Kane rescues point with last-gasp penalty

TOTTENHAM rescued a point in a thrilling 2-2 draw against Liverpool at Anfield with Harry Kane equalising from the penalty spot with virtually the last kick of a pulsating encounter to bag his 100th Premier League goal.

Mohamed Salah had looked to have won it for Liverpool thanks to a wonderful individual effort, only for Kane to make amends for missing an earlier penalty on 87 minutes.

Salah also opened the scoring early on to notch his 20th goal of the league campaign – a 100-1 shot with Sky Bet before the season started – but Victor Wanyama’s thunderbolt with ten minutes remaining put Spurs level  to set-up the grandstand finish.

Wanyama’s long-range screamer is 9-2 with Betway to be named as the goal of the season but the main aim for Spurs and Liverpool will be to finish in the Champions League positions.

Liverpool, who remain third, are 1-4 and fifth-placed Tottenham, two points back on Jurgen Klopp’s men, are 10-11 to finish in the top four this term.

The Merseysiders are also 3-1 with bet365 in their betting without Premier League leaders Manchester City, while Spurs are 14-1 in a market headed by 4-6 shots Manchester United.

In terms of the Golden Boot 22-goal Kane is 4-11 with Betfred and 21-goal Salah is 3-1.

Crystal Palace and Newcastle edged themselves further away from relegation trouble with a 1-1 draw at Selhurst Park.

Mo Diame put Newcastle ahead but Palace grabbed a deserved draw via a Luka Milivojevic penalty.

Match in Focus

19:45 Sa 26May

Real Madrid v Liverpool

Home Win Draw Away Win
Key stats
  • Real have won just one of their last four Champions League meetings against English opposition
Expert verdict
Real Madrid have lifted the Champions League in three of the past four seasons but they could struggle to retain their crown against a lively Liverpool. Real have been the dominant force in Europe, with last year’s 4-1 thumping of Juventus in the final in Cardiff showcasing their superiority. However, Zinedine Zidane’s men have not bumped into a front three like the Reds’ often - Mo Salah, Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane have netted 29 of their 40 Champions League goals this season - and they are vulnerable to the counter-attack.

 

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