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Liverpool Revives Champions League Qualification

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A big win for Liverpool at Turf Moor puts them closer to qualifying for the next season’s Champions League. This season looks like Liverpool will miss out on the champions league after a defeat to Fulham in March which leaves them eight on the table.

A late turnaround now puts them in 4th place above Leicester city. Liverpool head into the final weekend of the season fourth on goal difference and in control of their Champions League destiny.

3-0 away win against Burnley lifts their hopes of qualification. Liverpool opened the scoring in the 43rd minutes when Andrew Robertson tees up Roberto Firmino inside the box and he keeps his cool to find the bottom right corner to take the lead at halftime.

A good start to the second half sees a perfect lofted pass from Sadio Mane finds Nathanial Philips, who jumps highest and steers a close-range header straight into the top right corner. His effort was both strong and precise and will Norris had no chance of stopping that and makes it 2-0

An Amazing individual effort from Alex Oxlade chamberlain ends with a strike from inside the penalty area. He sends the ball precisely into the bottom left corner and makes it three for the reds

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“It was a semifinal,” said Klopp. “We had to win the semifinal and we did. Nothing is decided yet, but we improved our position and we have the final. That’s what we needed. It’s what we deserve because this was a top performance.”

“You can’t give any chance away against Burnley because of the way they play. “They wanted to go for our Centre-halves, but our boys did outstandingly well. We knew before the game it would be incredibly tough they had about 3,500 people not on our side. Atmosphere in football is massive.”

“I thought the boys dealt really well with that. They didn’t get distracted they tried to use it because noise is nice. We played a lot of good football stuff.”

Liverpool host crystal place in the last round of games and a win will see them book a place in the next champions league final

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