Petit à petit, la pression mise par les hommes de Jürgen Klopp allait crescendo. Facing a 1-0 deficit from the first leg, the Reds dominated for the vast majority of the 120 minutes at Anfield and appeared to be heading to the quarter-finals when Roberto Firmino struck four minutes into extra-time. "I am a really under-average loser, to be honest, at least tonight. Around 3,000 supporters travelled from Madrid for the 11 March fixture.Want to bookmark your favourite articles and stories to read or reference later? Before that, Madrid were wondering how they should cope. Avec un but à remonter, Liverpool se devait d'être patient tout en maintenant l'Atlético sous pression. Liverpool were eliminated from the Champions League 4-2 on aggregate after Atletico Madrid claimed a 3-2 victory after extra-time in the second leg of their last-16 tie.Facing a 1-0 deficit from the first leg, the Reds dominated for the vast majority of the 120 minutes at Anfield and appeared to be heading to the quarter-finals when Roberto Firmino struck four minutes into extra-time.The No.9’s close-range finish added to Georginio Wijnaldum’s fine header, which levelled the tie in the 43rd minute.However, a pair of long-range Marcos Llorente goals before the interval in the added 30 minutes gave Atletico an unassailable advantage that was added to in stoppage time of extra-time by Alvaro Morata.Jürgen Klopp’s side’s defence of the trophy therefore comes to an end.Jordan Henderson returned to Liverpool’s starting XI as one of two changes made by Klopp, with Andy Robertson coming back in at left-back.James Milner and Fabinho dropped down to the bench.From the off, Anfield fizzed and crackled with the kind of ear-splitting noise heard routinely on these nights - and the expected pattern of the game was set immediately, too.Liverpool controlled the ball and zipped it about on the slick surface, with their first attempt on target arriving five minutes in when Trent Alexander-Arnold’s cross was glanced into Jan Oblak’s grasp by Wijnaldum.Mohamed Salah curled a shot over the crossbar after Sadio Mane had regained possession and dribbled inside with menace, before Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain’s low drive was palmed away by Oblak.The next chance was Atletico’s, though, Felipe heading a corner wide at the near post as the visitors served notice of their threat with a well-crafted counter.The ferocious tempo and competitive edge of both teams showed no sign of abating and the decibel level inside Anfield rose again when the Reds carved out two half-opportunities in quick succession.First, Salah’s wondrous first touch and steely upper-body strength bought him the space to pick out Mane after he’d brought Alexander-Arnold’s sensational pass under his spell, but the No.10’s first-time shot was straight at Oblak.Then, Alexander-Arnold’s cross narrowly evaded a sliding Firmino in the area.However, with two minutes of the half remaining, Liverpool got the breakthrough when Oxlade-Chamberlain dug out a brilliant delivery from the right and Wijnaldum powered a downwards header into Oblak’s bottom corner.Salah, freed by Wijnaldum’s lofted pass, tested Oblak from a tight angle within three minutes of the restart as Liverpool sought to maintain the momentum built up prior to the break.Oblak was again required to keep Atletico level in the tie when Oxlade-Chamberlain took aim from distance, the away goalkeeper this time getting down to turn the No.15’s effort wide.Another sublime Alexander-Arnold delivery - on this occasion from a dead ball - then enabled Firmino to volley goalwards at the back post, with Oblak again equal to the attempt.A rare foray forward from the away side brought Adrian into the action; the Reds’ ‘keeper initially spilling Joao Felix’s strike before reacting rapidly to smother the loose ball.That represented only a brief respite for Atletico, though, as wave after wave of Liverpool attack continued to crash down on their increasingly stretched backline.There were 67 minutes gone when Robertson hit the crossbar, the left-back unable to keep his close-range header down once Salah’s shot had deflected and looped into his vicinity.A long-range blast from Alexander-Arnold followed quickly, which Oblak was able to parry away, prior to Robertson skewing his shot wide from a neat cut-back by his opposite full-back.Klopp introduced Milner as the clock ticked beyond the 80-minute mark and the vice-captain’s cross from the left fashioned an opening for Mane, who sent an overhead kick over the bar from Wijnaldum’s knockdown.There was still time for one more chance before the tie went to extra-time, too, with Salah dancing away from Koke and Renan Lodi before blasting over the bar.Liverpool had already called Oblak into action once again – the ‘keeper stopping Wijnaldum’s low drive – before they were finally rewarded for their relentless enterprise.Firmino initially nodded Wijnaldum’s cross onto the post, but then slotted in the rebound to edge the Reds into the lead in the tie for the first time.But, just three minutes later, Atletico held the advantage again when Llorente collected Felix's pass and found the bottom corner from range – and the same player went on to deliver a hammer-blow to the Reds’ hopes in stoppage time of the first period of extra-time by again dispatching another shot from distance.And, with Liverpool pushed on in search of an unlikely fightback, Morata added a third on the break in the 121st minute.