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.
Party-poopers South Africa will need to be at their very best to overturn recent history against Wales in this weekend’s World Cup semi-final, scrum-half Faf de Klerk warned on Wednesday.
Buenos Aires: Defending champions River Plate booked a place in the final of the Copa Libertadores on Tuesday despite losing a tense semi-final to rivals Boca Juniors at a packed