Liverpool
No. Name
Saves 3
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 1 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 1 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 2 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 1 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 2
  • 1 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 6
  • 2 Fouls Against
  • Assist 1
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 1 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 2 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
60' 21  Lucas
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 2
  • 1 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
9 Fernando Torres  16'
Goals 1
  • Shots 3
  • 3 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 5
  • 1 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 1
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
84' 2  Andrea Dossena  85' 88'
Goals 1
  • Shots 1
  • 1 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 1 Yellow
    • 0 Red
8 Steven Gerrard  26' 28' 47'
Goals 2
  • Shots 4
  • 4 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 2
  • 2 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 1 Yellow
    • 0 Red
73' 26  Jay Spearing
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 2
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 2
  • 1 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 3
  • 1 Fouls Against
  • Assist 1
  • Offsides 3
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assist 1
  • Offsides 1
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Substitutes
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Saves 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
  • KO
    • Kickoff
  • 16
    • Fernando Torres Goal
  • 19
    • Pepe Yellow Card
  • 26
    • Steven Gerrard Yellow Card
  • 27
    • Gabriel Heinze Yellow Card
  • 28
    • Steven Gerrard Penalty - Scored
  • 43
    • Javier Mascherano Yellow Card
  • HT
    • Halftime
  • 45
    • On: Marcelo | Off: Arjen Robben
  • 47
    • Steven Gerrard Goal
  • 60
    • On: Lucas | Off: Xabi Alonso
  • 62
    • Marcelo Yellow Card
  • 64
    • On: Rafael Van der Vaart | Off: Fabio Cannavaro
  • 73
    • On: Jay Spearing | Off: Steven Gerrard
  • 77
    • On: Guti | Off: Fernando Gago
  • 84
    • On: Andrea Dossena | Off: Fernando Torres
  • 85
    • Andrea Dossena Yellow Card
  • 88
    • Andrea Dossena Goal
  • FT
    • End Regular Time
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Match Commentary

90' An easy, easy passage for Liverpool. To beat Real Madrid 4-0 under any conditions is a remarkable result. And Liverpool will take this confidence into the quarter-finals - the draw takes place on March 20. Real's biggest ever Champions League defeat
90' And that's it, full time.
90' Lucas shot is deflected over for a corner, taken short
90' Spearing trips Heinze when trying to force his way through the middle
90' Three minutes to be added on.
90' "We want five" chant the Liverpool fans.
89' Bayern 7-1 Sporting: Thomas Muller
89' Sidefooted cross from Mascherano on the right and the Italian made no mistake, just beating the glove of Casillas
89' It's official. It's a rout. Andrea Dossena with his first ever Liverpool goal
88' GOAL!
87' Dossena enters the book with a quick yellow
86' Torres is replaced now, great performance from him, and it's Dossena who comes on.
85' Corner to Real. It comes to Higuain and he puts it in but is just offside
84' Drogba. Juve 2-2 Chelsea: Game over
83' Another superb save from Casillas as Torres tries to find the top corner. What would the score have been without him
82' Bayern 6-1 Sporting: Klose with a penalty
81' Panathinaikos 1-2 Villarreal: That must be over with the second away goal for the Spanish side
80' Another cross from Ramos again finds Raul, but his cushioned header goes over
79' Liverpool don't seem interested in attacking now, happy to soak up Real pressure
78' Cross by Ramos on the right, and Skrtel is there to head away
77' Gago is replaced by Guti
77' Got 'im! Another wicket for England against the West Indies. They now need two wickets in 3.2 overs. cricinfo.com
76' Free-kick to Real. Van der Vaart claims, Reina comes to claim but it goes out. Reina gets a knock to the side and looks a little pained
75' Juve 2-1 Chelsea. Penalty to Ranieri's team and it's going to be hairy there now. Don't leave me!
74' Rafa decides to preserve Gerrard for Man United on Saturday. He is replaced by young player Jay Spearing
73' Bayern 5-1 Sporting. Van Bommell this time
73' Foul by Lucas on Marcelo
72' Sneijder mishits a shot again and it does easily wide
71' Corner to Real, taken by Sneijder on the left - header away
70' Chiellini off for Juve against Chelsea. Juve still need two goals - surely no chance now
69' Diarra geta a knock on his ankle, but looks like he'll be okay
68' Raul tries to spin inside two defenders but overruns it.
