“Liverpool gave everyone faith in the first 15 minutes. But Real Madrid showed Liverpool the harsh reality.”
The British ‘Sky Sports’ announced on the 22nd (Korean time), “The results of the Liverpool and Real Madrid match means that Liverpool’s success is built on sand. On the contrary, Real has proven that they are the true kings of the UEFA Champions League.”
Liverpool lost 2-5 to Real Madrid in the first leg of the round of 16 of the UEFA Champions League in the 2022-2023 season held at Anfield in Liverpool, England on the morning of the 22nd.
Liverpool took the win with consecutive goals from Darwin Núñez and Mohamed Salah in the 4th and 14th minutes of the first half. However, in the 21st and 36th minutes of the first half, Vinicius Jr., in the 2nd minute of the second half, Eder Militang, and in the 10th and 22nd minute of the second half, Karim Benzema conceded consecutively, and collapsed powerlessly.
It’s not just a problem seen in the Champions League. Liverpool, who finished runners-up in the Premier League last season, are struggling this season. It remains in 8th place in the league (35 points) and has won only 6 games in the last 12 official matches played. In particular, they lost 0-3 to Wolverhampton Wanderers on the 5th and faced Brighton & Hove Albion twice in January and lost both (1-2. 0-3).
Sky Sports said, “Liverpool gave everyone faith in the first 15 minutes. Real was literally overwhelmed by Liverpool. But Real’s faith did not waver. Real showed the harsh reality that Liverpool’s revival was just a fantasy.” did. 슬롯사이트
Liverpool, one of the most prestigious clubs in England, went through a dark period in the early 2010s. They finished 7th in the 2009–10 season, 6th in the 2010–11 season and 8th in the 2011–12 season. It was runner-up in the 2013-14 season, but slipped back to 6th place in the 2014-15 season.
Manager Jurgen Klopp, who took charge of Liverpool in 2015, succeeded in rebuilding the team. Liverpool ranked 4th in the league in the 2016-17 season, and from the 2018-19 season, the competition to win the league began in earnest.
But now, 7 years later, the power is running out again. Sky Sports: “Liverpool legend Jamie Carragher concluded at the end of the match that ‘It’s too easy to play against Liverpool’. Klopp tries to build on the positivity and get back on his feet, but he can’t if he can’t address his weaknesses.” told
“Liverpool have lost the ‘consistency’ that was once their strong point. It is long gone.”