There is a natural sense of deflation and huge disappointment for the Red Devils after they were overtaken by Real Madrid in Saturday night’s showcase event in Paris.
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Andy Robertson opened up the inner mood Liverpool back dressing room The Red Devils were defeated in the Champions League final by Real Madrid.
Vinicius Junior scored the only goal of the game, two minutes before half-time, to overtake the Spanish giants’ number 14 orderChampions League titles and ensured that an incredible season for the Reds ended in disappointment. It comes less than a week after Jurgen Klopp’s side narrowly missed out Premier League title City of Manchester.
The Red Devils lifted both the EFL Cup and FA Cup wins this campaign, with both wins coming from penalty shootouts after the previous goalless draw Chelsea. However, despite winning two titles – of course there’s going to be a lot of disappointment to miss out on more silver titles.
Robertson said of the mood inside the dressing room after the game: “The dressing room was quiet, deserted. That’s what happens when you don’t win the final.”
Liverpool had a total of 23 shots during the game, including nine on target, six on target and six saves. In contrast, the Spanish side had only one shot on target and three on target.
Speaking about the Red Devils’ missed opportunity, Robertson highlighted the performance of Madrid goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois. The former Chelsea keeper was said to be the star player of the game as he made a string of brilliant saves, including multiple attempts from Mohamed Salah and one from Sadio Mane where he hit the post. vertical in the first half.
Robertson continued: “We had our chance, facing an unbelievable goalkeeper. Honestly, we could have played better. In the second half we didn’t start well and they have mastered the game when facing experienced teams, only then will they know how to win the right to the finals”.
Speaking of what happened to Jurgen Klopp’s side, the Scotland defender added: “We were a pressing team, it worked a lot for us but we were caught and that’s it. football stuff. It’s hard to get back in the game. against a team that is very experienced, they know how to see a game.”
Liverpool failed to win their seventh Champions League title – a trophy that could equal Italian club Milan’s record in the competition. It also means that they are currently behind the successful 8 record holder Real Madridwho has lifted the fifth Champions League trophy since 2014.