Supporting Liverpool is seriously bad for your health. A tie the reds could have finished before half time went the distance thanks to a combination of the woodwork, a touch of brilliant Barcelona goalkeeping and some nervy shooting.
When the draw was made, football ‘experts’ around Europe predicted the end of Liverpool’s European campaign.
These experts – always forgetting one minor detail.
We are Liverpool.
Barcelona insisted that they were happy they drew us – they preferred us – here’s the link to that story back in December last year.
Isn’t football great? Enjoy the post-match celebrations.
The draw for the Quarter Finals is Friday.
Liverpool 0-1 Barcelona (2-2 on aggregate – Liverpool win on away goals) – Match Report here