Jurgen Klopp’s reaction to Liverpool’s fifth goal sums up their emphatic performance


Jurgen Klopp's reaction to the fifth goal sums up Liverpool's epic night
Jurgen Klopp enjoyed quite the night on the touchline at the Estadio do Dragao (Picture: Getty)

Liverpool ran riot in the Champions League on Wednesday night as they put five goals past Porto without reply at the Estadio do Dragao.

The Reds all but booked their place in the quarter-finals of the of the competition with a 5-0 away from home, as goals from Mohamed Salah, Roberto Firmino and a Sadio Mane hat-trick blew the hosts away.

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Klopp was his usual exuberant self on the touchline with his reaction to Mane’s fifth goal perfectly encapsulating a memorable European night for Liverpool supporters.

The win came in Liverpool’s first Champions League knockout in nine years, the last being the second leg loss to Chelsea in the quarter-finals of the competition in 2009.

The Reds marked it in some style with the 5-0 win setting a new record as the biggest winning margin for an English side in the competition in a knockout tie away from home, breaking Manchester City’s record which was set only 24 hours ago in their 5-1 win over Basel.

While Liverpool’s tally of 28 goals throughout the Champions League campaign so far is higher than any other side in the tournament.

The result was also Porto’s heaviest ever home European defeat and the first time they have conceded more than three goals in a home European match.

Having been knocked out of the FA Cup at the fourth-round stage, Liverpool will use their weekend off to travel to Marbella for a four-day training camp.

The Reds return to action in the Premier League against West Ham on February 24.

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