It was a hopeful night for Liverpool to expect the history at Anfield against Barcelona to repeat itself after a Three nil defeat in favour of Barca at Camp nou Liverpool then over-turn it making Four nil at the Anfield.
Athletico Madrid were of a goal advantage after they took all the three points in the first leg at when they host Liverpool at Metropolitano Stadium.
Liverpool welcome them this night. And they found the back of the net at injury time of the first half thank to goal from Georginio Wijnaldum at 43 minutes from Alex Oxlade Chamberlain cross, to make it 1 – 1 on aggregate till the end of 90mins after the 89 minute from Koke was disallowed. Roberto Firmino double the lead at 94 minute of the extra time, before Marcos Llorente pull a trigger immediately into Liverpool’s net at 97 minutes and before his brace to make it 2 – 2 draw and 2 – 3 on aggregate in favour of Diego Simeone side. Alvaro Morata seal the victory for them as they he scored injury time winner for the Visitor to make put 3 – 2 in favour of athletico and 4 – 2 on aggregate.
It was a entertaining match between the supposed best forward and the assumed best defence.
Man of the match.
The Goal keeper was in fine form this night against the Klopps side series of shot from like of Chamberlain, Salah, Mane, Firmino forced him into world class saves.