Quiz: can you name the players who opened the scoring in the last 10 Champions League Finals?

By The Newsroom
Wednesday, 23rd May 2018, 9:26 am
Updated Wednesday, 23rd May 2018, 11:41 am

Liverpool have proved themselves as quick-starters in this Champions League campaign scoring first in ten out of their fourteen ties.

There's a sense that if the Reds are to leave Kiev with their sixth Champions League title in tow they will again need to discover this hare-like pace.

The first goal in Champions League finals has unsurprisingly proved crucial since the tournament's birth in 1956 - and in eight of the last ten tournaments the first goal has been scored by a player of the winning team.

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Certain finals in Barcelona and Istanbul prove, however,  that the first goal is by no means a death knell for the opposing team.

Take our quiz on players who got the scoreboard rolling in Champions League finals ahead of Liverpool's battle with 12-time winners Real Madrid.