Champions League | 1/2 Finals - 2nd Leg (Agg 6-7)
2/05/2018 7:45 pm
Referee: Damir Skomina
|Milner 15' (og), Dzeko 52', Nainggolan 86', 90'+4 (pen)||Mané 9', Wijnaldum 25'|
|Alessandro Florenzi||Trent Alexander-Arnold||93|
|Kostas Manolas||Virgil van Dijk|
|Federico Fazio||Dejan Lovren|
|Aleksandar Kolarov||Andrew Robertson|
|Lorenzo Pellegrini||53||Jordan Henderson (c)|
|Daniele De Rossi (c)||69||James Milner|
|Radja Nainggolan||Georginio Wijnaldum|
|Patrik Schick||Sadio Mané||83|
|Stephan El Shaarawy||75||Mohamed Salah|
|Edin Džeko||Roberto Firmino||87|
|Łukasz Skorupski||Simon Mignolet|
|Juan Jesus||Nathaniel Clyne||93|
|Bruno Peres||Ragnar Klavan||83|
|Maxime Gonalons||69||Alberto Moreno|
|Cengiz Ünder||53||Dominic Solanke||87|
|Mirko Antonucci||75||Danny Ings|
All the stats as Liverpool make their 13th European Final despite a late scare…
Liverpool are into the 2017/18 Champions League final after an epic night at AS Roma’s Stadio Olympico.
In a semi-final tie that produced a competition record 13 goals, Liverpool emerged victorious 7-6 on aggregate, despite losing the second leg in Italy’s capital 4-2.
Kop boss Jürgen Klopp made just the one enforced change from last week’s 5-2 first leg victory at Anfield; Georginio Wijnaldum replacing the stricken Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.
The visitors took the lead inside 10 minutes and were 2-1 in front at the interval, before a second half Roma fightback, including two late goals, made for a phenomenal sporting spectacle.
One more and extra-time would have been needed but such an outcome would have been unfair on Liverpool who carried a constant threat throughout and were clearly the better team over the two legs.
Their two goals take them to 20 away from home in the Champions League this season, equaling the record for a single campaign in the competition (level with final opponents Real Madrid – 2013/14).
The double also means Klopp’s men have became only the third team to score 40 goals within a single season in the Champions League, after Barcelona (45 in 1999/00) and Real Madrid (41 in 2013/14).
The final will take place in Kiev on Saturday May 26. Kick-off is 7.45pm BST.
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