67' Sneijder takes... and finds row Z
66' Skrtel is penalised for going in with studs with Van der Vaart on the floor. Raul had got through on goal too. But a free-kick it is in the D
65' Corner to Real as Carragher heads a long ball behind, it's cleared away at the near post
64' A second change for Real with Cannavaro off and Rafael van der Vaart on, an attacking change
63' You have to give Real credit, they are still trying to play despite the helpless situation
62' Marcelo enters the book for a foul on Mascherano
61' Corner to Liverpool. It's taken short and when Mascherano feeds Torres the Spaniard is offside.
60' Change for Liverpool now with Lucas on for Alonso
60' Arbeloa fells Heinze, free-kick
59' Shot from Sneijder, he scuffs it and Reina watches it trickle wide
58' Cross from Ramos gets deflected and luckily for Reina it goes into his arms
57' Mantzios scores for Panathinaikos. 1-1 with Villarreal and that game's heading for penalties right now
56' Raul almost gets on the end of a ball from the left. The Real fans want a penalty for a tug back but the player himself isn't complaining
55' First time sidefooted effort from Gago goes inches wide with Reina rooted
54' Another sublime move. Pepe gives it away to Alonso and some neat passing play results in a Gerrard drive which again Casillas does well to save
53' Real made a change at the break - the ineffectual Robben off and Marcelo on. Didn't do much good though
52' The Anfield fans really are crowing now, a great atmosphere
51' Good cross from Ramos and he finds Raul, who somehow puts it over with the goal at his mercy. Nothing's going right
50' Panathinaikos 0-1 Villarreal: Ibagaza. 1-2 on aggregate
50' Got 'im! England get another West Indies wicket. Three wickets needed, 9.2 overs left. cricinfo.com for commentary
49' Real Madrid are ragged now, passing the ball out of play
48' What a strike from the skipper. Simply unstoppable and if there was doubt before, there ain't now
47' Babel gets down the left to the byline, cuts it into the centre of the area and Gerrard scores!
47' GOAL!
46' Liverpool get the second half started
45' Bu for Casillas this would already be a rout. It's not that yet, but surely the tie is over
45' Heinze and the real players continue to complain to the ref about the penalty, but in truth Liverpool deserve to be two up
45' And that's half-time
45' Snap shot from Raul, dragged horribly wide.
45' Juve 1-1 Chelsea. Essien. Juve need to score two more goals now.
45' Two minutes to be added
45' That yellow for Mascherano means he will miss the first leg of the quarter-finals
45' Corner to Liverpool. Aurelio takes, Casillas punches away
44' Bayern Munich 4-1 Sporting Libson. Thrashing.
44' Foul by Alonso. Mascherano boots the ball away in frustration and gets a yellow card. In typical style he continues to bark at the referee and risked another yellow.
43' Heinze gets down the line and pulls it back from Sneijder. His powerful hit is straight at Reina and he takes it at the second attempt
42' What can Juande Ramos do to turn this around? He'll shock Spurs fans if he manages it
41' Babel finds Kuyt in acres of space on the right, Torres pulls back for the pass but Kuyt hits a woeful shot well wide. What a waste
40' Torres leans into Cannavaro, free-kick again
39' Free-kick on the left, Aurelio takes but it's an easy catch for Casillas
38' Pepe takes out Babel now, walking a red card tightrope
37' Cross from Ramos, header from Raul into the arms of Reina.
36' Raul tugs back Carragher on the edge of the box - free-kick
35' You have to worry that Rafa really will sit back in the second half. Then it could be painful
34' Bayern Munich 2-0 up against Sporting, 7-0 on aggregate. Podolski again
33' Francis Jeffers - remember him? He's just scored a goal for Sheffield Wednesday. Wonders will never cease
32' Real are trying to find a way back into the game, surely there is no hope
31' Wonderful smash from Sneijder from a long-range free-kick and Reina throws himself to his right to push it away. What a hit from the Dutchman!
