Liverpool vs Barcelona (4-0)

Doubles of Divock Origi and substitute Georginio Wijnaldum unemployed urban center into their second consecutive Champions League final as urban center folded to a fantastic 4-0 humiliation at Anfield.

I am facing a frightening 3-0 deficit when last week’s 1st leg, Origi created light-weight of Mohamed salaah and Roberto Firmino’s absence from the urban center forward line by cooking a seventh-minute opener on Tuesday.

Jurgen Klopp’s facet unbroken the competition at a pace frantic enough that urban center was seldom allowed to improve and Wijnaldum’s quickfire brace before the hour had the locals in raptures.

It was an evening for unlikely heroes, and Trent River Alexander-Arnold’s quickly taken corner allowed Origi to smash high into the web eleven minutes from time – inflicting a mortifying upon LaLiga champions Barca and therefore the excellent Lionel Messi even a lot of hard than their surrender at Roma in last season’s quarter-final.

Liverpool’s exceptional 4-3 combination triumph means that a Gregorian calendar month one final against Ajax or Tottenham – and therefore the probability to the right the wrongs of last season’s fall to Real Spanish capital at the last hurdle – awaits.

Shortly when Clement Lenglet’s timely bit prevented Jordan Henderson from delivering Xherdan Shaqiri’s low cross, the Reds captain drove into the urban center box, and Marc-Andre ter Stegen might solely push a tame shot to the feet of the waiting Origi.

Alisson saved sharply from Messi and Philippe Coutinho as Barca began to click into gear, with Ter Stegen’s 24th-minute stop from Andy guard of a lot of different selection.

Liverpool’s goalkeeper intervened crucially in first-half stoppage time to deny Jordi Alba when Messi sliced the hosts open on the break.

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7′ Liverpool D. Origi
54′ Liverpool G. Wijnaldum
56′ Liverpool G. Wijnaldum
79′ Liverpool D. Origi


Liverpool Lineups

13 Alisson
66 Trent Alexander-Arnold
32 Joël Matip
4 Virgil van Dijk
26 Andrew Robertson
14 Jordan Henderson
3 Fabinho
7 James Milner
23 Xherdan Shaqiri
27 Divock Origi
10 Sadio Mané


Barcelona Lineups

1 Marc-André ter Stegen
20 Sergi Roberto
3 Gerard Piqué
15 Clément Lenglet
18 Jordi Alba
22 Arturo Vidal
5 Sergio Busquets
4 Ivan Rakitić
7 Philippe Coutinho
10 Lionel Messi
9 Luis Suárez


Liverpool – Barcelona Match Statistics



13 Shots Total 8
7 Shots on goal 5
4 Shots off goal 2
2 Shots blocked 1
10 Shots inside box 5
3 Shots outside box 3
12 Fouls 9
7 Corners 6
1 Offsides 2
5 Saves 3
42% Possession Time 58%
422 Passes Total 577
329 Accurate Passes 478
78% Accurate Passes% 83%
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