Liverpool beat Inter Milan 2-0 in San Siro on Wednesday to take a 16-round lead in their Champions League.
In a lively and very fun game, the English gave a lesson to the talent and won the second half with two goals scored by Brazil’s Roberto Firmino (75) and Egypt’s Mohamed Salah (83).
“We did not defend particularly well. Our defenders often found themselves in each other’s situations. They had their moment, but even if you’re not smart, you should stay in the game … wait for your moment,” said German coach Jர்கrgen Klopp of the Reds. The match will take place on March 8 at Anfield.
With no chance of scoring much for either team in the first half, Inter were very clear when they collided on the crossbar (16th minute) on a left-footed shot by Turkey’s Hakan Kalhanoklu.
Liverpool dominated, but finished the first half without getting many scoring chances and without shots between the sticks.
Header, who scored over Senegal’s Sadio Mane cross from Andy Robertson’s cross, was the Reds’ clear chance in the first 45 minutes.
After the break, the team led by Simon Inzaki took a step forward and dominated the game, putting Liverpool in trouble, especially Croatia’s Ivan Perisic from the left.
– Inter forgives and pays –
Argentina Lotaro Martinez did not reach a Croatian center by centimeters, which may have been the game’s first goal (53) when Liverpool suffered the most at the time, leading to changes that sought to change the dynamics of the Jurgen Globe. Firmino and Colombian Luis Garcia’s entry into the Champions League debut, along with the former Porto player ‘Reds’, ended in a corner as he exited (63).
As the minutes progressed and the players became more and more tired, the game became more entertaining and buy-in and, as usually happens in this type of game, the apology team pays for it.
Inter missed two clear chances for Bosnian’s Edin Dzeko (71) and Netherlands’ Denzil Dumfries (73), and Robertson’s corner kick was deflected by Firmino’s header. Samir Handanovic (75).
The goal fell like a bucket of cold water, and Salah used it to score a second (83) shot from the inside of Marcelo Prosovich’s left-footed shot, leaving the Itesians very far up the tie.
“We played a great game, especially in the first 25 minutes of the second half, in which we deserved a goal, but the little details in the football decided and that header from Firmino made the difference tonight,” lamented ‘Nerzuri’ after the game. Coach Simon Insaki.
– Technical paper for the first round of the 16th round of the Champions League:
Inter – Liverpool 0 – 2 (0-0 at the end):
Ground: Giuseppe Meazza Stadium (Milan)
Referee: Simon Marciniak (POL)
Goals: Liverpool: Firmino (75), Salah (83)
Alignments and changes:
Inter: Samir Handanovic (hat) – Denzel Dumfries (Matteo Dormion 87), Milan Screenier, Alessandro Bastoni (Federico DiMarco 90 + 1), Stephen de Vrij (Andrea Ranocchia 87), Ivan Perisic, Artro Gidol (7) , Lottaro Martinez (Alexis Sanchez 70). DT: Simon Insaki.
Liverpool: Allison – Trent Alexander-Arnold, Ibrahima Conade, Virgil von Dijk (Cape), Andrew Robertson – Fabinho (Jordan Henderson 59), Diego Alcondara (James Milner 86), Harvey Elliott (59 Kydo) 46), Sadio Mane (Louis Diaz 59). DT: Jர்கrgen Globe.