Liverpool will fight with the last drop of blood against Real A Champions League last-16 exit is almost certain after Liverpool lost 5-2 at home to Real Madrid, it would be too much to dream of losing Los Blancos 4 goals at the Santiago Bernabeu. Although it is almost impossible to reach the quarter finals, Trent Alexander Arnold wants to fight till the end with confidence in himself. This all-red fullback wants to fight back after wasting everything.
Liverpool face Real Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu on Wednesday (March 15) in the second leg of the Champions League last 16. After a great start in the first league at Anfield, the Allreds fell shy of a big defeat. After leading 2-0, lost 5-2.
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In order to win the quarter-finals, Liverpool must win at least 4 goals in the return leg. After that match, Liverpool signaled a return to form with a 7-0 thrashing of Manchester United in the Premier League last week. But on Saturday (March 11), they went down again, losing 1-0 against Bournemouth.
Jurgen Klopp’s team is under great pressure before taking the field against Real. To make it to the quarter finals will have to do something great. And Alexander Arnold is ready to take that challenge. Bournemouth told reporters after the match that they still haven’t given up hope of the quarter-finals.
“This is a big match for us,” he said. A match where we have to do something special. Now all our focus is on the Real Madrid game and that means we can put everything on hold for that game, knowing that we have a few days to get our energy back.’
“It’s about scrapping everything and fighting to the last drop and I think we’re going to do that – it’s important to do that,” he said, vowing to fight to the last drop in the return leg against Real Madrid.
However, recent statistics against Real are not in Liverpool’s favour. Los Blancos have lost six of their last seven matches.