It was a Liverpool with the knife against the throat as the stepped out at home on the Season at home against Napoli in the last round of the Champions League. Everything else than a win with two goals or more, alternatively a 1-0 victory, would mean that the Champions League adventure was over already on the gruppspelsstadiet for this spring's finalists.
Just a few minutes into the match, it looked like Liverpool would get drömstarten they desired.
But Mohamed Salah, completely free in front of goal, missed completely his first touch and David Ospina in the Napolimålet could undisturbed scoop up the ball.
Not when Saido Mané poked into the ball after 22 minutes was the goal, then senegalesen was offside.
Third time lucky in the 34:th instead.
Mohamed Salah pushed away her first watcher, walking past his neighbor before he placed the ball between the legs of Ospina to 1-0 for Liverpool.
had begun construction of what would eventually be a 4-1 victory away to Red Star, so it meant that Napoli there and then was gone from the åttondelsfinalerna.
at the same time enough is still a measly goal for Napoli. And it was Liverpool who continued to bombard the Neapelmålet with qualified opportunities. But anyone who got the chance and how nice than the chance was so they came rödklädda not past one in the målprotokollet.
It was, however, terribly close at the time that Napoli also got one. But a superparad of Alisson in goal saved Liverpool's Champions League-life – and sent Napoli, who led the group for the day, down to third place.
patterned home team a reservbetonat law, without including the names Lionel Messi from the start, against a Tottenham who, like Liverpool, was pressed before the shortlisting.
When mr ousmane Dembele nice set 1-0 after seven minutes so it was probably many Londonblickar who anxiously directed towards Milan where Inter, on the same points before the conclusion in the fight for second place but with a worse head to head against Tottenham, meanwhile, played against PSV. An already avhängt PSV not took a long time to send a helping hand to the English, when they surprisingly made the 1-0 by the mexican Hirving Lozano.
Despite lots of Interchanser so ticked the clock on the without acknowledgement. At the same time also has Inter as a Mauro Icardi in the team.
The målfarlige he was the one who, in the 73:th minute, put the pan on Matteo Politanos long and sweeping, cross and put 1-1 for the sapphire, and with Tottenham not found a confirmation on the Camp Nou, where and when were on.
in the 85:th minute was Tottenhamanfallaren Lucas Moura frispelad and put the 1-1 draw against the already slutspelsklara the catalans, who prior to that had both one and two stolpträffar. And hastily and funnily it was again Tottenham who had their hands on second place.
A grasp they, with the help of a PSV that held the rod in Milan, never needed release.
the Tottenham forward, Inter excluded.
And therefore are all English teams (Manchester City and Manchester United was already clear then, earlier) in addition to the åttondelsfinalerna.