In pictures: Liverpool survive Roma scare to book Champions League final spot

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Liverpool were beaten in Rome at the Stadio Olimpico on Wednesday night but still squeezed through to the Champions League final.

The Reds’ stunning first-leg victory at Anfield proved crucial as not even a 4-2 triumph for the hosts in the second leg could prevent a 7-6 aggregate loss to Jurgen Klopp’s troops.

Real Madrid await Liverpool in Kiev on May 26 in what promises to be a night of attacking flair with Zinedine Zidane’s job under threat following a tough season for the Los Blancos chief.

<p>Soccer Football – Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool – Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy – May 2, 2018 Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp celebrates after the match with Mohamed Salah as Roma’s Radja Nainggolan looks dejected REUTERS/Alberto Lingria </p>
Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool

Soccer Football – Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool – Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy – May 2, 2018 Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp celebrates after the match with Mohamed Salah as Roma’s Radja Nainggolan looks dejected REUTERS/Alberto Lingria

<p>Soccer Football – Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool – Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy – May 2, 2018 Roma’s Konstantinos Manolas looks dejected after the match REUTERS/Tony Gentile </p>
Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool

Soccer Football – Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool – Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy – May 2, 2018 Roma’s Konstantinos Manolas looks dejected after the match REUTERS/Tony Gentile

<p>Soccer Football – Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool – Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy – May 2, 2018 Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp celebrates with assistant coach Peter Krawietz after the match Action Images via Reuters/John Sibley </p>
Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool

Soccer Football – Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool – Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy – May 2, 2018 Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp celebrates with assistant coach Peter Krawietz after the match Action Images via Reuters/John Sibley

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<p>Soccer Football – Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool – Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy – May 2, 2018 Roma’s Radja Nainggolan and Gerson look dejected after the match REUTERS/Tony Gentile </p>
Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool

Soccer Football – Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool – Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy – May 2, 2018 Roma’s Radja Nainggolan and Gerson look dejected after the match REUTERS/Tony Gentile

<p>Soccer Football – Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool – Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy – May 2, 2018 Liverpool’s Jordan Henderson celebrates after the match REUTERS/Max Rossi </p>
Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool

Soccer Football – Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool – Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy – May 2, 2018 Liverpool’s Jordan Henderson celebrates after the match REUTERS/Max Rossi

<p>Soccer Football – Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool – Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy – May 2, 2018 Liverpool’s Jordan Henderson celebrates after the match REUTERS/Max Rossi </p>
Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool

Soccer Football – Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool – Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy – May 2, 2018 Liverpool’s Jordan Henderson celebrates after the match REUTERS/Max Rossi

<p>Soccer Football – Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool – Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy – May 2, 2018 Liverpool’s Jordan Henderson, Adam Lallana and Andrew Robertson celebrate after the match REUTERS/Max Rossi </p>
Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool

Soccer Football – Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool – Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy – May 2, 2018 Liverpool’s Jordan Henderson, Adam Lallana and Andrew Robertson celebrate after the match REUTERS/Max Rossi

<p>Soccer Football – Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool – Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy – May 2, 2018 Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp celebrates after the match with Mohamed Salah as Roma’s Radja Nainggolan and Edin Dzeko look dejected REUTERS/Alberto Lingria </p>
Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool

Soccer Football – Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool – Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy – May 2, 2018 Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp celebrates after the match with Mohamed Salah as Roma’s Radja Nainggolan and Edin Dzeko look dejected REUTERS/Alberto Lingria

<p>Soccer Football – Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool – Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy – May 2, 2018 Roma’s Radja Nainggolan celebrates scoring their third goal with Cengiz Under REUTERS/Alberto Lingria </p>
Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool

Soccer Football – Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool – Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy – May 2, 2018 Roma’s Radja Nainggolan celebrates scoring their third goal with Cengiz Under REUTERS/Alberto Lingria

<p>Soccer Football – Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool – Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy – May 2, 2018 Liverpool’s Loris Karius in action REUTERS/Tony Gentile </p>
Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool

Soccer Football – Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool – Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy – May 2, 2018 Liverpool’s Loris Karius in action REUTERS/Tony Gentile

<p>Soccer Football – Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool – Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy – May 2, 2018 Roma’s Stephan El Shaarawy speaks with coach Eusebio Di Francesco after he is substituted REUTERS/Max Rossi </p>
Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool

