LIVERPOOL ARE EUROPEAN SUPER CHAMPIONS!

LIVERPOOL ARE EUROPEAN SUPER CHAMPIONS!

Liverpool emerged as the UEFA Super Cup winners after overcoming fellow English Premiership side, Chelsea in a penalty shootout encounter on Wednesday in Istanbul.

Fulltime scoreline was 2-2 before Liverpool emerged as winners. Chelsea took the lead through Olivier Giroud after an incisive Christian Pulisic pass

Later, Pulisic thought he had doubled the Blues’ lead after a superb solo strike but it was ruled out for offside. 

Liverpool came firing out of the blocks after half-time and levelled the scores through forward and Senegal’s Sadio Mane

Liverpool came flying out of the blocks in the second half and drew level through Senegalese forward Sadio Mane

Later, substitute Mason Mount thought he’d scored the winner with a clinical finish but his goal was also ruled offside 

The match went to extra-time and it was Liverpool who took the lead courtesy of an emphatic finish by Mane 

But Chelsea hit back immediately from the spot through Jorginho after Tammy Abraham was fouled in the box

The match went to penalties where Tammy Abraham’s spot-kick was saved by stand-in goalkeeper Adrian.

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