Liverpool defeats Barcelona 4-0 in Champions League semifinal

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Liverpool needed a perfect performance to overcome a 3-0 aggregate deficit against Lionel Messi and Barcelona in Tuesday’s Champions League semifinal second leg. They got it.

Doug McIntyre

Georginio Wijnaldum of Liverpool celebrates after scoring his team's third goal during the UEFA Champions League Semi Final second leg match between Liverpool and Barcelona at Anfield on May 07, 2019 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)
Liverpool defeats Barcelona
Georginio Wijnaldum of Liverpool celebrates after scoring his team's third goal during the UEFA Champions League Semi Final second leg match between Liverpool and Barcelona at Anfield on May 07, 2019 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)
Liverpool's Belgium striker Divock Origi (2R) celebrates with Liverpool's Dutch defender Virgil van Dijk after scoring their fourth and winning goal during the UEFA Champions league semi-final second leg football match between Liverpool and Barcelona at Anfield in Liverpool, north west England on May 7, 2019. (Photo by Paul Ellis/AFP/Getty Images)
Liverpool defeats Barcelona
Liverpool's Belgium striker Divock Origi (2R) celebrates with Liverpool's Dutch defender Virgil van Dijk after scoring their fourth and winning goal during the UEFA Champions league semi-final second leg football match between Liverpool and Barcelona at Anfield in Liverpool, north west England on May 7, 2019. (Photo by Paul Ellis/AFP/Getty Images)
Marc-Andre Ter Stegan of Barcelona fails to stop Georginio Wijnaldum of Liverpool from scoring his team's second goal during the UEFA Champions League Semi Final second leg match between Liverpool and Barcelona at Anfield on May 07, 2019 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)
Liverpool defeats Barcelona
Marc-Andre Ter Stegan of Barcelona fails to stop Georginio Wijnaldum of Liverpool from scoring his team's second goal during the UEFA Champions League Semi Final second leg match between Liverpool and Barcelona at Anfield on May 07, 2019 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)
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Georginio Wijnaldum of Liverpool scoring a goal during the UEFA Champions League Semi Final second leg match between Liverpool and Barcelona at Anfield on May 07, 2019 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Andrew Powell/Liverpool FC via Getty Images)
Liverpool defeats Barcelona
Georginio Wijnaldum of Liverpool scoring a goal during the UEFA Champions League Semi Final second leg match between Liverpool and Barcelona at Anfield on May 07, 2019 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Andrew Powell/Liverpool FC via Getty Images)
Liverpool's Dutch midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum celebrates after scoring their third goal during the UEFA Champions league semi-final second leg football match between Liverpool and Barcelona at Anfield in Liverpool, north west England on May 7, 2019. (Photo by Paul Ellis/AFP/Getty Images)
Liverpool defeats Barcelona
Liverpool's Dutch midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum celebrates after scoring their third goal during the UEFA Champions league semi-final second leg football match between Liverpool and Barcelona at Anfield in Liverpool, north west England on May 7, 2019. (Photo by Paul Ellis/AFP/Getty Images)
Jordan Henderson of Liverpool celebrates at full time during the UEFA Champions League Semi Final second leg match between Liverpool and Barcelona at Anfield on May 7, 2019 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Robbie Jay Barratt - AMA/Getty Images)
Liverpool defeats Barcelona
Jordan Henderson of Liverpool celebrates at full time during the UEFA Champions League Semi Final second leg match between Liverpool and Barcelona at Anfield on May 7, 2019 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Robbie Jay Barratt - AMA/Getty Images)
Georginio Wijnaldum of Liverpool celebrates at full time during the UEFA Champions League Semi Final second leg match between Liverpool and Barcelona at Anfield on May 7, 2019 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Robbie Jay Barratt - AMA/Getty Images)
Liverpool defeats Barcelona
Georginio Wijnaldum of Liverpool celebrates at full time during the UEFA Champions League Semi Final second leg match between Liverpool and Barcelona at Anfield on May 7, 2019 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Robbie Jay Barratt - AMA/Getty Images)
Liverpool's German manager Jurgen Klopp celebrates winning the UEFA Champions league semi-final second leg football match between Liverpool and Barcelona at Anfield in Liverpool, north west England on May 7, 2019. (Photo by Paul Ellis/AFP/Getty Images)
Liverpool defeats Barcelona
Liverpool's German manager Jurgen Klopp celebrates winning the UEFA Champions league semi-final second leg football match between Liverpool and Barcelona at Anfield in Liverpool, north west England on May 7, 2019. (Photo by Paul Ellis/AFP/Getty Images)
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - MAY 07: Liverpool players celebrate in front of their fans at the final whistle during the UEFA Champions League Semi Final second leg match between Liverpool and Barcelona at Anfield on May 7, 2019 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Rich Linley - CameraSport via Getty Images)
Liverpool defeats Barcelona
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - MAY 07: Liverpool players celebrate in front of their fans at the final whistle during the UEFA Champions League Semi Final second leg match between Liverpool and Barcelona at Anfield on May 7, 2019 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Rich Linley - CameraSport via Getty Images)
