Jurgan Klopp admitted that the qualification for Liverpool was lost in the first match where they lost 3-1 to Real Madrid.
The Liverpool coach stressed in his statements: "We generally had a good performance, better than the first game, but we did not lose the qualification today. We lost her in Madrid. We were aggressive, we played very well in parts of the match. We had great opportunities at the start of the match, if we had taken advantage of them, maybe the match in our favor would have been different. We did not score and that was difficult as the game progressed "and added:" We have played games at home that we should have won mainly in the Premier League but we can not score. "There are times when Salah scores with his eyes ... closed, but not this time."
Guardiola: "It's a great and incredible feeling"
Pep Guardiola is happy that his team reached the semifinals of the Champions League for the second time in its history, saying that it will celebrate it with a good wine.
Pep Guardiola will celebrate City's qualification to the Champions League semi-finals with good wine, saying that he and his players are making history.
"It's a terrible and incredible feeling. This is the second time we are going to the semifinals. Yes, there is no big story behind but there is something we are starting to 'build'. We are very happy to be in the semifinals. In the four best teams in Europe.
I am happy for the team, the whole City Organization, the management, the president, our fans, our players, everyone. Now we want to celebrate. We will celebrate with dinner with the team and the staff, we will celebrate, we will sleep well and tomorrow we will return to England. "I do not know what wine we will have but it will definitely be good wine", he said initially.
The Catalan was then asked about the event: "The event is good but it is also unfair at the same time. Tonight there was a hand with a penalty and we were out of a hand with Tottenham. It depends on the situation. But the way we played in the last 30 minutes of the first part and the second part was excellent. We showed personality, we moved the ball properly and we succeeded. We are in the semifinals of the Champions League. Things will be tough. We know".
After five years
Real Madrid did not score in a Champions League knockout match after five years, but that did not stop them from qualifying for the semi-finals.
An awesome scoring streak that Real Madrid was running stopped today. The "queen" had scored in 23 consecutive knockout games in the Champions League, however after the 0-0 at "Anfield" against Liverpool "spoiled" this series. Of course, that did not stop her from qualifying for the semifinals of the tournament.
The last time Real did not score in a knockout match was five years ago, staying at 0-0 again against Manchester City.
16 wins and qualifiers in 17 knockouts Real
Real qualified for Liverpool after the 0-0 win at Anfield and continued an amazing tradition.
The "Queen" now has 16 wins and qualifiers in the 17 knockouts she has given in the Champions League when she has won the first match with a difference of two goals or more.
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UEFA is considering repealing its away goals rule
By the end of May, UEFA will decide whether the away goals rule will apply to its competitions from the new season.
Away goals ... How many and how many times has it been heard that it is unfair to have this rule in knock-out phases, when the total score of the two games is a draw. And how many times of course we have seen a qualifier judged in favor of a team due to the away goal, while the total score is a draw!
For example, in the pair between Paris Saint-Germain and Bayern Munich, where the Bavarians were excluded due to this regulation.
This seems to be what UEFA wants to change and make football fairer, as it is considering abolishing its away goals rule in its competitions as revealed by "Equipe".
There are successive meetings, with UEFA expected to make its final decision by the end of May.
Allegri is among the candidates for Bayern Munich
Massimiliano Allegri is also among the candidates for Bayern Munich for the coach of the new season.
Hansi Flick will probably leave the Bayern Munich bench at the end of the season, heading to the German national team to replace Joachim Lev.
This means that the Bavarians are looking for a replacement, with the German media reproducing that Leipzig's Julian Nagelsmann is the first candidate for their bench. Earlier, however, the young technician denied any contact.
Now, comes the authoritative Italian journalist, Niccolo Sira, to claim that there is another name high on the list of Bayern Munich. The reason for Massimiliano Allegri, who remains free from the final of the 2018-19 season and is looking to find the right opportunity to return to the bench.
However, having in his hands proposals from Italian teams such as Roma, but also from Asian clubs that offer him many millions of euros.
Thiago Silva once again expressed his desire to stay at Chelsea.
Thiago Silva was once again a key player in the 11th team of Chelsea, which qualified for the semifinals of the Champions League, despite the 1-0 defeat suffered by Porto.
After the end of the match, the Brazilian central defender did not hide his desire to stay at "Stamford Bridge".
"I hope to continue like this. "I want to keep playing at that level and go to the 2022 World Cup. Thomas Tuchel is doing an incredible job here at Chelsea," he said.
Thiago Silva's contract expires next summer, but there is a prospect of renewal for another year, which, given the desire of the "blues", is expected to be activated.
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Interest in Boateng from Tottenham
Jerome Boateng will leave Bayern in the summer and will probably continue his career at Tottenham.
Jerome Boateng is expected to continue his career in England, as he will not stay after the end of the season in Bayern Munich.
According to the German media and specifically to "Sky Germany", the international central defender has asked his agent to find him a team to leave the Bundesliga, as he was warned by the management of the European champions that the his contract, which expires at the end of this season.
The Bavarian team has decided to transfer him, in the summer transfer period, in order to strengthen its finances, which were affected by the coronavirus pandemic. The 32-year-old Boateng has 76 appearances with the German national team.
According to the relevant report, there is already interest for Boateng from English teams, such as Tottenham, which is said to be ready to move for the international defender, but also from Italy with Milan having already contacted his agent. . This information indicates that Tottenham is close to an agreement with his manager for a two-year contract.
Inter Milan's Lautaro Martinez is reportedly being considered by Manchester United.
The season may still be in progress, but Manchester United has already started preparing the plans for the next season, with Ole Gunnar Solskier giving a list of many quality names.
Lautaro Martines is also said to be on the list. According to the English reports, the "red devils" want to fill the gap that Edison Cavani is expected to leave with the Inter striker, who is heading to Boca Juniors.
Inter, for their part, will need to make several sales next summer, as their finances are in poor shape and will have to balance them…
Valverde: "Football is essential for Uruguay"
The difficulties that Federico Valverde found in front of him, in order to reach the level he is in, were a "life lesson" for him.
Federico Valverde is one of the "chickens" of Zinedine Zidane, at Real Madrid, counting 27 participations this year. However, the path he followed to become a key member of the "merenges" was not so easy. However, as he revealed, it was something he enjoyed.
"In Uruguay, not every pitch is grass, even in the first division, so imagine a toddler playing football. It is soil and gravel. You are going to execute a corner and next to you there is an animal. "It makes you grow up, to fight harder", the 22-year-old Spaniard player initially said and continued:
"It's great to come back from a game with your face covered in dirt, hair full of mud, shoes full of stones. The most beautiful thing a child can experience is to go to the bus every weekend with his football clothes and share it with friends and relatives.
Football is essential for Uruguay. People die for their teams, they are crazy for their team. And when you are a child, the first thing that makes you is a ball. "We have such a small population (3,5 million), so the production of so many players fills us with pride."