Europa League: Lookman's Atalanta destroy Liverpool at Anfield to send shockwaves across Europe

Europa League: Lookman's Atalanta destroy Liverpool at Anfield to send shockwaves across Europe

Ifeanyi Ufomadu 21:52 - 11.04.2024

Atalanta ended Liverpool's 14-month unbeaten run at Anfield with a remarkable 3-0 win in the Europa League quarter-final first leg.

Liverpool lost at Anfield for the first time since February 2023 as they were torn apart by Atalanta in a shocking first-leg performance.

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Liverpool's Europa League journey over?

Thevisitors took the game to Liverpool on their own turf and got rewarded shortly before halftime.

Davide Zappacosta broke free down the right side and passed to Scamacca in the area.

Despite a weak shot, it slipped under the usually reliable Kelleher.

However, Kelleher redeemed himself seconds before halftime, blocking Teun Koopmeiners' close-range shot

.Jurgen Klopp, clearly incensed, made three changes at halftime, bringing on Talisman Mohamed Salah, who almost scored immediately with a powerful shot. But just when the Reds thought they had the momentum, Atalanta scored again to the shock and dismay of the Anfield crowd.

And to add insult to injury, Atalanta added a third late on when Pašalić tapped home from close range following Kelleher’s initial save. Taking a three goal lead back to Bergamo