Tag: Roberto Firmino

Liverpool lose to Atletico Madrid in Audi Cup final

Liverpool lose to Atletico Madrid in Audi Cup final

International News
Liverpool suffered their first defeat of the pre-season campaign after losing 5-4 on penalties in the Audi Cup final against Atletico Madrid in Munich. The game finished 1-1 after 90 minutes, with Roberto Firmino's spot-kick cancelling out Keidi Bare's first-half opener for the La Liga side. Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson saw his penalty saved by Miguel Angel Moya in the resulting shootout. And Filipe Luis stepped up to net the decisive spot-kick. Jurgen Klopp's side reached the final of the four-team competition after beating hosts Bayern Munich 3-0 o n Tuesday, while Atletico progressed with a 2-1 win over Napoli. Liverpool, who won the Asia Cup last month, will now prepare to face Athletic Bilbao in Dublin in their final friendly match before their league campaign...
Sadio Mane’s injury time goal wins derby for Liverpool

Sadio Mane’s injury time goal wins derby for Liverpool

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Sadio Mane's goal deep into injury time sank Everton and settled a scrappy Merseyside derby in Liverpool's favour at Goodison Park. The Reds' £34m summer signing from Southampton reacted first to a loose ball after substitute Daniel Sturridge's shot had hit the post in the fourth of eight minutes of stoppage time. Everton, who had lost goalkeeper Maarten Stekelenburg to injury in the second half, have now won just one of their past 20 meetings with their local rivals. Liverpool - who moved up to second - created the better chances, with Stekelenburg and his replacement Joel Robles saving well from Roberto Firmino. There was a flashpoint in the second half when a dreadful tackle by Ross Barkley on Jordan Henderson sparked angry scenes and the Everton midfielder was fortunate