LIVERPOOL DESERVED MUCH MORE
A tired Real Madrid gets into 'semis' suffering at Anfield (0-0)
Published:14/04/2021 - 22:54h
Updated:16/04/2021 - 02:15h
Real Madrid suffered at Anfield, but made a good 3-1 in the first leg and managed to get into the semifinals of the Champions League by drawing 0 against Liverpool in the second leg. The 'reds' had clear chances to score, but Courtois saved his team
As it already had to do in 2019 against the FC Barcelona, the Liverpool had to try again another traced back in Champions League. The Real Madrid took out a valuable 3-1 in the gone of quarter-finals and went out this Wednesday to the turn in Anfield with this in mind. The whites went out more replegados backwards and with less will to go upwards and this gave him some advantage to the ones of Jürgen Klopp, that were very upper in the first part.
The English yes went out with everything and could mark almost at all more begin the meeting. In the minute 3, Mohamed Salah had an occasion of gold to beat to Thibaut Courtois, but the Egyptian forgave to the merengues, to which went back to save his goalkeeper taking it out with the foot. Only eight minutes afterwards, the archer had to go back to take part with another paradón impressive after a 'zapatazo' of James Milner looking for the square from out of the area.
The Madrid also had his after a jugadón of Karim Benzema that commanded to the stick a defence 'network', but further of this hardly upset to Alisson in the first time. The one who himself put in serious aprietos to Courtois was the Liverpool, that in the 41 and in the 42 went back to have it with two shots from inside the area of Salah and of Georginio Wijnaldum, that commanded his shots above the crossbar. Klopp Carried the hands in command after the failures and the madridistas went back to save and attained to leave to the rest with the 0-0.
The 'reds' went to the changing room with the feeling to have him forgiven the life to the whites, but still like this did not leave to try it after the intermediate. Roberto Firmino went back to have another opportunity for the 1-0 at all more begin the second time, but Courtois, the MVP of the Madrid in Anfield, went back to save to his once again. But the siege of the British did not remain here and did not stop to bomb the area madridista.
The Liverpool did not know to hurt in the second part
However, to the Liverpool was missing him clarity in the attack in static and the central of the ones of Zidane imposed in the majority of occasions. In fact, they went the merengues those that almost mark in the 66 after a long balloon of Fede Valverde that took advantage of Vinicius to the space to orient it and plant in front of Alisson. Luckily for the English, the goalkeeper went out well and covered so much the shot of his compatriot like the rebound of Benzema.
The Liverpool tried it to the end, but went the Madrid the one who more near was to mark with a head butt of Benzema that the French inexplicably threw was. At the end, the whites no only put in semifinals, but they did it without losing and without receiving goals. The merengues, very tired after the effort of the Classical, threw of practice, knew to suffer and completed a big meeting in defence that will allow them play the 'semis' against Chelsea.