Jurgen Klopp admitted he was relieved to see Liverpool book a Champions League semi-final showdown against Villarreal as the quadruple chasers survived a late collapse in Wednesday’s 3-3 draw against Benfica, watch all the post-match reactions here.
Catch up with all the highlights from a dramatic night of Uefa Champions League football which saw Manchester City secured the goalless draw they needed to edge out Atletico Madrid and advance to the semi-finals, while Liverpool finished the job against Benfica at Anfield.
Manchester City kept their nerve in a feisty 0-0 draw against Atletico Madrid at the Wanda Metropolitano which was enough to see them progress 1-0 on aggregate while Liverpool survived a late second-leg scare against Benfica to seal their spot in the Champions League semi-finals.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has insisted a looming FA Cup semi-final against Manchester City will have no impact on his team selection for Wednesday’s Champions League tie at home to Benfica.
Watch the highlights and reaction from an entertaining round of Uefa Champions League action as Liverpool cruised past Benfica in their quarterfinal first-leg, while Manchester City narrowly beat Atletico Madrid.
Liverpool took control of their Uefa Champions League quarterfinal tie against Benfica with a 3-1 win in Portugal while Manchester City will take a slender 1-0 lead into their second-leg against Atletico Madrid after a 1-0 win at the Etihad.
Watch as Liverpool duo Jurgen Klopp and Virgil van Dijk speak to the media ahead of their Champions League quarter-final clash against Benfica in Lisbon on Tuesday evening.
Catch up with highlights and reactions from Tuesday night’s Uefa Champions League action as Manchester United were eliminated from the competition by a dogged Atletico Madrid side, while Ajax saw their journey ended by Benfica.
Manchester United were blunted by a determined Atletico Madrid side as the Spaniards edged the Red Devils 1-0 win at Old Trafford to progress 2-1 on aggregate to the Uefa Champions League quarter-finals while Benfica knocked out Ajax.
Manchester United were spared a damaging and deserved defeat by Atletico Madrid on Wednesday as Anthony Elanga’s late goal rescued them a 1-1 draw in the first leg of the Champions League last-16.