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UEFA Champions semi final second leg, May 7 2019

Liverpool 4
  • Origi (7, 79)
  • Wijnaldum (54, 56)
Barcelona 0

On one of the greatest evenings of Champions League football, Liverpool produced a performance of pace, passion and no little skill to perfectly capture Jürgen Klopp’s philosophy and score the four goals they required to eliminate Barcelona, after Lionel Messi had inspired them to a commanding three-goal lead during the first leg at the Camp Nou. Our professional coaches analyse how it was Klopp organised his team to so convincingly overcome the competition favourites at Anfield, and how they negated the significant attacking threat posed by Messi, their former players Philippe Coutinho and Luis Suárez and more, to reach the final with finishes from Divock Origi and Georginio Wijnaldum.

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