Champions League • Quarter-final
  • 2nd Half
  • FC Porto
  • Liverpool
  • van Dijk
    84'
  • BrahimiCosta
    81'
  • CoronaFernando
    78'
  • Firmino
    77'
  • RobertsonHenderson
    71'
  • Militao
    68'
  • Alexander-ArnoldGomez
    66'
  • Salah
    65'
  • 1/2 Time
  • FC Porto
  • Liverpool
  • OtavioTiquinho Soares
    45'
  • OrigiFirmino
    45'
  • 1st Half
  • FC Porto
  • Liverpool
  • Pepe
    36'
  • Mané
    32'
  • Mané
    26'
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FC Porto - Liverpool
Champions League - 17 April 2019

Champions League – Follow the Football match between FC Porto and Liverpool live with Eurosport. The match starts at 20:00 on 17 April 2019. Our live coverage lets you follow all the key moments as they happen.
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  • End of 2nd Half
90'+3

FULL TIME: Liverpool are through to the semi-finals against Barcelona after winning 4-1 on the night, 6-1 on aggregate. Mane, Salah, Firmino and van Dijk are on the scoresheet. Thanks for following the game with us..

90'+1 

From a Milner corner, Salah snatches at a volley from the edge of the box and the keeper saves.

90' 

There will be 2 added minutes.

88' 

Liverpool lead 6-1 on aggregate and scored 5 away to Porto last season.

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  • Virgil van Dijk
    GoalVirgil van DijkLiverpoolGOAL FOR LIVERPOOL! van Dijk makes it four with a header following Milner's corner which was flicked on by Mane.
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84' 

GOAL FOR LIVERPOOL! van Dijk makes it four with a header following Milner's corner which was flicked on by Mane.

83' 

Liverpool are in the hunt for more goals it seems.

  • Bruno Costa
    OffYacine BrahimiFC PortoBruno Costa is on for the hosts.
    TodayOn target1Blocked Shots1Fouls1Wide1
  • Bruno Costa
    OnBruno CostaFC Porto
81' 

Bruno Costa is on for the hosts.

80' 

Klopp's side must turn their attentions back to the title race as they face Cardiff this weekend. What an end to the season this is proving to be.

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  • Roberto Firmino
    GoalRoberto FirminoLiverpoolGOAL FOR LIVERPOOL! Henderson with a pinpoint cross for Firmino whose downward header goes past Casillas.
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77' 

GOAL FOR LIVERPOOL! Henderson with a pinpoint cross for Firmino whose downward header goes past Casillas.

76' 

Henderson is playing well in the advanced role.

74' 

Milner has moved to left-back and Henderson has gone into midfield and set up that Mane chance.

73' 

OH DEAR! Mane is put through on goal by Henderson, he rounds Casillas and puts it over the bar!

  • Jordan Henderson
    OffAndrew RobertsonLiverpoolHenderson comes on for Robertson.
    TodayFouls2Free Kicks1
  • Jordan Henderson
    OnJordan HendersonLiverpool
71' 

Henderson comes on for Robertson.

69' 

Porto need 4 more goals to progress.

  • Eder Militao
    GoalEder MilitaoFC PortoGOAL FOR PORTO! From a corner, an unmarked Militao powers home a header.
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68' 

GOAL FOR PORTO! From a corner, an unmarked Militao powers home a header.

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  • Joe Gomez
    OffTrent Alexander-ArnoldLiverpoolWonderful ball from Alexander-Arnold, who is going off for Joe Gomez.
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  • Joe Gomez
    OnJoe GomezLiverpool
66' 

Wonderful ball from Alexander-Arnold, who is going off for Joe Gomez.

  • Mohamed Salah
    GoalMohamed SalahLiverpoolGOAL FOR LIVERPOOL! The Reds break through Firmino, Alexander-Arnold slides it through to Salah to tuck it in under Casillas.
    TodayGoals1Assists1On target1Blocked Shots1
65' 

GOAL FOR LIVERPOOL! The Reds break through Firmino, Alexander-Arnold slides it through to Salah to tuck it in under Casillas.

