Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah set to avenge 2018 final loss to Real Madrid | Soccer News



Mohamed Salah is still pained by the memory of his injury in the 2018 Champions League final against Real Madrid and the Liverpool striker said he will use the injury as motivation when the two teams meet in Paris on Saturday .
Salah had to be substituted in the first half of the final four years ago after being brought down by Sergio Ramos as Real won 3-1.
“I remember when I came out after 30 minutes or something, it was the worst moment of my career,” Salah told reporters on Wednesday.
“I was really, really depressed after that. After the game, I knew the result because I was in the hospital. I was like, ‘We can’t lose the game this way.’ I had never had this feeling before in football.”
Liverpool beat Tottenham Hotspur in the final of Europe’s elite club competition a year later but the 29-year-old Egyptian said he still had some business to take care of with the Spanish champions.
“After what happened with Madrid last time and also after what happened on Sunday. Everyone is motivated to win the Champions League,” said Salah, who has scored eight times in the competition this season. season.
“It’s an incredible trophy for us and every season we’ve been fighting for it since I’ve been here.”
Liverpool, who have won the League Cup and FA Cup this season, saw their bid for an unprecedented quadruple of trophies thwarted by Manchester City last week after Pep Guardiola’s side beat them to the Premiership title. League by a single point.


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