In The Spirit Of Istanbul: 5 Greatest Liverpool Comebacks Ever

What a game it was at Anfield. Liverpool trailed by two goals twice in the game and still came back to win 4-3 thanks to a Dejan Lovren header in the last minute of the game. The Reds defeated Borussia Dortmund and ensured that everyone remembers another great European night and well it certainly was a throwback to the Rafa Benitez days when Liverpool came back many a time.

Jurgen Klopp did speak about bringing in the spirit of Istanbul in the half-time team talk and boy did it work. The Reds were brilliant in the second half and deserved to go through. With Liverpool into the next stage of the Europa League and looking like the favourites, we list out the top five Liverpool comebacks.

Manchester United 1-4 Liverpool, Premier League 2009

Going into this game, Liverpool were way behind their rival’s Manchester United in the race for the Premier League title. Things did not start off too well as Cristiano Ronaldo slotted in a penalty in the first half but then the revival started from the Reds. Fernando Torres levelled for the Reds by taking the mickey out of Nemanja Vidic bit there was more to come.

Steven Gerrard game them the lead from the spot just before the end of the first half and the second half belonged to the Reds as goals from Fabio Aurelio and Andrea Dossena ensured Liverpool remember this victory even if they could not win the title that season.

Written by Kevin Harrison

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