Liverpool are through the Final of the UCL

Liverpool VS Villarreal
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What a crazy match we witnessed last night! English giants Liverpool made a brilliant comeback against the Spanish side, Villarreal FC, to go through to the final of the UEFA Champions League. Despite conceding two goals in the first half, the Klopp boys successfully returned three goals to win the second leg. With this defeat, the brilliant journey of Villarreal ended in the UEFA Champions League. Although, the Spanish side have written history as they have had their best season ever in the UCL. From the group round to the semifinals, Villarreal beat Juventus and FC Bayern Munich to go to the semifinals. Unfortunately, they couldn’t reach the final as they lost the match to Liverpool by 3-2.

Match Report

Villarreal welcomed Liverpool FC at the El Madrigal to play the second leg of the semifinals. Villarreal needed to win in a margin of three goals in the second leg as they lost the first leg by 2-0. In this crucial match, Villarreal manager Unai Emery set up his team formation with 4-4-2. On the other side, Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp played his team in a 4-3-3 formation.

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However, the home team had gone wild as they found the net at the beginning of the match. Forward Boulaye Dia scored the first goal in the 3rd minute with the help of E. Capoue. Scoring the first goal, the home team continued pressing very high. They have had more possession on the ball than Liverpool in the first half. As a result, Villarreal doubled their lead in the first half. Francis Coquelin scored the second goal for Villarreal in the 41st minute. As a result, Villarreal leveled with Liverpool by aggregate. But they needed one more goal to go to the semifinal.

Returning from the break, Liverpool got their form back. They tried to dominate the entire ground. Finally, Liverpool scored their first goal in the 62nd minute. Fabinho found the net with the help of the Egyptian king, Mohammad Salah. Scoring this goal, Liverpool had gone wild for more goals. Within five minutes, the visitors leveled with Villarreal. Luis Diaz scored the second goal for Liverpool. Additionally, Sadio Mane scored the third goal to seal the match for the Klopp boys. As a result, Liverpool secured their place in the final of the UEFA Champions League.