Liverpool did everything but finish in Camp Nou, while Lionel Messi came through in the second half, scoring in both the simplest and most majestic manners to give Barcelona a decisive edge in the Champions League semifinals. BARCELONA and Liverpool do battle in this massive Champions League semi-final first leg - as both look to add a sixth title to their honours list. It is the La Liga champions vs last year's finalists and you can catch all the action on BT Sport 2, via the app or sign up for a FREE trial with EE.
Barcelona is closing in on an appearance in the Champions League final after destroying Liverpool 3-0 on Wednesday in their semifinal first leg at Camp Nou. Luis Suarez scored the opener against his former team in the first half before Lionel Messi added two goals in the second half, with his second being one of his best free-kick goals ever. Messi was ultimately the difference between the two sides, scoring his 599th and 600th Barcelona goals in the process, but former Liverpool forward Luis Suarez laid the foundations for victory with a stunning finish from Jordi Alba's pinpoint 27th-minute cross. - Cox: What we learned from the UCL semifinals Barcelona had suffered one of the most humiliating nights in its history, beaten, 4-0, by a Liverpool team that had lost the first leg of this Champions League semifinal by 3-0, and had arrived at this game more in hope than expectation. Liverpool’s manager, Jürgen Klopp, had asked his team’s fans to turn the evening into a “party.”
L ionel Messi has scored 600 times for Barcelona – and the glorious 600th was an elegant stiletto to Liverpool’s heart. The world’s greatest ever player is a man on a mission this season, promising to bring back the Champions League, and so he struck twice to surely take this semi-final cruelly beyond Liverpool. Dembele is an inconsistent talent who has yet to fulfil his potential in a Barcelona shirt. Messi, Suarez and former Liverpool playmaker Philippe Coutinho will pose bigger problems for the hosts. Champions League Liverpool vs Barcelona: Live streaming, preview, teams, time in IST and where to watch on TV
He is also the first substitute to score twice in a single game against Barcelona in the competition. Lionel Messi either attempted (five) or created (three) all eight of Barcelona's shots against Liverpool in this match. What next? Liverpool will seek another success against the odds when they return to Premier League action on Sunday. Liverpool vs Barcelona: Jurgen Klopp told the best way to STOP Lionel Messi in Nou Camp. LIVERPOOL have to play their own game against Barcelona in the Champions League semi-final first leg if they want to nullify the threat of Lionel Messi.
Real Madrid vs Barcelona 0-4 All Goals and Full Highlights English Commentary 21-11-2015 HD - Duration: 14:53. Henias. 10:05. Lionel Messi vs Liverpool | Away 2019 HD 1080i - Duration: 6:23. SH10Comps 1,908,125 views. 6:23. Lionel Messi vs Real Madrid (Away) 2016-17 English Commentary HD 1080i - Duration: 30:51. Barcelona 3-0 Liverpool: Lionel Messi's genius leaves Jurgen Klopp's Champions League dream hanging by a thread as he scores 600th goal for Catalan side with jaw-dropping free-kick And in this season’s Champions League – Lionel Messi has produced that expression a again and again. The Barcelona superstar delivered a jaw-dropping free-kick to all but end Liverpool’s European hopes, complete a 3-0 victory and score his 600th goal for the club all in one outrageous moment this morning.
Barcelona absorbed Liverpool's best punches, then counterpunched with its prized champion. Lionel Messi's two goals–including the 600th of his Barcelona career that came on a stunning free kick–broke open the first leg of the Champions League semifinals, with Barcelona defeating Liverpool 3-0 at Camp Nou to take a massive advantage heading. And Liverpool did it in stunning fashion, too, scoring the fourth goal on a tricky corner-kick play and also scoring twice in two minutes in the second half. While Liverpool’s comeback was insane, many Barcelona fans, and soccer fans in general, weren’t happy with Lionel Messi’s play in the match.