30' There can't be any way back from Real Madrid now. The penalty was a shocker of a decision but Liverpool were not going to complain. The quarter finals beckon
29' No mistake from the Liverpool skipper. He's sent Casillas the wrong way and powered it home. Goodnight Charlie.
28' GOAL!!!
28' Gerrard...
28' Long ball into the box, it hit the Liverpool man and then onto the shoulder of Henize. The linesman has given a penalty and it's very, very cheap
27' Penalty to Liverpool!
26' Awful challenge from Ramos, bringing down Ramos on the wing. Clear yellow card
25' ...another stop from Casillas as the stretching Gerrard somehow gets great power on the volley
24' Torres slips but gets back to his feet and does Ramos completely. He overhits the cross but Gerrard still gets there...
23' Aurelio takes and finds Skrtel - he makes good contact and another decent save from Casillas
22' Gerrard is blocked off by Cannavaro - free-kick over on the right flank
21' Torres has been superb so far, a different player to what we've seen most of this season
20' Goal in Turin for Juventus - they've levelled the tie against Chelsea
19' Yellow card for Pepe for complaining too much to the ref
18' 10 goals for Torres now this season - and Liverpool's first in the first half at Anfield since December 26
17' Will this knock the stuffing out of Real? You can only think it will bolster Liverpool after an impressive start
16' Cannavaro gets it all wrong and slips with both Torres and Kuyt breathing down his neck. Kuyt gets to the ball and pulls it back for Torres to tap home. Simple, simple, simple.
16' Real at sixes and sevens, nowhere to hide and left appealing for a foul. It's Torres with the goal for Liverpool
16' GOAL!!!
15' Got 'im! Another wicket for England over at Cricinfo!
14' Pepe takes Torres from behind and the Portuguese defender gets a warning from the ref
13' The game has calmed down considerably. Real finding their feet
12' Excitment across the desks too for the ESPN Cricinfo team as England go for victory against the West Indies. Plenty of oohs and ahhhs from our colleagues at cricinfo.com
11' Babel fouls Pepe now, no need to do that and more time for Real to regroup
10' Foul by Mascherano on Gago. Free-kick to Real
9' Free-kick for Real, taken from the right and curved in. Ramos wins the header but gets no direction on it. A rare foray
9' Goal in Germany.... Bayern already have a sixth for the tie against Sporting through Podolski
8' Alonso taps it to Gerrard, but his hit curls low into the arms of the goalkeeper.
8' Gerrard is caught late by Pepe inside the D and it's a danergous position. Looked harsh.
7' A stunning start from Liverpool. Those who thought they would sit in their own half are, so far, wrong.
6' Another corner and Real Madrid look in disarray before the referee's whistle gives them a breather
5' ...brilliant hit by Mascherano which was dipping under the bar until Casillas produced a fine save to tip it over
5' The corner is taken from the left, it's headed clear but only as far as Mascherano...
4' ...Casillas someone keeps it out with an outstretched foot and it goes behind for a corner. Torres should have scored though, he had clear space in on goal
4' Great drive from Gerrard, he feeds it in to Torres who produces a wonderous turn to get in on goal...
3' Liverpool really starting out well. Babel cuts inside to shoot from 25 yards but it hits a defender and loops up for Casillas
2' Fernando Torres shows good pace and wins a corner, which is headed away by Heinze
2' Will Liverpool attack or be cautious? We know what Rafa usual does.
2' A great atmosphere at Anfield, as it always in at Anfield on a European night
1' And it's Real to kick off!
- Real make one change with midfielder Wesley Sneijder replacing Marcelo.
- Right-back Alvaro Arbeloa also returns after a hamstring injury forced him to miss the Premier League victory over Sunderland a week ago. Goalscorer in Madrid Yossi Benayoun (hamstring) and winger Albert Riera (suspended) are both missing with Steven Gerrard and Ryan Babel the two changes from the first leg.
- Striker Fernando Torres passed a fitness test on his injured ankle and takes his place in Liverpool's starting line-up.
- Join us at 1945 UK to see if Real get their revenge on Rafa Benitez and Liverpool.

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