Danny Murphy states his prediction for Liverpool FC v Tottenham Hotspur

Danny Murphy is backing Liverpool FC to beat Tottenham in the Champions League final on Saturday

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Danny Murphy is backing Liverpool FC to beat Tottenham Hotspur in the Champions League final on Saturday night.

The Reds are preparing to take on the Lilywhites in Madrid this weekend as they bid to go one step further than they did last season and lift the trophy.

Liverpool FC have been earning lots of praise for their strong performances in recent months and they only missed out on the Premier League title by one point.

The Merseyside outfit lost last year’s final 3-1 to Real Madrid but most fans would agree that the Reds have moved up a gear this season.

Liverpool FC managed to come from three goals down to beat FC Barcelona in the semi-finals to book their place in the Champions League final.

Former Spurs and Liverpool FC midfielder Murphy is tipping the Reds to have too much for Tottenham, who are playing in their first ever Champions League final.

Speaking in an interview with your-promotional-code.co.uk, Murphy said: “It will be a good game but overall, Liverpool will have too much for Tottenham.

“Liverpool have been winning under a lot of pressure recently and it becomes a habit. Also, last year’s defeat to Real Madrid will want to be put to bed. Once you have done one or two finals, it does get easier and that will be a plus for Liverpool.

“But always in football, one bit of brilliance from Tottenham or a silly tackle from Liverpool then things will change. In football anything can happen.

“I am an ex-Liverpool and ex-Tottenham player, but I was brought up on Liverpool and I want them to win but if they do lose, then they have lost to the humblest of managers and a team that has not been built of millions of pounds. It is a win-win for me.”

Liverpool FC are still looking to win their first major trophy since Klopp’s appointment at Anfield back in October 2015.

The Reds ended up pushing Manchester City all the way in the Premier League title race this season but they could not prevent Pep Guardiola’s men from defending their trophy.

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