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Key battles in the Champions League final. . 🍀Marcelo v Mohamed Salah
If there is one winger giving defenders across the world nightmares it is Salah. The Egyptian proved one of the bargains of the season after a move from la Roma, scoring 44 goals in all competitions and setting a new record with 32 in the Premier League.
He will need to play with trademark positivity to keep the pressure on Marcelo, one of the best attacking full-backs in the game, to restrict his supply to Ronaldo from the left wing. .🍀Sergio Ramos v Roberto Firmino
The Brazil international ensures Liverpool’s attack gets as much as possible out of the likes of Salah and Sadio Mane, and previously Philippe Coutinho, he counts 17 assists in addition to his 27 goals in all competitions this term.
Ramos is always liable to run into trouble with the referee, though, and Firmino would be wise to play on that. .🍀Toni Kroos v Jordan Henderson
His classy distribution is vital to keeping Zinedine Zidane’s side moving, so Liverpool must do their utmost to stop him from dictating the terms of the match. Hendo Will be the Key to that aim, He is an exceptional leader and extracts the best from those around him. .🍀Cristiano Ronaldo v Virgil van Dijk
This is the type of match Liverpool bought Van Dijk for. Having struggled defensively in the early stages of Klopp’s tenure, particularly from set-pieces, Liverpool made the imposing centre-back the world’s most expensive defender when he joined from Southampton in January, Less than five months later and he is facing the greatest challenge of his career in Ronaldo.
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