Liverpool have dethroned Barcelona to make Champions League history after booking their place in the final to play Real Madrid following a 7-6 aggregate win against Roma on Wednesday night.
The Reds held a 5-2 aggregate lead from the first leg at Anfield and Jurgen Klopp’s men scored two first-half away goals from Sadio Mane and Wijnaldum in the second leg to take the lead to halftime 2-1 at Stadio Olypimco.
However, the Premier League outfit conceded three in the second half but held out to ensure they will face Los Blancos in the final in Kiev but Liverpool two goals in Rome took the club’s tally this season in the Champions League to 46 for the campaign.
According to Who scored tweeted the most goals in a single Champions League season.
Most goals in a Champions League season (including qualifying):
1. Liverpool (17/18) – 46 goals in 14 games
2. Barcelona (99/00) – 45 in 16 games
3. Real Madrid (13/14) – 41 in 13 games
4. Manchester United (02/03) – 37 in 16 games
5. Real Madrid (16/17) – 36 in 13 games
That means Liverpool have now overtaken Barcelona’s tally of 45 in 16 games in the 1999-2000 Champions League campaign but Real Madrid now stands in the Reds way for their sixth European Cup.