Liverpool completes stirring comeback to storm into second consecutive UCL final

Running into the Finals: Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp was thrilled to bits after his team overturned a 3-0 first leg defeat, beating Barcelona 4-0 at Anfield to qualify into the finals. Photo: ap
Liverpool's Divock Origi, center, celebrates scoring his side's fourth goal of the game during the Champions League semifinal second-leg against Barcelona at Anfield. Photo: GETTY IMAGES
Divock Origi slotted in from close range to give Liverpool the lead in the second leg of the Champions League semifinal against Barcelona. Origi scored a second in the 79th minute to put the game beyond Barca's reach and power Liverpool into its second consecutive Champions League final. Photo: REUTERS
Georginio Wijnaldum is the first substitute to score twice in a Champions League match for Liverpool since Ryan Babel against Besiktas in 2007. He's also the first ever sub to score twice against Barcelona in the competition. Photo: GETTY IMAGES
Mohamed Salah had sustained a head injury against Newcastle United, and had been ruled out of Liverpool's Champions League clash with Barcelona. The Egypt forward, on the day of the match, could be seen wearing a jumper with the phrase 'Never Give Up' on it, lending his support to his team-mates. Jurgen Klopp's men would go on to vindicate their star striker's message! Photo: GETTY IMAGES
High and Dry: Barca star striker Lionel Messi was left in the lurch after the visiting side slipped to a 0-4 defeat against Liverpool at Anfield, and with it conceded a place in the finals to Jurgen Klopp's men. A late double from Messi in the Camp Nou in the first leg had left Liverpool with a mountain to climb to overturn a 3-0 first-leg defeat. However, what transpired in the second leg surely took Messi and the whole Barcelona team by surprise. Photo: GETTY IMAGES