Kupokat Inter Milan at home against Liverpool in the round of 16 of the UEFA Champions League. They lost the match on Wednesday night (February 17) 2-0.
Roberto Firmino gave the team the lead in the 65th minute of the match at San Siro, the home ground of Inter. After 6 minutes, Mohamed Salah doubled the joy of the team and scored the goal.
Liverpool were in the lead from the start of the match at Inter. Despite falling behind in the occupation, Inter Milan took the opportunity to attack. In the 16th minute of the match, the hosts could have gone ahead if Lautaro Martinez’s ball had not hit the goal post. Liverpool took 8 shots in the first 30 minutes of the match from the front of the opponent. However, he could not aim at any of them. However, the defense of Inter seems to have become the Great Wall of China today.
They did not give Mohamed Salah a chance to attack. In contrast, the two shots taken by Inter were out of target. In the first half, neither team was able to take advantage of the counter-attack. As a result, they have to go to the break with a goalless draw. After the break, coach Jর্গrgen Klopp replaced Roberto Firmino.
Laotaro did not find the goal in the 52nd minute of the match. The Argentine forward could not head properly even though Andrea’s gently fired shot was found in the empty space. In the 60th minute of the match, the ball was seen in the first net. However, the shot taken from the empty space of the day was offside. Luis Diaz wasted an easy chance to score in the 62nd minute of the match. Despite Arnold’s pass being in the penalty area, Diaz could not beat the Inter goalkeeper. Diaz got the ball back in the 7th minute and flew out of the post.
Liverpool scored the desired goal in the 75th minute of the match. Roberto Firmino took the lead after one failure after another. The Brazilian was caught in the net with the help of Robertson’s shot head from the corner. Handanovich did not reach the ball by jumping. Liverpool aimed the first ball with 12 shots, and that matched the success. Mohamed Salah doubled Anand in the 63rd minute of the match. The shot from the corner went to Virgil von Dyke’s weak header to the Egyptian striker who was unprotected in the D-box.
They left the field with a 2-0 victory. The two teams will face each other in the second leg on March 6 at Liverpool’s Anfield.