It was a match of epic proportions as AS Roma put in a solid fight to win 4-2 at Stadio Olimpico. However, Liverpool were ahead by one goal in terms of aggregate and finally, we are on our way to Kiev.
Sadio Mane opened the scoring with a well-taken shot but that was followed by an own goal from James Milner which helped Roma equalise. Georginio Wijnaldum scored the second goal for the Reds and at that point, it looked like Roma had no chances of making a comeback.
However, after the break, Edin Dzeko scored and then Radja Nainggolan added another towards the end of the game. He also netted a goal from the spot before the final whistle and while that helped Roma notch up a splendid win, the club failed to overturn our advantage from the previous game.
Sadio Mane and Virgil van Dijk were our standout performers by a mile. Surprisingly, Mohamed Salah had a rather quiet game and he failed to do much against his former club.
The rest of our players were pretty solid but they all deserve credit for the way they managed to weather the storm. Here’s how our fanbase reacted on Twitter:
Liverpool fans truly deserve the ballondor for the best fans #LFC
— SCARFACE (@LFC_LION) May 3, 2018
Allez Allez Allez
To Kiev we go!!!
— The USA KOP (@USA_KOP) May 3, 2018
It's been nearly 4 hours and Liverpool going to the Champions League final still hasn't fully registered.
— Eben Dennis (@ebendennis) May 3, 2018
— Vinaypal Gill33 (@vinaypal_gill) May 3, 2018
see you in final @LFC ! its going to be lit 🔥
— shrf (@shariefghazali) May 3, 2018
Deleted my tactical analysis and predictions for the final. Entering full Liverpool top red propaganda mode until Sir Jordan Brian Henderson lifts the 6th on the 26th.
— EBL (@EBL2017) May 2, 2018
It’s 1 am
I have gone through
10 cans of red bulls & Pepsi
3 different flavour of shishas
I am hyper & cant sleep
— SCARFACE (@LFC_LION) May 2, 2018
— Rizal Ferdiansyah (@idjalmen) May 3, 2018
Liverpool have scored more goals in the Champions League this season than Everton have scored in the premier league! #ROMLIV
— moghees (@moghees) May 3, 2018
— 📴 (@xanderwav) May 3, 2018
"LIVERPOOL'S LOVE AFFAIR WITH THE EUROPEAN CUP CONTINUES. THEY JUST CAN'T KEEP THEIR HANDS OFF IT"
— Shane (@Blame_Suarez) May 2, 2018
Liverpool target’s agent claims player is happy at current club
Ousmane Dembele’s agent, Moussa Sissoko, has claimed that the Frenchman is not looking to leave Barcelona.
“The club is happy with Ousmane.
“Dembele doesn’t care about criticisms. Some of them are unfair. He is 20, he plays for Barcelona and he had a great start to the season.”
The agent further claimed that the player has to do better and the Frenchman was sick for a while which led to a few controversies.
Sissoko added that the national team manager and Barcelona’s Eric Abidal were happy with the attacker.
“Ousmane keeps working for a big club, the manager likes him and the same goes for Deschamps. I know Abidal is also very happy with how he is training and working for his club.”
Dembele seems to be doing better when compared to the same time frame last season. The Frenchman has scored four goals from 11 La Liga games and has one from two Champions League ties.
The former Borussia Dortmund player would be an amazing signing for the Reds, but we would have to pay a huge amount to sign him from Barcelona.
The 21-year-old would certainly improve our attack, and it will be interesting to see what our activity would be in the winter window.
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The former AS Roma star has had a brilliant start to his Premier League campaign and has conceded just five goals from 12 games.
Speaking ahead of Brazil’s friendly against Uruguay, the Independent quoted Alisson saying:
“I came here for a high price and some people expect to me to be perfect – it is not easy but I’m trying.”
Alisson added he is working to be perfect in between the sticks and wants to get better with each game.
“I am really, really happy with my move to the Premier League. I’m working really hard to help Liverpool to achieve their goals and also for the Brazil national team.”
Alisson praised our defence for giving him an easy time at the back and claimed that he has to concentrate a lot in games.
“One thing that is important here is the concentration and focus. They are asking me to be really mentally strong.
“My team have a really great defence so it is not often the ball comes near my net.”
The Brazilian has been an excellent signing for the Reds this season, but there have been a few instances where he could have done better.
The goal against Leicester City and one against Arsenal could have been avoided, and hopefully, he will get better in the coming months.
(Photo) Liverpool star pictured training with rival Evertonian for international side
Liverpool summer signing Fabinho is still getting into the groove of things at Anfield. The former Monaco midfielder was slowly integrated into the team by Jurgen Klopp, and the Brazilian has a couple of quality outings under his belt.
Fabinho is a proper defensive midfielder but the Brazilian knows how to pick a pass too. Despite not starting regularly for the Reds, the 25-year-old is a constant in the national side and recently shared a picture of him training with the team during the international break.
The 25-year-old was seen alongside Everton midfielder Richarlison and a few others as they went through the paces.
Mais um dia. Vamos! 💨🇧🇷 📸 Lucas Figueiredo / CBF pic.twitter.com/8Q0IUN1Jag
— Fabinho (@_fabinhotavares) November 13, 2018
Fabinho’s introduction has seen Klopp devise a 4-2-3-1 formation where the 25-year-old plays as one of our two midfielders.
The Brazilian has looked comfortable in that position but has to work on his reactions in the Premier League.
The former Monaco man was excellent in our 4-0 win over Red Star Belgrade a few weeks ago but wasn’t great in the 1-1 draw against Arsenal.
He was much better in the 2-0 win over Fulham but we are yet to see the best of the midfielder. With just a third of the campaign done, Fabinho has time on his side to get even better this season.
It will be interesting to see how we deal with the packed festive schedule, but there is no doubt Fabinho will play a crucial role for Liverpool in the rest of the season.
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