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Alla Zakarian

07-05-2020 | 17:22 Football

TOP 5 facts about Liverpool's incredible comeback against Barcelona in Champions League semi-final

Last year, on May 7, Liverpool supporters were in marvellous joy at Anfield, while Barcelona players and fans had a night to forget. The Reds came back from a 3-0 deficit to beat the Catalan giants 4-0 in the second leg of the Champions League semi-final. Divock Origi started the unlikely renaissance, hitting home from close range after seven minutes. Substitute Georginio Wijnaldum scored twice in the space of 122 seconds after the break and turned down the fight into Liverpool's favour. Barcelona were unnerved, and even Lionel Messi was unable to impress before Origi scored again with the goal that would decide the tie on aggregate after Trent Alexander-Arnold's brilliance. After one year, of the remarkable triumph, Liverpool stars continue to celebrate it, as the victory earned them a qualification for the final. And Liverpool won the 2018/19 Champions League title after beating Tottenham 2-0 in the final. The game will always stay as one of the pleasant nights for football supporters. Here are the top 5 facts about the match. Liverpool have reached their ninth European Cup/Champions League final - only Real Madrid (16), Milan (11) and Bayern Munich (10) have reached more. Liverpool players celebrating goal against Barcelona in Champions League 2018/19 semi-final Liverpool became the first English side to reach back-to-back Champions League finals since Manchester United (2008 and 2009). Liverpool supporters at Anfield during Champions League match This was just the fourth time a team has overturned a three-or-more goal deficit from the first leg of a Champions League (not European Cup) knockout tie to progress. Tabloid at Anfield during Champions League match between Liverpool and Barcelona Divock Origi scored his first Champions League goals, and in doing so became the 50th different player to score in the competition for Liverpool (excluding own goals). Divock Origi celebrating his goal against Barcelona in the Champions League semi-final Barcelona suffered their heaviest-ever defeat against an English side in all European competitions. Barcelona players after 4-0 defeat to Liverpool at Anfield

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