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Liverpool 3-2 AC Milan: The Reds came from last night’s opening night to claim Group B victory

Liverpool 3-2 AC Milan: The Reds came from last night’s opening night to claim Group B victory

Reports claimed Liverpool were on the verge of a win for the night-winner in Group B; Tomori also scored the goal that put Liverpool ahead of Mo Salah’s error in the pen, but Rebic and Diaz led Milan at half -time; Salah and Henderson scored in the second half to secure the win for Liverpool

Jordan Henderson’s big result gave Liverpool a 3-2 victory after AC Milan in the big match on the opening night of the Champions League Group B.

Liverpool bounced back from the twins in a 1-0 start thanks to a goal by Fikayo Tomori from cross Trent Alexander-Arnold (9), before Mo Salah saw his penalty saved by Mike Maignan ( 14), his first defeat at 17 for Liverpool.

But Milan produced two goals from thin air at the end of Ante Rebic (42) and ended up with Man City midfielder Brahim Diaz (44) from both points also broke. at Anfield in the second half.

Salah paid his penalty with a touchdown shortly after the break (48), attacking Divock Origi’s scattered field for the bench, and Jordan Henderson completed Liverpool’s return with a half. more than 20 yards (69) from the corner clearance

The result added to Atletico’s 0-0 draw against Porto, putting Liverpool ahead of Group B tough, with Porto leaving home on Sept. 28. 14 total.

Playing a one-two with Salah on an unexpected Rafael Leao, Alexander-Arnold jumped into the box to the right, looked in the middle, and saw the jump moving away from Tomori and guardian of Maignan’s account for a specific purpose.

Trent Alexander-Arnold celebrates after putting Liverpool 1-0 ahead
Image:Trent Alexander-Arnold celebrates after putting FC Liverpool 1-0 ahead

It may have been 2-0 minutes later when Liverpool were awarded a penalty for Ismael Bennacer’s ball as he blocked Robertson’s cross, but Maignan fired Salah’s foul penalty in the middle, before the Milan midfielder’s positive attention to Jota’s head. rebound from far away.

Milan will settle again and Liverpool will move to the bottom of the box, but chances are still running that Joel Matip will have a good chance at Maignan, and Salah’s shot-and-shot from the edge of the box pushed away by the keeper of the busy goal.

But such is the nature of Champions League football, that at some point in quality the game turns its head. Milan didn’t equal Leao’s departure when Matip and Joe Gomez parted ways to find Rebic, who twisted his leg into the ball to stop Alisson.


Brahim Diaz put AC Milan 2-1 up
Image: Brahim Diaz put FC AC Milan 2-1 up just before the break

It was only 110 seconds later that it was 2-1 when Rebic was again sent off by Leao on the left side of the box. This time he squared for Theo Hernandez, whose shot blocked Robertson, to get Diaz back home with the Liverpool striker never to return to his feet just in time.

Liverpool fans and players who were involved in the half -time feel that dominance was not found in the statistics.

But they were sent off to the right seconds after Simon Kjaer’s change in the back post after a Jordan Henderson foul in the corner, only to let the foreign flag go up, his close to 2- 2

Receiving the ball at the end of the box from Salah, Origi took the ball over Milan’s back line for the Egyptian, who composed it before he pushed the ball behind Maignan, and still standing.

AC Milan came back and Liverpool struggled and fired before the third -half split in the middle of the second half by an unlikely source.

From a half-time corner, Henderson’s first-half from the edge of the box was the most powerful, running into the lower left corner for his Liverpool second goal since the end of the period. 2019/20.

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