The 2nd leg seemed like a formality after the Reds ran riot in Portugal to go into the game with the advantage of 5 away goals. Sadio Mane hit the post in the first half and for the visitors, Majeed Waris came close to scoring the opener but Loris Karius managed to save his low shot. Substitute Ragnar Klavan made a goal saving block towards the end of the game.
Adam Lallana started in the competition for the first time this season. Liverpool enter the quarter-final of the Champions League for the first time since 2008-09.
Defending champions Real Madrid ousted Ligue 1 heavyweights PSG with a 2-1 win that gave them a 5-2 aggregate victory over two legs.
Cristiano Ronaldo’s 2nd-half header & Marco Verrati’s 2nd yellow for dissent seemingly put the tie out of reach for PSG before Edinson Cavani gave them a glimmer of hope with a goal in the 74th minute. However, a deflected strike from Casemiro with ten minutes left in the match slammed the door on Unai Emery’s men.
PSG have fallen at the last-16 stage in each of the last two Champions League campaigns while Madrid have progressed for the 8th consecutive time.