Wonderful goal, electrifying atmosphere and fifth victory in five matches. The English club FC Liverpool confirmed their sovereign position in the B-group of the Champions League with a triumph over FC Porto 2: 0. According to the English media, Wednesday’s football evening on Anfield Road was an amusing attribute, and Thiag Alcántar’s goal from the 52nd minute was described as spectacular.
The Spanish midfielder stretched from more than 30 meters and sent the ball from the outside of the foot into the far corner of the port opponent’s goal. “Irritating Thiago knows how to show a magical moment. His influence on Liverpool’s game is growing from match to match, and 18 months after his move to Merseyside, he was injured. ” wrote the diary The Mirror, quotes the official website of the European Football Union (UEFA).
“Anyone who sees Thiag in training knows that he has great ball technique. However, even with such a technique, it often does not happen that someone fires such a thunder ball. It was a football gem, ” Liverpool FC inspired the coach Jürgen Klopp according to the web BBC.com.
The German charismatic coach let the elite tracker Virgil van Dijk and the right defender Trent Alexander-Arnold rest. Fabinho’s other three stable players, Andrew Robertson and Jordan Henderson, joined in the second half after an hour of play. Liverpool nevertheless scored at least twice in the 16th game in a row, the last of the English teams to Wolverhampton Wanderers in 1939. And second goal author Mohammed Salah scored the 17th goal in the same number of matches this season.
“Perhaps someone will say that we were able to relax and play this match in peace. However, we had a busy Anflield Road and we had to go full throttle. ” pointed out Klopp.
“We are always winning for victory. And at home in front of our fans, this is doubly true, “ confirmed Thiago Alcántara. On the margin of his magnificent goal he added: “I’m glad I can bring a little beauty to football.”
In addition to the match AC Milan – FC Liverpool, the duel FC Porto – Atlético Madrid will bring the final round in the B-group. Behind sovereign Liverpool, the second FC Porto has 5 points and AC Milan with Atletico Madrid four. If the Spanish champion wants to think about advancing, he has to win at Porto and rely on Liverpool FC not to lose in Milan. “Fifteen points is historically the best result for Liverpool FC in the group part of the Champions League and the team is still waiting for the final match in Milan,” recalled UEFA website.
Peter Sagan at the Boca Juniors match: