It was Mohamed Salah, such a disconsolate figure when he was injured early in that loss to Real Madrid, who set Liverpool on their way with a penalty after two minutes when Moussa Sissoko was contentiously punished for handball.
In a final that rarely touched the heights of the blockbuster semi-finals that made this an all-Premier League showpiece, Spurs had chances but were denied by Liverpool keeper Alisson, who saved well from Son Heung-min, Lucas Moura and Christian Eriksen.
And their failure to capitalise was ruthlessly punished when substitute Divock Origi ensured manager Jurgen Klopp won his first trophy as Liverpool manager by driving low and powerfully past Hugo Lloris with three minutes left.
A third win over Spurs this season has landed them the biggest prize in club football for the sixth time in the club’s history
Manager Jurgen Klopp celebrates with the cup. He put an end to his trophy drought after losing six finals in a row prior to tonight
Liverpool fans go wild after the final whistle blew and the Reds were crowned European champions for the sixth time
The match winnners: Divock Origi and Mo Salah embrace after their goals sealed the win for Liverpool in what was a scrappy 90 minutes of football
Super-sub Divock Origi sealed the victory tonight and helped crown Liverpool kings of Europe for the first time since 2005
The Belgian, who came on as a substitute in the second half, drove a low shot into the right hand corner after Spurs failed to clear a corner whipped in by James Milner