Soccer Football – Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool – Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy – May 2, 2018 Roma’s Stephan El Shaarawy speaks with coach Eusebio Di Francesco after he is substituted REUTERS/Max Rossi

<p>Soccer Football – Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool – Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy – May 2, 2018 Roma coach Eusebio Di Francesco looks on as Liverpool’s Sadio Mane is fouled by Roma’s Alessandro Florenzi Action Images via Reuters/John Sibley </p>
Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool

Soccer Football – Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool – Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy – May 2, 2018 Roma coach Eusebio Di Francesco looks on as Liverpool’s Sadio Mane is fouled by Roma’s Alessandro Florenzi Action Images via Reuters/John Sibley

<p>Soccer Football – Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool – Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy – May 2, 2018 Roma’s Patrik Schick reacts REUTERS/Tony Gentile </p>
Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool

Soccer Football – Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool – Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy – May 2, 2018 Roma’s Patrik Schick reacts REUTERS/Tony Gentile

<p>Soccer Football – Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool – Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy – May 2, 2018 Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp reacts as he looks towards Roma coach Eusebio Di Francesco REUTERS/Tony Gentile </p>
Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool

Soccer Football – Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool – Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy – May 2, 2018 Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp reacts as he looks towards Roma coach Eusebio Di Francesco REUTERS/Tony Gentile

<p>Soccer Football – Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool – Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy – May 2, 2018 Liverpool’s James Milner and team mates react REUTERS/Tony Gentile </p>
Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool

Soccer Football – Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool – Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy – May 2, 2018 Liverpool’s James Milner and team mates react REUTERS/Tony Gentile

<p>Soccer Football – Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool – Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy – May 2, 2018 Roma’s Cengiz Under looks dejected after missing a chance to score REUTERS/Alberto Lingria </p>
Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool

Soccer Football – Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool – Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy – May 2, 2018 Roma’s Cengiz Under looks dejected after missing a chance to score REUTERS/Alberto Lingria

<p>Soccer Football – Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool – Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy – May 2, 2018 Liverpool’s Loris Karius reacts REUTERS/Alberto Lingria </p>
Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool

Soccer Football – Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool – Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy – May 2, 2018 Liverpool’s Loris Karius reacts REUTERS/Alberto Lingria

<p>Soccer Football – Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool – Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy – May 2, 2018 Roma’s Edin Dzeko celebrates scoring their second goal with Roma’s Radja Nainggolan REUTERS/Tony Gentile </p>
Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool

Soccer Football – Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool – Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy – May 2, 2018 Roma’s Edin Dzeko celebrates scoring their second goal with Roma’s Radja Nainggolan REUTERS/Tony Gentile

<p>Soccer Football – Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool – Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy – May 2, 2018 Roma’s Edin Dzeko celebrates scoring their second goal with Radja Nainggolan Action Images via Reuters/John Sibley </p>
Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool

Soccer Football – Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool – Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy – May 2, 2018 Roma’s Edin Dzeko celebrates scoring their second goal with Radja Nainggolan Action Images via Reuters/John Sibley

<p>Soccer Football – Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool – Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy – May 2, 2018 Roma’s Edin Dzeko scores their second goal REUTERS/Alberto Lingria </p>
Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool

Soccer Football – Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool – Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy – May 2, 2018 Roma’s Edin Dzeko scores their second goal REUTERS/Alberto Lingria

<p>Soccer Football – Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool – Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy – May 2, 2018 Roma’s Edin Dzeko reacts after a challenge in the penalty area REUTERS/Alberto Lingria </p>
Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool

Soccer Football – Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool – Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy – May 2, 2018 Roma’s Edin Dzeko reacts after a challenge in the penalty area REUTERS/Alberto Lingria

<p>Soccer Football – Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool – Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy – May 2, 2018 Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp reacts Action Images via Reuters/John Sibley </p>
Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool

Soccer Football – Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool – Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy – May 2, 2018 Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp reacts Action Images via Reuters/John Sibley

<p>Soccer Football – Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool – Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy – May 2, 2018 Liverpool’s Georginio Wijnaldum scores their second goal REUTERS/Tony Gentile </p>
Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool

Soccer Football – Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool – Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy – May 2, 2018 Liverpool’s Georginio Wijnaldum scores their second goal REUTERS/Tony Gentile

