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) 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

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AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email by The Associated Press Posted Jan 6, 2015 11:34 am MDT White House threatens to veto Keystone XL pipeline bill backed by GOP-controlled Congress WASHINGTON – The White House says President Barack Obama would veto legislation approving construction of the long-stalled Keystone XL oil pipeline.A bill that would have forced Obama’s hand on the issue failed to clear Congress in its final days last year. But the Congress that convened Tuesday is Republican-controlled and new Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has said the pipeline bill will be among the first issues voted on.White House press secretary Josh Earnest says he does not expect Obama would sign any Keystone legislation that reaches his desk.The spokesman says there is a “well-established” review process that is being run by the State Department that should not be undermined by legislation.Earnest also says the pipeline’s route through Nebraska also must be resolved.

“We have also suffered enormous heartbreak – including unresolved conflicts causing immense suffering throughout the troubled Middle East, South Sudan, the Sahel and beyond,” said Secretary-General Ban in his message on the Day, observed annually on 24 October, the anniversary of the entry into force in 1945 of the UN Charter. He noted further: “Together, we have put in place some solid foundations for shared progress – which we must build on by working even harder to empower women, engage youth and uphold human rights for all.” Mr. Ban said that major progress has been made towards a more sustainable future through the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, as well as in addressing the threat of climate change, through the Paris Agreement, which will enter into force on 4 November, a record entry for any such global accord. “Across that historic threshold lies our best chance for greener, cleaner, low-carbon growth,” he said. The UN chief further expressed that it was an honour to serve the world’s people over the past 10 years and called on everyone to support Secretary-General-designate Antonio Guterres in continuing the Organization’s global mission of peace, sustainable development and human rights. Mr. Ban’s tenure as the UN Secretary-General comes to a close at the end of this year. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (at podium) addresses a ceremony commemorating the 70th anniversary of the adoption of the UN Charter in San Francisco. UN Photo/Mark Garten In a separate statement, the President of the UN General Assembly, Peter Thomson welcomed the focus of the 2016 UN Day on real-world actions for a sustainable future.“I salute the fact that this year’s UN Day will be used to highlight concrete actions that people can take to help achieve the Sustainable Development Goals,” said Mr. Thomson in a statement on the occasion. Under his Presidency, a key agenda of the General Assembly’s 71st Session is to achieve momentum in the implementation of the global goals.“[UN Day’s] observation is an annual reminder of the long and often difficult road [UN] Member States have decided to travel together. We are sustained by common aspiration as defined in the Purposes and Principles of the Charter,” he added in the statement.The 24th of October has been celebrated as United Nations Day since 1948. In 1971, the General Assembly recommended that the day be observed by UN Member States as a public holiday. As part of the observance of the Day, UN will highlight concrete actions people can take to help achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Also, the organization’s Department of Public Information will organize a concert to celebrate and reflect on the work of the UN through the universal language of music.The event, will feature a traditional Korean music orchestra; world-renowned concert pianist and UN Messenger of Peace, Lang Lang; the Harlem Gospel Choir; the Hungarian State Opera with performances by soprano Andrea Rost; and other notable artists. The theme of this year’s UN Day concert is “Freedom First.”

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