Mohamed Salah was compelled to forego the Reds’ 2018 match, due to injury, which resulted in a 3-1 loss. Mohamed Salah of Liverpool is eager forward to setting the record clean versus Real Madrid in the Champions League showdown.
Mohamed and Liverpool advanced to the final with a 3-2 triumph versus Villarreal on Tuesday. They subsequently witnessed Madrid rebounded from a two-goal disadvantage to overcome City, setting up a replay of last year’s quarter-final and the dramatic 2018 finale.
“We have a score to settle,” Salah stated on Instagram merely seconds after Real Madrid advanced to the final.
In the Champions League quarter-finals last season, Liverpool lost 3-1 overall to Real Madrid. However, flashbacks of 2017-18 final, which featured Liverpool versus the Merengue, who had been striving for their third successive Champions League trophy, lingered.
Salah’s much-anticipated showdown with Cristiano Ronaldo fell cold, although, after the Egyptian endured a bizarre injury earlier on in the game. Salah was weighed down by Blanco defender Sergio Ramos and tumbled clumsily, dislocating his shoulder, terminating his finale after only 30 minutes.
In his withdrawal, Liverpool was no measure against Real Madrid, who triumphed 3-1 due to two strikes from Gareth Bale and one from Karim Benzema. While Ramos may have left the Santiago Bernabeu for PSG, Salah is certainly desperate to make amends by steering Liverpool to another Champions League triumph, having lifted the competition the year before at Tottenham’s cost.
After defeating Manchester City 6-5 on the net during one of the most impressive meetings in the Champions League era, Real Madrid will encounter Liverpool at the Stade de France in Paris on Saturday, May 28.