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Re: European Cup Final 1/6/19. LFC v THFC
« Reply #640 on: May 13, 2019, 12:51:44 PM »
The massive three week wait helps spurs recover - if this was next week we would be all over them. Such a long wait really helps balance the odds. Lots of time for physical conditioning, players coming back, set pieces, penalties etc.

I can’t remember such a gap before a one off game.

Yes but we need that rest also. We get Firmino back in that time hopefully. It gives Kane a chance to rush back and run around for 70 odd minutes at 70% doing absolutely nothing but stifle their play as well.

Gives both sides plenty of time on the training pitch putting specific plans together. We are going to get some set piece goals. Suspect the first goal will be from a set piece and the scorer of it will go on to win the game.

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Re: European Cup Final 1/6/19. LFC v THFC
« Reply #641 on: May 13, 2019, 12:53:13 PM »
Three fecking weeks  :butt

I am very hopeful of a win here. I think any disappointment felt over the league will be used and channelled by Klopp plus of course last year's final to have the team so motivated, angry and fired up that I just can't see us losing.

We were a little "rabbit in the headlights" last year and I suspect a lot of Spurs players will be the same this. To us, I think it will as normal a game as possible and the desire to win it will be insurmountable for Spurs.



Seriously, three fecking weeks???

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Re: European Cup Final 1/6/19. LFC v THFC
« Reply #642 on: May 13, 2019, 01:15:13 PM »
Not sure why the gap has gone from two weeks to three. Presumably not all the main markets are having their domestic cup final next week? Two weeks more than enough for us...hopefully three gives Harry Kane time to be just about fit and displaces Son or Moura, which will help us I think.

Anyways, can you imagine our boys after three weeks rest? They'll be all over Spurs like a pack of lions on an antelope. We are bringing No. 6 home.

Up the brilliant reds!  :scarf :champ :scarf

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Re: European Cup Final 1/6/19. LFC v THFC
« Reply #643 on: May 13, 2019, 01:33:10 PM »
Yeah I'd prefer Kane to start as well even though he gave us a lot of problems in previous years. We are much better equipped to deal with him now plus him occupying that central role and not moving much from it would hinder either Son or Lucas imo. Also Llorente will be much easier for us to deal with than City and Ajax managed to.

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Re: European Cup Final 1/6/19. LFC v THFC
« Reply #644 on: May 13, 2019, 01:59:23 PM »
It's going to be tough. We either win on penalties or lose. We don't do easy finals.  :-X

 I'm more worried about this final than last years in all honesty.

Our players needed this 3 week rest, we looked a bit tired yesterday.

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Re: European Cup Final 1/6/19. LFC v THFC
« Reply #645 on: May 13, 2019, 02:02:31 PM »
It's going to be tough. We either win on penalties or lose. We don't do easy finals.  :-X

 I'm more worried about this final than last years in all honesty.

Our players needed this 3 week rest, we looked a bit tired yesterday.

Hopefully we can change that and start creating a new chapter of our history as Klopp would say.


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Re: European Cup Final 1/6/19. LFC v THFC
« Reply #646 on: May 13, 2019, 02:04:40 PM »
Hopefully mate, but narrative is starting again that Kloppo is yet to win anything with us and has lost his last 6 finals.  :(

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Re: European Cup Final 1/6/19. LFC v THFC
« Reply #647 on: May 13, 2019, 02:08:20 PM »
Hopefully mate, but narrative is starting again that Kloppo is yet to win anything with us and has lost his last 6 finals.  :(

Who cares.

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Re: European Cup Final 1/6/19. LFC v THFC
« Reply #648 on: May 13, 2019, 02:08:31 PM »
Hopefully mate, but narrative is starting again that Kloppo is yet to win anything with us and has lost his last 6 finals.  :(

That's part of the job, dealing with outside noise, he's aware of it, and so are the players, but they've shown all year long that they're focused on themselves.


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Re: European Cup Final 1/6/19. LFC v THFC
« Reply #649 on: May 13, 2019, 02:10:00 PM »
I can't even bear to think about us losing this game. We simply have to win it.
Yep. Especially to Tottenham and Harry Kane. I'd probably go into hiding.

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Re: European Cup Final 1/6/19. LFC v THFC
« Reply #650 on: May 13, 2019, 02:10:38 PM »
Hopefully we can change that and start creating a new chapter of our history as Klopp would say.

Agree with this. Feels like the start of a new chapter in our story. Similar feel to 1977 in my view, and that was a nice final...as was 1978 despite the close scoreline. I also have a hunch Salah is going to grab the headlines and put right his disappointment of 12 months ago. Win this with style and watch these brilliant boys go next season. Exciting times.

