Liverpool at home, defeated as Roma in the first match of 1/2 final of the Champions League.
The game started rather quietly. Both teams were in no hurry to go forward, getting a sense of each other. Closer to the middle of the first half the team of jürgen Bug began to escalate in front of goal, and it has borne fruit. In the 36th minute Mohammed Salah scored some great shock under the crossbar. The Egyptians did not celebrate the goal, paying tribute to the Romans, for which acted in last season. And in stoppage time he managed to double the advantage.
In the second half Liverpool did not stop there. First Sadio mane struck the gate of Alisson Becker, and after a brace of Firmino, it seemed, was deprived of the chance of wolves in the finals.
Roma managed to score two goals thanks to exact blow of Edina Dzeko and Diego Perotti, but also Roman fans hardly anyone believes in another comeback in the second leg (may 2) at the Stadio Olimpico.
So, Liverpool made a serious bid to qualify for the finals, which at the end of may will be held on the main arena of Ukraine – NSC Olimpiyskiy.
Liverpool – Roma 5:2Goals: Salah, 36, 45+1, Manet, 56, Firmino, 61, 69 – Dzeko, 81, Perotti, 85 (penalty)
Liverpool: Karius – Alexander-Arnold, Lovren, Van Dyck, Robertson – Oxlade-Chamberlain (Wijnaldum, 18), Henderson, Milner – Salah (Ings, 75), Firmino (Klavan, 90+3), Manet
Roma: Alisson – Fazio, Manolas, Jesus (Perotti, 67) – Florenzi, De Rossi (Gonalons, 67), Strootman, Kolarov – Under (Chic, 46), Jacko, Nainggolan
Warning: Alexander-Arnold, Lovren, Henderson, BOM Jesus, Fazio
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