LIVE: Liverpool 4-0 Barcelona FT

LIVE: Liverpool 4-0 Barcelona FT

Liverpool are through to the final of the UEFA Champions league following their incredible 4-0 win over Barcelona at Anfield.

Despite losing the first leg 3-0 at the Camp Nou a week ago, with two of their key players missing out due to injuries, the Reds still did the unthinkable to reach their consecutive final.

Divock origi opened scoring for the Premier League side in the 7th minute to reduce his side's deficit in the first half of the game.

Georginio Wijnaldum doubled his side's lead in the 54th minute - minutes after coming on for Andrew Robertson in the second half.

He completed his brace in the game 56th minute to help the hosts level parity, but Origi puts the game out of Barca's reach as after netting his second goal of the game in the 79th minute.

The Belgian tapped in Alexander-Arnold's cornet kick to make it four goals for the hosts as they stroll into the final.

Alisson's save

Alisson Becker stopped an attack from Barcelona's Philippe Coutinho after the Brazilian received a pass from Lionel Messi in the last seconds of the encounter

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Georginio Wijnaldum with a stunner to double the hosts lead after benefiting from a poor clearance from Barcelona defence

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Georginio Wijnaldum makes it three unreplied goals for Liverpool after heading into Barcelona's net from a Shaqiri's cross from the left wing

1’ — Kick off

Barcelona play from the left side of the screen to right as they take the kick off proceeding for the night

1’ — Kick off

You are all welcome to our live updates for the Liverpool vs Barcelona Champions League semifinal second leg clash at Anfield.

The Reds are dressed in their all red outfit while Barca in their lemon away jersey as they file out of the dug out ahead of the kick off

A quick reminder that Ernesto Valverde's men come into this game with a three goals advantage and the hosts will be hoping they can overturn the result tonight.

2’ — Liverpool corner

Liverpool get the first corner of the game after Sadio Mane set up Shaqiri but Jordi Alba deflected the ball into corner

3’ — Barca clear ball from danger zone

Barcelona defenders stopped the hosts from making contact but their aim of launching a counter attacking move was stopped by Van Dijk

6’ — Man tried to break in

Sadio Mane tried to create something for Liverpool from the left flank but Barcelona defenders were well placed to stop the attack

7’ — Goooooaaaaaallll

Liverpool takes the as Divock Origi taps in from Ter Stegen's poor save in the seventh minute as the hosts reduce their deficit

15’ — Alisson's save

Superb save from Alisson Becker as he denied Lionel Messi's first shot on target to earn the visitors a corner

16’ — Barcelona attack

Lionel Messi was dispossessed of the ball after collecting a superb pass from Jordi Alba in Liverpool's danger zone.

17’ — Sadio Mane's cross

Sadio Mane made a low cross into Barcelona's danger zone but the guests were in the right place to stop the ball from making contact with another player in red jersey

23’ — Ter Stegen's save

Another superb save from Barcelona goalkeeper Ter Stegen after punching out Andrew Robertson's long range shot from making it into the back of the net

30’ — Barcelona players collide

Barcelona duo of Clement Lenglet and Jordi Alba collide while trying to contest from a Alisson's service

32’ — Henderson down

Jordan Henderson is currently receiving treatment from his side's medical team after hitting his knee on Lenglet's boot

39’ — Liverpool defending quite well

Liverpool back four have been impressive since the start of the game stopping all potential attacks from the visitors

42’ — Superb defending from Pique

Gerard Pique stopped a potential attack from Liverpool as he threw himself to tipping the ball off Origi's reach with less than two minutes to the end of the first half

46’ — Busquets booked

Sergio Busquets was booked for a reckless tackle against Fabinho while both players tried contesting for the ball

46’ — Second half gets underway

The players are back on the field as they get ready to kick off the second half with Liverpool to kick off proceedings for the second half

46’ — Corner kick for Liverpool

Liverpool win first corner kick of the half after Gerard Pique headed the ball out of play

48’ — Sergi Roberto's clearance

Sergi Roberto deflects Xherdan Shaqiri's cross from reaching a player in Red as the hosts are hoping to double their lead three minutes after resumption

49’ — Another Messi's miss

Lionel Messi once again tried a shot from outside Liverpool's danger zone but the ball failed to find the back of the net in the extra minutes of the first half of the game

51’ — Ter Stegen's save

Barcelona keeper Ter Stegen saves Liverpool's corner and their counter attacking move was poorly finished by Luis Suarez

66’ — Messi brought down

Lionel Messi was brought down from yards from goal post after his solo move from the midfield

68’ — Alisson save

Alisson Becker with a superb save after saving Lionel Messi's close range shot from the right flank of Liverpool's danger zone

70’ — Pique's clearance

Gerard Pique headed a dangerous ball from Liverpool's attack to relieve themselves of the pressure

75’ — Authur comes in for Arturo Vidal

Arturo Vidal has been substituted in a tactical change as Arthur Melo comes in to take the place of the Chilean on the pitch

79’ — Goooooaaaaaallllllll

Divock Origi taps in Trent Alexander-Arnold's corner kick to ensure that put themselves in the position to progress to the final

88’ — Van Dijk's clearance

Virgil van Dijk stops Nelson Semedo's low cross to relieve Liverpool's of major attack from Barcelona with few minutes to the end of the game

93’ — Poor finish from Barcelona

Liverpool cleared a pending danger from the visitors who are trying to find a hole in the hosts back line but failed to the back of the net

95’ — Liverpool are through to the final

Liverpool pulls an incredible comeback to reach their second consecutive final of the UEFA Champions League

Source: Legit.ng

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