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Re: European Cup Final 1/6/19. LFC v THFC
« Reply #651 on: May 13, 2019, 02:14:11 PM »
Is it June 1st yet?

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Re: European Cup Final 1/6/19. LFC v THFC
« Reply #652 on: May 13, 2019, 02:14:19 PM »
I think the fact we aren't playing one of the other big European sides will help us. The referee is always under pressure in the final to favour the Real Madrid's and Munich's in these games as we know all to well after last season's final when Ramos got away with assaulting our players.

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Re: European Cup Final 1/6/19. LFC v THFC
« Reply #653 on: May 13, 2019, 02:35:04 PM »
Hopefully mate, but narrative is starting again that Kloppo is yet to win anything with us and has lost his last 6 finals.  :(

So?

It is what it is, shoe on the other foot and we'd be giving it large about about it too.   ;D One of them.
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Re: European Cup Final 1/6/19. LFC v THFC
« Reply #654 on: May 13, 2019, 02:40:21 PM »
Hopefully mate, but narrative is starting again that Kloppo is yet to win anything with us and has lost his last 6 finals.  :(

Who cares? He's still got another chance this season and if he wins that, yet another in the Super Cup. He'll win us plenty by the time he leaves.

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Re: European Cup Final 1/6/19. LFC v THFC
« Reply #655 on: May 13, 2019, 02:49:44 PM »
Not afraid of Spurs in any way.

The thought of losing to Spurs though is completely different.

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« Reply #656 on: May 13, 2019, 02:54:20 PM »
I’ve a feeling we will rip Spurs apart with Mane and Salah on fire. Wouldn’t be surprised to see Mane in for the Balon D’or too.
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Re: European Cup Final 1/6/19. LFC v THFC
« Reply #657 on: May 13, 2019, 02:56:15 PM »
June 1st seems like forever away.  Heard a rumor that we might be playing Glasgow Rangers at Melwood on May 22nd - anyone else heard anything?
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« Reply #658 on: May 13, 2019, 02:58:02 PM »
We're the better team, thats for sure. We're hurt from last year, have the experience of the CL final, and we'll take that into this game.

We have to win it.

Remain hopefully and positive.

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« Reply #659 on: May 13, 2019, 03:54:39 PM »
We simply have to win this game. The alternative doesn't bear thinking about.

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Re: European Cup Final 1/6/19. LFC v THFC
« Reply #660 on: May 13, 2019, 04:29:19 PM »
We've been given the home dressing room even though we were the designated away team

I don't know if that's a good omen or not
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Re: European Cup Final 1/6/19. LFC v THFC
« Reply #661 on: May 13, 2019, 04:30:52 PM »
We've been given the home dressing room even though we were the designated away team

I don't know if that's a good omen or not

Meh, we've had good omens in the past and lost in the final.

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Re: European Cup Final 1/6/19. LFC v THFC
« Reply #662 on: May 13, 2019, 04:56:44 PM »
We've been given the home dressing room even though we were the designated away team

I don't know if that's a good omen or not
Strange one that, any sort of reason for it? I read last week about being designated the away dressing room which would be smaller etc

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Re: European Cup Final 1/6/19. LFC v THFC
« Reply #663 on: May 13, 2019, 05:00:51 PM »
Strange one that, any sort of reason for it? I read last week about being designated the away dressing room which would be smaller etc

Apparently Andy Robertson's balls couldn't fit in the away dressing room.

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Re: European Cup Final 1/6/19. LFC v THFC
« Reply #664 on: May 13, 2019, 05:09:14 PM »
Strange one that, any sort of reason for it? I read last week about being designated the away dressing room which would be smaller etc

For some reason it is related to where they are putting the Liverpool fans in terms of arrival at the ground and seating. Why that impacts the players dressing room I have no idea.
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Re: European Cup Final 1/6/19. LFC v THFC
« Reply #665 on: May 13, 2019, 05:32:14 PM »
A lot will depend who gets the best preparations in. June 1st -  I imagine it will be pretty hot in Madrid.

We will go into the game as favourites - so added bit of pressure.  Expect spurs to come out all guns blazing first half.

I think there will be goals, so not a tight affair but still expect this to go to extra time possibly penalties.

This team deserves something this season - and if we can win this I think we will win the league next season. We have the quality, we just need the belief and confidence to go with it.


