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Steven Gerrard backs Liverpool to beat Real Madrid in Champions League final

Liverpool or Real Madrid? Steven Gerrard delivers Champions League final prediction
Steven Gerrard believes Liverpool can cause an upset (Picture: Getty)

Steven Gerrard insists his former club Liverpool have a really good chance of beating Real Madrid in the Champions League final.

Liverpool will face reigning champions Real in Kiev on May 26 in their first final in the tournament since 2007.

Jurgen Klopps side beat Porto, Manchester City and Roma in the knockout stages after topping their group with three victories and three draws.

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Real Madrid have been equally as impressive, defeating Paris Saint-Germain, Juventus and Bayern Munich as they bid to secure a hat-trick of Champions League wins.

Liverpool legend Gerrard, who recently left a role at the clubs academy to join Rangers, told Sport360: I think weve got a really good chance.

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I wouldnt say on current form were going into the game as underdogs. But, I suppose, Jurgen Klopp and the boys will want to go in as underdogs because it takes a little bit of pressure off.

Liverpool or Real Madrid? Steven Gerrard delivers Champions League final prediction
Liverpool and Real Madrid will face off in Kiev (Picture: Getty)

I think the form theyve been in, how theyve performed in the last two games against Roma, especially with Mohamed Salah.

I think we go in with every confidence and belief that we can get the job done.

Despite the magnitude of the Champions League final, Klopp is keen for his Liverpool players to focus on the job in hand as they face Brighton this weekend.

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Chelseas frustrating draw against Huddersfield Town means Liverpool will finish fourth if they do not get beaten against Brighton on Sunday.

The Reds will be without Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Joe Gomez, however, after both picked up season-ending injuries.

MORE: Jose Mourinho provides Romelu Lukaku injury update ahead of FA Cup final v Chelsea

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