Strived for 14 years to be Champions of Europe: Liverpool
The 2019 Champions League final got underway in Madrid on Saturday, and Liverpool struck first thanks to a penalty kick. Moussa Sissoko was called for a controversial handball inside the box just 23 seconds in, it was confirmed by the video assistant referee, and Mohamed Salah put the kick away to give the Reds the early lead.
Harry Kane is on the field for Spurs after being out with injury for two months, sending Lucas to the bench. At the half, 45 minutes remain and potentially more if Tottenham can draw level.
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Mohamed Salah’s early penalty gave Liverpool a 1-0 lead against Tottenham at half-time in Saturday’s all-English Champions League final in Madrid.The Egyptian scored the second quickest goal in Champions League final history as he converted from the spot after just one minute and 48 seconds following a handball by Moussa Sissoko. Italy great Paolo Maldini holds the record for the fastest goal after he scored with just 50 seconds gone in the 2005 final against Liverpool. (SCORECARD)
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Liverpool fans sing “Allez Allez Allez,” the Italian disco hit they modified for last season’s run to the final. They lost that day to Real Madrid, but this time the singing will continue long into the night here.