The round of 16 of the Champions League has given us fans of this sport a clash between two European giants, a match that, in the context of having thought about what these two teams were in the 90s, It craves fans to resurface those feelings of both nostalgia and longing. Those confrontations that faced players of the stature of Carrhager, Zanetti, Ian Rush, Iván Zamorano…
The beginning of the game played at the Giuseppe Meazza began with an approach that seemed to be emerging to the liking of the Inter Milan coach, Simone Inzaghi. In which they have not lacked occasions to get ahead in the light. But finally, a header from Firmino and a goal from Salah truncated the plans of the Italian team, thus putting the English as favorites in the tie.
Inter put Klopp’s team on multiple occasions, who was suffocated at times, so much is this situation that Inzaghi’s team could have been ahead in the scoring if it had not been for the ball that hit the crossbar by Inter Çalhanoğlu.
The first part ended with glasses result. It was time to talk in the locker room, Klopp was aware of the situation and gave Firmino entry, while Inzaghi decided to resume the game with the same 11 players with whom he started.
In the 59th minute, the visiting coach decided to bring in Luis Díaz, Keita and Henderson. The Italian team did not make changes to their squad until the 70th minute, when Alexis Sánchez entered the field of play replacing Lautaro Martínez.
The changes took effect, and Liverpool began to wake up, and in the 75th minute, Firmino managed to open the can after heading a ball that had been assisted by Robertson. Later, in the 83rd minute, the Egyptian Mo Salah scored, to make the final 0-2.
Later players like Milner, Ranochia, Alexis Sánchez entered the field. The game would end with the tie well on track for Anfield. The second leg will be played at Anfield on March 8.
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