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Liverpool look to Nunez to fill Mane Void

Having lost the productive striker Sadio Mane to Bayern Munich, Liverpool have been scouring the world’s top leagues for an effective replacement. The man charged with covering for the departing Senegalese forward is Benfica’s Darwin Nunez but have the Reds made the right choice? It had been rumoured that manager Jurgen Klopp had been scouting his former player Robert Lewandowski. The two had previously been together at Borussia Dortmund but the Polish international chose to switch to Barcelona instead. Lewandowski was a more proven and prolific striker so, can the more inexperienced Nunez fill the gap? Darwin’s Evolution Darwin Nunez joins …

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Liverpool drew 3:3 with Benfica and advanced to the semi-finals of the Champions League

The hosts opened the scoring in the game — defender Ibrahim Konate scored in the 21st minute. Konstantinos Tsimikas found Konate at the goalie’s line with a corner kick, and he sent the ball under the right post with his head in a jump. Konate also scored a goal in the first match. Then the guests equalized the score in the game — Gonzalo Ramos scored in the 32nd minute. Nicolas Otamendi from the centre of the field made a pass to the left. Diogo Goncalves shifted from the flank to the penalty area, and in the fight with James …

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Liverpool confidently beat Benfica in the first match of the 1/4 final of the Champions League

In the first match of the 1/4 finals of the UEFA Champions League, Benfica hosted Liverpool. The meeting was held at the Da Luz Stadium in Lisbon (Portugal) and ended with a 3:1 victory for the guests. Liverpool defender Ibrahima Konate opened the scoring in the 17th minute of the match. Merseyside player Andrew Robertson made a pitch from the corner of the field to the centre of the Lisbon penalty area, after which Konate sent the ball into the goal with his head. In the 34th minute, Liverpool striker Sadio Mane consolidated the visitors’ advantage in the score. The …

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Benfica minimally beat Ajax and reached the 1/4 finals of the Champions League

On March 16, the second leg of the 1/8 final of the UEFA Champions League of the 2021/2022 season was held between Ajax and Benfica. The game was held at the Johan Kruiff Arena in Amsterdam (Netherlands). The confrontation ended with a 1:0 in favour of Benfica. The Portuguese opened the scoring in the game in the 77th minute. Darwin Nunez distinguished himself. Grimaldo executed a free-kick, the ball fell to Nunez, who, with his head in a jump from the goalie’s line, hammered the ball under the crossbar. It was Benfica’s first shot on target for the match. In its …

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