A hard 1-0 victory over Ajax Amstedam at Anfield helped Liverpool enter the 1/8 Champions League round this season early.
However, the “Merseyside Red Brigade” has received the unhappy news when their list of sick soldiers was extended after a pillar had just met a deadline.
Liverpool just had a close 1-0 victory over Ajax Amsterdam at Anfield’s home ground in the 5th match of Group D Champions League (Cup) this year thanks to the easy close-up shot of young midfielder Curtis Jones in the 58th minute.
With that result, “The Kop” soon entered his name in the eighth round before a match. Even Liverpool have definitely continued with the first place in Group D when they are 4 points ahead of the second ranked team, Atalanta. The last match at Anfield has seen many young Liverpool stars go down in history.
Central midfielder Curtis Jones became the third youngest Liverpool player to score in the Champions League, behind striker David N’Gog (19 years old 252 days) and right-back Trent Alexander-Arnold (19 years and 10 days).
Meanwhile, Neco Williams with assists for Curtis Jones to score is the first time in history, two teenage players of “The Kop” combine to create a goal in the prestigious arena. club level in Europe.
Caoimhin Kelleher, who played in the last match against Ajax, is the 11th goalkeeper in Liverpool history to play in the Champions League (since the European Cup changed to this name and the new format in 1992). However, the 22-year-old “Sao Mai” of the Republic of Ireland is the second goalkeeper in the history of the “Merseyside Red Brigade” to keep a clean sheet on his Champions League debut, after Chris Kirkland’s case when he played Galatasaray. 2002 year.
Before Liverpool’s match with Ajax, Liverpool’s No. 1 goalkeeper, Alisson Becker had a hamstring injury. Before that, when Alisson did not play, Adrian was trusted. In an important match in the Champions League like when they received Ajax at Anfield, coach Jurgen Klopp deceived former West Ham star to give the player the opportunity to be born in 1998, surprised many fans.
Caoimhin Kelleher returned the faith of his mentor with an impressive performance, making a total of 4 saves. The very good performance of the 22-year-old goalkeeper helped Liverpool win 1-0, officially entering the knockout round in the Champions League this season.
With a possible 2-week absence, Alisson will miss 3 matches when Liverpool clash with Wolverhampton, Midtjylland and Fulham on December 7, 10 and 13. The Brazilian star goalkeeper can return to start for “The Kop” against Tottenham Hotspur at 3am to 17/12 (Vietnam time) in round 13 of the Premier League.
Alisson is the latest name to join Liverpool’s injury list. Virgil van Dijk and Joe Gomez are long-term absentees from the port city side. Meanwhile, Alexander-Arnold, Thiago Alcantara, Naby Keita and Xherdan Shaqiri are all absent due to minor injuries.
Alisson is not the only Liverpool player to be injured while playing Brighton. Midfielder James Milner also suffered a hamstring injury in the match last weekend. In the match with Ajax, Robertson had to struggle to play after having a first leg twitch. If unfortunately, “The Kop” could completely lose the Scottish player because of an ankle injury.