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Liverpool destroys Barcelona 4-0 to qualify for UEFA Champions League final

Belgian striker, Divock Origi was the unlikely hero as Liverpool pulled off the greatest semi-final comeback in Champions League history with a 4-0 second-leg victory to complete a stunning 4-3 aggregate triumph against Barcelona.  

Before the game, the odds were stacked heavily against Liverpool after both Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino were ruled out with injury following a 3-0 first-leg defeat last week in Spain.

Divock Origi however gave Liverpool hope with a seventh-minute goal at Anfield before Georginio Wijnaldum scored two quick second-half goals to level the tie, setting the stage for the Belgian to strike the decisive goal 11 minutes from time.

Liverpool decimate Barcelona 4-0 to qualify for UEFA Champions League final

Despite the despondency of losing Salah and Firmino, Jurgen Klopp’s men never lost faith and were accompanied by a typically raucous Anfield atmosphere on a European night.

With this stunning victory, Liverpool will face Ajax or Tottenham in the final in Madrid on June 1.

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