‘Guard of Honor’ was held for Roberto Firmino, James Milner, Navi Keita, and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.
Liverpool drew 1-1 with Aston Villa in the 37th round of the English Premier League (EPL) in the 2022-23 season held at Anfield in Liverpool, England on the 20th at 11:00 pm (Korean time). Liverpool (66 points, 19 wins, 9 draws, 9 losses, 71 points and 43 losses) is in 5th place.
Liverpool looking at the miracle of ‘recapturing the top 4’. 3rd place Newcastle United and 4th place Manchester United (above 69 points) are spending the end of the season praying that they will slip. I had enough confidence as I was on a winning streak recently.
But Liverpool couldn’t laugh. Villa took the lead with Jacob Ramsey’s opening goal in the 27th minute and calmly went into consolidation. Liverpool managed to earn a point with an equalizer scored by Firmino, who had been brought in as a substitute just before the end of the match.
After the match, a special time was prepared. It was a farewell stage for Firmino, Milner, Keita and Chamberlain, who were leaving Liverpool at the end of this season. Liverpool teammates lined up on both sides to applaud the four players and presented them with ‘Guards of Honor’.
In particular, cheers poured out to Firmino, who completed a new history in Liverpool with the so-called’wife line’ along with Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane. After the last game at Anfield, he also said goodbye to ‘Cobb’ (Liverpool’s nickname), wiping away tears.
“When I first came here, it was difficult to adapt to everything. Like all players, but thank God, we have achieved everything here and achieved everything. I couldn’t have done it without my colleagues, my family and my manager,” said Firmino. told 스포츠토토
“I’m very proud of all the history we’ve made together. Unfortunately we didn’t win today, but the last home game was very emotional and I’m happy to score. I’m really happy with this shirt and this club.” . Firmino plans to leave after the season to find a new club.