Liverpool players celebrate following their sides victory in the UEFA Champions League Semi Final second leg match between Liverpool and Barcelona at Anfield on May 07, 2019 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)
Liverpool defeats Barcelona
Liverpool players celebrate following their sides victory in the UEFA Champions League Semi Final second leg match between Liverpool and Barcelona at Anfield on May 07, 2019 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)
Liverpool's Mohamed Salah (left), manager Jurgen Klopp (centre) and Virgil van Dijk (right) celebrate after the final whistle Liverpool v Barcelona - UEFA Champions League - Semi Final - Second Leg - Anfield 07-05-2019 . (Photo by Martin Rickett/EMPICS/PA Images via Getty Images)
Liverpool defeats Barcelona
Liverpool's Mohamed Salah (left), manager Jurgen Klopp (centre) and Virgil van Dijk (right) celebrate after the final whistle Liverpool v Barcelona - UEFA Champions League - Semi Final - Second Leg - Anfield 07-05-2019 . (Photo by Martin Rickett/EMPICS/PA Images via Getty Images)
Jordan Henderson of Liverpool leads his team out for warm up during the UEFA Champions League Semi Final second leg match between Liverpool and Barcelona at Anfield on May 07, 2019 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Jan Kruger - UEFA/UEFA via Getty Images)
Liverpool defeats Barcelona
Jordan Henderson of Liverpool leads his team out for warm up during the UEFA Champions League Semi Final second leg match between Liverpool and Barcelona at Anfield on May 07, 2019 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Jan Kruger - UEFA/UEFA via Getty Images)
Liverpool's Georginio Wijnaldum tries to retrieve the ball from Barcelona's Marc-Andre ter Stegen after scoring his sides second goal during the UEFA Champions League Semi Final, second leg match at Anfield, Liverpool. (Photo by Peter Byrne/PA Images via Getty Images)
Liverpool defeats Barcelona
Liverpool's Georginio Wijnaldum tries to retrieve the ball from Barcelona's Marc-Andre ter Stegen after scoring his sides second goal during the UEFA Champions League Semi Final, second leg match at Anfield, Liverpool. (Photo by Peter Byrne/PA Images via Getty Images)
Liverpool's English midfielder Jordan Henderson celebrates after winning the UEFA Champions league semi-final second leg football match between Liverpool and Barcelona at Anfield in Liverpool, north west England on May 7, 2019. (Photo by Paul Ellis/AFP/Getty Images)
Liverpool defeats Barcelona
Liverpool's English midfielder Jordan Henderson celebrates after winning the UEFA Champions league semi-final second leg football match between Liverpool and Barcelona at Anfield in Liverpool, north west England on May 7, 2019. (Photo by Paul Ellis/AFP/Getty Images)
Liverpool's Jordan Henderson celebrates after Divock Origi scored the opening goal during the UEFA Champions League Semi Final second leg match between Liverpool and Barcelona at Anfield on May 7, 2019 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Rich Linley - CameraSport via Getty Images)
Liverpool defeats Barcelona
Liverpool's Jordan Henderson celebrates after Divock Origi scored the opening goal during the UEFA Champions League Semi Final second leg match between Liverpool and Barcelona at Anfield on May 7, 2019 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Rich Linley - CameraSport via Getty Images)
Liverpool's Fabinho (left) and Virgil van Dijk celebrate after the UEFA Champions League Semi Final, second leg match at Anfield, Liverpool. (Photo by Peter Byrne/PA Images via Getty Images)
Liverpool defeats Barcelona
Liverpool's Fabinho (left) and Virgil van Dijk celebrate after the UEFA Champions League Semi Final, second leg match at Anfield, Liverpool. (Photo by Peter Byrne/PA Images via Getty Images)
A general view as Xherdan Shaqiri of Liverpool takes a corner during the UEFA Champions League Semi Final second leg match between Liverpool and Barcelona at Anfield on May 7, 2019 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Robbie Jay Barratt - AMA/Getty Images)
Liverpool defeats Barcelona
A general view as Xherdan Shaqiri of Liverpool takes a corner during the UEFA Champions League Semi Final second leg match between Liverpool and Barcelona at Anfield on May 7, 2019 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Robbie Jay Barratt - AMA/Getty Images)
Barcelona's Lionel Messi battles with Liverpool's Fabinho during the UEFA Champions League Semi Final second leg match between Liverpool and Barcelona at Anfield on May 7, 2019 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Rich Linley - CameraSport via Getty Images)
Liverpool defeats Barcelona
Barcelona's Lionel Messi battles with Liverpool's Fabinho during the UEFA Champions League Semi Final second leg match between Liverpool and Barcelona at Anfield on May 7, 2019 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Rich Linley - CameraSport via Getty Images)
Barcelona's Argentinian striker Lionel Messi (L) is marked by Liverpool's English midfielder Jordan Henderson (R) during the UEFA Champions league semi-final second leg football match between Liverpool and Barcelona at Anfield in Liverpool, north west England on May 7, 2019. (Photo by Oli Scarff/AFP/Getty Images)
Liverpool defeats Barcelona
Barcelona's Argentinian striker Lionel Messi (L) is marked by Liverpool's English midfielder Jordan Henderson (R) during the UEFA Champions league semi-final second leg football match between Liverpool and Barcelona at Anfield in Liverpool, north west England on May 7, 2019. (Photo by Oli Scarff/AFP/Getty Images)
Liverpool's Sadio Mane (left) and Barcelona's Lionel Messi (right) battle for the ball.
