Liverpool coach Juergen Klopp will not be thinking about his side’s 2018 final defeat to Real Madrid when he comes up against the record 13-times winners again in Saturday’s Champions League showpiece.
Liverpool lost 3-1 to Madrid in Kiev in 2018 with German goalkeeper Loris Karius suffering a nightmare game.
But Klopp’s side has achieved so much since then, including the 2019 Champions League title and a first English championship in 30 years in 2020.
“There’s the feeling that we want to put things right, definitely, but it cannot be the main thought,” German Klopp told UEFA’s website on Wednesday when asked about the effect of 2018 on the Paris final.
“If we go there (saying) like, “Revenge! Payback!” all these kinds of things, it doesn’t work like that. That’s not us. We came here to the final in a different way. So, we have to play our way and that’s what we have to try (to do).”
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