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Liverpool edge past sluggish Inter-Milan in the first leg

Liverpool went a step further to the Champions League quarterfinals with a 2-0 victory over Inter Milan at San Siro stadium in Milan.

Both teams applied pressure high up the pitch as the game began evenly.
Inter came close to taking the lead through Hakan Calhanoglu, but his close-range drive hit the crossbar after 16 minutes.

The home team started the second half on the front foot, but they were unable to capitalise on their advantage.

15 minutes from time, Liverpool seized the lead against the flow of play.
The ball was met by the head of replacement Roberto Firmino, who flicked

the ball in with a well-timed header from Andy Robertson’s corner.

The score appeared to have knocked the wind out of the home team, who quickly turned sluggish.
Liverpool increased their advantage to two goals when Eight minutes later Mohamed Salah’s deflected shot struck the back of the net.

Jurgen Klopp’s team will take a comfortable lead into the second game at Anfield in a fortnight, looking to repeat their Champions League win from the 2019 season.

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