Liverpool defeats Barcelona
Liverpool's Sadio Mane (left) and Barcelona's Lionel Messi (right) battle for the ball.
Lionel Messi of Barcelona beats Fabinho of Liverpool during the UEFA Champions League Semi Final second leg match between Liverpool and Barcelona at Anfield on May 07, 2019 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey - Danehouse/Getty Images)
Liverpool defeats Barcelona
Lionel Messi of Barcelona beats Fabinho of Liverpool during the UEFA Champions League Semi Final second leg match between Liverpool and Barcelona at Anfield on May 07, 2019 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey - Danehouse/Getty Images)
Lionel Messi of FC Barcelona is challenged by Fabinho of Liverpool during the UEFA Champions League Semi Final second leg match between Liverpool and Barcelona at Anfield on May 07, 2019 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Chris Brunskill/Fantasista/Getty Images)
Liverpool defeats Barcelona
Lionel Messi of FC Barcelona is challenged by Fabinho of Liverpool during the UEFA Champions League Semi Final second leg match between Liverpool and Barcelona at Anfield on May 07, 2019 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Chris Brunskill/Fantasista/Getty Images)
Andrew Robertson of Liverpool cuts out a pass to Luis Suarez of Barcelona during the UEFA Champions League Semi Final second leg match between Liverpool and Barcelona at Anfield on May 07, 2019 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey - Danehouse/Getty Images)
Liverpool defeats Barcelona
Andrew Robertson of Liverpool cuts out a pass to Luis Suarez of Barcelona during the UEFA Champions League Semi Final second leg match between Liverpool and Barcelona at Anfield on May 07, 2019 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey - Danehouse/Getty Images)
Sadio Mane of Liverpool battles with Sergi Roberto of Barcelona during the UEFA Champions League Semi Final second leg match between Liverpool and FC Barcelona at Anfield on May 7, 2019 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Simon Stacpoole/Offside/Getty Images)
Liverpool defeats Barcelona
Sadio Mane of Liverpool battles with Sergi Roberto of Barcelona during the UEFA Champions League Semi Final second leg match between Liverpool and FC Barcelona at Anfield on May 7, 2019 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Simon Stacpoole/Offside/Getty Images)
Fabinho of Liverpool celebrates after the UEFA Champions League Semi Final second leg match between Liverpool and Barcelona at Anfield on May 07, 2019 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)
Liverpool defeats Barcelona
Fabinho of Liverpool celebrates after the UEFA Champions League Semi Final second leg match between Liverpool and Barcelona at Anfield on May 07, 2019 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)
Liverpool's Georginio Wijnaldum celebrates scoring his side's third goal during the UEFA Champions League Semi Final second leg match between Liverpool and Barcelona at Anfield on May 7, 2019 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Rich Linley - CameraSport via Getty Images)
Liverpool defeats Barcelona
Liverpool's Georginio Wijnaldum celebrates scoring his side's third goal during the UEFA Champions League Semi Final second leg match between Liverpool and Barcelona at Anfield on May 7, 2019 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Rich Linley - CameraSport via Getty Images)
Liverpool pose for a team photo during the UEFA Champions League Semi Final, second leg match at Anfield, Liverpool. (Photo by Peter Byrne/PA Images via Getty Images)
Liverpool defeats Barcelona
Liverpool pose for a team photo during the UEFA Champions League Semi Final, second leg match at Anfield, Liverpool. (Photo by Peter Byrne/PA Images via Getty Images)

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