Liverpool breezes past FC Porto at Do Dragao Stadium

With goals by the front three and another one by Virgil van Dijk, Liverpool breezed past to the semifinals vs FC Porto at Do Dragao Stadium.

Liverpool FC didn’t need to make a lot of effort to get past FC Porto at Do Dragao Stadium tonight in the Champions League quarterfinal’s second leg.

The English squad is doing a lot better than Manchester City in European competitions proving that they have the pedigree for this competition.

The Reds had a good initial advantage against the Dragons at Anfield Road and all they needed was to win this match by any margin.

The first half gave us one goal from Liverpool through Sadio Mane, the number ’10’ scored after a Mo Salah assist that needed a review on VAR.

The referee didn’t see an offside by the Senegal international and awarded Liverpool the goal before half time.

The Reds began the second half with a comfortable 3-0 aggregate victory but they wanted to get more goals in for everybody’s delight.

FC Porto dominated ball possession but they weren’t sharp in front of goal during the whole match.

Mohamed Salah scored his goal after an Arnold assist and gave Liverpool the 4-0 momentary result.

The Egyptian forward is currently at the very top of his game and he will be a great deal of help for the Reds during the final stretch of the season.

The rest of the second half gave us a goal from Porto through defender Eder Militao during a corner-kick.

But Liverpool finished its rival off via two more goals that completely ended the Portuguese squad’s hopes to get back in the game.

Both of these final goals came during corner-kicks as well.

The first one came through Roberto Firmino’s header, the second one came through Virgil van Dijk with another header too.

Liverpool is the squad that had the apparently easier route to the semifinals and they proved it with this performance at Porto.

But they will have to face FC Barcelona in the semifinals and things will get a lot more interesting from now on.

Jurgen Klopp’s side gets to the Champions League semifinals for the second consecutive year.

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The German manager keeps getting incredible results on his third year in charge of the squad.

The Reds already played the Europa League final on the gaffer’s second year and the Champions League final on his third season.

The English club hasn’t won a single title yet but they sure are entertaining the world of football with their performances.

The road ahead before the final

The rival in turn will be Lionel Messi’s FC Barcelona, one of the most competitive squads in the world right now.

Liverpool already has that semifinal in the bag and they need to focus on their claim to the Premier League title.

With Manchester City getting eliminated in the competition, we can only imagine the pressure they will get to win the trophy by the end of the season.

Liverpool’s attempt to win the Premier League just got a lot more interesting and a lot more difficult.

The Reds have a visit to Cardiff City next weekend and a relatively easy match against Huddersfield Town a week later.

The FC Barcelona match at Camp Nou will come on the finals days of April. Liverpool has to visit Newcastle after that, and they get a visit from the Catalan club just a few days later.

This is where the season is starting to get essential for the Reds, this is the key moment that will tell us if they deserve silverware this season or not.

In their defense, Liverpool will play against Barcelona with one of the most spectacular attacking trios in the world.

They will face the best player in the world as well, but they actually have a chance to defeat the Spanish giants.

Who will get to the final, Liverpool or FC Barcelona? Please leave us your opinion in the comment section down below.

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