Liverpool No Longer Way in Penalty Shootout in the European arena
Istanbul – Gait Liverpool in the Europa League stopped in round 32 after Besiktas eliminated on penalties. It was the first time Liverpool lost on penalties in the European scene.
Liverpool was present in the last 32 of the event after just managed to finish third in the group phase of the Champions League. However, the pace of the Reds in the Europa League was immediately foundered.
Faced with Besiktas, Liverpool won 1-0 with a goal by Mario Balotelli in the first leg of the party then lost 0-1 on a goal by Tolgay Arslan at Ataturk, Friday (02/27/2015) pm dawn.
With aggregate to 1-1, the match was then entered extra time. There is also a goal, the match had to be settled on penalties. Here Besiktas 5-4 win over Liverpool following the failure of Dejan Lovren complete a task.
According to the BBC, this being the first time Liverpool failed to win on penalties in the European scene. Previous ‘The Red’ has managed to overcome all three matches to be done through tos-tosan: over Chelsea in the 2007 Champions League semi-final, the 2005 Champions League final against AC Milan, and Rome in the final of the Champions Cup in 1984.
Interestingly, the BBC also mentioned that the new Besiktas became the third team that can beat Liverpool on penalties a competitive party. Prior to this there are only Northampton who beat him in the third round of the League Cup in 2010 and Wimbledon in the fourth round replay the same event in 1993.