Liverpool has been playing like a well-oiled machine throughout this season. Jurgen Klopp has transformed the team most miraculously. LFC was always a reputed side in the English Premier League. However, they always lacked the edge to go the distance. Under the coaching of Klopp, the team seems to have got that extra edge to cover the mile. LFC has been playing spectacularly in all the leagues.
They are chasing both the English Premier League and the UEFA Champions League. The team recently faced off against Villareal in the second leg of the Champions League semi-final. The match provided enough reason to be termed a great match. There was end-to-end action as Villarreal threatened to take the glory away from the LFC players.
Unfortunately for Villareal, LFC was too strong for them. The Spanish team fought with all their might and ultimately succumbed to a 3-2 loss. This victory means that Liverpool is now in the finals and is one step away from clinching the coveted trophy. They will be facing either Real Madrid or Manchester City in the finals. Let us learn more about the game in detail below.
Liverpool Into Champions League Finals
Liverpool suffered a scare from Villareal to advance into the finals of the UEFA Champions League. Credit has to be given to Villareal.
They came out with all guns blazing and did not have a clue about the game in the first half. The Villareal players took control of the game and went 2-0 up. This was a wake-up call for LFC.
Jurgen Klopp replaced Diego Jota in the second half to incorporate the services of Luiz Diaz. The move worked like magic.
Diaz’s aggression gave Liverpool the much-needed edge and they finally managed to overturn the deficit into a 3-2 victory. Liverpool won 5-2 on aggregate on their road to Paris.