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​Ex-Liverpool star Murphy: This is how Klopp's men can exploit Real Madrid…

Former Liverpool player Danny Murphy says a duel between Reds' star Mohamed Salah and Real Madrid left-back Marcelo could decide Champions League final.

Murphy is sure the Egyptian will exploit any void left in Real defence if the Brazilian fullback proves to be attack-minded as usual.

"It's a difficult one to analyse because both teams can be unbelievable and both can be average at times, even within the same game," Murphy said speaking on Friday's Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast.

"Salah has obviously been incredible ad he's such a threat, and Real Madrid probably have the best attacking left-back in the world in Marcelo.

"Is he going to do what he normally does and just fly forward, forget who is behind him and take a risk that Real keep good possession and make those runs forward, or is he going to be a bit more disciplined in keeping an eye on Salah?

"That's one area of the pitch I think could be fascinating.

"If Liverpool go for the press and win it back and Marcelo is doing what he usually does and plays high up, I think Liverpool could cause them a lot of problems.

"It's one of those fascinating games where within 20 minutes Liverpool could be 2-0 up or 2-0 down."

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