Liverpool have almost secured a place in the quarterfinals of the Champions League, beating visiting Porto 5:0.
Porto: José Sá, Ricardo Pereira, Reyes Marcano, Telles, Marega, Herrera, Sergio Oliveira, Otavio (Crown, 46), Brahimi (Waris, 62), Soares (Goncalo Paciencia, 74)
Liverpool: Carius, Alexander-Arnold (Gomez, 79), Lovren, van Dyck, Robertson, Milner, Henderson (Matip, 75), Wijnaldum, Salah, Robert Firmin (Ings, 80), Manet
The Portuguese started the match energetically. Up to 20 minutes in the «red» did not work well, and then began the systematic extermination of the dragons in their own lair.
It all started with the blunder Jose CA. He threw the ball directly into the opponent. Wijnaldum struck. The ball hit the defender and bounced to Manet. He sent the ball into the far corner 0:1. On 29-th minute has Milner. The ball hits the post. Mohammed Salah flicked the ball into the net 0:2.
On 53 minutes the visitors had the perfect counterattack. Salah exchanged passes with Firmin, came to the area and brought the Firmin one-on-one. Jose CA the ball parried. Mane shot empty net 0:3.
On 69 minutes, the «Reds» intercepted the ball in the center. Quick move mane — Milner — Firmin. Robert sent the ball into the bottom corner 0:4. In the 85th minute, Sidi mane struck a powerful blow in «the nine» 0:5.