Liverpool have beaten Villarreal twice and set foot in the Champions League final

London: Liverpool led England in advantage in the Champions League final, after winning a precious 2-0 over his Spanish host, Villarreal, today, Wednesday, in the first leg of the semi-finals of the competition. The two teams failed to find the net in the first half, which ended 0-0. In the second half, Liverpool advanced with a goal that came through friendly fire, after Ecuadorian Villarreal player Pervis Estupinan scored an own goal in the 53rd minute, before Senegalese Sadio Mane added the second goal for the team red at 55 ‘. With that result, it is enough for Liverpool to lose by just one goal in the match return, which will be played at Villarreal next Tuesday, to qualify for the final of the tournament in which he has crowned 6 times, the last of which was in 2019. Villarreal, on the other hand, must beat the English rival by at least 3 goals if they are to continue their adventure in the competition, which dreams of winning for the first time in its history . In case in which the return ends with Villarreal winning by two goals, the two teams will use an additional half hour in equally in two halves, and if the same goal difference persists, the two teams will take penalties. Interestingly, the winner of that confrontation will meet in the final match, which will be held at the (Stade de France) in the Saint-Denis suburb of the French capital Paris, next month, with the winner of the other semi-final match between Manchester City. and Real Madrid of Spain. The first leg match that took place yesterday between the two teams, on Tuesday, at the stadium (Al Ittihad) in England led to Manchester City’s 4-3 victory over Real Madrid. (Dpa)