Champions semifinals: an intense Brazilian duel

These two players from Brazil will be the stars of the semifinals of the great European championship

Champions semifinals: an intense Brazilian duel

A great duel between Liverpool and Rome is coming for the semifinals of the European Champions League and two Brazilians will live a vibrant hand in hand. Roberto Firmino, Liverpool's goalscorer, will face his compatriot, Alisson Becker, who acts as goalkeeper in Roma.

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What is the Brazilian duel between Rome and Liverpool?

This is the Liverpool striker, Roberto Firmino who will face his compatriot, the goalkeeper Alisson who acts with the Rome of Italy. These two players go through a great moment in their clubs and in these meetings the goal of both is focused on reaching the final. Both Firmino and Alisson know each other perfectly: they know each one of their movements and virtues within the field. Undoubtedly, the duel between the Italians and the English will have various ingredients, and one of them will be what happens between these Brazilian players. Therefore, it is good to know various aspects and components that will be crucial in this duel that Roberto Firmino and goalkeeper Alisson will face.

Allison Becker, security and leadership in Rome

At this moment, the Roman goalkeeper Allisson Becker is analyzing each of the movements in attack of Roberto Firmino. The goalkeeper Becker has become one of the great figures of Roma, and has been instrumental in this step to the semifinals of the Champions. This archer who was born on October 2, 1992 in Novo Hamburgo began his football career at the Internacional de Porto Alegre. At the end of perseverance and effort has won a place in the owner, as in his first season was the substitute of Wojciech Szczesny. Curiously, in the Brazilian championship he never faced Roberto Firmino who was part of the ranks of Figueirense. At 25 years old, he has shown all his talent in the European Champions League, and that is why great teams from Europe want their services.

Firmino, a race scorer with the 'Reds'

For his part, the Brazilian attacker, Roberto Firmino, is going through a great moment and with Salah and Mané they have made a dream trio. This scorer was born on October 2, 1991 in Maceio and began his career at 18 with Figueirense, where he scored 8 goals in 36 games. Later he was transferred to the Hoffenheim of Germany where he marked 49 goals in 153 games disputed in total. After the 2015 Copa América of Chile he was transferred and with the passing of the seasons he has been fundamental for the team because of his scores. For example, in the Quarter Finals of Champions against Manchester City scored the goal that allowed the 'Reds' advance to the semifinals. Curiously, that goal was made to his compatriot Ederson Moraes and now fate will put him face to face with Allison Becker.

A duel that promises many emotions

Liverpool and Roma have met five times in European competitions, with their balance of two English victories, a draw, and two Italian wins. The directed ones by Jurgen Klopp were first of the group E with 12 points, overcoming the Seville of Spain, Spartak of Moscow, and Maribor. The 'Reds' left on the road in the Eighth Finals to Porto de Portugal, and in the Quarter Finals they eliminated Manchester City. On the other hand, Rome finished in the first position of group E with 11 units, beating Chelsea, Atlético de Madrid, and Qarabag. In the Eighth Finals, the Italians eliminated the Shaktar Donestk, while in Quarters they beat the Barcelona of Spain after an epic comeback. Two unmissable commitments between Liverpool of England and Roma of Italy, in which two Brazilians seek to be the main protagonists.


Latin American Post | Daniel Cuevas

Translated from "Semifinales de Champions: un intenso duelo brasilero"

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