Within the first minute of the Champions League final on Saturday (Sunday morning NZT), Liverpool forward Sadio Mané kicked the ball into the outstretched arm of Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Moussa Sissoko.

The referee deemed this an infringement worthy of a penalty kick, from which Liverpool would score and take a lead it would not relinquish.

Sissoko's helping hand swung the first all-English final in European club football's most prestigious tournament since 2008.

"To concede a penalty after 30 seconds, that completely changed our plans and had a massive impact," said Mauricio Pochettino, Tottenham Hotspur manager after the match played at

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