On wednesday evening (20.45 a.M.), TSG 1899 hoffenheim is now attempting a challenge in the champions league qualifiers that has already seen the likes of bayern munchen, borussia dortmund and borussia monchengladbach fail. An overview of the roughest matches of german teams in liverpool.
Season 2015/16: FC liverpool – borussia dortmund
What a duel! In april 2016 jurgen klopp meets his old love borussia dortmund in the europa league with his new club FC liverpool. After a 1:1 first leg, BVB leads 2:0 and 3:1 at anfield road before the english turn the game around in the last 25 minutes. In injury time, croatian dejan lovren scores for LFC to 4:3. In 2001, borussia already lost 0:2 in the champions league against liverpool.
2001/2002 season: FC liverpool – bayer leverkusen
In the first leg of this champions league quarterfinal, everything still goes as expected. Reigning UEFA cup winners liverpool beat club leaders leverkusen 1-0 at home. A week later, the werks deliver one of the greatest games in their club’s history, knocking the reds out of the competition 4:2 after two goals by ballack. Three years later, the revenge follows: in the eighth final of the konigsklasse, liverpool wins against leverkusen twice with 3:1.
Season 1980/81: FC liverpool – FC bayern munchen
Paul breitner, karl-heinz rummenigge, dieter hoeneb: with this trio, the bavarians challenge the best team in europe at the time in the semifinals of the national champions’ cup. In liverpool the bayern reach as one of the few german teams a draw (0:0). In the second leg, alan kennedy’s goal from the back means the end for the german champions. Rummenigge just pushes the equalizer shortly before the end. Liverpool also wins the final against real madrid.
1977/78 season: FC liverpool – dynamo dresden
Liverpool and dresden meet three times in the european cup between 1973 and 1977. Dynamo loses three times at anfield road. It is particularly bitter in the eighth finals of the national championship competition in 1977, when dixie dorner, hans-jurgen kreische, reinhard hafner and co. Losing 5-1 at defending champion and cup winner. Dresden only came close to a surprise in the 1976 UEFA cup quarterfinals: 0:0 and 1:2.
1972/73 season: FC liverpool – borussia monchengladbach
The reds vs. The gladbach foals: it’s the duel of the 70s. 1973 both meet for the first time in the UEFA cup finals. After two goals from kevin keegan, hennes weisweiler’s team goes down 0:3 in the first leg at liverpool (ruckspiel 2:0). In 1977, borussia also loses the final of the european cup of national champions in rome with 1:3. 1978 it heibt then in the semifinal of this competition 2:1 and 0:3 from gladbacher point of view.