Champions League. Road to finals: Tottenham vs Liverpool
Already eleven days the world will know the new winner of the Cup of the Champions League. It will be Tottenham or Liverpool. Let's remember how each of the British clubs get to the most important match in the current season. Because on the way to the Madrid stadium "Wanda Metropolitano", according to major bookmakers, trust Klopp and Pocettino not always been favorites.
The Way Tottenham
The "spur" at the end of last year was able to fly from the Champions League and go into the Europa League. Only in the last round of the group stage they beat inter on additional indicators and guaranteed a place in the playoffs. But in 1/8 Londoners jeer at Borussia Dortmund, beating the Germans with a total score of 4:0.
But the quarter-finals almost became the team Pocettino a real tragedy. Only due to luck and away goals, they managed to pass the Manchester city. And in the semi-finals of the capital club managed to make an incredible comeback. Ajax lost the advantage in three goals thanks to a hat-trick Lucas Moura's Tottenham went on really in the last seconds of the return match.
The Path Of Liverpool
Liverpool also almost left the tournament at the group stage. They, like Tottenham, only just managed to stay ahead at the end of last calendar year another Italian club Napoli. But already in the 1/8 Liverpool confidently coped with Bayern Munich, and then literally "took one wicket" Port. And in the semi-finals of the British as their future opponent, waiting incredible comeback. "Red" lost to Barcelona at camp Nou with the score 3:0. But in their native Enfield made a miracle and beat Messi and his comrades with the right number of goals – 4:0.
What is the result?
Unlike Liverpool, Tottenham for the first time will play in the Champions League final. Spurs became the fortieth team in the history of tournyRA and eighth representative of England, who won this achievement. Both teams deserve to win the trophy. For the two clubs in eleven years has won only one Cup – the League Cup (he was on account of "Red" in 2012). But now some of the most talented coaches will be able to accurately get hold of the choicest trophy.