© Copyright 2020 The Liverpool Football Club and Athletic Grounds Limited. Toute utilisation de ces marques déposées à des fins commerciales est interdite. Adrian is a lovely ball but in this moment he makes the wrong decision. Around 3,000 supporters travelled from Madrid for the 11 March fixture Avant que Llorente ne surgisse pour s'offrir un doublé avant que Morata scelle la qualification de l'Atlético pour les quarts.Avec un but à remonter, Liverpool se devait d'être patient tout en maintenant l'Atlético sous pression. LFC. Saúl Ñíguez passait à un rien d'offrir la qualification aux siens sur la dernière action du match, mais la prolongation était inévitable.Elle démarrait sur les chapeaux de roue : Roberto Firmino parvenait à tromper Oblak en deux temps et pensait libérer Anfield. ".The draw for the Champions League quarter-finals will be held on March 20 at 11am.FREE TO PLAY: Do not miss your chance to win £250k for free on Saturday. Liverpool are out of the Champions League after a dramatic 3-2 defeat to Atletico Madrid saw them eliminated 4-2 on aggregate after extra-time. "In that moment, usually conceding a goal is part of football and shouldn't have a massive influence. 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(Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images),L'Atlético met fin à 25 matches sans défaite de Liverpool à Anfield (18 victoires, 7 nuls).Il s'agit de la première défaite pour Jürgen Klopp lors d'un match à élimination directe depuis son arrivée à Liverpool. Liverpool vs Atletico Madrid: Mayor launches inquiry into why Champions League match was allowed to go ahead. But the winner is right. Liverpool are set to welcome Jordan Henderson back to their matchday squad for Wednesday's Champions League showdown with Atletico Madrid. To cause a team like that so many problems, I loved that. L'Atlético a ainsi éliminé le champion sortant !La désignation UEFA, le logo de l'UEFA et toutes les marques liées aux compétitions de l'UEFA sont protégés en tant que marques et/ou droits d'auteur de l'UEFA. "When you see a team like Atletico, packed with world-class players, and they play the way they play, it's the most difficult thing to face. Jürgen Klopp insisted Liverpool will 'come again' in the Champions League after their defence of the title was ended by Atletico Madrid on Wednesday night. Liverpool's hopes of defending their Champions League title are over after a 4-2 aggregate defeat by Atletico Madrid in the last 16. A t a packed Anfield on that floodlit night not two weeks ago, before anybody knew Liverpool’s tumultuous 3-2 defeat by Atlético Madrid would be England’s last major football match … Liverpool 2-3 Atletico Madrid: Jürgen Klopp's reaction. It allows our most engaged readers to debate the big issues, share their own experiences, discuss real-world solutions, and more. They created chance after chance. But Adrian is still on the way back so it was easy to finish that situation, I would say. That is how it is.". Atletico Madrid struck early to hand Liverpool a 1-0 defeat on Tuesday night in the first leg of their Champions round-of-16 matchup. Liverpool terminaient le premier acte plus haut et était récompensé par un but signé Wi… I could say a lot of things and I would look like the worst loser in the world. vs Atletico Madrid. Le premier acte devenait un jeu d'échec avec un Atlético parfaitement organisé qui tentait de piquer en profitant de la verticalité de João Félix et Angel Correa, et en réduisant les espaces dans les derniers trente mètres aux offensifs des Reds.Petit à petit, la pression mise par les hommes de Jürgen Klopp allait crescendo. Start your Independent Premium subscription today.The last-16 clash was played on 11 March, two days before elite football in England was suspended indefinitely due to the pandemic.Liverpool were defeated 3-2 by Diego Simeone’s men in that second leg to secure their progress to the quarter-finals in front of 3,000 Atleti supporters who were allowed to travel from Madrid.At that point, matches in the top two divisions in Spain were already being played behind closed doors while nurseries, schools and universities were shut.The country had reported 1,646 cases of the virus, with 782 stemming from the capital. The most