After two improbable comebacks during the second leg of the semifinals, both Premier League squads Liverpool and Tottenham will meet in the Champions League Final, on June 1 at p.
Trailing entering the second leg, Liverpool defeated Barcelona aggregate on Tuesday, clinching their spot in the Final for the second straight year.
On Wednesday, Tottenham completed a comeback for the ages of their own, trailing to Ajax in the second half of the second leg. A hat trick by Lucas Moura propelled the Spurs into the final, as Tottenham advanced on away goals following a tie on aggregate.
That occurred during in tournament, where Manchester United defeated Chelsea on penalty kicks. Liverpool and Tottenham have faced one another twice during the season, both during Premier League play.
Liverpool came out victorious in both matches. For the first time since , neither Lionel Messi nor Cristiano Ronaldo will be playing in the Final.
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The Champions League is one of the most prestigious soccer tournaments in the world, featuring many of Europe's top clubs. After qualification rounds, the tournament is grouped into eight groups of four teams, where the top two teams from each group have a round-robin match play.
The top two teams in each group advance to the knockout rounds. Each round is two-legged, as each team has a match on their home field.
If the score is tied after aggregate, the team with more away goals advances. If away goals are equal, penalty kicks decide the winner.
It was only the fourth time in Champions League history a team completed a three-goal turnaround. The comeback was even more impressive when taking into consideration the Reds were without two of their top strikers: Mo Salah and Roberto Firmino.
Liverpool defeated F. Porto in the quarterfinals and Bayern Munich in the Round of Tottenham found their backs against the wall against the Dutch club Ajax, as they trailed on aggregate in the second half of Wednesday's second leg.
But Lucas Moura delivered a hat trick in the second half, with a last-second goal in added time to advance Spurs to the Final. In a similar dramatic fashion, Tottenham defeated Manchester City in the quarterfinals, after cruising by Borussia Dortmund in the Round of