Luis Díaz returns to Portugal to haunt Benfica and seal Liverpool’s first-leg win

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Jürgen Klopp claimed the tie was not over but his public exercise in maintaining Liverpool’s focus held little consolation for Benfica. “They fought for their lives after we opened the door for them,” the Liverpool manager accurately said. He omitted the part about Luis Díaz closing it on them again.

For 25 second-half minutes Liverpool were besieged and unnerved in Lisbon. Unexpectedly so. “It is an away game in the Champions League quarter-final,” said Klopp. “If the game was easy, there would be something wrong with the competition.”

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Written by Andy Hunter at Estádio da Luz
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/football/2022/apr/05/benfica-liverpool-champions-league-quarter-final-first-leg-match-report under the title “Luis Díaz returns to Portugal to haunt Benfica and seal Liverpool’s first-leg win”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.