Liverpool silences Villarreal 2-0 in the first leg of the 2021-2022 Champions League semifinal, Jurgen Klopp is in line with this legendary coach
Liverpool coach Jurgen Klopp has just led his team to a 2-0 win over Villarreal in the first leg of the 2021-2022 Champions League semifinal, on Thursday (28/4/2022) early this morning. These results make the team nicknamed Jurgen Klopp carve a slick achievement.
The two winning goals for the team nicknamed the Reds were scored by Pervis Estupinan (53′) and Sadio Mane (55′) own goals. This result is very good for Liverpool.
The reason is, the Reds have set one foot in the 2021-2022 Champions League final. The victory also made the best achievement for Liverpool and Jurgen Klopp.
Launching from Twitter @OptaJoe, Liverpool have won nine Champions League wins this season. The score is the highest number of wins achieved by the Reds in a single season (excluding qualifying).
Not only that, the victory over Villarreal also made Jurgen Klopp record another sweet record. According to @OptaJoe’s report, Jurgen Klopp has swept all four Champions League semi-finals, when his team played at home, with a 100% win ratio in the semifinals.
This made the German tactician equal two legendary coaches’ records, namely Marcello Lippi and Ottmar Hitzfeld. It must be admitted that Liverpool’s performance this season has been very good.
How not, now they have an open opportunity to win four trophies in a season or quadruple. However, Liverpool still have to face the second leg.
According to the schedule, the second leg of the 2021-2022 Champions League semifinal will be held at the Estadio de la Ceramica, on Wednesday 4 May 2022. It will be interesting to see if Liverpool can lock up tickets to the Champions League final this season.