Liverpool secured a place in the quarterfinals of the Champions League. Jurgen Klopp's team won the rematch with 2: 0 against the German RB Leipzig. And with a total score of 4: 0 continues to advance in the tournament. The match was played at the Pushkash Arena in Budapest, as well as the first clash three weeks ago. Then the "reds" also won 2-0. And even the goal scorers were the same. Now Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane scored within three minutes (between 71 and 74), and in the first match the two scored within five minutes (between 53 and 58). For RB Leipzig, only the battle for the title in Germany with Bayern remains.
Champions League, 1/8 final, rematch, Pushkas Arena, Budapest, Start: 22:00
Liverpool - RB Leipzig 2: 0 (4: 0 total)
Goalscorers: 1: 0 Mohamed Salah 71 '; 2: 0 Sadio Mane 74 '
Yellow cards: none
The first good chance opened through Liverpool. Vainaldum brought Sadio Mane in a great way behind the defense of the Germans. The striker controlled and shot from volley, but over Goulash's goal. RB Leipzig opened a few minutes later when Marcel Zabitzer cut the defense of the "reds" with a pass to Poulsen. However, he lost his balance and Alison saved.
In the 19th minute Trend Alexander-Arnold centered very well from a corner kick. Diogo Jota shot with his head, but Gulachi showed a feline reflex and took a new corner.
Liverpool created their best chance to score since the start of the match in the 24th minute. Then Thiago Alcantara passed very well to Mohamed Salah, who was left alone against goalkeeper Galuchi. The Egyptian struck, but he was saved by a guard of RB Leipzig. The ball landed in Sadio Mane, who tried to score with his head, but he did not hit the ball
Manet brought out only Alexander-Arnold in the 29th minute. The Englishman invaded the penalty area with the ball and was alone against the goalkeeper, but did not decide to shoot, but to pass. But Pomekano took a corner kick.
In the 40th minute, Liverpool could score again. Diogo Jota broke through the center and with a dose of luck the ball remained at his feet, and he found himself alone against Gallucci. The striker advanced and shot hard, but the goalkeeper killed the ball again. Nkunku decided to shoot two minutes later from a long distance. However, the ball went far over Alison's door.
During the first half, a long pass was mastered by Mohamed Salah. There, Upamecano stole his ball, but did not control it, and the running Diogo Jota could not score on an empty net.
Manet brought Jota alone against goalkeeper Gulachi in the 54th minute. This was the first serious danger in the second half for either team. Jota took the ball and shot, but again the guard killed. Salah came running, but his header went over the door, which was completely empty.
RB Leipzig showed teeth in the 65th minute. He tried very well and passed to Huang. He centered very well with his left foot and Sorlot shot with his head. The ball flew for a long time and deviated from the crossbar of Alison, who threw himself on the plunge, but failed to kill it. However, the orb did not enter his net.
In the 71st minute Liverpool scored a goal that calmed Jurgen Klopp and his team. Sadio Mane brought out Diogo Jota, who was not greedy and passed with one touch to Mohamed Salah. The star took the ball, lied that he would shoot and thus eliminated the opponent. The Egyptian entered the penalty area and scored in cold blood for 1: 0.
In the 74th minute, the "reds" scored a second goal. Wild Origi, who came in minutes ago, received the ball on the right flank. He centered half high and on the far post Sadio Mane was left alone and had no problem realizing for 2: 0.
A good attack on the left flank could have ended with a third goal for Liverpool. James Milter passed to Divok Origi in the 83rd minute. He controlled the ball, faked a defender of the Germans and shot, but in the out.
Both teams finished the match and did not create more goal positions in the match. Thus, Liverpool won 4-0 overall and qualified for the quarterfinals.
Liverpool: 1. Aliso Becker, 66. Trend Alexander-Arnold, 47. Nathaniel Phillips, 19. Ozan Kabak, 26. Andy Robertson (89 '- 21. Costas Tsimikas), 5. Jorgenino Vainaldum-K (82' - 7 James Milner), 3. Fabinho, 6. Thiago Alcantara (71 '- 8. Nabi Keita), 10. Sadio Mane (89' - 15. Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain), 20. Diogo Jota (71 '- 27. Divok) Origi), 11. Mohamed Salah.
Reserves: 13. Adrian, 53. Harvey Davis, 17. Curtis Jones, 23. Jerdan Shakiri, 28. Ben Davis, 46. Rhys Williams, 76. Neco Williams
Coach: Jurgen Klopp
RB Leipzig: 1. Peter Goulashi, 14. Tyler Adams, Nordi Mukiele, 5. Dayo Upomecano, 16. Lucas Klosterman, 18. Christopher Nkunku, 25. Danny Olmo (73 '- 8. Amadou Haidara), 44. Kevin Campl 46 '- 19. Alexander Sorlot), 7. Marcel Zabitzer, 10. Emil Forsberg (60' - 21. Justin Kluivert), 9. Youssef Poulsen (60 '- 11. Hee-Chan Huang)
Reserves: 33. Joseph Martinez, 4. Willy Orban, 6. Ibrahima Konate, 20. Lazar Samardzic, 23. Marcel Halstenberg, 39. Bevjamin Nehriks
Coach: Julian Nagelsman