AS: ENFIELD RECOGNIZES LEGENDS
The Liverpool fans saw how Real not only came back from the initial 0-2, but also achieved a historic 5-2. This result left the English with almost no chance of reaching the quarterfinals, however, they did not hesitate to stand up and applaud the two players who did the most damage to their team. In the 87th minute, Carlo Ancelotti replaced Luka Modric and Karim Benzema, and the home fans joined in the applause of the “creamy” fans. Anfield can see the legends even in the opponent’s field.
WORLD SPORTS: VINICIUS IS THE NIGHTMARE OF LIVERPOOL. CONFIRMED
Real Madrid’s powerful reaction at Anfield began with a key goal, one of the most beautiful of the Brazilian Vinicius’ career, and the subsequent award for believing that the opposing goalkeeper, his compatriot Alisson, would help him achieve the double that converted the Liverpool in their favorite victim: five goals in four games.
Of Vinicius’ 14 goals in 41 Champions League games, he scored three in the play-offs, two of which against Liverpool. Yes, and in a football temple like Anfield. Something similar happened in his first meeting with Liverpool in the quarterfinals of the 2020/21 Champions League at the Alfredo di Stefano. It was his first great European night with a double.
Liverpool already surpasses Shakhtar in the ranking of Vinicius’ victims. Vini scored four goals in six games with the Pitmen. And Levande leads this classification: six goals in seven games. But the Brazilian returns to the Santiago Bernabéu to complete the feat in three weeks and continue reinforcing his image in the most prestigious tournament on the planet.
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Real Madrid has left its mark as European champions on the most mythical scene in English football, home of the last Champions League finalist. It was the best farewell for Amancio, the honorary president, who came to Paris to see first-hand the victory in the 14th Champions League.
This night was special from the beginning. The greatness of Liverpool is manifested in care, respect and love for football. The wreath placed by Dalglish and Hogan in front of the Madrid fans and the respectful observance of a minute’s silence by Amancio, El Brujo, showed that the reds are a great team, having buried the bad memory of the final in Paris in just a quarter of an hour.
BBC: Brutal beating forces LIVERPOOL to cling to a burning nail
The atmosphere before the game was stormy. Attendees eagerly awaited the arrival of the hosts, intent on avenging the defeat in the Paris final, accentuated by the understandable determination of Liverpool fans to express their disgust at UEFA after it initially blamed them for the chaos. at the Stade de France in May. The Champions League anthem was the subject of deafening jeers, and a banner reading “UEFA Liars” took pride of place right in front of The Kop…
In the final minutes, as Liverpool were brilliantly crushed by Carlo Ancelotti’s ruthless team, the voices of the players could be heard shouting at each other as Klopp stood dejected and motionless with his hands in his pockets.
DAILY MAIL: KLOPP LOOKS LIKE A MAN WHOSE BANK ACCOUNT WAS DEFINITELY OPENED
Anfield have seen many great nights, but none as crazy – or as devastating – as the one that left this stadium silent. The initial promise that Liverpool would wipe out Real Madrid with one of the hurricanes with which they became synonymous after goals from Núñez and Salah fizzled out. His house collapsed under the influence of a Spanish tornado.
On a slippery pitch where players on both sides struggled to stay on their feet, leaving one wondering if the turf attendants had left the sprinklers on for too long, Madrid finally found their footing and dealt Klopp a humiliating defeat. and your team. .
Not for the first time this season, Klopp looked like a man whose bank account was empty before our eyes, and this was not surprising. He had hoped the victory would jumpstart the rest of the campaign, but dreams of going to Istanbul turned into a nightmare. From 2-0 to 2-5, it’s hard to think of a more sobering European experience for Liverpool in the modern era. There may still be 90 minutes to play at the Bernabéu, but it will only be an exercise in timing. Real Madrid, the master of Europe, will not make mistakes.
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Well, it was wild. Not to mention a thrilling, fast-paced, and at times deeply confusing showdown that seemed to sweep across genres at high speed, from revenge drama to comedy to suspense to utter imperial triumph.
It was also absolute annihilation. It should probably be called one of Real Madrid’s best European performances. From 0:2 in minute 14 to 5:2 in minute 65; And this is in the Champions League playoffs away from the team they faced in the final last year.
Perhaps Klopp dwells on small details, moments that could have turned out differently. But Madrid is also a brilliantly ruthless and relentless team. Much was made of his magical qualities, the royal will to power. But the real story here is cold, tough, talented: excellent midfield and incredible speed and coordination in attack.