Champions League. Liverpool - FC Barcelona: Wijnaldum and Origi, one night hero

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Facing Barcelona, ​​Liverpool made one of his biggest comebacks thanks to two players we did not expect: Georginio Wijnaldum and Divock Origi. The two heroes of the evening allowed Liverpool to beat Barça (4-0), in the return semi-final of the Champions League while stars Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino were absent.

Nobody would have bet on Liverpool before the Champions League semi-final last night. Without Salah and Firmino, with three goals behind Messi's Barcelona, ​​the Reds left with a serious disadvantage. And yet they are the ones who qualified for the final after a memorable match. The collective is for many but it is especially the performances of the duo of heroes, Wijnaldum and Origi who transcended during this half at Anfield.

Having lost two-thirds of his offensive trio with the absence of Mohammed Salah and Roberto Firmino, Liverpool knew he would have to do with players unaccustomed to being on the front of the stage. But Georginio Wijnaldum and Divock Origi, each author of doubled, have been able to supply the usual regulars with perfection.

Georginio Wijnaldum was in a hurry
In just ten minutes, between 46th minute and 56th minute, Georginio Wijnaldum has tipped the fate of this meeting between the Reds and Barca. Substitute, the Liverpool midfielder stood out with an incredible double, but also with an activity of all times, symbolized by his bullet recoveries in the last minutes.

Eight minutes into the game, he scored his first goal at an Alexander-Arnold center. Then only two minutes later, he fooled the opposing goalkeeper to give his team a three-goal lead.

Divock Origi, two shots, two goals
Divock Origi has only started its second Champions League game of the season after the quarter-final return against Porto. It was him, in the 7th minute of play, that gave hope to Liverpool with a goal fox surfaces after a breakthrough Henderson. At the initiative of the remontada, he also concluded with a goal on corner mischievous Alexander Arnold. The former LOSC player had never scored in the Champions League before this semi-final return.
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