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Roma 1-2 Liverpool LIVE score and goal updates from Champions League semi-final second leg in Italian capital

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Sadio Mane and Gini Wijnaldum calmed Liverpool’s nerves with a pair of first half strikes to give the Reds a foot and a half in the Champions League final.

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Mane latched onto a Roberto Firmino through ball to smash under keeper Alisson in just the ninth minute – to give Roma a four goal up hill climb to go through.

But just six minutes later, Virgil van Dijk mopped up a low cross but only managed to punt straight into James Milner’s face before the ball dropped over the line for a comical own goal.

Dutchman Wijnaldum reestablished Jurgen Klopp’s side four goal tie advantage when he flicked on a clever header.

Liverpool are in Rome, looking to book their place in a first Champions League final in 11 years, with Real Madrid waiting in the final.

Roma : Alisson; Florenzi, Manolas, Fazio, Kolarov; Pellegrini, De Rossi, Nainggolan; Schick, Dzeko, El Shaarawy

Liverpool : Karius; Alexander-Arnold, Van Dijk, Lovren, Robertson; Wijnaldum, Henderson, Milner; Salah, Firmino, Mane.


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