Atletico Madrid can be called Liverpool’s nemesis, but after tonight, Klopp’s team succeeded in revenge! At the Wanda Metropolitan Stadium in Madrid, Liverpool, with Salah scored twice and Keita World Wave, won 3-2 away and won three consecutive Champions League group matches, basically ensuring a qualifying spot.
Liverpool vs. Atletico Madrid, it is easy for fans to remember the matchup in the 2019-2020 season. The two sides met in the Champions League 1/8 final. The Reds lost 0-1 away. After returning to the Anfield Stadium, they gave Atletico Madrid a 1 within 90 minutes. -0, then entered overtime, Liverpool once led 2-0, but Atletico Madrid then scored three goals to complete a 3-2 shocking comeback, Klopp’s team suffered a double kill, 2-4 out.
In fact, even further ahead, Benitez’s Liverpool were also beaten by Atletico Madrid. First, the second round of the 2008-2009 UEFA Champions League group match at home against Atletico Madrid. It was not until the last moment that the captain Jella Germany scored a controversial penalty and drew 1-1 with the opponent; then in the 2009-2010 UEFA Europa League semi-finals, Liverpool lost 0-1 away in the first leg, and Liverpool returned to Atletico Madrid 1-0 within 90 minutes at home in the second leg. Overtime once established a 2-0 lead, but the Sheets scored a goal at the last moment, and the total score of the two sides was tied 2-2. Liverpool missed the final due to the disadvantage of away goals. Tonight’s victory was the second time Liverpool defeated Atletico Madrid in the Champions League, with a 7-game record of 2 wins, 2 draws and 3 losses.
After Liverpool successfully avenged Atletico Madrid, the competition for the second qualifying spot in Group B of the Champions League was extremely fierce. Simeone’s team and Porto were 1 win, 1 draw and 1 loss, scored 4 points, and AC Milan had three consecutive losses. In the next three rounds, the prospect of qualifying is still retained. If Liverpool return to Anfield in the next round to score all 3 points again, Madrid’s qualifying situation will become precarious, but for Klopp’s team, only a double play and Simeone’s Champions League group stage will be eliminated. , It can be regarded as a real revenge success.
Statistics show that Liverpool became the second English team in the history of the Champions League to beat Atletico Madrid in an away game. The last one was Chelsea last season. The 2020-2021 Champions League champions met with the Sheets in the 1/8 finals. The score was a small 1-0 victory for the Blues. It is worth mentioning that after Simeone picked up the Atletico Madrid coach, no team had ever scored 3 or more goals in their home court in the Champions League before, including Real Madrid, Barcelona and Bayern Munich who were previously here as guests. Loop’s Liverpool became the first team to do this.
After winning Atletico Madrid, Liverpool continued to remain unbeaten in all competitions this season, with 8 Premier League matches, 5 wins and 3 draws, 1 League Cup with 1 win, 3 Champions League matches and 3 wins, totaling 12 matches, 9 wins and 3 draws. Counting the 9 undefeated games at the end of the 2020-2021 season, Liverpool has completed 21 unbeaten games in all competitions so far, with a record of 15 wins and 6 draws. This is the first time the Red Army has completed all competitions after the restructuring of the Premier League in 1992. Unbeaten. The last time there was such a record, it also dates back to the old League One era, when the coach Dalglish completed this in May 1989. After 32 years, Klopp led Liverpool to achieve this achievement again, and is expected to continue to make breakthroughs this weekend.Return to Sohu to see more
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