It takes 120 minutes to defeat Flamengo with a score of 1-0 in the morning to December 22 to win the FIFA Club World Cup 2019.
Liverpool entered the FIFA Club World Cup 2019 final with the strongest squad. The trio of Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino play in attack while Van Dijk is the defense leader. Flamengo also decided to create history with the attacking duo Everton Ribeiro and Gabriel Barbosa.
Liverpool got the game after the opening whistle, but Flamengo also did not fit when organizing dangerous opportunities. However, the strikers of both were quite silent and even ungainly with the difficult finishes that were difficult to understand.
Entering the second half, the game changed dramatically when both Liverpool and Flamengo pushed up the speed to get a goal.
But the script still goes like the first half when Salah, Mane, Firmino or Gabriel Barbosa all missed opportunities. The drama of the match came in the first minute of extra time in the second half when the referee gave Liverpool a penalty after determining Rafinha fouled Mane in the restricted area.
However, after relying on the help of VAR, the referee withdrew the decision and did not give Liverpool a penalty that could end the game early.
Draw 0-0 after two halves, Liverpool and Flamengo entered extra time. The difference came in the 98th minute, Jordan Henderson passed the ball to tear the defense of Flamengo to Mane. Number 10 finds Firmino banding down in a comfortable position. The Brazilian striker calmly handled before shooting Flamengo to open the score.
Right after the opening goal, Liverpool constantly had opportunities but Salah or Van Dijk missed. Entering the second period of extra time, Flamengo gathered all his strength to find the equalizer. However, The Kop’s solid defense brought the result 1-0 to the end of the match.
Winning the match, Liverpool won the FIFA Club World Cup for the first time in history.