Liverpool – The Road to Madrid

The progression of Liverpool football club has been a remarkable one under manager Jurgen Klopp in recent years, as they now go in search of a sixth major European trophy. They were of course beaten in the final of the Champions league last season as they succumbed to the mighty Real Madrid. However, it is a second final in succession for Liverpool, so can they now go one better than last season? They are certainly proving a popular choice amongst punters using the Ladbrokes new customer offer, with the firm making them 10/11 to win in 90 minutes. Here we cover the extraordinary run of Liverpool to the final in Madrid.

Group Stage
  • Liverpool 3-2 PSG

An incredible way to kick start the tournament and another memorable night at Anfield, as Liverpool beat one of the favourites for the competition in PSG. Firmino picked up a late 91st minute winner.

  • Napoli 1-0 Liverpool

A night to forget for Liverpool, as they failed to produce a shot on target over 90 minutes. The Stadio San Paolo is renowned as being one of the toughest places to visit, as the home side deserved the three points.

  • Liverpool 4-0 Crvena Zvezda

Liverpool were back to their best at Anfield, as they picked up the very important three points. This included a brace from Mohamed Salah, in what was a very dominating performance.

  • Crvena Zvezda 2-0 Liverpool

One of the biggest shocks in recent times as Red Star beat Liverpool 2-0 following two early goals from Milan Pavkov. Liverpool failed to sparkle in a disappointing performance from the side, leaving them with it all to do to progress through.

  • PSG 2-1 Liverpool

Another loss for Liverpool, as they failed to create chances, with Neymar picking up the winner in Paris.

  • Liverpool 1-0 Napoli

Liverpool needed to win at Anfield, and did so as they progressed through following a 1-0 victory over Napoli, in a very nervy encounter.

Last 16
  • Leg 1 – Liverpool 0-0 Bayern Munich

A very close game with limited chances created from either side at Anfield but ultimately no away goal for the German side.

  • Leg 2 – Bayern Munich 1-3 Liverpool

Liverpool progressed through 3-1 following a ruthless performance in the Allianz Arena, as Sadio Mane starred again with a brace for Liverpool.

Quarter Finals
  • Leg 1 – Liverpool 2-0 Porto

A positive first leg victory for Liverpool at Anfield, as they dominated the fixture with two first half goals.

  • Leg 2 – Porto 1-4 Liverpool

Liverpool cruised through 6-1 on aggregate following this impressive 4-1 second leg success. This included a goal from player of the season Virgil Van Dijk.

Semi Finals
  • Leg 1 – Barcelona 3-0 Liverpool

An incredible performance from Messi in the Camp Nou, in what turned out to be a very frustrating night for Liverpool. They missed several chances to pick up an away goal, with the game eventually finishing 3-0 to Barcelona. Barcelona were now as short as 1/3 to pick up the trophy, as Liverpool appeared to be heading out of the competition.

  • Leg 2 – Liverpool 4-0 Barcelona

Anfield is renowned for a special European night and this could just be the biggest of them all. Liverpool produced a jaw dropping performance to progress through to the final in a historic night at Anfield. They completely dominated from the outset with braces from Divock Origi and Georginio Wijnaldum.

Final

Saturday, 01/06, 20.00
Wanda Metropolitano Stadium
Tottenham v Liverpool

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