Liverpool progress despite being held by Benfica in Anfield thriller

meMost comfortable in the four victories in the Champions League quarter-finals, Liverpool They booked their place in the quarter-finals of the competition with a 3-3 draw with Benfica Wednesday night.

After winning 3-1 in Portugal a week ago, Jurgen KloppThe team qualified for the semi-finals with a fairly straightforward win 6-4 on aggregate. Ibrahima Konate and Roberto Firmino They were the top scorer in the second leg on Wednesday.

The Reds advanced midway through the first half through an unexpected scorer, with Konate Registration is open for the second week in a row Liverpool. The defender in the penalty area rose to the highest level to hit a cross from the goal Konstantinos Tsimikas.

Despite falling behind by three combined goals, Benfica They didn’t let their heads fall and flatten at night after only 10 minutes. Goncalo Ramos He was the scorer, sending a low shot into the opponent’s goal Alison Baker from the edge of the box.

Not that the outcome was really in doubt, but Liverpool He stepped up things in the second half and made it 2-1 10 minutes into the second half. Firmino He showed his attacker’s instincts to pounce on a foul, and the ball made its way Diogo Jota Who focused on the Brazilian to take advantage.

Firmino He got seconds after another 10 minutes passed, this time Tsimikas The provider was again. BenficaThe defenders paused play, and the Greek’s free kick was transferred to the number 9.

again, though, Benfica They kept hesitating. Roman Yarmashuk He managed to cut the difference 15 minutes before to play, but it was likely no more than a consolation goal. Darwin Nunez Keep leveling scores at night with less than 10 minutes out of the 90 remaining.