Liverpool players celebrate with the trophy during an open-top bus parade around Liverpool, north-west England, on Sunday. Agence France-Presse
Mauricio Pochettino used to wince when his pressing game was compared with Jurgen Klopp’s but Tottenham and Liverpool share more than just a love of the chase in their recent fight to join Europe’s elite.
Liverpool produced one of the most stunning comebacks in Champions League history as Divock Origi and Georginio Wijnaldum scored twice to beat Barcelona 4-0 and progress to the final for the second consecutive year 4-3 on aggregate on Tuesday.
Among the rewards for the Champions League winners on Saturday will be silverware, status and history but the greatest prize awaiting Liverpool or Tottenham might be an end to the agonising wait.
The Twenty20 World Cup is the only major piece of silverware missing from Australia’s trophy cabinet but the hosts are gearing up perfectly to end the drought
Former world number four and Australian Open runner-up Dominika Cibulkova announced her retirement on Tuesday.
The Jebel Ali Racecourse will host its second meeting of the season on Friday, highlighted by the return of Purebred Arabian series.