Liverpool Rock The World With 2-1 Win Against Barcelona
Let’s not get too far ahead of ourselves yet, though. Barcelona is the type of side that could grab a win against Liverpool in the return leg at Anfield. But what a match that’ll be. If you thought the noise at the Nou Camp was deafening, just wait until you hear the Kop roar on Tuesday, March 6.
Liverpool was fortunate to play a woeful Barcelona side with Valdes and Marquez making crucial mistakes that led to the goals. That said, Liverpool was deserving of the win with a gritty display and Benitez, once again, getting his tactics correct in the Champions League. If Benitez can overcome Rijkaard in the second leg, can Liverpool go all the way to Athens for the final?
Note: It was a rare treat to hear Martin Tyler and Andy Gray commentating the match that was broadcasted on Setanta Sports. ESPN Classic, meanwhile, had Adrian Healey and Seamus Malin commentating; another quality set of commentators.