Liverpool’s arrival in the Champions League final earns Klopp a unique record

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Liverpool eliminated Villarreal from the competition on Tuesday.

The presence of Liverpool in the final of the Champions League, guaranteed this Tuesday with the return to Spain, by 3-2, on Villarreal, in the second leg of the semi-finals of the competition, after losing by 2-0 at the halftime gives Reds coach Jurgen Klopp has a unique record.

The German coach thus becomes the first to reach the final of the English League Cup [triunfou a 27 de fevereiro, sobre o Chelsea, nas grandes penalidades]FA Cup [jogo agendado para 14 de maio, novamente frente ao Chelsea] and Champions League in the same season.

Jurgen Klopp also equals the record of Carlo Ancelotti, Marcello Lippi and Alex Ferguson, coaches with the most Champions League final appearances: four. Klopp-Borussia Dortmund (2013) and Liverpool (2018, 2019 and 2022); Ancelotti-Milan (2003, 2005 and 2007) and Real Madrid (2014); Marcello Lippi-Juventus (1996, 1997, 1998 and 2003); Alex Ferguson-Manchester United (1999, 2008, 2009, 2011).

Note that Carlo Ancelotti could be removed from this list if he manages to take “his” Real Madrid to the final of the competition on Wednesday. In the first leg, in England, Manchester City won 4-3.

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