Liverpool stun Barcelona to reach final with 4-0 comeback win

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Liverpool stun Barcelona to reach final with 4-0 comeback win

Liverpool created one of the best rebounds in Champions League history to beat Barcelona 4-0 on Tuesday, upsetting a three-goal first-leg shortfall and progressing to the last with a 4-3 total triumph. 

Liverpool will play the champ of Wednesday's other semi-last between Ajax Amsterdam and Tottenham Hotspur with the Dutch side driving 1-0 from the primary leg in London. 

Liverpool, without harmed strikers Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino, took a seventh-minute lead when a poor headed freedom from Jordi Alba fell at the feet of Jordan Henderson, who burst goalwards. 

His low shot was parried out by Barca attendant Marc-Andre ter Stegen yet straight to Divock Origi who opened home. 

The amusement took a striking turn following the presentation of Liverpool midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum at the break. 

The Dutchman drove home a low cross from Trent Alexander-Arnold, which Barca guardian Ter Stegen ought to have spared, to make it 2-0. 

Minutes after the fact Wijnaldum rose to meet a Xherdan Shaqiri cross with an incredible header to make it 3-3 on total. 

Liverpool at that point got an unprecedented fourth goal with an immediately taken corner from Alexander-Arnold, getting the Barca protection snoozing with a low ball that was turned in at the close post by Origi.