Weltnachrichten – AU – Liverpool suffer a setback in the Champions League after Atalanta’s brace


. .

Qualifying for the knockout phase of the Champions League was the price for Liverpool, but some legs for the Premier League trip to Brighton on Saturday were clearly a priority for Jürgen Klopp. He rang the doorbell against Atalanta and lost when Liverpool suffered their first home defeat in the competition group stage since losing 3-0 to Real Madrid just over six years ago.

Atalanta, humiliated when the teams last met on home soil, marked the 200. Coach Gian Piero Gasperini’s game with a fully deserved win that strengthens his own prospect of qualifying from the group. Two goals in quick succession in the second half, both scored by captain Alejandro Gómez’s crossing, have cut Liverpool’s winning streak at Anfield this season.

Fittingly, the Argentine No.. 10 from Buenos Aires initiated the proceedings for the late great Diego Maradona after a brief silence. The man in question, Atalanta captain Gómez, was heavily involved in a determined start by a visiting team that wanted to make up for a 5-0 win in Bergamo three weeks ago.

You must also have drawn motivation from the team sheet when it landed before kick-off. Klopp had made five changes to the Liverpool team, which Leicester had surpassed here on Sunday. Mohamed Salah returned after his Covid-19 self-isolation, but Klopp’s selection was clearly geared towards Saturday’s early start in Brighton.

Neco Williams and Rhys Williams, two of three teenagers on Liverpool’s team, along with Curtis Jones, played in defense. Signed that summer, Kostas Tsimikas replaced Andy Robertson on the left and Divock Origi had the rare chance to impress in the center-forward.

As a result, Liverpool’s performance in the first half was not fluid and controllable, although there were no mitigating factors for Klopp. The Liverpool manager berated his players for the first 45 minutes and sprinted down the tunnel as soon as the whistle was ready for some home truths at halftime.

A goal conceded offered Liverpool something to build on, at least in the second half. And the competition desperately needed something. The hosts had a shot on Atalanta goal in the first half. It took 44 minutes for him to arrive and sail off Salah’s right shoe high over Pierluigi Gollini’s crossbar after James Milner, Jones and Tsimikas jointly took a Liverpool free kick into the box.

Salah took the game’s first chance, but with an idiosyncratic pass over his own half that fell straight to Atalanta striker Josip Ilicic. The Slovenian international had room to attack Rhys Williams and injured his left foot, but his attempt went off target.

Robin Gosens was much closer to the opening of the standings for the Italians when he was released from the left of a ball from Cristian Romero’s defense. With no one running into the Liverpool area, Gosens decided to do it alone with a bold, powerful drive towards Alisson’s near post. The Brazilian goalkeeper made sure he wasn’t caught with a late reaction.

Gómez drove three feet from the edge of the area after Neco Williams was expropriated and Ilicic embarrassed himself with a dive to win a penalty after being tickled on the arm by Georginio Wijnaldum. The tall striker screamed in agony for a brush from Wijnaldum’s fingertips. Neither the referee nor VAR were cheated.

Klopp gave his greatly changed team the opportunity to improve in the second half, but 13 minutes later he had seen enough. In the 58. There were four substitutes on the line, but while Roberto Firmino, Diogo Jota, Fabinho and Robertson warmed up on the contact line, Atalanta broke the impasse.

Gómez, the show’s most creative talent, took center stage and whipped over a delightful flank from the left after the visitors had patiently played through midfield. Ilicic, having read his captain’s intentions perfectly, slipped behind the Liverpool defense to transform into volley.

Liverpool’s four submarines arrived but there was no immediate impact. They felt they were still in the game when Atalanta struck again, and from a similar source. Gómez delivered another inviting cross from the left, Hans Hateboer came back over the gate and Gosens came unmarked to beat Alisson with a controlled volley from 10 yards.

Before you post, we’d like to thank you for participating in the debate. We are pleased that you have decided to participate and value your opinions and experiences.

Please choose your username under which all your comments should be displayed. You can only set your username once.

Please keep your posts respectful and adhere to the community guidelines. If you find a comment that you think is not in line with the guidelines, please use the « Report » link next to it to let us know.

Liverpool F. . C.. . , Atalanta B. . C.. . , UEFA Champions League, Jürgen Klopp, Mohamed Salah, Anfield, Premier League

World news – AU – Liverpool suffer a setback in the Champions League after Atalanta’s quick double
. . Related title :
Liverpool suffers a setback in the Champions League after Atalanta&’s quick double
> > Klopp&’s worst nightmare: Deadly December awaits Liverpool after miserable Atalanta presentation
Liverpool& # 39 missed out The selection game fails because the kids from Klopp& missed out against Atalanta.
Liverpool 0 Atalanta 2 LIVE REACTION: Beaten red while Ilicic and Gosens hold the Champions League knockout dream . . .
Liverpool fans heard the angry Jürgen Klopp Players had yelled at 2-0 down
Liverpool vs. Atalanta Score: Player ratings as Reds suffer from disappointing Champions League loss
Klopp plays backwards as Liverpool from Atalanta in Anfield is stunned
Liverpool against Atalanta: Josip Ilicic and Robin Gosens secure an excellent Anfield win for visitors
Ripe Atalanta punishes passive red wines
Atalanta takes advantage of Liverpool’s shyness& as the provisional team suffers a rare home defeat

Ref: https://www.theguardian.com


Abonnez-vous à notre chaîne Youtube en cliquant ici: EBENE MEDIA TV

Vidéo du jour:

Donnez votre point de vue et aboonez-vous!


Votre point de vue compte, donnez votre avis

[maxbutton id= »1″]