FULL-TIME: Liverpool 2-3 Atletico Madrid ( 2-4 agg)The Champions have been bundled out of the competition.
120+1′ GOOOOOOAAALLLLLL….Morata fires in Atletico’s third tonight. Liverpool 2-3 Atletico, (2-4 aggr)
113′ SUB: Roberto Firmino (Liverpool) gives way for Takumi Minamino
112′ WASTEFUL!!! Liverpool are building on the edge of the area only for Origi to blast a long way wide.
110′ Liverpool need two goals to navigate into the quarter finals.
106′ SUB: Wijnaldum (Liverpool)gives way for Origi.
106′ SUB: Henderson (Liverpool) is off for Fabinho.
EXTRA TIME SEECOND HALF!!!
105+1′ GOOOOOOAAAAAALLLLL… Atletico are leading as Marcos Llorente scores again. Liverpool 2-2 Atletico, (2-3 aggr)
103′ SUB!!! João Félix (Atletico) is out for Álvaro Morata
97′ GOOOOOOAAAAAALLLLL… Atletico are back into the game as Marcos Llorente benefited from a poor kick by Adrian before drilling a shot home. Liverpool 2-1 Atletico, (2-2 aggr)
94′ GOOOOOOAAAAAALLLLL…Firmino nods against the woodwork but when the ball returns to him, he taps into an empty net, Liverpool 2-0 Atletico, (2-1 aggr)
92′ SAVE!!! Oblak is called to action once again as Wijnaldum hits a shot on the box but Oblak pushes away.
91′ Extra Time begins…
FULL TIME!!! Liverpool 1-0 Atletico, (1-1 aggr)
90′ NO GOAL!!! Atletico thought they have won it when Saul nods home a freekick at the death of the game but the referee blows for offside. Liverpool 1-0 Atletico, (1-1 aggr)
87′ ATTEMPT!!! Salah (Liverpool) beats Koke, before Lodi and then Saul on the right before cutting inside to unleash a shot which misses the top-left corner.
STAT!!! Liverpool are unbeaten in their last 25 home games in European competition (including qualifiers), winning 18 and drawing seven.
84′ OVER THE BAR!!! Mane (Liverpool) goes for an acrobatic kick inside the visitors’ box but his effort flies over the bar.
82′ SUB!!! Liverpool withdraw Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain for James Milner
80′ WIDE!!! (Liverpool) Roberto’s shot goes wide from outside the box.
66′ OFF THE BAR!!! Roberto (Liverpool) hits the woodwork with a powerful header from Salah’s effort.
63′ ATTEMPT!!! Saul (Atletico) retrieves the ball from the centre of the pitch before trying a long one to catch Adrian off his line but his effort goes wide.
60′ SHOT!!! Felix (Atletico) gets the ball after a counter attack. He drives in before unleashing a shot which Adrian parries away. He also reacts quickly to save the rebound.
56′ SUB!!! Atletico withdraw Costa for Marcos Llorente.
54′ SAVE!!! Liverpool continue pressing for their second goal and Oxlade-Chamberlain hits a long range effort from outside the area. Oblak is there to parry out for a corner kick.
50′ WHAT A SAVE!!! Mane (Liverpool) connects with a pass before firing at goal but Oblak gets down well to save. Meanwhile, Mane is flagged for off side. The goal wouldn’t have counted if he had scored.
47′ ATTEMPT!!! Liverpool get forward as a long pass from midfield locates Salah on the right flank. The striker bends to shoot on target but Oblak collects easily.
46′ SECOND HALF!!! We are back for the second 45 minutes.
45′ HALF TIME!!! Liverpool 1-0 Atletico (1-1 aggr)
43′ GOOOOOOAAAAAALLLLLL… Georginio Wijnaldum puts Liverpool ahead tonight with a powerful header from Oxlade-Chamberlain’s assist. Liverpool 1-0 Atletico (1-1 aggr)
36′ SAVE!!! Oblak (Atletico) has been the barrier between the hosts and their goal so far this night with another terrific save. Alexander-Arnold crosses towards goal, and Firmino appears to get the slightest touch on the ball inside the six-yard box but Oblak parries away.
33′ SHOT!!! Salah (Liverpool) works the channel before driving in from the right flank to set Mane up but the forward’s shot from outside the area is saved again by Oblak.
26′ FRUSTRATION!!! Atletico’s tactic to frustrate Liverpool is working at the moment.
21′ PENALTY APPEAL!!! Liverpool want a penalty as the ball bounces off an Atletico head onto Felipe’s arm at close range, but there is no penalty given.
17′ WIDE!!! Atletico almost got the lead against the run of play as Filipe nods wide from a corner kick. That should have been the opener.
13′ SAVE!!! Oblak (Atletico) is called to action again as Oxlade-Chamberlain hits a shot but the goalkeeper is well positioned to parry way. Liverpool are after an early goal and are putting all the pressure on the visitors.
10′ OVER!!! (Liverpool) Mane drives forward before finding Salah who cut inside and shoots over.
5′ SAVE!!! Oblak (Atletico) is called to action by a great effort from Wijnaldum as the midfielder meets Alexander-Arnold’s cross with a header that flies goalwards. Oblak gathers well.
1′ ATTEMPT!!! Atletico almost take the lead inside 15 seconds as Joao Felix plays a lovely pass to Costa who shoot wide.
1′ GAME ON…
What Atlético forward João Félix said: “[The round of 16 tie against Liverpool is] going to be a very difficult game. Maybe out of all the teams [we could’ve faced, they are] the most difficult one. They are in very good shape, and they are the reigning champions, so it is going to be very difficult, as are all the matches in the UEFA Champions League.”
- Antonio Adan,
- Jose Gimenez,
- Alvaro Morata,
- Thomas Lemar,
- Marcos Llorente,
- Yannick Carrasco,
- Sime Vrsaljko.
- Oblak (GK)
- 5 Thomas
- 6 Koke (C)
- 7 João Félix
- 8 Saúl Ñíguez
- 10 Correa
- 12 Renan Lodi
- 15 Savić
- 18 Felipe
- 19 Diego Costa
- 23 Trippier
Jurgen Klopp makes two changes to the team that beat Bournemouth at Anfield at the weekend. Henderson and Robertson both return to the side, as expected, with Milner and Fabinho making way.
- Andy Lonergan,
- James Milner,
- Takumi Minamino,
- Adam Lallana,
- Divock Origi,
- Joel Matip.
- 13 Adrián (GK)
- 4 Van Dijk
- 5 Wijnaldum
- 9 Firmino
- 10 Mané
- 11 Salah
- 12 Gomez
- 14 Henderson (C)
- 15 Oxlade-Chamberlain
- 26 Robertson
- 66 Alexander-Arnold
Line ups are out…
The European Champions League defending champions, Liverpool, are taking on Atletico Madrid at Anfield in the second leg of Round-of-16 encounter of the 2019/2020 season of the competition.
Atletico arrive at Anfield with a 1-0 lead from the first leg in Spain and will be hoping to tame the rampaging trio of Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino tonight.