Liverpool scored five but conceded two late goals as Roma gave themselves a Glimmer of hope in a 5-2 defeat at Anfield after the home side had swept into a huge lead.
Jurgen Klopp's side were 5-0 ahead after overcoming an uncertain start but the visitors kept going and were rewarded when Edin Dzeko thumped home in the 81st minute and Diego Perotti struck from the spot with five minutes left.
The visitors, playing a high defensive line, were torn apart by Jurgen Klopp's side for much of the match, Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino scoring two each and Sadio Mane contributing another.
The Mo Salah show was on full display today as the Egyptian grabbed 2 goals & assists on route to a big home win for Liverpool in the 1st leg Of the Champions League semifinals! pic.twitter.com/j2GG9dvWrV— DMV Soccer (@DMVsoccer96) April 24, 2018