Tottenham vs Liverpool team news: Harry Kane starts

first_imgTottenham and Liverpool will meet in the Champions League final on Saturday at Madrid’s Wanda Metropolitano, with either Hugo Lloris or Jordan Henderson set to lift the European Cup at the end of the fixture.The Reds go into the game seeking to shake off the ghosts of Kiev, where they defeated 3-1 at the same stage last season by Real Madrid, with goalkeeper Lorus Karius’ blunders ensuring they had a night to forget.While the Anfield side are five-time champions of Europe, Tottenham have never enjoyed such a high and indeed manager Mauricio Pochettino has no previous experience of winning silverware, let alone such a storied trophy. 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US TV channel Online stream TNT USA / Univision Deportes fubo TV (7-day free trial) In the United Kingdom (UK), the game will be shown on BT Sport 2 and BT Sport 4K UHD and streamed on the BT Sport Live app or via YouTube. UK TV channel Online stream BT Sport 2 / BT Sport 4K UHD BT Sport Live / YouTube Squads & Team News Position Tottenham players Goalkeepers Lloris, Vorm, Gazzaniga, Whiteman Defenders Trippier, Rose, Alderweireld, Vertonghen, Sanchez, Walker-Peters, Foyth, Davies, Aurier Midfielders Dier, Wanyama, Sissoko, Eriksen, Lucas, Marsh, Skipp, Lamela, Alli, Winks Forwards Kane, Son, Llorente Tottenham starting XI: Lloris, Trippier, Alderweireld, Vertonghen, Rose; Winks, Sissoko; Eriksen, Alli, Son; Kane Position Liverpool squad Goalkeepers Alisson, Mignolet, Kelleher Defenders Alexander-Arnold, Matip, Van Dijk, Robertson, Moreno, Gomezz, Lovre Midfielders Henderson, Fabinho, Wijnaldum, Milner, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Shaqiri, Lallana Forwards Salah, Firmino, Mane, Origi, Sturridge, Brewster Liverpool starting XI: Alisson; Alexander-Arnold, Matip, Van Dijk, Robertson; Henderson, Fabinho, Wijnaldum; Salah, Firmino, ManeBetting & Match Odds Liverpool are 10/11 favourites to win with Bet365 . Tottenham are outsiders at 10/3 while a draw is available at 11/4.Click here to see all of bet 365’s offers for the game, including goalscoring markets, correct score predictions and more. Match Preview Hugo Lloris Tottenham Mauricio PochettinoJurgen Klopp and Mauricio Pochettino have long been heralded as two of the Premier League’s top managers, though their critics have chastised them due to a lack of silverware. On Saturday evening, one of these bosses will put things right in the most spectacular way possible, for either Klopp’s Liverpool or Pochettino’s Tottenham will be crowned Champions League winners.That both teams will contest the first all-English final since Manchester United defeated Chelsea on penalties in Moscow in 2008 – the night of John Terry’s infamous slip – is something of a miracle in itself.Following the first leg of the semi-finals, a Barcelona vs Ajax final looked a distinct probability, yet marvellous recoveries from the Premier League sides have seen them jet out to Madrid in place of the two Johan Cruyff-inspired clubs.Spurs’ run to the final has seen them continually flirt with elimination, with a late Lucas Moura goal carrying them into the knockout phase after initially struggling in the group. That was only the beginning of the drama, since then, there has been a last-gasp VAR-disallowed goal to carry them through against Manchester City, then an equally tardy strike from Lucas to finally dispose of Ajax.A succession of hardships, from inactivity in the transfer market to the upheaval of leaving White Hart Lane to move into a new ground 18 months later, have forged a robust and mentally tough unit, according to Pochettino.“We have come to the crucial part of the season and all of that has made us strong. We have had to overcome those difficulties,” he said.The Reds have not cut things by such fine margins but have not cruised through either. Alisson made a critical late save in the final group game against Napoli to push them into the knockout rounds, while they looked all but dead after a 3-0 loss in Barcelona that was spectacularly turned around at Anfield.Klopp, now, needs to shake off the tag of big-game loser; he has been on the wrong end of the scoreline in each of his last six finals.“All the circumstances were different, the teams were different,” he insisted. “If I were the reason for losing six finals then everyone needs to worry. Last year was a world-class goal and two strange goals we normally don’t concede which defeated us.“My career so far is not unlucky. I haven’t a problem with my career. My wife always asks me when the final game of the season is because since 2012, apart from 2017, my teams have been in finals.“I don’t see myself as a loser and we would have a problem if I did.”Will this be the day that Klopp, who has lost two Champions League finals previously, ends his jinx? 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North Dakota to sue Washington state over new oil train rule

BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota is preparing to sue the state of Washington over a new Washington law targeting oil shipped by rail.Washington Gov. Jay Inslee signed a bill into law Thursday that requires a lower vapour pressure limit for crude shipped by rail than the industry standard and North Dakota requires. Inslee has made climate change a focus of his 2020 Democratic presidential campaign.The Washington bill’s sponsor, Democratic state Senate Majority Leader Andy Billig, says it’s about protecting communities from explosive derailments.North Dakota officials, though, say the Washington law would make Pacific Northwest refineries off-limits to the energy industry in North Dakota, which is the nation’s No. 2 oil producer.Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem (STEHN’-juhm) says a federal lawsuit will be filed within weeks. He has reached out to other oil states about possibly joining as a plaintiff or offering supportive testimony.Blake Nicholson, The Associated Press read more

Revenue to use mapping directory to value homes for property tax

first_imgAn aerial view of Leinster House and the surrounding buildings and amenities (Screenshot/GeoDirectory).MINISTER FOR FINANCE Michael Noonan has said that Revenue will use the mapping database GeoDirectory to help calculate the value of homes for payment of the local property tax.In response to a parliamentary question last week, Noonan said the Revenue Commissioners will only be valuing properties for the tax where there is a dispute about a valuation provided by a homeowner. Guidance on value assessment is being prepared and will be sent out “as soon as possible”.He said a range of data sources is being analysed to assist in providing valuation guidance including stamp duty records and “other sources of recent property valuations data”.The minister confirmed that the GeoDirectory, produced by Ordinance Survey Ireland and An Post, will also be used.The database provides information on property location and type as well as distance from a series of key amenities and services, including transport, health, education, retail and emergency services.However he said valuation by Revenue is expected to be “in a minority of cases”.“If the property owner approaches the matter honestly, Revenue will accept self-assessed valuations in accordance with the customer service charter,” he said.Related: This is what the new Local Property Tax form will look like>Read: You asked, we answered: What you wanted to know about the property tax>More: Property tax: Seller faces €500 fine if they under-declare value of home >last_img read more