insightful comments on all subjects will be published daily in dedicated articles. The pass was not really helpful. Every opposition indiscretion - often courtesy of Costa - was jeered. Reproduced under licence from Football DataCo Limited. Liverpool Before that, everything felt natural for us. "Liverpool have put an awful lot into that performance and it was a very good performance. Our journalists will try to respond by joining the threads when they can to create a true meeting of independent Premium. That's how it is. The Reds were on course to overturn a one-goal deficit in the second leg of the last-16 tie when Roberto Firmino made it 2-0 four minutes into extra-time at Anfield. "We score the second goal and then everyone sees their first goal. L'utilisation de la plate-forme UEFA.com implique que vous acceptez les Conditions générales et les Dispositions en matière de vie privée.UEFA Champions League - Liverpool 2-3 Atlético : L'Atlético s'offre le champion - News,LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - MARCH 11: Marcos Llorente of Atletico Madrid celebrates after scoring his team's second goal during the UEFA Champions League round of 16 second leg match between Liverpool FC and Atletico Madrid at Anfield on March 11, 2020 in Liverpool, United Kingdom. Recent figures have 246 recorded deaths in Liverpool NHS hospitals from the virus.“I have asked Matt Ashton and his team to conduct a full investigation into any potential link between that match and the situation with coronavirus in the city,” Anderson said.“We want to come to a view as to whether that decision had an impact on the people of this city and I’ve asked Matt to work with the universities to see if the data can give us an indication of that.“I said at the time that the fact that the Madrid fans were unable to attend matches in their home city, but could travel to a game in Liverpool, was absurd, but the government and Uefa decided the game should go ahead. Looking back with hindsight, of course, but I think even at that time there should have been more caution.“From the day before the game the regional government and Madrid council had already adopted important measures on reducing large gatherings of people.”,On Monday, the UK’s deputy chief scientific advisor Angela McLean.“I think it’ll be very interesting to see in the future, when all the science is done, what relationship there is between the viruses that have circulated in Liverpool and the viruses that have circulated in Spain.“That’s certainly an interesting hypothesis you raise there.”.Independent Premium Comments can be posted by members of our membership scheme, Independent Premium. After forcing yet another save from Oblak himself, he powered down the right wing and crossed perfectly for Firmino.The Brazilian saw his header come back off the post but the ball fell nicely for him on the rebound and he showed composure to slot home his first Anfield goal since April.That looked to be that but Adrian's error dramatically changed the mood.The goalkeeper, in for the injured Alisson, miskicked straight to Joao Felix and when he fed Llorente, the substitute was able to score low into the far corner of the net, with a slip preventing Adrian from getting anywhere near it.Liverpool regrouped but then came the hammer blow when Morata, just on the pitch, broke clear and squared for Llorente to finish brilliantly beyond Adrian once more.Klopp could hardly believe what he was witnessing as suddenly his side needed two goals with only 15 minutes remaining and try as they might even the first would not come.Instead, with hope gone, Morata raced through in stoppage time to complete the turnaround on the night as Atletico completed an outrageous 3-2 victory to progress. But in this moment, the momentum changed. Liverpool were eliminated from the Champions League 4-2 on aggregate after Atletico Madrid claimed a 3-2 victory after extra-time in the second leg of their last-16 tie. Il restait sur 10 victoires consécutives.L'Atlético a gagné ses cinq derniers duels éliminatoires face à un club anglais.Georginio Wijnaldum a inscrit quatre buts lors de ses cinq derniers matches d'UEFA Champions League disputés à Anfield.Marcos Llorente inscrit le premier doublé de sa carrière. We now want to find out what impact that had in the city.”.The decision to allow Atleti fans to travel despite the severe outbreak of coronavirus in Madrid was widely condemned at the time.Ian Byrne, the Labour MP for West Derby, told,“It didn’t make any sense that 3,000 Atletico fans could travel to Anfield at that time,” Jose Luis Martinez-Almeida, the Mayor of Madrid, told Spanish radio station.