In the Europa League Semifinals 2016 Villarreal won Liverpool with a 1 – 0 game over total goal after producing a magical night at anfield Liverpool took on Villarreal in the 2016 Europa League semifinal first leg at El Madrigal and it turned out to be a snooze fest as both teams pretty much cancel each other out for best part of first hour.
Villarreal had more possession and had couple of half chances. The game kept similar pattern in second half as both teams looked to be happy with a 0-0 draw but a late goal in injury time by Adrian Lopez ended what could have been a good result for Liverpool.
Jurgen Klopp side kept Villarreal in check for most part of the game in the first leg of Europa League semifinal this Thursday night, 28th April. Both teams set themselves up for counter attacking football which resulted in a boring 0-0 first half. However a late injury time goal by Adrian Lopez made it 1-0 for home side with pretty much the final move of the game.
We will have the match highlights from the first leg right here on this page after the game is over. So check back if you missed the live action.
Villarreal 1-0 Liverpool – Match Highlights
- 90′ 1 – 0 Adrian Lopez
Villarreal left it late to take the initiative in the Europa League semi-final, prevailing 1-0 overLiverpool thanks to Adrian Lopez’s last-minute strike.
Adrian, who scored in Atletico Madrid’s Champions League semi-final win over Chelsea in 2014, was on hand to potentially deal out further misery to a Premier League side, while Liverpool will need another inspired Anfield night next week.
Liverpool set pulses racing with a remarkable comeback and injury-time triumph over tournament favourites Borussia Dortmund in the previous round – a stark contrast to this largely cagey encounter.
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