In great difficulty at West Brom, Liverpool won thanks to a goal from their goalkeeper after extra time, and can still dream of a place in the Champions League. Crazy.
So maybe it was necessary, in a completely crazy season, for Liverpool snatches his qualification for the next Champions League. Hanging on the lawn of West Brom, unable to beat the 19th in the standings (already condemned to relegation), the Reds had left to say goodbye to the C1. Until that extra time when, at the last second, the goalkeeper Alisson Becker came to place a victorious header on a serve from Trent Alexander-Arnold, the legendary corner man.
Previously, Alisson had therefore conceded the opener, on a goal from Welshman Hal Robson-Kanu (1-0, 15th), and only Mohamed Salah had been able to answer him (1-1, 33rd), on a service from his friend Sadio Mané. Subsequently, Jurgen Klopp’s men were unable to achieve their domination and this pitiful draw that was emerging would have undoubtedly removed them definitively from the Top 4. This is what led Alisson to desert his goal to go place a absolutely perfect uncrossed head (1-2, 90th + 5).
The goal caused immense joy for the Brazil international, who raised his finger to the sky, no doubt thinking of his father who tragically died two months ago. It could also be decisive for Liverpool, who suddenly recovered to believe very strongly in the C1. The Reds thus return to three points from Leicester and one point from Chelsea, who will face each other on the next day. And the sky seems to be behind them …
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