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Post match Liverpool v Barcelona (UCL 7/5/2019 7.45pm)

Man of the match

  • Alisson

    Votes: 72 27.3%
  • Alexander-Arnold

    Votes: 76 28.8%
  • Matip

    Votes: 43 16.3%
  • Van Dijk

    Votes: 32 12.1%
  • Robertson [off 45’]

    Votes: 34 12.9%
  • Fabinho

    Votes: 69 26.1%
  • Henderson

    Votes: 48 18.2%
  • Milner

    Votes: 34 12.9%
  • Shaqiri

    Votes: 31 11.7%
  • Mane

    Votes: 37 14.0%
  • Origi [GOAL 7’, GOAL 78’, went off at some point)

    Votes: 96 36.4%
  • Wijnaldum [on 45’, GOAL 54, GOAL 56’]

    Votes: 82 31.1%
  • Gomez (on something or other)

    Votes: 32 12.1%
  • I think Sturridge came on at the end.

    Votes: 26 9.8%

  • Total voters
    264
  • Poll closed .


TheSweetSilverSong

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A bit early i know but, any thoughts or nominations for the all-important pre-match CL final thread starter? Maybe do a poll??
It is vitally important that we call this one right :)
I thought there's no question: ISMF, who else? (But rest him for that game, whoever started the Newcastle game starts the one vs Wolves).
Right!

Right?
 

nobluff

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I am looking at the last goal again, I can’t get a complete picture of what exactly happened with the ball that was on the pitch, but I am 99% sure it is Origi that passes the ball off the pitch, to the same ball boy, and then moves into position.

Edit: now 100% confirmed.
 
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William Clarke

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I am looking at the last goal again, I can’t get a complete picture of what exactly happened with the ball that was on the pitch, but I am 99% sure it is Origi that passes the ball off the pitch, to the same ball boy, and then moves into position.
I picked the whole squad as my MotM, but I should have selected the ballboy. He should be given an 'assist' to the assist.
 



theres always tommorrow

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I am looking at the last goal again, I can’t get a complete picture of what exactly happened with the ball that was on the pitch, but I am 99% sure it is Origi that passes the ball off the pitch, to the same ball boy, and then moves into position.

Edit: now 100% confirmed.
Just thinking the same. I can’t get that move from Trent and Divock out of my head. Every time I start watching footie it’s back....lovin’ it though
 

Jimmyscase

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The idea that needing to find three goals against Ajax is harder/better than needing to find four against Barca. Fuck me.
Take it as a weird compliment.
For some ultrarational neutrals the better team by far over the two legs simply got the logical result.
We won't be credible underdogs in any match we play for years by my reckoning.
 



Semmy

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From reading your post you appear to have fallen in love with Liverpool, Welcome, it's a rollercoaster ride for 50 ish games a season.

It's bad for your health though, the only cure is to watch more LFC, talk more LFC.

Alcohol and drugs help on match days apparently :well done:
Living proof of this right here
 

Semmy

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You are some lucky dude mine would have kicked me in the nuts haha
She laughed.
Mine has known of my mistress LFC for some time. Accepting of it, even paid for most of the trip to UK so I could go to Anfield

Lucky man, am I. I listened to this on the train to Liverpool

 

RedLar

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well I will tell you how I handled this... when origi went down at the 83rd minute mark.. I couldn't take it and ran out side my house around back to sit on the patio praying... I then came back inside my house and there was still 2 or 3 minutes of stoppage time left so I quickly ran outside my house again because I was so nervous to watch it. I came back in again and then milner went down and they blew the whistle.... I have since watched that last 10 minutes of the match probably 10 times now already. but yes I had the same feeling that messi was just going to score somehow in those last 10 minutes.... and I just couldn't take it and had to not watch and pray instead

any ways, it was one of the greatest days of my life and I'm so happy and proud of everyone inside and around the club...

any ways, I will admit it makes me cry and get teary eye... I'm not ashamed to admit it... I even just had few tears again today at work watching the LFC commentators video posted. I should of just taken this entire week off work... I have done jack shit all week except browse Liverpool all day long watching every video and reading every article.
Ran outside and said your prayers? What a pussy! :)

I was sat (fearlessly I might add) on the couch with my teddy bear "King Kenny". We never lose when King Kenny is on the couch next to me. Mam gets me a glass of milk and a mars bar. If it gets a bit iffy, then I just hold Kenny up over my eyes for a bit, and hope them nasty men go away.
 
