Liverpool reached the final of the Champions League, despite the defeat in Rome 2:4. The team was given a semi final no less bright than their first confrontation a week earlier.
Editor iSport.ua Vitaliy Volodko tells the story of four conclusions you can make after the match as Roma against Liverpool.
Klopp’s dream becomes a reality
Three years ago, Jurgen Klopp came to Liverpool, to return to the team good times and now it is very close to it. During his tenure, he led the team to the League Cup final, Europa League final and now the Champions League final – the eighth in the history of Liverpool.
That’s just the previous two finals with Liverpool, Klopp lost, and to write your name and the name of the team’s players in history, along with the return of the team’s glorious days, we need trophies. Winning the Champions League is one of those times when a dream can come true.
Roma summed up the inability to play away
Roman Roma sensationally reached the semi-finals of the Champions League. She was considered a favorite to qualify from the group with Atletico and Chelsea, but went to the playoffs from the first place. She predicted the departure of the miner, and then from Barcelona to the playoffs, but she reached the semifinals and were close to the exit in the final match.
The key to the success of the Romans began home matches at the Stadio Olimpico “wolves“ defeated Chelsea, Barcelona scored four goals Liverpool got the needed victory over Shakhtar. That’s just the inability to play on the road was worth a lot to the team – they lost only two of six away matches. For a potential finalist in the Champions League is a lot. Therefore, even a home win over Liverpool 4:2 gave the Romans of the finals.
Liverpool – too “romantic“ team
The first match of Liverpool with Roma was the top scorer in the Champions League semi-finals in 23 years since then, in 1995, Bayern and Ajax, scoring seven goals. 13 goals in two matches broke the record of Juventus and Monaco 1997/98.
These results are a confirmation of the “romance“ of Klopp’s team, which is attack power, and vulnerability protection. Three forwards Liverpool have scored 29 goals, breaking the record of real Madrid, but at the same time, the team concede a lot that may cost her to do in the final.
Real is the favorite of the final
Given how Liverpool are playing in the defense, as real won, giving the game of Bavaria, as well as European experience playing in the finals “creamy“, it’s the team Zidane is seen as the favorite of Kyiv Champions League final.
Klopp is not able to play in the finals, losing their last five with their teams, and Zidane, on the contrary, in two and a half years the team brought the real world is in the third Champions League final and the first two won. Liverpool have a great attack line, but will it be enough? Find out in Kiev on may 26.
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The Vitaly and Volodko, iSport.ua