Liverpool set a new Champions League record


first_imgAfter booking their place in the final against Real Madrid following their 7-6 aggregate victory against AS Roma on Wednesday, Liverpool have also now set a new record in the Champions League by scoring the most goals in the competitionThe Reds came into their second leg against the Giallorossi with a comfortable 5-2 aggregate lead from last week’s first leg at Anfield and were 2-1 up at the end of the first-half.But Roma made things uncomfortable for Liverpool after the break at the Stadio Olimpico by scoring three goals to take the lead at 4-2 and set up a nervous ending for both sides.But Jurgen Klopp’s men were able to hold and will now take their place in the final at Kiev on May 24 against Real.Sadio Mane and Georginio Wijnaldum’s goals in the opening 45 minutes of the game took Liverpool’s scoring tally in this season’s Champions League to 46 and it means that they have now surpassed Barcelona’s previous record of 45 goals in 16 games during the 1999/00 season.Most goals in a Champions League season (including qualifying):divock origi, liverpoolReport: Origi cause Klopp injury concerns George Patchias – September 14, 2019 Divock Origi injury in today’s game against Newcastle is a cause for concern for Jurgen Klopp.Perhaps with one eye on Tuesday’s trip to Italy…1. Liverpool (17/18) – 46 goals in 14 games 2. Barcelona (99/00) – 45 in 16 games 3. Real Madrid (13/14) – 41 in 13 games 4. Manchester United (02/03) – 37 in 16 games 5. Real Madrid (16/17) – 36 in 13 games— WhoScored.com (@WhoScored) 2 May 2018Liverpool will be considered the underdogs against a Real side chasing their 13th title in the competition and they’re fourth in the last five years.last_img