<p>Soccer Football – Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool – Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy – May 2, 2018 Liverpool’s Dejan Lovren is shown a yellow card by referee Damir Skomina Action Images via Reuters/John Sibley </p>
Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool

Soccer Football – Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool – Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy – May 2, 2018 Liverpool’s Dejan Lovren is shown a yellow card by referee Damir Skomina Action Images via Reuters/John Sibley

<p>Soccer Football – Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool – Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy – May 2, 2018 Liverpool’s Georginio Wijnaldum reacts as Roma’s Alisson Becker REUTERS/Tony Gentile </p>
Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool

Soccer Football – Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool – Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy – May 2, 2018 Liverpool’s Georginio Wijnaldum reacts as Roma’s Alisson Becker REUTERS/Tony Gentile

<p>Soccer Football – Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool – Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy – May 2, 2018 Liverpool’s Sadio Mane clashes with Roma’s Alessandro Florenzi REUTERS/Tony Gentile </p>
Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool

Soccer Football – Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool – Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy – May 2, 2018 Liverpool’s Sadio Mane clashes with Roma’s Alessandro Florenzi REUTERS/Tony Gentile

<p>Soccer Football – Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool – Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy – May 2, 2018 Roma fans REUTERS/Alberto Lingria </p>
Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool

Soccer Football – Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool – Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy – May 2, 2018 Roma fans REUTERS/Alberto Lingria

<p>Soccer Football – Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool – Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy – May 2, 2018 Roma coach Eusebio Di Francesco reacts REUTERS/Tony Gentile </p>
Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool

Soccer Football – Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool – Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy – May 2, 2018 Roma coach Eusebio Di Francesco reacts REUTERS/Tony Gentile

<p>Soccer Football – Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool – Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy – May 2, 2018 Liverpool’s Georginio Wijnaldum celebrates with head of fitness and conditioning Andreas Kornmayer after he scores their second goal Action Images via Reuters/John Sibley </p>
Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool

Soccer Football – Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool – Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy – May 2, 2018 Liverpool’s Georginio Wijnaldum celebrates with head of fitness and conditioning Andreas Kornmayer after he scores their second goal Action Images via Reuters/John Sibley

<p>Soccer Football – Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool – Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy – May 2, 2018 Liverpool fans Action Images via Reuters/John Sibley </p>
Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool

Soccer Football – Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool – Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy – May 2, 2018 Liverpool fans Action Images via Reuters/John Sibley

<p>Soccer Football – Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool – Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy – May 2, 2018 Liverpool’s James Milner reacts Action Images via Reuters/John Sibley </p>
Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool

Soccer Football – Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool – Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy – May 2, 2018 Liverpool’s James Milner reacts Action Images via Reuters/John Sibley

<p>Soccer Football – Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool – Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy – May 2, 2018 Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp Action Images via Reuters/John Sibley </p>
Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool

Soccer Football – Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool – Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy – May 2, 2018 Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp Action Images via Reuters/John Sibley

<p>Soccer Football – Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool – Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy – May 2, 2018 Liverpool’s Sadio Mane celebrates scoring their first goal with team mates REUTERS/Tony Gentile </p>
Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool

Soccer Football – Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool – Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy – May 2, 2018 Liverpool’s Sadio Mane celebrates scoring their first goal with team mates REUTERS/Tony Gentile

<p>Soccer Football – Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool – Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy – May 2, 2018 Liverpool’s Sadio Mane celebrates scoring their first goal REUTERS/Alberto Lingria </p>
Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool

Soccer Football – Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool – Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy – May 2, 2018 Liverpool’s Sadio Mane celebrates scoring their first goal REUTERS/Alberto Lingria

<p>Soccer Football – Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool – Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy – May 2, 2018 Liverpool’s Sadio Mane celebrates scoring their first goal REUTERS/Alberto Lingria </p>
Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool

Soccer Football – Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool – Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy – May 2, 2018 Liverpool’s Sadio Mane celebrates scoring their first goal REUTERS/Alberto Lingria

<p>Soccer Football – Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool – Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy – May 2, 2018 Liverpool’s Sadio Mane celebrates scoring their first goal with team mates REUTERS/Tony Gentile </p>
Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool

Soccer Football – Champions League Semi Final Second Leg – AS Roma v Liverpool – Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy – May 2, 2018 Liverpool’s Sadio Mane celebrates scoring their first goal with team mates REUTERS/Tony Gentile

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