May 26, 2022

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Emirates News Agency – Liverpool beat Villarreal’s adventure to qualify for Champions League final

Villa Real, May 4 / WAM / Liverpool changed the table on their Spanish host, Villarreal and managed to turn its two-goal deficit into a valuable 3-2 win in the first half. For the tenth time in Champions League history. .

Liverpool beat Villarreal 2-0, 5-2 in aggregate, and set a final with the winner of the clash between Real Madrid and Manchester City in the semi-finals.

Villarreal ended the first half in the 3rd and 41st minutes with two goals from Senegal’s Paule Dia and France’s Francis Cochlear. Gogol’s first goal in 39 matches in the European Champions League and his second goal in 62 matches in the European Championship was because his previous only goal was for his former team in the European League, Freiburg, and this is the fifth time. His life so far.

In the second half, Liverpool scored three consecutive goals in the 62nd, 67th and 74th minutes by Brazil’s Fabinho, Colombia’s Luis Diaz and Senegal’s Sadio Mane. With his goal, Mane broke the record for most goals scored by Liverpool in a single season, raising the team’s balance to 139 goals this season, up from 138 in the 1985/1986 season. And became Mane. The highest African player in the league champions’ playoffs in history, he raised his score to 15 goals.

The goal boosted Liverpool’s tally of goals in the European Championship, with German Jன்rgen scoring 150 goals after taking charge as coach of the Globe team. Fabiano’s goal against Liverpool in the Champions League was the player’s third goal in 63 games.

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After an organized attack and a cross from Francis Coquell from the left side, Villarreal surprised their guests with a goal very quickly in the third minute, and Frenchman Etienne Cabo put it in front of the Liverpool goal, and Thea shot it straight into the goal.

Liverpool tried to respond quickly, but the shock of the opening goal was evident in the performance of the English team players, who did not focus on Villarreal’s face, whose efforts caused real difficulty for the Liverpool defense and could not be exploited by its stars. Faced with the enthusiasm of the Villarreal players who were successful in cutting several balls, their personal skills tried to repeat the attacking attack in the direction of the two goals, but at the end of the minute the Villarreal players repeatedly fell offside to the level.

In the middle of this half, Liverpool made a quick attack and Mohamed Salah sent the ball to Diego Jotta, but he did not use it, so Salah intervened and got the chance again under defensive pressure before the ball was sent out. Mail. Despite the defeat, the chance was a sign that Liverpool were recovering from some of its moments, and the team’s performance improved in the following minutes, although Villarreal were without any real risk before getting the attack back in the last ten minutes of the half.

Giovanni Lo Celso, on the other hand, was alone with Brazilian goalkeeper Alison Becker after a quick attack in the 37th minute, and the player fell after a challenge from the goalkeeper and demanded a penalty kick, but the referee pointed out that the game continued. . Villarreal’s effort scored the second goal of the quick attack in the 41st minute, when Cubway sent the ball high from the right, raising Gogol’s head and putting it into the net, doubling the difficulty of the Liverpool encounter.

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Liverpool started the second half well, but Villarreal continued their excellent tactical performance, which made the task difficult for the guests. Alexander Arnold’s shell almost revived the team’s confidence in the 55th minute, but it bounced off Cochlein’s leg and then into the crossbar into a corner, and a minute later Luis Diaz missed a dangerous chance for the team.

Liverpool’s efforts resulted in a valuable goal in the 62nd minute, after a quick attack and Salah’s pass to Fabinho, who set the ball for himself and fired it powerfully between the legs of Villarreal goalkeeper Geronimo Rulli. After a pass from Alexander Arnold, Luis Diaz equalized in the 67th minute and surprised him by not allowing Liverpool to rearrange their host cards.

In the 74th minute Nabi Keita with a long pass in the middle of the pitch with Liverpool’s third goal completely shattered Sadio Mane Villarreal’s confidence.