Jürgen Klopp saw his Liverpool FC side score in added time to pip Borussia Dortmund to a semi-final spot in a UEFA Europa League classic.
Jürgen Klopp saw his Liverpool FC side score in added time to pip Borussia Dortmund to a semi-final spot in a UEFA Europa League classic.
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Dortmund bow out at Liverpool as Klopp triumphs in Anfield drama

Borussia Dortmund bowed out of the UEFA Europa League on Thursday as Jürgen Klopp's Liverpool FC grabbed a late goal to triumph 4-3 on the night and 5-4 on aggregate to reach the last four.

Liverpool FC 4-3 Borussia Dortmund

Goals: 0-1 Mkhitaryan (5'), 0-2 Aubameyang (9'), 1-2 Origi (48'), 1-3 Reus (57'), 2-3 Coutinho (66'), 3-3 Sakho (78'), 4-3 Lovren (90+1')

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The day before the 27th anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster, Dortmund and their fans fully respected the memory of the 96 victims in a poignant minute's silence, but once the game started, BVB showed their opponents little sympathy. Jürgen Klopp would surely have been proud of the passing move that led to Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's volley being brilliantly parried by Simon Mignolet had Henrikh Mkhitaryan not netted the follow-up for an early lead that was soon embellished by Aubameyang - the Gabon international's famed pace took him clear before he rifled a shot high into the net.

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