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Firmino joins historic Liverpool group with 20th career Champions League goal

The Brazilian got two times in the final part to accomplish the achievement

Roberto Firmino turned into the fourth Liverpool player to score 20 goals in the Champions League when he struck two times on Wednesday in the Champions League quarter-last second leg against Benfica.

Firmino has joined Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane and Steven Gerrard as Reds players to arrive at that imprint. Liverpool drew 3-3 on Wednesday however crushed Benfica 6-4 on total.

20 - Roberto Firmino (20) has turned into the fourth @LFC player to score 20+ times for the club in the European Cup/Champions League, after Mohamed Salah (33), Sadio Mane (22) and Steven Gerrard (21). Dazzler.

The forward first tracked down the net in the 55th moment with a tap-in of a low Diogo Jota cross before volleying a Konstantinos Tsimikas free-kick to take care of the tie.

"The day we meet all requirements for the Champions League semi-last and I'm not cheerful kindly come and take me out," said Jurgen Klopp to BT Sport.

"We rolled out seven changes. The condition was the last line had never played together and it was about subtleties, remaining 100 percent concentrated.

"It was not by and large the thing we needed yet it is by no means significant since supposing that we played the best round of the time this evening it wouldn't have made it bound to get to the last. We are through and that is the only important thing and I'm truly delighted."

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