LIVE: Porto 1-4 Liverpool FT

LIVE: Porto 1-4 Liverpool FT

Porto have been sent out of the 2018-19 Champions League after losing 1-4 against Liverpool in the reverse fixture of their quarterfinal clash on Wednesday night, April 17.

The first leg ended 2-0 at Anfield, with the Premier League leaders, enjoying a two-goal advantage playing away from home.

Sadio Mane scored the first goal in the 26th minute after benefiting from a Mohamed Salah assist.

In the 65th minute, Salah moved for creating assist to scoring when he netted Liverpool’s second goal, off Trent Alexander-Arnold’s assist.

Four minutes later, Eder Militao pulled one goal back for Porto, to reduce scores to 1-2.

However, on the 77th minute, Roberto Firmino restored Liverpool’s two-goal lead when he nodded home Jordan Henderson’s cross to see the Reds go three goals up.

And with six mints to the end of the match, Virgil van Dijk nodded home Liverpool’s fourth goal, a performance that saw the Reds progress to the semifinal with a 4-1 win on the night and 6-1 aggregate.

goal for Mane


Van Dijk, goal

GOAL! Liverpool get the fourth goal of the night from Van Dijk off a corner-kick a the Dutchman applies a simple header inside six yards to net

Porto almost concede another goal

Porto came close to conceding the fifth goal on the night but the attempt missed target.

01’ — Kick-off

And here we go for the first 45 minutes between Porto and Liverpool at Estádio do Dragã the referee blows the whistle

02’ — Porto takes the kick-off

The hosts takes the first kick of the game. Here we go then.

03’ — Porto chance - Jesus Manuel Corona

Porto show their intention in the early moments of the game as Jesus Manuel Corona fires a shot just over the bar.A good start for the home-side.

7’ — Porto pushing

Porto are hunting for an early lead in Portugal with Liverpool are not always looking confident at the back.

9’ — Porto still in charge

Porto are still pushing for the opener since kick-off but the Reds are holding on as Porto keep attacking.

13’ — Salah chance

Mo Salah in now finding space to attack and this time it is similar to the spot he scored against Chelsea, but this time the Egyptian failed to score with his effort.

14’ — Photo shots from the Dragao

LIVE: Porto 0-0 Liverpool

LIVE: Porto 0-0 Liverpool
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17’ — Porto still hold the key

Porto fans are getting behind their team a Porto battle Liverpool at the moment. Moussa Marega is showing how dangerous he can be. He is a different player here compared to what he did at Anfield last week.

23’ — Porto chance to score

Marega has just missed another opportunity again to put the hosts ahead.

24’ — Jurgen Klopp frustrated

Jurgen Klopp is looking frustrated as Liverpool are still in the back foot as we approaching the 30 minutes mark and the Reds are still struggling to get into the contest.

Porto had had 13 attempts to Liverpool's 0. Yes ZERO.

28’ — Mane' goal

Right on time, Liverpool have netted a vital away goal in their first attempt on goal shot on goal .

Mo Salah with the asist after finding space in the penalty box, he located Sadio Mane at the back post to finish off.

The goal needed VAR review to stand after it was initially ruled out for offside.

30’ — The goal has changed the complexion of the match

Liverpool's lead has slowed the game from Porto' s angle,. The hosts must Tcore four times without conceding again to progress to the semi-final.

34’ — Liverpool caution

Sadio Mane has received the first yellow card of the match after a foul play on a Porto player.

35’ — Porto caution

Pepe has joined Mane in the referee's book after getting the second yellow card of the game.

37’ — Steven Gerrard record

42’ — Porto urgency

Porto are in a hurry to get the game going but they have not troubled Liverpool enough since the Reds took the lead.

46’ — Liverpool set to restart the game

Liverpool take the kick-off to get the match underway for the second stanza. Both teams made substitution at the break, with Soares replacing Otavio for Porto and Liverpool introducing Firmino for Origi.

47’ — Porto v Liverpool substitute bench

Let's have a look at players on the bench of the two teams.

PORTO SUBSTITUTES: Vana, M.Pereira, Costa, Torres, A.Pereira, Soares, Andrade LIVERPOOL XI: Alisson; Alexander-Arnold, Matip, Van Dijk, Robertson; Milner, Fabinho, Wijnaldum; Salah, Origi, Mane

47’ — First half summary

After the first 45 minutes of hostilities, Porto were the better side but with a goal down, the home-side will be praying for a miracle in the second stanza.

Before the blast of the whistle to end the first half, Liverpool almost netted the second off Milner's flick from an Alexander-Arnold assist that went wide of the far post.

47’ — Mane's record

HALF-TIME: Porto 0-1 Liverpool (0-3 aggregate)

47’ — Half time

After two minutes of added time the first 45 minutes have come to an end with Liverpool still in the lead.

50’ — Porto playing better

Porto's Corono is playing better in the second half after sending a cross into Liverpool's penalty area, but a Liverpool defender clear Marega's header from the goal area.

52’ — Porto still attacking Liverpool

Porto are still keeping Liverpool on the back foot and Reds boss Klopp appears not happy with his side performance so far.

54’ — Porto chance

54 min

Another goal scoring opportunity for Porto from a well delivered cross from the right, and Soares rises above Matip. However, his header went wide of Alisson's goal.

57’ — Salah attempt

Salah sends a header towards goal, but his effort did not trouble Casillas.

58’ — Herrera; goal attempt

Herrera fires a shot from over 30 yards, but Alisson was spot on to save the midfielder's effort camly.

60’ — Porto still searching for a goal

Porto are battling Liverpool in search of a goal, but the Reds are looking comfortable with their defensive play - hoping to trouble their host on the counter-attack.

62’ — Porto chance

Felipe has just missed another chance from the six yards after a free-kick which was sent to his path. kit looks as if Porto are destined to score tonight.

65’ — Salah goal

Porto 0-2 LIVERPOOL (0-4 agg) - Mohamed Salah (65 mins)

69’ — Porto goal

GOAL! PORTO 1-2 Liverpool (1-4 agg) - Eder Militao (69 mins)

71’ — Liverpool subtitution

Jordan Henderson replaces Andrew Robertson as Liverpool make their final change of the match.

73’ — Liverpool chance

Liverpool came close to netting the third goal of the match after Mane went clear of Porto's defence line. However, despite beating Casillas with the ball, the Senegalese could not find the target.

77’ — Liverpool's two-goal lead

Roberto Firmino helped Liverpool restore their two-goal lead through Firmino after a decent assist from Henderson who located the unmarked Brazilian to nod home.

77’ — Firmino goal


78’ — Porto substitution

Porto make their second substitution of the match with Fernando replacing Corona.

80’ — Liverpool performance

Despite playing second best on the night, Liverpool have somehow managed to impress with their performance so far.

89’ — Liverpool in control

Liverpool players are enjoying themselves as we enter the closing moment of the game The Reds fans are also shouting chants of Ole's as Liverpool commence a passing game as Barcelona await them in the semi-final.


FULL TIME: Porto 1-4 Liverpool

90’ — Full Time

After the 90 minutes of play, the referee added two additional minutes, and after the time elapsed, he blasted the final whistle signalling the end of the match with Liverpool thrashing Porto 4-1 and 1-6 on aggregate.

Liverpool will now battle Barcelona in one of the semifinals of the Champion League.

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