Mohamed Salah to postpone Ramadan fasting for Champion League final

Zidane was a Champions League and World Cup winner as a player

Zidane was a Champions League and World Cup winner as a player

Real Madrid kick-off against Liverpool in the Champions League final at 7.45pm United Kingdom time.

All eyes will be on the final in Kiev - here's our TV guide to ensure you do not miss a moment.

2005 Champions League victor Didi Hamann believes that the arrival of Virgil van Dijk at Anfield has helped Liverpool move from a team "not going anywhere" to potential Champions League winners.

I think the 2018 Champions League Final will... be an incredible game.

BT Sport 2 will be broadcasting from 6pm with Gary Lineker, while match coverage begins at 7pm on the same channel. In 2014, when Ronaldo reached the first of his four Champions League finals with Madrid, Salah was just completing his first five months drifting in and out of the Chelsea team.

The match itself starts at 7:45pm United Kingdom time, which equates to a 9:45pm start in Kiev, where the match is being held. The defence has always been the Achilles heel, I think they're a lot more solid, they're a lot more stable at the back. You have to know something, he lives for games like this.

"Any player who arrived at this club they want to play in these games, they want to be under this kind of pressure, they want to get trophies".

"I didn't want to take the pressure off them or whatever, I only think we are a club and a team next year that could, not will, but could be here again far in the competition".

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Having become the first side to successfully defend the trophy since the inception of the Champions League last season, Real Madrid is bidding to become the first team to win the tournament three times in a row since Bayern Munich achieved the feat between 1974 and 1976. This club has it in its DNA that it can really go for the big things. The culture of playing at Liverpool is wonderful; the atmosphere, the Champions League games are different in a good way.

"It was not that we were so much better, but it was different, so fearless", Klopp said.

"We have to treat tomorrow as if it's our first Champions League final. We cannot try to fight on their level but tactics in football are there to bring a better opponent to your level and when they are on your level you can beat them", Klopp's words underline the profound tactical duel which will ensue at Kiev. "My girlfriend says I look very good".

"With Virgil, it was very clear that he wanted to come to play for Liverpool".

"I still feel in defensive midfield they may need an addition". Mo has the potential to go there over the next few years.

Sergio Ramos, the Real Madrid captain, was dismissive of the idea that the Liverpool forward could be compared to his team-mate or Barcelona rival after one stellar season.

It also seems as though an omission of Casemiro to potentially accommodate another attacking player would be a mistake by Zidane and seems unlikely given the problems caused by Marcelo's absent-mindedness at the back and the focus that has been on him in the build-up to the game.

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