The Liverpool Reds keeper was distraught after two errors led to goals in Real Madrid's 3-1 victory in Kiev

It's undoubtedly that tonight is going to be a blue night for the Liverpool goalie Karius after his calamity caused his team and the entire fan of the "never walk alone" family loss at the UCL finals.


Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius has apologised for his errors in the Champions League final.

The Reds stopper made two crucial mistakes which gifted Real Madrid goals in the 3-1 defeat.


Speaking to talkSPORT after the match, a distraught Karius said: "I don't feel anything right now. Today I lost my team the game and I feel sorry for everyone.


"I'm sorry for everyone - from the team, from the whole club - that the mistakes cost dearly.


"If I could go back in time, I would. I feel sorry for my team. I know I let them down today.

"It's very hard right now but that's the life
of a goalkeeper. You have to get your head up again.

Loris Karius looks dejected following his sides defeat in the UEFA Champions League Final between Real Madrid and Liverpool at NSC Olimpiyskiy Stadium on May 26, 2018 in Kiev, Ukraine.

"These goals cost us the title, basically."

Asked what the mood was like in the Liverpool dressing room after the defeat, he said: "There's not much I had to say.

"Of course everyone tried to cheer me up - but there was just silence everywhere because everyone was really disappointed.

"It will take us a bit to get over that."

Speaking about Gareth Bale's second goal which went through his hands, Karius said: "It moved around a lot.


"I tried to catch it, maybe I should have done it safer and just put it out of play instead of trying to catch it.


"I judged it wrong and it went in."

Real Madrid's Gareth Bale celebrates after the final whistle during
the UEFA Champions League Final at the NSK Olimpiyskiy Stadium, Kiev.

Real Madrid's Gareth Bale celebrates after the final whistle during
the UEFA Champions League Final at the NSK Olimpiyskiy Stadium, Kiev.

A tearful Karius went over to the Liverpool fans in Kiev straight after the match to offer his apologies.

In comments on BT Sport after the game, Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard said: "No-one makes a mistake on purpose.


"Fair play to [Karius] for going to the fans. I admire him for owning up and apologising.

"These Liverpool fans will back you when times are tough, and they'll also back you when you're on top of the world as well.

"But there's no getting away from it. [Karius] is in for a tough few months. He's in for a tough summer."


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