVERPOOL:

The Reds have been in one of the most brilliant forms this season after eliminating Barcelona in one of the most dramatic Champions League clash and finishing just a point behind Manchester City in the Premier League shows how good they are this season.

This final is Liverpool’s second final in a row, they lost the previous one against Real Madrid in Kiev last season.

PREDICTION:

Tottenham 2-2 Liverpool

PROBABLE LINEUPS:

TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR:

Lloris; Trippier, Alderweireld, Vertonghen, Rose; Sissoko, Winks; Son, Alli, Eriksen; Kane

LIVERPOOL:

Alisson; Alexander-Arnold, Matip, Van Dijk, Robertson; Henderson, Fabinho, Wijnaldum; Salah, Firmino, Mane.
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