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RedLar

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Having just watched the game after the 2nd goal while waiting for the kick off. BT sports said the delay was because VAR was checking on a Red card challenge I cant see anything that remotely even gave them that idea.
I was just gonna mention this. The commentators on DAZN also mentioned it was a check for a red card incident.

I think it was Vidal's challenge which basically chopped down Mane from behind. While Gino slotted it home. It's pretty dirty. Possibly 2 footed an' all. Lucky he never went. One of them situations were I am sure officials err on the side of, well they scored a goal anyway. Deffo think that is what it was about. Anyone got the video? Can't be arsed to check it again.

The replays also show Mane helping Vidal up, as he might well have landed on him. Maybe Mane took a swing at him. Not sure.
 
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nobluff

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Having just watched the game after the 2nd goal while waiting for the kick off. BT sports said the delay was because VAR was checking on a Red card challenge I cant see anything that remotely even gave them that idea.
I was just gonna mention this. The commentators on DAZN also mentioned it was a check for a red card incident.

I think it was Vidal's challenge which basically chopped down Mane from behind. While Gino slotted it home. It's pretty dirty. Possibly 2 footed an' all. Lucky he never went. One of them situations were I am sure officials err on the side of, well they scored a goal anyway. Deffo think that is what it was about. Anyone got the video? Can't be arsed to check it again.

The replays also show Mane helping Vidal up, as he might well have landed on him. Maybe Mane took a swing at him. Not sure.
It was Vidal sliding in on Gini in order to prevent him getting the shot off, Mane moves in front of him and is taken out. It looks like Vidal was already in the slide when Mane moved in front of him.

Edit: Hard impact.
 

JibJab

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I've watched this match now four times. I still get choked up watching Gini and Milner in tears at full time.

Even with all of the sadness and heartbreak and anxiety that comes with it, I'm so, so glad I root for this club. Moments like this are priceless. Truly.
 



JibJab

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Apologies is this has been shared already, but it's so damn brilliant that the assistants noticed Barca's tendency to switch off on fouls and set pieces and planned for the possibility of a sneak attack.


Trent Alexander-Arnold has been hailed as a genius for the quick corner kick that led to Liverpool’s fourth and deciding goal last night. Yet to begin to understand the pursuit of impossible it is best to start with the instructions and the even spread of information.

Liverpool’s match analysts had noticed last week in the Camp Nou how Barcelona’s players moaned and became distracted whenever a free-kick or a throw-in was awarded against them, even if the decision was blatantly the correct one. This made Jurgen Klopp recognise the possibilities. And so, he filtered a message through the club. It proves that he certainly had not given up – that Liverpool’s recovery was not purely borne out of adrenaline and special oils. His belief was not blind. It translated into plans and schemes.

Carl Lancaster is a coaching mentor at the club’s academy in Kirkby and amongst his responsibilities is the co-ordination of ball boys. He had told them to serve Liverpool’s players as swiftly as possible on Tuesday morning. Oakley Cannonier did not forget and with eleven minutes to go, he fed Alexander-Arnold while Barcelona’s defence fidgeted amongst themselves 20-yards away. It seemed astonishing they were blissfully unaware of what might happen considering Liverpool had already shown their bulldozing intent.
 

ShadesOfRed

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Having just watched the game after the 2nd goal while waiting for the kick off. BT sports said the delay was because VAR was checking on a Red card challenge I cant see anything that remotely even gave them that idea.
My guess is that it had something to do with Ter Stegen rolling around like a twat when Gini tried to get the ball back quickly to restart play.
 

Darrel3000

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So you agree that Barca wanting him is immaterial and should be ignored? :eh?: my point is not that your saying Klopp will leave, rather you thought Barca could persuade him. I dont believe they could.
everyone has a number, but Klopp is smart, he will set a number so high THEY will have to say no.