Liverpool qualified for the semi-finals of the FA Cup, after achieving a difficult victory over its host Nottingham Forest, 1-0, during the match that brought the two teams together today, Sunday, at the “City Ground” stadium, in the quarter-finals of the tournament.
The game’s only goal came through Portuguese striker Diogo Jota in the 78th minute, to snatch the Reds’ pass to the semi-finals.
Liverpool played the following formation: Goalkeeper: Alisson / Defense: Gomez, Konate, Van Dijk, Tsimkas / Midfield: Fabinho, Keita, Chamberlain / Attack: Elliott, Jota, Firmino.
With this result, Liverpool qualified for the semi-finals to face Manchester City, while Chelsea will play Crystal Palace in the other match.
Liverpool beat Norwich City 2-1 in the round of 16 of the FA Cup, while Nottingham Forest beat Huddersfield Town 2-1 in the same round.
The Liverpool team retains its chances of competing for the historic quartet this season, as it won the League Cup title at the expense of Chelsea, and returned to compete again in the Premier League competition with Manchester City.
Liverpool occupies second place in the English Premier League standings with 69 points, behind leaders Manchester City with 70 points, and they each have 9 matches left in the tournament.
It has reached the quarter-finals of the Champions League and is preparing to face Benfica, home and away, on April 5 and 13, respectively.