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Liverpool set up Real Madrid final

  • Liverpool hold on to secure berth in UEFA Champions League final
  • Mane and Wijnaldum with key goals in second-leg defeat at Roma
  • Reds meet holders Real Madrid in the final in Kyiv, Ukraine, on 26 May​

Roma hosted Liverpool in the second leg of their UEFA Champions League semi-final on Wednesday evening.

In what was another goal-fest between these two clubs, Liverpool outlasted their hosts to advance to the final with a 7-6 aggregate success, despite losing the second leg 4-2 in the Italian capital.

First-half goals from Sadio Mane and Georginio Wijnaldum proved pivotal in securing the English club's ticket for Kyiv, Ukraine, on 26 May. Edin Dzeko and a late brace from Radja Nainggolan helped Roma earn the match victory at the Stadio Olimpico. breaks down the biggest moments of Wednesday's match with a photo gallery.

The winner of the 2017/18 UEFA Champions League will represent Europe at the FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2018 at the end of the year.

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