Liverpool win the WORLD cup for the first time

Roberto Firmino scored Liverpool's winner against Flamengo in the extended duration of the WORLD cup final for club teams. For the first time in its history,

Liverpool win the WORLD cup for the first time

Roberto Firmino scored Liverpool's winner against Flamengo in the extended duration of the WORLD cup final for club teams.

For the first time in its history, the English team Liverpool call themselves world champion for club teams.

Jürgen Klopps troops triumphed on Saturday in the tournament in Qatar by beating the brazilian Flamengo in the final.

After a 0-0 draw in the annual battle won Liverpool 1-0 after extra time. Eight minutes of this was settled, when Roberto Firmino put the sejrsmålet check.

Liverpool started with lightning and thunder the first five minutes of the match, but then took over Flamengo slow the game, without the brazilians, however, created the wild chances.

Liverpool had a weirdness with Flamengos Bruno Henrique, while Mohamed Salah in the other end was close to getting a possibility towards the end of the first half.

It remained without scores, and in the second half put Liverpool again out strong, and Firmino was sure that he had brought Liverpool ahead after two minutes as an ending took the inside of one bead.

Salah sought soon after unsuccessfully on a post from Trent Alexander-Arnold, but with a half hour again, the post had, however, still 0-0.

Gabriel Barbosa, who is hired in AC Milan, come also to a possibility for Flamengo, but Virgil van Dijk deflected a chance.

Salah had the ball in the net with 13 minutes again, but was judged offside and in injury time there WAS to determine whether there were penalties in a situation against Sadio Mané. It was not, said the judge.

Mané was to get a big role in the extended duration. He was sent in the depth with a long sticking, and on the edge of the field he made a cunning reversal and played Firmino completely free.

Firmino made a smart stopfinte in the field and got a few opponents on his heels, he could easily be the score to 1-0. It was also the only scoring, and so could Liverpool-jublen break loose.

Liverpool took part in the tournament due to the triumph in the Champions League in June. Despite the six trophies in Europe's finest club competition have Liverpool never won the WORLD cup.

In 2005, lost the English to brazilian in São Paulo, and in 1981, when the tournament was called the Intercontinental Cup, lost to Liverpool to Flamengo, which at the time was led by the brazilian legend Zico.

Liverpool reached in this game of the finals with a 2-1 victory over Monterrey from Mexico, while Flamengo in his semi-final beat Al-Hilal FC from Saudi Arabia 3-1.

Monterrey took third place in the tournament with a victory after the penalty shootout before the final was played.

/ritzau/

Updated Date: 21 December 2019, 21:00

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