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Liverpool beat Spurs to win Champions League

By Vincent Ashitey
Liverpool beat Spurs to win Champions League
Liverpool beat Spurs to win Champions League
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Mohammed Salah and Divock Origi strikes either side of the half at the Wanda Metropolitano ensured the Reds beat Tottenham to clinch the UEFA Champions League.

Last year's finalist, Liverpool who were beaten by Real Madrid 3-1 were second time lucky as they clinch the trophy at the Wanda Metropolitano.

The Reds had the quickest of start in the final as they were awarded a penalty under a minute of play. Mane's cross struck the hand of Sissoko's inside the area.

Mohammed Salah made no mistake from the spot to hand Liverpool the lead. The two sides failed to create any clear cut chances after goal.

Spurs, after the restart, began to knock on the door in search of the equalizer but failed to but failed to break Jurgen Klopp's side.

However, substitute Divock Origi doubled the lead for the Reds in the 87th minute to put the game beyond reach.

Referee Damir Skomina brought proceedings to an end at the Wanda Metropolitano with Salah and Origi strikes enough to win Liverpool their 6th Champions League.