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.
Apr 17 20:32 PM
goal for Mane
GOAL! PORTO 0-1 LIVERPOOL (SADIO MANE)
Apr 17 21:45 PM
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
Apr 17 21:48 PM
Porto almost concede another goal
Porto came close to conceding the fifth goal on the night but the attempt missed target.
Apr 17 19:57 PM
01’ — Kick-off
And here we go for the first 45 minutes between Porto and Liverpool at Estádio do Dragão.as the referee blows the whistle
Apr 17 20:03 PM
02’ — Porto takes the kick-off
The hosts takes the first kick of the game. Here we go then.
Apr 17 20:06 PM
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.
Apr 17 20:09 PM
7’ — Porto pushing
Porto are hunting for an early lead in Portugal with Liverpool are not always looking confident at the back.
Apr 17 20:13 PM
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.
Apr 17 20:16 PM
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.
Apr 17 20:21 PM
14’ — Photo shots from the Dragao
LIVE: Porto 0-0 Liverpool Source: Getty Images
Apr 17 20:22 PM
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.
Apr 17 20:26 PM
23’ — Porto chance to score
Marega has just missed another opportunity again to put the hosts ahead.
Apr 17 20:29 PM
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.
Apr 17 20:33 PM
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.
Apr 17 20:37 PM
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.
Apr 17 20:40 PM
34’ — Liverpool caution
Sadio Mane has received the first yellow card of the match after a foul play on a Porto player.
Apr 17 20:42 PM
35’ — Porto caution
Pepe has joined Mane in the referee's book after getting the second yellow card of the game.
Apr 17 20:45 PM
37’ — Steven Gerrard record
Apr 17 20:47 PM
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.
Apr 17 21:07 PM
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.
Apr 17 21:05 PM
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
Apr 17 20:59 PM
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.
Apr 17 21:03 PM
47’ — Mane's record
HALF-TIME: Porto 0-1 Liverpool (0-3 aggregate)
Apr 17 20:50 PM
47’ — Half time
After two minutes of added time the first 45 minutes have come to an end with Liverpool still in the lead.
Apr 17 21:10 PM
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.
Apr 17 21:13 PM
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.
Apr 17 21:16 PM
54’ — Porto chance
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.
Apr 17 21:18 PM
57’ — Salah attempt
Salah sends a header towards goal, but his effort did not trouble Casillas.
Apr 17 21:20 PM
58’ — Herrera; goal attempt
Herrera fires a shot from over 30 yards, but Alisson was spot on to save the midfielder's effort camly.
Apr 17 21:22 PM
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.
Apr 17 21:25 PM
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.
Apr 17 21:28 PM
65’ — Salah goal
Porto 0-2 LIVERPOOL (0-4 agg) - Mohamed Salah (65 mins)
Apr 17 21:30 PM
69’ — Porto goal
GOAL! PORTO 1-2 Liverpool (1-4 agg) - Eder Militao (69 mins)
Apr 17 21:32 PM
71’ — Liverpool subtitution
Jordan Henderson replaces Andrew Robertson as Liverpool make their final change of the match.
Apr 17 21:34 PM
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.
Apr 17 21:38 PM
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.
Apr 17 21:37 PM
77’ — Firmino goal
GOAL! PORTO 1-3 LIVERPOOL (ROBERTO FIRMINO)
Apr 17 21:41 PM
78’ — Porto substitution
Porto make their second substitution of the match with Fernando replacing Corona.
Apr 17 21:42 PM
80’ — Liverpool performance
Despite playing second best on the night, Liverpool have somehow managed to impress with their performance so far.
Apr 17 21:50 PM
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.
Apr 17 21:53 PM
90’ — FULL TIME
FULL TIME: Porto 1-4 Liverpool
Apr 17 21:55 PM
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.