Lionel Messi has scored 26 Champions League goals against English clubs - 14 more than any other player. Lionel Messi's two second-half goals - including a stunning free-kick - earned Barcelona a handsome advantage and left Liverpool with an almighty task in their Champions League semi-final. The Liverpool star is quoted at 150 million euros compared to 140 million for the Argentine. Over the past two years, the market value of Messi - based on the website - has fallen by 40 million euros: from 180 million in May 2018 to 140 in December 2019. Salah's, however, has remained at 150 million since over the same time period. Liverpool 4-0 Barcelona: ‘From Messi to Valverde, it’s an historic failure’ – search for culprits begins as Barca react to comeback. Our man in Barcelona, Lee Roden, reacts on a humbling night for the Spanish giants as they once again fall short in the Champions League.
Barcelona vs Liverpool result: Magical Lionel Messi leaves Reds on the brink in Champions League semi-final. Barcelona 3-0 Liverpool: A smarter and superior side, led by the great Messi, picked the visitors off for a calculated win that surely kills this tie Messi leads a Barcelona charge, moving through the gears and the Liverpool midfield, before feeding Philippe Coutinho to his right - his sidefooted finish is palmed away by Alisson! Moments later, from a Barcelona corner, Messi fires a snapshot just wide. The visitors getting some regular glimpses of goal now... Barcelona-Liverpool UEFA Champions League 2018/19 Semi-finals. Camp Nou - Barcelona. 2018/19, Semi-finals, 1st leg. Barcelona 3-0-Liverpool Luis Suárez 26 Messi. Live Messi scores 600th Barcelona goal. 30/04/2019 Live Barcelona v Liverpool preview: all you need to know. 28/04/2019
Lionel Messi scored twice, the second an outrageous free-kick, to help give Barcelona a commanding but scarcely deserved Champions League semi-final lead over Liverpool. FC Barcelona vs Liverpool FC result, Champions League semi-final 2019 report: Lionel Messi magic stuns Reds | London Evening Standard Liverpool executed Jürgen Klopp's plan just as he had drawn it up. But Lionel Messi had other ideas, and there was no stopping him or Barcelona when the teams met in the Champions League.
“Even with someone of Messi's genius, the biggest element for a midfield trying to protect their goal is the distances between you. Instead of concentrating on the ability of one opponent, ensure you aren't too spread out when Barcelona have the ball. “That's why I believe Liverpool should play their normal game. Liverpool were much better, but Barcelona were poor and blame will be shared around. Of course, Ernesto Valverde will be scrutinised for his inability to find a solution. Lionel Messi too will be judged for not scoring the kinds of goals at Anfield that he has been doing throughout the season.
Liverpool have now lost more matches in the Champions League this season (4 in 11 matches) than in all other competitions combined (3 in 38 matches). In the top five European leagues in all competitions, Barcelona's Lionel Messi has scored eight direct free-kick goals this season - twice as many as any other player. Man of the match - Lionel Messi Lionel Messi has scored from close range after chaos in the Liverpool penalty area, with Barcelona now 2-0 up and in control of this Champions League semi-final tie. Luis Suarez first crashed home an effort against the bar from close range, but Messi made no mistake to latch on to the loose ball in the box before anyone else could. Lionel Messi Brace Goals LIverpool Vs Barcelona Goals HD Video Download 3GP, MP4, HD MP4, And Watch Lionel Messi Brace Goals LIverpool Vs Barcelona Goals HD Video
Lionel Messi scored twice, including a superb free kick, to give Barcelona a 3-0 win in their Champions League semi-final first leg over Liverpool Liverpool vs. Barcelona: Messi or Mohamed Salah, Neutralising Busquets and Industry versus Innovation. Since the era of Pep Guardiola at Barcelona, the Catalans have virtually swept English sides away. There is, however, one English team yet to have faced Barcelona and Lionel Messi since 2009, and that is Liverpool.
Lionel Messi of Barcelona in action. It wasn't hard to miss Lionel Messi's moment of magic that may have taken the tie away from Liverpool. No goalkeeper would have stopped his brilliant, curling left-foot 30-yard free-kick from arcing into the very top corner. Analysis: Barcelona. Barcelona set up in their usual 4-3-3 formation and instantly looked to build with shorter passes from deep. Sergio Busquets dropped in between centre-backs Gerard Pique and Clement Lenglet, with Ivan Rakitic and Arturo Vidal offering in central gaps between Liverpool’s first line of pressure.
