Firmino Scores Brace As Liverpool Get Disappointing Result Against Benfica In UCL Battle

Premier League giants Liverpool have qualified for the semifinal of the Champions League despite been forced to 3-3 draw by visiting Benfica in their quarterfinal return leg played at Anfield.

Having won the first leg 3-1 in Portugal, Liverpool players were so confident going into the second leg considering the fact that they will be playing in front of their fans. However, Jurgen Klopp and his wards had to wait until the 21st minute before netting the first goal against Benfica through Ibrahima Konate.

Goncalo Ramos restored parity for Benfica in the 32nd minute before Brazilian forward Roberto Firmino netted a brace to give Liverpool a good lead. Late drama at Anfield Liverpool fans thought they would be winning the Champions League encounter against Benfica, but the visitors fought back to score two more goals through Yaremchuk and Nunez.

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The Champions League encounter eventually ended 3-3 at Anfield and Liverpool qualified for the semifinal on 6-4 aggregate.

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