5 reasons why Liverpool are favourites to win the Champions League
Real Madrid might be Champions League veterans, but Liverpool are the ones to watch out for...
So it is set. The most successful English club in Europe are going to lock horns with the most successful club in Europe at Kiev on May 26th, 2018. The journey of the two teams in the competition has been contrasting, to say the least.
While Liverpool’s journey to the final was relatively easy, with only Manchester City being a strong opponent, Real Madrid had it much, much harder. They had to play and beat the best team in France, Italy and Germany to reach the final.
But even then, they don’t seem like the favourites. In fact, it is Liverpool that seem like the better team and here are 5 reasons why…
#5 Liverpool are a more cohesive side
It is called a football 'team' and NOT football individuals. Real Madrid are exactly the latter while Liverpool are the former. Real might have a better midfield but their defence is just as bad as Liverpool's due to their full-backs leaving spaces and there is no question about whose attack is better.
Real Madrid have more star power. But what is the point, really? Would you prefer a Fiat that runs smoothly or a Lambhorgini that has a faulty engine and could explode at any given moment?
Like mentioned earlier, it is called a football team - and as a team, Liverpool are far superior because their 11 players are function as one on the pitch.