Lionel Messi broke down in tears after his dream of winning the Champions League for a fifth time with Barcelona collapsed against Liverpool. The Argentina international was inconsolable in the Barcelona dressing room following the 4-0 defeat at Anfield, where the Spanish champions were on the receiving end of an incredible comeback in Europe. Follow live score and updates from the Champions League semifinal second leg match between Liverpool and Barcelona.. Liverpool vs Barcelona. Messi made it clear from before the season began that the Champions League was his and Barca's primary target in his first campaign as club captain. Liverpool vs Barcelona Live UCL Semi final Game One of the most enticing Champions League matchups in years begins on Wednesday at Camp Nou as Lionel Messi and Barcelona welcome Mohamed Salah and Liverpool in the first leg of the semifinals.
Istanbul will always be the benchmark when it comes to Liverpool comebacks in Europe but the 4-0 dismantling of Barcelona at Anfield will run it close as Jurgen Klopp's side reached successive Champions League finals. Trailing by three goals from the first leg no-one gave the Reds much hope but two goals apiece from Divock Origi and game. Barcelona’s team bus did not wait for Lionel Messi as it departed Anfield without the Argentine after the Champions League defeat to Liverpool. Messi suffered a miserable night for his club as Liverpool completed a stunning comeback to knock Barca out of the Champions League on Tuesday evening. Champions League (semis, vuelta): Resumen y goles del Liverpool 4-0 Barcelona . El fracaso es histórico. Empezando por el entrenador, incapaz de encontrar un antídoto a un Liverpool diezmado, alineando el mismo equipo que dispuso en la ida, donde el Barça fue muy inferior; pasando por la defensa, desarbolada, personificada en un Jordi Alba.
Liverpool suffered a major Champions League blow after a Lionel Messi inspired Barcelona won 3-0 in the first leg of the semi-final. Liverpool were a goal down after Luis Suarez put Barcelona ahead in the first half at the Nou Camp. Liverpool legend John Toshack admits it would be 'silly' to bet against Barcelona when they face his old club in the Champions League semi-finals because he believes the Blaugrana are capable of beating anyone when Lionel Messi is playing.
Barcelona vs Liverpool player ratings as Lionel Messi lights up Nou Camp. Barca broke the deadlock in the 26th minute through Luis Suarez, who celebrated wildly against his former team. The forward timed his run into the box to perfection and poked Jordi Alba’s cross past Alisson Becker. Messi 15 Lenglet 18 Jordi Alba 20 Sergi Roberto 22 Vidal 75' Bench Bench. 22 Mignolet (GK. Live Liverpool v Barcelona preview: all you need to know. 02/05/2019 Live Liverpool v Barcelona background. Match info . 07/05/2019. Anfield, Liverpool. Referee.
When your team is about to face Barcelona there is a question that is always asked of the opposing manager: 'How do you stop Lionel Messi?' On a frenetic, nerve-shredding night at Anfield, Liverpool completed one of the great Champions League comebacks to knock out Barcelona and reach a second consecutive final. Barcelona had not played a semi-final match since 2015. FC Barcelona is at the top of the Spanish Championship where they have been number one since the beginning of the season, now 9 points clear of Athletico de Madrid and 13 points clear of Real Madrid.
How Jurgen Klopp Transformed Liverpool | Liverpool Champions League 2018/19 | Klopp Tactics - Duration: 10:02. Football Made Simple 1,106,703 views Barcelona vs. Liverpool: Lionel Messi scores one of the best free-kick goals you'll see all year in Champions League semis Messi scored his 111th and 112th goals in his Champions League career Liverpool coach Jurgen Klopp could only smile after Messi’s curling shot nestled in the top corner but this result was harsh on his side, who he said couldn’t have played much better. Klopp admitted it was Barcelona’s finishing prowess that set it apart and even he had to admire Messi’s magical moment.
Liverpool vs Barcelona: An Anfield miracle transcribed from the pages of pure fantasy. This was a night when Anfield heaved with the heft of the impossible, when a crowd of thousands and an audience of millions lost itself in the mad, dangerous intoxication of football Barcelona vs Liverpool: Watch Suarez and Messi’s goals [video] If you want to check out the Champions League goals as they go in, keep it here.