The younger lot of Liverpool fans will never understand what it is like to experience a packed Anfield stadium supporting their team at the top of their voices on a European night.
More than winning 19 domestic titles, Liverpool have made their name for being the five time European Champions. Over the years, The Reds have played some remarkable European games where they have managed to get over the line just by the magical support from their fans.
For last decade or so, Liverpool were remembered for that famous Champions League final at Istanbul where Steven Gerrard led his team from 3-0 down to level the game at 3-3 and then win the Champions League on penalties.
That was the last time Liverpool won Champions League and sadly have been on a path of decline ever since. They hardly make it to the competition these days and have been trailing the other teams in premier League race as well.
Europa League was seen a consolation for Liverpool, but Jurgen Klopp and his charismatic management style has once again brought back the excitement levels at Anfield.
Anfield witnessed one of the most iconic game of their European history when they came back from 3-1 down to win 4-3 against Borussia Dortmund and booked their place in Europa League semifinal.
First leg saw Liverpool lose 1-0 against Villarreal after an injury time goal from Adrian Lopez and it has made tonight’s return leg a must-see game for all the football fans.
Anfield will be at its magical best once again as they anticipate the opportunity of winning this season’s Europa League and against all the odds seal a Champions League spot for next season.
Liverpool supporters thrive on the energy brought to the club by Jurgen Klopp and seeing him run up and down on the touchlines, noise levels at Anfield is always rising.
Villarreal players and manager will have to keep the Anfield supporters quiet by asserting themselves in the game early. They have the first leg lead and should ideally look to play on the counter attack and invite Liverpool to come out in search of the goal.
Liverpool’s desperation to score the goal tonight will make the game even more interesting for the home supporters as well as the neutrals as a magical Anfield night awaits Europa League semifinal’s second leg tie.
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