Roma vs Liverpool – Match analysis

The difference between the first and second match is how much more goals have been scored in Roma’s net.
An outstanding match with a 4:2 final for Roma. This is the eighth time that which Liverpool reach the Champions League final and the first in 11 years.

The date of the final will be on May 26 and will be in Kiev, where the Merseyside will face the favorite Real Madrid.

The match will be a repeat, as in the far 1981, with the Reds defeating with 1:0 Real, this being the only loss they had in the Champions League final in their previous 7 appearances.

No matter what their goal was after their first Anfield meeting, the Reds started the game with great drive and nervousness. From the very beginning of the match “Roma” was thrown into attacks with a very simple plan. Eusebio Di Francesco’s football stars set the game on long passes which led to a high pressure 15 meters from the English team’s net.

So we get to the ninth minute in which the Reds took advantage of the mistakes of the hosts, Nainggolan loses the ball in the center of the field, Firmino quickly led it and organized a lightning attack, bringing Sadio Mane in front of the goal area. He kept his cool and with a perfect shot sent the ball into the net for 0:1.

We reach the 15th minute in which the draw was after a mistake in Liverpool’s defense. Ten minutes later, the Reds struck again with a goal from Wijnaldum. This was his first goal in the career of visiting a club team.

After the break of “Roma” with his rapid attacks and in the 52nd minute Edin Dzeko scored for his team, making the result 2:2.

In the 85th minute, the hope of the Roma for the final remained alive after Nainggolan fired the ball right into Liverpool’s net for 3:2.

The game became more dramatic since in the last minute Ragnar Klavan played with a hand in the penalty box and a penalty was scored by Nainggolan, but the time was not enough for more, which put an end to the hopes of Roma.