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Tottenham Hotspur (N) 1/6/19 Champions League Final

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Show the effort and dedication we did against Barcelona and no team can live with us. Most of those lads have the experience from last year, hopefully they use that and are determined not to experience that again.

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It seems like yesterday we were losing 6-1 at Stoke.  Now we're in our second successive Champions League final, this time as favourites.

 

Just fucking win, Reds.

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This will be extremely close, sphincter tightening stuff. The intensity will be crazy as both sides are desperate and these are two very physical sides. I wanna say we're better and the table shows it, but in a head-to-head I think we're a lot more evenly-matched that people think. Hopefully, no ridiculous mistakes like last year and we finally get over the line.

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