Even if Liverpool win the Champions League, Wijnaldum said that does not necessarily mean success will come easier. There was just a 1.4 per cent probability they would be there and only a 0.3 per cent chance that they would win the trophy.
Klopp's grip on the Liverpool job will not be impacted by Saturday's result but victory would put the brakes on a run of five cup finals losses, including in the 2013 Champions League decider to Bayern Munich while Borussia Dortmund manager.
"I'm pretty sure that in the second before the game Real Madrid will be more confident than we are, but that's not a problem because the game doesn't end in that second, it only starts", said Klopp.
Salah will be key to Liverpool's chances in Kiev, as they aim to claim their sixth European Cup and prevent Spanish giants Real from winning their third straight title - and their 13th in total.
Zidane's side have beaten Paris Saint-Germain, Juventus and Bayern - this season's French, Italian and German champions - in the knockout rounds, but Klopp still believes his team can upset the odds at the Olympic Stadium.
"They've won it before, but it's one game, not two, so we just need to focus and not think about anything in the past".
Cristiano Ronaldo is targeting a fourth Champions League winners' medal with Real Madrid. This club has it in its DNA that it can really go for the big things.
'We are Liverpool, we are different, ' he told the media. I'm interested in performing.
"We have to treat tomorrow as if it's our first Champions League final". He he has fantastic potential. No wonder Salah is making the most of his newly-elevated status in the global game.
Salah has scored 44 goals in his first season at the club.
During the run-up to the final, there has been much discussion as to whether Mohamed Salah could be affected by observing Ramadan when he will be fasting during daylight hours.
"I think he is better than both Messi and Ronaldo combined, and if his team were to play Chelsea, I would still support him".
Meanwhile, Ronaldo could win his fifth Champions League, a landmark reached by only four players before now.
The Portugual global has been sensational again this season and hit 15 goals in Europe's elite competition.
"He's fine. You have to know something, he lives for games like this", said Zinedine Zidane, who can become the first coach to win three consecutive Champions League titles.
"We were in Marbella and the nutritionist established a work plan", Pons said, according to the Independent.
Two flights to Kiev were cancelled by the tour operator Worldchoice Sports on Thursday after Boryspil airport could not allocate landing slots for the planes due to leave the United Kingdom on Friday and Saturday.
Sergio Ramos, the Real Madrid captain, was dismissive of the idea that the Liverpool forward could be compared to his team-mate or Barcelona rival after one stellar season.
Those who have made it after often arduous journeys will be hoping for an unforgettable occasion.
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