"We played against maybe the best team in world. It probably came at him a bit fast but he's a top player, scored two goals for us tonight and I think it's one of them where everyone will remember this moment".
Liverpool, without two-thirds of their strike force with Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino injured, took a seventh-minute lead when a poorly headed clearance from Jordi Alba fell at the feet of Henderson, who burst goalward.
When Fairclough came off the bench to score Liverpool's victor with just minutes left in the 1977 European Cup quarter-final against Saint-Etienne, he ensured he would be cherished forever at Anfield for the goal that sparked the team's run to win the tournament for the first time.
Even former rival Jose Mourinho could only tip his cap towards Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp while speaking as a pundit for beIn Sports.
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"They (Liverpool) did what they wanted to do, which was to score early".
It was Alexander-Arnold that delivered the clever corner kick from which Origi swept home their fourth goal. With the win, Liverpool advanced to the final. No team had done it in the Champions League era.
In the last five seasons alone, Barca had lost knockout games on the road to Roma, Paris Saint-Germain, Juventus, Atletico Madrid and Bayern Munich. Ernesto Valverde must have been furious with his side.
Liverpool showed on Tuesday that if Messi can be contained, so too are his teammates and this is a point which has resonated around social media, in varying degrees, since the final whistle on a famous night on Merseyside.
When asked about his clash with Suarez after the game, Robertson told BT Sport: "Who's going to the final?"
For Barca, who went out on away goals to AS Roma in the quarter-finals past year, after winning the first-leg 4-1, it was a bitter occasion that will raise many questions for coach Ernesto Valverde.