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Carragher angry: Tottenham have advantage over Liverpool

Liverpool legend Jamie Carragher believes they're at a disadvantage against Champions League final opponents Tottenham.

Carragher has heavily criticised the decision to schedule the final three weeks after the end of the domestic season.

"No-one's been able to give me a reason why the Champions League is three weeks after the league campaign," the ex-England international told the Anfield Wrap. "That's p***ed me off a little bit that to be honest. I think it probably helps Spurs more than us, I would say.

"I think they've got bigger injury problems than us, certainly with Harry Kane, Harry Winks, other little knocks they had towards the end of the season. It gives you an extra week to be fit.

"I think we're in much better form than Tottenham in 2019 and a longer break will not help that, really, in some ways.

"You do worry because you lose a bit of that rhythm that Liverpool have had the way they've been playing.

"I don't think Tottenham are in great form. I know they got through and it's unbelievable what they've done, I love Pochettino, but they're not in great form so a longer break will help them forget the bad form and focus on this one game."

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