Georginio Wijnaldum on how he reacted to being benched against Barcelona
Georginio Wijnaldum on how he reacted to being benched against Barcelona
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Georginio Wijnaldum on how he reacted to being benched against Barcelona

Liverpool midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum has revealed he was furious with Jurgen Klopp for naming him on the bench ahead of their crunch Champions League tie with Barcelona at Anfield. 

The Netherlands international off the bench to score twice in quick succession as the Reds recorded one of the biggest ever comebacks in Champions League history with an epic 4-0 win and a spot in the final

‘I was really angry that the manager put me on the bench. I just tried to help my team, I’m happy I could do that with two goals,’ Wijnaldum told BT Sport.

‘Unbelievable. After the game in Spain we were confident we could score four and win 4-0.

‘People outside doubted us and thought we couldn’t do it. But once again we showed everything is possible in football.’

Liverpool, who are battling Manchester City for the Premier League title, will now face either Ajax or Tottenham in the final. 

Read more: I will remember it forever, Klopp says of Liverpool's epic win over Barcelona

 

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