VIDEO: Liverpool’s goals on the road to Basel

Liverpool are busy preparing for kick off in the Europa League final, a little over 48 hours away.

It will be the reds 358th competitive game in Europe and their 12th final (not including the 5 European Super Cup finals).

The late 1-0 defeat away at Villarreal in the first leg of the semi final has been the only blemish so far in the competition - the reds were unbeaten up to this point.

They dispatched Augsburg, Man United, Borussia Dortmund and finally Villarreal in the knock out stages to set up this week's final against Sevilla of Spain.

Sevilla are now the leading winners of the UEFA Cup, or Europa League as it is now known.  They have won all four of their trophies since the last time the reds lifted this trophy, back in 2001 when the reds sealed a remarkable cup treble under Gerard Houllier.

In fact all four of their wins have come since the reds last major European trophy - the European Cup win over AC Milan 11 years ago in Istanbul.

Both sides have yet to taste defeat in the final of this competition and Sevilla are going for a remarkable hat-trick of wins having won the trophy in both of the last two seasons.

Last season they came from behind to beat Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk 3-2, whilst the season before they required penalties to beat Benfica after a goalless 120 minutes.

Liverpool in the Europa League 2015-16

The reds started slowly in this competition, with two 1-1 draws in the group stages before there was a managerial change.

The third group game against Rubin Kazan was Klopp's first home match in charge but he too picked up a draw.

But two important wins ensured the reds qualified out of the group before their Anfield domination pushed them through the next four knockout rounds.

In the knockouts the reds drew 3 and lost 1 away from home - scoring twice and conceding 3.

But they won all four Anfield fixtures - scoring 10 and conceding just 3.

Here are Liverpool's 18 goals on the way to Basel.

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