Former Liverpool defender Steve Nicol told ESPN the Reds will win 2-1 in Madrid on Saturday but will need to grind out the victory.

Nicol said: “I’m going to say 2-1 Liverpool. Oh definitely [it will be dramatic].

“Liverpool will be 2-0 up with 10 minutes to go. Harry Kane will come on for the last 10 minutes and score and then we’ll be biting our nails, hanging on.

“We’ll win 2-1.”

Jurgen Klopp.

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Liverpool can win their sixth European Cup by beating Tottenham at the Wanda Metropolitano stadium on Saturday and are the favourites heading into the game.

 

Of course, league form and previous wins don’t directly count in cup finals but the Merseysiders will be confident heading into the clash after an outstanding season.

Harry Kane is fit to play against Liverpool this weekend, the BBC reports.

Harry Kane.

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There has been a lot made about whether or not the Spurs striker will play an important role against Liverpool or if he will be on the bench after spending several months out injured.

With Roberto Firmino set to be fit to face the North Londoners, Klopp will only have Naby Keita missing from action and will be able to field a very strong side.

Hopefully, Liverpool can blow Mauricio Pochettino’s side away in the opening half an hour and then simply slow the game down in the second half for a routine win.

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