IMPRESSIVE! Liverpool makes History as they beat AC Milan

Salah becomes the first Liverpool player to score 7 goals in the group stages.

Liverpool FC
Liverpool FC after defeating AC Milan

AC Milan vs Liverpool FC ended amazingly as Liverpool made history after coming back from 1-0 to win the match 1-2. Goals from Mohamed Salah and Divock Origi helped the Reds side finish the Champions League group stage with a perfect record.

With the win over AC Milan, Jürgen Klopp’s side became the first English team to win every Champions League group game in a single campaign, finishing top of Group B with 18 points.

The progression of 1st half

The match started in quite an exciting manner as both the teams have been on their toes and not losing composure. AC Milan enjoyed their shares of the possession and got their lead after Allison parried away the ball to the feet of Fikayo Tomori; Who gave the Italian side the lead and hope to qualify for the RO 16. 

However, Liverpool didn’t hold back much longer as just 8 mins later Mohamed Salah found the back of the net as Mike Maignan failed to clear off the shot by Oxlade-Chamberlain Chamberlain which fell straight onto Salah’s feet. With that goal, Salah becomes the first Liverpool player to score 7 goals in the group stages.

Klopp and Salah - Liverpool
Klopp and Salah

AC Milan managed to create gaps and get their passes into the Liverpool half. But Ibrahim Konate has managed to keep Zlatan Ibrahimovic quiet throughout the whole first half.

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The progression of 2nd half

But Salah soon equalized with his 20th goal of the season in all competitions, Origi on the other hand made no mistake to capitalize on the error made by Fiyako Tomori. Thanks to Mané’s brilliant effort the keeper made an emergency save but unfortunately, it fell onto the path of Divock Origi who made no mistake in putting him in front.

Minamino and Origi - Liverpool
Minamino and Origi

Throughout the 2nd half, Liverpool FC’s backline kept the Milan attackers at Bay and gave them no chance to take a dig at the Red’s defence. 

Liverpool FC eases through the Group stages with a perfect record and is now looking forward to their RO 16 venture.

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