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Champions League

Liverpool 2-3 Atlético Madrid (agg: 2-4): Champions League last 16 second leg – live!

The holders went out of the Champions League despite playing brilliantly, with Atletico coming from 2-0 down in extra time to stun Anfield

LIVE Updated

Rob Smyth

Wed 11 Mar 2020 22.43 GMTFirst published on Wed 11 Mar 2020 18.15 GMT

Key events

10.32pmFull time: Liverpool 2-3 Atletico Madrid (agg: 2-4)

10.31pmGOAL! Liverpool 2-3 Atletico Madrid (Morata 120+1)

10.13pmHalf time in extra time: Liverpool 2-2 Atletico Madrid (agg: 2-3)

10.10pmGOAL! Liverpool 2-2 Atletico Madrid (agg: 2-3; Llorente 105+1)

10.01pmGOAL! Liverpool 2-1 Atletico (agg: 2-2; Llorente 97)

9.58pmGOAL! Liverpool 2-0 Atletico Madrid (Firmino 94)

9.50pmFull time: Liverpool 1-0 Atletico Madrid (agg: 1-1)

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10.43pm 22:43

“You have to give Atlético some credit,” says Juan Antonio Escudero. “Tough side. And no shenanigans.”

Yeah, they were pretty well behaved. They did so well to stay in the tie when they were being battered.

10.39pm 22:39

“Your comments today,” says K A Tsokos. “Please look up the meaning of the word ‘hybris’.”

I would do but I threw my dictionary out of the window in a huff when Morata scored.

10.38pm 22:38

Football, effing hell. Liverpool slaughtered Atletico Madrid for 95 minutes, playing with awesome relentlessness, and finally went ahead in the tie through Roberto Firmino’s goal at the start of extra time. But a desperate mistake from Adrian led to Marcos Llorente’s first goal, which put Atletico ahead on away goals, and they grabbed two more in a surreal end to the tie.

They barely had an attack in normal time. But their defensive resilience was extraordinary, because that Liverpool performance would have beaten many teams by five or six. If ever there was a team in the image of their manager…

10.32pm 22:32

Full time: Liverpool 2-3 Atletico Madrid (agg: 2-4)

That’s it! Liverpool are out of the Champions League after an extraordinary period of extra-time at Anfield.

Updated at 10.33pm GMT

10.32pm 22:32

Diego Simeone is off down the touchline, spreading his arms wide to the adoring Atletico fans. This is one of the greatest nights in their history. Morata ran onto a return pass from Llorente, surged into the area and curled a low shot past Adrian at the near post.

10.31pm 22:31

GOAL! Liverpool 2-3 Atletico Madrid (Morata 120+1)

That’s it!

 Morata scores Atletico’s third goal. Photograph: Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images

 Atletico celebrate. Photograph: Simon Stacpoole/Offside via Getty Images

Updated at 10.39pm GMT

10.30pm 22:30

120 min Two minutes.

10.29pm 22:29

119 min Alexander-Arnold brattishly shoves over Morata, who gets up and goes head to head with Alexander-Arnold. Both are booked. It’s a slightly undignified end to Liverpool’s reign as European champions, though you can understand why their collective noggin has gone.

10.28pm 22:28

118 min “Hardly matters does it?” says Des Platt. “Competition is going nowhere except possibly behind closed doors which is meaningless.”

With that kind of positive spin, you should be in politics.

10.27pm 22:27

117 min Minamino’s cross is headed up in the air by van Dijk and palmed away by Oblak, who is fouled needlessly by Milner in the process. Liverpool’s heads have gone.

 Oblak and Milner clash. Photograph: Robbie Jay Barratt – AMA/Getty Images

Updated at 10.32pm GMT

10.26pm 22:26

116 min Van Dijk is playing centre forward now. Origi wins a corner and takes it short to Milner, whose cross is nutted away by Saul.

10.26pm 22:26

115 min Mane curls well wide from 25 yards. Liverpool have been too impatient since Atletico’s first goal. For the 97 minutes before that, they were astonishingly good.

10.25pm 22:25

115 min Liverpool can’t get any momentum. The subdued atmosphere can’t help, but it’s understandable in the circumstances.

10.23pm 22:23

113 min Liverpool’s last change: Minamino for Firmino.

10.23pm 22:23

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10.22pm 22:22

113 min “It’s Wednesday, Rob,” says Niall Fogarty. “It’s Wednesday.”

It’ll be Thursday by the time this goes to penalties!

10.22pm 22:22

112 min An ill-conceived shot from Origi, on the left of the area, goes well wide of the near


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