Liverpool 1-0 Flamengo (AET): Firmino kills the game again to hand Reds 1ST CWC

Roberto Firmino’s back-to-back goals in two consecutive games help Liverpool to lift their FIRST ever Club World Cup after beating Flamengo 1-0 in Qatar.

This player, unfortunately, has had enough major injuries to span two careers and having battled back from horrific knee ligament damage earlier this year, the last thing anyone wants to consider is another prolonged spell on the sidelines.

2019 Club World Cup

Firmino (99′)

Match Events

CHANCE! Firmino’s shot wide out

CLOSE! Alexander-Arnold’s long shot inches wide

OFF THE POST! Firmino nearly scores for Liverpool

Alisson makes brilliant save

NICE TRY! Barbosa’s overhead kick saved by Alisson

Injured Oxlade-Chamberlain replaced by Lallana

‘ NICE TRY! Henderson’s long shot denied by Diego Alves

VAR confirms there is no penalty for Mane taken down

GOAL! Liverpool 1-0 Flamengo (Firmino)

THE DEADLOCK IS BROKEN! Firmino keeps a cool head as he cuts back inside to get away from Caio and fire the ball into the empty net and away from the sliding in Rafinha.

Salah’s powerful strike stopped by Diego Alves

Line-ups

Liverpool XI: Henderson, Alisson, Firmino, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Salah, Van Dijk, Mane, Robertson, Joe Gomez, Naby Keita, Alexander-Arnold

Subs: Milner, Wijnaldum, Lallana, Lonergan, Adrian, Shaqiri, Origi, Van den Berg, Curtis Jones, N. Williams, Hoever, Elliott

Flamengo XI: Rafinha, Filipe , Diego Alves, Éverton Ribeiro, Pablo Marí, Rodrigo Caio, Willian Arão, G. De Arrascaeta, Gabriel Barbosa, Gerson, Bruno Henrique

Subs: Diego, Rhodolfo, O. Berrío, R. Piris Da Motta, Vitinho, Rodinei, César, Renê, Gabriel Batista, Lincoln, Thuler, Reinier

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