Liverpool Win Big In Porto

FootyBiteSeptember 30, 2021

PORTO: Liverpool paid tribute to Roger Hunt with Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino each scoring twice in a 5-1 win over Porto in the Champions League.

Jurgen Klopp’s squad wore a black armband to commemorate former Liverpool striker Hunt who died at the age of 83.

Hunt was part of England’s 1966 World Cup winning squad and Liverpool’s top scorer at 244 goals.

“Roger Hunt is unmatched in the history of Liverpool FC,” said Klopp.

Three days after scoring his 100th Premier League goal in a 3-3 draw at Brentford, Egyptian striker Salah opened the scoring in the first half.

Senegal winger Sadio Mane blasted home his fourth goal of the season and Salah once again found the target after the break.

Porto, who drew with Atletico Madrid in the group stage opener, closed the gap through Mehdi Taremi.

Firmino punished Costa’s third error to blast home Liverpool’s fourth goal and completed the win with his second goal in the final minutes of the game.

“What matters is the result. It was a big win in Porto. They started well and we struggled again, but managed to overcome.

“We may not have scored the most interesting goals in the first half, but they were important goals. It was a good night for us,” said the German.