Liverpool 1-0 Flamengo: Reaction as Roberto Firmino Makes Reds World Champions

Liverpool 1-0 Flamengo: Report, Ratings & Reaction as Roberto Firmino Makes Reds World Champions

Liverpool won their first ever Club World Cup as they beat Brazilian outfit Flamengo in Doha, Qatar thanks to Roberto Firmino's winner in extra time. The Reds had a goal disallowed for offside when Mohamed Salah slotted in, while Jordan Henderson forced a great save from Diego Alves with a well-struck curler from distance. Drama ensued towards the end of regulation time when Sadio Mane was brought down by Rafinha as the Senegal international charged through on goal, only for a VAR intervention to lead referee Abdulrahman Al Jassim to overturn his original decision. It was all a bit bonkers, really. Liverpool eventually broke the deadlock in extra time as Flamengo tired when Mane broke free and set up Firmino, who sidestepped a few challenges before smashing into