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Liverpool vs. PSG Match Review

Austin Plank and Owen van Es

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This last month there has been many important matches regarding the UEFA Champions League. One of the most anticipated matches was the Paris Saint Germain (PSG) vs. Liverpool. It was highly anticipated because they are both outstanding clubs and it was supposed to be one of the closest games that would happen in that Group

The game did live up to its expectations with a final score of 3 to 2 with liverpool securing the win with a late (90+1) minute goal.

Here are some stats from the game:

 

Liverpool Starting 11: Alisson, Alexander-Arnold, Gomez, Van Dijk, Robertson, Wijnaldum, Henderson, Milner, Salah, Firmino, Mané

 

PSG Starting 11: Areola, Meunier, Thiago Silva, Kimpembe, Bernat, Rabiot, Marquinhos, di María, Mbappe, Cavani, Neymar,

 

Goals scored:

Liverpool PSG
Sturridge 30’, James Milner 36’ (P),

R. Firmino 90+1’

Meunier 40’, Mbappe 83’
Victory, and man of the match Georginio Wijnaldum Loss, No achievement(s) earned from this match except for two goals that were scored.

 

The first goal was scored by Daniel Sturridge(of Liverpool) with a brilliant ball struck to the center of the 18 yard box by Andrew Robertson and Sturridge tapped it in to the right hand side of the goal with his head.

 

The second goal was scored by James Milner (of Liverpool), off of penalty kick that Georginio Wijnaldum drew while dribbling into the box. Although Alphonse Areola (PSG goalkeeper) dove the right way he was unable to stop Milner’s powerful shot.

 

The third goal, and PSG’s first goal, was scored by Thomas Meunier (of PSG), a belgium national. The ball was sent in beautifully by Angel Di Maria and finished with a lovely volley by Meunier.

 

The fourth and final goal for PSG was scored by Kylian Mbappe. The ball was dribbled into the 18 yard box by Neymar Jr. and when he got tackled the ball was rebounded to Mbappe feet and sent flying into the back of the net.

 

The Fifth Goal was scored by liverpool player Roberto Firmino, the goal was in the last minute of the game and was considered a wonder goal by many people. The play started out with PSG dribbling in their own half of the field and them getting the ball taken away by a liverpool’s James Milner, and played through to Gomez who set up Firmino on the edge of the box.  and him sending it to Firmino and Firmino dribiling it through the 18 yard box (beating all of the defenders) and putting a wonderful shot into the bottom left of the goal that indefinitly beat the keeper.

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