Real - Liverpool: Waiting for a miracle? 1

Real - Liverpool: Waiting for a miracle? 1

Spain After losing 2-5 at home, Liverpool needs to win against defending champion Real with a difference of three goals or more in the second leg of the 1/8 round of the Champions League.

Having won the Champions League six times, Liverpool often brings a fiery spirit to the continental arena.

The 2-5 defeat in the first leg made Liverpool’s chances of progressing slim.

Colliding in the 1/8 round this season, Real once again prevailed in the first leg.

Because the away goals rule has been abandoned at this stage, Liverpool needs a victory with a three-goal difference to keep hope of progressing.

`Liverpool only has a 1% chance of progressing, but we want to try and try. We are here to play a very strong opponent, and will try to win, no matter how difficult it is. We respect the tournament.

The defeat in the first leg was the second time in history that Liverpool conceded five goals in the Champions League, after losing 1-5 to Ajax in December 1966.

Liverpool is one of four English teams, besides Arsenal, Man City, and Chelsea, to have won at Real Stadium.

Despite winning 7-0 against Man Utd on March 4, Liverpool’s momentum was not good for the match when they lost 0-1 to Bournemouth last weekend.

`The second leg is more complicated for us than for our opponents. Liverpool know they have to go all out from the first minute. But the result in the first leg can make us think. It cannot be denied that Real

Real - Liverpool: Waiting for a miracle?

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