Liverpool jets out to Ukraine for their Champions League final against Real Madrid

Liverpool jets out to Ukraine for their Champions League final against Real Madrid

- Liverpool have jet out to Ukraine for the UEFA Champions League final clash against Real Madrid

- They reached their first final after beating Italian side Roma in the semi final of the competition

- Salah, Mane and Firmino are expected to lead the attack for Jurgen Klopp's men this weekend

Premier League campaigners Liverpool are on their way to Kiev for their Champions League final against Real Madrid on Saturday, May 26.

The Reds reached the last stage of this year’s edition of the championship after seeing off competitions from Manchester City and AS Roma in the quarter and the semifinal stages of the tournament.

However, they will be hoping to win their sixth UEFA top club tournament this weekend as they posted the pictures of the entire team boarding their chattered flight to Ukraine for the crunch game.

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The Anfield side posted pictures of the team with a caption saying: Next stop, Kiev. Safe travels. #WeAreLiverpool.

Liverpool last reached the final of the Champions League in 2007 but lost 2-1 to AC Milan at the Olympic Stadium in Athens.

On their way to the final of the competition, the Reds lost just one out of their last 12 games in the competition while they won seven.

They scored 40 goals all together as their star striker Mohamed Salah has scored 11 goals in the process, while they last won the title in 2005 – when they defeated AC Milan on penalties.

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NAIJ.com earlier reported that Liverpool have announced their squad for the Champions League clash against the most successful club in top European club competition, Real Madrid.

Both sides faceoff in Ukraine this weekend hoping to win the title for their clubs, as the Premier League chase their sixth title, while Zidane's men are looking for their 13th title.

Egypt superstar Mohamed Salah tops the list of the squad, while Roberto Firmino, Sadio Mane are also among the 24-man squad for the encounter.

Goalkeepers: Loris Karius, Simon Mignolet, Danny Ward.

Defenders: Nathaniel Clyne, Trent Alexander-Arnold, Virgil Van Dijk, Dejan Lovren, Ragnar Klavan, Alberto Moreno, Andrew Robertson, Nathaniel Phillips.

Midfielders: Jordan Henderson, Georginio Wijnaldum, James Milner, Emre Can, Adam Lallana, Rafael Camacho, Curtis Jones.

Forwards: Roberto Firmino, Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane, Danny Ings, Dominic Solanke, Ben Woodburn.

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Source: Naija.ng

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