Villarreal vs Liverpool Champions League Results: 5 Goal Drama, The Reds Pocket Tickets to the Final


Here are the results of the 2021-2022 European Champions League semifinal second leg match between the hosts Villarreal vs Liverpool.

The Champions League semi-final match between Villarreal vs Liverpool has just finished being presented at the Estadio de la Ceramica on Wednesday (04/05/22)

In the duel, Liverpool, who had trailed by two goals in the first half, finally managed to gain a 3-2 victory over Villarreal.

The Reds’ three goals were scored by Fabinho, Luis Diaz and Sadio Mane. Then two goals for the hosts were scored by Boulaye Dia and Fransic Coquelin.

This positive result made Jurgen Klopp’s troops entitled to a ticket to qualify for the Champions League final with a 5-2 aggregate victory after Villarreal lost 0-2 in the first leg.

Game Play:

Unai Emery’s troops who wanted to avenge the defeat in the first leg immediately appeared to attack from the early minutes of the first half.

The game has only been running for three minutes, the Liverpool goal immediately shook after Boulaye’s kick. He made the Reds goalkeeper Alisson not move.

The tens of thousands of Villarreal fans who filled the stadium were also increasingly excited to encourage the players.

However, Liverool is also not standing still. Several times they made threats through Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane, but their chances failed to be converted into goals.

Liverpool actually had to swallow the bitter pill again before the end of the first half. In the 41st minute, Francis Coquelin who managed to break into Liverpool’s goal through a header that made the score 2-0.

After the break, Jurgen Klopp’s team began to improve. They continue to increase the intensity of attacks to the Villarreal defense.

They were finally able to reduce the gap to enter the 62nd minute. Fabinho’s hard shot from the right could not be stopped perfectly by Geronimo Rulli.

Only five minutes later, all Villarreal supporters were silenced because Liverpool managed to equalize. This time it was Luis Diaz’s turn to score with a header after crossing Trent Alexander-Arnold.

Liverpool managed to lock the victory in the 74th minute through the action of Sadio Mane. The Senegal national team bomber was able to overtake Rulli to pick up the ball and make the Villarreal goal net vibrate.

Villarreal vs Liverpool line-up

Coach: Unai Emery.

Coach: Jurgen Klopp.

Liga Champions
Mohamed Salah
Jurgen Klopp
Unai Emery
Sadio Mane
Match Results
Luis Diaz