“It was a mistake. Liverpool were missing Alisson. Atletico stifle Liverpool with defensive effort. But even with the momentum on their side, the tie was in the balance.One passage of play revealed that much early in the second half. Les occasions se multipliaient mais toutes les tentatives des Reds étaient aimantées par un Oblak infranchissable. Liverpool terminaient le premier acte plus haut et était récompensé par un but signé Wijnaldum. Liverpool retrouve la scène de son triomphe en UEFA Champions League la saison dernière en déplacement sur le terrain de l'Atlético Madrid en 8es de finale aller. "The best goalkeeper in the world was missing for Liverpool and they missed him tonight. Liverpool's Champions League defence hangs in the balance as Saul Niguez gives Atletico Madrid a slender lead after the first leg of their last-16 tie. We caused them more problems than people probably thought we would cause them after the first game. Salah went close to doing the same but he too blasted over the bar.This was a dominant display but the decisive blow briefly looked to have come from Atletico when Saul Niguez headed home in stoppage time from a left-wing free-kick.Saul was well offside, although it took the away bench some time to realise it, and Anfield breathed again as the crowd steeled themselves for extra-time.Wijnaldum, as so often, was the driving force for the second goal. All public events involving more than 1,000 people were banned in Madrid given the escalation of the spread.Joe Anderson, the Mayor of Liverpool has commissioned the city's new public health director, Matt Ashton to conduct an investigation into whether that game contributed to a rise in spread of Covid-19 in the city.It had only six confirmed coronavirus cases when the European tie, played in front of 54,000 at Anfield, went ahead. Mais quasi immédiatement, les Colchoneros répondaient par Llorente qui réduisait d'abord l'écart avant d'égaliser et d'offrir le but de la victoire à Morata en toute fin de match. They score two goals. You can also choose to be emailed when someone replies to your comment.The existing Open Comments threads will continue to exist for those who do not subscribe to Independent Premium. Suivez le match Liverpool - Atletico Madrid en direct LIVE ! 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Firstly, Firmino was denied by Oblak at one end before Joao Felix tested Adrian at the other.Midway through the half, Liverpool thought they had the lead in the tie when Andrew Robertson got his head to Salah's deflected shot but the ball came back off the bar.The attacks kept coming and with Costa having been substituted for Llorente, much to the delight of Anfield, Simeone's side did not seem to have a way of alleviating the pressure.Liverpool made two changes to the team that beat Bournemouth at the weekend with Andrew Robertson returning to replace James Milner at left-back and captain Jordan Henderson recovering from injury to take the place of Fabinho in midfield.But the clock kept ticking and Klopp, aware of the risk, withdrew the excellent Oxlade-Chamberlain in favour of James Milner. "But we did exactly what we had to do I loved the way we played. Robertson trouvait la transversale, Mané et Salah multipliait les tentatives mais rien n'y faisait. Get a report of the Atletico Madrid vs. Liverpool 2019-20 UEFA Champions League, Round of 16 football match. Instead, fellow substitute Alvaro Morata added a third Atletico goal to dump the defending European champions out of the competition.It was an extraordinary result for Diego Simeone's side who, for all their high-quality defending, were outplayed for much of the evening by the runaway Premier League leaders.The 30-year wait for that title will soon come to an end but Liverpool's grip on this one is over.Liverpool knew they had a huge task on their hands coming into this one but so did the Anfield crowd and there was a raucous atmosphere at kick-off as the drizzle came down.It did not take long for Atletico to remind everyone how precarious the reigning champions' position was when Diego Costa fired just wide of the near post after only 14 seconds.But Liverpool were soon into their groove and dominated possession throughout the first half with Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane both combining to get shots away.Even before the opening goal, the best weapon looked to be the overload on the right wing where Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain was enjoying himself alongside Trent Alexander-Arnold.While the full-back's steady stream of crosses were repelled by the Atletico defence, they could do nothing to stop Oxlade-Chamberlain finding Wijnaldum late in the half.The Dutch midfielder was one of the architects of Liverpool's memorable comeback against Barcelona last season and Jan Oblak could only watch his powerful header sail into the net.Liverpool's recent form has been troubling, having lost their last three away games and only edged past West Ham and Bournemouth here, but Anfield transforms on nights like this.Every tackle was cheered.