Mohamed Salah wants to score the winner of Liverpool in the final of the Champions League to end the misery of the defeat of Real Madrid against last season.
The striker said that Saturday’s final against Tottenham was the perfect opportunity to repair the wrongs of Kiev, where Sergio Ramos forced him to quit the fight and drove to the hospital with a shoulder injury that touched his World Cup. Salah believes he and Liverpool deserve a change of fortune on the biggest stage of European football.
“I’m so happy to have the chance to play another final. I hope I can play the full game this time, “he said. “I am very excited about that. I hope we can fix what happened last season, get a good result and win the competition. ”
When asked if he dreamed of scoring Liverpool’s sixth European crown goal, he replied, “Not that dream. I hope this will become a reality and I will score in the final and then I will win the African Cup of Nations [contested in Egypt next month]. The excitement of the tournament will be on 1 of June, and fans have got their tickets for the Champions League final.
Salah believes the experience of the final of last season could be decisive for Liverpool against the Spurs team at the first appearance of their club on the occasion of the event in Europe.
He told BeIN Sports: “This is our second consecutive final. We lost the first but everything seems to be better this time and we have more experience than last time. We are all looking to the future and we had a good preparation period in Spain. We are back in Liverpool and we feel very motivated as players and coaches. I hope we can win this time.
“We made some excellent preparations in Spain and it was a good time to prepare for it. The team is now at the best level physically. So I hope this stage has been an advantage for us in the final. “