In the away end, there were songs about winning the European Cup and, this being Liverpool, thousands of euphoric voices joining in with the follow-up shout of “again”. And why not? Liverpool had survived a whirlwind, to use Jürgen Klopp’s description, and at the end of this epic tussle it was a sunrise of a
There cannot have been many better celebrations at this stadium. One glance off Kostas Manolas’s head was enough to spark scenes of utter bedlam. The Roma coaches and substitutes had all leapt off the bench to join in, it was barely possible to hear yourself think and Barcelona were stunned.
Winners Manchester United’s second half resurgence
* When the final whistle blew in the Manchester Derby, it drew a curtain to one of the true classics in the premier league. The significance of the game, pre-match, was of differing degrees to both teams. The script was written weeks ago. Win at the Etihad over their eternal arch rivals.Manchester United needed to
Liverpool emerged from a forgettable match with their record unbeaten derby run and their Champions League preparations unscathed. Everton departed with a familiar sense of regret from this fixture as a glorious opportunity to end their eight-year wait for victory over their rivals went begging at Goodison Park.