Mohamed Salah claims Liverpool ‘deserved’ to win 2022 Champions League final

Mohamed Salah has claimed that Liverpool deserve to beat Real Madrid in the 2022 Champions League final.

The showpiece event in Paris was marred by Reds supporters being severely mistreated by French police – France’s sports minister Amelie Oudea-Castera has since apologised for ‘several successive failures’ by authorities around the stadium.

On the pitch, the Liverpool fans who made it inside the Parc de Princes saw their side fall to a 1-0 defeat, with Vinicius Junior grabbing Real’s winner early in the second half. Jurgen Klopp’s side created plenty of chances but were successfully repelled by the heroics of Thibaut Courtois.

Reflecting on the final with L’Equipe, Salah insisted that his side deserved to triumph on the night.

“We deserved to win, we had more chances I got two or three quite big ones but, each time, Thibaut Courtois made incredible saves,” he said.