MX23RW : Monday, December 17 13:02:59
May 26, 2018 at 7.45pm UK at ​Olimpiyskiy National Sports Complex
Attendance: 61,561
Real Madrid
3-1
Liverpool
Benzema (51'), Bale (64', 83')
FT(HT: 0-0)
Mane (55')

Jordan Henderson out to 'create history' against Real Madrid

Jordan Henderson out to 'create history'
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Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson hopes to join an elite list of players to have skippered the Reds to European Cup glory when his side take on Real Madrid this weekend.

Jordan Henderson has insisted that he is "feeling good" and ready to write his name into Liverpool folklore with victory against Real Madrid in the Champions League final.

The 27-year-old is aiming to become just the fifth person to skipper the Reds to European Cup glory, following in the steps of Emlyn Hughes (twice), Phil Thompson, Graeme Souness and Steven Gerrard.

Henderson is adamant that Saturday's showdown at the NSC Olimpiyskiy Stadium is not about proving himself against some of the club's greatest-ever players, though, but instead about joining them in the Anfield annals with his current crop of teammates.

"I'm feeling good. But it's not about me. It's not about me filling anyone else's shoes," he said at Friday's pre-match press conference. "It's about this team and creating our own history.

"We've done fantastically well to get to this point but we want to go one step further and be remembered for the right reasons and that's us winning the Champions League."

Liverpool have defeated Porto, Manchester City and Roma en route to the final.


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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Liverpool1714303773045
2Manchester CityMan City17142148103844
3Tottenham HotspurSpurs17130431161539
4Chelsea17114235142137
5Arsenal17104337231434
6Manchester UnitedMan Utd177552929026
7Wolverhampton WanderersWolves177461919025
8Everton176652422224
9West Ham UnitedWest Ham177372525024
10Watford177372325-224
11Bournemouth177282528-323
12Leicester CityLeicester176472121022
13Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton176382024-421
14Newcastle UnitedNewcastle174491422-816
15Crystal Palace1743101423-915
16Cardiff CityCardiff1742111733-1614
17Southampton172691632-1612
18Burnley1733111533-1812
19Huddersfield TownHuddersfield1724111028-1810
20Fulham1723121642-269

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