Liverpool break through the Nottingham trap further

 



Liverpool reached a normal meeting with Manchester City in the FA Cup semi-finals, beating hosts Nottingham Forest 1-0 on Sunday night towards the end of the quarter-finals.

Diogo Jota scored the game's only goal in the 78th minute.

Liverpool were absent from the rally, a gathering of central members, Trent Alexander-Arnold, Andy Robertson, Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane.

In the standard 4-3-3 approach to the game, Liverpool mentor Jurgen Klopp depended on the pair, Virgil van Dijk and Ibrahima Konate, somewhere at the back, with help from full-backs Joe Gomez and Costas Tsimikas.

Fabino took on the role of middle player, while Naby Keita and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain moved ahead of him, behind the trio after Harvey Elliott, Diogo Jota and Roberto Firmino.

Liverpool delayed until the seventh moment to frame the risk, when Gomez progressed down the right side and passed the ball to Oxlade Chamberlain, who fired from the edges of the penalty box at the feet of protector Figueiredo.

Jota stormed into Nottingham's penalty box in the eleventh moment, before he was ready to shoot, but the protector abruptly came in front of him to deny him a shot, and after three minutes Tsimikas got a shot. pass back from Firmino, before unloading a little. above the crossbar.

Chamberlain made a specialist attempt, before switching to Keita, who managed to shoot from a suitable position, before protector Spence stopped him from doing so as soon as possible.

Indeed, Tsimikas fired a shot that disappeared from the home side's goal in the 29th minute, and the excessive minutes of the main half passed, with no real opportunities for either group's goals.

Horvath got a blurry shot from Jota in the 54th minute, and Chamberlain took a corner kick, Van Dyck winked at Jota, but Horvath was perfectly positioned in the 58th minute.

Liverpool made 4 substitutions in an instant, in which Thiago Alcantara, Jordan Henderson, Takumi Minamino and Luis Diaz came on for Fabinho, Keita, Elliot and Chamberlain.

The host group missed a risky open door in the 76th minute, when Nottingham Johnson full-back passed Tsimikas, before sending a ball in the six-yard area, followed by Zinkernagel near the far post.

Liverpool finally figured out how to open the scoring in the 78th minute, when Tsimikas lifted a ball towards the far post, trailed by Jota from a short distance into the net.

The Nottingham players called for an extra shot in the 86th minute, after goalkeeper Alison Becker appeared to have deterred striker Yates, but the referee asked to play on following the use of video technology .


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