At the Etihad Stadium on Tuesday both Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino worked tirelessly for the cause as City applied the pressure, but it was Mohamed Salah who grabbed the crucial away goal to effectively end the tie; the Egypt global has netted 39 times this season.
"The boys found a solution and we had two or three moments in the first half - the best one in the last minute of the first half". Mateu Lahoz is a special guy, he likes to be different, he likes to be special.
Liverpool 'deserved winners' vs Manchester City: Jurgen Klopp
I play for the team, I try to score each game for the team, that's the most important thing for me'. The Reds' boss told theIndependent: "Over two legs, I really feel we deserve".
Mohamed Salah's goal calmed Liverpool nerves at the Etihad.
The City boss said, as quoted by Manchester Evening News: "I said it was a goal when the ball was passed to Leroy Sane". "(We) hit the post from Bernardo, but when you arrive you have to try to score the second goal". "Whenever people see the things, he will decide the opposite".
"It's too much to send [me] off because I didn't say any wrong word".
The former Manchester City player, viewed by many as simply a squad player at the start of the season, not only delivered with his work rate and tackling but clearly added some calmness and authority to the midfield.
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The protests, which lasted several minutes, made little sense to Ronaldo who waited patiently for his chance to wrap up the tie. Ronaldo, who headed the ball down for Lucas Vazquez , who was then fouled by Benatia, said the decision had been correct.
"We created chances", Guardiola said, "but of course it's not easy because they had 10 players behind". "They have a lot of experience in the Champions League, a lot of records and over the past three seasons it is always them", he said.
"To beat them in both games should be a confidence-builder for us".
"I would say the exception has been the 10 months - winning, winning, winning - that is exceptional".
Of guiding Liverpool to the semi-finals for the first time since 2008 Jürgen Klopp said: "It will be hard, 200 per cent". Klopp said after beating such a strong City side his team are capable of matching anyone in the competition, per Andy Hampson of the Press Association (h/t the MailOnline).
Kim meets Chinese official, calls for strengthening ties
Another photograph showed a North Korean orchestra performing in front of a screen onto which was projected a large image of Xi. In late March, Kim made a rare visit to Beijing and met Xi, Kim's first known journey overseas since he took power in 2011.