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Indeed..

62' 

CHANCE! Porto have a free-kick on the right flank. Corona's delivery finds Felipe who runs in but his effort goes over.

60' 

Porto have had 58% possession but have lacked that clinical touch in front of goal.

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Mane's goal still separates the teams.

58' 

Fabinho has played well to support the defence. Meanwhile, Man City now lead Spurs 4-2!

56' 

Good play from Militao, it falls to Telles whose cross from the left is overhit with 5 Porto players waiting in the box.

54' 

CHANCE! Corona's pinpoint cross finds Soares whose header goes wide under pressure from Alexander-Arnold.

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52' 

The home side are running out of ideas on the flanks. Liverpool look confortable.

50' 

Salah's cross is blocked for a corner after a mistake by Danilo. Firmino flicks on the corner but Casillas gathers.

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47' 

Marego fires in a cross into the box but its over Soares' head, positive start again from the home side.

  • Tiquinho Soares
    OffOtavioFC PortoSoares is on for Porto, who need 4 goals.
  • Tiquinho Soares
    OnTiquinho SoaresFC Porto
45' 

Soares is on for Porto, who need 4 goals.

  • Roberto Firmino
    OffDivock OrigiLiverpoolKICK OFF: Liverpool get the second half underway. Firmino is on for Origi.
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  • Roberto Firmino
    OnRoberto FirminoLiverpool
45' 

KICK OFF: Liverpool get the second half underway. Firmino is on for Origi.

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  • End of 1st Half
45'+2 

HALF TIME: Liverpool lead through Mane's goal against the run of play which was given after a VAR review. The Reds lead 3-0 on aggregate.

45'+1 

Good play from Casillas to race off his line to clear when a hesitant Origi was put through on goal.

45' 

Porto appeal for handball in the box against Robertson but it was not deliberate and its play on.There will be 2 added minutes.

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42' 

Salah has switched to the centre with Mane on the right, Origi on the left. You would expect Firmino to start if Liverpool progress to the semis.

41' 

The Reds, who finished runners-up to Real Madrid last season, have won their last nine two-legged ties.

39' 

The hosts have had a bit of the stuffing taken out of them with that Mane away goal, their levels have dropped.

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  • Pepe
    Yellow cardPepeFC PortoPepe shoulder barges Origi and gets a booking, he can have few complaints.
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36' 

Pepe shoulder barges Origi and gets a booking, he can have few complaints.

35' 

Conceicao has his arms crossed and has a face like thunder on the sidelines, his side have played well but have been undone by a suckerpunch.

34' 

Skipper Milner goes down under a heavy challenge from Militao but looks to be okay.

32' 

With their first shot of the game, Liverpool lead. Porto have responded well but lack that killer touch in front of goal.

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29' 

Replays showed Mane was just onside. So Porto now need 4 goals to progress.

  • Sadio Mané
    GoalSadio ManéLiverpoolDECISION OVERTURNED, GOAL FOR LIVERPOOL! After a delay of around 2 minutes, VAR has given the goal for Mane.
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28' 

DECISION OVERTURNED, GOAL FOR LIVERPOOL! After a delay of around 2 minutes, VAR has given the goal for Mane.

26' 

DISALLOWED GOAL! Mane slides into score from Salah's low ball towards goal but the flag is raised.

26' 

Herrera is put through on goal but van Dijk is there to tackle him as he was about to shoot, great defending.

26' 

Porto have registered 13 shots on goal, 4 on target, while the visitors have had none.

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24' 

CHANCE! Porto break again through Marega, Corona's shot from close range is well blocked by Matip who stands his ground.

23' 

It's a surprise that Henderson is not in the side given his form in a more attacking role.

22' 

Alisson gets a talking to from the referee, who is an ex-policeman, for the time taken for a goal kick.

