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Andy Robertson: Liverpool left-back has lighters thrown at him by Benfica followers throughout Champions League win | Soccer Information

Andy Robertson was focused with lighters by Benfica followers throughout Liverpool’s Champions League quarter-final first-leg win on Tuesday however the left-back joked: “Perhaps it would assist them quit smoking”.

Targets from Ibrahima Konate, Sadio Mane and Luis Diaz secured a 3-1 victory for Jurgen Klopp’s facet in Lisbon forward of subsequent week’s return leg.

In the course of the remaining minutes of the match, Robertson – who had earlier assisted Konate for his first Liverpool purpose – appeared to have objects thrown at him as he ready to take a nook.

Luis Dias scored a late Liverpool third in their Champions League game against Benfica
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Liverpool beat Benfica 3-1 in Lisbon on Tuesday evening of their Champions League quarter-final first leg

Reacting to the incident after the sport, he instructed BT Sport: “I had fairly a number of lighters thrown at me – perhaps it would assist them quit smoking. You have to take the positives. We have seen it quite a bit, folks getting hit, fortunately they had been all fairly near me however they did not hit me.

“It is robust when it is late within the sport and the followers are pissed off however you shouldn’t throw stuff onto the pitch. It might harm folks. I used to be simply attempting to take the nook and get out of there as fast as potential.”

With Manchester Metropolis edging their very own Champions League leg tie towards Atletico Madrid 1-0, it sees each Liverpool and Metropolis with midweek victories below their belts heading into Sunday’s Premier League title showdown on the Etihad Stadium, reside on Sky Sports activities.

Liverpool then face Benfica at Anfield on April 13, with an unprecedented Quadruple nonetheless very a lot on the playing cards.

“Subsequent week, it is nonetheless a giant sport,” Robertson mentioned. “We wish to be within the semi-final and we have nonetheless bought a whole lot of work to get there.

“However with our followers at our stadium, we will hopefully get the job achieved.”

Liverpool’s fixture schedule:


Sunday tenth April 4:00pm


Kick off 4:30pm


April 10 – Man Metropolis (a) Premier League, reside on Sky Sports activities

April 13 – Benfica (h) Champions League QF second leg

April 16/17 – Man Metropolis (Wembley) FA Cup semi-finals

April 19 – Man United (h) Premier League, reside on Sky Sports activities

April 24 – Everton (h) Premier League, reside on Sky Sports activities

April 26/27 – Villarreal/Bayern Munich Champions League SF first leg *

April 30 – Newcastle (a) Premier League

Could 3/4 – Villarreal/Bayern Munich Champions League SF second leg *

Could 7 – Tottenham (h) Premier League

Could 10 – Aston Villa (a) Premier League, reside on Sky Sports activities

Could 14 – FA Cup remaining *

Could 15 – Southampton (a) Premier League, reside on Sky Sports activities

Could 22 – Wolves (h) Premier League

Could 28 – Champions League remaining *

* Topic to progress

Man Metropolis vs Liverpool: Nev, Carra, Keane & Richards in studio

MC VS LIV

Manchester Metropolis’s big Premier League conflict towards Liverpool takes place on Tremendous Sunday, reside on Sky Sports activities.

With only one level at present separating champions Metropolis and Liverpool on the prime of the desk, the end result is more likely to have main implications for the title race.

Protection on the Etihad Stadium begins at 4pm on Sky Sports activities Premier League & Predominant Occasion, with kick-off at 4.30pm.

There will likely be a bumper line-up within the Sky Sports activities studio with Gary Neville, Jamie Carragher, Roy Keane and Micah Richards all in attendance.

Here is the right way to watch and comply with the sport on Sky Sports activities

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