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Re: European Cup Final 1/6/19. LFC v THFC
« Reply #666 on: May 13, 2019, 05:38:31 PM »
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Re: European Cup Final 1/6/19. LFC v THFC
« Reply #667 on: May 13, 2019, 05:42:49 PM »
3 weeks before our next game. Please hope we dont go on one of those mini dubai camp trips again. each time we have had a break this season we have come back and slumped to draws etc. When we have had games thick and fast we have been wining like 3 times a week.

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Re: European Cup Final 1/6/19. LFC v THFC
« Reply #668 on: May 13, 2019, 05:45:34 PM »
We ought to just have a friendly with Arsenal at some point, would be useful for both sides and I wouldn't exactly see too many dangerous tackles flying in either!  ;D

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Re: European Cup Final 1/6/19. LFC v THFC
« Reply #669 on: May 13, 2019, 05:45:50 PM »
3 weeks before our next game. Please hope we dont go on one of those mini dubai camp trips again. each time we have had a break this season we have come back and slumped to draws etc. When we have had games thick and fast we have been wining like 3 times a week.

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Re: European Cup Final 1/6/19. LFC v THFC
« Reply #670 on: May 13, 2019, 05:48:39 PM »
3 weeks before our next game. Please hope we dont go on one of those mini dubai camp trips again. each time we have had a break this season we have come back and slumped to draws etc. When we have had games thick and fast we have been wining like 3 times a week.

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Re: European Cup Final 1/6/19. LFC v THFC
« Reply #671 on: May 13, 2019, 05:49:55 PM »
3 weeks before our next game. Please hope we dont go on one of those mini dubai camp trips again. each time we have had a break this season we have come back and slumped to draws etc. When we have had games thick and fast we have been wining like 3 times a week.
I get the impression (could be wrong) those breaks were used to put in some pretty hard yards which is why we’ve been a little jaded after them. Also why we were able to maintain our form til the end of the season.

I imagine if we do on one now it won’t be the same type of session. I wouldn’t be that worried about any break somewhere warm. The 3 weeks isn’t ideal but it’s the same for both clubs and give us the chance for a short rest which the players look like they need.

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Re: European Cup Final 1/6/19. LFC v THFC
« Reply #672 on: May 13, 2019, 05:53:03 PM »
Meh, we've had good omens in the past and lost in the final.

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« Reply #673 on: May 13, 2019, 05:53:29 PM »
It's weird. I'm dead nervous now that it's a fellow top 6 team, but if I think of it as the FA Cup final, I wouldn't be half as nervous.

Surely last year's defeat coupled with narrowly missing out on the title means they'll go out all guns blazing on this one.
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« Reply #674 on: May 13, 2019, 05:54:26 PM »
Meh, we've had good omens in the past and lost in the final.

Glad someone's said this. Omen's don't win football matches. Owen's did once upon a time.
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Re: European Cup Final 1/6/19. LFC v THFC
« Reply #675 on: May 13, 2019, 06:01:18 PM »
3 weeks before our next game. Please hope we dont go on one of those mini dubai camp trips again. each time we have had a break this season we have come back and slumped to draws etc. When we have had games thick and fast we have been wining like 3 times a week.

We've had draws when we were playing 3 times a week as well.


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« Reply #676 on: May 13, 2019, 06:01:50 PM »
I get the impression (could be wrong) those breaks were used to put in some pretty hard yards which is why we’ve been a little jaded after them. Also why we were able to maintain our form til the end of the season.

I imagine if we do on one now it won’t be the same type of session. I wouldn’t be that worried about any break somewhere warm. The 3 weeks isn’t ideal but it’s the same for both clubs and give us the chance for a short rest which the players look like they need.

And the break last year wasn't an issue in the final. We know how to prepare for this.

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« Reply #678 on: May 13, 2019, 06:10:43 PM »
This will be the longest pre-match thread ever. ;D

Three weeks works for and against both sides.  If they want to risk Kane he'll be rusty as feck, and we've not been so dependent on Salah this year.  We have dangerous players all over the pitch.  We may be sluggish, but they will be too.

Spurs will fight hard, but perhaps at some point they will start to think, "well we never really expected to get this far anyway..." and their heads may begin to drop as the spectacle overwhelms them.
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« Reply #679 on: May 13, 2019, 06:44:37 PM »
This will be the longest pre-match thread ever. ;D

Three weeks works for and against both sides.  If they want to risk Kane he'll be rusty as feck, and we've not been so dependent on Salah this year.  We have dangerous players all over the pitch.  We may be sluggish, but they will be too.

Spurs will fight hard, but perhaps at some point they will start to think, "well we never really expected to get this far anyway..." and their heads may begin to drop as the spectacle overwhelms them.

I imagine it'll hit 100 pages by kick off!

Salah will be determined to not only enjoy the final but win it as well.