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Liverpool Produce Stunning Comeback With 4-0 Demolition of Toothless FC Barcelona To Seal Champions League Final

Liverpool FC completed one of the most dramatic comebacks in European football with a 4-0 thrashing of FC Barcelona to seal their place in the 2019 UEFA Champions league final from a 3-0 deficit in the first leg.

The Anfield giants overturned a 3-0 deficit in the first leg with top class football in the return to book their place in Madrid with Origi and Wijnaldum recording braces each.

Bereft of star men in Mohammed Salah and Roberto Firmino for the return leg, pundits and fans of the ruled Liverpool FC  out of the race heading into the decisive return leg with an in-form Lionel Messi leading the log for the Catalans.

A blistering start to the game however saw Divok Origi tapping in from close range just 7 minutes into the fixture to send Anfield alive.

The octane rated game saw the Anfield giants racing into a 2-0 lead from the lethal Georgino Wijnaldum 10 minutes after recess to raise hopes and self believe with over 30 minutes to play for.

Xerdan Shaqiri then provided a textbook cross for Georgino Wijnaldum to tie the score 2 minutes after his first with a thumping header into the roof of the next.

Trend Alexander Arnold then sent in an intelligent ball from the corner for Divork Origi to score the fourth on the night and complete the comeback many thought was impossible with 10 minutes to play.

The struggling visitors failed to threaten the host with Lionel Messi and his attacking machinery of Suarez and Coutinho silenced by the intelligent Liverpool defense.

Jurgen Klopp’s men came close to making it 5-0 with another blistering counter attack only for the desperate Barcelona defensive to deny the host with series of blocks.

Liverpool will take on the winner of the Ajax Amsterdam versus Tottenham Hotspurs at the newly built Wonda Metropolitano stadium in Madrid.

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Saani Abacha

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