Liverpool Football Club vs Roma
Liverpool football club is on the brink of a return to the champions league final. They are currently leading Roma on aggregate with a 5-2 win at Anfield last week. They are going to Wednesday’s semi-final second leg amid tight security with thousands of reds fans flooding into the Italian red capital.
The five-time winners Liverpool have an advantage of 5-2 ahead of today’s clash. They are overshadowed by security concerns which marred last week’s first leg at Anfield, and they are the favorites of going to the finals for the first time since 2007.
Manager Jurden Klopp promises today game with a display of attacking.
The German Klopp added that if you want to win you must accept that you could lose and be brave. Not wait for something to happen. They need to be active and use their situation much more than they can use it because they have to win against them and take the risk.
“We are here to fight for our dreams, and we want to go to the final” Klopp added.
The winner will face the two-time holders Real Madrid in the 26th of May 2018, in Kiev.
Fan safety in Italian capital has overshadowed the build-up with 3000 police officers deployed after a Liverpool supporter was attacked by had – core Roma ultras outside the clubs Anfield stadium last week and left in a coma.
Roma players showed their support wearing shirts with the words ( Come on Sean) during the training session on Tuesday.
Klopp had said he really hoped that everyone can walk to the stadium and look forward to an intense, fantastic and very important game.
The club also told fans to respect the public monuments in the capital, to avoid street drinking which is prohibited.
Roma is hoping for another magical come back overturning a 4-1 first leg deficit against Barcelona to put them through the final four.
Roma who has reached the finals in 1984 when they lost to Liverpool in penalties.
They will be counting on star forward Edin Dzeko to counter Liverpool ace, Mohamed Salah.
Liverpool winning 2-1 against Roma
Scorers – Salah, Dzeko and Sadio Mane