Liverpool dominates Union SG and wins the Europa League

Liverpool dominates Union SG and wins the Europa League

This Thursday, the 5th, Liverpool hosted Union SG, in a match valid for the group stage of the Europa League, and the Reds won 2-0

This Thursday, the 5th, the Liverpool received the Union SGin a match valid for the second round of the group stage of Europa League. The Reds opened the scoring in the first half, counting on a mistake from the opposing goalkeeper and extended their advantage in stoppage time, winning 2-0.

The game started with clear dominance from Liverpool, who spent much more time on the ball than their Belgian opponents. Thus, while the visitors had exchanged just 20 passes, the English already had around 100 successful touches. However, even with this superiority in the pace of the game, the Reds were not finding the way to the goal.

At 16′, after a great play worked with speed, Salah it found Darwin Nuñez in the penalty area, but the Uruguayan didn’t finish as he wanted and saw the ball go out. Until, in the 43rd minute, Liverpool broke the tie in an unlikely move. After completion of Alexander Arnoldthe opposing goalkeeper failed and gave the ball away to Gravenberch, who just pushed it into the goal. Interval! 1 to 0.

On the way back to the second stage, Union SG tried to be more offensive, but the task was very complicated. However, due to a mistake by the opponent, the visitors almost managed to equalize the score. After a corner kick, AlissonBrazilian goalkeeper, made the wrong move and gave the Belgians a chance, but his defense managed to correct his mistake.

Despite their dominance, the game was not so easy for Liverpool (Credit: Getty Images)

In the final stretch of the match, Union SG tried to attack to seek a draw, which was very unlikely. On the other hand, Liverpool tried to finish and extend the advantage, but wasted clear chances, with the ball hitting Luís Diaz’s post. Until, in stoppage time, Diogo Jota scored the second. End of the game! 2 to 0.

Source: sportbuzz

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