Liverpool Defeats Barcelona To Reach Champions League Final


On a frenetic, nerve-shredding night at Anfield, Liverpool completed one of the great Champions League comebacks to knock out Barcelona and reach a second consecutive final.

Trailing 3-0 from the first leg and without two of its star strikers, Mo Salah and Roberto Firmino, few had given Liverpool even a glimmer of hope.

But at Anfield, and especially in Europe, never count Liverpool out.

Jordi Abla’s error gifted the home side the opening goal inside 10 minutes, as Divock Origi — Salah’s replacement — tapped home after Marc-AndrĂ© ter Stegen had saved from Jordan Henderson.

Then two goals in 10 minutes at the start of the second half, both from half-time substitute Georginio Wijnaldum, put Liverpool level in the tie for the first time since the 26th minute of the first leg.


With 10 minutes remaining, Trent Alexander-Arnold’s clever corner caught all of Barcelona’s defense napping and Origi was on hand to score his second of the game and complete the unlikeliest of comebacks.

Liverpool Defeats Barcelona To Reach Champions League Final Liverpool Defeats Barcelona To Reach Champions League Final Reviewed by Ultimate Hypermediass on 5/07/2019 03:43:00 pm Rating: 5

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