20' 

Pepe barges into a sprinting Salah in true Pepe fashion but escapes a booking.

18' 

Barcelona await the winners of this tie in the semi-finals with the first leg on 30th April.

17' 

Porto have another corner after Marega tees up Pepe whose shot takes a deflection. From the corner, Salah hacks it away.

15' 

CHANCE! Another opportunity for Marega, whose left-footed volley from the edge of the box goes wide after he evaded the attentions of van Dijk. The Dutchman and Matip exchange some words after that.

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Action from the first leg..

14' 

CHANCE! Corona dinks a cross for Marega eight yards out who was not expecting the ball to reach him and it skims off his head and goes wide.

13' 

Fast paced, direct start from the hosts but the Reds are happy to absorb the pressure.

12' 

In the other game, it is already Man City 2-2 Spurs !

11' 

Herrera's deep cross is headed behind by Robertson for a corner. The delivery is flicked on by Militao for Pepe who cannot direct his header goalwards.

9' 

Wijnaldum looked to feel his hamstring after a collision with Brahimi, but looks to be okay to continue.

8' 

Plenty of jeers whenever Salah touches the ball, possible due to his tackle on Danilo last week.

7' 

CHANCE! From Herrera's free-kick, the ball is flicked on and Marega's low shot is saved by Alisson but an off-side flag was raised.

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4' 

Origi, on his first Champions League start, looks to playing on the left against a 4-man Porto defence.

2' 

Liverpool have not lost a European game with a 2-0 lead since 1965 when they controversially lost to Inter Milan.

1' 

CLOSE! Corona cuts inside and curls a sumptious effort which skims the roof of the net from a tight ankle, what a strike that was.

  • 1st Half
20:02

KICK OFF: The hosts gets us underway in Porto..

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Jurgen Klopp told BT Sport that Firmino does not miss out due to injury but because he is "respecting the fantastic form Divock Origi is in for weeks or months already, and bringing in fresh legs".

19:55 

Five minutes until kick-off in a rainy Porto..

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19:45 

VAR will be use this evening to support the referee when making decisions concerning four match-changing situations:Goals, incidents in the penalty area, red cards and mistaken identity.

19:35 

Porto will be boosted by the return of two players from suspension, with defender Pepe and midfielder Hector Herrera available again after sitting out at Anfield.

But Liverpool have never lost a match against Porto in seven previous encounters, keeping three successive clean sheets.

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Great looking mascot..

19:25

Two of the three teams that lost their first leg by two or more goals in the last 16 of the Champions League this season managed to turn around the tie in the second leg - Manchester United knocked out Paris St-Germain and Juventus beat Atletico Madrid.

19:20 

After hearing opposite number Sergio Conceicao say they at times play as “the best team in the world”, Jurgen Klopp has told his players it is far too soon to be patting themselves on the back .

“We’re not here to celebrate our situation,” he said.

“We are here to go to the next round.

“The season is not finished in this competition. We have to fight really hard.

“Porto have won all their home games (in the Champions League) so far, we know they are really dominating in the home games.”

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19:10 

FC PORTO: Casillas, Militao, Pepe, Telles, Felipe, Brahimi, Danilo, Herrera, Corona, Otavio, Marega...Subs: Vana, Maxi, Costa, Oliver, Perreira, Soares, Andrade.

19:05 

LIVERPOOL: Alisson, Alexander-Arnold, Matip, van Dijk, Robertson, Wijnaldum, Fabinho, Milner, Salah, Mane, Origi...Subs: Mignolet, Keita, Firminho, Gomex, Henderson, Sturridge, Shaqiri.

Jurgen Klopp makes 3 changes from the side that beat Chelsea with Wijnaldum, Origi and Milner starting with Henderson, Keita and Henderson dropping to the bench.

19:00 

Hello and welcome to LIVE commentary as Liverpool face FC Porto in the second leg of the Champions League quarter-finals with a 2-0 aggregate lead in the bag. Kick off in Portugal is at 20:00 BST.